The country remains second to Venezuela, which has the most number of Miss International titles with six. Controversial photos close A number of sexy photos involving local celebrities sparked controversy among netizens this year. Leading the pack is the Playboy cover of actress Princess Snell, who was formerly linked to boxing champ Manny Pacquiao. Snell, who started out as a contestant for a reality talent search, has apologized to Pacquiaos wife Jinkee after being linked to the world famous boxer. Second on the list is volleyball player Michelle Gumabao, who posed nude for a sport stores ad campaign. Despite her initial hesitation to do the shoot, Gumabao said she believes that her shots were executed artistically. This was followed by a photo from controversial model, singer and dancer Mocha Uson, who donned a nuns habit which she stripped off while posing with naked men. <br>Source: http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/lifestyle/12/28/13/beauty-social-media-top-lifestyle-stories-2013
Beauty traditions from around the world are introduced to the U.S.
She'll be known as "Favin, the Beauty Maven." The company, which announced the new category manager and face of Groupons health, beauty and wellness category late yesterday afternoon, said that Favin will be using a Groupon blog as well as social media sites including Facebook and Twitter (where she'll be under @ FavintheMaven ) to promote giveaways and share her beauty tips and tricks and providing insight into a variety of trends and unique treatments, all with an emphasis on maintaining health, beauty and wellness without breaking the bank. In addition, the company has tapped a number of merchants as members of its new advisory board in the vertical including the Asanda Aveda Spa Lounge in New York, and Total Med Solutions, a weight loss and hormone replacement facility in Dallas. But who is Mavin? According to Groupon, she hails from Washington, D.C., and was born to a refugee dad from Eritrea (in the horn of Africa) and a Peace Corps mom from Cincinnati. A travel enthusiast who has seen much of the world and once lived in Mauritania, Africa, she has also put down roots in various U.S. cities: Boise, Idaho; Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles and Chicago (Groupons hometown). Favin joined Groupon in 2011 as a city planner for New England territories after having held positions in sales and marketing at Nestle, and earning an MBA from Cleveland State University. <br>Source: http://upstart.bizjournals.com/entrepreneurs/hot-shots/2013/12/27/who-is-groupons-beauty-maven.html
Who is Groupon's beauty maven?
You are a warrior, an inspiration of positivity and courage. I will be praying for you. Sending you love and light always.' Meanwhile: Her multitasking husband Tom Brady took their boy and their dog for a spin in Boston Bridge over freezing waters: The NFL star quarterback was enjoying the New England winter weather He loves bit of it: He then indulged in a spot of parklife with his son Benjamin Tom fun: He seemed to be having a great time with his boy in the adventure playground According to WHDH 7, Karina is taking Gisele's words to heart and is confident she will beat the cancer again. She also said her friendship with the famous model is just beginning. She posted a photo of the two to her Instagram account two days ago, with the caption: 'From the moment you surprised me, until the moment you left, I was so shocked for you being here with me! <br>Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2530420/Gisele-Bundchen-goes-au-naturel-Boston-days-making-teenage-cancer-patients-Christmas-paying-special-visit.html
Beauty Police: Rose Byrne Shows Us Good Holiday Makeup Doesn?t Have to Be All That Glitters
To copy Rose's ultra-flattering eye makeup, prep lids with primer or concealer to ensure your makeup doesn't absorb into your skin. Next, cover the entire upper eye area with a cream or flesh-colored eye shadow like Bobbi Brown Bobbi's Essentials Eye Shadow in Ivory . Then, use a light brown matte eye shadow like NYX Cosmetics Nude Matte Shadow in Underneath it All in the creases, which will make eyes appear larger and make lids look less puffy. Apply the shadow in a back-and-forth windshield wiper motion, extending out into a V-shape with the outer corners of your eyes. After you blend the eye shadow with small circles to soften any lines, apply a highlighter below the brow bone. Next, apply black gel eyeliner like Maybelline Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner along both the upper and lower lash lines, connecting the two lines at the outer corners. <br>Source: http://www.eonline.com/shows/fashion_police/news/494250/beauty-police-rose-byrne-shows-us-good-holiday-makeup-doesn-t-have-to-be-all-that-glitters
Beauty has a big heart: Gisele Bundchen steps out makeup free in Boston just days after making a teenage cancer patient's Christmas wish come true
The training is imparted as part of the rehabilitation programme," Tihar spokesperson Sunil my company Gupta said. A pedicure costs Rs 30, a spa Rs 110, a facial Rs 70, hair dyeing Rs 30 and threading of eyebrows Rs 25. "Women prisoners make a beeline for the beauty parlour whenever their friends and relatives come to meet them. Sometimes, the visitors are unable to recognise them as they look so good," Gupta said. Inmates working at the parlour are paid wages for their work. <br>Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-2530124/Tihar-jails-beauty-parlour-hit-inmates.html
Beauty benefits of green tea
With multi-step rituals performed by Japanese geisha, a 500-year-old book on Korean medicine and an Indonesian great-grandmothers face mask made from turmeric and black tea, local beauty entrepreneurs are using the traditional principles of other cultures for a new wave of intriguing product lines. While many beauty collections are founded on the latest scientific innovations, others are reverting to centuries-old traditions embraced by people in distant lands. The result is a slew of collections with engaging pedigrees. Victoria Tsai, founder of the San Francisco-based Tatcha, spent three years researching how Japanese geisha maintain lustrous, unlined skin well into old age. She found the answers within the pages of the 200-year old Miyakofuzoku Kewaiden (which translates as Capital Beauty and Style Handbook), considered the oldest beauty book in Japan. <br>Source: http://www.latimes.com/fashion/alltherage/la-ar-world-beauty-traditions-20131226,0,4363389.story
Tihar jail's beauty parlour is a hit among inmates
Green tea has also been found extremely effective in safeguarding the skin against sunburn and tanning when applied locally. 3. The antioxidants found in green tea are also responsible in combating skin cancer by blocking the cancer causing harmful enzyme, junk. 4. This wondrous natural component is also responsible for the cell renewal process. The aged keratinocytes cells are biologically energized by the polyphenol compounds in green tea, which in turn, synthesize the DNA and prevent premature aging of the cells. 5. <br>Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/beauty/Beauty-benefits-of-green-tea/articleshow/22802108.cms