Stunning Beauty Looks From Around the World

The diverse inspiration behind some of the coolest beauty looks at fashion week

6 Inspiring Beauty Vloggers You Need to Be Following

The best braiders and cat eye drawers on the web -- who aren't Michelle Phan

5 Natural Acne-Fighting Ingredients to Try Now

Natural and botanical ingredients that you never knew banish breakouts

What's Your Makeup Brush IQ?

Find out if you're a beauty genius or you need to repeat Makeup 101

These 'Humans of New York' Photos Redefine Beauty in the Best Way

How often do you log on to Facebook to see yet another engaged friend, or scroll through Instagram wondering how your old roommate got that perfect bikini-ready body? It's easy to get a little jealous of others with today's omnipresent social media. So it was more than a little refreshing when we came across photographer Brandon Stanton's rapidly spreading Tumblr account, Humans of New York. Stanton's photos capture pieces of everyday life from New Yorkers he stops in the street. Stanton's subjects share their happiest moments, their biggest fears, the advice they would share with a large group of people ... anything Stanton thinks others may connect with.   read more

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Clueless at Choosing Your Colors? There's an App for That

The good news for this Friday (if I choose not to be offended by it) is that Esquire magazine has proclaimed that women my age (42) are the new hotties. The bad news is that even at this ripe, old hot age, with three decades of wearing it and nearly nine years of writing about it under my belt, I remain utterly dense when it comes to picking the correct makeup colors for my complexion.   read more

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10 Dry Texturizing Hairsprays for Great Waves

It's as if dry shampoo and beach spray had a baby -- her name is dry texturizing spray. And she's the hairstyling product du jour.   read more

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The Perfect (Healthy) Cup of Coffee

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The Perfect (Healthy) Cup of Coffee

I love my morning coffee. The smell. The taste. The ritual. But all cups of coffee are not created equal, and I'm partial to cold-brewed coffee. You see, when you heat coffee beans, they become acidic and bitter. And that extra acid isn't good for your system -- it creates inflammation and can funk up your stomach. Plus, heating water requires electricity while cold brewing is carbon-neutral. Overall, it's a much gentler process and results in a milder cup of joe -- for you and the planet.   read more

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The Ad Campaign for D&G's New Makeup Required a Model Whose Eyes Could 'Speak'

"When we were looking for someone whose eyes embody the innermost essence of the Dolce & Gabbana woman, we could only think of one person: Scarlett Johansson," explain Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of the casting choice they made for their new eye makeup campaign. "Her eyes can speak even when she does not," the pair say of Johansson, who, at 29, is expecting her first child with her French journalist fiancé Romain Dauriac.   read more

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Would You Wear a Fitness Band That Shocked You?

If your FitBit or NikeFuel isn't doing enough to get you motivated to move, maybe you require a fitness band with a bit more bite. Something like the Pavlok, perhaps?   read more

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Karlie Kloss Gets Her Fitness on For Nike

• Karlie Kloss is the star of Nike's new Pro Bra collection, and she shows off her insanely fit bod and her workout moves in a series of new ads for the collection. "I love different strengthening exercises and intense workouts," Kloss said in a statement. "I like to switch it up. I think that's the best way to really challenge your body and become stronger in every way." It's working for you, Karlie! [WWD]   read more

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6 Makeup Tricks for the Best Summer #Selfie

Selfies aren't a new phenomenon. "Selfie" was named the 2013 word of the year by Oxford Dictionary, and you'd be hard pressed to find any bar that isn't playing some electronic version of the "Selfie" song (if you can even classify it as a song).   read more

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Clavicle Contouring (And Why You Might Want to Give it a Shot)

According to the folks at Fashionista, clavicle contouring is a secret ace in the hole that the cognoscenti of the beauty world pull out of their back pockets when a little extra oomph is called for.   read more

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Why Kat Von D Doesn't Give Makeup Tips

She may look as intimidating as the needles she uses to tattoo on shows like "Miami Ink" and "L.A. Ink," but Kat Von D made me feel comfortable immediately. "I'm warning you, I talk a lot," she said with a laugh.   read more

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