• Fall Cover Exclusive: Kristen Bell Saves the World

    19 days ago - By New Beauty

    Kristen Bell has been living in a bit of a self-described “COVID bubble” over the past six-plus months.
    There has been some fun (“my daughters are literally changing their hair color weekly”), and some bad (husband Dax Shepard was in a motorcycle accident that resulted in a couple of broken ribs right before the photo shoot for this issue), a birthday , and some reflection: “If I don't work, other people don't get their paychecks,” she solemnly admits.
    Through it all, Bell says, there's been some adapting, coupled with “involuntary” creativity. “I have not hated staying at home. I've found...
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  • FaceTime and Forced Creativity: Behind the Scenes at Our Fall Cover Shoot With Kristen Bell

    FaceTime and Forced Creativity: Behind the Scenes at Our Fall Cover Shoot With Kristen Bell

    19 days ago - By New Beauty

    In line with Kristen's current state of “forced creativity,” we had to think a bit outside-the-box with how we shot this cover and inside feature. For starters, the COVID-tested skeleton crew were the only ones physically present on-location in Los Angeles, as photographer John Russo cued up for the FaceTime-powered “camera click” from his remote location in Montana.
    The luck of a solid Wi-Fi connection, two trusty iPads, great lighting, a close friend's apartment, and a lot of preparation made for a successful shoot-even across 1,000-plus miles and a few states.
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    “I've tried...
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