Happy Friday! The forecast for this weekend says snow, which is a great excuse to cuddle up with your iPad or Kindle and a big mug of hot chocolate. Here are some of this week’s top stories to keep you company.
The editorial team at Birchbox are all huge fans of PBS’ Downton Abbey, the gossipy period drama set in Edwardian England. Compared to all the elaborate clothing (and hats!), the makeup is strikingly minimal. As in no-mascara-allowed-on-set minimal. [BellaSugar]
We loved Zooey Deschanel’s tuxedo nails at the Golden Globes and will definitely be trying this out for our next fancy party. Watch the tutorial for tips! [Bella Sugar]
We all know how effective Botox is at smoothing skin but what about Botox for your hair? A new product promises to smooth the surface of your hair in the same way! [Refinery29]
According to the New York Times, the big trend for 2012 is imperfect makeup and hair. Color us thrilled. That means more snooze time in the AM! [NY Times]
Nail strips aren’t going anywhere, judging by the number of new brands popping up. Fashionista has the latest from UK-based Nail Rock, which takes a cheeky approach to their designs. We’ll skip the vagina (yes, you read that right) pattern but we’re in love with the tribal design. [Fashionista]
Forecast for this weekend says SNOW! In addition to your hat and scarves, invest in a winter-proof moisturizer like VMV Hypoallergenics Re-Everything Lotion.