Archive for October, 2008

Celebrity Beauty Secrets Revealed

We see celebrities’ poses on photoshoots and music videos and we cannot help but to turn green with envy. It’s an acceptable behavior. Looking at ageless beauty and flawless physique makes jealousy acceptable once in a while. But wouldn’t it be nice to know what the beauty secrets of the celebrities are? Celebrities may be innately born with beauty, charm and star quality, but that doesn’t mean these qualities will stick with them forever. So how come they still look astonishing even when they’r…

Gucci's Collegiate Spring 2009 Bags

Gucci's Collegiate Spring 2009 Bags

Gucci’s creative director Frida Gianini’s has designed bags for the label long before she got the tops position. The collegiate feel of Gucci’s Spring ’09 bags is very interesting. Probably, it’s a trip down memory lane for the designer. Still, Gucci manages to be a major influence in accessory trends. The accessory collection’s two main styles are the huge shoulder ‘book’ bags and leather backpacks. Gianini opted for a variety for Gucci’s Spring ’09 bags: leather, exotic (think snakeskin), etc…

Choosing the Right Lipstick

Choosing the Right Lipstick

The wrong lipstick, even if it matches your dress and all your accessories, can still ruin your whole look if it does not go well with your color.Luckily, lipsticks now come in virtually all shades and finishes. There’s bound to be one that will work for you. Here’s how to find the perfect one.Check your skin descriptionFirst and foremost, look at your skin tone. Forget the season. Focus on whether you have light skin or dark skin tone. If you have light skin tone, choose a light lipstick shade …

Winter Shoes Wedge

Winter Shoes Wedge

Vogue names the classic wedge shoes as one of its favorite accessories. Wedge shoes are funky yet elegant, and can make anyone appear taller and more slender.Here are some of Vogue’s favorite brands and their take on the classic wedge.Louis Vuitton LV’s satin wedge sandal is a standout. With it’s slightly unusual shape and eye-catching color, it could be an instant classic that’s sure to warm up your holidays.Available at Louis Vuitton stores and online for $680.Miu Miu Miu Miu’s patent leather …

How to Take Out Deodorant Stains

Having deodorant smears along the front area of your shirt happens every so often, most particularly if you are in a hurry trying to put on that tight top of yours. But you’re not excused-being in a hurry is not a license for having those hideous deodorant stains. Don’t worry, though. The stains will come out. Here’s how:Get a sock, preferably one that is made from cotton.Rub out the deodorant stains using the cotton sock. Rub vigorously, but make sure not to destroy the shirt.In case you don’t …

How to Wear a Tuxedo

How to Wear a Tuxedo

If a formal function calls for a tuxedo, then by all means, wear one. But you have to make sure that you don’t look just another penguin straight from the icy sheets of Antarctica. With today’s more relaxed and casual fashion trend, many men stumble when putting on a tuxedo. Here are some tuxedo basics that will help you nail this formal wear.JacketA single-breasted jacket is more formal than a double-breasted jacket. It is worn with either midnight blue or black trousers with a black silk band …

Top Home Decorating Trends for Winter 2008

Top Home Decorating Trends for Winter 2008

Want to knock out your guests with a house makeover? Decorate for the holidays with these great design trends. Here are some of the top home decorating trends that will undoubtedly impress your guests. Purple Luxe Purple is a beautiful, elegant color which made a comeback in the Fall 2008. This color is a perfect additive for the touch of refinement that you want to adapt for the holidays. Purple, silver and gray are the best combinations for winter 2008. It can provide a great accent for the be…

Hair Styles for Black Men

Hair Styles for Black Men

Hairstyling is a big challenge for many black men whose naturally coarse mane doesn’t seem to cooperate with the style they want. The good news is that you can find a way to don your tresses with sheer sophistication and complete style.Here are some urban hairstyles perfect for black men modeled by four of today’s most stylish black men. Choose from among these and you’ll be amazed how that mop can transform into an impressive coif in no time.The close shaveIf you want to get rid of your uncoope…

Asian Hair: Must Do's for Great Asian Men

Asian Hair: Must Do's for Great Asian Men

Asian men have versatile sets of locks. Their hair is characteristically thick and has ultra-straight texture, lending itself to stylish haircuts. If you’re Asian or have Asian roots and are not totally happy with how your hair looks, then you’re not making the most out of a great hair. So, to make you in tune with the modern look that perfectly suits your personality and lifestyle, here’s a list of four super-trendy haircuts that will definitely play to your advantage.Messy faux hawkThe messy f…

How to Choose the Right Necklace

The right jewelry can really make your outfit. Whether you’re shopping for a statement piece for a formal evening, or something more understated for a casual date, take your time in finding the right piece that suits your taste and lifestyle.What kind of necklace do you want?Decide what kind of necklace you really want to buy. Maybe you want an eye-catching costume piece or perhaps you might want to invest in a piece of fine jewelry. Your budgetSet a limit for your necklace. A budget will can he…