Seems like for most four-eyed folk (I used to be one), prescription sunglasses are a luxury, something 89 per cent of glasses-wearing types will do without (I did). Here's the story of a guy who went as far as grabbing a glue-gun to make his own not-pretty prescription shades, and how his lady, Canadian Living's Julia McEwen, got him to see the Lenscrafter Accufit light.
In other face-wear news, Anya at I'm The It Girl breaks down the simply gorgeous Valentino Fall 2011 beauty look designed by Pat McGrath.
Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe is the spokesperson for an interesting line of lipsticks called Exude. Why interesting? According to Grace Gold via Refinery29, a twist of the tube pops out a precise dot of elastic gel colour rather than a lipstick bullet. But it's not gloss.
Well you can ask Rachel about it at the Bloor St., Toronto Holt Renfrew on August 15th between 2 and 3:30 pm.
You've heard about coconut water's rising profile as a super beauty drink? Anti-aging guru-derm Dr. Perricone weighs in on its merits on Beautylish.
I'm crushing on a travel blog. Not because I yearn to escape to exotic locations, although yearn I do, but because of its truly savvy advice, such as "the waiter is not hitting on you. He's just bored or looking for an extra gratuity." Also key: "avoid those paper panties at all costs." The man behind the sage Get-out-of-Dodge advice? The Kit's editor-extraordinaire Mr. Doug Wallace.
I'm not sure who's more obsessed with True Blood's Eric Northman storyline this season, Staff or me. Could be Staff; she's all over this clip of lanky Alexander Skarsgard coping with Regis and Kelly, an uncomfortable chair, nudity, playing doctor, and looking like a Harry Potter character.