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A Good Fake Out

…plus cat power and a French lesson

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    A Good Fake Out
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    Save a cat and get some cosmetics at Lush this weekend.

    FAKING IT: Before you know it, Monday will be here again and all your co-workers will show up with a brand new coat of color on their skin. Sure you’re playing it smart by staying out of the sun to prevent pre-mature crows’ feet, but man, are you pasty. Get a golden hue without all the baggage that comes with it, thanks to Fake Bake Sunless & Skinny. Not only is the tan-in-a-can product safer than the sun, it’s safer than a lot of other products out there. The formula is organically based, and paraben-free, plus it boasts anti-cellulite, anti-oxidants and anti-aging ingredients, like peptides. Bring it on, Monday. Bring it on. $21.99, Ulta Beauty, 337 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach; 305.538.7316

    HERE KITTY, KITTY: It’s more do-gooding at Lush this weekend when the beauty company pairs up with Caring for the Strays to put a little purrr in your purchase. Stop in on Saturday from 1 to 6 p.m. to see furry felines and possibly take one home. Make a donation to the cat-caring company and score free full-size Lush products. Plus, if you spend $50, you’ll get a Lush goody bag complete with coupons for other shops in the mall. Now that’s a cat you’re going to want to let out of the bag. RSVP required. Call 305.935.7022 or e-mail aventura@lushusa.com. Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

    SHINE-FREE: Sparkly makeup is cute—when you’re 12. Get a more grown-up look when Bare Escentuals serves up a free 10-day sample of its latest bareMinerals makeup: Matte SPF 15 Foundation. There’s no purchase necessary and we promise you won’t look like Tinker Bell attacked you when you’re done. 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305.931.3629

    BOOTY BANDIT: You know that whole thing about one man’s trash being another man’s treasure? Well, from noon to 6 p.m., consider yourself a pirate when the Mayfair Antique Market storms the streets with oldies but goodies like vintage clothing, jewelry, old LPs, books and other stuff you’ll swash your buckler for. 2911 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove; 305.448.1700     

    OOH LA LA: Fall may be fast approaching, but the weather won’t be dipping past 90 any time soon. So while stores are purging their racks of summer stock, you can load up your closet with the stuff you’ll still be wearing well into December. Head over to French Connection for up to 75 percent off its warm-weather wear. This Lazy Daisy dress used to be $188, but you can steal it for $59.99. And boys, there’s something for you, too. These Prince Shorts made the leap from $88 to $49.99. Endless summer, here you come. 1026 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach; 305.673.3838