Spring Fashion Coachella Style!

Coachella is coming and it’s time to rock out and relax a bit. Whether you’re hitting the music festival or simply living vicariously through celebs or friends there, we’ve got some celeb-inspired outfits worthy of a trip to Coachella.

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens

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Hesitant to try the hot crop top trend? There’s no better place to test the look than at Coachella. Take inspiration from Vanessa Hudgens’ floral version and pair with short denim shorts, flat booties and a super cool hat.

Get Vanessa’s bombshell curls with Oribe’s Surfcomber Tousled Texture Mousse (oribe.com, $22) and Remington’s Ultimate Stylist Big and Bouncy Styler (remingtonproducts.com, $28).

The Beauty Diaries: Honey is a superfood for your hair!

The virtues and benefits of honey have long been heralded by philosophers, scientists and not to mention Winnie the Pooh. Over the ages, healing with honey — apitherapy — was touted in Greek, Roman and Islamic text, as a universal medicine, improving the immune system as well as enhancing physical stamina and mental alertness. Lately, though, aside from its superfood stature and prolific use in cosmetics and skin care, the beauty world has been waxing prolific about the pluses of honey for our hair.

To find out what this buzz is all about, I sought the insights of David Wolfe, renowned authority on health and beauty, author of Eating for Beauty and a beekeeper extraordinaire. Indeed, David’s hives on the north shore of Kauai, Hawaii, produce an amazing enzyme and mineral-rich beauty food, what he calls Black Gold Honey.

Make your own honey hair masks, shampoos and deep conditioners

What to look for in honey

According to David, look for wild, raw, unprocessed honeys. The selection of pollens available to bees in a natural environment produce such varieties as Manuka or Pohutakawa that are darker and richer in essential nutrients than the cultivated ones.

“Honey is also a humectant,” David advises. “It attracts moisture from the air. This hygroscopic property, along with its antibacterial, emollient and softening properties make it ideal for hair and scalp care.” Furthermore, it seals the moisture in to protect the tresses, keeping them moist and full bodied, hydrated, shiny and nourished.

Make your own honey recipes

For effective, do-it-yourself hair conditioners, David shared three of his personal recipes:

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The only 8 items you need in your closet this Spring

Spring has officially sprung … Hallelujah.

Don’t get us wrong our glass is half full, but we know this season is rather fickle. One day the sun is shining and the next it’s raining and a tad chilly, making it difficult to choose between spring cleaning our closets or pack away our winter wardrobe.

Lucky for all, Ann Taylor has just launched what they call the A-List. It’s the perfect mix of separates to make the transition — without having to update your wardrobe entirely.

We caught up with the brand’s lead stylist, Diana Peron to find out the eight key pieces you’ll need to survive the climate change and still look chic.

Read on below to find out:

Fitted shirt: 
Ann Taylor’s Perfect Shirt is well, perfect. It spruces up your wardrobe by adding color, sparkle and shine. When it comes to finding the right fit, you always want the top as fitted as possible. Make sure the darting hugs your body and the buttons don’t pull, for a clean crisp look.

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The Beauty Diaries: The 9 Hottest New Spring Makeup Colors

What do you consider a neutral? Beige? Brown? Think harder. The new neutrals are part of an eclectic rainbow of both brights and pastels. Punchy magenta, soft lilac, intense sky blue—shades that are thrilling and stunning are becoming more familiar to the eye. Here, the most mouthwatering makeup colors for spring.

Best lipsticks for Spring 2014

MAGENTA LIPS

When Pantone named radiant orchid its color of the year,the purple-tinged pink turned up in abundant supply in spring’s new makeup. Swipe the bullet directly onto your lips, then rub a cotton swab over the edges of your mouth to blur the lines.

1. Shiseido Perfect Rouge in RS 452
2. NYC New York Color Expert Last Lipstick in Air Kiss
3. Rimmel Show Off Lip Lacquer in Apocaliptic
4. Bite Beauty Cashmere Lip Cream in Crianza
5. Yves Saint Laurent Gloss Volupté in 206

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Angelina Jolie and Stella McCartney Create Kids’ Maleficent Clothing Collection

Angelina Jolie and Stella McCartney Create Kids' Maleficent Clothing Collection | BabbleYou know that whole “it takes a village” mindset when it comes to momming?

Angelina Jolie and Stella McCartney are channeling it into the most creative expression of clothing ever.

Yep. In anticipation of Walt Disney Studios’ Maleficent, designer and mom of four, Stella McCartney, teamed up with mom of six, Angelina Jolie, and the House of Mouse to create a capsule collection under her Stella McCartney Kids label.

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