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One of these 10 red lipsticks is likely a match for your perfect pout

So, you’re in the market for a new red lipstick or two? We may be able to help you out. In fact, we found 10 red lipsticks that we think every woman …

Raise the bar: a beginner's guide to lifting weights

Want to give yourself a boost, physically and mentally? Follow this full-body workout<p>If you want to get stronger in body and mind, this beginner’s full-body workout is a good place to start. Our bodies want to be fit and strong, fast and powerful. It is just that in our modern-day lives, in which …

Workouts

The 10 Best Drugstore Lipsticks for Fall

"We'll take one of everything, please."<p>Seeing those girls who consistently wear their signature lip shade to the office always inspires us to want to wear more lipstick, especially when fall means playing with darker, richer hues. Ahead, find our new drugstore favorites for fall that happen to look …

Cheap Alternatives To Pricy Skin-Care Buys — That Actually WORK

Pretend for a moment that you don't know the names Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lopez, or Kerry Washington. Imagine you ran into one of them on the …

Skin Care

The Best Liquid Foundations, According to Reddit (and Allure Editors)

Thanks to new advances in the beauty market we can now find foundation formulas in all forms, including cushions and sprays. However, a good liquid foundation will always be my go-to. There's something so satisfying about the way a liquid formula blends seamlessly onto your skin, and provides an …

Makeup

12 Incredible Hostels Every Traveler Should Visit In A Lifetime

You travel on a budget, but you’ve abandoned grimy, noisy hostels for the cheapest of Airbnb stays. Or maybe you’ve always assumed hostels are dark, sad places packed with sweaty backpackers, and skip them altogether.<p>You shouldn’t.<p>From tree houses to former universities to veritable nightclubs, …

European Travel

10 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in NYC

Even if it’s raining out, there is a silver lining: we have a list of great things to do around New York City when the weather isn’t cooperating! …

2016 Was the Best Year for Strategy Games Ever

You can’t ignore this genre anymore.<p>Ah, December. The time when the video games press' thoughts turn to Game of the Year awards, arguing about which 8-12 hour big-budget action-adventure deserves the award most. But all of the <i>Dooms</i> and <i>Uncharteds</i> and <i>Titanfalls</i> aren't the biggest story of gaming in …

Board Games

20 Under-$15 Drugstore Buys Beauty Bloggers Swear By

Walking down the drugstore aisle when you're short on time can feel like walking into a Forever 21 during sale season. With new products and …

Famous chefs reveal their favorite places to eat in New York City

It's a given that chefs know great food, but even better, when your job involves a steady stream of amazing meals, you're less likely to be blinded by hype or high price tags. We civilian food lovers might get so caught up in the pomp and circumstance of a pricey tasting menu that it's easy to …

New York City

The eight essentials products for every make-up bag

Flossing teeth does little good, investigation finds as US removes recommendation from health advice

The NHS is to review guidance on flossing your teeth after health officials in the US quietly dropped the recommendation, admitting that there is no scientific evidence to show it works.<p>Current NHS guidance recommends flossing once a day but that is due to be reviewed in January.<p>The review will …

Kayla Itsines on the 28-minute workout you can do from home

Kayla Itsines, probably the most influential fitness blogger in the world right now - well that's what the 10 million-and-rising members of her #BBG (Bikini Body Guide) community would tell you at least.<p>Why? Because this 24-year-old Australian has got her motivational patter, and fitness plan, for …

Fitness

The Under $10 Makeup Products The Internet Loves

Looking to update your makeup collection? Also looking to not blow your entire paycheck in the process? Head to the drugstore. When it comes to drugstore products, the only people we trust more than the dozens of bargain-beauty obsessed makeup artists for recommendations are the hard-core beauty …

10 best BB creams

Blemish balm, beauty balm, call it what you will, BB creams continue to rival foundation for our attention. They still offer coverage, but are clever …

Skin Care

12 Great Georgia Hikes

Georgia’s landscape has everything from the rugged Appalachians to granite monadnocks and shady creekside trails. We whittled it down to 12 great …

12 Beauty Products ELLE Editors Can't Live Without

You could say we're obsessed.<p>From the holy grail of moisturizers to a liner that makes lips look injected, these are the beauty products that ELLE editors can't–and won't–live without. We're obsessed.

10 Game-Changing Beauty Products I Found on Reddit

From tattoo liner to stays-put-forever lip color.<p>Reddit is the best beauty-obsessed friend you never knew you had. I'm telling you: These users do not pull punches when it comes to critiquing products (R.I.P. the foundation you <i>thought</i> was amazing), which means that if a lip color, eyeliner, or …

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

Cooking

DOJ investigators in Washington are also looking into Chipotle's food safety issues

Chipotle Mexican Grill has been under increasing scrutiny in the wake of a series of foodborne illnesses that have led to a decline in its shares and a projected plunge in its fourth-quarter same-store sales.<p>Chipotle disclosed on Wednesday that the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of …

Environmental Health

Looking for a good book? What I read and loved in 2015

If you have read my articles for a while, you will know I love a good book. Ok, let's get real - I am completely obsessed with books. I have thousands of them in my house, piled up on every available surface. I buy them even when I know I won't get to read them for months. I even have more than a …

Books

32 Amazing Beauty Products to Try in 2018

We thought 2017 topped the list when it came to exciting and innovative beauty launches, but turns out that 2018 is poised to give it a serious run for its money. The year may be young, but the list of kick-ass new beauty products out there is already long...and continuously growing. These include …

The Drugstore Products Top Dermatologists Always Recommend

Yes, a lot of fancy dermatologists have their own skin-care lines (which have correspondingly fancy price tags), but ask nicely and they'll be happy to tell you about the drugstore products they love just as much as their own. Here, seven of the country's top dermatologists share the affordable …

The Best Prosecco to Drink This New Year's Eve

Not all Proseccos are created equal. The best among these light and gently fruity sparkling wines, which hail from Italy's Veneto region, are made by farmers and smaller family run estates who grow and select the best grapes by hand. Unfortunately, those aren't the bottles that you see most often …

Prosecco

No Packets Allowed: Hot Chocolate You Actually Want to Drink

Whether you like it classically creamy, bittersweet, spicy, or spiked—we've got just the recipe.<p>We drink hot chocolate because it’s rich and creamy, warm and luxurious. It's a comfort food, to pick you up when you're feeling down, or when you're just really cold. It's best served next to a skating …

15 apps every foodie must have on their phone

There's more to being a foodie than simply snapping beautiful photographs of your dinner.<p>In fact, one could argue being a foodie is a life-long …

Apps

The World's Most Comfortable Shoes, According to Glamour Editors | Glamour

Finding a great shoe is an amazing feeling, but discovering one that looks good and feels even better? It's a hold-the-phone, life-changing type of thing. Since we work in an office that's full of a lot of women who are more or less obsessively focused on shopping and style, we decided to do an …

Clothing

5 Great Wine Destinations in the U.S. (That Aren't Napa Valley)

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>California isn't the only state in the U.S. associated with wine production, although with more than 667 million gallons produced annually it is by far the largest contributor. In truth, New York, Washington, Oregon and Florida, plus Midwestern states …

Wine

7 Back-to-School Breakfasts to Boost Brain Power

You might not be able to help out with that calculus problem, but you can help boost your kid’s brainpower. These delicious breakfasts are packed …

Breakfast