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The Pretty Skin Diet

When it comes to having a gorgeous complexion, you truly are what you eat.<p>Maintaining a consistent skincare routine that utilizes a powerful mix of anti-agers to reverse as well as prevent future damage is key to having youthful, radiant skin. However, it's not the only link in the quest for …

10 Lies Fashion Girls Tell

"I have nothing to wear!"<p><b>1. These shoes are so comfortable.</b> Your feet are covered in blisters but you'd rather go down in flames than admit that your gorgeous shoes are killing you slowly. Is there anywhere to sit down…?<p><b>2. I don't follow trends.</b> <i>*Googles 'How to get Cara Delevingne's eyebrows, then</i> …

How-to: The Best Manicure for Valentine's Day

This red heart mani is just as easy as it is adorable. Nail artist Simcha Whitehill (aka Miss Pop) shows you how to get the look below.<p><b>1. Prep and paint.</b> "After you've filed your nails into an almond shape, pushed your cuticles back — remember, DO NOT CUT THEM!—and applied a basecoat, paint a small …

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Best Pore Minimizers: The Top 5 Products To Mask Visible Pores

<i>This list was assembled with data provided by Rank & Style.</i><p>We all have those days where we look at our faces extremely close in the mirror, and we see what we were dreading: pores. Although we can't get rid of them completely, there's always some new product or weird DIY face mask that seems to …

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Idea: Monogrammed Jewelry!

Exclusive! Sofia Vergara: "I’ve Never Been Into the Natural Look"

CoverGirl is launching a new mascara and it's quite the bombshell: Bombshell Lash Blast ($11.99 at covergirl.com) is a two-step system that combines …

What is Your Hostess Aptitude?

Are you the hostess with the mostess? Take this quiz from our December 1968 issue and click here for the answers.<p><b>Answer yes or no for each question.</b><p><b>General Background:</b><p>Are you being analyzed?<br>• Are you married?<br>• Do you stutter?<br>• Do you budget your parties?<br>• Do you employ a social secretary?<br>• Do you invite by …

30 Sparkly Pieces of Jewelry to Buy + DIY

If you were wondering if we’re sick of sparkle yet—in the past few weeks, we’ve overloaded on all things sequined, shiny, and covered in glitter—the answer is: no! The holidays are the one time of year you can go all-out glam without feeling costume-y, and we’re taking full advantage. So now it’s …

1 Curling Iron, 5 Gorgeous DIY 'Dos

Remember that juicer you bought that was full of promise to turn you into a green-juice machine? Or, the yoga mat that was going to make you bend in …

Beauty: posh makeup at smart prices

Fashion chain beauty ranges are extremely hit and miss, but here are some you can trust<p>Fashion chain beauty ranges are extremely hit and miss. Miss Selfridge nailed makeup in the 80s, then lost its way, Gap launched some really influential perfumes in the 90s (I should know, I sold gallons of them …

3 Holiday Hair Tutorials

Tired of the standard blow out with curled ends that I normally wear to every party during the holiday season, I decided to consult an expert for some quick and easy holiday hair tutorials. My hairstylist, Natasha Sunshine of BYUTI salon in Brentwood, California shares three trendy holiday styles …

How To Spot A Fake Bag? Check The Leather, The Stitching... And Who Sold It To You

Counterfeit designer goods are a thorn in the fashion industry's side, touching everyone from the luxury companies that find their brands diluted to the consignment shops that find themselves faced with inauthentic stock. Just last year, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized about $1.26 …

GlamGlow BrightMud Eye Treatment Helps Us Fake A Full Night's Sleep

I haven't got a full night's sleep since December 13, aka the same day Beyoncé surprised us all with her new self-titled album. Of course, I had to download the Queen of Pop's visual masterpiece, listen to all 14 songs and watch the 17 videos. But I wasn't prepared to tackle my dark under-eye …

Inside New York City Ballet's Costume Shop: The Nutcracker Edition

12 DIY Jewelry Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Wear

Christmas is around the corner and <i>gasp</i>! You need gifts for your gal pals. And you’re on a budget. Luckily, we’ve searched the interwebs high and low and found some of the best jewelry you can DIY that your friends will be proud to wear. Let’s start with necklaces!<p>1. Prairie Feather Necklace: Isn’t …

7 Appetizers To Serve to Your Fashion Friends

Try these delicious appetizers that are perfect for the holidays. (They just happen to be healthy, too.)<p>Leave it to Erin O'Leary Stewart of Define Foods to create a perfect menu of amuse bouche that satisfies, but doesn't leave you feeling guilty. Can someone say holiday party?

3 DIY Holiday Party Updos

Holiday parties can be a bit of a hassle. By the time you've found the perfect dress, been plucked/painted/waxed/threaded to perfection, mastered a …

The Ultimate DIY Beauty Gift Guide

There’s no need for DIY gift giving to go awry—select one or a few of our DIY beauty gifts to make someone’s holiday truly shine. Easy to come by natural ingredients, and fresh ideas abound. From <i>Spa Specialties</i> to <i>Kid Approved</i>, give a thoughtful gift and wow those on your holiday gift list this …

10 Sort-Of-Weird Winter Trends To Try

Sure, the trends that ruled the runways last February are probably more wearable now than ever before — the shoes are flatter, the dresses actually …

8 Trends To Avoid At The Holiday Party (& Ones To Wear!)

We know, we know — there are a LOT of holiday parties this time of year, and that can make it pretty difficult to keep everything straight. But, …

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This Crazy-Romantic "Elopement" Is Too Adorable For Words

<i>When it comes to wedding inspiration, nothing is quite so magical as seeing what real couples do for their big day. Since 100 Layer Cake is our</i> …

What Your Winter Wardrobe Needs Is A Pop Of Color

It's getting to be that time of season, when the sun isn't always shining and you look outside your window only to be disappointed by the dreariness. With winter gloom comes the desire to hibernate indoors and curl up on the couch with a cup of hot chocolate. But this somberness, unfortunately, …

Perfect Flat Boots To Conquer Any Hill

When we think of the terrain our boots were made for walkin' (hills, hills, hills), we are glad to know that we have options. We are referring to the …

Transform a bad hair day into a super cute bun in seconds

Don't know what to do with your damp hair? Turn a potential bad hair day around with an application of L'Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle CURVE IT Curl …

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Sweet & Salty Toffee: The Only Holiday Recipe You Need

Photographed by Rockie Nolan.<p>We're here. It's real now. It's time to buckle up and slap on some lipstick. We have reached Holiday Party DEFCON 1, and …

Best Party Decoration Ideas, DIYs, Tips

Rosewater's Benefits Seem To Be Limitless (VIDEO)

Over at HuffPost Style, we're big fans of rosewater -- between its calming, anti-inflammatory properties and moisturizing capabilities, there doesn't seem to be anything the age-old tonic can't fix.<p>So our colleagues over at HuffPost Live, Caitlyn Becker and Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani, decided to …

Fancy Velvet Feather Headbands

This quirky DIY hair accessory is a great way to amp up your holiday outfit. If you’re gonna add a feather or two to these gorgeous velvet headband, may we suggest you dip it in gold paint first? The effect will look seriously luxe.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Cheap crafting headband mold<br>• fabric in a …