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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!

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    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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  • Beauty Tips: Here’s how to look like Beyoncé. Well, her makeup at the Inauguration, at least.

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    With the lipsyncing brouhaha aside, Beyoncé did look stunning as she sang the National Anthem at the Inauguration. We were able to catch up with her makeup artist, Mally Roncal who worked with Beyonce for this special event and used products from her Mally Beauty line at QVC to share makeup tips from yesterday’s event. This look “works on all ages, skin type and color,” says Mally. Now, if we look at the photo above of Beyoncé with Mally, they kinda sorta really […]

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  • Michelle Obama’s Bangs, Oh Yes! The First Lady Keeps To Ageless Chic With A New Hairstyle

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    A quick little reminder about staying youthful and keeping your personal brand both modern and vital. Case in point: Michelle Obama turned 49 today with a few new things: @FLOTUS  (First Lady Of The United States), her Twitter handle where we got a first look at the First Lady’s new hairstyle, BANGS! Yup, there is nothing like a new hairstyle to refresh your style, like Michelle Obama’s bangs and layered do.  It sets your look ahead of the curve and creates […]

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  • Red Carpet Beauty: Kerry Washington Goes Straight For The Golden Globes with Drug Store Hair Products

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    Kerry Washington went for super sleek straight hair at the Golden Globes by way of John Frida drug store products…. talk about cheap chic paired with her MiuMiu dress! >>MORE: Red Carpet Here’s how to get the red carpet look while the show is still airing: Step 1 – Prep Spray Frizz-Ease 3-Day Straight Semi-Permanent Styling Spray ($9.99 at drugstores), throughout wet hair and comb through to distribute the product evenly. Step 2 – Style Blowdry hair straight. Take a flat […]

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  • Red Carpet Beauty: How to Get Kate Hudson’s Golden Globe Hair

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     Whilst Kate Hudson’s Alexander McQueen dress looks like she raided Jennifer Lopez’s closet, her hair is just stunning on her. Before the show is even over, she can try these styling tips at home to look just as fetching tomorrow. “I wanted to show off Kate’s healthy, shiny hair in a style that emphasizes her true Hollywood beauty. As the perfect “Muse” and my inspiration, Kate is my generation’s Brigitte Bardot showing off soft voluptuous hair that is touchable, glamorous […]

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  • Beauty Advice- How to make my eyes stand out?

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    We’ve got a repeat reader asking for some beauty advice. Always glad to help! Dear Sharon: I’ve contacted Focus On Style about a year ago and it helped me to change my style completely. I really am quite confident in what I wear now and it’s quite fun. Thank you again! I just have a quick question regarding my eyes. I have very small eyes that don’t really grab attention (that’s why I wear quirky glasses *giggles*). I was wondering is […]

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  • Holiday Nails- Manicures, Pedicures & Festive Glam, Oh My

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    Go ahead, take a gamble. There’s a party somewhere and holiday nails will get you there. Even if you have not partaken in the not-so-classic nail polish bandwagon, there’s no excuse now not to dare to do something different. You have no excuse but to be bolder without being garish this season. An instant swipe of nail color is a quick fix splurge up tzuj up your look. Where else can you get the sublime nuance of  the chicest of […]

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  • Hairstyle How To For Kate Middleton’s Updo- Ok, so you need Princess-worthy hair

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    We’ve all been amazed about the Princess worthiness of Kate Middleton’s hair. The Duchess of Cambridge has a thick, long mane that puts our straggles to shame. Just on the offshoot, that you may have a gorgeous, thick head of covetable hair, we’ve got some quick hairstyle how’s to achieve two of Kate Middleton’s holiday hairstyles by way of Edward Tricomi, co-owner of Warren-Tricomi Salons. >>MORE: Hairstyle How-To’s The first look for our Kate Middleton hair how to is the Updo, pictured above. What […]

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  • Bond Girl Makeup- Follow these step-by-step makeup tips for some 007 beauty thrills

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    Have you seen the James Bond movie, “Skyfall” yet? I did and absolutely loved it.  Daniel Craig is right up there with Sean Connery in my book as best 007 and this movie has plenty of that old school sex appeal. Bérénice Marlohe is as gorgeous as expected as the new Bond girl. Here’s something cool that you can takeaway: We’ve got the “Skyfall” makeup parody! Doesn’t the model, above, look like a Bond girl? >>MORE: Beauty Yup, celebrity makeup artist, Kristina […]

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  • Runway Now: Nude Nail Polish, The Beauty Trend To Wear Now

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    Nude nail polish, right from the Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week runway.  There’s nothing we love more than when classic is on trend! This catwalk trend that SHOULD BE in every stylish woman’s beauty arsenal, if it’s not already. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS  It’s CLASSY not crazy. Forget neon color nails and  grotesque nail designs. (Almost) naked is better and VERY chic. Age-Appropriate Tip: What you can pull off for your toes, doesn’t always rock on you hands no matter […]

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  • Runway Beauty: Veronica Lake Hair is The New Wave & Here’s How To Get The Look

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    Film Noir Hair Inspiration From The Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week Runways at Zac Posen Get the high glam mystery of femme fatal sirens of film noir as gorgeous retro waves are a runway hair hit next Spring. DON’T WAIT for daisies to start to bloom.  Take a cue from Zac Posen’s elegant Spring 2013 runway this season as John Frieda and Luigi Murenu offer up expert hairstyling tips to help you get your glam on NOW… >> MORE: […]

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