Dec 222012

I can’t believe that it’s almost New Year’s already. It seems as if the year has zoomed by! To bling in the New Year — Media Maven Mind + Body Soul ‘U’ tions is having our very first giveaway! Yipppeeeeeeyyyy!!!! What are we giving away you ask? Well, how about two chicly amazing fragrances — from two top trending females! We are giving away the coveted Closer by Halle Berrry & Purr by Katy Perry!


Lovelies, these two fragrances are extremely exceptional! I absolutely adored the comments, compliments and admiration I received while wearing these two must-haves. To start, Closer definitely has “attractive” written all over it! It is not strong, or intense — and it screams romance! As for Purr, it is definitely playful, sensual and sweet! So go on and enter to win both of these amazing fragrances — and start your New Year’s romance off to a great start!!!!


Media Maven New Year’s SPAtacular: A Chic Rafflecopter Giveaway

Dec 072012

Welcome to the second addition of FASHIONATION FRIDAYS. I am so glad that many of you loved our first feature — which highlighted the best of Beauty News! Today’s feature — I’ve included some of the top deals in fashion, beauty & lifestyle — exclusively for you lovely mavens!

ShoeGasm Diva Deal
I love ShoeDazzle. For a limited time — ShoeDazzle has extended their 2-for-the-price-of-1 event. Even though this is only valid on select styles, you can expect to find something to “Fall” head over heels in love with!

So why not give the gift of style? You don’t want to miss your chance to stock up on great gifts this holiday season. So shop now before this deal is gone! And ss a ShoeDazzle customer, you’ll find shoes, handbags and accessories — recommendated by a team of Hollywood stylists for as low as $39.95!

LifeSTYLE Diva Deals from Your Groupon Goddess

Groupon: 14 day Hobbit Adventure from Air New Zealand for $2499 including Airfare ($3678 value)

Groupon: $25 for $50 or $50 for $100 at American Apparel

Groupon: $15 for 6×8 Custom Photo to Slate or $25 for 12×12 Photo to Slate

Beauty Maven Deals
50% off the entire site (excluding gifts) at The Body Shop and is valid from 12/10 Plus get 2 for $12 on all Mini Gifts –from 12/4–12/20.
The Body Shop

Plus, shop clearance at Beauty Encounter and get an additional 20% off! Use Promo Code: DEC295. This offer is valid 12/01/12-12/31/12!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS — here’s a chic boutique LOOKBOOK featuring my favorite picks of 2012!!!

Oct 022012

Not sure if you’ve heard, but Francois Nar’s electrifying collection – driven by his longtime admiration for Pop Art Pioneer, Andy Warhol – will be featured in Sephora this month!

The iconic collection includes two limited edition palettes, a boxed set and a lip gloss coffret that comes in an adorable collectable paint can. This collection is exclusive to Sephora (lucky for you, I’ve got you covered *beauty ambassador winks*) and only available for a limited time, so don’t miss your chance to own a piece of this exciting collaboration.

In store events October 3rd-28th – check with your local store for details!

NARS Kiss Mini Larger Than Life Lip Gloss Coffret

NARS Debbie Harry Eye And Cheek Palette

Nars Andy Warhol Flowers Eyeshadow Palette

Nars Andy Warhol Walk on the Wild Side

And here’s some bliss-ful news…Bliss also brings you a wonderful selection of Hair & Make Up products, which include bliss best “kisses” gift set and the amazing elemis frangipani monoi body oil.

Hair & Make Up From bliss
Bliss Best ‘Kisses’ Gift Set

`Lip into something more comfortable with our softening balm, the same esthetician-approved formula used in every single facial treatment in Bliss Spas worldwide. Enriched with shea butter, jojoba and grapeseed oils and vitamin E, this spa-strength formula leaves lips moisturized, nourished and incredibly supple.

Bliss Lemon+Sage Conditioning Rinse

This fresh citrus-scented conditioning rinse for all hair types quickly tames tangles and adds shine.

Revitalash® Advanced Eyelash Conditioner + Free Gift

Want to take your blink from `blah-to-bat-worthy?’ This conditioning serum can dramatically enhance the beauty of your natural lashes in as little as 3 weeks.

Elemis Frangipani Monoi Body Oil

This tropical-smelling triple-threat treatment targets everything from parched dry patches to fried flyaways to craggy cuticles.

Glamglow Mud Mask

Recommended (and raved about) to us by our team at Bliss Hollywood, this incredible-smelling mud mask, made with volcanic pumice rock, French Riviera kaolin sea clay, and bits of green tea leaf, is a favorite of celebs looking to keep their skin camera-ready.

Bliss Fabulips Instant Lip Plumper

Rejuvenate and pump up your pout by applying this visibly voluminous – mint-flavored, instant lip plumper.

Bliss Fabulips Treatment Kit

Give some much needed TLC to your kisser with this `pout-of-this-world kit’ the only one-`spa-shop that cares for your lips to leave them full, healthy and beautiful in four simple step.

And here are some FAB codes – exclusively for you, my darlings!!!
Code – OCTAF12
Promotion – Spend £100 and save £15
Expires – 31-10-2012

Code – AFOCT12
Promotion – Save 15% on all full price Bliss products
Expires – 31-10-2012

Code – PINK10
Promotion – Free High Intensity Hand Cream 30ml When You Buy The ‘Glove’ And Care Set
Expires – 31-10-2012

Code – PCLO9
Promotion – Free Clog Dissolving Cleansing Milk When You Purchase The Pore-fector Gadget
Expires – 14-10-2012

Code – POXYG9
Promotion – Free Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Cleanser When You Purchase The Pore-fector Gadget
Expires – 14-10-2012

Code – PFAB9
Promotion – Free Fabulous Foaming Face Wash When You Purchase The Pore-fector Gadget
Expires – 14-10-2012

Code – PYOU9
Promotion – Free Youth As We Know It Cleanser When You Purchase The Pore-fector Gadget
Expires – 14-10-2012

I love giving!!! 5% of all proceeds — from the above beauty must-haves — goes to fund Domestic Violence & Breast Cancer Awareness! As an additional thank you, I will personally send you a Goddess Goody — courtesy of Beverly Johnson & Sapphire K.

Aug 222012

nuNAAT — another new beauty trendsetter on the scenes — has been promoting that will give you GREAT hair, EVERY DAY! And as beauty mavens — this is a ‘promised’ godsend!

For straight, frizz-free hair, check out nuNAAT’s NAAT Brazilian Keratin collection. Designed to work for ANY hair type to restore and intensify hair’s nutritional balance, leaving it incredibly smooth, strong and flexible.

nuNAAT is giving away three sets of their popular NAAT Brazilian Keratin daily care collection. I want you lovelies to get in on this one! And hurry — promotion ends 12:00am on Friday, August 31. Check out nuNAAT on Facebook or ENTER GIVEAWAY here: nuNAAT Rafflecopter giveaway

May 032012

Lifestyle Mavens,

Happy Almost Mother’s Day lovelies.  My aim this mother’s day is to help each one of you find a blissful reprieve to compliment your everyday lives. Stress has me dangling by my locks sometimes. So, my oath to you…*drum role* I will deliver quality features, that will blend perfectly to a synergistic R&R mantra!

Self-care is not self-indulgence, it’s your birthright! Every mama deserves daily nourishment and nurturing. Yes, YOU are worth it! I am happy to share two opportunities you won’t want to miss. Just write your favorite self-care activity in the comment section below for a chance to win a Yummy Mummy Self-Care Package from me and Renee Trudeau. I’ll draw a name randomly on Mother’s Day and the winner will receive:

And, any of you can enter to win the mega Yummy Mummy Year- of Self-Care, by visiting and sharing a reply to: “What does Self-Care mean to me” All the details can be found here. Can you imagine winning an entire YEAR of self-care books, resources, a retreat, a built-in-tribe and more?

Renee & I look forward to supporting you in experiencing more peace and harmony in everyday life…it is all to help you “unleash the bliss within.”

Diamond Diva Deal Steal:

Be a winner at this year’s Olympics with Lily Lolo’s limited edition `If Eye Were A Winner ‘ (£14.99) eye shadow kit. This commemorative Olympic themed kit contains three fabulous eye shadows, Bronze Sparkle, Silver dollar and Gold digger.

Celebrate the Olympics in style with these fabulous shades! The gold undertones in Bronze Sparkle create a deep rich color, while the limited edition Silver Dollar is the perfect base shade for smouldering smoky eyes and the glistening yellow tones in Gold Digger create a stunning metallic finish. Also, to create a more color intense look try applying with a bit of water!

What’s more, these shades come all wrapped up in a gorgeous presentation box, that’ll have you feeling like an Olympic medal winner too!

If Eye Were A Winner Collection

GO FOR GOLD...AND SILVER...AND BRONZE AT LILY LOLO! Get the If Eye Were A Winner Collection

Free delivery at Lily Lolo with orders over £50


May 012012


I give to you all, 2 delicious sweepstakes of the Goddess Kind ;-) !

Goddess Goodie #1. Puristics ‘Pure Getaway’ Sweepstakes

For beauty-product lovers, what could be better than a skincare line that is effective and safe to use.  How about the chance to win a $2,000 spa getaway for two? Puristics Totally Ageless – an anti-aging skincare line that includes no harsh chemicals is giving women a chance to have all three!

Starting today, May 1st, Puristics Totally Ageless is hosting their ‘Pure Getaway’ Sweepstakes which will give one grand prize winner a $2,000 spa getaway for two! In addition, 25-first prize winners will take home a $25 gift card to select retailers (CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Duane Read or  In addition, daily winner drawings will include a full-sized Puristics Totally Ageless Intensive Eye Treatment. Entering is easy – head over to the ‘Pure Getaway’ Sweepstakes tab on the Puristics Facebook page, answer 4 simple questions about your regular skincare routine and voila! You are one step closer to winning great skincare prizes!

Don’t forget to check back on July 30th when the first prize and grand prize winners will be announced!

More information about Puristics:

The Puristics Totally Ageless anti-aging skincare line was developed without adding potentially harmful ingredients, fragrances or toxins at any step in the process.  Puristics Totally Ageless products are formulated mainly from natural, plant-based ingredients, identified by names that are generally recognizable to the consumer.  Powered by a naturally occurring peptide complex and clinically proven to work, the results are impressive.


Aerosoles ‘Shoesanity’ Sweepstakes

Love shoes? Aerosoles is giving away hundreds! Starting today, visit to enter the Aerosoles ‘Shoesanity’ Sweepstakes! The grand prize is a 3-day, 2-night trip to NYC and a $500 Aerosoles shopping spree!

Don’t fret if you aren’t the grand prize winner – 200 first-prize winners will receive their favorite spring shoe!

A weekly question will be posted on the Facebook page and you will need to visit to find the answers. Contest runs until May 31st – visit for more details and don’t forget to enter for your chance to win!

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Apr 302012

Hello Darlings,

A Media Maven elite partner, (WABL) – a new and fast growing online fashion retailer, with an exquisite collection of wedding dresses -  has partnered with David UBL – one of the youngest notable creative fashion designers in the international fashion arena, to bring more creative fashion items such as New collection PURE wedding dresses and Lolita dresses, to consumers at anytime and anywhere.

Media Maven appreciates hard work and dedication, and David UBL became the famous creative fashion designer through this qualities and more. From 10 years old, David began sewing clothes and devoted his time to creative fashion design in New York. To grasp inspiration and follow the leading fashion trends, David studied and worked in New York, Paris, London, Milan, and Hong Kong- a.k.a the top fashion cities in the world ;-) . David is proud of his working experience in DKNY and great memories in working with Donna Karan. Until now, David has garnered many achievements, such as winner of Gold Hempel award, a promising star in TV shows, etc.

“When I met WABL, I understand the power of when lava meets sea! This crossover with WABL gives me a great chance to make my design ideas come true. My wedding dress collection will be available soon in WABL. My dream is to get every bride to look like a princess in their wedding. ” – David UBL

William Chow, CEO of WABL, said, “This engagement with David UBL, talented creative fashion designer, gets me excited and I cannot wait to see his new collections to be launched soon in our website. I believe his international fashion experience, working experience in DKNY, and marvelous creative fashion design will bring consumers more stylish items to dress up in and create a fashion lifestyle.”

The Wedding dress collection “PURE” and Lolita dress collection “ALICE IN WONDERLAND” with designer David UBL will be available on soon.

Wedding dress new collection

And don’t forget to enter the Lucky Bride Contest. Enter now to win a free wedding dress

For more information, please visit:

About WABL (WABL) is a new and fast growing online fashion retailer, covering 50+ nations worldwide. It aims to bring stylish items, including wedding apparel and accessories, Lolita dresses, designer dresses, evening dresses, special occasion dresses, jewelries and costumes to consumers worldwide. It leads creative fashion design trends around the world, encourages culture sharing and various lifestyles across continents. Its designers have international background.

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Apr 302012


I wanted to share a unique, *EXCLUSIVELY* free opportunity with you.

Would you like a free makeover plus free makeup? Do you want to be part of Good Morning America’s attempt to set a Guinness world record for the most makeovers in 24 hours?

Then, Good Morning America and Lucky Magazine would like you to join them any time from Wednesday morning, May 9th through Thursday morning, May 10th for a live appearance on GMA.

If you’re interested, here’s all you have to do:

  1. Schedule an appointment with Jennifer Leong at 212-456-5984.
  2. Show up at your designated time at the GMA studio wearing a plain white t-shirt with no makeup on your face – you can wear a Komen ribbon on your t-shirt if you like.

Your free makeover will include:

  • A “before” photo.
  • Full makeup done by a professional makeup artist.
  • An “after” photo.
  • A gift of the makeup used for you to take home.

If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity or have any questions, please contact Jennifer Leong at 212-456-5984.


YOUR StyleMpress ;-)

Sephora Favorites Sun Safety Kit
Sephora Favorites Sun Safety Kit
Price: $30.0
What it is:A 17-piece collection of SPF essentials and safe self-tanners for beautiful, healthy skin. What it is formulated to do: Sephora and The Skin Cancer Foundation are proud to unveil the sixth edition of the Sun Safety Kit. This annual partnership in sun protection is one of Sephora’s most popular kits. The collection features 14 deluxe, sample-size sun protectants, three self-tanning products, and a bonus re-usable train case. This years selection includes past favorites, as well as new additions for your sun-protection arsenal. This set contains:- 0.23 oz Shiseido Urban Environment Oil-Free UV Protector SPF 42  0.08 oz Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15 – 0.25 oz Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 15 with Dermaxyl Complex- 0.5 oz Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer All Day Defense Moisture Lotion SPF 30- 0.5 oz Ole Henriksen Protect The Truth SPF 50+ Sunscreen- 0.4 oz Philosophy Hope Oil-Free SPF 30 – 0.5 oz Boscia Oil-free Daily Hydration SPF 15- 2.5 oz St. Tropez Gradual Tan – 0.33 oz Dr. Jart+ Premium Beauty Balm SPF 45 0.33 oz Supergoop! SPF 30+ Everyday UV Lotion for Face and Body Cream Oil-Free- 0.5 oz Origins VitaZing SPF 15- 0.33 oz Murad Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 – 0.03 oz Bare Escentuals bareMinerals SPF 25 Mineral Veil and brush- 0.169 oz Sephora Collection Age Defy Moisture Cream SPF 15- 0.23 oz Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion SPF 60  Kate Somerville Somerville 360° Face Self Tanning Pad- 1 TanTowel Classic Self-Tan Towelette for Face & Body – Bonus train case. What else you need to know: Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer found in the United States and is also one of the most preventable. Help others become aware of this growing problem while defending yourself against the suns harmful rays. One hundred percent of the net profits from this kit will benefit The Skin Cancer Foundation.
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Apr 202012

Hello Lovelies,

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you may be wondering how to score a great gift without great expense. In honor of this holiday, and coinciding with the recent launch of their mobile shopping site, Organic Bouquet is hosting a giveaway for a 16GB Wi-Fi iPad.

Celebrate your tech-savvy mom – or your tech-savvy self – by entering to win this great new iPad. From now until May 7th,  simply enter your name and email address on the giveaway page at .

Organic Bouquet will notify the winner by email following the drawing on May 8, 2012, and will ship the prize via FedEx within 2 business days of drawing.

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Apr 172012

Hello Darlings,

I just wanted to share how much I absolutely enjoy checking my emails. It makes me realize how important Media Maven has become to the online community. So much so, that karma draws Media Maven to want to go the extra length for her followers! Here is an amazing email, requesting to give us the first peek at what’s hot and trending for creative professionals much like myself! Check out what Kaitlyn had to say…

“We love your blog, your talents and your knowledge, which you use to help your grateful readers. As we are sure you are aware, it can be tough starting a career as a makeup artist, especially if you’re new to the industry.

We’d like to introduce you to StudioVox – ( – ​The new professional social network for creative professionals – and offer your readers an invitation to our private beta. This custom code will give you and your readers exclusive access to be some of the first to build profiles on this private website.

Studiovox fills the gap as a credible site for showcasing creative talent, connecting with other creative people and providing a broad range of features specifically for creative promotion. It’s the first online community that includes all creative fields and provides a complete ecosystem for creatives; creative professionals, creative industry, and agencies looking to hire.

StudioVox Highlights:

  • Network and connect with like-minded people
  • Ability to promote your talent to all creative professions and all hiring agencies looking for different types of creative talent
  • Unlimited music, image and file uploads and everything is completely FREE
  • Integrated E-Commerce allows for selling products

If you would like to be one of the few to make a profile on this exclusive site before it goes live and share this incredible platform with your readers so they can make their own profiles as well, please reply to this email. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you.


Kaitlyn & The StudioVox Team”

Hi Kaitlyn,

Sign us up!


Media Maven

Oh yeah…btw, here’s that response with our very own private beta code!

“Thank you so much for your interest and we would be thrilled if you shared StudioVox with your readers.

Your exclusive beta code is StudiovoxBetaCode017, which will give you and your readers exclusive access to the network…….

The beta code is activated and ready to go, so please share this with your readers as soon as possible so they can check out the website and create their profiles before it is opened to the public. Also, if you or your readers create a profile, it’s possible that we will select a few of the profiles to be featured on the website and on twitter as well. Additionally, if you or your readers have any feedback to improve the network, please let me know.

Thank you and we are really looking forward to your post.



So go on lovelies…let’s create those profiles! See you all there!

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