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6 posts tagged "Rosie Huntington-Whitley"

The Tantalist, Now Making House Calls


James Read has earned his reputation as London’s “Tan Tailor” for the way he can deliver a unique, totally natural, red carpet-ready bronze to a client list that includes Rosey Huntington-Whitely, Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey and Sienna Miller. After debuting a professional spray-on faux glow exclusively at the Sanderson Hotel’s Agua Spa earlier this year, Read is preparing to up the stakes with his very own at-home tanning range, set to launch next week.

Unsurprisingly, the Tantalist—as Read is also endearingly called—hasn’t skimped on quality. His 11-piece line has been formulated with a serious emphasis on skincare so you get a sun-kissed finish and so much more. Hyaluronic acid, Q10 as well as tried-and-trusted natural extracts like aloe vera and red algae (known for its cell renewing abilities) figure prominently into the Gradual Tan for Face and Gradual Tan for Body, both of which come in light and medium tints, as well as our early favorite, the compact BB Tan Face Pen. Boasting a brush, not a pump dispenser, the sheer lotion corrects imperfections with brightening and anti-aging ingredients while the gradual tan subtly deepens tone after a few applications.

But the collection’s biggest selling point may be its aroma. The cloying chemical scent of dihydroxyacetone (DHA) has been completely masked by a fresh, soothing fragrance reminiscent of a spa encounter. As an added bonus, each bottle comes with directions and some interesting beauty tricks of the trade. Did you know that after cleansing, you should rub an ice cube over your skin to seal pores? James Read did.

Available beginning June 2012 at Harvey Nichols.

Photo: Courtesy of James Read

Rosie’s Got Brow Rage; Dakota Picks Pink; And More…


If you want to get on Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s bad side, be negligent about tweezing. “That’s my pet peeve, bad eyebrows,” the Burberry Body face says. “Messy, badly plucked, thin. There’s a right eyebrow for every woman.” [People]

Despite that Rimmel contract, The New Girl star Zooey Deschanel claims that she “doesn’t wear a lot of makeup,” save for the occasional eyeliner. “I’m all bangs and eyes,” Deschanel says in the new issue of Allure. As for that signature fringe, she maintains it with a collection of staples from Oribe. [Fashion Etc.]

Dakota Fanning is the latest celeb to go pink. The Marc Jacobs Oh! Lola face was spotted sporting cotton candy tips in L.A. this week. And so the dip-dye domination continues. [Look]

When it comes to awards show manicures, Jessica Alba leaves the decisions to her 3-year-old daughter. “Honor did pick out my nail polish [for the Golden Globes],” the Revlon brand ambassador reveals. [Vogue.U.K.]

Photo: Marcus / Zodiac / Splash News

Katy Perry, The Latest Blonde; The Battle For Kate’s Blowout Begins; And More…


Following her transition from black to orange to pink, Katy Perry has finally arrived at her hair dye objective: blond with pink highlights. [People]

After starring as the face of Burberry Body, the Brit brand’s latest fragrance, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and her enviable curves have been given the coveted title of cover star for Bazaar U.K.’s new body issue. How…fitting. [Telegraph]

There is a royal row afoot over Kate Middleton’s oft-discussed bouncy blowout. Middleton’s trusted hairstylist, James Pryce—the man responsible for the Duchess’ demi-chignon on her wedding day—has allegedly parted ways with creative partner and salon owner Richard Ward over jealousy issues concerning Middleton’s patronage. A hairy situation, indeed. [Daily Mail]

In other hair scandal news, there is yet another lawsuit set to rock the Kardashian beauty empire. After Kim was reportedly sued for falsely endorsing a hair removal device, word is spreading that the reality star and her family are themselves suing a company that has created a lash growing serum called KardashianLash without their consent. [Female First]

Photo: Anwar Hussein/WireImage

Rosie’s Arch Madness; MAC Goes Dark For Black Friday; And More…


Burberry face Rosie Huntington-Whiteley may have her famous lips (and that smoking-hot bod) to thank for catapulting her into the limelight, but as far as she’s concerned, her arches are her thing. “I do my eyebrows every day. I use a Laura Mercier brow powder and a little brush. I just fill them in and then stick them down with brow gel. It really changes my appearance and makes me look more awake.” [Elle]

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s heavy-handed makeup job at the GOP debate last night is talk of the blogosphere. We know it’s supposed to be about the issues, but misguided applications of blue eye shadow and frosty pink lipstick make it hard to focus on matters of national security somehow. [Huff Po]

In honor of Black Friday, MAC is re-releasing its cult-favorite Lipstick in Black Night—a rich obsidian—for interested parties. That should give the melancholy goths of the world something to smile about. [Temptalia]

Where can you now get Milan’s favorite makeup brand, Diego dalla Palma, outside of Italy? At U.K. supermarket chain Tesco, that’s where. Acme, Super Fresh—your move. [Telegraph]

Photo: Steve Granitz / WireImage / Getty Images

Dakota Goes Short (Kind Of), Snooki Goes Streaking, And More…


If you’re still marveling over those provocative Dakota Fanning-fronted ads for Marc Jacobs’ Oh, Lola!, get a load of this behind-the-scenes video from the shoot. [People]

Speaking of Fanning, the blond child star-turned-surprisingly well-adjusted adult star has been spotted sporting a pixie cut around the set of her new film, Now Is Good. But Fanning has not in fact pulled an Emma Watson; the new crop is just a really realistic wig. [Daily Mail[

In a move to shed her association with bad tanning habits, Jersey Shore‘s Snooki has taken up a different beauty trend: dip-dyed colored streaks. (She’ll always be all orange glow to us.) [Fashionista]

First a starring role in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, now a starring role in a new Burberry ad. Rosie Huntington-Whitley is the new face of the Brit brand’s forthcoming Burberry Body fragrance. [WWD]

Photo: Courtesy of Marc Jacobs Fragrances