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  • Yes,There Is Runway Hair That’s Easy To Get On Your Own! Try The Tousled Bed Head from Joseph Altuzarra’s Fall-Winter 2012

    Frederic Fekkai Lead Stylist, Paul Hanlon Created a Tousled Bed Head Look For Joseph Altuzarra’s Fall-Winter 2012 Fashion Week Runway Show

    Backstage Beauty Notes: Long and purposefully messy hair may seem like a no-brainer to style, but that’s not always the case. It takes a degree of styling finesse to look effortlessly undone and chic rather than unkempt. Take a backstage beauty cue from Joseph Altuzarra’s Fall-Winter 2012 Fashion Week Runway Show to try a look that may appear confidently easy by using the right amount of hair products. SHOP: Frederic Fekkai hair products The Look:  Tousled Bed Head Look for the Joseph…

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  • There’s A New Designer Scent To Add To Your Mix- Six Scents Introduces No. 2 Trompe L’oeil with Mary Katrantzou

    Six Scents Series Three

    Six Scents has continually delivered something distinct in the fragrance industry since it was founded in part by Joseph Quartana of seminal boutique Seven New York in 2008 by elevating the art and practice of fragrance. By pairing six fashion designers with celebrated perfumers to create limited edition fragrances so heady and intoxicating that they completely stand on their own, they’ve reset the backstory one associates with a fragrance. Merging a roster of designers including Juun J, Rad Hourani, Ohne titel, Alexis Mabille and…

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  • Prime Time- Kate Bosworth preps winter weary skin before applying bold makeup

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Radiant skin even in the bitter cold A serendipitous beauty coincidence here. My skin was looking a bit winter weary yesterday so I reached for some Votre Vu Tragic Magic Rescue Creme and didn’t think much else about it. UNTIL, I applied my makeup last night and my skin looked so refreshed and vibrant that you could have sworn that I has paid a visit to a facialist or a derm. Then, in swoops this tidbit,…

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  • The Return of the Headband- From Red Carpet to Lazy Day, It’s an Instant Do!

    Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams at the Golden Globes

    Ditch those stuffy images of 1980’s French Chic helmet hair tucked in place with a bulky headband. Forget Mary Richards and her rigid flip. Say toodleloo to the overdone fascinator. There is something refreshingly modern atop the chicest heads on the red carpet, like Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams (pictured above) at the Golden Globes, when looking to polish up something as everyday as a casual Sunday sweater. The headband is back. Holding every stray hair in place and still having the tactile appeal of allowing you to run…

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  • GOLDEN GLOBES BEAUTY- How to get Reese Witherspoon’s Effortless Sexpot Hair

    REESE WITHERSPOON

    Red Carpet Hair Review: Reese Witherspoon’s modern, sexy take on big, toussled bed hair Reese Witherspoon is the bomb(shell) at tonight’s Golden Globes. That Zac Posen mermaid dress sculpts her curves in a way that we haven’t seen since Thierry Mugler, the original, not the Nicola Formichetti redeux. Reese’s look is total modern bombshell.. well, the spray tan looks a tad dark in HD, but that aside, she looks fantastic. MORE: Red Carpet Fashion You’ll most likely be able to get that dress, or…

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  • GOLDEN GLOBES BEAUTY- HOW TO GET TINA FEY’S SOPHISTICATED CHIC LOVELINESS

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    Red Carpet Beauty Review: Approachable, chic, and smart beauty that looks right on a grown-up girl Joan Crawford once said, “If you want to see the girl next door, go next door.” Well, I live next door, You live next door. And Tina Fey is one of the girls who knows how to to make real-woman loveliness look gorgeous on the red carpet. MORE: Red Carpet Fashion Nothing flamboyant. Nothing trendy. Just better than real makeup and hair that is absolutely…

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  • GOLDEN GLOBES BEAUTY- How to get Zoey Dechanel’s 60’s inspired makeup

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    Red Carpet Beauty Review: Dolly Girl pretty makeup It’s hard not to love the one-of-a-kind Prada embellished gown with emerald bodice. After all, it totally compliments the one-of-a-kind style of its wearer. Zoey Dechanel beats to her own quirky fashion drum, and that’s what we love about her, right down to her kooky “tuxedo” nails. No natural makeup needed, but a quirky, pretty doll look mastered by Rimmel of London makeup artist Jorgee. MORE: GOLDEN GLOBES 2012 The broadcast isn’t over but…

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  • Beauty Product Review- Kerstin Florian Caviar Skin Care

    KERSTIN FLORIAN CAVIAR SKIN CARE

    Correct Wrinkles & Tighten Up Your Skin, no problem! Now let’s talk about tight smooth skin. I’ve recently spent a luxurious weekend pampering myself at a spa retreat and discovered Kerstin Florian’s Caviar Skin Care collection. I have suffer from dry skin, but was I glowing after they were done with me! They use advanced, sophisticated formulas based on nutrient-rich caviar, and collagen-boosting peptides. I know this all sounds foreign but the results help reduce fine lines and improve skin elasticity! MORE: Beauty Tips…

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  • Get the Look- Katy Perry makes pink hair look very chic on the red carpet

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having: An otherwise sophisticated special occasion up do that rocks out in modern color! Katy Perry has that rare knack to take something so juvenile and transform it into something chic, elegant and very grown up without looking old. Just as she did with blue Smurf hair, but this time with vibrant pink hair color. At last night’s American Music Awards, Katy walked the red carpet in an elegant, yet very “done,” up do hair style….

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  • How to Prevent a Bad Haircut and Horrible Color

    How to prevent a bad haircut

    We’ve all had a bad haircut & hideous color, and this time I was the unlucky receiver of a hairstylist having a VERY bad day! I turned to Gad Cohen for some advice to help YOU avoid having a bad hair day. Gad and I go way back. When I was a stylist, Gad’s partner at the time, Francois Valle, was my agent, and we all shared not only many photo shoots together, but also the gift of friendship. Gad…

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  • Celebrity Beauty- Amber Heard Updates Hollywood Glamour in Jean Paul Gaultier and Bright Pink Lipstick

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having: The right dose of color and simplicity Even though the tired term ‘Old Hollywood Glamour’ opens the door to a snotty case of pungent remarks for us, it does however come to mind every so often when we spot an actress bringing it to us completely updated. Case in point was Amber Heard at the New York premiere for ‘The Rum Diary’ at the Museum of Modern Art wearing Jean Paul Gaultier. What worked was the surprising elegance of…

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  • Cat Eye Liner- Some sultry, sexy eye makeup tips

    Jamie King wearing Le Vian rings

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Jamie King’s dramatic cat eyes With a return to classics finding their way back into your wardrobe, you can naturally expect the return of  Cat Eye Black Eyeliner. Here’s a little beauty tip on how to get your cat on, ladies. Apply base primer to the lid. Powder lightly. Take your liquid eyeliner wand starting with the inner upper lid, when you get to the end of the lash line, tip your wand upwards to…

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