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[2 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 492 views]
Ponytails: This Fall’s Hair Trend

For runway hair they chose the 1950’s ponytail as their signature look. Simple yet elegant, ponytails are an excellent way to show off stunning features and can be casual or formal depending on the occasion.

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[26 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 817 views]
Paint on Fall’s 2010 Nail Polish Trends

Call us impatient but here at Sway we can’t wait to ring in the new season with funky new nail polish. With fall 2010 quickly approaching it’s time to put away summer’s bright and fun pigments and welcome fall’s dark and mysterious colours.

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[24 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 394 views]
White Eyeliner?

White eyeliner is excellent for creating the appearance of wider and brighter eyes. With just a small application, sleep deprived socialites or new moms can create the illusion of instant radiance.

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[8 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 837 views]
Zoe Saldana in colour

It means so much to to be associated with a company that shares my values and believes in empowering women. Saldana, who follows in the footsteps of Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Hudson, will also be featured in the company’s brochure as a face of Avon’s colour cosmetics collection.

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[5 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 336 views]
The colour of beauty

The film states that according to a 2008 survey, 87 per cent of New York Fashion Week models were white. “It gets to a point where you feel like you’re constantly justifying your worth,” says Thompson, in the film. “You can only take so much … constant rejection — or that fear that when you walk through that casting door, you’re going to be reminded, yet again, that you’re a Black girl.

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[5 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 507 views]
Mikki Taylor retires from Essence

While the magazine states that she will continue contributing as editor-at-large, Taylor says she will mainly focus on her companies and family.

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[5 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 658 views]
Glowing skin and pale nails

Pair low-key makeup with an equally casual hairstyle: loose waves and a multitude of face-framing knots. To protect hair and add shine, Bertrand likes to apply Black n’ Sassy Heat Activated Hot Sheen to wet hair. Next, create waves by wrapping a one and a half-inch wide barrel curling iron around random pieces, and using fingers to gently tousle curls.

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[5 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 517 views]
Smoky eyes

Where to wear it: On your hottest date. This is the go-to look for steamy days and even steamier nights.

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[5 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 315 views]
Tropical summer beauty

Where to wear it: A rooftop get-together. This flirty lip colour and inventive braid are guaranteed to make you stand out against the night sky.

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[4 May 2010 | No Comment | 1,111 views]
Looking gorgeous in your 40′s

Sophia Brown Ramsay, 45 Your 40s are fabulous because: “To be this age is a blessing. I can hear my own voice, and I listen. And I don’t worry as much about things.”
Sophia’s ageless beauty secret: “I try to be an optimist, it helps with creases. And I sleep in more now!”
Advice from the derm: “For women of this age, the majority of concerns relate to pigmentation disorders and effects of aging, especially the appearance of fine lines,” says Dr. Mercy Alexis of Kingsway Dermatology & Cosmetic Centre in Toronto. …