This Fashionable Food Is Too Pretty to Eat

Forget candy necklaces, these fashionable pieces of food take the cake for tasty couture

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You're Probably Sleeping More Than You Think

Most of us walk around feeling like we're not getting enough rest, right? But you're probably getting a lot more than you think you are. A new study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that the average American gets around 8 hours and 45 minutes of sleep a night. That sounds like so much!   read more

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Want to Win Taylor Swift's Heart? Skip the Dieting

• Taylor Swift says she's actually super anti-diet, but a lot of the guys she hangs out with aren't. In fact, if they say they're on a diet, she'll often ditch them quick. "I'll cook for these boys, and they'll be like, 'I'm on a diet. I'm like, 'I can't hang out with you," she says. Okay. [NY Mag]   read more

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7 Best Lip Balms -- and the 5 Worst

Here's a question for you: How many times a day do you apply lip balm? According to a recent poll we posted on our Facebook page, the average woman uses lip balm anywhere from two to 30 times a day. Yeah, you read that right -- 30 times.   See lip balms

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The Only Jacket You'll Be Needing This Summer

After months of seeing these delicate, fanned out earrings all over the red carpet and throughout the blogosphere, I finally found out their proper name: Ear jackets. And while the phrase might not send you running to the nearest jewelry store, these images will. Ear jackets are the slightly subdued, classier version of last summer's big and bold ear cuffs (they were all over the punk-themed Met Gala red carpet). Just slip them onto any earring post. Our favorite thing about this accessory trend? They're appropriate for any occasion, from the red carpet to the boardroom. Here's why.   read more

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How Much Product Do You Really Need?

If a little bit is good, then a lot must be better, right? Not when it comes to your beauty products. According to experts, the products we use on a daily basis adhere to the Goldilocks principle. Too small of a dollop may mean your anti-aging serum may not work at all, but too big of a blob of deep conditioner could mean greasy hair and split ends (not to mention a depleted bank account).   read more

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New Face of Maybelline Probably IS Born With It

Brazilian beauty Adriana Lima may be newly single (having announced last month that she's separated from her husband, Marko Jaric, after five years of marriage) but at least she's been welcomed back into the Maybelline family.   read more

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Proving That Period Humor Can Work: This. Is. Hilarious. Watch It

Last July 31, I wrote about tampon delivery service, Hello Flo's, first foray into advertising.
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For Better Memory, Head Straight to Starbucks

Caffeine addicts rejoice! We all know that coffee gets us fully functioning in the morning, but a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition revealed that the caffeine in coffee may also offer a memory boost. Research revealed that caffeine in coffee is able to trick your brain into functioning better, thanks to the stimulants present in it, but also because it's able to block a chemical called adenosine. Adenosine typically blocks "excitatory brain chemicals." And when adenosine is gone, your brain is freed up to feel as energetic and as possible.   read more

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The So-Simple Secret to Kerry Washington's Amazing Skin

• Do you want to look as insanely good as Kerry Washington? Of course you do. Then abide by her skin secrets: Vitamin-rich smoothies, fish-oil pills, lots of water and almost no dairy. Got it? Good. [InStyle]   read more

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9 Amazing Asian Eye Makeup Tutorials

Maybe you're a total makeup novice who thinks tightlining is the name of a circus act. Or maybe you're so advanced you can draw a cat eye in your rearview mirror on a bumpy road. (Don't judge me, you've tried it, too.) Fact is, we all have some things to learn about makeup application, especially when it comes to the eyes. These Asian eye makeup tutorials walk you through how to create a variety of looks and how to complement your unique lid shape, lashes, and eye and skin color.   read more

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