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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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  • DIY Perfect Ponytail How-To’s from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

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    DIY Perfect Ponytail How-To’s with Expert Tips to Try Now There’s more than new fashion trends to pay attention to on the runways as a slew of DIY hairstyles with tips from the experts who created them come your way. And as we all know, DIY How-To’s when it comes to hair and beauty are often the most accessible as many of the products used to create new looks can most likely be found in your own bathroom, or at…

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  • Runway Nail Trends- What’s new in nail polish from New York Fashion Week

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    Get IT Now: Runway nail trends from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.  The latest nail polish colors +  how to get the look with expert application tips from nail gurus. Truth be told, I’m classic when it comes to nail color (nude or red). BUT, I’m a minority when it comes to runway nail trends. Maybe, it’s just my cruddy nails. >>Go Classic: Expert Manicure Tips on Going Nude However,  wherever I look, there’s someone sporting a unique, luxe &…

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  • Looking for salon quality hair color at home? I found it with eSalon

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    Taking it into my own hands: My search for salon quality hair color to use at home. I don’t know if this ever happens to you but every so often my colorist decides that I’m his personal Tressy doll and gets all experimental with my hair color.  Remember last year’s mess where Gad taught us the 3C’s of corrective color? He saved me too from the chopping block and shared tips on how to prevent a bad haircut. You may have…

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  • Easy Summer Hairstyles by Way of WEN by Chaz Dean

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    Beautiful Hair Alert: Easy Summer  hairstyles with real women inspiration: I don’t know about you, but I certainly logged in plenty of hours watching hair expert, Chaz Dean and his line of products, WEN by Chaz Dean go through his TV demos on QVC and pondering the products at Sephora. I’ve probably dedicated a chunk of my insomniac hours watching beautiful hair as Chaz describes his unique 5-in-1 formula that takes the place of your shampoo, conditioner, deep conditioner, detangler and leave-in conditioner. I have no…

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  • Ageless Beauty Tips Steal- Madonna’s makeup at the MDNA Tour documentary premiere

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having– Grown up glam & vivid red lips a la Madonna’s makeup Who: Madonna at the premiere of her MDNA Tour documentary in NYC takes a stand on ageless beauty & full out glam Inspiration: Marlene Deitrich’s iconic 1930’s look from the movie “Morocco” With: Madonna’s makeup artist, Sammy H. Mourabit, used Votre Vu products >> MORE:  Red lipstick tips & inspiration How to get Madonna’s makeup look… For a flawless complexion, after moisturing,  dabbed Votre Vu’s Love Me Deux Concealer…

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  • How to look pretty when you forgot about taking care of yourself

    Looking beautiful is much about how YOU see yourself.

    Have you ever been so overwhelmed in what life offers you that you forgot about taking care of yourself? Or continue to put everyone else’s needs in front of yours?   Let’s help this reader look pretty again- we all deserve that! –S.H. Dear Sharon:  I need some serious advice. I have always been the plain Jane type, and have never really felt beautiful. I am 25 years old, I have two children and a wonderful husband. All my life I have…

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