How to Win Best-Dressed at Your Fourth of July BBQ

Forget cheesy t-shirts and bandanas. Here are 10 Independence Day outfit ideas you'll want to wear again and again

America's 11 Best-Looking Cities

People with healthy skin, beautiful hair and clear complexions flock to these U.S. towns. Did yours make the list?

Beauty Goodies Made in the U.S.A.

Celebrate the 4th of July in style this year by using these American-owned makeup and skin care picks

12 Unexpectedly Chic Fourth of July Manis

Save the flag for the parade and opt for one of these designs instead

The Must-Try New Nail Art Trends, Straight off the Runway

Put away your tweezers, magnifying glass, caviar beads and nail glue. The nail art at New York Fashion Week is simple, easy-to-achieve and elegant, while still making a statement. We stalked the runway to find the chicest, trendiest new looks at NYFW, and the verdict is in: elegant, understated nails are replacing over-the-top nail art of yore.   read more

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13 Contour Kits That Practically Sculpt Your Cheekbones for You

In theory, contouring is a magical makeup technique that makes your face look 10 pounds slimmer and gives you cheekbones that rival those of Angelina-Jolie-as-Maleficent. In practice, many things can go wrong: choose the wrong shade and end up looking like an Oompa Loompa; don't blend it enough and wind up looking like you just completed a mud run; use too-pale highlighter and get ghostly half-moons under your eyes.   read more

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8 Waterproof Mascaras That Stand Up to the Sweatiest Workouts

Dirty little secret: I wear mascara to the gym. Without it, my blonde lashes disappear, which makes me feel freakish. What I've learned is: Not all waterproof mascaras live up to their claims -- and a sweaty workout can leave me with smudges around my eyes (a dead giveaway that I'm high-maintenance).   read more

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17 Best Blushes

A good blush gives a lit-from-within, healthy-looking glow, something we all strive for with our makeup. A bad blush gives a streaky, sparkly, clownish look -- not attractive. Luckily, our reviewers have tried tons of blushes, and here we share their favorites. They guarantee you won't look like you're auditioning for the circus. (Just remember to use a real blush brush with all of them, not the little ones that come in the package, OK?)   See blushes

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The New York Fashion Week Collections You Can Actually Afford

We ooh and ahh over all of the gorgeous designs and models that make their way down the New York Fashion Week runway. But sometimes the over-the-top designs don't translate into an every day budget (or every day wear). That's where these collections come in. While we're waiting for an occasion that requires a floor length, silk Carolina Herrera gown, will gladly settle for these affordable (and much more wearable) collections from New York Fashion Week.   read more

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3 Reasons to Replace Your Lotion with a Body Serum

Thanks to body serums, you can now take excellent care of your skin from the neck down. Here's how to find the perfect formula for you   read more

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Warning: This Korean Spa Treatment for Glowing Skin is Anything but Relaxing

I stood in front of my locker in my standard-issue, loose-fitting t-shirt and shorts, paralyzed.
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12 Pairs of Shoes We Really, Really Want From NYFW

The stars of the catwalk at New York Fashion Week are typically gowns, gowns and more over-the-top gowns. But this year, we could not keep our eyes up from the floor. That's right -- this season's runway had us dreaming of the gorgeous, heart-stopping fashion pieces that you don't even have to look like a model to pull it off. We're talking shoes, of course. Our favorite shoe trends from fashion week this season spanned metallic heels, fur-flecked stilettos, sassy menswear-inspired flats and more. Here, 12 fashion week shoes that kept things stunning from the ankle down.   read more

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The 2015 Academy Awards Beauty Looks That Deserve Their Own Golden Statue

When it comes to the Academy Awards, no other red carpet can boast bigger star power. And with those major celebs, comes some major makeup and hair looks we'll be drooling over (and trying to replicate) for weeks. In case you missed out, here are the best beauty looks from the 2015 Oscars you have to see.   read more

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Brittany Snow Reveals Her Best -- and Worst -- Red Carpet Moment

The movie star dishes about makeup must-haves, her mom's best beauty advice and that one time she wore leopard-print cowboy boots in public   read more

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