- Plan a Father's Day luncheon fit for a superdad
- Learn how to fix a sauce that's too salty
- What to expect when you visit the dermatologist
- Hilarious and slightly inappropriate ecards for dads
- Perk up your Summer style with pastels like Selena Gomez's
- Get the look: East Coast Summer style
- Bachelor Pad: meet the contestants of season three
- Prevent burning out before you turn 30
- Summer pitfalls that lead to weight gain
- Baby Siku the polar bear is growing up before our eyes
- 7 techie gadgets for your kitchen
- New Girl style — see and shop Jess's quirkiest pieces
- Jen and Justin are the latest stars to visit to the Eiffel Tower
- Check out the cute candid photos celebrities shared online this week
Posts for June 14th 2012
Chef Giada De Laurentiis has signed on to be the spokeswoman for the Clairol Natural Instincts hair color line. And as an on-camera chef, she knows a lot about beauty and food — so much so that many of her favorite culinary ingredients are often used in her DIY beauty remedies! Find out the treatments she learned from her movie star grandmother, along with some of her other beauty tricks, when you keep reading.
"Distribute the gel evenly in the palms of your hands and pull it through your hair from the roots to your ends," he explains. Then it's up to you how to work it. Gel the front liberally and place the rest back in a ponytail à la Monique Lhuillier (middle left), or go for a retro, Mad Men kind of vibe with a semiglossy faux bob, as seen at Jil Sander (middle right). The shiny style also provides the perfect way to stretch out needs-to-be-washed hair with an avant-garde twist.
- Get haircut inspiration from some of the most famous bang wearers in history — Stylelist
- Learn the ins and outs of makeup application from a Chanel expert — Styleite
- Is the natural hair revolution ending black beauty-shop culture? — Huffington Post
- Éminence skin care, a Hungarian brand to know — The Cut
- Summer eye looks that are both colorful and on trend — Refinery 29
- Get professional manicure tips for the bride (and groom) — Racked
- Still wondering about the benefits of BB cream? Find out — InStyle
- See every bright polish in Essie's Bikini So Teeny collection — Makeup and Beauty Blog
- Vote on your favorite celebrity looks: au naturel or all dolled up — Glo
- Beat the heat with these skin-quenching skin-care tips — The Fashion Spot
This season, we've seen many variations of the topknot (messy, huge and orb-like, braided), but the one I'm spotting over and over again is the version that's scariest to try and hardest to pull off: the superhigh, superknobby bun that Kate Bosworth and Shirley Manson have worn in recent weeks. Even Julianne Hough went for it at the Rock of Ages premiere, loosening it up for a more flattering silhouette. The great thing about the look is that it's made for Summer: it's out of your face, off your neck, and if you use the right combination of products, then there is no chance of frizz. What more can you ask for when it's so hot that you actually start contemplating a buzz cut? Oh, right — some tips to ensure you don't look like a post-face-lift pinhead:
Perhaps you're a regular at the dermatologist and go once or more a year, but maybe you've never made a visit to the skin doctor before. Whatever the case, you can get more out of your visit if you're prepared. Here are a few points to consider so that you can make your next trip to the derm a breeze. To find out what they are, just keep reading.
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