September 27, 2012 |
Amanda Bynes' attorney entered not guilty pleas on her behalf on two misdemeanor hit-and-run charges Thursday in Van Nuys. The charges are related to accidents that occurred April 10 and Aug. 4, according to L.A. Now . The former actress' license - she's retired now from acting, don't forget - was suspended Aug. 25 following those incidents and an arrest April 6 on suspicion of DUI. The hit-and-run case is due back in court Oct. 19, and...
September 11, 2012 |
"The Talk" had its third season premiere on Monday, and the only thing missing was the makeup. "The Talk's" Sara Gilbert, Julie Chen, Aisha Tyler, Sheryl Underwood and Sharon Osborne all hosted the show without any makeup, wearing only towels and robes. At the top of the show, the five hosts were shown in a cluster chanting, "It's season three, we're makeup free!" The women were then unveiled to the audience with their hands over their faces before revealing how they looked without a stint in the makeup chair.
September 5, 2012 |
CHARLOTTE , N.C. - President Obama will do a national conference call with supporters Thursday as part of a campaign effort to accommodate 65,000 supporters who will be unable to attend his acceptance speech that night because convention officials canceled plans to hold it in a large outdoor stadium. “What we're going to do is President Obama tomorrow is going to do a national conference call with all the community credential holders, and they'll be able to hear from President Obama and his message during the day,” Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Wednesday as she left a Starbucks stand in the Charlotte Convention Center.
August 26, 2012
Lauren Conrad is best known for her starring turn on the MTV reality series "The Hills," but she also has multiple bestsellers to her credit. In addition to her TV work, she's the author of "The Fame Game" and the "L.A. Candy" series of novels. She's also a clothing designer who last year published the fashion guide "Lauren Conrad Style. " This October, she offers a companion guide, "Lauren Conrad Beauty" (HarperCollins: 288 pp.: $21.99, ages 14 and up), in which she teaches women of all ages how to be the best versions of themselves with tips on hair and skin care, diet, exercise and makeup.
July 20, 2012
Dr. Lisa Chu and Bradford James Vesely were married July 11, 2012, at The Four Seasons Resort Maui. Pastor Roland officiated. The bride is the daughter of the Chu Family of Beverly Hills. The groom is the eldest son of the Vesely Family of Rancho Palos Verdes. The bride was escorted by her mother. She wore a white strapless silk gown cascading with chiffon, and her mother's diamond jewelry. She carried a bouquet of white roses. Australia is their honeymoon destination.
July 20, 2012
Eric Olmon proposed to Chethana Kulkarni by driving her to all the locations in Pasadena that had played a significant role in their love story. “We went to her old apartment, the cafe where I first saw her, the lily pond on campus where we would sit and talk after band rehearsal, and finally Dabney Garden at Caltech, where we first met,” Olmon said. “At each location, I left a note and a rose. In Dabney Garden, I sang her a song and presented her with a ring that I had designed myself.
July 15, 2012 |
Most women won't forego putting on a face just because the mercury's rising, turning their skin into a slippery mess. The smart ones, though, get smarter about the products they use and how they apply them. "When it's hot, makeup doesn't stick. It will literally slide off the face," says Allie Lapidus, a commercial makeup artist in Los Angeles. "In the summer, be sure to create a really good base so that everything stays on better. " Lapidus says it's best to keep layers minimal because "an extra layer of anything on the skin makes it feel heavy.
June 28, 2012 |
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has approved new rules for the 85th Academy Awards. The biggest change to the annual kudofest is that the makeup category will now be called "the makeup and hairstyling award," allowing those behind the best quaffs on the big screen to be given their time in the sun. (The branch is already called Makeup Artists & Hairstylists Branch.) Other rules affect the music, foreign-language film and visual effects categories. In the original song category, the music branch's executive committee may recommend a fourth songwriter for an individual song in extraordinary circumstances.
June 25, 2012 |
SAN FRANCISCO - A production here of John Adams' "Nixon in China" begins with a goose-bump gorgeous projection on a scrim in front of the stage of Air Force One gracefully gliding into Beijing through slate gray clouds on a winter's day. Lawrence Renes, a Dutch conductor in his early 40s making his San Francisco Opera debut, creates a viscerally silky sound from Adams' brilliantly atmospheric orchestral prologue. The rest of Michael Cavanagh's production, a product of Vancouver Opera, may not entirely live up to this beginning, but the specialness of the moment is significant.
June 23, 2012 |
Like most guys, Eric Lugo wants to look handsome. But he doesn't want to be caught applying makeup. So the 26-year-old uses skin-care products with names like Kiehl's Facial Fuel and Lab Series' Power Brightening Serum. "I want to keep myself up and maintain my looks, but I'd never use anything that looks like it's made for my girlfriend," the Los Angeles banker said. "This stuff looks like it's for guys, not girlie at all, so I feel OK using it. " Retailers are seeing a booming market in cosmetics and skin care for men. But they face one big challenge - most guys are squeamish about products that seem too feminine.