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Jessica McCafferty is a Chicago based freelance correspondent, covering the latest celebrity trends in the city & beyond. Her articles have appeared in nationwide publications like Teen People, POPSTAR!, & Celebrity Hairstyles to name a few. From dining with music legends BOYZIIMEN to covering trends at the Billboard Music Awards, Jessica is on top of the hottest star stories. Contact

Oscars Beauty Breakdown: Lupita Nyong’o

3/3/2014 12:57pm EST
Oscars Beauty Breakdown: Lupita Nyong’o
Celebrity hairstylist Larry Sims’ shares his step-by-step tips on how he got Best Supporting Actress winner, Lupita Nyong’o, glammed up for the Oscars red carpet. A diamond encrusted 'do? Now, that's a winning hairstyle!

- Start the look by applying a quarter-size amount of a curl cream on damp hair, and then diffuse to create a fine texture.

- Use an oil with keratin fibers to smooth out the front of the hairline. Then, apply on the sides of your head to give hair a smooth and shiny finish.

- After the hairline is smoothed, push back hair with a diamond headband, shaping the crown aroun...

Can Justin Bieber Be Deported?

2/25/2014 2:30pm EST
Can Justin Bieber Be Deported?
Pop star Justin Bieber has sparked more than a debate on the fate of teen idols, he is now the center of talk about immigration law. His recent arrest, and other reports of bad behavior, have focused attention on what happens when foreign nationals break the law in the United States. Bloomberg Television’s Rachel Crane takes a look at what happens when foreigners break the law while they're in the U.S., and what might happen to Bieber -- who makes a ton of money for American businesses -- if he's convicted.

The Scoop Behind Ciara's VMAs Hair

8/28/2013 3:00pm EDT
Ciara donned a stunning Givenchy Couture 2013 to the MTV Video Music Awards and even celebrity hairstylist Cesar Ramirez, was stunned by how perfectly the dress fit the singer. The hair look he crafted for the event was intended to accentuate this beautiful sheer piece.

A couple of weeks before the VMA’s Ciara and Cesar decided to take her hair in a new direction with a darker look. He says, “Going into fall, we wanted something sultrier but we definitely wanted to keep our rock and roll edge.” Going dark and longer accomplished that. For the VMA’s look, Cesar drew inspiration from the gow...

The 50 Most Influential Celebrities Online

7/14/2013 12:00pm EDT
Social media has forever changed the way we mortals interact with the stars, but which of these A-listers have branched out of Hollywood and used social media to become truly influential online? Zimbio looked at the stats behind the top celebs’ Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube accounts and more to carefully calculate its list of The 50 Most Influential Celebrities Online. Looking for the creme of the crop? We have your top 10 celebs listed right at your fingertips.

1. Rihanna – Officially taking the "most influential celeb" title is pop music icon Rihanna. This star doesn’t hold back ...

Kaley Cuoco Shares Her Summer Travel Tips

6/11/2013 5:37pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco
As one of the stars of the hit TV series “The Big Bang Theory” and the newest Priceline ambassador, Kaley Cuoco sure does know a thing or two about jetsetting around the world. From one red carpet appearance to the other to flying first class to the next set, you can learn to be a travel veteran quick.

So, Kaley has put together a list of her top 5 travel tips just in time as the busy summer season gets underway. Afterall, you never know where you’ll end up!

Kaley’s Travel Tips:

Plan your wardrobe: I always assemble complete outfits including accessories and jewelry before I pack, so I’m...

Drew Barrymore Goes Platinum Blonde!

4/30/2013 4:22pm EDT
Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore's new lighter locks may have you wondering if it's time for you to release your inner Hollywood blonde. Master Colorist, Richard Zucckero shares a few tips on how to re-create this look using his world renowned cruelty-free hair color company which supplies products to hundreds of movie and TV sets each year. 

"If your natural hair color is a dark to medium brown, a double process service is the only way to achieve perfect results," reveals Zucckero. "It is a bit more costly and time consuming but the end result can range from the softest butter cream or honey to true jaw dr...

Bethenny Frankel Launches Four New Skinnygirl Drinks

4/22/2013 8:55am EDT
The hottest new girls in town are here. Bethenny Frankel recently unveiled four new Skinnygirl flavors: Mojito, Sweet ‘n Tart Grapefruit Margarita, White Cherry Vodka and Moscato, even tending the bar of her launch party along with some special guests: Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Tyson Beckford, JP Rosenbaum, Chris Bukowski and Graham Bunn.

While attendees spent the evening in an al fresco setting – hopping from laid-back lawn party, to soiree
under the stars while sipping on the new drinks– Bethenny and her fellow “guest bartenders” poured
cocktails throughout the night. All cash tips raised wer...

Recipe: Justin Timberlake 'Soup and Thai' Sandwich (Video)

3/21/2013 11:08am EDT
Justin Timberlake
You know you've truly made it when someone makes a sandwich in your honor. presents the one and only, "Soup and Thai" sandwich inspired by, you guessed it, Justin Timberlake's latest single "Suit and Tie" from The 20/20 Experience.

With this brilliant new album, the Jay-Z stamp of approval, and a flawless performance on what was possibly the greatest SNL show of all time, he's more than earned it. So naturally, they aimed for nothing less than epic ingredients when making the JT sandwich.

Think putting Ramen Noodles to signify his hair, Bok Choy and BBQ ribs, all on one sandw...

Nicki Minaj Launches New Special Edition Pink Friday Fragrance

3/20/2013 11:30am EDT
Nicki Minaj
Building upon the initial success of her debut fragrance, Pink Friday, megastar Nicki Minaj will launch a new fragrance, Pink Friday NICKI MINAJ Special Edition this April – just in time for spring!

Pink Friday NICKI MINAJ Special Edition is a potion of luscious fruits and berries wrapped with lighthearted florals and a sultry blend of caramelized pear and sheer musk. The tempting top notes of grapefruit, juicy apple and white raspberry playfully intertwine with refreshing floral notes of water lily, honeysuckle and star jasmine petals.

“My fascination with changing my look is a way to ex...

Wavy Hair Secrets For Disney & 'Dancing With The Stars' Zendaya (Video)

3/18/2013 6:51am EDT
Before she gears up for her Dancing with the Stars debut tonight, celebrity hairstylist Araxi Lindsey recently worked with teen star Zendaya of the hit Disney TV series Shake It Up, styling her in a sea of loose waves for the show's music video "Contagious Love" alongside Bella Thorne.

"Zendaya naturally has amazing hair. She loves movement and easy flowing tresses," reveals celebrity hairstylist Araxi Lindsey.

1. To enhance her beauty, I first applied White Sands Orchids Oil to smooth Zendaya's tresses. Orchids Oil is not heavy or greasy. It's a light weight smoothing serum that smells ...

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