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Real Girl, Real Beauty: A Lovely Local Spills The Secrets Of Her Routine

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    On our latest scouting mission for the best-tressed ladies around town, we snapped one enchanting lady with serious star quality: Ms. Lauren Paez. The Wasteland hairstylist's impeccably ombré hair may have been what lured us in, but the rest of her bountiful assets were what left us wanting more — snaps and scoop.

    So, we invited ourselves inside her artful Hancock Park pad and got down to (beauty) business. And Paez was more than willing to give the 411 on maintaining the perfect bangs (it involves wearing a beanie!) and nabbing an au natural glow without caking on the cosmetics. See the bewitching brunette in action, right here, and apply her get-pretty tricks for your own eye-catching moment — stat!

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