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Dana Oliver
Dana Oliver is the executive fashion and beauty editor at HuffPost Style. She previously worked for Stylelist, VIBE, and the NY City News Service. She loves neon manicures, Rihanna's constantly-changing hair, shopping at Zara, all things Michael Jackson and gelato.
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Philly EyeWorks, The Eyewear Brand That's Bringing City Pride & Offbeat Fashion To Frames

(1) Comments | Posted December 23, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Fishtown. Olde City. Fairmount. Rittenhouse.

Name-drop these neighborhoods to any Philadelphia native and their eyes light up with nostalgia. But for optician Clifton Balter, the aforementioned locales exemplify hometown bravado that inspired him to create the eyewear brand, Philly EyeWorks.

Balter told The Huffington...

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14 Hair & Makeup Looks We'll Never Forget From 2014

(2) Comments | Posted December 21, 2014 | 7:00 AM

We can all agree that when it comes to the best and worst beauty looks of 2014, celebrities definitely took more risks.

Whether it was the necessary shedding of layers (ahem, Kim Kardashian's "natural" hair and makeup) or experimenting with wacky hair colors (yeah, we're...

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Holiday Hairstyles You Can Do In Under 15 Minutes

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 11:58 AM

Deciding on what to wear to all those holiday parties you've RSVP'd for is stressful enough. And by the time you put together the perfect outfit, you barely have enough time or energy to style your hair.

To help you get party-ready, we scoured YouTube...

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This Year Was An Epically Colorful One For Nicole Richie's Hair

(2) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Nicole Richie rang in 2014 as a brunette and come spring, the star had her Instagram followers hitting the "like" button like crazy over her new purple dye job. Sure we've already seen this hair color on Kelly Osbourne. However, Richie's return to brightly-colored...

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Reese Witherspoon's Smokey Eye Makeup Renders Us Speechless

(55) Comments | Posted December 14, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Stop everything you're doing right now, scroll to the photograph of Reese Witherspoon and marvel in her makeup.

The 38-year-old actress attended the Hollywood premiere of "Inherent Vice" wearing a totally different beauty look than we're used to seeing. Witherspoon sported a sleek low ponytail,...

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Prince George's Christmas Photos Are Full Of Holiday Cheer

(63) Comments | Posted December 13, 2014 | 6:36 PM

Christmas came early!

Prince William and Kate Middleton pulled a Beyoncé and released three new official photos of their son, Prince George, on Saturday. The 16-month-old posed for the Christmas pictures back in November and they feature the tiny royal sitting in a courtyard...

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55 Beauty Gift Ideas Under $150

(2) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 2:31 PM

Shopping for someone who is obsessed with all things beauty can be pretty tricky, especially if they're subscribed to every subscription box or insider perks email list. You start to wonder, "What don't they have already?" But if there's one thing we know for sure, it's...

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The Biggest Names In Beauty Share The Best Holiday Gifts They've Ever Received

(2) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 1:11 PM

We’ve already started crossing off names on our holiday gift shopping list. But there are still a few family members and friends who have left us stumped when it comes to finding the perfect present. We certainly don’t want to be that person whose efforts turn...

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Jenny Slate Looks Smokin' Hot On Our Best Beauty List

(7) Comments | Posted December 7, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Dear Jenny Slate,

You are not only super funny, but you are utterly gorgeous.

The stand-up comedian/actress attended the 24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York City looking fabulous and festive. Slate's brunette hair was styled in brushed-out curls that fell beautifully against her...

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The Onesie We Can't Stop, Won't Stop Wearing

(1) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 8:24 AM

We rarely take fashion advice from our male colleagues, especially when it involves onesies. Don't get us wrong, we live for a floral romper during the summertime and nothing beats a pair of denim overalls that fit just right. But we were convinced that no person...

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15 Holiday Gifts For Men We Guarantee They Will Love & Wear

(25) Comments | Posted December 2, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Shopping for guys sure isn't easy. Even though their closets are a telltale sign of what they do and don't like, we decided to take the guesswork out of finding the perfect holiday gifts for men by simply asking what they'd like this year.

HuffPost's fashion forward-thinking...

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What Chadwick Boseman Can Teach Men About Getting Dressed

(9) Comments | Posted November 29, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Since his big screen debut in the Jackie Robinson biopic "42," Chadwick Boseman has been on a trajectory to superstardom. He captivates audiences with his gap-toothed grin and serious acting chops (we're still in awe of how well he pulled off James Brown's dance moves and raspy voice...

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20 Times Rita Ora Wasn't Wearing Red Lipstick

(1) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 7:00 AM

It's very rare that we see Rita Ora not sporting her signature matte red lips and platinum retro waves. But there was a time when she didn't look like a Gwen Stefani doppelgänger.

When the British singer first signed to Jay Z's Roc Nation...

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Ulta's Black Friday Sale Is One Big Beauty Extravaganza

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 10:53 AM

The store: Ulta

The time: Ulta Beauty stores will open doors to shoppers at 8p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 27. Store hours vary during the Thanksgiving weekend. Check your local store or for exact store hours details.

PLUS, there are online only deals starting Cyber...

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Thanks Rihanna, Now We Want THIS Lipstick Color

(17) Comments | Posted November 23, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Let's be honest: Rihanna can pull off any makeup. So when we spotted the 26-year-old singer at a MAC Cosmetics event in Los Angeles rocking oxblood lipstick, we knew it wouldn't be long before others followed suit. (Yes, we're looking at you Kim Kardashian.)


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What Street Style Looks Like Around The World

(7) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Thanks to Fashion Week and photographers like Scott Schuman, Tommy Ton and Tamu McPherson, street style has become a phenomenon. But we often find inspiration in the women and men who aren't trying to become the next "It" girl or guy on...

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Valentino Quotes That Remind Us His Life Really Is That Glamorous

(1) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 11:12 AM

When we took our seats in the 92nd Street Y's Kaufmann Concert Hall on Tuesday, we could barely contain ourselves for what we were about to witness.

Legendary Italian designer Valentino Garavani had graced us with his presence for an intimate conversation with New York...

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10 Barneys New York Beauty Products Worth Splurging On

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 7:00 AM

With all the perfume spritzing and skincare peddling, the beauty counter can be a pretty intimidating place -- especially at Barneys New York. The luxury department store is like a playground for the rich and famous where they can swipe their credit cards for the most...

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Bloomingdale's Black Friday Sale Has Everything From Cashmere Sweaters To Nutribullet Blenders

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 9:41 AM

The store: Bloomingdale's

The time: There will be special savings for early shoppers, available from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28, e.g. receive a $15 b.Money card with almost any $100 purchase.

The deals: Black Friday promotions apply to select Bloomingdale's stores.

  • Take an extra...

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What The Heck Is Cleansing Oil, And Why Is Everyone Obsessed With It?

(10) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 7:00 AM

When the cleansing oil craze first took off, we were skeptical about slathering our faces with more oil than we already naturally produce. But we've secretly obsessed over having clear skin like the women we've met who swear by the oil cleansing method.

Still there are...

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