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Thousands of yogis draped in white meet in Toronto for Lolë White Tour

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I wish i could have been in Toronto at sunset yesterday to see 3,000 yoga lovers togged out in white--as a symbol for peace--at the Lolë White Tour.  It was one of series of unique yoga events that is held in cities around the world organized by women's active wear and lifestyle brand Lolë.  The lovers of  the discipline were there for a unique evening of pure serenity against the backdrop of the picturesque Arches of Toronto on Canada Boulevard. It was a completely new concept for the Lolë White TourTM, who, for the first-time ever, offered a blissful evening session under the setting sun.  Thre was a special yoga class led by renowned and long-time yoga teacher for the Tour, Elena Brower, along with beloved Toronto teachers Lisa Messina and Marla Meenakshi Joy, to the soothing sound of singer and performer Ariana Zita on her piano. "This year's concept brought the Lolë White TourTM to a whole new level," said Nathalie Binda, VP Brand and Marketing at Lolë. "P…

Look what's new from L'Oreal Paris and what it can do for your skin

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L'Oreal Paris puts out new collection by Patti Pietschmann 
 L’Oréal Paris’ newest skincare innovations – Pure Clay Masks and Revitalift Bright Reveal – both of which launched in July, 2016. L’Oréal Paris Pure-Clay Mask C

Introducing L’Oréal Paris Pure-Clay Mask--tailor-made for your face. Designed to treat and beautify skin in ten minutes. Comes in three varieties to meet different skincare needs. It's the first time L’Oréal Paris is launching a sensorial skincare treatment experience, designed with prestige skincare in mind.  Each L’Oréal Paris Pure-Clay Mask features a creamy texture for immediate transformation of skin and is suitable for all skin types. Made with three mineral clays and other ingredients sourced from different regions around the world, each of the three clay masks offers a unique benefit specific to that mask: one to detoxify, one to mattify and one to refine skin texture. The three mineral clays absorb impurities and oils. The three masks include…

Christina Applegate owned it at "Bad Moms" premier dressed in Rebecca Vallance

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You can own it too and get the look for less at Nordsrom.com

Christina Applegate owned it at the premier of "Bad Moms" wearing a flattering burgundy long sleeve lace Rebecca Vallance dress. She is still so adorable especially in that number. Like the look? Pick it up for less--with a Carmen Marc Valvo Infusion lace cocktail dress at Nordstrom.com for $308.

Elemis to debut at Spa at Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire hotel location

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Spa news from Patti Pietschmann

British skincare company Elemis is opening a Los Angeles flagship location at he Spa at the posh Beverly Wilshire which is a Four Seasons brand property. Not exactly the elitest of skincare labels, but  still well respected and a few cuts above other products, the London-based anti-aging skincare brand, which launched in 1990, is popular with spas on land and at sea. I have tried many of their products which were either sent to me for review or during treatments at the Steiner spas (which I believe now own the Elemis line0  that operate on nearly every cruise line. Some are truly fantastic.


British skincare company Elemis is opening a Los Angeles flagship location at he Spa at the posh Beverly Wilshire which is a Four Seasons brand property. Not exactly the elitest of skincare labels, but  still well respected and a few cuts above other products, the London-based anti-aging skincare brand, which launched in 1990, is popular with spas on land and at sea. …

Tighten, tone and boost your skin with vbeaute Deep Sheet Purifying Charcoal Mask

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Hey gals, and guys, too, need a quick face lift? Not the surgical kind, but a mask that takes about 20-minutes that rejuvenates, reduces lines and leaves your face looking young, firmer and beaming.



It's the latest launch from vbeauté –  The Deep Sheet Purifying Charcoal Mask,  a nourishing sheet mask infused with specially harvested bamboo charcoal designed to help absorb the accumulation of impurities and excess oil on the skin. After just one application, your skin will instantly look more refreshed and radiant. For label readers, the ingredients include sodium hyaluronate, collagen, and Swiss Alpine rose stem cells that help purify and tighten pores, while enriching lackluster skin with antioxidant protection. I love it.  After a couple of truly hellish days I just washed my face, applied the mask that fits over your face, and laid down for 20 minutes. After  rinsing it off my skin rebounded and all the visible worry lines were eradicated. Then when I slathered on serum,…

Luscious lip tat by Georgia Grey for a sexy summer look

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Here it is you moment of Zen, a sexy, luscious lip tat that will turns heads at the beach or club
By Patti Covello Pietschmann


Want a tat to strut at the beach or at night when you wear your sexiest low cut number at the clubs? Tattoo artist Georgia Grey has just the body art. Inspired by UD’s new Vice Lipstick line the lip outline loosely filled in with watercolor splashes makes a bold, sexy statement. .The watercolor is a loose medium, which Georgia used to reflect the desire to wear every color in the 100-shade lineup, and to mimic the feel of graffiti in an urban setting. Georgia created a piece inspired by the individual setting themselves apart – whether it’s permanently inked or wiped off at the end of the day.
She’s available to ink it on true UD junkies at Bang Bang Tattoos, in NYC.
 Urban Decay offers Vice Lipstick – a 100-shade lineup of creamy, badass luxury disguised inside a sexy shotgun shell. Their biggest product lineup ever, this shade range has it all – bold …

Oil up for sexy, youthful looking skin

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With Surya BrasilValentina’s NaturalsemerginC and Farmaesthetics. By Patti Covello Pietschmann Girls, ditch those heavy lotions and creams and oiled up for summer with these luscious body  oils that you slather on in the shower and emerge with soft, silky, sexy skin.

Surya Brasil Amazonia Preciosa Massage & Body Oil-- 100% vegan and naturals massage oil made from a luxurious blend of Brazilian oils and botanicals to help create the perfect massage leaving skin supple and smooth. Price: $69. To buy click here.

Valentina’s Naturals Hydrating Body & Massage Oil--sensuouslmoisturizing coconut oil-based body and massage oil available in in seven natural scents. Available in: True Love, Sunny Outlook, Soul Detox, Sweet Dreams, Sacred Incense, Pure Serenity and Prosperity. Price: $14, available online at www.valentinashomebrewed.com.
argan body oil--anotherluxurious body oil with 100% natural botanical extracts to help replenish and lock in moisture for a radiant glow while sooth…

iT's limited edition 'Superhero' eye shadow kit brings out you inner Wonder Woman

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iT's Cosmetics' Jamie does it again with amazing Superhero Eye Transforming Palette
by Patti Covello Pietschmann
First iT sends me the iT Girl kit filled with luscious gems for eyes and face, 
and next comes Superhero that blew me away
The Palette is packed with 12 super saturated intense pigment colors created with  anti-aging collagen, silk, peptides and antioxidents to make eyes stand out and shout 'I am superhero,' "I m iT." Did I mention that cool black case with three pins  you can detach and put on your jeans jacket or top?

I just love iT and so will you. Click here for more.

Ellen DeGeneres to leave pop NBC talk show to join multi-billion dollar beauty industry bandwagon

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Wow! Already impossibly wealthy, Ellen DeGeneres seems to be seeking a piece of the multi-billion dollar beauty industry according to on line sources. She and wife Portia will face life by backing what they are touting as a revolutionary anti-aging product. Ellen's reputedly leaving her pop TV show in May to go full force promoting Skin ElementandEye Vibewhich the 58-year-odd super series star says took her through a complete transformation. In an article in Shape Magazine Portia said, "We want to campaign for a greater cause. Women's anti-aging is important for the preservation of female beauty, confidence, and ultimately individual happiness." Well today there's no more lucrative business than the beauty business which is heading for half a trillion dollars in sales. People Magazine wrote that "Upon more research, we've discovered celebrities around the world likeChristie Brinkley, Diane Keaton and Catherine Zeta-Joneshave all admitted to usingSkin Elem…

Change your lipstick wardrobe for summer with Dermelect 4-in-1 Smooth Lip Solution

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Looking to adapt your lipstick wardrobe to summer?  Try these sensuous  Dermelect’s standouts-- three bright and fun shades are  Adornedwhich goes for $28, a pinkish coral, Audaciouswhich sells for $20 a warm brick, and Ribelle, a rich fuchsia that costs $28. Girls these lipsticks are boy magnates. 
The lipsticks keep your mouth moist and sexy with  anti-aging benefits. The multi-targeted  4-in-1 Smooth Lip Solution delivers the benefits of four favorite lip products in one all-encompassing solution; lipstick, stain, balm and gloss and the Smooth + Plump Lipstick offers a revolutionary plumping technology to boost lip volume to create the appearance of more youthful looking, fuller lips with long-wear color.

Got zits? Get AHAVA Dead Sea Body Mud

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Got zits?  Let's face it pimples, even just one, can really ruin a day. And I'm not just talking about girls but guys too. Even hormonal and menopausal females and males, too, suffer from breakouts. Acne doesn't take favorites.  Well help is here guys and gals.  You can actually use  MUD.  AHAVA’s Natural Dead Sea Body Mud clear up that ugly pop-up. And, it’s 100% all natural!
A powerful and effective ways to get rid of inflammation and redness caused from pimples, mud zaps the zits, shrinking blemishes overnight. It’s made from 100% all natural, mineral-rich Dead Sea mud that absorbs excess oil and removes dead skin cells, dirt and toxins to reveal fresh, soft skin. The mineral-rich black mud on the Dead Sea shores is scientifically proven to soothe and repair dry, sensitive skin, while also promoting circulation. This product also works wonders for body acne in addition to being a spot treatment.
There's actually clinical studies that show the effectiveness of…

Ariana Grande debuts another sensuou scent at midnight tonight July 20

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The latest scents of celebrity By Patti Covello Pietschmann



Wait for it.  Tonight at midnight, powerhouse popstar/fragrance entrepreneur Ariana Grande's new scent,  Sweet Like Candy, will make it bows on ULTA.com joining her top selling  collection in creation with LUXE Brands.  Like all her perfumes this one is exquisitely packaged in a jewel like bottle that  is delectably dipped in a ballet pink, matte candy coating - adorned with a fluffy almost whipped cotton candy pom pom. As the name suggest the nose offers a sweet addiction with notes of sugar-frosted blackberry, creamy cashmere woods, marshmallow and vanilla.
Grande's certainly been on  a roll. In the past year, she more than doubled her loyal Instagram following to over 79 million globally, making her one of Time Magazine's s Most Influential People of 2016. Her critically acclaimed third studio album, Dangerous Woman,topped the charts on iTunes in over 70 countries and was the number 1 selling album in the world f…

Hollywood's secret is out cosmetic surgeries now top the charts with mortal beings

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As baby boomers age the quest for the Fountain of Youth gets stronge by  Patti Covello Pietschmann Thinking about  face-lift or other cosmetic surgery? You’re not alone. Hollywood has the market cornered on nips, tucks and puff ups (see video).  Let’s face even mortal mature ‘millennials’ are all looking for  that Fountain of  Youth and ways to turn back the hands of time so we can well, look like a millennial. So when  a press release arrived stating that nearly 60 percent of consumers now say they are considering a cosmetic treatment, up from 30 percent just three years ago,  I had to pass it on so you’d know you aren’t along in your quest for youth.  The statistic are from an ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures. "Cosmetic medical treatments continue to grow in popularity," said ASDS presidentNaomi Lawrence, M.D. "One of the keys reasons why is because patients trust their dermatologists and the advanced techniques and cutting-edge technologies tha…

Weekend warrior fitness at Crunch WeHo where workouts are fun with benefits

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My favorite place to workout on weekends or any day
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Patti Covello Pietschmann


It’s Sunday morning July 17 and I'm off for some weekend warrior workouts at Crunch in WeHo—a branch of the wackiest results-oriented fitness clubs in America. Members arrived early for the 8 a.m. class eager to ensure the perfect spot in front of the mirror and instructor for the intense half-hour of ab-centric floor work and power stretching. Many hang around for other weekend workouts such as The Ride a spinning class that gets the heart pumping and the adrenalin flowing.
You can spend the whole day at this West Hollywood workout emporium on Sunset Boulevard taking  classes created for fun while they trim, tone and motivate the mojo. There is also two floors filled with equipment from ellipticals  and treadmills, weight machines, free weights (which have a sign over them that says, “Look what’s free,” fitballs, dumb bells  ropes and more. And then you can relax in a steam or sauna. There is no pool…

Save face for summer with these 7 super serums from Boots No7

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Patti Pietschmann's picks for summer skin


Here it is  you moment of beauty Zen, seven super, budget-friendly solution for all skin problems from our friends at Boots No7. Below is my arsenal of No7 beauty aids and after that those fabulous 7 skin savers.
1.  DRY SKIN—moisturize, hydrate get back your youthful glow with  No7 Youthful Facial Oil ($23 at Target.com) a lightweight, non-greasy and absorbs to immediately give skin an intense surge or moisture. Nourishing gem, rosehips seed oil works to keep moisture locked in and prevent future dryness for skin that looks and feels healthy and nourished. Also try the No7 Protect & Perfect Intense Body Serum ($23 at Target.com), which moisturizes to help make skin more radiant, smoother and younger-looking.
2.AGING SKIN—turn back the hands of time with No7 Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED Anti-Aging Serum ($29.99 at Target.com),  a powerful, clinically proven serum powered by Matrixyl 3000 Plus™, a combination of the most powerfu…

Crunch celebrates National Ice Cream Day with free giveaway

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Wow, another national something or other day. This one's dedicated to ice cream and my favorite 'no judgments'  have fun working out health club, Crunch is having a free ice cream giveaway. I caught the promo on Twitter and copied and pasted it for all to see. Be one of the first 50 members to hit the gym tomorrow & you’ll receive a pint of  Crunch has branches all over the country including Puerto Rico so work out and get your ice cream. My favorite Crunch is West Hollywood, California. It has steams, saunas, locker rooms, Bliss bath and hair products, lots of equipment and wild and wacky workouts that  tone you up while having fun. There’s also personal trainers for ‘rent’.  Crunch it  does  a body good. Address: 8000 Sunset, 8000 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046 Hours:

Untangle your morning mane maintenance with tips from Pureology

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Easy tips for handling hair to get you off and running sooner By Patti Covello Pietschmann


Hey gals does you morning mane maintenance make you late for work or play? Styling our own hair  is often such a time consuming chore. But Sandra Joseph, Pureology Artistic Ambassador, has some tricks her trade to make it easier for us to sort of fluff and go:


Start the morning off right  with “Pureology Cleaning Conditioners  for a light cleanse plus a conditioning boost that will moisturize, repair and fight frizz all in one step. Just put a few pumps into your palms then massage gently onto the scalp. down the length of the hair and allow it to rest for a few minutes (while the conditioner does it trick before rinsing. This is a cool way to look fresh after your morning workout or spin class at Crunch or jog. 




Get a lasting look with “Pureology Fresh Approach Dry Shampoo just lightly mist Fresh Approach all over your root area, allow to set for a minute then brush or run fingers through hair…