Can't make it to the events but want to contribute to the cause? A motorcycle-themed version of the brand's popular Ultra Facial Cream ($46) will be sold to raise $25,000; buy it on Kiehls.com with the code liferide and you'll score free ground shipping and a week's supply of Creme de Corps lotion — not to mention the good feeling of helping support AIDS research. It's a win-win situation.
Posts for July 29th 2011
Nicole Richie always wears the coolest-looking braids, and at Ella Moss's 10-year anniversary celebration in LA yesterday, she showed off yet another impressive, plaited look. What makes Nicole's textured version so hip (besides the fact that we just saw a similar look on the runway) is that it starts out as French braids at the top and flows down into fishtails toward the ends. Keep reading to see some tips for re-creating her fun style.
Rachel Zoe made an appearance at NYC's Plaza Hotel yesterday to show off the new lipsticks from Exude. The stylist teamed up with the company's founders, Diane Breidenbach and Laurence Mille, to promote the products, which have a unique applicator. Instead of a chuck-on lipstick that you gradually apply, Exude has a crystal applicator that releases a small amount with each use. Rachel spoke about Diane and Laurence's innovation and also shared some of her personal beauty preferences. As a new mom to 7-month-old Skyler, Rachel adores organics and loves moisturizer. She also said that her own range of beauty products could someday be a reality. Rachel told us:
- On the importance of moisturizing: "I just think moisture is key in your skin, in your lips, in your eyes. You're never too young to start wearing moisturizer and eye creams. I'm a huge moisture advocate. Everywhere. Just lather yourself with oils before you go to bed. You have to — or you'll regret it later!"
- On what comes first, the clothes or the makeup: "I'd almost always wear a major lip with anything. I pretty much do outfit first, but I would say even when I'm in my dressed-down clothes and I'm running and doing errands — I always have a lip on. Always, always, always. I never go anywhere without lips. I just don't. I never have. I have pictures of me when I was 13 with a major lip on. I don't know why, but that's just my thing and I almost feel naked without it."
- On beauty trends she doesn't love: "I don't love too much glitter. I think that is a little trendy. I think a little bit of dust that catches the light is kind of fascinating, but when you overdo it, it's not so cute . . . I think beauty is a thing, it's so easy to have fun with, with just colors. Just go outside the box with yourself."
- On doing her own makeup line: "We'll see! I'll never say never to anything ever again because I said never to half the things that I'm doing now. So now I'm just not going to make myself look like an idiot and say — maybe! You know it would be a logical thing for me to do. Because I honestly love it and it's part of the whole process of getting dressed, and nothing fascinates me more than the complete look . . . the answer is, I'm sure that I will. I'm going to feel like I really have to, because I want to."
Keep reading to hear about how Rachel got involved with Exude, the colors she loves most, and the other products she loves.
We're happy to present this article from one of our favorite sites, Real Beauty:
We love new technology and trends, but when it comes to packaging, nothing is as refreshing as vintage-inspired products and their retro-chic inspirations.
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If you were a child of the '80s, you likely spent Saturday mornings with The Smurfs while scarfing a heaping bowl of Smurf-Berry Crunch. But even if you aren't too familiar with small blue creatures that dominated television screens during the Reagan era, you're about to be.
The Smurfs movie premieres today, so let's see what happens when humans try to get Smurfy. Some drinking is often involved, and, of course, obscene amounts of blue paint.
Summertime lip color can be treacherous — there's a whole lot of melting and sliding around, and some shades that look great freshly applied aren't so pretty as they fade. So we put our heads together to come up with our favorite lipsticks of the season. Whether you're cuckoo for coral or want something dark and sexy that's still seasonally appropriate, we've got you covered. Try one or try 10 — but do have a little fun with your look before Autumn rolls around. (It'll be here before you know it.)
And to celebrate, Color Club has launched a rainbow-hued Pride nail polish collection ($48). The seven-piece set includes cheekily named shades: (from left to right) P is for Pride; Polish For All; Dress For the Parade; Not Just For Kelly, Green; Boys Wear Blue; Express Yourself; and 0-60 Speedy Topcoat. Even better, some of the proceeds from the sales of the toluene-, DBP-, formaldehyde-, and paraben-free polishes will go to New York-based AIDS-related charities.
Can one styling product deliver straight, sleek, smoother hair with just a blow-dry? We decided to put Living Proof Straight Spray ($29) to the test. Will it cut down frizz and give our senior editor smoother locks? Only one way to find out: Watch now.