InternDIVA: Fashion Week Survival

Whether you're part of Fashion Week because you're a makeup artist, a model, a stylist, a blogger, an editor - this time of the year can get undeniably stressful for all involved. At the end of the day, it's all about making the most of the experience, but also being...

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UNISEXXXY: Let’s Talk Brows

It's an essential in life. Grooming.  Taking care of yourself speaks volumes. To many, in fact, I'd say they subconsciously consider hygiene to be a person's first impression.  Let's face it. There are certain unwritten societal rules. Judging a person's...

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Cruelty-Free Travel Must-Haves Made Easy

Happy 2015, Divas! It's hard to believe that were almost through the first month of the new year. The holiday whirlwind has come to a close and it's time to relax and kick back, right? (Yeah, ok!) Right after the new year, my husband and I took our honeymoon. It was...

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DIVA DISH: Braidies Braid Bands

  New year, new braid! I am LOVING these MIA beauty faux-hair braided stretchy headbands. Different style braidies (all under $10) come in a variety of shades ranging from blonde to black. Can you say SUPER CUTE? I tested the Fishtail Braidie and the Thick...

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A Goody-ol’ Time at Pucker NYC

Last week, I had the amazing opportunity to attend a holiday event sponsored by Goody at Pucker Makeup Studio.  The room was split into two, one part hair, and one part makeup.  It was a glamour party!  After meeting Julio Sandino, co-creator...

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Dip-Dyed Diva

Hey Divas, have you ever wanted to dip-dye your strands, but never wanted to fully commit? Mia Beauty has your solution! Clip-N-Dipped Ends are clip-in color! Bonus creds: they are totally able to curl, straighten, and be...

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UNISEXXXY: 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifting is personal. With regard to your personality and your recipient. It sounds cliche' but it is the thought that counts. So let's all think UNISEXXXY...as in Universal Beauty. Fashion. Design. Lifestyle. For a range of budgets and varying style and taste, here...

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A (Faux) Bow On Top

By this time of year, holiday looks are in full-drive! The holidays are a Diva's favorite time of year because we can dress up as glam as we want, no questions asked!  Mia Beauty Faux Hair Accessories are a perfect compliment to any outfit, and I...

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UNISEXXXY: Hair Care Share

Do girls run the world? Whether or not you agree with Beyonce... I know this much is true: Mother Nature does! We have no control over her, but we must alter our habits accordingly. Whether its the way we dress or how we care for ourselves, it...

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UNISEXXXY: Color Rebel for Pebbles

Every once in awhile, I think we all get that bug to let loose. Or make a change. What better time than Halloween?!  Naturally a brunette, and blessed with a thick mane, I chose Pebbles Flintstone to be my temporary identity shift. But, how authentic would a...

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Backstage Beauty: Charlotte Ronson SS15

Inside the (Backstage) Beauty To mimic the whimsical aesthetic of the clothing from Charlotte Ronson SS15, Key Makeup Artist Dani Fonseca misted Temptu airbrush on eyes, lips and face. Batiste Dry Shampoo was used to prep hair before soft...

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InternDIVA: End of Summer Blues

After a Summer filled with new discoveries, it's time for a little reflection! I came across a number of amazing products in the past few months that have become my new go-to's on a regular basis. Here are four of my personal Summer favorites in shades of B L U...

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DIVA DISH: Who Braided Best (Mel vs Marlena)

So braids... ...they are officially EVERYWHERE with no signs of going ANYWHERE ANYTIME soon.  The longevity is kind of shocking -- and in keeping with nail art and ombré hair, they're no longer a trend but instead just another way to change things up. So we tried...

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DIVA DISH: Bathtime Buddies

It's been wayyyy too long since my last tropical paradise getaway and I've haven't been able to carve out time for a luxurious day at the spa since god-knows-when, but I do always find a few minutes a week to make the most of bathtime.  Enter my current Bathtime...

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DIVA DOES… A Hair Housecall

You may wonder what happens when celeb (and hottie) hairstylist Dominick Pucciarello (current clients include Chrissy Teigen and Adriana Lima) makes a friendly weekend trip over to your new apartment in BK. Well my divas.... WONDER. NO. MORE. He brings the...

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InternDIVA: Go Green

I've decided to do a little experimenting with my usual “go-to” looks and routines this summer. I guess you can say I’m more of a “plain Jane” when it comes to fashion and beauty. But I think it’s time to change it up! Starting with color... There’s nothing wrong with...

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GIVEAWAY! You Name It June Giveaway

JUNE GIVEAWAY!!! Win this killer collection of summer goodies including NUANCE by Salma Hayek Blue Agave Shampoo and Conditioner L'ORÉAL Boost It Blow Out Heatspray DERMADOCTOR Shrinking Beauty Body Beautiful Lotion ALMAY Oil Free Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads...

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DIVA DOES… The Deconstructed Braid

We keep doing these kickass braids for our weekly Cosmo beauty tutorial series (seriously ooh and aaah worthy). And even though I work in the beauty industry and am well aware of the trends, I honestly don't think I've done one on myself since grade school....

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DIVA DISH: Sephora Eyebrow Stencil Kit

Bold brows are in and looks like they’re staying a while. So if you’re not Cara Delevingne blessed, and you also can’t freehand a brow with pencil or powder for the life of you, well then -- Sephora stencils to the rescue... The Sephora Collection Fall In Line...

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DIVA DOES… The Faux Bob

It's a red carpet regular and of course we had to see if the faux lob is really as easy as they say. And by they, I mean celebrity hairstylists. Which we are not. So without further adieu, here's how to create the fun long-to-short hair transformation with just some...

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DIVA DOES… DIVAfaves

  DIVAfaves has launched and I am sooo excited to finally share this page with you!  I am always asked what I use on myself and also what's in my pro kit, so brand spankin' new to the site is a continually updated list of my current and all-time BEAUTY FAVES....

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DIVA DISH: Ten Minute Trim

Photo: Post-wash, Pre-cut at Y Gallery Salon In honor of Soho stylists Yoni Kreger and Yaniv Levy of Y Gallery Salon celebrating their 10 year anniversary as business partners, I got a 10 minute trim by Yaniv himself. I popped by their salon on 180 Lafayette...

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InternDIVA: The Garnier Dynamic Duo

It's Friday and the week is finally over. You're exhausted from work, but still have the energy to go out and celebrate the fact that you've survived a stressful Monday to Friday. You immediately make plans with the girls and are determined to look extra hot for your...

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NYFW: Naeem Khan Backstage Beauty

Check out my backstage beauty coverage of Naeem Khan Fall Winter 2014 HERE, including tips and tricks from James Boehmer for NARS and Sally Hershberger herself.  XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted...

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NYFW: Noon by Noor FW14

Check out DIVAlicious Intern GaYoung's coverage of the Noon by Noor Fall Winter 2014 collection HERE, including **of course** the showstopping hair and makeup! XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted...

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The Dish with DDR: Get Beach Hair Now!

So, as the North East gets pounded with snow storm after snow storm, I can't help but try to think of the warm beach days that are approaching (118 days to be exact).  To get me there a little quicker I've been using Toni & Guy's Sea Salt Texturizing...

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NYFW: Charlotte Ronson Fall/Winter 2014

Check out DIVAlicious Contributor Michelle Weiss' coverage of Charlotte Ronson's eclectic Fall/Winter 2014 collection HERE.  XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted beauty/fashion expert, an on-camera...

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NYFW: Helmut Lang AW14 Beauty

I break down the minimalist-meets-punk beauty look from the Helmut Lang AW2014 show HERE.  #rocknroll XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted beauty/fashion expert, an on-camera personality and spokesperson,...

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NYFW: Wildfox AW14

Check out DIVAlicious Contributor Michelle Weiss' coverage of the whimsical Wildfox Fall 2014 collection HERE.  #ineedadrink XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted beauty/fashion expert, an on-camera...

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InternDIVA: Goá Full Moon Hair Conditioner

CONFESSION: From the time I was a baby till I reached about 8 years old, my parents gave me a haircut that equaled a 1990's horror film. It was Halle Berry gone wrong, and there was never a time when I came out of the hair salon not crying. So from the moment my...

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DIVA DOES… RPZL

Halloween's over but guess what -- you can still look and feel like Rapunzel any day, thanks to new NYC extensions bar RPZL. I was fortunate (read: SUPER PSYCHED!) to test out their brand new service and I must say, never underestimate the power of hot hair....

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InternDIVA: Mixed Chicks Spring Bands

For many of us college Divas, these past two weeks have been straight #GRINDMODE. I hope you all survived midterms just as I (barely) did, and I have a few exam-week essentials I'd like to thank for that. From double-shot espresso coffees to one-liter coconut water...

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REVIEW: KERASTASE K spray a porter

While I love to rock out to a little 80’s in my iPhone and my closet, I am not a big fan of going "vintage" with my hair. Whether it’s sticky strands, crunchy curls or greasy tresses - the 80s always seem to bring about the worst in hair looks.  To add more...

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InternDIVA: The Mason Pearson

When it comes to skincare, fragrances, and makeup, I’m high maintenance all around. If I need a new eyeliner, I research for days: I cross-reference blogs, read customer reviews, and stay at Sephora for hours until I find THE ONE. But in the world of haircare, it’s a...

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