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Sprinkle Donut Nail Tutorial by artist Breanne Tremmel

Posted on July 18, 2012 by Shelissa Kearney

Two posts in one day! I know I'm getting ahead but I couldn't help myself.  You mention sprinkle donuts, pretty nails and art in the same breath and you have my attention. Summer is not quite over and this is a super cute and fun idea for August. I'm too conservative to try on my nails, but toes are fair game! Easy to do for a girly summer look for under $10, and you can chose colors that compliment your flip flops and a super fun activity to do with your daughter (remember to use non-toxic polish). Watch artist Breanne Tremmel's tutorial on DailyCandy.com:  Sprinkle Donut Nail Art  



Posted in beauty tips, breanne tremmel, daily candy, donut sprinkle nail art, manicure, natural make up, shelissa, shelissa organics

Shelissa Organic Shimmers on the CBS Morning Show!

Posted on May 04, 2012 by Shelissa Kearney

If you missed Shelissa Cosmetics on the CBS Morning Show's green gift segment, you can pick up the NEW BERRY PINK Shimmers here in our store.  The web exclusive shimmers are formulated to moisture all day with natural ingredients, and plump up your lips naturally. 

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YOGA Magazine

Posted on May 03, 2012 by Shelissa Kearney

They say "necessity is the mother of invention.' and Shelissa Kemplin Kearney, model and founder of Shelissa Cosmetics, couldn't agree more. Unable to find an all-natural, long-lasting, super-hydrating lip balm to soothe her parched pucker under hot studio lights and being exposed to the elements at outdoor photo shoots, she developed her own. Shelissa's lip balms moisturizes, never feels waxy, and there's no need for constant re-application; it goes on super-smooth and stays that way.  With organic Virgin Olive Oil to hydrate, Vitamin E to heal and soothe over-worked kissers and SPF 15 to protect lips form the elements, it has become a favorite among models and athletes because of its soothing and protective properties. When asked if she would ever consider participating in a "kissing booth" for charity, Shelissa responded, "wouldn't that be something!" 

Posted in model, organic skin care, Shelissa, Yoga magazine

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics endorses Shelissa Cosmetics

Posted on May 03, 2012 by Shelissa Kearney

 

SAN FRANCISCO -  Campaign for Safe Cosmetics names Shelissa Cosmetics a 'Champion' of Natural Cosmetics. Market Shift: Hundreds of Cosmetics Companies Fulfill  Safe Products Pledge Consumer demand for safer products drives  fastest-growing market segment.
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics announced today that 321 cosmetics companies have met the goals of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics, the Campaigns voluntary pledge to avoid chemicals banned by health agencies outside the U.S. and to fully disclose product ingredients; a pioneering practice in the cosmetics industry. An additional 111 companies made significant progress toward those goals.;These companies have truly broken the mold. They are leading the cosmetics industry toward safety, showing it's possible to make products with full transparency and without using hazardous chemicals, said Janet Nudelman, program director of the Breast Cancer Fund, a founding member of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. The new report released today, Market Shift: The story of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics and the growth in demand for safe cosmetics, describes the seven-year project during which the nonprofit organizations that make up the Campaign worked with companies in a unique partnership to raise the bar for safer personal care products.

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Honey & Beeswax

     When the founder of Shelissa Organics was a child, her fondest memories are of spending time on her family's farm on the Chesapeake Bay learning how to harvest honey from the hives with her grandfather. It harkens back to the days when children ran through fields until sunset, running into the house with handfuls of wildflowers, rare stones collected in their pockets, and dirt on their hands. To this day, she drizzles honey on her breakfast or in her tea everyday. 
Shelissa Kearney Lavender Farm

Honey and beeswax have long been documented for healing sore throats and for boosting the immune system. Seasonal allergy suffers are wise to eat local honey to reduce allergies and a teaspoon in a cup of warm milk can calm a cough. For centuries, honey has been used as an exfoliant for the body and gentle enough to use on the face and scalp. For 19 years Shelissa Organics® has crafted extraordinary products with ethically and sustainably harvested beeswax and locally found ingredients. Our time-honored process and unique formulas produce goods without parabens, petroleum, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate, or non-GMO ingredients.