Since I pulled a “Karlie” and chopped off my hair, I have been on the prowl for new and fun ways to style my short and not-so-tame locks. Well, spring is here and the warm weather makes it almost impossible to create a sleek blowout without needing a second shower, so, I am taking the pros’ advice: don’t fight it, work with it!
All the stylists I interviewed said one thing: embrace your natural texture! They all promoted the idea of cutting your hair to work with the type of curls …
I recently got engaged, so I was thrilled when I was asked to cover backstage at The Kelly Faetanini Bridal Show. I had never been to one, so this was exciting on so many levels! When I arrived, all I saw was a row of glorious dresses. One was more elegant than the next. They were all different and exquisite in their own way. I then spotted the frenzy of makeup artists, hairdressers, models, photographers, etc. getting ready for the upcoming show. I snapped some pics and vowed to live …
Olympic gold medalist received a lot of flak over her hair as it looked during the competition in London.
Now that Gabby is back stateside, she enlisted the help of celebrity stylist, Ted Gibson, for a hot new hairstyle. When asked what he wanted to do with Gabby’s hair, Ted’s response was “looking to give Douglas something that looks great whether she’s on the street or flying through a set of uneven bars. “I hope to create something that makes her feel good about herself as well”.
What do you think of Gabby now? Let us …
If there is one haircut that can make a career it most definitely is a perfectly cut short style. The list of celebrities that have chopped their locks range from Michelle Williams (pictured above) to our newest pixie-cut celeb, Anne Hathaway. Whether you’re making a career or just in need of a change, the idea of shedding that many inches is terrifying! Each photo I see of those great cuts tempts me to do the same but my lack of knowledge has always derailed my plans. I decided to get …
As a young child, my foray into bangs left me crying more than once. The look was either too short, too curly or just plain horrible. In today’s society celebrities all have bangs, but that simple word strikes a fear deep down in the heart of the general public.
Below are a few key tips from top stylists to achieve the perfect ‘bang for your buck’ at your next hair appointment.
The first decision when attempting bangs is to understand that your hair type will dictate what type of bang will work …
Designer: Lela Rose
Makeup: Tina Turnbow for Bare Escentuals and Beauty.com
Hair: Ted Gibson for Beauty.com
The Look: An Abandoned Carnival
Lela Rose’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection mixed a combination of an abandoned carnival, reminiscent of the broken lights of Las Vegas and Coney Island. The beauty look was very romantic, continuing the Spring trend of rosy cheeks and lips, and textured hair.
Ted Gibson for Beauty.com designed a look that was simple; a deep-parted side twist, a modern update to the traditional braid, and lots of texture to the rest of the hair.
“It was …
Designer: Carmen Marc Valvo
Makeup: Romero Jennings for MAC
Hair: Ted Gibson
The Look: Sleek and elegant All American
Romero Jennings for M.A.C. explained that Carmen Marc Valvo really knows his demographic, and this collection is “tailored for everyone.” In order to get this “Democratic American” look, he made the lip really pop, but explained that this is a day to evening color that you “freshen up before you go out.” To get this long lasting and wearable lip color, he used both a lip pencil and a new lip color …
Walking into Backstage for Lela Rose I felt like I stepped into a time machine – bordeaux lips and finger waved hair.
Makeup: Stila, Sarah Lucera
Inspiration: Vintage; Old Hollywood
The look begins with polished skin using Stila’s Sheer Color Tinted Moisturizer and perfecting concealer. It is important to perfect the skin, leaving an even, flawless canvas. Light taupe/brown colors are applied to the eyes; diffused leaving no harsh lines. The finale was a merlot power lip. Daring Long Wear lip color was mixed with a the brown smudge pot to achieve the …
Vena Cava Winter 2011 Makeup & Trends:
Hair: Ted Gibson
Inspiration: Christy Turlington inspired 90s grunge.
To create this “modern, sexy” look, Gibson started with a center part. He mixed his own Fix it Gel with Tame It Shine Lotion and then applied to the hair, working it into the ends and scrunching the hair: “We’re bringing back scrunching, scrunching the hair so it has this really modern texture to it. But what’s cool about the texture is, the texture looks like you haven’t shampooed your …
Do you ever wish you could steal five minutes with a hair pro and glean some of their brilliance? Who hasn’t?
We all have our ‘If I were stuck in an elevator with so and so” questions ready: “What is your secret? How do you keep your client’s hair looking so luscious and enviable?” And it just so happens that BeautyStat recently got the chance to ask some of these million dollar questions.
We picked the brains of some of the hair industry’s darlings to find out how you, yes YOU, can …