Megan Mack

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How to Finally Master Contouring in 4 Easy Steps

Class is in session with Miss Fame of RuPaul's Drag Race.<p>No matter how many unblended Kontour selfies Kim K. posts, I am unable to follow her and my contour skills remain abysmal, resulting in a chin-strap of bronzer along my jawline. While resident makeup mother Kurtis Dam-Mikkelsen, also known as …

Makeup

5 Techniques For Faking Your Way To Long Lashes

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>Whether you’re going for dramatic or demure, a long, lush lash is an absolute beauty essential, perfect for amping up that …

17 Life-Changing Makeup Hacks EVERY Woman Should Know

These aren't your average makeup tips and tricks.<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 one second, let it cool for 15 …

Tim Gunn's Style Must-Haves for Every Woman

Little Black Dress<p>Tim says, "When I'm asked, 'What's the one wardrobe must-have?' this is it. It's unbeatable."<p>Trench Coat<p>Tim says, "This is the one …

Lauren Conrad: Get the Recipe for My DIY Two-Ingredient Miracle Mask

<i>Lauren Conrad is today’s InStyle.com guest editor! Check back throughout the day for exclusive content straight from the lifestyle guru herself. Go</i> …

How to Flawlessly Apply 28 Beauty Products Every Single Time

Getting ready is about to be a breeze.<p>If you struggle to apply hair products with the same light-handedness of your stylist or try to apply your foundation like a pro with little to no success, let this how-to guide be your saving grace.<p><b>1. Swipe off eye makeup off using gentle downward …

In Honor of National Lipstick Day: How to Keep Your Lip Color From Smudging

Count the mornings when you get to work and realize that your coffee cup is wearing more lipstick than you are. With shades like orange heating up this season, you've got more reasons than ever to wear a bold lip—and keep it where you want it. As tempting as it to just swipe and go, a few extra …

What Causes the Pain in Your Side You May Occasionally Feel While Running

Today I found out what causes the pain in your side you may occasionally feel while running or doing other jarring activities.<p>This pain, known often …

3 Hill Workouts from Hell

Try these super-challenging uphill sprint sessions to add an extra fat-burning, muscle-building blast to your routine<p>Just because you’re not in a gym doesn’t mean you can’t get the same benefits when you’re outside—all you need is a hill and some willpower.<p>In fact, a few fast-paced sets on a hill …

Muscle

You Don’t Have to Start Big, You Just Have to Start

When you have a big task ahead you, getting started is the toughest part. Henrik Edberg of The Positivity Blog suggests you stop thinking about how …

Productivity

5 Sneaky Reasons You Can't Lose Weight

These five things could be distracting you from your hunger cues. Here's how to stop 'em<p><b>Your Thermostat</b>If you're not careful, the layers you put on this winter could be permanent. Research has found that people tend to eat more during prolonged cold temperatures than during hot periods because it …

Nutrition

7 Treadmill Mistakes You Might Be Making

<b>Mistake #2: Skipping the Warm-Up</b><br>"The biggest mistake I see by far is people going too fast too soon," says Fortune. "They start off from a dead standstill at a pace that is unsustainable, and inevitably slow down to a shuffle or start walking shortly after they begin." Instead, start by walking, …

5 Cooking Mistakes That Cause Weight Gain

How many are you making?<p>Taking your meals into your own kitchen is one of the easiest (not to mention, cheapest!) ways to lose weight. Problem is, unless you've been schooled in the dos and don'ts of healthy chef-ing, it's easy for your cooking habit to pack on the pounds, says nutritionist Rania …

Nutrition

8 Foods That Give You an Afternoon Energy Boost That AREN'T a Cup of Coffee

Put down that jittery cup of joe and back away slowly. Here are your new go-to p.m. pick-me-ups.<p>You know the feeling. Your shoulders sag forward, your eyelids are heavier than paperweights, you've read and reread the same sentence seven times in a row…it's the dreaded 3 p.m. slump, and your options …

Nutrition

The Simple Thing You Can Do In The Morning To Lose Weight

It doesn't even involve exercise!<p>"Rise and shine" isn't just something you should say in the morning to drag yourself out of bed. According to a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, published in the journal <i>PLOS ONE</i>, actually <i>doing it</i>—i.e., getting up and catching a …

Fitness

17 Basic Sephora Products Every Girl Needs

An eyeshadow primer<p>I can’t believe the number of women I met when I was working beauty retail who didn’t use eyeshadow primer and wondered why their …

4 Things I Do to Keep Our Grocery Budget at $200 a Month for a Family of Four

Think it's impossible to feed your family on a grocery budget -- toiletries and cleaning supplies included -- of just $200 a month? Think again! Here are some tips on how you and your family can significantly cut your spending.<p>When we first got married five years ago we had less than $1,000 cash to …

7 Ways to Keep Your Feet Looking Pretty All Summer Long

Prepare to be the source of some major sandal envy.<p>Your feet are on display this time of year, but it's hard to keep them looking their best when the weather's warm: Exposure to the sun and hot surfaces like sand and concrete can leave your poor dogs dry and rough. Here's how to protect them from …

Skin Care

A Makeup Recommendation App that Really Works: Plum Perfect Cracks the Color Code

Finding the perfect eyeshadow to go with your skintone is now easier than ever—just a photo snap away on your smartphone! In a matter of seconds, the …

This Story Of A Dog's Last Day On Earth Is Beautiful And Utterly Heartbreaking

Meet Duke Roberts. And get ready for some serious tears.<p>Note: The photos and captions on this post have been reproduced as they originally appeared on photographer Robyn Arouty's blog.<p>In response she wrote a whole new blogpost, which you can read here. You can also follow her on Facebook.