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Why Sex and the City Would Never Work in Real Life

With the <i>Sex and the City</i> prequel in the making, I find myself revisiting that pink box-set that was a birthday gift from a true friend. The one that …

Don't Take It Personally

<b>How to let go of what others say to hurt you.</b><p>If someone says something to intentionally try to hurt you, know that it probably says a lot more about …

10 Classic Literature Terms That Are No Longer Used (For the Most Part)

Reading a book from the 18th or 19th century is kind of like reading a handwritten, entirely cursive note from your grandmother in that, unless you …

What to Do When You Don’t Get Your Dream Job

<i>“Thank you so much for your interest in [insert dream job title here] We were impressed by your skills and qualifications but another applicant has</i> …

We Want to Know: How Do You React When Someone Compliments Your Outfit?

Pinterest<p>Without fail, every single time someone compliments something I'm wearing, one of three things happens:<p>1. I tell them how much it cost (if it was inexpensive) and where I got it.<p>2. I say: "Oh, I've had this thing forever, it's so old," or...<p>3. I get really embarrassed (if it's a pricier …

The Surprising Thing That Makes Your Food Taste Better (Do You Do This?)

Can you guess the ingredient that may make your food taste even <i>more</i> delicious?<p>Well, OK...that's kind of a trick question, since this thing that you add isn't really an ingredient—it's something you do <i>before</i> eating. A new study from Minnesota University has found that the rituals you carry out …

11 Not-So-Innocent Ways to Use Lace at Your Wedding. (These Ain't Your Grandma's Hanky, Sugar)

Lace wedding accents often feel fussy, like a scratchy First Communion dress or the stiff doilies on your great-aunt's piano. But lace doesn't have to be precious or prissy.<p>For lots of extra-special lace ideas, check out our Real Wedding Inspiration board on Pinterest. And for gowns with lace, …

5 Fresh Ways to Wear Colored Denim

For its latest Remix Series challenge, Kmart has tapped jewelry designer Melody Ehsani to style five fresh outfits using colored denim. The L.A.-based designer, who has created custom jewelry for stars such as Rihanna and Beyonce, uses her best friends as models. Take a look!<p>Aren't Melody's outfit …

Good Girl Rachel Bilson Tries the Bad-Girl Makeup Trend of the Moment. What Do You Think?

Once upon a time, only Amy Winehouse dared to wear super-thick, retro-inspired black eyeliner extended waaay out, but now even the cashier ringing up my items at Target at 10 A.M. is working the look. This once-daring makeup look has gone fully mainstream, and last night, usually clean-cut Rachel …

Here's a Cute Thing to Do With Your Ponytail, Courtesy of Miranda Kerr

You've probably worn about a million ponytails over your lifetime, right? That's why it's nice to mix up how you wear them every now and then. And you can see one of my favorite little tweaks on this photo of Miranda Kerr taken yesterday:<p>So simple—she's just got a bit of height at the top of her …

Esteban Cortazar Does a Mean Impression of Supermodels Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell

Remember Esteban Cortazar, the fashion wunderkind who was named creative director at Emanuel Ungaro at age 23? Well, the Colombian-born designer is back at the ripe old age of 29 to design his second namesake collection exclusively for Net-a-Porter. Inspired by the art of transitional dressing from …

Want to Learn How to Walk In High Heels? You're in Luck!

Find yourself falling over every time you try to take a step in a pair of high heels? Well, dolls, Victor Chu, instructor of "How to Walk in High Heels New York City," is ready to be your shoe spirit guide.<p>According to <i>the New York Post</i>, "The hourlong class is a group workshop that teaches …

4 Ultra-Romantic Wedding Hairstyle Ideas You Haven't Considered Yet

Looking for a wedding hairstyle that nobody you know has ever worn down the aisle? Lucky for you, I spend all day every day looking at celebrity hairstyles, and some make perfect unique wedding hairstyle ideas. Here are my current faves from summer 2013.<p>Claire Julien's braided updo with visible …

Why Guys Love Women in Sundresses

It's known fact that when it comes to summer outfits, men can't get enough of women who wear sundresses. But why? We dug deep into the minds of 10 dudes to get to the bottom of...

5 Recent Fashion Purchases My Fiancé and I Actually Agree On

When I blew out the candles on my 30th birthday cake this year, a lot of things changed. I took those two new digits super seriously and made extra strides to morph into an "adult" (whatever that really means!). Much to my future hubby's initial chagrin, I warned him that along with cooking more …

Scrunchies, Nylon Tracksuits, and Other Fashion Trends We Should Leave in the '90s

The 1990s was one of the most random fashion decades of all time, with the combination of grunge-inspired looks like broom skirts and Doc Martens, and on the other end of the spectrum, scrunchies, skorts, and nylon tracksuits! Remember those shiny tracksuits—wow, where did those come from?<p>We get to …

Miley Cyrus Dishes on Her Love of Marc Jacobs and Confesses to Olsen Twins Obsession in New Video

Miley may have gotten naked for Marc Jacobs, but in the latest installment of <i>The Look</i>, Laura Brown sits down with the girl of the summer and she's perfectly clothed. In the interview, the duo discuss everything from the story behind the singer's edgy haircut to her relationship with Marc Jacobs. …

Leave It to Maria Menounos, Queen of Cute Hair, to Find a Charming Way to Keep Your Bangs Out of Your Face

The little hair move expert hair-wearer Maria Menounos wore on the set of *Extra *this week is great for those of you with bangs.<p>The front of her hair was simply brought to the side and twisted half a turn down toward the floor before getting pinned there. It just gave the look a little extra …

Kate Middleton's Hairstylist Gave Me Hair Advice and Even Touched My Head

Earlier this week I got to spend a lovely day with hairstylist Rossano Ferretti who—wait for it—is the guy who cut Kate Middleton's hair mere weeks before she gave birth. Seriously. And he gave me tons of advice and even told me what I should do with my hair for my next cut. ("Go softer, Cheryl. …

4 Fresh, Must-Try Snack Ideas Using Summer Veggies and Fruits

1. Sushi Stick: Roll up sliced avocado, sprouts, fresh spinach, and cooked quinoa in a nori sheet and enjoy!<p>2. Punch-up plain yogurt with fresh lemon zest and honey, then dunk pineapple chunks into it.<p>3. Up the antioxidants in your guacamole by stirring in some pomegranate seeds, segmented …

The Best Songs to Work Out to, According to Glamour Editors! | Glamour

1. "I Love It"—Icona Pop (Jen Gobie, Photo Manager)<p>2. "50 Ways to Say Goodbye"—Train (Kat Thomsen, Digital Managing Editor)<p>3. "Closer"—Tegan and Sara (Lindy Segal, Online Assistant Editor)<p>4. "Get Me Bodied"—Beyonce (Sophia Chabbott, Senior Online Fashion Editor)<p>5. "Girls"—French Horn Rebellion …

Beauty Tips and Tricks That'll Change Your Life—Promise!

At Lipstick.com, we love a genius hair, makeup, nail, or skin care tip that makes our beauty routine faster, easier, and/or better. Here, a roundup of some of our favorite pieces...

Chic Peek: DIY Geniuses Geri Hirsch and Erin Falconer Share Some Easy Ways to Glam Up Your Living Space (and Your Old Accessories!)

*How many times have you checked out another girl's outfit and then mentally "pinned" everything she has on? Guilty as charged! So, instead of standing idly by making mental Pinterest boards, I decided to ask some women I find irresistibly chic to give me a peek into their closets.*In this week's …

The 5 Most Awesome Hair, Makeup and Nail Looks of the Week So (Which Is Your Favorite?)

I'm about to leave you for a week to get my vacation on, my lovelies. But I wouldn't leave without going over our usual end-of-week recap. I mean, you know me better than that, right? Here's the best of the hair, makeup and nail looks we saw:<p>Look 1) Scarlett Johansson's blond femme fatale look.<p>Look …

17 Cheap, Fun Things to Do With Your Girlfriends

My girlfriends and I love to get together when we're all in town. We go to dinner, see movies, indulge in mani-pedis…and seriously blow our budgets. Sound familiar? Even the most fabulous ladies have to get creative with their bonding ideas—think Carrie's poker night with the girls in season one of</i> …

Should Your Eyebrows Be Lighter, Darker, or the Same Color as Your Hair? Let's Find Out

Eyebrow trends don't always look good on everyone, and many of us have the middle-school class photos to prove it, amirite? Luckily, this year's brow trends are more about color and contrast than changing the shape, which means we can all put down the tweezers.<p>The light hair/dark brow look, as seen …

3 Healthier Sweet Snacks, Perfect for Summer

I don't know what's in the air—maybe the perpetual jingle of ice cream trucks?—but I've been all about the sweet stuff lately. If you have too, check out some of these healthier sweet-teeth options!<p>Maybe you've seen these tasty candies at Target or CVS before, and here's how they're different from …

Cute Health Video Alert: This Will Make You Laugh About Your First Period (and Remember It Fondly, Believe It or Not!)

No matter who you are or <i>what</i> your first period was like...you remember it. Maybe you were befuddled, embarrassed, shocked, thrilled, or—like this adorable girl—you used it as a chance to rule all other girls as "Camp Gyno."<p>The funny video is via HelloFlo, a tampon delivery service (brilliant!) that …

It's National Cheesecake Day! 5 Healthier Recipes to Celebrate

Dear cheesecake: You are so creamy, so dreamy, so cool and lovely...it's no wonder we have a national day dedicated to you. (Hey, that's today!)<p>But a slice of the usual variety can run as high as 710 calories and 29 grams of fat (<i>all</i> of them saturated), so rounding up a few healthier ideas is …