Monday, September 10, 2012

Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund

Laura Mercier, brilliant French make-up artist, is known for her subtly chic products.  Her make-up helps women to enhance their natural features.  This brand is a great pick-me up and always gives me that extra glow.

Now, I have a new reason to love Laura Mercier: for her Ovarian Cancer Fund. This cause is near and dear to my heart.  Ovarian cancer is an extremely under publicized form of women's cancer that is not only hereditary, but is extremely deadly if not caught early.

Laura Mercier is donating 100% of the proceeds of the products to the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund.  She is an amazing woman who is thankful for her success and who is doing something to help others.

One of the products, the Bonne Mine Healthy Glow for face and cheeks set, is a compact filled with creams and blushes to restore color and a healthy glow to your complexion.  Laura said that cancer patients would come to her for a pick-me-up and she was happy to be able to give back to these brave and amazing women so they can feel confident and beautiful while enduring such a trying disease.  The compact is travel sized, so it is perfect for a busy woman on the go.

Please support this cause, or at least educate yourself about it.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Francesca's Collections: bright baubles, printed tops and other fun finds!

I knew Francesca's Collections was a hip and affordable boutique that I visited in Chicago.   When I saw a Francesca's in the Tropicana hotel in Atlantic City this past weekend, I realized with glee that not only is it a chain, it has a WEBSITE!!

Francesca's arranges their clothes and jewels by color.   They sell kitchy items such as funky note pads and squirrel shaped erasers.  The prices are reasonable for these off-color fashion/ trend items (averaging between $20-$50).  From sunglasses to tights to earrings galore, there is something for everyone at this store.

They also have selected "manager's special" sales that highlight the trendiest products of the week.  Ever changing product assortment with a boutique feel makes this store a lovable treasure!

Check out the website and see if there's a Francesca's near you!

Mustache collection :)

Cute Dresses:

 Statement Jewels:

Bags of all shapes and sizes: