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EXCLUSIVE: Backstage At Chanel Couture, Peter Philips Updates The Classics

July 4, 2012
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EXCLUSIVE: Backstage At Chanel Couture, Peter Philips Updates The Classics

Backstage Reviews July 4, 2012  10:12 am The idea behind the beauty look for Chanel’s Fall Couture show started as it always does. “I just got a sketch,” the brand’s creative director of makeup, Peter Philips, told us last week when we had the pleasure of chatting with him about Miroir, Miroir, his latest video...

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Colored Lashes Strike Again, Backstage At Dior Couture

July 3, 2012
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Colored Lashes Strike Again, Backstage At Dior Couture

Backstage Reviews July 3, 2012  1:01 pm The “closed backstage” scenario at a fashion show is a bummer for beauty fiends. While it understandably limits the amount of pre-show stress for models, face painters, hairstylists, and designers—particularly those facing pivotal career moments, like Raf Simons at Christian Dior—it also means you could potentially miss makeup...

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Beauty Etiquetter: The Unspoken Rules Of Neon Nails At Work

July 3, 2012
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Beauty Etiquetter: The Unspoken Rules Of Neon Nails At Work

Beauty Insider July 3, 2012  11:47 am Beauty Etiquetter is a new column on Beauty Counter in which we address your beauty protocol predicaments with candid advice from industry experts and those in-the-know. To submit a question, email celia _ellenberg@condenast.com. The Quandary: In today’s world of anything-goes nail lacquers, are neons acceptable at work or...

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At Alexis Mabille, Swarovski Marks The Spot

July 2, 2012
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At Alexis Mabille, Swarovski Marks The Spot

Backstage Reviews July 2, 2012  5:59 pm Beauty marks are funny things: Either you have them or you don’t—or you draw them on when the mood suits you. Fifty years after her death, whether Marilyn Monroe’s famous mole, located on her left cheek, was in fact real or used for dramatic effect is still being...

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A Case For Lace

July 2, 2012
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A Case For Lace

The Stock List July 2, 2012  4:25 pm If there’s one word that best describes Dolce & Gabbana’s Fall show, it’d probably be baroque. But lace comes in a close second—the ivory lace wiggle dress with puff sleeves that Isabella Melo wore on the runway (and Kirsten Dunst later reprised on the red carpet in...

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Beauty And The Beat: Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino Shares The Rock Chick-Approved Secret To Chip-Free Nails

June 29, 2012
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Beauty And The Beat: Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino Shares The Rock Chick-Approved Secret To Chip-Free Nails

Beauty Insider June 29, 2012  1:32 pm Although Best Coast’s beginnings were humble—lo-fi, fuzzy pop tracks conceived in front woman Bethany Cosentino’s bedroom—the duo are an indie act to reckon with these days. Besides having not one but two albums (including this May’s The Only Place) land on the U.S. charts, Best Coast has also...

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A Hollywood Coiffing Coup; More News On Balenciaga’s New Fragrance; And More…

June 29, 2012
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A Hollywood Coiffing Coup; More News On Balenciaga’s New Fragrance; And More…

Industry News June 29, 2012  12:51 pm Today, hairstylists the world over had a major win as far as gaining recognition for their craft on the big screen. After celebrity stylist Ted Gibson started a Facebook campaign last year to try to get the Academy of Motion Pictures to recognize hairstyling, not just makeup artistry,...

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Chic: The Lipstick

June 28, 2012
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Chic: The Lipstick

The Stock List June 28, 2012  5:48 pm The backstage scene at Chanel’s Fall show in March was truly something to behold. Trays of Lesage-embroidered beaded eyebrows aside, creative director of makeup Peter Philips’ table was littered with forthcoming Fall offerings, including an eye shadow/blush hybrid he called Notorious at the time and two shades...

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Pony Tales

June 28, 2012
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Pony Tales

Celebrity Looks June 28, 2012  2:34 pm The Savages press junket is in full swing, and Blake Lively isn’t wasting any time getting into her red-carpet groove. The blonde starlet opened with a body-conscious Zuhair Murad couture gown/red lip/red moon manicure combo at the film’s official premiere in L.A. this week, and at a special...

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Rock The Oat

June 27, 2012
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Rock The Oat

Ingredients Deciphered June 27, 2012  5:45 pm OATMEAL / (ote-meel) / n. / 1. Ground kernels of Aveena sativa, an annual grass native to Asia and readily cultivated in nearly every continental state; / n. / 2. A common feed for livestock that is also popular as a warm breakfast porridge for humans; / n....

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