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We Tried It: "Baking," the Makeup Technique That's Blowing Up on YouTube

We’re not talking baking, as in stepping up your culinary skills. We’re talking about a highlighting technique that uses concealer and translucent …

Makeup

The Healthy Hair Diet

The products that you reach for and how much (or little) TLC you give your hair every day, aren't the only crucial steps in your crusade for gorgeous strands.<p>Focus on these foods a few times a day and you'll see longer, stronger, shinier hair in no time.<p><b>Sea Buckthorn</b><p><b>WHY IT WORKS:</b> It's rich in …

Hair

Behind The Coconut-Oil Craze

With benefits that can include weight loss, white teeth, glowing skin, and shiny hair, coconut oil is the health and beauty cure-all du jour.<p>Move over, coconut water, your big sister has come to town. Coconut oil—specifically, virgin coconut oil extracted from the meat of the fruit—is suddenly on …

10 Trips That Are Better Taken Solo

By Allison Williams, CNTraveler.com<p>If you have the will (and the way), you can travel just about anywhere, but some trips beg for solo exploration. These are 10 getaways that are even better when you're alone.<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel Mistakes We All Think We're Too Smart to …

New York City

8 Travel-Sized Toiletries ELLE Editors Never Vacation Without

You don't have to check a bag to keep up with your beauty routine on vacation. Travel smart with ELLE's favorite TSA-approved minis. Our editors discuss a solid solution to toiletry spills, how to "revive limp plane hair," and the genius trick to refreshen that "slightly grimy" southbound feeling. …

'Radicalized' father of Australian boy holding severed head has mental illness

A proud father's boast accompanies an image the U.S. secretary of state on Tuesday called "one of the most disturbing, stomach-turning, grotesque photographs ever displayed."<p>"That's my boy," Khaled Sharrouf wrote on Twitter alongside a photo of his 7-year-old son using both hands to hold up a man's …

Hacker Group Releases Supposed St. Louis Police Audio Tapes From The Day Of Ferguson Teen's Fatal Shooting

Hacker group Anonymous has released purported audio tapes of the St. Louis Police Department's dispatch from Saturday, the day of Michael Brown's fatal shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.<p>The relevant audio starts around 9:30 in the YouTube video.<p>The dispatcher tells a St. Louis officer that "Ferguson …

Justice

10 awesome Google features you should be using

The reason the Google home page is so bare is that, way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.<p>In fact, even the word Google was a mistake. The founders really wanted “Googol” – the digit 1 followed …

Hot Looks: Summer Hair Care

When it comes to hair, summer means humidity (frizz) and a whole lot of sun exposure (dryness). By the time the season is over, your skin is glowing but your hair is tired and dull. We're not about to compromise enjoying the sun in order to maintain healthy locks, so we suggest a few products that …

10 Drugstore Scores from Kristen Stewart's Makeup Artist

Makeup artist Jillian Dempsey, who works with Kristen Stewart, dishes on the cheapie products she swears by.<p>Makeup artist Jillian Dempsey, who works with Kristen Stewart, dishes on the cheapie products she swears by.<p>Courtesy Covergirl

What A Skincare Obsessive's Beauty Routine Looks Like

Photo: Courtesy of Beauty is Boring.<p>I have a skincare obsession and lucky me, I get the chance to experiment not just on myself but on models, …

Skin Care

Flavorful Small Batch Vermont Gins

Britain might be the first location that comes to mind when thinking about quality gin. Historically, the most predominant brands have hailed from there—as well as many of our favorites today. New England is better known for rolling green hills and early colonial America but it's there, in Vermont, …

New England

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

Fatal shooting of young Toronto man by police officer sparks outrage in Canada

A Toronto police officer was suspended with pay after he fatally shot a young man wielding a knife in an empty streetcar, police said on Monday, as hundreds of people in Canada's largest city protested the shooting that was caught on video and posted on YouTube.<p>Some protesters called it unnecessary …