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The Spring Break Travel Beauty Giveaway Winners Have Been Chosen!

Angela S. and Vunda V. Congratulations you two crazy kids! Please email me at theglobaldiva@gmail.com with your full postal address and your eye color as soon as possible. Your choices for the Almay Eye-Enhancing Cosmetic Kit are brown, blue, green, and hazel. Thanks again to everyone that entered by following me on Facebook. I have several more Almay kits and plan to host another giveaway soon, so stay tuned via theglobaldiva.com or facebook.com/theglobaldiva....

Sweet Smell of Success: A Pay-It-Forward Giveaway!

You may have heard me say this before, but my ultimate goal for this blog is to figure out how to monetize it (in a cool way). That way I can spend my days actually being paid to work on it while traveling the world full-time. A big dream, I know. Last weekend, I had the privilege of attending Internet Prophets LIVE! A 3-day event featuring 29 SEO, marketing, branding, software and coaching experts who shared more internet knowledge than you can stuff...

I am hosting a Travel Inspired Beauty Giveaway!

Why, you say? What’s the occasion? Mostly because it’s about time. I love giveaways, contests and freebies as you have may have noticed from recent posts. When I started this blog, I had always intended to host giveaways. As a beauty artist and savvy shopper, I have a beauty collection of new products and samples that would make any glamazon green with envy. So the truth is, I have been putting it off because it’s one more thing in the...

Beautiful Monday: Mehndi

If you’ve been to India or to an Indian wedding event, you’ve probably had it done. If not, you’ve surely seen it in pictures. Mehndi is one of the loveliest and most intricate body beautification traditions ever performed and dates back as far as the 12th century. Although, its origin is unknown, some version of mehndi-type body art can be found in the artwork depicting the women of ancient Persia and Egypt. Even the Muslim prophet, Muhammad used henna to...

Beautiful Mondays: For the Good of Argan Oil

If you have skin or hair, and suspect you have a bit of either if not both, you have probably heard of argan oil. Practically unheard of in the U.S. until recently, argan oil is created from the nuts of the argan tree, grown almost exclusively in the Berbers of Morocco. It is high in vitamin E, phenols, carotene and fatty acids and is used in skincare products to combat dry skin, acne, psoriasis, eczema, stretch marks and wrinkles, as...

What every fierce frosty girl wants: Swedish beauty secrets

From the frosty land of Sweden comes M Picaut Precious Oil, winner of the Swedish TARA Beauty Awards “2010 Best Serum of the Year”. This wonder serum is filled with lipo-peptides (naturally occurring amino acids), as well as luscious certified organic apricot kernel, jojoba and sea buckthorn oils. Although little known in America, sea buckthorn has been used in ancient Chinese herbal remedies to help to slow skin aging. M Picaut Precious Oil is an anti-aging serum that nourishes the...