| Jun 21, 2008
Johannesburg, South Africa
A holiday commemorating the struggle against apartheid keeps South African financial markets closed for the day, but Charles Leishman, a gold trader wearing sweat pants, clutches his pocket-sized electronic gizmo and checks...
| Jul 20, 2008
HEIDI MERRICK may not be a globe-trotting socialite from a high-profile family, but she is royalty. Surf royalty.
Her father is Al Merrick, the legendary board shaper whose Channel Islands surfboards are what surf gods Tom Curren and Kelly Slater ride....
| Jul 20, 2008
ERICA HOSSEINI is shy about showing off the surfing awards, trophies and oversized faux checks stashed all over her colorful bedroom. But she jumps at the chance to talk about her gadgets -- the desktop PC with a huge flat screen, the MacBook Pro laptop...
| Jan 15, 2008
Altagracia Valdez is dreaming of a perfect pink Cadillac. All she has to do to win it, according to her boss at Mary Kay Inc., is expand her list of conocidos.
Those familiar connections, she says, can adorn Valdez's 60-year-old hands with diamond rings,...
| Oct 1, 2009
One of the hottest trends this fall is stunning, sexy crimson lips. But mastering this look can make you see red.
Many women say they look like a clown when they try to wear a red lip.
For a makeup lesson, we turn to Carmindy, the makeover specialist...
| Oct 1, 2009
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A 38-year-old man dressed in drag appeared on a makeshift catwalk at the far end of the stage and waved his arms in greeting.
"Thank you for coming to my circus!" shouted Ernesto Pimentel, known to all as La Chola Chabuca, the star of a top-rated TV...
| Jan 22, 2008
Organic and natural personal care products are hot sellers -- and getting hotter -- as more big consumer products firms and retailers rush to supply growing demand for natural toothpastes, skin creams, soap, shampoos, makeup and the like.
| Aug 26, 2009
Is it possible to fall in love with a fruit? Six or seven years ago a young Web producer named Chip Brantley was browsing the Culver City farmers market when he encountered a yellow-skinned, outrageously sweet fruit that changed his life. It was a Pluot,...
| Aug 27, 2009
Times are tough, but that doesn't mean you can't look good and feel great. Here are 10 products for $10 or less that will have you lookin' and feelin' like a million bucks. Most items can be found at a drugstore.
Biore Deep Cleansing Pore Strips...
| Dec 13, 2009
Need a beauty gift that will light up her face on Christmas morning? Don't confound her with bath and perfume products that have the aroma of foods she'd rather eat than smell like. And sidestep the generic, yet expensive, eye shadow quad whose choices...
| Apr 5, 2009
Cajun Shrimp. I'm Not Really a Waitress. You Don't Know Jacques. The name on the bottom of a bottle of OPI nail polish can sometimes be more colorful than the shade itself.
Now OPI has gathered its vast array of hues at ROB|B, its first salon, which...