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When it comes to our beauty choices, it's all too easy to resort to what we're comfortable with — the same makeup looks day after day, the same go-to haircut, even the same tired old lip gloss. While there's something to be said for the classics — and knowing what works for you — the idea of going out on a limb and taking a chance is oh-so-exciting. Since we're not quite ready to try out a brand new haircolor just for the sake of a story (we're getting there, promise!), we looked to one of our favorite NYC rockers to give us a taste of the wild (beauty) side.
Andrea Estella, better known for her role in the Brooklyn band Twin Sister, is the ultimate beauty-queen-meets-edgy-cool-girl. Since gaining fame for her pipes, she's managed to completely overhaul her look — and boy does she own it. We took a look back at her au naturel appearance, as well as her new out-of-this-world exterior. Click through to get inspired, and start thinking a little harder about that blue streak you've been considering.
Photographed by Jen Dessinger
Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read