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Event Alert: Bobbi Brown Personal Appearance

Have you heard the news? Bobbi Brown is coming back to Chicago soon…like really soon. Soon as in 11 days, but who’s counting? If you remember the last time I got the opportunity to work a Bobbi Brown personal appearance, it is a HUGE honor as a makeup artist. After working for Bobbi for almost three years, I can truly say she is an amazing woman, and her story is motivation for women to always follow their dreams.

Bobbi Brown

Now for the good news, I’m inviting you all to come and experience a Bobbi Brown personal appearance with the opportunity to attend a Bobbi Brown Masterclass taught by BOBBI HERSELF (JSHGSGKSHGSKGH!!!!!!)

Details you need to know:

Date: Tuesday, May 20.
Time: Varies from 10:30-5:30
Where: Bloomingdale’s Michigan Avenue

Event Options:

VIP MASTER CLASS w/ BOBBI BROWN (11am – Noon) – Experience a very rare opportunity to meet Bobbi Brown for an exclusive VIP master class! ($250 booking fee redeemable in product and includes a signed copy of Bobbi’s newest book – EVERYTHING EYES).

BOBBI BROWN BOOK SIGNING (1pm – 2pm) – Bobbi will be signing her 8th book — Everything Eyes —  which teaches readers everything they need to know about how to create standout eyes.

PERSONALIZED MAKEUP LESSONS (10:30am – 5:15pm) – If you aren’t able to attend a master class, you can still get-in on all the fun with a personalized makeup lesson with a talented Bobbi Brown makeup artist!

To book any of the above appoints, please email me ASAP at justinegershak@gmail.com as space is limited and will fill quickly. Hope to see you there!

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(18) What’s in HER bag?

For this installment of “What’s in HER bag,” I’m featuring one pretty amazing chick, Natalie Jalouga. In addition to making women feel and look beautiful at Bloomingdale’s Michigan Avenue, Natalie (CEO of Fashion for a Cure), created a non profit event to raise funds for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in memory of her mother. In 2013, Natalie campaigned for LLS’s Woman of the Year amongst a select group of candidates in the Chicagoland area.

885664_4625886722412_1129927324_oBelow, Natalie dishes on her three key beauty items and the secret product that has changed her life (seriously though).

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Inside her bag: 

SITNB: What’s your favorite beauty product of all time?
Natalie: That’s tough. I’d have to say NARS Casino Bronzer. I’ve tried so many different bronzers but always find myself going back to this one. It’s the perfect shade for me!

SITNB: If you had to pick three key beauty items what would they be?
Natalie: Eyeliner (My favorite is Bobbi Brown Black Ink Gel Eyeliner. It has an amazing finish and never smudges), Concealer (right now, I’m using MAC Pro Long Wear Concealer. I love that it comes in a pump bottle – it’s the little things in life), Lipgloss (I’m a little bit of a junkie when it comes to lipgloss…my perfect “everyday” shade is Naked Plum by Bobbi Brown.

SITNB: Who is your beauty inspiration?
Natalie: Angelina Jolie and Blake Lively. I love their clean, fresh looks. Their makeup is always so effortless and I envy that.

SITNB: What was your biggest beauty no-no?
Natalie: Oh gosh. Well, in high school I was obsessed with being tan. I would pile on bronzer but never think to even it out and match my neck. There are so many pictures I have when my face is 5 shades darker than my body. I was rocking Jersey Shore before it was “Jersey Shore”.

SITNB: Guys want to know…how much do you really spend on makeup?
Natalie: Honestly, I don’t spend nearly as much as some people do. I really just replenish my favorites every couple months. Skincare is what breaks the bank!

SITNB: When did you first start wearing makeup?
Natalie: 6th grade – I remember taking my mom’s blue eyeliner, sneaking it in my backpack and putting it on when I got to school. I’m sure she knew I had her makeup! I grew up with 3 older sisters so I was always learning from them.

SITNB: What has been your biggest beauty splurge?
Natalie: Fragrance is always my biggest beauty splurge. Right now, I’m using Manifesto by YSL and love it.

SITNB: Do you have a product that changed your life?
Natalie: Clarisonic. If you don’t have one – buy one. It is amazing and my skin has never been the same. You can continue with your favorite cleanser and still use the Clarisonic. Highly recommend it!

Be sure to keep up with Natalie and her adventures through Chicago here.

NEST Fragrances

I have a new candle obsession that I must share with you: NEST Fragrances.  To make a long story short: if  you love candles and/or having your room smell fabulous, then you MUST try these. I opted for Wasabi Pear because I am a sucker for anything sweet and fruity.

The glass vases are designed to complement the beautiful scent of the candle. The classic shape and striped etching complement any type of decor.

“NEST Fragrances is a core collection of scents created to fill one’s home with the essence of luxury, sophistication and beauty. The collection combines color, texture and fragrance to enhance the everyday living and entertaining experience. Since the greatest satisfaction comes from combining great scent and style, the NEST Fragrances Collection was created to produce a memorable and enveloping ambiance.” –NEST Fragrances

NEST has a fantastic lineup of scents and can be purchased at Blue Mercury, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, & Bergdorf Goodman. If you are looking for a holiday gift for someone special, these make wonderful gifts!

NEST Fragrances ‘Everyday Collection’ || (approximate burn time: 60 hours)
Size: 8.1 oz || Price: $32

  • Bamboo
  • Black Fig & Honey
  • Blue Garden
  • Grapefruit
  • Moroccan Amber
  • Moss & Mint
  • Orange Blossom
  • Peony Blanche
  • Periwinkle Hyacinth
  • Pink Jasmine
  • Pumpkin Chai (perfect for Fall)
  • Tahiti Vanille
  • Wild Oats & Bourbon

Do you have a favorite candle or scent?