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Super Normal Super Models

Sweatshirts. Sneakers. Jeans. Underwear. The most drop-dead gorgeous women and men in the world—hey, they’re just like us!

The 5 Best Apps to Up Your Insta-Game

Getting more likes on your Instagram photos could be as easy as adding one of these apps to your routine.<p>It's Instagram's Valencia-filtered world and we just live in it—so why not play the game? Curating a great Instagram gallery requires thought and serious attention to detail, and there's nothing …

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Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

Copper: The New Skin Saver

Is this common metal powerful enough to reverse wrinkles?<p>In ancient Egypt the ankh was the symbol of both eternal life and a sacred metal, copper. It was believed to give magical powers to those who wore it. While eternal life might be a bit of a stretch, it turns out that copper does hold promise …

Skin Care

Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

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7 Easy Recipe Swaps for Healthier Meals

Cut calories, fat and salt without sacrificing flavor in your cooking and at restaurants.<p>Sometimes not following the recipe can result in a better-for-you dish while being just as tasty. Find out the easiest ways you can turn a regular dish into an extra-healthy one. Plus, get advice on how to make …

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#theLIST: 10 Ways to Wear White After Labor Day

The old adage no longer applies.<p>The old adage no longer applies. We're taking shades of milk, snow and crisp paper-white into September and beyond.

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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, …

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 …

Makeup

The Color-Changing Lip Tints You Need In Your Makeup Bag

These black and white lip toners will make all your glosses more versatile. Plus, see all of the past beauty must-haves.<p>Here's one situation: Your favorite vampy-red lip gloss feels a touch too dramatic for the office and you wish there was a way to take it down a notch and make it go from day to …

Beauty

Fall 2014 Beauty Trend: Blue-Eyed Girls

Graphic liner and smoky shadow in shades of indigo, navy, cobalt and baby blue went from the fall runways to the red carpet. Click through for our favorite takes on the trend.<p>Graphic liner and smoky shadow in shades of indigo, navy, cobalt and baby blue went from the fall runways to the red carpet. …

Is Almond Oil the New Coconut Oil?

A closer look at the latest miracle oil we're loving.<p>There is nothing coconut oil can't do. It's super-moisturizing and anti-inflammatory. It can prevent protein loss in the hair. It's antioxidant, meaning it scrounges up wrinkle-inducing free radicals. There is some research that suggests that …

5 Things We Learned from Chanel

In honor of the late (and great) Coco Chanel's birthday, we took a closer look at some of the major style and beauty moments that have become synonymous with the house of Chanel.<p>In honor of the late (and great) Coco Chanel's birthday, we took a closer look at some of the major style and beauty …

22 Dark Spot Correctors For Every Budget

Is Your Green Juice Making You Fat?

Hidden sugar in so-called healthy drinks and food could be sabotaging your weight. Nicole Catanese reveals the not-so-sweet truth.<p>We've been programmed to think that fat equals fat and the weight loss equation is all about calories in versus calories out. But the word to fear most may actually be …

How-To: Cara Delevingne Brows for the Rest of Us

So you over-tweezed. Brow expert and makeup artist Jo-Anna Lynn of the Sally Hershberger Salon in New York City coaches us through growing them back.<p>Earlier this month, the consumer research group NPD reported a 28 percent increase in eyebrow makeup sales in the past year. (For perspective, overall …

25 Beauty Buys ELLE Editors Can't Live Without

Here, the 25 products that keep ELLE editors prepped around the clock.<p>A day in the life of an ELLE editor can include everything from a fashion show in the morning to a film premiere at night. Here, the 25 products that keep us prepped around the clock.

The Essentials: Fall Denim Every Woman Should Own

9 essential styles to take you into fall.<p>Is there anything that feels more autumnal than a crisp new pair of jeans? With so much to choose in terms of styles, washes and rises, it's easy to get overwhelmed. So, we looked to the women who wear it best, and narrowed fall's options down to 9 essential …

A Gluten-Free, Vegetarian Lasagna You Should Definitely Make For Dinner

Not only is gluten-free lasagna possible, it has great potential to be delicious. All that's required is a little inventiveness. And some quinoa.<p>This immaculate <b>Upside-Down Zucchini Quinoa Lasagna With Baked Eggs</b> recipe is something like a shakshuka-lasagna-quinoa hybrid. It takes one heavenly food …

13 Lessons From Food Porn

At HuffPost Taste, our food philosophy is simple: When food is beautiful, it deserves to be photographed. When food is beautiful <i>and</i> delicious, it deserves to be celebrated. Enter: Food Porn. We asked our Twitter followers to share their most sapid food photos, and they didn't disappoint.<p>Our readers …

A 5-Day Weeknight Dinner Game Plan for Feeding Your Family Well

Life is full of stressors; getting dinner on the table shouldn’t be one of them. Here, a five-day guide to feeding your family well<p>When it comes to parenting, there are times to be ambitious. Planning a first birthday party, for example, or tackling <i>The Golden Compass</i> together. But getting a meal on …

What to Do with Cookout Leftovers (Hint: Tacos)

From chicken tacos to pan-fried sausage, here's how to use up all the leftovers from your cookout, whether it's Labor Day, Memorial Day, or any old day<p></head>Barbecue food is the best food. Grilled meats, charred vegetables, salads that make liberal use of mayonnaise and questionable use of the …

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