Alison Turka

Alison is a part-time Fashion and Beauty Writer at Elite Daily. She is also a Beyoncé obsessed, reality TV addicted, cat lady.

Recent Articles

This Ice Dancer Dealt With A Serious Wardrobe Malfunction & Is Still A Gold Medal Contender

The Olympic Games are a collection of the literal best-of-the-best athletes from all over the world. Figure skating and ice dancing are two of my favorite sports to watch, but a recent performance had everyone talking about more than dramatic spins. …
By Alison Turka

Vans New Faux Sherpa Sneakers Are Like Outdoor Slippers & They're Comfy AF

I'm never barefoot in the winter; even at home, I always wear slippers. One of my life's great sadnesses is that I can't wear my fuzzy footwear outdoors, and I'm proud to announce that I haven't suffered in vain. Vans took note of my plight, and now …
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Lupita Nyong'o Styled Her Own Hair For A Magazine Cover & It's So Powerful

Lupita Nyong'o stole my heart when she rose to stardom after 12 Years A Slave, and I can hardly wait to see her in Black Panther. Her red carpet looks are always killer, but this time, as the star of Allure's March 2018 issue, Lupita Nyongo's natural…
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'Sesame Street' Teamed Up With Zara For Adorable Merch & Me Want It All

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? Or maybe just the closest Zara store? Sesame Street is teaming up with the fashion retailer this spring to bring you a Sesame Street x Zara collaboration, so you can relive your childhood days of pining af…
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Nars Orgasm Blush Will Soon Be A Lip Balm & Your Lips Will Never Feel Better

Nars' Orgasm beauty line has risen to cult status among all levels of makeup addicts, and today, the brand is offering us all a Valentine's day treat. The brand teased a lip balm during fashion week, and all I (and everyone else) need to know is, whe…
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Selena Gomez Just Debuted A Totally Different Hairstyle & No One Saw This Coming

Selena Gomez has been hard to keep up with lately, as she jet-sets around the world with on-again boyfriend Justin Bieber. The star settled down in New York City (for at least a day) on Feb. 13 to attend Coach's fashion week show, and shocked fans wi…
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Meghan Markle Just Completely Switched Up Her Hairstyle & It's Legit Hair Goals

Now that Meghan Markle is a royal-in-waiting, people like you and I can't get many sneaky paparazzi photos of her on the street, and are forced to wait for official royal outings. Thankfully, the American actress just accompanied her fiancé on a roya…
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Meghan Markle Uses This $13 Natural Wonder To Grow Her Eyebrows Back & You Can Too

Meghan Markle is the world's new go-to celebrity for all things fashion and beauty — she's marrying a prince after all, so she must have some tricks up her sleeve. Meghan Markle's beauty routine is just as intricate as mine, because that's how real s…
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'90s Banana Clips Are Fashion Week’s Hottest Accessory & Rachel Green Must Be Screaming

It may be time to say goodbye to the elaborate hairstyles of Fashion Week's past. A recent show in New York took a minimal, and very relatable, approach to the models' beauty looks. While the women sported sleek, slicked-back hairstyles, Alexander Wa…
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Pants With Built-In Slots For Cheetos & Red Bull Just Won Fashion Week & They're Flaming Hot

Fashion Week typically conjures up images of super-thin models, over-the-top fashion designs, and other things to which the general public can't relate. One designer is changing things up on her stage, though. This year, Fashion Week sent Cheetos dow…
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Olympic Opening Ceremony Coats Have Built-In Heaters 'Cause Brrr, It's Cold In Here

The 2018 Winter Olympics have begun, and as important as the games is keeping warm during the opening ceremony, in style. The athletes will do just that, and here's where to buy Team USA Olympic opening ceremony outfits so you can be toasty AF too. A…
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Tweets About Team USA's Olympic Gloves At The Opening Ceremony Deserve A Gold Medal

The 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony was this morning, Feb. 9, and the American athletes looked super toasty in their Ralph Lauren outfits. Their gloves, however, caused a bit of a social media storm, and the tweets about Team USA's Olympic glov…
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Almay's New Jelly Highlighter Makes You Decide If You're A Unicorn Or A Mermaid, So I'm Screwed

Highlighters continue to reign supreme — but not the kind you used in school. The highlight has became an almost universal beauty staple, with formulas spanning everything from powder to liquid, but the revolution is nigh. Leave it to a beloved drugs…
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This Swimsuit Ad Is Going Viral For A Disappointing Reason & Twitter Isn't Happy

The fashion industry has been historically lacking when it comes to diversity and inclusivity. However, plus-size models and models of different ethnic backgrounds are slowly but surely gaining much-needed portrayal as fashion icons, whether they're …
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Beyoncé Dropped Valentine’s Day Merch & Hold Up, You’re About To Be Dangerously In Love

Flowers and candy are not all that a girl wants for Valentine's Day, because this girl wants all things Beyoncé. The queen herself heard my cries and released a new capsule collection of romantic-themed apparel and accessories, just in time for the l…
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A Study Found That McDonald's Fries Can Cure Baldness & Twitter Is Having A Supersized Reaction

Male pattern baldness is an unfortunate part of life that many men (and women) are eager to fix. A recent study may have found a delicious new elixir to help you or your boyfriend's hair grow back, sans Rogaine. Japanese scientists asked, do McDonald…
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I Tried The $400 Dyson Blow Dryer & My Hair Didn't Need A Single Product

Hair dyers have come a long way since the clunky machines of the early 1900s that looked more like torture devices. And one of the newest, most innovative models comes from a pretty surprising source: Dyson, a vacuum cleaner dynasty that one day got …
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14 Nail Art Ideas For Valentine's Day That Won't Make You Nauseous

Feb. 14 is quickly approaching, and whether you're single, in a relationship, or it's complicated, I say it's a day to celebrate love no matter what. This year, show off your V-Day enthusiasm by wearing your heart on your hands. These nail art ideas …
By Alison Turka

Emma Stone Got A Perm & My Flat Iron Is Going In The Trash

Actors often undergo extreme hair and beauty transformations for movies, but occasionally they do it just for the heck of it. Emma Stone is one such celeb who changed her hair on a whim, and the style is not what you'd expect. Photos of Emma Stone's …
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I Need These Rainbow Sprinkle Cake Vans & It's Not Even My Birthday

I've heard of some crazy shoe designs before, but I've never seen anything that literally made me salivate and crave milk (?) simultaneously. The Vans Custom Culture Competition tapped prominent artists and designers to put their own spin on a pair o…
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