Made in America!

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Sorry I had to leave and sorry I had to wait to post on my Las Vegas trip wrap up. I came back with laryngitis and a cold.Wiped me out.

BUT I am delighted to be asked again to guest speak at the most amazing and largest spa show in the beauty industry held in Las Vegas every year.

The International Esthetics,Cosmetics and SPA conference floor was filled with the scents of aromatherapy,splashes of colorful cosmetics and new SPA treatments galore. Celebrate the red,white,blue and YOU with these indie brand products that are MADE IN THE USA.

What’s hot and new are things to exfoliate,refresh and renew. VIA BUFF is a skin polishing sponge that is dermatologist tested. There are colorful small puffs for your face and a larger body one that helps you exfoliate all the sides of you including that hard to reach back too.

LIP masks are all the rage. They plump up your lips and smooth the skin from smokers lips or sun damage.They also make the for your eyes. Ask for this treatment at your local spa.

Facial Buffing Biscuits are an awesome product by FarmHouse Fresh Goods. They come in a variety of scents and gently cleansing and mask the complexion at the same time. Double Duty beauty. I will share more on another blog about these.

BROWS and eyelashes are so en pointe with all kinds of beauties to make them look bigger,longer, best.

The world of nail polish is on fire! Right now COLOR is everywhere and so are metallics for this summer.From silver and golden hues to juicy shades of aqua and coral too.

Hair continues to come in all hues. Want to change your hair color in a flash. There are all kinds of products that can change your hue and then washes out too. Hair extensions also are on the rise.

Want to see more??? Watch me on TV at http://www.firstcoastnews.com click side bar for The Chat.

LOVE Nail Polish ?

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If a swipe of a new shade of nail polish thrills you! You will love this gem I found.

Nail polish you can wear on your body as bling too! Isn’t it fabulous and oh so fun?

Paint the town pink this Spring and summer with the happiest necklace of all. And if you do nails for a career no doubt you’ll want this to wear and promote your services.

I love beauty and bling they are such cheap thrills.

Pick a color,Name it, Give it for Valentine’s DAY!

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I just made the MOST adorable gift today for ME for VALENTINE’S DAY! This is my second time shopping on this site.

I shopped online at http://www.prettypleasenailpolish.com

You can do it too. I chose a gorgeous rose petal pink and named it KISS ME! It is a quality polish and interactive fun.

If you’re looking for a FUN perfect gift  and or know of someone on your gift list that has a passion for fashion and nails this is just the site for you.

Happy SHOPPING!

Whose your go to beauty brand?

OPI -Sky fall 10-2012Whose your go to brand?

A bright shade of nail polish with a cool name? Could it be a Maybelline mascara you used for years?  A yummy luxurious body or hand cream?

A foundation that covers all your flaws or perhaps it is a lipstick shade that just applying it on your lips sends you to the moon.

I’d love to know.

Or Is it not a brand at all?

I would LOVE to hear from you. Let’s chat beauty and skin care!

My Imperfections Are A Gift!

Your imperfections are too!

Anetta's Photography and shared Polish yummy dish

You may not like your freckles

You may not like your lips

You may not like the way your skin looks

You may not like your short eyelashes

You may not like your toes

You may not like the size of your jeans

I wish I wasn’t so short,I wish my hair texture was thicker… but this is the way I was born.

I LOVE what God and my parents gave me.These features are me! I don’t plan on having cosmetic plastic surgery to change me,nor tattooing myself and covering my beauty.

This new year let’s make ourselves look and FEEL good by eating better,walking or bike riding more with a dash of a gorgeous lipstick, a kiss from the sun from a walk on the beach or from a bronzer compact and a pretty nail polish.

Love the way you look and if you don’t there are so many wonderful beauty products and tools that can help you along the way. So relax (or start) today and start fresh in the new year starting tomorrow.

You have the power in you.Take better care of your body,mind and spirit too.

Who runs your world? You do!

No matter who you are you are beautiful in your own way too.

Be YOU-tiful! You are a beautiful miracle from God.

If you have breast cancer…or any cancer

OPI New Image PASSIONHere are some tips to make you feel a little better and to look beautiful. I hope you enjoy them and will use them.

Your skin will go through many changes. Take time for a quick shopping trip to update your beauty regime.Use a skin care regime that is more hydrating.Chemo and other treatments will make your skin drier.

Even if you are not a lipstick,lip gloss or lip balm girl …you will definitely NEED something on your lips to keep them moisturized. Be READY for kissing and look better too.

There is NOTHING like a little color on your face.
Some days you may not feel like it and must simply stay in bed but the times you feel up to it… It can be as simple as 1,2,3.
You don’t have to use foundation. Use a tinted moisturizer.Perk up your eyes with a little eyeshadow or eyeliner.Add some blush to your face. Forehead,cheeks and chin.If you want the feel of mascara…use CLEAR mascara.

TREAT YOURSELF to something like a luscious pink nail polish like OPI’s MOD FOR YOU!

Use an organic/vegan body lotion or hand cream that makes you feel pretty,smells YUMMY and makes you feel good.If you are not into much fragrance at this time use a fragrance free one or even olive oil or coconut oil will do the trick.

Oh the many moods and ways your body will change.If you are always HOT. I have been hot flashing since I was 5 years old. I am almost always HOT. Try HOT GIRLS PEARLS to keep your body cooler.These beautiful gems around your neck or on your wrists will feel cool and refreshing. So cool I even wear them to the beach for a stroll to keep cool.
Visit their website for more information.www.hotgirlspearls.com

Cancer is a sneaky disease and a club I too did not want to join. I did not want to be invited.PLEASE do yourself and your family a favor.Get a skin care exam for a check up all of your body for skin cancer (starting as a teenager)

Get a mammogram if you are of age or your doctor recommended.Preventative maintence makes you prettier and live longer.
Just a reminder MEN get breast cancer too.Remind him to go for a check-up!

If you’d like to see more tips like these and me in action check out the video go to http://www.firstcoastnews.com click on THE CHAT

FIVE Beauty Trends for fall!

JulepI love fall best of all! Don’t you?
The fabulous changing of the leaves,a cozy sweater,hot apple cider,a new deeper lipstick,caramel apples and the pumpkins come out and play!It is not only about what is on the runway it’s about the real way, your way.Take some time to shop and add some simple and fun new things to your beauty routine for fall.

This fall here are some trends that you may want to get into:

First switch out your wash cloth and get a deep cleansing sonic kit too.IF you already own one. Time to replace that Clarisonic brush head with a fresh new one and replace your face treatment mask with something new! Our skin is constantly changing even when the seasons change. Hydrate,refresh, renew!

I love to use plain Greek yogurt on my face as a mask and also like to use FarmHouse Freshgoods,Pajama Paste…Have a pajama party with your friends and mask yourself pretty too!
wwww.farmhousefreshgoods.com

Next, think about a new haircut,a new do and HUE! The fun shades of the summer are continuing into the fall along with darker shades too.Think soft pink,light lavender and or baby blue! Maybe not on your whole head but on the sides ends or crown of your head hues. BUT see a PRO don’t color your hair yourself.
Visit your salon and book an appointment for something new….and discover another side of you!

Lips,Cheeks & Eyes
Lipsticks are now coming in liquid lipstick form
.Eye and lip liners are coming in the form of longer lasting gel.Eyeshadows come in an a rainbow of shades from matte to shimmer and more.Blush is in a pan that is baked or in an artsy array of hues.So many new shades,formulas and fun for you!

Love nail polish and looking at gorgeous new shades on your fingers and toes too?
My new BFF is a vegan friendly safer brand of non-toxic nail polish.It is called Julep!
You can buy the nail polish by the bottle or by a monthly Subscription box!Totally customizeable.
Long lasting breathable nail polish that is good for your nails!

Starting at $24.99 is the My Maven plan you will get $40.00 plus worth of nail polish and another product.
or for $19.99 a month with a three-month prepaid subscription.Each box looks feels like it is Christmas,has a touch of whimsy and delivered to your door!
All you do to get started is take a FUN,fast quiz to find your style profile.Then go shopping for your Maven box!
For more info visit their website.
http://www.julep.com

Fragrance is magic! Surround and wrap yourself in luxury.Lotions,a luxurious soap, fragrance and candles and more.
TRY A tangerine,Meyer lemon or an orange spice.SHOP LOCAL and visit your fave small business store.

Take good care of yourself this fall and be a happier prettier shade of you!

To see this beauties above and watch a video of me go to http://www.news4jax.com Type my name Noreen Young in the search bar for the segment on the Morning Show.

Happy Feet!

PEDI SOX

There is starting to be a nip in the air and some of us even have snow. Fall is almost here.

So,as it comes time for your next pedicure and manicure and you want to feel cozy on your feet…TRY these if you please!
The one and only original Pedi-Sox!
They even have a lotion that you can use or use your favorite body lotion that you apply on your feet for softer skin and to soothe those dry calluses.
* I like to use coconut or almond oil on my feet before I apply my nail polish too.
The extra thick SOX material make them comfortable to even walk in…alone or in sandals.

You or your nail tech slips on these Pedi-Sox BEFORE you paint your toenails.Feet stay comfy and cozy and above all clean!

I use them especially in the fall and winter but you can use them year round.I just found out they come in 27 fashionable Pedi-Sox styles.

Make your beauty regime fun and soles hydrated and clean with these.

http://www.OriginalPediSox.com

Do you love shopping at Whole Foods Market?

So do I. TV 4 NEW LOGO

I get HAPPY high just walking in the door.The flowers,herbs,fruits and veggies say “Hello” to me when I go through the door.This place is amazzzing with a capitol A. The other day I went to buy a yummy lunch and to shop down what I call the healthy beauty aisle.They have so many delights for you from beauty to food and wine. Let me not forget the YUMMY bakery! Cooking classes and special events and more.

Stay tuned for the video link for my beauty & lifestyle segment on the one and only WJXT-TV 4 from today’s segment or you can catch it LIVE stream. http://www.news4jax.com
You don’t want to miss watching and seeing some awesome beauty products and if you love all things celebrities and taking care of your skin there is a hidden gem cream you are really going to LOVE!

A QUICK TRIP DOWN their Beauty Aisle:

Hair color that contains all the good stuff and not the bad.You can cover gray a little safer today.No ammonia,no parabens and more.Long lasting hair strengthening color!

Many women are allergic to nail lacquer …if you are please consider this nail polish brand and it should work for you!No formaldehyde,no toluene,no phtalates and more!

Body washes JUST FOR MEN.Deodorant that’s safer.

How does J Lo get her glow? It’s not just with makeup!

A face wash that is like Cetaphil (the one doctors always seem to recommend) but THIS ones cheaper! 365 days of everyday value cleansing bliss.

Bath soaps with an aromatic twist in cool mint and other natural scents that make you feel good,hydrate and make your skin feel fabulous.Shea butter and coconut oil are the luxurious key.

Traveling to the beach or on the road? Protect your sunscreen and other beauty in cooler bags to keep them fresh and at the right temperature.I love to recycle,reuse and repurpose. Don’t you? You don’t have to only use coolers for food or ice cream.

Have a beauty question you need answered or simply want to learn more about the products I showed on air from Whole Foods Market email me @info@noreenyoung.com #beauty4you

I hope you are LUCKY enough to have this amazing store near you.
It is one like no other and YOU the customer RULES and their staff rocks too!

Ready,Set,Pack!

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Are you traveling out of town or just a mini staycation for overnight.
It is so important to pack your summer beauty right! Don’t take everything but the kitchen sink.Keep it simple but take what you want and need.

Here are some of my packing secrets to a lighter beauty bag and without the stress.

First downsize your containers! Don’t take the large hair styling gel,the biggest hand cream or the largest face cream you have.Buy mini travel containers,fill them with your creams,scrubs,face wash etc.
Travel with only the product amount you need for the time you are going to be gone away.

Next put down that large perfume spray bottle or splash. Maybe it is time you tried sleek roll on perfume bottles or take those samples your fave cosmetic counter has given you. Not only will the airline take that bottle you adore.They will take it away FOREVER if you bring it in your carry on or purse…you really don’t need the big bottle.

Sample and mini me sizes work wonders.
They are such a breeze to use and travel with. Take any samples or mini sizes with you in a baggie and USE them! So much lighter and easier.

Scale down that toothpaste tube,shave cream and hairspray too!

Fill your vitamins or any other supplements in a mini vitamin envelope especially made for them. Or put them in a pill pack for on the go.

Go to the one and only channel 4 http://www.news4jax.com for a peek at my segment on TV today.Click on the Morning Show. Next type in Noreen Young in search bar.

Happy Travels,keep a travel journal/diary and TAKE TIME to smell the flowers along the way!