You know how much I hate putting photos of myself on Best Things in Beauty. I "got over it" so that I could mention my visit yesterday with Jawn Marques, Creative Director for Fresh, at Neiman Marcus at Tysons Galleria. He's the handsome guy in the photo, posing with me after he applied my makeup. You really can't see the lovely makeup. Store lighting is notoriously bad for taking photos, even though it's bright. It casts shadows and washes out any nuance of makeup. Over the weekend, I'll tell you all about our visit.
While I was at Neiman Marcus, I also had an opportunity to meet and chat with Michael Ann Guthrie, National Sales Director for Natura Bissé. She is gorgeous (her skin alone could sell a lot of skin care), charming, and a hoot. I can't wait for her to come back to the DC area!
For now, I'll tell you that I was on a "beauty high" last night as I though about how much fun I had yesterday - and how much I learned. I plan to tell you more about Fresh, all the wonderful Fresh products Jawn showed me, and the ones that came home with me. I'll be featuring Natura Bissé again soon as I try the new samples Denise and Kathy gave me.
You may have seen on Twitter how distracted I was Wednesday evening when a beauty company helped me discover that there's a "blog" that has been stealing my content - every feature I've written since August. I suspect that site will steal this feature too, despite the fact that Best Things in Beauty is copyrighted. So, as another blogger writes, if you are reading this post in its entirety (that's key) anywhere other than Best Things in Beauty, the content has been stolen. I have to wonder, "Why would anyone want to be me?" I did chuckle at the idea of giving the content thief my credit card bill.
I do appreciate and love sites, such HelloCotton, DC Blogs, the Washington Post, and beauty Web and Facebook sites (a few of many examples) that publish an introduction to my features and direct readers to Best Things in Beauty "for the rest of the story." That's a fabulous service. It's the rogue sites that publish my work like it's theirs that raise my blood pressure. Had to "share" that.
It's time for The Friday Forum. We use the forum to share information and chat. Did you find any deals you couldn't resist this week (I did)? Are you using a fabulous product and want to sing its praises? Did you find a beauty product disappointing? Do you have a question others might be able to answer? Want to talk about skin care? Just use the comments. Don't be shy. Just make sure to ask any question you might have over the weekend. By Monday, most readers have moved on.
We have busy weekends and slow ones on the forum. I'm always happy if even one reader stops by. Leave a comment, and say hello - even if you don't want to comment on beauty products. As I always do, I'll leave news of some great beauty offers (great, not just good) in the comments of this post. If you want to know where to find nice gifts with purchase, free shipping, and other deals this weekend, make sure to check the comments.
Thanks for reading Best Things in Beauty! Got anything you want to talk about?