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Look gorgeous at any age with beauty tips for makeup, hair, skincare and more from our expert contributors.

  • DIY Perfect Ponytail How-To’s from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

    Redken for Victoria Beckham

    DIY Perfect Ponytail How-To’s with Expert Tips to Try Now There’s more than new fashion trends to pay attention to on the runways as a slew of DIY hairstyles with tips from the experts who created them come your way. And as we all know, DIY How-To’s when it comes to hair and beauty are often the most accessible as many of the products used to create new looks can most likely be found in your own bathroom, or at…

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  • Runway Nail Trends- What’s new in nail polish from New York Fashion Week

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    Get IT Now: Runway nail trends from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.  The latest nail polish colors +  how to get the look with expert application tips from nail gurus. Truth be told, I’m classic when it comes to nail color (nude or red). BUT, I’m a minority when it comes to runway nail trends. Maybe, it’s just my cruddy nails. >>Go Classic: Expert Manicure Tips on Going Nude However,  wherever I look, there’s someone sporting a unique, luxe &…

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  • Want a diet for healthy skin? Here’s how to Eat Your Way to Gorgeous

    Eating Your Way to Gorgeous- Sue Ann Gleason

    You know that I’m ALL about  getting your gorgeous on and making the most of what you’ve got. So when I heard about  a way to “EAT Your Way to Gorgeous,” as a diet for healthy skin + to illuminate beauty, I had to find out more. And, I’m totally on board. I caught up with culinary nutritionist & radiant life expert Sue Ann Gleason, the creator of  the “Eat Your Way to Gorgeous” event to share her insights on how what you…

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  • Looking for salon quality hair color at home? I found it with eSalon

    Me, with the start of some e-Salon color correction

    Taking it into my own hands: My search for salon quality hair color to use at home. I don’t know if this ever happens to you but every so often my colorist decides that I’m his personal Tressy doll and gets all experimental with my hair color.  Remember last year’s mess where Gad taught us the 3C’s of corrective color? He saved me too from the chopping block and shared tips on how to prevent a bad haircut. You may have…

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  • Easy Summer Hairstyles by Way of WEN by Chaz Dean

    Hair by WENN

    Beautiful Hair Alert: Easy Summer  hairstyles with real women inspiration: I don’t know about you, but I certainly logged in plenty of hours watching hair expert, Chaz Dean and his line of products, WEN by Chaz Dean go through his TV demos on QVC and pondering the products at Sephora. I’ve probably dedicated a chunk of my insomniac hours watching beautiful hair as Chaz describes his unique 5-in-1 formula that takes the place of your shampoo, conditioner, deep conditioner, detangler and leave-in conditioner. I have no…

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  • Ageless Beauty Tips Steal- Madonna’s makeup at the MDNA Tour documentary premiere

    Madonna MDNA Tour Documentary Premiere Look

    I’ll Have What She’s Having– Grown up glam & vivid red lips a la Madonna’s makeup Who: Madonna at the premiere of her MDNA Tour documentary in NYC takes a stand on ageless beauty & full out glam Inspiration: Marlene Deitrich’s iconic 1930’s look from the movie “Morocco” With: Madonna’s makeup artist, Sammy H. Mourabit, used Votre Vu products >> MORE:  Red lipstick tips & inspiration How to get Madonna’s makeup look… For a flawless complexion, after moisturing,  dabbed Votre Vu’s Love Me Deux Concealer…

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  • Natural Red Carpet Beauty is NOT an Oxymoron! Get some French chic inspiration by way of Léa Seydoux

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    Cannes Do Chic Beauty: Let Léa Seydoux Teach You A Thing About French Beauty Looking natural, gorgeous, and knowing  how much makeup to apply can result in a fine line between looking overly made up (that K family) and washed out and frazzled (heeeeello, mirror). Instead of a makeup “how to look made up on the red carpet” tutorial, let’s look at how to look just as pretty as we would like in our everyday lives… maybe, even with a…

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  • No time for (much) makeup, try a matte red lip a la Marni


    Matte red lipstick for the love of color, a runway look you could STEAL right this minute… I don’t know about you, but there sure are days for me when a quick swipe of makeup is just what I need to look alive. Crazy on the go days with no time for makeup and plenty of desire to glam it up and not scare children with a pasty looking face. I’ve got a quick beauty solution. And, it’s a catwalk…

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  • Red Carpet Beauty: Adele keeping it real at the Oscars with drugstore hair products

    Adele at the Oscars

    We love the way Adele keeps it real and true to herself on the red carpet. We also love the way drugstore hair products were used to create her Bond girl hair at the Oscars. Adele‘s voluminous, half-up do was the right touch of glam to complement her Jenny Packham dress. Remember, Jenny Packham was one of the designer’s from our New York Fashion Week Red Carpet picks?! >>CHECK OUT: Oscars 2013 Red Carpet Arrivals… as it happens Hairstylist Michael Ashton created…

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  • Want a little sexy time with your fragrance? Agent Provocateur Pétale Noir, it is!


    How about a hint of leather with your mandarin, violet leaves, magnolia, and ginger? I told this was a sexy time scent. No stranger to the pretty and provocative, Agent Provocateur Pétale Noir Eau du Parfum, along with Luxurious Body Elixer, are out just in time for Valentine’s Day. The sweet and spicy scent bottle’s closure resembles a little handcuff and chain for some added naughtiness intrigue to your perfume shelf. Ooh la la, c’est magnifique for your favorite minx… could that be…

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  • Want to tame curly hair to super straight? Look no further than Nicole Kidman at the SAG Awards for styling tips

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    Rewind, rewind, aaaaall the way back to Nicole Kidman’s corkscrew curls. Well, it’s been a long time coming and Nicole is rocking super stick straight hair at tonight’s 19th Annual Sceen Actor’s Guild Awards. We’ve got the down low on how YOU can switch up curly hair to super straight like Nicole’s for a night. >>MORE: Red Carpet Here’s the 411 on how to tame curly hair to super straight, like Nicole Kidman: Hairstylist David Babaii spotlighted Nicole’s new bob cut…

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  • Do you want something that YOU really can takeaway from Paris Couture Fashion Week? Red Lipstick, it is!

    Dita von Teese at Elie Saab's show during the Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013

    We all dream about haute couture, but few, very few, of us can ever get close to it. But, by way of a little beautiful people watching from the Spring/Summer 2013 Haute Couture collections in Paris, there is ONE thing that we can all take away. At least from watching the glammed up attendees. A blast of red lipstick!  A very strong red lip, in all the shades from orange reds to blue reds, were the must-have celebrity beauty takeaway…

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