Alisha Macleod

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How-To: DIY Anthropologie-Inspired Mugs

Make a set of charming DIY Anthropologie-inspired tea cups or mugs with this fun ceramic painting tutorial from Morena’s Corner!

The Rope Braid Is The Hottest Style In Hollywood Right Now

If you're getting tired of wearing the same old French or fishtail braid, take a hair cue from Hollywood's hot young stars.<p>At the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, a few celebrities hit the red carpet wearing rope braids. Both Nina Dobrev and Shay Mitchell sported twisted plaits that fell to one side. By …

How to Get Beyonce's Enviable Wavy Lob

Bey has the most requested cut in the country.<p>We surveyed the top 100 salons across the country to bring you ELLE's annual report of the most requested cuts and colors. Here's how to recreate the style that came in at number one.

Hair How-To: Textured Ponytail

Okay, wavy-hair girls, this is your day to shine.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Start with your hair brushed back and slightly wavy. If your hair isn't naturally wavy, take a 1-inch curling iron and, using small sections, create ringlets that you will later brush out.<p><b>Step 2.</b> Ensuring the front section of …

Hair How-To: Tie a Head Scarf

Great for sleeping, summer, and you know, feeling glamorous.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step One:</b> Tie your hair up in a ponytail ensuring it sits high on your head.<p><b>Step Two, Three, and Four:</b> Twist your hair around itself forming a bun and use u-pins to hold in place.<p><b>Step Five, Six, and Seven:</b> Starting at the …

Hairstyle Trick: How to Do a Diagonal Part for Sexy Hair Volume

When we sit and ponder parting our hair, it's usually a center vs. side debate. Center looks so sleek and plays up pretty/symmetrical facial features, while side looks cool and can slim your face. But what about a diagonal part? Is that something you ever consider?<p>A diagonal hair part, as seen on …

Hair How-To: A French Twist

An elegant updo that's a staple for events or weddings, and it's so easy to create in just minutes for mornings where you need to be out the door in a flash.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Brush hair over to one side ensuring that everything is smoothed out.<p><b>Step 2 and 3.</b> Then, add several bobby pins to hold …

How to Create a Khaleesi-Worthy Waterfall Braid

'Game of Thrones' fans, plan accordingly.<p>Ah, waterfall braids. Whether you're frequenting a music festival this summer—Coachella is just the tip of the iceberg—or emulating Khaleesi's rippled mane, there's something regal about letting your locks flow with abandon from a crown of woven braids. If …

Hair How-To: The Messy Bun

For days that you pushed snooze one too many times.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Start with second day or air-dried hair.<p><b>Step 2.</b> Separate the front pieces of your hair.<p><b>Step 3 and 4.</b> Next, part the rest of your hair into two sections and then tie into a knot.<p><b>Step 5 and 6.</b> Continue to repeat knoting your …

The Secrets to Thick, Shiny Hair

Six tips to guarantee your fullest, glossiest, most gorgeous locks yet<p>Soft, bouncy, voluminous tresses can be yours. Here, the latest breakthrough products, tools, and treatments to get the hair you want.<p><b>1. THE PERFECT SHAMPOO</b> <b>Living Proof</b> Perfect Hair Day Shampoo and Conditioner ($24 each) can help …

Paper Flower Roundup

I have been making paper flowers ever since kindergarten. They are one of those crafts that are instantly satisfying to make, and have many levels of difficulty to work up to. I have put together a collection of paper flower and plant projects to inspire you to make some for your own space or for a …

Crafting

How-To: Felt Elephant Mobile

Stitch up a charming DIY felt elephant mobile that’s perfect for your own nursery decor or a baby shower gift with this tutorial and downloadable template from Benzie!<p>Ready to create some cute? Click here to see the full how-to!

25 Quick DIYs to Do While You’re Bored at Mom and Dad’s

After the festivities have wrapped up and the welcome hugs have worn off, things can grow a bit dull at mom and dad’s. There are only so many movies to watch and board games to play. If you find yourself a little bit bored while you’re home for the holidays , why not get making? We know the …

Photographer Documents His Beloved Wife’s Heartbreaking Battle with Cancer

I guess this is one of those posts where I’m supposed to tout the power of photography, to congratulate myself and all of you for taking part in an …

Photography

GoldBug: Buy a Gorgeous 18 Carat Gold-Plated SLR or Get Your Own Blinged Out

The holiday season is upon us, so it was perfect timing for photographer Oliver Blackwell and his wife Catherine to get in touch with us to tell us …

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