Nida Farhoud

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Why You Should Consider a Japanese Beauty Routine

The products are unbelievable.<p>In the imagination of the American beauty hound, France has its effortless, tousled-hair It girls and Korea has its effort<i>ful</i>, snail-powered, bazillion-step skincare routine. But Japan, for the most part, has been less of a cultural beauty brand. (Well, at least …

Israel kills dozens in two days of Gaza raids

At least 81 people, including many children, have been killed in the Gaza Strip in two days of Israeli air raids, as Israel's army mobilised on the border for a possible ground invasion.<p>The Palestinian Ministry of Health said 550 people had been wounded since Israel launched its campaign in Gaza …

12 Major Manicure Mistakes You're Probably Making

Giving yourself a manicure may seem harmless enough, but there are some key techniques that, if done incorrectly, can not only ruin your entire paint job but also risk your health (does clipping your cuticles ring a bell?). We tapped Simcha Whitehill, a.k.a. Miss Pop, one of the top nail artists in …

10 New Ways to Wear Eyeliner

Makeup artist Nick Barose, the mastermind behind Lupita Nyongo's signature bright eyeliner, shares 10 easy liner looks you can create at home.<p><b>1. Sultry Rockstar Eyes</b>: Line the top and bottom of the inner water line with a creamy, long-wearing kohl pencil. Squeeze eyes together so it smudges a …

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Step-by-Step Guide to the Cut Crease: See how a pro breaks down this dramatic eye in eight easy-to-follow steps. --> http://bit.ly/1iaeqah

Is a 30-Minute Workout Better Than a 60-Minute One?

Kate Upton's trainer, David Kirsch, seems to think so.<p>When it comes to your body, you get what you give. Luckily, that no longer means hours on the treadmill or double spin classes. Instead, celebrity trainer David Kirsch says that quality over quantity is the missing link to reaching your get-fit …

Exercise

Katy Perry's go-to move for flat abs

We have no doubt that Katy Perry will be rocking the Grammys red carpet and stage this Sunday, and we know why. Her trainer, Harley Pasternak, takes …

Facebook co-founder: email is about to die

When Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz ran the company's engineering team -- in those heady days when Facebook was still taking over the world -- …

We Heart Nail Art: 20 Valentine’s Day Manis to Fall For

Regardless <i>how</i> hot your little red dress is for Valentine’s Day, you just can’t nail the picture-perfect look without a killer mani. I mean, can you think of another major holiday that revolves so much around hand holding? So prime your digits by busting out your fave pink and red hues and brace …

Nail Art

6 Classic Beauty Looks To Try Tonight

<i>Despite Robin Black's self-professed love/hate relationship with beauty, the photographer-cum-makeup artist behind Beauty is Boring is bent on</i> …

Beauty

How To Care For Your Locks In Those Freezing Temps

Illustrated by <b>Ammiel Mendoza</b>.<p><i>Michael Dueñas, founder & CEO of Hair Room Service, boasts a long list of celebrity clientele that includes Lady Gaga,</i> …

Shop the Show via Possessionista: Zooey Deschanel’s Apple Print Dress on New Girl

<i>Dana Weiss of Possessionista.com is InStyle.com’s correspondent on all things</i> New Girl <i>fashion for Season 3. Scroll down to read this week’s exclusive</i> …

A Maldives Beach Awash in Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Looks Like an Ocean of Stars | Colossal

<p>While vacationing on the Maldives Islands, Taiwanese photographer Will Ho stumbled onto an incredible stretch of beach covered in millions of …

Characters From ‘Parks And Recreation,’ Ranked

One of the best things about <i>Parks and Recreation</i> is the effort showrunner Mike Schur and his staff put into building the show’s fictional world. Like Springfield on <i>The Simpsons</i> and South Park on, uh, <i>South Park</i>, the town of Pawnee has been colored-in and shaded to the point that it feels almost …

Why I Decided To Ditch Chemicals And Go Organic With My Hair Dye

Trust me, when it comes to hair dye, I'm as picky as an amateur can be. I've been dyeing my hair red for 12 years, and I've managed to pick up a few tricks: I know exactly what to say to get the right shade ("copper tones, <i>not</i> purple") and I've strategized how to reduce the damage for my …

We Wish More American Men Dressed Like The Guys In Italy

American men's fashion ranges from the moderately stylish (shout out to all the classy J.Crew-clad men out there) to the pathetically slobby (we cannot forgive basketball shorts or sarcastic T-shirts). But the men in Italy give us hope.<p>Pitti Uomo, a week of men's fashion shows and events thrown …

Reading List: A Sophisticated Updo (for Short Hair too!), How to Become a Morning Person, and More

<i>We know you don’t have oodles of time to browse through everything on the Birchbox blog and in the magazine each week. Here’s a short list of the top blog posts, articles, videos, and news that we don’t want you to miss.</i><p>1. The Bouffant Pony: Birchboxer Whitney shows us how to create a chic bouffant pony. Spoiler alert: As you can see in the photo, it involves LOTS of teasing.<p>2. How to Become a Morning Person: Early risers are not only healthier but also <i>happier</i>. Check out this helpful interview …

It's Almost SAG Night! Don't Miss Your Favorite Actors Tomorrow

Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, and Julia Roberts have certainly been busy lately, and they're going to be back for more action Saturday night …

#theLIST: Best Dressed: Printed Matter

Our editor at large, Derek Blasberg, picks the 10 chicest looks of the week<p>Our editor at large, Derek Blasberg, picks the 10 chicest looks of the week

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Why I Get Monthly Facials (and Why You Should, Too)

In general, I made an effort to take pretty good care of my skin. Aside from eating tons of nutrient-dense fruits and veggies to stay nourished from …

Truffle Fondue: The Ultimate Winter Indulgence

Photo: Emiko Davies/Courtesy of Food52.<p><i>Food52 helps people become better, smarter, happier cooks. Food52 was named 2012 Publication of the Year by</i> …

James Beard

The Secrets of a Skinny (Pastry) Chef: The Woman Behind Momofuku's Sweet Treats Spills

Photo: Daniel Krieger<p>As the mastermind behind Momofuku Milk Bar's Cereal Milk Ice Cream, Cake Truffles and yes, Crack Pie ®, James Beard awarding-winning chef Christina Tosi, 32, spends her days sampling new recipes. She also eats an "unconscionable amount of cookie dough every day," according to …

Fitness

Golden Globes 2014: Red Carpet Arrivals

See what the stars are wearing the moment they hit the red carpet.<p>See what the stars are wearing the moment they hit the red carpet. Plus, see more red-carpet style here.

Red Carpet

#theLIST: Golden Globes 2014: The 10 Best Dressed

Golden Globes

Disney Villain Perfume Bottle Designs

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

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