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USA Swimming Head ‘Sorry’ 4 Years After Investigation Into Sports’ Sexual Abuse – ABC News

The head of USA Swimming recently offered a dramatic apology to the young swimmers who were victims of sexual abuse in his organization — four years after he told ABC News he had nothing to be sorry for. “I’m sorry,” read the first words of a post by USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus, published on a USA Swimming blog Friday. “Those are powerful words some people have wanted to…

Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Miss Louisiana USA to appear on Hannity to discuss her Miss USA interview … – The Times-Picayune

Miss Louisiana USA Brittany Guidry may not be headed to New York with a crown, but she is receiving enough attention for her Miss USA interview answer Sunday that she’ll make the trip anyway. Guidry will be featured on Fox News’ conservative talk show Hannity to discuss her answer to a question about the United States of America trading detainees for American soldiers. Guidry will chat with Sean Hannity tonight (June…

Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Raven Symone Has Rainbow Hair Now – Huffington Post

We’ve seen purple hair on the likes of Nicole Richie and Kelly Osbourne. We’ve seen blue hair on Kylie Jenner. But we’ve yet to see anything quite like Raven Symone’s new ‘do. The 28-year-old posted photos of her new hair to her Instagram account June 10. Along with the photo of her freshly colored and angled “lob,” Symone wrote, “My last Friday in la before I start my life as…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Keep Your Fingers and Opinions Out of Blue Ivy’s Hair – The Root (blog)

Blue Ivy’s hair is perfectly fine. I doubt it’s dirty. I doubt it’s infested with lice. I doubt it’s rarely uncombed, but at that particular moment, you caught a family returning from a vacation, and the least of their worries was hair. Maybe it’s not Blue Ivy’s hair that’s the issue but something internal that a lot of black people have. In the words of Marcus Garvey, “Take the kinks…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Hairdresser Carlos Dimas found dead in his salon – Lehigh Acres News Star

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Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Why Red-Carpet Makeup Looks Bad in Real Life – New York Magazine

Today’s beauty industry thrives with tips on how to look as celebrity-perfect as possible, but to makeup artist Nick Barose, it’s all just a little bit ridiculous. Although he’s the makeup artist to an actress lauded for her red-carpet beauty looks, Barose thinks that some of the emulation has gotten out of hand. A few months ago, he took a stand by creating spoof makeup tutorials on his Instagram account, a…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Dirty Makeup Mixxer’s 3rd Annual event – fox2now.com

(KTVI)- The Mixxer Exchange raises money and awareness for Domestically Abused women and organizations that support those women to help build confidence and self esteem. The event is trying to unify, promote and inspire the talented makeup artists in St Louis. As part of the event, there will be a “Meet N Greet” with Under the Gun’s Project Runway all-star Shan Keith. The “Dirty Makeup Mixxer” is this Saturday at…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Kim Kardashian Skips The Makeup While Hanging With Blac Chyna – Huffington Post

Sometimes a Friday is best spent au naturel. Kim Kardashian went makeup-free while hanging out with Blac Chyna Friday, June 6. The Lashed Bar owner shared a photo of her and Kardashian cruising in a car to Instagram, writing: “Yay day with my main @kimkardashian …” In the selfie shot, Kardashian is fresh-faced and glowing with her hair tied up and a sweatshirt on. Fans also got an up-close glimpse…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Alaska, Drag Star, Releases ‘Your MakeUp Is Terrible’ – Huffington Post

Everyone’s favorite alien is back on her game with a new music video that we absolutely LOVE. “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season five runner-up Alaska Thunderfuck released “Your Makeup Is Terrible” today, a track already being memorized for weekend shows by queens across the nation. Alaska manages to effectively blend art and camp in this clip, with a result that more than tops last December’s “Ru Girl.” Also making a cameo…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Owens & Co.’s new, handmade, all-natural soap line – HONOLULUMagazine.com

Tub Life You love being in hot water. You honestly don’t mind being washed out. In fact, you’d be ecstatic if someone told you to clean up your act—with a hot, soothing, relaxing bath, that is. Nothing sends away the stress better than the feel of bubbles and the clean scent of a good soap, especially when it’s local, handmade and cute as a button, like the ones in…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Miss Indiana USA ‘couldn’t be more proud’ of her ‘normal’ body – New York Daily News

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Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

USA Swimming Head ‘Sorry’ 4 Years After Investigation Into Sports’ Sexual Abuse – ABC News

The head of USA Swimming recently offered a dramatic apology to the young swimmers who were victims of sexual abuse in his organization — four years after he told ABC News he had nothing to be sorry for. “I’m sorry,” read the first words of a post by USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus, published on a USA Swimming blog Friday. “Those are powerful words some people have wanted to…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

‘A very tragic day’: Student and gunman dead at Oregon high school – USA TODAY

People attempt to reach students on their phones at the scene of a shooting on June 10 at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Ore.(Photo: KGW.com) A student was fatally shot and the gunman was found dead at an Oregon high school Tuesday, authorities said. SWAT teams descended on Reynolds High School after receiving a report of a shooting, Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson said. He said a room-by-room search was…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Keep Your Fingers and Opinions Out of Blue Ivy’s Hair – The Root (blog)

Blue Ivy’s hair is perfectly fine. I doubt it’s dirty. I doubt it’s infested with lice. I doubt it’s rarely uncombed, but at that particular moment, you caught a family returning from a vacation and the least of their worries was hair.  Maybe it’s not Blue Ivy’s hair that’s the issue, but something internal that a lot of black people have. In the words of Marcus Garvey, “Take the kinks…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Even Kate Middleton Is Obsessed With Kate Middleton’s Hair – Huffington Post

When it comes to hair envy, Kate Middleton is pretty much at the top of our list. Whether it’s down in loose waves or up in a oh-so-normal ponytail, it just always looks so good. Now, from the looks of her visit to the National Maritime Museum, we’re not the only ones who feel that way. Kate stepped out on Tuesday in a nautically themed (how appropriate!) Jaeger dress to…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

10 Beauty and Hair Secrets From Orange Is the New Black Season 2 – New York Magazine

It may seem that Orange Is the New Black would be a show without hair or makeup — since, well, how much do you need in prison? — but creating beauty looks on the hit show, which returned to Netflix last Friday, is actually a complex art. Angel De Angelis and Michal Bigger, who lead OITNB‘s hair and makeup teams, respectively, say they had to forget everything they knew in order to transform the show’s 60…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

All It Took to Cure Baldness Was a Laser Beam, a Garage, and an Indiegogo Push – Businessweek

You know what’s still made in America? Laser spewing hair helmets. Last August, a startup called Theradome began selling a device—aptly named the Theradome Laser Helmet—that promised to regrow peoples’ hair. Almost one year later, the company has sold thousands of the products, which look a bit like the lovechild of a bike helmet and an Apple laptop. The device sounds too good to be true. Wear it twice a…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Demi Lovato’s Dramatic Red Lips & Purple… – Hollywood Life

Demi could not resist adding an extra exotic touch to her most recent lavender and silver ombré hair color – her Instagram selfie on June 8 showed her with new, hot pink stripes. Do you love this eccentric hairstyle detail? Demi Lovato, 21, maintains the classic ombré contrast – darker roots and lighter ends – but went even more colorful on June 8 while keeping the…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Summer proof your makeup with these tips – KTRK-TV

It can be a challenge to keep your makeup looking flawless all day no matter what time of year it is, but it’s even more of a challenge during the summer. There are a couple great ways to summer proof your makeup to help it last through the day while still giving you the finished look you want and you won’t have to break the budget to do it. Less…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Woodstock-born makeup artist creates memorable TV, movie looks – Chicago Daily Herald

“I’m Hollywood’s best kept secret,” Mike Smithson said. He could be right. ‘A big job’ Woodstock and McHenry native Mike Smithson’s toughest challenge as a Hollywood makeup artist might surprise you. Or maybe not if you remember “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.” The character was Dr. Evil’s morbidly obese henchman,…

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014