For the last couple months, we’ve been in a hair rut. Our hair wasn’t working no matter what goop we added or how we styled it. In fact, it was being downright uncooperative. Then we started using Aveeno’s new Nourish+ Hair Care Collection. It may sound unbelievable, but now our ‘do does exactly what we want it to do. Seriously, after our first shower with the stuff, we had tamed the beast into bouncy, shiny submission. [$6.99, Drugstore.com]
We’re giving away products from Aveeno’s Nourish+ Hair Care line, but you have to work if you want your hair to look good. The five best commenters for this coming week — from today, Friday, May 15 through Thursday, May 21 — will be awarded with a shampoo and conditioner set. So be as clever, smart, and original as you can! Click HERE to read the official rules. Keep reading »
Most of the time, fashion magazines show clothing and accessories on models. Sometimes, things get more exciting and they take the photos in an exotic place. And every once in a while the editors get really creative and come up with a clever way to picture this season’s styles. This photo (there’ more after the jump) are from French Marie Claire. I can’t decide what I want more — the shoes or the dogs. [via Juliette Merck] Keep reading »
If you know anything about Kanye, you know he loves his Balenciaga sandals and neon. Some people think he looks moronic. Some people think he looks awesome. Apparently, some people think he looks “gay.”
Blogger Elizabeth Gates at the Daily Beast noticed how homophobic and racially motivated some commenters’ replies were about recent paparazzi snaps of Kanye and his entourage at Fashion Week. “Only gay guys wear that [crap!]” one wrote. “Bootylishious,” wrote another. But this isn’t anything new. Two years ago, 50 Cent made waves when he complained that Kanye got invited on “Oprah,” not him, which he said proved Middle America would be OK with their kids being gay. Keep reading »
Kelly Osbourne looked like a Debbie Downer at the “Terminator Salvation” premiere last night. Could her new hairdo be teaching her that blonds don’t really have more fun? If there’s anyone who could turn that frown upside down, it’s gotta be the flick’s butt-kicking stud of a star, Christian Bale. [Hollywood, 5/14/09] Keep reading »
She’s got eight rugrats underfoot. Her husband Jon may have a 23-year-old woman on the side. But what’s keeping Kate Gosselin, the matriarch of the “Jon & Kate Plus 8″ brood, sane?
Her hair. It seems viewers can’t get enough of Kate’s hedgehog ‘do, which features long, highlighted strands in the front and spikes in the back. “Everybody wants it,” she bragged to Entertainment Weekly. “My hair stylist gets calls from all across the country.”
But you can’t have it, beyotch! “I have very, very thick hair, so it’s not going to work for everybody,” she warned.
You’ve got to admit, Kate personal life might become tabloid hell if “Jon & Kate Head to Divorce Court,” but at least she loves her hair. Sometimes, we know, that’s all we need. [Entertainment Weekly] Keep reading »
We normally don’t have plans on Sunday night, but this week, we’re booked. At long last, the Anna Wintour “60 Minutes” segment will air on CBS at 7 p.m. ET. Recently, Anna has been opening herself up to the public much more than usual. Not only is “The September Issue” documentary being released this September, but she also spoke in New York earlier this week. I attended her Q&A on Tuesday, and most of the discussion focused on the business of fashion and publishing (though she did divulge that she “hasn’t been able to look at brown the same way” since wearing that color school uniform growing up). We’re hoping the “60 Minutes” segment will let us into her life a little more, and we know we’ll get to hear her talk about her ever-present sunglasses: “They are seriously useful. I can sit in a show and if I am bored out of my mind, nobody will notice… At this point, they have become, really, armor.” [CBS News] Keep reading »
Boys have all the fun. Their daily alcohol limit is three units (ours is two) and they get to pee standing up. And now, fashion is playing on the boys’ team, too! Kitsuné’s new collection has a total schoolboy vibe, the Olsens are about to debut a menswear line (and Ashley just did a menswear-clad photoshoot for V magazine), and Rihanna’s been sporting tuxedos on the red carpet. It seems everyone has gone boy crazy, so here’s how to rock the look. Keep reading »
Reason #238 why growing up sucks: no more goody bags at birthday parties. Remember the glee attached to a sudden abundance of loot? Why not treat yourself with Sephora’s new Sun Safety Kit, which comes with 13 mini-products for you to play with. The bag includes some of our good-for-your-skin favorites like Clarins SPF 40, Smashbox Photo Finish, and Murad Essential-C Eye Cream. To add to its functionality, the kit comes packaged in a recycled beach bag you can use all summer. The whole shebang is only $22.50 (but worth $110!), and all the proceeds go to The Skin Cancer Foundation—meaning you won’t just be getting a gift for yourself, you’ll be giving back to others, too. [$22.50, Sephora] Keep reading »
Apparently, poop is all the rage. The newest place to put it is in your hair thanks to Moroccan Oil, a treatment derived from something deceptively clean called “argan oil.” In reality, argan oil is extracted from the feces of goats who expel the undigested argan tree pits. After the substance goes through purification processes, it becomes a usable product with antioxidant and vitamin-rich properties. Rub into either wet or dry hair to treat dry ends, smooth flyaways, or long-term condition. As for the smell? It’s a sort of musky vanilla that’s not too strong, and all in all, not too, ahem, crappy. [MoroccanOil.com] Keep reading »
While Europeans are known for spending the summer lazing about the beach topless, we Americans have more modest sunbathing practices, which involve covering up our boobs and bums. But if you’re taking vacation in France this summer, you’ll be able to test the topless waters without showing your peaks to the entire Riviera. Starting in June, Sephora France will stock 50 of its stores with Nippies, those little stickers cute shapes like stars and hearts that cover up your nipples and are normally worn under clothing that don’t allow for a bra to prevent “wardrobe malfunctions.” While Nippes are for sale in the states, Bristols 6, the company behind Nippies, is marketing their use in France as a way to avoid unintended nipple slips at the pool when wearing teeny bikinis, and on their own as an alternative to tops (yes, the adhesive is waterproof). “While topless sunbathing is de riguer in Europe, Nippies are a chic cover-up for less courageous Americans desiring a cool Euro vibe. … Undercover or exposed, Nippies are a patch of freedom you won’t need to hide,” reads a promotional email. Would you wear these sparkly stickers in place of your swimsuit top? [Bristols 6] Keep reading »