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Backstage Beauty Joy Cioci Spring 2013
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 12:39pm
Backstage Beauty Peter Som Spring 2013
At Peter Som’s Spring 2013 showing, the beauty is all about “classic East Village cool girls: natural, easy hair with touches of faded color, and strong, bold yet sophisticated eye colors,” says the designer. His theme, “Women on the Verge,” evokes that tipping point where a lady just might crack into a million little pieces. Is the beauty as fragmented? Most definitely.
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 10:04am
Launchpad's Alyson Osterman-Kerr wears Halo Couture
True, I may not play with my hair as much as I probably should (I'm a creature of habit), but I absolutely adore dabbling with different hairpieces--wigs, falls, clip-ins and more!
Friday, September 7, 2012 - 12:39pm
Get the Look: Miley Cyrus & Elisabeth Moss
Two of today's hottest celebrities recently took the plunge to make big changes with locks and looks. Making the leap to a blonde bombshell is the most fashion forward, eye catching change one can make. Celebrity stylist, Sherri Jessee shares tips on how a professional can create this beautiful blonde. 
Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 3:06pm
Hair Style Portfolio: 1940s Inspired Hair and Makeup
 
Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 12:28pm
Wedding Makeup: Mirabella Bride LA Launch
Using the stunning London Hotel in West Hollywood, California as its backdrop, Mirabella welcomed a host of beauty editors, event planners and makeup artists for an intimate brunch and fashion show in honor of the cosmetic line's new Mirabella Bride makeup kits. With dresses provided by Beverly Hills' Renée Strauss bridal salon, the breathtaking presentation included a beautifully styled bride for each specially-design kit, which are artfully tailored to today's top bridal trends.
Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 3:12pm
Jillian Gordon and me (Alyson Osterman-Kerr) are red carpet ready for the NAHAs!
At this year's NAHAs, fellow Launchpad editor Jillian Gordon and I were given a special pre-awards treat: Internationally acclaimed editorial stylists Sherri Jessee and Mikala Vandenbroucke prepped us to the nines with hair, makeup, jewelry, the works! We felt like probeauty royalty, if only for a few hours. ;)
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 10:20am
Hair & Makeup: Sherri Jessee
  Cirque Du Montagne~Circus of the Mountains Charity Event
Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 11:38am
Stylist Sean James, starlet Jamie Chung and Launchpad's Alyson Osterman-Kerr
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I love seeing women help other women. It doesn’t seem to happen often enough, though I do feel that those in our wonderful world of beauty truly do make strides to help one another.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 4:41pm