Sultrier than pink, more unexpected than red--wine lipstick gets our vote for the season's most sophisticated look. The best part? This chic shade is drop-dead gorgeous on brown skin (exhibit A: Chanel Iman). Right now, we're loving MAC Lipstick in Desire ($14), a deep, berry-toned neutral hue that'll be perfect from day to night.Pro tip: Make your bourdeaux lipstick last longer by first applying powder foundation to your lips.
If you ever felt like switching up your hair style, this was the year to do it. From Rihanna's rooster cut to models stalking catwalks in braids, there were tons of new strand styles for you to take inspiration from. Here, our rundown of what was hot in 2009.
If there's one thing that Carol's Daughter founder Lisa Price loves, it's the holidays! "I love Christmas time," she gushed at a recent appearance at her namesake store in Brooklyn. "I love baking and playing Christmas carols." From devotees like Jada Pinkett Smith (who just can't get enough of the Goddess Oil; which Price notes she plans on bringing back in time for Mother's Day 2010) to athlete LeBron James (who loves the Sweet Honey Dip Chocolate Brown Sugah Scrub, $34, carolsdaughter.com, celebs just can't seem to get enough of her products!