Ad-Free Pinterest Is Officially Over

Gone are the days of leisurely whiling away moments hours sifting through pins of dream kitchens, impossible waterfall braids and obscenely hot boots unfettered by ubiquitous ads.   read more


May 13, 2014  |   8:05 AM  |  4 COMMENTS
The Benefits of a Brighter Smile

What's the first thing a person notices about you? No, it's not your intricate updo, your killer cat eye, or your new outfit. It's your smile. Smiles have such a big impact on first impressions that they've been the subject of numerous studies, and all of them come to the same conclusion: the whiter and brighter the smile, the better.   read more


May 12, 2014  |   5:05 AM  |  COMMENT
Your One-Stop Beauty Shop


Your One-Stop Beauty Shop

Wouldn't it be nice if you could get expert beauty advice, user reviews and amazing products in one place? We think so, too, which is why we're expanding the Beauty Gems department in Total Beauty Shops. Now, you can buy hundreds of products from leading brands and get free shipping if you spend $40 or more. Makeup and nail color, skin care and hair care, body products and fragrance, high-tech tools and, natch, Award winners -- the best in beauty is all here.   read more


May 8, 2014  |   4:05 PM  |  COMMENT
Connie Britton's Secrets to Being a Do-It-All Single Mom

Connie Britton may be the star actress of ABC's hit show "Nashville," but playing country music legend Rayna James may not be Britton's most important -- nor most challenging -- role. That distinction goes to her fairly recent job as a single mom. Three years ago, the 47-year-old actress adopted a baby boy, Yoby, from Ethiopia. It wasn't her plan, but when she lost both of her parents within a few years of each other, she decided she didn't want to put off having children any longer. We recently caught up with the "Nashville" star to find out what every mom on the planet would like to know: The secret to juggling a successful career and a baby without going crazy.   read more


May 8, 2014  |   9:05 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Presenting 'Bare,' a New Magazine That Will Never, Ever Retouch a Photo

"Seeking to strip away the artifice of traditional fashion media," is the way The New York Times couches Bare magazine, a new entry in the women's sector that's hell-bent on being different in every way.   read more


May 8, 2014  |   8:05 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
Crazy DIY Hacks That Really Work For What Ails You

We've all gotten those emails extolling the 7,893 "astounding uses for vinegar" or the myriad off-label ways WD-40 or Duck/Duct Tape can save you from _____ (insert Macgyver-like situation here), but recently ABC News and the Mayo Clinic released a list of 10 life hacks that are surprisingly and refreshingly useful.   read more


May 6, 2014  |   8:05 AM  |  1 COMMENT
12 Beauty Products That Work On Everyone -- Yes, Everyone

Beauty product purchase fails: We've all been there. The amazing skin cream the saleswoman swore up and down by, the neon berry lip your best friend promised you could pull off, or the latest and greatest face oil your facialist admonished you for not owning. Make bad beauty purchases a thing of the past with these one-size-fits-all hair, makeup and skincare products that flatter everyone.   read more


May 5, 2014  |  11:05 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Blood Transfusions May Be the Key to Feeling and Looking Your Youthful Best

Feeling old, tired or rundown? According to three new studies released today from a bunch of braniacs at Stanford and Harvard, it could be because your blood is tired.   read more


May 5, 2014  |  11:05 AM  |  COMMENT
7 Best Toothpastes


7 Best Toothpastes

A mega-watt, movie-star smile adds glamour to any beauty trend -- I mean, try pulling off a bright orange lip with yellow teeth. If your toothpaste isn't doing its job, you might be reluctant to get on board with a bold lip or even flash a smile.   read more


May 2, 2014  |   2:05 PM  |  1 COMMENT
Add These Spring Vacay Beauty Game-Changers to Your Packing List

Is there anything better than spring vacation? Jetting out of town during this time of year does wonders for your mind, body and spirit. But with every vacation comes the not-so-fun chore of packing the perfect beauty bag -- after all, you don't want to be tempted to go on a picture-deleting spree once you realize all your vacation pics feature frizzy hair and an oily visage. When you're heading off to your destination of choice, don't put a damper on your trip by packing the wrong products -- or, worse, forgetting some essentials entirely. We've put together a must-have list for four different types of locales with tips on how to make these products work specifically for your spring vacation destination.   read more


April 30, 2014  |   9:04 AM  |  COMMENT

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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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