Hollywood’s 25 most powerful stylists: Portman and Williams mastermind Kate Young tops list

Hollywood’s 25 most powerful stylists: Portman and Williams mastermind Kate Young tops list

(Relaxnews) – After stars including Jessica Chastain and Michelle Williams topped best dressed lists during awards ceremony season, the women behind their looks rate highly in an annual ranking by US publication The Hollywood Reporter (THR) of the industry’s 25 most powerful stylists — which this year excludes fashion mogul Rachel Zoe. After evaluating factors such as […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Divergent’ dominates worldwide box office

‘Divergent’ dominates worldwide box office

(Relaxnews) – The feature starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet has risen to the top spot in the global box office, grossing $57.7 million across six territories for the weekend up to March 23, according to Rentrak. Adapted from Veronica Roth’s young adult fiction trilogy, “Divergent” tells the story of Tris, who refuses to submit […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dakota Johnson to play Johnny Depp’s companion in crime drama

Dakota Johnson to play Johnny Depp’s companion in crime drama

(Relaxnews) – The actress slated to headline “Fifty Shades of Grey” in 2015 is in talks for a major role in “Black Mass,” a biopic of the Boston Irish mafia boss Whitey Bulger. The daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, Dakota Johnson is in line to co-star with Johnny Depp, who will play Whitey […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Katy Perry tops global social media chart: Starcount

Katy Perry tops global social media chart: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – Pop star Katy Perry takes the top spot on Starcount’s global social media chart for the week of March 17-23. She is followed by Shakira, whose self-titled album is out this week. Katy Perry earned an impressive 58 million YouTube views over the past week and expanded her Twitter following by 196,453 people. […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Leading ladies for Marks & Spencer

Leading ladies for Marks & Spencer

(Relaxnews) – Annie Lennox and Emma Thompson are just two of the famous faces in the UK brand’s new campaign. Famous British retailer Marks & Spencer has released its latest advertising campaign for Spring-Summer 2014 and alongside the famous pop singer and philanthropist Annie Lennox and Oscar winner Thompson, are emerging British talents in the form of […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Rihanna named CFDA Fashion Icon for 2014

Rihanna named CFDA Fashion Icon for 2014

(Relaxnews) – The Barbadian singer and fashionista will be awarded the Fashion Icon prize at this June’s CFDA awards. The Council of Fashion Designers of America awards are set to take place on June 2 in New York City. And there will be one very special guest in the form of Rihanna according to news released Monday. […]

German designer fashions ‘hers & hers’ bridal niche

German designer fashions ‘hers & hers’ bridal niche

(MAINZ, Germany-AFP) – German fashion designer Helen Bender specialises in bridal wear but targets gay pride parades to pitch to new customers rather than wedding fairs. Two years ago she chanced upon a gap in the market for custom-made ‘hers & hers’ bridal outfits when lesbian friends turned to her for help. “They just hadn’t […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Christian Bale sought for Steve Jobs role

Christian Bale sought for Steve Jobs role

(Relaxnews) – Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic is building up a head of steam as insider whispers suggest “Batman” and “American Hustle” star Christian Bale is wanted for the main part. According to TheWrap, David Fincher — who is still in talks to direct — is waiting on confirmation that Christian Bale will join the cast. […]

23.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
Selfie-indulgence the key to Instagram popularity

Selfie-indulgence the key to Instagram popularity

(Relaxnews) – A study has found that the key to attracting comments and engagement on the image-sharing social network is to upload photographs of people, not places. The selfie is here to stay. Well that’s according to the Georgia Institute of Technology and Yahoo Labs researchers anyway. They’ve just announced the conclusions of a study […]

How to have a happy vacation

How to have a happy vacation

(Relaxnews) – A new survey has revealed that travelers who plan ahead, make a local connection and venture to countries abroad are more likely to return from a happy vacation. That’s according to the 414 travelers surveyed in a new poll conducted by ‘happiness expert’ Shawn Achor, author of “The Happiness Advantage,” and travel agency […]

22.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Kate Upton becomes latest Bobbi Brown spokesmodel

Kate Upton becomes latest Bobbi Brown spokesmodel

(Relaxnews) – The brand announced Friday that it has chosen the model and actress as the face of its upcoming collections. Known primarily for her physique, Kate Upton is shifting the spotlight to her face. The 21-year-old Sports Illustrated cover girl has become the latest brand ambassador for Bobbi Brown, taking over from Katie Holmes. […]

22.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Chanel emphasizes ‘reflections’ in summer makeup collection

Chanel emphasizes ‘reflections’ in summer makeup collection

(Relaxnews) – After presenting a music-themed collection for spring, the French fashion and beauty brand is emphasizing light and reflections in its Summer 2014 makeup line, titled “Reflets D’Été” (“Reflections of Summer”). Combining subtle pastels and stunning bright shades, the new collection provides plenty of shimmery effects around the eyes. Chanel has introduced three new […]

22.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Balita announces Easter Makeover raffle promo

Balita announces Easter Makeover raffle promo

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (March 19, 2014) – Weekend Balita and the US Asian Post, in cooperation with REFRESF Aesthetic and Lifestyle Medicine, Lucky Gloves Gym and Colina Salon present the “Easter Makeover” raffle promotion from March 15 to April 18, 2014. Eight lucky participants may have the chance to win any of the following prizes: a 1st prize of beauty salon services, […]

22.03.2014 · Filled under: Offers, Promotions ·
K-pop girl group 2NE1 embark on Asian tour

K-pop girl group 2NE1 embark on Asian tour

(SEOUL-AFP) – South Korean girl group 2NE1 will embark on a nine-city Asian tour this weekend following the release of their new album “Crush”, their agent said on Friday. Starting in Hong Kong on Saturday, the group will travel through nine other cities until July 13 — Shanghai, Beijing, Taipei, Bangkok, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, […]

21.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Islands to visit now before rising sea levels bury them

Islands to visit now before rising sea levels bury them

(Relaxnews) – They’re jewels of the oceans, small paradisiacal islands and atolls that rise up in the middle of the sea often developed for the pleasure of holidaymakers seeking tropical getaways. But they won’t last long. Hyperbole? Not for the scientists who’ve been sounding the alarm for years on the dangers of rising sea levels; […]

21.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
Using spices and herbs wisely can help reduce salt intake: study

Using spices and herbs wisely can help reduce salt intake: study

(Relaxnews) – New research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology & Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity & Metabolism Scientific Sessions 2014 showed people who receieved guidance on substituting spices and herbs for salt have a better chance of decreasing sodium consumption that those who attempt it alone. Researchers studied 55 volunteers over a 20-week period, providing all food […]

21.03.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Ryan Gosling attached to Busby Berkeley biopic

Ryan Gosling attached to Busby Berkeley biopic

(Relaxnews) – The American star will produce a film on the life of Busby Berkeley, the legendary director and choreographer credited with inventing the modern musical film during Hollywood’s golden age. Gosling may also direct or star in the biopic, according to the Hollywood Reporter. On the heels of “How to Catch a Monster,” due […]

21.03.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Lanvin to launch lighter version of ME fragrance

Lanvin to launch lighter version of ME fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Around one year after launching ME, Lanvin has introduced a lighter, airier and fresher variation on the original fragrance. ME L’eau will arrive at perfume counters from this April. Developed by nose Shyamala Maisondieu, the fragrance opens with Italian mandarin, violet leaf and pink peppercorn notes combined with a bouquet of floral notes, […]

21.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Humans can detect one trillion smells: study

Humans can detect one trillion smells: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The human nose can distinguish at least one trillion different odors, millions more than previously estimated, US researchers said Thursday. For decades, scientists accepted that humans could detect only 10,000 scents, putting the sense of smell well below the capabilities of sight and hearing. “Our analysis shows that the human capacity for discriminating […]

‘Divergent’: the next ‘Hunger Games’ teen film smash?

‘Divergent’: the next ‘Hunger Games’ teen film smash?

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The studio that produced “Twilight” and “The Hunger Games” is at it again: “Divergent” is the latest teen adventure saga with a fearless female heroine battling the odds in a post-apocalyptic future. All eyes in Hollywood are on the box office fortunes of the movie, which hits theaters in the United States […]

21.03.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·