Meredith Poole

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19 Things You're Doing Wrong

You didn't know you were going through life making things so much more difficult for yourself. But you are.<p><b>1. Wearing bobby pins.</b> The wavy side goes down for maximum hold.<p>So you can enjoy beautiful hairstyles like this all day long:<p><b>2. Shining patent leather shoes.</b> Instead of buying shoe polish and …

The Absolute Best Way to Apply Foundation

Because it can make or break you.<p>Foundation—it's the all-important canvas for the rest of our makeup, but when it comes to technique, it always seems to be shrouded in mystery. Between what products to use and how to use them, it's something you've got to get down to a science in order to achieve …

The 8 Best Frapps Off The Starbucks "Secret Menu"

BRB, running to Starbucks.<p>After becoming totally obsessed with Sbux's secret <i>Harry Potter</i>-themed Butterbeer Frapp, we realized we were probably missing out on even more insanely delicious frothy treats. So we did a little research and uncovered a whole. giant. menu. of under-the-radar Frappuccino …

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third …

4 Incredible Ab Moves You Can Do Standing Up

You don't need a towel or a mat. Just two feet and the desire for a strong, sexy core.<p>Don't want to get all up in the grimy mats at your gym? Don't sweat it — just work your core while you stand upright. The moves below were designed by CosmoBody trainer Katia Pryce, a KP Dance Body group fitness …

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p>Getty Images

10 Ways to Take a Better Selfie

The selfie has become so ingrained in our culture that it’ll score you nine points in Scrabble, and can be found amongst “ebullient” and …

Hair How-To: Create a Salt Spray for Beach Waves

The beachiest salt spray for incredible tousled waves.<p>Create an easy, at-home highlighting solution that you can easily pack to take with you to the beach.<p><b>What You'll Need:</b> 1 spray bottle 1 tablespoon of organic coconut oil 1 tablespoon corarse sea salt 2 cups of hot water 1 teaspoon conditioner …

Beauty Fails and Fixes: Summer Edition

Shocking but true: Your usual beauty regimen could be making things worse.<p>We've got easy expert solutions for the complexion-ruddying, strand-frizzing hair, body, and skin blunders you didn't even know you were making.<p><b>HAIR</b><p><b>THE FIX:</b> When hair is tangled, drawing a comb from roots to ends is pretty …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

You have a red wine stain on your shirt. Now what?<p><b>1. Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b> If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each wear.<p><b>2. Toss your jeans in a plastic bag and stick them in the freezer</b> …

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There's A Whole New Way To Capture The Wedding Experience -- And It's Absolutely Beautiful

In 2011, photographer Jeffrey Lewis Bennett was shooting a wedding for a couple named Patrick and Denise. While Bennett was taking a series of photos of the couple in rapid-fire succession, he and the groom were musing about their mutual love of GIFs and internet memes. Patrick suggested that …

15 Incredible Three-Ingredient Desserts

Satisfy your sweet tooth in the laziest way possible.<p>Homemade doesn't have to be hard. In fact, with just three ingredients, you can make something pretty damn fabulous. These 15 desserts using only three ingredients (for real) are perfect for when your sweet tooth needs something <i>right now</i>.<p><b>1.</b> …

Best Butt Exercises - Glute Workouts

Converse All Star Chuck Taylor 1970s "Guitar Strap"

Converse puts forward a new rendition of its hallmark All Star Chuck Taylor in a vibrant new color<p>Converse puts forward a new rendition of its hallmark All Star Chuck Taylor in a vibrant new color scheme this summer. This premium ‘1970s‘ edition runs under the nickname “Guitar Strap,” finding the …

6 Moves to Make You Look Better in 60 Seconds Flat

It's never too late. (Meaning you can do these 10 minutes before you need to be somewhere!)<p>Doing a few quick exercises before hitting the beach are key in order to get your blood flowing, metabolism working, and bikini body looking tight — even minutes before you step out onto the sand. New …

Workouts

Acne Reducing, Scar Fading & Brightening DIY Mask

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17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

How to Get Easy Beachy Waves

Some people are blessed with hair that, with a few spritzes of salt spray and some light tousling, easily takes on the carefree "beachy" texture we all love in summertime. Some are not. And the truth is, when we see effortless-looking waves on the red carpet, they usually required very strategic …

16 Epic S'mores Desserts for Every Time, Craving, and Occasion

This classic treat is no longer campfire-exclusive. And we are so thankful.<p>This classic treat is no longer campfire-exclusive. And we are <i>so</i> thankful.

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A Week Of Heat-Free Hairstyling Tips

We've hit that tipping-point time of the year when it's just too damn hot to do things. Cooking, exercising, moving — those are all big fat nopes. …

Hair

13 Diet Tricks Every Woman Should Know

Quirky diets hacks to make staying slim easier.<p><b>2) Chew, chew, chew, chew…and chew some more.</b> According to Darya Rose, PhD, and author of <i>Foodist,</i> studies have shown that when people slow down, chew thoroughly, and focus on the attributes of the food, they enjoy it more and naturally eat less. FWIW, …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Model life: This week on Instagram

FASHION MODELS<p><b>From Paris to Capri, with Natasha Poly at the Vogue Paris Foundation dinner, Sam Rollinson backstage at Chanel and Nadja Bender for</b> …

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How to Sculpt Your 'Lady V' à la Kendall Jenner

It's the body part du jour...<p>With thigh-high dresses and side-slit skirts on the rise—just take a second look at Kendell Jenner's double-whammy in a revealing Fausto Puglisi dress—there's a new area to focus your workout on, the lady V. Stars such as Cameron Diaz, Gwyneth Paltrow and Demi Moore …

Summer Braid Special: 4 Hair How-To's

Isabel Guillen, hair stylist from Barrett's Braids, shows us how to get the perfect summer braids.<p><b>The Milkmaid Crown Braid</b><p><b>1)</b> Tease the crown of your hair using a tail comb.<p><b>2)</b> Part hair down the center and separate into two even sections. Guillen applied Shu Uemura Essence Absolue oil to moisturize …

24 Super-Simple Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

Seriously, you'll be out the door before you know it.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the …

Sneaky Concealer Tricks To Fake A Flawless Face

Most of us could do it with our eyes closed at this point: A few carefully curated sweeps of concealer beneath the eyes and dots atop any blemishes …

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10 Old School Beauty Tricks That Still Work

Back in the day, people didn’t have as many product options as we do now, and they had to make do. And you can, too! Rather than shelling out big …