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MAC By Request Brings Back 9 Discontinued Favorites—Eyeshadows, Lipglass, and Lipstick

By Danica Lo on
Don't you hate it when you finally find a perfect shade of lipstick, or an eyeshadow that's just right—and the cosmetics company discontinues it?MAC By Request to the rescue!Earlier this year, MAC asked its customers to vote on which discontinued shades of eyeshadow, lipstick, and Lipglass to bring back to market—and we have the results of the vote right here!(Images courtesy MAC)Eyeshadows: MAC is reviving (from l-r) Guacamole, a light green frost with gold pearl; Jete, a sandy coral pearl...Read Full Story

Would You Pay $250,000 for Nail Polish?

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Photo courtesy of Azature) If you literally want your hands to be dripping in diamonds, fine-jewelry maker Azature—aka the "black diamond king"—has the nail polish just for you. That is, if you're willing to pay a pretty penny for it.The blingest polish of them all contains 267 carats of black diamonds and clocks in at a whopping $250,000 per diamond-shaped bottle—making it (not surprisingly) the most expensive nail polish on the market to date. According to a statement, "The nail...Read Full Story

Stop the Presses! Tan Mom Has Stopped Tanning

By Lauren Frankfort on
(PacificCoastNews.com) Tan Mom Patricia Krentcil, aka the mom who was charged with endangering her 6-year-old daughter by allegedly taking her tanning, will soon become Half-Baked Mom. Why, you ask?According to Jezebel Tan Mom has stopped tanning.The site reports that Krentcil has accepted In Touch magazine's challenge to stay away from bronzing beds for an entire month (!). Before accepting this challenge, Tan Mom had been baking an average four to five times a week.But wait, there's a...Read Full Story

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

How to Lose Weight - Wear This Perfume?

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Photo via The Fragrance Shop) Prends Moi Why spend hours at the gym for, say, that hot date on Friday when slimming down could be as easy as a simple spritz and go? Well, your wish is Veld's command.The French perfume house just released the world’s first weight-loss fragrance, Prends Moi—a scent designed to "slim with pleasure." And, get this, according to the Daily Mail, there's already a wait list of more than 6,000 looking to get their slim on."The perfume contains ingredients...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

DIY Updo - How to Do a Messy Bun Like a Pro

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Images reprinted with permission from Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Beauty © 2012 by Ann Shoket and the editors of Seventeen, Running Press, a member of the Perseus Book Group.)Earlier, we brought you advice straight from the desks of Seventeen editors on how get the perfect at-home manicure. Well, now that you've got perfectly polished digits, here's another easy as 1, 2, 3 tutorial. We can't wait to wear this simple-yet-sophisticated topknot during the sweltering summer days ahead. Perfect...Read Full Story

Watch: The Grossest Face Wash Ad Ever!

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Photo via YouTube) We admit, there's something strangely satisfying about popping a pimple the size of Mt. Vesuvius. (Even though we know popping is terrible for our skin!) But this horrific display of teenage boys destroying zits is the exact opposite of thrilling—it's borderline nauseating.The OXY face wash ad—which is really just a compilation of so-gross-you-can't-look-away YouTube clips with one quick product shot—is targeted at boys ages 13 to 18. According to a press release...Read Full Story

DIY Perfect Manicure - How to Paint Your Nails Like a 'Seventeen' Editor

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Images reprinted with permission from Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Beauty © 2012 by Ann Shoket and the editors of Seventeen, Running Press, a member of the Perseus Book Group.)Trying to master the art of a perfect manicure is like asking a kindergartener to paint the Mona Lisa—nine times out of 10 there's color everywhere and the end result looks more like a big ol' mess than a masterpiece. Now that nail art is everywhere, this poses a major issue for those of us not ambidextrously blessed...Read Full Story