The scary thing about highlighters is the wrong one can make you look radioactive.
We take this risk though because the right one can make your skin radiant – and there’s nothing more beautiful than that.
Read on for my favorite illuminators along with application tips…
Hairstyles on the spring runways went back to basics with good ole’ barrettes, bobby pins, and hair elastics. It’s a cheap, DIY approach to expensive-looking ‘dos. Use these looks as inspiration.
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“Nests” were created with bobby pins at Jason Wu. It’s a super cool, new idea for a short hair up-do.
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Gwyneth Paltrow’s makeup artist may not be on your speed dial, but you can still find out the secrets to recreate the star’s Oscar look. I’ve chosen some of my favorite beauties of the night and am sharing the how-to directions straight from their celeb hairstylists and makeup artists.
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We expected Adele to be this year’s Grammy darling, but who knew her nails would be the topic that blew up on twitter. The singer surprised us sporting dagger-shaped nails inspired by Louboutins. Here’s how to do it yourself, courtesy of Nailtini.
1. Trying to paint the underside of your natural nail might be difficult and too messy to work with, even for skilled professionals. Use artificial nails or tips instead. Trim or file your natural nail down so it can’t be seen over the tip of your finger. Size artificial nails to all 10 fingers and set aside.
2. Paint the underside of each nail/tip with two coats of a classic red lacquer and allow the polish to dry completely. Apply 1-2 drops of nail glue to artificial nail and press onto nail bed holding in place until it sets. Repeat for all nails. Quick tip: Be careful not to use too much – you don’t want it seeping out the sides.
3. Paint tops of nails with your choice color, and then embellish with rhinestones or a glitter topcoat like Nailtini Sparkler.
Thank goodness for brainy science peeps who can use their techie prowess to create awesome innovations for the beauty industry. While we fiddle with our iPhones we can try on hundreds of nail polish colors and get personal hair consultations. Cosmetic companies have released some amazing beauty apps. See a few we’re having fun with right now:
You don’t need to flaunt the fact that you were in a tropical destination during winter break by coming back with an obnoxious, unhealthy tan (it will peel off anyway). Nor do you need to overcompensate for having not been away by loading on the bronzer (it will make your face look more dirty than anything). Read the story I wrote below for makeup.com and follow these self-tanning tips for a natural looking way to warm up your winter skin.