Kristian Placard

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9 Amazing At-Home Pedicure Tools Your Feet Will Love You For

It’s that time of year, friends, when you’ve successfully exchanged your boots for open-toes and your feet are making their 2016 debut. But what is the state of the below-your-ankles union? Are your feet even prepared to be graced with the new Essie summer collection? Before you punctuate your …

The consequences of disposable fashion: The year I quit shopping to help the environment

My mission: Spend one full year without purchasing new clothing, shoes, purses, accessories or jewelry<p>Last January, I met with a friend who volunteered regularly at a clothing donation center. Kari learned the cheap clothing that many people donate – the Forever 21 skirt that cost less than your …

How to Make Your T-Shirts Super Soft

There is nothing like wearing a super soft vintage tee. Not only does the piece give you instant street cred, especially if it happens to be a cool …

Breast in Show: 127 Years After It Was Invented, the Bra Is Still Ready for Its Close-Up

On May 30, 1889, 127 years ago, Herminie Cadolle filed a patent for a prototype of the modern brassiere. Essentially she cut the corset in two, attaching straps to the top portion. Within two decades the new undergarment was being marketed alone as the <i>soutien-gorge</i>.<p>Cadolle’s invention, which she …

Gianni Versace

31 Iconic Red-Dress Moments

What Sleeping in Makeup Really Does To Your Face

8 reasons we're all terrible people.<p>We all know going to bed without taking off our makeup isn't <i>great</i> for us, but how bad exactly is it?<p>Pretty bad, …

23 Hairstyles You Were Obsessed With in the Early 2000s

You definitely showed one of these photos to your hair person at one point.<p>The early 2000s were a great time for hairstyles. So much experimentation with color, curls, and bangs. If you didn't have one of these hairstyles back in the day, you definitely knew someone who did. And you were jealous of …

Hairstyling

6 Fashion-Forward Trends to Try Immediately

How to think and shop like a fashion editor this spring.<p>May 11, 2016<p>Keeping track of what's in style can seem like a full-time job. For some of us, it actually is. After taking in the recent Fall 2016 runways, we're showing you how to get a jump start on the burgeoning trends. Read on for six …

Trends

How to Make Large Pores Disappear With Foundation, According to Makeup Artists

Large pores can be a bummer. Since pore size is mainly controlled by things like genetics and age, the bad news is that if yours are not so petite, you'll have to live with it. The good news is that there are lots of skin-care products you can use to help minimize their appearance. With the right …

Kick Off Fashion Week with Our Best Backstage Beauty Hacks

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us yet again---and we're not talking about the holidays. Today is the official start of New York Fashion …

8 Out-of-the-Box Makeup Tricks That Will Turn You Into a Pro

1/8<p><b>Always Start With a Primer</b><p>Even Sonia Kashuk, celebrity makeup artist and founder of Sonia Kashuk Beauty, admits she wasn’t always on board with …

Makeup

12 Beauty Pros Share Their Must-Have Double-Duty Products

And how to use them.

6 Simple AF Tips To Make You Look Like A Radiant Angel Baby

Wow, so shiny, so beautiful, so strobey.

25 Places To Shop When You Break Up With Forever 21

Because you're already feeling Forever 22.

Clothing

Which Is More Important to Burn for Weight Loss: Fat or Calories?

Learn the difference and get closer to your goal.<p>When you’re trying to lose weight, your gym time is all about the burn. But the kind of energy you're using to fuel your pounds-dropping fire isn't all the same. Actually, there's a big difference between blasting fat and chiseling away calories. Did …

MIT's Invisible Second Skin Cream Makes Wrinkles Disappear

Every cosmetics company on the planet has a product it claims will reduce wrinkles and erase the signs of aging, but researchers at MIT have …

Skin Care

6 New Ways to Rock Your Old Graphic Tee

It's time to pull out that old concert shirt or that super soft graphic tee that's been buried at the bottom of your drawer. The street-style set are …

20 Incredible Spring Dresses Under $100

We’ll take them all, thank you<p>When it comes to planning what to buy for our spring wardrobes, the first thing that pops to mind is likely that perfect, breezy dress for the warm and sunny days ahead. What goes better with the changing weather than some new dresses to frolic around in?<p>From …

4 Summer Beauty Trends You Should Start Trying Out Now

The Urban Bush Babes show you how to wear them not one but two ways.<p>Identical twins and Insta stars Takenya "TK" and Cipriana Quann of Urban Bush Babes flaunt spring's hottest beauty looks with slight tweaks — because it's all about rocking a trend your way.<p><i>This article was originally published as</i> …

Makeup

Here Are the 48 Best Beauty Products of 2016

Find your new beauty essentials, no matter what your look.<p>THE FASTEST<p><b>Fastest De-Tangler:</b> Nothing glides through unruly strands better. consider this compact brush your new on-the-go essential. <i>Tangle Teezer Compact Styler in Gold Rush</i>, <i>$20, tangleteezer.com</i><p><b>Hair Treatment:</b> Undo months of heat damage …

Skin Care

Every Single Type of Shoe You Need for Summer

Summertime brings sunny days, outdoor cocktails, far-flung travels, and, let's face it, a whole new wardrobe. Aside from the requisite white jeans …

Clothing

Rebdolls Debuts A New Sexy Plus Size Grisel Collection Up To Size 5X

Hey curvy girls all over the world, We are going to be shutting the summer down with all these fab plus size collections. I mean, I am going to be …

Plus Size

Can You Train Yourself to Stop Stressing Out?

Test-driving a fancy device that teaches you to calm down.<p>My neutral state is stressed out. I am not unique in this experience (especially living in a city of crowds, commutes, and corporate ladders), but I'm not kidding when I say I might have to backtrack all the way to kindergarten playtime hour …

The 7 Biggest Makeup Trends of Summer 2016

From glossy lids to the non-tour.<p>Apr 28, 2016<p>Glossy, shimmery, and sculpted are just a few of the words that can be used to describe what's coming down the pike beauty-wise this summer. Whether you're one for glitter (that's right, it's not going anywhere) or looking for something more minimal à la …

Beauty