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14 posts tagged "Kate Hudson"

The Best Berry Lips of Summer



Typically reserved for fall, a berry pout made a significant resurgence during the steamy months. Take Cara Delevingne’s deep purple lips, for example, which she paired with smoky eyes at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation gala in Saint-Tropez. Another favorite: French actress Adèle Exarchopoulos’ look at this year’s Met Gala. The Blue Is the Warmest Color star’s Bordeaux-colored mouth and Hollywood waves upped the glamour factor and didn’t seem the least bit moody. And speaking of the Met Gala, no list of beauty favorites would be complete without a nod to a Givenchy-clad Beyoncé, whose oxblood lips were just the right kind of Gothic. We’re partial, however, to Kate Hudson’s subtly frosted iteration (yes, frosted), which she sported at the screening of her new film, Wish I Was Here, early last month. Whether you prefer a dark, Lorde-like maroon or a bright-but-still-bold raspberry, we plan to continue this trend long after summer days drift into cool, crisp nights.

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Kate Hudson Has A Manicure Moment


Kate Hudson is on a roll. The mother of two, who just seems to get better and better-looking with time, wowed at the Tiffany Blue Book Ball last week, not to mention at the Golden Globes in January, where her Alexander McQueen keyhole gown helped her top many a best-dressed list. But while the Almay global brand ambassador’s beauty moments—which typically include blonde waves and smoky lids—provide constant blog fodder, it’s rare that she embraces nail art with as much gusto. That’s why her tips caught our eye at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of The Reluctant Fundamentalist last night in New York. To add a bit of finger flair to her beaded Jenny Packham turtleneck dress (and that impressive engagement ring from fiancé Matt Bellamy), Hudson chose a cotton-candy-pink polish that she topped with metallic silver French tips, a color combination ripped right off the Chanel Couture Fall 2012 runway. Thoughts on Hudson’s mani moves?

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Kate Hudson Reveals Her True Calling (Spoiler Alert: It’s Face Painting); Why Eating Sweets Is a Good Thing For Your Waist Line; And More…


A Hollywood upbringing earned Kate Hudson more than just a leg up in the biz: Apparently, playing with products from mom Goldie Hawn’s makeup artist’s case as a child gave Hudson an early appreciation for cosmetics, which led her to become an application wiz. The actress and Almay spokeswoman apparently does her own makeup for premieres and often plays face painter to a select group of friends as well. [People]

Vera Wang plans on releasing a flanker to her Leighton Meester-fronted Lovestruck fragrance this summer, and Meester has been enlisted for spokesperson duties again. The Gossip Girl star wears an appropriately floral-printed dress in new ad images for the Champagne, pink peppercorn, marigold, white freesia, and cashmere woods-infused Lovestruck Floral Rush. [Scented Salamander]

Forget everything your mother told you: Dessert for breakfast may actually help speed up your weight-loss goals. Commence chocolate chip scone-eating…now. [Time]

How do you avoid a potential biohazard in your makeup bag? Clean your brushes once every four weeks, toss anything older than 18 months, and never, ever share eye or lip products with friends. [Shape]

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Embryolisse Crosses the Pond; Kate Hudson, The Latest Brunette; And More…


Attention, Francophiles with a lust for Paris’ much-loved backstage beauty staple Embryolisse: The über-rich cream has just launched a U.S. e-commerce site. []

First Kasia Struss and Chloë Sevigny, and now Kate Hudson has cashed in her blond strands for a richer shade of brunette. [Daily Mail]

All of those fifties-era cat-eyes from the Spring runways may be ill advised if you want to be taken seriously. A new study reveals that “natural” and “professional” makeup looks increase the perception others have of your attractiveness, competence, likability, and trustworthiness, while more “glamorous” looks make you seem dishonest. [WSJ]

What’s Karen O’s secret weapon for the opening of her hyped “psycho opera” that premieres tonight in Brooklyn? Makeup artist Mike Potter. “[He] is a phenomenon. I envy his impeccable taste as a lover of beauty off the beaten path,” the Yeah Yeah Yeahs front woman says of Potter, who is the founder of Knock Out Cosmetics, the pioneer of matte nail polish. [NYT]

Amanda Seyfried’s New Look, Courtney Love’s New Scandal, And More…


Amanda Seyfried has cut off her signature blond locks in favor of a short red crop with bangs! Just kidding. The flaxen-haired actress isn’t really a flame-haired vixen, she just plays one in a new action flick co-starring Justin Timberlake. [Daily Mail]

Speaking of flaxen-haired A-listers: Kate Hudson turned heads with an ultra-glamorous side part and long golden waves at Glamour‘s Women of the Year Awards in New York, while flashbulbs went off in Nashville, where Gwyneth Paltrow sported middle-parted strands at the premiere of her new flick, Country Strong. [StyleList]

Courtney Love’s latest role? Makeup thief. The Hole front woman was recently accused of rifling through purses belonging to the female members of the band the Axis to “see if they had any makeup for her to use.” And she just told us that she was swearing off heavy cosmetics, too. [NYDN]

At 77, Joan Collins is swearing off Botox. “It frightens me,” she says of cosmetic surgery in general. “Botox, I think, is poison, I would never put it into my face.” So how does she maintain her Dynasty-era looks? Good genes and a good skincare regime. “I’m appalled at the amount of women who don’t bother to take care of their skin.” Take that, all you negligent gals out there. [Daily Mail]

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