From Beetlejuice to Dark Shadows, the faces of Burton's characters are creepily charismatic. Scroll down to check them out!
The classic television character, vampire Barnabas Collins, reawakens this weekend in Tim Burton's Dark Shadows. Starring as Barnabas is, of course, Burton's right-hand man, the versatile Johnny Depp. Depp's Barnabas resembles the original on a basic level-he has jagged bangs, large ears, and fangs-but makeup department head Joel Harlow says there are marked differences between the two. Besides giving Depp a more modern hairstyle, pointy ear extensions, and a prosthetic nose bridge, Harlow added a Burton-esque pallor. "Johnny's Barnabas is quite a bit more pale than Jonathan Frid's," he says. "Another huge addition to Johnny is the finger extensions. His hands became their own character within his performance-I recall Tim saying that he wanted Barnabas to be very 'tactile,' with his hands leading the way."
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From Beetlejuice to Dark Shadows, the faces of Burton's characters are creepily charismatic. Scroll down to check them out!Read More »from Tim Burton's Makeup Masterpieces
The latest list of noteworthy newcomers, burgeoning talent, and emerging faces in pop culture, fashion, digital, and beyond! And they all have one thing in common: They've built a name-and a following-for themselves before their 30th birthday. Scroll down to meet them!
Kiernan Shipka, 12, actress
Kiernan Shipka may only be a tween, but the pint-size Mad Men actress has already garnered more attention from the fashion world than some stars twice her age, with photo spreads in Interview, Grazia, Lucky, and New York magazine. She was also the youngest subject to be Coveteured, and from the looks of her closet, her love of clothing (and specifically designer Papo d'Anjo) is crystal clear. No word yet on what's next for this young star once Mad Men inevitably wraps, but we can definitely foresee something in fashion-after all, she already designs her own clothes.
Molly McAleer, 28, Hello Giggles co-founder, blogger, writerRead More »from The Most Impressive Rising Stars Under 30
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- Elle | Beauty – Wed, May 2, 2012 11:47 AM EDT
How well do in-office treatments work for erasing wrinkles, smoothing under-eye circles, and reducing cellulite? Read our reviews before you book an appointment! Scroll down to find out what hurts, what works, and what to ask for in order to get the result you want.Read More »from Top 8 Dermatological Procedures You Can Fake at Home
Procedure: Botulinum Injections
What it is: Botox, Dysport, and the new Xeomin-all made from variations of botulinum toxin type A-erase wrinkles by blocking the nerve impulses that cause muscles to contract. (Approximately $400 every three to four months. After 20 minutes, you may be able to return to work; within a week, you'll see full results.)
Editor's take: ★★★★★
"Hands down, Botox is the easiest way to get rid of wrinkles. I'd tried everything: laser, Retin-A, chemical peels. Four days after my first injection, the stubborn lines were gone for good, but my face still looks natural."
Faking it: Unfortunately no product can mimic the amazing effects of the real deal. Needle-phobic? Try line-disguising bangs.
From fabric rationing to g-strings, swimsuits have come a long way, baby. Scroll down to see the timeline of how the summer staple changed through the years!
Thirteen years after women are allowed to compete in the Olympics, Carl Janzten introduces a two-piece bathing costume to enhance their performance. It's really just shorts and a T-shirt but tight-fitting enough to cause a bit of a scandal.
1930s and '40s
In Europe, women start wearing bathing outfits that reveal a sliver of skin at the waist, and suits shrink stateside as fabric is rationed during World War II. For the most part, hems are shortened and skirts eliminated, but in some cases they do split into two.
With the war over and spirits soaring, Parisian designer Jacques Heim, who works mostly with fur, debuts the atome-the world's smallest swimsuit.
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Louis Réard, a Parisian engineer, introduces an even
In celebration of ELLE's Women In Music issue (on newsstands now), we've compiled a list of female artists who are as beautiful as they are lyrical. Keep scrolling to see who made the cut!
Beyoncé's come a long way since her single lady days, but she'll always be an independent woman: from metallic Minx nails to pumped-up tresses, her beauty looks are glamorous and bold. "She has great taste, and is involved in every aspect of her image and branding," says her longtime hairstylist, Kim Kimble. Of the singer's memorable Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) phase, Kimble says it was "all about female power-very Sasha Fierce. The hair had an androgynous quality to it and was a mix of feminine and masculine, long and straight in the back with a pompadour at the front."
AdeleRead More »from Beauty Secrets of Music's Most Iconic Beauties
PillsThere's your college friend, years on an antidepressant to fend off funks, who finally persuaded her jittery, stock-junkie husband to start popping the same pill; no longer reading investment reports through the night, he's up early now to make the kids breakfast and let her sleep in for a change. And there's your neighbor who confides that Prozac saved his marriage: His wife told him she'd file for divorce if he didn't get on an antidepressant-she'd had it with his self-obsessed grumpiness (apparently not relieved by three years of therapy). So far-knock wood-so good. The guy, eyes wide with wonder, says he's definitely mellower and more engaged with his wife and kids: "Just wish I'd done it sooner."
Then there are those seemingly sane, high-functioning women who mention casually-driving to meet clients, packing up after spin class-that they're taking Paxil, Zoloft, Viibryd, or another popular SSRI (selective serotonin reuptakeRead More »from Could a Pill Improve Your Relationship?
woman sitting on bed
I have lived alone on and off for much of my adult life, and, despite a recent wavelet of articles and books attesting to the wonders of the single life and what it signifies about us as a culture that so many more people are "going solo," as one book title calls it, I can safely say that I have never made my peace with it. Nor do I believe that the new statistics on single living-which are now higher than they have ever been, coming in at 28 percent of U.S. households and nearly 50 percent of Manhattan residents-indicate a profound psychological change in the way we conceive of ourselves, as some are arguing. Rather, I think they're a reflection of certain social realities, not all of them positive (accomplished women who put off marriage often find a scarcity of compatible mates), and certain adaptations (rather than compromise, women remain single). But perhaps the best place to start is not with a fresh-off-the-press "trend," based on more or less factual evidence and moreRead More »from Can Singles Ultimately Be Happy Alone?
- Elle | Healthy Living – Wed, Apr 18, 2012 3:11 PM EDT
Can one hour in a dermatologist's office do more than eons at the gym? Here, a report on the new wave of extreme-temperature fat blasters
Hold and cold body-sculpting treatments
I've always assumed that if I ever bit the bullet and went in for liposuction, or even one of its newer, nonsurgical body-slimming cousins, it would be a last resort, reached after months of unsuccessful dieting and heinous workouts, that I would justify to myself (and my husband, mother, etc.) with the knowledge that "there was no other way" and "it had to be done." As it turned out, last summer I celebrated my impending metamorphosis with a cheeseburger and yet another canceled training session. Lying in the Upper East Side office of dermatologist Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, MD, PhD, waiting for Zeltiq CoolSculpting (a process about which I had bothered to learn exactly nothing ahead of time) to erase-or at least significantly downsize-the gentle hillock below my belly button, I thought, Huh. How did I come to the decision to permanentlyRead More »from Destroying Fat with Extreme Hot and Cold Temperatures
"I love eye cream. Right now I'm using the Eye Elixir by Elemental Herbology, a London-based brand. It contains lots of plant extracts and smells nice and fresh. I try to use more natural products on my face. I like argan oil-when you put it on before you go to bed, you wake up with baby skin! Really soft baby skin."
"I love Sisley's products-they're just the best. I use their cleansing milk and moisturizer. Their masks are really, really good as well. My mum and I both love the new Black Rose one. But the Radiant Glow mask is my favorite-After I use it, I feel like my skin really does give off a nice glow. It's great for in the morning when I don't want to look tired-I just slap it on, and I'm good. I use it about twice a week."MORE: Ways to Tell How Well You Will Age
Ginta LapinaRead More »from The Skin Products Most Trusted by Models
Does the very idea of sporting this season's dare-to-bare tops have your stomach in knots? An editor finds a way to wear the trend without going belly-up
No f--king way. That pretty much constitutes a complete, verbatim transcript of my thoughts upon first glimpsing the tops Miuccia Prada sent down her runway for spring. Don't get me wrong-I, like everyone else, loved the show. As someone born and raised in New York City by a working mom who favored power suits in the '80s, I felt that Prada's parade played into the same lifelong '60s-suburban-housewife fantasy that has been on particularly high alert since season one of Mad Men. Those cool car coats. Those perfectly pleated skirts. Those chic clutches. And then, wham! Just as Miuccia and I were getting along, those tops threw me for a loop. They were so…cropped. (Bandeaus, to be precise-but who's focusing on a missing strap or two when five key inches of stomach are exposed?) And Mrs. Prada wasn't the only one daring us toRead More »from Is the Bra-Top Trend Actually Wearable?