The Print That Goes With Everything (Seriously)

Last weekend, one of my friends boldly announced, "I'm just going to say it. Snakeskin is the new neutral." I couldn't wrap my head around it. I have long since reserved the whole "patterns as a neutral" category for cheetah print and cheetah print alone. But as I started going back through fashion week coverage, and the more editorials I flipped through, I saw it. Snakeskin is everywhere -- and for good reason. Whether you wear it in bold colors or subtle neutrals, snakeskin does go with just about anything, and it adds an element of luxe. Even simple jeans and a T-shirt can get an update from a small snakeskin accessory like a bracelet or scarf. Here, eight examples to make you a believer.   read more

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The Easiest At-Home Beauty Recipe Ever

I love to make my own body scrubs. Not only is it cost-effective, it also allows me to have complete control over the ingredients. I know they're natural -- and good enough to eat. My go-to brown sugar scrub leaves skin soft (the brown sugar is a gentle exfoliant) and moisturized (thanks to the coconut oil), and it even has anti-bacterial properties (hooray for honey). Here's the recipe:   read more

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10 Beauty Hacks That Would Make MacGyver Proud

What do hand sanitizer, dryer sheets and baby powder all have in common? Aside from their conventional uses, they moonlight as quick fixes to many of your beauty-related issues. We pored over hundreds of so-called "life-changing" beauty tips and makeup tricks to find the most bizarre ones -- and then, of course, we had to test them to see which ones actually worked. Here, find the 10 beauty hacks that made the cut. (You can thank us later.)   read more

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These New Body Products Are Like a Trip to the French Countryside

Smell is an incredible sense. It can transport you to your childhood garden or grandmother's kitchen -- and it can completely change your mood. Take a whiff of lavender, and suddenly you're in Provence -- and totally relaxed.   read more

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11 Crazy-Gorgeous Ways to Display Your Accessories

Even though I have an extensive jewelry collection, I wear maybe three to five pieces on the regular. And that's not because I don't love my baubles and bling. It's because currently my necklaces, bracelets, watches and rings are in tangled heaps on top of my dresser, at the bottom of my jewelry box and in miscellaneous boxes piled out of my reach.   read more

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7 Best Cream Blushes

Can't stand powder blush? You're not alone. But cream blush isn't without its own set of problems. It can be hard to blend, greasy or fade away as the day goes on. But not these cream blushes. Our reviewers swear that these blushes are super-easy to apply, last all day and give cheeks a healthy flush of color without veering into clown territory. See the best cream blushes, as chosen by our readers.   read more

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Try the Rainbow Hair Trend for the Weekend

All summer, celebs have been stepping out with rainbow-bright-pink or cool, pastel-purple hair. (We're looking at you, Nicole Richie.) While we're tempted to test-drive it for a girls' night out or weekend music festival, it's not necessarily a look we're comfortable keeping come Monday morning.   read more

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Date Night Idea: Get a Massage

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Date Night Idea: Get a Massage

My favorite spa isn't in a high-end Beverly Hills hotel or a resort in the Maldives -- it's a Chinese foot massage joint around the corner from my house.   read more

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Urban Decay Pulls the Trigger on Pulp Fiction Makeup

Whether you're a die-hard Tarantino fan or a total newbie, you're going to love Urban Decay's collaboration with "Pulp Fiction." Formulated to celebrate the film's 20th anniversary, the collection contains pieces that pay tribute to pop icon Mia Wallace's classic '90s vibe. Red lips with nails to match, dramatic matte eyeshadow and even a daring glitter eyeliner allow you to recreate her iconic look. (Dangling cigarette and blunt black bob not included.)   read more

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The Must-Have Makeup Brushes That Are Flying Off the Shelves

This year marks Sonia Kashuk's 15th anniversary with Target, and to celebrate, she's whipped up a limited edition collection that has us scrambling to our nearest store. And with good reason -- the purple makeup brushes seen here are selling out so fast, it may take a trip or two to hunt them down.   read more

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