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Pucker Up – It’s National Kissing Day

5 Ways to Create a Great Date Night - Cyber Dating ExpertPucker up! It’s National Kissing Day, so if you’re still on a high from Fourth of July fireworks, there’s no need to let the flame sizzle.

Every year on July 6th, singles and couples will have a good excuse to become more romantic and flirty for this annual holiday. It’s time to get creative, both on the lips and in the desired location of that memorable kiss.

In honor of International Kissing Day, our friends at online dating site Match have partnered up with Colour Pop with a “Kiss + Tell” Survey, which showed that 84% of singles really enjoy kissing, with most experiencing their first kiss between the age of 13 – 16.

Other kissing survey results include:

Ideal Kiss

The TOP 3 spots to be kissed?

  • At sunset (48%)
  • Moonlight stroll (46%)
  • The beach (37%)

How long is the perfect kiss?

  • 20 % of singles agreed that 10 seconds is the amount of time for the ideal kiss.
  • 70% of singles say BAD BREATH has definitely ruined a kiss.
  • 70% of singles say a bad first kiss is NOT a deal breaker.
  • 75% of single women and 53% of single men say they CLOSE their eyes during a kiss.
  • The second most romantic place to be kissed is on the neck.

Lipstick Rules!

  • Nearly 1/3 (30%) of single women say they’ve actually had more success landing a first kiss while wearing lipstick!
  • Nearly 1/3 (30%) of single men say a great make out is when they have a woman’s lipstick on their face.

Celebrity Kisses
Women:

  • Kanye vs. Drake: DRAKE (86%)
  • President Trump vs. Former President Obama: OBAMA (82%)
  • Prince William vs. Prince Harry: HARRY (64%)
  • Chris Hemsworth vs. Liam Hemsworth: LIAM (58%)
  • Dev Patel vs. Aziz Ansari: DEV (58%)
  • Ryan Reynolds vs. Ryan Gosling: REYNOLDS (52%)
  • Brad Pitt vs. George Clooney: BRAD (51%)

Men:

  • Taylor Swift vs. Miley Cyrus: TAYLOR (82%)
  • Gigi Hadid vs. Bella Hadid: GIGI (60%)
  • Jessica Alba vs. Jessica Biel: ALBA (60%)
  • Kim Kardashian vs. Khloe Kardashian: KHLOE (55%)
  • Beyonce vs. Rihanna: RIHANNA (55%)
  • Emma Watson vs. Emma Stone: STONE (51%)

Top 3 TV show hosts singles would want to kiss:

Women:

  1. Jimmy Fallon (28%)
  2.  Ryan Seacrest (22%)
  3. Trevor Noah (18%)

Men:

  1. Megyn Kelly (35%)
  2. Kelly Ripa (28%)
  3. Savannah Guthrie (11%)

National Kissing DayIn honor of National Kissing Day, Match and Colour Pop created limited edition lipstick, Mwah, a raspberry red ultra-matte lipstick, plus $1 of each lipstick purchased will be donated to GLAM4GOOD Foundation, for only $6.

Check out these special lipsticks here: ColourPop.com/mwah

If you’re away from your sweetheart, remember to send a few digital hugs and kisses XOXO’s via text on your mobile phone to celebrate International Kissing Day. Remember that a goodbye kiss can be more important than the hello kiss and leave a wonderful memory to the end of your date.

What’s your kissing style? Do you have your own kissing dos and don’ts? A dream spot for that first kiss?

Follow @JulieSpira on Twitter and Instagram

Julie Spira is America’s Top Online Dating Expert and Digital Matchmaker. She was an early adopter of online dating and creates Irresistible Profiles for singles on the dating scene. For more dating advice, sign up for the free Weekly Flirt newsletter

 

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Pucker Up – It’s International Kissing Day

5 Ways to Create a Great Date Night - Cyber Dating ExpertIf you’re still on a high from Fourth of July fireworks, there’s no need to let the flame sizzle. On the same holiday weekend, the world will be celebrating International Kissing Day.

Every year on July 6th, singles and couples will have a good excuse to become more romantic and flirty for this annual holiday. As it falls on a Saturday this year, it’s time to get creative, both on the lips and in the desired location of that memorable kiss.

In honor of International Kissing Day, our friends at online dating site Zoosk conducted a survey of 3500 singles in the United States to find out everything you need to know about kissing. From air kisses to French kisses, find out the most popular styles of kissing and the biggest turn-offs for a bad kiss.

Related: Kissable Lips

According to the survey, most singles have dated a bad kisser. With 73% of the singles polled claiming they’ve been stuck in a bad kissing situation, know that you’re not alone when you meet a kisser with the slobbering tongue, bad breath, or the one who kisses with his or her mouth closed.

Speaking of closed, the Zoosk survey showed that 83% of singles do prefer to kiss with their eyes closed as compared to wide-open.

Music and romance do go hand-in-hand, so it’s natural that those surveyed had some favorite make-out songs. The top selections included “Could I Have This Kiss Forever?” by Whitney Houston & Enrique Iglesias, as well as “A Kiss From a Rose” by Seal and “Blow Me One Last Kiss” by Pink.

French kissing, surprisingly enough is more popular in the United States than in France. According to the survey, 46% of Americans prefer the French kiss as compared to 21% of those kissing in France.

Where do couples want to memorialize their kiss? The beach came in as the top choice with 30% of the votes, followed by kissing in the car, by a roaring fireplace, and on a carriage ride in Central Park in New York City.

If you’re away from your sweetheart, remember to send a few digital hugs and kisses XOXO’s via text on your mobile phone to celebrate International Kissing Day. Remember that a goodbye kiss can be more important than the hello kiss and leave a wonderful memory to the end of your date.

What’s your kissing style? Do you have your own kissing dos and don’ts? A dream spot for that first kiss?

Follow @JulieSpira on Twitter for online dating advice and sign up for the Cyber-Dating Expert Weekly Flirt.

 

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Beauty – Red Velvet Facial Mask

Red velvet Facial MaskJust in time for Valentine’s Day, facialist-extraordinnaire Gia, from Gia Skin Care, shares her Red Velvet Mask. It looks and smells so good, you may find yourself nibbling on it while applying it to your face.

How do you enjoy this do-it-yourself process at home?

All you’ll need is a food processor or blender and the following ingredients:

1/4 Cup of Fresh Organic Raspberries
1 Tablespoon Manuka or Raw Local Honey
1 Teaspoon of powdered Cocoa
1-2 Tablespoons Organic Almond Milk

Blend all the ingredients until it becomes a smooth velvety consistency.

Apply your mask from a bowl with either an applicator or facial brush making sure you avoid the eye area.

Leave on 10 minutes and simply Breathe and Relax.

With the amazing power of antioxidants from the raspberries and the medicinal antibacterial healing qualities from the honey, this is the ideal indulging mask without any calories!

It’s a nice way to pamper yourself, while getting ready for your next cyber-date.

For more beauty ideas, visit GiaSkinCare.com and CyberDatingExpert.com/beauty

Julie Spira is leading online dating expert and founder of Cyber-Dating Expert. She creates irresistible profiles for singles on the dating scene and is the author of the bestseller, The Perils of Cyber-Dating. For online dating advice, sign up for the free Weekly Flirt, follow @JulieSpira on Twitter and at Facebook.com/CyberDatingExpert.

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Julie Spira Teams up with Bloomingdales for Beauty 101: Meet Your Match

Bloomingdales - Meet Your Match - Julie Spira

It?s with great enthusiasm to announce that I?m teaming up with Bloomingdales for an exciting event called, Beauty 101: Meet Your Match. The event will be held in their Los Angeles ? Century City store on Saturday, October 20th from 1pm ? 2pm and 4pm ? 5pm.

We all know that getting ready for a date requires a bit of effort. With so many beauty lines to choose from, how do you know which is best for you? Should you lean in for the important first kiss wearing pink lipstick or red?

If you?ve heard of speed dating, the concept is similar. How it works is 30 participants will be seated at individual tables for each session. Every five minutes, you’ll switch tables and meet experts from Bloomingdales? prestigious cosmetics lines who will show you the best products for you. I?ll be on hand providing dating and relationship advice for each participant, so get your questions ready.

Your $25 ticket will be redeemable for purchases in the Cosmetics department. We?ll have light refreshments, free samples, and the chance to win one of the many luxurious Cosmetics baskets. You?ll leave looking perfect for your date night.

Tickets are limited and are available in advance at any cosmetics counter at the Century City store or by calling 310-772-2144.

Julie Spira is an online dating and relationship expert. She?s the author of the bestseller, The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online? and creates irresistible profiles for singles on the dating scene. For more datingadvice, follow @JulieSpira on Twitter and at Facebook.com/CyberDatingExpert.

 

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Just in Time for Spring – SpaFinder Wellness Week

SpaFinders Wellness WeekSpring is here and it’s time for some spring cleaning, a wardrobe change, and finding ways to feel better about your body, mind and soul before a big date.

While sitting in the Apple store learning how to use my new iPad, I received an email from SpaFinder announcing their Spring Wellness week. From March 21-27, 2011, numerous participating spas from around the country and world are offering either 50% off or $50 specials for spa treatments, Pilates, and yoga worth opening your wallet for.

Within in minutes, I was booked at Tikkun Holistic Spa, just around the corner from the Apple store in Santa Monica for a 50-minute massage at only $50. Regularly priced at $95, it included free use of the Clay room, Lava room, and Himalayan Salt room before my treatment.

Hundreds of spas around the country are participating Wellness Week. If you’re out of town, some of the finest 5-star hotels have spas with 50% off specials to enjoy during your trip. Already lucky in love? Try a couples massage to spice up your love life.

Click here to book an appointment in your city.

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Beauty – My Solemate

My SoleMate

If you haven’t found your soul mate yet, no need to fret. Let your solemate find you.

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It’s just a matter of time before you find your true love and soul mate, and while your waiting, your sexy feet will love you back unconditionally.

Click here to purchase at getmysolemate.com. It’s only $9.99.

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Must Have Nail Polish for the Fall

Jessica Mystery - Cyberdating Expert

Mystery

It’s time to spice up your look for very little cost. This season has brought some of my favorite colors to the nail palette courtesy of Jessica Custom Nail Colour.

Try their Cloud Mine, Pure Platinum? or Mystery to capture the attention of your next online date. Your beau will be thinking, these nails are made for flirting.

To order a bottle, visit your local nail salon or click below.

Jessica Custom Nail Colour 916 Mystery

Jessica Custom Nail Colour 649 Cloud Mine

Jessica Custom Nail Colour 474 Pure Platinum

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Lip Gloss Worth a Kiss or Two

Every one in a while I come across a new lip gloss that’s guaranteed to stay on your lips throughout the day. When I found the double-ended mix-and match lipgloss from tarte, which claimed to be a moisture-rich gloss duo to hydrate the lips, it was worth trying.

Of course, the quote on the box got my attention, which said “Breaking up’s not hard to do when you’ve got a gloss that splits in two!”

Tarte supergloss comes in colors such as Pip & Estella, along with the associated and flirty quote, “Estella always kept her admirer guessing with her patented pout. Exceed expectations, one kiss at a time.”

Other famous duos include Fred & Ginger, Romeo & Juliet, Luke & Laura, Rhett & Scarlet, and Anthony & Cleopatra.

It’s worth the purchase to perk up your spirit along with your lips. Added bonus: You can break apart the duo and mix and match the colors while you’re dreaming about your next kiss.

Try their new beach set, featuring Gidget & Moondoggie (pale pink & shimmery sand)
Frankie & Annette (coral pink & watermelon)
Zack & Kelly (peachy pink & cotton candy)

tarte sunglosses Double-Ended Lipglosses Set 1 set

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Date Night Beauty Tips

Stila Date Night Collection

My favorite cosmetic choice the past few months has to be Stila. Their lip glaze is so convenient and comes in a variety of fun and flirty colors. A recent visit to their website resulted in a terrific value and look with their Date Night collection.

Stila offers four top sellers for only $34 – a $90 value! Shimmering lids and lashes, luminous skin and sweetly flushed lips and cheeks give you a perfectly pretty look for date night or every night!

Set includes:

Black Diamond Mascara – black with shimmer
Eye Shadow – Kitten*
Cherry Crush Lip & Cheek Stain
All Over Shimmer *3

*Individual compact sold separately.

If you get lucky in love, don’t forget to spread the news.

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Your Tango – These Lips are Made for Kissing

There’s nothing like the anticipation of the first kiss with someone you just started dating. Your first kiss can set off fireworks and start the oxytocin flowing in your body, if its the kind of kiss that makes you want more.

Learn how to turn a wintertime kiss into a night to remember with my 10 tips.

Read full article?on YourTango

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