Stories by Hayley Mason

The Curling Tools You Need to Get Every Type of Curl

If you're using the same curling iron day in and day out, you're missing out on a whole range of styles, from sexy mermaid waves to retro ringlets.   read more

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Do You Know What's in Your Skin Care Products?

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Do You Know What's in Your Skin Care Products?

We think about what goes into our body all the time -- worry about the ingredients in our food, where our food comes from and how it gets to us. So why don't we think the same way about our skin-care products? We teamed up with Neutrogena and hit farmers markets across the country to spread the word on natural skin care and the new Neutrogena Naturals line. Find out what women like you said about the new products, and sign up for our free mini magazine for more tips about how you can live sustainably and beautifully.   read more

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What Your Favorite Fashionistas Pack for Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week is like one giant playground for the fashion and beauty set. For one week straight, our social media feeds fill with glamorous designer clothing, sneak peeks of new makeup and behind-the-scenes photos of the NYFW elite. But before all the runway shows and general hub-bub that is New York Fashion Week begins, we decided to Insta-stalk our favorite Fashion Week faces to find out what they pack for the occasion. What we found -- energy bars, a statement-making tote and shoes that can't possibly be comfortable to walk in, are staples.   read more

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15 Best Earth-Friendly Beauty Products

What's the hot trend in beauty? Going green. We don't mean emerald eyeshadow (although there's nothin' wrong with that). We're talking green as in environmentally friendly and plant-based. Our readers are loving all things eco-conscious, preservative-free and organic, and here they dish on their favorite products. New to the green scene? Use their unbiased ratings to help you know what products to try first.   See products

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8 Grown-Up Charms to Add Flair to Your Handbag

Remember when you were in grade school and your backpack had so many colorful keychains hanging off the zipper that you were pretty sure they weighed more than your books? I miss those days. Apparently, so did the creative teams at Fendi, MCM and several other high-end bag designers, because keychains are back. OK, we call them "bag charms" now, and you're more likely to see them on an expensive satchel than a JanSport backback. Call 'em what you want -- we're on board. From luxury charms resembling our favorite designer to colorful pom-pom-adorned bag charms, these trinkets make us want to start a new collection. Here's why you should, too.   read more

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See Every Piece in the Charlotte Tilbury Collection

Charlotte Tilbury has been a prominent figure in the beauty world for decades, and you no longer have to be a Hollywood A-lister to get her professional makeup secrets. We've been eagerly anticipating the launch of Tilbury's makeup line in the U.S. since we first got a peek at the rose gold packaging (this is serious vanity quality makeup here). With products inspired by glamorous leading ladies like Brigitte Bardot and statement-making songstresses like Lady Gaga, this line really does have something for everyone. See every piece here before you rush out to purchase the collection come September. (Products will be available at CharlotteTilbury.com, Bergdorf Goodman, BergdorfGoodman.com, Nordstrom, Nordstrom.com, Beautylish.com and Net-a-Porter.com.)   read more

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5 Tutorials to Make Your Acne Disappear

Anyone who has ever suffered from acne knows the solution is not as simple as dabbing on a little concealer. It can takes months, even years, to find the best foundation for acne or to learn about covering acne with makeup in just the right way that your face doesn't look piled in product. To ease your pain we scoured through hundreds of acne coverage tutorials on YouTube to find the beauty bloggers who know acne best. Here, the five best tutorials for concealing even the worst cases of acne.   read more

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Sofia Vergara Reveals the Piece of Clothing You'll Never Catch Her Wearing

1) Total Beauty: Who are your beauty icons?
Sofia Vergara: It's always been, since I was a young girl, Sophia Loren, because I think she is the perfect example of a woman who knows what works for her. That's one of the things I always give as a tip for women. The secret is knowing what looks good on her or what works on her body, so she can call attention to those good things ... I think that's the secret of a woman that looks great. Sophia Loren has been wearing her same makeup for decades. She knows what works for her ... You see her now [in her 70s] and she still looks amazing.   read more

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You Need These Stylish (and Comfy) Shoes

It's been 10 years since the series finale of Sex and the City and I still dream about Carrie Bradshaw's fictional shoe closet. Girl has her fair share of covetable designer footwear, but it's her collection of slip-on mules that makes me most envious.   read more

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5 Things We Ask Everyone: Kelly Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne may have once been known as "the daughter of rocker Ozzy Osbourne," but she's earned her Hollywood star status all on her own. The lavender-haired Brit has become a huge fashion and beauty influencer, with a clothing line launching on the Home Shopping Network next month and a limited-edition collection with MAC Cosmetics we can't get enough of.   read more

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