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The Summer Beach Girl’s Beauty Essentials

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Hot weather calls for a streamlined approach to makeup and hair. Maximize your summer beauty by minimizing your routine! I love to comb through tons of new products each season to bring you my latest and greatest discoveries. Now that summer is in full swing, I’ve rounded up some of my absolute favorite can’t-leave-home-without-them concealers, tinted moisturizers, accessories, lash boosts and more. Take a peek […] View Post

Braids are the Celebrities Hottest Hair Trend


I’m always keeping an eye on the outfit trends emerging on the celebrity street style scene, but I also look out for the beauty trends that are bubbling up among style insiders. This season, there is one hair trend that is undeniably going viral among insiders: the braid. Sure, you could simply part your hair in the middle, braid both sides, and call it a […] View Post

Hairstyles Celebrities Wear With a Turtleneck

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Apologies to crewnecks, but once the temps dip below, say, 50-degrees, I only have eyes for turtlenecks. (After all, they’re like a sweater and a scarf in one.) But our hair almost always clings to the collar like Saran Wrap, resulting in a knotted and frizzy mess. So we asked N.Y.C.-based hairstylist Daven Mayeda for three easy styles guaranteed to not be a pain in […] View Post

Celebrity Approved Holiday Beauty Gift Guide

Yes, skincare and beauty essentials can be a basic necessity, but it can also make a great gift! We all know someone obsessed with beauty products. And let’s face it, the holidays wouldn’t be complete without over-the-top beauty […] View Post

Breaking Beauty: The XO Styling Iron

No matter the season, no matter the destination, no matter the woman — one of my favorite hairstyles is natural, beach-y looking waves. There’s just something inherently effortless and feminine about a thick mane of twisting, curling, waving locks that I can’t help but appreciate.

My girl Jillian Harris introduced me to the perfect, yes I said perfect, styling iron.

The XO Styling Iron is […] View Post

A Hint Of Vintage Featuring Lauren Conrad

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Let’s start at the very beginning. I’ve heard it’s a very good place to start. This is just a hint of vintage, and not full on Rita Hayworth (although we will get there). This is one of my favorite looks that you can wear anywhere without feeling over-done or too literal. It flirts with old school 1940′s glamour […] View Post