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How To Contour Your Face

The definitive guide to defining your features.<p>Contouring has come a long way in the last few years. Where once palettes full of taupe and nude shades were the purview of professional makeup artists, nowadays it’s hard to call your makeup kit complete without at least one contouring cream. The …

4 Innovative Ways to Tie a Chic Summer Sarong

28 Gorgeous DIY Hairstyles

Still rocking a rotation of hair down, in a bun held together by two pencils, and a side braid? Us too, and it’s about time we mix things up! We’ve scoured the web for the hottest summer hairstyles, from beachy waves to top knots, with a whole lot of braids in between. Be sure to let us know which …

Hairstyling

5 Ponytails to Wear Now

We round up the latest ways to pull together this look<p>From high-and-mighty to tastefully teased, this tried-and-true hairstyle found itself revamped and recharged on the fall 2013 runways. Here, we round up the latest ways to pull together this look.

Dangerous Times As Energy Sources Get Costlier To Extract

Remember the term “peak oil”? With all the oil now available from oil shale, tar sands, and other new sources, many analysts assume that the old talk of peak oil has been proven dead wrong. They buttress this conclusion with statistics showing decreased per capita oil usage, a signal, they say, of …

The Only Pancake Recipe You'll Ever Need

Breakfast just got so much better.<p>When it comes to pancakes, you don't want to mess around. Pancakes are great. They make breakfast a more exciting meal. They even make our weekends just a little more special. So if you churn out a subpar batch of pancakes, the day is definitely a little sadder. …

12 Of Our Favorite Cupcake Recipes

Gallery12 Of Our Favorite Cupcake Recipes<p>Last year we gave you 10 beautiful cakes to make for your spring celebrations (graduations, weddings, showers, and the like).<p>But sometimes you need something that's easy to eat one-handed, or you're cooking for youngins' (kids love cupcakes, always have, …

Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

These super moist Valentine's Day-perfect cupcakes are topped with a luxurious white chocolate cream cheese frosting.<p><b>Notes:</b> Don't skip the step of stirring the baking soda into the vinegar first, or the cupcakes will over-rise. If the frosting is too loose to frost, chill briefly until …

Cappuccino Cupcakes Recipe

Dead simple and a coffee fiend's dream come true, these cupcakes start with a base of fragrant espresso cake and a light "foam" frosting made of Swiss meringue and subtly flavored with milk powder. And if you're really feeling fancy, you can even draw a little latte art on top!<p><b>Note</b>: If you are …

The Perfect Elevator Pitch to Land a Job

If you’re looking for a job, one of the first tasks on your to-do list should be crafting an ideal “elevator pitch.” It’s the 30-second speech that …

Mango & Coconut Ice Cream Macaron Sandwich