If you’re anything like me it takes more than a few days to adjust when the temperature climbs into the 90’s and beyond and the humidity makes the air so thick it’s hard to breathe. At times, this heat and high humidity combo can sap all my energy and make me feel light-headed, irritable and more than a little cranky, so finding ways to keep my cool is of the utmost importance.
Keeping cool when the mercury soars is no easy feat, but over the years I’ve learned a trick or two to help me get through it. I’ve found that cool showers, wearing loose-fitting, breathable clothing and drinking plenty of H2O before I even feel thirsty does make a difference in how I feel. I avoid exercising out
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Gorgeous, healthy hair is hard to come by, particularly in the summer months when the high humidity, heat, chlorine and salt water create a perfect storm of damage that can quickly and easily dehydrate locks, leaving them dry, damaged, lackluster and wanting.
Top stylist, Kylee Heath, routinely makes magic for celebs like Sofia Vergara, Rosamund Pike, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Garner and Kristen Stewart. Clearly, she knows a thing or two about preventing the dreaded dry-out and not winding up with broken, brittle strands. If you want healthy, strong, younger-looking hair that’s the envy of all, keep in mind that a little care goes a long way.
Here, Heath shares her top tips for
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Expert Colorist and Celebrity Stylist George Papanikolas has a way with hair. Just ask Reese Witherspoon, Mila Kunis, Miranda Kerr, Kim Kardashian, Kelly Rowland or Ellie Goulding, all who have had the pleasure of sitting in his chair. He divides his time at high-end salons in New York City (at the Rita Hazan Salon), Los Angeles (at the Andy Lecompte Salon) and Dubai (at the Belle Femme Salon) and juggles editorial and advertising bookings, film projects, music tours, music videos, fashion shows and private clients including celebrities, Heads of State and top level executives, plus he’s the Celebrity Stylist for Matrix professional hair color, hair care and styling products. InStyle, Allure
The 87th Academy Awards produced a bejeweled lineup of actors and actresses on the crimson carpet. As one of the key catalysts for beauty trends (the other is Fashion Week, which preceded it), the Oscars are notable for their recipe of starlets and risk taking, classic looks and often edgy beauty choices. Careers have been made and broken by one look.
Here are some of the trends we looked at and loved:
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From Nicole Kidman, who showed off her lovely and stylish strawberry blonde bob (styled