Serum for Legs?

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I am in NYC and was ready to go out the door. As it is supposed to be 60 today I am bare legged at last. My husband took one look at my legs and said, "you can't go out like that!" My legs are dry and scaly from a tough winter. I hate putting lotion on my legs after I am dressed. I am always worried the oils will stain. So I opened up my beauty bag and grabbed my oil-free m-61 Hydraboost serum and rubbed it all over my legs. They looked hydrated and not greasy and the scales...

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On My Desk Right Now: New Spring Colors and Chanel Skincare

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1. New NARS Matte Multiples – loving this matte formula for spring. My favorite colors are Anguilla (a coral pink) and Altai (a soft bronze) and Exumas (a tangerine coral).2. New Laura Mercier Lip Glaces – a whole new rainbow of colors. My spring favorites are Azalea (soft cotton candy pink); Pink Pop (a bright tulip pink) and Daiquiri (a coral pink).3. New Chanel lip balm – does the package get any more luxe than this?!4. Chanel’s new treatment set – my favorite is Le Weekend – which has glycolic and rosewater mixed together. I adore the name!

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Makeup for Palm Beach

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Headed to Palm Beach this weekend and these items are coming with me!NARS NARSissist 15 Eyeshadow Palette ($79) – the to-die-for eyeshadow palette of the year. Every color you could ever need, all in one place. Also Bobbi Brown's new Lip Color in Shimmer Finish ($25) in Raspberry Shimmer, and Classic Lip Gloss in Baby Pink (soft coral) and Buff (pink-beige).Hopefully we can dig out of the snow in time to catch our flight!

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Guest Blog: Barry's Grooming Tips

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Today, I'm turning over the blog to my husband and Bluemercury co-founder, Barry Beck! -MMB Here are the life-saving products that keep me going every day. Guys, you can pamper yourself, or tell your special someone to pick them up for you!1. At night, slather SkinCeuticals Hydra Balm ($22) over face (and scalp, if needed), focusing on irritated/itchy areas. I keep this fully stocked in my bathroom during the fall and winter months.2. In the morning, apply Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Heavy Lifting Cream ($40). I love Kiehl’s Facial Fuel line, and this rich cream is an effective way to battle...

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My Desk: Illuminated

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It's no secret that I'm a big fan of Bobbi Brown. She has outdone herself once again with the new Uber Pinks Collection, which is hitting Bluemercury shelves now (and selling out just as fast!).These two Illuminating Bronzers from the collection, Pink Peony (Be Bold) and Antigua (Be Pretty) are two of my favorites for spring. I love the pop of color that the Pink Peony provides, right in the apple of your cheek.When we get a new introduction in store, I love to check in with our experts across the country to see what they're doing. Jennifer Mullins (@jkrygmull),...

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New and VERY Notable: Dueling Serums

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RéVive founder Dr. Greg Brown and me! Two new anti-aging serums have just arrived on our shelves...and I've been divided right down the middle. Literally.One of my favorite new product tests at my vanity is the half-face test. I'll often use one product on one half of my face and a different product on the other to understand the differences in texture and results.For this round, on my right half: the new Moisturizing Renewal Serum by RéVive, part of the ever-amazing Renewal Collection product line. On my left: the new La Mer Lifting Contour Serum. I used each, then a...

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