13 Best Hair Gels

Hair gel is one of the most versatile products in your beauty arsenal. Our readers rank their 13 favorite gels

Jeweled Accessories to Jazz Up Your Outfit

Add a bejeweled clutch, hair accessory or shoe to any ensemble for an instant refresh

7 New Ways to Wear Perfume

Layering fragrances may sound complicated, but it's easier than you think. Here are tips on wearing perfume the new way

Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty

Gifts so gorgeous that we're doing whatever it takes to get on Santa's "nice" list

5 Natural Acne-Fighting Ingredients to Try Now

Getting clear skin doesn't have to feel like a science project. Brands like Juice Beauty -- makers of the Organics to Clear Skin skin-care kit and Blemish Clearing Serum, winner of a 2014 TotalBeauty.com Reader's Choice Award -- are proving that natural, organic, botanical-based products are just as effective at wiping out acne as the synthetic-chemical-based products you see in the drugstore aisle. Here are the top five natural acne-fighters you should get into your routine now.   read more

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Fall's Most Colorful Cosmetics

Why should colorful makeup be reserved for spring and summer? This fall, the trend forecast is all about ditching your neutrals for moody, unexpected shades that will breathe life into your beauty routine. Here, your guide to experimenting with colorful makeup in cooler temps.   read more

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How to Pick the Perfect Color Combo Every Time

It happens every year: Fashion show season arrives, and the runways and streets alike are full of models, bloggers, editors and fashion insiders who manage to look both unpredictable and incredibly put-together. Their secret to putting together refreshing, not-obvious colors and patterns? The color wheel. Yep, the same rainbow circle you used in elementary school art is the key to nailing trendy color combinations that look great together. This year, keep up with the Wintours of the world with these color combination tips.   read more

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5 Beauty Products That Totally Hide Your Hangover

After a night of drinking, you don't always have the luxury of sleeping in and hiding your tired, hungover face from the world. That's where these beauty products come in. They won't soothe your throbbing headache or take away the nausea (that's what these crazy hangover cures are for), but they do promise to make you look like you didn't overindulge at the company mixer the night before. We decided to test drive these hangover beauty products to see if they could really deliver refreshed, revived skin after one too many cocktails.   read more

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Make Your Hair Color Last Twice As Long

There's nothing better than just-home-from-the-salon new-color euphoria. But unless you're the Martha Stewart of color care, three weeks later, blonde highlights are brassy, rich chocolate browns become muddy, and that sassy, vibrant red is practically nonexistent. (If you've ever gone red, you know what I mean.)   read more

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8 Edgy New Ways to Wear Pearls

Pearls are timelessly beautiful. But as classy as a string of pearls can make you feel, it can also feel a little bit like you're playing dress-up. Which is why we're in love with these eight completely refreshing and modern ways to wear pearls. Last year, Chanel debuted chunky pearl chokers at New York Fashion Week, and we instantly fell in love with this new take on a classic. Since then, funky shapes and new uses for pearls as accessories have grown tenfold, and red-carpet stars and street-style bloggers alike are wearing the trend in ways that suit their personal styles. Here are eight ways to wear pearls in modern fashion.   read more

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14 Best Makeup Removers

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14 Best Makeup Removers

As a total product junkie, I spend a lot of time putting stuff on my face. So at the end of the day, a good makeup remover is just as important as the makeup I'm taking off.   See products

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How to Look Stylish When You're Dressing a Baby Bump

Pregnancy dressing is tricky business. By month six, you're about twice your normal size -- and growing -- so you can pretty much forget about wearing anything you already own. But nobody wants to shell out a small fortune on a bunch of clothes you may never wear again. While I love inexpensive cotton basics, a lot of the cheapie maternity options are made of synthetic materials that feel kind of gnarly -- not what you want to wrap around your body when you're creating life.   read more

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The Styles, Cuts and Colors You Need for Fall

A lot of things happened this summer: Kimye made it official, we all realized how handsome soccer players are and virtually every celeb decided to ditch their old hairdo. We don't blame them. It's hard to snap out of summer mode and get back to reality refreshed and recharged for the new season, but a new haircut, hair color or hairstyle (or all of the above) usually does the trick. Take a cue from these celebrity hair makeovers for a sharp, new look this fall.   read more

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11 Ways To Lose A Few Pounds Without Really Trying

You can look high and low for a magical pill, squeeze out a few more juice cleanses, or drift from fad diet to fad diet, but at the end of the day, we all know the only way to lose weight is through a healthy diet (or "lifestyle" if you're not a fan of the D word) and exercise.   read more

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