By Augusta Falletta, Beauty High
Curly Hair 101 Now that summer's almost hair, curly haired girls everywhere know one thing: frizz is an issue. Like any hair problem, knowing how to deal with your natural texture is a huge advantage. Hot weather is not the time to fight with your hair to blow dry and heat style, ending up with a frizzy hairstyle that lasts for about 10 minutes before the humidity ruins things. Working with your natural texture in the summer is the way to go, and if you've got curly or wavy hair, read on. We went to the curly hair experts Titi and Miko Branch, co-founders of Miss Jessie's Curly Hair Salon, to get the best darn tips on styling, cutting and treating curly hair.
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Beauty High: What kinds of products should curly haired girls be using?
Miko and Titi: It all depends on the curl type. If hair is wavier or thinner, then lightweight mousses work fine. The tighter the curl, the heavier the product you should
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Of course, having a bottomless bank account and all the access in the world doesn't hurt, but we did find out that some of these stars utilize techniques that work for all of our budgets. Below, find out how these 10 celebrities look so young!
1. Halle Berry: At 46-years-old, Berry is practically superhuman. Firstly, she recently announced she was pregnant for the second time (which is rare for her age), and secondly, she has literally never looked better! Her secret? Products from Kinara Spa in L.A. She
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By Rachel Adler, Beauty HighRead More »from Chrissy Teigen Will Definitely Be Taking Xanax Before Her Wedding
Chrissy Teigen Sports Illustrated model Chrissy Teigen may have become famous because of her bikini body, but she's made a name for herself due to her social media prowess. Teigen, a Venus Razor spokesperson and longtime fiancee to John Legend has no qualms with taking to Twitter to state her opinions on everything from the latest "Teen Mom" scandals to politics. We hung out with Teigen yesterday at her bridal shower (which she claimed would be her only one before the wedding) as Venus showered the bride-to-be on a rooftop in NYC.
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Teigen was hanging out with her mom, Pepper, and while taking a break from the "usual" bridal shower games and photo booths she dished to us about some of the special details that would be taking place at her wedding, the rituals that she would be doing the morning of, and of course why everyone should be taking Xanax the day they get married - read on for
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By Jaclyn Sciara, Beauty High
With the change of the season, we here at Beauty High can't help but be excited over the change of beauty trends. Put the oxblood colored lipstick away, and pick up a bright fuchsia! From hair looks to makeup trends, we have you covered on what looks to steal for this coming season.
Rachel Bilson, Vanessa Hudgens, Bella Thorne and more show us how warm weather beauty is done right. Flip through the slideshow and see celebrity beauty looks to steal right now! Be sure to comment below on which was your favorite and which you are most excited to try.
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Cleanse Now that we're on the cusp of summer, it's prime time to think about getting into shape for the beach. Whether you're hitting the gym more, switching up your diet or simply applying self-tanner to look like you fit in on the sand, a cleanse might be a good starting point for your perfect beach body. Going on a cleanse sounds much, much easier than it actually is, though, and especially so if you're a first timer. To help girls (and guys) everywhere succeed when going on a pre-summer cleanse, we've put together 10 rules to follow for amazing results - without quitting 12 hours in.
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By Alyssa, Beauty HighRead More »from Exclusive: Adriana Lima’s Top 10 Beauty & Fitness Tips
Adriana Lima It's no secret that Adriana Lima is one of the most beautiful women on the planet, and even though she looks glowing and flawless with minimal makeup, she's certainly learned a trick or two while on set at shoots for Victoria's Secret, countless editorials for the likes of Love, V and Vogue Paris and backstage at fashion shows. Since she's such a pro, we asked Adriana to give us her top 10 beauty and fitness tips that keep her looking effortlessly gorgeous everyday.
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1. Pile on the black mascara for lush lashes every day. "My secret for mascara is that you just keep applying on and on and onespecially in the summer, I never take my mascara off, I just keep adding on and I think its beautiful. Sometimes I even like to take the brush and purposely touch the skin around the lash line so it looks a little messy. Apply on the top and the bottomfor me, the more you apply the better."
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Clear Skin Tips Whether you struggled with acne as a teen, you're battling dark spots in your twenties, or you haven't quite figured out the recipe for clear skin success based on your own skin type, everyone struggles with less than perfect skin. In a world of constant photo sharing and status updating, the pressure is on to constantly have clear skin, but doing so can be incredibly difficult. Because everyone (including us!) could use some help in the clear skin department, we've compiled the best tips and tricks for clear skin below.
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101. For bad acne marks, a chemical peel can help to reduce or eliminate the discoloration of skin.
100. If you struggle with hormonal breakouts every month, reduce your alcohol and dairy intake and you'll see an improvement in your skin.
99. The biggest mistake you can make is leaving your makeup on overnight. Keep makeup remover wipes at your bedside table to avoid
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By Augusta Falletta, Beauty HighRead More »from Kate Moss Announced as First Face (and Body) of St. Tropez
Kate Moss It's no secret that Kate Moss is the ultimate "it girl," and her newest beauty campaign just solidifies that. St. Tropez, the self-tanner brand that we swear by (seriously: it's the best self-tan you'll ever use), has announced Kate Moss as the first celebrity face of the brand. "Kate's fashion icon status is important to us but now her growing number of beauty campaigns proves that her appeal as a beauty icon resonates with confident women across all age groups globally. Not only is she beautiful, but she has this amazing attitude. St. Tropez is about confidence," says Michelle Feeney, CEO of PZ Cussons Beauty, which owns St. Tropez. Kate, who's been using St Tropez for 15 years, says, "It's a really trustworthy, cool brand." We agree, Kate.
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The St. Tropez ad, above, features Kate lounging nude in the middle of the water, showing off her perfect safe, sunless glow courtesy of the self-tanner. Below is a
By Carolyn Hsu, Beauty High
If there's one thing universally agreed upon by beauty experts everywhere, it's this: The best thing you can do for your skin is to wear sun protection. In fact, we'd be pretty surprised if you didn't already know that you should be applying it on a daily basis all year round - but for something that is supposedly "beauty common sense," there is a surprising amount of misinformation surrounding the topic. To clear things up, we consulted with Birmingham, Alabama based dermatologist, Julie Harper, to discuss all things related to sun protection.
Read on to get the facts on SPF, product labels, UV rays, Vitamin D, and what to do if you just want a little color this season.
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By Augusta Falletta, Beauty HighRead More »from How to Make Working Out Work for Your Skin
Make Working Out Work For Your Skin With all of the different ways to exercise these days, we're coming up with fewer and fewer excuses to skip the gym. Heading to hot yoga or taking a kickboxing class make sweating a little more bearable mentally and while you're burning calories, your face may be taking a beating. In an effort to learn the best ways to avoid a nightmare skin situation as a result of working out, we headed to Well + Good NYC's Hot Yoga class at Pure Yoga to talk to the professionals. After getting a simultaneously zen and invigorating yoga session from Loren Bassett, we got the scoop on how to treat your skin after an hour of exercise.
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