Holiday Cocktails for the Hostess Who Hates to Cook

Spare your guests the food coma and provide holiday cheer in liquid form instead

11 Best Hot Styling Tools

Want to make wavy hair straight or straight hair wavy? Pick up (not by the hot end, please) one of these flat irons, hot roller sets and more

Holiday Gift Guide: Health & Fitness

Health-minded picks for the girl who prefers gym bags to purses and kombucha to cocktails

7 Steps to Perfect Foundation Application

Is your foundation off-base? Follow these expert tips to get it right every time

You'll Never Guess Christian Siriano's Hidden Talent

What's Christian Siriano's claim to fame? Besides winning season four of "Project Runway" and becoming the series' youngest champ, Siriano has launched his own line (that is sold at Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus, no less), created an affordable line of shoes and handbags for Payless and hooked us with news that he's launching a fragrance later this year. Then there's his impressive list of celebrity clientele. Siriano regularly dresses A-listers like Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Heidi Klum, Nicki Minaj and Victoria Beckham, who gladly don his playfully ornate gowns and always-interesting red-carpet looks. We sat down with Siriano to talk about what makes him tick and exactly how long it takes him to style his incredible hair.   read more

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FYI: You're Brushing Your Hair All Wrong

Unless you have an army of stylists like Kate Middleton or Beyoncé, chances are you use the same hairbrush for all of your styling needs. Maybe you have the travel-sized version of your paddle brush or a round brush buried in your bathroom drawer. But do you really consider buying different brushes for styling your hair? No? Well, you should.   read more

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14 Things That You Wouldn't Believe Are Compostable

Even for you earth-friendly folks, composting probably seems a little extreme. I get it: In addition to being a little too "Portlandia" for my taste, composting used to intimidate me. I had a hard time imagining how it would fit into my busy life.   read more

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The Best Beauty Looks From the 2014 Emmys

We've spent all year DVR-ing, binge-watching and avoiding spoiler alerts like the plague, all in the name of good TV. Tonight, our hard work finally pays off at 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.   read more

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The Green Your Routine Collection

Shop our bundle of fabulous natural-beauty goodies -- including four full-size nail, makeup and skin-care products -- at an insanely low price.   read more

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7 At-Home Color Kits Perfect for African American Hair

Switching up your hair color is tricky enough. ("Will it be flattering? Will I hate it? Will it fry my hair?") Factor in fragile curls, relaxers and the naturally dark shades that come with African American hair, and the difficulty skyrockets. Still, coloring your hair at home can be done -- you just need to know what to look out for before heading to the store and which products to pick up once you get there.   read more

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How to Wear Color on Your Wedding Day

Just because your white wedding dress is traditional doesn't mean you can't wear color on your wedding day. Use these subtle, elegant ideas to add color to your big day.   read more

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The Must-See Beauty Looks from the 2014 VMAs

The MTV VMAs aren't a regular awards show -- they're a cool concert with some awards. Lacking the formality of shows like the Grammys, you can expect the performances to be a little wilder, the clothes skimpier and the lipsticks bolder. From Katy Perry's revival of the all-denim ensemble, to Ariana Grande's head-to-toe leather and every crop top in between, the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards were no exception.   read more

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Sofia Vergara Reveals the Piece of Clothing You'll Never Catch Her Wearing

1) Total Beauty: Who are your beauty icons?
Sofia Vergara: It's always been, since I was a young girl, Sophia Loren, because I think she is the perfect example of a woman who knows what works for her. That's one of the things I always give as a tip for women. The secret is knowing what looks good on her or what works on her body, so she can call attention to those good things ... I think that's the secret of a woman that looks great. Sophia Loren has been wearing her same makeup for decades. She knows what works for her ... You see her now [in her 70s] and she still looks amazing.   read more

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Your Post-Summer Skin Rehab

The lazy days of summer can leave us with more than a few beauty woes come fall. According to dermatologist Heidi Waldorf, MD, "pigmentation and acne" are the two most prominent skin issues women face at the end of the summer. Here, she explains how you can erase these signs of summer and more with the help of over-the-counter products, prescription creams and in-office treatments. Follow this advice and you'll say hello to fall with gorgeous, glowing, spot-free skin.   See advice

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