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Beauty 411: Mor Cosmetics’ Dianna Burmas

June 20, 2012
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Beauty 411: Mor Cosmetics’ Dianna Burmas

Beauty Insider June 20, 2012  12:39 pm It’s brands like Mor that make it hard not to judge by appearance; anyone who has ever laid eyes on the brand’s ornate, unabashedly feminine packaging understands why. The brainchild of Aussies Dianna Burmas and Deon St.Mor, the luxury apothecary line uses modern technologies to breath new life...

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Kate Middleton’s Blow-out Habit, Revealed; Zombie Boy Gets A Makeup Contract; And More…

June 19, 2012
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Kate Middleton’s Blow-out Habit, Revealed; Zombie Boy Gets A Makeup Contract; And More…

Industry News June 19, 2012  4:49 pm The latest face of Dermablend, the L’Oréal-owned line of complexion enhancers with incredible coverage, is Rick Genest—better known as the Nicola Formichetti muse Zombie Boy. The heavily inked Genest refers to his tattoos as “ project,” which isn’t quite completed. “I’ve got a couple of blank spots,” he...

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A Stark Difference

June 19, 2012
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A Stark Difference

Natural Beauty June 19, 2012  4:01 pm Some of our favorite product discoveries have come via recommendations from the beauty gurus we trust most. Our introduction to the sweetly scented elixir that is Je Veux hair oil? Courtesy of our longtime stylist Michelle Fiona (formerly of New York’s Whittemore House and now, sniff sniff, at...

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Parfums Christian Dior, The Book

June 18, 2012
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Parfums Christian Dior, The Book

Beauty Insider June 18, 2012  5:53 pm Christian Dior’s perfume legacy began at the same time that he left an indelible mark on the fashion industry. On February 12, 1947, the day the style set gathered at the couturier’s newly erected salon to see the collection that will forever be remembered as the New Look,...

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Anne Hathaway’s Catsuit Confession; The Hello Kitty Spa Cometh; And More…

June 18, 2012
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Anne Hathaway’s Catsuit Confession; The Hello Kitty Spa Cometh; And More…

Industry News June 18, 2012  2:40 pm Anne Hathaway is having a bit of a body crisis. Between slimming down to play the curvaceous Catwoman in July’s much-anticipated The Dark Knight Rises and then the wan, starving Fantine in Les Misérables she’s ben on a crazy workout and dieting schedule. “ a psychological terrorist,”...

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Making Up The Cast Of Girls

June 15, 2012
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Making Up The Cast Of Girls

Beauty Insider June 15, 2012  1:40 pm Girls had a lot of hype to live up to when, after much discussion, it finally debuted this spring. The angsty HBO show about four young women living in New York and trying to figure out who they are through a series of dating misadventures, wild nights out,...

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Get Lippy

June 15, 2012
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Get Lippy

Natural Beauty June 15, 2012  11:51 am Natural lipsticks are finally breaking free from their earthtone-only shackles and are no longer limited to shades that range from brown to brick. The latest beauty entrepreneur contributing to this welcome change is Whistler, B.C.-based Darcey Diehl, who launched her line Lippy Girl last fall. A MAC-wearing loyalist...

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A Breath Of Fresh Aire

June 14, 2012
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A Breath Of Fresh Aire

Blackbook June 14, 2012  5:36 pm Historically, we’ve always loved a beauty import—and there have been a good number of notable ones in the recent past: the Korean-born Tatcha skincare line provided us with our new favorite exfoliator; we continue to get good mileage off U.K.-based nail brand Rococo’s cool colored lacquers; and the only...

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Gagaleaks, Round Two; New York State Talks Tougher Tan Ban; And More…

June 14, 2012
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Gagaleaks, Round Two; New York State Talks Tougher Tan Ban; And More…

Industry News June 14, 2012  4:10 pm Last month, beauty editors in North America attended a very hush-hush, embargoed event to reveal Lady Gaga’s first fragrance, Fame. Yesterday, pictures and details of said launch surfaced on the Internet. To avoid a PR nightmare, Gaga did what any well-seasoned twenty-first-century celebrity would: She leaked her own,...

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Training Day: Updated IPod Mixes, Saying No To Cleanses, And Other Ways To Kickstart Your Summer Workout Routine

June 13, 2012
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Training Day: Updated IPod Mixes, Saying No To Cleanses, And Other Ways To Kickstart Your Summer Workout Routine

Beauty Insider June 13, 2012  4:47 pm Jackie Warner, who has starred in Bravo reality series like Work Out and Thintervention, has earned her status as one of Hollywood’s top trainers. Maybe it’s her killer six-pack abs or her take-no-prisoners attitude, but she has long been a force to be reckoned with among L.A.’s most...

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