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Marianne Dougherty

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on Sep 01, 2009
Martha Beck is a best-selling author, life coach and a regular contributor to O, The Oprah Magazine. Three or four times a year she also hosts a Self Transformation Adventure Retreat (STAR) at the Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa. Londolozi—the word means "protector of all living
on Sep 01, 2009
In the summer of 1989 I packed up a U-Haul and towed my belongings to Los Angeles to start a new life there. I took 100 resumes with me and landed the first job I applied for—West Coast editor of American Salon. I started working at our office on Wilshire Boulevard in Downtown Los Angeles in September. I found our
on Aug 01, 2009
June 25 was anything but a slow news day. First, we learned that former Charlie's Angel Farrah Fawcett had lost her battle with cancer. Then, a few hours later, it was reported that the self-proclaimed King of Pop Michael Jackson had died suddenly of cardiac arrest, news that was so unexpected that it eclipsed that of
on Aug 01, 2009
  CRIMSON TIDE   At Bottega Veneta, Redken Creative Consultant Guido went for a look that was slightly androgynous, yet sexy at the same time. "The inspiration was an '80s take on a classic '40s Hollywood look," Guido says. Meanwhile, makeup artists paired a smoky eye with a blood-red shade of lipstick.
on Jul 01, 2009
  IN THE HEIGHTS   For Zac Posen's fall 2009 show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City, renowned stylist Odile Gilbert used the L'Oréal Professionnel Texture Expert styling line to create this elegant and slightly undone chignon. "The look is a French-inspired, Josephine Bonaparte-meets-punk,