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

Stylish Swimwear Looks for Every Age

You're beyond excited for that boozy pool party or your long-awaited tropical vacay, but there's one thing standing between you and your summer fun. Before you can plop down on the beach and soak up the sun (not to mention half a dozen daiquiris) you have to face off with bad lighting, three-way mirrors and endless options of Lycra. Yep, we're talking about bathing suit shopping.   read more

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Endorsement Scoreboard: Gisele Swipes a Biggie from Kate Moss

In the latest checkmate move of the increasingly vicious chess game of mega-buck modeling endorsements, Kate Moss has been ejected from the board by glamazonian Gisele Bündchen. (Although, if I'm being real, it's difficult to muster legitimate sympathy for gazillionairess Moss, who, let's face it, still has her skinny little fingers sticking into more than her fair share of the endorsement pie.)   read more

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Victoria Beckham's Latest 'It'll Keep Me Young and Beautiful' Obsession

When Mrs. David Beckham takes time from her busy day designing clothes, posing for paparazzi and shuttling her kids to and fro to tweet her affection for a product, the world (or her nearly 8 million followers, anyway) pays attention.   read more

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The U.S. Falls Far Behind When it Comes to Healthcare

The United States is one of the richest countries in the world, but when it comes to health, we rank last among developed nations. What's up with that?   read more

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New Cancer Research Says We Should Get Off Our Butts -- Now

• Sitting down? Stop doing that right now. Get off your bum as quickly as possible, because it turns out that too much sitting is linked to certain kinds of cancer, including colon and endometrial cancers. According to a study done at the University of Regensburg in Germany, people who spend the most time sitting during the day have 24 percent increased risk of getting colon cancer, and women who sat all day had a 32 percent increased risk of endometrial cancer. The good news? Even periodically getting up can help reduce your risk. [Web MD]   read more

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How to Defend Against Diet Bullies

Whether it's splitting a pizza over episodes of "The Bachelor," going on late night fro-yo runs after a long day, or nursing a hangover together at your favorite brunch spot, food plays a huge part in our friendships. The operative word being huge, since new research suggests your friends are making you fat.   read more

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Nicole Richie Enters Her Blue (Hair) Period

• We seriously loved Nicole Richie's purple hair. She was one of the few actually-adult, thirty-something ladies rocking colorful hair who managed to do it with style and class. Now, it seems, Nicole has given up the purple for something slightly louder. She's gone totally blue! The new hue look is a sort of electric tone, a bit more punk. We like, but we may have warm and fuzzy feelings for the purple. [Glamour]   read more

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We Tried It: The Hot New Keratin Hair Treatment

My hair is curly but fine. This makes me one of the lucky ones: I can blow it out quickly, and it holds any style. My messy curls morph into soft waves in about 15 minutes. It's pretty awesome.   read more

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Is Lululemon's Luster Gone for Good?

Maybe it's because the company is steeped in bad karma (founder Chip Wilson famously named his business Lululemon because he thought it was "funny" to watch Japanese people try to pronounce "L") or because of a string of public relations nightmares that were mishandled at best, but, whatever the reason, Lululemon is no longer the cool kid in town-- which, considering she was the prom queen for many years running -- is saying a lot.   read more

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Russell Simmons Reveals the Healthy Secret to His Success

Russell Simmons is a giant in the music world. He co-founded Def Jam records, created the Phat Farm clothing line and owns a chain of vegan restaurants in New York City. But the thing that actually brings him pleasure and peace in life is yoga. And, says Simmons, yoga is what's helped make him successful.   read more

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