Posts for September 18th 2012
- Increase Endorphins
Get your blood pumping by getting outside and doing something active – exercise boosts blood flow which is great for skin. Go for a walk on your lunch break at work. Join a weekend soccer league. Whatever you do, don’t stay stationary just because the weather isn’t a perfect 80 degrees anymore.
- Brush It Off
Dry brush dull skin in a circular motion with a soft brush or nylon towel before showering – your skin will glow.
- Remain Moisturized
Try Dove® bar products to help keep up a healthy, well nourished appearance. Made with 1/4 moisturizing cream, Dove® beauty bars help keep skin hydrated through all seasons.
With her bouncy blond curls and signature red lipstick look, silver-screen legend Marilyn Monroe has inspired a whole litany of modern-day celebrities. And now MAC has channeled the superstar's sex appeal into its latest collection: MAC Marilyn Monroe. From shimmery shadow to creamy red polish and all you need to get the star's perfectly lined eye makeup look, the entire lineup is sure to be any girl's best friend. Available online Sept. 27 and in stores Oct. 4.
When you have just a few:
If you have merely a few sparklers in the bunch, Alberto VO5 hair expert Chris Lospalluto says there's nothing wrong with tweezing them out. If you're wary of the old wives' tale that by removing one gray hair, 10 more will sprout out, don't be. That hair myth is just that: a myth.
When you have more than a dozen:
If you have a larger, more noticeable quantity popping up, however, and you choose to cover them, Lospalluto recommends heading to the salon for a colorist's advice. "You want to avoid doing color until the last possible second just because it's a commitment," he says. But the good news is that it's a quick, easy process where your stylist can just paint them out with long-lasting color.
And for a more temporary option:
Diffuse your grays with a temporary dye, such as the Rashell Masc-A-Gray Hair Mascara ($11), which is available in a variety of hair-hued shades.
- Rebecca Minkoff reveals her go-to beauty products — Styleite
- Lea Michele has inked a deal with L'Oréal — HuffPost Style
- Is South Korea the men's makeup capital of the world? — The Cut
- Why you should opt for a lower eyebrow arch — Stylelist
- Blind-testing new perfumes — Refinery29
- What you need to know about getting a flawless makeup look — Real Simple
- 11 ways to wear a low ponytail — Real Beauty
- Marion Cotillard looks red hot on the inaugural Dior magazine cover — Beauty High
- Browse the deeper, darker Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tars for Fall — Temptalia
- Get this half chignon, half roll in eight easy steps — The Beauty Department
Looking for more movement in your hair? Theyskens' Theory's Fall 2012 runway show included a clever trick: a strategically placed braid that made the models' hair look as if it were floating down the catwalk. Creating the look is easy if you know how to braid your hair. On Kirbie Johnson: Topshop.
While there are over 20 palettes from which to choose, The Hidden Agenda (pictured) is a standout. This combination features Stealth, an apricot chiffon, and Undercover, a glistening granite with soft plum undertones. Not your color duo of choice? We're also fans of The 15 Minutes, which features Page Six (a sandy-pink sheen) and Most Requested (a burgundy sparkle), two shades that will make any eye tone pop.