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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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The Shampoo That Convinced Me To Start Shaving Again

(1) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 7:00 AM

As a beauty editor, I probably pack way more toiletries than the average traveler. And of course on my most recent trip, foaming shaving cream was the one item missing from my carry-on bag. During a vacation at the Maya Tulum Retreat & Resort in Tulum,...

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5 Makeup Tray Organizer Ideas To Help You Get Your Ish Together

(9) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 7:00 AM

If your morning routine ends with shoving your products into makeup bags or Ziploc containers, it's time for you to clean up your act and invest in a makeup tray (or two).

Whether you're a Sephora Beauty Insider or just a mascara-and-Carmex kind of...

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Emmys 2014 Hair And Makeup Is Like A Breath Of Fresh Air (PHOTOS)

(10) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 9:45 PM

After last year's beauty snoozefest at the Emmy Awards, the editors here at HuffPost Style prayed that makeup artists and hairstylists would liven things up this time around. And boy did they deliver!

Kristen Wiig and Kerry Washington shocked in sexy bob haircuts.

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Kerry Washington's Emmy Dress 2014 Proves Orange Really Is The New Black

(2) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 9:14 PM

Kerry Washington and Olivia Pope are both style icons in their own right. However, it's a good thing that the "Scandal" star doesn't stick to the same white suit of armor like her fictional TV character when it comes to dressing up for the red carpet.

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Emmy Dresses 2014: See Every Red Carpet Dress Of The Night

(51) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 6:15 PM

We can't help but get super excited on Emmy night. Seeing all of our favorite TV stars dressed in their finest threads almost makes us forget about the maniacal, hilarious and eccentric characters they portray on the small screen.

At the 2014 Emmy Awards, leading ladies...

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The Dopest Street Style Snaps From AfroPunk Fest 2014

(8) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 1:36 PM

If you've never experienced AfroPunk Fest, you're missing out on one of the largest gatherings of creative, colorful and conscious-minded individuals.

Both big name and underground musical acts, including D'angelo, Trash Talk, SZA and Unlocking The Truth took the...

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VMA 2014 Red Carpet Has Celebs Painting Los Angeles All Black

(13) Comments | Posted August 24, 2014 | 7:36 PM

On the MTV VMAs red carpet, anything goes.

Just when we think we've seen it all, celebrities manage to push the envelope further. We're still scratching our heads over the leopard print high neckline dress and diamond encrusted grills Katy Perry wore last year. And...

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Chloe Grace Moretz's Ethereal Makeup Look Tops Our Best Beauty List

(48) Comments | Posted August 24, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Wearing makeup every day can be a chore. That's why the HuffPost Style editors usually take the no makeup route. But the soft and pretty look Chloë Grace Moretz has been sporting lately has persuaded us to put in a little more effort each morning.


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Kate Moss Gets Wet For The Ice Bucket Challenge

(17) Comments | Posted August 23, 2014 | 1:08 PM

We love seeing style icons unbutton their Peter Pan collars and use their influence for a great cause like the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. (You get a pass Anna Wintour for not removing your signature black shades.) But we were shocked to stumble upon a video...

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The Rope Braid Is The Hottest Style In Hollywood Right Now

(1) Comments | Posted August 17, 2014 | 7:00 AM

If you're getting tired of wearing the same old French or fishtail braid, take a hair cue from Hollywood's hot young stars.

At the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, a few celebrities hit the red carpet wearing rope braids. Both Nina Dobrev and Shay Mitchell...

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Why Madonna Is The Ultimate Style Chameleon

(35) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 12:29 PM

No one has transformed herself like Madonna. The Michigan-born pop star has had about as many looks as she has records. Her ability to constantly reinvent herself and her music has helped to secure her status as an icon, and she has influenced a generation of copycats. (We're...

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The Best Alternatives For Anyone Who Hates Wearing Lipstick

(4) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 7:00 AM

We get it. Wearing lipstick is tricky. True, there are some really excellent lipsticks out there, but there are also plenty with super-drying formulas or ones that bleed all over your face.

Luckily, HuffPost Live makeup artist Kari Bauce is a pro...

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An Ode To Halle Berry's Pixie

(2) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 7:00 AM

We're just going to come right out and say it: Halle Berry's pixie cut is THE best in Hollywood.

Even though the Oscar-winning actress has experimented with different hairstyles and hair lengths over the years, she always looks amazing with her signature short 'do....

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A Look Back At Lauren Bacall's Most Glamorous Moments

(32) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 6:31 AM

We will forever remember Lauren Bacall as one of Hollywood's most glamorous actresses. With her sexy bedroom eyes, perfectly coiffed waves and bright red lips, she commanded the silver screen in 1940s films like "To Have and Have Not" and "The Big Sleep."

The confidence that Bacall...

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Michelle Obama's Hairstylist Dishes On Her Highlights And Vacation Hair

(206) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 11:48 AM

Johnny Wright has been tight-lipped about Michelle Obama since becoming her official hairstylist back in 2009. But now he's finally opening up about what it's really like to style the first lady.

Wright joined HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd and Essence magazine editor-in-chief Vanessa Bush for...

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Chloe Moretz Has Convinced Us To Finally Use Our Ceramic Brushes

(2) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 1:17 PM

Chances are you probably own a ceramic brush like this one. And it's likely that you have no clue how to use it. Don't worry, you're not alone.

Ceramic brushes are a godsend when trying to perfect an at-home blowout....

...Or if you're headed to...

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This Model's Attitude About Body Image Is Truly Beautiful

(4) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 8:25 AM

It's not hard to spot Nikia Phoenix in a magazine spread or on the runway. The model has a look that you just can't forget thanks to her stunning freckled face.

While Phoenix has built an impressive portfolio, including ad campaigns for Alternative Apparel, Coca-Cola...

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Charlotte Le Bon Shows Us How To Rock Sophisticated Ringlets

(2) Comments | Posted August 10, 2014 | 7:00 AM

This could be a first in HuffPost Style history: a celebrity wearing ringlets and they are not on our worst beauty list!

Canadian actress Charlotte Le Bon attended the New York premiere for "The Hundred-Foot Journey" sporting stunning curls. Not too tight and not too loose, these ringlets...

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7 Awesome August Beauty Buys Under $20

(1) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 2:30 PM

We still can't believe that it's already August. After the past few months spent soaking up sun at music festivals, the beach and outdoor restaurants, our hair and skin need major TLC.

Luckily, there are awesome new products under $20 that will not only fix common

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This Curly Hair Product Is A Second-Day Hair Savior

(7) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 1:22 PM

It takes a lot of persuading to get me to try new curly hair products. This stuff right here hasn't failed me yet when trying to achieve the best twist-out. But that was all before I got my hands on a tiny jar of...

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