adonna Schiffley Woven Gown
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by Ida Hsiang
Last week we had asked you to weigh in on who you thought was the best dressed star at the Oscars! With over half of all the votes, the winner was Halle Berry! In her sparkling champagne Marchesa gown and showing off her sculpted shoulders in a sexy sweetheart neckline, it's easy to see why this beautiful actress was voted as the best. We love that she chose to let the gorgeous details of the dress take center stage and kept accessories to an elegant minimal.We're showing you how to get her look - from sultry smoky eye to glittering princess gown - so you can look like a star for your next fancy soiree (ok, maybe minus the frothy long train in the back, cute as that was ...)!Click on the slideshow!
by Ida Hsiang
Sleeping Beauty was onto something.A study published in the British Medical Journal finds that the concept of beauty sleep is not just a myth, but a proven way to increase your attractiveness and perceived health and vitality among your peers, reports the U.K.'s Daily Mail.Carried out by the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, the study photographed 23 healthy adults after a restful eight hours of sleep, and then again after no more than five hours of sleep. Lab monitoring ensured that the participants got the prescribed amounts of sleep. The women in the study wore no makeup for the photos, and kept their hair down so as not to inadvertently influence the viewer's opinion.The eight-hour and five-hour post-sleep photos were then rated by the general public on a scale of one to 10 in terms of attractiveness. The eight-hour slumberers won by a landslide.'Sleep deprived people are perceived as less attractive and less healthy compared with when they are well rested,' concluded the study.But the radiance-boosting benefits of sleep aren't just reserved for your skin. A separate study from the Belgravia Centre in Britain found that hair health and growth patterns can often be disturbed by lack of sleep, and can exacerbate male pattern baldness, as well as, thinning hair in women.Read more about the benefits of staying in bed! Click on over to our friends at Stylelist!