America's 11 Best-Looking Cities

People with healthy skin, beautiful hair and clear complexions flock to these U.S. towns. Did yours make the list?

Beauty Goodies Made in the U.S.A.

Celebrate the 4th of July in style this year by using these American-owned makeup and skin care picks

13 Not-So-Average Lemonade Recipes

This summer, quench your thirst with these creative and satisfying twists on traditional lemonade

12 Unexpectedly Chic Fourth of July Manis

Save the flag for the parade and opt for one of these designs instead

31 Irresistible Summer Nail Colors You Need This Season

Nothing ushers us into summer like a bright, beaming manicure. And this summer, nail colors are more spirited than ever. Say goodbye to spring's gentle pastels and the dark, brooding colors of winter -- unlike your typical summertime palette, nail colors this year are taking on a newer, friskier personality.   read more

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12 Best Sunscreens -- and the 2 Worst

Whether we like it or not, sunscreen is a must for all of us. And according to Heidi Waldorf, M.D., of Waldorf Dermatology & Laser Associates in Nanuet, NY, we need "an SPF of at least 15 daily." For prolonged sun exposure (anything more than the incidental exposure you might get from driving or working near a window), she recommends an SPF of 30 above with a water-resistant formula. She also suggests choosing a sunscreen containing titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, avobenzone or mexoryl as its active ingredient.   See sunscreens

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How to Apply Lipstick Like a Makeup Artist

We know what you're thinking -- how complicated can lipstick possibly be? True enough -- it isn't brain surgery. But somehow, by the end of the day, women around the world catch themselves in the mirror to find uneven, flaking, smudging, bleeding lip color that makes them want to (almost) resign lipstick altogether.   read more

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Look of the Day

Leave it to Zendaya to shake things up at the BET Awards. She debuted a cool new pixie haircut, balanced out by feminine makeup. Zendaya's makeup artist, Allan Avendano, said he "focused on soft pastel shades, contoured cheeks and defined brows for a modern fairy princess look."   read more

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What Should Your Signature Smoothie Be?

A neurotic Crossfitter or a blissed-out yogi -- find out what your favorite health drink says about your personality   read more

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14 Best Facial Masks

It's hard to deny the satisfying experience of a spa treatment. The feeling of pampering yourself and giving your skin some much needed TLC. The pleasure of relaxation and allowing your mind, body and soul the chance to escape from reality -- for a few minutes, at least. Massages, hot tubs and aromatic meditation rooms all rank high on the self-indulgence scale, but spoiling yourself with a full-blown beauty treatment takes the cake. And one of the best ways to treat your skin (while still enjoying a little time off) is with face masks.   read more

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15 Best Mascaras for 2015

We all want long, lush lashes that make our eyes pop, but only the best mascaras can get the job done. We're talking those holy grail mascaras with wands that grab and coat every last lash, formulas that let you layer without clumps and give you the volume, length and definition you crave -- all day long, without smudging. Is that really so much to ask?   See mascaras

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Can You ID These Celebs by Their Most Iconic Features?

It starts innocently enough: A casual flip through People Magazine at the salon, an hour once a week devoted to your favorite reality TV show. But celebrity obsession is a slippery slope, and before you know it you're checking TMZ every hour on the hour and Googling Lady Gaga's address. Don't be ashamed -- there's a trace of celebrity stalker in all of us. But how bad is your case? Take this quiz to find out if you recognize these famous freckles, noses, hairstyles and other body parts better than you recognize your own children.   read more

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The Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Collection is Too Pretty for Words

If you look at makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury's Instagram, you'll find images by famed fashion photographer Norman Parkinson (he spent over 50 years in the business, and photographed icons like Sophia Loren, Vivien Leigh and Iman) sprinkled throughout her posts of celebrity clients and backstage snaps. She often uses his images in her mood boards, so it was only fitting that she collaborated with his grandson to create a limited edition line that captures the essence of Parkinson's work.   read more

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