Beware! Your cell phone could be messing up your good looks. According to a recent survey conducted by wireless technology firm Qualcomm, at least 29 percent of people polled reported that their mobile phone is the first and last thing they look at each day. From sending text messages to snapping pictures to checking bank account balances, there's no shortage of tasks today's cell phones can accomplish, but there's a newly discovered downside to mobile phone use too: It might be making you less attractive. Here's how to avoid everything from turkey necks to bags under your eyes caused by your faithful phone.
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1. Dark Circles
In a study funded by some of the biggest phone makers in the world, researchers in the U.S. and Sweden found that radiation emitting from mobile devices cause headaches and interrupt vital sleep patterns. Another Swedish study found that a quarter of young people feel like they must be available by phone around the clock, which in turn leads to sleeping
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Beware! Your cell phone could be messing up your good looks. According to a recent survey conducted by wireless technology firm Qualcomm, at least 29 percent of people polled reported that their mobile phone is the first and last thing they look at each day. From sending text messages to snapping pictures to checking bank account balances, there's no shortage of tasks today's cell phones can accomplish, but there's a newly discovered downside to mobile phone use too: It might be making you less attractive. Here's how to avoid everything from turkey necks to bags under your eyes caused by your faithful phone.Read More »from Is Your Cell Phone Making You Ugly?
With infinite free websites and blogs at our fingertips, selling magazines isn't as easy as it used to be. But, slap the right celebrity on the cover and issues still fly off the shelves. The tricky part for magazine publishers is deciding who will grace each coveted monthly cover. "You have basically five seconds, maybe less, to grab a reader at the newsstand," InTouch Editor Michelle Lee told Forbes about the selection process. "So, they either have to love the star or they have to be fascinated by their story that week."
Women's Wear Daily recently released a list of the celebrities who have sold the most magazines this year. From Audrey Hepburn to Kim Kardashian, here we list the top sellers. - By: Andrea Arterbery, Shine Staff
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Actress Camilla Belle pulls off the dark lipstick trend seamlessly. Push your reds, pinks, and other brightly colored lipsticks to the side. For the upcoming fall season, it's all about a dark lip. Ranging from deep wines to juicy berries to almost-blacks, this look dominated fall runways and can look sensational if you have the guts to try it. Dark lips may conjure up a goth look or punk rock vibe, but they can be quite glamorous as well. For those who dare to go dark, here are the top tips on how to successfully rock the latest bold beauty trend.Read More »from How to Pull Off Dark Lipstick
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1. Find the best shade for your skin tone. The great thing about dark wine, plum, and berry lipsticks is that they now come in so many different shades. The tricky part is finding the one that best suits your skin tone. Here's a great guide to follow when shopping for the best shade for you, according to makeup artist and creator of NP Set, Napoleon Perdis:
Fair Skin Tones: Go for shades of brick red or berry. Maybelline Moisture Color Sensational Lipcolor in
- Andrea Arterbery, Shine Staff | Beauty – Fri, Aug 9, 2013 3:24 PM EDT
The Marc Jacobs makeup collection is here! Marc Jacobs Beauty is finally here in all of its colorful glory. The entire fashion and beauty industry has been buzzing about this collection since last year when Jacobs revealed to Women's Wear Daily that he had a new cosmetics line in the works. And boy, did he deliver. The products range from nail polish to makeup brushes and foundation.Read More »from Marc Jacobs Beauty Has Arrived! The Best and Worst Products
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To kick off the launch, Jacobs has created his first beauty store located at 385 Bleecker Street in New York City, opening August 9. WWD reports that the store will contain the full range of makeup products and all Marc Jacobs fragrances. No word yet his plans to expand to future beauty boutiques, but all products will be available for purchase at Sephora, sephora.com, MarcJacobs.com and select Marc Jacobs stores.)
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The space was once used by Jacobs as an accessories store, but Robert Duffy, president of Marc Jacobs International,
Supermodels are back in a big way with famous faces like Christy Turlington, Kate Moss, and Cindy Crawford dominating ads and magazine covers once again, and new "It" girls like Kate Upton and Karlie Kloss poised to take over. The one thing every model has in common? Absurd soundbites about how rough modeling is. Kloss, a 21-year-old Victoria's Secret Angel has been extremely popular on the runways in recent seasons with her famous zombie walk, but she claims she's having a tough time casting for fashion week this time around. The reason she insists designers are cutting her from their lineups? "You are too famous," she told Vanity Fair in a recent interview, rolling her eyes. "No one will pay attention to the clothes." Poor thing. She's just too big of a name and too pretty that's she'll distract from the gorgeous gowns. How does she live with herself! But Kloss isn't the only beauty suffering from #modelproblems. Check out some other models with complaints we could only dream of. -Read More »from Why Modeling is so Hard, According to Models
Lookin' chic, Barbie! The newest designer label to dress up the doll is Coach. Coach fans rejoice! You now own your very own designer bag for less than $100. It's red, it's stunning, and it's genuine leather. There's just one catch: the Coach purse is only big enough for a doll.Read More »from Barbie's Got More Expensive Accessories Than You
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For the first time in Barbie's 54-year history, she will carry her own designer bag, courtesy of Coach. Known simply as the Coach Barbie doll, the brunette doll (surprising, we know!) totes a teeny signature red leather Classic Coach duffel created just for her by the Coach design house. The human-sized Coach Classic Leather Duffel retails for $398.
Barbie's bag comes encased in its own miniature protective dust cover, just like the full sized version. And how adorable is the little tassel? To match Barbie's chic purse, she wears a Tattersall trench over a striped sweater and a red ultra suede skirt. Much like the classic adult women's versions, both the sweater and skirt even feature functioning Coach turn locks. Her red round-framed
Athletic goods can be expensive, but if you're really looking to show off on the field or court there are loads of designer goods to choose from. Who knows if they will perform as well as top industry sporting goods, you'll be covered in Chanel logos and dripping in Swarovski crystals. And when it comes to competitive sports, that's all that matters, right? From Chanel surf boards to $1million golf balls, here is the most luxurious equipment around. With these price tags here's hoping you a least win a round. - By: Andrea Arterbery, Shine Staff
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Celebrities are constantly changing up their hair and makeup for movie roles and award shows, and reporters often ask them to share their personal grooming tips. But experience doesn't necessarily make them experts, and stars have been known to spread misinformation. From lining the eyes with permanent markers to zapping zits with toothpaste, famous people don't always offer up the most reputable advice. Behold, the most ludicrous celebrity beauty tips of all time. - Andrea Arterbery, Shine Staff
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The bad news: rubbing green slimy algae all over your hair, face, and body will make you look younger and prettier. The good news: you're probably already applying it. Fashionista.com reports that algae (or seaweed, as its also known) has emerged as one of the most popular new elements to include in beauty products and it's sneakily tucked away on the ingredient list. According to The New York Times, there are more than 100 algae-derived ingredients used in cosmetics worldwide. "Think about how algae can live anywhere, live in the coldest of places, or the harshest of places, and think about translating that to skin care," Allison Slater, vice president for retail marketing at Sephora, told the Times. This makes the ingredient adaptable for inclusion in all sorts of beauty products. So there's no reason to go crazy and start rubbing yourself down with seaweed, but you can begin including it into your current beauty regimen. Here are the best algae-laden products on the market. - AndreaRead More »from Algae: The Secret Ingredient in Beauty Products
When selecting a signature fragrance, women often turn to notes like amber, vanilla, citrus, musk, sandalwood, or jasmine. But how about smelling like a Smurf? In conjunction with their new film, "The Smurfs 2," the fun-loving blue cartoon characters are launching a fragrance collection called Blue Style Smurfs 3-D at Toys 'R' Us on August 9. They're specifically marketed for young boys and girls ages 5 to 10 years old, and according to Women's Wear Daily, they contain notes of pink pearl apple, melon and mandarin orange, pink jasmine, angel white lilac, and iris. So that's what a surf smells like! These fruit, floral unisex scents complete with bobble head-like toppers seem like pure gimmick, but they're certainly not the first to raise eyebrows in fragrance market. From eau de funeral home to bacon toilette, take a look at nine other truly strange scents. - By: Andrea Arterbery, Shine Staff
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