Wedding Guest Dress Guide: The Daytime Wedding

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The dress you wear to a daytime wedding can be flowy, brightly-colored, and show a little skin. You can have some fun with the dress, which shouldn’t be as formal as “black-tie.” When it comes to your face and hair keep it simple — fuss-free hair, eye-catching peepers, and minimal blush.

Carla Bruni’s Beauty Secret

There’s something about Carla Bruni that is a bit robot-like—how she’s always cool and collected, how she never seems to age. The only thing we could attribute her puzzling aura to was her Frenchness. But it seems there’s more to it. The first lady keeps her visage glowing and wrinkle-free by regularly downing a “Biooster Grog”—a beauty cocktail offered by the Hôtel Gabriel in Paris. (The world’s first “detox” hotel, the place includes such amenities as illuminated wallpaper, customizable lighting and music patterns to aid sleep, and a bevy of detox teas.) Bruni’s regular beverage improves complexion through a blend of oranges and purifying herbs. Where can we get us some? [W Magazine]
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What Does Kate Moss Really Smell Like?

Mere months after launching her eponymous fragrance, Kate Moss is planning another scent for release in September. So rejoice, Kate Moss wannabes the world over, you can stop smelling like Kate did months ago and adopt her current fruity, floral scent! But those of you who really want to be Just Like Kate should consider a few other scent options… Keep reading »

Men Tip More To Waitresses Who Wear Makeup

The outside world is more like a Hooters restaurant than you previously thought: a new study says that men are more likely to tip a waitress if she looks pretty wearing makeup.

Researchers studied the tips received by two waitresses from 186 male and 98 female customers. Only one third of the dudes left a tip if the waitress wore a bare, makeup-less face. (Cheap bastards!) But after a beautician applied makeup to the servers, the number of men who tipped flew up to 51 percent. Not to mention that the size of the tips rose 25 percent. Hmm, it brings new meaning to the term “makeup tips,” doesn’t it? Keep reading »

Keep Dry Under Your Shuella, ‘Ella, ‘Ella

Rain in the summer is a bummer. Wearing hot, sticky rain boots in the summer is a double bummer. That’s no longer the case with fashion invention #954 that you do not need, yet intrigues anyway: Shuellas, rubber rainboots for your shoes! The waterproof plastic booties wrap around nearly any type of footwear—heels, sandals, wedges—to protect from rain and puddles. With pink material and triple Velcro closures, the Shuellas have a bit of a futuristic ’80s vibe. The fashion girls over at the U.K’s Daily Mail were brave enough to give the invention a try, but noted, “Wearing them felt like stepping into the rubber booties of an elf,” while enduring the “laughter of passers-by ringing in our ears.” You never know when bad weather is going to strike and ruin your favorite heels…which would surely rain on your parade. [Daily Mail]
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Quick Pic: Carey Hart Takes Pink For A Ride

The happily remarried couple is still livin’ it up down under. They biked through a park together today and it seems the only thing still patchy about the pair is Carey’s facial hair. [Sydney, Australia, 6/2/09] Keep reading »

Crave: “He’s Just Not That Into You” DVD

Are you an Anna, a Gigi, a Beth, or a Janine? Find out now that “He’s Just Not That Into You” is available on DVD. Most women will identify with at least one of the female characters as she navigates today’s dating scene. See if this movie provides any insight into your man dilemma. [$16.99, Amazon] Keep reading »

“NYC Prep” Kids Live Fabulously And Don’t Apologize For Being Privileged

Last night, I got a sneak peek of Bravo’s upcoming show “NYC Prep,” and heard a little about the lives of the rich and young in a Q&A with the cast. Man, is this show going to be juicy. Keep reading »

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: How Do You Feel About Marriage?

Ahh, marriage. Certainly men think long and hard about whether they want to get married right? Or maybe the answer is a no brainer, requiring very little obsession and thought and magazine purchasing? Being that it’s Wedding Week on The Frisky, and because I’d hate to leave the fellas out of such a sexy topic, I went to the guys on our IM to find out how they feel about marriage, weddings, and everything in between… Prepare to be touched! Keep reading »

Trend Alert: The Asian Afro

Harajuku girls and boys’ love of Black culture has seeped in their beauty routines. Behold the Asian Afro, also known as the “reverse perm.” It is catching on amongst Asians, especially Japanese and Koreans. The process uses a chemical cream to transform traditionally straight, silky Asian hair into tightly-coiled curls which are extremely similar in look and texture to African American hair. Ironically perms are equally popular in Black culture too, except the result is the opposite: it makes hair bone straight. I think the “Asian Afros” look really cool, what do you think? Let me know in the comments section! [Honey.Brown.Sugar] Keep reading »

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