Monthly Archives: June 2006

Product Girl Podcast #3: Father's Day Ideas and More

In this podcast’s third episode, I talk about different Father’s Day gift ideas as well as more information on upcoming products from MAC Cosmetics.

I’d love to hear from you so please let me know what you think. You can
or leave a message at 801-335-1219. All feedback is welcome. I’ll try to work on the length of the podcast, I know the audio file is pretty big. You can find links to the products I mentioned by clicking below.

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Pucker Up with High Gloss

Esteelauderhighgloss A few blogs have raved about this product already but I thought I’d mention this product as well. I this lip gloss. I mentioned this lip gloss in my podcast earlier this week but it was the only product I wasn’t able to find a link for. That’s because this is not available online and you can only find it at your local Estee Lauder counter.

What makes this lip gloss good? Well, as Annie said, it smells amazing. It reminds me of the Strawberry Shortcake dolls I had growing up as a kid. Annie said it’s vanilla and fig, I had no idea idea that could smell this good. I might have to try and find some perfume oils with this scent now, this smells so deliciously sweet. Wearing this gloss is such a decadent treat for your lips. It goes with ease and does not goop up when you reapply it. Add to that the amazing array of beautiful colors. There is something for everyone in this collection.

Correction: This lip gloss was previously unavailable online but is now available here.

I Was Heeled!

I have a confession to make, I have really dry heels. There, I exposed my secret shame. My heels are so dry that I do not wears shoes in public that would leave them exposed in any way, without socks of course. In the summer, this really sucks. I have tried a variety of products to help with this and none of them have performed the miracle that this product has in just one night.

Sallyhansenheelrepair This is Sally Hansen NightTime Heel Repair Wrap. At first glance, yes, this does seem pretty awkward. It actually felt awkward on my feet at first as well. This is a set of wraps that are made of felt and have a little velcro tab to securely keep the wrap on the heel. It comes with a a set of pads you place inside the wrap. The pads seemed to have something applied to them but I wasn’t sure what it was and I didn’t question it. This seems to be the key reason this product works so well. The pads function as a thick barrier and this allows the heel to absorb the moisture really well. The directions said to apply the co-ordinating ointment but I did pick that up. I actually applied some chamomile petroleum jelly on my heel instead and strapped on the wraps.

When I took the wraps off the next day, I was completely stunned by how soft and moisturized my heels were. It would ordinarily take me a few nights of sleeping with socks on and applying petroleum jelly to get these kinds of results.This was comfortable too. I do not like sleeping with socks on but I put up with it. With this, my toes got the air they needed. Also, this is completely washable. The wraps and the padded inserts can both be washed and used over and over again. At $5.99, it’s pretty reasonable too. Sally, you did good with this one.

Product Girl Podcast #2: Lips, Lips, Lips… and Some Other Stuff

In this podcast’s second episode, I talk about different lip products including different lip balms, lipstick, lip stains and lip glosses. I also talk about new products from other lines as well as upcoming products from MAC and Nars.

I’d love to hear from you so please let me know what you think. You can
or leave a message at 801-335-1219. All feedback is welcome. I’ll try to work on the length of the podcast, I know the audio file is pretty big. You can find links to the products I mentioned by clicking below.

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Turn on Your High Beams

Benefithighbeam It may look like nail polish but Benefit’s High Beam is much, much more than that. It’s an awesome highlighting product that you can use anywhere you want to add a little something special to. I tend to use it on the top of my cheekbones and on my temples. I wasn’t a big fan of the nail polish approach to this product but once I started using it, I realized that this really is a convenient way to apply the product. It lets you control exactly how much of this you use a time. Mixing a little bit of this with your moisturizer is also a great way to use this, I picked up this tip from the website.

If you like this product, you can also check out Moon Beam, High Beam’s golden and aware winning highlighting twin. I tend to prefer the pink one though.