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Watch: Betty Boop and Daria Werbowy Star in Lancome's New Mascara Campaign

By Danica Lo on
(via YouTube)Is this the cutest beauty campaign of the season? Check out supermodel Daria Werbowy—who's starred in campaigns for brands such as Balmain, Celine, and David Yurman—and the legendary Betty Boop in the newest Lancome mascara commercial. Oh Betty, we've missed you so!Read Full Story

Watch: Nina Dobrev & Nick Braun Rap About SPF

By Danica Lo on
(YouTube) Nina Dobrev and The Perks of Being a Wallflower co-star Nick Braun.Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev and her The Perks of Being a Wallflower co-star Nick Braun have teamed up to create some high-minded summer entertainment—this adorable rap video about (wait for it) SPF!Dubbing it "Lotion Music," the duo vamp in front of the camera, rhyming and waving their arms around, doing their best 80s-rapper impressions.Also included in the video: A fun fact! Nina is Bulgarian. Here is Bulgaria...Read Full Story

Hairstyles and Beauty Ideas to Consider - Inspired by Fall 2012 Haute Couture Fashion Week

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Karlie Kloss' Braided Updo for Elie Saab Couture Fall 2012 (Imax Tree) Note: All photos in article from Imax Tree.It's not just the extravagant gowns that inspire us, runway hair and beauty always makes us take note. We picked out the best looks from Fall 2012 Couture Week to give you the hautest summer hair and makeup ideas to try.Versace's uber-sexy leather-filled show featured soft '60s waves with deep side-parts. Get the look with large hot rollers, a shine-enhancing heat protection spray...Read Full Story

Beauty PSA of the Day: The Hannah Montana Fragrance Also Repels Raccoons

By Danica Lo on
The look on the raccoon's face says it all.Well, here's one good thing about tween dream Hannah Montana's fruity signature fragrance: it repels raccoons!Yup, it's true. When applied liberally, the Disney perfume, which launched in 2009 and contains notes of peach, jasmine, orange, and honeysuckle, makes raccoons not want to bite you.How do we know? This video—made by a shirtless older man with a really long beard (to be fair, not the usual Hannah Montana fragrance demographic)—clearly...Read Full Story

BaByLiss Waving Wand Finally Available in the US as the Conair CD126X

By Danica Lo on
(Via pixi2woo)American fans of DIY hair videos rejoice! If you, like me, have long been obsessed with the BaByLiss Waving Wand—used in videos by top beauty vloggers like pixi2woo—but have been frustrated because it's only available in the UK, well, good news: it's finally arrived in the United States!The BaByLiss Waving Wand is a clamp-free curling iron that's achieved some seriously major internet notoriety over the years. Beauty vloggers can't seem to live without it because of the natural...Read Full Story

Nail Obsession of the Day: Sally Hansen's Gem Crush, Magnetic, and Salon Manicure Polishes

By Danica Lo on
Remember back in the day when nail polish trends could be easily summed up in one or two phrases every season—like, "This season, it's all about candy red" or "Reverse French is all over the runway" or "Black is the new neutral."Well, those days are long gone—now, it seems every month sees a brand new product launch and a super-hot must-have new nail color. Check out the latest releases from the folks at Sally Hansen. There's the ultra-sparkly (with great coverage!) Gem Crush collection in...Read Full Story

Nars and Rodarte Collaborate with the LA Philharmonic on Don Giovanni

By Danica Lo on
(Photos courtesy NARS)A couple of months ago, the folks at Nars teamed up with the Rodarte sisters to style the Los Angeles Philharmonic's production of Mozart's Don Giovanni.Direct from the mind of makeup director James Kaliardos, here is what they came up with. Are you dying of gorgeousness yet? Because I'm dying.Here's a castmember with Laura Mulleavy, of Rodarte:Love this black-eyed lavender look:Here it is, onstage:Are you a fan of Nars Cosmetics and Rodarte? Tell us what you think about...Read Full Story

How to Get Big Hair à la 'Brave'

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
(Disney/Pixar)Disney's Brave is already a box office blockbuster and we couldn't help but be inspired by Princess Merida and her gorgeously untamed curls. In fact, it took the Pixar crew two and a half years to simulate the movement of soft wild locks."It's not just pretty hair," explained Brenda Chapman, one of the movie's creative directors, "It's about who she is." Thankfully, a real life replication won't take nearly as long.How does one achieve such masterfully voluminous tresses like...Read Full Story

Obsession of the Day: Dermelect's Anti-Aging Nail Polish—For Younger-Looking Fingertips!

By Danica Lo on
As a woman of, ahem, a certain age, there are things on my body that I'm starting to worry about—especially when it comes to aging. Mostly, they're gravity-related—wrinkles, fine lines, skin tone and texture. But one thing I hadn't thought much about—until now, that is—is how my nails are faring.The thing is, I've always had sort of not-great nails. They're fine when I take care of them—i.e. moisturize them every night, avoid nail polish and acetone remover, pet them and coddle them and speak...Read Full Story

Paris Hilton Launching Another Fragrance

By Heather Gunderman on
Paris Hilton (Bauer Griffin) Paris Hilton is coming out with a new fragrance—for the 15th time. And what's special about this latest scent, according to WWD, is that it's "meant to express her own personality." In case her eponymous first eau de parfum, or any of the following 13, didn't quite reflect her identity, supposedly "Dazzle" will finally capture the celebutante's metaphorical essence. According to Paris, however, she's "never been a one-dimensional person," and the multitude of...Read Full Story