Stories by Amanda Montell

9 New Ways to Rock the Nautical Trend

There's a reason nautical never goes out of style: The sailor-inspired trend, with its structured jackets, striped tees and navy and white color scheme, is one of summer's most universally flattering looks.   read more

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12 Gorgeous Beauty Looks From Cannes 2015

For some, the Cannes Film Festival is a time for filmmakers to celebrate their newest innovations in cinema. But for us, it's a time to geek out over the breathtaking summer red carpet looks of Hollywood's artsiest beautiful people. Keep scrolling to discover the best celebrity makeup and hair from Cannes attendees like Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, Natalie Portman and Lupita Nyong'o. Major summertime beauty inspiration lies ahead.   read more

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7 Best Teeth Whitening Products -- and the 2 Worst

The best teeth whitening products will give you a brighter, whiter smile, remove stains from your teeth with ease and won't cost a fortune. But it takes time (and a lot of trial and error) to find the best teeth whitening products on the market. And we don't want to spend a big chunk of our beauty budget on some unpleasant, bank-breaking teeth whitening system that doesn't produce results. To help you navigate the ever-increasing number of teeth whitening products out there, we had Totalbeauty.com readers test a range of teeth whitening products. Check out their reviews to find out which teeth whitening products will whiten and brighten your grin, and which will give you nothing but trouble.   read more

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The Sandals You'll Want to Wear all Summer

With summer comes the perfect excuse to makeover your shoe collection. Last year, our feet rejoiced when history's comfiest shoe, the Birkenstock, made a major comeback. This summer, designers are taking the flat style and laidback attitude of the Birk and elevating it -- literally.   read more

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25 Best Drugstore Beauty Products

We can all agree -- there is something deeply satisfying about saving money. And nothing gives us more of a rush than scoring an amazing lipstick or mascara without spending a fortune. See, drugstore-aisle enthusiasts like us believe that it is possible to improve your look and trim your budget at the same time.   See bargains

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10 Looks We're Dying to Copy From the 2015 Billboard Music Awards

Music's brightest-shining supernovas, from Taylor Swift to Iggy Azalea, spent the weekend in Vegas for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. The year's chart toppers were honored live and in-person for their radio hits, but not before bringing their beauty A-game to the red carpet. Hollywood awards shows are all about the glamour, but Vegas is where stars show their trendy side. Behold the most enviable hair and makeup looks from the Billboard Music Awards 2015.   read more

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10 Reasons You Need a Pair of Wooden Sunnies

Summer means sunshine, and sunshine means sunglasses. But this year, you can forget plastic rims -- shades are undergoing an earthy makeover. We're talking wooden sunglasses.   read more

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10 Evening Essentials for Curvy Girls

1. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Loose Color Concentrates, $14
Incredibly intense pigment for the eyes and cheeks with amazing staying power. I love the golden shimmer color, "Flicker." It's a great neutral, "go-with-anything" color.   read more

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9 Fierce Ways to Rock a Gold Cuff

Summer means beachy waves, bright nail polish and this year, gold cuff bracelets. From the couture catwalks of Paris to the red carpets of LA, we're spying edgy metallic baubles on everyone's wrists.   read more

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Your Be-All-End-All Guide to Treating Keratosis Pilaris

On the street, we call it chicken skin. But in the dermatologist's office, they call it Keratosis Pilaris (KP) -- pronounced "Pie-LAIR-is," like the "pie" you eat and the "air" you breathe. Odds are you're familiar with this skin condition: KP consists of those little red bumps that commonly speckle the back of the arms and thighs, and it effects a whopping 40 percent of the population. Though it's not a dangerous or painful condition, KP is an international enemy purely for its stubbornness -- medical science has yet to find a cure.   read more

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