• photo courtesy of V MagazineLooking at the photograph of Valeria Lukyanova, left, you might wonder if this Ukrainian internet star really exists outside of the strange land of YouTube, where "living doll" beauty has become a trend. The picture, however, is from the new issue of V magazine, which flew Lukyanova, known as "the human Barbie," to New York for the shoot, proving her existence and giving us a glimpse into her bizarre brain. At Shine we've profiled many doll-like ladies, from 19-year-old Anime queen Anastasiya Shpagina, to 15-year-old London YouTube sensation Venus Palermo, to England-native Sarah Burge, who currently holds the world record for spending over $500,000 on cosmetic surgery. Even so, Lukyanova's story stands out.

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    Twenty-one-year-old Lukyanova refers to herself as "most famous woman of the Russian-speaking Internet" and often uses the alias "Amatue," which means sun goddess.  She hails from the Moldavian city of Tiraspol, and currently has 466

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  • At-Home Haircolor Done Right

    By Melissa Matthews and Maggie Blaha

    At-Home Haircolor Done Right At-Home Haircolor Done Right

    "Unlike selecting a shade of lipstick, coloring your hair is a big commitment," says Garnier hair color expert Chuck Hezekiah, who gave us some helpful tips on how to pick the right shade to achieve the best results. So, before diving into that box of color, please read on.

    1. Let the experts handle drastic changes. Sometimes it's OK to be dramatic, but not when it comes to coloring your hair at home. When shopping for your color, stay within one or two shades of your natural hue. The color guide on the side of the box is a good indicator of the results you can expect. So, if your current hair color is not pictured on the box, the color won't work for you.
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    2. Don't use haircolor past its prime. Unlike wine, haircolor does not get better with age. Check the box's expiration date before buying, because the color will not develop properly if it's old.

    3. Prep. Create an at-home

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  • Prep Your Hair for Autumn

    By Woman's Day Staff

    Now that summer is coming to an end, it's time to figure out what to do with your easy, breezy hair. Below, we've provided 50 essential tips that will help your hair look good long after the warm weather is gone.

    Safeguard Your Strands

    1. Wash your hair every other day. To absorb excess oil between washes, apply a dime-size amount of baby powder to your roots at the crown and massage it into your scalp.
    Related: See the best homemade hair treatments.

    2. Get a trim every six to eight weeks to rid hair of dry, split ends.

    3. Moisture loss causes split ends, so keep hair hydrated with Pantene Pro-V Beautiful Lengths Split End Prevention Leave-In Cream from mid-shaft to ends. ($4.49; at drugstores)

    4. Deep-condition hair twice a month to restore health and boost radiance.

    5. Be honest! Tell your stylist about any previous chemical treatments. This will ensure nothing is used on your hair that will cause a bad reaction-like hair

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