Monday, April 26, 2010

Week of April 27 - May 3, 2010

BEAUTY: Instant Nails

For those that want to shine in the sun, Broadway have just
launched some nail kits that change when exposed to direct sunlight. Fashion Diva Color Changing Nails come in four designs and adjust in seconds. At night and indoors nails are a classic French style with a white or black tip and simple design. But when on the beach, by the pool or driving around with the top down, nails will transform instantly with a neon tip or extra design, such as shooting stars or a simple floral pattern.

Each nail kit comes complete with 24 nails in 12 different sizes and lasts for up to 7 days. Self-Tabs are on each nail to make application easier and pink nail glue and manicure sticks are also included. Available for $5.99 at

EVENTS: TARGET Free Thursdays Presents: Essentially Ellington Alumni All Stars in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
Coming up on April 29th the all-star ensemble of Essentially Ellington alumni play
s the music of Duke Ellington and celebrates the 15th anniversary of the annual Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) education event that invites select high school jazz bands from across North America to spend three days immersed in workshops, rehearsals, jam sessions, and performances at JALC. Alumni of the Essentially Ellington(High School Jazz Band Program) include Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra bassist Carlos Henriquez, saxophonist Erika von Kleist, and bassist David Wong. Join us for this special performance that leads up to the final concert of the annual competition and festival at Avery Fisher Hall on May 10th. More information about Essentially Ellington is available at:

The Spirit of the Amazon

Bring the benefits of Amazonian fruits to your life this season. Already wildly popular at ABC Home, Wembe's Citric, Mango, Avocado, Passion Fruit and Coconut varieties are chock-full of raw ingredients that nourish, exfoliate and turn your shower in a rainforest. Wembe retails nationally for $7-12 at

Here are some skin tips for using Wembé soaps:

Citrus fruit
For your health: Provides a good source of
Vitamin C which boosts immunity.

For the skin: Vitamin C smoothes the texture of the skin. Vitamin C aids in the production an
d formation of collagen in the skin. Try: Wembé’s Citric Cleansing Bar


For your health: Provides the body with antioxidants and vitamins A and E which help to protect the body from heart disease and other diseases.

For the skin: Vitamins A and E aid in softening the skin an
d the antioxidants that mangoes provide helps to fight free radical damage. Try: Wembé’s Mango Cleansing Blend


For your health: Avocado prov
ides a large amount of potassium which can reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke as well as vitamins A, B, D and E.

For the skin: The vitamins and potassium found in Avocados helps to keep skin smooth and moisturized. Try: Wembé’s Avocado Cleansing Blend

Fashion: Bold Baubles

Right on trend with strong pieces and an even stronger celebrity fan base including America Ferrera. Lia Sophia’s Red Carpet Celebrity Collection offers up options in bold statement pieces like the Wave Cuff Bracelet with Black Diamond Crystals in Matte Gold, $450. All Lia Sophia jewelry comes with a Lifetime Replacement Guarantee so that you can shop with complete confidence.For pieces under $100 Lia Sophia also has the classic line available at

Beauty, Fitness: Dare to Bare

Sleeveless season is almost in full effect. “So You Think You Can Dance” star Ellenore Scott,, shares her tops tips for baring your arms this season.

1.Tone: Using lighter weights and more repetition get your muscles looking long and lean. Ellenore loves doing port de bras (it means carriage of the arms) with 5lbs weights.

2.Scent: As a dancer staying dry is important while moving. Ellenore uses Secret Clinical Strength Sport to keep her dry. To see which Secret formula is right for you visit

3.Shape: Ellenore says you can work out while you watch tv. One of her favorites is the tricep
firming reverse push up.

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