- The wrong shade of blush could actually make you look older — Real Simple
- What you may not know about hair extensions — Allure
- Forget the Year of the Snake! This was the year of the blondes — InStyle
- Is Rihanna coming out with another scent? — The Cut
- Tricks for healthier hair include olive oil and air-drying — HuffPost Style
- Chemical-free beauty products that are actually good for you — The Fashion Spot
- These Hollywood A-listers have made bangs iconic since the 1920s — Glo
- You may think these stars have symmetrical faces, but they don't — YouBeauty
- Kim Basinger proves that age is just a number — E! Online
- How to embrace all your shades of gray — Naturally Curly
Ain't no party like an onscreen party because an onscreen party . . . offers fresh inspiration for retro beauty looks you can copy this weekend. Keep reading to find hairstyles from our favorite holiday scenes, both classics and more current. These looks have already been immortalized on film, but they will look brand new when you sport them this season.
When Louis Vuitton tweeted a photo of Gisele Bündchen in its latest (and Marc Jacobs's last) campaign, we were immediately distracted by the top model's super voluminous, textured, and — dare we day — Jersey hair. Just take a minute and dissect it with us. Gisele is draped around one of Louis Vuitton's gorgeous bags, sporting smoky eyes, contoured cheeks, and some seriously teased-up, sexy tresses. And she is working that bump (sans the Bump It).
In a world where people are loving Kate Middleton's sleek blowouts and talking about how touchable straight hair is, it's nice to see a nod to the hair our mothers would have loved in 1986. There are two things you need to have to re-create Gisele's look at home: texturizing spray and a good teasing comb. After styling your hair the way you want to, section off the front part. It should be as wide as the mid point of your eyebrows and extend back to the crown of your head. Pin the rest of your hair away.
Divide the sectioned-off hair into three sections. Working from front to back, backcomb your hair with the teasing comb at the root, spritz with a texturizing spray, and then smooth it back with the comb again. Continue with the other two sections. Use your fingers to smooth down the front section of hair and to give it that piecey, textured look that Gisele's has. Finish with a healthy dose of texture spray, a few spritzes of hairspray, and your best Gisele smolder.
You made your list, you checked it twice — so why is it that just when you think your holiday shopping is complete, you realize you’re short a gift or two? Maybe it’s an unexpected party invite that requires a quick hostess gift. Maybe you were caught off-guard by a co-worker you never exchange with. Or maybe you’ve taken a quick peek at what he’s got wrapped for you under the tree and you’re realizing what you have for him doesn’t quite compare.
Fortunately, this week’s holiday shopping mission is geared right at you, last-minute gifter! See what your local T.J.Maxx, Marshalls, or HomeGoods has to offer, like a luxe wristlet that doubles as a gift-card holder for your child’s teacher, a team sweatshirt for your superfan neighbor, or a bottle of flavored olive oil and crackers for your New Year’s Eve hostess. With new brand-name and designer items arriving every week, the shelves are always stocked with fresh finds at unbelievable savings — even when the other stores are cleaned out!
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From Beyoncé's fan incident to Miley's alien-esque bleached brows, we're recapping all the major beauty moments from 2013. Jennifer Lawrence shocked everyone with her pixie cut, while Jennifer Aniston combined her beauty knowledge with her business savvy by working with Aveeno and as co-owner of Living Proof. Marc Jacobs blew us away with his massive beauty line, a 33-year-old Justin Bieber fan received $100,000 in plastic surgery to look like his idol, and Miley, well, was just bein' Miley. Which moments were your favorite? See them all in our breakdown. On Kirbie: Contrarian jacket, Equipment blouse
We're all about a statement lip, but last night Christina Milian debuted a truly bold pout at the Drake concert in Philadelphia. She pulled her hair back into a sleek topknot and made up her face with silvery smoky eye shadow and a satin-finish black lipstick. The metallic wash of eye color and the standout lip shade made it quite the daring beauty look. But we want to know: would ever wear black lipstick?
We've gotten to the point where we're comfortable not knowing what Miley is going to do next with her hair (see her shaved eyebrows and wig play). But during her performance at Jingle Ball in Florida, Miley brought back a style we'd seen already: her duo of buns. She'd first debuted this hairstyle at this year's VMAs (below, left), but this is the first time we've seen it since.
Miley is obviously partial to the topknot, seeing as it was her hairstyle of choice when her hair was long enough (above, right). We're guessing that these two tiny buns she's been wearing are just the latest incarnation of that style. But now the question is, when do her double buns get their own Twitter handle?
'Tis the season for holiday shopping, Champagne toasting, family visiting, and plenty of festive beauty moments, too. Whether it's finding the right amount of sparkle, revealing a glowing complexion, or just mastering a braided updo, we're sharing our editor-approved picks to get you through the rest of 2013 in style.
Celebrities like to stand out, and sometimes all they need to do is dye their hair or go for the big chop to make headlines. The year 2013 was one of major celebrity hair changes, including Jennifer Aniston's bob, Beyoncé's pixie, and Jennifer Lawrence's bob. Their stunning new cuts made short hair a big beauty trend of the year, and that's just the tip of the iceberg. We've pulled together the top 64 hairstyle changes of the year, and we're calling on you to help us determine who revealed the best new look of the year. Click through Shailene Woodley to Nicole Richie and Rihanna to Anne Hathaway, and help us crown the winner of our Best Hair Change of 2013 bracket!
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