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Posted by on Apr 20, 2007 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Congratulations to Raffle Winners

We love the fact that Solessence is enjoyed worldwide, but manufactured right in Washington County, Wisconsin. Even better is becoming more of a part of the local scene, especially the fair and festival scene Wisconsin is so well known for! It really is great to be a part of a wonderful community.

Maria has been busy meeting so many of you at various events, and she always pulls a winner out of her hat. For those that participated in the last couple of drawings, here are the winners:

  • 30th Annual Spring Gift Show/Milwaukee: Cathie Mistir of Milwaukee – Yuzu Gold Gift Bag
  • Brookfield Gift Fair/Sheraton Hotel: Rebecca Stelmack of West Allis – Easter Basket

Congratulations, and keep your eyes out for Maria. Her next stop is tomorrow in Elm Grove , coinciding with the Elm Grove Art Walk. 80 vendors at this event alone! Please stop by and say hello, and enter the drawing.

4th Annual Spring Extravaganza Expo
Saturday, April 21, 2007
9:30am – 3pm
Elm Grove Lutheran School-
945 Terrace Dr.Elm Grove, WI 53122
(Moorland Rd. North, right on Watertown Plank Rd., then left on Verdant Dr. Event is in the back of the church and school Enter at the blue doors.)

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Posted by on Apr 12, 2007 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

April 14 & 15: 30th Annual Spring Gift Show – Milwaukee

Celebrate Spring with Solessence at booth #907 during the Spring Gift Show

SATURDAY ONLY: The $5 mini manicure/polish change featuring Solessence scrubs – licensed nail technician will be onsite!

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Gift Basket giveaways! Scrub demonstrations!

Exfoliate and glow with our Natural & Organic products that are manufactured in Wisconsin and have been selected for inclusion in People Magazine events, Billboard Awards, and more!

Free mini manicure
with purchase
Bring in this coupon and receive a FREE mini manicure & polish with purchase by a licensed nail technician. Offer available Saturday, April 14th only.

Offer Expires: Services available Saturday, April 14th only.

30th Annual Spring Craft & Gift Show
Milwaukee Expo Center
Expo Center
Wisconsin State Fair Park8200 W Greenfield Ave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Booth 907

Adults: $4.00
Children 6-12: $2.00
Children under 6: free

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Posted by on Apr 7, 2007 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The MakeUp Girl has a new bag…

Lianne at now has an additional gig at HONEY magazine. This former model and current makeup artist has turned blogger extrodinaire, and her blog was recently mentioned at as one of the top recommended beauty sites (many of our other favs were also listed!).

We zoomed over to support her spot and were pleasantly surprised to see she had linked Solessence. Thanks for that, and well wishes on your new endeavour.

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Posted by on Apr 5, 2007 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The ‘Size Matters’ controversy (no laughing matter)

I’d like to touch on something that has been around for a while but is not widely known. It is also a subject heavy on my mind (no pun intended, as you will understand later). As this isn’t a board for cosmetic review, I have not been sure of the appropriateness of the topic here. However, I think it is important enough to post for you to read if you choose, and take a minute to reflect on the content.

Nano technology has been one of the ‘trendy’ ingredients in cosmetic manufacturing for some time. Primarily, titanium dioxide for sunscreens, although there are a number of other culprits. And for some time, scientific reports have been coming in that these ingredients that are so small they are able to penetrate the skin, travel to the brain, and…collect in little pools. The end of this first intial report I read (nearly two years ago) stated it was too early to determine if there was any harm to this happening. Does it really sound like a good thing?
Sunscreen addicts, take note: nano technology is found in many types of beauty products, but sunscreen was the primary audience for this development. I urge you to review labels before you buy and to scrutinize what is currently in your stockpile.
A post from Friends of the Earth touches on this subject from the consumer side and gives a good overview in layman terms. Please, take a moment to read the information and come to your own conclusions.
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Posted by on Apr 1, 2007 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

OT: Never to Early to Start…(April Fools)

For every message DOVE sends out, there is an opposite (mainstream?) school of thought…

Is this right for us?
What soon-to-be-parent hasn’t had the dreaded fear, kept secretly to themselves, that their newborn baby would not be as pretty or as handsome as they’d hoped. With all of the advances in laser and reconstructive surgery, these fears are now a thing of the past.

Why haven’t I heard of this before?
Ten years ago, an ugly baby was something that you had to live with. That was then. Today, the practice of cosmetic surgery for children as young as two months is becoming widely accepted. At that age, the bone and cartilage development is still malleable and easy for a skilled surgeon to work with.

What is it?
Cosmetic Reconstructive Altering Baby Surgery (CRABS) is performed to enhance or change a healthy, normal, functioning part of the baby’s body. The Early Life Cosmetics Surgery Centre is Canada’s first ‘baby only’ plastic surgery centre, specializing in those ‘ugly babies’ under 5 months of age. The ELC has many services available, including chin alterations, protruding foreheads, eye ridge definition, and the big hit with Pageant Parents – ear bosselations. We strive to restore function or to achieve physical normality.

Is my baby too young?
No. But they can be too ugly. The earlier the baby goes under the knife, the better. The last thing you want is your baby growing up, going to school and being teased because he/she is ugly.

Can I finance my plastic surgery procedure?
Sure. We have professionals that specialize in helping good people with poor credit, no credit, or bankruptcy, and help you and your child get a fresh start. We also have a No Money Down / Trade-up program available to those who qualify. Don’t let money get in the way of you and your child’s happiness!

Read more at…

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