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Beauty: the best new foundations for autumn

While you may well be thinking summer has scarcely even begun, beauty has already moved on to autumn and launched a load of foundations to mark the new season. The reasoning is that women won’t stomach a full base in the heat and humidity (chance would be a fine thing), but by September are ready …

Makeup

We Seriously DON'T Get These 26 Beauty Products

We do some pretty crazy things in order to look our best. And, these strange behaviors are typically coupled with even stranger products. From a …

How to Wear Makeup to Match Your Glasses

Three different frames, three different looks.<p>If you wear glasses, it's easy to feel like you can hide behind your frames. But Bobbi Brown, the makeup guru who recently added eyewear designer to her resumé, believes that glasses actually bring attention to your face—though your eyes can get lost …

Makeup

9 Must-Have Summer Nail Polishes

Consider this your summer manicure cheat sheet.<p>Whether you're looking for festival-ready brights or office-friendly neutrals, these summer polishes have you (and your nails) covered.

Nails

Must-Have Hair Colors of 2014

The perfect summer palette: bronze, highlighted skin paired with bright and nude accents.<p>The perfect summer palette: bronze, highlighted skin paired with bright and nude accents.

Makeup

Coffee Break

For the past few months, my morning drink of choice has been the Thunderbolt, an iced lemonade-and-espresso combo that is much more delicious than it sounds. The only downside? It seems to be making my pearly whites a bit less pearly. Go Smile has come to the rescue with Sonic Blue Teeth Whitening …

How to Get Blake Lively's Smoldering Cannes Smoky Eye

Everything you need to achieve Lively's sexy stare<p>Blake Lively always seems to have an ethereal air about her, and her appearance on the red carpet at last night's <i>Grace of Monaco</i> premiere at the Cannes Film Festival was no exception. Clad in a draped garnet Gucci number, Lively went for a sexy …

L'Oréal

Real Time Fashion: Creamy Pastel Nails Are the Summer Trend to Try Now

Don’t stow those pale polishes just yet—this summer, pretty pastels will be hotter than ever. Creamy nail looks have appeared all over the red …

Editors Test Drive Spring 2014 Makeup Looks

From Gucci's smoldering metallic eyes to Prabal Gurung's mod lips our editors tested out their favorite looks from the Spring 2014 runways<p>From Gucci's smoldering metallic eyes to Prabal Gurung's mod lips, our editors tested out their favorite looks from the Spring 2014 runways with the help of …

Makeup

A Guide for Blondes Going Back to Their Natural Color

If Jennifer Aniston can do it, so can you.<p>Have you been dyeing your hair blonde for so long that you're not sure what your natural color is anymore? You may have been a towheaded kid, but those roots (your friendly reminder that it's time to make another hair appointment) have definitely gone to …

Hair

20 So Hot and So Colorful Plus Size Bathing Suits

Recent heat waves have got us wishing we were in some sunny oasis outside of the office. And as we daydream more and more about dipping our toes in the surf, lounging poolside, or — quite honestly — playing hookie to spend a lazy day in the sun (eek!), it all becomes pretty clear: We’re totally …

The Coolest New Concept in Nail Art Has Arrived

While the nail art craze shows no signs of slowing down, over-the-top styles are beginning to feel dated and overdone. Enter Paintbox: a brand new …

The One Reason You Need To Fall In Love With Nail Art Again

If you thought nail art was dead, you're dead wrong.<p>It's hard to comb through all of the pretty, and let's admit it, not so pretty, pictures of manicures ranging from simple white polish to weapons complementing razor sharp nails. But, there are some Pinterest and Instagram accounts that we can't …

Antioxidants: Why Your Skin Needs 'Em & How To Get 'Em

For years, the discussion of your skin and antioxidants started and stopped with blueberries. The tiny indigo fruit has been known as a powerhouse …

L'Oreal's New Makeup App Will Change Your Life

Their new technology is going to revolutionize how you buy—and test—makeup from here on out.<p>Forget smudging a lipstick tester on the back of your hand or waiting to get home to test drive a new shadow or entire new beauty look. L'Oreal Paris is debuting a new virtual app, Makeup Genius, that works …

L'Oréal

20 Gem and Crystal Jewels to Rock Right Now

We live in a world of refined sugar, synthetic clothing and faux everything. So it’s imperative that we take a step back and get in touch with our roots: get lost in nature, eat something un-processed and check out some gorgeous pieces of jewelry made with natural gemstones and crystals. Whether …

Jewelry

15 Plus-Size Looks That Can Refresh Your Summer Wardrobe

We’ve never quite hidden the fact that we’re just kinda, sorta, a bit obsessed with ASOS. And, specifically ASOS Curve, their plus-size line that …

Clothing

Benefit's They're Real! Mascara Now Comes In Eyeliner Form

Photo: Courtesy of Benefit.<p>Benefit's big on keeping it all in the family. The beauty mega-brand founded by sisters has expanded its They're Real clan …

Beauty

Saint Laurent Beauty Fall 2014: Inspiration Equation

Malcolm McDowell in <i>A Clockwork Orange</i> + Peggy Moffitt + A Margaret Keane Artwork = Saint Laurent's Bowl-Cut Baby Dolls

Flawless Skin Special: Turn Back The Clock

Whatever your age, when it comes to maintaining a youthful and healthy complexion, these are high-tech treatments and dermatologist-approved tips to have amazing skin, every day.<p>Whatever your age, when it comes to maintaining a youthful and healthy complexion, these are high-tech treatments and …

Skin Care

The 21 Best Eyeliners For Cat-Eyes And More

Khol, liquid, gel and innovative powder formulas at every price point.<p>Eyeliner is one of those can't-live-without beauty products for its magical ability to transform the shape of any eye. With the flick of a wrist and a wash of kohl, almond eyes become doe eyes and vice versa. Here, a lineup of …

This tiny startup thinks it can challenge Costco and Walmart with just $6.5M and an app

Boxed, an e-commerce company that offers Costco-like discounts on macro-sized quantities of bulk items, is expanding.<p>The company announced today that it has raised $6.5 million in a Series A round of funding, led by Greycroft Partners.<p>Boxed doesn’t have quite the selection that Costco has, with …

Wholesale Shopping App Boxed Raises $6.5M From Greycroft, First Round, And Signia

Last summer, mobile commerce startup Boxed launched its app to enable customers to buy wholesale goods and have them shipped to their doors. With ultra-fast growth over the last several months, the company has raised a $6.5 million round of funding designed to help accelerate things even …

From Former Amazon Execs, Pro.com Tells You How Much That Home Project Will Cost

Pro.com promises it can calculate how much a job will cost before you even commit to talking to a service provider.<p>There are many websites that try to connect people to service providers who will come fix up their homes: Thumbtack, Handybook, Redbeacon (bought by Home Depot), Porch.com, …

Evernote Now Has More than 100 Million Users

Evernote, which launched in 2008, now has more than 100 million registered users, according to a blog post by the company today.<p>Of that 100 million people, the majority (35 million) are in the Asia-Pacific region, 31 million are in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 27 million are in the US and …

The absurd military infographics you can find on Google

Paul Ford has an offbeat fascination with military infographics. "No matter how abstract they are, these pictures describe systems that the U.S. military uses to make optimal, efficient decisions about killing other humans," he writes on <i>Medium</i>. The diagrams showcased in the article are complex and …

I tried split-screen multitasking on the iPad, and here’s what I discovered

Apps

Microsoft Research Launches Code Hunt Game to Teach Programming

Microsoft Research today launched Code Hunt, a browser-based game for anyone interested in learning how to code by playing. The premise is straightforward: the player must write code to advance in the game.<p>The built-in tutorial introduces you to the game:<p>Greetings, program! You are an experimental …