Tag: penelope cruz

  • Top 5: Must-Try Charcoal Beauties

    Fri, 20 June 2014 8:30AM

    It seems like an oxymoron, but charcoal is a brilliant cleanser. It’s black, it’s grubby-looking, but it’s said to have some serious natural detoxing power for skin (drawing dirt deep out of pores, absorbing excess oil and balancing the skin’s pH is what it’s super good at). And where would we be without a little… more

    Body & Fragrance / Makeup / Skincare


  • Red Carpet Beauty Wrap-Up: October 2013

    Thu, 31 October 2013 3:30PM

  • Meet Marco Castro, François Nars’ Right-Hand Man (oh, and Penelope Cruz’s Go-To Makeup Guy)

    Thu, 21 March 2013 3:24PM

    The headline says it all, really. Marco is that fabulous. He has been working with the legendary François Nars for 16 years, and is the man Penelope calls when in town and needing a beauty tjuz. This is he, Primpers. Oh, and side-note: Marco happens to also be a film director, writer and photographer. That’s all. So you… more



  • The September Issue 2012 and The Most Beautiful Cover Girls Right Now …

    Thu, 16 August 2012 4:44PM

  • Oscars 2012: When good girls go bad …

    Tue, 28 February 2012 11:34AM

    That red carpet is a minefield. Every year there are casualties Primpettes, and I’m here to take names… Sandra Bullock Now I’m not usually a naysayer, but the first ‘nay’ I say goes to Sandra B. Look, kudos to Sandy for even washing her hair at some point over the past two years since she sprung her… more



  • Blow me down, Penelope Cruz, you look amazing

    Tue, 10 May 2011 7:41AM

    Ahoy Me Hearties! There’s nothing like a swashbuckling premiere to get the red carpet sizzling, Primpers. Especially when said premiere is for the latest installment to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Everyone from Penelope Cruz to that little minx Vanessa Hudgens waltzed the RC, showing off their best assets and dazzling the crowd with terrible… more


    Premiere Of Walt Disney Pictures' "Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" - Arrivals

  • SAGs: Mariah and Penelope sweep it all to the side

    Mon, 25 January 2010 2:53PM

    Ahh, January. Another week, another red carpet event. BLOGGY HEAVEN. Okay, quick, on task: There is no chance in hell is the severe side sweep is going anywhere anytime soon. Not if the ladies on the red rug at the Screen Actors Guild Awards (hereby referred to as the THWACKS… I mean, SAGs) have anything… more



  • Golden Globes How To: Penelope Cruz’s modern black magic

    Wed, 20 January 2010 5:11PM

    Bingo Primpettes. We have a winner! Finally, someone – take a bow Ms Cruz – has shown one and all that black frocks don’t have to be worked back with bland, deathly pale makeup. Yes indeed Penelope Cruz has bagged the black look sans gothic overtones. How does she make it work? For starters… Skin: There’s… more

    Hair / How To / Makeup / How To


  • Pene’s sexy, scruffed up ponytail

    Thu, 6 August 2009 4:03PM

    What makes Pene’s pony perfect (erm, alliteration crazy? Clearly) is that she’s got the mad volume happening at the top and lots of texture at the back. Here she is: 1) Start by applying a mousse to damp roots, a volumizing one if possible, and blow-dry it through, scrunching as you go. 2) Now, pop your hair back… more

    Hair / How To


  • Penelope shows off a pony

    Wed, 5 August 2009 10:51AM

    Penelope Cruz is one busy girl. Late last week she was in the UK for the premiere for her new movie Los Abrazos Rotos (translation: Broken Embraces) and yesterday she flew into Germany for another red carpet call. So it’s no wonder she’s chosen this chic ponytail for her ‘do. So lovely, yet so quick… more



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