12 Sneaky Sodium Traps Sabotaging Your Looks

Erase under-eye bags and shrink your belly by avoiding these surprisingly salty offenders

The Best Beauty Looks from the MTV Movie Awards

Big waves, nude lips and spring pastels prove that less is more

Hair Loss Happens. Here's What to Do About It

Thinning hair isn't just a guy thing. We've got the skinny on the best products and ingredients to fatten up your locks

TotalBeauty.com Awards 2014: Best Body Products

Lather, scrub and spritz your way to oh-so-pretty skin from head to toe with the best body products of the year

Revealed: What Americans Will Look Like in 2050

It's no secret that America is one big over-flowing crucible of every race, creed and nationality. And if, as National Geographic did, you stop to consider the genetic effects that multi-racial couplings is having on the way we look, it's pretty amazing.   read more

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April 15, 2014  |   5:04 AM  |  COMMENT
Bindis Are The Cultural Appropriation Du Jour At Coachella

• Oh geez. First there was the ubiquitous Coachella native headdress. And now the cultural appropriation du jour is apparently the bindi. Vanessa Hudgens, Sarah Hyland, and a slew of other celebs were spotted wearing them at the music festival over the weekend. Why is the bindi bad (to wear to a music festival if you're not an Indian person)? "The bindi on the forehead is an ancient tradition in Hinduism and has religious significance. It is also sometimes referred to as the third eye and the flame, and it is an auspicious religious and spiritual symbol ... It is not meant to be thrown around loosely for seductive effects or as a fashion accessory aiming at mercantile greed." Got it? [The Gloss]   read more

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April 15, 2014  |   5:04 AM  |  COMMENT
What to Wear to Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and More

1. Kate Somerville IllumiKate CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ PA+++, $48
For a fresh and dewy festival face, I love a great CC cream with SPF to protect and hydrate my skin for all day wear. It's the perfect amount of coverage without being too heavy.   read more

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April 14, 2014  |   2:04 PM  |  3 COMMENTS
This Definitely Isn't Your Grandma's Prom Accessory

You only have to get a gander at the gowns in stores to know that Prom has changed a lot since you were a kid.   read more

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April 14, 2014  |  11:04 AM  |  COMMENT
6 Best Body Firming Products -- and the 2 Worst

Of all the wacky things sci-fi scientists are working on, whether it's creating adamantium-infused bones a la Wolverine, or perfecting human cloning, we sincerely hope they're also working on creating miracle skin care products that you can massage on your "trouble areas" to make cellulite instantly disappear.   See products

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April 14, 2014  |  11:04 AM  |  21 COMMENTS
Serious Stuff: Your Bra May Be Killing You

The American Cancer Society and Susan G. Komen Foundation may insist it's not true, but according to the irrefutable results of a half dozen credible studies conducted over the past two decades, wearing a bra significantly increases your chances of getting breast cancer.   read more

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April 14, 2014  |   8:04 AM  |  4 COMMENTS
This Is What Real Natural Beauty Looks Like

Are there boundaries to how we like our "natural beauty"? It seems everywhere you go, there are ads touting the idea that women should embrace their natural charms. But is there a limit to all that naturalness? What about armpit hair? Photographer Ben Hopper's photo series "Natural Beauty" attempts to find out.   read more

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April 14, 2014  |   6:04 AM  |  COMMENT
Alexander Wang Announces Collaboration With H&M

• Set your Swatches: Alexander Wang is launching a collaboration with H&M. The Balenciaga designer's collection is set to drop November 6. We. Can't. Wait. [WWD]   read more

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April 14, 2014  |   5:04 AM  |  COMMENT
20 Prettiest Nail Polishes for Spring

Embracing the "It " shade of the season (anything pastel) doesn't have to mean wearing head-to-toe candy colors and looking like a marshmallow Peep. Incorporating the pastel trend into your makeup and nail routine is an easy way to add a soft touch of color that freshens and brightens your beauty look -- the only thing better than a fresh mani, after all, is one coated in the rosy pinks and buttercup yellows of your "Martha Stewart Living" dreams. Pick up one of these pastel shades for a DIY manicure, or head to the nail salon for festive finger tips that happily announce "spring is here."   read more

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April 11, 2014  |   2:04 PM  |  COMMENT
7 Must-Have Products to Fight Rainy-Day Frizz

While spring is a glorious season -- tulips! sandals! al fresco dining! -- it can also be a challenging time for hairstyling. Even a giant umbrella doesn't really protect your blowout from gusty winds and downpours. And as the temperature and humidity intensifies, so does your battle with frizz.   read more

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