Beyonce Pulse is one of the top fragrances of 2012. Photo courtesy of Coty.The Fifi Awards are like the Oscars of the fragrance world, and the 2012 Fifi nominations are out! Winners will be announced on May 21, but in the mean time we thought we'd share the top nominated perfumes in case you're looking for a Mother's Day gift. What mom doesn't love smelling beautiful? Here are the top fragrances for ladies this year:
Top Women's Luxe
Prada Candy Eau de Parfum Spray
Justin Bieber Someday
Tom Ford Violet Blonde
Top Women's Broad Appeal
Christina Aguilera Royal Desire
Curve Appeal by Liz Claiborne
Heidi Klum Shine
Yves Rocher Moment de Bonheur
Fergie Outspoken Intense
Top Women's Specialty Brand
Anthropologie 1922 Lily Sanguine Eau de Parfum
Bath & Body Works Signature Collection Paris Amour
bebe Gold Eau de Parfum
Crabtree & Evelyn Lily
Victoria's Secret Angel
Top Women's Nouveau Niche
Givenchy Dahlia Noir
Dolce & Gabbana The Velvet Collection (Velvet Vetiver, Velvet Wood, Velvet Love, Velvet Patchouli, Velvet
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Beyonce Pulse is one of the top fragrances of 2012. Photo courtesy of Coty.The Fifi Awards are like the Oscars of the fragrance world, and the 2012 Fifi nominations are out! Winners will be announced on May 21, but in the mean time we thought we'd share the top nominated perfumes in case you're looking for a Mother's Day gift. What mom doesn't love smelling beautiful? Here are the top fragrances for ladies this year:Read More »from Top Perfumes for 2012: Buy These for Your Mom!
- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Fashion – Tue, May 1, 2012 2:52 PM EDT
We saw three awful celebrity ensembles yesterday, and we want to know which one you think is the worst! Check out Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, and Adrienne Bailon (of Cheetah Girls and 3LW fame) as they battle it out for worst outfit of the day. By Joanna Douglas, Shine Staff
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- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Fashion – Tue, May 1, 2012 1:14 PM EDT
It's time to spoil the special mom in your life!UPDATE: We have a winner! Lucinda Hynes has been selected to receive the $1,000 gift card from Catalog Spree. Congratulations, Lucinda, and thank you all for entering!Read More »from Mother's Day Sweepstakes: Win a $1,000 Gift Card from Catalog Spree!
As Mother's Day approaches we'd like to help one lucky Shine reader really pamper the special mom in their life with a $1,000 shopping gift card from Catalog Spree.
Are you all familiar with Catalog Spree? It's the highest-rated, free catalog shopping app for the iPad that merges together over 200 great catalogs (like Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, JC Penney, and Sears to name a few). You can shop online too--check it out, we're hooked! For Mother's Day we've partnered with them for a special Shine Sweepstakes! One contest winner will get a $1,000 gift card from Catalog Spree to present to Mom. She can then browse Catalog Spree and shop till she drops on clothing, accessories, beauty products, home furnishings, electronics and more.
All you have to do is click here to enter. Catalog Spree will be selecting a winner on
Bikinis may get more attention, but one-piece swimsuits are making a strong comeback this season. Whether you're looking for full coverage or a cleavage-baring v-neck, animal prints or colorblocked stripes, we've rounded up one-piece bathing suits to flatter every figure. By Joanna Douglas, Yahoo Shine
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With the news of Victoria Beckham's new custom Range Rover we had to stop and think: just how far-fetched are these celebrity products getting? We've rounded up the most absurd, offensive, and downright bizarre items ever hawked by stars. Check them out in our slideshow. By Joanna Douglas, Shine StaffRead More »from The Worst Celebrity Products of All Time
Julia Louis-Dreyfus often straightens her signature curly hair.Curly hair was trendy in the '80s (hello, perms!), but nowadays many women spend countless hours and dollars smoothing and straightening their curls (think flat irons, Japanese straightening, and risky Brazilian blowouts.) We'll admit, straight hair may be lend itself to more styling options and be more manageable--especially in heat and humidity. But natural curls (not those contrived curling iron ringlets) are truly gorgeous and stand out in a crowd... which is why they're great for celebrities! Yet stars like Sarah Jessica Parker, Natalie Portman, Shakira, Keri Russell, Alicia Keys, Taylor Swift, Debra Messing, Mariah Carey, Minnie Driver, Andie MacDowell, Elisabeth Shue, Rebecca Gayheart are constantly straightening their natural curls.Read More »from Julia Louis-Dreyfus was Told Curly Hair Isn’t Hot
Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger always says that women (including herself) must always straighten their hair because men only are attracted to straight hair, but we know that's BS! In a new interview, "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus explains
Kim Kardashian showed her affection for Kanye West via earrings. Photo courtesy of Splash NewsAfter much speculation (and silent prayer) it appears that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are, in fact, dating. We're not sure if this is a union of the most obnoxious egomanics of all time or merely a publicity stunt, but Kimye (as bloggers have already taken to calling the couple) are playing out their budding romance in the most calculated of ways.Read More »from Kim Kardashian Spotted Wearing “KW” Earrings
As a quick refresher, Kanye professed his love for Kim in his new song, "Way Too Cold" (previously called "Theraflu" and also used the lyrical opportunity to trash her soon-to-be-ex-husband Kris Humphries. Within what seemed like minutes, Kim had arrived in New York City for whirlwind courtship including watching "The Hunger Games" at one of Manhattan's busiest movie theaters, shutting down F.A.O. Shwarz for a playdate, and posing for countless paparazzi photos amidst mobs of screaming fans while wearing matching smug grins.
This weekend Kim flew in to New York again for ice cream, shopping, and sidewalk photo ops with Kanye. When she
- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Fashion – Thu, Apr 19, 2012 3:43 PM EDT
As part of our ongoing partnership with Amazon's flash sale site, MyHabit, we're bringing you an exclusive preview of their Friday designer sales. This week our favorite items are a gorgeous coral spring dress, the perfect wear-to-everything silk blouse, and fabulous designer heels for about 80% off. Woo hoo! Click here to sign up for MyHabit and mark your calendars for 12 noon EST tomorrow to scoop up great deals on spring fashions. Click through our slideshow for Friday's must-have items. By Joanna Douglas, Shine Staff
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