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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

Karl Lagerfeld & Wallpaper Magazine Create a Perfume that Smells Like a Freshly-Printed Book

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Photo via Steidl) Karl Lagerfeld is a paper freak—or so he notes (heh, get it?) inside the packaging of Paper Passion, a new book-inspired perfume Lagerfeld collaborated with Wallpaper* magazine to create.The Chanel creative director is no newbie to the realm of strange scents, though. Remember the bread-scented perfume "Hunger" he created in back 2003 for Visionaire? The idea was that you could indulge yourself in the wafting aroma of carbs rather than take a whopping bite out of a...Read Full Story

YSL Creates Facebook-Inspired Eye Shadow

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Photo courtesy of Yves Saint Laurent)Yves Saint Laurent (er, should we say SLP... No? Not yet? OK...) is all up in the media lately. Well, social media that is, thanks to the fashion house and luxury beauty brand's latest pairing with none other than social media incarnate itself—Facebook. According to an announcement late last week, YSL is releasing a limited-editon Pure Chromatic Eye Shadow palette ($55) inspired by the networking site. The "Devoted to Fans" palette features blue, purple...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

Watch: Chanel's Trippy Lipstick Video

By Lindsay Schallon on
Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who's the trippiest of them all? To promote Chanel's newest line of lipstick, Rouge Allure, the label's beauty mastermind and creative director Peter Philips produced a wildly psychedelic vid that will, well, blow your mind. According to Style.com, Philips drew inspiration for the crazy crystallized masks from a mirror-embellished coat shown in Karl Lagerfeld’s Paris-Bombay collection.The Rouge Allure line, which comes out this September, features 16 lip shades...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

In Defense of Hair Extensions

By Lindsay Schallon on
No matter how hard I try, my hair just NEVER seems to grow! So, yep, you guessed it. I resort to hair extensions.You guys, I need to admit something to you: I have MAY-jor long hair envy. I covet Kim Kardashian's long flowing locks. I'd die for Lauren Conrad's perfect middle part and effortlessly swept strands. I pretty much want to be Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. (Okay, well, not just for her hair. Let's be honest.) If you're thinking, "Well Schall (Did I mention you can call me Schall?), why...Read Full Story