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Weekend Beauty Dare: Make Your Own Nail Polish From Eyeshadow

By Caitlin Miller on
(Source: Homemade Nail Polish)We're all for a good DIY beauty project—our Pinterest boards can attest to that. But we've decided to up our game with a slightly more challenging weekend beauty dare. This weekend we're taking a cue from Allison Rose Spiekermann's new book Homemade Nail Polish ($12, at amazon.com) and whipping up a DIY purple with pink shimmer nail polish from an old eyeshadow and nail polish. Want to know the surprisingly simple steps? Read on to get Spiekermann's tips. Before...Read Full Story

Weekend Beauty Dare: Try This Skin Brightening Avocado Mask

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(Source: Thinkstock; Art by Tanya Leigh Washington)In case you haven't heard, it's finally the best time of year: avocado season! The vitamin B and omega 3 fatty acid-rich fruit is an excellent source of nutrients to help you feel great and keep your skin looking its best. Not only is a must-have for any summer salad, but it's a miracle ingredient in beauty products. But you don't need a cabinet full of avocado-based items; you can go directly to the source for your skincare needs. California...Read Full Story

Weekend Beauty Dare: Lemon and Oatmeal Mask

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(Source: Thinkstock; Art by Tanya Leigh Washington)Make your morning oatmeal work overtime. Did you know the breakfast essential can do more than deliver fiber and a good dose of grains to your body? It can actually be a good skincare resource too. Gina Mari, an aesthetician in Beverly Hills, shares her recipe for a lemon and oatmeal cleansing facial mask.Lemon and Oatmeal Facial MaskIngredients:One half cup uncooked rolled oatsFour tablespoons lemon juiceSteps:Put the oats in a blender to...Read Full Story

A Journey Through Kristen Stewart's Best Hair Transformations

By Caitlin Miller on
(Source: Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America)Although she probably doesn't like it, Kristen Stewart has had to walk the red carpet a lot. With the flashing lights, high heels, and fancy dresses comes a lot camera time. Lucky for us, those hours spent in front of the lens have captured many of her ever-changing hair moments. From her Twilight years to her brand-new vibrant strands, we're taking a look back at K-Stew's best hair transformations.May 2014: Although it's for a movie, this...Read Full Story

Weekend Beauty Dare: Cool Down With A Peppermint And Eucalyptus Pedi Treatment

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(Source: Thinkstock; Art By Tanya Leigh Washington)The best part about weekends? They're the time to relax and indulge in some pampering. In case this week has been extra stressful, we've got the perfect DIY project to help you calm down—from your feet up! President and founder of Bellacures salon Samira Far shares with us a simple pedi treatment based off of the salon's summertime "Pedi-Cool" pedicure. To get a similar experience at home, follow Far's easy DIY recipe to give your feet a cool...Read Full Story

Photographic Proof Solange Can Rock Any Hairstyle

By Caitlin Miller on
(Source: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images North America)If we told you there was a woman who could pull off a pixie, an afro, braids, and straight hair flawlessly, what would you say? No such woman exists, most likely. Well we can assure you she does. Since Solange burst onto the scene (first as Beyonce's little sister, then as a powerful star in her own right), we've been in awe of her booming voice, eclectic style, and her magical ability to have any hairstyle she wants. From a perfectly...Read Full Story

Weekend Beauty Dare: Go Short With A Faux Bob

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(Source: Valerie Macon/Getty Images North America)In case you're not bold enough to make the drastic jump into bob territory, fake it! A faux bob is a great way to experiment with the hair trend without making the commitment. Whether you have a big date or just want to play with your look, this weekend we're challenging you to have some fun with your strands! Ruth Roche, Artistic Ambassador for Pureology Serious Colour Care, breaks down the steps to creating this look.  Step 1) Begin with...Read Full Story

Weekend Beauty Dare: Try An Infused Beauty Water

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(Source: ThinkStock; Art by Tanya Leigh Washington)Fight your skin woes from the inside out. This weekend we challenge you to take your beauty routine one step further and start combatting aging and acne with more than just creams and masks. LA-based lifestyle and event expert April Luca shared with us the importance of treating your skin to some TLC through infused "beauty" water. "Infused water hydrates from the inside, thereby making your skin appear more luminous while decreasing the look...Read Full Story

Hair Transformation Thursday: Katie Holmes

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(Source: Bauer Griffin)Katie Holmes has been in the public eye since she blossomed as Joey Potter in every millennial's TV fave, Dawson's Creek. Although she may no longer be a '90s teen idol (or Mrs. Tom Cruise, for that matter), she is still one of the biggest names in fashion and beauty around. Join us as we revisit some of Holmes's best hair moments and see how her all-American brown locks have changed throughout the years. 2014: As of late, Holmes has been showing off a new edgier 'do...Read Full Story

Add Shine To Your Tresses With This DIY Champagne Hair Treatment

By Caitlin Miller on
(Source: ThinkStock; Art By Tanya Leigh Washington)Other than a savory omelet and a sweet scone, champagne is our number one brunch necessity. But as much as we love a glass or three of bubbly, more often than not after hosting a Sunday-Funday brunch, we're left with half a bottle and a stomach so full we couldn't possibly finish the rest. Instead of letting the tasty drink go to waste, why not put it on beauty duty? Mahisha Dellinger, CEO and Founder of Curls.biz, shares a decadent hair...Read Full Story