Brandi E

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Summer Hairstyle Idea: The Double Ponytail Braid

We often wonder: What percentage of people who get excited about braid photos have actually worn a braid this year? We're sure some tiny fraction pull together an occasional fishtail or reverse French, but let's be real—Pinterest boards featuring braids should mostly all be named "Yeah Right!" or …

Hairstyling

20 Eyebrow Transformations That Will Completely Mesmerize You

You don't have to look very hard to find some pretty amazing makeup tutorials on social media. With game-changing beauty videos right at your fingertips from pros like HudaBeauty, Jaclyn Hill, and Fleur De Force, it's easy to get yourself lost down the rabbit hole of amazing tutorials. But there's …

Makeup

How to Cut Layered Bangs Without Ruining Your Hair

If you want to get bangs without making a trip the salon, you 100 percent can. Don't believe us? Beauty blogger Camila Bravo is a pro at breaking down how to cut layered bangs at home. She showcased her go-to technique in a quick video on Instagram, and her DIY bang video now was more than 410,00 …

These 9 Illuminating Foundations Are About to Press Reset on Your Skin

After months of dry, harsh winds and hot air spewing from radiators, not everyone’s skin is totally ready to embrace the no-makeup makeup trend. Luckily, spring’s newest foundations are designed to impart the sort of dewy glow that winter-weary faces tend to lack. Charlotte Tilbury’s Magic …

DIY phone speakers that rock (and a few to avoid)

There are dozens of how-tos for DIY phone speakers, but they all have the same basic concept: You find something curved or tubular and you place your phone inside of it. I tried a wide range of speaker DIYs to find the winners and losers. Here are the results.<p>Published:16 February 2016 …

The Best Concealers

Ever notice the naming conventions of concealers? Secret this, camouflage that...It's the stuff of a subpar spy novel. But you know better than to …

Makeup

11 Times Jennifer Lawrence Reinvented the Bob: The Incredible Range of a Chin-Length Chop

Her alter ego Katniss Everdeen’s clean skin and fuzzy side braid may have earned Jennifer Lawrence a permanent spot in the action babe hall of fame, but it wasn’t until <i>The Hunger Games</i> star chopped off her long blonde hair two years ago that she hit her real-life beauty stride.<p>Brimming with easy, …

20 best places to go apple picking in the northeastern U.S.

Feel that chill in the air? Apple picking season has arrived.<p>With every season comes the quintessential seasonal getaway, and with our fall sweaters, …

6 Supercharged Under-Eye Concealers That Correct While They Camouflage

In the era of multitasking products, cover-up is making great strides. Able to disguise weary gazes while moisturizing and smoothing fine lines, the latest under-eye concealers marry coverage with next-level skincare ingredients. BareMinerals's Complete Coverage Serum Concealer provides what the …

How to Get Kiernan Shipka's Amazing Braided Faux-Hawk

There are so many braided updos out there these days that it takes a really impressive one to make us sit up and take notice. But thanks to fashion "It" girl Kiernan Shipka, we've got a new favorite: the braided Mohawk. Shipka stepped out this week in Los Angeles rocking this edgy but still elegant …

five new ways to get your hair up

beyond the topknot<p>If your hair is long enough to put into a topknot, chances are, you've got a go-to technique that you could do in your sleep. We're not trying to mess with that—you get those long locks out of your face the best way you know how.<p>That being said: For many of us around here, wearing …

This Top Hairstylist Gave Up Hot Tools For A Week

When it comes to hair that women actually want to wear, I always look to fabulous redhead and all-around beauty genius Kristin Ess. In case you don't …

Raised Bed Gardens

Gardening in raised beds has been used for many years in places where the native soil is poor either due to a lack of nutrients or because of rocks …

2014's Best Beauty Buys (& A Few 2015 Ones To Get Excited For)

We love beauty launches here at R29. In fact, we count down the minutes to when we can get our hands on a new favorite lipstick or night cream. There …

How to Wear a Scarf: Ways to Tie a Blanket Scarf

It isn't exactly rocket science, but finding fresh ways to tie a scarf can be a bit of a chore. That's why the minute I found this little gem from blogger Ally Noriega of Allyson in Wonderland I knew I had to share it.<p>Three fresh ways to tie a scarf!<p><b>1.</b> Drape it over your shoulders like a shawl and …

A Simple Brain Theory Endorsed By Bill Gates Supposedly Helps You Learn Anything

A small psychological change to how we approach challenges can dramatically change how successful we are at these tasks.<p>That's according to Carol Dweck, a psychology professor at Stanford University who coined the term "growth mindset" in her 2007 book "Mindset: The New Psychology of …

Self-improvement

30 Awesome DIY Projects — For EVERY Level

Maybe you've spent your summer thumbing through Pinterest and collecting a whole slew of woulda-shoulda-coulda projects. We know. It's been nice out. …

The Prettiest Hair DIY Of Summer Is Here

We've long been fans of women who weave accessories into their hair. It's just the prettiest way to make an updo less boring. Yet, despite the …

The starred lawn

I went on holiday to Cornwall at half term, to a little cabin in the dunes with a view of the sea. It was a properly spectacular view, across the bay to St Ives, and the setting sun did that 'golden pathway' thing across the water that lay between us and St Ives every evening. But I think I spent …

Naturally Relieve a Headache with Yoga

Whether from dehydration, stress, tension, a hangover, or anything else, headaches can really put a dampener on anyone’s day. Luckily yoga can help. …

5 Basil Smoothies That Will Totally Blow Your Mind

...and your tastebuds.<p>Chances are, you love basil in pesto sauce and on pizza—but never thought to toss it in a smoothie. Well, trust us when we tell you that this herb is actually a great complement to tons of different fruits. Or don't trust us—and just try one of these absolutely …

DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner | Hunker

credit: Debbie Williams<p>Step 1<p>Supplies for this project are cheap and readily available. Five gallon buckets can often be recycled from painters or …

2 Infused Lemonades For Summer

Photo: Courtesy of Lauren Conrad.<p>What goes into packing the perfect picnic is different for everyone. Some people like to bring tea sandwiches and …

Wear Sunscreen Like A Beauty Editor

You can buy all the wrinkle creams in the world, but if you're not wearing sunscreen, it's not going to matter. In fact, most dermatologists we talk …

TIP TUESDAY #29 // How to mix fonts

One of my most favorite things about graphic design is typography, mixing letters and arranging text into an art form.<p><i>noun</i><p>noun: <b>typography</b><p><b>1</b>.<p>the style …

Go Ahead, Sweat It — Because These Undies Definitely Won't

We think of our underwear as a second skin — something that covers us 24/7. And, we like it to keep us looking (and feeling) our best. Thankfully, …

1 White Tee, 5 Killer Weekend Outfits

There are many things we can’t live without — food, water, and oxygen, just to name a few. But, when it comes to our sartorial side, there’s only one …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

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