Jergens BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream Review


You know how awesome BB creams are for your face? Well, the geniuses at Jergens have harnessed the power of BB and infused it into a lotion for your body. Jergens BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream promises flawless-looking skin with 5 visible benefits in just 5 days.  But does it deliver? Watch the video to find out...   Disclosure: This post was CONTINUE READING

Laura Mercier Sale at Gilt.com


As a huge fan of Laura Mercier (I swear by the foundation primer and tinted moisturizer), I was so excited to see that Gilt.com has a nice assortment of beauty products currently on sale. There's everything from sophisticated nail polish colors and soft mineral blush to lip glaze palettes and pencil sets to create an alluring smoky eye. Oh, and CONTINUE READING

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Cover April Issue of Vogue


Welp, folks, it looks like Kanye finally wore Anna Wintour down and got his baby mama a coveted Vogue cover. So the rumors were true. There was buzz a few months back that Kim would cover the fashion bible, but then everyone assumed it would be a foreign Vogue - given Anna's alleged aversion to all things Kardashian. I CONTINUE READING

10 Beauty Products to Get You Through the Flu


Hey Guys! As you all know the weather lately has been terrible and most of us have been getting all kinds of horrible colds and the flu, as a result. This is very personal for me because I work in retail and it seems like I get one disease after the other with all of my customers constantly sneezing CONTINUE READING

OPI and Coca-Cola Partnering on Summer Nail Polish Collection


OPI is collaborating with The Coca-Cola Company this summer. Several of the The Coca-Cola Company’s most recognized brands – including Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Cherry Coke, Vanilla Coke, Sprite and Fanta – will be the inspiration for a line of OPI limited edition nail lacquers that will launch internationally in June 2014. “As the global leader in the professional CONTINUE READING

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Ugly As A Button

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A button hat made of hair? Really, Lady Gaga? Stop trying so hard.

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Cameron Diaz Did NOT Pull A Britney For My Sister’s Keeper

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cameron+diaz Cameron Diaz Did NOT Pull A Britney For My Sisters KeeperIn her latest film, My Sister’s Keeper, Cameron Diaz plays the mother of a girl battling leukemia. In a particularly poignant scene, her character shaves her locks in an act of solidarity with her eldest daughter. But don’t be fooled. Cammie didn’t actually pull a Britney. It was just a wig cap and some clever movie magic.

She tells Metro newspaper, “If I shaved my head and my hair was this long right now, they would have me in a lab somewhere. Kerastase or L’Oreal would have already taken me somewhere.”

Why Should Robert Pattinson Have All The Fun?

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robert+pattinson Why Should Robert Pattinson Have All The Fun?I had such a blast messing around on Daily Makeover and photoshopping different celebrity styles onto Robert Pattinson, I decided Kristen Stewart needed a Twilight-inspired virtual makeover.

What would Kristen look like if she traded tresses with her New Moon co-stars? No need to guess; I’ve painted you some pictures. Consider this a companion piece to the previous post.

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Kristen Stewart with Ashley Greene’s hair
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Kristen Stewart with Nikki Reed’s hair
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Kristen Stewart with Elizabeth Reaser’s hair

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Kristen Stewart with Rachelle Lafevre’s hair

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Kristen Stewart with Dakota Fanning’s hair

And just for good measure, I decided to imagine Kristen Stewart as Bella, circa Breaking Dawn.

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The Fantastical Makeup of Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland Movie

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Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter

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Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen

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Anne Hathaway as the White Queen

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Michelle Obama Puts The Va Va Voom in Volunteerism

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Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama put the va va voom in volunteering.

Dressed in a Bowtie Tweed cardigan jacket from the Thakoon Resort 2009 collection paired with a Sonia Rykiel belt, Mrs. O spoke of the importance of community service at Greater DC Cares’ 2009 Business & Nonprofit Philanthropy Summit and Awards.

Were her makeup and hair not perfection? Gotta get that recipe.

Kim Kardashian To Judge America’s Next Top Model

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kim+kardashian+americas+next+top+model+antm+miss+jay Kim Kardashian To Judge Americas Next Top ModelI love when my favorite things collide. It’s a rare opportunity for me to focus.

Today on her blog, Kim Kardashian revealed that she will be a guest judge on Cycle 13 (the shorties’ season) of ANTM.

Recently I was a guest judge on America’s Next Top Model for an episode that will air next season! Wow, this cycle is pretty amazing! It’s definitely my favorite so far! Can’t give away any details but you guys have to tune in for sure!

It was such an honor to be a guest judge! I have watched this show for years and am such a huge Tyra Banks fan! She is such a smart business woman and such a role model! Love ya Tyra!

By the looks of Miss Jay’s ensemble, I’m guessing that this is the episode where there are seven models left in the competition.

For Kim Kardashian’s beauty and makeup tips, click here.

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Interview With Mario Dedivanovic, Kim Kardashian’s Makeup Artist!

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mario+dedivanovic Interview With Mario Dedivanovic, Kim Kardashians Makeup Artist!Happy Monday, my pretties. It’s a very happy day, indeed…because I’ve got a treat for you.

Remember how awesome it was when Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist, Mario Dedivanovic, answered some of my beauty questions on Kim’s blog? Well, brace yourselves…because I’m taking awesomeness to a whole nuther level.

I scored an interview…the interview…with makeup master Mario. Read on to learn more about the man behind his muse’s beauty-licious look…

Mario Dedivanovic began his beauty career at a young age as a makeup artist behind New York City retail counters. Now- after almost a decade of working with models, actresses and entertainers – Mario’s renown has skyrocketed, securing him a place among the world’s best fashion and celebrity makeup professionals. He has created countless editorial and red carpet looks for celebrities, all of whom showcase the skill, talent, personality and attention to detail that is brought to every transformation he creates.

In addition to Kim Kardashian, Mario Dedivanovic’s amazing celebrity clientele has included Natasha Bedingfield, Adrienne Bailon, Lil’ Kim, Gisele and many others. His work has graced the pages of dozens of magazines, including Glamour, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire and People. When he’s not traveling to sets, runway shows and events, Mario lives in his hometown of New York City.

SP: When did your fascination with makeup begin?
MD:
It began when I was 17 years old and working at Sephora. I was surrounded by makeup and women would ask me for my opinion and help with their makeup. I jumped right in to help and fell in love. When I saw the way a woman looked and felt after applying a little bit of makeup, I was fascinated. I wanted to do it more and more!

SP: What was your first big break in the beauty industry?
MD:
Hmmm, I’m honestly not really sure if there was a first “big break.” When I signed with my first agency, I felt official. Also, when I got my first ad campaign for Head and Shoulders some years ago.

kim+kardashian+makeup+pic Interview With Mario Dedivanovic, Kim Kardashians Makeup Artist!SP: Describe your makeup style.
MD:
Polished and classic. I’m obsessed with making a face look very polished and pretty. Kim K says my signature style is timeless and flawless makeup that looks airbrushed. What do you think? LOL.

SP: Which makeup artists do you most admire?
MD:
Max Factor, Kevyn Aucoin, Francois Nars, Pat McGrath, Charlotte Tilbury – the list goes on and on. These are makeup artists whose work really made and makes an impact in the industry and inspires so many people around the world.

SP: How did you become Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist?
MD:
I met Kim Kardashian a couple of years ago when I was booked to do her makeup for a cover shoot for Social Life magazine. She loved the makeup and we totally worked really well together. She is definitely my muse.

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SP: What do you like most about working with Kim?
MD:
Besides her gorgeous face, the fact that she just loves makeup and loves getting it done. She has trust in me and lets me do my thing.

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SP: What other celebrities are you dying to work with?
MD:
Meryl Streep, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Michelle Obama, Linda Evangelista…amongst others. To me these women are beautiful, inspiring and so good at what they do.

SP: What would be your dream makeup assignment?
MD:
To create my own line of amazing and affordable makeup that would be available to women worldwide. That is my ultimate goal. When I do that, I will feel like I can really ‘touch’ people around the world and make them feel more beautiful.

kim+kardashian+beauty Interview With Mario Dedivanovic, Kim Kardashians Makeup Artist!SP: For a Kim Kardashian wannabe, what are the top five products she needs in her makeup bag (and why)?
MD:
1) Concealer that’s lighter then the skin color to brighten the under eye area. Kim loves to be lighter under the eye, and so do I!
2) Powder – Kim is definitely a matte makeup girl. She likes to be glowy, but in the right areas. Powder always on the t-zone.
3) Black eyeliner – need I say more?
4) Mascara – She loves big lashes.
5) A nude lip gloss – just because icon wink Interview With Mario Dedivanovic, Kim Kardashians Makeup Artist!

SP: What products and techniques do you use to create Kim’s gorgeous golden tan glow?
MD:
Most of the time, I use powder products to create the ‘golden glow.’ I find that powders look better for longer periods of time. I frame her face (forehead, hollows of the cheeks and jawline) with a matte bronzer. Right now, I’m using the Smashbox bronzers in both colors as well as the Dior matte bronzer. After, I apply a golden, shimmery products to the cheekbones and bridge of nose. Trace Gold by MAC is a great color/shade. The trick is to blend everything very well so there are no lines or blotches.

SP: What tips do you have for choosing a nude lip color to flatter your complexion?
MD:
Choosing a nude lip color can sometimes be tricky and look almost “chalky.” I like to make the center of the lips the most nude and blend it out to the rest of lip. If you have darker/tanner skin, go for nude shades that are not too pinky or white and instead more yellow/golden. If you have light/pale skin, do the opposite.

SP: Any nude lipstick/lip gloss recommendations for, say, a brown-skinned beauty blogger with Halle Berry’s complexion?
MD:
LOL! There’s a really inexpensive color I like to use sometimes…called your foundation! Try putting a bit of your foundation on the lips with a clear gloss on top. It looks oh so good.

mac+prep+and+prime+skin Interview With Mario Dedivanovic, Kim Kardashians Makeup Artist!SP: What products are must-haves for summer (and why)?
MD:
Primer. Right now I’m using Smashbox’s primer and MAC’s primer. It helps the makeup to stay put and spread well. Oil blotting tissues – instead of re-applying powder all day, blot your face to absorb the oil. B-dazzle by Giella custom blend cosmetics – it’s an amazing color (loose shadow or can be made into a pencil) that looks good on every skin tone. Apply it to the inner corner of the eyes to brighten up and separate the eyes. It reflects great in the sun too.

SP: If you could only use one brand of makeup for the rest of your career, what would it be (and why)?
MD: Oh no. I think I would change careers! That’s the most difficult question to answer and would require a lot of research. Ask me when I create my own line. icon wink Interview With Mario Dedivanovic, Kim Kardashians Makeup Artist!

SP: What is your #1 beauty secret/tip?
MD:
Blending. For me, blending is so important. Invest in good brushes and sponges, and blend until you can’t blend anymore!

Did this interview just whet your appetite? Are you now on a need-to-know basis with Mario? Then be sure to bookmark his blog and follow him on Twitter!

For more of Kim Kardashian’s beauty and makeup tips, click here.

Photos: kimkardashian.celebuzz.com



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