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60 Epic Tips, Tricks, and Secrets for the Best Hair of Your Life

We got the pros to give us the good stuff.<p>Caution: you're now entering the secret beauty files, a restricted area where the lips are loose and classified information flows freely.<p>To share with you the most useful hair tips, tricks, and secrets possible, we contacted the top stylists in our little …

Hair

16 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.<p><b>1) An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2) Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Want a Boyfriend By Valentine's Day? Follow These 9 Steps!

That's right, Valentine's Day will be here before you know it. 2014 is history. No one special to kiss under the mistletoe? If you faithfully follow these nine steps, you'll make up for it by getting plenty of lovin' from your new sweetheart in less than two months!<p>You don't have to love …

In Their Own Words: Girls On Self-Esteem

"The most important thing we can do to begin to address issues of self-esteem and body image in girls is to listen to what they have to say about it," says Jenny Williams.<p>I am fan of Williams' powerful fashion blog and Instagram project called What My Daughter Wore, which beautifully captures …

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

The pro secrets to making your brushes last and keeping your skin healthy.<p>If you're hoping we're going to tell you that—good news!—a new study has found we're all washing our makeup brushes way too much, then you're about to be let down. The fact of the matter is, like flossing, working out, and …

Cleaning

The 20 Most Incredible Houses in Movies

Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films.<p>Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films—if only there was an Oscar for Best Supporting House! <i>Via</i> …

The Hottest Nail Trends For Fall 2014

Although flashbacks to barely-there pinks and nudes were the most popular, other notable (and just as chic) nail huesjewel-toned garnet, varying shades of gray, metallics and even a few pops of graphic art elementswill make you want to get on<p>Although flashbacks to barely-there pinks and nudes were …

Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

What if Fairy Tales Were Feminist?

Meet the woman retelling your favorite yarns as feminist poetry.<p>Photo: Courtesy of the publisher<p>Add <b>Christine Heppermann</b>'s excellent new book, <b>Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty</b>, a volume of <b>feminist poetry</b>, to the list of Y.A. books that should find a readership beyond its intended teen …

The 10 Trendiest Haircuts For Winter 2017

Go a little shorter ahead of a long winter.<p>You know what they say: when the temperature drops, it's time for a chop. Okay, maybe nobody says that, but the sentiment still holds true. There's no better way to gear up for a new season than with a hair transformation, either big or small. Ahead, 10 of …

25 ways to relax when you've only got 5 minutes

Time to slow your roll, folks. I feel like I haven't had a chance to catch my breath! You, too? Hashtag: blogger problems (but, seriously, do we ever …

The Founder of the Suicide Girls on 13 Years of Feminist Porn

Photo: Courtesy of Suicide Girls<p><b>Thirteen years and over 3,000</b> official Suicide Girls later, SuicideGirls is far more than just a website with punk-rock pinups. Over the span of the last decade, SG has been at the vanguard of ushering in a new global perspective on what beauty is, spawning, along …

5 classic shades of lipstick every woman should own

10 Iconic Hair Styles That Endure Time

From Twiggy's famed pixie to Veronica Lake curls, take a cue from these retro inspirations that translate thoroughly modern in 2017.<p>From Twiggy's famed pixie to mastering Veronica Lake's curls, take a cue from these retro inspirations that translate thoroughly modern in 2017.<p>Getty Images

The Hottest Hair Trends For Fall 2014

From loose, textured waves, to perfect center parts, every take on a pony and glamorous 60's inspired styles, here are the prettiest hair trends that you can take from runway to real life.<p>From loose, textured waves, to perfect center parts, every take on a pony and glamorous 60's inspired styles, …

Your Guide to Must-Have Fall Makeup

7 Makeup Mistakes That Are Aging You

Hollywood's top makeup artists weigh-in on the things women do wrong—and give quick corrections for making it right.<p><b>Dark Lipstick</b><p>"Lots of women wear heavy lipstick with blue undertones, which immediately makes the lips look small and cold. Go for color, just make sure it pops." —Molly R. Stern …

Makeup

The story behind Lisbon’s beauty

Elaborately-painted Portuguese tiles, called azulejos, fell out of favour in the early 20th Century. But Lisbon today is embracing the art in its murals, museums and metro stations.<p>The blue-and-white tiles that line the church of Lisbon’s Madre de Deus convent complex tell stories in engrossing …

18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …

Relationships

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

Mascara That's Actually Revolutionary

Usually, it's hard to get excited about a new mascara launch. (How different could the mascara possibly be?) The answer in this case: A lot. Plus, see all of the past beauty must-haves.<p>Urban Decay Perversion Mascara has a catchy name, but it doesn't need it. What's inside the tube is even more …

Makeup

Summer's Best Haircuts...So Far

Our favorite cuts, crops, lengths and layers from June and July of 2014.<p>Our favorite cuts, crops, lengths and layers from June and July of 2014.

Breaking: Facebook Ending Poke Wars

Photo: Courtesy of Facebook.<p>Facebook is constantly making changes. Usually it's something trivial, like a not-so-public announcement that all your …

How To Get A Perfectly Even Complexion

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>Sun exposure, pregnancy, acne, heat, and hormones — did you know these all could be contributing factors for uneven tone? …

Angelina Jolie-Pitt

Avery Najem illustrates the Maleficent star.<p>With Mother's Day tomorrow, we could hardly think of a better candidate for chic this week than Angelina Jolie. The Philanthropist, Goodwill Ambassador, actress, mom of six, wife to Brad Pitt and breast cancer advocate is currently on a press tour for her …

Breast Cancer