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A Primer In Makeup Brushes: Which Ones You Really Need

Photo: Courtesy of Lauren Conrad.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after</i> …

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The Moment the U.S. Ended Iran's Brief Experiment in Democracy

Sixty years ago this week, on Aug. 19, 1953, the United States, in collaboration with Britain, successfully staged a coup in Iran to overthrow democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh that a newly declassified CIA document reveals was designed to preserve the control of Western …

7 Makeup Ideas to Steal From Lily Collins, Our No. 1 New Makeup Muse

This summer, Lily Collins has come seemingly out of nowhere and stolen our beauty-loving hearts with her bold and chamelonlike makeup looks. You guys agreed that the dark cherry lip she wore Monday night might be the prettiest lipstick we have ever seen, and, hey, <i>Glamour</i> did tell you that our cover …

You Haven't Seen Ombré Like This

It feels like there’s been a complete ombré takeover in the world of beauty. From lips to nails, this gradient-heavy trend is blowing up my …

6 Crucial Tips for Getting Curly Hair Looking Glam, From Celeb Hairstylist Tommy Buckett

1. "Curly hair tends to get tangled easily. To avoid stubborn knots and tangles, . Start at the ends working upward and spray hair lightly with a product like . It gives instant smoothness and shine."<p>2. "__Invest in a silk pillow or wrap your hair in a silk scarf__before going to bed. Silk is very …

15 Hair Hacks that Take Less Than 5 Minutes

During those occasional mornings when the snooze button gets the best of you, don’t worry about being a bed head the rest of the day. If you don’t have time to do our favorite DIY hairstyles, try these 15 hair hacks that all take <i>less than five minutes</i> to do! It’s a go-to guide for looking fabulous …

Fall 2013 Hair Trend Report

See the top 12 hair trends of the season.<p>As is so often the case in fashion, the fall runways were a study in contrasts. There was riotous volume at Marc by Marc Jacobs, punk pin-curls at Givenchy and princessy plaits at Rodarte. Real women were simultaneously reassured by the simple elegance of …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

How to Get Sexy Smoky Eyes

9 Royal Heirs Around the World

People worldwide may be celebrating the birth of Britain's royal baby, but don't forget about all the other royal kids out there too! MC has rounded up some of the most adorable mini monarchs-to-be that will give Baby Cambridge a run for his/her money.<p>People worldwide may be celebrating the birth …

Royal Babies

Top British Women to Know

With all of the mania surrounding the birth of Kate Middleton's baby, it is the "British invasion" all over again. From thrones to fashion, posh to cockney, we compiled a list of must-know ladies hailing from Mother England.<p>With all of the mania surrounding the birth of Kate Middleton's baby, it is …

Queen Elizabeth II

Fake It 'Til You Make It With Benefit's Best Fix-It Products

Ladies, we feel you. Our cities are busy, we’re all vying for the same things (the-stunner-at-the-bar's eye, the dream job, and the Rag & Bone jeans …

Are These 17 Celebrity Men Hotter Topless or in Tuxes?

The Oscars! The Golden Globes! The Grammys! Awards season is filled with sexy celebrity men in even sexier suits. So we're posing a very important question to you: Do you prefer...

50 Random Guy Facts You'll Never Forget

Because it's summer. And it's hot. And we could all stand to be a little smarter in the dude department.

Laundry: Are You Doing It Wrong?

When it comes to life’s more unpleasant tasks (waiting at the DMV, cleaning hair out of the shower drain), there's one banal chore that tops the …

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Time Management

Lost And Found: 5 Forgotten Classics Worth Revisiting

I don't remember when I first realized that books could go away, that they could — and did — pass into obscurity or out of print. <i>Myra Breckinridge</i> by Gore Vidal, <i>All</i> <i>About H. Hatterr</i> by G.V. Desani, <i>Speedboat</i> by Renata Adler, the sublime <i>An Armful of Warm Girl</i> by W.M. Spackman. Each of them, snuffed …

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes!

Temperatures are rising and no one wants to turn on their oven these days. The solution for your next summer soiree? No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes! Just assemble, chill, top with berries, and serve. Cool and easy.<p><b>Ingredients</b> (makes 16 cheesecakes):<p>– 15 graham crackers (8 ounces)<p>– 1 stick …

11 Minutes of Pure Beatboxing Genius

Using only his voice and a microphone, Australian beatboxer Tom Thum gave a dynamic performance at TEDxSydney in May. His 11-minute act was uploaded …

Cory Monteith's Glee Costars React to His Death. Plus, Remembrances From Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Nina Dobrev, and Others

Following the shocking news that <i>Glee</i>'s Cory Monteith has passed away at the age of 31, his costars turned to Twitter to express their disbelief and sadness.<p>In fact, one of Cory's last tweets was an almost eerie snapshot that a friend took (and he retweeted), which he then used as his new profile …

The Best Romantic Love Letters Ever Written

Some guys just knew how to write a love letter. We rounded up 10 of the most romantic (and well-written) ones ever—and pulled out some of the most memorable quotes.<p><b>1. Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich</b><p>"I can't say how every time I ever put my arms around you I felt that I was home."<p><b>2. Napoleon to</b> …

20 Must-Try Summer Makeup Trends

Summer makeup is all about being fresh and fun, whether you’re laying a foundation for that straight-off-the-shore look that’s minimal and just a little bit bronze or taking “beach babe” to a whole new level with pops of color and dark definition. Be sure that your pre-makeup ritual includes …

The Procrastinator's Guide To Getting It Together

Are you the kind of person who can never cross off everything on your to-do list? Would you rather take a big ol' nap instead of cleaning your …

7 London Foodies Reveal The Guilty-Pleasure Grub They Can’t Resist

The cronut may not yet have reached our shores (what gives?), but we Londoners are we still pretty darn spoiled for choice when it comes to …

Makeup Hygiene

When it comes to food, medicine and everything else in-between we take every measure to ensure we are hygienic, but we rarely do the same when it comes to makeup... Whilst it may not be food, it still expires. Using old, expired products are anything but pretty.<p><b>A: Never share your makeup.</b> Whether …

Top 10 Most Expensive And Luxurious Hotels in Paris

Paris is a very beautiful city, with amazing architecture and history and with lots of wonderful attractions. As a visitor, you want your experience …

France