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How Glow-in-the-Dark Tampons Can Track Pollution

They just might save our sewer systems<p>We've already learned that those "flushable" wipes can seriously clog up sewers. But another flushable product might just save them: the humble tampon.<p>Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the U.K. wanted to tackle the problem of sewer misconnections. …


MTV's "True Life: I'm Being Slut Shamed" Does Little to Fight Slut-Shaming

The episode places too much responsibility on the young women themselves — and not enough on the people doing the shaming.<p>When I found out MTV was airing an episode of <i>True Life</i> about slut-shaming, I was thrilled. A show that tackles such a timely topic should be a great thing, right? Yay, release …

A Celebrity Spills Her Best Beauty Secrets

To me, an essential part of style is beauty. And part of beauty is ritual, magical. I have always been fascinated by beauty rituals, men's and women's; I always want to look inside people's vanities; and I think a bathroom tells a lot about a person... So I could not help but pick the brains of the …


Girl’s Guide to Watches

The digital age has lent itself to a myriad of different ways to keep our notorious “fashionably late” escapades to a minimum, but even our plethora …


6 Models Share Their Favorite Workouts—and Show Off the Results

More than ever, the models who walk the walk are punching, biking, jumping, swimming, and stretching their way there. Six of them told us their secrets.

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Why You Don't Have to Get Your Hair Cut Every 4 to 6 Weeks

We’ve all heard the golden hair rule: “You must get your hair trimmed every 4 to 6 weeks.” This has long been the standard when it comes to …


Now You Know: Why Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel Collection Looks Better the Second Time Around

<i>Welcome to Now You Know, Eric Wilson’s column that will help you become a fashion know-it-all in one easy read. Each week, he’ll take a look at an</i> …

Hair Color

The Runway Report: Fall 2015 Handbag Trends

From luxe fur to rock 'n' roll studs, metallics and exotics—look ahead to what's happening in handbags for Fall 2015.<p>From luxe fur to rock 'n' roll studs, metallics and exotics—look ahead to what's happening in handbags for Fall 2015. Plus, shop fall's best bags.

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13 Problems Only Curvy Girls Understand

So many girls want that J.Lo or Kim K booty, but carrying junk in the trunk is not as easy as it looks.<p><b>1. Finding a pair of jeans that fit your butt and your waist feels like winning the lottery.</b><p>If it fits your waist, it's so tight it squeezes your butt cheeks in. If it fits your butt, you have …

13 Signs You're Not Eating Real Mexican Food

Because chances are that "authentic" burrito you're devouring was actually invented in Kansas.<p><b>1. You just ordered pico de gallo.</b> I'm talking to you, Chipotle. Whether it's green or red, salsa is an <i>abuelita's</i> pride. Mild salsa is considered a sin by most Mexicans: <i>Si no pica no sabe bueno</i>.<p><b>2. You ask</b> …

4 Hair Geniuses Reveal Their Holy Grail Products

The world's top hair pros share their secrets and favorite items.<p>In our 10th annual celebration of the world's top makeup, hair, and skin-care pros, we share their secrets—from the season's most flattering lipstick shade to the one easy trick for bombshell hair—no appointment required. Today: hair.</b> …

13 Editor-Approved Blushes for Every Complexion

Proof that there's a perfect flush for every complexion, ELLE editors share their blush picks.

Sleep better with six minutes of bedtime yoga

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes, sleep eludes us.<p>Maybe our brains won't shut off or we find ourselves tossing and turning all night, unable to get comfortable. Whatever the reason for your lack of sleep, it takes a toll. Studies abound linking sleeplessness with increased risk of serious health problems such as …


The Best Instagram Snaps of Models Working Out

They work hard to look so good.<p>Need some motivation to get moving? For the ultimate fitness inspiration, look no further than Gisele Bündchen doing her best downward dog, Gigi Hadid throwing punches, and Karlie Kloss jogging through the streets of Paris. Here, we've rounded up the best snaps of …

Fashion Modeling

The most powerful people on the red carpet (no, not who you think)

The Oscars, 2015. Just out of shot are the most important people on the red carpet. They aren’t publicists, partners or moguls. They are the stylists – or, rather, the super-stylists, with excellent hair and the power to propel an actor into a new category, score a campaign or a cover. Women such …

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Bra Fitting 101 For Women With Small Busts

Every woman knows that having great bras is important; it's a necessity, not a want, and one that can be a bit costly these days. When choosing a great bra quality should be at the top of the list, but we all love to look and feel sexy. Who knows when we may need to "suddenly" toss our shirts off, …


3 Easy Steps to Getting Your Legs Ready For Spring

We've all been there: that moment of sheer anxiety when a warm spring day finally arrives and you realize your legs look like fish skin. But now, you …

Skin Care

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …


Can a Sauna Session Count as a Workout?

Well, you are sweating, after all.<p>Next time you're feeling a little blah about the idea of working out, consider hitting the gym, bypassing the machines, and just sitting in the sauna. According to new research recently published online in the journal <i>JAMA Internal Medicine,</i> sitting in the sauna …

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20 Must-Have Hair Tools the Pros Swear By

We asked, they told. Here are the life-changing tools that these hair pros swear by.<p>We asked, they told. Here are the life-changing products that top hair stylists swear by.


3 Essential Tips for Valentine's Day Lingerie Shopping

Shopping for lingerie can sometimes be, well, intimidating. A flurry of panic-inducing questions may come to mind just as Valentine's Day rolls …

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Join the Cover-up: 6 Concealer Tricks

Concealer is the Holy Grail of makeup products. The multi-tasker can be used to reduce the appearance of dark circles and pimples, highlight and accentuate areas of the face, and more. Below are a few of my key concealer tricks I use on and off the runway to ensure my clients always look picture …


Our 11 Favorite Moments from the 2015 Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards are the biggest night of the year for the music industry, so it's no surprise that the show is filled with countless memorable …

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You Know Those Awful Underground Pimples? I Found the Perfect Cure

Cannot believe I'm typing these words, but I've finally conquered cystic acne.<p>I told you I'd be writing about my skin struggles, and here I am, delivering the goods. While it's slightly (all right fine it's <i>really</i>) embarrassing to be a 28-year-old professional with the same acne woes of a middle …

Skin Care

Best and worst Grammy Awards fashion of all time

The Grammy Awards tend to bring out some funky, fun and occasionally wacko outfits for the red carpet. As we're gearing up to watch the big show this …

Women's Fashion

Teachers' Bias Could Be to Blame for Discouraging Girls to Pursue Math and Science

A new study suggests that the stereotyping starts in the classroom.<p>It's a stereotype as old as time: Boys excel in math and science, while girls often flourish in more artistic or nurturing subjects. But have you ever stopped to wonder why that is?<p>According to the <i>New York Times</i>, it might very well …