A beauty trend that never gets old: big voluminous hair. I’ve never met a gal–with short or long locks–who wasn’t looking for bigger, better hair. Since Alterna launched their Bamboo Volume product line this summer, I sat down with Michael Shaun Corby, their Global Creative Director, to get the best volumizing hair tips. Three Volumizing Hair Tips (and 1 must-have […]
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Every month Real Simple features a beauty road test story. In the last couple months we’ve covered a variety of products from eye shadows to primers. But when planning for some future issues, I thought to myself, what ado online readers want to see in this column. So I’m asking for you some help…
Sometimes classics are the how-to’s that stump me the most. Red lips, simple cat eyes, and smoky eyes are some of the tried and true beauty looks that have stuck around as trends, like a little black dress. Recently, I found the best compact that not only has every color you’ll need to create a range of smoky eyes–from a dramatic glam to a more natural subtle style–but a little surprise inside that makes achieving it foolproof.
People always talk about SPF when you’re out in the sun, but I’m always worried about my hair. How about you? The frizz and the dryness are not so cute. Not too long ago, I spoke with stylist Marcos Diaz at ION Studio NYC and asked him to share some summer tips on how-to keep your mane looking shiny and smooth during this humid season.
The minute summer is here, all I wish for is glowing bronzed skin. Of course, I’m not about to lay out because I still want healthy skin. My weapon of choice: bronzer. My only issue is how to apply it so it looks natural. Do you have that same problem? Well last week I met Celebrity Makeup Artist Brett Freedman at an Elizabeth Arden press event, where he shared his insider tips on how to apply bronzer and what you should look for when shopping. Here’s what he had to say…
Up until a few months ago, my hair was almost to my waist and I loved the long wavy locks. Then I got a new job and decided to chop it (more than 7 inches) for a chicer look. Since then I’ve been battling my now shoulder length hair. I was hoping all of you would give me your thoughts on a possible solution to my blasé attitude towards my hair.