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Sephora announces 'Divergent' makeup line

Sephora's new line inspired by "Divergent," a film

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"Divergent," the highly anticipated film starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet, doesn't hit theaters until March 21, but Sephora has a way for megafans to get their fix just a little bit early.

The company announced plans to release a limited-edition makeup collection inspired by the movie, which is based on the hit book series by Veronica Roth.

The collection, which ranges from...

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Meryl Davis and Charlie White: Gold medalist ice dancing duo is back in the USA

Gold medalists Charlie White and Meryl Davis are

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Gold medalist ice dancing duo Meryl Davis and Charlie White are back in the United States and heading to NYC where they’ll hit the talk show circuit and make an exclusive appearance at the Ralph Lauren Madison Avenue store on Wednesday.

The breakout stars from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, were the first Americans ever to win an ice dance gold medal. And now, a lot of folks are...

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The best new products to eliminate age spots

Proactiv+ Mark Fading Pads help fade or diminish

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Age spots -- aka liver spots -- are common after age 40, and generally harmless. Zap them with:

H20+ WaterWhite Advanced Brightening Spot Corrector is portable, precise (you dab spots with a pen) and powered by luminosity-loving marine botanicals, $35; at Ulta,

Environ Evenescence C-Boost, launched last summer, is a cream fueled by a form of vitamin C that acts as both antioxidant...

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Bride's Night Out in Huntington, prom-dress trunk show

Mieka in Greenvale is hosting the Paula Varsalona

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Feb. 27

BRIDE'S NIGHT OUT at Harbor Club at Prime serves up cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, wedding vendors and chances at prizes, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., plus a bridal fashion show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 at the door, $25 in advance at; 95 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-5600.

Feb. 27 to March 1

FILLY'S hosts two trunk shows: Fouy Chov's short daytime hostess...

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Lauren Conrad and Kohl's team up to fight breast cancer

One hundred percent of the net profit from

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Lauren Conrad and Kohl's are teaming up to fight breast cancer.

Beginning Feb. 19, the retailer will carry two new necklaces as part of the LC Lauren Conrad collection. One hundred percent of the net profit from the pendants will be donated toward the fight against breast cancer through Kohl's Cares.

The necklaces feature a pink, floral elephant charm that is meant to represent breast...

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Target launches line in honor of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Target has launched a swimwear collection, including the

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Admit it: In the past, you've totally drooled over the sexy beachwear featured in Sports Illustrated's iconic Swimsuit issue.

Now, thanks to Target, you can channel your inner Kate Upton all summer long with the store's limited-edition golden anniversary bathing suit collection.

The line, created in honor of the Issue's 50th anniversary, features 10 cute suits priced from $14.99 to $29.99.


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Bridal trunk shows, Saks Fifth Avenue spring beauty sale

Designer bridal gowns are on sale, Feb. 20,

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Through March 18

"I Am That Girl: How to Speak Your Truth, Discover Your Purpose and #bethatgirl" by Alexis Jones, a book to inspire girls to love who they are, is available exclusively at Claire's and Icing stores and online ($15.95); 10 percent of all book sales will benefit the I Am That Girl nonprofit. Buy a bangle charm bracelet from the I Am That Girl collection ($9.50) and $1 goes to...

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4 new fragrances to try

Desigual bedazzles with a trio of mod new

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After the stock market crash of 1929, couturier Jean Patou found his clients could not afford his pricey clothes. So he created the iconic fragrance Joy. Now there's an updated scent, Joy Forever -- similar notes of rose and jasmine but with "a modern twist," $110-$190; at select Bloomingdale's and Nordstroms.

Not sure smelling like a pizza is all that romantic, but the folks at Demeter Fragrance...

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Style File: Sochi chic

Aeropostale's new Team USA Olympic line of tees,

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With the Olympics in full swing, there's no better time to break out the red, white and blue. Aeropostale's new Team USA Olympic line of tees, hoodies and hats for kids is emblazoned with all the Sochi! and Go USA! shout-outs you'd expect. For boys and girls who want to cheer their fave snowboard, bobsled and curling champs to victory; $8 to $20 at P.S. from Aeropostale stores (including Sunrise...

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Designer jewelry trunk show in Huntington, L'Occitane launch party

Stop by L'Occitane in Manhattan for complimentary beauty

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Now through Feb. 14

Make any fragrance or cosmetics purchase at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan and get 20 percent off your first Uber app car service ride or 10 percent off the next ride for existing Uber customers; 424 Fifth Ave.; 212-391-3344.

Feb. 12 and 14-16

Bridal Reflections' Carle Place salon hosts the Renee Pawele bridal accessories trunk show, Feb. 12, and the Enzoani...

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