Over 260,000 Swarovski Crystals to Sparkling 'Oz' Girl Costumes

Movie mania who like fantasy movie like Alice in Wonderland (I like the cartoon version for this movie) maybe will really want to watch the Oz movie. Oz: The Great and Powerful movie that start open at March 8, 2013, featured by rock star cast. The stars are James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, and Rachel Weisz. The costumes are incorporates costumes designed by Gary Jones (Spiderman 2) and Michael Kutsche (Alice in Wonderland) using Swarovski Elements. Because we can't resist all things sparkly, we got our hands on these exclusive images of the cast in the ensembles. We've also learned that over 260,000 Swarovski crystals were used on the majestic throne in Emerald City and for the witches' outfits and baubles.
Photo: Oz: The Great and Powerful Poster
Photo: Oz: The Great and Powerful. Michelle Williams center; Ph: Merie Weismiller Wallace, SMPSP ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved

"Swarovski’s history of working with costume, jewelry, and set designers on some of Hollywood’s most iconic productions goes back 75 years to when Dorothy tapped her Swarovski-encrusted ruby slippers," said Nadja Swarovski, a member of the executive board, Swarovski Crystal Business. "So it’s thrilling to add sparkle to [director] Sam Raimi’s incredible new film”
Photo: "Oz: The Great and Powerful"...Rachel Weisz, left; ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved
The story line [courtesy imdb]:
Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz. At first he thinks he's hit the jackpot-fame and fortune are his for the taking. That all changes, however, when he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz), and Glinda (Michelle Williams), who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone's been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity-and even a bit of wizardry-Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz but into a better man as well. Written by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Photo: Oz: The Great and Powerful. James Franco, left; Michelle Williams, right; Ph: Merie Weismiller Wallace, SMPSP. ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The beauty secrets of Hollywood celebrity that alway looks glowing and shining

Perhaps you are wondering why Hollywood celebrity appearances in events such as awards academy award seemed always shining and as flawless. When celebrity waltzing down the red carpet and thousands of camera panned celebrity-celebrity, we almost never saw a celebrity who has a big pimple on her face. Is the secret of beautiful shining Hollywood celebrity?
Jennifer Love Hewitt like laser treatment

Hollywood celebrity beauty are a series of rounds Procedure careful treatment planning and of course expensive. A beautician Hollywood actresses said that deal should look beautiful celebrity handlers that require fast and perfect, all clients require instant results without the recovery period. Of course the celebrity treatment activities makes the expert beauticians super busy working like a race car pit stop.

The expert beautician said that treatments for celebrity done from head to toe, especially the parts most exposed to the camera. He did not hesitate to reveal that laser treatment is a favorite for facial skin care. Furthermore, i-Lipo is the process of destruction of body fat in the abdomen especially favorite. i-Lipo to be the favorite fat breakdown of fat that was destroyed will come out naturally through urine. Another favorite treatments are treatments to overcome the problem of cellulite.
Kirsten Dunst like laser treatment
For maximum results, at the last minute before the celebrity makeup, skin tightening treatments are done for the night academy award event. This is the beauty secret of Hollywood celebrity, that to always look pretty complicated it needs care and of course expensive as well. If you are interested in becoming a beautiful shine like the Hollywood celebrity maybe you could try a series of beauty treatments, but keep in mind in addition to your treatment should also keep a healthy diet and do not forget to drink water at least 8 glasses a day. Drink 8 glasses of water a day helps your skin to look fresh, as if we are short of water body the skin will become dry.

Poppy Dharsono dress collections in Indonesia Fashion Week bring the mini Indonesian cultures

Indonesia Fashion Week (IFW) 2013 which was held on 14-17 February 2013 give chance to any Indonesian fashion designers to show their talent and their creativity  They proved it by provide the widest possible space for the richness of Indonesian culture on this event.
image @kompas

Not only the organizers who always seem to wear fabrics characterized the archipelago, the designers are also not tired of Indonesia continues to explore a variety of fabric into beautiful works of fashion. They are trying to break the perception of rigid style of traditional cloth into a stylish collection that can be used in various events.

On the closing night held at the Jakarta Convention Center on Sunday (02/17/2013), the senior designer Poppy Dharsono fashion classic featuring the work of Indonesia as a more modern kebaya. Performances presented by PT Pos Indonesia gives an opportunity to bring Poppy ready to wear fashion-themed "Modern Classic Archipelago Indonesia," Indonesia will feel thick.
image @kompas
A total of 26 collections of traditional fabrics, such as fabrics float, batik solo, endeg Bali, Sumba weaving and batik coastal, accidentally transformed into a dress that looks very classy and modern. Batik cloth used as a wide long skirt, and paired with a modern kebaya. The color palette also reinforce the impression of luxury options such as purple, orange, and red.

The selection of silk material, taffeta  cotton, raw silk, lace and chiffon, making fashion more luxurious. Kebaya impression of rigid and complicated even disappear, transformed into elegant fashion, comfortable, and luxurious.
image @kompas
Besides kebaya, Poppy Dharsono collection consists of bolero, cropped jacket, dress, modern kebaya with the creation of cloth skirt length and width, jumpsuits, pants, coats, skirts rumple  as well as the outcome robe dress like the royal noble.

Natural neck whitening and cleaning

Neck often get less attention cleanliness when woman treating the face. In fact, if the neck not treated regularly, the then it will become dark and wrinkles visible faster. This is due to the neck has many folds of skin that easily attaches and dirt trapped in the pleats.

In addition, darkened neck also caused by the use of necklace that is too long time. Necklaces can be a mediator dirt to stick to the skin. As much as possible, remove and clean regularly necklace that dirt does not accumulate.

If the neck is already darkened, cleaning and scrubbing with soap will not make it white. To make your neck back to clean and  white, you can use natural ways because if natural material effective then it can help to avoid the using of chemical drugs that may have negative side effect to your body and skin. Here are some material that can help to cleaning and whitening your neck:

1. Lemon juice
Lemon not only removes dead skin cells, but also help clean and make it more radiant. Regular neck massage with lemon juice or lemon water. This will help you to dissolve dirt and whiten the neck. Once clean, rinse with water so as not sticky.

2. Rice water
Rice washing water or starch water is very effective for cleaning the neck and bleach. Use rice water to massage your neck for 10 minutes before showering. Do keep up the neck skin is completely wet. Getting wet skin, the dirt will more easily fall out.

3. Yogurt and bread scrub
You'll often scrubs to cleanse the skin. Well, when scrubs do not forget to clean the neck. As much as possible do scrub with a scrub every 2-3 times a week. You can use a scrub bread and yogurt. Dip slices of bread into the yogurt and then smeared all over her neck rubbed. If you like, add few drops of lemon juice to be more fragrant aroma. Scrub bread can be done five minutes before showering.

4. Lemon and salt bath  
Exfoliating (peeling) bark is necessary to remove dead skin cells on the neck. The trick, mix it with lemon juice salt bath. Then apply on the neck, and let stand for 2-3 minutes. Clean with warm water, and dry with a towel as he was given a little massage with his fingers.

5. Lotion
To keep your neck stays soft and clean, do not forget to use a body lotion, cream, or lotion after bathing. This will help eliminate the dirt in the neck. Apply lotion to the neck while a massage with a little pressure. Then let stand for 2-3 minutes, and rinse with warm water.

Green tea for health and beauty

Smell the green tea fragrant after poured from the teapot to the tea cup and then drink it when it is still  warm. Long time ago, when first time I tasted green tea, I really don't like it because the taste was bitter but knowing many benefits of drinking tea, I   tried to motive my self to drink green tea. And now, I know how nice the fragrant and the taste of drinking green tea and I love it.

Drinking tea is beneficial for health and also has other benefits to care for the beauty by the natural and traditional way. Green tea contains very much substance and each substance has a different role to the body. Here are some ways to enjoy tea for beauty face, hair and body.

Antioxidant content is owned by the tea was able to make the skin become more visible fresh and bright.

To moisturize the skin and prevent dry skin, make a mask of oatmeal and tea with lemon mixture. You do this by mixing a few tablespoons of water with a few drops of lemon tea lemon into three tablespoons of oatmeal. After it was smeared all over the face with a light massage with hand cranked motion so that blood flow to the face smooth. After that, let stand for 15 minutes, then rinse with cold water.

In addition to beauty care facial skin, green tea has been able to reduce the black bags under the eyes. The content of tannin found in green tea can reduce swelling and restore the freshness of the skin around the eyes. Use tea bags after brewed with hot water, compresses under the eye, and let stand for 20 minutes.

Other benefits of green tea is to preserve the beauty and health of the hair because hair is a crown of every woman who had always maintained its beauty. In order to hair stronger, healthier, and shine, use a green tea that has been precipitated overnight without sugar, then rub it on the water green tea throughout the hair. Let stand for 15 minutes then rinse with shampoo. Content pathenol in green tea has been able to reduce broken hair and split ends.

One more benefits of green tea for the body, the antioxidants in tea can counteract free radicals trigger wrinkles. Therefore, avoid bad free radicals by treating the skin with green tea. The trick, brewed green tea with hot water, wait for it to cool after it was filtered green tea waste with a soft cloth.

Then compress the body before doing outdoor activities. This method will be able to deter and protect the skin from ultraviolet B radiation hazards, or better known as UVB is bad for the skin.

In addition, green tea can eliminate the odor in the feet and armpits. Use green tea's dregs that had previously been brewed with hot water, wait until slightly cool, then wipe the residue on the underarm area. Wait for 5 minutes, then rinse. To neutralize unpleasant smell in the feet, use green tea steeping water and soak feet for 20 minutes.

Trend fanged teeth in Japan

fanged teeth, credit to celebteeth.com

Neat and white teeth are a symbol of beauty because it produces a charming smile. No doubt many women are willing to pay top dollar to undergo a dental procedure spruce.

However beautiful the teeth are arranged neatly probably just a perception, which is not necessarily applicable or considered ideal for others. For example, in Japan, this time Japanese women actually willing to pay for expensive cosmetic procedures to get their fanged teeth. The doctor will put a small canine teeth of existing permanent way or non-permanent. Teeth would be slightly protruding out as having fangs.

In Japan, this display known as Yaeba, which literally means layered or double teeth, a condition in which teeth grew accumulate so pushed out canines. Reportedly the woman who smiled showing his fangs are favored by men, because it describes a genuine smile childish.

Cosmetic surgical procedures to create the effect yaeba became so popular in Japan. According to Japan Today, a booming cosmetic procedures precipitated by pop stars and celebrities Japanese national, TYB48 (tsuke-yaeba48) who has managed to make his fangs popular throughout Japan.

TYB48 actually formed by Pure Cure dental clinic, located in Roppongi, Tokyo. The clinic was then named the procedure as "tsuke-yaeba". Clinical Director, Taro Masuoka, told Japan Today, "Yaeba is a unique Japanese beauty. Yaeba can be an attractive feature in women in their teens and 20s. "

Masuoka also offer discounted half price (normal price of 390 dollars, or approximately USD 3.7 million) for middle school students and high school students as long as they have an identity card. But many of the patients were asked to uninstall return false canines. Probably because it was not suitable for her appearance.

courtesy to Dailymail

Pastel as the Muslim fashion color trend in Indonesia Fashion Week 2013

Indonesia Fashion Week (IFW) February 15, 2013,  presents a variety of activities surrounding the Muslim fashion. In addition to showcasing a variety of collections of young Muslim fashion designer and renowned Indonesia, various activities that will inspire Muslim dress, especially the hooded, also took place in the area of ​​Main Lobby Jakarta Convention Center.

On the catwalks, hundreds of Muslim fashion models displayed. Every brand and designer suit collection presents a wide selection of character and taste. Although different styles, most of the designers showing Muslim fashion with pastel colors. Soft colors which is the Muslim fashion trends for 2013 can even survive until 2014.

Revelation Dian Utami's and  Dian Pelangi's brand are featured in IFW 2013 Fashion Parade featuring limited edition collection, inspired by the African desert. Collections were prepared in a week using a lightweight chiffon material, with warm colors, but still shows the character played Dian Pelangi bold colors in one set of clothing. Warm colors also represent the collection of Dian Pelangi pastel color trends in the Muslim fashion.

The Muslim fashion famous brand , Shafira, also featuring pastel colors in the new collection Jardin de la Sultana. This collection is inspired by the landscape garden, iconic Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain. Shafira translate pastel color trends 2013 with different shades. Evening wear collection shown Shafira in IFW 2013 comes with a pastel color mixing computer-generated results. A total of 72 sets of clothing collection 2013 is predominantly soft, pastel colors bring a touch of technology.

Jeny Tjahyawati with Jeny's brand also features pastel colors in a fashion show themed Sweet Royale. Muslim clothing including veils comes with Makram technique with soft colors, predominantly pink.

"A pastel color trends for 2013-2014, including the Muslim fashion," he said during a press conference ahead of the show.

As for Nuniek Mawardi performing lifting striated, pastel color trends do not stand alone. In his design, he presents new colors reinessance, pastel colors combined with strong colors.

Each designer translates pastel color trends in the Muslim fashion style and character of each. You have many options for finding a personal style in Muslim dress. If you do not get to see directly the Muslim fashion show, you can still find inspiration in the area of ​​fashion Muslim Indonesia Fashion Week 2013 exhibition is open until Sunday, February 17, 2013. [courtesy Kompas.com]

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