Andrea Danforth

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Make Time for Your Own Wellbeing: Ways to Rethink Exercise So You'll Actually Do It

Deadlines loom, new projects pop up and you're putting off that lunchtime workout... again. Your day fills up with rides to practice, errands and family obligations and you're driving everywhere except to the gym... again. With all those To Dos crowding your list you couldn't possibly make time for …

Self-improvement

Lesson Learned! Why Sonia Kashuk Now Never Leaves Home Without Makeup

As told by Sonia Kashuk<p>About seven years ago, I was booked to do a job in Washington D.C. with Ashley Judd. She was doing an on-camera interview with …

Makeup

$5 Versus $50: What Makes a High-End Lipstick High-End?

Every lipstick has its price. And depending on who you’re buying it from, you may find yourself on either the deep end or the shallow end of the …

Makeup

Staff Obsessions: The Discontinued Products That Have Stuck with Us

It always happens. The minute you find your dream product—the cleanser that can exfoliate your face like never before or the lipstick that just makes …

Beauty

Staffers Dish on Their Top Beauty Buys of the Year (So Far)

It’s that time of year again. Graduates everywhere are writing farewell and good luck in each other’s yearbooks, even though they’ll just all follow …

Makeup

4 Tinted Lip Balms That Are Perfect for Summer

Looking effortless is key in the summer. You want products that enhance that seasonal glow instead of covering it up. Tinted lip balms are an amazing …

Beauty History Lesson: How M.A.C. Redefined the Makeup Industry

M.A.C. cosmetics, one of everyone’s favorite makeup brands, is the same age as many of our dear readers. M.A.C. is, and has always been, one of the …

New York Times

Unbelievable Bottled Sand Art from the 1800s

Despite suffering from an inflammation of the brain that made him deaf and severely hindered his ability to communicate, artist Andrew Clemens made unbelievable sand art that still manages to amaze viewers well over 100 years after his death in 1894. Not only is the imagery in these works …

How-To: Kitty Cat Greeting Card

This adorable kitty cat greeting card from Mayholic in Crafts is my new favorite thing. Click here to make one of your own!

Cute

10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Have By 30

For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Nows the time to take a more grown-up approach with a few easy adds.<p>For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Now's the time to take a more grown-up approach with a …

Beauty

What To Do When You Can't Stop Snooping

Illustrated by Tania Lili.<p><b>Dear Miss Information,</b><p>I recently moved to a new city to be with my girlfriend, who’s just starting her career. She’s been …

Relationships

Fiber Mascara, For The Longest Lashes Ever

There's a lot of cocktailing that goes on with our mascaras in order to get them to do everything we want. We'll layer a lengthening formula on top …

The 8 Biggest Bedding Mistakes You're Making (And How To Solve Them)

A comfortable bed is a clean bed! Check out The Company Store's tips and tricks for making sure your bed stays in top shape.<p><i>Miki Duisterhof</i><p><b>Not Storing Your Comforter Properly.</b><p><b>1.</b> Using a cotton bag for your duvet is ideal. Down feathers in particular need airflow during storage; so do not store them …

The Emotional Stages Of A Septum Piercing

I woke up one morning and decided that I wanted a septum piercing. Just like that, with no hesitation or long-time thinking.* Sporting my big, fluffy curls, I knew this badass piece of jewelry would add to my unique sense of style.<p>After Lucky magazine market editor Laurel Pantin convinced me to go …

20 Genius Space-Saving Hacks for Packing Your Suitcase

Wrinkle no blouse, tangle no jewelry, leave no beauty product behind, and still have room to spare.<p><b>1. Set your jewelry between two sheets of plastic wrap to prevent it from moving around and tangling inside your bag.</b><p><b>2. Use pill case compartments or an old lip balm container to organize and keep</b> …

10 Designer Bags Every Woman Should Own

Because collecting handbags is arguably an art form.<p>Collecting handbags, when done well, can arguably be considered an art form. In homage to that, here are the 10 bags every woman should have in her closet— get your check list started.

The One Skincare Ingredient You Need This Summer

My skincare regimen is extensive to put it lightly. I regularly slather miracle serums and potions on my face (and neck!) with wild abandon. But this …

The Hottest Summer Books of 2014

Most summers have a book of the summer, though not all do. We had <i>Gone Girl</i> in 2012, but I’m not convinced 2013 had a book of the summer. It’s hard to …

Books

This Year's 'Big Brother' Contestants: An Initial Ranking

<i>Big Brother</i>'s "twistiest" season ever began Wednesday night with a one-hour premiere that, really, should have been two hours. Why? Because …

Heil Hipster: The Young Neo-Nazis Trying to Put a Stylish Face on Hate

Inside the tote-bag friendly, "Harlem Shake"-happy world of Germany's "nipsters"<p>It's a rainy Sunday evening in May, in the town of Weiden, in …