Fashion Pulse Flash: essie, Clinique, Marimekko, more | Fashion Pulse Daily

January 24, 2014

Fashion Pulse Flash: essie, Clinique, Marimekko, more

essie quick-e drops

essie quick-e drying drops area a game changer, ya’ll! Now you can go for a lunch time manicure AND grab a bite to eat on the way back, thanks to your own, portable essie quick-e drying drops, as just 1-2 drops applied to the cuticle line and flowing down over the nails, rapidly work to dry the nails in a matter of seconds, while adding remarkable shine. The silicone agents found in the drops are actually shrinking the polish resin in order for it to dry; just wait one minute after applying the top coat before adding on the drops. Pick up a bottle for $10, available immediately, at

clinique cheek pop

The latest product news from Clinique always makes me deliriously happy to hear, and the newest launch,  Clinique Cheek Pop,will hopefully put a smile on your face too!  The innovative new blush comes in a pretty compact, with the product molded into the shape of Gerber daisy, the baked powder is light weight and luminous, giving a filmy yet buildable cheek color that’s looks purely like nature intended; just enhanced a smidgen. Use a small blush brush to apply, or have fun- swipe your fingers across it and play! Available in February, Cheek Pop comes in four shades (Ginger Pop, Peach Pop — this one’s my fave, Berry Pop, and Plum Pop), and retails for $21 each.


Banana Republic Marimekko_Hero_LB_Image_

Usher in the warmer weather with some tropical, beach, and overall feel-good print designs this year.  The Finnish master of prints, Marimekko, has teamed up with Banana Republic for a very special summer 2014 collaboration!  The 25-piece women’s apparel and accessories collection while range in price from $39.50-$140, and will be available at Banana Republic locations worldwide and online starting in late May of 2014. All apparel will include a blend of natural fibers, with easy breezy styles ranging from tunics to maxi dresses, ballet flats, clutches, and more found in five featured prints.  Above is the sneak peek of the collection, with naturally, our top picks!

dove selfie video

Have you seen Dove’s new short film, Selfie? Click here for the three minute version, and here for the full (eight minute) version.  The short debuted at Sundance over the past week, and without giving too much away, let’s just say that beauty being linked to self-esteem is something that we ALL can relate to. Check out one of the vids, and go to to upload a photo or 15 second video with #BeautyIs as the hashtag, showing how you define beauty.

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