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Giveaway of $210 in Skincare Products from

on June 25th, 2010

Skincare is very important and having the right products to use to keep your skin healthy is key. I was recently sent a set of Skincare Products from to try out and I found some of the products to be very innovative and easy to use. My favorite products out of the bunch were the mineral make ups because they were so easy to use and  gave me instant gratification. The Active Veil SPF 18 was a great take along with me item that I could whip out of my bag to use if I needed a touch up during the day. Knowing that it had antioxidants and SPF in it made it a bonus. The mineral glow gave me a healthy glow in the afternoons when I needed a small pick me up after sitting in the office all day. I also tried the body firming gel on my legs and my stomach and felt a tightening affect. The great thing is that this line is about nourishing your body and not just covering them up. wanted to give one of our readers a set of the Skincare Products to try at home. The set has a suggested retail price of $210. Here is what is included in the giveaway package.

Active Veil SPF 18 – Promote a radiantly healthy glow with this antioxidant rich formula. This powder veil is specially made to be worn over mineral foundations. Its sheer color contains shimmering particles that diffuse light as the velvety finish leaves your skin feeling silky and smooth. This lightweight formula contains an SPF 18 and natural botanicals that promote a more youthful and healthy appearance. SRP: $25

Mineral Glow – Energize your skin with this bronzer for a sun-kissed glow. This naturally radiant formula gives your complexion color as it shades the contours of your face. It also helps control oils giving you a shine free matte finish. This formula contains nourishing ingredients that reduce fine lines and wrinkles while increasing elasticity and smoothness. This formula is great for use anywhere. SRP: $25

Blush/Shaping Brush – This brush is specially shaped and designed for applying blush to the cheek bones and highlighting the contours of your face. This brush has a full round head which allows easy application of product to the shape of your face. This brush is also great for applying bronzer powders to your forehead and cheeks leaving you with a brighter more radiant appearance. SRP: $35

iQ’s Firmaceuticals Body Firming Gel – Say sayonara to cellulite! Just in time for swim suit season to banish bathing suit blues! Firmaceuticals Firming Body Gel is an amazing product that decreases the appearance of cellulite and increase confidence; the independent study results speak for themselves. This gel is technologically formulated to rid the skin of surface fatty acid and eliminate the appearance of cellulite. While some products claim to make the bumps disappear, iQ’s Firmaceuticals Firming Body Gel gets PROVEN results. This formula is fast absorbing and firms the skin giving you a slimmer and smoother looking silhouette. Diminish water retention and restore your skin’s tone as this gel effectively works on problem areas like hips, thighs, abs and derriere. SRP: $80

The results of the 60-Day consumer study conducted by an independent laboratory on Firmaceuticals Firming Body Gel speak for themselves:

* 46% saw an immediate decrease in the appearance of cellulite
* 96% saw a decrease in the appearance of cellulite in 2 weeks
* 100% saw a decrease in the appearance of cellulite in 30 days
* 100% felt more confident after using Firmaceuticals
* 100% prefer Firmaceuticals to other cellulite treatment products

Firmaceuticals Nutritional Supplement Pack – Enhance your skin from the inside out with this supplement package. These supplements are rich with vitamins, antioxidants, minerals and thermogenics that promote a healthy metabolism and radiant skin. This is a 30-day supply to providing your body with nutritional support and skin wellness. Each pack contains one each of the following:

· Multi-Vitamin Supplement

· Mineral Supplement

· Vitamin E

· Thermogenic Supplement

 SRP: $45
All of these products can be found at

To enter:

Here are the 2 things to do to enter the contest.

1.) Go to Facebook and become a Fan of Shopping and Info.

2.) Make a funny comment on this post about why you think you should win the Skincare Gift Package.

Contest rules:

One winner will be chosen randomly by Shopping and Info. Contest will begin today, June 22, 2010 at 2:00 PM PST and end on July 22, 2010 at 2:00PM PST. 1 (One) Winner will be chosen randomly by Shopping and Info from the Facebook Fan list of Shopping and Info by July 28th, 2010 and the winning prize package will be sent out on or before July 30, 2010 from the Shopping and Info offices. The prize will be sent directly to the winner’s home address from Shopping and Info. Prize package is not redeemable for cash. $210.00 cash value of 1 (one) Skincare Package Giveaway prize sponsored by is an approximate retail value. Winner must respond within 48 hours of email contest from Shopping and Info or prize will be given to another randomly selected contestant. Shopping and Info and have the right to substitute prize color, prize value, actual prize, prize brand, sizes, and or configuration based on availability at the end of the contest. Winners will only be chosen from contestants who are Fans of  Shopping and Info’s Facebook page list. Prior to receiving the prize, winner must submit a testimonial and a liability release form signed and sent back to the Shopping and Info offices. This contest is restricted to US Residents. For more information on contest rules, please click here to see general rules from ongoing and past contests on the site.

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Shopping and Goodies Thyroid Cancer Week

on September 9th, 2009
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A Few Goody Gumdrops Supports Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month and asks Is Your Neck In Check?
Being High Maintenance, not Bitchy showcases ways to jazz up a simple turtleneck! Perfect for anyone, including those recovering from thyroid surgery.
Fashion Fille has an excellent post about fashionably wearing turtlenecks, which are great for covering surgery scars.
Fashion HIppofound perfect fall scarvesto blend summer pieces with fall wardrobe.
Princess Dominique Dishes Fashion Adores the Fair Isle Cowl Neck Sweaterdress
It’s a Staple for every Fall Wardrobe.
Shopping and Info likes LA Mer sunscreen for Thyroid Cancer survivors. found a new trend for Thyroid Cancer Survivors Scar Necklaces!
Style Eyes finds some quirky and unusual necklaces to hide any scars in her post neck love and necklaces
TheFind Blog is wrapped up in the luxe look of dramatic cashmere scarves from French Architect turned designer Denis Colomb.
Unfunded Supports Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month by discussing one of the biggest neck offenders…VAMPIRES!
What’s Haute Magazine tells how to protect your neck with Love Quotes scarves + check your neck for thyroid cancer.

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LA Mer SPF Sunscreen lotion

on September 8th, 2009
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This week is Thyroid Cancer Awareness week. Be sure to check with your doctor to see how to check for ways to prevent and stop the threat of Thyroid Cancer before it begins.

Anyone who is recovering from Thyroid Cancer needs to protect their scar from the sun. The go to sunscreen out there comes from LA Mer. As most of you know La Mer was developed by a scientist and is one of the world’s most coveted skincare lines.

Designed for daily use, this high-powered treatment utilizes a unique sunscreen blend to provide broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection while keeping skin soft, comfortable and hydrated. An array of light-transformation benefits uniquely empowers the skin. Tourmaline and malachite gemstones absorb light energy, transforming it into beneficial green light to enhance anti-oxidant activity. The appearance of discoloration is prevented.Exclusive photonic spheres capture light while diverting potentially damaging light from the skin. Exclusive to La Mer, they light up the skin, promoting a healthy, luminous appearance. The SPF 30 UV Protecting Fluid utilizes smart seaweeds to keep skin hydrated and soothed. These natural humectants attract moisture to the skin and create a protective, emollient barrier, helping to prevent dehydration. Luxurious and lightweight to the touch, this transparent fluid formula is an ideal makeup primer.
Click here to get the best SPF protection out there.

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