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One ELLE Editor Consults the Experts To Find Out How To Look Good on Video Chat

Basic calls are for the birds! Running out of excuses to avoid the world of video chatting, Julie Schott learns to put her best face forward... over the phone<p>Not long ago, a fellow <i>ELLE</i> editor announced she had landed a promotion at an international edition of <i>ELLE</i>—without ever having left New York …

30 Best Smells In the World

Yet, another reason to work out. Scientists say exercise will help you keep your sense of smell. Don't, and you could end up not being able to enjoy these scents...<p><b>1. Cookies Fresh Out the Oven</b><p>NO EXPLANATION NECESSARY.<p><b>2. Melting Chocolate</b><p>Because… chocolate.<p><b>3. "Boy" Smell</b><p>Right out the shower …

3 Things I Wish I'd Started Doing for My Skin in My 20s

Ugh, I just returned from a traumatic visit to Urban Outfitters. It was my first genuine I-feel-old experience. Forget stuff not fitting right or being too revealing. You know you're a geriatric customer when 90 percent of the clothes look <i>confusing</i> to you. I tried to play it cool, but my mind was …

Could Ancient Herbal Remedies Unlock the Secret to Perfect Skin?

In Asia, herbs have been used for centuries to treat everything from insomnia to back pain. Can the same time-tested cure-alls also deliver a beautiful complexion?<p>On a sunny summer day, there's surely no place in the world quite as beautiful as the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, on the outskirts of …

10 Common Hair Myths Debunked

Do you really have to wash your hair everyday?

How to recognize quality lipstick

Image:© George Dolgikh/ Fotolia<p>Lipsticks today are typically made of the following ingredients: ricin oil, lanolin, petroleum jelly, paraffin, bees …

Paraben

<b>Nowadays, paraben-free is the way to be! These finds offer clients peace of mind with their skincare regimens.</b><p>Armando Sanchez<p>(from left to</b> …

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The Well+Good Gals: Our June Guest Bloggers' Blackberry Superfood Summer Smoothie Recipe

Photo: Getty Images<p><i>Each month, ELLE.com wades through the web in search of the best guest bloggers. In honor of our June Body Issue (starring Kerry Washington and on newsstands now), we tapped Alexia Brue and Melisse Gelula, the founders of WellandGoodNYC.com, to bring us their fitness and</i> …

Eight Easy Steps to Break Out of a Makeup Rut

You’ve been applying the same makeup since last Christmas. You’re feeling less than inspired, and bored stiff is not the look you’re going for. You …

11 Natural Skin Care Products That Are Already in Your Fridge

Your kitchen = your new Sephora.<p>It's time to toss the face toner with ingredients that you can't pronounce and go all natural this season. We spoke with expert Alexis Wolfer, founder of the popular natural beauty website, The Beauty Bean, about how champagne, yogurt, and even coffee grounds can do …

A Historical Glimpse Behind Luxury Branding & Packaging

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Shrink Film with Sticker Design

Project Description<p>This is a design that I put together as the Creative Director for Designer Skin. The goal was to create a new look in the indoor …

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How To Craft A Brand

20 Creative VODKA Packages