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Hand-Supermodel Ellen Sirot Shows Us Four Popular Hand Model Poses

By Danica Lo on
We call this one: "Holding champagne glasses up to the light to check for spots."Things to do on a Tuesday: take a crash course in hand-modeling. This morning, we were paid a visit by Ellen Sirot, the country's top hand model. Yes, that's right, hand model. This is a woman who specializes in modeling hand products—and using her hands to demo other products (like the new iPhone!). We talked about the imminent drugstore launch of Hand Perfection, an amazing new line of anti-aging hand-care...Read Full Story

BEHOLD: The New Britney Spears 'Fantasy Twist' Fragrance Commercial

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(Getty) Britney SpearsBritney Spears is launching a new fragrance—and it's a twofer! Britney Spears' "Fantasy Twist" features two of her signature scents locked together into one spherical package.Now, before you scoff at this news of a new Britney Spears fragrance, please note the following anecdotal non-proof that Britney Spears fragrances are awesome:I was at a very fancy Japanese dinner with my high-flying publicist friend a few years ago and nearly everyone (esp guys!) near us at some...Read Full Story

Remember that Scene in 'Pleasantville' When Joan Allen Puts on Gray Makeup? Now You Can Too.

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Remember that scene in Pleasantville, where Tobey Maguire helps Joan Allen try to blend back in with her grayscale surroundings by applying gray-and-black makeup to her skin and face? If you always thought that was one of the coolest scenes in that movie (we definitely did), then you'll want to get in on MAC Cosmetics' newest offering, "Grey Friday," which will launch on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) at Macy's MAC counters from midnight to 4 a.m.The color-coordinated lipstick and...Read Full Story

Super-Cool Facebook App Alert: Nars' Andy Warhol Profile Pic Makeover

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If you're bored (at work and) with the boring old banner photo of your dog that sits on top of your Facebook profile, here's something awesome we can totally get behind—Nars has just launched a free Andy Warhol-inspired photo app that takes your photo (from your albums, your computer, or from your webcam) and Warhol-izes them. The results: a perfectly-sized portrait or cover image for your Facebook page. Check out Nars-ladies Heather Park and Aja Johnson's, above!Want to try it? It takes...Read Full Story

CoverGirl's Newest Spokesmodels are These Lovely Ladies—The Nervo Sisters

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(Getty) From left: Mim Nervo, Liv NervoCoverGirl Cosmetics has had its fair share of superstars—the brand's spokesmodels have included supermodel Christie Brinkley, actresses Drew Barrymore and Sofia Vergara, singers Taylor Swift, Rihanna, and Pink, the inimitable Queen Latifah, and now, the cosmetics company has signed... the Nervo sisters?According to a report in Us Weekly, Australian DJs Olivia and Miriam Nervo—a duo act that's opened for the likes of Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj—are the...Read Full Story

Vidal Sassoon's Mulholland Drive House is on the Market for $17.995 Million

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(PacificCoastNews) The late, great Vidal Sassoon attends the screening of his documentary with his wifeThe late, great Vidal Sassoon—hair guru and inventor of the iconic 1960s hairstyle the "Wedge"—passed in May this year, and this week, the family has put one of his iconic properties on the market. The Richard Neutra-designed "Singleton House" was built in 1959 at 15000 Mulholland Drive—"at the tip of Bel Air," reports real estate site Curbed—and was purchased by Sassoon in 2004. (Fun fact...Read Full Story

Snooki's Launching Her Second Fragrance on HSN Tonight—Guess What it Smells Like

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(FameFlyNet) Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and her new fragrance, "Snooki Couture"Pint-sized reality television superstar Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi has been busy since Jersey Shore got the axe—not only has gotten engaged and become a mom, tonight she launches her second fragrance on HSN!"Snooki Couture" will make its worldwide debut on HSN at 9 p.m. ET alongside a brand-new trio of Snooki-branded nail polishes (called "All That Glitters"). According to HSN's website, the fragrance features top notes...Read Full Story

BEHOLD: Mariah Carey's OPI Nail Polish Colors—Coming to Stores in January!

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(Getty) Mariah Carey is launching a nail polish collection with OPI Mariah Carey's nail polish collaboration with OPI was announced back in August, and now we're finally able to bring you the eight gorgeous colors, which will hit stores in January!Here they are, below, from left to right: "Sprung," a shimmery rose-copper; "Pink Yet Lavender," a glittery pink and lavender combo; "Anti-Bleak," a deep, rich aubergine; "The Impossible," a fine-glitter hot pink.Below, from left to right: "Can't...Read Full Story

Beauty Obsession of the Day: The Karl Lagerfeld x Shu Uemura Fake Eyelashes (Another Pair, Inside!)

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Back in July, when the Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura collection was first announced, we thought it was just going to be a series of color cosmetic palettes. But now we've seen the goodies—and the collaboration is so much more!Our number-one beauty obsession of the day comes straight from KL x SU—it's these fake eyelashes, both pairs! The above pair will run you about $60 at Colette (you can also order them from ShuUemura-USA.com). They're handmade thick-cut false fabric strip lashes decorated...Read Full Story

Robert Pattinson Inks Multi-Million Dollar Deal With Dior Homme Fragrances

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(Getty)Stop the presses! Despite the fact that he's been sporting a whole lot of Gucci in the past few months, reports today indicate that Twilight star Robert Pattinson is the new face of Christian Dior's men's fragrances.According to a report by E! News, the actor will star in a series of ads for Dior Homme's scents—"Rob likes the brand," says the network's secret source, who also leaked the info that Pattinson's Dior Homme deal is worth about $12 million over three years.Between his...Read Full Story