updated 09/01/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 09/01/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Further proof that Hollywood is just like high school: dresses with sweetheart necklines and poufed skirts. White stretch limo not included
KIM KARDASHIAN in Bradley Bayou in Hollywood.
Heroes' DANIA RAMIREZ in Elsie Katz Couture in New York City.
RUMER WILLIS in camilla and marc in New York City.
JESSICA SIMPSON in Calvin Klein in New York City.
JANUARY JONES in Miu Miu in Los Angeles.
Selena Gomez (in a Notte by Marchesa gown and Autore earrings) was just the right combo of girly and glam at the ALMA Awards in Pasadena Aug. 17.
Behind the Seams
BODY WASH BY BRAD!
In his first foray into the beauty biz, Brad Pitt has teamed with Kiehl's to create an Aloe Vera Body Cleanser, with 100 percent of net profits going to JPF Eco Systems, a charity that supports global environmental initiatives. While there will be no ad campaign, Pitt—who already uses the line's Silk Groom and Creme de Corps Body Lotion—has penned a handwritten note that will be featured on the label.
Kiehl's "Aloe Vera" Biodegradable Liquid Body Cleanser, $16.50; kiehls.com on Aug. 29.
OLYMPIC BEAUTY SECRETS
Members of the U.S. gymnastics team share their winning beauty tips
1. Emphasize one feature.
"I love using Lash Blast because it really makes your eyes stand out!" says Nastia Liukin. Adds Shawn Johnson: "I feel like it puts my game face on."
2. Never underestimate the power of hairspray.
"It keeps my ponytail up," says Johnson, who likes Herbal Essences spray.
3. Go for a more casual look off duty.
"During my off-season, I don't apply as much makeup unless I'm going out for the night," says Alicia Sacramone. "I usually keep it light and natural-looking."
Herbal Essences hairspray, $3.25; at drugstores.
Cover Girl Lash Blast mascara, $7.49; at drugstores.
KATIE KEEPS GOING SHORTER!
From a choppy bob to a fun, flirty pixie do, Katie Holmes' hair evolution is always on the cutting edge. Plus: How to get the look for yourself
THE FIRST CUT
Holmes trades in her long locks for the cut heard 'round the world, unveiling a chic new do.
A short cut can be versatile—"you can wear it sleek," says Ursula Stephen, who cut a similar style for Rihanna.
The star hops on the bang bandwagon and adds a blunt, Suri-like fringe to her bob.
The bob gets even shorter and choppier—perfect for a low-maintenance summer look.
HER LATEST LOOK
AUGUST 11, 2008
The star debuts her shortest look yet at the L.A. premiere of Tropic Thunder. "If you can't bring it with an attitude, don't do it," says Stephen.
SHORT-HAIR SECRET WEAPONS
What you need to keep short hair looking great
A thermal protectant spray prevents drying and breakage from heat styling.
GHD Thermal Protector, $25; sephora.com
Smooth on a shine serum to seal cuticles, prevent frizz and tame flyaways.
Avon Advance Techniques Dry Ends Serum, $3.99; avon.com
Pomade adds hold and control for creating piecey looks.
Blow Mane Tame, $20; blowny.com