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10 Stylish Ways To Wear Color Without Going Overboard

🙋 🌈<p>Some of us like to live in black and white, and some of us love color. If your motto is "the brighter, the better," then you should keep reading.<p>We've rounded up 10 amazingly colorful outfits to inspire all the women who think that orange is the new black. While it can be easy to fall into the …

Here's How To Make Your Own Beautyblender Dupe

Best. Hack. Ever.<p>Beautyblender is one of the most coveted makeup sponges, but it's also <i>not</i> very cheap. It'll cost you $20 for the original neon pink egg-shaped applicator. Yet, beauty mavens still rush to Sephora just to get their hands on this tool that creates an airbrushed makeup look. Luckily, …

Enter for a Chance to Win Pat McGrath’s Sold-Out Gold 001 Eyeshadow

Pat McGrath has the Midas touch—as proven last Thursday, when her first self-titled makeup product, a glittering foil-finish pigment known as Gold 001, sold out in a matter of minutes on her website. The frenzy was understandable, considering her guerilla-style takeover of Paris’s Tuileries Garden …

Glamour Collaborates with Bow and Drape on Exclusive Sweatshirts at a Discounted Price | Glamour

Dressing up for holiday parties is fun and everything, but when you want to bounce out of your little black dress—or throw on a no-brainer weekend outfit—a comfy sweatshirt just gets you. That's why *Glamour *teamed up with Bow & Drape, the New York City brand that makes custom sweatshirts with …

3 Simple Habits to Boost Your Happiness

<i>By meQuilibrium</i><p>Happiness isn't all fun and games. Research shows that it can improve your life substantially, and that unhappiness sets you up for less success and poorer health. Happier people are more productive than their less happy peers, and also tend to be more financially responsible. …

Standing A Little More Often Could Lower Your Risk For Obesity

Don't sit down for this one. A new study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings found that standing for at least one-quarter of the day could reduce a person's risk for obesity by 32 percent.<p>That's big news, since the average American office worker sits for approximately 10 hours a day, …

Is junk food making us fat? Why cutting candy, soda may not be enough

It’s easy to blame junk food, fast food and sodas for our weight problems. Sugary sodas — with their more than 220 calories per serving — have been called public enemy No. 1 in the fight against obesity.<p>What if junk food or soda actually plays only a limited role in America’s fat crisis?<p>In a new …

A tiny trouble led to my darkest period as a new mom

Shares 0<p>When my second son was born he let out a cry that was music to our ears. With pink cheeks and healthy lungs he announced his arrival into the …

What I’m Reading: iPad Artist Raheem “Ra” Nelson

<i>Pulling up the sleeves on his suit to reveal tattoos of his favorite apps, artist Raheem “Ra” Nelson uses many canvases to promote his passions. When the iPad was released in 2010, the Connecticut-based artist saw it immediately as an artistic tool, “painting” stylized fashion portraits right on</i> …