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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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  • 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

    Tina Fey

    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

    Zoey

    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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