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13 Enviable Closets From Pinterest

While you may not have the real estate yet, there's no harm in taking wardrobe organization inspiration from these 14 enviable walk-insall spotted on Pinterest.<p>A perfectly-organized, designer-filled walk-in closet: the universal object of desire for every fashionable woman. While you may not have …

10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.<p><b>1) ColorSchemer</b> Inspired by a photo you took? Create your own color palettes from these photos and save and share them with other COLOURlovers members. Tap the built-in color wheel to explore different shades …

5 hairstyles for bad hair days

Hairstyling

NYFW Spring 2015 Trend Alert: Braids, Braids, Braids

I’m a sucker for a good braid – blame the German in me but the whole Heidi look? I’m totally into it. While I haven’t seen Heidi braids on the runway …

Take Your Summer Wardrobe Into Fall With My 3 Easy Steps

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the sun is setting on summer.<p>The good news is, while those hot summer days may be coming to a close, your wardrobe doesn't have to cower in the cold. You can savor the remnants of summer while dressing for the impending temperature plummet without an entire …

Clothing

A's drop protest after wild ninth

ANAHEIM -- The bottom of the ninth inning on Thursday night at Angel Stadium had it all -- controversy, drama and an escape.<p>Kick-started by an …

Hair How-To: Flirty Finger Waves

Date night here you come!<p>Need a subtle yet sexy style for a night out on the town? Hair stylist Joshua Ristaino shows you the way.<p>Tools you'll need:<p>1. Comb<p>2. Large styling clips<p>3. Large barrel curling iron<p>4. Pinch hair clips<p>5. Bobby pins<p>6. Boar bristle paddle brush<p>7. Sectioning clips<p><b>1. Part your</b> …

★ Seriously EASY NO-HEAT CURLS Hairstyle & WEN 1st-Impression | SCHOOL HAIRSTYLES

3 Amazingly EASY BACK-TO-SCHOOL HAIRSTYLES | Cute Braids Hairstyle

Hairstyle How-To: the Nautical Hair Knot

1. Dispense a quarter-size amount of and apply it evenly from midshaft to ends, then wind the bottom three inches of hair around a 1" curling iron, working in large sections, to add polish to the tips.<p>2. Have hair elastics at the ready—either clear or ones that match your hair. Bobby pins too. If …

17 Products Hairstylists Hoard

According to Hollywood's top hairstylists, celebrity clients get sticky fingers when it comes to these no-fail products.<p>According to Hollywood's top hairstylists, celebrity clients get sticky fingers when it comes to these no-fail products.<p>Courtesy Christophe Robin

10 Pre-Gym Habits That Destroy Your Workout

Don't blow it.<p>Wouldn't it suck if you ruined your workout before you even broke a sweat? Yes, yes, it would. So avoid these habits that can make your workout less efficient, enjoyable, and effective:<p><b>1. You chug a ton of water before you work out.</b>You know you need to keep the water coming on days …

Our Staffers Never Fly without These Beauty Essentials

Not to brag, but I’m an excellent flyer. Okay, I will brag: I took my first flight when I was just a one-year-old, and as an adult I get on a plane …

Skin Care

Is it really healthier to live without shampoo?

A new book supporting the 'no-poo' movement suggests that chemical detergents ruin your hair, but you'll need to pass through a smelly stage to achieve luscious results<p>• Could you give up washing?<p>When I was a teenager in the early 90s, there was a definite trend adopted by a specific type of hippy …

4 Tinted Lip Balms That Are Perfect for Summer

Looking effortless is key in the summer. You want products that enhance that seasonal glow instead of covering it up. Tinted lip balms are an amazing …

10 Portable Beauty Essentials to Stock Up on Now

I used to travel for a living. Not kidding—for two very recent years of my life, I traveled to a different city in North America every <i>day</i>, living out …

Makeup

8 Simple Steps to Perfect Beachy Waves

We love messy, undone, beachy waves any time of year. But given that it’s summer and there are a lot of beach days left to be had, there’s no better …

Vogue Beauty Awards 2014 winners: Haircare

<i>Excerpted from the August 2014 issue of</i> Vogue <i>India. To read more, subscribe to the print edition or get the single digital copy now.</i>

Your 9 Biggest Shampoo Questions, Answered

The secret to great hair is all in how you wash it.<p>If you don't give your shampoo a second thought, think again. The right bottle (and the right regimen) can bring you the rich, shiny, healthy 'do of your dreams, according to the experts.<p><b>1. How often should I shampoo?</b>There's no harm in washing your …

Braid Hairstyles from @InstaBraid Instagram Account

There's something about braids that pulls girls in every time. They're all romantic princess-like, and while they can definitely be super complicated, they can also be so, <i>so</i> easy. Personally, my Heidi braid headband is a go-to style when my hair is too dirty to hang.<p>This morning I stumbled on …

It's In the Jeans: Inspiring Celebrity Denim

Stuck in a jeans and t-shirt rut? Get inspired by our gallery of the best denim looks worn by the most stylish stars and models.<p>Whether dark-washed or cut off, dressed up or casual, these chic celebs know how to do denim. Get inspired by their blue jean looks, plus see more celebrity style …

Low Calorie, Low Fat Summer Dinner Recipes

Somehow summer is coming to a close. I have no idea how that happened, truly...I feel like it was May only a few days ago.<p>But! We can make the most of it, right? There are still plenty of opportunities to host a summer dinner party, hit the beach, have a picnic...and plenty of healthy (yet yummy!) …

How Beyoncé Is Helping This Teen Get Over Her Ex

"Breakups suck. You know what makes them easier? Re-imagining your happiest times together with none other than Queen B," Cassandra Blackwell writes on her genius Tumblr "Beyoncify My Boyfriend. And we couldn't agree more.<p>Instead of merely deleting/crying over/cursing/denying the existence of all …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …