Look of the Day

There's a reason Queen is in her name, as last night Queen Latifah looked like pure royalty at the 2017 BET Awards with her long, sleek strands and curve-hugging black gown. To get her show-stopping look, Latifah teamed up with Unilever celebrity hairstylist, Ursula Stephen, who says pulling back one side of her hair adds just the right amount of attitude to the gown.   read more

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The #ProductEmpties We Loved to the Last Drop

Ever had a beauty product you love so much that you shook, hacked, scraped or squeezed its container until you were absolutely positive you had expended all of its precious contents? Rare indeed is the product that elicits that deliciously desperate feeling, especially in beauty editors. So when our team of beauty mavens encounters a rave-worthy product, you know it's the real deal. Herewith, our editors rattle off their "beauty empties," aka the best beauty products that they can't help but use until the last drop. Read on for their best nail polishes, hair products, skin care products and makeup now.   read more

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15 Mosquito Repellents to Keep You Bug-Bite Free in Every Situation

Bug bite season is upon us, but that's no reason to hide indoors. There are lakes to splash in, grills to fire up, and starlit soirees to mingle at. Sure, those red welts are unsightly -- not to mention uncomfortable -- but there are plenty of mosquito repellant products on the market to solve your bug bite woes. From natural insect repellants that'll suit most summer needs to DEET bug sprays approved for jungle territory (as well as effective DEET alternatives), here are our top 15 recommendations to keep you bug-bite-free in every situation.   read more

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20 Harry Potter Spells Every Beauty Junkie Wishes Were Real

Though the credits have rolled on the final Harry Potter film, J.K. Rowling's world lives on forever in the hearts of true, ride-or-die Potterheads. The wizards and witches among us know the core Harry Potter spells better than we know our own country's state capitals: "Wingardium Leviosa" levitates; "Expelliarmus," disarms; "Expecto Patronum" defends against Dementors and Lethifolds. Come on, we speak fluent Hogwarts.   read more

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16 Beauty Products You Need to Buy From Your Friends on Facebook

If your Facebook feed is anything like ours, it's likely flooded with friends, family, friends of friends, neighbors, and random acquaintances all selling what they swear is the latest and greatest beauty product. Couple that with those "parties" where someone wants you to buy an eye cream that will make you look 10 years younger or the most flawless-looking foundation ever, and it can easily feel like multilevel marketing beauty companies have totally taken over the industry.We get that it can be mildly annoying to be bombarded with sales pitches when you just want to Facebook stalk your ex or find cute videos of puppies and babies, but, here's the thing -- these brands really do have GREAT products. So to make it easier for you to figure out what you should actually be buying, we've rounded up the hero products from some of our favorite multilevel marketing beauty brands. Ahead, the 16 beauty products that are so good, you won't mind being reminded by your neighbor when it's time to restock.   read more

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16 Braided Ponytails Every Cool Girl Will Be Wearing This Summer

Unless you happen to be a mermaid (unlikely), Gigi Hadid (if only), or my beloved Golden Retriever, Lucy (ditto), chances are that rocking a long, luscious and meticulously coiffed mane just isn't in the cards during the wretchedly hot and humid months of summer. And though we love what the season's unrelenting sun and warmth does for our mood, social life and yearly outdoor concert quota, we could definitely do without the downright fugly number it does on our blowout. Case in point? From June to August, ponytails become our BFF, MVP, the yin to our yang, if you will.   read more

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14 Best Shampoos for Fine Hair

Show me a girl who says she doesn't want the full-bodied hair of a Victoria's Secret model, and I'll show you a liar. This is where volumizing shampoo comes in. There's something about a voluminous blowout that really boosts your confidence (and your formerly flat strands). Readers say these 14 volumizing shampoos for fine hair add weightless volume and thickness instantly. Try these and you'll be one step closer to the Gisele Büdchen hair of your dreams.   read more

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The Real Reason You're Getting Wrinkles -- and What to Do About It

You're probably well aware of the fact that the sun's rays can do serious damage on your skin. But when it comes to wrinkles, dullness and dark spots, that big spiky ball in the sky isn't your only nemesis. Exposure to pollution can be just as bad.   read more

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11 Genius Home Remedies for Bug Bites

For us, summertime is synonymous with barbeques, long nights, beach days, the brightest, punchiest shades of lipstick and breaking out our most adorable summer sundresses. For bugs, summer means one thing: dinnertime.   read more

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