Beauty Archives

Valley model creates sexy swimwear line for all body types

Catrina LaDell is the creative force behind Pink Moon Prophecy, a Phoenix-based swimwear company. Photo of Catrina LaDell by Party Through It Photography.

Call it cataclysmic creativity. In this case, define cataclysmic as something that “brings great changes.” In this case, a great change for the fashion industry. Pink Moon Prophecy, created by local model and swimwear designer Catrina LaDell, provides sexy, custom handmade swimwear for all body types. LaDell, using the name Cataclysm, helped hone her unique… Read More →

White, hot trends for summer

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Some shudder at the thought of white apparel, but I’m here to tell you that there is nothing to fear. Not only is white the most perfect color to keep you cool during the hot Arizona summer, it’s flattering and versatile. I even have a Pinterest board dedicated to fashions in white. And whether you… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: Provoking your full potential

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    •    Are  you at 100% of your potential? •    Do you sometimes feel you want to accomplish so much, but don’t know where to start? Our minds are like those 27-gear bicycles. We have a wide variety of choices, but we typically just use two or three gears. We are creatures of habit. We… Read More →

5 secrets for flat abs

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Wish your stomach was flatter and more toned? Exercise alone will not get you a toned stomach – diet is a huge part of the equation. Here are 5 ways to improve your eating habits that will dramatically flatten your abs: Flat Abs Secret #1: Enjoy natural sweets Traditional sugar-filled sweets will quickly add up… Read More →

Summer makeup tutorials with Scottsdale 16′s Tonya Gabriel

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Feel good and look beautiful this summer with step-by-step makeup hints and tricks to get that perfect summer looks from Scottsdale 16’s Tonya Gabriel. The Scottsdale 16, a part of Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations, is a group of young, beautiful women in Arizona who are booked for a variety of events across the… Read More →

Summer hair tutorials with Scottsdale 16; Mel Rodriguez

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Now that summer is in full swing it might be time to spice up your look. Scottsdale 16’s Mel Rodriguez is giving a step-by-step guide with tips of the her favorite trending summer hairstyles for being out on the town, cool by the pool or anything in between. The Scottsdale 16, a part of Steve… Read More →

Wet and wild swimsuit trends with Scottsdale 16′s Jenna Wood

Scottsdale 16's Jenna Wood models a swimsuit from W Scottsdale The Store. Photo by Shavon Thompson

Summertime in the Valley means soaking up the sun, but before you take the plunge and buy a new swimsuit, hear what Scottsdale 16’s Jenna Wood says is trending this summer. The Scottsdale 16, a part of Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations, is a group of young, beautiful women in Arizona who are booked… Read More →

Meet the Models of Scottsdale 16: Grace Koval

Scottsdale 16, part of Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations, is an elite group of young, beautiful women in Arizona who can be booked for a variety of events. These outgoing ladies provide a professional yet fun vibe to any atmosphere, whether they’re hosting corporate parties, special events, modeling for promotional events or walking at… Read More →

How to ‘sweat pretty’ with Scottsdale 16′s Grace Koval

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In the unforgiving Arizona summer heat, it is all about sweating pretty. Grace Koval, member of the Scottsdale 16, a part of Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations, shared some of her summer beauty secrets, tips and techniques to beat the summer heat. The Scottsdale 16 is a group of young, beautiful women in Arizona… Read More →

Body Beautiful offers CO2 laser skin resurfacing

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Body Beautiful Day & Medical Spa in Phoenix, which was recently voted the #1 by Ranking Arizona, announced that it has made another major technology investment, and is offering Active FX fraxel CO2 laser skin resurfacing to its clients. To accommodate this new product offering and the necessary equipment purchase, Beautiful Spa remodeled one of… Read More →

Summer’s must-have accessory

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The must-have accessory this summer is not the newest Coach purse or the recently released Jimmy Choo wedges, it is not even a designer brand, though design is important. We’re talking about nail art. Even though it’s a small accessory, it has been making a big splash here in Arizona and on the red carpet.… Read More →

Kjaer Weis is organic makeup with red carpet performance

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It is no secret that the makeup women use can be composed of harmful chemicals and additives that do more damage than good. Celebrity makeup artist Kirsten Kjaer Weis created a makeup line that uses green ingredients, while preserving quality performance. At Citrine Natural Beauty Bar’s Night of Organic Beauty on June 17, showcased her… Read More →

Arizona civil engineer designs sexy, modest swimsuits

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Summertime means sunshine and pool weather, but for many women for the thought of wearing a swimsuit is terrifying and frustrating. Arizona mother and civil engineer Lensa Kitilla suffered from back acne, also called bacne, as a teenager, which left scars. Her scars led to a feeling of embarrassment when it came to wearing traditional… Read More →

A healthy way to get the perfect summer glow

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I’m an endurance athlete. I swim. I bike. I run. That means I spend a lot of time in the sun. I also want to continue to be an endurance athlete for as long as I can, so I slather on sports sunblock to protect my skin every time I go for a long run,… Read More →