We're used to seeing K$sha dial up the glam-factor to ten with a smoky eye, dishevelled locks and her trademark blue lipstick, so we were surprised to see her looking so, urm, sweet on the latest cover of Seventeen. The songstress is all glowy skin, lilac eyes and smiles for the February edition, accessorising her fresh new look with a floral garland and a kitten. Yes, a kitten. This is the second cover K$sha has scored with the teen glossy, appearing back in November 2010 sporting a leopard print top and a statement turquoise flicked eye. We're putting this one out to you — which look to you prefer? Sweet and fresh-faced or rock 'n' roll ready?
First there was glitter, then came magnetic and velvet and now, there's leather. Nails Inc is set to launch a leather-effect polish later this month in the UK, and one very stylish celebrity sampled the product before its December 13 release date. Can you guess who it is?
Like something out of a Hollywood movie from yesteryear, three celebrities have stepped out recently with delicately cascading, side-swept curls. Jessica Chastain stunned at the opening night of her play The Heiress with her fiery red hair done in tight waves. Kelly Osbourne wore her lavender locks in a looser, wavier version of the style, while Lucy Hale went for full, bouncy curls at the Country Music Association Awards. Each star put her own spin on the vintage-inspired coif, but if you had to choose, who did it best?
Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel were looking divine in Berlin for the Total Recall premiere overnight. The pair have been stunning the world with a variety of beauty looks while promoting the action film, but last night's looks were by far our favourite. Kate looked pretty and romantic with a side chignon and swept fringe, while Jessica looked clean and polished with a sleek bun. She wore her fringe straight and blunt, which finished off her well-manicured look. Both ladies kept their makeup minimal with two sets of nude lips, Kate went for gloss while Jessica kept it matte. What do you think — romantic or sleek and straight?
We're seeing fresh fragrances take on spicy scents in the battle to be crowned Best Men's Fragrance in the 2012 BellaSugar Beauty Awards. Who will take out the title? Well that's for you to decide! Pick from: Gucci Guilty Pour Homme, a sexy award-winning scent that opens with notes of Italian lemon, mandarin, crushed green leaves and a pop of pink pepper, Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb which was created by perfumer Olivier Polge as the male version of Flowerbomb, Guess Seductive Homme which certianly seduces the senses with its spicy top notes of cardamom, mandarin pulp and pink pepper, Armani Code Sport by Giorgio Armani, a fresh, masculine scent that hits the spot with its minty, citrus and woody blend, Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme Sport, a sleek and sporty scent which features bergamot, grapefruit, nutmeg, vetiver roots and cedar or Yves Saint Laurent L'Homme Libre, an energetic blend of Calabrian bergamot, violet leaves, basil, star anis, nutmeg, pink pepper, patchouli, vetiver accords, resin and warm leather. Vote for your favourite to win now.
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Which of these everyday essentials will take home the title of Best Body Wash in the 2012 BellaSugar Beauty Awards? Well that's up to you! Pick from: the luxurious BSQ Natural White Bergamot Shower Cream which is inspired by the Golden Age of Couture, Palmolive Naturals Strawberry Smoother Body Butter Body Wash, a fruity, gently exfoliating number, St Ives Triple Butter Creamy Vanilla Body Wash which uses jojoba, shea and cocoa butters to offer an intense hydration hit, Kora Organics by Miranda Kerr Essential Body Wash which is paraben-free and features ylang ylang, noni extract, sandalwood, rose and patchouli and Palmolive Naturals Luscious Mango Body Butter Body Wash, a delectable rich and creamy formula that feels luxurious and offers long-lasting moisture. It's time to cast your vote!
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Serums are probably the fast-growing, yet sometimes misunderstood category in skincare. If I had a $1 for every time someone asked me if they really needed one and if they're really necessary, I'd be a rich little lady. The short answer I always give is yes. A big, fat YES. Because essential they're like a targeted treatment in a bottle. Containing more active ingredients than your regular cleanser or moisturiser, it's their sole job to fix problems. Be it lack of hydration, pigmentation, fine lines, enlarged pores. The list is endless. Which meant it was hard to filter them down to these short-listed finalists: Estée Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator, an oil-free serum pumped with antioxidants that imparts instant radiance, Ultraceuticals Even Skintone Serum which features a host of AHAs and BHAs to slough away dead skin cells and improve overall texture and tone, The Body Shop Nutriganics Drops of Youth which uses plant stem-cell technology to target the first signs of ageing, Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector, a skin transformer that minimises the appearance of wrinkles and tightens and reduces pores, L’Oréal Paris Youth Code Luminosity Day Serum which combines lumi-gen technology and Anderson liquid to improve luminosity, Dermalogica Overnight Repair Serum, a peptide-rich formula that nourishes and repairs overnight and Yves Saint Laurent Forever Youth Liberator Serum which is infused with glycans to reduce fine lines. Vote now!
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The higher the hair, the closer to God, ain't that right Lana Del Rey? The "Blue Jeans" singer was outside her hotel in London over the weekend sporting a retro 'do and exaggerated winged eyeliner, reminding us of Amy Winehouse's signature beehive hair and 60s makeup look. Lana's rumoured to be the new face of H&M but this look was after her performance at the Isle of Wight Festival where she performed on stage with a similar volumised 'do. We're used to seeing Lana play around with her beauty looks — in 2009 she went bleach blonde for Keds and matched berry lips with her nails at this year's Met Gala — but this eye-catching style really caught our attention. What do you think of Lana's bouffant hair and kohl-rimmed eyes, love it or leave it?
On first inspection you'd be forgiven for thinking that Charlize Theron is another star on the natural beauty bandwagon at today's MTV Video Music Awards. But look a little closer and you'll see that beautiful golden bronze eye. The colour's been taken all over the lid and underneath the lower lash line with subtle finishing touches of warmed-up cheeks and a dusky pink lip. A natural-looking blow-dry with a side part and flicked-out ends rounds out the look. Thoughts?
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MTV Movie Awards presenter Mila Kunis may have skipped the red carpet, but she posed for pics in the press room showing off her gorgeous eye makeup which featured sparkly gold shadow, rimmed with black liner. Keeping her lip neutral, Mila sported possibly the shiniest strands of the night, which were centre-parted with a loose curl running through the mid lengths. Is it a look that impresses you?
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