- Category: Make-up and beauty (continued)
- Reese Witherspoon’s 4-carat Ashoka diamond ring
LeAnn Rimes isn’t the only A-lister making news today with a mega-watt engagement ring. Reese Witherspoon's 4-carat Ashoka diamond ring has just been revealed as well. A representative for the Oscar-winning actress confirms that Reese’s fiancé, Jim Toth, 40, proposed with a 4-carat Ashoka diamond ring set on a pave diamond-and-platinum band. So..
- Ricky Martin and Nicki Minaj to be MAC Viva Glam ambassadors for 2012
MAC beauty brand recently revealed that celebrities Ricky Martin and Nicki Minaj will interchange marvelous pop star Lady Gaga and will become its Viva Glam ambassadors in 2012. Is this strange - man for advertising makeup products? Not a Bit! Pop star Ricky Martin is the third ambassador of the brand after Bo George and Elton John. The gorgeous..
- Rihanna' extreme style chameleon
Rihanna has had us on red alert for the past six months, ever since she stormed the stage in Spain debuting a hot cropped coif. And while we never would have expected it from the extreme style chameleon, she stayed true to the color for half of 2010, developing the style from its original bowl cut, to an extra-long style before trimming it up and going..
- Rihanna's new perfume - Reb'l Fleur
Much like the singer Rihanna's beauty and fashion, the bottle for Rihanna's new perfume is a bit ... different. BellaSugar indicates that the bottle looks a little like an upside down stiletto heel, which is cute, but overall it might be a bit much for us. Nevertheless it surely does look like it would hold a bizarre liquid remedy. The fragrance..
- Royal English Daisy collection by Yardley London
The globe is still fascinated by the forthcoming royal wedding between Kate Middleton and our Prince William, and the world of beauty is getting in on it too - in reality, Yardly London have just introduced a whole new line in honour of it! The limited edition Royal English Daisy collection has been created to commemorate the royal engagement. The..
- Salma Hayek launches beauty collection
Salma Hayek's latest position is in the world of beauty - she's breaking into the makeup market with her own beauty collection of products, called Nuance. This isn't just your typical branded celebrity stuff either: Salma is a reknowned beauty junkie (her grandmother was a cosmetologist and she grew up using Native American skincare) and her knowledge..
- Scented Nail Polish by Revlon: Scents of Summer
Scents of Summer is a line of scented nail polish by Revlon, with eight colours and scents. What are they actually like? Well, we tried four: Beach; the metallic yellow. This did smell kind of like the sea, but no-one else thought it smelt of anything (it did though). Coconut Crush: a frosted white shade and the strongest smelling of the samples..
- Sephora & Hello Kitty Collection
Sephora & Hello Kitty Collection will release officially in-stores and will be available online in mid-January 2011. Sephora and the Sanrio brand have teamed up for a makeup collection sold exclusively at Sephora. A partnership with another beauty company is like the icing on a cake. Super Sweet!!! Give yourself eyes a sparkly wink with these..
- Sexy Seventies Hair at the Aquascutum's London Fashion Week
For Aquascutum's AW11 London Fashion Week show, models - probably tired and dehydrated from all that styling - sexy seventies hair was transformed into sleek, gorgeously soft looking sheets, parted straight down the middle for a seventies feel, suggesting that the trend will carry through the Summer into Autumn. Just look. That is touch-me hair..
- Sexy-looking prince William has suffered pre-wedding male makeover
What is it about Prince William these time? Perhaps it's just the fact that he's just about officially off the market. Possibly the sexy-looking prince William has suffered some kind of pre-wedding male makeover? Or is it only his immediacy to David Beckham at an event in Sweden on Wednesday? Doesn't matter what the case, the prominent sexy-looking..
- Simmer and Shimmer Nail Polish by OPI
Simmer and Shimmer by OPI was the nail polish de jour of Kiss and Makeup's team Christmas party last weekend, and we still can't get over how much we love it. One of 12 shades of Simmer and Shimmer Nail Polish by OPI produced in combination with the release of Christina Aguilera and Cher's picture Burlesque, Simmer and Shimmer is a delicious colour..
- Smashbox In Bloom Spring 2011 Collection
A magnificent collection of wearable shades for that feminine spring look. Look fresh and natural in Smashbox’s In Bloom spring collection. Spring beauty is in full bloom with this ten shade palette of ultra-luxe shimmers and wearable mattes from Smashbox In Bloom Spring 2011 Collection, arranged vertically in duos for natural customization. Apply..
- Smoky Eye Effect Eyeshadow by Max Factor
Creating smoky eyes can be as difficult as achieving the perfect eyeliner flick. Max Factor's latest offering hopes to make the procedure a whole lot easier with their Smoky Eye Effect Eyeshadows. The double-ended eyeshadows contain a soft eyeshadow to be used as a base, and a darker colour with a sharper point for under the eyes and on the side..
- Spring 2013 Campaigns From Kate Moss For Versace to Karlie Kloss For Donna Karan
Checkboard twins, Cara Delevingne trotting about New York City and Romeo Beckham's cheeky grin - the Spring Summer 2013 campaigns have been magnificent this season. And there's more a'coming. Most recently, we've seen Kate Moss, Daria Werbowy and Joan Smalls strike a pose for Versace while surrounded by a group of hunks. Our Mossy has also bagged..
- Spring Makeup Collection 2011 by Yves Saint Laurent
The well-known brand Yves Saint Laurent has succeeded in creating fascinating cosmetics line, radiating warmth of spring awakening. Yves Saint Laurent Spring Makeup Collection is full of bright candy colors. Yves Saint Laurent spring Makeup Collection 2011 contains all the latest fashion trends. Name of the collection Boheme Libertine says that we..
- Taylor Swift: the newest face of CoverGirl
Looks like Taylor Swift has something new to croon about. Nonetheless the news broke back in April that the songster would be the newest face of CoverGirl, fans have had to wait to see shots from the star’s ad campaign for the brand’s nature-inspired cosmetics line — until now. “I’m really excited for people to discover the new NatureLuxe..
- The first fragrance from Jimmy Choo
It’s finally here! The first fragrance from Jimmy Choo will soon be accessible for acquisition. Jimmy Choo’s founder and Creative Director Tamara Mellon created a special fragrance in honor of the brand’s 15th anniversary. The first fragrance from Jimmy Choo is ravishing with notes of mysterious tiger orchid, sweet toffee and Indonesian..
- The knowledge: How to do holiday hair and make-up
Being on holiday is no reason to let standards slip, as Rebecca Morrice Williams, founder of the Becca beauty brand, explains. Protect your skin Sunscreen is a must. I live in Australia so I’m used to thinking about the sun and its effects. When you’re buying make-up look for foundations with SPF already in them. Mineral make-up is especially..
- The matte statement lip is favorite
Refinery 29 brought us five celebratory party makeup looks this week, and the matte statement lip is favorite without doubt. Inspired by the beauty look at the Diane von Furstenberg Spring 2011 look by MAC Cosmetics, the face evidently revolves around a vivid pink lip. Start with a lip liner like Lipstick Queen Invisible Liner. Then pat..
- The model Kate Moss reveals her make up regime
The model Kate Moss reveals her make up regime when she's not posing it up in front of a camera - and it's pretty basic! The model said that she lives by two things: eyelash curlers and eyeliner. Kate disclosed, "I curl my eyelashes every day. My top tip is never curl them after you've put mascara on because your lashes become more fragile." "I..
- The New Lip Colors of the CoverGirl Queen Collection 2011
As Patti LaBelle sang, "It's a new day!" The CoverGirl Queen Collection is reaching a promotion by Path McGrath in the lipstick department come January 2011. Firstly, CoverGirl released the Natural Hue Concealer back in July and now this! As Krissy of Addicted to All Things Pretty pointed out, the new bronze packaging will possibly remind you a bit..
- The Primed For Perfection Collection by MAC
MAC are introducing a two new products to their extensive collection of primers: the Primed For Perfection Collection's Prep + Prime Highlighters and Prep + Prime Vibrancy Eye. You may be extremely glad to have Prep + Prime Vibrancy Eye land on my desk, because a series of busy days and late nights may left your eyes in a state. MAC calls it..
- The purple lipstick for the Yves Saint Laurent runway show
Makeup professional artist Pat McGrath invented a stunning and amazing, one-of-a-kind purple lipstick for the Yves Saint Laurent runway show during Paris fashion week. Unfortunately, it never made it down the runway! "The moment you saw it with all the different hair colors, you knew," McGrath told The Beauty Counter blog. Turns out when the..
- The Stargazer brushes set
There are 15 brushes to choose from in the whole Stargazer brushes set, and this pretty much covers anything you'd need them for, from angled blusher brushes to contouring eyeshadow brushes. The brushes come packaged in large tubes, similar to those you get when you buy Tweezerman tweezers. It's a hygienic way of transporting them, and there is the..
- Tips for marvellous wedding makeup
Not everyone can get married on a marvellous island in the Mediterranean - yep, looking at you Alicia Keys. If your fairy godmother could wave her magic stick and make money grow on trees, then it might be an option, but sadly it seems that unless you're a card-carrying Disney princess, she likely won't show. Not to worry, you didn't want a pumpkin-style..
- Tips for morning-after makeup
If you've got people to see and places to go tomorrow, but you're still planning on seeing the year off with a bang, we put together a few products to tip you off for morning-after makeup. Clarins Beauty Flash Balm, £26.50: Start with this hallowed product to brighten up and tighten your face, erasing the dull, lifeless complexion left over from..
- Tips on Charming Party Make up
Everyone on this planet intends to look beautiful. This desire becomes more outstanding particularly if there is some unusual event or party. Researches say that a nice make up increases up the confidence of a person in the social ground. So, not only on physical point, the art of make up has it charm on psychological level also. Apart from this, who..
- Tips on getting the Lea Michele and Hilary Swank curls
It's several days later and we're still longing for all the beauty looks we saw at the Screen Actors Guild awards on Sunday, in particular the lovely romantic, soft curls on Lea Michele and Hilary Swank. Stylist Alli Webb, proprietor of LA hair salon Drybar said, "Long, loose curls were in full effect! Hilary Swank and of course Mila Kunis really..
- Tis the Season - marvellous product by ORLY
Fashionable brand ORLY is gaining fame as early as 30 years. Today we can say that it was “a classic that has become a legend.” Fame was due to the production of exquisite collection of colored lacquers for the so-called French manicure and other cosmetic products for nail care: nail hardener, compounds containing calcium, drugs, preventing..
- Topshop Makeup launches metallic nail polishes collection
Can you imagine Topshop Makeup is already one year old? We can't. Where does the time go? To celebrate the achievement, they are launching a limited edition collection of awesome-looking metallic nail polishes. Moonshine, Heart Of Gold and Starlight, inspired by the antique, aged look of Autumn/Winter's metallic leather swatches, will be realised..
- Toxic Nature Collection Spring/Summer 2011 by Illamasqua
Illamasqua have launched their Toxic Nature Collection for Spring/Summer 2011, and it's awesome. They're following the pastel and brights trend too, but have done it in a way that only Illamasqua can, giving it a gothic twist. The Illamasqua Toxic Nature Collection was actually inspired by the ash cloud disruption from last year, resulting in a..
- Urban Outfitters Mood Changing Lipsticks
It’s always impressive to see brands remind us that products can also be fun and entertaining. The Urban Outfitters new Mood Changing lipsticks are just that and comes in five pastel shades in Melancholy, Temper, Clarity, Vain, and Lust. Each one goes on extremely sheer showing different shades of pink (depending on your mood). As an included..
- Versace announces Yellow Diamond perfume
Italian designer brand Versace is launching its new Yellow Diamond perfume. An Australian model Abbey Lee Kershaw stars as the face of Versace’s Yellow Diamond fragrance ad campaign. Shot by Mario Testino in Paris, Abbey Lee’s unearthly loveliness multiplies and reflects for a remarkable result. Versace introduced its glamorous perfume line..
- Viktor and Rolf to launche Flowerbomb La Vie En Rose fragrance
Fans of Victor and Rolf's Flowerbomb will be pleased to hear that they're releasing a new edition of the fragrance called Flowerbomb - La Vie En Rose. The fragrance will be limited edition and is described as a 'tangy' scent that "narrates the beautiful adventure of a floral outburst on a glorious day in enchanting essences". Clearly that's all..
- Volume Fast and Perfect mascara by Bourjois
Rotating mascara by Bourjois is set to be the hot new thing for mascara this year (coming on the heels of the vibrating mascara trend) but in reality they've been around for a while. Now of course they're a lot more superior, and they're hitting the high street - Bourjois are the next brand to bring out one - Volume Fast and Perfect mascara. With..
- Reese Witherspoon’s 4-carat Ashoka diamond ring