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  • Milan Fashion Week Beauty Trend Spotlight: It’s the easy hair from Prada Fall 2014 you can get tonight

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      The first thing that you can steal from the Prada fall 14 runway is the severely tight hair, think of it as the best reason not to wash your hair today. Miuccia Prada’s “Act 2” collect referenced German avant-garde culture with austere simplicity that gave way vivid and bold outerwear, some the most flamboyantly fabulous jackets, that I may just want to add to my wish list. Along with THOSE red boots. Gosh, I don’t know about you, but I…

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  • Runway Beauty: The messy hair knot at Jenny Packham + How to get the look

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     It’s no surprise since we loved the easy glamour at Jenny Packham fall 2014, that we’d be equally as excited to bring you the hairstyle how to’s for the messy hair knot as seen on the runway.  Thanks to the folks at TRESemmé for helping out with the hairstyle how-to’s, using all drugstore products, save for the brush… Apply TRESemmé 24 Hour Body Foaming Mousse to hair and blow dry with a round brush Once hair is completely dry, back-brush hair…

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  • Backstage Beauty: Westminster Dog Show Behind the Scenes

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     Gettting their gorgeous behind the scenes at the Westminster Dog Show. You know how much I love poodles and dogs in general. It is New York Fashion Week (have you been following my trend spotlights?) and you would expect backstage beauty to involve models with hair and back-up how to’s, right? Well, it will. But I want to take a break from clothes and show you some of the best coiffed at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Afterall, these fur babies spend…

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  • DRESS TIPS FOR WOMEN OVER 50- HOW TO LOOK RED HOT

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    15 years for FocusOnStyle online… oh, my! For our ongoing anniversary celebration, let’s revisit this 1999 feature covering Dress Tips for Women Over 50. What are some of your own go-to tips? – S.H. A Modern Take On Sex Appeal for Women Over Fifty Dear Sharon: Mid-life teenager, that’s me! I’m almost 50 years old and just started dating a wonderful, charming, and absolutely sexy man who is not chronologically challenged. At my age, most of the men I was able…

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  • Golden Globes Beauty- How to get Lupita Nyong’o’s hair

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    For our money  Lupita Nyong’o is one, if not THE best dressed at the Golden Globes. Ok, so her red Ralph Lauren cape gown reminds some of the Tom Ford cape dress that Gwyneth wore to the 2012 Oscars but we love it just the same, no more! Lupita Nyong’o is a consistent stunner and we are delighted to have her Golden Globes natural hairstyle tips that you can try at home. Oh, yes, we’ve got them for you before the…

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  • Golden Globes Beauty- How to get Kate Blanchett’s makeup

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     For all of us at FocusOnStyle, Kate Blanchett is the epitome of modern elegance. We’re thrilled to have her makeup tips via her makeup artist Jeanine Lobell for tonight’s Golden Globes so you can adapt Kate’s “modern romance” look at her home THE LOOK: Soft and Romantic THE INSPIRATION: “We didn’t want to do the expected red lip to go with her gorgeous Armani black gown,” Said Lobell. “So we went the softer route. No harsh lines. Instead, I blended colors…

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  • Golden Globes Beauty- How to get Sofia Vergara’s soft wavy hairstyle

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     HINT: It’s super easy! We are loving the big romantic wavy hairstyle that Sophia Vergara is wearing to compliment her Zac Posen gown at tonight’s Golden Globes. Before the show is even over, we have the hairstyle how-to-s so you can replicate Sophia’s style at home. According to Celebrity Hairstylist Harry Josh, Sophia’s look was all about the return of classically simple yet chic hair. “Waves have ruled the red carpet for so long. We wanted to keep Sofia looking modern…

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  • Golden Globes Beauty- How to get Julia Roberts’ updo hairstyle

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    We’re loving the elegant updo that Julia Roberts is wearing at tonight’s Golden Globes And guess what? We’ve got the step by step on how to het her hairstyle before the show is even over. Before we get to the hair tips, Julia’s Dolce & Gabbana look of a white shirt under a strapless top is something you might want to consider adding to your personal styling repertoire.   HOW TO CREATE JULIA’S GOLDEN GLOBE GLAMOUR by SERGE NORMANT: Step 1:…

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  • Get Some Drama: Dark smokey eyes are perfect for New Year’s Eve

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    For me, the easiest way to glam up any look is by way of a black rimmed smokey eye. My preferences change from time to time, currently I’m loving a smudge of Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour and then using an angled brush with a light dusting of black shadow to blend and define. At the moment, I’m drawn to this method over my usual black pencil, powder, and maybe even liner.  That’s how I do it. Last month Jaimie Alexander took…

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  • Holiday Makeup goes for gold as seen at Christian Dior Spring 2014

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    Holiday Makeup goes for gold to help you radiate holiday cheer Besides the thoughtfully precise and utterly modern creations making their way down the Spring 2014 Christian Dior runway, the collections beauty routine most certainly caught our eye for party makeup ready for holiday fetes. >>MORE: Expert beauty tips for everyday life By covering both the lid and entire eye area with solid gold, and then contrasting it with a swipe of liquid liner in an unexpected and offset hue,…

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  • Style yourself slimmer in minutes with these 10 fail proof clothing and beauty solutions

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    Learn how to Style Yourself Slimmer Fast with these 10 Simple Solutions to try now Whether you’re low on time/inspiration for the gym or if you’re constantly on the go should no longer matter for the moment with these effective ideas to help you instantly boost your confidence with practical tips for a svelter you. >>DON’T MISS: The French Chic Diet And best of all, from beauty to the right kind of hosiery, we bet you won’t even have to…

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  • Master a Better Braid with How-To’s from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

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    You Too Can Master a Better Braid in Minutes with How-To’s From New York Fashion Week’s Expert Hair Stylists Whether to off-set a completely urbane collection or to punctuate a remarkably romantic one, Spring 2014 saw brilliant braids on the runways you can try now from the comfort of your own home, with little more than a visit to your local drugstore. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Find inspiration from the Spring Runways and their stylists to Master a Better Braid…

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