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18 Genius Hacks for Fixing Makeup Mistakes Every Woman Makes

Shimmer makeup products aren't for every skin type.<p><b>1. Don't test new foundation shades on your cheek.</b> The skin on your face, due to increased sun exposure or breakouts, isn't the same color as the rest of your body. So, if you match your foundation to your cheek, you might end up with a shade that …

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The 25 Most Life-Changing Beauty Hacks Ever

Looking gorgeous and smelling incredible have never been more foolproof.<p><b>1. For better grip, flip the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your bobby pins in place, try flipping the pin over. The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the …

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Contouring Your Face

Avoid painting tiger stripes on your face with this handy guide.<p><b>1. You're not blending your bronzer.</b> Mama June was somewhat on the right track with the placement of her bronzer along her cheekbones, but what she didn't do was blend it properly. She also swiped it along her jawline and without …

10 Reasons Your Formal Dress Looks Cheap

Sparkles do not a fancy dress make.<p><b>1. It looks like it converts into a freakum dress.</b>You shouldn't be able to see a short club dress hidden under your long evening gown. <b>If you like the look of these kinds of lightweight, sheer evening dresses, make sure you choose one that has enough going on —</b> …

Makeup How-To: Quick Contouring

Vegas Nay shows CosmoForLatinas.com how to subtly contour your face for a flawless look.<p>Proper contouring can make your face appear flawless instantly. It slims your face, gives it more definition, and creates the illusion of perfect, glowing skin. Instagram and YouTube star and makeup artist Vegas …

15 Signs You've Got Style

Your mom and boyfriend just don't get what you're wearing, pretty much ever.<p><b>1. Your mother hates your clothes.</b>Honestly, you'd be worried if she didn't.<p><b>2. You can look at a good piece of clothing and think of at least three ways to wear it almost instantly.</b>Otherwise you see no point in buying it.<p><b>3.</b> …

16 Life-Changing New Ways to Use Coconut Oil

You'll wonder how you ever lived without these genius tips.<p><b>1. An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2. Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin cells and get rid of blackheads with a simple …

10 Ways to Be Comfortable and Still Look Totally Chic

Never wear another pair of itchy wool work pants again!<p><b>1. DITCH: Your stiff winter coat.</b><p><b>TRY INSTEAD: A cozy cape or poncho.</b><p>Choose a solid color with minimal embellishment for maximum versatility, or embrace the '70s boho trend with stripes and fringe.<p><i>Ivory Stripe Poncho</i><i>, FREE PEOPLE, $48;</i> <i>White</i> …

18 Life-Changing Hacks for Curly Hair

How to define your curls, eliminate dry ends, prevent frizz, and more.<p><b>1. Cover the sink with plastic wrap before detangling your hair.</b> Never clog the sink again.<p><b>2. When detangling your hair, use your fingers or a wide-tooth comb instead of a brush to prevent breakage and preserve the shape of your</b> …

The One Trick You Need to Get Perfect Winged Eyeliner

Do it quickly and flawlessly every time.<p><i>Cosmopolitan.com partnered with</i> <i>Maybelline New York</i> <i>to show you</i> <i>how to get glam with a bold look</i><i>. Here, a how-to on creating a wicked winged eye, thanks to makeup artist</i> <i>Lauren Cosenza</i><i>.</i><p><b>1. Perfect your skin, then trace your upper lashline with black gel liner.</b> …

20 Signs You're Having Bad Sex

Also known as "signs you're boning a guy you may as well replace with a vibrator." Life's too short, ladies!<p><b>1. He expects you to blow him, but won't return the favor.</b> Giving another person pleasure can itself be pleasurable, sure. However! This entirely changes when the person is a douche who's …

Taylor Swift Should Date Orlando Bloom, According To Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift insists that she's happily single, but according to her friend Ed Sheeran, the "Shake It Off" singer should look no further than her New York City apartment building for love.<p>Sheeran told British magazine Now that he thinks Orlando Bloom would be a wonderful match for the …

Thumb Typing Is Changing Our Brains

Smartphones are changing us, at least according to researchers at the Institute of Neuroinformatics of the University of Zurich. It seems that as we moved from phones with buttons – BlackBerrys and even feature phones – the parts of our brain associated with the thumbs are changing thanks to …

Key developments in case of 2 slain NYPD officers

Two New York Police Department officers were ambushed last weekend by Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he had made threatening posts online, including …

Putin Orders Central Russian Troops On 'Full Combat Alert'

According to Agence France-Presse, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told Russian news agencies the order took effect Saturday morning.<p>"In accordance with his (Putin's) order, from 11:00 am Moscow time (0700 GMT) the troops of the central military district ... have been put on full combat alert," …