Hot Topiq: Hot Men In History

Yesterday we told you all about the Guys We Shouldn’t Be Attracted To, and felt like it was imperative to award you with a list celebrating the men who are, in fact, worthy of our attention.

The thing is, we already know what guys we should like, and in our search for a more clever alternative we stumbled across the most educational site dedicated to the hot studs of history.

Sure, we haven’t heard of half of them and maybe black and white photos really do make everyone look better, but these men sure are dashing. And, don’t judge us here or anything– but is it us, or was Joseph Stalin not a hottie!? I mean he totally looks like the werewolf in True Blood, if you pretend away that whole dictator/murderer thing.

Get your fix of historical hotties over on Bangable Dudes In History!

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Retail Therapy: The Best NYC Beauty Freebies

Thanks to our fashionable friends over at Refinery29, we managed to map out a little beauty boutique hop to include in our weekend plans:

Beauty doesn’t come cheap, and with the zillions of make up and hair products that flood the shelves, it’s hard to know what works for you without having to shell out the big bucks. It’ll come as no surprise that we’re huge fans of the try-before-you-buy philosophy, so we’ve put in the hard yards to make sure you can look your best without breaking the bank. From free mini-facials to complimentary samples for your tresses, check out our round-up of NYC’s best beauty freebies and get ready to prettify yourself—skint style.

Free samples are our favorite purse-friendly finds– they’re the perfect size to throw in your bag for a night on the town and every girl loves looking fabulous on the cheap.

Check out the list here to get your hands on some freebies!

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Hot Topiq: Guys We Shouldn’t Be Attracted To

We’ve all been there… you know, that attraction to the bad boy at the gym who is constantly checking himself out in the mirror, your bachelorette party stripper or maybe even the pizza delivery boy. Ultimately, we all know we’re better than that but just can’t resist swooning a little when they cross our paths.

There’s also all those weird celeb crushes that we just can’t muster the courage to admit to– especially to our friends. Well, in comes Guys We Shouldn’t Be Attracted To, a tumblr dedicated to the bad boy, the creepster and the gay guy who will never reciprocate your feelings. Thanks to them, we just don’t feel so bad anymore!

Filled with hilarious blurbs about the men we just, well, shouldn’t be attracted to, we can bet on countless wasted hours ahead of us… Who do you think should make the list?

[via Racked]

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Retail Therapy: Design Your Very Own New Favorite Shoes!

Paroosing through the intewebs today, we stumbled across our newest obsession thanks to the wonderful folks over at SheFinds– a designer your own shoe company!

If you’re a micromanager right down to your shoes, your quest to find the right pair is about to get a trillion times easier. The aptly named website Milk & Honey, (as in, the land of), allows girls to design their own pair in just a few minutes. It’s kind of like being besties with Christian Louboutin, except you don’t have to be famous to get a pair exactly the way you want.

Choose from dozens of styles, pick your ideal heel height, materials and colors. Got any gripes, or still want to make some tweaks? Chat live with the founder. Because let’s face it: if the shoe fits, you’ll wear it. Money well spent, in our minds.

And if you’re not in a creative mood, the website has plenty of ready-to-wear styles to choose from as well!

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Ladies We Love: The Effortlessly Chic Girls Behind LnA Clothing

Every girl has her favorite t-shirt, but not many of us decide to make the effortless look a mantra in our business plans. But Los Angeles-based clothing label LnA Clothing has done exactly that– promising to give us ladies some of the most comfortable casual wear that easily translates to a night on the town.

Seen on the likes of Mischa Barton and Lindsay Lohan, as well as on the pages of all the trendiest style magazines, LnA has catapulted to the top of the basic apparel frenzy. Behind the cult line are two of fashion’s most laid back ladies, Lauren Alexander and April Leight– who’s down to earth style with a flare for the nightlife scene have ranked them amongst the designers you’d most want to hang with.

Alexander’s big break came back in 2004 when she donned a self-made dress that caught the attention of many a starlet at Teen Vogue‘s Young Hollywood Party– ultimately getting her name in boutiques across the LA area. She paired up with April Leight in 2007 after bonding over their love of men’s t-shirts, and the rest is history!

Found in retailers like Urban Outfitters and Saks, celebrity fans across the board (did we mention Brad Pitt dons these tees on the regular?) and rock & roll chic for days, these girls aren’t going anywhere! Plus, LnA’s Elastic Strap Leggings have become a staple in our closets. Get your own while their 25% off sale lasts!

Check out behind the scenes video from the LnA Spring/Summer 2011 Collection after the jump!

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HPNOTIQ Hotspot: Carmen Electra’s Tao-A-Go-Go in Las Vegas

Worship Thursdays are some of the hottest nights on the Las Vegas strip, located at Tao Nightclub at The Venetian– one of our favorite spots to party in the city of sin. If you don’t believe us when we say things gets wild, all you need to do is check out these photos!

And next Thursday, January 27th, will be no exception– Carmen Electra will play host to the 5th annual Tao-A-Go-Go, the ultimate ladies dance contest!

So girls, get out all your bells and whistles because the stakes are high with a $10,000 Grand Prize!

HPNOTIQ will be there to cheer on the ladies as they take the stage as well as satisfying the crowd’s tastebuds… and celebrating that big win with one lucky lady!

Think you got what it takes? Sign up to be a contestant over on the Tao Las Vegas facebook page for your chance to win $10,000!!

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Cover Watch: Mila Kunis Tells Cosmopolitan Her Secrets

In Cosmopolitan’s February issue, 27-year-old Mila Kunis shares a secret she’s never spoken of publicly but also keeps the juicy gossip to herself.

In comparison to the starlet’s 2008 Cosmo Girl cover, Kunis is all grown up in this sparkly Herve Leger dress. And the pages of the magazine, along with her growing career, infer the same.

Although the Black Swan star avoids mention of her 8 year relationship with child star Macaulay Culkin, which ended shortly after the interview took place, she did have a good piece of advice for long-lasting Hollywood relationships.

“The reason I’m able to have a relationship is because I don’t talk about it,” Kunis admitted.

Even though the star was reluctant to talk about her personal love life, Mila did have some insight on her on-screen romances with co-stars, namely what their best kissing features are.

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Trend Spotting: Bieber Fever Extends To Nail Polish Craze

O.P.I. has been busy collaborating with celebrities on this season’s front running nail trends. First we told you about our favorite new crackled nail polish look inspired by tennis diva Serena Williams, and now we anxiously await the release of Katy Perry’s collection (due out by the end of this month) with colors like a pink sparkly Teenage Dream and eye-catching blue called Last Friday Night.

But the big news for the nail polish brand has an added dose of Bieber fever! People Mag reports:

Looks like Justin Bieber has world domination at his fingertips! Since launching his One Less Lonely Girl nail polish collection for Nicole by OPI exclusively at Walmart weeks ago, all six of the line’s launch colors have sold out at more than 3,000 stores nationwide. “A lot of [Justin's] songs are about making girls feel good,” Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, the brand’s executive vice president and artistic director, says to PEOPLE of the collection’s chart-topping popularity. “He sees that nail polish really makes girls feel good.”

In addition to more conservative shades, “there’s some glitter and shimmer,” she says, but adds that just like Justin’s ‘tween-to-mom audience, “There’s something in the One Less Lonely Girl collection [for] anybody.” Despite in-store sell-outs, Beliebers can still get their hands on Justin’s $9 polishes online at walmart.com–and the superstore is currently restocking in locations coast-to-coast. Other retailers will pick up the collection (which will expand to 14 colors) in February.

Looks like Katy Perry may not be the leading celeb in candy pop nails… See all of the colors in the teen heartthrob’s nail polish collection over at Nicole by OPI.

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Retail Therapy: Wonder Woman Inspired Makeup Routine

As rumors circulate about Wonder Woman returning to prime time TV, you can now channel your inner most crime fighter with MAC‘s newest makeup collection inspired by the fierce superhero.

Come February 10th, you can get your hands on this limited edition collection which comes equipped with a super-powered gold utility belt inspired by the heroine’s iconic getup– complete with brush set, bronzer, eyeshadows, and more…

In addition to the primary colored casing (inspired by those legendary star-spangled hot pants), two new awesome nail polish colors, with befitting names such as Obey Me and Spirit of Truth, are sure to make the likes of Lynda Carter proud!

The Wonder Woman set will be gone by mid-April, so be sure to grab one while you can as it would be a real crime to miss this deal! Check out photos of the special edition makeup collection after the jump…

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Week In Gossip: Everyone In Hollywood Is Pregnant

Everyone in Hollywood is pregnant this week, which means Khloe Kardashian must be too! [People]

Did Britney Spears steal her new hit song? [Pop Eater]

So we already knew that Gucci Mane had lost his mind, right? [Vulture]

Donald Trump passes up chance to fire Lindsay Lohan. [Hollywood Life]

Usher leaves fans disappointed in Berlin. [People]

Possible show cancelations, porn stars, and comedians… oh my? Charlie Sheen better watch out. [Hollywood Reporter]

Did we mention that everyone is pregnant? [Rumor Fix]

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