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

12 Best Skin Brightening Products -- and the 3 Worst

We know glowing, radiant skin is the result of a good skincare routine, and one of the first steps you should take in your routine is addressing how to even out your skin tone. These reader-approved skin lightening creams and skin brightening products do just that, giving you smoother, brighter skin and lessening dark spots caused by sun damage and scarring. (There are also a few skin lightening creams that just don't live up to their name.)   See products

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4 Mascara Topcoats With Magical Waterproofing Powers

If our mascara review section is any indication, the majority of you have found your mascara soul mate: the can't-live-without-it, life-changing product that gives you the fluttery lashes of your dreams. In beauty-speak, we call this a Holy Grail product (HG, for short). But if your HG mascara isn't waterproof, that makes situations that call for budge-proof makeup (e.g. your wedding day, the series finale of "Parks and Rec") pretty tricky. And that's where these waterproof topcoats come in.   read more

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These Killer Street Style Looks Win NYFW

New York Fashion Week has reared its elegantly clad head once again. But while most style fiends are tussling over front row seats and backstage access, we're turning to the NYC streets to find the real stars of Fashion Week. These head-turning street style looks from style bloggers, fashion editors and everyday trendsetters alike are outshining the catwalk itself this season. Look here each day of Fashion Week for your daily dose of inspiring sidewalk couture.   read more

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14 Looks That Prove Turtlenecks Are Back

For years, we've kept our turtlenecks tucked away at the bottom of the sweater pile, waiting for the world to fully appreciate their greatness once again. Admittedly, they don't exactly have a name that exudes cool and trendy (even if they were favored by style icons like Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy). Yet these runway and celebrity finds prove the turtleneck sweater can be just that.   read more

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24 Fitness Mantras More Motivating Than Tony Horton on Crack

You've kicked off your shoes, slumped onto the couch and turned on "Real Housewives" -- again. This, after you promised yourself you'd hit the gym after work. But when trash TV, leftover pad thai and a glass of pinot beckons, there's no way you're trading all that for a sports bra and treadmill. Hey, who are we to judge? We've all been there.   read more

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Watch Live Coverage of NYFW Fall 2015 Now

Get front-row access to New York Fashion Week with a live stream of the runway shows   read more

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22 Swoon-Worthy Nail-Art Ideas for Valentine's Day

Wear your heart on your fingertips this Valentine's Day with one of these flirty nail-art ideas. From subtle embellishments to bold patterns and plenty of (non-cheesy) hearts, there's nail polish ideas here for everyone -- and every skill level. Get Pinterest-ready fingertips with these nail-art how-tos, straight from our favorite brands and bloggers.   read more

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14 Prettiest Date-Night Hairstyles

Hot date? You've probably already planned your outfit, down to your killer, confidence-boosting stilettos and your on-trend box clutch. But a date-night ensemble is about so much more than just the clothes you wear. (Read: Don't leave your hair until the last minute). We'd even argue that your hairstyle is more important than whether you don an LBD or leather leggings -- try picturing ratty gym hair with a sleek, skin-baring jumpsuit and you'll see why. Hair sets the mood for your entire ensemble.   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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We Tried It: 8 Ways to Use Coconut Oil

The fashion world has "It" models, the health world has trendy, hard to pronounce superfoods ("ah-sah-EE" anyone?), and the beauty world has miracle oils. Moroccan and argan oils had their moment of glory, but they're old news now. Coconut oil seemed like the next in rotation for its 15 minutes of fame -- but after a good long run, it's still all anyone can talk about. Everywhere you look, coconut oil is being flogged as the beauty and health cure-all. It removes makeup! You can shave with it! It'll whiten your teeth! It even came up in our 5 Questions interviews with both Giada De Laurentiis and Miranda Kerr, surrounded with the words "love" and "favorite."   read more

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