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Fashion throwback: Diana Ross’ iconic party looks

American soul singer and 1970s icon, Diana Ross’s first performances were accompanied by brilliant stage outfits designed by Bob Mackie. Whether she …

Diana Ross

8 Skin-Care Ingredients That Actually Work

There’s no magic bullet, but these should do the trick<p>As a 20-something, anti-aging skin care has been off and on my mind for a little while now. Not enough to make a big deal about it, but enough to pick up a new hydrating serum and start to actually wear sunscreen. But the thing I've learned from …

The NYLON Guide To Helsinki

Get to know Finland!<p>Confession: Before I started regularly visiting Finland, the only thing I knew about its capital was that it was the namesake for the band Architecture in Helsinki and, I dunno, it snows there? But it turns out AiH are actually Australian, and Finnish summers are equally as …

7 Outfit Ideas to Copy From Instagram This Week

Inspo from the week's best blogger looks.<p>In need of some fresh outfit inspiration? Check back each week as we round up styling tips to take from the best blogger looks spotted on Instagram. From the perfect spring jackets to layering 101, 7 Insta-friendly outfits worth recreating from the week.

Fashion Week

Why Meandering Through Madrid Should Be on Your Travel Bucket List

Photographer Sharon Zobali took to the sidewalks of one of Spain's most historic cities.<p>The capital of Spain's expansive elegance is rich in art, architecture and is apt for those with an appetite for architecture, shopping, sightseeing and some of the best in Spanish cuisine. Here, 26 photos …

European Travel

33 Celebrity Brunette Shades We Love

The best dark hair in Hollywood.<p>The beauty of brown hair is its gorgeous versatility. An earthy base can be transformed into a glossy espresso, lightened to a warm honey, tinted red, or turned ombré. Click through our edit of the prettiest brunettes to get inspired before your next color …

Hairstyling

How Acupuncture Cured One Woman's Acne

Imagine this: You’re lying on your stomach or back. Someone gently prods points on your body looking for a tender spot, then swiftly taps in a thread-thin needle before slowly working it deeper, a millimeter at a time. Muscles ache and release, tingles go up and down your limbs. Occasionally it …

90 Things to See and Do in New York City

New York City may not actually be that big, but with as many stores, restaurants, museums and attractions that are packed into every block of every borough, it certainly does feel huge. Sifting through it all, especially if you're just in town for a while, can be a daunting task. To help weed …

The Actual Procedures Celebrities Get To Look Flawless Without Makeup

It's half genetics, half a great doctor.<p>The no-makeup movement raises a lot of questions. Is it a feminist statement? Is it brave? Should we praise women that denounce makeup? And while those questions are still being debated, more and more celebrities are publicly stripping off their makeup. …

Skin Care

“You’ve Got to Stay Interesting,” and More Life Advice from 87-Year-Old Supermodel China Machado

The first thing you need to know about China Machado and her endless enthusiasm for fashion? “I’m crazy, you’ve got to understand this,” says the 87-year-old industry legend, and the model’s landmark career has seen her evolve from being Europe’s premiere runway star and Richard Avedon’s frequent …

Where to Eat Classic British Food in London

For too long, British food has turned the other cheek. It has pretended not to hear the snickering from continental Europe, breathing gibes about mushy peas. It has looked coolly on while travelers sought to confirm the myths of the bland and the beige, holding up specimens from the meanest pubs as …

An Outdoor Enthusiasts’ Guide to Hong Kong

With enough skyscrapers to make Manhattan look like Amish country, Hong Kong is rarely a destination people think of when they’re planning a healthy holiday. Although, with nearly 80 percent of its territory covered by parkland and hundreds of beaches and hiking trails to explore, it wouldn’t be …

Yoyo Cao Is Putting Southeast Asian Style on the Map

If ever you’ve seen a street style photograph of Singapore designer and fashion entrepreneur Yoyo Cao, then you’ll have noticed a certain deft ability to layer the impossible. An oversize mesh bell-sleeved top seamlessly slips under a sinuous cobalt blue pantsuit one day, while Marques ‘ Almeida’s …

These Are the Most Beautiful Bars and Restaurants Around the World

Where to eat and drink in stunning surroundings<p>Great restaurants are loved for more than just their food. Interior design plays an important part in the overall dining experience, which is why the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards celebrate stunning eating and drinking spaces each year.<p>The 2016 award …

Hospitality

14 Places Most Affected by Climate Change

Visit now, before these sites disappear.<p>As ice caps melt and wildfires rage, scientific assertions that climate change is occurring at a rate faster than formerly expected have become manifest in locales around the world. The effects of global warming have put many of the world’s prime travel …

Climate Change

How to Exfoliate Based on Your Skin Type

Exfoliating is key to getting soft, radiant skin. But that doesn’t give you license to scratch and scrub your face until it feels tighter than a …

13 Trendy Engagement Ring Manicure Ideas

Congratulations, you said "yes!" There's nothing more exciting than having your true love get down on one knee and offer you an engagement ring. But of course, now you're thinking about the engagement ring manicure! From announcing your new fiancé status, to your engagement party and all the …

The 19 Most Beautiful Places In The World Are Hidden In America

Europe is great and Asia is awesome, but the song says <i>America</i> the beautiful.<p>These hidden places prove you don't need to spend big bucks and make a transatlantic trek-- the world's most beautiful wonders have been here all along, right in your American backyard.<p><b>Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone</b> …

23 Latin American Destinations That Prove There's A Lot More To See Than Rio And Buenos Aires

It's no secret that Latin America houses many of this planet's most jaw-dropping destinations. Spotlight countries such as Brazil continue to be among our favorites due to the beautiful beaches, cities and colonial sights that easily captivate those who find themselves in constant wanderlust.<p>You …

Is this Britain’s most beautiful view?

One view of Salisbury Cathedral has inspired countless artists, including the celebrated Romantic John Constable, who painted it many times. But is it really Britain’s finest vista?<p>After the sudden death of his wife, John Constable painted what has been called “one of the masterpieces of British …

Scotland

The Most Overrated and Underrated Destinations in Asia

If you went on a backpacking trip through Asia a few years ago, you might've been lucky enough to find a special beach to call your own. There lie …

4 Easy Tricks To Upgrade Your Beauty Look

Some days, you wake up feeling like it's any other day. You go about your usual beauty look, whether it's glowing cheeks or a textbook cat-eye, …

This Contouring Hack Will Save You So Much Money

As the unofficial contouring guru here at Refinery29, I've tried just about every type of face-sculpting product out there, from basic powders to …

Benzoyl Peroxide Vs. Salicylic Acid

I love my dermatologist. Really. But, put acne and a trustworthy doctor together and you'll find yourself with a long list of potential remedies to …

Booking an Airport Nap: What It's Really Like to Use a Snooze Cube

I've always wondered what it would be like to be able to sleep on command. As a frequent traveler, passing out at the exact moment I'd like to is easily the one super power I would pick if had the chance.<p>I rarely sleep soundly on the road, and I'm constantly looking for new ways to fight jet lag. …

Going for gold: the world's most outrageously bling-tastic hotels

Top 10 transport apps for smarter travel

Whether you’re planning journeys, buying tickets or claiming compensation, there are apps to help. Guardian Technology’s Stuart Dredge has the lowdown<p><b>Citymapper</b><br>Android / iOS – Free<p>People who use Citymapper will happily rave about its qualities, and they are justified. It’s the best app for …

Apps

NYC's Next-Level Vegetarian Spots

Vegetarian restaurants need not only apply to <i>actual</i> vegetarians. In fact, NYC boasts some veggie-centric spots that are so delectable that they keep …

Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown Is Your Next Fashion Obsession

And she's only 12 years old.<p>The recent craze over Netflix's <i>Stranger Things</i> has put some talented young actors under the spotlight—namely Millie Bobby Brown, the 12-year-old who plays the show's unlikely supernatural heroine Eleven (El, for short). Now that she's shown off her acting chops, Brown is …

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