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Posted by Total Beauty on 03/27/12 at 05:05PM

bareMinerals and Virgin Atlantic Airways Team Up for New Lip Color

Virgin Atlantic has teamed up with bareMinerals to create a lip color that's as iconic as its Virgin Atlantic Red. The new bareMinerals Pretty Amazing Lipcolor color, "Upper Class Red", has been chosen by the Virgin Atlantic cabin crew for its long-lasting color and the moisturizing formula.

"We predict that bareMinerals Pretty Amazing Lipcolor in 'Upper Class Red,' is set to be a popular choice as it's got the coverage of a lipstick but the high shine effects of a gloss to deliver a full-bodied, velveteen color -- a red shade that suits every skin tone," says Sarah-Jane Froom, European Makeup Artist at bareMinerals.

"Upper Class Red" is to be sold exclusively at the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Spa at Heathrow, Gatwick and New York's JFK International Airport. Passengers on…  See more »

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Posted by Total Beauty on 03/26/12 at 05:19PM

January Jones Goes For The Rose Gold

If there's anyone who can work a trend hot off the runway it's January Jones. At PaleyFest's nod to "Mad Men," the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress took to the black carpet with stand out, rose gold highlights in her blonde hair.

"She really is a perfect candidate [for the highlights] because she has amazing style and isn't afraid to take risks," says Jennifer J., Wella Professional Celebrity Colorist and co-founder of Juan Juan Salons, who custom-blended and did January's coloring herself.

But with spring and summer fast approaching, Jennifer says it's the perfect time for anyone to mix up their usual "do" with just a hint of color. "It has always been risky in the past," admits Jennifer of the style. "But now with the colors being muted and not overbearing, everyone can…  See more »

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Posted by Total Beauty on 03/23/12 at 04:29PM

Nicole Scherzinger Does Nails

In addition to singing, dancing and hosting "The X Factor," Nicole Scherzinger can now add nail designer to her resume. Not only is she the face of imPRESS Nails, she recently created her own capsule collection, which comes out in May. "I was inspired by Hawaiian flowers -- and fun looks I'd want to wear on tour," she says of the designs. Scherzinger also says that her own nails are in terrible condition, and that she likes to change her manicure every day, which is why a press-on version is perfect for her.

Even if you've never been a fan of press-ons before, there are a few especially noteworthy qualities about these: They use stickers instead of glue (less damaging to your nails), they're shorter and rounder than most of the talons on the market, and some of Scherzinger's…  Read More »

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Posted by Total Beauty on 03/22/12 at 11:27AM

Get Your Hello Kitty Fix While You Can

When you take two things that are supposed to be for the under-20 set (but let's face it, really aren't) -- like Hello Kitty and shiny foreheads -- the result is a cult beauty product that will delight women of all ages. Say hello to Clean & Clear Limited Edition Hello Kitty Oil-Absorbing Sheets, $5.99. They're available at your local drugstore -- but not for long! They're only around while supplies last, and -- like most cool collaborations -- they're already selling on eBay for more than the retail value. If you're a Hello Kitty fan, scoop these up now.  See more »

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Posted by Total Beauty on 03/21/12 at 11:51AM

Es NAIL Art Takes L.A.

Es NAIL is bringing Japan's leading nail art salon stateside. Originally founded in 2003, their very first international salon will open its doors in Los Angeles this month.

From studded bows to gemstones that rival "Titanic's" blue heart pendant, these cutting-edge nail art designs are like nothing we've seen before. At its new Melrose salon, Angelenos will now be able to enjoy the nail bling that es NAIL's celebrity clientele frequently enjoy, including Katy Perry and Lady Gaga. Created by owner Aiko and executed by teams she's trained herself, you're sure to leave the salon with nails that'll turn heads.

Located at: 8384 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, 90069
Phone: 323.655.5800
For more information, visit their website at www.es-nail.jp/us.  See more »

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