Kaitlyn Dever gets make-up tips from Beanie Feldstein

Kaitlyn Dever gets valuable make-up tips and advice from her Booksmart co-star Beanie Feldstein.In a new interview with Elle U.K. magazine, the 23-year-old shared that she loves nothing more than a natural look on her days off but is a big fan of winge…

Kaitlyn Dever gets valuable make-up tips and advice from her Booksmart co-star Beanie Feldstein.

In a new interview with Elle U.K. magazine, the 23-year-old shared that she loves nothing more than a natural look on her days off but is a big fan of winged eyeliner when she’s going to an event.

However, Kaitlyn admitted her pal Beanie had to help her out when she first attempted to use liquid eyeliner.

“If I’m going out with my friends, I do winged eyeliner – I’ve actually got really good at it! I’ve mastered using a felt tip pen liquid liner,” the actress explained. “Beanie is a pro at it – hers always looks amazing. She was giving me her tips and she said, ‘You just have to go for it’, and I think that’s a little bit true. She told me: ‘You go for it, and then you fix it after.’ I always felt like fixing isn’t the best way to do it but actually it means that you can really perfect it.”

Kaitlyn, who was recently nominated for the Rising Star Award at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), added that she relies on her family and friends to help her deal with pressures of Hollywood’s beauty standards.

“I don’t feel any sort of pressure to look a certain way ever. I feel that’s partly because of the way my parents raised me,” she shared. “They always brought me up to just be myself and constantly remind me when they notice that I’m slipping away from myself a little bit.”

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Iskra Lawrence wants to keep baby as private as possible

Iskra Lawrence doesn’t want to share too much of her baby on social media. The model and body positivity activist announced she was expecting her first child with boyfriend Philip Payne back in November, and she regularly shares updates about her pregn…

Iskra Lawrence doesn’t want to share too much of her baby on social media.

The model and body positivity activist announced she was expecting her first child with boyfriend Philip Payne back in November, and she regularly shares updates about her pregnancy with her followers on Instagram.

Although she is an avid social media user, the 29-year-old revealed during a video interview for Elle U.K. that she’s planning to respect her baby’s privacy because she’s worried her child might resent her for oversharing when they’re older.

“I’m constantly thinking right now, like, ‘Oh, what am I going to do when my baby enters this world? And what will that look like?'” she told viewers. “Philip and I have come to the decision that we want to keep them as private as possible, just being very conscious. My biggest fear, honestly, is my child turning around when they’re old enough to realise that their whole life has been shown online and be like, ‘Why did you do that? I wish you hadn’t’. I can’t change that or ever get that back. Things last forever on there.”

In the video, the British model, who is around seven months pregnant, took viewers through her morning routine, revealing that she repeats positive affirmations to herself and directly to her baby bump every day before getting out of bed and embarking on with her beauty rituals. She will only look at her phone after she has completed her routine and makes sure she deals with important emails and messages before logging onto social media.

“I have this create and consume ratio and I like to make sure I’m creating more than I’m consuming, Iskra said of her social media policy. “Actually, social media is a tool for connecting, educating, and just learning from one another and supporting one another.”

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Katie Holmes purchased cashmere bra because it looked ‘cosy’

Katie Holmes purchased her headline-grabbing cashmere bra because it looked “cosy”.The Dawson’s Creek actress courted a lot of media attention back in August when she stepped out in New York City wearing a barely-buttoned Khaite cardigan and matching b…

Katie Holmes purchased her headline-grabbing cashmere bra because it looked “cosy”.

The Dawson’s Creek actress courted a lot of media attention back in August when she stepped out in New York City wearing a barely-buttoned Khaite cardigan and matching bra.

Pictures of Katie in the casual look went all over the Internet, but in a video interview for Elle.com, the star explained that she simply wanted to try out a new brand.

“The cardigan is back! I was introduced to the brand Khaite. A friend of mine said, ‘Oh, this is really cool brand, you should check it out.’ I thought that the idea of a cashmere sweater with a cashmere bra underneath just sounded really cosy and had a little hint of sexiness but not just trying so hard,” she recalled. “And I thought, ‘That’s kind of cool. I don’t know where I’ll ever wear it, but I’m going to give it a try because it…’ I’m not really a show a lot of skin type of person but I was like, ‘Oh maybe I’ll try it.”

Katie added that while she didn’t expect the wave of attention, she’s “happy for the cardigan”.

Elsewhere, the brunette beauty spoke about some of her other favourite pieces, including her black Phillip Lim handbag, and the grey Prada suit she wore to the American Ballet Theatre’s fall gala in October 2018.

“It’s a men’s suit, but the feathers, obviously, make it more feminine. It’s fun to wear something that’s more theatrical than maybe I usually would to celebrate and honour the work of the dancers,” the 41-year-old shared.

Yet, if there was only one outfit Katie could only wear for the rest of her life, she is adamant it would be a simple one.

“It would probably be jeans, a white T-shirt and a fun pair of heels,” she smiled.

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Victoria Beckham once tried out a raw egg white face mask

Victoria Beckham once experimented with a face mask made entirely of raw egg whites.In a new interview with Elle.com, the fashion designer opened up about her daily skincare regime. But while Victoria, 45, loves indulging in luxury skin treatments, she…

Victoria Beckham once experimented with a face mask made entirely of raw egg whites.

In a new interview with Elle.com, the fashion designer opened up about her daily skincare regime. But while Victoria, 45, loves indulging in luxury skin treatments, she admitted that not all of her at-home experiments have been successful.

When quizzed about the craziest thing she’s done in the name of beauty, she replied: “I once put raw egg whites on my face as a mask.”

It is thought that the protein in egg whites can help to absorb excess oil and may also have skin-tightening effects.

Elsewhere in the interview, Victoria – who recently launched her own make-up and skincare collection – insisted that her best beauty secret is to “take vitamins, get lots of sleep, drink lots of water and be kind to yourself”.

And she also revealed that she is now in the best shape of her life.

“(My body is) the best it could be,” the mother-of-four shared.

The former Spice Girl also urged women to stop feeling bad about wanting to take care of themselves and asserted that she doesn’t care if people think that she’s vain.

“I don’t think vanity has to be negative. I think there can be a positive take on it: you just want to look the best that you can,” she explained. “I don’t think we should feel guilty about looking after ourselves.”

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Beyonce: ‘I feel more womanly and secure with my curves’

Beyonce pays no attention to comments about her fluctuating weight because she feels “more womanly and secure with her curves”.In a rare cover interview with Elle magazine, the music superstar answered questions submitted by fans via social media and e…

Beyonce pays no attention to comments about her fluctuating weight because she feels “more womanly and secure with her curves”.

In a rare cover interview with Elle magazine, the music superstar answered questions submitted by fans via social media and email, and when asked how she feels about people constantly commenting on her appearance, she explained that growing up and having three children has helped her value herself beyond her looks.

“If someone told me 15 years ago that my body would go through so many changes and fluctuations, and that I would feel more womanly and secure with my curves, I would not have believed them,” she replied. “But children and maturity have taught me to value myself beyond my physical appearance and really understand that I am more than enough no matter what stage I’m at in life. Giving zero (f**ks) is the most liberating place to be. Also knowing true beauty is something you cannot see. I wish more people focused on discovering the beauty within themselves rather than critiquing other folks’ grills.”

Beyonce, who is mother to Blue Ivy, seven, and two-year-old twins Sir and Rumi, admitted that she sometimes reacts to negative comments but during those vulnerable moments she tries to “remind myself I’m strong and I’m built for this”.

“Thank God most of the noise bounces off of me after all of these years,” the singer added.

When asked about self-care routine, the 38-year-old revealed she uses acupuncture, meditation, visualisation, and breathing exercises, researches homeopathic medicines and tries to maintain a healthy diet.

Beyonce gave the interview to help promote the relaunch of her athleisure brand Ivy Park, which is now a creative collaboration with Adidas. The collection will drop on 18 January.

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Halsey: ‘I’ve waited my entire life to feel good about my appearance in photos’

Halsey has waited her entire life to look at pictures of herself and feel good about her appearance in them. The Without Me singer, who is known for experimenting with bold make-up, hair colours, and wigs, has gone back to basics for her cover shoot fo…

Halsey has waited her entire life to look at pictures of herself and feel good about her appearance in them.

The Without Me singer, who is known for experimenting with bold make-up, hair colours, and wigs, has gone back to basics for her cover shoot for the December issue of Elle Australia magazine.

In the cover image, the 25-year-old wears a blue satin bralette and matching trousers from Louis Vuitton, minimal make-up, and shows off her natural dark, cropped hair.

In the accompanying interview, Halsey admitted it was rare for her to be happy with how she looks in images taken at photoshoots.

“I feel very lucky to be able to look at those photos and feel good about myself,” she said. “I’ve waited for that moment my entire life and there I am, with the hair that my mother and father gave me and with (minimal) make-up on, in a way I’m proud of. To be cool with the world seeing me that way… that says a lot to me about how I’ve grown as a person. I feel really happy and peaceful.”

In other images, the American singer gazes into the camera while wearing a sheer pink bodysuit, crouches down in heels while wearing a black bodysuit and a black jacket with white polka dots, and runs her hands through her hair as she sports a blue jacket covered in embroidery and sequins. In all of the snaps, her hair is kept simple and natural and her make-up is kept to a minimum so her freckles can be seen.

Sharing the pictures on her Instagram page, Halsey gushed over photographer Kai Z Feng by writing, “Thank you @elleaus shot beautifully by @kaizfeng.”

She received praise from Hailey Bieber in the comments, with the model posting, “This glam is gorgeous”, as well as from Fifth Harmony’s Lauren Jauregui, who simply wrote, “Wow.”

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Lady Gaga: ‘A Star Is Born character stayed with me for a long time’

Lady Gaga took a long time to shed her character from A Star Is Born.Last year, the popstar played rising singer Ally alongside Bradley Cooper in the musical drama, which earned her a Best Actress Oscar nomination. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey…

Lady Gaga took a long time to shed her character from A Star Is Born.

Last year, the popstar played rising singer Ally alongside Bradley Cooper in the musical drama, which earned her a Best Actress Oscar nomination.

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey for Elle magazine, Gaga admitted she couldn’t immediately let go of Ally because the character’s career trajectory reflected her own and brought up pain from her past.

“Well, actually, the character of Ally stayed with me for a long time. I had to relive a lot of my career doing that role,” she explained. “I don’t know how you feel when you’ve acted, but for me, I don’t view it as filming a movie. I film it as living the character, and it’s a moment in my life, so I relived it all again, and it took a long time for it to go away.”

Although she lost out to The Favourite’s Olivia Colman for the Best Actress prize, the 33-year-old didn’t go home empty-handed, as she won the Best Original Song for Shallow. However, looking at the prestigious statuette reminded her of that pain.

“When I won the Oscar for Shallow, I looked at it, and a reporter asked me, ‘When you look at that Oscar, what do you see?’ And I said, ‘I see a lot of pain.’ And I wasn’t lying in that moment,” Gaga continued. “I have been traumatised in a variety of ways by my career over the years from many different things, but I survived, and I’ve kept going. And when I looked at that Oscar, I saw pain.”

Gaga will follow up on her award-winning role with Ridley Scott’s drama about the assassination of Maurizio Gucci, the grandson of Guccio Gucci, who founded the Italian fashion house. She will play Maurizio’s ex-wife Patrizia Reggiani, who hired a hitman to shoot and kill him on the steps of his office in 1995.

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Selena Gomez felt ‘attacked’ by trolls after gaining weight during health battles

Selena Gomez felt “attacked” by online critics after gaining weight during her health battle.The superstar was diagnosed with autoimmune disease lupus several years ago, and in summer 2017, received a kidney transplant from her friend Francia Raisa. B…

Selena Gomez felt “attacked” by online critics after gaining weight during her health battle.

The superstar was diagnosed with autoimmune disease lupus several years ago, and in summer 2017, received a kidney transplant from her friend Francia Raisa.

But while Selena tries to be open with her 160 million followers on Instagram, in a new chat with her pal Raquelle Stevens for the Giving Back Generation podcast, she recalled how she had a hard time dealing with mean comments about her changing figure as she recovered.

“I have lupus and deal with kidney issues and high blood pressure, so I deal with a lot of health issues and for me, that’s when I really started noticing more of the body image stuff,” she said, according to a preview given to Elle.com. “No, (the lupus doesn’t affect my weight) – it’s the combination of all of it. It’s the medication I have to take for the rest of my life – it depends on even the month, to be honest. So, for me, I really noticed when people started attacking me for that. In reality, that’s just my truth. I fluctuate. It depends what’s happening in my life. Right (it’s totally out of my control), and that got to me big time. I think for me, that really messed me up for a bit.”

Selena went on to explain that she is now trying her best to be “present” in her own life by participating in social media and attending red carpet events, but avoiding unnecessary time dwelling on what she looked like in photos.

“I want people to have a good relationship with social media. It’s not going anywhere anytime soon,” the 27-year-old insisted. “But knowing that real world’s in front of you and trying to pay attention to that is healthy. When I make an effort to post on social media or do what I’m doing, it’s important for me to make sure it’s 100 per cent authentic and once I post it, I post it. That’s it.”

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Katie Holmes didn’t expect cashmere bra pictures to go viral

Katie Holmes didn’t expect paparazzi pictures of her wearing a cashmere cardigan and matching bra to attract so much attention. The Dawson’s Creek actress caused a stir when she was spotted out in New York in August wearing a dark oatmeal Khaite cardi…

Katie Holmes didn’t expect paparazzi pictures of her wearing a cashmere cardigan and matching bra to attract so much attention.

The Dawson’s Creek actress caused a stir when she was spotted out in New York in August wearing a dark oatmeal Khaite cardigan which she had barely buttoned up, showing that she wasn’t wearing a top underneath and simply a cashmere bra from the same brand.

Katie wore the cardigan while she was interviewed for the cover of Elle U.K. magazine, and she explained she didn’t expect her outfit, which also featured blue jeans, black mules, and a black cross-body bag, to garner so much attention.

“I just woke up and put it on. It’s so cosy. Feel it… I’m not wearing the bra with it today. I bought it (the bra) because I thought it was cool. The cardigan’s so big, it’s cute to just wear the bra underneath it,” she said, shaking her head. “I wasn’t expecting it to be something people would talk about… I just put it on and left the house.”

The 40-year-old only found out about the fuss online through a friend because she never looks herself up on the Internet.

“I was like… ‘OK’… I feel like my time is better spent watching an old film, reading a great book, spending time with friends and family. That is somebody else’s version of me, and I can’t do anything about that,” the star added.

The soft cup bralette retails for $520 (£403) and the cardigan $1,540 (£1,194). Khaite only offers it in one colour and it sold out soon after the snaps hit the Internet.

Speaking to Vogue in September, the actress praised the company by saying, “I think they do such a good job with creating beautiful luxury items. They are very accessible and classic so you can have it for a long time, and I like to shop that way. I’m not always buying new stuff and I can wear it again.”

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Elle Germany editor apologises for tone-deaf feature on black models

The editor of Elle Germany has apologised for publishing an insensitive feature about black models. Models including Naomi Campbell, Adut Akech and Bethann Hardison blasted the publication on social media after images from the November 2019 issue were…

The editor of Elle Germany has apologised for publishing an insensitive feature about black models.

Models including Naomi Campbell, Adut Akech and Bethann Hardison blasted the publication on social media after images from the November 2019 issue were shared by the fashion watchdogs behind Instagram account Diet Prada.

The magazine featured a white model on the cover along with the tagline “Back to Black,” and an article inside about black models titled “Black is Back”, in which Janaye Furman was misidentified as Naomi Chin Wing.

In response to the outrage, editor-in-chief Sabine Nedelchev and her team issued an apology on Instagram, admitting that they made “several mistakes” while trying to feature strong black women in the fashion industry.

“We have made several mistakes for which we apologise to anyone we might have hurt,” they wrote. “It was a mistake to use the cover line ‘Back to Black’ which could be understood as if black persons would be a kind of fashion trend. This obviously wasn’t our intention and it was our mistake not to be more sensitive about this.

“Misidentifying the model Naomi Chin Wing as Janaye Furman has also been a mistake which we regret and for which we apologise. We are aware of how problematic this is. This has definitely been a learning experience of us, and we apologise to anyone that we have hurt or offended.”

British supermodel Naomi had written a lengthy Instagram post in which she called the mistake “very disappointing” and “highly insulting in every way”.

“You go further to say that BACK TO BLACK, even if you ment (sic) the fashion it’s is misleading on your headline and Type !!!” she fired. “I’ve said countless of times we are not a TREND. We are here to STAY. It’s ok to celebrate models of colour but please do it in an ELEGANT and RESPECTFUL way.”

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