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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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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20 Travel Quotes to Inspire Wanderlust

Travel quotes show us that wanderlust isn't just the desire to take a vacation. For the curious souls who seek out the unknown, wanderlust is a perpetual state of mind. And, considering the state of our Instagram feeds these days (what with all the festival-going, jet-setting, twirling-in-international-fields-of-flowers 'grammers out there), it's hard to not feel frustrated if you're still saving up the money and time for your own world tour.   read more

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20 Best Soaps

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20 Best Soaps

Soap was probably the first beauty item you were ever introduced to. But what defines the soap of the new millennium? Considering its humble beginnings in the Roman bathhouses of 312 B.C. -- when soap was made out of goat's tallow, wood ashes and salt -- we've come a long way. Now we've got bars that massage, exfoliate, soothe, moisturize and make you smell heavenly (aka, nothing like wood ashes).   Get soap

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8 Natural Sleep Aids to Help You Fall Asleep (and Stay Asleep)

Sleep and hydration are the two basic tenets of beauty. It's annoying, but true: Press almost any beauty guru for the secret behind her glowing skin and bright eyes, and drinking water and getting enough sleep will inevitably make the cut.   read more

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The Only Drugstore Makeup Worth Buying, According to 23 Beauty Vloggers

We all love drugstore beauty, but it can be difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff -- which products are actually worth checking out, and which are better left behind? With aisles stuffed to the gills with different products, it's easy to get overwhelmed at times. No fear, though: Because luckily for us, we've got beauty gurus to help us figure out which products we should try next. Their drugstore faves are always spot-on, and honestly: if it's good enough for one of the top YouTube beauty vloggers in the world, chances are it's good enough for us.   read more

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13 Beauty Products That Keep Selling Out at Sephora (so Get Them While You Can)

With products as far as the eye can see (or mouse can scroll), there's -- obvi -- no shortage of options to shop from at Sephora. But amidst all of this beauty bounty, there are a handful of standouts that continuously sell out. We're talking items that are gone almost as soon as they hit store shelves or the website, the favorites that Sephora shoppers just can't get enough of. Case in point: The 13 best-sellers featured here consistently sell out within 10 hours anytime they're restocked online.   read more

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10 New Beauty Products to Kick Off June Right

June means summer Fridays, summer vacations, and, of course, summer beauty products. Whether you're looking to upgrade your scent, revamp your makeup bag, or find your signature manicure shade, we've got a new beauty product to recommend. There's something for everyone hitting store shelves this June.   read more

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9 Beauty Rules to Packing Light and Never Checking a Bag

Talk about travel stress -- it's usually after our clothes, shoes, bras and thongs have been meticulously packed into every inch of a carry-on that the realization hits: That massive cosmetics bag sitting on the bathroom counter doesn't stand a chance of squeezing in -- even if we hide all the lipsticks in our kicks. So what's a jetsetter (with a major aversion to checked bags, because honestly who has the patience...) to do? Here's the truth: a few easy adjustments to your packing list (like swapping in some hero multitaskers, spill-free skin savers, and fab minis) can shrink your beauty bag and make it adhere to the TSA rules on liquids; plus, add more chill to your travel -- no luxury lost. You might even have some room left over for that fancy duty-free French eye cream.   read more

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13 Plus Size Models Who Prove Your Curves Are Sexy at Any Size

You know the definition of the perfect beach body? In the words of body acceptance activist and author Lesley Kinzel, "A 'beach body' is whatever body you take to the beach." And we're proving it by showcasing 13 gorgeous plus size models -- such as Ashley Graham, Natalie Drue and Robyn Lawley -- who demonstrate that curves are seriously sexy at any size. We even reached out to a handful of them for their perspective on remaining body positive while splashing around at the shoreline, chilling poolside or otherwise.   read more

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There's so much health & beauty information available that it's sometimes hard to sort through it all. Fortunately, Total Beauty has a health and beauty guide that will take the guesswork out of finding the best products, advice, and tips for you. You'll be able to find the information you're looking for by checking out our articles, galleries, and videos, any time, day or night.



Taking care of your health is very important and if you can look good in the process, it's an added bonus. Usually, eating well and exercising will help you stay beautiful naturally, but there will always be pesky beauty problems that pop up (we're looking at you, backne). When that happens, it may be tempting to try some outlandish trick that you heard about through the grapevine or outrageously expensive tonic your favorite celebrity swears by. We say listen to the experts and you'll be able to take care of your health and appearance, while getting the most bang for your buck. With Total Beauty, you'll always have a resource where you can find expert advice on the best ways to take care of yourself using natural, gentle products and tried and true techniques.

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