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  • Beauty Product Launch: M. Steves Rose Hip Seed Oil Helps You Look Ageless Longer

    M. Steves

    Just in time for a Mother’s Day gift idea… Don’t send beautiful flowers, send rose hip beauty by way of M. Steves! Face it, roses die but what’s inside can keep Mom (and you) looking radiant. Just launched is M. Steves’ first line of skincare product based on the natural, power-packed Rose Hip Seed Oil. >> FEELING FLOWERY?  Some tips on How to wear floral prints Mally Steves Chakola, the creator of  the line stumbled upon the benefits of rose hip seed oil…

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  • How I Remember Vidal Sassoon- Some beer and an angry mom!

    An ancient photo of me in Italy with one of the many incarnations of a Vidal Sassoon Salon styled bob

    Bet I got your attention with this headline! I got my mom’s attention too. I really owe my hair (on a good day) to Vidal Sassoon… well to the salon and their team of precision trained stylists.  The hair legend’s death this week has me thinking about how his work personally helped create my hair look. >> RELATED: Hair Tips & Trends When I was about 15 my mom must have gotten sick and tired about my three threads of…

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  • Bridal and Prom Hair Inspiration Fresh From Badgley Mischka Bridal Fall 2012


    With prom & bridal season now upon us, take a lead from hairstylist Peter Gray who offers up his expert hairstyling tips to help you look your best on your special day. Let’s get excited with some of these bridal and prom hair inspiration photos and how-to’s…. Fresh off the runways of Badgley Mischka’s Fall 2012 Bridal Collection comes a romantic option inspired by the sophistication and timeless elegance of fashion icon Walli Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, and her old-school silver-screen glamor….

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  • Expert Beauty – Natural Makeup Tips from Dimitri James of Skinn Cosmetics


    Exude Femininity with the expert help of Dimitri James: Natural make-up is as strong of a perennial Spring trend as nautical themes are so take note with sensational advice that’s destined to get you in the know on looking easily fresh-faced this season… >> WATCH: Natural Makeup Tips for Everyday Beauty  Skinn’s Dimitri James shares his inspiration, tips & know-how with us below- Smokey eyes and bold red lips are undeniable statement looks, but sometimes the best declaration you can make with your…

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  • Favorite bridal makeup tips to look timeless and beautiful in your wedding photos


    You may not be getting married but just might be wanting to look timelessly beautiful in an important photograph, Brad Boles tells you how you can achieve perfect, better than natural makeup that won’t look dated. – S.H. If you are embarking upon the most important day of your life, you’ve probably put in hundreds of hours into the planning of every detail of your wedding. So, don’t fall short on your make-up choices! I’ve leafed through many wedding albums and…

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  • The 3C’s of the Corrective Hair Color Process: Cut, Color and Condition


    I’m not perfect, I get it. I make mistakes. BUT, eight different hair colors in one week?! No, it’s not because I’m trying to outrun Katy Perry in the hair color quick-change market, it’s because I’ve strayed. I admit it. And then like any other dirty deed, it had to be repaired. Make that color, repair, re-color, repair, repeat and repeat… >> READ: How to Prevent a Bad Hair Cut and Horrible Color If I recommend any product it is because…

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  • Soft, Wavy Hair Like Emma Stone? Sure! Here’s How To Style The Look

    Emma Stone Hair & Beauty

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Bouncy, soft face-framing waves Actress Emma Stone donned a new do at the recent Nickoledon Kids’ Choice Awards that radiated easy, cool glamour with bouncy curls that’s easy to make your own… Hairstylist David Babaii styled Emma Stone’s beautiful soft waves with products from IT&LY HAIRFASHION’s Purity Design Line for this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards. He began with IT&LY Pure Shampoo and Pure Conditioner to cleanse and hydrate the hair. “I love a clean canvas to…

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  • Look Five Years Younger with an Instant Make-Over like Rooney Mara’s

    Rooney Mara Hairstyle Inspiration

    Over a short time all eyes have been on Rooney Mara’s super-slick style as she’s been making some bewilderingly gorgeous appearances on & off the red carpet but do you remember the star before her ‘Dragon Tatoo’ remake? Like many out there, she was mousey, fragile and a tad too basic and that’s why she should serve as inspiration when considering easy, quick and affordable ways to change-up your look this season. >>More: Rooney Mara Besides a complete image overhaul,…

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  • Create A Profile Pretty Ponytail with Peter Gray from Paul Smith Fall 2012


    Take a cue from Peter Gray’s graciously pretty, relaxed & textured ponytails at Paul Smith’s Fall 2012 runway show with these expert hair tips for an updated take on a classic, easy-to-manage hairstyle. MORE: Hair Style Tips & Trends How to Style A Pony Tail Hair with Runway Beauty Tips from the Paul Smith Fall 2012 Fashion Show… THE INSPIRATION: For Fall / Winter 2012, we were inspired by the strong yet graceful individuality of a woman’s profile. The androgynous…

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  • The Artist for Leonor Greyl, a little apres-midi video delight

    The French haircare brand Leonor Greyl is not only fabu but has gotten giddy with glam and gusto this week. First, we shared The Artist’s Oscar winner Jean Dujardin’s grooming tips…. how gorgeous can one get? And now, for a little après-midi delight, we present the most adorable video homage, “The Artist for Leonor Greyl,” complete with its own version of Uggie the dog. Enjoy! Shop: Leonor Greyl Haircare products

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  • Get Emma Stone’s 2012 Oscar Hairstyle Yourself!

    Emma Stone 2012 Oscar Beauty

    Take a cue from Emma Stone’s glamorous look at the Oscars with these easy-to-follow steps from stylist Mara Roszak to update your look instantly. >>MORE: Oscar Fashion 2012     WHO | Emma Stone  HAIR BY | Mara Roszak for Couture Colour Pequi Oil LOOK | Fresh and Modern Bun with an Elegant Twist for Oscar worthy hair >>MORE: Red Carpet INSPIRATION | “It was all about the dress! The bow of the dress reminded me of a flower and the bun in the back went from…

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  • Get Natalie Portman’s Oscar Hair in 5 Simple Steps

    Frederic Fekkai’s Didier Malige styled presenter Natalie Portman for this year’s Oscars and was gracious enough to share his expert style tips with us so you can make the look all your own. INSPIRATION:  A modern take on a glamorous, beautiful and classic 1950’s movie star look >>MORE: Oscar Fashion 2012     GET THE LOOK: Apply Fekkai Coiff Oceanique Tousled Wave Spray from the roots to the ends of wet hair. Blow-dry the hair completely using the Fekkai Large Round Brush. Once the hair is dry, use…

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