How to Stretch Your Beauty Dollar

Beauty is pain -- anyone who has gotten anything waxed or walked for longer than five minutes in heels knows that. But you know what else beauty is? Expensive. The powers that be know that we'll fork over big money for services and products that make us look and feel great. We've put together some tips and tricks so you can make those beauty treatments you love last -- without breaking the bank.   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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8 Examples of Clogs Done Right

There are so many ways to feel about clogs: Some women love them, others love them ironically and still others think they're an insult to footwear.   read more

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Your Life-Changing Guide to Using Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoo is a magical invention -- it zaps greasy roots, adds volume and texture and eliminates the need to wash and style hair every single day (seriously, who has time for that?). It can make three-day-old hair look better than freshly washed, or hide the fact that you hit the gym during lunch hour and didn't have time to wash.   read more

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15 Homemade Face Masks That Will Make You Glow

A small-batch, locally sourced, artisanal beauty product is to me what Christmas is to five-year-olds.   read more

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The Dramatic Silhouette You Need to Try This Spring

Capes have long been the standard accessory for superheroes and swashbuckling pirates, and for good reason: They're billowy, dramatic and add a certain flair to save-the-world action sequences. Stylish trendsetters have also realized the appeal of capes in regards to fashion; namely, the fact that a daring cape can turn a gorgeous dress into a statement-making one. (See Gwyneth Paltrow's stunning Tom Ford number at the 2012 Oscars -- it was the dress of a lifetime.)   read more

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6 Best Drugstore Lipsticks for Spring

You could splurge on a high-end lipstick at Sephora or you can nab one of these just-as-luxurious drugstore products for a fraction of the price.   read more

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25 Confidence-Building Mantras to Write on Your Bathroom Mirror

We tend to be our own biggest critics, which is why sometimes we need a kick in the pants to remind us just how gorgeous and amazing we really are.   read more

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15 Best Earth-Friendly Beauty Products

What's the hot trend in beauty? Going green. And we don't mean emerald eye shadow (though we're all for that). Here, we're talking environmentally friendly and plant-based. Our readers love all things eco-conscious, preservative-free and organic, and here they're dishing 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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Look of the Day

Blake Lively wore nude and rose shades to complement her vibrant Monique Lhullier gown at the New York City premiere of "The Age of Adaline." Given that Lively plays a woman who doesn't age past 29, this timeless yet youthful beauty look seemed perfectly appropriate.   read more

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