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Twisted Tuesday: My Fave Braided Hairstyles From Coachella 2014

From floral headbands to Kool-Aid-colored strands, the hairstyles seen at the music festival of the year are always worth talking about. But, my favorite looks from this year’s Coachella are on the more conservative side. Fun, but totally wearable even outside of a two-weekend-long party.

lea michele coachella braided hairstyle

Lea Michele’s subtle cornrow braid is a great way to add interest to an otherwise basic down ‘do. Create an extreme deep side part and separate out a two-inch section of hair just opposite your part. Create a very tight inside out French braid, securing it with a tiny clear elastic just below your ear. Continue reading

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Kate Winslet Beachy Hair Tutorial Just in Time for Spring

Kate Winslet "Divergent" Los Angeles Premiere

Today marks the first day of spring, so what better way to celebrate the arrival of warmer weather (for the east coast, anyway) than with a beachy hair how-to. I love this natural-looking, messy-in-a-good-way beachy hairstyle Renato Campora created for Kate Winslet’s Los Angeles Premiere of Divergent. Here’s how to recreate it:

Step 1: Apply John Frieda Luxurious Volume Volume Building Mousse, $6.50 on clean, wet hair.

Step 2: Apply John Frieda Luxurious Volume Root Booster Blow Dry Lotion, $6.50, concentrating on the roots to create volume, and blow-dry your hair.

Step 3: Once your hair is fully dry, use a one-and-a-half-inch curling iron to create voluminous waves by wrapping your hair around the iron.

Step 4: After letting your waves cool completely, finished the look with John Frieda Luxurious Volume All Day Hold Hairspray$6.50 to add long-lasting volume to your waves.

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Recreate Sara Bareilles’ Katniss-Inspired Braids

56th GRAMMY Awards - Red Carpet

Twitter was all a buzz when the lovely Sara Bareilles performed with Carol King at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. A memorable collaboration for sure. Also memorable, the Katniss-like braids she sported on the red carpet. Here’s the scoop on how celebrity hairstylist Rolando Beauchamp styled the look using Garnier Fructis products…

Step 1: He prepped hair by applying Garnier Fructis Style Deconstructed Beach Chic Texturizing Spray, $3.49.

Step 2: He then rough-dried it with a blow-dryer to create texture.

Step 3: Next, he created loose corn-row braids from the front to the back of Bareilles’ head.

Step 4: Beauchamp then wrapped the ends of her hair — that were not braided — in different directions around a one and a quarter-inch curling iron.

Step 5: He then applied a small amount of Garnier Fructis Style Deconstructed Move It Manipulating Gel, $4.29 in his hands and worked into Bareilles’ hair, section by section, to create a “roughed-up, slightly slept-in” look.

Step 6: Beauchamp set the entire look with Garnier Fructis Style Extreme Control Anti-Humidity Hairspray, $4.49.

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Claire Danes Wears the It Lipcolor of the Season

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With award season in full swing, there are so many makeup hits (and yes, misses) to talk about. Claire Danes has been wearing many of the hits — in my opinion. She went for sultry smoky eyes at the SAG Awards and an of-the-moment orangey lip for the 2014 Producers Guild Awards. Orange lipstick is definitely one of the looks to try right now thanks to the fact that it was seen all over the Spring 2014 runways. And while Danes isn’t the only celeb to wear the trend on the red carpet, her look was one of the best thanks to makeup artist Matin Maulawizada. I know I sound like a broken record, but I also worked (and had doggy playdates) with him back in my magazine editing days. Here are the Dior Beauty products he used to create the look:

Skin

Dior Capture Totale Dream Skin, $110

Dior Capture Totale Triple-Correcting Serum Foundation in #020, $82

Dior Glow Maximizer Light Boosting Primer, $42

Diorblush Trianon Edition in Corail Bagatelle, $43

Eyes

Diorshow Black Out Mascara, $25

Diorshow Maximizer Lash Plumping Serum, $28.50

Diorshow Art Pen Intense Professional Felt-Tip Eyeliner in Catwalk Black, $30

Dior 5 Couleurs Couture Colour Eyeshadow Palette Trianon Edition in Pastel Fontanges, $61

 LIPS

Rouge Dior Lipstick in Rendez-Vous, $34

Image: Just Jarred 

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