Bond Girl Rocks Cornrows; Hilary Duff Refuses to ‘Cheapen Herself’


• New Bond girl Olga Kurylenko showed up to the Tokyo premiere of Quantum of Solace in a Chanel gown with cornrows but softened the look by tying the braids in a satin-ribbon bun. [Beauty Counter/]

• Messy updos are in for the holiday season. [Beauty Banter]

• Makeup artist Jake Bailey of Max Factor suggests a metallic eye paired with a nude lip for a winter evening look for just enough shine without looking like a disco ball. [Beauty Girl Musings]

• Hilary Duff's makeup artist, Rachel Goodwin, says she loves to work with the starlet because she doesn't "cheapen herself" with makeup. But for her new video, she painted Duff's lips a deep, glossy red, layered gold shadow on her eyelids, and heavily lined her peepers. Logical. [We Love Beauty]

Hello Kitty's pairing with M.A.C might be all the rage in the beauty world now, but M.A.C is also releasing a new Monogram collection, including copper hues for the lips, eyes, and face. [Musings of a Muse]