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Prevention Magazine Wants To Know How You ‘Defy Your Age’

Prevention Beauty Editor Katie Becker and Sonia Kashuk

In celebration of Prevention Magazine’s Defy Your Age awards, I attended a cocktail party hosted by the publication at Ric Pipino’s luxurious midtown salon, Pipino 57. And frankly, if everyday was like this event, I would defy my age… manicures by TracyLee, makeovers by the infamous Sonia Kashuk, blowouts by the salon’s staff, amazing massages by Dasha mixed in with top notch h’orderves –check please!

Now back to reality, how I ‘defy my age’ is taking care of my skin, eating right (to the best of my ability), and trying to avoid alarm clocks at all cost to let me body sleep however much or little it needs to naturally wake up. How do you defy yours? Prevention Magazine would love to know (and so would I)! Tweet us @PreventionMag or @PrettyConnected using the hashtag #defyyourage.

And for great tips and videos on how to defy your age as well as the winners of the Prevention Magazine Defy Your Age Beauty Awards, visit prevention.com


Wella Professionals Launches Flagship Salon at Pipino 57 in NYC

Lara Eurdolian (me!), Rebecca Romijn

Model and actress, Rebecca Romijn and celebrity hairstylist Ric Pipino hosted the opening of Wella Professionals first North American flagship salon at Pipino 57 and the launch of Wella’s new product line in New York City.

I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t know nearly enough about Ric Pipino when I received the invitation (aside from his Pipino salon in Nolita somewhere –which I’ve been meaning to try). The cool factor of the new salon alone and that it carries the Wella Professionals line (not to mention Ric Pipino’s celebrity clientele, runway work and unbeknownst to me he has a signature hair line, Revolution In Cut) has me so excited to go back and try both locations.

The grand opening attracted the likes of Bridget Moynahan, Kelly Rutherford (Gossip Girl), Leigh Lezark (from The Misshapes), Alison Brie (Mad Men), and Fern Mallis (the originator of New York Fashion Week!). And while everyone showed up looking fabulous –Kelly Rutherford is as effortlessly chic in person as she is on Gossip Girl (the photos don’t do her justice). And as much as I’m not into all that Hills/City stuff, I have to say Whitney Port is stunning, and the girl can dress! Meanwhile I got caught in the rain and my hair couldn’t have looked more tragic if I tried.

Ric Pipino, Kelly Rutherford
Whitney Port looking very stylish!
Kelly Rutherford, Lara Eurdolian
Leigh Lazark, Lara Eurdolian

Fun fact! I caught up with Leigh Lazark at the event who shared that she became a fan of the Wella line when she was traveling in Ukraine and was coloring her own hair. Turns out she’s