Lauren Keller

30 Flips | 6 Magazines | 1 Following | @LaurenKelle44i4 | Keep up with Lauren Keller on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Lauren Keller”

5 Popular Lipstick Colors That Truly Look Awesome on Everyone

As far as lipstick goes, I've seen—and used—them all. If I could have majored in lipstick in college, I would have. (One look at my vanity and you'd get it.) So when someone asks me the ever-important questions "What's your favorite?" or "What color will look good on me?" I'm more than equipped to …

The Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Portugal and the Azores to Canada (yes—all of it), these 17 editor-endorsed destinations are the best places to travel this year.<p>New Zealand<p>Tokyo-Kanazawa-Kyoto<p>Zimbabwe<p>Rwanda<p>Buenos Aires<p>Chilean Patagonia<p>Uruguay

10 Trends That Didn't Make the Cut This Year — and What You Should Wear Instead

As Heidi Klum would say, "One day you're in, and the next day you're out." This could not ring more true for clothes we've worn and trends we've tried in 2016. So what exactly are we saying bye to? At the top of the list are black shoelace-style chokers and Stan Smiths — items every fashion girl, …

Clothing

The best indoor gardens to gift this year

It may be difficult to imagine gardening in the dead of winter, but thanks to modern technology it’s more possible than ever before. With holiday …

These tinted lip balms from Chapstick make perfect stocking stuffers for the makeup minimalist

Sure, we’ve had some cruel summers but the toughest season beauty-wise is the harsh winter. While I would love to hibernate till spring, that just …

26 Ridiculously Cute Beauty Stocking Stuffers To Give This Year

The hard part will be actually gifting them.

This Handy Chart Makes Choosing a Hair Color So Easy

Hair color is so multifaceted now that it's impossible to settle on a shade anymore. To make it more complicated, instead of "brown" hair, now …

Before & After: A Brooklyn Apartment Goes From One Bedroom to Two

Chris and Amber had a problem common to a lot of New York City homeowners: a family that kept growing, and an apartment that stubbornly remained the …

Why you can’t afford to ignore nature in the workplace

Time to put a plant on your desk? Science shows incorporating nature in the workplace improves everything from worker happiness and creativity to the bottom line.<p>Love your job, but hate your office?<p>For many of us, our physical workplace can be dark, depressing, bland and even dysfunctional. …

Cardiff University

How to Make Your Apartment Much Cozier for Under $5

<i>For</i> <i>Pretty Things</i><i>,</i> <b>New York</b> <i>design editor Wendy Goodman is selecting one visually pleasing object every day.</i><p>Mood lighting is scientifically proven to …

Top 5 typography trends of 2016

All designers should have a strong grasp of the fundamentals of typography. And even if you do, the rapid evolution of the discipline means you can …

House Tour: A Shared "Scandi Hippie Kitsch" Montreal Home

<b>Name:</b> Mark Andrew Hamilton and Bergþóra Jónsdóttir <b><br>Location:</b> Montreal, Canada <b><br>Size:</b> 800 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Rented<p>This Montreal rental is shared …

The Best Eye Products for Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and Beyond

When was the last time you put on an eye cream? A serum? Treatment? Unless you're a Charlotte York-level perfectionist, probably less often than not. (No judgment! Who can blame?)...

These Baskets Are the Epitome of the Chunky Knit DIY Trend

And guess what? There's no needle necessary.<p>As you already know, chunky knits are a must-have accessory in the home, whether that's cushions, blankets or throws, but have you ever thought about using knits to decorate your plant pots?<p>This gorgeous Arm Knit Basket masterpiece by Anne Weil is made …

A Self-Taught Embroidery Master Brings the Greenhouse to Needlepoint

Petite, botanical beauties breathe fresh, photosynthetic life into embroidery.<p>Richly-colored plants hang in terracotta pots, showing off their lilting green limbs. Geodes pop off textile backgrounds in candy-colored, needlepoint renderings. In the precise and lovely works of Sarah K. Benning, the …

7 Life-Changing Dry Shampoos We're Obsessed With

Ah, dry shampoo: the magical product that keeps our second-day hair looking fly and our co-workers from knowing the last time we showered. Just …

21 F*cking Fabulous Beauty Gifts to Give This Year

While we love to remind everyone that a really great gift doesn't need to cost a fortune, it remains equally true that sometimes, the more expensive things in life really are worth every cent. With the holiday season getting into full swing, we have every intention of indulging in some of the …

6 Weekend Makeup Essentials Under $15

Between the election and coming home from work in the dark every single night, it certainly has been a looong week. We all could use a drink — or several. Bottoms up, ladies! Here’s to a weekend of wine, cocktails and mimosas. As for your makeup, you can plan to go a bit darker when this time of …

Makeup

We have been #blessed with a close-up shot of Too Faced's Papa Don't Peach blush

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Jerrod Blandino of Too Faced Cosmetics knows that the way to his fans’ hearts is to give us as many …

Sigma Lip Switch Holographic Lip Gloss Review

There are certain beauty products that are so good, we struggle to find the words to properly convey their magic. Such is the case with Sigma’s Lip Switch holographic lip glosses, which pretty much caused our brains to short-circuit the second we laid eyes on their mesmerizing, light-catching …

How To Freeze Your Own French Fries

<b>Peel and cut</b>: Rinse the potatoes and pat dry. Peel the potatoes, if desired. Cut the potatoes into 1/2-inch-thick sticks or your desired</b> …

A smash hit: These golden, crispy potatoes are the best of both worlds

<b>By Ellie Krieger,</b> <i>The Washington Post</i>Here’s something fun, different and healthful to do with potatoes: Crush them into rustic rounds that have the …

I'm an attorney in New York City who makes $240,000 a year — here's what I spend in a week

<i>Today, an attorney in Brooklyn getting most of her meals reimbursed.</i><p><b>Occupation:</b> Attorney<p><b>Industry:</b> Law<p><b>Location:</b> Brooklyn, NY (work in Manhattan)<p><b>Age:</b> 29<p><b>Salary:</b> $240,000 (annually; excludes bonus)<p><b>Paycheck Amount (2x a month):</b> Approximately $7,000 after taxes, insurance, flex spending account, …

TT Bells Serif Font Family from TypeType

TT Bells, an elegant serif font family designed by Ivan Gladkikh for foundry TypeType.Look at this beautiful typeface! For me it was love at first …

18 Home Stores for Anyone Who Loves IKEA

It’s not that you don’t love the idea of decorating your entire home with IKEA furniture. It’s the most popular go-to for affordable furniture and fun DIY hacks for a reason, after all. That said, sometimes you’re on the hunt for something totally different. The trick, of course, is finding chic, …

The 25 Beauty Launches of 2016 That You Should Have in Your Stash

It can be an exhausting job to be a beauty editor. But before you scoff at us, think about all the new products you tried this year . . . and then consider the hundreds (if not thousands!) of items that you still haven't bought or tested yet. It's our responsibility to recommend our favorites to …

Skin Care

Where Can I Find: Lip Balms That Actually Work and Don’t Taste Disgusting?

Step away from the Chapstick.<p><i>Who makes the best lip balm for the cold weather? My lips, like everyone else's, get so dry and cracked. W</i><i>hat are the</i> <i>balms that actually work and don't taste gross?</i><i>!</i><i>—</i> <i>Sara</i><p>I can’t think of a single beauty product that has more conspiracy theories surrounding it than lip …

Meet Your New Favorite Highlighter

Have you gotten into highlighter yet? If not — what are you waiting for? I’m convinced that it’s the single greatest beauty product because it …

The Best Facial Cleanser for Removing Every Type of Makeup

It used to be as simple as soap and water to wash away the day’s makeup. But as makeup formulas evolve (we're looking at you, long-wear foundation and industrial-strength lipstick), so must the removers. In order to keep pace with makeup’s upgrades, there are now cleansers in every form …

Skin Care