Ways to GO GREEN for Earth Day and everyday!

We are always looking to save money and we should also be looking for ways to Go Green.  In celebration of Earth Day here’s some things you can do today and everyday to leave our planet in a better place.

  • RECYCLE. It’s never been easier to recycle than it is in this day and age.  We have recycle bins at our desks at the office of Gabriel Cosmetics.  We also print double-sided or re-use the other side for messages/notes. We have a great recycle program when you return 5 empty product containers you receive a free lipstick of your choice! We also use eco-friendly packaging, learn more here.
  • RECEIVE AND PAY BILLS ONLINEAt Gabriel Cosmetics we offer direct deposit to our employees, which saves paper and time.
  • GET RID OF PLASTIC BOTTLES.  At the office we have water coolers and cups and mugs that our employees can use in support of health and wellness as well as looking professional.
  • TURN WATER OFF WHEN NOT USING. When brushing your teeth don’t leave the water running.  Shut off and turn back on when you need to rinse.
  • RE-USABLE BAGS.  Gabriel Cosmetics has branded re-usable bags that our employees or customers can use for groceries, lunches, or whatever they choose!
  • GET RID OF JUNK MAIL. Want to get rid of up to 75% of unwanted mail?  Check out The Direct Marketing Association www.dmachoice.org.
  • ENERGY CONSCIOUS. Visit www.energystar.gov to search for energy-efficient options of light bulbs, tax credits, and appliances for your office or home.

Happy Earth Day!  We’re celebrating by giving our customers 20% off!

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Wickedest Wing of the Northwest

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Are you as excited about the release of Oz the Great and Powerful movie as we are?  Gabriel was inspired to create The Wickedest Wing of the Northwest!  This look coincides with Emerald the color of the year.  Click on the above picture for steps on how to create this look or shop the look here SHOP LOOK.

Oceanid Collection

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Gabriel Cosmetics is proud to announce that this spring 2013, we will introduce The Oceanid Collection, a myriad of eclectic shades drawing from the freshness of the spring season and the beauty and delicateness of the sea as the collective inspiration. The color palette embodies the movement, life and serenity of the sea with the empowerment of the Oceanids, the 3,000 daughters of the Titans according to Greek mythology.

The collection includes the Sunset blush, three eye shadows including the new Calypso and Breeze, Platinum eye shadow, the Azure liquid eyeliner, Navy mascara, Fresh lip liner, and Crystal lip gloss.

Gabriel Cosmetics was founded on a principal of nature, committed to developing all-natural beauty products that bring life to makeup through ingredients, color and application. We ask that you join us on this journey through nature — past, present and future and Go Goddess this spring with the Oceanid Collection by Gabriel Cosmetics.

Go to our Twitter to Enter to Win our NEW Oceanid Collection https://promotion.binkd.com/Direct.aspx?id=7099

Color of 2013: Emerald

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Makeup Artist credit Karim Orange

Emerald Green is the trendy hue of the year.  You will see this color everywhere from fashion, home decor, cosmetics, and accessories. This bold color suggests gems, money, success, growth, and The Emerald City in “The Wizard of Oz”.  How will you integrate this lush and vibrant color into your beauty routine?  Here’s how to create ZuZu Luxe’s emerald eyes pictured above, from talented makeup artist Karim Orange:

Iguana eyeliner was used all over the eyelid.  Also Casino eye shadow was used very lightly where the green stops but not extended to brow area.  Lastly Leaf eyeliner along the water line.  The rest of the palette was created using L-21 Oil-Free Liquid Foundation, Sunset Blush, Cappuccino Lipliner, and Mischief Lip Gloss in the center of lips.

We would love to see your Emerald makeup creations using our products on any of our social media sites.  Post yours today:

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Mascara Q&A

Do you ever recommend using a primer before applying mascara? Why didn’t you include one in your cosmetic lines?

Most have synthetic fibers that may be harmful to the delicate eye; however I would recommend our Clear Mascara, which coats the lashes and makes them appear fuller.

What are the major benefits with going with an all-natural mascara?

You are avoiding harsh chemicals found in mass-market mascaras. Ours helps promote healthy lash growth from vitamins and herbal extracts instead of mascara with synthetic fibers that just mimic.

Related Products:

Gabriel Color Mascara $15.20

Black-Brown

Gentle and non-irritating formula with vitamin B-5 to lengthen and thicken lashes without clumping or smudging. Specially designed brush expertly defines, separates and creates maximum volume. Natural plant waxes and vitamins have been added for superior conditioning and protection for full healthy lashes.
.25oz/7.5ml

Available Colors: Black, Black Brown

 

 

 

Zuzu Luxe Mascara $16.20

Onyx

Designed to add some wattage to your wink! Clear Mascara conditions lashes to create a natural look or tame wild brows. .25oz/7.5ml

This gentle and non-irritating formula enriched with vitamins and herbal extracts will help protect each fragile eyelash and encourage maximum growth. The luxurious nylon brush is especially designed to add length while being clump proof and non-smudging. Suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

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To make eyes really intense, apply multiple coats of ZuZu Luxe Mascara to the top lashes, stroking upward and to the very tip, then sweep the shade along lower lashes. Best used with our Brow/Lash Brush to separate the lashes eliminating any flakes or clumps.

Available Colors: Onyx, Espresso, Navy, Clear