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Today's Free Daily Couple's Lovescope

The universe is a complicated place. Why not utilize every kind of horoscope possible to help untangle the web of mystery that surrounds us?<p>Whether …

33 Beauty Products We Were Obsessed With In 2013

Being a beauty editor is a pretty tough job. My desk is constantly covered in packages containing the latest and greatest makeup, hair and skincare products that I get to try out before they even hit beauty counters. I kid, I kid...<p>All jokes aside, this year I've managed to experiment with hundreds …

Exactly How Not to Overpack for Vacation: A Fashion Expert Shares Her Secrets For Traveling In Style

Scene: My three best friends and I are at JFK checking in for our trip to Paris. I am the last to have my luggage weighed and the lovely—yet quizzical—flight attendant tells me that I'll need to pay $200 for overweight baggage. Pardon moi? $200? I took more than a few overwhelmed moments to unload …

5 Beauty Lessons We Learned This Year From Olivia Wilde

Our collective girl crush on Olivia Wilde grew even stronger in 2013 (based at least somewhat on her genius Dos and Don'ts of Turning 30). Here's what the makeup master taught us over the past 12 months.<p>Lesson 3) You must reevaluate your makeup colors when changing your hair color. She warns that …

4 Ways to Feel Better Right Now

If you're feeling tired, anxious, or sick—<i>all</i> things that can happen during high-stress times (like the holidays!)—you don't always just want to wait a few days until things are better. You want to feel good <i>now</i>. And here are some ideas for doing just that.<p><b>You feel a cold coming on.</b> Ugh! If you're …

Your Guide to Perfect Party Makeup

Your go-to guide for beauty looks perfect for any holiday party.<p>Looking for some beauty inspiration this holiday season? We asked celebrity makeup artist Nico Guilis (she's worked with Alexis Bledel and Dree Hemingway!) for some tips on how to master some of the most gorgeous makeup looks from the …

13 Secrets to Long, Thick, Shiny Hair

We all want a mane of soft, silky, touchable locks. But the reality is that hair grows only about a half inch per month. Want to jump-start the process? Read on for insider tips to stop hair's biggest enemy — breakage — and keep strands strong.<p>START IN THE SHOWER<p><b>Go sulfate free.</b> Overwashing can dry …

10 Wow-Worthy Winter Looks

Come holiday time, we could <i>all</i> use some outfit inspiration. So, be they for New Year's Eve or a boozy brunch or a quiet dinner party at home, the 10 …

Last-Minute NYE Styling Tips

Despite all your best intentions and efforts to prevent it, you do it again and again every single year. You have nothing to wear Tuesday night, …

The ESSENTIAL Guide To Beauty Basics

Illustrated by Giacomo Bagnara.<p>Nobody wants to go through life messing up the get-gorgeous and look-polished fundamentals (i.e. incorrectly cleansing …

How to dress: New Year party dresses

The party dress of the moment, this New Year's Eve, is a spaghetti-strapped slip, or its camisole equivalent worn with skinny black trousers. Slinky but simple, it is half boudoir, half grunge. Think of Kate Moss in her mid-90s heyday. (That slippery, silvery Liza Bruce number she wore out partying …

15 Nail Art Designs We’d Raise Our Glasses To

We have a confession to make: when we raise our glasses sky high this New Year’s Eve, it’s not just to toast to the new year, it’s also to show off our festive nail art. When you see these 15 NYE-inspired nail art designs, you’ll see why we’re so hyped to flash our fingers at the crowd.<p>1. Kate …

To All The Women Out There Who Hate Bikini Waxes: 2013 Was Your Year

There are some women who swear by Brazilian waxes. But for the rest of you, those who view down-there hair removal as legalized torture, take heart: This was <i>your</i> year.<p>It's not as if the clock was totally turned back on the grooming trends. But over the course of 2013, we sensed more and more signs …

3 Makeup Tricks You Need To Know

When it comes to looking younger, who doesn't want instant gratification? Makeup artist Napoleon Perdis gives his easy secrets to having sculpted cheekbones, wider eyes, and fuller lips in minutes.<p><b>Sculpt sky-high cheekbones</b><p>First, apply foundation as you normally would to create an even, matte …