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Five Cold Weather Skin Solutions From Bay Area Brands

Winter has arrived. And though San Francisco winters are moderate, and usually warmer than SF summers, skin could benefit from some special attention after a brisk commute home. Upping moisturizer and lathering lip balm are quick solutions, but several Bay Area companies boast divine dry skin products.

SF Street Style: Hippie Festival Style in the Ferry Building

Courtney Durler is a Headlsburg native, who's been enjoying summer break with weekend play in SF. I caught her while shopping at the Ferry Building, and noticed her fun, festival girl look.

This Week in Fashion: Benefit Flash Sale, Sexy Fashion at Supperclub, Gilt's Juicy Event, WIRE Recycled Fashion + Big Sales at Carrots, Y&I and More!

1. Benefit's They're Real Flash Sale at Macy's (170 O'Farrell St.), Friday June 10, 10am-9pm.

Show off your real lashes with Benefit's new mascara, They're Real. The super sexy mascara features a custom brush that separates, while the unique formula sets a glossy finish. They're Real doesn't hit stores until July, but you can score it today only at Macy's Union Square (one of 6 US locations participating in the one-day preview!). 

 

2. Caudalie Event at Sephora (2083 Union St.), Friday June 10, 4pm-7pm, Free.

 Last week, we featured Caudalie's Beauty Elixir as one of our summer beauty must-haves. Today, Caudalie founder, Bertrand Thomas, will be in the Marina, talking on sun and skincare at Sephora. The French skincare line is full of sun-friendly products for achieving radiant summer skin. Don't be afraid to ask Bertrand which products are best if you like to tan, and which products work for the summer acne-prone.

Look of the Week: Fresh Faces

Looking your best this summer should be next-to effortless. Flaunt your best accessories — a fresh face, and great smile  with these 7 easy-to-use picks that are hydrating, versatile and travel-ready.

Blue Bear Youth Music Benefit

San Francisco's Blue Bear School of Music is a non-profit center offering pop music lessons to aspiring musicians of all ages. It's sort of like "School of Rock," offering classes like "Singing For People Who Can't Sing," "Classic Rock Bass Lines," and "Shred Guitar" as well as private lessons for people really looking to hone their skills. The school will hold Blue Bear Live V, a benefit show at Bimbo's this Friday night starring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with two openers and a few special guests. Proceeds will support Blue Bear's youth music programs all over the Bay Area. General admission is $75 and VIP tickets are available for $150.

Fashionable Pursuits: What to Do this Weekend

Feeling the weekend wanderlust? We know we are. Here are three fashionable pursuits to enhance the days ahead:

Back to the Past

Fabulous old stuff benefits youth at the 27th San Francisco Fall Antiques Show

It was, indeed, a return to the classics at Fort Mason's Festival Pavilion last week for the Patrons' Preview Party of the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show benefitting Enterprise for High School Students (EHSS).

Soft lighting and well-appointed booths awaited well-heeled patrons who crammed the joint in order to get first-dibs on great stuff.
Heck, even the Ladies' loo was tricked out this year with plush carpet and bookcases stacked with show catalogs.

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