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Beauty Gifts! Made in America!

Still looking for a beauty gift for a friend or family member?
A great stocking stuff?
Beauty gifts work great for girls of every age!!
Here are some beauty brands that are Made in America! Yay!

My favorite beauty brands that are made in america:

Murad for great skin care products. I love their acne line, which I use and has helped me!

Orly nail polishes and treatments. Nail colors are great stocking stuffers and every girl, teen, woman that likes dolling up loves nail colors! Its so easy to buy as a gift!

Philosophy has lovely bath and body products that I often buy as gifts because they look cute and smell great with a range from fruity to seasonal ginger-bread to classic scents.

Other Beauty Brands:

Nail Polish:

Essie, Deborah Lippman

Cosmetics:

Bare Escentuals – Mineral makeup
Merle Norman – Cosmetics and skincare for all ages
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics – Professional finish cosmetics with rave reviews for Lip Tar
RMS Beauty – Pure and organic color cosmetic line
Josie Maran – Natural cosmetics line with eco-friendly products and biodegradable packaging safe and healthy for the body and the earth. Approx 75% of the products are made in the U.S. including the favorite Bear Naked Wipes, a favorite among celebrities and make up artists.

Skin/Body Care:

Clarisonic – Operated out of Washington, Clarisonic has fans who gush about the Cleansing Brush
Smith’s Rosebud – I’ve heard great things about its lip balm but haven’t tried it!
Burt’s Bee’s – Natural skincare line
Eos – Body care, lotions, lip balms, shaving gel
Bath & Body Works – Wide range of bath, body, candles etc!
Ciao Bella – Luxurious pure all natural body and skincare products to feed
Hugo Naturals – Handcrafted Soaps
UdderlySmooth – Intensive moisturizing creams!
Tata HarperRedefined natural skincare products that are 100 percent natural, non-toxic, and highly effective. The line delivers stunning anti-aging results without compromising ones health.
Mayron’s Goods – Natural, clean, organic skin care for adults and children. Products are loaded with essential oils, vitamins, anti-oxidants and healing ingredients in the aroma therapeutic tradition. The line is a cruelty-free, all natural skin care line that does not use synthetic fragrances, paraben, sodium lauryl sulfate, or DEA.

Hair:

Chi Hair Dryers & Straighteners – Well, pretty self explanatory… hair dryers, curlers, straighteners..
Biosilk – Silk infused hair products
Renpure Organics – Organic hair products
Ted Gibson Hair Products – Created by celebrity hair stylist Ted Gibson, his line offers luxury products that are effective and simple to use and combines modern technology with the highest quality ingredients available.

Still looking for Gifts? Support Made in America at Major Stores!

Here are some Made in America items at major stores! Spending $67 on products Made in America helps 200,000 jobs!

Wouldn’t you rather get something made with pride and help another family?
Chorus: YES!!!

For more ideas, follow @USAlovelist on Twitter or their website http://www.usalovelist.com/

Nordstrom — http://bit.ly/Zgcaau

Bloomingdales — – http://bit.ly/12nFQA8 

J Crew — bit.ly/VOOja2

Supporting Made in America Products for Christmas & Everyday!

abc_mia_chistmas_logo_jp_112811_wblogI’m sure many of you are busy buying Christmas and holiday presents. Help support the American companies and manufacturers and I reach out to all of you to buy and use as much Made in America products as you can this holiday and in your daily lives.

Firstly, you know you’re getting a well made, high quality product.

Secondly, if you just spend $64 on a Made in America item, you’ll be helping 200,000 jobs. And even if you’re spending less, every little bit counts.

ABC and Diane Sawyer have started the Made in America Drive. You can read more about it here  and watch the short video from abcnews.

Honestly, I love it when I pick up an item and it says Made in America. One of my favorite clothing brands, Rag & Bone is Made in America (North Carolina) and I keep supporting them for that. For some items, it gives me a peace of mind to know it is a quality product in compliance with safety and health guidelines.

Take my recent search for a quality tumbler that I can carry my tea and coffee around in. I’m finding alot of Made in China items. I used one previously and my mom and good friend were aghast when I was showing signs of metal poisoning. I never got tested for it but when I started to research the lethal effects of poorly made metal and plastic tumblers, I got scared using these questionable items from a country without health and safety oversights.

I then read an article from Pyrex that said they basically could not afford to manufacture a tumbler because it would cost a multiple of making one in China and consumers wouldn’t pay for them. You know what? After this health scare, I would pay more to buy one from Pyrex! Let’s support these companies so they can keep on making quality products and stay in business and keep the towns across the country thriving.

So support the American companies and factories this holiday season and try to do so in your daily lives!

It’s as simple as flipping the tag to see if it’s Made in America.
Here are some resources for finding Made in America products
Find American products and companies by state
Items by category from the 2011 pledge

Additional sites that compile American Made products.

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