Friday, September 12, 2014

Sexy Shoe Inspired By Lana Del Rey: Celebs Loving Ankle Tie Pumps!

We must admit:

This is one, sexy shoe.

And the pointy toe, ankle tie shoe is inspired by singer Lana Del Rey. Bionda Castana is the British label that created the glam pump in Italy.

It's a very feminine, lady-like shoe with a killer heel. And fashionable celebs are taking red carpet steps in the Lana shoe---Zoe Saldana, Eva Mendes, Kate Bosworth, etc.

The only, minor glitch we in the price of this got-to-have, pretty pump.

Brace yourselves, fashionistas!

The red Lana shoe by Bionda Castana will set you back $788.09!

This is the ultimate femme fatale shoe with a 4.7 inch heel---S-E-X-Y.

Is there a lovely, copy-cat Lana shoe out there for a much cheaper price?

We haven't found any yet....But we're certain, some clever shoemaker has already begun stitching up a copy-cat pair as we type this.

Kamalikulture, however, did come up with their own pointy toe, ankle tie pump for just $54.99.

Will you wear the pointy toe, ankle tie pump this Fall, even though it isn't the Lana shoe?

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Oprah Loves Playing With Makeup----Who Can Blame Her?

Oprah has always been a girly-girl.

We knew she was into fashion, hair, diet, tons of shoes, etc. But we weren't prepared for what she recently said in the October issue of her O magazine:

"I love makeup." Oprah remarked. "I love playing with makeup. I have drawers of makeup. It's hard throwing away makeup, but you should."

We didn't realize how excited the talk show titan was about makeup.

Check out Miss O looking diva divine on the October cover in bold purple eye shadow and little red riding hood. Lovely!

Oprah looks so glam + fancy!

Purple shadow is HOT on trend for autumn.

The shade looks nice on all eye colors, especially on you brown-eyed gals.

Copy the O look here:

This is MAC Nocturnelle Eye Shadow powder ($16, at maccosmetics).

Oprah is RIGHT.

It's FUN to play with makeup!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Kleem Organics Vitamin C Serum: 20% Potency Packed with Anti-Aging Goodness For $20!

We've all been told how excellent topical Vitamin C is for our complexions.

Make it into a serum, and you get MORE bang for your buck.

In this case, Kleem Organics has been boasting about their new Kleem Jeunesse Vitamin C serum.....And at JUST $19.99 + FREE shipping at, well, we think this is an INCREDIBLE deal.

We have been using Kleem Organics Vitamin C Serum for about 3 weeks now. And we LOVE it.

It contains a potent amount of organic + stable Vitamin C at 20%, blended with hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E, collagen-boosting arginine and other skin-tastic ingredients

 Also key is the way this Vitamin C product is bottled. The Kleem Organics airless container with pump dispenser keeps the product stabilized + fresh, which is essential with Vitamin C serums + creams.

 Loving this new Vitamin C Serum by Kleem Organics for these reasons

"Excellent Vitamin C Serum. I have tried a few as a beauty + health writer. This one is the best thus far. Leaves a nice, complexion glow. Balances my oily skin nicely. Absorbs almost instantly. Did not receive any stinging, redness or break-outs from this serum." 

 Check out the Kleem Organics Facebook page.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Brush Up Kim K And Selfie Fanatics: The Perfect* New* Social Media Tool Has Arrived!

Hello self.

Meet the selfie brush!

Kim Kardashian, Queen of the selfie....Take a look at this cute gizmo.

Er, actually Kim could have used a little brush-out following the bucket challenge for ALS at the Ellen show, appearing today. Good job, Kim! Charity is ALWAYS right.

This is for real. It's both ridiculous + clever. Let's be honest. We all want perfect tresses for our perfect selfie. Great hair is key to beautiful pictures, more often than not.

Yes...a  pretty paddle brush that doubles as an iPhone case so you can snap away as you work your way through your luscious locks. LOL

It only works with iPhone 5 and 5S models. and comes in 3  shades -- pink, black + purple.

Ever get 'shaky hand syndrome?'

Well, the selfie brush controls the shakes. And that's a helpful feature.

The item costs $19.99 for one.

Check out the website here.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Silver Smoky Eye: Still Sexy But Softer Beauty Trend

The smoky eye.

It's got to be the SEXIEST makeup ever, and many beautiful stars make sure they are wearing it on the red carpet. Rihanna wowed everyone at the CFDA show in June. Check out the smolder.

But Rihanna was showing off a different smoky eye. She's in the silver zone.

The smoky eye usually means black liner and dark eye shadow.

But what about tweaking the classic look just a bit?

The silver smoky eye is a beauty trend that STILL appears sexy but in a softer way.

A silver shadow on top of a black, lined eye will give you that nice, grey punch of color minus the harshness of a darker, smoky eye.

Kim Kardashian used to do the silver smoky eye a few years ago. And we liked the makeup look on her, too.

Looking for silver eye shadow?

Then try this one: Maybelline Eye Studio Color Pearls Marbelized Eye Shadow Duo, Silver Spark ($7.29).

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Megan Fox Morphs Into Courteney Cox At Ninja Turtle Premiere

There's something so beautiful about raven hair + blue eyes.

Just look at Megan Fox and Courteney Cox. Both wear long, black hair, center part, and well, we see a striking resemblance.

Megan Fox has morphed into Courteney Cox! And yes, we think that's a good thing.

Let's examine this further. Here's a photo of gorgeous Megan Fox as she hit the red carpet down under this evening at the Sydney première of her new movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

So lovely in tangerine, complete with a simple, long side braid.

Now here is the amazing Courteney Cox.

We see a similar bone structure, lip size, and of course those blue dazzlers with the long lashes.

Both Megan + Courteney always show up at public events with just the proper amount of makeup. NEVER over-done.

Megan + Courteney are showing off soft, smoky eyes and pale pink lips.

One of Courteney's fave lipsticks is a classic by Laura Mercier called Baby Lips---a sheer, warm pink. We found a tube at Sephora for $24.

We think both ladies look great with a sleek center part and simple braid or ponytail.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Ariana Grande's Signature High Ponytail: There's A Reason For It--Bang Bang!

People keep asking why mega-star Ariana Grande won't switch it up?

They're talking about her signature high ponytail, which continues to appear EVERY time the petite pop princess belts out another hit. Most recently, she showed off the high pony performing at Rockefeller Center on August 29th for the Today show.

Well, so what?

Ariana is cute as a button, and the 60's go-go hairstyle along with her often worn white, go-go boots are working for her.

But there is a real reason why Ariana is comfy with her signature ponytail, and she explained it on her Instagram site way back in January. Yet critics keep picking on the star:

...."Since people give me such a hard time about my hair I thought I’d take the time to explain the whole situation to everybody.

"I had to bleach my hair and dye it red every other week for the first four years of playing Cat [on Victorious]…as one would assume, that completely destroyed my hair. I now wear a wig on Sam & Cat. My real hair is back to brown and I wear extensions but I wear it in a ponytail because my actually hair is so broken that it looks absolutely ratchet and absurd when I let it down. I tried wigs, they looked RIDICULOUS. Tried a weave because I am working on a new project and want to try some different looks and literally wanted to rip my scalp off.

"So as annoying as it is for y’all to have to look at the same hairstyle all the time, it’s all that works for now (AND I’m comfortable for the first time in years). And trust me, it’s even more difficult for me to have to wait.

"And trust me, it’s even more difficult for me to have to wait forever for my natural hair to grow back and to have to wear more fake hair than every drag queen on earth combined. So PLEASE gimme a break about the hair (or just don’t look at me lol). IT’S JUST HAIR AFTER ALL. There are way way way more important things. Love ya’ll very much."

Ariana's stylist Dalina Robollo explains the signature hairstyle here on YouTube.