Archive for September, 2012

South Korean Rapper Psy to Hit UK no.1

September 29, 2012 Leave a comment

Something maddeningly catchy for the weekend.

South Korean rapper Psy is poised to hit the UK no.1 music chart with his hit Gangnam Style. The 34 year old has had his video viewed over 300 million times on Youtube and has had more ‘likes’ than any other video in Youtube’s history.

Looking as if he is riding an imaginary horse and at moments doing a lasso hand movement like he was after cattle, the singer has been strutting his stuff with Britney Spears, Katy Perry and Robbie

Watch Gangham Style here …

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Fergie is Going Wet n Wild – Fergielicious!

September 27, 2012 Leave a comment

We have always loved the way Fergie has her own style and is not afraid to flaunt it. Her confidence in herself is always

Fergie at the 2011 Walmart Shareholders Meeting

Fergie at the 2011 Walmart Shareholders Meeting (Photo credit: Walmart Stores)

shining through whatever she wears and whatever she does. And now she has waded into doing her own beauty line with Wet n Wild.

Women’s Wear Daily reports that the singer is launching a color cosmetics line with Wet ‘n’ Wild, the drugstore beauty brand that already hosts her nail polish collection. Fergie became Wet ‘n’ Wild’s Global

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Biggest Male Makeup Market Is South Korea

September 21, 2012 Leave a comment

Who would have thought? Korean men have been known for being stoic, hard and emotionless – well, that was until now.

Flag of South Korea

Flag of South Korea (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

With only 19 million men in South Korea, they have managed to corner 21% of the men’s cosmetic market totally sales worldwide. That’s $495.5 million dollars last year alone making South Korea the biggest men’s makeup market to date.

According to The Week:


“Why are South

South Korea has largest male makeup users …

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Kate Middleton Snapped Topless in France

September 14, 2012 1 comment
SINGAPORE - SEPTEMBER 12:  Catherine, Duchess ...

SINGAPORE – SEPTEMBER 12: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge  (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)

Hot on the heels of Prince Harry‘s nude pictures at a party in Las Vegas, pictures of a topless Kate Middleton has emerged in the French magazine Closer.

It could not have come at a worst time whilst the couple are visiting Asia (Malaysia today) celebrating the queen’s diamond jubilee. Many Asian countries have a high population of Muslims and nudity is less tolerated than in the west.

Obviously unaware that she was being photographed (note to Kate : the paparazzi is everywhere,

Topless Kate Pictures going viral …

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The Talk Hosts Bares All

September 11, 2012 Leave a comment

Wearing makeup is like having a security blanket and if you are a celebrity, it is a super size security blanket.

English: Cropped image of Sharon Osbourne at t...

English: Cropped image of Sharon Osbourne (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you had had a bad day, a sleepless night or just your hormones kicking in to reveal a few blemishes; there is always some makeup on hand to camouflage it and make it all go away. If you have a makeup artist doing it for you, it will all go away and somehow, you would even look a hundred times better.

So when the hosts of The Talk in America (co-hosts Sharon Osbourne, 59,

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Getting Your Foundation Right

September 6, 2012 Leave a comment

Your foundation is well, the foundation of your face before you apply any makeup. Be it wild smokey eyes or just a lick of mascara, a good foundation will set the tone to how you look and also how you feel for the day.

Unfortunately, this basic makeup application is still very much mis-understood and in many cases, applied in a haphazard way.

Jenna Menard, Clinique’s Global Colour Artist is here to rescue us from our foundation mishaps and this is what she has to say:


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Ingredients To Avoid For Your Skin and Body

September 3, 2012 Leave a comment

Cosmetics (Photo credit: My Sight, as You See.)

Nearly all cosmetics and skin care products come with some pretty cool packaging. That is part of the selling process – to look enticing, credible and pretty. But do you know what’s inside the cream, lotion or gel?

Are you putting toxins onto your skin and letting your body absorb it without knowing? It pays to be an informed consumer and below, we found this easy to understand infographic:

…More at 12 Toxic Ingredients to AVOID in Cosmetics & Skin Care Products …

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