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How to Use Scotch Tape to Perfect Your Liquid Eyeliner

Luckily, sketching on exotic cat eyes just got a whole lot easier thanks to this one sticky trick.<p>Let's face it: Unless you have a degree in geometry, the steady hands of a surgeon, or an inclination for art, mastering the technique of liquid eyeliner is just plain hard. Luckily, sketching on …

Best Books of Summer 2014

With Memorial Day come the unofficial start of summer—and the yearly scramble to assemble your vacation reading list begins. We've got you covered with the best new books we've read (so far).<p>__1. <i>The Blessings</i> by Elise Juska __<p><i>Remove one branch from the family tree and its whole shape changes. This</i> …

Essie Answers All Our Mani-Related Questions

From the editors at ELLE.com, a chat with the nail polish queen.<p>"If a woman's nails aren't done, she's not totally dressed," says Essie Weingarten. "And, being well-manicured makes us feel good—it's better than any psychiatrist." Weingarten should know—she's the founder and president of Essie …

10 Books Every 20-Something Should Read

Living on your own? Starting your first job? Now what?<p>Navigating your 20s is no easy feat. Between launching a career, nurturing your personal life, and exploring the places you've always dreamed of, daily life can seem equal parts thrilling and discouraging. Fear not—there are tons of wise words …

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The Dark Underbelly of Ballet and Love Exposed

An impressively sure-footed young writer crafts a plangent tale set in ballet's unforgiving orbit<p>Maggie Shipstead's new novel, <i>Astonish Me</i> (Knopf), swaps the privileged world of private-school prepsters that populated her best-selling debut, <i>Seating Arrangements</i>, for the equally rarefied realm of …

An Instagram-Girl Guide to Finding Your Glow

A step-by-step guide to that perfect lit-from-within glow—no filter required.<p>Instagram It girls like Jessica Franklin (better known among her followers as @heygorjess) know their way around a filter. In fact, Franklin says she spends up to 30 minutes using three different apps (VSCO, Snapseed, and …

The Problem with the "Quick Weight Loss" Diet Plan

And how to lose weight the healthy way.<p>Juice cleanses, Atkins, elimination diets, and the mythical "lose ten pounds in two weeks" diet plan. You could probably think of a dozen more options that trainers and fitness gurus have praised as *the* game-changing diet and fitness regimen, but which of …

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7 Foolproof Ways to Always Look Put Together

Some mornings, it can be quite the challenge to get out the door on time (e.g., every Monday morning), let alone look your best. No matter what your …

Gallery of Fame: 'Look at Me!' Art Work

This painting of the R&B singer looms over the upstairs loft of his Atlanta-area home.<p>MACY GRAY<p>Artist Noriyoshi Kudo created this outdoor fountain …

7 High-Intensity Workouts that Take 20 Minutes or LESS

Trust us—they fit into even the busiest schedules<p>We get it. On a scale of zero to 10, your motivation to work out over the holidays ranks a negative two. Plus, who has to time to squeeze in exercise during family time? The answer: you. Here's when high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is super …

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• <b>Author:</b> C.J. Abedi<p>In this YA bestseller, optioned for film by Ridley Scott, the battle between Light and Dark is about to begin.<p>Caroline Ellis' sixteenth birthday sets into motion a series of events that have been fated for centuries. A descendant of Virginia Dare, the first child born in the lost …

7 Day Ab Challenge

Shares 401K<p>Beautifully defined abs are possible for anyone and at any age. For the next 7 days, you will be doing workouts designed to challenge you …