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  • Natural Red Carpet Beauty is NOT an Oxymoron! Get some French chic inspiration by way of Léa Seydoux

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    Cannes Do Chic Beauty: Let Léa Seydoux Teach You A Thing About French Beauty Looking natural, gorgeous, and knowing  how much makeup to apply can result in a fine line between looking overly made up (that K family) and washed out and frazzled (heeeeello, mirror). Instead of a makeup “how to look made up on the red carpet” tutorial, let’s look at how to look just as pretty as we would like in our everyday lives… maybe, even with a…

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  • No time for (much) makeup, try a matte red lip a la Marni

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    Matte red lipstick for the love of color, a runway look you could STEAL right this minute… I don’t know about you, but there sure are days for me when a quick swipe of makeup is just what I need to look alive. Crazy on the go days with no time for makeup and plenty of desire to glam it up and not scare children with a pasty looking face. I’ve got a quick beauty solution. And, it’s a catwalk…

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  • Red Carpet Beauty: Adele keeping it real at the Oscars with drugstore hair products

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    We love the way Adele keeps it real and true to herself on the red carpet. We also love the way drugstore hair products were used to create her Bond girl hair at the Oscars. Adele‘s voluminous, half-up do was the right touch of glam to complement her Jenny Packham dress. Remember, Jenny Packham was one of the designer’s from our New York Fashion Week Red Carpet picks?! >>CHECK OUT: Oscars 2013 Red Carpet Arrivals… as it happens Hairstylist Michael Ashton created…

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  • Want to tame curly hair to super straight? Look no further than Nicole Kidman at the SAG Awards for styling tips

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    Rewind, rewind, aaaaall the way back to Nicole Kidman’s corkscrew curls. Well, it’s been a long time coming and Nicole is rocking super stick straight hair at tonight’s 19th Annual Sceen Actor’s Guild Awards. We’ve got the down low on how YOU can switch up curly hair to super straight like Nicole’s for a night. >>MORE: Red Carpet Here’s the 411 on how to tame curly hair to super straight, like Nicole Kidman: Hairstylist David Babaii spotlighted Nicole’s new bob cut…

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  • Do you want something that YOU really can takeaway from Paris Couture Fashion Week? Red Lipstick, it is!

    Dita von Teese at Elie Saab's show during the Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013

    We all dream about haute couture, but few, very few, of us can ever get close to it. But, by way of a little beautiful people watching from the Spring/Summer 2013 Haute Couture collections in Paris, there is ONE thing that we can all take away. At least from watching the glammed up attendees. A blast of red lipstick!  A very strong red lip, in all the shades from orange reds to blue reds, were the must-have celebrity beauty takeaway…

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  • Beauty Tips: Here’s how to look like Beyoncé. Well, her makeup at the Inauguration, at least.

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    With the lipsyncing brouhaha aside, Beyoncé did look stunning as she sang the National Anthem at the Inauguration. We were able to catch up with her makeup artist, Mally Roncal who worked with Beyonce for this special event and used products from her Mally Beauty line at QVC to share makeup tips from yesterday’s event. This look “works on all ages, skin type and color,” says Mally. Now, if we look at the photo above of Beyoncé with Mally, they kinda sorta really…

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  • Michelle Obama’s Bangs, Oh Yes! The First Lady Keeps To Ageless Chic With A New Hairstyle

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    A quick little reminder about staying youthful and keeping your personal brand both modern and vital. Case in point: Michelle Obama turned 49 today with a few new things: @FLOTUS  (First Lady Of The United States), her Twitter handle where we got a first look at the First Lady’s new hairstyle, BANGS! Yup, there is nothing like a new hairstyle to refresh your style, like Michelle Obama’s bangs and layered do.  It sets your look ahead of the curve and creates…

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  • Hairstyle How To For Kate Middleton’s Updo- Ok, so you need Princess-worthy hair

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    We’ve all been amazed about the Princess worthiness of Kate Middleton’s hair. The Duchess of Cambridge has a thick, long mane that puts our straggles to shame. Just on the offshoot, that you may have a gorgeous, thick head of covetable hair, we’ve got some quick hairstyle how’s to achieve two of Kate Middleton’s holiday hairstyles by way of Edward Tricomi, co-owner of Warren-Tricomi Salons. >>MORE: Hairstyle How-To’s The first look for our Kate Middleton hair how to is the Updo, pictured above. What…

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  • Bond Girl Makeup- Follow these step-by-step makeup tips for some 007 beauty thrills

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    Have you seen the James Bond movie, “Skyfall” yet? I did and absolutely loved it.  Daniel Craig is right up there with Sean Connery in my book as best 007 and this movie has plenty of that old school sex appeal. Bérénice Marlohe is as gorgeous as expected as the new Bond girl. Here’s something cool that you can takeaway: We’ve got the “Skyfall” makeup parody! Doesn’t the model, above, look like a Bond girl? >>MORE: Beauty Yup, celebrity makeup artist, Kristina…

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  • Guest Post Submission Guidelines & Editorial Suggestions for Experts

    Thank you for your suggestion to CONTRIBUTE A GUEST POST on FocusOnStyle.com, the expert fashion, beauty & style site, delivering can-do chic online since 1999. Due to popular demand, we are considering individual guest posts from experts in their field along with founder Sharon and our Masthead of Expert Contributors. WE DO NOT ACCEPT GUEST POSTS FROM CONTENT BLOGGERS OR CONTENT NETWORKS. YOU MUST BE A WORKING EXPERT IN YOUR FIELD TO BE CONSiDERED. Here’s the thing: We get pitched A…

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  • Runway Now: Nude Nail Polish, The Beauty Trend To Wear Now

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    Nude nail polish, right from the Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week runway.  There’s nothing we love more than when classic is on trend! This catwalk trend that SHOULD BE in every stylish woman’s beauty arsenal, if it’s not already. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS  It’s CLASSY not crazy. Forget neon color nails and  grotesque nail designs. (Almost) naked is better and VERY chic. Age-Appropriate Tip: What you can pull off for your toes, doesn’t always rock on you hands no matter…

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  • Brad’s Runway Beauty Notes from #NYFW- Makeup tips too!

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    Brad Boles is taking some notes on runway beauty for Spring 2013. Here are his thoughts thus far. Oh, yeah, we got him to throw in a few how-to makeup tips just for you too!  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Jason Wu once again seduced us with a winning collection and flawless make-up with his Spring 2013 outing. Jason Wu S/S 2013 sees the designer expand his repertoire with noirish elegance while citing Helmut Newton as a touchstone for inspiration. Quite a…

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