Author Archives: Donna Lethal

Donna Lethal

About Donna Lethal

Donna Lethal is the author of "Milk of Amnesia" and writes for her own blog (Lethal Dose), Hair Hall of Fame, Dowager Quarterly, Find A Death, & the Valhalla Cemetery chapter in "Weird Hollywood." A native of Lowell, Mass., she's lived in Boston, NY and London before settling here. When not writing, she's doing yoga or fleeing to the high desert in a vintage Celica Supra. She is researching her next book in New England.

Advanced Style comes to Los Angeles

I’ve been a big fan of Ari Seth Cohen’s “Advanced Style” blog since he began. Having had a great-aunt who was (and remains) one of my major style influencers, his work spoke to me immediately. Living in New York for … Continue reading

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Kenn Gray Home partners with Best Friends

International home goods line Kenn Gray Home announced a partnership with “Glee” actress Charlotte Ross to benefit her charity of choice, Best Friends Animal Society, as part of the Kenn Gray Home Gives Back campaign. Kenn Gray Home will contribute … Continue reading

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4th Annual Hero Dog Awards: Recap

Now in its fourth year, the Hero Dog Awards competition searches out and recognizes America’s Hero Dogs – often ordinary dogs who do extraordinary things, whether it’s saving lives on the battlefield, lending sight or hearing to a human companion, … Continue reading

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Standing – Still!

I packed three pairs of false eyelashes, a tiara, over 6 sunscreens and far too many (is there such a thing?) high heels on this last trip. Obviously I’m a whiz when it comes to paring down to the essentials. … Continue reading

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Rich’s Argan Oil Elixir

I love skin and hair oils. Oils used to have a bad name until a few years back, but for me – going from the desert to humid New England in a month – travel has made my skin and … Continue reading

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Hero Dog Awards Return to LA

Also known as the “Dog Oscars,” the The American Humane Association’s fourth annual Hero Dog Awards is a black-tie affair open to the public with the purchase of a seat. Hosted by Beth Stern and Terry Bradshaw, this national competition that … Continue reading

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On the Road Beauty: Repêchage

In the past month my skin has gone from high desert to humid New England, which is not exactly the kind of testing anyone wants (not to mention airplanes, the ultimate dehydrator.) So when Repêchage sent me three of their … Continue reading

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Sexy + Betsey = Spray + Play

Over at Mercedes-Benz Fashion week Wednesday, Sexy Hair teamed up with Betsey Johnson to create lavish, modern-day Marilyn Monroe looks for Johnson’s Spring 2015 Fashion “Marriage Equality” stunner show. I love Betsey – I interviewed her here once – and … Continue reading

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BeautyCon focus: Perfect365

. BeautyCon—the preeminent global summit for top digital fashion and beauty influencers, and their ever-growing number of fans—returned  to Los Angeles for its third-annual summit. BeautyCon Los Angeles was held in partnership with ELLE, at the LA Mart, on August … Continue reading

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Sexy Hair: Road Test, Part II

Shampooing while traveling is a mixed bag. Unless you’re familiar with the water, you can end up with problems like flat, lifeless locks (from hard water) to loss of color (too much chlorine.) I get my hair professionally washed weekly … Continue reading

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