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How Your Food Impacts Your Vagina

Get ready for seriously surprising intel.<p>Ever nosh on asparagus to have your hoo-ha—and we're not just talking your pee—smell funny? Well, that's one way to think about that whole "you are what you eat" connection. And it turns out, for women, it's a pretty important one.<p>Healthy vaginas have a …

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The Best Morning Skin-Care Routine

Start your day on the right beauty foot with these tips.<p><i>This article was written by Erika Stalder and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>Forget freaks and vampires: When it comes to beauty rituals, it’s our inner princesses who come out at night. It’s then that we languidly soak in tubs of …

30 Benefits of Coconut Oil

There is a magical component that exists in the world, and the best thing about it, is that it's a natural one! Yes, coconut oil does wonders and …

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Health breakfast that are cheap, easy and YUM.

Fitting in breakfast in the morning can be hard, and fitting in a delicious AND healthy breakfast can be even harder.<p>It’s a message that’s hammered …

8 Surprising Uses for Tea Tree Oil at Home

Tea tree oil (or malaleuca if you're fancy) is widely thought to have antimicrobial and antiseptic properties. While many people use it for health & …

18 Amazing Beauty Tricks With Coconut Oil

Discover the natural beauty benefits of coconut oil for your hair, skin, and face.<p>Let's work backward. When you think about the health benefits of coconut oil, we're going to guess that the last thing that comes to mind is rubbing the edible plant grease all over your face. Or your arms. Or coconut …

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Q&A: What's Better For Your Skin: Face Wipes or Cleansers?

An expert weighs in on this lazy-girl swap.<p><b>The question:</b> Sometimes it seems way too difficult to wash your face—especially when it's so easy to just grab a face wipe instead. When it comes to everyday use, what's better for your skin: face wipes or facial cleansers?<p><b>The expert:</b> Board-certified …

The 11 Cutest Beauty Products

We've never been ones to judge a book by its cover, but if the cover happens to be particularly adorable, it becomes all the more enticing. The same …

The Best Beauty Products for Blue Eyes

Calling all blue-eyed beauties. Do you know how special you are? Only about 17% of the US population has blue eyes. How lucky are you? Now how to …

9 Beauty Products That Will Instantly Transport You To The Beach

It's cold. It's dreary. It feels like wind tunnels of doom are around every single corner. To put it simply, the freezing gloom that is the dead of winter doesn't exactly inspire confidence that warmer weather is only weeks away.<p>Fear not! Creating an oceanfront, spa-like oasis in the comfort of …

17 Incredible Beauty Products That Cost Less Than $5

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Sleeping Beauty: 4 Products for Your Best Rest

It turns out a good night's sleep comes in chic bottles and jars.<p>It turns out a good night's sleep comes in chic bottles and jars. Put down your phone and get ready to unwind in glamour with these products.

12 Life-Changing Ways to Use Eyeliner to Create Smoky Eye Makeup

Admit it: You have tons of colored eyeliner and no idea what to do with it.<p>If you don't have any shadow on hand or have a bunch of colored liners you have no idea what to do with, fret not. With these easy tricks, you can get the look of shadow using just liner. Makeup artist Gigi Shaker shows you …

See the Prettiest Grammys Beauty Moments Ever---Beyonce's Gorgeous Red Lip Included

Although we have another week before the 2015 Grammy Awards, our minds are already racing trying to predict the daring beauty looks that will strut …

44 International ELLE Editors Pick the Best Beauty Products of the Year

See which products made the cut at this year's International Beauty Awards<p>The votes are in! For our annual International Beauty Awards, editors from 44 ELLE editions around the world tested every beauty product on Earth to find the best-performing formulas. Here, editors praise the winning picks

9 Beauty Habits That Give You Wrinkles

Cut them out now to save your skin later.<p><i>By Aly Walansky for</i> Daily Makeover<p>Wrinkles are a part of aging—and life. While we know to expect wrinkles as we get older, some of the battle has nothing to do with age. Your beauty routines and habits can impact wrinkling as well. See the bad habits that …

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Cheery Candy Cane Cupcakes

These are super festive and fun for the holidays. Full of peppermint, what's not to love?<p>Candy cane cupcakes are super festive and fun for the holidays. Full of peppermint, everyone will adore them!<p>My son is obsessed with candy canes. I honestly don’t understand it because I keep a fair amount of …

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14 Hair & Makeup Looks We'll Never Forget From 2014

We can all agree that when it comes to the best and worst beauty looks of 2014, celebrities <i>definitely</i> took more risks.<p>Whether it was the necessary shedding of layers (ahem, Kim Kardashian's "natural" hair and makeup) or experimenting with wacky hair colors (yeah, we're looking at you Jena Malone …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Seriously, give savory oats a chance.<p>Oatmeal is a breakfast favorite, and for good reason: It helps curb appetite (keeping you full until lunch), decreases risk for both colon cancer and high cholesterol and is incredibly easy to whip up in the morning.<p>You may be accustomed to spooning up a hearty …

Triple Style Alert! Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, and Kris Jenner Hit the Airport in High Fashion

The family that coordinates their travel wear together, stays together! Well, that certainly seems to be true in the case of the Kardashian-Jenner …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of …

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Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …

7 Reasons to Spend Your Holidays in Paris

The City of Lights now has as much seasonal charm as London or New York. Here's how to enjoy it.<p>The City of Lights now has as much seasonal charm as London or New York. Here's how to enjoy it.

Slow Cooker Chipotle Chicken Chili

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Sunday! Plug in and chill out on what’s supposed to be the laziest day of the week.</i><p>This rich, smoky chili is a family-pleaser …

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Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

Secrets To Better Sleep

Struggling to fall asleep? Or can't seem to stay asleep? Read on for simple tips on how to catch a few more z's for a restful night.<p>We've all heard it before: If you're having a hard time sleeping, you need to adopt a perfectly monastic lifestyle, free of any and all indulgences. No caffeine. No …

The Secret Ingredient for Healthier Skin

No, it’s not a miracle cream—in fact, it won’t cost you a thing<p>Sleeping Beauty was definitely onto something: Skimping on sleep can wreak major havoc on your skin, according to a new study commissioned by Estée Lauder.The research, conducted by the University Hospitals Case Medical Center in …

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I am in love with this loft apartment. It is the home of photographer Margrethe Myhrer (Jo featured her work here), her boyfriend Henrik and their …