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Seems it's all about volume these days, and powders are one way to pump it up. Bumble and bumble's new one, Pret-a-powder, blends clay and oat flour for dry cleansing and volume -- plus it will extend the life of your blow-dry. It comes in four shades -- white, blonde, brown and black; $26, bumbleandbumble.com.
If mechanical help is called for, try HIclips -- basically a hairclip on steroids....Read more »
There's a dark, mysterious air to several makeup lines for fall -- think names like Superstition, Dark Spell, Mystic Metallics. And just launched is Cover Girl's new line based on the upcoming film "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" that brings smoky eyes to a whole new level. MAC celebrates a legend -- fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez -- with a limited-edition collection of vibrant...Read more »
The blow-out craze that’s been going full steam in Manhattan for the last few years is finally making its way out to the Island. There have been a couple smaller operations, but Aire Blow Dry Bar, which opened earlier this month in Woodbury, seems the most comprehensive to date.
The bright, modern salon has a few add-ons to the blow-out menu -- things like Kerastase treatments, extensions,...Read more »
Leave it to the "Project Runway" judges to keep things interesting even in the show's 12th year, this time with a special challenge -- create one look out of an unconventional material.
Alexander Pope started the runway show at New York Fashion Week with a bang -- dresses with wings, sleeves full of feathers and the grand finale: a model covered in fabric who swiftly unwrapped herself...Read more »
Lanvin's Alber Elbaz enters the cosmetics arena, dressing up Lancôme's bestselling mascaras and eye shadow palettes. The mascara, $29, shadow palettes, $51, and false lashes, $35, come in creative packaging featuring sweet line drawings by the designer; lashes exclusive to Nordstrom, otherwise at makeup counters and lancome.com. Tote your beauty needs in bright bags from Sonia Kashuk. The line...Read more »