Health & beauty
Posted by Total Beauty on 05/22/12 at 02:24PM
Let's be honest, we all dream of looking like a Victoria's Secret model when we hit the beach. From their bombshell waves to their gorgeous sun-kissed tans, the Angels are the epitome of flawless summer beauty (plus, it doesn't hurt that they all have killer bikini bods). So naturally when we got the chance to score a few warm weather beauty secrets from VS model Erin Heatherton -- we jumped at the opportunity. And thankfully, she was happy to share her beauty must-haves and skin care tips:
The beauty products she never leaves home without: Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15, $22.50, Victoria's Secret Pro Smooth FX Lip Scrub and Balm (Editor's note: This item is no longer sold, instead try Victoria's Secret Beauty Rush Soothing Lip Balm, $7), and Tarte Natural Cheek Stain, $30.
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Posted by Total Beauty on 05/21/12 at 02:29PM
NYX is hosting their first Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites (FACE) Awards. The brand's contest is bringing attention to the best beauty vloggers and is on the hunt for the most talented makeup maven on the web.
The winning YouTube beauty guru will score big, because the prize includes: $25,000, a year's supply of NYX goodies, access to industry experts, and the title of "National Beauty Vlogger of The Year." They're already down to their top 12 vloggers and soon only six finalists will be chosen to go for the win.
Want to see who's made it this far? Check out www.nyxfaceawards.com. See more »
Posted by Total Beauty on 05/18/12 at 01:59PM
Looks like "Tanning Mom" isn't the only one with a bronze obsession. Despite the fact that experts continuously stress the dangers of ultraviolet radiation exposure -- from both the sun and indoor tanning -- women continue to put themselves at risk.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report," 32 percent of young, white women ages 18 to 21 used indoor tanning equipment at least once in the past year. In the same time span, this group's average use was a whopping 28 times. This startling report comes at a time when several states are looking to follow in California's footsteps and legally ban indoor tanning for minors.
Melanoma is already the seventh most common form of cancer and indoor tanning at a young age (before 35,… See more »
Posted by Total Beauty on 05/18/12 at 11:50AM
Sure, Giuliana Rancic's life seems pretty glamorous -- she has a reality TV show with her hot husband, Bill, and her job for the last 10 years has been to interview celebrities for E! News. So we were surprised to learn just how savvy she is with do-it-yourself beauty. Here are Rancic's top DIY tricks:
1. She puts on her own false lashes. She uses Ardell Wispies (the full strips) and emphasizes the importance of black glue. "The secret is letting the glue dry on the lashes -- just until it gets tacky -- and then you can mold them onto your eyes," she explains.
2. She does her own facials. "I use the DDF Revolve Brush twice a week," she says. "It makes my skin look brighter -- my freckles are disappearing."
3. She whitens her teeth at home -- and believe us, it's working. "I use… See more »
Posted by Sarah Carrillo on 05/17/12 at 10:00AM
Find out about new products from Salma Hayek and Josie Maran, plus whether you're at risk for skin cancer