Braids and beachy waves show no signs of letting up as a Spring/Summer trend. Lauren Conrad recently teamed up with John Frieda for a video that demonstrates how Lauren rocks both braids and waves. It's a fun spin on Lauren's traditional beachy waves look that can be worn day-to-night. Check out the video below: (more...)
Modern Family star Sarah Hyland's look at the 2015 Kids' Choice Awards was all about being fresh and fun. "My inspiration came from Sarah's fresh, white top and skirt. I wanted to keep her makeup beautiful and effortless with a pop of color on her lips. We wanted the color to be fun becaise it was the Kids' Choice Awards," said makeup artist Mai Quynh. Here's a breakdown of how Mai achieved the look: (more...)
If the Spring 2015 fashion shows are any indication, the no-makeup makeup look is definitely here to stay. If this makes you cringe a little, don't worry - makeup is still involved. The best part? The best no-makeup makeup looks require less effort to bring out maximum glow. Beautyblender creator Rea Ann Silva has put together her best how-to and tips on the no-makeup makeup look: (more...)
Lady Gaga surely turned heads at last night's Academy Awards with multiple makeup looks. On Lady Gaga's red carpet look, NARS makeup artist Sarah Tanno commented, "For the red carpet we decided on a classic red lip and clean, radiant skin. I used NARS Jungle Red Lip Liner and Dragon Girl Velvet Matte Lip Pencil for this polished look." She also used: (more...)
Bold lips are here to stay as evidenced on the Banana Republic Fall/Winter 2015 runway. Sarah Lucero, Stila's Global Executive Director of Creative Artistry, draws inspiration from, "a play on texture to mimic the designer, we kept the lips a column of tonal color against the neutral, clean perfected skin." Here's a list of products she used to achieve the Banana Republic Fall/Winter 2015 look: (more...)
When it comes to hair, the undone, messy, texturized look doesn't show any signs of fading away. Rebecca Minkoff's Fall 2015 collection was inspired by Patti Smith's evocative memoir "Just Kids" which showcases a vivid portrait of bohemian New York in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. TRESemmé stylist Orlando Pita brought this bohemian rock ‘n’ roll inspiration to life with an undone tousled style using TRESemmé’s NEW 2015 Collections. Here's Orlando Pita's tips on how to achieve the look at home: (more...)
For the Alexander Wang Fall/Winter 2015 runway, NARS artist Diane Kendall stated, "The inspiration is heavy metal rock - think Kiss. The look has a very gothic rock-and-roll feel." The look featured a flawless face, edgy but subtly smoky eye paired with bare lips. Read on for the products used and more photos: (more...)
Jason Wu and Lancôme have once again partnered to create both the look and new Jason Wu x Lancome products for Fall/Winter 2015. Most notable are the Jason Wu for Lancome Multi-Palette, L'Absolu Rouge in Delicate Lace and Sourcils Tint Brow Pen. The look for Jason Wu Fall/Winter 2015 is described by makeup artist Diane Kendall as, "luminous, effortless beauty." As it turns out, the look is quite easy to replicate since it's of the, "no makeup-makeup" variety. Read on to see what was used during the show: (more...)
Downton Abbey actress Laura Carmichael stunned last night at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards with a look that showcased a bold red lip. “For Laura tonight the focus is on the lip. We wanted to create a light and airy look with an edge,” said Avon Global Celebrity Makeup Artist Lauren Andersen. (more...)
Sally Hansen hit the runway with the Stella McCartney Pre-Fall 2015 Show. Sally Hansen’s Global Color Ambassador Madeline Poole took inspiration from the charming, chic pieces she saw on the runway and created a bold, fierce, feline look. Here's how to do it yourself: (more...)