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Real World ‘Photoshopping’ with 3D Make-Up Effects Brings Marge Simpson to Life

Photographer Alexander Khokhlov recently teamed up with make-up artist Veronica Ershova and stylist Mikhail Kravchenko to bring to life an image that …

10 Ways To Instantly Upgrade Your Toast (RECIPES)

Most of us don't think twice about toast. It's just a slice of bread that we throw in the toaster and call breakfast. But you guys, <b>toast can be so much better than that</b> -- and yes, we are being 100 percent serious. Toast can be more than a light breakfast, it can be filling, creative and exciting. …

Articles about how create small space garden on Dwell.com - Dwell

Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale.<p>The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London …

The Best Makeup Looks from Spring 2014

Heres to springing forwardwith an edge.<p>If spring makeup evokes visions of petal pink gloss, rosy cheeks, and shimmery eyes, allow yourself to reconsider. This season, the trends were bolder, sexier, and (dare we say?) surprisingly easy to pull-off. Here's to springing forward…with an edge.

Makeup

Editors' picks: Eva Wiseman on how makeup has gone all Instagram

Colour has changed. No longer are we chasing the pinks and roses of a flushed cheek or bitten lip, today the colour that feels right in beauty is the slightly heightened lilac, or uncanny peach. It's colour as seen through an Instagram filter. It's that nostalgic light, that image drenched in …

15 Cozy Fireplaces That Will Keep You Warm All Year Long

It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly nights.<p>The hearth is the center of the home. From detailed stonework to stunning marble, these fireplaces will turn any living space — a study, bedroom, you name it — into a relaxing oasis.

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What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Photographer Captures Colorful series Where Fluid Elements Mimic High Fashion

London-based photographer Iain Crawford perfected the way to capture the splash of paint on a model’s body, manipulating the liquid to mimic clothing …

Backstage beauty: makeup tips to match the professionals

<b>The no makeup look</b><p><b>Where</b> Giles, Balmain, Erdem, Christopher Kane, Thakoon, Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang.<p><b>Why</b> Last year was huge for foundation and primer technology. The new face makeup products make clear skin look barely touched by artifice.<p><b>How</b> A solid skincare routine of twice-daily cleansing (with …

A Visit to the Max Factor Museum

By Sadie Stein February 24, 2014<p>Arts & Culture, Our Daily Correspondent<p>Max Factor with Renée Adorée<p>As John Updike wrote in a 2008 <i>New Yorker</i> piece, Max Factor was “the inventor of modern makeup.” Not only did this former beautician to the czars concoct the first movie makeup (it held up under hot …

Photojojo Shows You How to Make a Cool DIY Pocket Portfolio

Sometimes it’s the small details of our photographic endeavors that bring meaning to our work, which is why we love this fun, creative mini-portfolio …

This Man's Stunning Photographs of His Daughter Left Us Speechless

This Man’s Stunning Photographs of His Daughter Left Us Speechless<p>Cool Photos & Photographers<p>By Ritesh Saini / February 25, 2014<p>Artists around the …

Convicts Share Words of Wisdom with their Younger Selves in Powerful Photo Series

It was in the early part of 2013 when Trent Bell, a commercial photographer known for his architectural photos, received the shocking news that a …

Stunning Underwater Photography of Sea Creatures

From a huge 40 foot whale-shark to a two inch seahorse this vibrant series of Earth’s sea life captures the enigmatic beauty of the deep. …

Artist Transforms Obsolete Devices into Autonomous Drawing Machines

As part of her MA work at the Design Academy Eindhoven, artist and graphic designer Echo Yang created a fascinating series entitled <i>Autonomous Machines</i> that transforms analog devices into autonomous drawing machines. The objects, ranging from a tin chicken toy to a windup alarm clock to an old …

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …

Recipes

English Muffin Bread

A few years ago I told my friend Sandra that I thought she should be selling toast, that it would be the Next Big Thing. I like to think that I was …

Style: Fashion Trends, Beauty Tips, Hairstyles & Celebrity Style News

The "Solo: A Star Wars Story" actress attended a screening of the film at the Cannes Film Festival...<p>No shoes, no problem!<p>From ginkgo trees to …

11 Incredible Canopy Beds That Will Make You Feel Like Royalty

What's more luxe than a canopy bed? Nothing.<p>What's more luxe than a canopy bed? Nothing. These chic designs will make you want to rethink your own room.

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Experimental Abstract Visual Art by Michael Cina

Abstract Art.<p>Experimental abstract artworks by Michael Cina, an artist with a background in graphic communication and visual narratives. Michael Cina …

Most Incredible Sculptures of AfrikaBurn 2013

AfrikaBurn is an annual event held in the deserts of the Tankwa Karoo in South Africa that invites artists to display their work and then eventually light it up in a blaze of glory, in true Burning Man fashion. The regional event, which most recently hosted approximately 6,500 people, follows the …

Anonymous Women: Draped – photographs by Patty Carroll

You could be forgiven for assuming that Patty Carroll's unusual photography series, Anonymous Women: Draped, with its female figures shrouded in opulent fabrics, explores how domesticity oppresses women. For Carroll, however, the series is not just about issues of women and the home. "My work …

Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato, Avocado, and Pomegranate Seeds

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: A New Year's kale salad that's hearty, filling, and bright with</i> …

Vensette's App Brings Hair and Makeup Stylists to Your Door

On-demand beauty service Vensette expanded its service this week by rolling out an iOS app.<p>The concept is similar to Uber, but rather than a fleet of …

Mediterranean Grain Salad

Enjoy this satisfying vegetarian main: a generous bulgur salad with crumbled goat cheese and juicy tomatoes.

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel Like New

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>It can be easy to overlook the bathroom. It’s a functional space first and foremost, and unless you like long hot …

Creatively Surreal Portraits by 21-Year-Old Audrey Simper

The creative photography of 21-year-old Audrey Simper is an inspiring collection of conceptual portraits that blend real with surreal. Based in Chicago, the self-taught artist brings her imagination alive in subtle and not-so-subtle digital manipulations. Whether there's a third hand reaching out …