Melissa Colón

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Get Ripped: 3 Easy Abs Moves You Can Do at Home

Want to tone that tummy? Check out these <i>abs</i>-olutely easy moves from Bergen Wheeler, Core Fusion innovator and senior teacher at Exhale Spa in New …

Workouts

6 Ways to Make Your Super-Fine Hair Super Fine

If you, like me, have spent countless hours struggling with your baby-fine strands, begging them to hold a wave, cajoling them into an updo, dreaming …

Hair

Makeup Shade Names That Are #NSFW?

Here at <i>InStyle</i>, we never judge a makeup shade by its name but have you ever peeked at the bottom of a gorgeous lipstick or nail color only to be …

We Found ’Em! 12 Puffers That Are as Chic as They Are Practical

In the chic winter outerwear hierarchy, puffers are ranked fairly low. They get a bad rap for their rather inconvenient marshmallow-like bulk and …

Pout Perfection: The New Nudes

The best nude lip colors to try.<p>"A nude lip color is like a little black dress," says makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury. "You should always have one in your wardrobe."<p><b>Prep Secrets:</b> Take a few extra steps before applying your lipstick or gloss to get long-lasting results. Start by massaging a lip …

8 Denim Styles You'll Want to Buy This Fall

The latest in jean trends—high-low hemlines, OTT embroidery, oversized jackets, and even a miniskirt.<p>The latest in jean trends—high-low hemlines, OTT embroidery, oversized jackets, and even a miniskirt.

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 …

Should You Invest in Spanx for Your Under Eye Bags?

In the 15-plus years I’ve been covering the beauty market, I’ve slathered on more caffeine-laced eye creams than I care to admit. I’ve scared my …

Beauty: oils for oily skin

'A good facial oil will have the same visual effect as dubbin on an old leather boot – lines and wrinkles are plumped, the surface is smoother, more supple'<p>A friend asked recently if I had any products I'd like tested, but could I ensure nothing contained oil as a beautician had told her she should …

The Perfect Frosted Lipstick For Every Skin Tone

Yes, frosted lipstick is cool again. Rihanna said so.<p>It isn't the green wig in Rihanna's new M.A.C. Viva Glam campaign that we can't stop staring at; it's the metallic brown lipstick that's—dare we say it—totally sexy and not at all dated. The singer's makeup artist Lora Arellano shares her tips on …

The Lipstick Shades Bazaar Editors Can't Live Without

Bazaar editors share the one lipstick shade they're constantly re-applying.<p>Just like a fabulous pair of shoes, there's nothing a great lipstick can't fix. It can transform your look from day to night, take attention away from that little blemish, or simply brighten your face. In honor of National …

I Tried Gwyneth Paltrow's Guide to Living Zen

I'm always experimenting with different ways to kick my health up a notch, whether it's incorporating a green juice into my diet or jumping on a trampoline to get toned. But one thing remains the same: Gwyneth Paltrow is always my inspiration. Paltrow is the epitome of all things healthy: She's …

5 Reasons to Wear a Crop Top to the Office Next Week

<i>Below is an excerpt from "5 Reasons to Wear a Crop Top to the Office</i>” <i>which originally appeared on POPSUGAR FASHION. Read the full story at</i> …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

Healthy Eating

This Model Gets YouTube Buzzwords Tattooed On His Face

Photo: Via @vinlos23.<p>Lots of models have tattoos these days. We dig it. When your face is your moneymaker, though, you'd think it would be a no-go …

The Embarrassing Skin Problem Nobody Talks About

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on May 3, 2015.</i><p>The flowers are blooming and the sun is shining, and though it …

Skin Care

Cooking With 3 Chicago James Beard Award Winners

Chicago certainly has its share of culinary talent, from French-trained masters to self-taught geniuses. And, while we're firm believers that the …

Taylor Swift Shows Us How to Dress in the Heat

She's done it again! Just a few days after she was seen glowing in a perfectly put-together après gym get-up, Taylor Swift taught us another lesson …

10 Tips For A CLEAR Complexion

We have a fickle relationship with our skin — sometimes we love it, other times we revert to our adolescence and bunker up indoors in an effort to …

A Killer Summer Salad In No Time

Photo: Courtesy of Joy The Baker.<p>Sometimes, I spend so much time painting my own nails that by the time they’re complete, I’m entirely disenchanted …

Model Breakfasts

Champagne cocktails are over, the latest model trend on Instagram is less about glam nights with the A-list and more early morning fuel at home. Some …

Breakfast

Pucker Up

This summer, speak out with a bright painted pout. Here, <i>W</i> editors reveal their favorite summer lipsticks.

FDA Issues Health Warning For Anti-Acne Products

Illustrated by Us.<p>Admittedly, not a lot alarms us regarding beauty products. We get our hair colored and bleached with reckless abandon, we shrug at …

Beauty for darker skins: readers' questions answered

What is the best foundation? Should you pay big bucks or stick to cheap beauty products? Our expert answers the beauty questions that keep coming up<p>Last week on Twitter I asked for your beauty queries, and it seems like the same questions keep coming up – we're still struggling to find the basic …

How To Add Volume To Your Hair In Minutes

Photography by Lauren Perlstein.<p>Transforming thin, fine hair into a voluminous masterpiece isn't easy, but it's far from impossible. Take the right …

Hair

Bring on the Waterworks

Big Mouth

My thin lips are begging for a bit more oomph, but I can’t deal with those tingly lip plumpers. This stick has a smudgeable consistency that fills in icky lip lines, but it also contains microbeads that, apparently, expand when they hit the natural moisture on my lips. It’s the best of both worlds.

Weekend Style Inspiration: Taylor Swift's Preppy Summer Outfit

Taylor Swift strikes again! The country crooner and street style star stepped out yesterday in yet another envy-inducing outfit. This time, Swift …

The Unexpected Benefit Of Being Bad At Yoga

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>The first time I stepped foot in a hot yoga studio, it was packed. I took the only spot available, a sliver of space by the …

The beauty benefits of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar -- particularly the raw, organic, unfiltered kind -- is one of those undiscovered natural remedies. Some people call it magical, …

Alternative Medicine