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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Iskra Lawrence wants to wear crop tops throughout pregnancy

Iskra Lawrence wants to keep wearing crop tops throughout her pregnancy.Earlier this week, the 29-year-old took to Instagram to announce she’s expecting her first child and posted a picture of herself with her boyfriend, Philip Payne.However, Iskra has…

Iskra Lawrence wants to keep wearing crop tops throughout her pregnancy.

Earlier this week, the 29-year-old took to Instagram to announce she’s expecting her first child and posted a picture of herself with her boyfriend, Philip Payne.

However, Iskra has now shared that she has no desire to start wearing plain maternity clothes anytime soon.

“For a few occasions, I’ve tried to conceal my bump, but really, I’ve been loving it. I feel like I’ve even been wearing tighter things that are also comfortable and stretchy,” she told InStyle. “I am usually a big fan of jeans, but I’ve not worn jeans for at least two, maybe three weeks now, and I don’t think I’ll be wearing them for a while unless I find some amazing maternity jeans. I’m really into my stretchy pants but trying to make them cute. I’m definitely still working the crop tops and going all out there.”

Iskra is now part-way through her second trimester. And in a video for her YouTube channel, the curvy model shared that while the baby wasn’t planned, she and her beau couldn’t be happier.

“That’s the thing about birth control, it’s not always necessarily under your control. Do be careful, I definitely wasn’t taking it at the same time every day and I was on it 11 years, everyone. It didn’t start a week ago!” the fashion star explained.

Iskra is due in early April 2020. At the moment, Philip is convinced the baby will be a girl, but the Brit is not bothered whether she has a son or daughter.

“I’m going to be happy either way!” she exclaimed.

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Elizabeth Olsen struggles to be confident in feminine clothing

Elizabeth Olsen is trying to become more confident about expressing her femininity with fashion.In an interview with InStyle, the 30-year-old candidly shared that she was trying to overcome her aversion to typically female clothes, which can make her f…

Elizabeth Olsen is trying to become more confident about expressing her femininity with fashion.

In an interview with InStyle, the 30-year-old candidly shared that she was trying to overcome her aversion to typically female clothes, which can make her feel uncomfortable.

“Dresses make me feel a bit funny. I’m trying to get more confident with my feminine side. I just like everything to feel really easy and comfortable. Nothing fussy. I don’t like body-conscious clothing,” Elizabeth shared, adding that she describes her style as masculine and oversize.

“I feel very comfortable, but I don’t look sloppy. I look like I have a point of view and an opinion,” the Avengers: Endgame star stated.

Her perfect outfit is “oversize black cotton pants, a black button-up, and flats”, which is very similar to the style of her older sisters’ Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s fashion line, The Row.

The twins launched their label in 2006 and debuted their menswear collection last year. Their pieces focus on chic tailoring, denim and knits.

Elsewhere in the interview, the actress discussed recently turning 30 and explained what she had learned as she gets older.

“I think I was always trying to distract myself from being still,” Elizabeth reflected. “I feel like I cared about self-improvement in high school and then, in college, I was trying to get too many things done and not being as present as I think I could have been.”

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Ashlee Simpson dyes her hair ‘pumpkin pink’

Ashlee Simpson has swapped her signature blonde locks for a new “pumpkin pink” shade.Since launching her career in 2003, the singer/TV personality has become quite the hair colour chameleon, trying out black, red, and platinum blonde locks over the yea…

Ashlee Simpson has swapped her signature blonde locks for a new “pumpkin pink” shade.

Since launching her career in 2003, the singer/TV personality has become quite the hair colour chameleon, trying out black, red, and platinum blonde locks over the years.

Ashlee has now opted to dye her hair a blush pink colour for autumn, with her hairstylist Riawna Capri of Nine Zero One Salon in Los Angeles taking to Instagram to share a photo of the star’s latest transformation.

“All smiles for my beautiful babe @ashleesimpsonross with her fresh new hue #PumpkinPink!” the hair expert wrote in the caption. “Are you loving this smokey, dusty pink as much as we do!? Well, there’s no better time to change up your hair than Halloween time!”

Riawna went on to explain that she was able to achieve the pretty colour because Ashlee’s hair was already a “lovely bright blonde”. But for those who want to try out the hue for themselves, she mixed together two thirds of Joico Intensity’s Rose Gold with one third of Bronze and a dash of Blush.

“Dilute that entire formula with equal amounts of conditioner. Apply to dry hair, and let sit for 20 mins. And that’s it! Show me your #PumpkinPink, i wanna see!” she added.

Previously, Ashlee shared in an interview with InStyle magazine that she had finally settled on her “hair moment” after years of experimenting.

“My look now just feels like me. I’m just in my me moment. I feel like it’s not too long, it’s not too short. It’s just being me,” the 35-year-old told the publication of her long blonde hair in September 2018. “Most of all, my hair is easy. I get it coloured, every four months. (I keep it down), or when I work out I wear a bun because I sweat a lot. What else do I like? I like a French twist. I think this is the longest I’ve stuck around the same hair moment.”

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Halima Aden was inspired by lack of representation in fashion

Halima Aden was inspired to “do something” when she became aware of the lack of representation of Muslim women in fashion.The 22-year-old has landed a series of firsts in her career so far, including becoming the first model wearing a hijab to grace th…

Halima Aden was inspired to “do something” when she became aware of the lack of representation of Muslim women in fashion.

The 22-year-old has landed a series of firsts in her career so far, including becoming the first model wearing a hijab to grace the covers of Vogue Arabia and Allure magazine and walk a runway show during New York Fashion Week.

And earlier this year, she became the first Muslim model to appear on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue wearing a burkini and hijab.

In an interview with InStyle, Halima shared that she was determined to help improve representation for Muslim women.

“Growing up I didn’t see representation – anywhere,” Halima said. “If you don’t see yourself represented, do something about it. Don’t just wait for someone to come along and represent you!”

She was born and raised in Kakuma, a refugee camp in Kenya where her family settled after fleeing from the civil war in Somalia, and moved to the U.S. at the age of seven.

She was inspired to push herself to become the first model to give other young Muslim girls a feeling of representation, and called her appearance in Sports Illustrated “a dream come true.”

“Growing up in the States, I never really felt represented because I never could flip through a magazine and see a girl who was wearing a hijab,” she explained. “So many young girls and women around the world look up to me; they know they can challenge themselves too. It’s about taking ownership as a young woman… Being the first is amazing, but it means nothing without a third and a fourth.”

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Rachel Brosnahan happy to drastically change her hair for roles

Rachel Brosnahan will happily change the colour of her hair in order to land a role.The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star has brown hair in the hit Amazon Prime show, but the 29-year-old is, in fact, a natural blonde, and is always on board with undergoing an…

Rachel Brosnahan will happily change the colour of her hair in order to land a role.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star has brown hair in the hit Amazon Prime show, but the 29-year-old is, in fact, a natural blonde, and is always on board with undergoing an extreme dye job.

“If it’s for a job, I’ll try anything,” she told InStyle magazine. “But I actually (went back to my natural blonde) recently for a film called I’m Your Woman. My hair was dyed so dark, I didn’t know how long it would take to lift it back. Trying never to play the same character twice has given me a good excuse to change up my look a lot.”

Since rocking dark brown hair to play 1950s housewife-turned-comedian Miriam ‘Midge’ Maisel in the show, Rachel has found her blonde hair makes her unrecognisable to fans.

“But I think it’s more that I’m walking around in jeans, sneakers, and a T-shirt with little to no make-up on. I’m relatively incognito without the signature lipstick-dress-heels combo,” the star shared.

The Golden Globe-winning actress is currently serving as the celebrity spokesperson for skincare brand Cetaphil, and revealed that while she’s happy to overhaul her hair colour, her skin routine is a much simpler affair.

“I have really sensitive skin, so I can’t have a 12-step routine or change up my products every five minutes,” she explained. “And when I’m working, I wear so much make-up that my skin is constantly on the verge of being irritated.”

Rachel uses Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, Vintner’s Daughter serum, and SPF in the morning, and treats herself to Joanna Vargas facials when she’s in New York City for a “total skin reset”.

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