13 Best Hair Gels

Hair gel is one of the most versatile products in your beauty arsenal. Our readers rank their 13 favorite gels

Jeweled Accessories to Jazz Up Your Outfit

Add a bejeweled clutch, hair accessory or shoe to any ensemble for an instant refresh

7 New Ways to Wear Perfume

Layering fragrances may sound complicated, but it's easier than you think. Here are tips on wearing perfume the new way

Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty

Gifts so gorgeous that we're doing whatever it takes to get on Santa's "nice" list

Holiday Gift Guide: Health & Fitness

Health-minded picks for the girl who prefers gym bags to purses and kombucha to cocktails   read more

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Holiday Gift Guide: Fashion

Sleek and chic picks for the luxury enthusiast who is fluent in haute couture   read more

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12 Best Braiding Video Tutorials

When we think back on braid hairstyles of the past, the French braid pigtails reigned supreme on the playground. But the trending braids we've been spying all over the runway are proof that braids are still the coolest hairstyle around, only now with a grown-up twist.   See video tutorials

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9 Best At-Home Microdermabrasion Products

Are you familiar with mircodermabrasion? Microdermabrasion uses physical exfoliation to help slough away the top layer of skin to give it a healthy glow and help increase cell turnover. Have you been to a spa or dermatologist's office for a microdermabrasion treatment? If so, you may have loved how each and every dead skin cell was removed, and noticed softer skin, fewer fine lines and even a reduction in acne.   See products

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16 Game-Changing Beauty Gadgets That Save You Money

The best beauty products save you time and money, and these 16 devices do just that. (Some even knock a few years off your appearance.) The new crop of electronic gadgets, at-home lasers and microcurrent therapy devices utilize the latest technology to deliver better-than-ever results. We tried dozens of beauty devices -- zapping, prodding and poking our skin to find the best gadgets that smooth skin, erase wrinkles, refine pores and even annihilate cellulite. Here, the top 16 beauty gadgets that made the cut.   read more

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Why You Need to De-Germ Your Gym Bag ASAP

Avoiding illness at the gym is a bit like driving defensively: You need to anticipate that other people will make mistakes, leading to dangerous (read: germ-y) situations. But while most of your attention is focused on the germ-ridden elliptical machines and free weights, you're completely overlooking a sneaky, disease-harboring source: your gym bag.   read more

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We Can't Stop Staring

When Estée Lauder announced Kendall Jenner as the newest face of the iconic brand this past weekend (complete with some gorgeous behind-the-scenes pics), we immediately fell in love with this soft smoky green eye -- a look we think Jenner herself probably enjoyed. "I like a good eye," Jenner told model Joan Smalls, another Estée; Lauder campaign star, when asked about her favorite makeup in arecent interview.   read more

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10 Luxe Basics You'll Keep in Your Closet Forever

1. Vince Camuto Amori Pointy Toe Leather Bootie, $179
I love when classic pieces have a unique twist, and the gold hardware on these ankle booties makes them anything but basic.   read more

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10 Stunning Bollywood-Inspired Eye Makeup Looks

Singing, dancing and happy endings define Bollywood (Bombay's version of Hollywood) films. Grand, sweeping musical numbers fill the screen and suspend moviegoers' reality for three to four hours (unlike "Lord of the Rings," Bollywood films kindly have an intermission).   read more

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We Tried It: Estée Lauder's New Perfectionist Makeup

Thanks to advances in technology, makeup is no longer just makeup. Top cosmetic brands are creating products that not only make you look gorgeous in the short-term, they also pack long-term skin-care benefits. The days when makeup wreaked havoc on your face are gone -- now, makeup can actually make your skin better.   read more

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