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What my French doctor prescribed for me in the way of sex

“Do you orgasm every time you have sex?” asks my elderly Parisian gynecologist with a straight face and a heavy French accent. I wait for the punch …

Delaying motherhood by freezing eggs could harm birth chances

A new study suggests that the freezing or thawing process in cryopreservation may damage eggs and could reduce a women’s chance of becoming a mother<p>Delaying motherhood by freezing eggs could harm the chance of having a successful birth, a new study suggests, despite widespread calls for more women …

How to Make Money With Resale and Consignment Sites and Apps

Carrie Bradshaw's classic quip about liking her money where she can see it (hanging right in her closet) might have been said with a hint of sarcasm, but there's actually some truth behind it. Ever since the first rummage sale back in the 1800s (organized by shipyards clearing out unclaimed cargo), …

Selling

#BeautySchool: How to Wear Matte Lipstick in the Summer

Makeup artist Tom Pecheux on ditching your lip gloss.<p><b>Question: What's the best way to wear the matte lipstick trend from the runway this summer?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> Most of us hear 'summer makeup' and think waterproof mascara, liquid bronzer and shiny, popsicle-hued lip tints and glosses. Not makeup artist Tom …

16 Tips to Make You Oh-So Photogenic

With wedding season in full swing, there are bound to be cameras around. And while it’s safe to say we all probably remember our worst photo sesh faux pas, from closed eyes to a double chin, there’s no need to deal with that nonsense this summer. The solution? Take some advice from models, …

I Tried to Get in Killer Shape in Just Two Weeks

With no crash diets and no cleanses, just clean living and working out.<p>Last summer, a handful of rainy Saturdays and another handful of wedding-filled weekends kept my California-raised self uncharacteristically away from the beach—and part of me was relieved. The few times I made it to the shore, …

13 Beauty Products That Have Stood the Test of Time

Go back to basics with these cult classics that are still going strong decadeseven centurieslater.<p>A healthy sense of skepticism is recommended when it comes to the cult followings of tween boy bands and Catskills communes. Not so for beauty products. Generations of women have given these classics …

Perfect Skin Secrets: The Oil-Happy Facialist

Celebrity facialist Sonya Dakar shares her secrets to flawless skin.<p><b>Who she is:</b> Sonya Dakar<p><b>What she's known for:</b> Dakar has been touting the benefits of face oils and using them on her clients for decades: "It's the quickest way to an instant glow," she says.<p><b>Her clients:</b> Gwyneth Paltrow, Drew …

14 Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram

Whether you're looking into a full redesign or just need an idea for what to do with that empty corner, these interior designers serve up little snippets of inspiration daily—hit that follow button now.<p>Whether you're looking into a full redesign or just need an idea for what to do with that empty …

From Good to Greatist: The Health and Happiness Site Joins Flipboard

Greatist is about what it sounds like: content to help readers be their best—healthier, happier and their greatest selves. But it’s also an ideology, …

Happiness

10 Lies Fashion Girls Tell

"I have nothing to wear!"<p><b>1. These shoes are so comfortable.</b> Your feet are covered in blisters but you'd rather go down in flames than admit that your gorgeous shoes are killing you slowly. Is there anywhere to sit down…?<p><b>2. I don't follow trends.</b> <i>*Googles 'How to get Cara Delevingne's eyebrows, then</i> …

Quaint Fishing Village Reine Will Make You Want To Run Off To Norway Immediately

Have you ever felt the urge to escape it all, run off to Norway and hole up in a converted red fisherman's cottage?<p>No, you have not? Perhaps that's because you haven't seen Reine, the Norwegian fishing village with an estimated population of just about 300. The village is nestled in the Lofoten …

The 8 worst foods for your skin and how they're aging you

You know that fried foods aren't great for your body or your skin, but do you know which ingredient in most of the things you eat is the most aging …

Skin Care

Loulou de la Falaise: The Legend

Although she is best known as the longtime muse of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, Loulou de la Falaise had a signature aesthetic that was all her own. “Loulou was a walking art piece,” writes Marisa Berenson in <i>Loulou de la Falaise,</i> a new book published by Rizzoli. “I always remember her as …

11 Mascara and Eyeliner Secrets That Will Change Your Beauty Routine

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week, Nina Leykind, creative director and founder of cult-fave makeup brand Eyeko reveals her eyeliner and mascara secrets for perfect eyes, every time—including the look she and her team created for super stylish brand</i> …

14 Spot-on Fall Style Tips From Banana Republic's Marissa Webb

It's all about proportion. And borrowing from the boys.<p>Next week, Banana Republic debuts its new fall collection. Dubbed "The New BR," the fall campaign showcases a new kind of a Banana girl: One who's a bit more modern, edgier, and chicer than we're used to. The brand's new creative director, …

It's Fall! It's Time for Fall Beauty and Makeup Trends

Makeup and beauty products may be the easiest way to update your look and style every season. Even if you stick to a pared-down routine for your hair, nails, makeup and skincare, it's the kind of details that can stand out no matter what the season. With winter rolling around, it also means a …

24 Unexpected Wedding Looks from NYFW

From candy-colored tulle to floral confections, the Spring 2015 runway showcased gowns fit for the ultimate fashion bride.<p>From modern jumpsuits to ethereal skirts and vibrant ball gowns, the runways showcased designs that would inspire even the most traditional bride to develop a look all her own. …

15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

How to Tell a Designer Handbag Is Real When Shopping at a Consignment Shop

Shopping secondhand at a consignment shop is such a fantastic way to find unbelievable deals that I'm always shocked to hear people admit they're too scared or nervous to actually do it. Shoes and clothing are nice, but trust me: Pre-owned designer handbags are where it's at. If you're wondering …

10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.<p><b>1) ColorSchemer</b> Inspired by a photo you took? Create your own color palettes from these photos and save and share them with other COLOURlovers members. Tap the built-in color wheel to explore different shades …

Beauty: oils for oily skin

A friend asked recently if I had any products I'd like tested, but could I ensure nothing contained oil as a beautician had told her she should never allow it near her oily skin. It's frustrating how often I hear such cobblers. Saying any person should avoid all oil is very much like saying one …

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A Month-Long Journey Without Traditional Deodorant

I've smelled my worst during the hottest days of the summer... and I kind of liked it.<p>I decided in the midst of a rainy Fourth of July barbecue that I would no longer use my deodorant. I understand that sounds like the weirdest time to think about the state of my armpits, but sure enough I was …

Life Lessons From Emily Ratajkowski, Part One: Beauty and Diet

Photo: Getty Images<p>A year after she made the world do a triple take with her shoulder-shimmying appearance in Robin Thicke's summer 2013 anthem "Blurred Lines," Emily Ratajkowski's star is still shining. In fact, it's rising. The California beach girl will appear in the much anticipated film …