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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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Recreate Allison Williams’ Sultry Rose Gold Eye Makeup

Allison Williams

Makeup artist Gita Bass (who I was lucky enough to work with often in my Seventeen magazine days) has declared that she has a rose gold obsession due to the fact that it “works with every skin tone,” says Bass. This obsession manifested itself in the makeup look she created for Girls star Allison Williams this week. Here’s how she created it:

Skin

“For a flawless complexion, I prepped her skin with Simple Protecting Light Moisturizer, $10.28 and applied a few drops of Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15, $62 and Cle De Peau Beaute Concealer, $70 where needed,” says Bass.

Cheeks

“I applied Chanel Le Blush Creme de Chanel, $38 to the apples of her cheeks and set it with Nars Blush in Deep Throat, $29,” she says.

Eyes

“For the eyes, I lined upper, lower and inner lashlines with a chocolate eye crayon like Osmosis Colour Eye Pencil in Brown, $12 and smudged it with a soft brush. I then applied Chanel Illusion D’ombre in Abstraction, $36, a gorgeous warm rose color, to the lid up to the crease and on the lower lashline. To create the rose gold, I layered the bronze shadow from the Lorac Starry-Eyed Baked Eyeshadow Trio in Superstar, $27 over the cream and used the light gold for the inner corners and browbone. I finished with a few coats of YSL Mascara Singulier in Deep Black, $30″ says Bass.

Lips

“For a soft peachy nude that would add warmth to the face, I mixed Tom Ford Lipstick in Blush Nude with a touch of True Coral, $49 each” she says.

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