Olivia Wilde wears low-rise jeans so her ‘gut can expand’

Olivia Wilde prefers to wear low-rise jeans as they allow room for her “gut to expand”.The actress/director has been tapped to front the February 2020 issue of U.S. InStyle magazine, and in an accompanying photoshoot, she models a variety of suits and …

Olivia Wilde prefers to wear low-rise jeans as they allow room for her “gut to expand”.

The actress/director has been tapped to front the February 2020 issue of U.S. InStyle magazine, and in an accompanying photoshoot, she models a variety of suits and dresses inspired by Hollywood’s Golden Age.

However, in an interview held with her Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein for the publication, Olivia insisted that she is at her “most comfortable” in classic denim jeans.

“I’m still pretending to be a teenager from the early 2000s,” she said. “My most comfortable state is when I’m wearing low-rise jeans, sneakers, and a sweatshirt. In that, I am unstoppable. And if I’m in a high-waist jean, I can’t let my gut expand.”

When it comes to dressing for the red carpet, Olivia isn’t afraid to opt for a long sequin gown or chic floral number, and she credits her longtime stylist Karla Welch with helping her put together looks that make her feel confident in the spotlight.

“(Karla) knows I love a strong shoulder and anything that makes me feel powerful. That doesn’t mean I don’t love a flowy frock here and there, but you learn what makes you feel like your best self,” the 35-year-old shared.

In addition, Beanie noted that Olivia looked great in a dramatic white Miu Miu dress and Giuseppe Zanotti heels at the 2019 Gotham Awards in December. But the mother-of-two confessed that she actually had a difficult time manoeuvring her dress during her entrance.

“I was laughing because I’m not good at altering the way I move in the name of fashion. Everyone was like, ‘Olivia, you can’t stomp around like Seabiscuit,'” she laughed.

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Amber Heard: ‘Make-up empowers women’

Amber Heard is fascinated by the way in which make-up can help women express themselves.The actress, who has been a spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris since 2018, has opened up about her love of cosmetics in an interview with Allure, and during the chat, n…

Amber Heard is fascinated by the way in which make-up can help women express themselves.

The actress, who has been a spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris since 2018, has opened up about her love of cosmetics in an interview with Allure, and during the chat, noted that she feels a sense of freedom whenever she puts on sparkly eyeliner or red lipstick.

“Make-up and all beauty products can be the tools that you make them,” she told the publication. “But they aren’t what makes you a woman. That’s not what makes you powerful. I think offering us more tools to express our identity is power. It’s empowering women.”

Amber went on to explain that it’s taken her a long time to embrace being a “very feminine person” and said she will not “make excuses or apologise for being that way”.

Elsewhere, the Aquaman star shared her top skincare tips. In particular, she explained how double cleansing has changed her complexion.

“A clean face is real important,” the 33-year-old shared. “I never skip it. I double cleanse, then, alternate exfoliant and extra moisturiser.”

Amber, who is a self-confessed skincare addict, also likes to treat herself to facials at home and revealed her latest obsession is eye cream.

“I don’t know why,” she laughed. “It just makes me feel better. I feel like if I keep putting it on enough and just never have to think about it.”

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Laverne Cox wears wigs to protect her natural hair

Laverne Cox loves wearing wigs so she can protect her natural hair and scalp.The Orange is the New Black star frequently wears wigs and weaves so she is aware that traction alopecia – hair loss caused by frequent pulling or friction against the hair – …

Laverne Cox loves wearing wigs so she can protect her natural hair and scalp.

The Orange is the New Black star frequently wears wigs and weaves so she is aware that traction alopecia – hair loss caused by frequent pulling or friction against the hair – can develop as a result, so she is always extra cautious when installing extensions and weaves, especially around her delicate hairline, and has loose cornrows underneath her wigs rather than tight braids.

“You want to make sure that under your weave, your hair is braided down – and not too tight,” she explained to InStyle. “When we’re braiding, we braid around (the perimeter) of the hair to really be protecting my edges as much as possible. With wigs, the rubbing of the lace is real, so sometimes changing the position of your wigs helps, also.”

The 47-year-old went completely natural with her hair back in 2011 after hair relaxers destroyed her locks and now goes by the mantra of less is more when it comes to haircare.

“I don’t wash my hair that much – I probably wash my hair every two weeks with the braids. And then depending on my schedule, ideally once a month, sometimes six weeks, I take my braids out. We wash, deep condition, sometimes do a hot oil treatment, and then we braid her back up,” she shared.

Elsewhere in the interview, Laverne confessed that she loves “the drama” of wigs and has been inspired to try out different colours following her icy blue look at this year’s Met Gala.

“When (hairstylist) Kiyah (Wright) brought out that ice blue hair, I was like, ‘Yes.’ Then we started playing with colour after that. We did some silver, we did some pink hair, and I want to do more colour,” she added.

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Renee Zellweger can’t get enough of classic Tod’s handbag

Renee Zellweger has been using the same “magic” Tod’s handbag for the past 16 years.The Judy actress, who appears on the cover of the December 2019 issue of U.S. InStyle magazine, opened up about some of her favourite accessories in an accompanying int…

Renee Zellweger has been using the same “magic” Tod’s handbag for the past 16 years.

The Judy actress, who appears on the cover of the December 2019 issue of U.S. InStyle magazine, opened up about some of her favourite accessories in an accompanying interview. While Renee can undoubtedly get her hands on any designer purses she likes, she confessed in the chat that she is particularly loyal to a large bag made by Italian leather goods label Tod’s.

“I got this Tod’s bag as a gift in 2003 and haven’t taken it off since,” she gushed to the publication. “It weighs nothing and carries everything. It’s magic. I can carry not only the contents of my day’s necessities, but also a computer, a script, a large water bottle, a floor-length down parka and snow boots all at once.”

Renee’s other go-to items include running shoes from Brooks and sneakers from Adidas and Converse, as well as her University of Texas at Austin baseball cap and trusty jeans.

“You can get a lot of miles on a good T, good jeans, and a good boot,” the 50-year-old insisted.

However, if the blonde star needs to dress up for a Hollywood event, she will look to designers such as Herve Pierre, Schiaparelli, Carolina Herrera, and Ulyana Sergeenko, as well as David Yurman and David Webb for rings. And if Renee ever needed to re-wear any of her red carpet dresses, she knows exactly what she would choose.

“I would re-wear my Schiaparelli Haute Couture dress from the London premiere of Bridget Jones’s Baby,” she noted.

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Miley Cyrus debuts new edgy mullet hairstyle

Miley Cyrus has transformed her blonde locks into an edgy platinum mullet.The Wrecking Ball hitmaker celebrated her 27th birthday on Saturday by getting a haircut from her mother Tish Cyrus, which Miley documented on Instagram. However, the cut wasn’t …

Miley Cyrus has transformed her blonde locks into an edgy platinum mullet.

The Wrecking Ball hitmaker celebrated her 27th birthday on Saturday by getting a haircut from her mother Tish Cyrus, which Miley documented on Instagram. However, the cut wasn’t even, forcing Miley to turn to celebrity hairstylist Sally Hershberger to tweak her hair into a much slicker shoulder-length ‘do with layers, a fringe, and a lighter shade of blonde.

The 27-year-old shared the updated version of her haircut on Instagram Stories, with Sally also posting a snap of the cut on the photo-sharing site.

“PUNK VIBE” Sally captioned the post, complete with scissors, rock hands and black heart emojis.

She later told InStyle.com that she went with a “modern mullet” for the pop star.

“Miley wanted to go more punk, she wanted something edgy. We went with a modern mullet that she can wear sleek, but also wavy and messy,” Sally explained, adding that she created the added definition and texture to Miley’s hair with a razor.

However, the singer’s fans were left divided over the new ‘do, with one telling Sally that it was the “worst haircut I’ve ever laid my eyes on”.

The hairstylist fired back at her critics, explaining that the singer’s hair looks harsh in the Instagram picture because it had just been straightened.

“First of all if you knew anything about hair, it’s the position she’s in that’s why it looks that way, it’s 100% even and she also had it straightened so it’s more severe, which I actually like,” she wrote.

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Nina Dobrev tapped as muse for Dior Beauty

Nina Dobrev is Dior Beauty’s latest muse.The self-confessed beauty junkie is a huge fan of the luxe brand, and joins the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Cara Delevingne, Marion Cotillard, and Charlize Theron in serving as a brand ambassador for the French …

Nina Dobrev is Dior Beauty’s latest muse.

The self-confessed beauty junkie is a huge fan of the luxe brand, and joins the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Cara Delevingne, Marion Cotillard, and Charlize Theron in serving as a brand ambassador for the French fashion house’s perfume, cosmetics, and skincare lines.

Dobrev remembers seeing Dior campaigns as she travelled around Europe with her family when she was younger and told Harper’s Bazaar magazine it was a dream come true to be working with the iconic label.

“I always looked up to Dior. It felt so timeless and classy and elegant in every way. I think the Miss Dior scent is what I always associated with that grace and timelessness. That was probably the first product I recognised, purchased, and aspired to as a little girl,” she shared.

The Vampire Diaries star has been a superfan of Dior Beauty for years, and while she tries not to wear make-up every day, her go-to products are exclusively from the French brand.

“The Forever Foundation is really great. I travel a lot and my hormones are constantly changing. I can have little breakouts,” the 30-year-old explained. “I really like it because it covers the breakouts but it doesn’t feel cakey. You feel covered but you don’t feel suffocated with make-up. It looks natural and clean and fresh and glowy and I really enjoy it.”

Rouge Dior’s Ultra Care lipstick is another firm favourite of Dobrev’s, and she uses Dior Capture Totale C.E.L.L. Energy Super Potent Serum at night after cleansing.

“The most important thing is just to wash your make-up off every night before you go to bed. Which kind of sucks sometimes,” she laughed.

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Sheryl Crow swears by practicing ‘mindfulness’ meditation

Sheryl Crow has praised the benefits of “mindfulness” meditation.The country singer was told by doctors that she had a non-invasive form of breast cancer in 2006 and she later underwent a lumpectomy followed by seven weeks of radiation therapy.The mome…

Sheryl Crow has praised the benefits of “mindfulness” meditation.

The country singer was told by doctors that she had a non-invasive form of breast cancer in 2006 and she later underwent a lumpectomy followed by seven weeks of radiation therapy.

The moment “redefined” her life, and in a new op-ed for InStyle magazine, Sheryl explained that she now ensures to make time to practice self-care.

“I do mindfulness meditation, and the objective really is to quiet the brain. Our brains are full of accumulated information that’s not always truthful. So, you quiet the mind, and, hopefully, as thoughts come in, you acknowledge them and let them go as opposed to telling yourself, ‘I suck. I can’t do anything right,'” she commented.

Sheryl also likes to exercise daily to combat the feelings of “unnecessary anxiety”.

“Whether it’s going for a jog or getting on my rowing machine, it’s a great way of burning through some of that unnecessary anxiety,” the 57-year-old shared.

Elsewhere in the piece, the Grammy Award-winning star noted that her cancer diagnosis, and later being given the all-clear, had changed her life for the better.

“Having a scare with breast cancer – even knowing that I was going to beat it – transformed and redefined my life in so many ways. That old saying ‘Don’t sweat the small stuff’ had a lot of context for me,” she wrote, adding that she had previously been really hard on herself.

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Laura Dern: ‘Younger men find older women sexy’

Laura Dern wants older women to know that younger men still find them sexy.The Big Little Lies star has opened up on style and beauty in an interview with InStyle magazine and revealed that she’s still lusted after by the younger generation at the age …

Laura Dern wants older women to know that younger men still find them sexy.

The Big Little Lies star has opened up on style and beauty in an interview with InStyle magazine and revealed that she’s still lusted after by the younger generation at the age of 52.

“There is an American female myth that younger men don’t find older women sexy. That is a myth. Take it from me!” Dern laughed.

The actress is reportedly single after divorcing musician Ben Harper in 2013.

Elsewhere in the interview, the Dern said she and her Big Little Lies co-stars, including Reese Witherspoon, Zoe Kravitz, and Shailene Woodley, all share beauty tips and treatments while at work on the HBO show.

“We talked a lot about skin care. Reese and I even share a facialist. It’s a group of women working together for months, and we all want to take care of our skin and have tried different fads,” she explained. “Zoe turned me on to a face mist that was so beautiful. And I’m always looking for organic makeup and companies that are doing good things for the planet, which Shailene knows all about.”

And as for the vital piece of advice that she gave her co-stars? Take a bath.

“The one tip I bring to all of my friendships is that baths are the ultimate game changer,” the actress stated. “If I’m at a hotel and have eight minutes before I have to run somewhere, I’m in a warm bath with lavender. It’s my meditation and can totally change my energy.”

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Renee Zellweger was ‘tired and skinny’ after filming Judy

Renee Zellweger was “tired and skinny” after she wrapped filming on Judy.The 50-year-old has won critical acclaim for her portrayal of late Hollywood icon Judy Garland in the biopic, which focuses on her residency at the Talk of the Town nightclub in L…

Renee Zellweger was “tired and skinny” after she wrapped filming on Judy.

The 50-year-old has won critical acclaim for her portrayal of late Hollywood icon Judy Garland in the biopic, which focuses on her residency at the Talk of the Town nightclub in London back in the late 1960s.

Opening up about how making the movie took its toll on her physically in a chat with InStyle magazine, Renee said she was in desperate need of some time off once production ended.

“I was tired and skinny when we finished this. The schedule is pretty punishing, but it’s finite. You know that after this series of months, you can catch up a little. But, yeah, this one was big. It was big because I was greedy. I didn’t want to stop. I wanted to keep digging,” she explained.

The Oscar winner even mastered the hunched posture that Judy had in her later years but confessed it was difficult to maintain while filming.

“We were just trying things, and so walking down that hall was just an ongoing conversation about the varying degrees of severity. How she gets from the bathroom to the stage, and making decisions about what to show when, and making sure there is continuity. There were multiple collaborations happening within my body at once,” the actress laughed.

Elsewhere in the interview, Renee discussed her determination to change the stigma of ageing in Hollywood.

“It’s a privilege. I’d rather celebrate each phase of my life and be present in it than mourn something that’s passed. I’d rather be a healthy, productive woman in each stage of my life than apologetic,” she insisted. “I also don’t want to perpetuate the notion that somehow moving forward in your life is wrong.”

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Scarlett Johansson regrets crimped hairstyle at 2004 Tony Awards

Scarlett Johansson regrets attending the 2004 Tony Awards with a crimped hairstyle.The Avengers: Endgame actress opened up to People about her biggest beauty disaster, and revealed that it was back in 2004 when she attended the Tony Awards. Scarlett we…

Scarlett Johansson regrets attending the 2004 Tony Awards with a crimped hairstyle.

The Avengers: Endgame actress opened up to People about her biggest beauty disaster, and revealed that it was back in 2004 when she attended the Tony Awards.

Scarlett went on to explain that she had asked to look like one of her acting heroes and instead ended up rocking an out-of-date crimped hairstyle as she hit the red carpet wearing a fitted, floor-length black gown.

“There was a year that I went to the Tony Awards – I must have been 19 or 20. I wanted a hairstyle that looked like Jean Harlow’s. It looked like a crimping iron,” the 34-year-old stated. “Basically, a crimping iron was taking a stand on my head.”

“Yeah, it was electrical socket crazy,” Scarlett joked, before adding that her hair fail now “lives on the interweb forever.”

Scarlett is no stranger to experimenting with her hair and has dyed her tresses a fiery red, blonde, brunette and changed up her styles with long flowing locks to short pixie cuts over the years.

“The best thing about hair colour is that it’s only temporary,” she told InStyle magazine in 2017, before explaining that she’s mainly switched up her hair because of a movie role.

The mother-of-one rocked red hair to play Black Widow in Iron Man 2 and the subsequent Avengers movies, while she chopped off her hair to star in upcoming Noah Baumbach-directed Netflix film, Marriage Story.

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