News

Newest Power Puff Girl Brings Backlash of Racist Comments Over Makeup Look

Over on Instagram, it’s still a fairly lawless land where kids and kid-minded adults can comment pretty much whatever rolls off...

Fashion

You’re In The Army Now: Style Tips for Wearing Camo

In the fashion world, announcing that military looks will be popular next season is kind of like saying the sun will...

News

Maye Musk Becomes Oldest CoverGirl Model at Age 69

International beauty brand CoverGirl announced Maye Musk as it’s latest brand ambassador. The mother of Tesla Corporation founder Elon Musk, at age...

News

Getty Images Bans Photos with Altered Body Shapes

Getty Images, one of the world’s largest suppliers of news and stock images for publication, has recently announced that it will...

News

Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dead at 91

Playboy founder, media mogul, and the world’s most-famous international man of leisure, Hugh Hefner, was announced dead this Thursday. He died...

Modeling

Trade Shoots: What Do TF, TFP and TFCD Mean?

Unpaid work: it’s the dirty little secret of the fashion, modeling and photography world. Also known “trade shoots,” sometimes we need...

Fashion

Nifty, Thrifty Fashion: 9 Tips for Better Thrift Store Shopping

Thrift shops, resale stores, call ’em what you will: repositories of randomness like Salvation Army, Goodwill and Savers take in hundreds...

Fashion

Rihanna, Bungee Cords and Mountains of Sugar Steal the Show at New York Fashion Week

There was a time not so long ago when Rihanna was just a humble singer trying to make a living. Wait,...

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Fashion

Get a buzz from these fashion and beauty buzzwords

Buzz, buzz, buzz, buzz… buzzwords!  Sure, you may know a certain style when you see it. But knowing the actual terms for...

Fashion

Queen Victoria rules (fashion) again in Spring 2016

Elle Magazine recently posted their Comprehensive Guide to Spring 2016 Fashion Trends.  And as always, there is a mix of something...

Modeling

How Model Agencies Make Money

Model agency fees often seem clear as mud to new talent… It can get a little confusing because it’s never as simple...

Fashion

Fashion History: High Heels for… Him?

Stilettos, Pumps and Platforms… They’re so commonly seen on women’s feet today that we never think to wonder who invented these painfully-pointy shoes....

Modeling

Plus Size Models Make Modest Gains

Plus fashion and plus size models have been front and center in the news lately.  Or… kinda plus size models, that...

Modeling

Why Model Agencies Prefer Polaroids

Truth hurts.  But that’s not always the case in the model photography world.  Polaroids (or as I like to call them:...

Photography

Identity Crisis: Protecting Yourself from Image Theft

For a photographer or model who makes their living from selling our work, it’s frustrating to see just how easily images can...

Featured Talent

Friday Featured Artist: Sally Arnott

Sally Arnott isn’t one to rest on her laurels.  This talented model, actress, TV host and Pageant pro from the Land...

Editor's Rant

Memento Mori

I find myself telling potential portfolio clients:  “Pictures are useless… what we DO with them means everything.”   I mean, what...

Beauty

Scrub Your Way to Lovelier Lips

by Sabrina DiGiovanni Beauty Look Editor & Certified Makeup Artist There are so many aspects to the Fall season to look forward...

Beauty

Do It Yourself Makeup: Wham! Bam! 50’s Glam!

Greetings from Beauty Editor Sabrina!  A lot of people I come across lately have been asking me how to achieve that...

Health & Fitness

HEALTHY SKIN: ONE BITE AT A TIME

Genetics, lifestyle and beauty products…  all play a role in how your skin looks.  But nutrition is just as important in...

Beauty

A WRINKLE IN YOUR FACE(BOOK)

For the people who prefer to ask their sister to come over via Facebook rather than simply calling… for the person who chooses...

Fashion

2014 COLOR OF THE YEAR: RADIANT ORCHID – WITH WENDY EVENS

Here at BeautyLook Magazine we love fashion.  We love creating it, talking about it, wearing it, taking photos of it, swooning...

Featured Talent

FRIDAY FEATURE – JOYCE GIRAUD

When Bravo TV added Joyce Giraud to the cast of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, they also added a touch of...

Featured Talent

FRIDAY FEATURED ARTIST: NICOLE MONEER, FITNESS OPTIMIST

Hi Nicole!  Your autobiography, What Lies Behind the Smile, is scheduled for release in 2014.  Can you give us a sneak...

Modeling

Modeling: 10 Sure Fire Ways to Fail Miserably

As a professional, working photographer with a business to run and schedules to meet, it’s frustrating to come across so many...

Beauty

DIY MAKEUP: FRECKLES… FIGHT ‘EM or FLAUNT ‘EM?

Freckles, beauty marks, call them what you will – we all have them.  There’s at least one on everyone’s body, and...

Fashion

FEATURED FASHION DESIGNER: CHRIZTINA MARIE

Designer Chriztina Marie has a history seeped in art and fashion.  After years of successful denim design work, she’s now added...

Featured Talent

FRIDAY FEATURE: MAKEUP ARTIST HAYLEY KASSEL

BeautyLook is very pleased to introduce you to makeup artist Hayley Kassel for our very first Friday Featured Artist.  Hayley hails from...

Health & Fitness

Tanning Beds: Don’t Get Caught In the Dark

Winter white is a wonderful sight on Christmas morning.  But for a swimwear model, any thing less than a golden bronze...

Editor's Rant

Beauty Defined

“A fellow will remember a lot of things you wouldn’t think he’d remember.  You take me.  One day, back in 1896,...

Modeling

Model Advice: Thoughts, Words & Actions

By Jax Turyna, Modeling Editor In the entertainment and modeling worlds (like most other industries)  life can get hectic.  Sometimes when...

Photography

Exposure Exposed

Entering into photography as a serious hobby often means buying an expensive camera with interchangeable lenses.  The idea behind purchasing such...

Fashion

Fashion Modeling: Moving Away From Size Zero

American designer Marc Jacob caused a storm at Paris fashion Week.  His crime?  Using models of all ages, races and shapes...

Photography

Low Cost / High Key

White backdrops get a bad rap for being boring.  Or have the stigma as being the hallmark of amateurs who are...

Fashion

Fashion History: 100 Years of the Tee Shirt

2013 is the official/unofficial 100th anniversary of the modern tee shirt, and during that century of progress the tee seems to...

Fashion

FALL FASHIONS FOR PETITE MODELS

This Fall… the styles are all about menswear, oversized plaids, hounds tooth, fur, leather and punky accessories.  There’s a lot to...

Fashion

Petite Fashion in a Tall Girl’s World

Petite fashion: Fashions for women who are 5 feet, 6 inches tall or under (also known as the majority of our...

Beauty

Do It Yourself Makeup: Wing It! (With a Double-Winged Liner)

If you’re heading out on Halloween night dressed like Cat woman, nobody’s going to fault you (much!) for tacky eye makeup. ...

Editor's Rant

LINGERIE MODELING: I SEE LONDON, I SEE FRANCE

I see London, I see France… And thanks to the marketing genius of Victoria’s Secret we can now see your underpants...

Beauty

Oh, You’re a Vegan? Then Why Are You Rubbing a Cow on your Face?

As many people wander through life, they aimlessly latch on to ideas and follow trends that are seemingly popular. Maybe it’s...

Beauty

LIQUID GOLD: ARGAN OIL

Not so long ago, Argan oil was mostly unheard of in the Western Hemisphere.  Originally a food product much like olive oil,...

Health & Fitness

HEALTHY HABITS FOR A HEALTHIER YOU

By Nancy Kim MS RD, NASM-CPT Losing weight is challenging, but keeping it off is even more difficult.  Most people who...

Modeling

PETITE MODELS FACE HIGH HURDLES

Kate Upton seems to be on (or in) every other fashion magazine these days.  And while her womanly curves and bubble...

Featured Talent

Featured Model: Jax Turyna

In an industry that turns over models quicker than burgers at a fast food chain, model and actress Jax Turyna has...

Beauty

Beauty Gives Back: Charitable Hair Donations

Beauty is a strange thing: we constantly obsess over our makeup and clothes.  And especially… our hair.  But what if one...

Beauty

Do It Yourself Makeup: Make a Statement! With STATEMENT LIPS

Why hide your beauty behind  a bland lip color?  Or some boring shade of red that your gramma wears to Red...

Beauty

Do It Yourself Makeup: BIG BROW KNOW-HOW

Heavy, sculpted eye brows may have been a trend walking runways this Spring.  But the look is a bit heavy-handed for...

Beauty

SUMMER SKIN

With all of the amazing technology available today, women around the globe are treating their skin and bodies like Etch-A-Sketches. Liposuctioning...

Fashion

*NOT* Ready to Wear: Luxury Fashion with Wendy Evens

“How many more months until July?”  I found myself pondering that important fashion question back in chilly February, while viewing the...

Featured Talent

FEATURED MODEL: ANA BRAGA

If our latest  Industry Insider looks familiar, it’s because we’ve featured her in the pages of BeautyLook Magazine before.  Brazilian import...

Health & Fitness

WATER: WONDER ELIXER

With Nancy Kim Registered Dietician, NASM-CPT Every system in your body depends on water. It regulates body temperatures, maintains blood volume,...

Beauty

Do It Yourself: Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em!

DO IT YOURSELF MAKEUP with Joy Lynh Matmanivong The Smokey Eye is a very popular look for a night out, but...

Featured Talent

FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHER: ANTHONY NESTE

Hi Anthony!  For readers who aren’t already familiar with you and your work, please tell us briefly about your history in...

Beauty

HI-DEF MAKEUP: TURN YOUR TV GREEN WITH ENVY!

By Nicole DiLeonardo Fear not the trendsetters’ jargon and technological mumbo jumbo!  High definition makeup should not be cause for high anxiety. ...

Editor's Rant

Black & White Photography In A World of Rainbows

Over 100 years have passed since color film was first patented in 1903.  And yet to this very day, black and...

Beauty

Do It Yourself Makeup: Blushing Beauty

Blush is a great way to add healthy color to your skin and definition to your face Professional makeup artist Becky...

Fashion

Fashion History: A Brief History of His & Hers

To be a good ANYTHING… you need to know what you are talking about A great athlete has to know the...

Beauty

How Long Does Makeup Last?

We know you just hate to throw away those nice (and pricey!) makeup products after you’ve invested your your hard-earned cash.  ...

Beauty

The Ugly Side of Makeup

Watch out!  Your old makeup can hurt you. Cosmetics have a useful lifespan that varies depending on the product and environment. ...

Modeling

Models Talked and We Listened: To Be or Not to Be? (Nude, That Is)

Nudity in modeling has always been a divisive issue.  Turn the pages of any high-fashion magazine and you’re sure to see...

Editor's Rant

Tattoos in Modeling: The Needle & The Damage Done

Tattoos, ink, art… whatever you call them, models with tattoos are still a minority in the professional modeling world.  As I...

Modeling

Smile!

Not only is smiling good for the soul, but as a model it’s good for business. Smiling is easy as 1-2-3,...

Modeling

MODEL ADVICE: THE LAWS OF ATTRACTION

When I started in modeling, I spent some time thinking about who I was as a person.  I was 18 years...

Beauty

Beauty Kitchen With Heather Marianna – Part II

Ten QUICK & EASY uses for items you likely have in your kitchen right now… (part II) 6. Salt Why pay...

Beauty

Beauty Kitchen With Heather Marianna

Ten QUICK & EASY uses for items you likely have in your kitchen right now by Heather Marianna I am always “on...

Featured Talent

Fitness Model: Lisa Lynn Eveleth

BEAUTY, BRAINS & BRAWN come together in our featured model and competitor, Lisa Lynn Eveleth of LeClaire Iowa. A fitness instructor...

Featured Talent

ZELIMIR LALUSIC & BORN MODELS AGENCY

The path to success has never been easy, but it has always been clear to model-turned-agency-director Zelimir Lalusic.  Coming to the...

Fashion

TRICKS OF THE TRADE FOR WARDROBE MALFUNCTIONS

Trick of the Trade: For Wardrobe Malfunctions written by Kimberly Sayers You’re going to a very important event in a gorgeous...

Featured Talent

INTERVIEW: RUE 21 MODEL ANNE WINTERSON

Model Anne Winterson is a stunning, intelligent young woman with a bright future ahead of her. Multi-racial, multi-lingual, and multi-talented, her...

Modeling

ROLE: MODEL WITH JAX TURYNA

It was my first swimwear shoot ever… and I brought what I’d thought to be everything.  We were on a public...

Featured Talent

SHOE DESIGNER NORITAKA TATEHANA

Lady Gaga shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana and his unique shoes… seem to be one step ahead of popular trends, while keeping...

Industry Insider

Makeup Artist Kevin James Bennett: What’s in YOUR Kit?

Let me introduce you to Kevin James Bennett, a Multiple Emmy® Award winning makeup artist whose experience in the industry includes:...

Beauty

THE BEAUTY KITCHEN

Going to the spa is fun¸ exciting and relaxing.  But most of all, it’s expensive.  Why spend your money at an...

Modeling

ACE YOUR MODEL AGENCY INTERVIEW

For a new model, your first agency interview is usually an exciting experience.   But it can also be frustrating or...

Modeling

A PHOTOGRAPHER'S PERSPECTIVE ON POSING

What should I do with my hands?  Should I look at the camera or should I look away?  What should I...

Beauty

BAGS UNDER THE EYES? CAUSES, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

Puffiness.  Dark circles.  Bags under the eyes.  Call it what you will, this is a persistent issue at my photo shoots....

Beauty

SUMMER HAIR CARE

Summer is the time of year when the living is easy, the days are longer, and we loosen up and let...

Beauty

NO-SWEAT SUMMER MAKEUP

by Jill Glaser, Makeup First Academy It’s sunny, hot and humid. Your makeup starts to melt and run down your face. ...

Beauty

SUMMER SKIN CARE

Summer  weather means longer days and for most of us, more time spent outdoors at work or play.  Science has shown...

Beauty

CLEAN BRUSHES FOR FRESH FACES

Once you have acquired makeup brushes, you will want to make sure that you keep your brushes clean and sanitized.  By...

Featured Talent

FEATURE: MISS ILLINOIS USA, ASHLEY HOOKS

What better way to kick off the premier issue of BeautyLook Magazine than by featuring the winner of this year’s Miss...

Industry Insider

Industry Insider: Crystal Wright

Clean beauty looks… One of the first things that came to mind when thinking about this topic was a business workshop I...

Fashion

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