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GIRL CRUSH: Uma Thurman

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It’s been awhile since we’ve seen Uma Thurman walking a red carpet… and it was SO worth the wait! At Tuesday night’s LA premiere of her new film, Ceremony, directed by my friend Max Winkler, (it’s a must-see!), Uma looked fierce as ever. She put a contemporary twist on the staple braid, with flowing strands of curls, and did thick liner and lashes paired with a mauveish pink pout. Her hair hue wasn’t too blonde, more golden like a modern-day Rapunzel.

At 40 years old, the actress has never looked better (or more youthful). Loving it!

Here’s how to get the hair, straight from celeb stylist David Babaii, who tamed the tresses:

*David prepared Uma’s freshly washed and conditioned hair by massaging a dime size amount of Couture Colour Pequi Oil Treatment into her tresses from roots to ends, combing it through with a wide tooth comb for even distribution.

*Next, he used a blow dryer to dry the hair with a large round brush, lifting the root area for added volume and cupping the ends under for a smooth, rounded finish.

*After drying, he applied an additional amount of Pequi Oil for control and then loosely gathered the hair with his fingers and braiding it into a long, loose braid down the center back.

*He secured it with a rubber band while leaving the shorter top and side layers free.

*To finish, David created soft loose curls with a 1 ½” curling iron by taking large sections and wrapping them around the inside barrel, holding for a few seconds.

*He then released allowing the curls to fall naturally to achieve a true French Bohemian Look.

So simple, I could totally rock this red carpet ‘do at home! Watch out, Friday night…


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I was out in NYC last night (The Bowery Hotel) and I noticed this group of uncharacteristically good looking men talking and laughing at a table in the corner. My girlfriends and I, of course, had to know what was so funny so we coyly pranced over – ear dropping distance away.

This group of hot ass (yes, I am objectifying men) was discussing the beauty of a certain Ms. Uma Thurman – a MILF, they called her (that would be Mother I’d Like To F*CK, for those not in the know).

UMA THURMAN? That mysterious chick who OD’s in PULP FICTION? But where had she been? Which got me thinking….

So, when I came home I immediately hopped on Google and typed in Uma Thurman. To my surprise, this popped up:


It’s a trailer for her new indie movie, CEREMONY and she looks FAB, as does the movie (P.S. My dear friend Max Winkler is the writer and director, he’s pretty fab – and funny – too!)

MILF? Well, not sure I’d do her, but I’d definitely like to look like her when I’m that age! And have two guys doting after me!

So, check out the trailer for CEREMONY, pass it on, and make sure to venture to your neighborhood theater to catch a glimpse of the new and improved Uma!


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