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18 Aug

4 Sparkly Eye & Brow Looks To Kick The Night Off Right

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My favorite part of July 4th weekend is the fireworks. Having the day off is cool and all, and I'll never pass up a good backyard barbecue. But, at the end of the day, I love watching my neighbors set off their illegal sparklers from the front porch, or hitting up a rooftop so I can see the Macy's light show from afar. The only problem: It's nearly impossible to outshine the grand pyrotechnics of a fireworks show — until now. Use this weekend as an excuse to get extra glittery with your eye glam — whether you're doing the whole lid, just a swipe of liner, or accentuating your brows. I mean, there are plenty of glitter lip tutorials to be seen...
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18 Aug

Nina’s Night Out

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At the Spotted Pig, the New York gastropub as celebrated for its famous patrons as for its char-grilled burger, the arrival of an actress best known for her work on the CW series The Vampire Diariesnormally wouldn’t cause much of a stir. But when Nina Dobrev makes her entrance on a lovely evening in June, heads do turn—and not just because she is channeling Jackie Kennedy in an oversize pink coat by L.K. Bennett and Dior sunglasses. Dobrev’s canine companion, Maverick, an adorable and impeccably well-behaved border collie–Australian shepherd mix, is garnering her own fair share of attention.

Jennifer Livingston
Jennifer Livingston

Coach 1941 jacket, $1,250, coach.com; Wacoal briefs, $15, wacoal-america.com; Simon G. Jewelry rings, $1,100–$1,540, simongjewelry.com.

“I call her the world’s...
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17 Aug

You Have To See The Travel Diary That Inspired Chanel’s New Makeup

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It all went down in a van in Cali

When Chanel presents something new, the iconic brand goes big. Look no further than its Fall 2017 Haute Couture runway show for evidence: It featured a towering, built-to-scale model of the Eiffel Tower! So when Lucia Pica, the brand’s global makeup and color designer, came to L.A. to present Chanel’s new makeup collection recently, we expected something just as big in scale. What we got was far different, and much more soulful, than we could have imagined. Despite all the budgetary perks, all the aching glamour and luxury, that comes with Chanel, Pica chose to find her collection outside of the corner office filled with mood boards. In fact, it was born among the...
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17 Aug

The Pure Change Program Was The Detox My Poor, Poor Body Needed

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Bye-bye bloating

I’m not one to jump on the latest trendy cleanse bandwagon. In fact, before two weeks ago, I’ve never actually gone through with any sort of cleanse or detox. I’ve never juiced, and unfailingly rolled my eyes every time I caught a friend carrying around a giant water bottle filled with a concoction of lemon juice, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper. However, over the years, I’ve noticed that around this time every summer, I find myself (and my body) in need of a serious reset. While I consider myself a pretty healthy eater, and am a vegetarian of almost nine years, from Memorial Day on, there’s a definite increase in how many sugary, boozy drinks I consume and the...
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17 Aug

Pat McGrath’s New ‘Unlimited’ Makeup Collection Is Fall’s First Mandatory Beauty Binge

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After more than two years of maintaining statecraft levels of secrecy, Pat McGrathsteps into a glass conference room in her Manhattan studio and snaps the curtains closed, fussing over the gossamer fabric to make sure her staff can’t peek inside. “No one has seen this yet,” she says giddily, unloading a series of tubes and compacts from a bejeweled Prada sac—a gift from Miuccia—onto two velvet-lined trays. It is an early morning in late May, a few days before the influential makeup artist will accept the Founder’s Award at the CFDA Awards, and a few weeks before she will fly to Paris to create a holographic crimson lip for Maison Margiela, a highlight of the fall couture calendar. Today’s reveal marks another milestone...
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17 Aug

‘Desus & Mero’ Provide a Complete History Of Makeup Artist Jeffree Star’s Hateful Rhetoric

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Last night on Viceland's Desus & MeroDesus & Mero, the late-night news duo turned their attention to makeup artist slash vlogger, "Jeffree Racist Star," who slammed Kim Kardashian West's swatch skills and quickly faced the wrath of Twitter commenters who implicated Star's well-documented racist comments in years-old videos. Kardashian West quickly jumped to Star's defense on Snapchat, saying, "I do believe in people changing and people that apologize, I will give them the benefit of the doubt and accept you know, that people change and move on. And I know better than anyone that I hate when people bring up my past or mistakes I've made in the past. So let him live." Kardashian West's justification of Star's hateful past didn't sit well with her followers,...
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16 Aug

Rare Vintage: Hari Nef Plays Muse In These Stunning Shots

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Black-and-white photographs were hand-colored using watercolors and other types of dyes. Here, Estabrook painted on Nef's makeup, taking his inspiration from the following hues. Eyes: Gucci Magnetic Color Shadow Quad in Aquamarine Dream. Hair: Joico Instatint Temporary Color Shimmer Spray in Sapphire Blue. Dress: Gucci.

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Dan Estabrook

Hair: L'Oréal Paris Colorista Semi-Permanent Hair Color in Red. Dress and shoes: Gucci. Earrings and rings: Bulgari.

Dan Estabrook
Dan Estabrook

Lips: Burt's Bees Glossy Lipstick in Blush Ripple. Hair: It's a 10 Haircare Miracle Texture Fiber. Nails: Morgan Taylor Nail Lacquer in Heaven Sent. Dress: Valentino. Brooch (worn in hair): Tiffany & Co.

Dan Estabrook
Dan Estabrook
Face: Gucci Sheer Blushing Powder in Tulip Blossom. Lips: Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lipstick in...
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16 Aug

She’s Like A Rainbow

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I got slammed for not wearing makeup for my wedding. "Trust me, you'll want to, like, even things out for photos," said one friend a few weeks before the big day, her eyes darting to the archipelago of faded blemishes on my cheek. "You're not gonna wear any foundation?" another asked anxiously. (I did end up going barefaced—but with smudgy eyeliner and my lips dabbed with Lip Smacker Dr. Pepper Lip Balm, the most fresh-to-death hint of color in all the land.) Turns out going sans foundation when your skin is less than perfect is puzzling to girlfriends and maybe even regarded as a bit like airing one's dirty laundry in public. Yet the stir my almost au naturel look caused is nothing compared to...
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16 Aug

10 Things You Need to Know Before Exfoliating Your Face

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Behold: the answers to all of your exfoliation questions.

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If you have sensitive skin, you probably stay away from scrubs because you don't want your skin to be a red, raw-looking mess. And if you're acne-prone, a peel definitely seems insane because breakouts, right? Wrong. Turns out exfoliationcan benefit every skin type. Here's why: "In addition to revealing fresh skin cells, exfoliating removes dead cells from pores, making them appear smaller," says Rachel Nazarian, M.D., a Manhattan derm. Makeup also looks better, says Stalina Glot, an aesthetician at Haven Spa in New York City. "It's like sanding a wall before you paint." The other major perk: "Removing the buildup enhances your skin's ability to absorb everything else, from acne...
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