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Posted on June 1, 2013 | No CommentsSimple and easy to do tips to keep those lips in tip top shape. Exfoliate: Just like the skin on your face, the skin on your lips need to be exfoliated frequently to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin and keep the lips kissably soft and supple. Lip Apeel, is the perfect combo of products to exfoliate and moisturize. The Lip Masque will keep the lips sloughed of dry, dead skin which not only makes them look and feel better, but also stimulates new cell production and helps increase the absorption of you lip moisturizers. Use the Lip Masque at least once a week for best results and remember, never exfoliate sunburned, cracked or damaged lips. Moisturize: The award winning Lip Balm, is an iconic product for BeautiControl…simply one of the best lip balms you can purchase. Choose the Skinlogics Lip Balm as a night-time lip treatment and opt for our handy Lip Balm Stick with an SPF 20 to keep your lips safe and protected from UV damage. Try to keep your lips moisturized throughout the day with generous use of moisturizing lip balms, glosses or sticks. Plump and Repair: There are many ingredients on the market to day that can help increase the volume of the lips. Some work by creating a mild irritation that gives that immediate “pout”, while others include anti-aging ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and peptides to actually help repair and plump the lips by stimulating the body’s own production of collagen and elastin. Regeneration Tight Firm and Fill Extreme Lip Treatment contains high concentrations of hyaluronic acid and anti-aging peptides to help increase the natural plumpness and fullness in the lips. This is a lip treatment, not a lip balm, so a twice daily application is enough to help restore the lip’s natural, more youthful appearance. Applying Lip Color Lip color adds the finishing touch to makeup. It should help unite the other colors you have used and really bring your face to life. However, if it is badly applied, it will look clumsy and unsubtle. The answer to very well defined lips is to make use of lip liner pencils to give lips a neat, defined edge and build up color using a lip brush and your lip color. • Step One - Help to soften the lips and fill in fine lines by using a primer. You have several options when it comes to choosing a primer. The Secret Agent Natural Primer is a great choice as well as a nude or neutral lip pencil applied over the entire surface of the lips. Gently rub on a small amount of primer to the lips and allow to set. If need be, gently tap off excess primer or moisture with a tissue. • Step Two - Outline the natural edge of the lips using a lip liner and chosen lip color. To make sure the color doesn't bleed, blot with a tissue to set color. This simple technique gives you a guideline for applying your overall lip color. • Step Three - Use a lip brush to apply lip color; this gives you more control over direction. Relax your mouth so that it falls slightly open and brush on color from the corners to the middle point of both lips. • Step Four - Press lips gently with a tissue, but be careful not to smudge the color or to remove too much. Then brush on more color to create a deeper effect. • Step Five - For a more mattified effect, dust lips LIGHTLY with your Perfecting Wet/Dry Finish powder foundation using a large soft brush. For a more shiny finish, use a clear or lightly tinted lip gloss or shiny balm on top of lip color. Lip Shape Correction & Special Effects If you want to correct any 'faults' in terms of lip shape - and let's face it, very few people have perfectly symmetrical mouths - it will be easier to start on a mouth bare of color. Please be aware that these tips are considered advanced when it comes to everyday lipstick application. It is best to practice these techniques until you are satisfied with the outcome. Correcting Thin Lips - Make thin lips look fuller and accentuate their shape by; Outline just outside the natural edge of your lips with a lip liner. Brush on lip color inside the line you have drawn. Thin lip tip - Avoid using very matte colors as these can make lips look even thinner; slightly glossy colors will make lips look fuller. Correcting Uneven Lips - Balance an uneven tip lip by; Outline just outside the thinner half of the lip and along the natural edge of the fuller half using a lip liner. Check that the line is even, then outline the bottom lip. Brush on a lip color inside the lines drawn. If lips still look uneven, add more color to the thinner half of the lip. Correcting Shapeless Lips - Give lips more definition by; Outline the top lip with a lip liner to emphasize the 'm' in the middle to create more of a 'cupid's bow'. Outline just outside the natural edge of the lower lip to make it look fuller Brush on a strong lip color to help give the lips even more definition. Correcting Full Lips - Make full lips appear thinner by; Lightly cover the lips with foundation the help 'blur' the edges. Outline the lips using a lip liner just inside their natural edge. Brush on the lip color inside the lines drawn being careful not go outside the line. Full lip tip - Avoid pearly or glossy colors as these will make the lips look even fuller. Correcting Uneven Color - Balance different colored lips by; Lightly cover both lips with foundation until the color appears even. Outline the lips with lip liner. Brush a darker shade of your lip color onto the lip that look lighter and a lighter shade onto the one that looks darker. Purse lips gently together to even out the color more. Choosing the Right Shade Strong reds for sophisticated glamor, barely there pinks and nudes for natural beauty, or vibrant oranges for sporty style. The color of your lips can change your appearance immediately. Try not to restrict yourself to wearing just one color all the time. Instead, have several choices to suit the effect you want to achieve and for different-colored clothes. Look for lip colors that moisturize and protect your lips too. It's a good thing to remember simple texture rules as well. Pearly or shimmery lip colors attract attention to the lips and make them appear fuller. Matte and semi matte lip colors create warm natural effects that also help the lips look less full. Your choice of color usually depends on several factors. First, you will have to determine whether you a cool or warm skin tone, and select all your lip colors from either the cool or warm palette. If possible, try to check the color on the back of your hand before purchasing. While doing so, ask your self if can see more pink mauve tone in the color, or whether you can see more orange and yellow tones. If you see more pink or mauve tones, the color is cool; if you see more orange or yellow tones, it is a warm color. If you are unsure of your color tone, log onto BeautiControl.com and click on the eBeauti icon at the top of the screen. Answer a few questions and in just a few seconds you will know exactly which colors you should select. But don’t stop there, while you are there, be sure to take the eBeauti Style Personality Quiz to learn more about your fashion personality, complete with makeup instructional videos, downloadable PDFs and much, much more. Brush up on these simple tips and techniques to help each and every one of your Clients know that they are in good hands with your recommendations. With the new BC Color Bright Lip Colors and our incredible Lip Gloss formula, you have everything you need to keep yourself and each of your clients looking in style and always on trend. Be sure to check back on Monday where I will feature a BeautiCoach video of the new BC Color Brights – Lip and Nail Colors and a vibrant and visual “infograph” that outlines this Spring’s top trends and features these new products. These are great tools to post on Pinterest or Facebook to help your business go viral. You won’t want to miss it!
Posted on April 13, 2013 | No CommentsHey my friends. First, let me apologize for not being as regular with my Friday blog postings has I typically am. I've only missed a couple of weeks since 2007, but that doesn't keep me from feeling a big guilty when I'm not able to keep on schedule. Things on this end have been pretty crazy for me the past few months and I wanted to take the opportunity to share some exciting information and keep you up to date with things in my world. For those of you who don't know much about me, I joined BeautiControl in March of 1991 and what I honestly believed at the time to be a 1 year gig turned out to become far more than I expected. This has not been a job for me, it has molded my career, given me a family and taught me as much about myself as it has allowed me the opportunity to share my life with wonderful people I might have otherwise never met. From the time that I joined the company in 1991 my key responsibility was Vice President of Product Development and R&D. In January of 2007, I was asked to add to my area of responsibility and oversee the Marketing organization, which included Merchandising, Product Marketing, Client Marketing, Client Connection programs, etc. To say that I learned alot would be a gross understatement. Leading the Marketing teams exposed me to a different area of the company and forced me to become a student of the business. It's funny that in just 5 short years I learned more about BeautiControl than I would have ever known in the 16 years prior. Earlier this year, an opportunity opened for me, allowing me to broaden my product development passion and experience on a more global scale. Tupperware Brands, our parent company, owns a number of cosmetic companies around the globe...each with a variety of product lines, product offerings and areas of expertise. Out of all of these companies, Tupperware has always viewed BeautiControl as the clear front-runner when it comes to scientifically advanced skin care technology and the development of premium skin care products. When the BeautiControl Research Institute was declared the "Center of Excellence" for premium skin care technology, research and development, I was honored to be offered the opportunity to return to the BeautiControl Research Institute as the Vice President of Research and Development...an opportunity that I could not be more excited about. Even though my role and scope of resposibility has changed, my involvement with the field will not be altered. I am proud to say that over the past few years I have built a Marketing team that is second to none and am excited to see them have the opportunity to increase their visibility. As I transition out of Marketing, you will likely notice that my blog content will also shift slightly as well. In my new role, I will focus my efforts in researching industry trends, developing new technologies, creating new innovations and working with the BeautiControl Marketing and Training teams to bring new products to market along with targeted training and product information. While Monday's BeautiCoach Videos will contine to be client focussed "features and benefits" of each of our products, Friday's Blogs will be less about Marketing and BeautiControl offers, etc. and become somewhat less formal and include content that is more about product ingredients, competitive positioning, future trends, etc. I think you all will enjoy this transition as much as I am and I look forward to keeping you all updated with timely industry related information and product information. As Vice Chair of the WHO Foundation, my involvement with the WHO Foundation will continue as it always has...one of the most rewarding elements of my job, my career and my passion. I look forward to our future together and, as always, appreciate your continued support and feedback. Have a great weekend and be sure to check back in for Monday's BeautiCoach Video featuring BC Spa Bright. Ciao.
Posted on March 2, 2013 | No CommentsWelcome to March. We have so many exciting new products and amazing offers that are sure to bring your business out of hibernation. New Products: We have something for everyone this March. BC Spa Facial Defend and Restore Ultra Rich Night Crème, BC Spa Solutions Sculpt and Firm Body Contouring Moisturizer and the Zenergy Bath and Body Collection will offer you a multitude of reasons to contact your clients and schedule a Spa or a one-on-one appointment. Client contact is key, so be sure to use our tools to help increase your client reach. Each new product comes with support tools including: ePostcards (located under Client Connection > Email, in addition to step-by-step instructions on how to use the ePostcards with Social Media). Product Profiles which now include a competitive positioning sheet to help you and your clients better understand how our products compare to top selling competitive brands Ad Slicks, which can be used to post an ad or can be saved as an image file and shared via email or posted on social media channels such as Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, etc. YouTube video commercials which you can share on Facebook to help increase your brand visibility New Beauti Book and Online Beauti Book (Coming Monday) You are going to go nuts over the new Interactive Beauti book that will be posted to all websites on Monday. This interactive catalog will allow the viewer to see videos of the products and will be linked directly to BeautiControl.com (for a new user), or to your BeautiPage if theyyou’re your client. Here are some of the features: New product videos that link from the pages to our official YouTube channel – BeautiTV. Ability to order products on BeautiControl.com from all pages. If a Client has ordered from the Consultant before and they have a “cookie” for their BeautiPage it should link to their BeautiPage, if not the client will be prompted to search for their Consultant on BeautiControl.com , so the Consultant receives credit for the order. Will be available in English, Spanish and Canadian Versions. Is mobile-friendly and sharable via email or through several Social Media channels. Also, the NEW Beauti book mailing through Client Connection is open for enrollment. (BeautiNet > Business Tools > Client Connection > Mail) New Forms on File: Each month we add a variety of new forms to BeautiNet> Business Tools> Forms on File. This is where we house each of our new product profiles, ad slicks, set sheets and many, many other helpful tools for you to use to increase your product knowledge and increase your client contact. Be sure to check out our newly refurbished Hostess Flier as well as a new Social Media brochure and Awards Recap. Month at a Glance: Here is a quick snap-shot of my blog and BeautiCoach schedule this month. Be sure to check back each Monday to see my latest client-facing BeautiCoach videos and each Friday for the latest installment of Gary’s Blog: BeautiCoach – These quick, informative videos are created for you to use to contact your clients, post on your social media channels, and get the “words to say” about each of our products. Gary’s Blog – As a Consultant, this is YOUR resource for more in-depth, detailed information and training on our products, your business and other business related topics. This is going to be a great month. Don’t miss this month’s incredible BC Spa Manicure Value Hand Set, allowing you to order 5 Extreme Hand Cremes and 5 Instant Manicure on the Go minis for the unbelievable price of only $17.50. This is exactly what you need to incent potential Hostesses to book a Spa in March and April. April is Client Appreciation Month and you will want to make sure you use this offer to fill your calendar. March is also our annual “Problem Solution Sale”, featuring some of our best problem solving products. Be sure to place your order by March 14 th to take advantage of the 25% off Retail price (in addition to your career level discount). There it is, my friends. Be sure to make March count. This month is so rich with offers, new products and rewards…everything you need to help your business bloom.
Posted on December 14, 2012 | No CommentsHello, my friends. This has been such an incredible month of sales so far. It is apparent that the Holidays have certainly not slowed anyone down this year. Between the incredible product offers that we have available this month, the new BC Spa Manicure Instant Manicure on the Go, which is selling like crazy and the Regeneration Tight Firm and Fill Extreme Eye Complex Reservation Order, this is shaping up to be a great sales month and an outstanding close to 2012. Be sure to check my blog on Monday, December 17th, where I will post the Tierra Azul Thermal Fango Masque BeautiCoach video for you to send to each of your clients. Remember, BeautiCoach videos are a great way to engage your clients as well as those Consultants on your team who may be less active. Share the video with your team, use it as a client loyalty service and learn the "words to say" to help increase your sales success when you show these products in the future. To help support your sales success in December, we have extended the offer for the TFF Eye Complex Reservation based on your feedback to give everyone more time to take advantage of this one time only price for this product. Remember, the TFF Extreme Products never go on sale, so having the opportunity to stock up now and profit more when you sell them over the next few month is something that you don't want to miss. Log on to BeautiNet> Products> Best Offers to download your reservation order form. We have extended the date to December 20th, along with the close of the Happy Holidays sale and the opportunity to join as a new Consultant for $50. It is going to be a big day on the 20th, so get your orders in sooner, rather than later, to avoid phone and internet congestion. On the 21st, stay tuned to hear an exciting message from our President, Daisy. We have been cooking up some exciting plans to kick-start 2013 and make it an Extreme year with No Limits. You won't want to miss it. On December 24th, I will post a BeautiCoach video on a few of our eye treatments, just in time for those New Years parties...or better yet, the morning after those New Years parties, along with a special "thank you" and "happy New Year" message to all of your clients on behalf of you and everyone here at the homen office. Please share this message with your clients so they know how valuable they are to us and how much we appreciate them as a loyal client. On the 26th, get ready for our After Christmas Sale. These discounted prices are available for you as a Consultant to help you profit more when you sell them at full price, or stock up and use them as gift with purchase, purchase with purchase incentives or as rewards for your Spa Hosts or clients. Speaking of clients, on December 27th, if you have a Beautipage, we will be sending your clients an email notifying them of the opportunity to shop on your BeautiPage and save for a lmited time. This is just one of the advantages of being a BeautiPage member. You can shop all those after Christmas sales for yourself while your clients can shop with you at their convenience. You can earn money without doing a thing; however, if you really want to make sure your sale is a success, contact each of them before hand and tell them to look for a special offer to shop and save. While you are reaching out to them, be sure to encourage them to book a Spa with you in January so they can experience the new Extreme Facelift, featuring the incredible new TFF Extreme Eye Complex. Of course, all the offers close on December 31st, your last chance to take advantage of any of the December savings. Here at BeautiControl, we don't think of December as the close of 2012, rather the beginning of 2013. The more clients you contact in December, the more opportunities you have to book Spas in January and February. Make it a New Year's Resolution to view 2013 as a year with No Limits...a year to set new records for your sales growth and earnings. You have us behind you 100% of the way, so Dream Extreme!
Posted on December 7, 2012 | No CommentsI am so excited for each of you to try BeautiControl’s latest anti-aging sensation, Regeneration Tight Firm and Fill Extreme Eye Complex. I have been using this product for over a year and cannot imagine going a day without it. In as little as 15 minutes you will see noticeable immediate benefits that get better the longer you use the product. Not only is the product effective and unique, but so is the packaging. This package contains a micro-roller-ball dispensing system that helps the ingredients to penetrate more effectively as the product is massaged onto the skin around the eye area. This product will retail for $65 US &CN for .3 oz. You would pay a minimum of $150 for a comparable product in a retail store or Spa, so you will have no problem helping your clients see the value of a product that is not only effective, but less expensive than competitive products We have a number of tools already available to help you pre-sell this product to your existing clients who already know the incredible benefits of Regeneration TFF Extreme as well as book Extreme Spas into January and February. This will help ensure that you are not only closing 2012 with a bang, but setting your business up for an Extreme 2013. Be sure to check out these forms to learn all you can about this new product and start using them to sell and book spas. These are the tools currently available: TFF Extreme Eye Complex Product Profile – BeautiNet> Business Tools> Forms on File> Product> What’s New Extreme Spa Booking Flier – BeautiNet> Business Tools> Forms on File> Spa> Extreme Hostess Booking Flier TFF Extreme Eye Complex Reservation Order Form – BeautiNet> Products> Best Offers> TFF Extreme Eye Complex Monday, December 10th: BeautiCoach: TFF Extreme Eye Complex - This will help you pre-sell TFF Extreme Eye Complex and book Spas into January and February. Be sure to send this video to your clients through email, post it on your Facebook page and share with your friends, family and team or share them through any of the many forms of social media. You can always invite your friends and family to subscribe to my YouTube channel by sending them the link so they can see all the new BeautiCoach videos that are posted each Monday. This is also a great idea for those Consultants on your team who may not be as active in the business. This is a great way to keep your team connected and informed of the new products and product information that we provide. It is important to remember that all BeautiCoach videos are designed to be used with clients. They do not talk about pricing, never discuss discounting or offers…they are quick, informative videos that drive contact back to the Consultant. They are a great tool for those who are not comfortable with ingredients or features/benefits of the product or as a tool to stay in contact with existing clients as a “client loyalty” benefit of belonging. These post every Monday and are launched through my blog, my Facebook pages, my YouTube channel as well as BeautiControl’s social media channels. These videos are sent to all Consultants every other week to help educate our Consultants on the words to say and help encourage sales of those less active Consultants. My Blog: http://beauticontrol.typepad.com/gary/ My YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/garyjones40 Remember: December 12 th is the last day to take advantage of the TFF Extreme Eye Complex Reservation Offer. Use the order form, found on BeautiNet, and fax it into the Care Center by the 12 th . You will never see this Extreme pricing again Be sure to check back on Monday and start spreading the news about TFF Extreme Eye Complex. See ya then.