Alisha Sookdeo

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How To Have Your Denim & Do Good, Too

As it turns out, denim and philanthropy do go hand in hand. Just ask Rialto Jean Project's founder and creative director Erin Feniger. She's artfully …

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

Made Us Look: Beautifully Illustrated Topknots and Braids

Speaking of effortless summer updos, what’s easier than a simple topknot or braid? They both scream summer with their simplicity, and these prints by Elizabeth Mayville capture that quiet elegance beautifully.<p>The concept behind this series is the idea of recapturing the moment. As Mayville …

10 unusual uses for vinegar that will change your beauty routine

24 Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

From the editors at Cosmo.com, fun and unusual ways to cut down on your styling time.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is …

The Style Has Spoken: See the Top Trends

See the prevailing looks captured by Diego Zuko.<p>Like a well-preserved eco-system, the world of fashion can work like a machine. See a stellar trend on the runway one season and watch it come to life outside the shows the next. See which catwalk styles were embraced by the finest on the street and …

So…What Exactly Is The Girlfriend Jean?

Even if you don't think skinny jeans are losing their top-dog position any time soon, there's no denying the denim world has definitely gotten a lot …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

The Scary Truth About Sleeping Pills

Illustrated by Gabriela Alford.<p>We’ve all had sleepless nights — lying in bed, staring at the ceiling, wondering why our brains keep chugging along …

11 Ways To Prevent Chapped Lips Besides Using ChapStick

You may not be able to remember the exact moment when you got hooked on ChapStick, but if you're anything like the HuffPost Style editors, life hasn't been the same since.<p>The tiny tubes have taken over any space that's left in our handbags and on our nightstands. However, we still find ourselves …

The 5 Exercises That Burn The MOST Calories

Photo: Courtesy of <b>Health.com</b>.<p><i>We've all trolled the internet at midnight wondering if our symptoms are normal, or if a bowl of cereal qualifies as</i> …

Birth Control And Acne: What Going On (And Off) The Pill Does To Your Skin

For the past 50 years, birth control pills have afforded women the freedom to take control of their bodies, plan childbirth... and alleviate their acne.<p>But is the pill a safe, effective method to clear up skin? We spoke to New York-based dermatologist Dr. Debra Jaliman and Meg Richichi, MS, LAc and …

How To Be Your Own Perfect Lover

Illustrated by Emily Kowzan.<p><i>You've probably noticed by now that, in addition to being adorable, Zooey Deschanel is also really, really funny. So, it</i> …

Fashion Math: The '90s Edition

Even though we've been practically bombarded with <i>Clueless</i> and Kurt Cobain references over the past few months, we're actually stoked that '90s style …

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Headed To The Gym? Here's Why You Should Skip The Machines

Illustrated by Austin Watts.<p>For those who forgo the excuses and actually make it the gym (lucky you), chances are you gravitate toward those trusty …

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Making The Cut: What To Know Before You Trim Your Bangs

Photo: Marie Claire/Courtesy of Lauren Conrad.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is</i> …

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How Much SHOULD You Be Making?

You’ve likely heard the stats that women only make 77 cents for every dollar a man makes and that to be successful, you’ve got to lean in. But, that …

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Creates the Perfect Dressy-Casual Outfit With Two Effortless Styling Tricks

So you have a classic blazer in your closet and you also own (or are thinking about owning) a pair of edgier jeans—ever think of pairing them together? Well, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley did—and she looks amazing.<p>The jet-setting Victoria's Secret Angel was spotted looking effortlessly chic (as models …

Linda Cousins-Newton, Storyteller, Shares Her Favorite Natural Beauty Products

We were recently reminded of the miracle that is coconut oil by this lovely Brooklyn resident. But that wasn't the only beauty secret of Linda Cousins-Newton. The storyteller also shared her favorite natural beauty products.<p>"I use the Dr. Bronner's liquid and solid soaps (usually the citrus or rose …

8 Style Lessons From The Best-Dressed Woman In France

It's pretty much a fact that French women have style. Serious style. And no one represents that better than actress Marion Cotillard. The Parisian first captured our attention with her role in Tim Burton's film "Big Fish," and then went on to win over our hearts with each character she played on …

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Why You Should Be Cautious Of Taking Biotin For Your Hair, Skin & Nails

<i>"Beauty Glossary" is a HuffPost series that breaks down beauty product techniques, treatments and ingredients so you know exactly what you're putting onto and into your body.</i><p>Photo Credit: Klisarova via Getty Images<p>While perusing the shelves at your local drugstore or natural health foods shop, …

21 Ways to Amp Up Your Tights

Here at Brit HQ, we think there’s no better way to dress up your legs for fall than with a pair of tights. But when we busted out our ‘hose for the season, we realized they were all so <i>boring!</i>—black pairs and nude pairs, and even brightly colored pairs looked so plain. That’s why we’re so stoked …