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The $7 Crayon That Finally Made Me Love Matte Lipstick

Let’s be very clear about one thing: I <i>hate</i> matte lipstick. With the single exception of Charlotte Tilbury’s Matte Revolution, you'll find me over by …

Makeup

10 Fashion Bloggers Over 50 Who Completely Dominate the Style Game

With age comes grace, wisdom, and razor-sharp style. At least that's what we've gathered from senior fashion influencers like 63-year-old Lyn Slater. The university professor and social worker runs a blog called Accidental Icon and has an Instagram account that rivals any street style star.<p>Though …

The Body Bronzer the Victoria's Secret Models Used at the VS Fashion Show Has Insane Reviews on Sephora

There's a reason the Victoria's Secret models are called Angels—and it's not just thanks to their wings. As we saw in person at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, their skin is so radiant and glowy, it's nearly otherworldly. We already know they swear by the $300 Mimi Luzon Pure 24k Gold Sheet …

The Life Changing Magic of Korean-French BB Cream

As far as beauty products go, both Korean skin care and French-girl makeup have a way of sparking fanatic desire among those in the know. Small wonder, then, that the best BB cream I’ve yet laid my hands on comes from a Korean-French brand that plucked the best technologies from both worlds and …

Skin Care

This Beauty Blogger Found Out The Secret Kylie Lip Kit Formula

Quantity ≠ Quality<p>Before we even get into it, I think it goes without saying that anyone who buys a Kylie Cosmetics product is aware that they are spending more than is necessary. The lip kits range between $15 to $29 (this price excludes the outrageous shipping fee), which is significantly higher …

Beauty

A Comprehensive Guide to Invisible Bras, Nipple Covers, and More

The everyday, standard bra is a wonderful thing, but certain tricky tops and dresses can require something extra to handle the particular challenges provided by a clingy material or daredevil cut. Thankfully, a range of smart options make it possible to wear pretty much anything these days. Get …

VIDEO: How to Cut Jeans Into Shorts

<i>Welcome to How To: Everything, a new step-by-step video series that InStyle’s editors have crafted for you to learn some of our favorite at-home DIY</i> …

Clothing

These Gorgeous Organic Temp Tattoos Last for 2 Weeks

We have a major obsession with tattoos. We’re talking everything from the beautiful art we see on Pinterest to the minimalist designs and dainty floral ink. But we totally get why some people aren’t ready to commit to the permanence of tattoos. For those who want to take tattoos on a test drive, …

The Best Red Holiday Nail Polishes

The statement shade to get you noticed.<p>Chic, sexy, and sophisticated: the allure of the red manicure is timeless. "Before there were millions of choices in nail color, red was the only option to express racy femininity," explains Michelle Saunders, an Essie celebrity manicurist, "and it remains a …

Vacuuming Your Stomach Is the Easiest Way to Get Flat Abs

It's the new crunch!<p>Crunches are <i>so</i> 2000 and late — especially now that everyone's doing a simpler, safer abs exercise: Stomach vacuuming.<p>Stomach vacuuming has nothing to do with your Dirt Devil — and seriously, don't try that at home. Instead, it's actually a breathing exercise that activates and …

Workouts

Every Sip of Plain Water Reduces Your T2DM Risk, Oxidized Proteins are Better Indicators of Metabolic Health Than Oxi-Lipids and Melatonin Can Rein Expanding Fat Cells in

The "apple a day" is the epitome of nutritional factors influencing your health.Alright, it's Thursday and about time for a brief update on the …

10 Henna Designs You Can Rock All Year Long

We’re major fans of the art of henna. Whether it’s traditional bridal patterns or henna-inspired flash tattoos, we love the delicate, ornate patterns that made this art form so famous. We’ve already spotlighted our favorite Instagram henna artists, and now we’re delving deeper into some of our fave …

6 Perfect Smoky Eye Looks for Your Eye Shape

The guessing game is O V E R.<p>Smoky eyes often look easily brushed on, but they aren't always the simplest looks to execute. How high are you supposed to blend the shadow? How many shades should you use to get notice-me dimension? What colors will perfectly accentuate your eyes?<p>Thanks to these …

Everything I Need to Know about Makeup, I Learned from Pat McGrath: 7 Models on Their Favorite Tricks from the Backstage Master

To a seemingly endless list of top-tier fashion houses—Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, and Louis Vuitton among them—makeup artist <b>Pat McGrath</b> is the creative force behind the directional beauty looks that emerge on their runways each season, from exaggerated plumed brows (Alexander McQueen) to glittering, …

Makeup

There Is a Longevity Pill Backed by Five Nobel Prize Winners

A new pill marketed as a dietary supplement claims it can boost 'metabolic health.'<p>So, we finally have a more credible longevity pill.<p>It's called Basis (as it wants to provide you with the foundations for a long life), and it's a dietary supplement purporting to boost your "metabolic health." It's …

Meet the Before & After Cocktail: Your New Go-to Winter Drink

Looking for a beautiful winter cocktail to wow your party guests? Look no further than the Before & After cocktail.<p>The secret? Aperol, a kid sister …

Miley Cyrus

Working Out With Supermodel Karlie Kloss: The Flat Abs GIF

Fans of the crop top, take note: Today’s workout with model <b>Karlie Kloss</b> uses a combination of stomach-toning planks, twists, and stability exercises designed by trainer and modelFIT guru <b>Justin Gelband</b> to zero in on the upper and lower abs and obliques. Getting in touch with your core values has …

The £5 body firming cream that really works on cellulite

<b>M:</b> Today I want to talk about Jergens body cream.<p><b>E:</b> Who is Jergens and why do you have his body cream? He sounds like a Danish exchange student. I bet he's probably a mate of the freakishly youthful looking Ole Henriksen. Or do I mean Henrik Olesen? Who knows. They are probably raising money to go …

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again.<p><b>1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow.</b><p>First, line your eyes with a pencil liner, and then lightly dust eye shadow in the same shade on top to hold the …

Makeup

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 …

One Jar of Kimchi, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>It might seem counterintuitive, but fermented cabbage can add a burst of freshness to your autumn cooking.</i> …

Olive Oil-Braised Vegetables

Put the olive oil, anchovy paste, chile flakes, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, rosemary, and lemon slices in a 6-qt. Dutch oven. Place over medium-high …

Recipes

Spicy Beans and Wilted Greens

6 Servings<p>Two humble ingredients have big impact here: The Parmesan rind adds richness; the dried beans deliver creaminess.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>4 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained (optional)<p>4 chiles de árbol or 1 tsp. crushed red …

Recipes

Why a Drugstore Body Cream May Be the Ultimate Smooth Skin Secret

About five years ago, while interviewing the chief of dermatology at a well-known hospital for <i>Vogue</i>, I acquired a truly genius skin secret: In her opinion, the absolute best solution for dry, flaky, irritated elbows, knees, and legs was the $14 drugstore staple known as Lac-Hydrin—a thick, …

30 Facial Moisturizers for Every Budget

Our favorite high-tech hydrators at every price point.<p>These face moisturizers go way beyond just, well, moisturizing. Here, our top picks for the formulas that fend off UV rays, shrink pores, boost radiance, and dissolve dark spots.<p>Courtesy

Serena Williams' Fierce New Beats Ad Will Inspire You

Photo: YouTube<p>Serena Williams is fresh off of her third U.S. Open win and 18th Grand Slam victory, but we don't have to wait for her next tennis match to bask once again in her jaw-dropping, majestic strength. In a new Beats commercial, which we saw on Mashable, we see the tennis goddess in the …

9 Fun and Inspiring Ways to Garden in Mason Jars

It seems like the DIY world has been finding all sorts of new and interesting ways to use mason jars for projects, and we’re no exception. There are …

This Mask Delivers A Full Bottle Of Serum To Your Mug

One problem with our beauty products? They can be <i>such liars</i> sometimes. With all of the lofty claims made, it's so easy to just roll your eyes. That …

Skin Care