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How to get free refills at Starbucks

As long as you're a rewards member and you don't exit the store after your original order, you qualify for the free refills, according to the coffee chain's policy.<p>There's one catch, however: customers can't select just any drink from the menu for their refill.<p>They must choose between one of …

Coffee

UN chief asks Indonesia not to execute drug convicts

Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, has appealed to Indonesia to stop the planned executions of nine prisoners within days for drug-related crimes.<p>The nine - from Australia, Nigeria, Brazil, Ghana, the Philippines, and Indonesia - have been transported to the high-security prison island of …

Asia

10 RULES POSITIVE PEOPLE LIVE BY

There are several rules to live by. It is up to you to take one that aligns with your values the most. About a year ago I wrote 10 Rules To Live By For Those Who Lead a Life of Wisdom. This year I’d like to focus on positivity and happiness so I have come up with the absolute 10 rules to live by for those who want to live a life filled with positivity.<p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with …

How to Hide a Muffin-Top

After a long winter of cozy sweaters and jackets, there's a chance you've totally forgotten about muffin-top. The horribly named problem, caused by too-tight waistbands that pinch the midsection, can ruin the look of an outfit. The good news? Avoiding it entirely is as easy as knowing what to shop …

Clothing

Want Platinum Blonde Hair Like Kim Kardashian? Get the Details Straight from Her Colorist!

It was the color that launched a thousand memes! Only hours after Kim Kardashian’s pale blonde shade made its debut, the countless Photoshop …

The Weird but Totally Mind-Blowing Skin Care Powers of Turmeric

It's been under our noses all along.<p>Recently, I had one of those <i>where have you been all my life</i> moments. Not with a guy, but with a spice tucked away in my kitchen cabinet that apparently has magical powers for skin.<p>Turmeric, or "haldi," is a deep orange root from India, where it's one of the …

Spring Lips: 4 Colors to Try From Miranda Kerr

Four gorgeous lipstick ideas, brought to you by Aussie supermodel (and face of Escada Joyful) Miranda Kerr.<p><b>Sultry Nude:</b> "Neutral lip color" isn't code for "no lip color"—in fact, the right nude lip can warm up your whole face. If you have pale, cool skin, opt for a pinky nude; if you have an olive …

Beauty

Best Summer Beauty Hacks - Lazy Ways to Look Gorgeous This Summer

This summer, our beauty vibe is basically J.Crew model meets Brigitte Bardot: undone waves with subtle highlights, sun-kissed skin, and a flawless cat eye and red lip—even on the beach. Ha! <i>Just kidding</i>. As always, we daydreamed of such things in April only to realize that frizz + humidity + …

Dry Shampoos So Good You'll Never Want To Wash Your Hair

You don't need water or a blowout to guarantee a good hair day.<p>You don't need water or a blowout to guarantee a good hair day—just one of these dry shampoos. They give fine, limp hair volume, add cool girl texture and actually clean dirty strands.

Hair How-To: The Perfect Ballerina Bun

You don't need to be a prima ballerina to rock a pretty bun on the top of your head. Follow these simple steps and you'll have a polished 'do every time. Compliments guaranteed.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>What You'll Need</b>:A paddle hairbrushTwo hair elasticsA foam hair donutBobby pinsHairspray<p><b>1. Brush hair into</b> …

The 59 Best Celebrity Bob & Lob Haircuts

The timeless cut can be styled so many different ways.<p>Lobs and bobs are short, sophisticated, and surprisingly low maintenance. Click through our favorite short hair inspirations from timeless (Katie Holmes, Miranda Kerr) and elegant (Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lopez) to cool and edgy (Selena …

Can Cellulite be Erased?

Cue the trumpets! The end to puckered skin may be here.<p>Blame the media, blame the mirror, but to have a woman's body in 2014 is to be made utterly aware of all the ways it can be manipulated into being a slightly better body—and bathing suits definitely don't help. The spot-light inevitably turns …

The New Sunscreen Innovators

Shielding skin from the sun is key to not only turn back the clock but also prevent future DNA damage. Before you head to the beach, pool or to spend an afternoon lounging in the park, reach for one of these high-tech skin protectors.<p>Shielding skin from the sun is key to not only turn back the …

Skin Care

How To Ditch A Bad Habit — For Good

Illustrated by Emily Turner.<p><i>Let's face it: Good intentions aside, it's easier to hit the snooze than get out of bed and hit the pavement. So, whether</i> …

The 7 Best Lip Balms of All Damn Time

The only tinted crayons, clear salves, and minty balms I'll ever use.<p>I'm willing to bet that right now, there's an old purse hiding in the back of your closet that's filled with a graveyard of forgotten, lint-covered lip balms (RIP 2007 Lip Smackers). For whatever reason, each of those tubes failed …

Makeup

Drugstore Confidential: Editors' Top Beauty Obsessions

Find out which drugstore products BAZAAR editors can't live without.<p>Here's a secret French women have known for years: the pharmacy has nearly everything you need for great skin, hair and makeup, and at prices that won't leave you feeling <i>pauvre</i>. For similarly chic finds on our shores, we enlisted</i> …

How To Not Fry Your Hair This Summer

Photographed by Erin Yamagata.<p><i>Michael Dueñas, founder & CEO of Hair Room Service, boasts a long list of celebrity clientele that includes Lady Gaga,</i> …

The Happy, Sexy, Skinny, Pill?

Wellbutrin, an antidepressant that can spur weight loss and boost libido, is on everyone's lips. Sari Botton reveals why she's on auto-refill.<p>I was 47 in the winter of 2013 when I went to my doctor seeking an antidepressant but with two firm deal breakers: I wouldn't take any drug that would make …

Got Acne? Rub Some Garlic On It

Photo: Courtesy of Lush.<p><i>Certain beauty products — think NARS blush in Orgasm, Clinique's Black Honey lipstick — are so good, they're practically</i> …

Wedding Beauty Tricks: 3 Tools to Use for Perfect Wedding Day Skin

Models backstage at Temperley London's fall 2014 show got treated to a pore-brush session.<p>My feeling about wedding beauty is that it's at <i>least</i> 50 percent about the good habits you have in the months leading up to the wedding—not just about the hair and makeup you do the day of. Example: Here are a …

Old-Fashioned Beauty Tricks That Still Work

The beauty world thrives on innovation. It seems like there's a new product out every minute that can solve your problems better than anything that's …

10 Skin Fixes From the Fridge

By Rachel Jacoby Zoldan, <i>SELF</i><p>Forget the beauty aisle -- the secret ingredients for glowing, gorgeous skin live right in your kitchen. Simplify your skincare regimen with these 10 delicious "recipes."<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Follow SELF on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SELFmagazine

This Gorgeous Water Filter System Both Looks Good and Does Good

Now that people are really starting to wake up to the ecosystem impact of packaged bottled water (San Francisco even banned the selling of bottled water!), there's no better time to step up your water-filter game. You might think you've heard of all the major water-filter players by now, but there …

Your Glowy Skin Diet

A huge new trend I'm obsessed with? Products made with exotic spices, fruits, and teas. New research has uncovered powerful food-based ingredients that can keep you looking...

The Pretty Skin Diet

When it comes to having a gorgeous complexion, you truly are what you eat.<p>Maintaining a consistent skincare routine that utilizes a powerful mix of anti-agers to reverse as well as prevent future damage is key to having youthful, radiant skin. However, it's not the only link in the quest for …

My Husband Was Kidnapped

Jayne Rager and her husband were living my dream life in Mexico ... until he was kidnapped.As told to Kira Zalan.<p>It was a bright summer morning in June 2007, and my husband and I had just dropped off our three young kids at school down the road from our home in the picturesque town of San Miguel de …

Tea Tree Oil For Your Body: What You Need To Know

It seems that an essential oil craze has been sweeping the nation. You can't even mention coconut oil without hearing how many ways women and men use the product to relieve their bodily woes. So if coconut can have all its glory, it's about time we put the spotlight on another formula.<p>Tea tree oil …

8 Ways to Get Prettier in Your Sleep

Do the term "beauty sleep" justice by following these skin and hair tips from dermatologists.<p>You might think you're off the clock when it comes to your beauty routine while you sleep, but your slumber hours play an important role in how you look. "Beauty sleep is essential for repairing the skin," …