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5 Reasons Why You Need To Book Yourself A Facial ASAP
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5 Reasons Why You Need To Book Yourself A Facial ASAP

We all know the importance of looking after our skin, and we hear it everyday in magazines and advice columns; never sleep with your make up on, drink lots of water, have a good skincare routine. However sometimes, it can be easy for our skin to be put on the back burner as life takes hold, and before you know it, your skin looks dull and lifeless, and you’re beginning to break out like a teenager during puberty.

7 Useful Tips to Choose the Best Skin Care Products
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7 Useful Tips to Choose the Best Skin Care Products

Everyone wants to look young and beautiful, some even set model-like standards for yourself. In order to attain that flawless skin that you have always wanted, you need to use the best skin care products. There are people who buy the most expensive skin products, but may not even get a satisfactory result. You might be wondering what actually makes the difference. Well, there are different skin types and you can’t just use any product for your skin. This is why not every skin care product will suit your skin. No matter how tempting a skin care product looks, you should not buy that without consulting your dermatologist. Your dermatologist would make sure that test the product and makes sure it meets the cosmetic regulatory requirements. However, if you are looking to buy cosmetics suitable for your skin, here are some useful tips to choose the best products.

Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields is Miss America 2017
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Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields is Miss America 2017

21-year-old Savvy Shields, student at the University of Arkansas, is the newly crowned Miss America 2017. Savvy won the talent portion with her Jazz dance to 'They Just Keep Moving the Line' from the American drama series Smash.

Mister Elegance Dian Hristov
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Mister Elegance Dian Hristov

Dian works as a professional model for more than 15 years. He has worked in Spain, Turkey, Austria, Germany, Italy and has photo sessions in New York, Las Vegas, Cape Town, Vienna, S?o Paulo, Cyprus, Malta, etc.

Balmain Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Womenswear collection
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Balmain Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Womenswear collection

'It's easy to mark the exact time and place this collection was born: October 25th, in a Queens photo studio. That morning, as my team and I watched Steven Klein shoot Cindy, Claudia and Naomi for Balmain's latest campaign, we were in awe of what was happening in front of the camera. The poise. The professionalism. And the amazing power of confident women who are aware of the singular beauty of their own bodies - and the effect that they can have upon others'.

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men February 2016 in Business category are announced
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BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men February 2016 in Business category are announced

You made your choice - here are the winners of the different subcategories of the Business category of the Most Stylish Men 2016 contest.

The Brand Muse Amanda Seyfried visiting Japan for SHISEIDO Clé de Peau Beauté Press Conference on New Products 2016 at the Palace Hotel Tokyo
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The Brand Muse Amanda Seyfried visiting Japan for SHISEIDO Clé de Peau Beauté Press Conference on New Products 2016 at the Palace Hotel Tokyo

The SHISEIDO Group held a press conference on new products for 2016 from its high prestige brand Clé de Peau Beauté (CPB) for Japanese and foreign press at the Palace Hotel Tokyo (Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) on Friday, October 9, 2015. The brand muse, American actress Amanda Seyfried, visited Japan for the occasion and made her appearance on the stage. The new products released this time are the CPB brand’s core skincare items. They will be marketed in the spring of 2016 in 12 countries and regions around the world: Japan, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, the United States, Canada, and Russia.

Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2016 Womenswear collection
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Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2016 Womenswear collection

A profound respect for the artisanal makes craftsmanship the heart of the house of Alexander McQueen and the collection for Spring/Summer 2016 looks to the people of Spitalfields from the late 17th century, the Huguenot migrants who arrived in London as religious refugees.

National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' present Bulgarian fashion and folklore in the Netherlands
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National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' present Bulgarian fashion and folklore in the Netherlands

In the end of October, the National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' is going to the Netherlands for a one-month tour. BULGARE is going to present Bulgarian dances and folklore in some of the most prestigious theaters in more than 20 cities in the country.

Sara Sampaio is 'the next Adriana Lima'
Models and photomodels

Sara Sampaio is 'the next Adriana Lima'

Sara Sampaio is one of Victoria's Secret Angels. She made her debut with the luxury brand in November 2013 and fashion experts already call her 'the next Adriana Lima'.

Carolina Herrera Resort 2016 collection
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Carolina Herrera Resort 2016 collection

Carolina Herrera's Resort 2016 collection started with a feather illustration. The idea of lightness, grace, and simplicity took shape in color, silhouette and materials. Fashion is to please the eye - Carolina Herrera's Resort celebrates beauty and the women who embrace it.

Zuhair Murad Spring-Summer 2015 Ready to Wear collection
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Zuhair Murad Spring-Summer 2015 Ready to Wear collection

After we've made on overview of Zuhair Murad Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection, it's time to take a look at his ready to wear garments, which according to me, are not less impressive and classy. The world famous designer decided to present his collection 'Gypsy Queen', inspired of nomadic life of the 'elegant gitane', with studio photos by photographer Ralph Venih.

Christian Louboutin Unveils His First Boutique Dedicated To Beauty
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Christian Louboutin Unveils His First Boutique Dedicated To Beauty

"Heels offer a gesture to the leg, and nail colour adds a gesture to the hand," says Christian Louboutin, in his studio, brandishing a bottle of Rouge Louboutin that he describes as "trapped in a piece of faceted crystal."

H&M launches beauty range this autumn
Cosmetics

H&M launches beauty range this autumn

H&M is proud to announce the arrival of a new range of beauty products. The launch will hit the stores this autumn with a full range of make-up as well as haircare, bodycare and beauty tools. Fashion is at the heart of the range with an ever-evolving make-up selection that focuses on seasonal looks, ideas and colours. The products will be available in over 900 stores worldwide and online at hm.com.

People Magazine: World's Most Beautiful Women for 2015
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People Magazine: World's Most Beautiful Women for 2015

People Magazine publishes a list of the most beautiful women in the world every year. Find out who famous show business women are part of 2015's list.

The beauty of the Bulgarian folklore dances
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The beauty of the Bulgarian folklore dances

The Bulgarian folklore dances are unique with their asymmetrical meters, combining 'quick' and 'slow' beats. The traditional Bulgarian music is often described using 'compound meter notation, where the notational meter accents, i.e., the heard beats, can be of different lengths, usually 1, 2, 3, or 4'.

Exhibition 'Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up' at London College of Fashion
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Exhibition 'Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up' at London College of Fashion

Fashion Space Gallery, located at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, is delighted to announce Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up, the first ever exhibition to explore McQueen's catwalk make-up.

60s are back: Prada Fall-Winter 2015/2016 women's collection
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60s are back: Prada Fall-Winter 2015/2016 women's collection

Miuccia Prada: 'The collection is full of references to real and fake. The collection is about impossible beauty and the cliche of what women like. Yes, there were princesses on the catwalk, but I hope there was irony there'.

The new Miss Dior advertisement with Natalie Portman
Fragrances

The new Miss Dior advertisement with Natalie Portman

In 1947, Christian Dior created Miss Dior, his first fragrance. He wanted to surprise women and bring back their smiles. He drew inspiration from Catherine, his beloved younger sister. She had returned from the bleakest days of war, and yet chose to be a young woman full of life and desire. She was a paradigm of energy and light-heartedness. Miss Dior inherited her love of liberty. An adventurous heroine, governed by the passion in her heart.

No more swimsuits in 'Miss World' pageant
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No more swimsuits in 'Miss World' pageant

'It's not just a beauty contest, it's 'beauty with a purpose'. There didn't seem to be a purpose to have the swimsuit', said Chris Wilmer, the national director of Miss World America/Miss United States organization.

Carrera y Carrera - Love at first sight
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Carrera y Carrera - Love at first sight

Once, more then 50 years ago, Manuel Carrera, founder of Carrera y Carrera, met beautiful girl, Marina. He watched, entranced, unaware that Marina had also noticed him. Sparks flew just looking at each other. And though he wished with all his might to approach her and speak with her, something stopped him.

Tropic Paradise for Spring-Summer 2015 by Elie Saab
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Tropic Paradise for Spring-Summer 2015 by Elie Saab

These season's theme is: Treasure searching in the ocean / Hidden beauty of the underworld!

Top 3 lipstick color shades
Health & Beauty

Top 3 lipstick color shades

Although it's fun to try different lipstick colors and that makeup trends are different every season, there are three lipstick shades, which are suitable for almost every woman.

Lanificio F.lli Cerruti created fabrics based on the Fibonacci principle of beauty
Menswear fabrics

Lanificio F.lli Cerruti created fabrics based on the Fibonacci principle of beauty

Lanificio F.lli Cerruti proposes 8 new fabric models which will make you feel elegant in true Fibonacci style.

Is No makeup just a trend for Spring-Summer 2014 or a long term direction?
Make-up

Is No makeup just a trend for Spring-Summer 2014 or a long term direction?

No makeup - yes, it's a modern trend for Spring-Summer 2014 as we saw from the catwalks, but is that all? Will more and more women keep choosing a makeup-free vision or it depends on how they will be judged by the society?

Cheryl Cole releases her first fragrance in August 2014
Fragrances

Cheryl Cole releases her first fragrance in August 2014

British singer Cheryl Cole will present her first fragrance this August.
'I AM SO EXCITED!!! I couldn't wait to tell you - It is called 'StormFlower' and will be ready for you in August!!! aaaaahhhhhh!!!', she wrote in her Instagram profile.

KaDeWe with 'Studio Italia - La Perfezione del Gusto' campaign
World fashion

KaDeWe with 'Studio Italia - La Perfezione del Gusto' campaign

For the next two months, the KaDeWe atrium will be transformed into a modern palazzo, presenting Italian labels with high quality standards and the sense of tradition that often guides family-run or artisan operations. On all floors, the premium store focuses on Italy - from fashion, accessories and beauty to home and gourmet.

Women's fashion: Spring-Summer 2014 collection by Carolina Herrera
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Women's fashion: Spring-Summer 2014 collection by Carolina Herrera

For her collection for Spring-Summer 2014, Carolina Herrera was looking for inspiration in 50s and 60s art works of Venezuelan artists Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez.
'You are going to be dizzy! It's about Kinetic Art - it's eye-popping!', Carolina Herrera explained.
There are plenty of stripes, curved line patterns and fluttering silk.

Makeup art by Tal Peleg
Make-up

Makeup art by Tal Peleg

The talanted Israeli makeup artist and blogger Tal Peleg gave a new meaning of the eye shadows with her amazing paintings on the eyelid.
She represents scenes and characters from classic books and tails and even absolutely delicious looking sushi, using liquid eyeliner and shadows.

The crown of Miss Earth 2013 is for Venezuela
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The crown of Miss Earth 2013 is for Venezuela

Twenty three year old Alyz Henrich from Venezuela is the new Miss Earth. The final ceremony was held on December 7, 2013 at Versailles Palace, Philippines.
This is a double victory for Venezuela this year after María Gabriela Isler won Miss Universe 2013 title.

Tony Ward by Atelier Crocus Couture Spring-Summer 2014 collection
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Tony Ward by Atelier Crocus Couture Spring-Summer 2014 collection

27 'Miss Universe 2013' contestants took part in the Tony Ward By Atelier Crocus Couture Spring-Summer 2014 fashion show on October 26, 2013 during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia in Moscow.
It was a night of glamor and universal beauty. The collection is called 'Frozen memories' and includes evening and cocktail dresses.

Hairstyle as an Art during the Mercedes Benz China Fashion Week
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Hairstyle as an Art during the Mercedes Benz China Fashion Week

L'Oreal Paris Salon exclusive promotes the perfect combination of Chinese fashion and hair style on L'Oreal Paris Professionnel Hairstyling Show during the Mercedes Benz China Fashion Week. The world's largest cosmetics and beauty company in cooperation with Tony Studio held the Fashionable Hairstyle Theme Show in Beijing fashion center on November 1, 2013.

XVI International Festival of Coiffure and Beauty
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XVI International Festival of Coiffure and Beauty

XVI Annual edition of the Festival of Coiffure and Beauty was held on October 20, 2013 in Hall 3 of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Once again the biggest event in the hairdressing industry gathered together many professionals and connoisseurs of beauty from Bulgaria and abroad.
The latest trends in hairstyles for Fall-Winter 2013/2014 were presented - both in the competition, where young hairdressers competed and in the Show of Nations.

Black Dresses: A Thing Of Beauty
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Black Dresses: A Thing Of Beauty

2013 is a great year for fashion because everything goes with all the dresses and styles you can wear. You can be hip, you can be funky, you can be smooth, and you can be sexy. But when it comes to my choice of dresses, there's nothing more elegant than to wear black evening gowns for formal and semi-formal events.

Megan Young was crowned Miss World 2013
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Megan Young was crowned Miss World 2013

Megan Young, representing the Philippines, received the Miss World Crown from Wenxia Yu. With a huge array of music dancing, bright lights and of course 127 amazing contestants, Miss World 2013 came to a dramatic conclusion as the cast was cut to 20, then 10, before a final 6 were left on stage to answer the judges questions. Philippines, Brazil, Spain, Ghana, and France were the judges selection from the Top 10, before they were joined by the wildcard People's Choice Gibraltar, who received the most votes on the Miss World 2013 application.

Cheryl Cole likes the sports wear
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Cheryl Cole likes the sports wear

The singer Cheryl Cole confesses the she like to wear sports clothes and no makeup.

Richmart will present men`s suits collection during the Festival of Fashion and Beauty - Varna
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Richmart will present men`s suits collection during the Festival of Fashion and Beauty - Varna

The company is one of the biggest European manufacturers of men's suits. Its factory is located in Ruse, Bulgaria. Richmart has capacity for manufacturing 1500 suits per day. The company has whole year contracts with more than 30 clients from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Greece, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland, etc.
The audience at the Festival of FASHION and BEAUTY in Varna will be pleased to see the latest Richmart's menswear collection.

Festival of FASHION and BEAUTY - Varna 2013
Fashion shows

Festival of FASHION and BEAUTY - Varna 2013

The sixth edition of the Festival of FASHION and BEAUTY will be held on 21-22 June 2013 at the Summer Garden of Grand Hotel Varna at the Resort Complex 'St. St. Constantine and Elena'. This Festival is one of the biggest and most prestigious fashion forums in Bulgaria, where many Bulgarian and foreign brands show their collections to a specially selected audience. The organizer of the event is Fashion Agency VIP Fashion Group together with the Bulgarian fashion directory.

Top 4 summer beauty tips
Beauty tips

Top 4 summer beauty tips

We prepared for you some of the best practices to keep your body healthy.

Kate Moss is the new face and body of the brand St.Tropez
Body care

Kate Moss is the new face and body of the brand St.Tropez

St.Tropez, the iconic and leading global self-tan brand today announces the appointment of Kate Moss as the new face and body of the brand. The world’s most famous fashion and beauty icon brings her unique edge and personality to the brand’s first-ever global advertising campaign. Kate says of her new signing: ‘I’m so excited to be working with St.Tropez. I’ve been using the products since they started and it’s a really trustworthy, cool brand. I always feel more confident with a St.Tropez tan!’

The beauty tips of Julia Roberts
Health & Beauty

The beauty tips of Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts takes beauty tips from her late grandfather. The 'Pretty Woman' actress - who is famed for her mega-watt smile - says one of the best bits of advice she ever received from him was to brush her teeth with baking soda.

The mother-of-three said: "I brush my teeth with baking soda. My grandfather would put a big heaping mound of it on his toothbrush. He had only one cavity in his entire life."

Collection of fashion house
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Collection of fashion house "Parva Nova" - "Return to Innocence"

The first evening of Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012 ended with the collection of formal and evening dresses of the Bulgarian fashion house "Parva Nova".

Fashion house "Parva Nova" is created by Ralitsa and Anatoly Parvanovi after their return from London, where they have worked for designers like Alice Temperley and Alexander McQueen. They present their first collection called "Return to innocence".

Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012 presented more than 20 fashion brands
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Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012 presented more than 20 fashion brands

The fifth edition of Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012 took place on 22 and 23 June in Grand hotel Varna in St. Konstantin and Helena, Bulgaria.

So far for 2012 this is the biggest and most reputable fashion event in Bulgaria, on which were presented the collections of more than 20 Bulgarian and foreign fashion brands. For the first time two Spanish brands, known from the Spanish fashion weeks chose Bulgaria to present their collections - Rosalita Mc Gee and Missing Johny.

Miss USA 2012 is the Rhode Island cellist Olivia Culpo
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Miss USA 2012 is the Rhode Island cellist Olivia Culpo

The 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island Olivia Culpo won the Miss USA crown and will represent the United States in this year's Miss Universe pageant. She was chosen among 51 beauty queens on Sunday at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

She is a 2010 graduate of St Mary Academy Bay View, an all-girls Catholic school in Riverside, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She is a sophomore at Boston University.

Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012
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Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012

Festival of FASHION AND BEAUTY is the biggest and most prestigious fashion forum in North-east Bulgaria, which provides a possibility for different fashion brands /Bulgarian and foreign/, to present their collections to a specially selected audience. By tradition, the host of the forum is Grand Hotel Varna, and the organizer – Fashion Agency VIP Fashion Group.

Miss World 2011 is Ivian Lunasol from Venezuela
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Miss World 2011 is Ivian Lunasol from Venezuela

This evening in London took place the contest Miss World 2011, which had a record number of participants - 122. The crown of Miss World 2011 won the 21-year old beauty from Venezuela Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares, 179 cm. Her runner-ups are from the Philippines - Gwendoline RUAIS (2nd place) and Puerto Rico - Amanda PEREZ (3rd place). The top seven finalists were from Korea, Venezuela, England, Philippines, Puerto Rico, South Africa and Scotland.

The story of the beauty from Venezuela Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares is like a fairy tale. At the age of 8 years she became an orphan, when her parents died. Ivian was raised by the nuns in a convent in Tachira and was named Sora Ivian.

Fashion trends from Cibeles Madrid fashion week
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Fashion trends from Cibeles Madrid fashion week

The 54th Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week takes place in Madrid from 16 to 20 September. The presented collections confirm the fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2012 already marked by fashion experts - full skirts, shirt dresses, belts, white dresses, bold colours and floral prints, tail dresses, sheer fabrics, wide pants, shorts. Although Madrid is not considered one of the major fashion capitals like New York, London, Milan and Paris, I think the presented models are original, stylish and elegant. We present to you models from the collections of Roberto Verino, Jesus Del Pozo, Andres Sardá, Duyos, Adolfo Dominguez, Victorio & Lucchino and Angel Schlesser.

In the same way as at the February edition, the fashion shows can be followed live via the web site, www.cibeles.ifema.es, and, as a new feature, a permanent programme will be offered between fashion shows that includes interviews and reports relating to the world of Spanish fashion and its leading figures.

Kate Moss Presents Her First Personally Designed Lipstick Collection For Rimmel
Health & Beauty

Kate Moss Presents Her First Personally Designed Lipstick Collection For Rimmel

Last night, on the eve of London Fashion Week, at the iconic London landmark Battersea Power Station, the cream of the fashion world and London’s most stylish elite gathered to celebrate 10 years of Kate Moss and Rimmel. Arriving at the venue by helicopter (replicating Kate's dramatic closing scene in her new TV commercial for Rimmel where she is seen escaping the paparazzi), Kate Moss was then driven to the entrance in a Rimmel branded London black cab to make her electrifying appearance. Dressed in a vintage black dress and her personally designed Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick Collection in Red (shade no.1) Kate looked the epitome of London cool.

Miss Universe 2011 is Miss Angola Leila Lopes
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Miss Universe 2011 is Miss Angola Leila Lopes

Miss Angola Leila Lopes was crowned as the new Miss Universe 2011 on the 60th edition of the contest in Brazil. Leila Lopes beat out the 88 other young women to win the world's largest beauty pageant. The jury selected her because of her beauty and intellect.

The first runner-up was the 23-year-old Olesia Stefanko from Ukraine and the second runner-up was Priscila Machado from the host country Brazil. The third runner-up was Miss Philippines and the fourth - Miss China.

Fake sunglasses cause headache
Health & Beauty

Fake sunglasses cause headache

British experts made a new study, which shows that women should not economize from sunglasses. They found that too cheap accessories not only do not protect eyes, but they are also harmful. Fake sunglasses do not protect the retina from the UV rays, interfere clear vision and cause a headache.
According to the statistics, 2/3 from all sunglasses being sold in Great Britain are fake and at very low prices.

Mercedes-Benz fashion week and ELLE present Iris van Herpen
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Mercedes-Benz fashion week and ELLE present Iris van Herpen

The absolute highlight on the penultimate day of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin was Iris van Herpen’s show in the venue at the Brandenburg Gate, presented by Mercedes-Benz and ELLE. The Dutch designer, already a rising star in her native land and one of the most celebrated performers at the Paris haute couture fashion shows, presented a true firework of originality and avant-garde beauty.

Festival of Fashion and Beauty Varna 2011
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Festival of Fashion and Beauty Varna 2011

On 17 and 18 June 2011 in St. St. Konstantin and Elena will be held the fourth edition of the biggest fashion event in North East Bulgaria - Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2011. Host of the event is Grand Hotel Varna and sponsor is fashion agency VIPFashionGroup. The event will take place in two evenings, expecting more than 800 guests from the whole country.

In the first evening on 17 June will be presented the newest trends of „Puma“, „Triumph“, „Sara Pen“ shoes, "Roberta Biagi", "Mariagrazia Pi", "Imperial" and "Northland" - presented by boutiqueAllure“, „Nysens“, „Evona“ and „Cango Rinaldi- presented by boutique „Vogue“, men's fashion „Pierlucci“ and jewelry from „Altanbas“.

The four colors of Spring
Health & Beauty

The four colors of Spring

Pink, yellow, orange and green – these are the colors of your clothes and make-up this spring.

The catwalk “nominated” the bold colors for favorites this spring. But from all the playful, rich, summer shades, the stylists choose their four winners – pink, yellow, orange and green, which are true favorites for the upcoming hot days. We can paint ourselves from head to toe with those colors.

New most expensive diamond manicure from Cherish…Me
Health & Beauty

New most expensive diamond manicure from Cherish…Me

A new indulgent luxury is now available to women in London, a 10 carat diamond manicure.

Cherish…ME, the company offering this amazing Iced Diamond Manicure is exceptionally exclusive and the glamorous service can only be obtained via an initial consultation with Cherish and her team.

MAC Jeanius Spring 2011 Makeup Collection
Make-up

MAC Jeanius Spring 2011 Makeup Collection

If you are looking for a fun and new way to update your makeup for the upcoming spring 2011, take a peek at the brand new limited edition collection by MAC Cosmetics titled Jeanius!

The MAC Jeanius spring 2011 makeup collection comes with fresh spring pastels and luscious shades. As the makeup collection's name suggests, line is inspired by the spring 2011 denim trends and suit the season's textures and colors perfectly.

Estee Lauder Pure Color nail polish collection 2011
Health & Beauty

Estee Lauder Pure Color nail polish collection 2011

Estée Lauder has a new line of nail lacquers out called Pure Color Nail Lacquer ($19 each). There are 16 new shades in all, 8 of them being limited edition colors.

These were created by Estée Lauder with Creative Makeup Director Tom Pecheux, and are meant to be a full-coverage formula with a long lasting shiny finish.They are infused with “exclusive True Vision™ Technology which incorporates multi-faceted, highly pigmented shades for an intensely rich color application.”

Hairstyles and haircuts that can make your face look slimmer
Hair

Hairstyles and haircuts that can make your face look slimmer

You are may be on diet or may be you are doing a lot of workout to loose your excess weight.
Well it would be very wrong to say that stop those things but what can be suggested that just once consider the slimming haircuts along with your slimming regime.

You can look slimmer with a proper hairstyle. For a proper hairstyle you have to first you have to consider the right shape of your face.

Bananas - one useful creation of nature
Health

Bananas - one useful creation of nature

Bananas are one of the most useful creations of nature. The fruit is already known for its nutritional properties and is also one of the cleanest fruits due to its naturally protective peel.

Surprisingly, the banana does not grow on palm trees, but on a herbaceous flowering plant from the family of lilies, orchids and palm trees, reminiscent of palm stems.

Cup of coffee for a healthier and longer life
Health & Beauty

Cup of coffee for a healthier and longer life

Regular drinking of coffee keeps women healthy and beautiful and helps them live longer.

Women who drink more than a cup of the caffeine fix can lower their risk of having a stroke by 25%, shows research.

Those with no coffee intake, however, are more likely to suffer from the condition.

Jennifer Lopez named new face of Tous Jewelry Spring 2011 campaign
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Jennifer Lopez named new face of Tous Jewelry Spring 2011 campaign

The 41-year-old Jennifer Lopez has just been named as the new face of the TOUS Spring 2011 ad campaign.

In its effort to continue to evolve into an international powerhouse, Barcelona-based jewelry brand will touch people around the world with the new face of their advertising campaign. "We are absolutely delighted to have the iconic Jennifer Lopez be the face of TOUS' Spring campaign," declares Rosa Tous.

Beauty images by Francesco Pellegrino - full of colours and emotions
World fashion

Beauty images by Francesco Pellegrino - full of colours and emotions

Seasons beauty taste of feelings is a project of the fashion photographer Francesco Pellegrino and the make-up artist & hair stylist Sonia Sangiorgio.

Synonymous with exciting images, the photographer Francesco Pellegrino has shot for several magazines around the world. His powerful and unusual beauty images have a well-recognized style: full of colours and emotions. Francesco and his team work every day to make each project unique.

Lancome released new, eco friendly makeup collection for Spring/Summer 2011
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Lancome released new, eco friendly makeup collection for Spring/Summer 2011

The season Spring/Summer 2011 marked the triumphant return on the stage of the “retro style” trend: the collections of many designers are strongly influenced by the style o the 70s. Following that trend, the cosmetics giant Lancome released a limited edition seventies inspired lipstick, called “Lancome French Touch Absolu”. It is inspired by the icons of the 70s and the legendary Studio 54. The packaging looks like a glam disco ball and the main color juicy berry, which is universally flattering and wearable by everyone.

Top 5 hotels for Valentine's Day
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Top 5 hotels for Valentine's Day

Love is in the air, but you should book your getaway for Valentine’s Day earlier, because you don’t want to spend the holiday in the local restaurant. The online travel advisor Cheapflights.com helps couples to choose a romantic destination, which meets their requirements.

1. Viceroy Anguilla in the British Antilles – its modern architecture speaks luxury and is gives way only to the surrounding exotic scenery and two white-sand beaches.

How to correct your face shape with makeup
Make-up

How to correct your face shape with makeup

There are four basic face shapes – long, square, heart and of course oval, which is considered as the ideal shape.

Whatever is your shape, skillful shading and highlighting can help to enhance your good points and minimize the less desirable ones, achieving the ideal oval face.

The foundation must always be lighter shade than your overall base.

Mrs.
Competitions & awards

Mrs. "Baba" 2011 competition was held in Sofia

On a special ceremony at Grand Hotel Sofia 44-year-old Daniela Tsvetanova became Mrs. Baba* for 2011. She charmed the jury with her stunning look and skills. Daniela is married for 28 years, she lives and works in Sofia and develop her own business, which makes her absolutely independent. She thinks that it’s very important for one woman to maintain and look good, even if she’s a grandma. Daniela is the grandmother of 8-year-old boy and a 2-year-old girl.

Spring 2011 makeup trends: black is back
Health & Beauty

Spring 2011 makeup trends: black is back

Spring is already knocking on our door. You may not believe it, but after the Christmas holidays, the warmer weather comes imperceptibly, and a fresh, new trends will come with it.

The black color famously never goes out of fashion and the smokey, black makeup is present this spring and summer too. Black and smokey grays are smudged out over the lid and under the eye to give a mysterious look. The heavy eye makeup is worn with a nude lips and just a hint of blush on the cheeks.

Jason Wo lunching a limited nail lacquers collection
Accessories

Jason Wo lunching a limited nail lacquers collection

The 27 year old New York based designer Jason Wu, who is best known for outfitting First Lady Michelle Obama, has collaborated with CND on a limited edition nail lacquers - Jason Wu Collection.

Four colors are featured in the collection: Miss Wu – an ashen matte grey that is Wu’s signature color, Brigitte – a gentle pink named after Brigitte Bardot, Veronica – a blood red named after bombshell Veronica Lake and...

Makeup trends for 2011 - pastel colors, red and gold
Health & Beauty

Makeup trends for 2011 - pastel colors, red and gold

This year, two colors will be synonymous of sex appeal, charm and beauty. Gold and red shades will take over the trends in 2011.

If you want to look dazzling inspire yourself from this gorgeous makeup trend, especially perfect for the spring-summer season. The bright, warm colors like red and golden will help you to create an adorable look, that can be adapted to any occasion and style.

Lady Gaga returns for another MAC Viva Glam campaign
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Lady Gaga returns for another MAC Viva Glam campaign

Rumours have been bouncing around when Lady Gaga signed up last year to work with MAC on the Viva Glam campaign and it can be safely confirmed that Lady Gaga will once again be the face with Viva Glam in 2011 and will shot by Nick Knight and styled by Nicola Formichetti. MAC is now reporting that the Gaga campaign, which also stars Cyndi Lauper, has been its most successful to date.

Dior Spring 2011 makeup collection
Make-up

Dior Spring 2011 makeup collection

Fashion house Dior presented new makeup collection for Spring 2011. The collection is inspired by the endless shades of grey color that radiates a high class aura as well as elegance.

The collection indeed is sculpted around the visual effect of gray in combination with pink which has a deeper essence than just the matching of two complementary and harmoniously vibrating hues.

Karl Lagerfeld presents Pirelli 2011 calendar in Moscow
World fashion

Karl Lagerfeld presents Pirelli 2011 calendar in Moscow

The official world premiere of the 2011 edition of the world-famous Pirelli annual calendar took place in Moscow on Tuesday.

The official presentation of the new calendar "Pirelli" for 2011 was at Hotel Ritz in Moscow. The creator behind this year’s project is one of the world’s leading fashion designers, Karl Lagerfeld.

The best shaving tips for females - secrets to a long lasting shave
Beauty tips

The best shaving tips for females - secrets to a long lasting shave

Shaving first became popular during World War II when nylon stockings were in short supply and bare legs became a trend that has yet to cease.

Today, women are increasingly turning to waxing and some are trying laser hair removal however, shaving remains the least expensive form of hair removal. Here are some shaving tips and tricks for females to ensure you're doing it the right way:

Chanel's new Christmas collection make-up
Health & Beauty

Chanel's new Christmas collection make-up

Rich shades, warm tones and pinks mingled with coppers - Chanel's gorgeous new holiday beauty collection has arrived

This year, Chanel's Christmas collection draws inspiration from a famous saying by Epicurus: “Let us succumb to temptation before it disappears.” Think warm tones, pretty pinks teamed with bronzes and coppers: 'Fuchsia is a playful weapon of seduction' in the new range. The combination of bright fuchsia cheeks, bold pink lips and copper brown eyes is absolutely stunning.

Expired cosmetics are a danger for your health
Cosmetics

Expired cosmetics are a danger for your health

Only one in four women consider the expiration date of her cosmetic products, according to dailymail.co.uk. Other women put their health at risk by using cosmetics for several years, even if they start to smell funny or discolor.

At some point, aging cosmetics lose their effectiveness to fight bacteria no matter how careful you are when using it. But there are steps we can take to extend the shelf life of our cosmetics and protect ourselves from infections, like pink eye and skin breakouts.

Botox could be used to treat depression
Health & Beauty

Botox could be used to treat depression

Researchers found that Botox injections, which smooth out facial lines by partially freezing muscles, also have uplifting side effects that make patients smile.

Psychologists studied 25 people – 12 of whom had Botox injections to the forehead, while the rest had fillers, peals or cosmetic treatments.

All the participants completed a mood questionnaire at least two weeks later.

Rachel Weisz Is The New Face Of L'Oreal
Lifestyle chronics

Rachel Weisz Is The New Face Of L'Oreal

Actress Rachel Weisz has been named the face of L'Oreal.

She will be representing the brand's skincare and beauty lines worldwide. Her skincare ads for the company will begin to roll out in November, with makeup ads following in the spring. Unfortunately, her ads will not be airing in the US.

Rachel Weisz said, "I am honored to be the new ambassador of L'Oreal Paris, which values both beauty and diversity."

Marc Jacobs admits he needs ''stimulation'' when it comes to work
Business news

Marc Jacobs admits he needs ''stimulation'' when it comes to work

Marc Jacobs admits he needs ''stimulation'' when it comes to his designs, as he can't create masterpieces out of a ''blank piece of paper''. Marc Jacobs needs "stimulation" to be a successful.

The fashion designer - who is creative designer for French luxury label Louis Vuitton - admitted he finds it difficult to create pieces from just a "blank piece of paper", and so he seeks inspiration from various facets of his life.

Dita Von Teese does Genlux Magazine Fall 2010 Green photoshoot
Fashion magazines and books

Dita Von Teese does Genlux Magazine Fall 2010 Green photoshoot

Genlux Magazine is providing us again with fashion photoshoot of American burlesque artist, model and actress Dita Von Teese for the Fall 2010 issue, photographed by BarkhaX2. This issue of the magazine is described as Green Issue, titled “A Shady Green” and Dita is posing for the same. Each shoot unravels a story of the superstar siren and her involvement with two necessary greens-plants and money.

Gorgeous beauties show slim bodies in a race for the crown of Miss Marilyn – Varna
Competitions & awards

Gorgeous beauties show slim bodies in a race for the crown of Miss Marilyn – Varna

After a serious casting, only 15 beauties were chosen to hit the stage in the amazing show. The contestants competed in various rounds of the competition, even in a creative task, that the jury of pop-folk star Alicia, the top model Petya Velkova, Super Bianca and pop singer Lubo gave to them.

The girls fought with dignity for the awards and many prizes, which were provided by the main sponsors Marilyn slims and vodka Flirt, as well as MAX FACTOR, SHISEDO and the attractive watches ICE WATCH.

Top 10 Bulgarian models
Models and photomodels

Top 10 Bulgarian models

“Beauty will save the world” – this popular saying turns in my head while selecting the photos for this article, which aims to show you the 10 most beautiful Bulgarian models.

This is a selection of 10 beautiful models who are real beauties with their own charm and sex appeal.

A quick guide to Fall 2010 makeup trends
Make-up

A quick guide to Fall 2010 makeup trends

Purple lips

Wear purple lipstick this Fall and you will be on top of the trends. According to various Fall runway makeup trend reports, the plum colors is in for 2010. The purple lip it’s all you need.

Let your mouth be the main course and keep the eyes light. It is important that you choose the right shade – women with golden or darker skin tones can wear a blue-based plum, ant those with fair skin – stick to pinky purples.

Miss Universe 2010 is from Mexico
Competitions & awards

Miss Universe 2010 is from Mexico

Eighty three models took part in the contest for the prestigious crown and the title Miss Universe 2010, among which 21 from Latin America. On Thursday were selected 15 semi finalists. Unfortunately, there was no Bulgarian participant in the contest this time.

The Mexican Jimena Navarrete was selected to become Miss Universe 2010.

Navarrete surprised everyone, as the expectations were that the crown will go to the representative of Ireland, Venezuela or USA.

Miss Universe 2010 – Live from Las Vegas
Competitions & awards

Miss Universe 2010 – Live from Las Vegas

The Mandalay Bay Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas is the venue for this year’s Miss Universe competition, which will be held today ad 18:00 local time.

83 contestants will show their best side during the spectacular show tonight. The contest was founded in 1952 by California clothing company and since then the title Miss Universe has been awarded 19 times to representatives of Latin America.

The most beautiful sea nymphs of Miss Marilyn – Burgas will wear
Competitions & awards

The most beautiful sea nymphs of Miss Marilyn – Burgas will wear "Ice Watch" watches

Fifteen beauties from Burgas and the region walked on the stage in front of guests in the exotic garden of “Royal Beach Barcelo” – Sunny Beach.

The event has become a real show in Hollywood style and a concert, which was attended by the star of Bulgarian pop music LiLana and her brother, beat boxing champion Skiler and Mr. King - Konstantin.

The participants in the competition were presented in four rounds.

Lancome revives the elegant mystery of the 20’s with new Fall 2010 collection
Health & Beauty

Lancome revives the elegant mystery of the 20’s with new Fall 2010 collection

This Fall, the French cosmetics company Lancome relives the elegance of the 20’s with a makeup collection Lancome French Coquettes Fall 2010, that is etched in burned plums, metallic charcoals and elegant nudes.

The collection was created by artistic director of the company Aaron De Mey. The ad campaign French Coquettes Fall 2010 features models Daria Werbowy and Elettra Wiedemann.

Water marble nail art design
Manicure

Water marble nail art design

You can make marble design on a fake nails or on your own nails, just make sure that you have prepared your nails before the procedure.

Timing is very important, because the nail polish hardens quickly on the water surface, so make sure that all the bottles are opened and ready.

Try to use new nail polish, which is not thick or quick drying, but more washy. The new nail polish will stay on the surface on the water, but the old one maybe won’t. So try to use a good quality, new nail polish with liquid and even consistency.

Beauty trends in make-up for Fall/Winter 2010-11 from the Paris Couture fashion shows
Make-up

Beauty trends in make-up for Fall/Winter 2010-11 from the Paris Couture fashion shows

The shows at Paris Couture fashion week for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 included designers like Chanel, Valentino and Jean Paul Gaultier, who presented breathtaking collections along with equally stunning make-up looks.

The biggest Paris Couture fashion week beauty trends are:

Skin
The less is more when it comes to skin. During the Fall/Winter season the foundation should be seamless and transparent.

Summer beauty trends in make-up
Make-up

Summer beauty trends in make-up

Try blush in a real peach color

Peach blush can brighten your face and it makes it look healthy. But have you tried peach looking blush that turns pinkish when applied on your cheeks?
The only way to achieve a real peach color is to use a formula that looks orange in its packaging. It will become peach when layered on the skin.
Choose coral for the lips...

How to make your lips a lot more kissable and attractive
Beauty tips

How to make your lips a lot more kissable and attractive

Exfoliate the dry skin on your lips daily. If you want to keep the skin on your lips smooth regular exfoliation is the key, You can do this with a clean, dry toothbrush (a new one, not the one you use for your teeth). Put on the lips a little bit of Vaseline and then gently brush your lips with the toothbrush for several seconds. Do not brush them too hard or they will be raw and sore. After that exfoliation you will feel your skin smooth and gentle.

Put on the lip balm as often as you can. Without moisturization getting smooth and kissable lips is virtually impossible.

Tips on how to apply fake eyelash extensions
Beauty tips

Tips on how to apply fake eyelash extensions

Eyelash extensions are a great way to get a glamorous eyelash look with little effort. They are synthetic fibers that are attached to your eye lid or to the existing lashes to make them look longer and fuller.

Lash extensions are a great idea for summer, beach vacations, cruises, or any situation where you want to look beautiful without having to worry about your mascara washing off. Having beautiful lashes means you do not have to put on a lot of make-up to look great. If you’re considering going in for your first appointment, here’s a little info on what to expect.

Basic care tips for naturally beautiful hair
Hair

Basic care tips for naturally beautiful hair

Here are some tips to help your hair look and feel beautiful and smooth.

Use a professional shampoo and conditioner that is formulated for your hair type. A good selection of those products is a must have. Just remember to stay away from the all-in-one conditioner and shampoo combos. Avoid shampoos that contain sodium laurel sulfate, because this chemical synthetic detergents that are used in dishwashing liquid.

Liquid crystals (hair crystals) – a way to achieve silky, shiny and smooth hair
Hair

Liquid crystals (hair crystals) – a way to achieve silky, shiny and smooth hair

We live in a world obsessed with beauty. That is why people around the world consider it’s important the hair to be healthy. Hair is a symbol of beauty and affects the way others see us. This is not surprising.

If your hair is a mess, you wouldn’t look modern and well maintained. Especially if you’re looking for a new job is very important to go to the interview with better looking hair. Research shows that employers decide in the first three minutes who will employ. So it is important to make a good impression and to do so, your hair must be in perfect condition.

The secrets of perfect summer makeup
Face

The secrets of perfect summer makeup

The makeup should always be applied on clean skin to achieve maximum effect and to stay longer. In the morning, use cleanser according to your skin type. In summer it must be soft and gentle to skin.

A light moisturizer is very important for the skin. It is applied on a thin layer on the skin, especially on the cheeks, where the skin tends to dry.
Allow the skin to absorb the cream for several minutes, blot the excess with a soft napkin.

10 beauty lessons, our moms were right about
Beauty tips

10 beauty lessons, our moms were right about

"Junk food will damage your skin"

Recent study proved that people who replace processed carbohydrates with foods high In protein and whole grains have less skin problems. The reason? High-glycemic foods cause your blood sugar to rise, leading to a surge of insulin. Insulin stimulates the hormones, called androgens that contribute to oily skin and scalp and promote the appearance of pimples. Remove the junk food from your menu and you will notice improvement in your skin after only six weeks.

Homemade facial mask for oily skin
Skin

Homemade facial mask for oily skin

We offer you three recipes, suitable for oily skin.

Mask "yolk":
Mix one yolk with the juice of half lemon and teaspoon of olive oil. Stir the mixture well. Apply on the face, leave for 10-15 minutes and wash off.

Mask "albumen":
For this you need the albumen (white) of one egg, 1 teaspoon olive oil and deep chopped carrot. Mix the ingredients well...

The freshest model of summer 2010 was chosen in a contest
Competitions & awards

The freshest model of summer 2010 was chosen in a contest

The beauty contest was held in Sheraton Hotel Balkan, to nominate the freshest model of summer 2010. Fashion editors, celebrities, and guests of Viva Casino! chose 17 years old Alexandra Krasteva as the winner.

16 candidates from across the country competed for the title of Miss Summer Viva 2010. They went through three rounds and showed the latest trends of Italian fashion brands Zu Elements and Phard. The French Pataugas shoes completed the styling of the models.

American supermodel Brooklyn Decker grateful for Photoshop
Lifestyle chronics

American supermodel Brooklyn Decker grateful for Photoshop

Brooklyn Decker, just named Esquire magazine’s Sexiest woman alive, has quipped that she has both Photoshop and her parents to thank for her beauty and her award.

The top model received the accolade from the readers of Esquire and told Parade that she was not sure how to respond.

Simona Konova from Troyan is the new Miss Argo – Ribaritsa 2010
Competitions & awards

Simona Konova from Troyan is the new Miss Argo – Ribaritsa 2010

The third edition of "Miss Argo – Ribaritsa 2010" won the only blonde girl among the participants – Simona Konova from Troyan. The contest was part of the festivities which will open the summer 2010 tourist season in Central Balkan National Park.

The show, hosted by Dragomir Draganov, took place by the poolside of hotel Argo. For the guests were provided excellent conditions and a lot of champagne. The decoration around the pool was made by agency Surprise from Lovech.

Many sunscreens products may be accelerating cancer
Health & Beauty

Many sunscreens products may be accelerating cancer

Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spread skin cancer.

The reason for this is because they contain vitamin A or its derivatives.

Experts say that sunscreen, creams and other ointments might prevent sunburn, but they don’t keep the ultraviolet light from destroying the skin cells and causing tumors and lesions.

The good breakfast
Health

The good breakfast

Here is a list of the products , according to their use, which are perfect for breakfast .

And although every organism needs to have a lots of different substances, breakfast after getting up from bed is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day .

1. Orange juice. It will give you a good supply of vitamin C throughout the day.
2. Rye bread....

Penelope Cruz Is The New Face Of Lancôme Trésor
Fragrances

Penelope Cruz Is The New Face Of Lancôme Trésor

Spanish pearl Penelope Cruz has become the new face of the legendary ladies' perfume Lancome Tresor.

After the impressive Ines Sastre and Kate Winslet, the luxury brand chose Penelope for the new face of the mythical perfume "Tresor".

The actress will represent the brand well, as she is a classic beauty and Tresor is a classic scent.

Cheryl Cole Voted
Fashion magazines and books

Cheryl Cole Voted "Sexiest Woman In The World" By FHM Magazine

For a second year Cheryl Cole has been crowned as the Sexiest Woman in the World by the readers of the magazine FHM.

The 26-year-old tempter took the lead of the rating Top 100 sexiest women in the world. Next are the Hollywood actress Megan Fox and the American Top Model Marisa Miller.

Miss Bulgaria 2010 is a charming brunette
Competitions & awards

Miss Bulgaria 2010 is a charming brunette

The 21-year old brunette Romina Andonova from Sofia took most of the awards at the beauty contest "Miss Bulgaria 2010", announced the organizers.

The beauty attracted the attention of the audience and the jury. Romina will present Bulgaria in the world finals "Miss World 2010".

The first runner up, according to the jury, with chairman Evgenia Kalkandjieva - Manova, is the 22-year old Yana Chinkova from Plovdiv. The blond is already popular being a weather girl in the television Pro.bg. She is also "Miss Plovdiv 2009".

From Plovdiv is also the second runner up - the 21-year old red hair beauty Zornitsa Stoycheva.

Makeup trends for Spring-Summer 2010
Fashion trends

Makeup trends for Spring-Summer 2010

As in previous seasons, and during this summer the most important makeup rule is the perfect base. Fond De Teint must be applied evenly without forming spots. The tan of the entire face must be perfectly smoothed – if the first step to perfect makeup is done well, we can avoid the heavy eye makeup, because this season trends will be all about natural makeup. Interesting in makeup for summer 2010 is the contrast not between the eyes and lips, but between eyes-eyebrows. The fashion trends make necessary the thick and dark eyebrows with a very bright and gentle eye makeup.

The stress reflects on the condition of the hair
Health & Beauty

The stress reflects on the condition of the hair

Hair needs constant care, which do not consist only in the use of shampoos, conditioners, masks, etc. There are more important factors affecting to its condition.

Hair becomes thinner if the body is experiencing vitamin and micronutrients deficiency. So if you want to be healthy, pay attention to the food – you should use products, containing a sufficient quantity of vitamins of group B, A, C, E, beta carotene, magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper.

GREEN lettuce helps digestion
Health & Beauty

GREEN lettuce helps digestion

Green lettuce and vegetables help digestion and are ideal for cleaning the body of the toxins and to fight cancer. They are healthy to eat because they are low in calories and contain nutrients. Lettuce is majorly made up of over 90% water and is rich in foliate and contains useful amounts of beta-carotene and vitamin C.

Men prefer natural beauty over make-up
Curious news

Men prefer natural beauty over make-up

Which part of the female body instantly nails the eyes of men? To answer this question experts asked men personally.

In the U.S. were asked 100 randomly encountered on the street boys what part of the female body first attracts their attention. 81% of men responded that they first look at the eyes of a woman and lips are noticed second.

As for the preferences on the ladies makeup men unanimously prefer dark, well-marked eyes.

Slicked/Gelled hairstyles - top fashion trend
Health & Beauty

Slicked/Gelled hairstyles - top fashion trend

The slicked back hairstyle will be the hit of the spring season, according to Spanish media, so grab you gel and get ready to remember the wet hair look.
Just try to avoid the dry, heavily brushed texturing, instead stick to a wet effect.

To achieve the desired "wet look" effect is not necessary to use the whole pack of gel.

Julia Roberts - deal for millions
Fashion collections

Julia Roberts - deal for millions

Julia Roberts is the new face of Lancome, the online edition of British Vogue reports. The pretty woman will be a global ambassador of the brand and for that role she will receive over $20 million. The first ad she features in, shot by Mario Testino, is for a Lancôme’s mascara and will be broadcasted around Europe in March.

The Oscar-winning actress was a fan of the brand long before the deal was announced. The star's lipstick of choice is Lancôme's L'Absolu Rouge in Rich Cashmere - a hydrating nude praline shade.

Bulgarian miss-es of 2009
Models and photomodels

Bulgarian miss-es of 2009

Beauty contests are becoming more and more popular as they are always accompanied by a lot of glamour, beauty and emotions. They give a chance to many young girls to show their beauty and talent and start they modeling career.

With the presentation of magnificent evening gowns and the round in bathing suits, those contests are very attractive for the spectators and they gain a big popularity. A lot of them turn in a grandiose show. An unforgettable spectacle was the contest miss Varna 2009, organized by VIP fashion group agency.

Miss Sofia - Winter 2010
Competitions & awards

Miss Sofia - Winter 2010

Several days ago 15 beauties participated in the contest Miss Sofia - Winter 2010 in beautiful youth toilets of boutique WOMAN MONRO with designer Milena Tsoncheva and the prom dresses of atelier SIMON with designer Gergana Simeonova. Delfina specially made swimsuits in red for the contest and they were combined with Christmas hats to remind the holiday approach.

Marchela Mincheva is the third runner-up, the second is Gergana Chakarova, the first runner-up is Ana Maria from Sofia. Miss Sofia - Winter became Lilia Teterekova. All they received a lot of presents.

 The most beautiful married Bulgarian for 2009 is going to Mrs World
Competitions & awards

The most beautiful married Bulgarian for 2009 is going to Mrs World

At the beginning of the year Stanislava Stratieva-Koleva was selected to be the most beautiful married Bulgarian for 2009.

She is 32 years old from Stara Zagora. She is married and has a 2-year old daughter. She is a journalist and in 2006 she was named the "Most stylish worldly person" from the media.

On 22 November Stanislava will show her intellect and charm in the biggest world contest for married ladies "Mrs. World".

Gisele Bundchen will teach her husband how to model
Models and photomodels

Gisele Bundchen will teach her husband how to model

American football star Tom Brady, who married the Brazilian beauty in February, doesn't feel comfortable posing for photo shoots and hopes Gisele will boost his confidence in front of the camera.

He said: "When I am out on the football field I have so much confidence in what I am doing. With photo shoots, I don't know what I am doing. I'm at the whim of the photographer and the crew.

" I should probably ask her for some help. She does tell me to have fun and to approach it in the third person, almost like acting. She makes it look so easy."

Gwyneth Paltrow covers her body in coffee, olive oil and honey to make her skin smooth
Body care

Gwyneth Paltrow covers her body in coffee, olive oil and honey to make her skin smooth

The 'Iron Man' actress has revealed the ingredients to her credit crunch "five-minute makeover" can all be found in the kitchen cupboard. She wrote on her GOOP website: "Today I bring you some tips and wisdom from the people who trick you all into thinking I am a semi-presentable woman. "The first thing is to find acceptance when you look in the mirror. The mind wants to focus on flaws. Ease it into remembering the beauty of who you are."

Gwyneth goes on to give her recipe for a three-stage body scrub, which rejuvenates the skin in the comfort of your own home. Step one involves cleansing pores with a mixture of olive oil, coarsely ground coffee and Turbinado sugar.

Scarlett Johansson's first advert campaign for Mango has been released
Models and photomodels

Scarlett Johansson's first advert campaign for Mango has been released

The Hollywood beauty sizzles in a series of sultry images for the Spanish retailer's Autumn/Winter 09 collection.

In one shot, Scarlett is seen posing provocatively with tousled bobbed blonde hair and a bee-sting pout as she drapes herself over a leather coach wearing an 80s-inspired grey micro mini-dress, leopard print coat and towering heels.

In a black and white picture, the 24-year-old star smoulders in skinny jeans and a vest as she leans against a wall, propping one studded high heeled foot on a chair.

Fashion evenings 2009 - elegance, refinement and beauty
Fashion shows

Fashion evenings 2009 - elegance, refinement and beauty

On 13 and 14 June 2009 in Grand hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena thiumphed fashion and beauty. The eight edition of one of the biggest fashion events in Bulgaria - "Fashion evenings" gathered those who appreciate beauty on a fashion show, which presented collections of famous Bulgarian designers and fashion houses, as well as importers of quality garments and accessories.

The fashion show was held with the kind stewardship of Grand hotel Varna and with the support of its general director Mr. Ivan Portnih. Official sponsor were the cigarettes Merilyn Slims. Producer of the event is Ekaterina Toneva, Mrs. Bulgaria World Beauty 2007, the organization and performance is made by Amalia Tincheva. The major media partner was the Bulgarian fashion directory Fashion.bg, which celebrated 10 years since its creation.

Linda Evangelista applies her make-up in 10 minutes
Make-up

Linda Evangelista applies her make-up in 10 minutes

The Canadian supermodel - who fronted last year's Prada Fall campaign and is the current face of L'Oreal Paris cosmetics - has learnt so many beauty tricks during her 30-year career she only takes a few minutes to perfect her appearance.

She said: "I did my own make-up this morning and it takes 10 minutes, tops! My best trick is to do it in natural light. I keep all my make-up on a huge mirrored tray and I just take it to whatever window is looking good that day."

The beauty secrets of Sharon Stone
Health & Beauty

The beauty secrets of Sharon Stone

The 'Basic Instinct' beauty Sharon Stone likes her reflection less since she turned 51, but still loves her "strong" nose. She said: "I have a really good nose. Our family has good noses - each different, but all strong and defining."

When it comes to beauty treatments, Sharon subscribes to the "less is more philosophy". She doesn't wear much makeup, never gets facials and sees her hairdresser as little as possible. But no matter how busy she is, she always makes time for regular massages, meditation and long baths.

Cindy Crawford has become the face of a budget beauty brand
Models and photomodels

Cindy Crawford has become the face of a budget beauty brand

The supermodel - who has previously worked cosmetics giants Revlon and Maybelline - signed up to promote shop chain SPAR's Beauty Kiss toiletry range and has posed in a series of raunchy shots.

The 43-year-old beauty looks sensational in the pictures, wearing a cutaway black swimsuit.

Cindy has previously said thinks she looks "pretty good" naked for a mother-of-two and is happy with the way her body has aged

For soft fruity lips with the exotic aroma of Dragon Fruit
Cosmetics

For soft fruity lips with the exotic aroma of Dragon Fruit

NIVEA Lip Care’s new innovative caring formula enriched with Hydramine, a precious active ingredient found naturally in the skin, and Grape Seed extract supports longlastingly the natural moisturisation for soft and supple lips.

Its unique blend of fruity flavour, shimmering pigments and glossy colour makes your lips even more desirable.

Italian festival of beaty and hair-style
Lifestyle chronics

Italian festival of beaty and hair-style

The International Exhibition of Hairdressing, Beauty, Make-up, Perfumery and Fashion ITALIAN FESTIVAL OF BEAUTY has two editions – spring and autumn.

The participants in the salon are manufacturers and dealers of professional hair-care products and accessories; beauty companies; suppliers of equipment and devices for hairdresser's and beautician's.

Roma Fashion - beauty and magic of gipsy culture
Fashion shows

Roma Fashion - beauty and magic of gipsy culture

On 8 May in Sofia was held the fashion show ROMA FASHION. Original gipsy music and poetry accompanied the event.

Inspired by the gipsy aesthetics, designers from Bulgaria and abroad presented their creations, showing the romance of the "gipsy style" in contemporary fashion. The show included models of designers from Bulgaria, Finland, Romania, Argentina, Macedonia etc.

Miss Bulgaria 2009 is Antonia Petrova
Competitions & awards

Miss Bulgaria 2009 is Antonia Petrova

The new Miss Bulgaria is Antonia Petrova from the city of Pernik. The blond beauty is 24 years old and has two degrees in higher education - in Economics and Law. She will present Bulgaria at the contest Miss World 2009. The first runner up is Elitsa Lubenova from Dve Mogili, who is 18 years old. She studies in a school for folklore dances in Kotel, her dream is to dance on the scene of Bolshoi theater.

The title Miss Beauty of the World Bulgaria 2009 received the 17-year old Ruslana Kaneva from Sofia. She will present Bulgaria on the contest in China in April. Miss Tourism Planet is the 19-year old Polina Gergusheva from Sofia, who will represent Bulgaria in Athens. Polina writes music and wants to be a journalist.

Eucerin Anti-Redness relieves red face
Health & Beauty

Eucerin Anti-Redness relieves red face

In order to answer the specific needs of the consumers with sensitive and prone to redness skin, the science center of Eucerin® developed a new line of products Eucerin® Anti-Redness.

The products contain the active ingredient Licochalcone and correcting pigments, which relieve redness and give an even tan of the face. Licochalcone A, derived from the root extract of the licorice plant Glycyrrhiza inflata inhibits pro-inflammatory cytokines, eicosanoids and reactive oxygen species in a number of human skin cells.

Coiffure Beauty Magazine
Fashion magazines and books

Coiffure Beauty Magazine

Coiffure Beauty Magazine is a luxurious magazine issued every month. The Magazine targets the professionals in the hairdressing branch and presents articles and information on variety of popular style topics like hair and health, cosmetic products for the hair and sections of the Magazine include information about seminars, workshops and various hair events. We also have dedicated part of the magazine to cosmetics, fashion, spa, and lifestyle. We also publish information on new developments in the field of cosmetics as well as the latest trends in styling and hairdressing and are privilaged to work with some of the best hairstylists in the world and in Bulgaria.

Teodora Burgazlieva:
Interviews

Teodora Burgazlieva: "I am proud to be Miss Bulgaria 2002"

"Miss Bulgaria 2002" is Teodora Burgazlieva from the city Pomorie. The beauty of VISAGES MODELS AGENCY was born on 5 September 1985 in Pomorie. She is 175 cm high, weighs 54 kg and her measures are 90 - 62 - 92.

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