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Icona Pop – review

XOYO, London With their innocent, sisterly hedonism, Swedish duo Icona Pop are a tonic for the most jaded spirits<p>In a week where otherwise sentient grown-ups talked of little else except Miley Cyrus's arse, this Icona Pop gig feels like an antidote. Out there, all is sexploitation and unsisterly …

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10 Utterly Chic Outfits To Get You In The Mood For Fall

This month's street style roundup, courtesy of one of our favorite photographers Vanessa Jackman, is filled with covet-worthy ensembles sure to get …

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Get the Look: Ashley Madekwe's Bold Red Lip

While Ashley Madekwe's character on <i>Revenge</i> may not be on-screen as much this season, the star continues to inspire our style choices in the real …

Zadig & Voltaire

<b>GOING GLAM</b> <b><br>Paris</b>: Shredded denim, sequins, fringe, and leather – these were the ingredients that Zadig & Voltaire designer Thierry Gillier used to …

HONG KONG: Asia Contemporary Art Show Opening

Opening today at the JW Marriott Hotel and running over the weekend, the fall edition of the Asia Contemporary Art Show is currently showcasing over …

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Makeup-Brush Breakdown: The 7 Eye-Makeup Brushes You Need

There are so many makeup brush shapes and sizes, it's almost impossible to pick the one you should be using with total confidence. But after interviewing makeup artists and brush manufacturers for "Makeup-Tool Special: Top Gear" in *Allure'*s August issue, I've finally got it down. Here, a guide to …

How to Find Your Undertone and Choose the Right Foundation

Finding the right shade of base to match your complexion always seems like a daunting task. And according to Jamie Greenberg, a celebrity makeup …

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Three Ways to Smooth, De-Puff, and Brighten Eyes

We’ve all suffered from dark circles and dull, puffy skin under the eyes at one point or another. For some of us, it’s a hereditary fact of life. For …

Two-Ingredient DIY Coconut Hair Treatment

Along with everyone else in the world, we have already trumpeted the many beauty benefits of coconut oil. Applied topically, it helps to soothe, …

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Grapefruit, Almond … Jojoba? Ten Popular Natural Oils Demystified

It feels like every time I pick up a skin or hair care product these days, the packaging is in a hurry to reassure me that it contains a special kind …

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4 Essential Eye Looks to Know

Whether you’re new to the eye makeup scene or interested in going back to the basics, we’ve rounded up the four eye looks that you need to know. From a work-appropriate cat-eye to bold, eye-popping liner, we’re touching all the bases so you can rock your gorgeous peepers in any setting.<p>Cat-eyes tend to fall on the dramatic side of eye looks but for those of us who want a more subtle look, here’s how to get a cat-eye that’s clean and neutral. Using a gel eyeliner like Cailyn Cosmetics Gel …

5 Tips For Faking a Flawless Face Every Day

Not all of us are born with perfect skin. If you’re like me, your face doesn’t exactly glow like a goddess when you wake up in the morning. Some women can walk out the door with just a swipe of mascara and a dash of gloss, but for me, I need <i>at least</i> a bit of concealer (okay, maybe A LOT of concealer) to feel presentable. I’ve accepted my imperfections but I’ve also learned a few tricks for faking flawless skin to use when I need a little extra help. Here are my favorite 5 tips:<p><b>1. The Benefit</b> …

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Are You Applying Makeup in the Right Order?

There is a natural order to accomplishing most anything in life: Lather, rinse, repeat. Love, marriage, baby in a carriage. High school, college, job …

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Building Your Kit Part 13: How To Create the Perfect Lipstick Collection

It all starts with lipstick, the most basic yet also the most exciting of all makeup products. The combination of waxes, pigments, emollients, and …

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5 Multitasking Products You Didn't Know You Needed, But Will Fall In Love With

My beauty routine is all about simplicity. The less I have to do, the better—which means I need hardworking multitaskers that tackle many steps all at once. Packed with natural ingredients and anti-aging elements, these must-haves all repair damage, prevent future woes, and nourish skin and hair in quick, one-step applications. Now I definitely have time for that, and I know you’ll be reaching for them too!<p>1. Keratherapy Daily Smoothing Cream. Flat irons, curling irons, blowouts—I subject my …

How To: Find Your Undertone

We’ve all been there: You’re testing foundation after foundation, trying to find the right color. But no matter what shade you pick up, it looks a little bit off—too ashy, too peachy, too sallow—and nothing feels juuust right.<p>If this sounds like you, we’re willing to bet that you’ve overlooked a crucial step in your quest for the perfect shade: finding your undertone. Once you’ve determined whether your skin has a pinkish or yellowish cast, you’ll be able to find the perfect shade for <i>all</i> your …

Sound Advice On Revamping Your Beauty Routine From 4 Experts

Whenever a big season change comes around, we know it’s time for us to overhaul our daily regimens. Which is why we asked some of beauty’s best to share their tips on how we should shake things up with our regularly scheduled beauty lineup. From how to protect your skin to the trick for scoring the longest lashes ever, here’s the insider advice that you won’t want to miss:<p><b>1. Try Going Natural</b><p>This fall at New York Fashion Week, we asked Juice Beauty founder Karen Behnke to tell us her big …

3 Ways to Save Time Getting Ready: Videos of the Month

<i>We spend a lot (read: an almost embarrassing amount) of time on YouTube. We’re always searching for new tutorials, unboxings, hauls—really anything fun. This month, we came across some time-saving tutorials that we just had to share. From nails to hair, these videos will have you looking good faster than you can say Birchbox.</i><p>There is just <i>never</i> enough time to let your nails fully dry. Cutepolish saves the day with the five tips that will take you from wet to set in a flash.<p>Shaving a couple …

Cool Gadgets That Will Upgrade Your Beauty Regimen

1 of 12<p>JFC10 John Frieda Volume Curls 1 1/2” Curling Iron<p>1 ½ inch curling iron is the one to have in your hair tool cabinet, but make sure it's one …

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3 Ways To Wear Colored Mascara

Colored eye makeup is everywhere. From runways to driveways, women everywhere are rocking blue eyeliner and purple eyeshadows (albeit some more …

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