Posts for October 28th 2009
Last night's episode of The Hills was all about disagreeing couples. On one end, per usual, we had Brody and Jayde quarreling at Kristin's beach house party. Could it be that Brody still has a thing for his ex, Kristin? On the other end, we saw Justin playing mind games with Kristin, as he jokingly texts that he wouldn't be able to make it to her party, even though he eventually shows up. One more strike, buddy, and you're in trouble. In the meantime, over at Heidi's house, Mrs. Pratt and ironically, Stephanie, who was recently arrested for a DUI, cornered Holly about her drinking problem. Thanks to her dance moves and affinity for Jack and Cokes, we might just see the older of the Montag sisters headed off to rehab.How closely were you paying attention to the beauty details of last night's episode? Take my quiz now to find out, and for all of the fashion looks, be sure to check out CelebStyle.
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I really love Korres watermelon products, but I hadn't heard much about the line's Lemon Lip Scrub ($19). The price is a little steep for a person who loses lip stuff all the time like I do, but reader laratf makes it sound so good that I might just have to try it anyway. She says:
"The most effective lip treatment I've found. It’s 100 percent natural, and also super easy to use: Just apply (I love that it’s a stick and that there’s nothing to slough on with your finger), rub lips together to break up dry, chapped skin, and tissue off. The rice powder resurfaces lips better than sugar or salt, in my opinion. Good scuff!"
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Katy Perry is known for her daring makeup and clothing, but last night at the This Is It premiere in LA, she chose an understated look. Her eye makeup, which made her eyes look incredibly bright and clear, was especially nice. It was a smoky eye, using bright shadow instead of dark liner on the bottom, and the complementary tones looked amazing. To find out how to get this elegant slate eye, just keep reading.
Feel like your social life’s been turned into that outfit everybody’s already seen you in a thousand times before? Maybe it’s time to try on a little fun and wake up that inner social goddess.
We've all taken an old piece of clothing and made it feel brand spanking new with the magic of accessorizing, so get ready to do the same with your life. Arbor Mist and all its juicy flavors wants to put some zing back in your day with games, contests, and more ideas on how to dress your life in delicious fun. So get yourself ready and visit RefreshYourFun.OnSugar.com to start freshening up that stale after-work slump with a little shimmer and shine. It’ll be like wearing a new outfit every single day of the week! What are you waiting for? Get ready to accessorize your hearts out!
As far as waterproof eyeliner goes, my current loves are the Bourbon and Zero Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On pencils ($17). But 24/7s are expensive, and they do smudge after a few hours, so I set out to find something a little less movable.
The best of the pencils I've tried so far has been L'Oreal Infallible eyeliner ($8). I tried the Black 511 shade, and although it wasn't the prettiest or most pigmented color by a long shot, the stuff sure did stay in place. Even after I washed my face before bed, it didn't move, which is impressive (if a little annoying). And I was very happy not to have little dark creases under my eyes. It's also got a built-in sharpener and a smudger, which just seems kind of tacked on. I also tried the Cinnabar shade, but I can't give it the same thumbs up because it was too light for me and the shade just made my eyes look irritated. Overall, I'd say for work or days you know you need to look nice but aren't going to be doing touch-ups, this is a good option. Have you had an experience with any of the other shades in this line? If so, what did you think?
Fragrance notes are a complex and surprising thing. If a fragrance isn't very linear, the accord you get can be totally different than the sum total of its parts, and perfumers are often given to lavish, overstated descriptions of their ingredients. (How does Indonesian vanilla smell different from Tahitian vanilla if they're the same plant species, exactly?) I've gathered up five super-popular perfumes you've almost certainly smelled (or owned) at some point. Can you guess the notes, or are they as elusive as a whiff of fragrance? Take my quiz and see what your favorite scents are really made of.
This story popped up recently, and I wasn't gonna cover it at first because the research underpinning it is narrow and lends itself to a lot of pat, stereotypical conclusions about mothers and daughters. The story seems to be reporting wholesale that we're all going to age just like our mothers (dun dun dun!), so I figured I had to clear a few things up so you get the real info.
Look, this study is based on data culled from just 10 sets of mothers and daughters who were brought in because they were already similar-looking. It's junk science, seriously. I hope I do age like my mom (the lady is fine, I tell you, F-I-N-E fine), but since I'm a totally different individual and not some fembot clone of her, all bets are off. We could create a wider, probably more accurate study of our own here, so that's exactly what I'm doing. Are you aging like your mom? Are you aging at all? Let's create a little "science," OK?