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With the economy in the toilet, gas prices soaring and the dollar getting whipped around the globe, now is a good time become a bit more discerning with your money. If you’ve never been a comparison shopper before, now is a perfect time to start. The Consumer Corner is here to help you on your way.


Ladies, you’ve probably read about the latest anti-stress solution for the skin in magazines like Vogue, People, Lucky and Time. It’s called Skyn Iceland and it’s available at Touch of Nature all natural and organic products.

Skyn Iceland are the makers of stress defense creams, SPF 18 sunscreens, oxygen infused night creams, eye care creams, and even an anti-stress oral spray. Now is a great time to check out Skyn Iceland’s complete line of products at Touch of Nature because the 5th Avenue store is offering its 4th of July coupon granting you 15 percent off on your next $45 purchase. All you have to do is say that you saw the offer in these newspapers. Get down to Touch of Nature, located at 8409 5th Avenue as soon as you can, however, because the offer expires July 3.

You can reach Touch of Nature at 718-407-0180.


Summertime is party time. But if you don’t want to deal with the hassle of planning, organizing and cleaning up – or if you just want an event that’s extra special – you should contact the professionals.

Party Headquarters specializes in birthdays, baptismals, bar/bat mitzvah’s, fundraisers and more. They’ll even help you take the good times out doors for your next block party or school carnival.

Party Headquarters will help you craft a fun-filled fiesta with sno-cones, pretzels, cotton candy, popcorn and more. Hire a DJ for just $400 for 4 hours and keep everyone smiling with carnival games and big ticket amusements like the moonwalk, obstacle course and wet & dry slides. Party Headquarters is fully insured and licensed by the Department of Consumer Affairs. Visit them online at To talk them directly call 718-787-4345 or 718-926-3580.


Havin’ a Party is a full service entertainment company dedicated to decorations and theme party planning. Complete party packages start at just $175. Rent your own deluxe costumes, costumed characters, chairs & tables, helium tanks, cotton candy machine, popcorn machine and candy cart. Havin’ a Party DJs will keep the music playing starting at just $150 an hour. Capture the look of fun on the faces of all your guests with a professional cartoonist who’ll draw anyone and everyone for just $150 an hour.

Havin’ a Party is located at 9520 Avenue L. Visit them online at or call 718-251-0500.

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