Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Sponsored Edition: Made in the Shades

On the holiday party circuit, you were definitely a cool customer. But now that the weather is warming up, those icy blues, shimmering greens, and frosty highlights have your look in an eternal deep freeze.

Don’t turn into a wallflower. Warm up to your pick of a fresh crop of pretty, vibrant shades and enhancing products that will spring you into the limelight this season.

Lei ChicToast of the Coast
There’s nothing washed out about the new limited-edition Sea Blossoms make-up. Seaside-inspired eye palettes contain aromatic jasmine and geranium waxes so the deep ocean greens and rich purples stay petal-soft around your eyes (Aveda Petal Essence Eye Color Trios in Sea Grass and Violet Coast, $24). Add 70s glam with smoothing Nourish-mint Rehydrating Lip Glaze in beach thistle ($18) or go beach girl gorgeous with the sheer Nourish-mint Smoothing Lip Color in Oyster Pink ($16).
The Sea Blossoms’ collection debuts February 12


Lei ChicLash Out
Boost your batting average in eight weeks without the harsh chemicals. Lash Abundance serum promises thicker, longer, eyelashes from a formula that’s 98 percent naturally derived, ophthalmologist-tested, and contact lens safe.
Pure Privilege members will earn 500 bonus points for every Lash Abundance purchase between February 12 and March 24.




Lei Chic Shiny, Happy People
No one ever won best tressed using color-by-numbers. Aveda’s new hair color collection offers ultimate mixability so you can create your dream shade done in eco-friendly, hair-protecting organic conditioning oils and other natural ingredients.
Custom color available in salon. Call to make an appointment.





Lei Chic Brand Hue Day
You’ll rise and shine every morning with the new Color Conserve Daily Color Protect leave-in conditioner ($24). Just a quarter-sized dollop keeps locks luxurious, protects against UV rays and pollutants, and preserves vibrant color for up to six weeks.







Lei ChicGenius in a Bottle
The new Invati line will keep your do in the thick of things. The exfoliating shampoo, thickening conditioner ($24 each), and scalp revitalizer ($60) uses turmeric and 97 percent naturally-derived ingredients to reduce hair loss by up to 33 percent.







Hoala Salon and Spa is located at Ala Moana Center, 2nd level outside Neiman Marcus. Call 808.947.6141 for more information or visit Hoala’s website.

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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