On Wednesdays, We Scrub With Pink Lemon

St. Ives Apricot Scrub holds a very special place is my shower and I always find myself reaching for it when I want super scrubbed squeaky clean skin. But lately I have been loving the new, gentler Pink Lemon and Mandarin Orange Scrub. The matching body wash is just as divine and they both leave your delicate skin feeling detoxed and fresh. How are you readying your skin for summer? --Julia Casella Follow Julia on Twitter: @Julia_Casella. Continue Reading [...]

Get Involved: Charmsies Iron-on Hair Studs

Doesn't it just seem as if "Drops of Jupiter" predicted Charmsies before Charmsies? If these aren't the cunning drops of Jupiter in her hair to which Train was referring, I don't know what ARE. You heard it here first: Iron-on hair charms are about to be A Thing. Remember you high school cheerleading team wore star stickers near the outer corners of the eye in the name of school spirit? This has the cool-gal effect, combined with the edge-factor of studs--and did we mention they go on your mane? Here's Continue Reading [...]

MTV Movie Awards 2014 Hairstyle: Kate Upton

Kate Upton's giant Valley of the Dolls locks was one of my favorite beauty looks of the evening.  Celeb hairstylist: Peter Butler for Moroccanoil's inspiration:  “When envisioning the hair look that I wanted to create to compliment Kate’s Versace mini-dress, I was inspired by the works of Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin as well as the strong and powerful 80’s woman a la Cindy Crawford and Jerry Hall— I wanted big, polished hair.” Here's how he got the look, in his words. "To create Continue Reading [...]

MTV Movie Awards 2014 Hairstyle: Leslie Mann

Leslie Mann's mane is a covetable thing per ush, but never so much as it was at the MTV Movie Awards last night. In between striking poses with Nicki Minaj, Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton, the actress showed off her wavy hairstyle created by celebrity hair stylist Ryan Trygstad using Kenra Professional. Inspired by a modern Bridgett Bardot, Trygstad gave Mann sexy, full hair with lots of movement and texture to complement her polka-dotted Juan Carlos Obando dress and neon Saint Laurent stilettos. Continue Reading [...]

Motivate Monday, Because There’s Single-serving Coffee Cake

Fight your sweet-tooth with this single serving cinnamon coffee cake  You're ignoring this machine at the gym and you really shouldn't Kate Young is so cool, and she has a healthy lifestyle to match In honor of Amber's increased travel this past month, here are some plane-friendly snacks   Sip on this cookies and cream recovery smoothie! --Julia Casella Follow Julia on Twitter: @Julia_Casella. Continue Reading [...]

MTV Movie Award Makeup: Lupita Nyong’o

  One of the most gorgeous looks of the night was Ms. Lupita Nyong'o, who's having quite the 2014. Celebrity makeup artist Nick Barose gave the recently appointed Lancôme ambassadress “sparkly, disco-inspired eyes” for tonight’s red carpet. Barose wanted to complement Nyong’o’s colorful dress with a silver metallic eye. Here's how he got the look.  Face Teint Idole Ultra 24H in 550 Suede Maquicomplet Concealer in Deep Suede Dual Finish Powder in 560 Suede Blush Continue Reading [...]

MTV Movie Awards Hairstyle: Jessica Alba

Look, it's not easy to have hair that rivals that of Jared Leto's, but Jessica Alba is doing the damn thing. Celebrity hairstylist Davey Newkirk gave actress the actress glossy, simple loose waves for the 2014 MTV Movie awards red carpet tonight. Here's how to get the look. Newkirk started by applying John Frieda Luxurious Volume Fine to Full Blow-Out Spray all over Jessica’s wet hair. ·Then he blew out her hair using a large round brush to give her tons of volume and a lot of shine.  After Continue Reading [...]

Snap Out Of Sunday Sadness

6 things to look forward to and lift you up during the darkest hour of the darkest day of the week: 1. 9 things successful people do on Sunday night: Become one of them, now! 2. Lindsay: I watched all 5 episodes this week. I think it's amazing. Catch episode 6 tonight! 3. Babe Walker's new book: Comes out April 29th, pre-order now! 4. L'Oreal Preference Mousse Absolue: Hits shelves this week and we will have a full review soon, but hair color waits for no one, so snag Continue Reading [...]

Kate Mara's Perfectly Pretty Bronze Smoked-out Lids: Get The Look

Kate Mara typically slays the scene on the red carpet and last night's bronze lids and nude lips combo is one I'm absolutely recreating. Celebrity makeup artist Coleen Campbell-Olwell used Orlane products to create Kate Mara’s stunning look for the red carpet premiere of "Transcendence." It complements perfectly her auburn ombre, n'est-ce pas? Here, the look, straight from Coleen. “For Kate’s look tonight, she’s wearing a gorgeous, gold Valentino dress with swept-up hair, so we decided Continue Reading [...]

Official Mascara Correspondent: Estee Lauder Sumptuous Infinite Mascara Review

Official Mascara Correspondent Ashleigh Ciucci test-drove Estee Lauder Sumptuous Infinite Mascara. Her review, below. I have one word to describe what kinda lash this mascara gives you: Twiggy! Totally mod lashes despite it being a bit of work to get there.  The mascara itself is very wet and the firm rubbery brush can cause you to apply too much product (for some reason, I kept getting it onto my lids.) After I wiped a bit off the brush, I got  tons of coverage and length with tapered tips. Continue Reading [...]