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25 Game Changing Dresses of 2014

From Rihanna's naked dress to Sarah Jessica Parker's Oscar de la Renta-signed gown, we look back at the most memorable celebrity looks that dared to change the fashion game.<p>2014 was yet another year of memorable fashion choices. From Rihanna's naked dress at the CFDA Awards to Sarah Jessica …

12 Beauty Hacks To Try Now

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, try these beauty tricks using a toothbrush.<p><b>1. Spray the bristles of an old toothbrush with hairspray to help tame flyaways.</b><p>Since the bristles of each toothbrush are positioned so close together, they act as a super-tiny boar bristle brush. Spray the head of the …

#theLIST: 10 Backstage Beauty Essentials

The best products straight from the pros.<p>When it comes to getting models runway-ready, here are the hair, makeup and skin perfecters that you can find behind-the-scenes.

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Taylor Swift Says Other Artists Thanked Her For Pulling Her Music From Spotify

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10 Healthy Two-Ingredient Avocado Recipes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, make dessert, smoothies, milkshakes, and more in five minutes flat.<p>The world's most perfect berry — yes, avocados are classified as berries — doesn't need much to taste delicious. A little salt is all you really need. But when you're feeling a little fancier, …

A Fashion Girl's Guide to Surviving The Holidays At Home

As the holiday season officially kicks off this week, we rounded up the must-have tips to surviving that extra quality time spent with your family.<p><b>1) Wear your least intimidating heels.</b> There's no need to startle your relatives with shoes that make you almost a foot taller.<p><b>2) Avoid controversial</b> …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

7 Makeup Mistakes That Are Aging You

Hollywood's top makeup artists weigh-in on the things women do wrong—and give quick corrections for making it right.<p><b>Dark Lipstick</b><p>"Lots of women wear heavy lipstick with blue undertones, which immediately makes the lips look small and cold. Go for color, just make sure it pops." —Molly R. Stern …

5 Diet Fads, Debunked

Do all the diets your friends swear by actually make a difference on the scale? We asked the experts.<p><b>1) Paleo</b><p><b>The Hype:</b> Eating like a caveman—that is, yes to meats and organs (!), seafood, game, nuts, seeds, seasonal fruits and leafy greens, no to grains, legumes, dairy, and processed foods—is the …

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Debunking 9 Common Beauty Myths

The truth about that wild lipstick stat, sleep wrinkles and more<p><b>1) Hair grows back thicker, darker and faster when you shave it.</b><p><b>False:</b> "Shaving hair is just cutting the end, so it has no effect on root and therefore no effect on growth," says Dr. Heidi Waldorf, the director of laser and cosmetic …

13 Beauty Products That Have Stood the Test of Time

Go back to basics with these cult classics that are still going strong decadeseven centurieslater.<p>A healthy sense of skepticism is recommended when it comes to the cult followings of tween boy bands and Catskills communes. Not so for beauty products. Generations of women have given these classics …

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

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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 …

Alan Rickman Played an Epic Prank on Daniel Radcliffe While Filming Harry Potter

Daniel Radcliffe, who’s busy promoting his new film <i>Horns</i>, took to Reddit to answer troves of questions for fans this week.<p>Unsurprisingly, the fans …

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16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

Best Drugstore Beauty Buys: Parisian Edition

In honor of Paris Fashion Week, we're uncovering Parisian women's best kept secrets by sharing our favorite French drugstore beauty buys.<p>In our opinion, the only thing better than the Chanel show during Paris Fashion Week is shopping the mega discount, beauty treasure trove known as City Pharma in …

The New Calorie Cutters

Manhattan dietician Sharon Richter shares five quick, smart tips for cutting calories that you haven't heard a thousand times before<p>So you want to look svelte for summer—which will, eventually, arrive—but aren't quite ready to commit to a month of green juice and kale chips. Sharon Richter has a …

ELLE Simplifies: Your Workout Routine

<i>Let's be real: Sometimes "life hacks" are only good in theory. (Yes, rigging a system of binder clips and plastic bread ties will organize my computer cables, but who has the time for that?) So, in celebration of National Simplify Your Life Week, we asked dozens of experts on everything from</i> …

The New Hair Washing Rules

How to clean your hair like a pro.<p><b>1) Not everyone can get away with skipping regular shampoos.</b> "How often you wash your hair depends on your texture," says celebrity hairstylist Jasmine Anna Galazka at the Oscar Blandi Salon. "Finer hair needs to be washed daily or every other day; thicker or …

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