Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Keri Russell looked oh so cool, calm and collected as she walked the red carpet at Williamsburg Cinemas in Brooklyn for the premiere of the eighth film in the “Planet of the Apes” franchise.

planetofapes“Preparing… it’s just something you experience, and you either roll with it or you don’t, and luckily I had Andy Serkis who’s kind of magnificent,” says Russell, who turned to her veteran costar for his expertise on dealing with a set of real and fake apes alike.

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Serious Summer Essentials

There are a few things we think should be in your beach bag at all times…such as sunscreen, a large brimmed hat and of course a great deodorant.

summerbeauty071114_WHKY.Still003One we’re really liking right now is Dove Advanced Care deodorant with NutriumMoisture. It not only keeps you dry and odor-free for up to 48 hours, but it also has real skincare benefits. In fact, it’s clinically proven to reduce irritation from shaving and will give you smoother underarms in just three days. Comes in eleven different scents too and is just $4.99 at mass market stores. 

For more summer essentials check out lifeminute.tv/beauty/video/shape-magazines-summer-beauty-essentials

STAR Beauty

Want to look like a STAR? We did, so we turned to the mag’s Cheryl Kramer Kaye with her picks on products to keep us gorgeous all Summer long.

starsummerbeautyShe’s been our go-to gal for years. Take a look at what she deems the best to beat the summer beauty woes.

Kim Kardashian Glam in 5

It’s our how-to for flawless looking skin and standout eyes, just like Kim Kardashian. You may love her, or you may love to hate her, but either way you can’t deny her skin is gorgeous.

kimkskin_blogWe turned to celebrity makeup artist, Legend for a simple 5-step guide to get Mrs. West’s perfectly polished glam. Check it out!

Miracle Mani

Sally Hansen’s Miracle Gel collection creates shiny long-lasting nails that you can do at home… sans the salon and LED lights to dry it.


Comes in 47 super chic shades and lasts up to fourteen days. It’s available early August at drugstores for $9.99. For more info check out lifeminute.tv/beauty/video/summer-beauty-bag-essentials

Bring the Freshness Inside

We love being outside just as much as the next person, but when it’s hot and humid, we rather stay in. So we found a great pick me up to bring the freshness of the outdoors, inside.

bounceThe beads of concentrated perfume go right into your washing machine and emit an amazing fragrance onto your favorite fabrics. Sprinkle as much or as little as you want to get your towels, socks and shoes smelling just as fresh as if you were outside.

For more go to: lifeminute.tv/beauty/video/simplify-your-summer-routine

Jane Lynch Tackles “Noseblindness”

The comedian teamed up with Febreze to expose the smelly elephant in the room.

noseblindA new study from Atomik Research concludes that home odor is very important to both residents and guests. Nearly half of those surveyed (48%) said that they could make out someone’s home simply by the odor alone. However, residents are often immune to the scent of their own homes, a phenomenon Febreze dubbed “noseblindness.” The brand has teamed up with comedian Jane Lynch to tackle the issue in a new PSA-style video produced and directed by Funny or Die.

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Disney Makes Brushing Fun Again

Us moms at LifeMinute know all too well the challenges of getting our kids to brush their teeth. But getting them to brush for the recommended 2 minutes by the dentist seems impossible. Megan Meany to the rescue…


She found this amazing app from Oral B that puts your little ones to the test with their Disney Magic Timer App. Basically they have to brush for 2 minutes all while they watch their favorite characters appear before their eyes. It keeps them engaged and gets them to actually brush longer.

For more check out lifeminute.tv/health/video/oral-health-tips-kids

Getting Techie with Neil Patrick Harris

We caught up with Neil during some down time at his shoot with LG.

lg6He’s teaming up with the brand to support the arts and art students with a new media art competition called “The Art of the Pixel.” Check out more here!

Garden in Your Cupboard

Another “I wish I thought of that” idea that we’re loving right now are these freeze dried herbs.

UnknownThey can instantly transform a boring meal into something gourmet and delicious. Just as good as fresh, actually even better because you can have these at your beckon call anytime. Just add a little water and they come to life. It’s like having a garden in your cupboard.  For more check out lifeminute.tv/home-and-family/video/summer-entertaining-wining-dining.