Karyn McDonough

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The Blackberry Hair-Color Trend Is the Perfect Shade of Purple for Anyone With a Dark Side

We love a bright, bold hair color. But when a dark, sultry shade pops up on our Instagram feeds with the same vivid allure (without the ultra-bright hues blended into a white-blonde base), we can't help but do a double take — and double tap. Especially when that hair color is named after something …

Hairstyling

People Think I’m Wearing Fake Lashes, But It’s Really Just Two Coats of This Mascara

I got all of my friends hooked on it, too.<p>I'll admit it: I have damn nice eyelashes. I've always gotten compliments on how long and curly they are …

Best Ever Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Bundt Cake

Combine the cocoa, chocolate, and espresso powder in a large bowl. Pour the boiling water into the bowl and cover. Let stand for 5 minutes. In a …

Over the Moon Chocolate Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Graham Cracker Crust: Preheat oven to 350°F. Place graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar in a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

9 healthy recipes to take your Halloween party to the next level

Whether you’ve already carved multiple pumpkins or you’re still contemplating your costume (save yourself the trouble, and take this quiz), chances …

How to Make Creme Fraiche

I’m a huge fan of substitutions in the kitchen. A spoonful of mashed banana instead of an egg? Sure. White sugar and molasses instead of brown sugar? …

Breakfast

Best Ever Samoa Sheet Cake

In a medium microwave safe bowl, combine butter and milk and bring to a boil. Stir caramel sauce and then add powdered sugar and vanilla and stir …

6 Bizarrely Cool Lipstick Tutorials That Will Give You Literally Any Lip Shape You Want

Fuller lips, thinner lips, just-spent-five-hours-kissing lips, you name it.<p>If you've ever watched a Kim Kardashian makeup tutorial, you know the magic that is contouring. A few swipes of a bronzer and highlighter can give you Gisele cheekbones or a Rihanna jawline, and some strategically placed lip …

Makeup

Best Ever Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Lightly butter a 9-by-3-inch cake pan. Line the bottom with parchment paper; lightly butter parchment. Get …

How To Make Vanilla Ice Cream Infinitely Better: Cookie Dough Bowls!

Dough my goodness!<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>Our obsession with cookie dough is no secret. These ice cream sandwiches, this dip, and that lasagna make it …

This Conditioner Makes My Hair Almost Too Shiny

Things that are enviably shiny: Kim Kardashian’s cheekbones. The gleamy, golden glow you see from a plane window of sunlight reflecting on an ocean. …

MAC's new Rollerwheel eyeliner will turn any cat-eye newbie into a connoisseur

The never-ending search for a solution to messy liquid liner may soon be arriving thanks to MAC’s highly-anticipated new Rollerwheel Liquid Liner. …

Makeup

Sephora’s Lashstash To Go Set Comes With a Freebie You Don’t Want to Miss

It can be super hard to find your perfect mascara, and sometimes it all comes down to preference. From formula to color to waterproof versus easily removable, we're all looking for different things when it comes to making our lashes more luxe and lengthened, and that's why there are so many …

Makeup

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Kentucky Bourbon Balls

These classic Kentucky bourbon balls are the easy, no-bake treat everyone asks for around the holidays. This is a basic recipe for bourbon balls. The …

Dessert

Best Ever Coconut Chocolate Cake

1<p>Done<p>For the cake:<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter 2 9-inch round cake pans then line bottom with a round of parchment paper. Butter parchment …

The Magical Ingredient That Binds Blondies and Brownies

I really love brownies. I know what you're thinking: "Who doesn't?" But I sense my ardor might burn hotter than yours. You get all the fantastic chewiness of the very center of a cookie, plus nice crunchy edges. I like how nicely they freeze, and how they don't get stale but rather get more …

The French Girl Trick For Getting The Perfect Cat Eye

Beauty<p>The Makeup Must-Haves For Every Age Group<p>Beauty<p>How To Find The Perfect Blush Shade For Your Skin Tone<p>Beauty<p>How To Make Some Of The Most …

This Glow-in-the-Dark Beauty Look Is Actual Makeup ~Magic~

Literally the definition of "lit."<p>Like the Lite-Brite-inspired hair trend that took over Instagram, glow-in-the-dark makeup is set to be the next social media obsession (and source of your claw hands). Here, makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor created a budge-proof, shine-free base using Rimmel London’s …

Here Are All the Lip Colors Anastasia Wore in Fifty Shades Darker Since That Was the Best Part of the Movie

Warning: Lipstick spoilers.<p>In the total garbage that is <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i>, one very beautiful thing stands out: Anastasia's lips. I didn't read the book, so I'm not sure if her lips are supposed to be <i>a</i> <i>thing</i> you notice about Ana or not. But honestly, the movie should really just be called <i>Fifty</i> …

Nyx Just Launched Rad New Lipsticks — & You'll Want All 24 Shades

<b>Update:</b> E.L.F, Sonia Kashuk, and Maybelline aren't the only drugstore brands to house a hidden compartment. Now Nyx is getting in on the fun: Its new …

Makeup

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

We asked some of our favorite chefs for twelve essential techniques, plus advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning,</i> …

Living Rooms

These Incredible Russian Makeovers Are Going Viral Because They're Mind-Blowing

The before and afters are insane.<p>Goar Avetisyan, a beauty guru from Moscow, Russia, is giving makeovers to friends, clients, and brides and the documenting the results online. With over 2 million Instagram followers, the 22-year-old Avetisyan is inspiring the entire world with her intense makeovers.<p>…

6 Quick and Easy Summer Hairstyles

Hairstylist Jawara Wauchope came up with six supercool styles that'll get your hair off of your face—and out of the way of any summer plans.

The Hair Phenomenon That’s the Sign of a Skilled Street Style Star

It doesn’t matter if you start your weekend with bedhead or a trip to the blow-dry bar, there’s no substitute for that authentic styled-by-the-breeze finish that celebrates spring as much as a rosy outdoor glow.<p>It’s a detail that signifies the street style star in her natural habitat: Camila Alves …

Over the Floral Crown? 5 Fresh Ways to Incorporate Flowers in Your Wedding Hair

As much as we adore floral crowns, we realize the whimsical wedding look isn't for everyone. But giving up the flower crown doesn't mean you have to give up flowers as accessories completely on your big day. From a single statement bloom tucked elegantly behind one ear to pretty petals placed in …

Urban Decay Is Releasing a Naked Highlighter Palette

Your face is about to be liiiit.<p>Urban Decay continues to lay the Naked blessings upon you with yet another addition to their collection of Naked Palettes. But the newest palette is not eye shadows. Coming to cheekbones near you this holiday season: the Naked Illuminated Trio.<p>UD shared the big news …

The Best Makeup Dupes Spotted on Instagram

If you spend money on makeup (hi, welcome, have a seat. We are your people.), you probably fall into one of two groups: You're either the type who goes to Sephora for a "quick trip" and instead ends up dropping $20 on a lipstick, $45 on an eyeshadow palette and—before you can say "VIB points," …