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Olivia Munn Uses This $6 Drugstore Conditioner as a D.I.Y. Hair Mask

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

If you look up the word “glossy” in the dictionary, next to it, you’ll likely find a picture of Olivia Munn‘s hair. The 37-year-old actrss’s locks are coveted by legions of beauty lovers, who are dying to know the secrets behind her perpetually shiny tresses. Well, thanks to the “X-Men” star’s colorist, Cassondra Kaeding, we might be a little closer to achieving Olivia Munn-level hair.

In an interview with E! News, Kaeding—who has also worked with celebrity clients like Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Lea Michele, and Kate hudson—revealed that her best-kept secret for healthy, shiny locks isn’t a fancy-pants hair mask—it’s a $ 6 conditioner that can be found in most drugstores. The colorist touts Dove’s coconut oil-packed Color Care Conditioner, which she uses as a D.I.Y. hair mask on Munn and other celebrities, for its dual purpose of hydrating hair and extending the life of color-treated locks.

“The [Dove Color Care Conditioner] has coconut oil, so you can use it as a hair mask,” she said. “It has dual purposes.”

MORE: 10 Things No One Ever Tells You About Hair Masks

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Why not use a regular hair mask? Kaeding actually warns against them. She claims that the excess use of hair masks can reduce the product’s effectiveness and result in limp locks. She compares the hair to skin in the sense that it can only absorb so much product until it’s overkill. That’s why she recommends a conditioner as a D.I.Y. mask that’s easy on the hair, but can still provide red-carpet results.

“Less is more. Don’t overdo with too much protein,” she said. “Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing.”

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There you have it. The secret to Munn’s sleek and shiny locks. Now, if you’ll excuse us, we’ll be heading to the drugstore ASAP.


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Only Someone Who’s Seen “Friends” 10 Times Can Get 6/9 On This Quiz

Monday, November 6th, 2017

“WE WERE ON A BREAK!!”

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11 Body Oils to Layer Over Your Lotion This Fall

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

The last thing we want during the fall and winter seasons is skin that feels like sandpaper. As we begin to layer everything from our clothes to bedroom blankets, let’s remember to do the same for our beauty routines. Lotion is a year-round must, but sometimes, a little extra something is needed to lock in moisture.

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We tend to view body oils as an alternative to lotions or creams, but when our skin seems incapable of staying hydrated, using both is a godsend. If you’re planning to layer your moisturizers this fall, shop some of our favorite oils below.


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Only A Food Expert Can Get 8/15 On This Super Hard Quiz

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Where does broccoli come from?

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People Think Chrissy Teigen’s Skin Was White-Washed for This Magazine Cover

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Chrissy Teigen might be the latest victim of white-washing in the fashion industry—at least, according to some fans who are accusing InStyle magazine of erasing the 31-year-old model’s Thai features on the cover of their November issue.

After Teigen’s cover debuted this week, angry fans took to a forum on the fashion site, The Fashion Spot, to express their outrage over InStyle‘s alleged Photoshop. The commenters mainly accused the magazine of lightening Teigen’s skin and changing her eyeshape. Teigen, who is half Thai, is naturally tan and has almond-shaped eyes—features some fans found missing on her recent cover.

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Along with allegations of white-washing, some also accused InStyle of airbrushing Teigen’s pores and facial lines—a surprise to most, considering the “Lip Sync Battle” host has been a vocal proponent of Photoshop-free pictures. A few of the comments included:

“OK, so… this is awkward. The amount of Photoshop in that cover is downright atrocious. They’ve airbrushed Chrissy’s face into oblivion, to the point where she is unrecognizable. Am I the only one who’s sat here shocked? Yikes!”

“Who is this woman?! she certainly doesn’t look like Chrissy! talk about whitewashing…”

“They just about whitewashed every inch of exoticness Chrissy had. This is so painstakingly mediocre it’s not even funny.”

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Though Teigen’s skin looks suspiciously smooth and pale on her cover, it’s important to note that there is no confirmation of Photoshop. And, considering that lighting and angles could also be at play, we won’t know for sure until InStyle or Teigen comments themselves. However, Teigen’s decision to not post the cover or any of the issue’s photos on her Instagram (at least, not immediately) seems to speak volumes.


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North West Will Only Allow Kim Kardashian to Photograph Her Under This Condition

Monday, July 10th, 2017

North West knows what she wants and how to get it—especially when it comes to capturing her best side. We mean, she learned from the best. Her mom is selfie extraordinaire Kim Kardashian and she comes from a long line of expert selfie-taking family members (See: Kylie Jenner), so it would make sense that the 4-year-old would start her list of selfie-related demands sooner or later. First up: No flash.

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For a lot of us, flash photography can make us look greasy, red-eyed, or downright bad. Obviously aware of these downsides, North is already implementing her no-flash condition. We first learned of North’s no-flash rule in an adorable Instagram video of the toddler and her cousin, Penelope Disick, getting ready for Kourtney Kardashian‘s daughter’s 5th birthday party as proud mama Kim videotapes them.

The cute clip begins with North, dressed in a patch-filled denim jacket and some oversized heels, stomping (more like, wobbling) toward Kim to demand her to put her phone down and get moving already.

“We’re going out to go to a party!” she tells her mom. “No! Not flash!”

“No, no. Okay, no flash,” Kim responds, laughing.

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The video continues with North and Penelope breaking down all the party’s fun-filled festivities: mermaid cakes, 97 mermaids, balloons, a shower, and towels.

“A shower and towels? Wow. That’s going to be a wild party,” Kim joked to her daughter.

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While the party also included a rap performance by Will Smith and his son, Jaden, let’s be real, nothing is more exciting a shower and towels. Also, let’s pray that no one took a picture of North with flash because that’s def one way to ruin a girls’ night out.

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The 12 Prettiest Copper Eyeshadows You’re Required to Try This Summer

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Yay, we write sarcastically, summer is officially here, and if you’re anything like the beauty obsessed of the world, you’ve been overloading your inspo boards and filling your bathroom cabinet with warm weather-friendly makeup in preparation for sweat, sweat, humidity, and more sweat. And although you’ve probably been dreaming of lightweight, no-makeup makeup that won’t melt off your face the second you step outside, we’re here to tell you that the prettiest, most-inspiring trend that’s taking over Instagram and the faces of some of our favorite celebrities right now is actually super-bold, copper eyeshadow. And before you immediately disagree with us (we get it, slapping on eyeshadow in the summer doesn’t exactly sound ideal), we’re here to confirm that it’s so outrageously cool-looking, you’ll want to wear it on even the hottest, eight-billion-degree days.

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But, hey, don’t take our word for it, ’cause celebrities like Adriana Lima, who brightened her copper smokey eye with a red-poppy lip and an all-white outfit at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, are evidence enough that we’re not the only ones feeling feelings for this insanely pretty trend. And other than making you look and feel like a total badass, copper eyeshadow is also one of very few shades that’s universally flattering, from the most pale of skin tones (look for copper shadows with gold-to-tan undertones) to the richest and deepest skin tones (look for coppers with red or orange undertones).

And to prove it to you, we rounded up the 12 best, prettiest copper shadows on the market right now, ranging from super-pigmented formulas like Mehron’s brand-spanking-new powder to lighter, low-key tones like E.l.f.’s liquid eyeshadow, alongside photos of the trend in action to get you inspired. See the products, below, and while you’re at it, say it with us: Only three more months of summer.


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This Designer Has Receipts that Say Kylie Jenner Stole Her Ideas

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Kylie Jenner may be a lot of things, but is thief one of them? The 19-year-old is under fire from New York-based indie streetwear shop, PluggedNYC, for allegedly stealing their designs—and on top of that, the brand apparently has the receipts to prove it. (Get out your tea, people!)

After the reality star announced her new line of camo-printed clothing on Wednesday, the Internet was quick to point out that Kylie’s all-camo looks shared a striking similarity to a camo collection Plugged had been selling for ages. Tizita Balemlay, Plugged’s creative director, apparently saw the resemblance too, which is why she reportedly leaked receipts proving that Kylie knew about (and was a fan of) Plugged’s camo collection before she dropped one of her own. (Drama!)

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The receipts consist of a series of emails between Balemlay and Kylie’s team, who ask the designer if Kylie could be a gifted a few of Plugged’s clothing pieces—specifically, the brand’s camo bikinis. (Kylie’s alleged replica of the camo bathing suits also happen to be her most popular item, selling out within a day.)

The alleged emails go on to reveal that Kylie “loved” the pieces Plugged sent over, and wanted to see if the brand could make custom items for her. (Though we couldn’t find the original source of Balemlay’s receipt drops, you can read a reposting of the emails below.)

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But the drama didn’t end there. Shortly after Kylie’s line was announced, Balemlay took to Instagram to slam the reality star for not only “copy and pasting” her designs, but also styling her ads in the same exact way.

“I am the influence *drops mic,” Balemlay wrote in the caption. “Copy & Paste down to the shoes I used on my models.”

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The designer also shut down critics who argued that Kylie wasn’t at fault as Balemlay wasn’t the person who originated camo. She said that, though she wasn’t the ~inventor~ of camo, she did start the trend of using camo in two pieces. She evidenced this by including pics of celebrities like Rihanna, Little Mix and Keke Palmer wearing her designs.

“I can’t remember one brand that sold matching Camo two pieces that weren’t generic tees with cargo for ladies before my brand,” she wrote. “Funny how someone can just take a whole movement bc of how much money and power they have.”

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In addition to being accused of stealing the ideas of a black designer, Kylie is also fighting off claims of cultural appropriation. Like the time she wore cornrows (and many times after that), Kylie is getting slammed for stealing from black culture—with many critics referencing the camo two pieces Destiny’s Child wore in their “Survivor” music video 16 years ago.

“Destiny Child’s didn’t wear camo bikinis 16 years ago in Survivor video for you to say Kylie is the one to start the trend. Respect yourself,” one critic tweeted.

“Every time this girl does something, they say she is starting a trend,” another added.

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All we got to say is…yikes.

 


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This Kylie Jenner Superfan Has 8 Tattoos Dedicated to Her

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

We know Kylie Jenner has some of the most passionate fans in the Kardashian-Jenner clan, so it’s not too big of a surprise to hear that one or two supporters out there have dedicated tattoos to her. But to learn that one superfan—who is the subject of a new short documentary titled, “Kylie Jenner’s Superfan“—inked eight (!) Kylie-inspired tattoos on his body and decorated his entire room after her, now we’re shook.

Johnny Cyrus, a 19-year-old Kylie stan from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has amassed more than 100,000 Instagram followers for his love of the 19-year-old “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star. While most kids out there are ‘gramming their ice creams or OOTDs, Cyrus’s Instagram feed is filled with pictures of swag, clothing, furniture and tattoos all themed around the younger Jenner sister. (To be fair, he does include a lot of OOTDs—all of which feature at least one piece of Kylie clothing.)

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The documentary followed Cyrus as he headed to the tattoo parlor with an image of cartoon flames from a pair of Kylie-branded sweatpants. The tattoo, which he received on his forearm, rounded out his collection of eight dedicated to the makeup mogul.

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His other tattoos include a pair of dripping lips from the reality star’s lip kit logo, the names of her first three lip glosses, a line of lip kit color swatches, a Kimoji of Kylie rolling her eyes, and two eyes from Kylie’s Kyshadow collection. His first tat (and arguably his most simple) was a “King Kylie” logo with a capital K and crown.

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But Cyrus’s Kylie obsession doesn’t stop with his body. The camera followed him into his home where viewers got to see a bevy of Kylie-inspired trinkets, including a Jesus candle with Kylie’s head, and dozens of pillows, posters and shirts with the E! star’s face front and center. Did we mention he also has Kardashian toilet paper?

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The film also documented Cyrus’s fourth time meeting Kylie at her pop-up shop in New York City. (Though he claimed that they talk “everyday” on social media—hmm, not sure what to think about that.)

“People look at me as a fan, but they also look at me as a friend,” he said in the video. “I don’t really consider [Kylie] a celebrity anymore. It’s cool that’s she’s famous, but I look at her more as a best friend.”

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The documentary ended with Cyrus hoping to potentially work as “part of the team” for the reality TV family. Though he also noted that he already feels like an employee for the Kardashian-Jenner empire considering how much he promos their products.

“When I’m 70 people will probably still call me the guy with the Kylie Jenner tattoos, which is fine!” he said.

Hey, everybody’s gotta have a dream. Power to ya, Johnny.

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Luna Is John Legend’s Doppelgänger in This Pic, and It’s Freaking Us Out

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s baby, Luna, has been through a lot in her 10 months on Earth. She kept up with the Kardashians when she met Kim KardashianKanye West, and their kids, North and Saint, when she was less than two months old. She has starred in some insanely cute Snapchats. She also became a music video sensation at the ripe old age of six months. In a word, she’s been prolific since pretty much day one of life.

But in a new Instagram posted by Teigen, we realized something new about Luna: She looks exactly like Legend. No joke. Like, she could be John Legend, if he were 10 months old and wearing a diaper.

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Thankfully for everyone, Luna is the one wearing the diaper and Legend is the one making the great music and being the best husband ever. (Teigen and Legend are forever and ever #RelationshipGoals, amen.) Does anyone else feel slightly shocked at how much lil’ Luna resembles her famous dad, though? Our apologies to Teigen, but Luna looks nothing like her model mama in this photo and everything like her daddy.

The good news for Luna: Her parents are both beautiful, so it really doesn’t matter who she resembles—she’ll be gorgeous no matter what. In the meantime, we’re going to stare at this photo for 10 more minutes and marvel at the uncanny resemblance.

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