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NARS Designs Thakoon-Inspired Nail Polish

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(ImaxTree/Nars) American cowboys and Indian spice markets? According to Harper's Bazaar, designer Thakoon Panichigul had those two very different things in mind when he created his spring 2012 collection. And sure enough, at his show, models sauntered down the runway sporting western wear-inspired cuts in spice market colors. Since we first spied Thakoon's kaleidoscopic pieces, we haven't been able to get enough of the bold color palette and it seems NARS feels the same way. Leave it to...Read Full Story

Brooklyn Decker Has Pretty Pink Hair at 'Battleship' Premiere

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Brooklyn Decker (Getty Images) Real or fake? That's the question we asked ourselves when we saw Brooklyn Decker's candy pink tresses. The almost completely blond Battleship star sported her colorful updo at the movie's South Korea premiere on Wednesday. At the moment we can only speculate on the permanence of her brightly-hued locks. If the streaks are real it's safe to say this isn't the first long-term beauty-related risk the model cum actress has taken. In April 2011 she made a...Read Full Story

Benefit Creates Makeup Inspired by 'Snow White and the Huntsman'

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Kristen Stewart (Getty Images) Looking for some fairytale glamour to add to your daily beauty regimen? Benefit, makers of cool cleverly-named cosmetics, is reportedly set to launch a line of products inspired by Snow White and the Huntsman. The collection, called Rare Beauty, is based on the look created for the film's title role played by Kristen Stewart. From what we've seen in the movie's trailer, we shouldn't expect to find anything Disneyfied. The fair maiden of Seven Dwarves fame is...Read Full Story

Marc Jacobs Partnering with Sephora on Makeup Line

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Marc Jacobs (Getty Images) First the clothes, then the fragrances, and now the makeup. The word is Marc Jacobs will soon be putting his name on a color cosmetics collection that will find the designer breaking new ground for his illustrious brand.WWD reported Tuesday that Jacobs will be hooking up with cosmetics retailer Sephora for the new line. "I see makeup, fragrance—everything, really—as an opportunity," he said. "The idea of choosing a color for your lip, or an eyeliner—it's just...Read Full Story

Orly Creates 'Dark Shadows' Nail Polish Collection

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Johnny Depp (Bauer Griffin) Orly is commemorating Barnabas Collins' return to his ancestral home with a new collection of nail lacquer. Hot on the heels of China Glaze's Hunger Games polish selection and OPI's Spider-Man-themed line, Orly will be offering up a selection of shades inspired by the upcoming flick Dark Shadows.The movie, adapted from the television show that ran from 1966 to 1971, features a vampire (played by Johnny Depp) attempting to protect his dysfunctional descendants...Read Full Story

Victoria Beckham Shows Off New Haircut

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Victoria Beckham (Getty Images/FameFlynet) Victoria Beckham announced via Twitter on Friday that her lengthy locks were no more. "Chopped it off," she tweeted, along with a shot of her cropped tresses in a pile on the floor. She was soon spotted wearing the new 'do while shopping in West Hollywood. This isn't the first time Victoria has gotten a dramatic haircut. The urbane beauty wore a jaw-length graduated bob in 2008 and then had her dark tresses cut into a classic pixie. Since then...Read Full Story

How to Get the 'Katniss—Girl On Fire' Makeup Look

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Jennifer Lawrence (Getty Images) Happy Hunger Games! Just in time for the movie's premiere, Mirabella Beauty has created a makeup look inspired by the fiery main character Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence. To duplicate the 'Girl On Fire' style, simply follow the steps below. We've also included a video featuring makeup artist Jasmine Dashtizad's fabulous application techniques. 1.    Begin by applying Prime for Face and Eyes to the face to smooth the skin in preparation for...Read Full Story

OPI Spins New Spider-Man-Inspired Nail Polish

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Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man (PacificCoastNews); OPI Courtesy Photo OPI 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Nail Polish Collection  OPI, creators of nail polish collections inspired by a number of celebs, is launching a line of lacquers commemorating The Amazing Spider-Man. The webbed wall-walker will soon be joining the likes of Betsey Johnson, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Serena Williams and even the Muppets.  The upcoming film won't hit theaters until July 3, however, die-hard fans of the webslinger...Read Full Story

Nars Cosmetics Popping Up With Warhol-Inspired Makeup Collection

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Francois Nars (Getty Images) Francois Nars, founder of Nars Cosmetics, will be coming out with a Warhol-inspired makeup collection and it seems like a perfect pairing. The bold, bright pop art will be a fabulous  complement to Nars' light-hearted approach to beauty. After all, his own biography asks, "Why so serious? It's only makeup." WWD reported that the products will attempt to "evoke the cool, image-rich, character-laden world of Warhol in a limited edition collection said to...Read Full Story

Nothing Will Stop Lauren Conrad From Getting a Manicure

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Lauren Conrad (PacificCoastNews) Lauren Conrad demonstrated a serious can-do attitude toward grooming when she gave herself a manicure—at night—while on safari in Tanzania. No electricity? No problem. On Wednesday the stylish celeb tweeted, "Had to wear a head lamp to give myself a manicure last night." She also included an adorable picture of herself wearing the contraption as proof of her dedication to having perfectly polished nails. This kind of discipline doesn't surprise us. Lauren...Read Full Story