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Glee Actress Lea Michele On The Cover Of Allure December 2011 Issue

16 Nov

Photographed by Norman Jean Roy

Lea Michele: Her Allure Photo Shoot

Lea Michele bares it all: the Glee rumors, what it was like to strip down on stage, and why she’s proud to be a diva. Check out these exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from her cover shoot with Norman Jean Roy. For more of our interview with the star, pick up the December issue of Allure, on newsstands November 22. For more exclusives, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


Michele is confident in her unconventional beauty. “Have I been asked to change anything? Uh-huh. Uh-huh. When I was 15, my mother and I went to meet a manager who said, ‘You have to get a nose job in order for me to work with you,'” Michele tells us. “My mother would say to me, ‘Barbra Streisand never got a nose job. You’re not getting a nose job.’ And this was before I really even knew who Barbra was. I just knew that she was, like, the messiah for girls like me.”

Michele has heard the stories of her diva-like behavior. At a Time magazine party, when a photographer asked who she was, she reportedly replied, “Sarah Palin”—a remark that was taken to be a snotty “Don’t you know who I am?” “I was being silly,” Michele says. “But anyway, that’s a huge thing I learned…. Not everybody knows you and has the same sense of humor. At the same time, if I couldn’t be myself, I’d lose my mind.”

“I came from the theater world, where the word ‘diva’ was awesome,” she continues. “But it’s different in Los Angeles. And this all happened to me so quickly. But I came to L.A., and the first audition I went on was for Glee. And I was on the show two months later and had a very different life.” Here, Michele poses in a lace-and-silk-satin bra by Agent Provocateur and Norma Kamali briefs.

Like many young actresses in the spotlight, Michele became the subject of eating-disorder rumors when she suddenly looked very thin during the summer of 2010. Not so, she says—the weight loss was due to a surgery she had because of an infection in her jaw. “I’m half Italian,” says the actress. “I can eat some bitches under the table.” Polyamide elastane bra by Stella McCartney. Polyester-blend crepe skirt by Moschino. Read More……

Celebrity Beauty Trend

How to achieve Lea Michele’s look- Celebrity Beauty Fashion Trend: Winged Eyeliner

Here are a few tips:

1.) Fill in your brows, no sexy eye is complete without a nice thick brow

2.) Find a good liquid or cream liner. Use a small pointed brush or a pointed eyeliner pencil or pen.  Also, by using a black eyeshadow to start the wing off before using the eyeliner. Starting your liner at the corner of the eyelid extending it outward to the corner of your eye ending it with a wing out movement.  Then go back over the eyeshadow with a liquid eyeliner to seal in the look.

3.) Dramatic eyes call for a nude lip. Keep it classy and sassy. Keeping lips simple and putting  focus only on the eyes not the mouth.

4.) Curling large sections of your hair with a small barrel curling iron,  then comb lightly comb the curls out and spray with a light hairspray. To avoid frizzy curls finish off the look with some shine serum or shine spray of your choice.

Should You Or Shouldn’t You? Lemon Juice Can Be Used To Help Whiten Teeth

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There are many different ways to whiten your teeth at home without having to pay the high prices of professional tooth whitening systems. Lemon juice is an acid, and it causes your teeth to lose calcium, which is why it makes your teeth whiter.

 

Instructions

Things You’ll Need

* Toothbrush

* Baking soda

* Lemon juice

* Fluoride toothpaste

How to Whiten Your Teeth Using Lemon Juice

* 1

Brush and floss your teeth like you would usually.

* 2

Put baking soda and one drop of lemon juice onto your toothbrush.

* 3

Brush your teeth a second time with the lemon juice and baking soda mixture.

* 4

Rinse your mouth thoroughly with water.

* 5

Brush your teeth for the final time with fluoride toothpaste.

Skin Food: Cucumber Lemon Water Very Nutritious For The Skin And Body Healthiness

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People are aware that cucumber is used for beauty regimen especially for reducing eye bags. However, only few know that cucumber is one of the most watery vegetable that can now be use for losing weight. Is it really possible to reduce weight by merely eating and or incorporating cucumber in your meal?

The truth is, yes that is so true. Cucumber is very nutritious for the skin and for body’s healthiness. As proof read on and find the health benefits of cucumber water diet and how does cucumber helps in losing weight.

1. Low calorie content – this plant has low calorie content and high water content. Calorie and fats is what causes human to increase weight.

2. Diuretic – though it has high water content also is has water retention that will aid you lose water which is the common reason of gaining weight.

3. Increase Fluids – water helps flush toxins in our body therefore drinking lots of water is of great help in your losing weight program. The fact that cucumber has high water content it is best to include it in your diet plan to increase fluid intake.

4. Fiber rich – it has fiber that helps in digestion and it helps in filling you up and encourages you to eat less. Better food digestion will help you Losing.

5. It contains protein, carbohydrate, sugar, vitamins K, C, B6 and A. Likewise it has foliate and potassium that is best for Pregnant mom.

These are only five among the many benefits of cucumber water diet. But don’t you know that cucumber has three different types and are taste subtly unlike.

• Lemon cucumber – it’s a round- yellowish-green cucumber with mild nice taste.

• Japanese cucumber – it is a long thin cucumber that has mild taste and best used for salads.

• American cucumber – this type of cucumber has many varieties that range from small pickling into large which is also best for salads. It has mild taste but some varieties taste bitter.

Cucumber can be intake even cooked or raw but what is well liked is raw cucumber. However, one should be cautious in eating raw cucumber that is brought from the supermarkets or nearest grocery store because it may contain insecticide or formalin for it to last longer. You can made cucumber into salad, juiceor soup to refresh and fulfill your appetite with the various nutrients it contains.

Losing weight can never be possible if you don’t know who you can partner with. Of course, when it comes to losing weight your partner is the food you ingest so try cucumber water diet and gain your ideal weight soon.

Since it is no more fashionable to serve bottled water, the trendy hostess needs to dish up the tab water. Last summer, I showed you how to serve a pitcher of waterwith fresh berries. The look was great but the taste of the water is not distinctively altered by the berries.

Cucumber water improves the taste of tap water. Spa aficionados already experience the benefits of cucumber water for improving the look of your skin. On top of it, this drink is simple to make at home.

Cucumber Water Recipe

In order for the cucumber to fully release its juice, you need to prepare it the day before your event.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber, sliced and unpeeled + 6-7 cucumber slices for decoration
  • 1 1/2 to 2 liters of water
  • 3 mint sprigs + 2 mint sprigs for decoration
  • Half a lemon, sliced and unpeeled
  • Ice cubes

In a pitcher, mix the water, cucumber, 3 mint sprigs and lemon. Let it rest on the fridge for 24 hours. If you prepare the water at the last minute, cut the first cucumber in three or four pieces. Then, squeeze the cucumber pieces to release all the juice.

Before serving remove the cucumber slices used to flavor the water. Then stir with a wooden spoon, add some ice cubes,  6 or 7 fresh cucumber slices and the remaining 2 mint sprigs. Enjoy this refreshing drink.

Fun Trend This Season The Art Of Layering Bracelets Seen At New York Fashion Week

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When it comes to jewelry here at New York Fashion Week, more is more. Front rowers are layering up their wrists with five or six bracelets at a time. The key to the perfect stack? It’s fashionmatics! Just take one chunky watch, add some Eddie Borgo spikes, throw in a few friendship bracelets and you’re good to go.

A fun trend to try this season is the art of layering bracelets. The key to making this look work with your outfit is to choose a color in your outfit you want to highlight. So if you’re wearing mostly casual neutral/beige hues, you’ll probably want to steer more towards earthy tones. Earthy tone accessories also go well with corals, orange, yellow, brown, grey, denim and any prints that consist of any of the above colors. Try mixing and matching different materials like leather, enamel, metal and rope.

If your outfit consists of bolder colors, like red, pink, blue or black, you may want to consider more silver or gunmetal tone pieces.

The trendy way to layer bracelets is to layer with a watch (or two) from the same color family, along with a couple statement rings.

To add some more interest, try painting your nails in a funky color, like a matte creamy seafoam or pastel yellow. Have fun with it!

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Tresemme Official Hair Care Sponsor Of Spring 2012 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

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Herve Leger By Max Azria: Sleek Multi-Pony

Betsey Johnson: Playful Voluminous Curls

Donna Karan New York: Sleek & Modern Pony (Back)

Tracy Reese: Voluminous Mid-Century Coils (front)

Lela Rose: Refined Side Braid

Adam: Soft Strands Pinned Back

Son Jung Wan: Loosely Twisted Pony (Back)

Ruffian: Knotted Braid (side)

Joy Cioci: Vintage Messy Waves

Supima: Low Twisted Pony (Back)

BCBG Max Azria: Swept Back and Sleek

Rebecca Minkoff: Romantic Airy Waves

Donna Karan New York: Sleek & Modern Pony (Front)

Tadashi Shoji: Delicate Pulled Back Braid

RUNWAY PHOTOS: TRESemmé: Official Hair Care Sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

TRESemmé is back as the official hair care sponsor of the Spring 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week! Check out the latest hair trends, straight from the runway.

Be sure to come back every day to see the daily runway hair trends!

Tresemme Online

Capture The Essense Of Beach Bronzed Beauty With Sunset Beach Collection From Becca

7 Sep Sunset-Beach-Collection

Sunset Beach Collection

Capture the essence of a sunswept, beach-bronzed beauty with the Sunset Beach Collection from BECCA.

Taking its cue from the languid ambiance of the tropics, the Sunset Beach Collection features a bevy of multi-tasking, sun safe products that both protect and perfect, while lending a simmering sensuality to the seasons hottest look.

SKIN

* Prep skin with Mineral SPF Primer, applying with Multi-Use Crème Brush #59.

* Follow with the Skin Perfecting Makeup System for sheer, natural and flawless skin.

* For a sexy, glistening sheen on the skin, use Small Polishing Brush #56 to lightly dab

* Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal down the bridge of the nose, onto the bow of the lip, and along the temples. (Tip: You can also mix Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal into your Luminous Skin Colour or other tinted moisturizer or foundation.)

CHEEKS

* Add a sun-kissed flush to the cheeks by swirling a sheer layer of Beach Tint in Raspberry to the apples of the cheeks using your Medium Polishing Brush #57.

* Using Half Moon Brush #52, sweep a dusting of Mineral Bronzing Powder in Duende to the areas of the face that the sun naturally hits – the forehead, cheekbones, bridge of nose, and chin. Apply a light dusting to the neck too.

EYES

* Using the deep olive end of Line + Illuminate Pencil in Fiji, line the upper lash line, bringing color as close to the lashes as possible.

* Next, line the lower lash line with the shimmering end of the Line + Illuminate Pencil in Fiji, bringing colour all the way in to the inner corners of the eyes.

* Highlight the upper lid’s inner corners with the shimmering end of the pencil as well.

* To make eyes pop, wet Fine Liner Brush #6 and line the inner rims of the bottom lashes with Eyeliner Compact in Barbarella.

* If desired, coat top and bottom lashes with The Ultimate Mascara in Black.

LIPS

* Add a berry hued stain to the lips with Beach Tint in Raspberry, applied by dabbing your fingertips onto the lips or use Portable Lip Brush #20.

Products you will need:

Line + Illuminate Pencil

3.9g/ 0.14 oz pencil
$23.00

About

A combination liner and illuminator in one, this convenient dual-ended pencil has a velvety soft texture that glides on easily to line, define, brighten, and contour the eyes. BECCA’s Line & Illuminate Pencil gives the eyes beauty, mystery and magic by illuminating with the sparkling end and lavishly lining with the rich, defining end. View Online

Mineral Bronzing Powder

10g/ 0.34 oz compact
$40.00

About

Get a sun-kissed glow all year long without ever catching a ray! BECCA’s Mineral Bronzing Powder imparts the skin with a silky smooth, natural looking wash of luxurious bronze colour that won’t fade or look orange upon application.

With an advanced mineral formula containing mica, this gentle and lightweight bronzer deflects unflattering light and minimizes flaws while brightening the skin with a subtle faux-glow. Conveniently packaged in a mirrored compact, BECCA’s Mineral Bronzing Powder is the perfect way to tan safely, even on the go. View Online

Beach Tint

7ml./0.24 fl oz tube
$25.00

About

BECCA Beach Tint is a beautifully blendable crème stain for cheeks and lips that suits all skin types. Kiss-proof and water-resistant, it dries to a perfect, streak-free, non-greasy and non-drying finish. Each shade is deliciously scented in its synonymous name. View Online

Half Moon Make-up Brush #62

$45.00

About

BECCA’s Half Moon Brush is constructed from the highest grade goat hair and hand layered with super fine white synthetic fibers for super sheer blending, buffing, highlighting and contouring of bronzers, illuminators and mineral powders. With a flat and wide design, the Half Moon Brush is expertly shaped to fit the contours of the face, neck, chest, and shoulders. View Online

Shimmering Skin Perfector

50ml/1.7 fl oz pump bottle
$41.00

About

A water-based moisturizer with an SPF of 20+ and light-diffusing particles of shimmer that creates instant radiance and vitality and reduces imperfections. View Online

Fitness Model: Jennifer Nicole Lee Fun Fit Foodie Berry Delicious Dessert Recipe

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Jennifer Nicole Lee is breaking the rules of healthy cooking with her Fun Fit Foodie Cookbook! She shows you that eating more not less will help you shed those stubborn pounds and that eating healthy goes way beyond the boring grilled chicken and broccoli dish! She shows you how you can create exotic, gourmet, delicious antioxidant meals in a flash, that your entire family will love-and which will help you shed pounds while still satisfying your taste buds! View vids now to see JNL in action in her Fun Fit Foodie kitchen!

Jennifer Nicole Lee is an Author, Fitness Expert, Lifestyle Consultant, FITNESS MODEL™ and most importantly a devoted wife and mother.

Her motivational weight loss success story has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The CBS Early Morning Show, Fox & Friends, Inside Edition, & The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, thus inspiring millions.

She continues to share and shine her light to help others realize and achieve their lifestyle goals, believing that everyone deserves to increase the quality of their life. Jennifer Nicole Lee’s mission is “to help increase the quality of everyone’s life.”

www.TheFunFitFoodie.tv

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