UK Brand, Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden, Debuts in the US

A new sanctuary has arrived in the US, are you ready for total spa indulgence at home? The UK’s Premier Day Spa, Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden, has debuted their professional spa treatment products across the shores. The brand’s debut premiered with the introduction of their Youth Boosting Facial in-a-Box (featured directly below) to the QVC audience on “Friday Night Beauty with Lisa Robertson” on February 1st.

Developed by the Sanctuary Spa’s highly trained therapists the $39.00 “Youth Boosting Facial in a Box” treatment system includes all the steps that are done in a professional spa treatment to deliver visibly firmer and plumper skin at home. This 30-minute facial delivers the ultimate pampering treatment, revealing firmer and smoother skin that is better protected against the early signs of aging with noticeable results after just one use.

Some of the other products to look forward to, which can be purchased now on QVC – Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden, include:


Time Reversal Face Mask – an intensive treatment, the mask contains vitamin A,C and E including a specialized marine complex shown to increase collagen levels, helping to strengthen skin from within and visibly reduce wrinkles over time. Protective green tea, conditioning wheatgerm and soya oils leave skin feeling silky.

Warming Microbrasion Polish – an intense thermal polish to refine and smooth the skin. It combines intense warming to help stimulate circulation, with an ultrafine polish of marine earth and natural kaolin to help leave skin feeling deeply cleansed and refreshed

30-Day Youth Revolution – a powerful treatment helps combat the signs of ageing by removing a layer of dead skin cells and improving the skin’s overall firmness, tone & hydration.

Night Concentrate – this Night Concentrate contains a specialized marine complex that works overnight to help protect, strengthen and promote the skin’s natural renewal.

Therapist’s Secret Facial Oil – the secret step in a spa facial, this 100% natural superfood for skin works on all skin types. Its powerful mixture of pure oils, Rosehip seed oil, precious rose and frankincense helps replenish the skin’s natural oil content, provides noticeable plumper and rejuvenated skin, helps rebuild, strengthen, soothes and calms for dewy-soft, radiant and noticeably younger skin

Ultimate Facial Cleansing Oil – infused with a special blend of 4 oils rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids, this hard-working, gentle cleanser is suitable for all skin types and results in perfectly clear, replenished skin that feels fabulously soft and supple.

Lift and Brighten Eye Complex – this special eye cream contains an active complex that has been shown to help relax muscles and firm the skin and helps to improve the appearance of dark circles and puffiness, leaving the skin looking lifted, firmer, brighter and younger.

Firming Youth Serum – this firming serum is a crucial stage in the Youth Boosting Facial and delivers a specialized wrinkle-reducing complex that helps strengthen and promote collagen synthesis. Over time the skin looks visibly firmer and lifted, whilst an active shown to lessen muscle contractions reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

io BEAUTY Launches on QVC

QVC unveiled a new way to boost your beauty inside and out yesterday – io BEAUTY, a synchronized topical and ingestible skincare regimen designed to deliver comprehensive beauty benefits developed by top experts in outer and inner beauty, renowned beauty expert Sue Devitt and leading nutritionist Tanya Zuckerbrot

io BEAUTY features a first-of-its-kind formula that’s used as both a topical treatment and an ingestible treatment, pioneering a new beauty breakthrough that’s literally good enough to eat. Created through a trade secret extraction process, the unprecedented product is packed with a high-level of beauty nutrients (“beautrients”) handpicked by the experts to deliver maximum anti-aging benefits. Non-sticky and never bitter, the state-of-the-art topical/ingestible formula is the first-ever product to provide powerful protection against the aging process.

For the first time, io BEAUTY introduces a truly synergistic regimen comprised of inner and outer beauty technology, creating a comprehensive system to deeply hydrate, diminish fine lines and wrinkles, and foster fresh, radiant, healthy skin. By combining breakthrough, cutting-edge technology, clinical levels of advanced ingredients and powerful antioxidants in a topical/ingestible regimen, io BEAUTY delivers enhanced, boosted results inside and out. The brand’s apply/digest™ technology allows the io BEAUTY regimen to synergistically treat, protect and rejuvenate topically and internally for visible results that can be attributed to the complete regimen. The technology synchronizes the high-performance ingredients found in the topical and ingestible formulas for the ultimate in healthy, younger-looking skin.

Comprised of a Protect/Rejuvenate Beauty Booster, Treatment Concentrate, Moisture Concentrate, and Eye Concentrate, the complete regimen is designed to foster glowing, youthful skin both inside and out. The key component of the regimen, the io Beauty Booster is a blend of biodynamic Wild Australian Blackberry, Goji Berry, Mangosteen, Açai and Equis AV that is applied topically (combined with the Treatment Concentrate to create a powerful serum) and ingested internally (to deliver the USDA’s daily recommendation of 3,200 ORAC units, the scientific measure of antioxidants). The Beauty Booster works synergistically inside and out in the following ways:

APPLY: Topically, the io Beauty Booster is combined with the io Treatment Concentrate, a blend of clinical anti-aging ingredients including Ridulisse C and Aquatic Collagen, to activate the io Synergy Complex. When applied, the hybrid serum is brought to deep layers of the skin through a Liquid Crystal delivery system to help protect skin from free radical damage and rejuvenate the skin’s appearance.

DIGEST: To experience the inner beauty benefits, drop the food-grade, calorie-free, “beautrient”-enhanced Beauty Booster under your tongue or mix it into water or juice. Just a few drops of the exclusive blend of minerals and antioxidants provide comprehensive protection and revitalizing benefits from the inside out.

WHAT IT COSTS: $32.00-$75.00


QVC + Fashion Night Out Sweepstakes

QVC is offering fans an exclusive pass to the who, the what and especially the wear for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Live from New York. For just one more week QVC is offering one lucky fan and their friend the full Fashion Week experience, complete with:

· A four-day/three-night trip to New York City
· A hair and makeup glam session with professional stylists
· VIP access into QVC’s Fashion’s Night Out event on September 8

Enter by sharing who (or what) your fashion inspiration is at Maybe you love Coco Chanel, can’t get enough of Kate Middleton’s classic style, or consider yourself preppy-chic. You can also double your chances of winning by entering again on QVC’s community page at This sweepstakes ends August 23rd so enter today.

QVC’s fashion week shows are scheduled to air on Thursday, September 8 at 9 PM (ET), Friday, September 9 at 11 PM (ET), and Saturday, September 10 at 10 PM (ET) featuring the much anticipated debut of Wildfire by Heidi Klum. Additionally, some of QVC’s most popular designers including the Kardashians, Lori Goldstein, Melania Trump, Rachel Zoe, Marc Bouwer and Isaac Mizrahi will unveil their fall 2011 QVC collections.

Prince William & Kate Middleton’s Wedding Special on QVC enters wedding season with the launch of The Wedding Boutique on Friday, April 1st. The launch of The Wedding Boutique on begins the official countdown to A Royal Affair, QVC’s special broadcast of officially-licensed royal collectibles from 10am – 3pm EST on Kate and William’s actual wedding day, April 29th, 2011.

This one-stop-shop for everyone’s wedding needs features designer beauty products and jewelry fit for a bride to classic wedding and shower gifts making QVC a wedding resource unlike any other! To experience The Wedding Boutique, please visit Brides and wedding go-ers alike will be one click away from fabulous finds for the “big day.”

FFANY and QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale”

Celebrities joined the Fashionable Footwear Association of New York(FFANY) and QVC for the at the Frederick P. Rose Hall – Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center for the 17th annual QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” gala and charitable shoe sale for breast cancer research and education. Guests were able to mingle and shop in the Designer Shoe Salon as well as enjoy live performance by the one and only Chaka Khan. Celebrity attendees included Doris Roberts, Ivanka Trump, Kenneth Cole, Angie Harmon, Mayor Mike Bloomberg, etc.
Although I missed quite a few arrivals, I did get photos of Ivanka Trump, who wore jewelry and shoes from her own collection

But my red carpet coupe was my interview with US National Champion Skater, Johnny Weir, who was wearing a fabulous pair of Rick Owens Boy Boots.

See below for my quick interview about his wardrobe and  upcoming fashion line

See photos of other celeb guests below (courtesy of gettyimages)

Breast Cancer Month: Fergie – Breast Cancer Awareness HOPE Shoe

Pop Singer, Fergie and her shoe brand, Fergie Shoes, are joining the fight against breast cancer with the Hope Shoe, an adorable pink pump from Fergie Footwear’s Fall 2010 collection which is available now.

The Hope Shoe, a 4-inch Dark Pink Soft Suede Pump,  will be available during the QVC presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” event benefiting breast cancer research on October 15th. It will retail for $45 (half its original retail price) with 100% of the net proceeds going to breast cancer research.The Hope shoe ranges from size 5 1/2 to 11, so don’t worry ladies, there’s a size for you. As if you needed any more visuals, see below for Fergie rocking the Hope Shoe.

“FFANY Shoes on Sale” is an amazing event that has sold over a million pairs of shoes with net proceeds totaling $32.5 million donated to breast cancer research. Tune in to QVC on Friday, October 15th from 7PM to 10PM (ET) for the charitable shoe sale of more than 100,000 pairs of shoes sold at half of the manufacturer’s suggested retail price with net proceeds to benefit this vital cause.

Bare Escentuals & QVC “BE-In-The-Glow” Sweepstakes

I know you guys just read about the fabulous products Bare Escentuals will be featuring on QVC in my last post – click HERE to get a refresher. I’m sure many of you were drooling over these products so let me make your day – better yet, your month. Thanks to the wonderful people at Bare Escentuals and QVC and in celebration of 12th Anniversary of Bare Escentuals on QVC, one very lucky My Life on and off the Guest List reader will win the BE-In-The-Glow Sweepstakes Bag valued at $300.

This amazing bag includes the following delicious goodies:

NEW Bare Escentuals “Bronzed & Buff” 2 Piece Faux Tan Collection
QVC Item #A198471
Today’s Special Value* $44.94
*The Today’s Special Value® is available at its special price until 11:59 p.m. ET on May 15, 2010

NEW bareMinerals The Collector’s Edition Volume 6 Piece Eye Set with Bag
QVC Item #A198959
Approximately $40.00

NEW bareMinerals Must Have Blushes 4-Piece Set with Bag
QVC Item #A198957
Approximately $36.00

NEW Bare Escentuals RareMinerals Purifying Facial Cleanser
QVC Item #A198963
Approximately $20.00

Bare Escentuals Buxom Lips Leslie & Lisa Big & Healthy Lip Duo
QVC Item #A199059
Approximately $32.00

Flawless Definition Mascara
QVC Item #A72258
Approximately $18.00

ISAACMIZRAHILIVE! Tupita Oversized Gradient Sunglasses
QVC Item #A200442
Approximately $44.75

Global Glamour Stardust Metallic Straw Wide Brim Hat
QVC Item #A198436
Approximately $35.00

Aluminum Water Bottle
QVC Item #K24870
Approximately $22.00

To enter this must have giveaway:

  1. Leave a comment on this post stating why you love Bare Escentuals and/or your favorite Bare Escentuals product (s)
    Extra Bonus if you:

  1. Tweet this Contest – tag @guestlistblog or #guestlistblogcontests
  2. Follow Bare Escentuals on Twitter 
  3. Follow QVC on Twitter 
  4. Become a Fan of Bare Escentuals on  Facebook
  5. Become a Fan of QVC on Facebook 

The winner will be selected on MAY 17TH. Good luck everyone


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Must be legal U.S. resident, 18 years or older to enter. Sweepstakes to commence on Thursday, May 14th at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and end on May 17th at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. My Life on and off the Guest List will determine (1) one Winner by a random drawing from all eligible entries to receive (1) one BE In-the-Glow Gift Bag. Limit one prize per household. Odds of winning are dependent on the total number of eligible entries. Approx retail value of prize $300. Winner will be notified by email. Offer valid while supplies last. Giveaway sponsored by My Life on and off the Guest List; Prize provided by QVC, Inc, and Bare Escentuals.

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: Congratulations to Joanne Schultz (@js22222222), you are the winner of the Bare Escentuals & QVC “BE-In-The-Glow” Sweepstakes. I know you’ll enjoy all the products (winner selected at random by Random Number Generator)