Beauty Trend Watch: Brighten Up!

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Late last week, I had dinner with the gorgeous Malin Akerman, here in New York City filming The Romantics with Katie Holmes and Anna Pacquin!

Her blue eyes looked super bright thanks to lots of black eyeliner, and her hair is back to butter blonde (after a dye disaster following filming of Couples Retreat where she plays a fiery redhead).

Aside from that, Malin is helping Crest Whitestrips launch their Holiday Connections Contest on Facebook, which will help one lucky grand prize-winner travel home for the holidays.

"After a busy year of traveling from one set to the next, I look forward to reconnecting with my family and friends during the holiday and I want to encourage others to share their holiday connection wishes," she tells

For more info on the contest, log on to Crest Whitestrip's Facebook page.

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