Posts Tagged ‘hair’

Graphic Dominatrix Meets Eccentric Grandma, Backstage At Marc Jacobs

On Tuesday, April 12th, 2011
Chinstraps. The odd accoutrement appeared for the first time this season backstage at Victoria Beckham and we paid it no mind as a potential recurring fashion-meets-beauty theme for Fall. But there it was again at Marc Jacobs, anchoring small berets set atop sleek ponytails. “Dominatrix ponytails,” Redken creative consultant Guido Palau clarified of the graphic ...

Dancing Queens And the New “Aggy” Backstage At Giles

On Sunday, April 10th, 2011
While Giles Deacon may have insisted that his Spring collection was a distinct departure from the seventies movement currently afoot in London (think: Topshop Unique, Felder Felder, House of Holland, PPQ, etc.), the makeup look face painter Miranda Joyce broke out for the occasion was as era-specific as it gets. “Seventies decadence” is how Joyce ...

Lolavie, Officially Unofficial; Botox And The Infinite Sadness; And More…

On Sunday, April 10th, 2011
A day before its official launch, Lolavie, Jennifer Aniston’s much-hyped new fragrance, is getting a name change; it will now go by the name Jennifer Aniston. Neither really do it for us, to be honest. [Scented Salamander] In case you’ve somehow missed the flood of images and articles declaring the undercut a “trend,” this one’s ...

Riccardo Tisci Makes His Fragrance Debut; Julia Roberts Lightens Up; And More…

On Saturday, April 9th, 2011
Dahlia Noir, Riccardo Tisci’s first fragrance for the house of Givenchy, will debut in August and feature a print campaign starring his muse Mariacarla Boscono. Love the visuals. [The Fashion Spot] Also launching a fragrance this year: Nicki Minaj. It will reportedly smell like a sexy and confident woman and have a “va-va-voom factor.” [Examiner ...

Miranda Gets The Brush-Off, Latisse Your Way To Thicker Hair, And More…

On Friday, April 8th, 2011
Aside from famously swearing by Tahitian noni juice, yoga, and her own Kora Organics skincare line, expectant mother Miranda Kerr’s other beauty indulgences include makeup artist Rose-Marie Swift’s RMS Beauty line and body brushing. “[It] stimulates blood flow and exfoliates the skin,” she says. It sure does, as anyone who saw Kerr’s exquisite nude portrait ...

Eau De Snooki, Bond No. 9 Goes West, And More…

On Thursday, April 7th, 2011
As a follow-up to the obligatory book she launched this month, Jersey Shore’s Snooki has plans to go big in 2011 with denim, home wares, and, you guessed it, beauty products. Looks like she’ll be facing some stiff competition, too. [Village Voice] Miss America airs next week and Miss Delaware, Kayla Martell, who suffers from ...

Willow Smith’s Super Bowl Win, Cruelty-Free Cannage, And More…

On Thursday, April 7th, 2011
Out with the faux-hawk, in with the bowl cut. Willow Smith has found a whole new way to whip her hair. [StyleList] Wondering why Natalie Portman signed with Dior as the new face of its Miss Dior Cherie fragrance, after years of only hawking products for vegan brands? “Dior made all of the shoes for ...

Grace Kelly Incarnate, Backstage At Elie Saab

On Wednesday, April 6th, 2011
Backstage at Elie Saab’s Spring Couture presentation today, it all started with Grace Kelly. “She was never too overdone, and Elie wanted the girls to look very young and fresh,” hair guru Orlando Pita said of the “wholesome” side-slung chignons he created by prepping strands with his signature T3 Plump before drying, side-parting, and fashioning ...

It’s Texture Time

On Monday, March 28th, 2011
When it comes to hair, the word texture is thrown around a lot. It’s typically used to describe that thick, rumpled, lived-in look that can only be achieved by negligence or an excessive styling effort that’s meant to appear effortless. But texturizing doesn’t have to involve deliberate bed head and a complicated cocktail of multiple ...

Jennifer Behr Puts An End To Winter Hat Hair

On Monday, March 28th, 2011
Looking put-together in the winter is a challenge—figuring out and writing about how to avoid static-y hair, a pallid complexion, and dry, itchy skin has kept this blog in business for the past four months. Our latest preoccupation is, perhaps unsurprisingly, a beauty-meets-fashion dilemma. We’ve been on a tireless search for a hat that doesn’t ...