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Olympic Beauty - Get the Fab Five's Winning Gold Medal Look

By Lauren Frankfort on
(Getty Images) It was hard to hold back tears last night when the US Women's Gymnastics team—aka the Fab Five—won gold. Maybe it was their genuine smiles, sparkling red leotards, and adorable messy buns, but we instantly fell in love with this group of girls.In honor of their big win, here's how to recreate the gold-medal-worthy beauty look at home:The Messy Bun(Getty Images) From day one of the Olympics, the messy bun was a Fab Five signature. Perfect for a day when you're rushing to work or...Read Full Story

Beauty Battle: Rachel Bilson vs. Jaime King

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Rachel Bilson and Jaime King (Bauer Griffin)Hart of Dixie co-stars and on-set rivals, Rachel Bilson and Jaime King, attended the Summer TCA Party in style: The first in Alexander McQueen trousers and the latter in a brocade Stella McCartney dress. But it was their red carpet beauty choices that really got us talking.Both wore their hair in seasonal updos and painted their lips with statement hues. Rachel countered her pink smile with dark liner and a smoky shadow while Jaime let her red pout...Read Full Story

Supermodel Beverly Johnson Launches a Beauty Line With Frederick's of Hollywood

By Danica Lo on
(Courtesy Frederick's of Hollywood) Beverly JohnsonSupermodel Beverly Johnson—the first African-American model to grace the cover of Vogue (in 1974)—has inked a deal to launch The Beverly Johnson Luxurious Lifestyle Brand exclusively at lingerie retailer Frederick's of Hollywood. The launch collection will include three product categories—The Model Logic haircare line, the Beautiful Body by Beverly body care products, and Flawless Skin all-natural botanical skincare.The collection launches...Read Full Story

Vote: Should Jessica Chastain Chop Her Locks?

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Jessica Chastain and Chaplin (PacificCoastNews.com)Jessica Chastain was spotted on the set of her latest film, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, wearing a darling leopard-print wrap dress and carrying her even more darling three-legged rescue dog, Chaplin. The real attention-grabber, however, was the actress' bold new wedge 'do. For a second there, we were sold—convinced this was the sexiest and most daring Hollywood chop in ages—but the redhead later confirmed (via Facebook) it was only a...Read Full Story

'Do of the Day: Kerry Washington's Bouffant Ponytail

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Actress Kerry Washington speaks at "DJango Unchained" Press Line during Comic-Con International 2012 at Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel on July 14, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Getty Images)Former StyleBistro celebrity guest editor, Kerry Washington, not only wowed us with her Comic-Con 'fit (courtesy of J. Mendel), she also flaunted her own take on the newly trending bouffant ponytail.Why do we love it? Well, truthfully, there's very little about the '60s we don't love—whether it's cat...Read Full Story

Teresa Giudice's Haircare Line Name to be Revealed Soon. Obv, the Suspense is Killing Us

By Danica Lo on
(Courtesy Create Great Hair) What will Teresa Giudice's haircare line be called? One of our favorite Real Housewives of all time, Teresa Giudice, just keeps churning out the licensing deals and special projects. She's a machine and we love it!Giudice's latest entrepreneurial endeavor? Haircare. She's teamed up with Long Island hair product guru Jerel James Sabella (um, paging Andy Cohen, we can't believe there isn't already a Real Housewives of Long Island series in development) to create a...Read Full Story

Beauty Obsessions of the Day: VS Pro's Powder, Lip Balm, and Face Illuminator

By Danica Lo on
Here at StyleBistro HQ, we have a theory about Victoria's Secret—several theories, actually, but here's our biggest one—that every VS product, whether it's a bra, a top, a blouse, or pajama pants, is man-market-tested.As in: We don't know how they do it, but pretty much everything Victoria's Secret makes appeals to guys. (Seriously, we've worn some pretty questionable blousy contraptions from the VS catalog and, without fail, some dude will compliment us that day. Spooky.)Not that "appealing...Read Full Story

The 10 Best Vintage-Inspired Short Hairstyles

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
(Getty)Anne Hathaway's latest super-short Jean Seberg cut got us thinking: If you're going to make a big chop, it should be inspired by a hairstyle that stands the test of time. Think Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe and Jackie O—all beauty icons whose 'dos are still au courant, refreshingly unafraid, and effortlessly chic. Precisely what a gal wants her hairdresser to deliver.We dug through our celebrity lookbooks to see who has the best modern day versions of history's most legendary short...Read Full Story

Unboxing Glossybox: Do You Subscribe to Beauty Sampling Services?

By Danica Lo on
The other day, out of nowhere, a GlossyBox landed on my desk. What's GlossyBox? It's a subscription beauty sampling service—similar to Birchbox, Beauty Army, and the NewBeauty Test Tube—that, for a fixed fee each month, provides subscribers with deluxe-size samples (and even some full-size products). If you're as obsessed with trying new beauty products as we are here at StyleBistro HQ, then you'll appreciate subscriptions like GlossyBox. Check out our unboxing photos—and find out what's...Read Full Story

Urban Decay Won't Sell in China Because of the Country's Animal Testing Requirements

By Danica Lo on
Cosmetics brand Urban Decay has always prided itself on being a PETA- and The Leaping Bunny-certified cruelty-free company—they don't test their finished products on animals, they don't allow others to test their products on animals, and none of their raw materials are tested on animals.So, for Urban Decay devotees who care very deeply about animal testing, it was a shock earlier this year when the company announced it was planning on selling its products in China—a country where law requires...Read Full Story