Weekend Beauty Reading: J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons Launches a Beauty Line, Must-see Vintage Beauty Tutorials and More!

J.Crew’s Beauty Guru Launches a Line of His Own - The ever-popular J.Crew look, à la Jenna Lyons — fresh-faced and smart, polished but approachable — is about to be as accessible in the beauty realm as it is in apparel. The brand’s longtime makeup and hair stylist Troi Ollivierre is launching his own beauty line, starting with a collection of six lip colors; four are available to preorder at his website, while the other two are being offered exclusively at J.Crew and jcrew.com. [ tmagazine ]

Everything You Need to Know About Essential Oils - The surging popularity of essential oils and aromatherapy may seem like a New Age trend, but they've actually been around for centuries. Long heralded for improving health and overall well-being, essential oils can be used as an alternative natural treatment for a wide variety of mild maladies. [ elle ]

10 Must-see Vintage Beauty Tutorials and Commercials - Featuring radioactive chemicals and amazing early '90s style. Getting a little tired of the same old beauty tutorials on YouTube? How about watching some actual old beauty videos instead for a change? Here’s a roundup of the most fascinating vintage beauty videos on YouTube — from the hilarious to the disturbing. We can’t stop watching. [ fashionista ]

Kim Kardashian Goes Fully Nude for PAPERMAG Winter 2014 - Following the unveiling of Kim Kardashian’s viral cover for PAPERMAG Winter 2014, the full set of nude images have hit the web courtesy of the New York magazine. Shot by French photographer Jean-Paul Goude, the photo editorial has been designed to explicitly “BREAK THE INTERNET” and if there’s one person on this planet that can do it, it is certainly Mrs. West. [ highsnobiety ]

Party Makeup Ideas Inspired from the Spring 2015 Runway Shows - The next month or 2 will be full of holiday parties that we’ll be dressing up for, followed by spring weddings, proms, engagements, baptisms and all sorts of fun activities wherein we often may just get our makeup professionally done for. Here are some incredible spring 2015 runway inspired party makeup ideas full of stars, sequins, sparkle and a whole load of glam you may opt for. [ fashionisers ]

Mirrored Eyeliner Is Coming To A Store Near You - There are makeup artists, and there are makeup geniuses — people who take the art of painting faces to a transcendent dimension, who don't just subscribe to so-called ideals of beauty, but challenge them. They turn these standards on their perfectly coiffed heads and inspire scores of inspiration with the bat of an eyelash or the turn of a cheek. Peter Philips, the creative and image director of Dior Makeup, epitomizes this type of genius. [ refinery29 ]

The 19 Best Boy Cuts of All Time: From Jean Seberg to Keira Knightley - For most of us, the mere thought of chopping off our hair is both terrifying and exhilarating: Trading in a classic sense of femininity for the tomboyish appeal of a short cut is no minor test of confidence. But there’s a certain kind of woman whose fine-boned beauty is only amplified by a fearless crop. [ vogue ]

featured image: christy turlington photographed by ellen von unwerth, vogue, october 1, 1990


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