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Exclusive! Melissa McCarthy Launches Her Fashion Label

“I just wanted to do a basic closet that I couldn’t find,” sighs <b>Melissa McCarthy</b> about her new line, Melissa McCarthy Seven7. And while the line officially debuts on September 1, McCarthy is taking to HSN on August 13 to introduce the world to her fashion design persona. “Some days I want to be …

Comedy

How Not to Ask for a Recommendation Letter

To land a job or get into a university, we usually need someone to vouch for us. It can be tough to ask—recommenders are typically more senior than …

Shopping chic: A guide to wearing all black

Wearing all black can be intimidating, even seen as harsh. But as the women who know and love the look will tell you, it's usually the most …

Clothing

50 Ways To Be A Woman

<b>1.</b> Practice good personal grooming habits. If you are going to have colored hair, keep your roots covered. If you are going to have fake nails, keep …

5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

<b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, bite-sized and covered in a light cream gravy -- what's not to love about Swedish meatballs? Spear them with toothpicks for a party or spoon them over lightly buttered egg noodles for dinner. Either way, make extra -- they disappear quickly! <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken</b> …

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Baby North West Kills It In A Fur Cape!

Whatever you may think about her notorious parents, you will have to bow down to the tiny goddess that is <b>North West.</b><p><b>Kim Kardashian</b> took her …

10 Easy Ways to Look Instantly Less Frumpy

These simple style hacks make every outfit cooler.<p><b>1. Wear your vest on top of your coat, so everyone can see it.</b><p>It's a great way to dress up a basic, inexpensive jacket. Choose a puffer in a bright color for a fun, sporty look, or go glam with fur or feathers.<p><i>On the right: Gray Wool Coat, H&M, $80;</i> …

6 Makeup Tips That Prove Anyone Can Wear Red Lipstick

One thing we always hear from our friends is that they "can't wear red lipstick." When asked why, a number of excuses come up: they never get the right shade, it's too bold or red just isn't their color.<p>We went around New York and found some great tips from different women who had one thing in …

Wood Or Plastic Cutting Boards: Which Is Better?

Ask any chef or home cook what the single most important tool in the kitchen is and he or she will almost certainly give you the same answer: a chef's knife. One, dependable all-purpose chef's knife -- and knowing how to use it -- is going to make the biggest impact on your cooking, whether you're …

7 Green Superfoods That Should Always Be On Your Plate

<i>Eat your greens!</i> How many times did you hear that as a kid? How many times have you said it as an adult? Well, there’s a reason it keeps coming back …

Healthy Eating

Prepare meals in advance! Curtis Stone’s 7 tips to make cooking a breeze

"I'm a big believer in making meals ahead," says Curtis Stone. That's why the chef's recipes — including his hearty fall pork chops, steak with Brussels sprouts, and orecchiette with brown butter and broccoli — always include steps that can be done in advance. "It's a smart practice and good use of …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

A Guide to Wearing Flats, 7 Days a Week

Dear sky-high stilettos: You're beautiful, but do you know what's not? Our bunions.<p>What's a girl to do? Embrace her flats, that's what.<p>Now an acceptable form of footwear for just about anywhere (work, weekend, your baby sister's wedding), flats are taking the streets by storm.<p>Penny-Loafer Tuesdays, …

Makeup How-To: The 360-Degree Smoky Eye

Because who doesn't want to look gorgeous and glam?<p><i>Cosmopolitan.com partnered with Maybelline New York to show you how to get glam with a bold look. Here, a how-to on creating a fully lined, Diva-approved eye thanks to makeup artist Lauren Cosenza. P.S.: If you haven't already, don't forget to sign</i> …

When to Throw Out Your Beauty Products

Cosmetic chemist Jim Hammer on the beauty expiration dates you need to know.<p><b>Mascara: Three months.</b> "Mascara expires the fastest of all cosmetics," says Hammer. "Liquid eye makeup products are sort of high-risk—you really want to make sure they're fresh or using them might result in redness, …

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Short Natural Hair Two Strand Crown Twist with Better Lengths

Curly Hair Tip: Take Care of Your Ends when Wearing Twists

on April 25, 2011 at 1:00 pm<p>6 months natural, Two Strand Twists!<p>CoilyBella writes…<br>Two Strand Twists are popularly worn by many naturals and they do …

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Large Perm Rod Set using Carol's Daughter Marula Line

My Selfie Journey: D'Arcy

Although D'Arcy never liked her hair straight, she always relaxed it. Four years ago she stopped straightening it, began watching YouTube videos and …

Simple Low Faux Bun on Natural Hair

FunkMyStyle: Thrifted Fashion Quickie

How to Tie a Turban Head Scarf

on September 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm<p>Some days you need a hair rescue. That was me the other day. I cowashed my hair and didn’t have time to do anything …

Rock Your TWA with Confidence!

on October 26, 2011 at 12:00 pm<p>When you Big Chop all your hair off it may shock you into fear or love for yourself. For me, it shocked me into love. …

19 Labor Day Side Dish Recipes That Work

When you're planning a cookout you might have a tendency to focus on the mains—whether you're grilling up burgers, brats, or anything else, side dishes can quickly become an afterthought. But if you're so busy with the entrees that all you serve them with are mayo-drenched coleslaw and potato salad …

Day 1/ Day 2 Fluffy Twist & Curl Tutorial (ft. Jane Carter) - 4C Natural Hair