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  • Alexander McQueen used makeup to make a statement beyond fashion


    Alexander McQueen used makeup & his imagination to create fantasy, rebellion, and edge that was beyond fashion On February 12, the fashion world lost one of their greatest creators. McQueen was a creator and used his imagination to create fantasy, rebellion, and edge to fashion. His unconventional shock tactics earned him the “British Designer of the Year” 4 times during his career. Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Bjork and Sarah Jessica Parker were amongst his clients. Alexander McQueen used makeup to make…

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  • YouTube Make-Up Video bug hits Courtney Love & Lauren Luke goes major


    “The makeup tutorial bandwagon gets bigger…Lauren Luke, YouTube makeup queen isn’t the only one rocking out on the beauty tipsDIY makeup videos have become a Youtube phenomenon.There’s a video how-to to copy almost every celebrity look that you can imagine.Courtney Love is apparently a big fan of the makeup tutorial craze and created her own take on how she applies her makeup in what is billed as her first and last makeup tutorial on Youtube. Lauren Luke, the 27 year…

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  • It or Miss? Rhianna Two-tone hair color and button earrings

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    Blonde? Brunette? Dual Tone? You decide Rihanna’s hair color.We actually don’t mind a bit of edge with dramatically different two-tone hair colors,like platinum blonde and jet black.Rihanna’s half brassy blonde, half brunette number doesn’t seem to carry that much style impact for us.Rihanna is continuing her infatuation with the eighties with this hairstyle, but we really didn’t love it then and sure don’t love it now.

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  • Golden Globes Hair: Get Rose Byrne’s stunning hairstyle


    Harry Josh at John Frieda share his hairstyle secretsRose Byrne looks amazing in her very glamorous, old Hollywood hairstyle.The Golden Globes are still on television. The celebrities have battled the rainy weather. And we have the hairstyle how-to to help you het this gorgeous look before the show is even over with styling secrets from Harry Josh, John Frieda International Creative Consultant.>> Don’t miss our Golden Globes Red Carpet Fashion Photo Gallery

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  • Beauty tips to look slimmer

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    Here are a few makeup tips on how to slim your face…Concentrate on your eyes with a nice shadow-liner-mascara combination that draws attention to your personality.mediumWhen you get ready for blush, there are certain things you need to know to get that slimming effect you’re looking for. Choose your blush according to your skin tone– rosy and warm or peachy tones.

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  • Best of 2009, a Focus on Style Flashback

    A look back at our favorite stories- Photo by Tinko Czetwertynski

    FocusOnStyle doesn’t stop at fashion. I believe that style comes from wherever YOU find it- there’s beauty, travel, wellness, sexpert chic, some good ol’ fashion advice, runway reviews, fashion shows, and fun sprinkles. Can-do chic is a cinch when you know where to look. And in this economy, we all need to rethink our shopping. But we have some e too, just in case your want to treat yourself.

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  • Mineral Makeup Tips and Tricks


    Have you noticed that mineral makeup is a big deal and not sure why? It’s all in the ingredients but most of us don’t even know what’s in makeup to begin with!Most mineral foundations contain no oil, talc or fragrance which is nice for sensitive or problem skintypes.

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  • Runway Hairstyles: The Wet Look & The Dry Look


    Top hair trends, The Dry Look vs The Wet Look. Which textured style works for you?Frederic Fekkai in partnership with the CFDA / VOGUE Fashion Fund is the host of the L.A. Runway Show for the 2009 Designer Finalists– we have the backstage tips to get these two hot runway hair trends.Frederic Fekkai’s lead stylist, Renato Campora created two signature hair styles with an emphasis on texture. Renato shares his styling tips with FocusOnStyle readers so you can try the…

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  • Red lipstick, glamour hits a classic note


    Go ahead and wear RED!Can I wear red lipstick? It’s funny how many people ask me that question. Makeup tips to wear the must-have lipstick shade. The classic lip color is both dressy and an eyecatcher, depending on how you’re going to wear it.

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  • In Their Words: M.A.C. Pro’s Caroline Donnelly opens up on beauty

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    Backstage Beauty: Caroline Donnelly, M.A.C Pro Team Senior Artist talks to Kirsty Armstrong about the atmosphere working backstage during London Fashion Week, her desire to ‘make up’ singer, Paloma Faith, and must-have makeup products to stock up on for Spring.Caroline Donnelly is a member of the M.A.C Pro Team and collaborates with designers to create makeup looks for fashion shows and magazines around the globe. She’s worked with a range of celebrities including Erin O’Connor, Elizabeth Jagger and Kylie Minogue….

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  • Moroccanoil hair products are a conversation maker


    Moroccanoil (that’s one word), the hair product that’s buzzed about more than a swarm of bees at a summer picnic. It’s the one of the hair products of choice for some big celebs, including Saylma Hayek, Renee Zelwegger, Taylor Swift, Debra Messing, Katy Perry, and Marion Cotillard. Moroccanoil is used by top hair stylists, backstage at fashion shows and awards events, blah blah… you get the picture. Moroccanoil is getting the right play and becoming a celebrity cult favorite.

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  • How to get those smokey eyes like Mary-Kate Olsen

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    Love the look of smokey eyes but don’t want to look like a squirrel? Makeup tips to get it right. We have all been in the mood for the sultry, sexy, smokey look at one time or another. Mary-Kate Olson‘s glam makeup makes us swoon. But, how exactly do we get the look without looking like a squirrel? Some people prefer a more dramatic look which is thicker. A more natural smokey look will be thinner and cleaner. Here are…

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