Jennifer Connelly and Shiseido Reunite

The luxurious Japanese cosmetics brand just signed Jennifer Connelly for their Future Solution LX premium skin care line ads campaign, starting to appear this fall. Shiseido is celebrating their 140th anniversary, and this isn’t their first time working with Connelly either. Connelly was featured in the Perky Jeans line advertisements in the 80s.

Here’s a look at one of the silly Japanese commercials of Jennifer Beals from back in the day:


Beauty: The Maybelline Calendar 2012 (complete images + behind-the-scenes video)


The Maybelline 2012 Calendar will not only inspire you experiment with makeup like never before, but it will probably stimulate any eccentric artistic sense you may have been lacking.

The Calendar will also give you a nice preview on as to expect in beauty trends for 2012.

Maybelline hire the  crème de la crème of supermodels. Jessica White, Julia Steger, Zhang Ziyi, Emily DiDinato and  Erin Wasson, are featured to flaunt Maybelline’s new, bold and bright color palette.  All models hired by  renowned makeup artist Charlotte Willer.

Here is a behind-the-scenes video showing the making of the calendar, plus the complete collection of images from the Maybelline 2012 Calendar courtesy of Maybelline.

Beauty: DIY Celebrity Holiday Hair + Makeup


The holidays are here! No more procrastinating.  Who am I kidding, there’s plenty of time for that.  Because the holidays are generally stressful with all the gift buying and family entertaining, making sure you look divine along the way shouldn’t be.

Here are 4 DIY beauty tips…2 holiday makeup and 2 for the perfect holiday hair, featuring some of the most fashionable celebs in town.

Tell us which DIY beauty look is your favorite!



STEP 1. Moisturize with Chanel Sublimage Fluid, then even out skin tone with Vitalumiére Aqua Foundation.

STEP 2. Layer the taupe and beige shades from Chanel Quadra Eye Shadow in Prelude all over lid, followed by Eyeshadow Duo in Bleu Tendre along the lash line for a grayish blue smoky effect. Tame brows with Precision Brow Definer and coat lashes with Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir.

STEP 3. Dust Chanel Bronzing Powder in DÉSERT CORAIL across cheeks, nose and forehead. Highlight apples of cheeks with Powder Blush in Rose Bronze.

STEP 4. Fill in lips with Rouge Allure Lacquer in Santal and add a touch of shine with Rouge Allure Extrait de Gloss in Insolence.



STEP 1. Working in sections, evenly distribute MoroccanOil through damp hair.

STEP 2. Prep roots with Phyto Phytovolume Actif Maximazing Volume Spray, then blow dry with a Spornette mixed-bristle brush.

STEP 3. Wrap 1-in. sections of hair around a ¾-in. curling iron, alternating the direction of the spirals. For pieces around the face, twist curling iron away from face.

STEP 4. Lightly running fingers through the hair before a final mist of Elnett Hairspray.



STEP 1. Prep skin with Mark For Goodness Face Lotion and Light Bright Eye Gel. Create a flawless base with Speedway Do Everything Makeup applied with concealer brush and blended with fingers, followed by Conceal For Real Concealer under eyes.

STEP 2. Dust Mark Get Bright Hook Up Highlighter in Natural all over eye lids. Smudge I-Mark Eye Shadow in Gioia along top and bottom lashes. Outline lashes with No Place To Run Eye Liner in Jet Set followed by On The Edge Liquid Eyeliner in Cleo. Top with Lash All You Want Mascara in Black and clear brow gel.

STEP 3. Sweep Mark Bronze Pro Powder onto temples, under cheekbones and across jaw line and Matte-Nificent Oil-Absorbing Powder along the T-zone. Brush Good Glowing Powder Blush in After Glo onto apples of cheeks. Add a touch of Glowdacious Illuminating Powder along cheekbones and brow bones.

STEP 4. For a red-hot pout, mix Mark Lipclick Full Color Lipstick in Cha Cha and Lipclick SPF 15 Color Shine Lipstick in Hot Stuff.



STEP 1. Apply Fekkai Bouffant Lifting and Texturizing Spray Gel to the roots, followed by Oceanique Tousled Wave Spray all over damp hair.

STEP 2. Section off top portion of hair at the crown. Working with bottom section, create standard braids, fishtail braids and twists throughout hair in various sizes.

STEP 3. Gather bottom section of hair at the back of head and twist into an messy updo, securing with hairpins.

STEP 4. Backcomb top section of hair to create volume, smooth back and pin into updo. Set the look with Sheer Hold Hairspray.

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