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  • Get Emma Stone’s 2012 Oscar Hairstyle Yourself!

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    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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  • Master Michelle Williams Pixie Cut Yourself with these Simple Steps

    Michelle Williams Oscars 2012

    Stylist Chris McMillan shares his expert tips on how to make Michelle Williams’ forever-chic, gamine pixie cut from the Oscars work wonders on you, here’s how: WHO | Michelle Williams HAIR BY | Chris McMillan for Couture Colour Pequi Oil LOOK | Fashionably Glamorous – The Blonde Pixy INSPIRATION | “Ladies in Hollywood are either fashionable or glamorous.  Michelle is fashionably glamorous.” Chris McMillan, Celebrity hairstylist for Couture Colour KEY TIP/TECHNIQUE | The secret to any short hairstyle is a great cut. Additional to that, hair…

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  • Oscar Red Carpet Make-Up Trends 2012

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    In many ways, the Acadamy Awards are a truly pivotal in terms of trend setting for the year ahead. But this year, the Oscar red carpet make-up trends on these red-carpet beauties seemed to fall flat and pale in comparison to Hollywood starlets of the past.  Let’s review, actress by actress… >>MORE: Oscar Fashion 2012     >>MORE: Red Carpet With the exception of Jennifer Lopez‘s big sexy eyes and double set of lashes, the trend this season leaned heavily toward clean skin with…

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  • Men’s Oscar Style: Jean Dujardin, THE Award Winning Hunk- Here Are His Grooming Tips

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    Oooh la la!  A gentlemen can have a bit of French Chic too… We cannot promise that you will end up looking just as stunningly handsome as Jean Dujardin, the Oscar Winner for Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, but we can promise that you will definitely up your grooming game. FocusOnStyle has the inside dish on what grooming products (they are French, of course) were used on Jean Dujardin to make him carpet worthy tonight. MORE: Men’s Style Tips Celebrity hair stylist Louise…

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  • Academy Awards Hair Prediction from Serge Normant at John Frieda

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    Just as all eyes are on the red carpet to catch a glimpse at all of the inspirational fashion & beauty trends that are sure to dazzle, the folks at John Fried weigh in with their own forecast on what’s destined to make a splash. MORE: Red Carpet The nominations are in for the Academy Awards’ must-do looks. On the list, texture, buns and height. Calie Noble, master stylist from the Serge Normant at John Frieda Salon in Los Angeles gives…

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  • Oscar Red Carpet Beauty Prediction & Hot Makeup Tips Too!

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    I’ve got my Swarovski crystal turban on and I am making some beauty predictions. Can you picture me? When it comes to Oscar red carpet beauty this Sunday,  you can expect to see a makeup throwback to the 1920’s with clean fresh skin spotlighted just the right way. I guarantee that big dark eyes, double sets of false lashes, and blood red lips will dominate the Oscar red carpet beauty looks. MORE: Beauty Highlighters used on the bridge of the nose and the crest…

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  • Pre Oscar Beauty- Age-Appropriate Celebrity Glam, Your 50’s and Beyond, Part 3 of 3

    Jaclyn Smith

    The Oscars are coming! Are you ready for a heady source of fresh celebrity style inspiration direct from the red carpet? Pre-game your Oscar beauty on day no.3 with makeup and hair stylist Gad Cohen as we look at top Hollywood actresses while helping you up your own beauty-regime ante with a three-day series on Oscar-worthy style through the ages! -N.H. We’ve covered what those in their 20’s, 30’s & 40’s should do to maintain a beautiful mane, day no.3…

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  • Pre Oscar Beauty- Age-Appropriate Celebrity Glam, Your 30’s and 40’s, Part 2 of 3

    Katie Holmes

    The Oscars are coming! Are you ready for a heady source of fresh celebrity style inspiration direct from the red carpet? Pre-game your Oscar beauty on day no.2 with makeup & hair stylist Gad Cohen as we look at top Hollywood actresses while helping you up your own beauty-regime ante with a three-day series on Oscar worthy style through the ages! –N.H. Our first day’s installment had us looking at the gorgeously gamine look of actress Michelle Williams to inspire…

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  • Pre Oscar Beauty- Age-Appropriate Celebrity Glam- Your Twenties, Part 1of 3

    Michelle Williams and her pixie cut

    The Oscars are coming! Are you ready for a heady source of fresh celebrity style inspiration direct from the red carpet? Pre-game  your Oscar beauty with hair & makeup stylist Gad Cohen as we look at top Hollywood actresses while helping you up your own beauty-regime ante with this start of a three-day series on Oscar worthy style through the ages! – N.H. As we watch the stars we idolize and consider trying to emulate, don’t forget that we’re all acting….

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  • Everyday Hair With The Right Amount of Attitude at Proenza Schouler

    Proenza Schouler F/W 2012

    Backstage Beauty Notes: For Proenza Schouler’s Fall 2012 outing hair was kept simple and fuss-free for a look that played on each model’s individual style while maintaining the label’s cool cult status with styles that weren’t too polished or precious. The team behind one of New York’s top collections has a few tips for you to keep in mind when going au natural: Inspiration:For stylist Paul Hanlon, less was definitely more when it came to the look of the Proenza…

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  • Ponytail How-To’s from Tracy Reese Fall 2012

    Tracy Reese F/W 2012

    Backstage Beauty Notes: Update your look with an easy to manage, natural looking ponytail for when you’re on the go or looking for a cool alternative to stick straight hair that’s full of texture and subtle volume. TRESemmé Stylist Jeanie Syfu created a wearable messy ponytail for the Tracy Reese Fall 2012 Fashion Show to mimic the effortless style of the clothing.   Overall Look: Windblown bed-head messy ponytail with side-swept bangs, height at the crown and a matte finish Inspiration: The natural street look…

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