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These New Tampons Are a Total Gamechanger

And they're chic. Seriously.<p>While there's just no glamorizing menstruation (the word itself and what it stands for), there's also no reason why it should still be something that we just don't really talk about — especially when there are things worth thinking about and talking about. Case in point: …

Introducing the 2015 Epicurious Cookbook Canon

A great cookbook is the total package: it has delicious recipes that work, beautiful photography, writing that inspires and intrigues, and, most …

Find Your Perfect Shade of Nude Lipstick

If You Have Ivory Skin<p><b>TRY</b> Chanel Rouge Coco Hydrating Crème lipstick in Beige Felin, $30; chanel.com.<p>If You Have Fair Skin<p><b>TRY</b> Mark Dew Drenched lip …

The Best "Unusual" Lipsticks on a Budget

L-R: Barry M 129, Kiko 923, Topshop "Boardroom," Stargazer 208, 130, 106, MakeUp Revolution "Vice"<p>Although looking "pretty" is sometimes the aim of doing makeup, you'll be amazed to hear that it isn't usually my primary goal. I like makeup that is either interesting and challenging or ridiculous …

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Charting: Our Favorite Drugstore Lip Balms

Bonus: They're all under $12.<p>Lip balms fall into the desert-island-must-have category—and when they come in at less than $12, we buy them by the handful. Click through for the best drugstore finds to keep your pout soft all summer long.

Know a Budding Gastronaut? Gift a ChefSteps Class at 50 Percent Off

ChefSteps, the incredible team of mad scientists, is offering their awesome online classes for 50 percent off from now until Jan. 9.<p>ChefSteps, the …

How to Get the Most Beauty Bang For Your Buck

The Well-Spent Beauty Dollar: When to spend and when to save.<p>Beauty and the stock market have one thing in common: The key to getting the best results is diversification. But with so many choices out there, it can be hard to figure out what is worth the investment (long-term payoff: younger-looking …

8 Drugstore Lipstick Formulas To Buy Right Now

Why Giorgio Armani's 24-Hour Limited-Edition Lipstick Is The Ultimate No-Makeup Makeup Shade

“It’s the lip color that you wish you were born with,” says editorial makeup legend <b>Linda Cantello</b> of the quintessential “not-too-cool, not-too-warm pink” lipstick shade she designed for Giorgio Armani, which debuted this morning on armanibeauty.com and will be available for about twenty-four hours. …

17 Products Hairstylists Hoard

According to Hollywood's top hairstylists, celebrity clients get sticky fingers when it comes to these no-fail products.<p>According to Hollywood's top hairstylists, celebrity clients get sticky fingers when it comes to these no-fail products.<p>Courtesy Christophe Robin

The Unexpected Fall Nail Color You Should Be Wearing

When faced with the difficult task of choosing a nail polish color at the salon, our eyes are immediately drawn to red, burgundy or navy. These shades just scream fall and they pair well with our favorite flannel shirts and sweaters.<p>But after being inspired by the manicures we saw at Karen Walker's …

These 4 Page Turners Are This Year's New Beach Reads

Beach season is upon us. So while packing your beach tote with SPF and a floppy hat, you'll want to toss in a great summer read, too. We studied last …

DIY Projects from Washi Tape 101

Having a roll of washi tape around the house feels like second nature these days. I first discovered Japanese washi tape a few years ago when it felt …

10 Books Every 20-Something Should Read

Living on your own? Starting your first job? Now what?<p>Navigating your 20s is no easy feat. Between launching a career, nurturing your personal life, and exploring the places you've always dreamed of, daily life can seem equal parts thrilling and discouraging. Fear not—there are tons of wise words …