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Tyler Hays’s Many Talents

Tyler Hays may be best known as the founder and head designer of BDDW, the high-end furniture company in SoHo, but he is also a painter and sculptor, and over the years, he has dabbled in everything from music and fashion to bee-keeping and micro-brewing. After recently purchasing a century-old, …

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 …

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6 Brushes Every Woman Needs in Her Makeup Bag

Everyone wants to know the secret to a flawless face. In addition to the right skincare, priming, and base products, the key is proper application, and for that you need the right tools! Professional makeup artists carry extensive brush rolls, but even the most devoted makeup aficionado can be …

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This Delivery Service May Be the Shortcut to French Style, Plus 5 Tips from a Native Parisian

Calling all Francophiles—if you, like us, feel like you're on a never-ending quest to add some French style to your life, you're in luck. Native …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

<b>Rows</b> <br>So much of what we do and how we move involves the muscles on the front of the body—the chest, abs, biceps, etc. But pulling exercises like rows strengthen your back to improve posture and balance out the body. Plus, you'll look that much sexier in halter dresses. The bent-over row uses …

How to Make Bath Bombs for the Spa Lover in Your Life

<i>Welcome to ELLE.com's HoliDIYs, the more festive (and slightly chillier) version of our Summer FriDIYs. Check back every Friday for tutorials on creating homemade gifts that you'll actually want to give (no macaroni necklaces or potpourri in sight).</i><p>If bath bombs are a popular stocking stuffer, it's …

14 Best Hair Masks to Repair Summer Sun Damage

When you've had your fun in the surf and sun, it's time for some hair R&R. Here, a curated list of our top picks that will mend even the most sun-damaged strands.<p>To use a hair mask, or to not use a hair mask, and <i>when</i>? The answer: pretty much once a week, according to most experts. But when you're …

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Oscar de la Renta: Remembering His Words of Wisdom

The late designer was a true inspiration who championed feminism and celebrated the modern, elegant woman.<p>"Fashion is about dressing according to what's fashionable. Style is more about being yourself."<p>"I am not interested in shock tactics. I just want to make beautiful clothes."<p>"You have to walk …

6 New Anti-Aging Products to Try Now

Photo: Gorunway.com<p><i>ELLE's annual roundup of age-defying breakthroughs will have you looking better than your #flashbackfriday from head to toe. Read on to learn about advancements in pore and wrinkle reduction, and an acne treatment that involves—wait for it—gold-dipped glass particles.</i><p><b>Get …

Track Down Your Perfect Fit (and Flatter a Fuller Figure!) with These New Go-To Sites

Love online shopping but hate when items don't fit upon arrival? Us too. And you're in luck because we narrowed down the top sites to help you find …

How-To: Cara Delevingne Brows for the Rest of Us

So you over-tweezed. Brow expert and makeup artist Jo-Anna Lynn of the Sally Hershberger Salon in New York City coaches us through growing them back.<p>Earlier this month, the consumer research group NPD reported a 28 percent increase in eyebrow makeup sales in the past year. (For perspective, overall …

The One Nutrient Everyone Needs

Doctors have long known the health powers of glutathione. But only now can you pop it daily to get its unparalleled benefits.<p>"Glutathione is your body's most powerful antioxidant and detoxifying agent, and it's also something of a well-kept secret," says Dr. Frank Lipman, Integrative and Functional …

An Ode To Halle Berry's Pixie

We're just going to come right out and say it: Halle Berry's pixie cut is THE best in Hollywood.<p>Even though the Oscar-winning actress has experimented with different hairstyles and hair lengths over the years, she always looks amazing with her signature short 'do. Berry agrees, telling HuffPost …

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 …

The Top Pixie Haircuts of All Time

From classic icons to modern muses, these are the celebrities who prove the versatility of the cool cut.<p>From classic icons to modern muses, these are the celebrities who prove the versatility of the cool cut. Plus, see our three favorite and daring ways to style a pixie cut.

10 Wedding Speech Tips for the Maid of Honor

So you don't pull a Kristen Wiig in Bridesmaids.<p>Being a Maid of Honor twice in one year has taught me a lot about wedding speeches: the ins and outs, the pitfalls, and the best ways to prepare. Here are 10 tips I'd like to share with all future bridesmaids/maids of honor for their special moment at …

Sarah Silverman and Jesus Christ Discuss Your Reproductive Rights

Photo: Lady Parts Justice<p>How do you make politics sexy? First, cast a gorgeous, bearded man as Jesus and put him in bed with Sarah Silverman. Next, ask the important questions about women's reproductive rights, over <i>NCIS</i> marathons, hair braiding, and flipping through a picture book of cats in wigs. …

5 Sculpting Moves To Get You Bikini Ready

The countdown to summer has begun. Whether you're suiting up for a quick getaway or undoing the damage of months of hibernation, here are five total body moves that will sculpt you head to toe—fast.<p>Ben Hart, a personal trainer and CEO and founder of Qinetic, an online health and fitness community …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

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Throw a Gorgeous Memorial Day Dinner Party with The Forest Feast

When <i>The Forest Feast</i> (Anthropologie, $35), a new cookbook from Erin Gleeson, landed on our desk, we thought we'd died and went to a very …

Our 10 Favorite Books About Paris

Okay, so a novel set in Paris is not a baguette and a bottle of wine by the Seine with an adorably floppy-haired Frenchman. But reading one (or all) of these 10 books at the beach this summer is the next best thing to a Parisian getaway.<p><i>Me Talk Pretty One Day</i>, David Sedaris<p>Proof that not speaking …

Got Acne? Try Apple Cider Vinegar.

Could the remedy for temperamental skin be a drink rather than a cream?<p>June is Acne Awareness Month, which might normally prompt me to trot out a roundup of blemish-busting products. But while topicals have their place, years of interviewing skincare experts, polling readers, and test-driving …

Finish Your Weekend Right With These Epic Onion Rings

Photo: Courtesy of Joy The Baker.<p><i>We may have Joy the Baker's infamous "Man Bait" Apple Crisp recipe committed to memory, but it's not the only reason</i> …

Princess Charlene's Side-Swept Waves Is Her Best Short Hairstyle... So Far (PHOTOS)

We may never be royals, but Princess Charlene has convinced us that we have a better chance of looking like one.<p>The posh Princess of Monaco attended the Monte-Carlo Boxing Bonanza on Saturday sporting side-swept waves. You're probably wondering how she was able to pull off such a look with her …

Fast and Furious: The New Way To Work Out

When it comes to your body, you get what you give. Luckily, that no longer means hours on the treadmill or double Spin. Celebrity trainer David Kirsch says that quality over quantity is the missing link to reaching your get-fit goals.<p>"First and foremost you need to identify a reasonable realistic …

Perfect Skincare Straight from Your Pantry! 25 Homemade Skincare Hacks

Ah, winter. For our skin, it can only mean one thing: chaos. Yep, it’s that time of year when the weather wreaks havoc on our skin… dryness, irritation, breakouts. If ever our skin needs a little extra lovin’, it’s now! Today we’re helping you step up your skincare game with basic, nutrient-rich …

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