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Regal, elegant and sophisticated, just a few words that might come to mind when looking at the gorgeous makeup style from Dolce and Gabbana. The best part? They aren't super complicated so you can re-create the look yourself! Plus, we found awesome products from Make Up For Ever to create these next two looks!

This first look is great for any day you want a soft and pretty makeup look, or for a daytime party/event. Pull your hair back in a low ponytail or loose bun and let some pieces fall out of place to compliment this delicate look. A loose side braid would also look nice! 

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Get the Look:

Start with the Make Up For Ever Step 1 Skin Equalizer Radiant Primer to create a smooth skin surface, allow for easy foundation application and help your makeup last longer. The Radiant Primer instantly corrects color according to skin tone and will help you achieve a more hydrated and radiant complexion. If you have an eye primer, we recommend applying that as well to help prevent shadow from creasing and to help the color last longer. Next, apply your favorite foundation. A lightweight foundation will allow for your hydrated complexion to shine through, so don't over-do it with the coverage! 

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 Few things are more annoying that hair full of static when you are trying to look your best during the dry winter months! Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to prevent winter hair static, as well as quick fixes when this sticky problem pops up unexpectedly. Try these easy tricks to make hair static part of your hair’s history!

 

1. Spray a fine mist of your favorite medium hairspray (nothing too heavy that will leave your hair crunchy) onto a brush or comb and work evenly through the static heavy areas of your hair. Don’t have hairspray? Dab a little bit of water on the brush or comb instead. You can also spray a fine mist of medium spray directly over the troubled areas of your hair and carefully smooth through with your fingers.

 

2. Rub a small dab of leave-in conditioner or even lotion into your hands and smooth lightly over static heavy strands. If you are using hand or body lotion, make sure it is a very small amount and almost dry to the touch before running it over your hair to avoid making your tresses too heavy and oily.

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pink lip looks in support of breast cancer awareness month shiseido makeup beauty certified fabulous 1

 1) SHISEIDO: Future Solution LX Total Radiance Foundation

2) SHISEIDO: FUTURE SOLUTION LX Total Radiance Loose

3) SHISEIDO: Luminizing Satin Face Color

4) SHISEIDO: Smoothing Eyeliner Pencil in Black

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  • Summer is my favorite season but when it comes to fashion and makeup Fall is where it's at! The most trendy and styled clothing paired with makeup looks I can actually where in public and feel good about. Fall / Winter 2014 is probably my favorite so far with metallics, illuminated skin tones, better bold lips and faint eyeshadow eyes leading the way. Which is your favorite look?


    metallic eyeshadows neutral bronze silver gold rust certified fabulous makeup fall - winter 2014 resized

    PIXI by Petra
    Mesmerizing Mineral Palette - Emerald Gold
    www.pixibeauty.com 

    jane iredale
    Signature Gilded Collection 24-Karat Gold Dust

    Tip: Mix 24k with your favorite moisturizer or liquid foundation to appear instantly refreshed.

    For a foiled eye makeup look, spritz your brush, and apply by pressing onto the eyelid.

    www.janeiredale.com 
  • Illuminated skin certified fabulous makeup fall winter 2014 trends beautyDull skin is not in this winter and the illuminated look carries over from summer into the colder seasons! I am grateful this is staying around because I love the look of illumination on certain areas of my face to make me look more awake, alive and glowing! It would be hard for me to give this up in style or not anyway :)

    The Rimmel London 3D lip glosses are INCREDIBLE!!! Don't mistaken these for ordinary glosses...somehow they did create them to be 3D and the dimensions looks FAB on the lips! It's like comparing a glass window with stained glass one...no comparison, right? I wore the Popcorn for Two color for a wedding I was in over the summer...flawless!

    jane iredale

    Fall 2014 20th Anniversary City Nights Makeup Collection
    - Celebrate Limited Edition Eye Shadow Trio Palette
    - Purple and Green Jelly Jar Gel Eyeliner in Green and Purple
    - PureMoist Lipstick in Katerina
    - PureGloss Lip Gloss in Kir Royale

    Jane commented on this collection and what the 20th anniversary means to her:

    When I started the company I had one product, Amazing Base, and with it launched the whole new category of mineral makeup. We are celebrating this milestone with new innovations and will continue to deliver personal, uplifting beauty that is as good for the skin as it is beautiful to wear. I know the next 20 years will be even more incredible than the last!” – Jane Iredale

    www.janeiredale.com 

    Rimmel London
    Stay Glossy 3D Lip Gloss - Love at the Movies & Popcorn for Two
    http://us.rimmellondon.com

    Anastasia Beauty
    Illumin8 With Youthful Synergy Complex Eye Shadow Palette - #4 Carnival
    www.amazon.com

    NYX
    Makeup Setting Spray - Dewey Finish
    www.nyxcosmetics.com

  • bold berry and wine lips with light eye shadow beauty trends fall winter 2014 certified fabulousThis is one of my top fave looks! The minimal / sheer eyeshadow with no eyeliner is SO easy to create (especially when waking up late!) and it actually looks great while also highlighting eyes in a more natural way that really does make them pop! Who can resist that gorgeous Chantecaille Save the Bees palette?? Not only are the colors fabulous, but they give 5% of proceeds from the Save the Bees Palette to The Xerces Society to help protect bees and our environment! 

    The bold lip just adds to the look, finishing it off and completing it. It's elegant edgy and I'm crazy about it! I adore the MUA Lip Stain! The colors are beautiful and bold and hydrating with serious staying stain power! 



    Palladio
    High Intensity Herbal Lip Balm - Blooming Berry

    Palladio
    Herbal Lip Lacquer - Tahiti Plum
    www.palladiobeauty.com 


    MUA Makeup Academy
    Lip Stain - Wine & Magenta
    http://muapro.com


    Chantecaille Beauté
    Save the Bees Palette
    www.chantecaille.com 
  • metallic eyes with bold long lasting lips certified fabulous fall winter 2014 beauty trends runwayThe COVERGIRL Outlast All Day Lip Color has perfect pigment with serious staying power...no dry, flaky lips either! In fact to test their claim of 24 hour power I left it on with out washing it off and when I woke up it did in fact stand up to the 24 hours and beyond! I hate touchups, so with this all you had to do to freshen up was add the moisturizing top coat that is basically like applying chapstick and your are good to go! Also, my new go-to eye makeup shadow look is here again only in true shimmery metallic tones!

    Palladio Silk FX palettes are idea for these looks! For crazy affrdable prices it's worth buying them all! 


    Palladio
    Silk FX Eyeshadow - BOUDOIR CHIC & DEBUTANTE
    www.palladiobeauty.com 


    COVERGIRL
    Outlast All Day Lip Color - Ruby Reflection, Cinnamon Stick & Naturalist
    www.covergirl.com 
  • long lashes fake mascara certified fabulous beauty trends fall winter 2014

    Boots
    No7 Stay Perfect Mascara - Black

    Contains unique tubular technology for long-lasting, life-proof lash perfection up to 24 hours. 
    Each eyelash is individually wrapped with a special film that creates tiny elastic tubes around your lashes for greater volume and length. The easy-to-use lash wrap brush separates and coats every lash with a flexible formula from root to tip. When you are ready to remove, simply wash off with warm water.

    Up to 24hour wear. Smudge Proof, Flake Proof, Humidity proof, Tear Proof, Sweat Proof.

    * Wow...my new go-to mascara...coats lashes individually without clumping them together....lashes look so perfect you might be asked if they are real or not! LOVE IT!

    Boots
    No7 Stay Precise Felt Tip Eye Liner - Black

    Boots
    No7 Stay Precise Liquid Eye Liner - Black
    http://us.boots.com

    KISS
    Halloween Lash Dress
    www.kissusa.com 

    * Tip: These are out for Halloween only, so buy them up while they last! These are the most natural lashes I have seen and used, I actually used the Devil lashes in a wedding I was in over the summer :)
  • reverse cat eye makeup beauty trends certified fabulous fall winter 2014
    Another of top fave looks! I've been rocking this out already and I love how sexy and simple it is to create! I put a nude or white tone shadow on my top lid with shades from the Too Faced: Boudoir EyesThen I take the Mary Kay black eyeliner and draw back and forth across the water line until it creates a thick line under my lash line. I then trace the line into the inner corner and a bit on the top inner corner of my lid. Then extend the line out away from the outter corner to create the cat eye. To lock in the look I will use the Mary Kay Gel Liner for a "wet" look or I will take the French Tickler color in the Boudoir Eyes palette and cover the eyeliner line, which also creates a smokey look. Mary Kay has a great makeup setting spray I use after this is all applied. 

    Palladio
    Herbal Matte Blush - Berry Pink
    www.palladiobeauty.com 

    Mary Kay
    Eyeliner - Black

    Mary Kay
    Gel Eyeliner With Expandable Brush Applicator - Black

    Mary Kay At Play
    Triple Layer Tinted Balm - Pink Again (Sheer)
    www.marykay.com 

    Too Faced
    Boudoir Eyes - SOFT AND SEXY SHADOW COLLECTION

    Too Faced
    Lip Injection Extreme
    www.toofaced.com 
  • Fresh faced makeup beauty trends fall winter 2014 certified fabulousIncredible foundation! The magic is truly all about the special brush design! I believe that foundation is best applied with your fingers and the heat of your hands, especially since when I use brushes the foundation seems to absorb more in the brush than on my skin...but that never happened with this amazing bareSkin foundation brush! Flawless! The makeup applied fast and easy with the brush and the foundation covered imperfections while leaving a light glow to my face. I LOVE this product!!!

    Bare Escentuals
    bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation with Broad Spectrum SPF 20
    www.bareescentuals.com 

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  • Step by step photos 2 certified fabulous hairstyles
  • "Anyone remember the topsy tail? I know I know, it may sound a little retro, but this double wrap topsy tail tutorial takes an old school ponytail and quickly morphs it into a super trendy look that is guaranteed to turn some heads," explains Latest-Hairstyles.com contributorJennie Kay. "This pony style works just as well for the office as it does for a day at the pool. Let’s get started, shall we?"

    What You Need:

    - Hairbrush
    - Comb
    - 2 Clear Hair Elastics
    - A Few Bobby Pins
    - Your Favorite Soft Hold Hairspray
    - A Smoothing Pomade (optional)



    Step 1: Using a brush, smooth hair into a ponytail at the mid to bottom of your neck and secure with a small rubber elastic.

    Step 2: Take a small section of hair from the ponytail (about 1/2-inch thick) and pull it aside.

    Step 3: Wrap that section of hair around the ponytail to camouflage the elastic and secure with a bobby pin. Spritz the hair in the ponytail with an aerosol hairspray (or smoothing pomade) and comb through to smooth the ponytail.

    Step 4: Using an additional small elastic, secure it midway down the shaft of the ponytail.

    Step 5: Spread apart the section within the elastics into two. Flip the bottom of the tail up and through the opening.

    Step 6: Repeat step 4 again.

    Step 7: Repeat step 5 again. Spritz the entire style with an aerosol hairspray to smooth flyaways or frizz.


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Last week we had the privilege of speaking with celebrity make-up artist, Belinda Moss about taking care of our eyebrows!


 

Q: How do you find the right color to use when filling in your eyebrows?

A: I suggest going with 2 shades lighter than your natural hair color. If you select a color that is too dark, it makes your eyebrows appear harsh. 

Q: What type of product is best to use when filling in your eyebrows (cream, pencil, gel, etc)? 

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1. Forget curlers and flat irons! Separate all of your hair into two-inch pieces. Then take a baby wipe (yes, a baby wipe!) and roll your hair tightly around it starting at the ends and rolling hair upwards until you’re three inches from the scalp. A baby wipe is perfect because it is sturdy and already damp so you don’t have to shower before creating luscious waves. When you finally reach the scalp, tie the ends of the baby wipe together. It should look like small knots covering your head. Continue and do this to all your hair. Sleep on it and then in the morning unravel all of the knots. Use your fingers or fine tooth comb to loosen the style. To finish, spray locks with a light hold hairspray.

2. Yes, it’s true that salt water really does help your hair achieve beach waves. Over the years, there have been many products on the market that help your locks create the “just left the beach look,” but my favorite is Bumble and Bumble’s Surf Spray because it leaves the most effortless finish! On damp hair, spray the sea salt solution sparingly on the entirety of your head. Next, take two-inch sections and “scrunch” each piece from the ends to the scalp. When you scrunch hair, use a t-shirt over/on your hands, as this will help you to avoid extra frizz/friction. To finish, simply let hair air dry, or to speed up the process and add extra volume, use a diffuser on the end of your blow-drier.

DIY ALERT! If you don’t want to splurge on a salon quality spray, there’s a simple DIY recipe that can still give you the look you’re aiming for at home. Take an 8 ounce spray bottle and fill it with water. Add a few tablespoons of sea salt to the mixture (the more you use, the more textured the waves). To finish the concoction, add a small drop of a moisturizing product like Moroccan Oil or your favorite conditioner. Give the bottle a good shake and spray on damp hair! Follow with the original steps of scrunching hair and letting it air dry and/or blow-drying it with a diffuser. 

3. The perfect beach wave starts with a great haircut. If your hair is not layered properly, the waves you want won’t always form correctly. The ideal cut for the best beach waves involves layers around the face with a light layers in the back. The angles add interest to your hair, while the light layers in your length will help you to avoid a box-y look when your hair is curled.

haircut style beauty certified fabulous mario russo

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Long Dresses & Mix / Match Accessories for Prom

Long dresses for prom with makeup and accessories certified fabulous numbered 2
 

 
Matching Dress Makeup!
 
Long dresses for prom with makeup and accessories certified fabulous
 
 
Dress #1 Essentials

Dress #2 Essentials

Dress #3 Essentials

Dress #4 Essentials


 
Short & Dazzling Prom Style!
short dresses for prom with makeup and accessories certified fabulous numbered 2

 
 
Matching Dress Makeup!
 
short dresses for prom with makeup and accessories certified fabulous
 
 
Dress #1 Essentials

Dress #2 & #7 Essentials

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flower crown makeup looks - natural glow essentials

1) NYX: Radiant Finishing Powder - for a faint touch of shimmer and glow to complete any makeup look!

www.nyxcosmetics.com

2) ILLAMASQUA: Liquid Metal eyeshadow in Phenomena MOLTEN SILVERgives a perfect wet eye makeup look with natural shades. You can make it as tame or damatic as you want but just layering. 

www.illamasqua.com 

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January Jones

Dress it Up
A sparkly or sequin headband is an easy way to dress up any hairstyle, but I especially love the way it adds interest to a low chignon or braid.

• After styling, position the headband towards the middle of the head and secure with a few bobby pins, if needed.
• Opt for a thinner band (no more than 1.5 inches wide) so it doesn’t take away from the rest of your hairstyle
• Depending on your outfit, consider a headband that’s embellished with a pattern or bedazzlement. Adding a fun headband is an easy way to dress up the rest of your look!

 

Nicole Richie

Make it Boho-Chic

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1) MAYBELLINE: Eye Studio Color Tattoo Pure Pigments Loose Powder Shadow - in Never Fade Jade 

www.maybelline.com

2) SHISEIDO: Luminizing Satin Eye Color Trio - in Jungle 

www.shiseido.com 

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Valentines Day Makeup Looks - Ravishing romantic certified fabulous

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Tip 1: Comforts of Home – Keep overnight guests comfy and warm by providing an extra throw to wrap up in. Coyuchi’s richly textured, eco-friendly throws will have guests feeling right at home.

 Blankets on Rail 12.1.13 Certified Fabulous

Pictured: Striped Wool Blanket, Cozy Cotton Blanket (in blue and gray), NEW Ombre Cotton Wool Blanket, Striped Linen Blanket from Coyuchi (www.Coyuchi.com)

 Tip 2: Cozy and Covered – Help guests avoid overexposed trips to the bathroom by providing a luxurious, hotel-worthy bathrobe for their stay. Guests can also take comfort knowing that all Coyuchi products are eco-friendly and free of the toxic dyes and chemicals used in competing textiles.

Hanging Robes 12.1.13 Certified Fabulous

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The Holidays are quickly approaching and that means there will be lots of holiday parties and events to go to! Yay! I love dressing up and getting into the festive holiday season. My favorite part is doing my makeup! One of my favorite trending makeup looks right now is a simple but glam look focusing on glowing, flawless skin and bold eyes!  
 
The key element to this makeup look is definitely the flawless skin provided by OLE HENRIKSEN: Perfect Truth CC Crème! Flawless skin and nude lips shows off the radiant, bright and smooth skin as the eyes make a bold statement. A perfect pair :)
 
 1) OLE HENRIKSEN: Perfect Truth CC Crème PERKS include...
Ole Henrikson Perfect Truth CC Creme Certified Fabulous
Instantly PERFECTS:
  • illuminates with light-reflecting pigments
  • diffuses flaws and sheer illuminating coverage
  • nourishes with Sodium Hyaluronate + Ceramides
  • protects with Broad Spectrum SPF 30
Over time CORRECTS:
  • brightens, fades dark spots with 5 sources of vitamin C
  • reduces redness and calms with green tea extract
  • minimizes lines with Tripeptide-5
  • prevents free radical damage with ferulic acid, a powerful antioxidant
Key ingredients/ benefits:
  • 5 sources of Vitamin C brightens, boosts collagen, firms and provides antioxidant defense:
  • Tripeptide-5 rebuilds and strengthens skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines
  • Ferulic acid provides antioxidant protection and environmental defense
  • Sodium Hyaluronate and Ceramides nourish and replenish moisture
  • Light reflecting pigments provide sheer light to medium coverage and instant luminosity
  • Broad spectrum SPF 30 provides UVA/UVB defense

www.olehenriksen.com

Complexion Perfection with a dramatic eye certified fabulous ole henriksen

2) Large Powder Puff - this is essentail for locking in the powder and covering lareg pores. Saturate the powder puff with powder and rub into the puff. Fold the puff in half, powder side out, and rock over your cheeks by your nose. Pat the puff all over the remainder of your face to create a flawless matte finish! Use a large powder brush quickly over face to even out any left over powder. 

3) COVERGIRL: TRUblend Minerals - translucent loose powder is perfect for creating the soft, matte finish that is shine proof and long lasting! Love this product! www.covergirl.com 

4) Too Faced: Pretty Rebel eyeshadow palette - Use the "Badass" metallic blue shade all over the lid. Add water to darken the shade, if you desire. Use the Jailbait metallic silver color under the eyebrow and the corners of the eye to highlight. www.toofaced.com 

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Certified F.A.B.U.L.O.U.S. expert Jessica is featured on ehow.com to share with you hair care tips! In today's video learn about the best products for shine and to slick back thick hair.
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COVERGIRL Hunger Games Makeup - luxury district certified fabulous

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Get the Look with SORME treatment cosmetics

GET THE LOOK:

 1) SORMÉ Treatment Cosmetics: Fresh Start Anti-Aging Under Foundation Makeup Enhancer - This light, fast-drying formula instantly evens out skin discolorations, smoothes skin texture, and fills in fine lines and wrinkles so that makeup goes on evenly and lasts far longer without touch ups. A powerful blotting ingredient holds up to 10 times its weight in oils for a shine-free, poreless finish. Super antioxidants of Green Tea, Grape Seed Extract, and Pomegranate help repair free radical damage. Hyaluronic Acid keeps skin hydrated without oils. I loved how fluid and easy this product went on and my skin felt fabulous after application! 

2) SORMÉ Treatment Cosmetics: Long Lasting Blush -A flush of color makes your skin come alive and gives a youthful look of innocent blushing. Soft, matte formula glides over cheeks smoothly for a natural, even finish. 

* This blush color works perfectly as a fall contour instead of blush. A little goes a long way, but if you over-do you can always blend and if you need to add powder to tone down the color.  

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Get the Look with Palladio 3

 1) Palladio: Mosaics -Comes in five complementing hues that can be used as blush, bronzer and eye shadow or to contour and highlight. 

      If using as a blush I take a medium sized brush and dab into the palette and then dab on the apples of my cheeks. I then take my large powder brush and blend back towards my hairline.  

     If using as a highlighter I make a kissy face so my cheeks are caved in and then I start from the middle of the side of my face up to my temple lightly sweeping the color on with a large powder brush so not to make too dark. Highlighter should be lighter than a blush would be. 

2) Palladio: Ultra Bold Eyeliner Marker (in Carbon Black)—Quick-drying & waterproof & ultra-pigmented eyeliner marker creates bold, dramatic lines in just one stroke. 

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Summer Hair Help edited


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ABOUT THE WRITER:

Brian Zinno is an Education Director at the Antonio Prieto Salon in New York. 

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    I love Shu Eumura! Just got the Touch of Gloss yesterday and used it today!! LOVE IT! Thanks for the styling tips!!
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    I will have to check that product out!
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