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How To Make Your Phone Your Personal Trainer

Skip the gym, forgo the trainer, and take your fitness game to your smart phone.<p>It's easy to consider fall the perfect time to hide under a chunky knit—but in the interest of good abs and September beach vacations, here are ten fitness apps to keep you in check on-the-go.<p><b>How To Workout With Your</b> …

BA's Best Banana Bread

Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of …

Baking

Classic Garlic Bread

For this classic garlic bread, you can cut and butter the bread well in advance, but don’t bake it until guests arrive. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ cup cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 cloves garlic cloves, peeled, …

Recipes

5 classic shades of lipstick every woman should own

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The Secret to Soft-and-Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

When blogger Silvana Nardone set out to replicate her favorite supermarket cookie, she quickly discovered that the texture was the hardest thing to …

Wedding Chicken

“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered by a throw-together marinade.<p>Ingredients<p>10 …

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Brides Says “I Do” to a Flipboard Edition

The institution of marriage may be heading toward the same fate as the dodo. Millennials in the U.S. are on track to have the lowest marriage rates, …

Should You Invest in Spanx for Your Under Eye Bags?

In the 15-plus years I’ve been covering the beauty market, I’ve slathered on more caffeine-laced eye creams than I care to admit. I’ve scared my …

Shopaholics, You've Finally Met Your Match, Thanks to These

Because spending money has literally never been easier.<p>The fashion industry is fast-paced, there's no doubt about that. Trends change quicker than you can say "Cara Delevingne" and it seems the minute we buy the next-best-thing, we're already behind. Luckily, there is one industry that's adapting …

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Model Share Summer Beauty Secrets

Four top catwalkers reveal their favorite products for staying gorgeous.<p>Four top catwalkers reveal their favorite products for staying gorgeous.<p>Caroline Brasch Nielsen<p>Edita Vilkeviciute<p>Vanessa Axente<p>Anna Selezneva

The Only Heels You'll Want To Wear This Summer

<i>This list was assembled with data provided by Rank & Style.</i><p>Summer is the season of flip flops for a reason: schlepping around with sweaty feet in heels kinda sucks.<p>Thanks to our friends at Rank & Style, however, we've presented you with some comfortable -- yes, we said <b>comfortable</b> -- pumps that you …

Would You Want A Pre-Worn Wedding Gown?

Borrowing Magnolias isn't your run-of-the-mill bridal boutique. In fact, it's probably an option you haven't even considered. This new e-commerce …

10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears …

Tofu's Never Tasted This Good (Seriously)

Photo: Courtesy of Mark Weinberg/Food52.<p>Everything you want to eat right now — all in one bowl. This gluten-free and vegan salad is stock full of …

Jungle Food: Praising the Plantain

Why it's the carb to eat...<p>In fashion parlance, plantains are having a moment. With many people following a gluten and even grain free diet, it can be difficult to find an adequate source of carbohydrates to fuel the body. I often find that many people are not eating enough carbohydrates and part …

Huguenot Torte with Cherries

The achingly perfect, meringue-like mantle of this classic pie is almost identical to the classic 19th-century Russian dessert referred to as Fallen …

Chicken Again? Yes! 5 Easy Recipes Your Family Will Love

We've all heard it: "Aw, Mom, chicken again?" Show your family that chicken doesn't have to be boring. With these easy, flavorful and family friendly recipes, they'll never complain about chicken for dinner again!<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, …

The only salad dressing recipe you'll ever need

This summer, do your farm-fresh greens a favor: Ditch the bottled dressing. Making your own salad dressing is easy and cheap—and you can create endless variations if you follow some simple rules and the foolproof recipe below.<p>First, it helps to know the basics. If you're making a vinaigrette—just …

Everything You Need to Know About Pie Crust

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: You</i> …

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The Best Top Coat Polishes For Any Manicure

A great manicure depends on more than just your color choice. A strong top coat, from formulas that can nurse nails back to health to ones that yield the shiniest of finishes, will perfect any desired look.<p>It may seem like all top coats are created equal (after all, they basically look identical), …

The Best Beauty and Makeup Apps

From virtually trying on makeup to appointing a hairstylist to your doorstep, these are the apps you'll want to make space for on that shiny new device.<p><b>1)</b> <b>GlamScout</b><p>The next time you go gaga over a gorgeous lip or smoky shadow look in your favorite magazine, snap a photo and upload it to Glamscout. …

7 Bronzers and Illuminators That ELLE Editors Swear By

These 13 Concealers Will Cover Anything You've Got

The best picks at every price point for redness, blemishes and under-eye fatigue.<p>The best picks at every price point for redness, blemishes and under-eye fatigue.

A Greasy Girl's Guide to Oils

With summer rapidly approaching, makeup trends float towards the effortlessly dewy, refreshed, just hydrated enough skin. Not for us oily girls. We often suffer from #makeupmeltdown. No matter how much air conditioning, fanning, powder, and oil-absorbing sheets-which Starbucks napkins are an …

Skin Care

In the Kitchen With: Justin Gellatly’s Doughnuts

Alright, you know me by now… When I get on a kick, I turn into Motormouth Maybelle. I can’t stop talking about stuff I’m loving, and this week’s …

How to make the sexiest, silkiest French buttercream frosting EVER! Oh yeah. Right here. GET THE RECIPE: How to Make French Buttercream Frosting; http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-silky-sexy-french-buttercream-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-190263

This Might Be The Most Eclectic Wedding We've Ever Seen

When Nina and Amir play by their rules, nothing short of amazing happens. DIY wedding? Not this one. The couple left it all up to the pros! There …

Journalism

The Summer Primer Primer: How To Use BBs, Blurs, & Everything In Between

The first few days of a hot summer are typically accompanied by instances of your makeup melting off your face as your shocked, sweating skin tries …

Secrets To Gorgeous Hair

Go pro—the top tools and expert tips to become your own stylist<p>Stopping by your local blow-dry bar is still the fastest way to get a killer blowout, perfect waves, or a chic updo. But once it's time to shampoo again you're (sadly) back to your pre-salon self. For those who dream of having a good …