The Scary Thing Your Chapped Lips Could Be Telling You

The Scary Thing Your Chapped Lips Could Be Telling You

Lip balms, glosses, lipsticks; as a certified lip-color fiend, I’m fanatical about keeping my lips covered at all times (seriously, I could open a drugstore with all of the lip products at my desk). You’d think that would mean perpetually soft, moisturized...
M.A.C.'s New Glittery, Dark Winter Collection Is a Must-See

M.A.C.'s New Glittery, Dark Winter Collection Is a Must-See

If you haven’t seen by now, glitter lips are trending. It makes sense: Lips covered in sparkles make for the perfect combination of glamour and whimsy for the holiday season. But this year, M.A.C.—the ultimate purveyor of all things festive—flipped...
I Tried This Old-School Japanese Spa Treatment for Pain Relief

I Tried This Old-School Japanese Spa Treatment for Pain Relief

For the past year, I’ve been dealing with what I now affectionately refer to as my bum leg—a massively strained upper hamstring in my left leg. I’ve made minor lifestyle tweaks and tried different therapies: physical therapy, vigilant yoga, zero...
How to Make a Model-Approved DIY Pumpkin Face Mask

How to Make a Model-Approved DIY Pumpkin Face Mask

Don’t be fooled by the introduction of holiday-themed goodies everywhere you look: Fall isn’t over. (Reality check: Thanksgiving hasn’t even happened yet. Please put away your premature Christmas gear.) Since nothing says autumn quite like the...
How to Choose the Best Boots For Fall

How to Choose the Best Boots For Fall

So many boots, so little time. With fall in full swing, we want to make sure you’re picking the absolute best ones, so we interviewed Italian shoe designer Gianvito Rossi to get his four tips for seeking out the perfect fall boot.
A Convincing Reason For Smiling Even When You're Not Happy

A Convincing Reason For Smiling Even When You're Not Happy

When I was in college, my friends and I did our best to look unhappy. We moped around in thrift-shop threads and lank hair, proclaiming our love for Sylvia Plath and Rainer Werner Fassbinder—not entirely aware that neither was the ideal romantic hero. We played...
Did the New York Times Go Too Far In Its Nail Salon Investigation?

Did the New York Times Go Too Far In Its Nail Salon Investigation?

When the New York Times published a lengthy, multi-part investigation of nail salons in New York City in May, it was greeted with widespread dismay and outrage—and a swift official reaction. Within days, New York governor Andrew Cuomo ordered emergency measures...
Are You a Lady? This Judgey Article Will Tell You in 39 Steps

Are You a Lady? This Judgey Article Will Tell You in 39 Steps

Apparently, today is the day for wildly offensive and obtuse social observations, because in addition to a “study” whose sole contribution to society is ranking people’s attractiveness by city and state, a U.K. magazine published an article called...
Why This Singer Is Getting Her Famous Butt Implants Removed

Why This Singer Is Getting Her Famous Butt Implants Removed

In a world where the Kardashians—arguably the most major collective pop culture influencers of this decade—are simultaneously celebrated and mocked for their curves, it’s hard to be happy with what you’ve got. So naturally, when R&B singer...
7 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About M.A.C.

7 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About M.A.C.

You may be the kind of M.A.C. fan who, at any given moment, owns no fewer than five Ruby Woo lipsticks just in case it ever goes out of stock (don’t worry, I bit my tongue as I wrote that!), or you may be the kind of M.A.C. junkie who glues herself to the...
Elizabeth Gilbert's Unexpected Secret to Finding Happiness

Elizabeth Gilbert's Unexpected Secret to Finding Happiness

Elizabeth Gilbert traveled halfway around the world in search of happiness—and it worked. I talked with Gilbert, who you may have heard wrote a little book called Eat, Pray, Love, about her formula for happiness, and have thought about her advice many times...
The Eyebrow Shape That's Always Trending on Instagram

The Eyebrow Shape That's Always Trending on Instagram

It’s been more than a year since “on fleek” stepped into our collective vernacular, with #browsonfleek taking center stage on Instagram. But after all this time, aren’t you curious to know what the hashtag-worthy eyebrow shape even looks like?

How Heidi Klum Transformed Into Jessica Rabbit for Halloween

#heidiHalloween Such a fun night ???? A photo posted by Heidi Klum (@heidiklum) on Nov 1, 2015 at 1:37am PST Heidi Klum is certainly not the first woman to dress as Jessica Rabbit for Halloween, but she did a lot more than buy a red wig and a push-up bra. At Lavo in...
How to Create a Textured Ponytail That's Perfect For a Party

How to Create a Textured Ponytail That's Perfect For a Party

Next time you’re invited to a holiday party across the country, don’t pack a single bobby pin. A textured ponytail is infinitely cooler than a stuffy, fussy updo. (Bonus: It’s also a whole lot easier.) Here’s how to create one that’s...
Here's How to Wash Off Your Halloween Makeup the Right Way

Here's How to Wash Off Your Halloween Makeup the Right Way

You spent hours recreating one of this year’s most impressive Halloween makeup tutorials, you went to the party and let everyone marvel at how awesome you looked—and got home to realize you have to take all that makeup off. Wondering how to remove all that...
The Beauty Products Top Models Always Use In Real Life

The Beauty Products Top Models Always Use In Real Life

A top model’s life includes a lot of time getting her hair and makeup done for runway shows and photoshoots. That’s why we love asking models for their beauty tips and favorite products; They often share secret tips on how to remove makeup or how to treat...
This Helpful Chart Is an Acne Problem Solver

This Helpful Chart Is an Acne Problem Solver

Zits: One of those helpful daily reminders that life tends toward chaos and pain. Even better? They come in all different varieties, each requiring their own special treatment. That’s where this acne chart comes in handy: