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Sebastião Salgado’s Advice For Young Photographers Today

Last weekend at Photo London I had the chance to attend a lecture with Sebastião Salgado. Leo Johnson interviewed the 71-year old photographer about …

Casual Sex Made Me Feel Manipulated, Until I Learned to Ask for What I Want

People sent me a lot of hate mail after I wrote about not giving blowjobs, but it took me a lot of time and bad sexual experiences before I figured out what I want out of sex, and how to get it.<p>Recently, I wrote about why I don't give blowjobs. Apparently, that struck a nerve: I received more hate …

The Swimsuit-Ready Workout

25 Habits To Break By Age 25

This year, I celebrated my 25th birthday by eating multiple Magnolia Bakery cupcakes, attending improv class and watching a comedy show with friends. …

Remembering River Phoenix On The 20th Anniversary Of His Death

Today (Oct. 31) we remember one of Hollywood's most promising talents, River Phoenix. The young star died from a drug-related heart failure outside the Viper Room 20 years ago.<p>Phoenix rose to fame after 1986's "Stand By Me" and earned an Academy Award two years later for his role in "Running On …

Portraits of a ravaged land: incredible photography by Nick Brandt

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Jane Birkin's off-duty chic

Think of a famous golden couple and Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg spring to mind. The English rose and French poet began dating in 1968, and Birkin's wide-eyed, gap-toothed innocence set off against the swarthy curls, cheekbones and ever-present cigarette of Gainsbourg helped them to become the …

Makeup Artist Transforms Women in Stunning Before and After Photos

Russian hair and makeup artist Vadim Andreev shows what a little (ok, maybe a lot) of hair and makeup can do. While we've featured our fair share of artists on My Modern Met, this is one of the few times where we've shined the spotlight on a makeup artist. Using only cosmetics, and not any post …

The Art of Improbable Coincidence: Travel and Street Photography by Maciej Dakowicz | Colossal

<p>It would not surprise me to learn that Polish street photographer Maciej Dakowicz has run out of available pages in his passport. Currently based in …

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7 Ways to Get a Better Body in 30 Minutes or Less

In as little as a minute a day, you can make noticeable changes to your physique and your fitness level (if you keep it up over time, of course).<p>If …

Coco Rocha's Harper's Bazaar Cover Looks Like It's Vogue-Inspired (PHOTOS)

Vogue received a lot of flak for its September 2012 cover. The 4.5-pound issue boasted an A-list cover star, Lady Gaga, but a whole lot of Photoshop.<p>Strangely enough, Harper's Bazaar China decided to channel the now-infamous cover look by placing model Coco Rocha in a similar dress and pose. …

4 Killer Halloween Costume DIYs

<b>Halloween is the great divider of holidays</b>: You either look forward to it with unmitigated glee, or you hide out in a dark room with a bowl full of …

Monae Everett, Celebrity Makeup Artist & Hairstylist, Talks Breaking Into The Industry, Homemade Hair Recipes & More

A wealth of knowledge for upcoming makeup artists and hairstylists.<p>I was privileged enough to have a chat with Monae Everett, celebrity makeup artist and hairstylist with 12 years in the business, including being one of the artists featured on Season 12 of "Project Runway." Her celebrity client …

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How to Meditate

I had an extremely alarming early-morning experience a few weeks ago. I woke up in <i>savasana</i> (yoga-speak for 'corpse pose': laying prone, legs splayed, …

8 Chances Unhappy People Never Take

<i>“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.”<br>―Chuck Palahniuk</i><p>For some reason the register at our local quickie mart …

The Perfect Concealer: Is It Out There?

Illustrated by Gabriela Alford.<p>For makeup lovers, cooler temps mainly mean one thing: Our makeup will no longer be melting off of us like some sort …

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Does He Date Black Girls?

So, I was telling one of my friends about an attractive guy I had spotted in a café. Good looking to the point I had literally stopped typing on my …

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5 Guys Who Are Nothing But Bad For You

<b>1. The married one</b><p>Speaking from a rather scarring (or jarring) emotional experience, nothing good comes from this. I like many other young attractive females, get hit on fairly frequently and most of the time that’s great. Isn’t that why I bought that new shirt or that sexier than normal dress for …

The World's Prettiest Places Without Internet Access

It's hard to deny the impact that constant digital distractions and 24/7 connectivity have had on our stress levels: Heavy technology use has been linked with increased stress, anxiety and depression among young adults, and it may be contributing to higher-than-ever work-related stress levels among …

Face Value: The Best Cream Blushes — And How To Use 'Em

I shied away from cream blushes for the longest. It seemed easier to swirl a brush on a pan and swipe it on the general area of where blush is …

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Make-Up: A History, Part 1 - The Marie Antoinette Look

The iconic (albeit ill-fated) historical beauty, Marie Antoinette, has become synonymous with 18th Century style over the years. With countless …

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The 10 Tiniest Rooms We've Ever Seen

Stylish and efficient spaces.<p>From a 48-square-foot kitchen to a tiny and cozy reading nook, we've rounded up beautiful small spaces that don't spare style or efficiency. Take a look a these amazing designs.