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The guide to buying the coolest workout gear

Jo Admiraal, founder of new fitness clothing label Hey Jo, dispenses her smart tips on shopping for workout gear that feels as good as it looks.<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 29 July 2013<p>Anyone who has had the pleasure of wearing Hey Jo leggings (by the cult fitness brand which describes them as 'luxe for legs') …

The Moves You Should Be Doing For a Perkier Butt

Need to shape up your backside? Look no further — we've got over 30 of the most effective exercises to perk up your backside fast. Read on to learn …

The 10 Things That Will Happen When You Begin CrossFit

This week marks three months since I began the most intense workout regimen of my entire life, CrossFit.<p>What led to me beginning CrossFit was a realization that, if left to my own devices, I would never push myself hard enough to truly make the changes I needed to in order to get in shape. …

Comic Books

The Problem with the "Quick Weight Loss" Diet Plan

And how to lose weight the healthy way.<p>Juice cleanses, Atkins, elimination diets, and the mythical "lose ten pounds in two weeks" diet plan. You could probably think of a dozen more options that trainers and fitness gurus have praised as *the* game-changing diet and fitness regimen, but which of …

Nutrition

7 Healthy Habits for Entrepreneurs

Skip the crazy resolutions. Instead, focus on changing a few core habits that will make you healthier in 2014.<p>Another year is upon us, and you may be wanting to kick off 2014 in a healthy way. But resolutions are like diets: they often fail. Usually because they don’t address your ingrained …

Nutrition

The Butt Builder

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>1<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

Workouts

8 Derm-Approved, Makeup Artist-Tested Mineral Foundations to Try This Spring

Mineral makeup, known for its breathable, natural feel, is perfect for unpredictable spring months. We tapped dermatologist Melanie Palm, M.D., founder of Art of Skin. and celebrity makeup artist Christopher Ardoff to weigh in on their favorite mineral foundations to buy this season. Find your best …

Skin Care

Video: How-To Apply Foundation

An easy step-by-step guide on how to get the best foundation application.<p>It may sound easy, but sometimes getting the perfect, flawless finish foundation is harder than it seems. From choosing the right formula to getting the tools that will help you achieve the best coverage, we'll help take the …

Beauty

The Best Mousse For Every Hair Texture

Consider it scaffolding for flat hair.<p>If your hair looks too "done", mousse (not dry shampoo) could be the quickest fix. "It's a great solution if you curl your hair and it feels too perfect and you want a more lived-in look," says Hailey Baldwin's go-to hair pro, Sunnie Brook Jones, who combs a …

History of Hair Removal

Products and methods for hair removal from the ages.<p>Decidedly one of the most popular beauty services today is also one with a long and arduous past. ELLE.com explores the quest for smooth, hair-free skin.

Genius Awards 2013: Local Knowledge

See our complete list of your local makeup pros.<p>From coast to coast, <i>ELLE</i> selects your local makeup-counter pros. Click through to find the hometown hero in your area code.

11 Spring Nails Looks to Try Right Now

Brighten up those nail beds.<p>Spring cleaning, spring fever, spring ahead, spring new nail art design. So we made the last one up, but that doesn’t mean spring isn’t the perfect time to update your nail beds. Welcome the warm weather with fun pops of color, intricate designs, and dried flowers near …

Coats

2013 Genius Awards: Hair

Meet our not-so-secret society of hair pros<p>Meet our not-so-secret society of hair pros and read their tips on how to get the perfect 'do.

2013 Genius Awards: Skin

The best skin-care pros share their advice on how to get glowing, younger-looking skin.<p>Look no further for the top skin-care pros and their advice on how to get glowing, younger-looking skin.

2013 Genius Awards: Nails

Nail pro Typhaine Kersual creates Jackson-Polock-esque nails and provides tips on how to care best for our hands.<p><b>Name:</b> Typhaine Kersual<p><b>Specialty:</b> Versatile nail pro Typhaine Kersual, who created the confetti nail art above, always returns to classic polish shades—the perfect pale pink or timeless …

2013 Genius Awards: Makeup

Meet the best makeup artists in the world.<p>Meet the best makeup artists in the world and read their top tricks on looking fabulous.

The 9 Best Under Eye Concealers According to ELLE.com Editors

When a concealer is opaque enough to camouflage a tattoo, you know it can upgrade your tired under-eyes. Here, find the formula that "hides last night's multitude of sins" and more with our editors' favorite concealers.

Makeup

Textured Tips: Spring's New Nail Art

Five textured nail polishes to try.<p>Gone are the days of simply smooth and shiny nails: This season's polish offerings have a decidedly tactile appeal with a mélange of feathery, bespeckled, and even sugar crystal-like finishes.

Face Time: Linda Rodin of RODIN olio lusso

The stylist's beauty and style routines.<p>ELLE.com sat down with the influential stylist and founder of the wildly successful beauty line RODIN olio lusso. Here, she gives us a sneak peek into her inspirational apartment, her eponymous beauty line, and her signature style.

In The Nude : Spring Nail Trend

Five flesh-toned nail polish shades for spring.<p>This season, nail lacquers take on a more tailored approach with enough dead-ringer shades for every complexion from ebony to alabaster. The payoff? This matchy-matchy look immediately elongates fingers with just a few coats.

Saturated Shades: Spring's New Colorful Makeup

How to master pastel shades.<p>Breathe new life into your makeup with a palette of poppy, of-the-moment colors. CK One Color makeup artist Hung Vanngo shows ELLE.com how to wear bright citrus shades and muted florals with ease.

Bright Idea: Spring Nail Polishes

17 colors to up the wattage<p>This season's hottest bright nail polishes aren't as retina-searing as last year's neons, but they still pack a pronounced punch. Here, Elle.com reveals the poshest pigment-drenched colors for spring.

20 Serums to Solve All Your Skincare Problems

Step into liquid.<p>While a 15-step skincare routine is not for everyone, there is an added step that everyone should get on board with—serum. This essential offers more targeted results, potent formulations, and customization options. Whether you're already a superfan of serums or ready to try one …

Beyond The Face: Exfoliating Scrubs

10 body polishes to try.<p>Smooth, clear skin shouldn't be reserved for your face alone. Reveal healthy, glowing skin with these 10 body polishes.

The Shampoos and Conditioners ELLE Editors Stock Up On

Let's get back to basics. The simple wash, rinse, and repeat. We're talking about the classic shampoos and conditioners that some of our finest manes on staff use. Here, ELLE.com editors weigh in on the secret to silkiness, protecting the impulsive dye job, and minimizing the frizz without …

9 ELLE Editor-Approved Highlighters for Every Complexion

Beauty trends come and go, but we'll never <i>not</i> want glowing skin and three-dimensional cheekbones. Get both with "hard-to-eff-it-up" highlighter, a badgal Rihanna pick, and the makeup equivalent of a ring light with ELLE.com's favorite highlighters ahead.

The Mane Event

How to get the best hair in the world: tips, products, and techniques to make locks long and lustrous.<p>In a 24-hour span, my facial skin-care routine averages nine to 12 products. The morning breakdown is cleanser, toner, serum, sunscreen, eye cream with SPF, and BB cream; the evening: cleanser, …

Work Out Like a Rich Girl

From weights to regimens to equipment, ELLE finds out how the beautiful people stay that way.<p>It's the morning after the Oscars and a recuperative pall rests, gentle as a duvet, over a strangely quiet Beverly Hills. For a few precious hours, the city's elite cadre of trainers and body whisperers are …

What's the Price of (Body) Perfection?

The highs and lows of fitness spending, from Gwyneth's gym allowance to an app that will motivate you for free!<p>The highs and lows of fitness spending, from Gwyneth's gym allowance to an app that will motivate you for free!

7 Liquid Eyeliners for Flawless Cat Eyes

Because all ink is not created equal.<p>Arguably the MVP of eye makeup, black liquid eyeliner works to fill in lashes and accentuate eyes. Here, seven all-star liners guaranteed to deliver inky perfection every time.