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Beauty: the do-it-all balm

I love my products, clearly, but in summer I scale back a bit. My handbag is more likely to hold juice cartons, balls, suncream and hats that my children will refuse to wear, which leaves little space for much else. So there's lots to be said for carrying a multipurpose moisturising balm: a little …

The Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

The coconut oil craze is real. Here's why you'll want to get in on it ASAP.<p>"First it was coconut milk, then coconut water, and now coconut oil—and I think a big part of the recent popularity is that it's natural, not synthetic, which is so appealing," says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist at …

Skin Care

Everything You Need To Know Before Traveling With A Baby

Photo: Courtesy of Romy & The Bunnies.<p>Jane Keltner (read more about Jane here!), mother of six-month-old Roman, shares with us her most valued tips …

Luxurious Bags For Non-Luxury Price Tags | Privilege

A few weeks ago. when these comments abounded with recommendations on bag designers, I thought, “Hmm, great ideas deserve a post of their own.” When, …

A “Mixed” Border With Only 3 Plants | Privilege

A glorious mixed border is one of the most beautiful but daunting sights in gardening. The British make it look so easy, a shrub rose here, some tall …

5 Butt-Busting Exercises To Whip You Into Shape

Our waistlines are already lamenting the nonstop treat-eating sessions and boozy soirées that litter our calendar for the next few weeks. We’ve …

Fitness

Here Are 11 Ways A Guy Can Tie His Scarf

Throw it over your shoulder like a continental soldier.<p>When you really think about it, the standard scarf is just a long, skinny (very essential) strip of fabric that will protect you from winter's worst. But who knew there were so many ways to tie one?<p>The editors at Real Men Real Style knew it and …

11 Fashion Rules Inspired by French Vogue

When speaking with a friend this past week about fashion icons and comparing notes in terms of who we turn to for fashion inspiration, the name Emmanuelle Alt came up. I had to admit never having heard of her. Google to the rescue -- she is the Editor-in-Chief of <i>Vogue Paris</i>. I spent a couple of …

Shea Butter Is The Beauty Product You Can Use For Just About Anything

I love double-duty beauty products, not only because they save me tons of money, but also because they help to cut clutter in my bathroom. And one do-it-all cream that I can't seem to get enough of is shea butter.<p>The buttery cream is made from nuts of the African shea tree and is generally sourced …

The Busy Girl's Guide to Snacking

It’s official: Holiday snacking is upon us. And, it's <i>not</i> avoidable (or so it seems). But, not all snacks are created equal — and if you think of them …

Snacks

Later, Neutrals: 14 Pretty, Printed Booties For Winning Winter Style

<i>No matter your budget, be it thrift store or designer, fashionable finds need not be out of reach. So, we're bringing you the cream of the crop in</i> …

Thrifting

Becca The One Perfecting Brush Review - Apply Makeup

If a day ever passed when our family/roommates/significant others <i>didn't</i> make at least a little bit of a fuss over how long it takes us to get ready …

Makeup

How To Get More Likes On Instagram (With Examples!)

There's no shame in seeing the world through an Instagram lens. In fact, that very addiction served as inspiration for this awesome art project! And, …

How To Look Younger — No Surgery Required

Illustrated by <b>Isabel Castillo Guijarro</b>.<p><i>When it comes to our faces, we don’t rely on just anyone to tell us what our skin needs to get that</i> …

Pumpkin Sweets You Won't Be Able To Control Yourself With

Photo: Courtesy of Cooking With Pumpkin.<p>Now is the time to emphatically declare your love for all things pumpkin. We certainly have no apologies for …

13 Amazing Uses For Baking Soda You Should Know

Baking soda is one of the many household goods that is always lying around, yet we barely get any use out of it. (Cleaning and baking aren't exactly high on our list of priorities these days.) But ever since Emma Stone told French Elle that she exfoliates her skin with the powdery white stuff, …

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15 Homemade Beauty Recipes

We’ve been on a DIY beauty kick recently with homemade face masks, lip balms, and face scrubs. But there are so many more things you can DIY in your kitchen to use in your beauty routine. Here are a few of our favorite makeup essentials, hair products, and a few luxuries, too. We think an at-home …

Beauty

The Best Bras to Wear Under Backless, Strapless, and Other Tricky Tops

That halter dress or backless blouse has been hanging in your closet, waiting for its moment in the limelight, for far too long. Hey, we get it: It's hard to figure out what bra...

Easy to Make Rose Gold + Copper Wire Bracelets

Looking for away to personalize your jewelry? Try making these copper wire shapes that become bracelets, anklets, or necklaces with a little rose gold chain. And, of course, you can always add a few pearls or beads for good measure.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Copper wire ( 20 gauge )<br>• Rose gold chain (I …

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I will be 40 in 18 months. When I was a child, this landmark birthday meant the start of life with a white cauliflower hairdo and sensible shoes …

How To Throw The Classiest Pizza Party, Ever

When it comes to entertaining, I have to be honest, I'm not exactly the hostess with the mostest. I work a lot, and by the time I scramble home and …

Living Rooms

How To Contour Your Face

The definitive guide to defining your features.<p>Contouring has come a long way in the last few years. Where once palettes full of taupe and nude shades were the purview of professional makeup artists, nowadays it’s hard to call your makeup kit complete without at least one contouring cream. The …

Makeup

Best Return Policies: The Stores Where You Won't Have Buyer's Remorse

Buyer's remorse is one of the worst feelings, especially if you bought something you know can't be returned. Thankfully, there are tons of stores that have great return policies, so you can shop and not have to worry about whether or not you'll get your money back.<p>To help you navigate the world of …

How to dress: the leather forecast

There was a story in the papers last month that Liam Gallagher had requested VIP tickets to the Chelsea Flower Show. I was cheered when Gallagher …

10 Ways To Lawsuit-Proof Your Estate

Did dad know what he was doing when he signed a will leaving the bulk of his estate to his caregiver daughter, leaving her siblings with much less? Did mom mean to disinherit her only child or was it a mistake? Did grandma mean for her daughters to split her jewelry collection with their brother’s …

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Women Make When Trying On Clothes

Tailoring

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Now, more than ever, we live on screen. Not in a Jordan-and-her-latest-husband's-new-ITV2-series type way. I mean screens are how we experience the …

13 Under-$20 Midi Rings You Won't Be Afraid to Lose

Midi rings are perfect for updating up your summer uniform of a simple white tee and denim cut-offs. But as longtime fans of the knuckle placement, we must admit we've lost one or two or 20 of them. So we're skipping the investment route with this trend and going budget instead. Shop our picks for …

Clothing

Fashion buy of the day: Oasis clutch bag