I've tried everything -- from at-home chemical peels to in-office laser treatments -- in an effort to eliminate blemishes. I've slathered every cream on my face and sampled lipstick in every shade available in a deluxe box of Crayola crayons since I've been tall enough to swipe it from my mother's bathroom cabinets.
There are a lot of interesting things about John Paul DeJoria. Yes, he's the co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems, which sells hair products in more than 150,000 beauty salons in 87 countries. Many of us are familiar with his shampoo if not DeJoria himself. But few know about his other ventures. The 68-year-old DeJoria was also founder of more than a dozen other businesses, from Patrón Spirits to the House of Blues to DeJoria Diamonds. And then there's his hardscrabble life. He worked to help support his family when he was a kid, and he was even homeless twice once just as he launched John Paul Mitchell.
Save the heavy stuff for later: Keeping skin hydrated is key (especially when you're in the air), but slathering on your heaviest cream can leave your face looking oily. Try a gel-based moisturizer (celebrity makeup artist Daniel Martin likes aloe vera gel) that absorbs and dries quickly.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Notre Dame's Adrian Dantley sported muttonchops.
Want to brighten up your face without looking like you're wearing too much makeup? Use shades that warm up your skin, like peach, coral, and earthy green.
Look great with beauty pro Bobbi Brown's favorite insider tricks.
Tashina Green's electric colors, shapes and designs are all part of her craft. CNN scratches the surface of nail art.
Mickey Mouse can finally grow that goatee he's always wanted. Until now, Disney parks and resort employees had been prohibited from growing beards and goatees. Starting Friday they may do so, so long as they're a quarter-inch or shorter.
Everyone has one -- the friend who never seems to age. Good chance she's exercising and eating well, but no doubt she's also taking advantage of some insider look-great beauty tricks. "It's amazing how a few strategic tweaks in your routine can shave off years, giving you younger-looking skin and hair," says makeup artist Mally Roncal.
We've all been there: standing at the drugstore in front of rows and rows of conditioners, wondering what to buy. From daily conditioner and heat-protecting leave-in mists to deep conditioners and keratin masks, the options can be daunting.
The financial fate of Greece hangs in the balance this week, as officials reconvene over the contentious topic of Greek bonds, or more specifically, how big a writedown private investors are willing to take.
Switching shampoos often? Shivering through a cold rinse? It's time to rethink your routines.
Streamline your workouts, your morning makeup, even your resolution list. Here are eight New Year tips on how to look better and improve your health for 2012.
A calendar full of holiday parties, last-minute shopping and a house brimming with guests can leave you looking less than refreshed. Try these makeup tips for an instant pick-me-up.
After moving from New York to Virginia Beach five years ago, Jennifer Herzog started noticing something odd when exiting grocery stores.
Whoever said, "Don't mix business with pleasure" obviously didn't say it to Matt Moore, Colin Newberry, and Charlie Holderness.
Slipping on mittens is one way to shield your nails from the ravages of winter. But it's not the only solution. Keep yours strong, healthy, and pretty with this handy guide.
A word of warning: You might notice a few more unshaved upper lips proudly displayed by men in the next few weeks.
CNN's Athena Jones looks at one industry that's growing despite the sluggish economy.
If you're looking for an industry that's thriving even during these tough economic times, look to the hair industry. It may be the closest thing to recession-proof.
When Justin Bieber chopped off his trademark shaggy sideswept hairdo last February, legions of tween "Beliebers" gasped in shock. So did one 49-year-old veteran toy maker who delivered the very first Bieber dolls to rabid fans last year.
Plus: More star sightings!
Myth 1: Crossing your legs will give you varicose veins.
I'm frequently mocked for my AOL e-mail address, which calls me out as old and out of touch, the kind of person who rides the information superhighway at five miles an hour with his turn signal flashing. I'd change lanes to let you pass but -- as my e-mail address confirms -- I'm terrified of change.
To compliment his Captain America costume, the 3-year-old chooses red and blue
As a cosmetics saleswoman, Shannon Barnes constantly fielded the same question from women looking at mascara ads perched on her department store counter: Are those eyelashes real?
Britiain's advertising watchdog bans a Julia Roberts makeup ad for making her prettier than the makeup alone could.
Make-up advertisements featuring actor Julia Roberts and supermodel Christy Turlington have been banned in the UK because of their controversial use of 'airbrushing'.
Keneesha Hudson, owner of Urbanbella salon, explains what it means for women to "go natural" with their hair.
Tamara Winfrey Harris tells a story of being in a chain restaurant with her husband when their names were called for a table.
Alison Kosik briefs us on the latest passport protocol in this "On The Go."
From how to score a cocktail to where to scatter grandma's ashes, this is your ticket to the real Magic Kingdom.
"She didn't appear fazed by the people staring at her - she was radiant," says one onlooker
My 14-year-old daughter has had bumps on her cheeks, upper arms and thighs for several years. Her pediatrician say it's keratosis pilaris and not to worry about it, but my daughter doesn't like the way the bumps look. Is there anything we can try to make them go away?
Elmar Weisser's reindeer-themed beard emerged from a knotted and tangled field to take top honors at the 2011 World Beard and Moustache Championships on Sunday.
Middleton has been seen sporting the swept-back 'do twice recently, spurring rumors
Weaves and braids may contribute to a type of permanent hair loss that appears to be common among black women, a new study has found.
In northern Uganda, Sarah Omollo, like hundreds of other women, rises early each day to collect shea nuts.
The reality starlet finds "so many" hot things about her NBA beau
A private burial service was held for legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor. CNN's Kareen Wynter reports.
Long before there was the House of Gaga, there was the House of Taylor.
Call it a clear sign of a recovery: Sales of luxury skincare have rebounded sharply.
Stylists compete at the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show in Atlanta, Georgia, showing off their skills styling ethnic hair.
There were plenty of Crayola-colored wigs and long, silky extensions displayed at the 64th annual Bronner Bros. International Hair Show, which drew more than 60,000 stylists, hair enthusiasts and exhibitors who work with black hair this past weekend.
Florida authorities have recorded their first arrest under a state ban on synthetic stimulants often sold as "bath salts" as health officials in several other states are sounding alarms about the drugs.
Want to get away and get fit? Try one of these luxury spa resorts.
The most notable women in technology probably don't spend all day thinking about hairstyles and dinner parties. But according to a bright pink infographic making its way around the web, you can tell a lot about some of the world's most tech-savvy women based on their hairdos and extracurriculars.
â¢ Was she having a good hair night? Ashlee Simpson-Wentz stepped out for a party at the Andy LeCompte Salon in West Hollywood, where the starlet helped launch the Black 15in1 product. The singer wasn't the only well-tressed star in attendance: Vanessa Minnillo, Taryn Manning and more danced to tunes spun by DJ Lindsay Luv, downing champagne and hors d'oeuvres and writing their winter hair woes on a wall in the salon.
A good night's sleep tends to leave you feeling refreshed, alert, and upbeat. According to a new study, it may also make you look healthier and more attractive to others.
Objective: Find a fabulous but not outrageously priced gift for the label-loving fashionista on your holiday list. This seemingly daunting task is no problem, with InStyle.com's seven stylish picks.
It's that time of year again -- October -- when we crown another deserving World Champion. I'm speaking, of course, about the just-concluded World DJ Championship, which was contested among turntable wizards from 25 nations and won -- I hardly need to tell you -- by the French spinner LigOne at club KOKO in London.
Alex Sink is caught on camera reading a mobile device during the CNN Florida governor's debate.
A campaign aide to Florida gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink has been removed after the Democratic nominee was sent a text message during a televised debate -- in violation of the rules that the candidates agreed to.
French anti-racism group SOS-Racisme plans to file a legal complaint against perfume designer Jean-Paul Guerlain following a racist remark he made on French television.
Alberto Culver, the maker of Tresemme and Alberto VO5 haircare products, said Monday it has agreed to a $3.7 billion buyout.
Lady Gaga signs a new fragrance deal with a celebrity perfume company. HLN's Showbiz Tonight's Brooke Anderson reports.
Women who desire a more "exotic" appearance are looking to the fashion world's growing multi-culturalism for inspiration.
Summer fashion mistakes are committed by men as well as by women; however, the difference is your man may not understand how to correct his fashion faux pas.
â¢ Hours before her big announcement and proposal, Bachelorette-no-longer Ali Fedotowsky pampered herself with a nail appointment. The reality star came into Nail Garden in Burbank, Calif., with one of the show's female producers and got a mani-pedi combo. According to an onlooker, she seemed "very happy and giddy" as she got her French manicure and talked all about the evening's finale.
â¢ Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky, causing quite a stir as she arrived at Gavert Atelier Salon In Beverly Hills for her hair appointment. The reality star was there to get some hair extensions put in, but she also ran into Eclipse star BooBoo Stewart outside. In fact, the two literally collided head-on, causing plenty of excitement for onlookers outside.
The techno music thumps in the background, but Michelle Phan's voice is a contrast, soothing like a lullaby. In precisely seven minutes and 33 seconds, if you follow Phan's meticulous instructions, she can transform you into the wide-eyed Lady Gaga from the "Bad Romance" video.
Which actor - Cruise or Farrell - is more convincing bald and paunchy?
Finalist Janine Jarman gets married - with fellow finalist Matthew Morris creating her Priscilla Presley-inspired wedding hair
What better way to celebrate National Hamburger Month than with the aroma of a greasy White Castle burger? With the fast food chain's new scented candle, burger lovers can now enjoy the smell of sliders and onions all day long.
The Obama administration is turning up the heat on tanning salons across the country with the passage of its new health care bill.
The battle over health care and whether to use the shortcut tactic known as reconciliation to push it through has thrust the Senate parliamentarian into the spotlight.
If the Omani royal family had its way, the entire world would recognize the country's ancient scent, frankincense -- so highly prized the Magi brought it to celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Mike Sorrentino, otherwise known as "The Situation" of MTV's "Jersey Shore," is hoping to get a cologne on the market that will smell like money.
The Shear Genius host says her and Matthew McConaughey's newborn is "beautiful and peaceful"
Fingers painted with nail polish gripped a rifle. Women wearing lipstick, mascara and camouflage uniforms stood at attention.
The newest faces of Iraq's army are those of women, as CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
Dressing for work can be a battle, but only if you don't know what you're doing. The way you look and dress in the office makes a statement about what people can expect from you and how you feel about yourself.
"He knew I had a thing for English men, and he knew I needed to be with a good guy," she says
The country singer says her hockey player fiancÃ© Mike Fisher looks even "better in person" than in photos
â¢ Keith Urban, picking holiday gifts for his wife Nicole Kidman at London's Harvey Nichols boutique. The country crooner spent a lot of time at the By Kilian counter, scoping out the perfect fragrances for Kidman before finally settling on four perfumes, including the Absinthe Verte.
Paris Hilton hosts a launch party for the unveiling of her newest business venture, "The Paris Hilton Hair And Beauty Line."
Here are some simple and easy tips to turn back the clock.
Chris Rock is an Emmy-winning comedian, devoted husband and loving father --but it's time to get to know a new side of this funnyman. Meet Chris Rock, hair expert.
"Declan would like to take you up to the castle now," said Cecilia, my waitress, one blindingly clear Irish morning as I plopped down for breakfast in the dining hall at Ballinalacken Castle Hotel.
An Afghan native facing terrorism charges planned to bomb a target in New York on the anniversary of the terrorists attacks of September 11, 2001, a federal prosecutor said Friday.
The FBI says new surveillance tapes show a terror suspect buying bomb-making supplies. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.
Job seekers in today's economy are all familiar with the difficulty in finding a job. Adding to that difficulty is the fact that many job seekers are all competing for the same positions and job titles.
Film-maker Bob Smeaton tells CNN's Peter Wilkinson about the mini-documentaries that are on the remastered Beatles albums.
Remastered versions of the Beatles catalogue will be released on Wednesday, giving listeners what the remaining members of "The Fab Four" say is the closest reproduction ever of how their music sounded in the studio.
Here are ways to stand out from the crowd this season by shaking up the style rules.
When Clifton Green and his wife adopted an adorable little girl from Ethiopia, they knew they would eventually have to deal with the hair issue.
Suri hangs with kangaroos, Tom turns 47 and Katie prepares to work
You could blame weeds, trees, and grasses if you start itching, sneezing, coughing, and wheezing this fall. But the usual suspects aren't the only triggers.
One revolutionized women's hair in the 1960s. Another brought fear to Middle Earth. Another is a champion golfer who now designs courses all over the world.
From legs to brows, the pros reveal the best ways to deal with unwanted hair.
I have stretch marks on my body. I wasn't pregnant nor am I pregnant now. How should I get rid of them permanently without going under the knife? Any safe creams or natural treatments?
Although you probably use it every day, here's some interesting trivia you may not know about deodorant.