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  • Red Carpet Beauty: Lupita Nyong’o channels Audrey Hepburn elegance, get her hair now!

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    Red Carpet Beauty at the 2014 Oscars had us clamoring to cop the chic and simple hairstyle of it-girl of the moment Lupita Nyong’o… Beaming in a gorgeous shade of icey blue in a Grecian inspired pleated Prada number, Lupita Nyong’o served Oscar viewers a throwback to the carefree elegance of the inimitable Audrey Hepburn. >>CHECK OUT: Oscars 2014 Red Carpet Arrivals… as it happens By keeping it timeless, Nyong’o reminded us of the beauty of pure simplicity and the fact […]

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  • Steal some Bombshell Sexy hair tonight from Versace Fall 2014

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    Don’t you love some bombshell sexy hair as a little bit of teased height is looking so right again. Let the recent Versace Fall 2014 runway lead you on the way to easy, super-glam sexy bombshell hair with professional style tips from the man who created the look himself… Sure the clothes won’t hit stores until next August, but who’s to say you can’t rock Donatella’s infamous 60’s inspired Bond-Girl ‘do today? And with super stylist Guido’s styling tips straight […]

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  • Milan Fashion Week Beauty Trend Spotlight: It’s the easy hair from Prada Fall 2014 you can get tonight

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      The first thing that you can steal from the Prada fall 14 runway is the severely tight hair, think of it as the best reason not to wash your hair today. Miuccia Prada’s “Act 2” collect referenced German avant-garde culture with austere simplicity that gave way vivid and bold outerwear, some the most flamboyantly fabulous jackets, that I may just want to add to my wish list. Along with THOSE red boots. Gosh, I don’t know about you, but I […]

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  • Runway Beauty: The messy hair knot at Jenny Packham + How to get the look

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     It’s no surprise since we loved the easy glamour at Jenny Packham fall 2014, that we’d be equally as excited to bring you the hairstyle how to’s for the messy hair knot as seen on the runway.  Thanks to the folks at TRESemmé for helping out with the hairstyle how-to’s, using all drugstore products, save for the brush… Apply TRESemmé 24 Hour Body Foaming Mousse to hair and blow dry with a round brush Once hair is completely dry, back-brush hair […]

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  • DRESS TIPS FOR WOMEN OVER 50- HOW TO LOOK RED HOT

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    15 years for FocusOnStyle online… oh, my! For our ongoing anniversary celebration, let’s revisit this 1999 feature covering Dress Tips for Women Over 50. What are some of your own go-to tips? – S.H. A Modern Take On Sex Appeal for Women Over Fifty Dear Sharon: Mid-life teenager, that’s me! I’m almost 50 years old and just started dating a wonderful, charming, and absolutely sexy man who is not chronologically challenged. At my age, most of the men I was able […]

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  • Golden Globes Beauty- How to get Lupita Nyong’o’s hair

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    For our money  Lupita Nyong’o is one, if not THE best dressed at the Golden Globes. Ok, so her red Ralph Lauren cape gown reminds some of the Tom Ford cape dress that Gwyneth wore to the 2012 Oscars but we love it just the same, no more! Lupita Nyong’o is a consistent stunner and we are delighted to have her Golden Globes natural hairstyle tips that you can try at home. Oh, yes, we’ve got them for you before the […]

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  • Golden Globes Beauty- How to get Kate Blanchett’s makeup

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     For all of us at FocusOnStyle, Kate Blanchett is the epitome of modern elegance. We’re thrilled to have her makeup tips via her makeup artist Jeanine Lobell for tonight’s Golden Globes so you can adapt Kate’s “modern romance” look at her home THE LOOK: Soft and Romantic THE INSPIRATION: “We didn’t want to do the expected red lip to go with her gorgeous Armani black gown,” Said Lobell. “So we went the softer route. No harsh lines. Instead, I blended colors […]

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  • Golden Globes Beauty- How to get Sofia Vergara’s soft wavy hairstyle

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     HINT: It’s super easy! We are loving the big romantic wavy hairstyle that Sophia Vergara is wearing to compliment her Zac Posen gown at tonight’s Golden Globes. Before the show is even over, we have the hairstyle how-to-s so you can replicate Sophia’s style at home. According to Celebrity Hairstylist Harry Josh, Sophia’s look was all about the return of classically simple yet chic hair. “Waves have ruled the red carpet for so long. We wanted to keep Sofia looking modern […]

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  • Golden Globes Beauty- How to get Julia Roberts’ updo hairstyle

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    We’re loving the elegant updo that Julia Roberts is wearing at tonight’s Golden Globes And guess what? We’ve got the step by step on how to het her hairstyle before the show is even over. Before we get to the hair tips, Julia’s Dolce & Gabbana look of a white shirt under a strapless top is something you might want to consider adding to your personal styling repertoire.   HOW TO CREATE JULIA’S GOLDEN GLOBE GLAMOUR by SERGE NORMANT: Step 1: […]

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  • Get Some Drama: Dark smokey eyes are perfect for New Year’s Eve

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    For me, the easiest way to glam up any look is by way of a black rimmed smokey eye. My preferences change from time to time, currently I’m loving a smudge of Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour and then using an angled brush with a light dusting of black shadow to blend and define. At the moment, I’m drawn to this method over my usual black pencil, powder, and maybe even liner.  That’s how I do it. Last month Jaimie Alexander took […]

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  • Holiday Makeup goes for gold as seen at Christian Dior Spring 2014

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    Holiday Makeup goes for gold to help you radiate holiday cheer Besides the thoughtfully precise and utterly modern creations making their way down the Spring 2014 Christian Dior runway, the collections beauty routine most certainly caught our eye for party makeup ready for holiday fetes. >>MORE: Expert beauty tips for everyday life By covering both the lid and entire eye area with solid gold, and then contrasting it with a swipe of liquid liner in an unexpected and offset hue, […]

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  • Master a Better Braid with How-To’s from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

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    You Too Can Master a Better Braid in Minutes with How-To’s From New York Fashion Week’s Expert Hair Stylists Whether to off-set a completely urbane collection or to punctuate a remarkably romantic one, Spring 2014 saw brilliant braids on the runways you can try now from the comfort of your own home, with little more than a visit to your local drugstore. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Find inspiration from the Spring Runways and their stylists to Master a Better Braid […]

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