Claire Travis

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3 New (& Amazing) Bun DIYs

We know, we know — you can't reinvent the wheel. But you <i>can</i> give it a much-needed makeover — and that's exactly what we've done to the classic bun. …

Study: 10 Percent of U.S. Youths Cause Sexual Violence

Females are just as likely to be perpetrators as males.<p><b>When you think rapist, you probably think of an adult male lurking in an alley and preying upon young women.</b><p><b>Not so fast, according to a new study published in today's JAMA Pediatrics that overturns many commonly held beliefs about sexual</b> …

Beauty Startups You Need To Know About

We live in an exciting time, when we can do a lot with social tools and smartphones. The innovative founders of these four companies drew inspiration …

Startups

Beauty Tips and Tricks That'll Change Your Life—Promise!

At Lipstick.com, we love a genius hair, makeup, nail, or skin care tip that makes our beauty routine faster, easier, and/or better. Here, a roundup of some of our favorite pieces...

The Shampoos and Conditioners ELLE Editors Stock Up On

Let's get back to basics. The simple wash, rinse, and repeat. We're talking about the classic shampoos and conditioners that some of our finest manes on staff use. Here, ELLE.com editors weigh in on the secret to silkiness, protecting the impulsive dye job, and minimizing the frizz without …

You Might Be Ruining Your Skin In Your Sleep

We don’t have to tell you that sleep is important. We know that when we don’t get enough rest or when we snooze poorly, we wake up cranky and snarly …

What fruits can whiten teeth, help get rid of acne acne, and fix split ends? Get our natural beauty tricks.

Fruit stands may stick around only for the summer, but beauty is always in season! The next time you head to the farmer’s market, keep in mind that …

The 10 Cheapest Cities In The World

When I was in Nicaragua in 2011, I had a friend who was renting a room with her boyfriend in Managua.<p>They each paid $25 per month for rent. The bus ride to their job cost 10 American cents.<p>Point being: There are places in the world where your dollar can go a very long way.<p>This is important. If …

Black Sea

Why I Love the Upper East Side

I’ll just say it: I love the Upper East Side.<p>I’ve heard grumbles and witnessed eye-rolls from people who see it as the land of <i>Gossip Girl</i> and old-money families — and those who think the far East Side is for recent college grads sharing studio apartments.<p>While there’s truth to every stereotype, the …

France's 10 Most Enchanting Towns

It's no surprise that France has long held the title as the world's most-visited country. From the artistic legacy of Paris and the glamour of the Riviera to the legendary cuisine of Provence, France's historic and cultural treasures have made it a perennial favorite among international travelers. …

European Travel

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

Obamacare: The Great Experiment Begins

More than three years after President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, some of the big changes in the nation’s health-delivery system that the legislation mandated are about to go into effect. With the pro and anti forces already claiming victory, there’s a lot …

Simple & Inexpensive Tricks to Make Your Home Look Sophisticated

My home is my sanctuary, my little slice of peace and quiet. In true European spirit, I love to rent -- the American Dream to me has nothing to do with a mortgage. I am a fan of smaller spaces (my apartment is about 1,300 square feet), I love anything old, including old buildings (the row house I …

Home Decorating

Messy Hair Style - Dirty Hair Easy Styling Tips

Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel Is So Charming in This New Film, It Kind of Makes You Forget Where You Are for a Sec

If you're feeling kind of blah on this Wednesday afternoon, I have the perfect pick-me-up in the form of Keira Knightley starring as Coco Chanel in a new film directed by Karl Lagerfeld! See, aren't you already feeling a little better at the mention of Chanel? Thought so.<p>Let me set the scene: The …