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Beauty How-To: Choose a Blush for Pale Skin

Too much makeup on pale skin can leave you looking clown-faced. Then again, so can the wrong colors. Pale-faced ladies need to be careful when buying blush, unless you like that whole stage-makeup look. We’ve got the colors that work for your cheeks after the jump! Keep reading »

Beauty How-To: Spot A Cancerous Mole

Ladies like Marilyn and Cindy made the mole a thing of beauty, but cancer is turning it into a sight to be feared. While beauty marks add definition and distinction to your face and body, make sure to keep an eye on suspicious looking spots and always keep in mind the ABC’s of skin-sighting. Keep reading »

Beauty How-To: Treat a Sunburn

Everyone has fallen asleep on the beach for too long, or missed a spot with their sunscreen, only to wake up with a patch of skin as rare as an undercooked slab of meat. Sunburns are the worst kind of uncomfortable irritation because they hurt like a mother and ruin your temporarily youthful, healthy skin. Luckily, there are several ways to treat a sunburn fast and effectively. Keep reading »

Beauty How-To: Wash Your Face

Washing your face seems to be a simple enough task. So then why after all of your foaming and rinsing do you still get breakouts and oil deposits? There are techniques for cleansing your skin that will leave it smooth, soft, and blemish free. We’ve got ‘em all for you after the jump! Keep reading »

Stop Staring At Me With Your Giant Eyeball Head

Here’s looking at you, kid. This model wasn’t crying when she paraded down the runway during Milan Fashion Week wearing this surrealist-psycho ensemble designed by Madrid’s Agatha Ruiz de la Prada — or, heck, was she? It’s impossible to tell with that giant eyeball she’s wearing on her head. Who knew cyclopses were the new black? And if that skirt’s not sexual, I don’t know what it is. Or, you know, maybe that’s just me. Of course, this frock wasn’t the only crazy creation the Spanish designer concocted for her Fall/Winter 2009 line. There’s the baguette hat, the trapped-in-a-birdcage exoskeleton, Rainbow Brite Chewbacca, and, I don’t know, this chick just looks like a hedge. [China Daily] Keep reading »

Off With Your Head!

Want a new look? Montreal-based beauty salon Käaz suggests that if you really want a total makeover, it would be best if you let them decapitate you first. Created by ad agency Bleublancrouge, the Canadian campaign promises to “CHANGE YOUR STYLE.” I’m not quite sure how this works, though. So, you go into the salon, you hand them your head, they do what they want with it, and when you come back, they sew your new head back on for you? The super-rolled and devil-Pixie hairstyles are questionable enough, but you’d think if they were going to throw in the plastic surgery, they’d do a better job of suturing you back up. Also, neither of these post-styled chicks looks very happy. Or maybe it’s just me, and looking like the Queen of Hearts just had her way with you is the next thing in hairstyling. Misogyny or beauty? That’s your call. [Copyranter] Keep reading »

Why Men Need You To Groom Them

Women, take note: when the appearance of men’s toenails suggest that we are either vying for a Guinness World Record — or preparing for an underground cage fighting match — feel free to mention that they’ve gotten a tad long. We don’t mind. Keep reading »

Study Shows That Beauty Is In The Gender Of The Beholder

A recent study says women and men view beauty differently. Yeah, we kind of already suspected that. But now there is proof to back it up! Apparently, women use their whole brain to absorb beauty, whereas men use the right side of their brains. Keep reading »

Hello, SM Kitty

This new ad for MAC Cosmetics is a surreal, kinky take on Alice in Wonderland, featuring a trip through a (ahem) pink tunnel that takes Alice into a faraway land, where she gets molested by a roving gang of shirtless, male, SM-styled Hello Kitties. Well, then! Apparently, the four-minute, outre mini-movie is a tie-in to the new Hello Kitty-MAC collaboration. This time around, though, Hello Kitty goes black, and the product line includes Hello Kitty “kitten-eyes,” crosshatched fake eyelashes, Hello Kitty On the Prowl platinum nail polish, and a Hello Kitty plush doll in black pleather. Clearly, all things Alice in Wonderland are looking to be the new new thing. Tim Burton is at work on a live action/stop motion new movie version of Lewis Carroll’s novel, starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, and Anne Hathaway. Who knows if Burton’s redux will be quite so fetishistic as this. Keep reading »

Trend Watch: Manly Men Pamper Themselves With Polished Pedicures

This week on “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” guest star Dean McDermott (Tori Spelling’s hubby) had on toenail polish! Say what? Both he and Kate Beckinsale’s director husband, Len Wiseman, have been seen strutting around LA in sandals to show off their colorful polish. But with around 30% of salon clients being male, they’re not the only bros getting their feet professionally pedicured. As hotel spa director, David Erlich, says, when it comes to treating your tootsies, “Men are the new women.” Yeah, the mantyhose, bras, garter belts, and girdles for men sorta hinted at that…

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