Stories by Tiffanie Petett

Look of the Day

Elizabeth Olsen looked radiant with a tousled bob and dewy skin at a Kiehl's event in Santa Monica, California last night. The party celebrated the unveiling of the limited edition Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado -- Olsen designed a special jar, and proceeds benefit Recycle Across America.   read more

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4 Hairstyles You Can Do In Your Car

When it comes to multitasking, I'm pretty much the most efficient girl you'll ever meet. Running while talking? Check. Cleaning while cooking and watching TV? That's me.   read more

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24 Fitness Mantras More Motivating Than Tony Horton on Crack

You've kicked off your shoes, slumped onto the couch and turned on "Real Housewives" -- again. This, after you promised yourself you'd hit the gym after work. But when trash TV, leftover pad thai and a glass of pinot beckons, there's no way you're trading all that for a sports bra and treadmill. Hey, who are we to judge? We've all been there.   read more

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9 Best Hair Brushes

When it comes to styling your hair, it can take years of practice to find out what really works for you. And one thing is for certain; getting the hairstyle you want starts with choosing the right brush.   read more

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Doobies, Pineappling and Sisterlocks: What Natural Hair Care Really Means

"It's been two years since my first BC, and although my TWA is packed with gorgeous 3AB curls, I can't help but think my transition to long hair will take little more than a protective hairstyle and pineappling."   read more

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You'll Never Guess Christian Siriano's Hidden Talent

What's Christian Siriano's claim to fame? Besides winning season four of "Project Runway" and becoming the series' youngest champ, Siriano has launched his own line (that is sold at Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus, no less), created an affordable line of shoes and handbags for Payless and hooked us with news that he's launching a fragrance later this year. Then there's his impressive list of celebrity clientele. Siriano regularly dresses A-listers like Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Heidi Klum, Nicki Minaj and Victoria Beckham, who gladly don his playfully ornate gowns and always-interesting red-carpet looks. We sat down with Siriano to talk about what makes him tick and exactly how long it takes him to style his incredible hair.   read more

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FYI: You're Brushing Your Hair All Wrong

Unless you have an army of stylists like Kate Middleton or Beyoncé, chances are you use the same hairbrush for all of your styling needs. Maybe you have the travel-sized version of your paddle brush or a round brush buried in your bathroom drawer. But do you really consider buying different brushes for styling your hair? No? Well, you should.   read more

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15 Best Body Washes

We're the first to admit we have a serious addiction to bath products. There are just too many great ones out there -- at really reasonable prices -- to not buy one too many shower gels, creams or oils.   See list

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The Best Waterproof Mascara 2014: The 8 Best and 2 Worst

The best waterproof mascara is one that sticks around, resisting pesky smudges, smears and flakes no matter how much time you spend in humid weather, sweaty workouts or pools. To be sure, many women would consider waterproof mascara an essential in their beauty arsenals. But for as many waterproof mascaras as there are in the drugstore or department store, there are almost as many products that don't deliver on their claims.   See mascaras

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The Only 5 Makeup Items You Should Have in Your Purse -- Ever

Whether it's an overnight bag or the moving box marked "kitchen utensils," my over-packing problem is one that no amount of duct tape (or therapy) can fix. This everything-but-the-kitchen-sink mentality overflows into my beauty habits as well. It doesn't matter if I'm going for a natural, no-makeup, makeup look or full glam; my handbag still ends up crammed full of just about every product I own. To ward off the early stages of Poshitis (also known as heavy handbag syndrome), I took my problem to the experts to find out how to touch up my look on the go without getting weighed down.   read more

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