Category Archives: Beauty

LA Girl: Jennifer Ilene Perry

Lately I’ve been eschewing driving and Uber-ing it. What a relief to have someone else drive, while I get to enjoy Los Angeles through fresh eyes and meet interesting people.  Having Jennifer show up made me want to joyride all … Continue reading

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Globes: Colgate Beauty Bar

Smile! The Colgate Optic White Beauty Bar headed to the Chateau Marmont’s Selma House Saturday during this year’s award season kickoff. Professional stylists indulged with exclusive picture-perfect hairstyling sessions using the new Rowenta Beauty Tools. Other stay-gorgeous comps included Priv … Continue reading

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The LA Beat’s Top 5 Stories of 2014

1. The Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque Tour Returned to LA for Another Bangerz Night Out! Billy Bennight “This year’s Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque Tour comes with new faces and a slightly revamped set of songs and choreography. The heat was on Friday … Continue reading

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20 Gifts for Under $20

There is no reason to break the bank during the holidays. It’s more important to choose something thoughtful and fun instead of something expensive and predictable. These gifts are perfect for that work friend or the new date you don’t … Continue reading

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Poubelle Twins Calendar Release Party

The Poubelle Twins, longtime darlings of Los Angeles’ legendary Lucha VaVOOM, as well as countless burlesque stages (the iconic French Maids of The Velvet Hammer, naturellement!), comedy venues and wrestling rings from TJ to Stockholm, are releasing their 2015 calendar and to … Continue reading

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Lash Closet

If you’re on the go like I frequently am, Lash Closet is a lifesaver. Now offering a customizable subscription-based service (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, and bi-monthly, although you can still purchase without a subscription package.)  For those serious about their lashes … Continue reading

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Glamour Ghoul: Halloween Makeup

Wondering how you can master your own spooky makeup, effects, or even body paint? Or maybe you’re desperate to win the office costume contest but greasepaint and rent-a-costume won’t cut it? Get it done in the comfort and privacy of … Continue reading

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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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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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