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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

Reality Star EJ Johnson Picks Oscars Best Dressed Stars

March 3rd, 2014 7:19pm EST
Charlize Theron
"Rich Kids of Beverly Hills" reality star EJ Johnson knows a thing or two about style. This burgeoning media personality and fashion icon (not to mention NBA great Magic Johnson is his dad!) is making a splash with his witty, on point commentary and Starpulse enlisted his skills for his best dressed list for the Oscars. Do you agree with his top three picks?

1. Charlize Theron

She served bold sexy glamour in a form fitting Dior. I especially loved the invisible straps; it gave the dress a very old Hollywood feel. Charlize is one of the sexiest and most gorgeous women in Hollywood and co...

Oscars Hair Favorites

March 3rd, 2014 6:44pm EST
Cate Blanchett
Hollywood's biggest stars celebrated the 86th Academy Awards and showed off uber glamorous hairstyles to compliment their red carpet looks. Hair expert Jenny Balding shares steps for how to re-create these styles for your own personal red carpet event.

Cate Blanchett's Vintage Waves

Create a deep side part wherever works best for your face shape and hairline.

Blow dry smooth and keep to just a natural volume for this look.

Mist hair with a light and versatile hairspray.

Use a medium size curling iron and start by creating the front section first as this will set the tone. Create the...

Re-Create Top Makeup Looks From The Oscars

March 3rd, 2014 6:34pm EST
Jennifer Lawrence
This year's Oscars showed beautiful makeup trends including, dewy and glowing skin on Jennifer Lawrence, bold lips on Kerry Washington, and an amazingly beautiful and sultry smokey-eye on Sandra Bullock. Expert makeup artist Jessica Scantlin shares her tip on how-to re-create each of these looks.

To get Jennifer Lawrence dewy skin, first apply primer to get a glow before your makeup. Next, put on your foundation and set it with a light translucent powder on top of your cheekbones, nose and above your eyebrows. This will give you a beautiful sheen look, while also providing the coverage yo...

Oscars Beauty Breakdown: Lupita Nyong’o

March 3rd, 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?

February 25th, 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.

Red Carpet Beauty Countdown To The Oscars: Cosmetic Procedures Of The Stars

February 25th, 2014 10:24am EST
Jennifer Aniston
It’s no secret that it ‘takes a village’ to get celebrities ready for a red carpet like The Oscars. Oftentimes starlets will post photos of themselves with their “glam squad” of makeup artists, hairstylists and manicurists hovering over them, getting them ready in the hours leading up to the big event. What isn’t photographed is the painstaking prep work leading up to the big day, which can start as early as six months in advance. Dr. Vish Banthia, Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon breaks down the strategy and planning behind celebrities’ picture-perfect awards show beauty.

6 Months B...

The Scoop Behind Ciara's VMAs Hair

August 28th, 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...

How To Make Your Skin Look Flawless in High-Def Hollywood

August 20th, 2013 7:52pm EDT
Kim Kardashian
High definition has revolutionized the way people are seen on TV, and now viewers can pick out every little flaw you might have as if they were standing right next you. To truly achieve flawless looking skin on a high-definition camera, Board Certified Dermatopathologist Dr. Wendy Roberts suggests tips on how to prepare the skin to look simply beautiful. And hey, if this works for the stars, why not take these tricks to heart and always look camera ready?

Oily Skin: Having already oily skin can be problematic if you are appearing in front of a camera with hot lights. If you’re looking for ...

Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert & More Auction Off Clothing For American Red Cross

August 12th, 2013 6:06pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Luxury consignment service eDrop-Off has teamed up with some of country music’s biggest stars to auction off a one-of-a-kind collection of items perfect for the fashion focused at heart.  Stars including Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts and Jason Aldean have each donated red carpet favorites from their closets with proceeds going to the American Red Cross 2013 Oklahoma Spring Storms fund.  

Head to until August 15th to score a slice of celeb fashion.

Items include:

- Carrie Underwood's Georges Chakra 2-piece, mint green o...

Charity Buzz: Ping Pong With The Jonas Brothers?

August 12th, 2013 5:57pm EDT
Jonas Brothers
Whether they're posting shirtless photos or preparing to be "Dad of the Year," the Jonas Brothers are back on the scene in a big way. Even Neil Patrick Harris took notice when Nick Jonas tweeted shirtless pics. As the triple threat trio gets ready to wrap their tour in LA, they're going out with a bang and helping out a great cause!

Nick, Joe and Kevin have teamed up with auction to offer their biggest fan the all-access concert experience of a lifetime. The boys are inviting the winning bidder and a friend backstage to spend some QT with each brother one-on-one. Joe and K...