From her chic wardrobe to her gorgeous, flowing hair, Kate Middleton is a classic beauty. And since she recently debuted bangs, we've been even more envious of the Duchess of Cambridge. That's why we headed to The Private Room in Beverly Hills — a salon that specializes in different types of hair fringe — to learn how to get bangs that mimic Kate's. See how in today's hair tutorial.
If you have oily skin, the last thing you want to put on your face is more oil, right? Think again. Using the right oils can actually help moisturize acne-prone skin and balance your sebum production. "Plant and nut oils are ideal for moisturizing an oily skin type," explains Annet King, director of global education for Dermalogica. "Essential oils from plants, roots, and flowers also have the added benefits of calming and soothing skin, while maintaining antibacterial and aromatherapy properties." In turn, botanically derived oils help to replenish barrier lipids that get stripped away during the Winter. And because they're lighter in texture, these antioxidant-packed types of oils won't clog follicles. See more tips on using facial oils on oily skin when you read more.
Whether it's straight or curly, wavy or fine, we bet that at one time or another, you've faced the mirror and felt frustrated by your tresses. And yet, the key to hair happiness has been in front of you all along: simply embrace what you've got, and find new and exciting ways to roll with it!
Need some fresh inspiration? Check out this video tutorial now for a hands-on how-to for achieving two separate but equally gorgeous day-to-night styles — one suited for naturally curly hair and the other for more relaxed locks. Then, get the products to create the looks from Pantene!
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The best lotions don't always smell the best, but we found three that work wonders on dry, Winter-affected skin and have a scent you won't be able to get enough of. Vanilla butter, mint, and Fraser fir: they're all here. See our top picks for products that leave skin smelling irresistible and feeling soft and supple in today's Beauty Review. On Kirbie: BCBGeneration top.
Looking good doesn't have to cost a lot of money. In fact, it doesn't have to cost a thing. There are plenty of ways to look better without spending a single penny. We talked with top dermatologists, hair stylists, makeup artists, and estheticians to score their secrets for looking your best for the best price of all: free. Read their tips here.
Before you bust out the champagne and start to hum "Auld Lang Syne," let's take a moment to reflect on what a year 2012 has been. Stars walked red carpets all over the world, launched products of their own, and gave a countless number of interviews in the process. And through it all, they shared their top beauty tricks and tips. From Nicole Richie to Miranda Kerr and more, watch to see some of our favorite celebrity beauty advice from the year that was.
We're on the cusp of a New Year, and there are plenty of things to look forward to in 2013. But first you'll need a stellar beauty plan to ring in the coming year tonight. This guide has all the essentials from hair and makeup tutorials to last-minute fixes for the night of the party. Plus, since everyone will be piling on the sparkle, there's a guide for glitter use, too. And so the countdown begins . . .
If you want to try a truly sexy hairstyle, there's no better time than New Year's Eve. Waves make the perfect addition to any glitzy outfit, and aside from being soft and gorgeous, they look great on just about everyone. Watch the video now to learn how to create textured, glamorous waves for tomorrow night. Talk about ringing in 2013 right. On Kirbie: Diane von Furstenberg top.