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8 Travel-Sized Toiletries ELLE Editors Never Vacation Without

You don't have to check a bag to keep up with your beauty routine on vacation. Travel smart with ELLE's favorite TSA-approved minis. Our editors discuss a solid solution to toiletry spills, how to "revive limp plane hair," and the genius trick to refreshen that "slightly grimy" southbound feeling. …

Hair

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 …

Meet Blake Lively's Bestie and New Orleans' Most Badass Artist, Ashley Longshore

Photo: Ashley Longshore<p>When Blake Lively first walked into artist Ashley Longshore's New Orleans studio years ago, the actress was immediately taken with her large-scale, fashion-inspired creations. (Audrey Hepburn, Kate Moss, and Hermès make regular appearances in the painter's work.) "She has a …

Audrey Hepburn

Fashion Blogger Admits to Photoshopping Her Body

In an attempt to lift the veil of perfectionism in the bloggersphere.<p>Don't believe everything you see—that's the takeaway from a fashion blogger's most recent post, where she revealed that she often Photoshops her images for her website. Dana Suchow, the New York-based face behind the blog Do The …

Photo Manipulation

Malaria drug could prevent liver cancer

A cheap anti-malarial drug could prevent liver cancer, scientists at University College London have discovered, offering hope for hundreds of thousands who are at risk of the disease<p>An over-the-counter malaria pill could prevent liver cancer and shrink established tumours, British scientists have …

Cancer

lnside the mysterious Yamal crater

Scientists are back from a first exploration of the strange crater on the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia. Curiouser and curiouser.<p>The mysterious …

Earth Science

Spell it Out: Lulu Frost's CODE Words Collection

The designer debuts a new jewelry collection with a lot to say...<p>Forget Carrie Bradshaw-inspired nameplate necklaces, there's a new way to spell out your favorite words with jewelry. Lulu Frost's new collection, CODE Words, allows wearers to create their own jewelry pieces (and send a message), …

Jewelry

An Appreciation of the Magical Waters of Mozambique

A writer visits the coast of Mozambique, where the ocean holds one of the richest aquatic biological zones on the planet.<p>The sea is the best highway along the edge of Mozambique, and some of the watercraft sailing among the islands here carry fishermen from local villages. Some carry Tanzanian …

A Guided Tour of Your Camera's Viewfinder

You look through your viewfinder, and you take pictures. Sounds simple, right? The viewfinder on your camera is not just an interface between you and …

Hints To Longevity Found In Blood Of 115-Year-Old Woman

She maintained clear cognition until near the end of her life.<p>Born in 1890, Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper died at the age of 115 in 2005, leaving her body to science. Until very close to her death, she remained in relatively good health and cognition, and was for example able to carry on a …

17 Best Ponytails Of All Time

A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone from tennis players to royals.<p>We are always looking for fashionable ways of keeping our hair out of our faces during these unbearable summer days. A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone …

Hair

Why Are These EDM Giants Suing Michelle Phan?

Photo: Via @michellephan.<p><b>Update:</b> Michelle Phan's legal team has issued the following statement. "Ultra’s lawsuit against Michelle Phan lacks any …

Vanishing point: five ways to become invisible

Here's how you could become invisible in the middle ages: grind up an owl's eye with a ball of beetle dung and some olive oil, and rub it all over your body. There's no record that this method was ever tried, so I guess we don't actually know if it works. But it's a relief that modern science and …

The Best Dog Treats — Straight From The Canines Of R29

There are plenty of tastemakers roaming the halls at R29 HQ. But, none quite as revered as the four-legged friends who occasionally make a guest …

Pets

For Your BFF: 16 Grown-Up Friendship Bracelets

BaubleBar<p>$28; baublebar.com<p>Stella & Bow<p>$38; stellaandbow.com<p>Shashi<p>$68; anthropologie.com<p>Cruciani<p>$18 each; crucianic.com<p>Iwona Ludyga<p>$79; …

Fashion Grandpas: The Most Adorable Internet Thing Since Cats

Do you have a fashion grandpa? Here are three easy ways to tell: He openly side-eyes young whippersnappers who never wear a blazer or a hat. He'd …

Dallas Buyers Club

At a time when the most highly prized trophy in the art world is a private museum with your name on it, the latest undertaking by two Texas collectors, Howard Rachofsky and Vernon Faulconer, seems downright modest. Together, they have transformed an 18,000-square-foot -furniture-storage facility in …

Why I'm Glad I Never Learned How To Use Makeup

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on May 26.</i><p>I still remember walking through the halls of my high school, glancing …

Middle School

Christian Louboutin FIT Commencement Speech at FIT, 2014

FIT students had the pleasure of hearing the king of red soles, Christian Louboutin, deliver their commencement speech on Thursday (though the designer charmingly admitted he only learned the premise of the traditional address being "an ending but also a beginning" the day prior).<p>There to receive …

Canon Australia Knocks it Out of the Park With Stunning #WhatDoYouSee Promo

Nothing like starting hump day off with some visual inspiration, and this promo video, released by Canon Australia earlier this week, certainly fits …

What's Right Meow: These Cat Goods Are Just Plain Purrfect

This week we're channeling our feline fancy with a look at some kitty-themed items at Storenvy, the online marketplace and shop builder that …

Songza now cues up the blues when it rains

Songza has always been about the feels — about finding the right music to match any moment, whether it's waking up on a Sunday morning, pre-gaming in your apartment with friends, or moping over a breakup. The service even offers a "3 AM Airport" station that provides relevant jams for when you're …

Songza Inks Deal With Weather Company To Integrate Rain Or Shine Into Your Music Playlists

Songza, the app that brings music to you instead of forcing you to hunt for it, today announced a deal with The Weather Company to integrate weather data into the app.<p>As it stands now, Songza uses the day, time, device type, your location, and your past behavior to deliver you expertly curated, …

The rebirth of Italian fashion

Since its glamorous 1950s heyday, when Hollywood stars were snapped in Rome and Florence wearing sharp tailoring, Italian fashion has declined into conformity, and old age. But could all that be about to change?<p>• The Glamour of Italian Fashion – in pictures<p>There is a photograph of Elizabeth Taylor …

From Beanies to Bikinis, We're Pawing Over This New Fashion Line for Pups

Good news for all those fashion-obsessed pooches (and their equally stylish owners) out there: American Eagle Outfitters has just announced their new …

Insider Tips on How to Spot a Fake Handbag

Buying on sites like eBay can be a great alternative, if you know how to do it the right way.<p>How often do you scour the Internet searching for an amazing, gently used bag? A couple hundred dollars less than the one in stores, you think. And you're right! But the great fear is that you'll fall in …

Louis Vuitton

Photo of Teary-Eyed Neil Armstrong Taken Right After He First Walked on the Moon

Here’s a small piece of history that’ll get you going and inspired to take on the week: a photo of Neil Armstrong taken only moments after he …

Powerful Short Film ‘ReMoved’ Takes You On the Emotional Journey of a Foster Child

I hope you have some tissues nearby, because this short film by Nathanael Matanick, known better as “Heschle,” makes the term “tear-jerker” seem …

What Would the World Look Like If the Air Were Truly Transparent?

For the purposes of this question, I’m going to assume that “truly transparent” means that air and its constituents are no longer able to absorb and …