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Dana Oliver
Dana Oliver is the executive fashion and beauty editor at The Huffington Post. 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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How To Get The New 'Hologram Glowing Cheek' With Your Blush

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2015 | 1:40 PM

You're probably wondering, "What's cool about looking like you're lit up by tons of light beams?" According to celebrity makeup artist Nam Vo, the new "hologram" blush look adds a "multi-dimensional" glow to your face instead of just a flat pop of color. 

Using a combination of

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Janelle Monae's Paris Fashion Week Hair Owns Our Best Beauty List

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2015 | 4:17 PM

Paris Fashion Week Spring 2016 was filled with major moments, including the scenic airport-themed Chanel show to the mini "Game of Thrones" reunion with Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa. But we believe Janelle Monae's many, many hairstyles stole the spotlight. 

The "Yoga" singer was spotted out and about wearing different hairdos to accentuate what she described to Vogue as her "growing, evolving" style. Having worked with Monae since her debut studio album "The ArchAndroid" in 2010, celebrity hairstylist Caprice Green told The Huffington Post that the two always "start out with some sort of game plan" when discussing hairstyle for Fashion Week. "However, it doesn't always go as planned," said Green. "The clothes from the designers sort of determined the look each day."

From her signature pompadour topped with a cherry-red Kristina Dragomir heart cap to a beautiful beehive adorned with Chanel accessories, Monae and her hairstylist have pushed the boundaries on what's considered to be "natural hair."

Scroll down to see Monae's hairstyles from Paris Fashion Week and to learn what Green considered when creating each look.

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The Perfect Sheet Masks For Overly Busy People

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2015 | 11:14 AM

Sheet masks -- the thin, cloth skincare treatments that remind us of the character Jason Voorhees from "Friday the 13th" -- are an easy way to moisturize dry skin, calm redness, unclog pores and simply relax. But not every person has the patience to wait for up to 20 minutes so that the nourishing...

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6 Skincare Tips For When You Fly

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2015 | 5:24 PM

When preparing for a flight, skincare is probably not on your list of priorities. But you may want to give it some thought. The frigid air blasting from the plane's vents and the UVA rays coming through the windows can wreak havoc on your skin.

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How To Store Perfume To Make Your Fragrance Last Longer

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2015 | 2:46 PM

Believe it or not, your perfume can go "bad." Discoloration and unpleasant aromas are two tell-tale signs that something has gone awry, but you can extend the shelf life of your fragrance by simply storing it properly.

For the dos and don'ts of storing scents, we interviewed 

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5 Surprising Uses For Pumpkin (None Of Which Are Lattes)

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2015 | 11:17 AM

We can't go anywhere this time of the year without running into a pumpkin. The bright orange squash has taken over our parents' dining room tables, the entryway at Trader Joe's and the beer menu at our local pub. We're pretty excited about carving...

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슈퍼모델 신디 크로포드가 정의한 ‘진정한 섹시함'

(1) Comments | Posted October 6, 2015 | 7:12 AM

신디 크로포드는 1990년대 긴 다리와 빨간 입술, 그 옆에 난 점 하나로 런웨이와 패션잡지의 커버를 지배했던 슈퍼모델이다. ‘페어 게임’(1995)을 시작으로 ‘언지프’와 ‘마고의 두 남편’ 같은 영화에도 출연했으며 1997년에는 한국의 신사복 브랜드 광고모델로 나선 적도 있었다. 올해 나이는 49세. 지금은 ‘미닝풀 뷰티’(Meaningful Beauty)라는 미용전문회사를 이끌고 있다. 그녀가 최근 자신의...

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How To Get Bombshell Waves Like A Victoria's Secret Model

(0) Comments | Posted October 5, 2015 | 10:00 AM

We can spot a Victoria's Secret model a mile away simply by her hair. Soft, loose and tousled waves have become the signature 'do of models including Candice Swanepoel, Lily Aldridge and Jasmine Tookes. But you don't have to be an Angel to get this sexy hairstyle. 

Using a...

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シンディ・クロフォードが語る、本当のセクシーさ 49歳の元祖スーパーモデル

(0) Comments | Posted October 4, 2015 | 2:59 AM


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Charlotte Le Bon's Shimmer Eyeshadow Tops Our Best Beauty List

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2015 | 10:15 AM

Once you reach a certain age, you're probably less likely to wear any form of glitter makeup. But before you "just say no to sparkle," we'd like to draw your attention to Charlotte Le Bon's shimmer eyeshadow.

The French Canadian actress and model attended the opening-night gala of the New York Film Festival on Sept. 26 wearing the most stunning eye makeup. Drawing from the pale pink color of her dress, Le Bon's rosy shadow was illuminated with the right amount of shimmer. This effect also made the 29-year-old's green eyes seem brighter and bigger. 

Want to recreate Le Bon's glitter eye makeup look? Read on for our product recommendations, and find out which other celebs made this week's best beauty list. 

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Watch Out, Sephora. H&M Beauty Is Coming For You.

(1) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 11:47 AM

When we first heard that H&M was launching a beauty line, we pictured the check-out counters of the Swedish retailer being updated with a few makeup basics. As in, stacks of lipstick, eyeshadow and nail polish in the typical red, pink and nude shades. Oh were we wrong!

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Isabel And Ruben Toledo On Creating The Perfect 'Lover's Scent'

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 10:38 AM

Isabel and Ruben Toledo can't keep their hands off each other and we know exactly why. The designer couple, whose been married for 30 years, are madly in love with each other's smell. 

Even though Ruben is quick to point out that they "both have different...

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Cindy Crawford: 'Sexy Is A Feeling, You Don't Wear It On The Outside'

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2015 | 10:28 AM

Cindy Crawford dominated '90s runways and magazine covers, oozing sex appeal with her mile-long legs"unforgettable" red lips and famous mole. Decades later, the Midwestern beauty hasn't allowed body image and aging pressures to stop her from baring it all, though she admits that she feels...

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5 Beauty Subscription Boxes Made Especially For Women Of Color

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2015 | 1:22 PM

Target, Ulta and Walgreen's have expanded their beauty aisles in the past three years to include more makeup, hair care and skincare options for women of color. But even these major retailers fall short of meeting every need. That's where beauty subscription boxes fill a void.

Beauty subscription boxes...

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3 Reasons To Make Coffee Part Of Your Skincare Routine

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2015 | 3:27 PM

We've been drinking coffee for more years than we can remember. A good cup of joe from our local coffee shop is how we prefer to jumpstart the day. Plus, we can proudly brag at family dinners about the many health benefits of latte-sipping. (Coffee can...

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15 Halloween Makeup YouTube Tutorials To Die For

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2015 | 2:37 PM

Halloween makeup tutorials are what separate amateur YouTube vloggers from the professionals. And every year, the stakes get higher as all sorts of props and products are used to morph into ghoulish girls and guys.

After falling down the YouTube rabbit hole, we've resurfaced to bring...

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Yes, You Can Wear A Waterfall Braid With Short Hair. Here's How.

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2015 | 10:40 AM

Short-haired girls and guys may assume that they can’t rock cool braids as easily as individuals with longer locks. But we’ve stumbled across a waterfall braid tutorial that proves you can wear your hair any way you like, regardless of its length. 

The key to...

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How To Curl Your Hair With A Flat Iron And Get Loose, Shiny Waves

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2015 | 9:19 AM

Fact: you don't need several different curling irons to achieve a curly hairstyle. With just a flat iron, hair oil and some texturizing spray, you can create beautiful, beachy waves.

When using a hair straightener to curl your hair, it is important to prep hair with a

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Michelle Obama Wows In Black Vera Wang Dress At State Dinner

(18) Comments | Posted September 25, 2015 | 8:33 PM

Michelle Obama made a jaw-dropping appearance alongside President Barack Obama as they welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to the White House for the State Dinner on Friday. Dressed in a custom, off-the-shoulder black Vera Wang gown, FLOTUS' famously-toned arms were on full display.

She first teased her...

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Foundation Drops Are The Secret To A Natural Makeup Look

(1) Comments | Posted September 25, 2015 | 10:14 AM

"Your skin looks great! What have you done?"

"You can't be wearing makeup. Your complexion looks so natural."

"I want whatever foundation you have on right now. Seriously."

These are just a few of the compliments you may receive if you're using foundation drops. While this liquid makeup formula has...

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