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4 different ways to tie a scarf this winter

There are plenty of different ways to tie your scarf -- just watch the <i>Real Simple</i> fashion editors break it down for you!

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5 Ways to Take Your Passport Photo from Mug Shot to Glamour Shot

It’s almost travel season—which means you are that much closer to having to pull out your passport and brace yourself for one long <i>cringe.</i> It’s no secret that people do not look their best in their identification photos. After all, it’s hard to strike a good pose when there is a harsh flash that …

Makeup

Luxury, Comfort And Spectacular Mountain Views At The Sherwood Chalet

The Swiss Alps are a prime location for extraordinary holidays during winter. The stunning views alone are enough to make you want to come here but …

How to Do The One-Minute Smoky Eye

Does your smoky eye look more like you got punched in the eye? First things first: Back away from the black eye shadow (leave that to the teens). Next, watch this quick video featuring celebrity makeup artist Tina Turnbow. She shows us the ropes for creating the easiest smoky eye ever - with just …

We're Lusting After Every Single Item On Our Cheap Celeb Finds List

We know it's only November 1, but we're already starting to think about our holiday shopping. Because, let's be honest, who wants to be running around at the last minute trying to get all their gifts?<p>This week, Hollywood stepped out in a few stylish and affordable outfits that would be perfect for …

The Look-Great-in-Heels Workout

Transform your lower legs and calves so you can WORK those booties this fall.<p>Fall 2014 is all about booties. If you've nabbed a stylish, attention-grabbing pair already, this is the workout that will do those booties proud. The four-exercise circuit targets all of the muscles in your lower legs, …

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Cindy Crawford on Beauty, Fitness and Eating Healthy

The supermodel and businesswoman dishes on her favorite products, the smoothie recipe she's obsessed with and how she feels about her daughter getting into modeling.<p>What are your earliest beauty memories?<p>Well, my mother was 16 when she got married and she tells the story about the very first time …

Beauty

4 Weird Treatments for Cellulite That Actually Work

<b>Cucumbers</b><br>Reasons to love cucumbers: They're hydrating and rich in vitamins. Applying slices directly to the skin allows phytochemicals in cucumbers to tighten collagen for a firm complexion. This can result in an almost-instant reduction of cellulite appearance.<p><b>Coffee Scrub</b><br>Caffeine dilates blood …

19 Things Remarkable People Think Every Day

Each is a small thing, but each also has the power to change your life... and the lives of the people around you.

The Top 10 Skin-Perfecting BB and CC Creams

The right beauty balm for every skin concern.<p>Multitask your makeup and skincare regimen with tinted treatments that pack a powerful punch. Laced with potent ingredients to repair damage, reverse the clock and protect against pollution and the sun, these are the all-in-one beautifiers that you'll …

Skin Care

41 Gluten-Free Desserts That Won't Give You Flour FOMO

No gluten? No problem. You'll still love these desserts.<p>Whether you're gluten-free or not, these desserts will satisfy your sweet tooth. Honestly, you might not even notice that these cookies, cakes, and other treats don't have flour—they're <i>that</i> good.

The Superhero Stain-Fighters You Already Have At Home

Easy solutions for common household stains.<p><b>1. Toothpaste to get out stains:</b> Non-gel and non-whitening toothpaste can get stains out of multiple household items. For stains on walls and carpets squeeze on toothpaste and rub with a cloth and rinse with warm water. Be careful with high-shine walls as …

Cleaning

Eat This Gumbo While You Watch Football

Homemade stock made from a whole bird has two upsides: You get a rich, balanced liquid for the gumbo, and plenty of tender poached chicken meat.<p>Sunday night football is best observed while eating copious amounts of Southern food. But you don't have to go tailgating in order to get your hands on a …

Cooking

11 Skin-Care Habits to Start NOW to Get Gorgeous Skin for Years to Come

Score stunning skin for life.

Skin Care

How to get the glossiest nails...ever

I used this think I was special for bringing in my own nail polish to the nail salon. Now, I've taken my hardcore nail dedication to a whole new …

Top 9 at 9: Ellen Degeneres launches a clothing line, plus more news

We've got the top 9 things you need to know this a.m. - from the latest fashion sightings, to style news, to must-have products - our daily style fix …

When Freezers Attack: How to Wrap, Store, Organize, and Thaw Your Frozen Goods

An efficient kitchen is about more than the oven and countertops—are you making any of these common freezer maintenance mistakes?<p>Most of us organize our freezers with the best of intentions: "<i>This time</i>," we think, "<i>I'm going to keep it clean, well-maintained, labeled, and up-to-date</i>."<p>Then life …

9 DIYs for Your Coziest Fall Living Room EVER

These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.<p>It's time to curl up with a good book and some hot chocolate. These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.

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Your Mashed Potatoes Are Good. These Are Better.

Every taste of these smooth and buttery spuds aims straight for the brain’s pleasure center.<p>Every taste of these smooth and buttery spuds aims straight for the brain’s pleasure center. Follow these <i>BA</i>-approved tips and we guarantee your potatoes will be a Thanksgiving table hit.<p>Pick Your Spud<p>We use …

Recipes

Gardening 101: How to Water an Air Plant

Pity the poor tillandsia. With its affable, low-maintenance personality, your little friend tends to get ignored on a bookshelf. Its nickname–air …

Plants

The Eyeliner Trick That Will Completely Transform Your Look

<i>Vanessa A is wearing</i> Women's Health<i>'s Beauty Award Winner Cargo Texas Liquid Eyeliner in black, one of the 14 best beauty products to look hot after hours.</i><p>The thing is, you can only achieve this effect when you wield the eyeliner wand correctly. So we asked <i>Women's Health</i> beauty editor Jill Percia …

Get Instant Cheekbones

Fake it, fast: The quest for perfect bone structure ends here.<p>Contour makeup is back, big-time. (Think Gucci Girls, not Rocky Horror.) Highlighting and shading "can take years off your face and give you structure that's not actually there," says makeup artist Sonia Kashuk. While the look may seem …

Makeup

Perfect Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Horseradish Sauce

Serve this succulent dish — enhanced by a creamy sauce with just a bit of tang — for seated dinners or festive buffets.<p><i>Yield: 10 to 12 servings</i><p><b>For the Roast Tenderloin</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 6- to 8-pound beef tenderloin, trimmed<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>1 teaspoon ground black pepper<p>2 tablespoons dried thyme<p>1 stick (8 …

22 Dark Spot Correctors For Every Budget

The New Anti-Agers

The best new skin anti-agers<p>If you feel like the last woman left battling wrinkles, brown spots, and sagging skin without the help of injections of lasers, you may be surprised to learn you're not alone. Reality check: Only about 5 percent of women in the U.S. had Botox, fillers, or laser …

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

The best Friends & Family sales to shop this weekend

• Saks Fifth Avenue is offering 25% off sitewide with the code <b>FRNFAM</b>, from now through 10/19.<br>• Lord & Taylor is offering 25% off almost everything …

Chocolate-Coconut Pound Cake

8 Servings<p>The fragrant richness of coconut oil and the tenderizing power of buttermilk make this the ultimate chocolate pound cake recipe.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ …

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