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Box Office Report: ‘Despicable Me 2’ Leaves ‘Lone Ranger’ in the Dust

WINNER OF THE WEEK: Steve Carell. The <i>Despicable Me 2</i> supervillain/adoptive dad summoned his minions to the box office and scored a huge Independence …

Remember Demi Lovato's "Real"-Body Barbie? Here's What Happened!

Demi Lovato tweeted that her dream was to have a Barbie made with real-woman body proportions. And it looks like someone's listening!<p>Demi tweeted this the other day:<p>This "real" Barbie is the product of artist Nickolay Lamm, who used a 3-D printed model of the body type of an average 19-year-old …

Health Do: Drink a Cup of Water With Lemon as Soon as You Wake Up

Last week, Miranda Kerr talked about how she starts every day with a cup of warm water with lemon. And she's not the only one: Lauren Conrad is a fan, as is chef Sarah Britton, and rumor has it Jennifer Aniston is too.<p>Here's why...<p>Experts say that the simple act of sleep can pull water from your …

Don't Let Frizz Mess Up Your Long Weekend! Here Are 3 Tricks That Fight Frizz Like a Boss

The humidity is brutal here in the Northeast on this Fourth of July weekend, so many of us are looking like this (warning: That link will briefly take you into the world of <i>Princesses: Long Island</i>, a place you may not want to go). If you choose not to fight the frizz, more power to you—perhaps your …

A Quick Video Tutorial From Drew Barrymore on How to Cover a Pimple

Is it just me or does it still seem kind of impossible to adequately cover up a pimple? Even with all the expert tips I've received from makeup artists over the years, I still feel like an amateur. With makeup, my spots end up looking too cakey or too greasy.<p>If you can relate, check out this quick …

An Alarm Clock That Forces You to Exercise

It's not that exercising in the morning is hard. It's that getting out of bed to actually do it is.<p>The makers of Wake N Shake recognized the value of an un-snoozable alarm clock, creating an app that won't let you turn it off—until you shake it!<p>There are 16 levels of shake intensity—everything from …

16 Ways That Accessories Can Update Boring Outfits

53 Swimsuits That'll Make You Look 10 Pounds Thinner

Bring on the sun, sand, and sizzling hot weather: It's swimsuit season! From waist-whittling one-pieces to fringe bikinis that add oomph, we've found 53 incredibly chic bathing...

Summer Beauty 911: Solutions to Your Top 18 Hair, Skin, and Makeup Emergencies

The 10 Prettiest Hair and Makeup Styles You Can Wear, According to Guys

We know guys can have varying opinions about the hairstyles and makeup we try—when they notice, that is. And most of the time, we don't really care whether they understand our...

Get Your Best Weekend Style

Our favorite off-hours picks.<p>It's the weekend! You can (and should) forget the pantsuit and briefcase, but still look just as perfectly polished. With a few statement accessories paired with basic pieces, you'll look put-together, yet relaxed for everything from the Saturday coffee-run to Sunday …

How to Make Your Own Light Panel for Portrait Photography

Let’s face it, lighting equipment can be pretty expensive once you add up all the power supplies, light stands, light modifiers, power packs, slaves …

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