According to In Style Magazine,Courteney Cox Arquetteis a big fan of the matte look. During thesummer, I think we’re all fans!!Nothing’s worse than heavy make-up on a hot day (even powders!), but if you must wear it (weddings, etc.), oil-blotting sheets and pore minimizers can be your best friends!Try these out to combat the shine this summer!:
Clinique Pore Minimizer Instant Perfector ($16.50) – This comes in four different shadesand does a great job of keeping things where they are, even when you throw in humidity and sweat.Perfect!!
Shiseido Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper ($16.50 for 100 sheets) — You can feel thesepaper-thin sheetsimmediately soaking up excess oil on your face, and the powder finish is so silky and smooth.There’s a cute little plastic carrying case too, which makes toting them around look kind of chic!
Neutrogena Shine Control Blotting Sheets ($7.05 for 60 sheets at Amazon) — These are remarkable at controlling shine andleaving your make-up undisturbed. They alsohave that same silky feelingto them,and theymake your skin feel pretty silky too!
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Reader request! A reader requested a find on the Patent Leather Christian Louboutin Slingback for less than $100. And for those of you with loads of cash, you can purchase the Christian Louboutin Patent Leather Slingback at Neiman Marcus for $770.00.
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Reader request! A reader requested a find on Nicole Richie’s floral
oriental-style jacket. I unfortunately could not track down the exact
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Cosmopolitan Magazine polled beauty tips from all over the world.Check out these global at-home remedies!:
In India, a tablespoon of tumeric powder mixed with 1 cup of plain yogurt is a great skin brightener when used as a mask.Leave it on for 10 minutes, then rinse it off formore luminousskin!
Korres founder Lena Korres says in Greece, her grandmother taught her this trick:take a tiny amount of brown sugar and mix it with olive oil–just enough to turn it into a paste.Massage it into your face for glowing skin.
Makeup artist Jemma Kidd says to protect her lips from the cold in England,she mixes a teaspoon of honey with half a teaspoon of brown sugar, rubs it onher lips, and towels off.The sugar removes dead skin, and the honey adds moisture!
Anna Kournikova says that Russian women take saunas to soften their pores and then mash up some strawberries to use them as an exfoliating mask.Here’s a recipe!:Mash eight ripe strawberries, which contain natural acids to slough dead skin.Smooth on with your fingers, avoiding the eye area.Wash off after 10 minutes.
Model Selita Ebanks says that women in the Cayman Islands use fresh produce, like avocado, to keep their hair shiny.Mash half of one up, and slather it on like a mask.
Here’s another Russian remedy:dark bread mixed with beer will turn into a fine paste that’s a great mask for fine hair.To do it yourself, soak a slice ofwheat bread in a bowl of beer.Slickthe mixture on your hair, and rinse off after 10 minutes.The protein in the concoctionwill give your hair lots of volume!
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