13 Best Hair Gels

Hair gel is one of the most versatile products in your beauty arsenal. Our readers rank their 13 favorite gels

Jeweled Accessories to Jazz Up Your Outfit

Add a bejeweled clutch, hair accessory or shoe to any ensemble for an instant refresh

7 New Ways to Wear Perfume

Layering fragrances may sound complicated, but it's easier than you think. Here are tips on wearing perfume the new way

Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty

Gifts so gorgeous that we're doing whatever it takes to get on Santa's "nice" list

Surprise! Jennifer Aniston's New Fragrance Smells Like the Beach

A) Jennifer Aniston may or not be pregnant
B) Jennifer Aniston may or not be getting married   read more

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How One Couple Lost More Than 280 Pounds

Losing weight can be difficult, which is why it's so much easier to do it with a buddy. Especially if that buddy is your significant other. Colorado couple Jessica and Robert Foster know what we're talking about. Together they lost more than 280 pounds.   read more

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The Best Way To Land A Modeling Contract? Instagram

• A 17-year-old landed a modeling contract after posting a zillion selfies to Instagram. But here's the twist (TWIST!) It was a teenage boy! Charles Levi was spotted by photographer Richard Sawyer, who said that Levi reminded him of a young Leonardo DiCaprio. He contacted a friend at the Chadwick Modeling Agency, who offered him a deal. And that's how dreams are made these days. [Business Insider]   read more

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Graphic Design: Bold Patterns Sizzle This Summer

There are a handful of seasonal trends that we can predict -- pastels in spring, jewel tones in fall. Bright prints aren't exactly groundbreaking for summer, but this time around, celebs aren't just hitting the red carpet in expected floral, traditional stripes or one-dimensional polka dots. They're wearing bold graphic prints, unusual shapes and mixing quirky patterns with even crazier ones. The end result? Head-turning, memorable looks we never saw coming.   read more

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13 Best Eye Creams for 2014

If you're one of the many women who think eye creams are just another way for the cosmetic industry to get you to buy more skin care products, dermatologist Kenneth Beer, MD, PA, says you should reconsider. The skin around your eye is the thinnest layer of skin on your entire body, and therefore the most sensitive, he says. So using a cream made specifically for your eyes is crucial, especially as you age. 

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Face Mists: The Summer Skin Saviors You Need Now

There's a fine line between dewy skin and sweaty skin. And let's be honest, in the summertime, we're almost always sporting the latter. In theory, strategically placed sweatbands, a gym towel and a portable fan would pull the whole look together, but alas, '80s athletic wear isn't completely on-trend this season. The best accessory for the sweltering months ahead? A refreshing facial mist.   read more

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'Stop the Beauty Madness' Ads Will Make You Never Want to Buy Another Women's Mag

From thigh gaps to blue eyes, big boobs to stick straight hair, the beauty bar that's set by the media and perpetuated by us all is downright twisted. And myopic. And tired. And more than a little LAME.   read more

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Cute Rompers That Won't Make You Feel Like An 8-Year-Old

Rompers, playsuits, jumpsuits … call 'em what you want, they're hard to pull off. A one-piece outfit is great in theory -- you can throw it on and go, and you don't have to worry about having a Marilyn-Monroe moment on a windy day. Add floral prints, frills and bows to that outfit, and you're creeping into "Toddlers & Tiaras" territory. Luckily, there are plenty of chic, fashion-forward rompers out there that are breezy, functional and, most importantly, won't make you feel like a preschooler.   read more

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Do You #KnowYourNaturals?

Show Us Your Natural Living Inspiration


Share your natural living tips on Twitter or Instagram with #KnowYourNaturals and join the conversation with Kristen Bell, our mind.body.natural beauty guest editor   read more

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3 Tips to Keep Eczema at Bay

I'm blessed (read: sarcasm) with eczema. It's itchy. It's ugly. It sucks. To all my fellow eczema sufferers out there, you know what I'm talking about. I'm not a doctor and I don't even play one on TV (although I think I would love saying all of that jargon), there are a few things I do to keep my own eczema in check.   read more

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