How did Salma Hayek look so dang good at the Oscars? Her Alexander McQueen velvet dress with (seemingly) King Tut-inspired neckline didn’t hurt, but fans couldn’t help but notice that flawless skin. Good plastic surgeon? No, the actress attributes it all to her affordable line of anti-aging beauty products, Nuance Salma Hayek. The 46-year-old Mexican spitfire swears by the chocolate-scented, Dark Cacao Firming Body Cream with coffee seed extract, to help tighten things up on the red carpet and off. At CVS.
Not the best timing, Fergie! A few days before she and husband Josh Duhamel announced their pea in a pod, the eight-time Grammy Award winner stopped by The Wine House in L.A. for a bottle signing in celebration of her vino, Ferguson Crest. In attendance was Fergie’s dad, Pat Ferguson, who created this home-grown line of wines, which are cultivated from the family’s own California vineyard. At least soon she can toast to her baby’s arrival. www.FergusonCrest.com
Granted, champagne doesn’t suit every occasion, but to make a cocktail festive you may need something carbonated. Instead of lugging cans or plastic bottles home from the market, do it yourself. The SodaStream Source makes a colorfully sleek addition to any kitchen counter, bringing you sparkling beverages with the touch of a button. The easy to use machine is powered by a refillable CO2 canister to create three levels of fizz. www.sodastreamusa.com
In a world where special moments now live digitally — photos captured with BFFs, family, pets — there’s finally a way to free your pix from the smartphone and other social platforms and give them a more permanent home. The country’s first Polaroid Fotobar has opened: a sleek space with work stations and smart people who can help convert digital images into physical art. 14851 Lyons Rd., Suite H100, Delray Beach; www.polaroidfotobar.com
Audra D.S. Burch & Maddy Marr