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Mother’s Day Beauty at Nordstrom

This post is because I love shopping at Nordstrom and these are a good selection of perfumes just in time for Mother’s Day or anytime.

Viktor & Rolf ‘Flowerbomb’ Mother’s Day Set

Full-bodied and opulent, Flowerbomb is a floral explosion, a profusion of flowers that has the power to make everything seem more positive. Set includes eau de parfum, body lotion and shower gel (1.7 oz. each) and a roller ball, (0.34 oz.). Notes include: bergamot, tea, freesia, jasmine, orange blossom, orchid, rose and patchouli. Price: $118 ($144 value);

J Lo at the 2011 Met Gala

Jennifer Lopez, aka J Lo, L’Oréal Paris Spokesperson steals the red carpet with a hot pink Gucci number in L’Oréal Paris makeup.

J Lo at the 2011 Met Gala

How to get Jennifer Lopez’ makeup look:


The One Sweep in Playful for Brown Eyes, $9.95

Kate Hudson At The Los Angeles Something Borrowed Premiere

Almay Brand Ambassador Kate Hudson attended the world premiere of her new movie, Something Borrowed, at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on May 3, 2011. Marta Walsh has the scoop about Hudson’s makeup.

Kate complemented her stunning yellow dress with subtle yet sophisticated makeup, playing up her eyes with extra long lashes while keeping her lip and cheek neutral. To get Kate’s look, Almay recommends the following products:


Almay Smart Shade Smart Balance Foundation – Light/Medium: Smart Shade Smart Balance has smart technology –skin balancing microspheres that detect dry and oily areas and hydrate and absorb oil where needed, while instantly adjusting to match any skin tone. ($13.99)

Kirsten Dunst At 2011 Met Gala

Marta Walsh has the scoop about the gorgeous makeup look that Pati Dubroff, Clarins Celebrity Beauty Artist created for Kirsten Dunst last night at the 2011 MET Gala.

Pati was inspired by Kirsten’s beautiful Chanel dress with sparkling sequins and mineral stones sewn into the bodice. She wanted these natural gems to be reflected in her makeup.

Michelle Williams At The 2011 Met Gala

Michelle Williams looked spectacular on the red carpet at the annual Met Ball last night, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Wearing a beautiful Miu Miu gown accented with metallic bronze and gold swallows, and Fred Leighton jewelry, all eyes were on her fabulous platinum hair.

Michelle Williams At The 2011 Met Gala hair styled with Moroccanoil hair care products

Celebrity stylist Peter Gray shares with us how he created the eye-catching style for Michelle’s short cropped hair:

“The dress was so beautiful with those bronzes and golds that I wanted to reflect that in her hair. I didn’t want it to look styled or even blow-dried, so I created the whole effect on freshly-shampooed, naturally-dried hair. My inspiration was a modern day Jean Seberg with a “Breathless” nuance, but with a soft, sexy and defined texture.”

BLAKE LIVELY in CHANEL to 2011 Met Gala

CHANEL Public Relations is proud to announce Blake Lively, Michelle Williams, Amy Adams, Emma Stone, Hailee Steinfeld, Sarah Jessica Parker, Naomi Watts, Gwyneth Paltrow, Dianna Agron, Christina Hendricks and Maggie Gyllenhaal wearing CHANEL Beauté at the 2011 Costume Institute Gala on May 2, 2011 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

With beauty inspirations ranging from “a colorful spring garden” to “1950’s modern glam”, some of the industry’s top makeup artists created looks using classic products and the latest creations from Peter Philips, Creative Director of CHANEL Makeup to realize their exquisite visions.

Emma Stone at 2011 Met Gala

In addition to the bevy of beauties that wore NARS Cosmetics to last night’s Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala, the brand also worked with makeup artists to create the looks for additional guests including Cassie, Emma Stone, Jessica Stam, and Julianna Margulies.

Emma Stone

MAKEUP ARTIST: Rachel Goodwin

NARS PRODUCTS USED: Carthage Pure Matte Lipstick (NEW for Summer 2011!)

Jennifer Lawrence on ASOS June 2011

Marta Walsh has a sneak peek to cover and inside story from the new June 2011 issue of ASOS Magazine featuring cover star, JENNIFER LAWRENCE, 20-year-old American actress, Oscar nominee for Winter’s Bone and upcoming star of X-Men: First Class (June 3) and The Hunger Games.

Photographed by Benny Horne and styled by Zeba Lowe.

Hollywood’s Brightest Talent and 2011 Breakthrough Star

Christina Ricci in Zac Posen To 2011 Met Gala

(New York, NY – May 2nd, 2011) – Christina Ricci made her way down the red carpet in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the annual Costume Institute Gala in a custom couture creation by Zac Posen. Complete with ombre and lace detail, the corseted gown effortlessly accentuated Ricci’s flawless silhouette. Beautifully handcrafted by the Zac Posen atelier, sewers worked around the clock for this show stopping piece – his ode to McQueen.

Christina Ricci with fashion designer Zac Posen

Christina Ricci made her way up the MET Ball carpet dazzling onlookers in a custom couture creation by Zac Posen, but left the event cool and chic in a revealing lace dress from the designer’s Spring 2011 Paris collection. The dashing duo of dresses certainly told a story of a lacy romance.

Clare Danes, Chloe Sevigny, Alexa Chung At 2011 Met Gala

NARS Cosmetics worked with celebrity makeup artists to create the looks for several guests at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala, including Clare Danes, Chloe Sevigny, Alexa Chung, Eva Mendes and Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen! Marta Walsh has the sneak peek to the list of products used, including NARS’ new-for-Fall-2011 Larger Than Life Lip Glosses and Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliners.

Clare Danes


THE LOOK: The dress was like a shimmery liquid sand and Exotic Dance Duo Eyeshadow resembled that. I couldn’t resist using it. For elongating the eyes and defining them, the Via Appia Larger Than Life Eyeliner was perfect in keeping the lids gold and glossy without being too heavy,” said Matin.