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16 Cute T-Shirts You Need Now

The tee has undergone a transformation from classic staple to wardrobe star<p>Game Changer<p>The skull design lends a rocker vibe to a sporty baseball tee.<p><b>Lauren Moshi T-shirt</b><p>Long On Style<p>The perfect long-sleeve specimen: more skin at the chest. . .and tummy.<p><b>Heather …

Show Off Your...Stomach

The shirt (and exercise) that will make your abs look amazing<p>Go ahead—flaunt your best assets. We've made it easy for you: Here's a piece that highlights your toned abs, plus an exercise move to help keep them sculpted.<p><b>Body Part: Stomach</b> (Rectus Abdominis, Transversus Abdominis, Obliques)<p>Crop tops …

Your Flat Belly Day

A 1,500-calorie eating plan designed to help you slim down and stay satisfied

Print It: Improve Your Sport Performance

Improving your athletic skills gives you a competitive edge and scores you a hot body<p><b>What to Expect</b> Do these exercises as a supplement to your regular routine. They'll help you develop the skills you'll need to play—and look—like a natural on the court, field, or beach. Game on! <b>GET STARTED</b>* Watch …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Get lean legs and a tight butt<p>Perform this legs and butt workout once or twice a week: Starting with the first exercise, slowly complete five reps (it should take about 10 seconds per rep: five up, five down). Continue until you've done every exercise. Do two to four total circuits, switching sides …

Shop Your Shape: Sandals

Let's face it—feet aren't always the prettiest. But these summer shoes do wonders


How To: Pretty Summer Hairstyles

Say goodbye to summertime frizzies! Learn how to do these 4 super-easy hairstyles<p>Fashion Plait<p><i>"Skinny turbans are a stylish way to keep hair off your face."</i> —Jeffrey Paul, celebrity hairstylist. <b>Step-by-Step</b>Spritz a texturizing spray onto clean, dry hair for texture and hold (try <b>Alterna Summer Hair</b> …


Get a Bikini Body That Rocks in 3 Weeks: Training Plan

Throw your muscles a curveball with these new toning exercises for a smoking hot bikini body<p>Whether you're breaking a sweat regularly or totally slacking, it's time for a change. To get a smoking hot bikini body this summer, you have to shock your muscles to get it into sizzling shape.<p>It takes …

Show Off Your...Calves

The shorts (and exercise) that will make them look amazing<p>Go ahead—flaunt your best assets. We've made it easy for you: Here's a piece that highlights your calves, plus an exercise move to help keep them sculpted.<p><b>Body Part: Calves</b> (Gastrocnemius, Soleus)<p>Why should miniskirts get all the love? …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

15 Beach-Ready Cover Ups

A couple weeks ago, we shared our favorite picks for this season’s swimwear, but what about when you need to wear a little something more? The perfect beach cover-up is a quintessential part of your summer wardrobe, and often gets even more play than your favorite bikini. If you’re looking for a …

7 Ways to Honor Missing Loved Ones at Your Wedding, Whether They've Passed Away or Just Can't Be There

Photo via: Style Me Pretty || Photography: Apertura || Floral + Event Design: Gilly Flowers & Events || Event Coordination: Fancy by Nancy.<p>Obviously you want to be surrounded by everyone you love on your wedding day, so it sucks when that just can't happen. Here are seven ways to honor the wedding …

13 Gorgeous Wedding Ideas Inspired by The Great Gatsby! (Buh

With the highly anticipated release of <i>The Great Gatsby</i> just a week away, I figured it was a great time to bring out some <i>Gatsby</i>-inspired wedding ideas, which are naturally just everywhere these days. <i>Gatsby</i> wedding inspo is so prevalent, in fact, that I'm thinking it might finally kick rustic …

Ballet slipper pink + gold glitter = so pretty

Kim K.'s bright-white mani: LIKE?

Your New Favorite Everyday Hairstyle: The Princess Roll!

Stop everything. This cute, super easy hairstyle is about to become your new go-to style. Not only is it a favorite among Birchbox staffers, but it’s a highly requested tutorial from our members. We can understand why: it takes less than five minutes, requires nothing but a simple headband and some hairspray, and can easily transition from the office to a dinner with the ‘rents.<p>—Lorelei

Take this skater dress for a spin and you'll see why we're in love. Shop Women's Dresses:

Why we <3 this dress: It’s comfy AND chic

<b>Why we <3 this dress: It’s comfy AND chic.</b><p>- The tech jersey fabric stretches and holds you in, so you look fab and feel comfortable.<p>- The shape of the skirt is flattering and fun

Dresses we love: the Hi-Low. Fill in the blank: "My favorite dress is number ______."

April It List

<b>April It List</b><p>Everything you need this month to update your wardrobe for Spring.<p>own it now:<i>heels. black and white clutch. coral clutch. plaid short. bird print shorts. black and white peplum top. aqua dress. aqua bag. aqua pants. pj pants. white jacket.</i>

The Sleeveless Blouse

<b>The Sleeveless Blouse</b><p>Our #1 spring staple.<p>own it now: <i>shop in store</i>

The Skater Dress with Keyhole Back

<b>The Skater Dress with Keyhole Back</b><p>Perfect for twirling.<p>own it now: <i>floral.</i> <i>stud. black and white print. shop polka dot dress in store.</i>

Dresses We Love

<b>Dresses We Love</b><p>own it now: <i>the skater dress. Sonia Kashuk satin luxe lipstick in red.</i>

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How Can I Train to Run in Minimalist Shoes?

The key is strengthening your feet and ankles.<p><i>I just got my first pair of minimalist running shoes and I'm afraid I overdid it (despite the warnings I received from the kind running store!). My calves are killing me.</i><p><i>Do you have some suggestions for strength training that can speed up my</i> …


How Yoga Can Help Your Running

Roll out a yoga mat to become faster and fitter.<p>Sure, you're time-crunched and, okay, maybe a little intimidated about being the only person who can't touch his toes in a room full of Gumbys. But winter is the perfect opportunity to put excuses aside, when your mileage is likely to take a dip, …