Archive for October 7th, 2009

How to Wear Green Eyeshadow

How to Wear Green Eyeshadow

Some women avoid wearing green, fearing that it won’t go well with their skin tone, or thinking that perhaps it is too bold a shade. Shiseido artistic creative director Dick Page puts all that to rest by using the same glittering green Shiseido eye shadow on four models with different skin tones. Eye Makeup FirstAccording to page, when using bold eye shadow shades, apply eye makeup first. “Bright color against a fully finished face can look overwhelming. You might find that after you do your ey…

Hairstyle Trends: Tough Tresses

Hairstyle Trends: Tough Tresses

Doo.Ri’s spring collection felt light and breezy, and the models’ tresses certainly mirrored the carefree feel of the pieces. But though the collection felt light, the clothes still had structure, albeit loose and roomy; same thing with the hairstyle. Stylist Orlando Pita, who was responsible for the sexy dos at Doo.Ri, created a “straight, voluminous, but slightly mussed look. ” “It’s straight because straight hair always tends to look more hard-edge; wavy hair is more romantic and soft,” expl…

Affordable Hair Care

Just because the economic downturn has affected your beauty maintenance budget does not mean you have to step out having less than fabulous hair. There are ways to care for your hair without breaking the bank. Experts share the following beauty tips to Elle:Long rockin’ locksGrowing out your locks and adding length can stretch the time between salon sessions. However, hairstylist Ted Gibson says should avoid unflattering blunt cuts. “When hair is all one-length it doesn’t really do much for you-…

Secrets to Glossy Hair

Secrets to Glossy Hair

  Up close, a hair strand looks like it is covered in scales. These “scales” are actually semicircular keratins. The secret to glossy hair lies in them; the smoother they lie, the glossier your tresses will be. Unfortunately, the best way to boost shine is through heat styling and coloring. Luckily there are products that are created specifically to combat the damaging effects of coloring and heat styling; enabling you to focus on the following hair shine tips:Heat stylingMarco Santini, co-owner…

Fall Trends: Think Pink

Fall Trends: Think Pink

In celebration of breast cancer awareness month, fashion and beauty labels show their support by coming out with special edition items, part of the sales of which will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Below are some of the products that will take care of your beauty needs and at the same time help support a noble cause: Bumble and BumbleThe House of Bumble will reportedly donate $1 from the sale of every Classic Hairspray bottle sold this month to the Breast Cancer Research Founda…