| Feb 24, 2011
Playwright who wrote 'Lone Star'
James McLure, 59, a playwright and actor best known for his two one-act plays that reached Broadway, died Feb. 17 from cancer at his home in Marina del Rey, said his sister, Jenny Schroeder.
| May 16, 2012
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What has supermodel Cindy Crawford – who was hard to miss in the 1980s and ‘90s thanks to her countless magazine covers and Pepsi and Revlon commercials, not to mention her MTV show “House of Style” — been up to the last...
| Jan 31, 2011
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Winter is not good to our skin. The wind chaps. The dry air wicks. The combination blows us into the arms of the billion-dollar cosmeceutical industry, which awaits with pricey over-the-counter potions and serums promising to undo the season's damage....
| Jan 8, 2012
You know it's tough out there when fashion and beauty executives think that even a model's body isn't good enough to sell clothes or that a celebrity's natural face isn't up to par, even with makeup.
The website Jezebel reported in early December that...
| May 11, 2012
Was your mother right? Do you really get what you pay for? Is spending the extra money worth it?
We ask ourselves that whether we're buying a lipstick or liposuction.
One day not long ago, I wandered into the drugstore to buy myself a little treat, some...
| Oct 5, 2010
If you enjoy grocery shopping, you probably spend time browsing the aisles looking for great new products. Discovering them isn't difficult; you just have to look for the special "NEW" or "IMPROVED" flashes on the labels. In fact, as any consumer goods...
| Sep 25, 2011
Much has been made this year about the behemoth baby boom generation reaching retirement age. But another significant milestone is slipping past a bit more quietly yet with noticeable impact.
The first wave of Gen-Xers has rounded 40, and they are...
| Jul 15, 2012
Most women won't forego putting on a face just because the mercury's rising, turning their skin into a slippery mess. The smart ones, though, get smarter about the products they use and how they apply them.
"When it's hot, makeup doesn't stick. It will...
| Oct 29, 2010
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"I've been a fan of hers for a long, long time," said Eva Aldana, a Glendale resident near the back of the long, snaking line to meet Cindy Crawford on Thursday night at the Sephora store inside JCPenney at the......
| Jun 1, 2011
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In Britain, the Duchess of Cambridge has created a frenzy for High Street retailers such as Reiss. Just a couple of days after the duchess wore the brand's body-hugging, nude-colored "Shola" shift dress to meet the Obamas, the style went......
| Jun 7, 2011
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Are you as weary of the nude-hued, overly lip-glossed pout as we are? For half a decade the ooey-gooey look has been as ubiquitous as Kim Kardashian (who rocks shiny, nude lips on a daily basis, by the way.) Which......