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Jaime King: “My Son Is Obsessed With Makeup”


An expectant Jaime King poses for Who What Wear and opens up about her maternity style, her makeup-obsessed son James, 19 months, and her upcoming Mother’s Day plans.

On her maternity style: “You know, for me, getting pregnant is such a celebration of femininity and a celebration of your growing body. In a way, it’s the only time you don’t have to suck in and the only time that it doesn’t matter really how big you are or what your body looks like. You can wear formfitting clothes, and you can wear things that show off how your body has changed. Your breasts and everything get bigger, and I think that’s a beautiful sign of fertility and something that should be, again, accentuated and celebrated. What I decided when I got pregnant is that if anything, I’m going to have more fun with my fashion, because I love dressing, I love taking risks, and why not show the world that it’s okay, you can really go there? Just because you are a mom doesn’t mean you can’t be cool and fashionable. It doesn’t mean you can’t have your own sense of individuality and creativity. You can still have all that and more, because it’s the ultimate creativity, having a baby.”

On her best beauty tip for new moms: “Even when you are exhausted and you’re working and you’re going on three hours of sleep and feel like a zombie, part of alleviating that feeling is doing something that makes you feel beautiful. If you are exhausted, give yourself a manicure or go get your hair colored. If you have 10-15 minutes to yourself, that makes all the difference. Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or a working mom, you have to find a way to keep remembering who you are and that you are still sensual and sexy and beautiful and strong—you’ve just done one of the strongest things you could possibly do, which is to create life. After I’ve been filming or working for six hours and I have to pick up groceries or baby food or diapers, I will literally go to the grocery store and grab a coffee or tea and pull over on the side of the road and get out of my car and walk for 10 minutes. And that 10 minutes is my time. I leave the phone in the car and nobody knows. It’s time to reflect and take care of myself and just to have a moment for me.”

On the greatest reward of motherhood: “The most rewarding part is the depths of love. And seeing this tiny human being that was in your belly grow and what they gravitate towards and giving them the freedom to express and be who they are. My son is obsessed with makeup, so I got him a makeup kit. Every time a makeup artist comes over, they donate a brush or something to his kit. Yet at the same time, he’s playing soccer and really loves to swim. To me, it’s about nurturing every aspect of your child’s personality. When you really allow someone that kind of freedom creatively, emotionally, spiritually, and mentally yet keep the structure of discipline in regards to sleeping, eating, and taking care of them, those are the key components of a really great parent, and those are the best moments of it.”

On her Mother’s Day plans: “I have no plans. I could literally just be watching Frozen for the five-billionth time, and it would be the perfect day.”

For more from Jaime, go to Who What Wear

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Kat Von D Defends ”Underage Red” Lipstick, Jamie Foxx Swears He Isn’t Dating Katie Holmes +…


Kat Von D stands by her lipstick, Jamie Foxx attempts to clear up rumors that he’s dating Katie Holmes, Heidi Montag says pregnancy looks “really uncomfortable,” and more celebrity news.

  • Tattoo artist Kat Von D defends the “Underage Red” lipstick in her makeup line after being attacked on Twitter: “‘Underage Red’ is not a girly, pink shade. It is not a sophisticated, deep red either. It is an unapologetic, bold red. To me, ‘Underage Red’ is feminine rebellion.” [E!]
  • Jamie Foxx says he’s only seen Katie Holmes recently because they’re working on an animation project together. [TMZ]
  • Heidi Montag says watching her sister Holly go through her pregnancy has made her feel “actually kind of the opposite [of wanting kids].” [Us Weekly]
  • Theo James and Shailene Woodley wore pants while shooting their Insurgent sex scene. [MTV]
  • Cinderella star Lily James loves Ursula’s singing and boobs. [Just Jared]
  • Watch The Gossip Table crew battle it out in a game of who knows Kim Kardashian‘s complete wedding history best. Spoiler alert: it isn’t as easy as it seems.

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How to Get Paid to Binge Watch TV Shows

Did you know you can get paid to binge watch TV shows?! We sat down with one of the real professionals that make a living in one of the most enviable jobs available.

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PHOTOS: See How Katy Perry’s Epic Tour Makeup Comes to Life

08/15/2014 at 04:55 PM ET

Katy Perry tour makeupCourtesy CoverGirl

While Katy Perry‘s concerts are jam-packed with costume changes, larger than life sets and addictive tunes — for us it’s her epic makeup that always steals the show. So we begged her makeup artist, Todd Delano, to spill what it’s like to create those iconic glittering, colorful looks. Here’s what we learned:

Looking like a diva starts in the shower
Delano taught the CoverGirl spokeswoman that the secret to looking “fresh and dewy” is gently exfoliating with a washcloth. “It’s best to do it in the shower while you’re under the steam,” he explains.

Thin layers are key to long-lasting makeup
With all that dancing under the hot lights, sweat-proof makeup is crucial. To keep her looking hot (and not a hot mess), Delano layers her makeup — but moderately. “We start with a light layer of moisturizer, than CoverGirl’s Ready Set Foundation because it’s oil-free and will stay matte, followed by a very thin dusting of powder to set it. After dusting on the powder, I’ll press it into her skin with a powder puff.”

Katy Perry tour makeupCourtesy CoverGirl

She spends at least an hour in the makeup chair — longer if her famous friends stop by!
“When we were in London, Adele was hanging out with us while I was getting Katy ready. And Adele is one of the funniest people you’ll ever meet,” Delano shares. “So the three of us kept laughing so hard that I couldn’t get Katy’s makeup done! I eventually had to kick [Adele] out because she was making us so late!”

Touch ups need to be lightning-fast
“We literally have about 20 seconds to dust on a bit of powder between songs,” Delano says. “One time, her false lash popped [off] and we had to work so quickly with the glue to get it back on. She was even pressing it in place as she walked back on stage.”

Katy Perry tour makeupCourtesy CoverGirl

Katy is super involved in creating her looks
We aren’t the only ones who get makeup ideas from Pinterest! “Katy and I always talk back and forth — she has amazing ideas,” according to Delano. “She pulls inspiration from Tumblr, the runway, and random photos she finds.”

What do you think of Delano’s tips? Are you a fan of Perry’s on-stage beauty looks? Share your thoughts below!

–Loni Venti

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