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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Celebrity beauty trend: Gray Nails

Supermodel Selita Ebanks meets her match, complementing the gunmetal sparkle of her sequined sweater with creamy gray polish. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Beige Talons Nails

The polish color might usually be strictly vanilla, but that doesn’t stop  Fergie from giving the neutral a rock-star makeover by filing her nails into sharp talons. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Black Vinyl

Don't let that sweet smile fool you! Selena Gomez knows how to add a little downtown edge to her ladylike look with inky cropped nails.

Celebrity beauty trend: Branded Nails

Wearing her heart on her sleeve is so last season for Katy Perry, who lets her nails make the love connection, adorning each with head-and-body decals of husband Russell Brand. 

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Celebrity beauty trend: Exy Waves

It's a 90210 knock-down as Jessica Lowndes rocks a softer take on Shenae Grimes' slightly scrunched hair. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Hot Lips

AnnaLynne McCord and Katy Perry give lip service to hot pink. The actress goes with a dewy lipstick, while the singer tries the shade in retro matte. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Crowning Chignon

Same style, different approach! Olivia Wilde slicks her top chignon into a demi-donut shape, while Hilary swirls the style into a standard soft bun. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Undone updo

Anna Paquin and Kate Hudson give the red carpet a laid-back make-under. Anna keeps her mussed front locks straight, while Kate tries the same look with waves. 

Monday, October 25, 2010

Celebrity beauty trend: Navy Shadow

Sandra Bullock and Nicole Richie smoke out their eyes in deep and flattering blue. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Hot Pink Pouts

Stars like Lauren Conard and Jessica Simpson are fixated on fuchsia for spring, standing out with pink's brightest hue.

Celebrity beauty trend: Chic Chignons

Miranda Kerr and Kate Bosworth bring back '60s red carpet elegance with carefully coiffed top chignons. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Sangria Pouts

Gwen Stefani and Jessica Alba bring the red pout into spring with sultry wine-hued lipstick

Celebrity beauty trend: Tousled Bobs

One's blonde and one's brunette, but Charlize Theron and Jennifer Love Hewitt both give their center-parted bobs sexy curls. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Braided Bangs

Putting a sophisticated spin on the braid, Gwyneth Paltrow and Lauren Conrad pin back plaited strands of long bangs. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Ruby Lips

Naomi Watts and Jessica Simpson play off their bright dresses with sexy red lips. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Winged Shadow

Zoe Saldana and Gisele Bundchen let their shadow take flight, defining their eyes in angular ebony. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Fringe Pin-up

Jennifer Lopez and Maria Menounos pin up their long bangs and allow the rest of their hair to cascade in waves. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Peacock Shadow

Jessica Alba and Naomi Campbell go loud and proud, smoking out their eyes with iridescent shadow in bold teal. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Wow Lashes

It's a sister act as Kourtney and Kim Karadashian take their inky black lashes to sky-scraper lengths. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Slicked Crown

Eva Longora Parker and Gwyneth Paltrow take the concept of looking slick literally, gelling the top of their long hair and letting the ends trail behind. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Milkmaid Braids

Zoe Saldana and Busy Phillips look the part of a modern Swiss miss with braided pigtails tucked up over their crowns. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Bouffant Buns

The top chignon trend just keeps amping up its game, as celebs like Sarah Jessica Parker and Whitney Port elevate the inflated look to a red carpet staple. 

I don't know about you but I just don't like the way SJP looks in this bun........

Celebrity beauty trend: Ice- Queen Shadow

Catherine Zeta Jones and Emmy Rossum give their gazes a frosty reception with icy blue shimmer shadow. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Beachy Shag

Nicole Richie and Jennifer Hudson turn up the heat on their layered hair by keeping their bangs neatly pressed but letting their manes fall into natural waves. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Upswept Updos

Jessica Alba and Kate Beckinsale get swept up in the bouffant trend, building up their red-carpet coifs to superstar heights. 

Celebrity beauty trend: Sapphire eyes

Forget diamonds! When it comes to eyes, sapphire is a girl's best friend. Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Stroup mirror their eye-color with shimmering shadow in the deep blue hue. 

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Celebrity beauty trend: French-Braided Bangs

Jessica Simpson and Carrie Underwood make a French connection, plaiting just at the hairline and keeping their waves beachy.
Would you go for this trend???

Celebrity beauty trend: Scarlet Lips

Hollywood catches scarlet fever as red-carpet glamour girls like Ashley Greene & Jessica Biel bring back the orange-tinged red.

Celebrity beauty trend: Ombre highlights

Drew Barrymore & Lauren Conrad do the slow fade, graduating their hair color from chocolate at the roots to blonde at the tips.
It does look so nice on them but I would never go for something like that..

Celebrity beauty trend: Side-Swept Bangs

Lea Michele and Sandra Bullock give the shag a sexy upgrade by sweeping their bangs to the side.

They both looks totally stunning :)

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Body homemade remedies

- Mix 3 teaspoons fine oatmeal with 3 teaspoons double or heavy cream. Apply to skin and rub lightly; rinse off.
- Mix 3 tablespoons finely ground oatmeal with 2 tablespoons almond oil. Scrub all over lightly, then rinse.
- Rub sea salt all over your face and body in the shower to get rid of dead skin cells. Do this at least twice a week.
- Take in a cup half a cup of chickpea flour, 2 tsp of saffron powder, 2 tsp of sandal wood powder, 2 tsp of almond oil, add some water to make a paste. Apply to whole body and leave for 5-10 minutes. Rub with pressure with both palms and fingers to remove all the paste.
- Take 2 tsp oatmeal and 1 tsp baking soda and add water to make paste. Apply to all over the skin and rub gently.
- Mix Mint Leaves, Almonds, mix it with enough water until it becomes sticky. Leave it until it dries and rinse your body with warm water.
- 1/4 Cup Yogurt, 3 T Honey, 3 T Puréed Pumpkin OR 3 T Puréed Carrots .Draw a warm bath. Lather your face and body with the yogurt mask. Sink into a warm bath and soak for 10-20 minutes. Rinse in the shower
- 3 T Coffee grounds (organic-caffeinated), 1 T Salt (optional).  Leave for 20 minutes, and then scrub your body
- For dark area like elbow and knee use 1/2 C Mint Water, 1/2 Lemon, squeezed, Mix together,  apply this liquid with cotton pads to the desired place,  leave until dry then make another application.  Repeat applications
- 1/2 of an Orange juice, 4 tbsp Cornmeal. Mix into a paste, apply to body. Scrub gently for 2-3 minutes.

Have a nice day

Monday, October 18, 2010

Must have beauty trend: M.A.C Venomous Villains

Snow White's Evil Queen joins dark forces with Cruella de Vil, Sleeping Beauty's Maleficent and The Princess and the Frog's Dr. Facilier in a line of lipsticks, shadows, powders, mascaras and polishes that is pure evil genius.


Must have beauty trend: Caudalie Quencing Sorbet Creme

The Gallic brand's newest moisturizer plumps and hydrates even the most sensitive skin with a plucked-from-the-vineyard formula infused with grape-derived antioxidants.

Must have beauty trend: Twirl

A sprinkle of gold confetti is what Kate Spade has for her celebratory fragrance. The season's most stylish fête in a bottle doesn't disappoint, blending blackberry and red currant with orange blossom, jasmine, tiare, magnolia and French macaroon.

Benefits of water

60% of your body weight is water; we tend to lose a lot amount of water daily through breathing, sweating and urine that is why it is recommended to drink 8 glasses of water daily (1.9 liters).
You don't need to sip from your water bottle all day to satisfy your fluid needs. Your diet, including the beverages you drink, can provide a large portion of what you need, Fruits and vegetables contain lots of water (example oranges, cucumbers, watermelon and tomato), and also Milk, juice and other beverages also have large amounts of water.
Lack of water can lead to dehydration; this can lead to a lot of problems like joint pain, cholesterol problems, blood pressure problems, skin problems, poor digestion, carving, heart problems and depression. The good news are that you don’t have to reach this limit to know that you need fluid there are some warning signs by which your body tells you I am DRY!! This signs and symptoms of dehydration include:
  • Thirst
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Little or no urination
  • Muscle weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
The benefits of having enough fluid in your diet are:
-         Eye clarity
-         Glowing skin
-         Flush toxin
-         Helps in staying power physically and mentally
-         Help in delivering nutrients to the cells
-         Delivers oxygen to the cells efficiently
-         Increases blood oxygen levels
-         Can reduce depression, stress and anxiety
-         Can restore normal sleep cycle
-         Increases the efficiency of the immune system
-         May reduce risk of heart attacks and strokes
-         Can prevent constipation
-         Reduces the skin’s signs of aging
-         Aids in weight loss
-         Enhances joint flexibility and strength

Helpful tips
-         Drink two glasses of water immediately after waking up
-         Always keep a bottle close by; at home or at work even when you are out shopping
-         You can always add a lemon drops to the water
-         You can keep a reminder on your mobile

It's sounds hard to do but by time you will get used to it and without noticing it you will find yourself drinking the whole amount.
Have a nice day.
Today's Quote
A house divided against itself cannot stand. (Abraham Lincoln)

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Custom colors for skin tone

Custom colors for cool tones:

Cool skin tones look stunning in blue-based colors and jewel tones, including sapphire, magenta, plum and royal blue.

Foundation: For a fresh, natural look, choose colors that have blue- or pink-based undertones to match your cool complexion, or a pale foundation with light pink undertones.

Eye shadow: To enhance your eyes, select shades in deep, icy blues, silver, gray and emerald green. But pass on colors in the warm brown family, including apricot, coral, cream and bronze.

Cheeks: For a radiant complexion, consider pinks and plums. Avoid auburn and almond shades, which are best for warm skin tones.

Lips: In keeping with your blue-based palette, also choose lip colors with the same undertone. Warm colors like browns and corals may wash out cool skin tones and even make your teeth look yellow.

Hair: You should choose colors with the word ash or cool in them, as well as blue, smoke and moon in them. You should avoid colors with gold, yellow, red or bronze tones in them.

Clothes colors:
Go for:
-         Sharp, stark and clear hues
-         Intense, rich colors, like black, navy blue, red, and hot pink
-         Bright white or icy pastels, such as like cool blues, pinks and yellows.
-         Soft neutrals and pastels, as well as muted colors with cool undertones.
-         Powder blue, dusty pink, mauve, lavender, plum, and pale yellow.
-         earthy tones and subdued colors like beige, orange and gold
-         Light-medium browns and some camel
-         Intense, vivid hues
-         Earth tones , Black and orange

Custom colors for warm tones:
Foundation: Avoid foundation that has pink undertones. Stick to yellow bases like tan, wheat, honey, cream, beige and amber.

Eye shadow: Are you going for a natural or striking look? For natural highlights, choose shadows from the same color family as your skin tone — beige, chocolate, gold, copper, taupe, eggshell, apricot or olive. To add drama, apply a contrasting color to those natural shadows.

Cheeks: Avoid pinks and purples. Instead, lavish your cheeks in red-orange tones like copper, strawberry, peach, mango, cranberry or tawny.

Lips: also avoid pinks and purples, draw on deeper versions of your blush color and avoid the opaque, frosted tones.

Hair: You should choose colors with the word gold, beige, sun, or honey in them, Rich golden browns and golden blond shades as well as auburn are perfect for warm tones. Use warm gold or red highlights. Avoid any hair color with the word ash in it. Also avoid extreme hair colors like jet black, white, blue or violet.

Clothes colors:
go for:
-         Rich golden, spicy, and earthy colors
-         Muted and rich warm colors, such as camel, beige, olive, orange, gold, dark brown, and grey.
-         Pale, soft colors, such as peach, camel, golden yellow, golden brown, aqua, ivory, bright greens, true reds, clear blues and coral.
-         Fabric textures should have a refined finish, crisp linens, gabardines, and polished cottons
-         Clear, bright colors
-         Black and white
-         Pastels
-         Blue tones
-         dark, dull/muted colors

Have a nice day

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Celebrity Makeup: Kate Hudson Neutral makeup or Glamorous makeup

The actress club-hopped in N.Y.C. with a pared-back palette – but for her first official event as the face of Almay, she played up her eyes with shimmery chestnut tones.

Celebrity Makeup: neutral lips or red lips

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger's star uses a tour of France as the perfect excuse to try some beauty experimentation, going soft in Paris with a neutral palette then piling on the glamour with dark eyes and crimson lips in Cannes.

Celebrity Makeup: Rihanna feathered lashes or red lips

The singer adds a wild touch to her iridescent shadow with feathered false lashes for a night out in London, before playing up a leopard-print dress with wild-cat eyeliner and ruby lips in Dublin.

Celebrity Makeup: Ashley Greene Berry lips or smoky shadow

The Twilight star was in the mood for a romance when she paired berry lips with light eyes, a look she traded for all-out glamour at another event by smoking out her lids from lash-line to brow-bone.

Celebrity Makeup: Whitney Port Light makeup or glam makeup


The reality star goes from girl-next-door to glamour-girl with top liner and metallic shadow.

Celebrity Makeup: Gwyneth Paltrow Smokey eye or fresh face

After rocking a sexy smoky eye at the CFDA Awards, the actress makes her skin the focus with a fresh-faced look at friend Stella McCartney's fashion presentation.

Celebrity Makeup: Jessica Szohr Red lips or nude lip

The day after dressing her lips in bright red, the Gossip Girl star went completely nude – with her lipstick!

Celebrity Makeup: Catherine Zeta Jones Plum shadow or ice-blue shadow

From sugar-plum fairy to ice queen! The Broadway star smoked out her eyes with deep purple shadow before dusting frosty shadow from lash-line to brow-bone.