8 New Beauty Products to Snatch Up This October

From an addictive new lip balm (pumpkin spice!) to the nail polish that matches your zodiac sign

15 Breast Cancer Awareness Buys You'll Actually Love

Our favorite beauty products that benefit an amazing cause -- and are pink

5 Ways to Heal Your Eczema

The dos, don'ts and must-have products for dealing with one of the most common skin conditions

How to Pull Off Vampy Lips, Eyes and Nails

Look vampy, not vampire-y, with these simple rules for dark lips, eyes and nails

On Second Thought, Kesha Would Like to be Pretty

Rehab was good for former party girl, Ke$ha Kesha; since receiving treatment for an eating disorder, she's 86'd the $, fallen in love with a new guy and "eliminated negative influences" from around her. All in all, getting help and confronting her issues head on was a smart move for the 27-year-old rap-ette.   read more

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What Happens When One Woman's Face Makes Its Way Around the World

Artist Esther Konig is a freelance journalist based in the United States. She was interested in examining how beauty standards morph and vary around the world, so she embarked on a creative project. How might different cultural notions of beauty impact how a woman's beauty was received?   read more

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Miranda Lambert Fesses Up to a Britney Body Obsession

• Country superstar Miranda Lambert lost a whopping 45 pounds over this past year, but she didn't do it without a little help. And that came in the form of some inspiration from on high -- from Miss Britney Spears. Lambert says that Brit-Brit was her workout inspiration. She would put on Britney's jams and imagine her body. "If I put on Britney, I can picture Britney's body and I'm like, 'Oh! Faster!'" Lambert said. That's certainly one way to do it. [Us Weekly]   read more

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16 Best Bronzers

We know sunbathing, tanning beds and even spray tanning can cause some serious skin issues, but does that mean we're doomed to be pale and pasty forever? Not a chance. There's still one safe way to get that golden glow, and it's in your makeup bag: bronzer.   See bronzers

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8 Summer Beauty Bummers -- Solved

Heat and humidity, be damned: After what goes down as the worst winter in our memory, we're spending every last second outdoors this summer. And we're not even going to complain about the furnace-like temperatures or the melt-in-a-puddle mugginess that makes us feel less beach babe and more swamp monster.   read more

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The Mirrored Sunnies You Need for Summer

There is no better time than summertime for a pair of new sunglasses -- particularly if you're of the sit on them, forget them in the dressing room, lose them annually variety. This season's hottest shades are mirrored sunglasses and trust us, you'll want to hold on to these highly reflective pairs that instantly up the style ante on any outfit. Whether you try a pair of brightly colored mirrored sunglasses, or a cool metallic pair, let these fashion bloggers, street style stars and fashion week designers show you how it's done.   read more

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Dream of Raiding Olivia Pope's Scandalously Fabulous Wardrobe? Here's Your Chance

Whether or not you agree with Olivia Pope's life choices, her politics or her manipulative M.O., you have to give a nod -- heck, a standing O -- to her fashion sense.   read more

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Inspirational Burn Victim Covers Women's Magazine

Three years ago, while out in the Australian bush competing in an ultramarathon, a fire changed Turia Pitt's life forever.   read more

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Grab the EpiPen: Your Acne Wash Could Trigger an Allergic Reaction

So here's some fun info about the stuff we slather on our faces every night: Your acne products could cause a potentially deadly allergic reaction. The Food and Drug Administration said that problems had been reported with anti-acne gels, face washes and pads that contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid.   read more

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Kim Kardashian Thinks Blondes Have More Fun

• For those of you who are on Kardashian Hair Watch (it's a very important job), Kim Kardashian has gone from dark brown back to blonde again. Hairstylist Serge Normant did the deed. Are you all caught up? Good. [Instagram] UPDATE: Those of us who have nothing better to do than track Kim's hair have reported that the light tresses were in fact just a wig (she got us good!), proving that maybe brunettes can have fun, too.   read more

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