Holiday Gift Guide: Olivia Pope Edition

=&0=&couldn’t get any better–the brand infused the body softening salve with their signature grapefruit an coriander scents. And they. Are. Divine. Even better? 100% of the =&1=&net profits will support the No Kid Hungry campaign’s efforts to end childhood hunger in the United States. Eleven year old Sofie Shore, daughter of Share Our Strength co-founder Debbie Shore its holiday label this year. How cute is it? It’s ideal for the =&2=& in your life–you know, the perfectly primped professional who lives for a low-key yet glowy gladiator look. And the charity aspect? You and I both know Olivia loves to wear her white hats in all aspects of life. It’s available as of tomorrow, but in the meantime, you can check out the rest of Kiehl’s holiday offerings as well. Are you a fan of Kiehl’s Grapefruit and Coriander fragrance? I ADORE it!

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Hairstyle: Olivia Pope’s ‘Scandal’ Updo In Last Night’s Episode

Are we dying over Scandal or what? I’m personally a proponent of all =&0=& all the time. #TeamNoelForever. Last night, =&1=& character =&2=&rocked a stunning contemporary faux-asymmetrical style with a classic French twist. Hairstylist Leonel Rodriguez shared with me the details on how to get this look. =&3=& “Create a clean side part and prep hair with thermal protectant. Straighten and smooth all hair with a CHI flatiron ($129.95, bending ends slightly under. =&4=& To add texture, spray a medium hold hairspray all over before gently brushing the French twist side back.  Pull hair towards the loose hair (as if you were going to create a side pony) and begin rolling hair into a French twist.  Hold the base of the roll and use bobby pins to secure it as you twist it up. Be sure to keep the twist low — this faux-asymmetric style only works if you can’t see the twist from the front. =&5=& Apply BioSilk Silk Therapy ($25 –  with palms to the side and using a small mascara brush, clean up any fly-aways.  Spray a strong hold hairspray into palms and smooth over the side for a super sleek/barely there look.  =&6=& Finish with a shine spray like BioSilk Shine On. ($16,”  What do you think of Olivia Pope’s ‘do last night? 
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Makeup: Kerry Washington, Scandal Season 3 Promotion At Saks Fifth Avenue

Makeup artist =&0=& for =&1=&created that luminously naturally polished makeup effect for Miss =&2=&. She wears it oh-so-well. Says Reiss-Anderson, “I am always inspired by the clothing. When I saw Kerry’s white dress, it was easy to see what I needed to do: sheer, fresh and light. The new Radiant Cream Compact Foundations worked perfectly for this look.” Here’s how to replicate the look.  “This was the perfect transition for nighttime. Kerry wanted a matte lip and we balanced it by building on her look from earlier, creating a wide-eyed, true, smokey brown eye.” =&3=& =&4=& Radiant Cream Compact Foundation | Dark Rite Eyeshadow Pencil | Mambo Eyeliner Pencil | Coconut Grove Eyeshadow | Belle de Jour Velvet Matte Lip Pencil
What do you think of Kerry Washington’s makeup here? I LOVE it. And can we WAIT for the premiere tonight? 
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