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How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

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Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

Fall's Most Lovely Makeup Palettes

You know what really cramps our style? Our <b>disorganized beauty arsenal</b>, which (despite our best efforts) seems determined to be strewn about our …

Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot And More Celebrities Who Taught Us All About Cat-Eye Liner

Cat-eye liner is one of the most classic looks in beauty history. Actresses, including Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren and Brigitte Bardot played a prominent role in making the cat-eye relevant. And music icons such as Nina Simone, Diana Ross and Madonna have all put their own spin on the feminine and …

New Nail Polish News - Designer to Drugstore Trends

Domino Is Coming Back! Domino Is Coming Back!

Photo: Via WWD/Domino.<p>Ever since <i>Domino</i> shuttered in 2009, the shelter-magazine space has never really been the same. True, its bi-yearly special …

8 Makeup Mistakes You're Probably Making

When you're used to doing your makeup a certain way, it's pretty hard to break out of your routine. That is until you catch a glimpse of your reflection in a store window and notice things aren't as they appeared in your bathroom mirror.<p>Whether you got too heavy-handed with the blush or your face …

The Best Concealer For Your Skin Type

You might have heard the popular saying that likens friendships to lingerie: "A good friend is like a bra: hard to find one you're comfortable with, …

Skin Care

Behold! Nate Berkus x Target Fall '13

Summer is coming to a close, but at least you have those epic memories, <i>right</i>? You know — that inspiring trip to South America, where the gilded …

Travel Pretty: This Trend in Beauty Products Is a Travel Must-Have for Men or Women

As a frequent traveler, we all know what it's like to tote favorite grooming and beauty products around the country. TSA-approved containers are available in abundance, but if you're like many who jet about the globe, keeping them filled can be a bit of a hassle. Not only that, if you're not …

Lest We Forget! 5 Apps We Use To Remember Everything

<i>Forget January 1 — for us, this time of year has always been associated with reinvention, renewal, and refinement, even if we aren't going back to</i> …

27 Chic Finds That'll Get You Organized

<b>It's happening, kids.</b> It's almost fall. And we don't know about you, but there's something in the end-of-August air that makes us want to get our …

Friday Rant: Lame Study Suggests Brit Women Lose Fashion Confidence At 42

Do you know what age-appropriate clothing looks like? Nope, we don’t either. In a recent survey, MyVoucherCodes.co.uk asked 1,711 women aged 18-65 …

Found: The Perfect Work Dress

Between the air-conditioned office and a steamy commute, dressing for work during a heat wave can be a challenge — but it's not impossible. Enter: …

Multi-Use Makeup Products I've Known And Loved

I don't know what it is, but I love myself a multiuse makeup product. Ever since I was a kid, I've been enamored by <b>cheek and lip stains, cream</b> …

Leandra Medine Gets Serious (Kinda) About Her Brows

Photo: Via The Man Repeller<p>Leandra Medine is striking for many reasons: her killer style, her chic bob haircut, and her hilariously goofy …

10 Feminine Modcloth Skirts, Perfect for Fall

If you'd asked us a few years ago, we would have said that Modcloth's retro-inspired skirts skewed a little <i>Swing Dancing With The Stars</i> for our …

Overhyped Beauty Products That Are Worth The Hype

As a beauty connoisseur, my shopping excursions are usually dedicated to finding the "perfect product" for my regimen. I enjoy wearing a full face, but I have oily skin, which means it takes a lot of spackle for this girl's face to look presentable when I leave the house.<p>I conduct heavy research …

The Style: What to Wear for Fall

This 83-Year-Old Model Has A Surprising Beauty Secret

As the first non-Caucasian model to be featured in a major fashion magazine, China Machado has observed the industry's evolution for over eight …

You Asked, We Answered: How To Wear A Maxi Skirt In To Fall

It's a sad day when the temps cool down and maxi skirts retire to the depths of our closets. So when one of my followers, Lenka K., tweeted me, “How …

Sooth Your Sore Arches With These Flat, Work-Ready Manolos

If you didn't take our advice about high-tops and was out and about in vertiginous heels all weekend, chances are you're totally regrettin' it. You …

Entertaining? Athena's Must-Know Tips

<i>It's a fact: Athena Calderone is a curator of all things gorgeous. Her breathtaking home decor, delicious recipes, and eye for style inspired her to</i> …

Sandra Bullock Dominates The Best-Dressed List This Week (PHOTOS)

This week's best-dressed stars stunned in florals. Michelle Obama looked ravishing in a black and red printed Tracy Reese dress, while Alexa Chung proved why she is the queen of style in a peplum dress with interesting details.<p>But the real star of the show was Sandra Bullock. We're so used to …

How to Challenge Yourself To Be A Better Photographer

We all want things to be easy, stress free, and effortless. So much in fact we often overlook the benefits of a challenge. To continue improving our …

How to Take Incredible Photographs of Flowers

<i>This is a guest post from Izabela Korwel. Check out Iza's amazing macro photography on her blog, follow her on Twitter, Facebook and also on Google +!</i><p>…

Five Easy Tips for Better Indoor Architectural Photography

There is an art to photographing indoor spaces and truly capturing the essence of their architectural design. Not only does it take a skilled …

A Stack of Photography Links That Just Plain Rock

Join us once again as we enjoy this list of links from Toad Hollow Photography that shares the best tutorials, reviews, special features, …

Do You Follow These Best Practices When Buying a Secondhand Camera?

Whilst the price of digital cameras has fallen dramatically over the last ten years, in the current economic climate, even some base models may be …

How to Reduce Your Depth of Field in Photoshop

If you’re looking to isolate your subject from its environment to create some depth and drama, then reducing your depth of field is an ideal way …