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March 2010 Archives

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ted gibson beautiful hold® hairspray creates beautiful, touchable, workable hair, and is suitable for all hair types. It delivers just the right amount of texture and hold, and is perfect for creating volume, taming flyaways, teasing, setting curls, boosting waves, or finishing an updo. It also has an AMAZING gardenia fragrance, which provides soothing aroma therapy benefits without being over powering. The fool-proof formula allows it to be layered depending on your hair style’s needs.

We can’t stop spraying it for the scent alone! Seriously, it’s THAT good.

$19.99/7 oz, $11/2 oz at Target.



hourglassprodigy.jpgHourglass Cosmetics’ new Prodigy Lip Gloss has garnered quite a bit of press lately, we had to try it for our selves and see what all the fuss was about. Its streamlined packaging puts it five steps ahead of your everyday lip gloss — anything that slides seamless into our back pocket is a winner with us! — but its moisturizing and non-tacky characteristics make it even more appealing. It really lives up to it’s ultra-hydrating selling point and it’s not sticky at all like many glosses tend to be. The color fades and we wished it lasted a bit longer, but that wouldn’t discourage us from buying another bottle — it’s THAT chic. We’re fans of  ‘Surreal’ and ‘Eden’. Sephora, $26
April is around the corner, and with it brings many things: showers, short sleeves, and more importantly, Earth Day. What better way to show your “green” than by indulging in all-natural beauty?

home_products.jpgSEED is a line of powerful seed-based body care that utilizes the natural benefits of grapeseed— antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and phytosterols - for healthy, beautiful skin. All products are designed for sustainability, meaning that they’re 100% natural and using recyclable and/or biodegradable packaging. Aside from being great for the environment, it’s good for your skin too.

ttt.JPGAmong SEED’s offerings are body lotions (enriched with green tea extract and shea butter to soothe and condition), body bars (with refined pomegranate, apricot and strawberry seeds to gently exfoliate and cleanse), and shampoo bars (including conditioning panthenol Pro-Vitamin B5 and fruit seed oils which are shown to moisturize and repair). All products contain SEED’s natural grape seed oil formula, providing natural Vitamin E and rich in linoleic essential fatty acid, which protects the skin and aids in hydration.

grape seed lotion.jpgAs if  SEED’s bodycare benefits weren’t enough to sway you, for the entire month of April SEED is offering Stylebakery readers an exclusive discount— $1.00 off each SEED item, plus FREE shipping on orders of six items or more purchased through this link.

Now you can be good to yourself, the environment, and your wallet. What are you waiting for?

For more info on SEED: www.seedpowerbodycare.com






The Runaways movie image slice.jpgThe release of the much anticipated The Runaways movie is almost here (April 9th!), and has left us with the urge to play around with the amazing retro makeup looks from the film. Joan Jett’s famous smudged, smokey rocker eye is still as popular today as it was then, and Cherie Currie’s iconic use of color and glitter is the ultimate in glam rock.

The looks were created by MUFE artist Robin Mathews, and MAKE UP FOR EVER has posted tutorials for Stewart’s and Currie’s movie looks on their website and on their Facebook Page, so if you’re like us, you can recreate it for yourself.


To get Stewart’s “Joan Jett” smokey eye:


1. Apply MAKE UP FOR EVER Eyeshadow 127, a metallic taupe, over the entire lid.

2. Using Aqua Eyes 04, apply a generous amount of the liner on the top and bottom lids, close to lashline. With a smudge brush, smoke out liner just enough to look slept in and imperfect. Then go back and reapply a heavier coat of eyeliner along the lash line

3. Apply Eyeshadow 139, a black brown shimmer, over the black liner and blend.

4. Curl lashes and apply Smoky Lash Mascara to top and bottom mashes, making sure to get the underside of top lashes to really blacken out the look.


How to get Fanning’s “Cherie Currie” colorful smokey eye:


1. Sweep Star Powder 922, a pale copper, all over lid stopping short of the outer corner.

2. Line upper and lower lids with Aqua Eyes 3L, an navy blue shimmer, and smudge lightly with a smudge brush.

3. Apply Eyeshadow 87, a metallic navy blue, to the outer corner of the eye with a small flat brush, then drag the shadow into the crease slightly. Blend with the same brush, and swipe the same shadow color onto the lower lash line, blending it out to create a smoky effect.

4. Curl your lashes and apply Smoky Lash.


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A few more awesome tips? Mathews said she had Stewart sleep in the liner, applied the night before, to capture Jett when she was in the depths of the “wear and tear” of hard living. She also duplicated Jett and Currie’s original blush technique: hold a piece of paper against your cheek before applying blush to get a hard line, like in the picture above. We’re totally trying that when we’re in the mood for a funky, rocker look.


Ah Spring. Longer days, warm weather…and an excuse to stock up on a slew of new nail colors. This season is all about nude and taupe nails. While we’re definitely on team nude and agree they’re great for a more natural look — you’ve gotta mix it up with bolder, brighter hues. Right? Thank goodness oranges, purples and even metallics are hot this season too.

Spoil your nails with this season’s must-have shades:

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1. Butter London, Jelly, $14 ButterLondon.com 2. Deborah Lippmann, I’m Not Innocent, $16 DeborahLippmannCollection.com 3. RGB, Toast $14 RGBCosmetics.com  4. OPI Hot & Spicy, $7.65 Beauty-Mart.com  5. Rescue Beauty, Look Rich, Be Cheap, $18 RescueBeauty.com 6. Essie Lilacism, $8 EssieShop.com

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