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Five Ways to Appreciate Your Body When You Are Young

TweetThere are plenty of ways in which life fucks you over, but perhaps the most annoying is the particular irony in the way that youth fades. You will never be more physically beautiful than when you are young, but youth comes with insecurity. So basically we are running around looking hot as hell but not confident enough to really enjoy it. By the time we are comfortable in our own skin, said sk... »

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Eight Ways to Cry On Cue

TweetI don’t care what Blanche Devereaux says, there are plenty of reasons to cry. I don’t happen to be very good at it, but whether or not you just got pulled over by a cop that looks like a cuddly version of your dad, or you have to convince your boyfriend to eschew his night out on the town to watch a Jennifer Aniston movie with you, regardless of whether you are plain or pretty, a ... »

dos and donts of taking a selfie

The Dos and Don’ts of Taking a Selfie

TweetI think we can all agree that selfies are a little self-indulgent. In fact, that is probably where the word comes from. There is nothing worse than someone taking a duck-faced selfie with their tits pushed up, from an upward angle to hide their waddle. There is nothing better than someone taking a selfie in the bathroom whilst dropping some heat, without realizing the toilet is in the photo. ... »

How To: The High-Pony Fishtail Braid

How To: The High-Pony Fishtail Braid

How To: The High-Pony Fishtail Braid »

3 Ways to Step Up Your Eyeliner Game

3 Ways to Step Up Your Eyeliner Game

TweetWhen it comes to eyeliner, one must venture beyond black. The possibilities are endless, really. In the words of Lindsay Lohan circa Mean Girls, “the limit does not exist.” Don’t shy away from color like the timid, safe people on those HGTV home makeover shows. Don’t discount metallic eye accents just because you’re not a college student going to a rave or music ... »

How To: Summer’s Go-To Updo

How To: Summer’s Go-To Updo

TweetOk, it’s officially hot. With temps rising above 80 and humidity more intense than the steamroom in your luxury apartment rental, the last thing you want to deal with is frizzy, sweaty hair. You have bigger concerns, like figuring out how little you can wear without getting arrested. All I know is I’m going to be wearing my hair up from now until August, and this easy updo will ke... »

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How To: Transitional Spring Dressing

TweetLet’s be real – we all get a little confused about what to wear when the weather gets confused about what temperature it wants to be. I’m talking about winter to spring transitional wardrobes. I just don’t feel right serving the world full-on winter-goth when it’s starting to be sunny and maybe high 50s. I also don’t feel right when I’m pushing the re... »

The Hows and Whys of Cleaning Makeup Brushes

The Hows and Whys of Cleaning Makeup Brushes

TweetI don’t clean my makeup brushes, like, ever, and that is all about to change. Here’s why: there is old makeup, dirt, oil, dead skin, and bacteria just sitting there waiting to be washed away. Ew. I can’t even go there. Let me break down how exactly one rids their brushes of such horrific things. First, wet your brush under warm water with the bristles pointing down. Using a ... »

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How to Remove Gel Nail Polish Yourself

TweetHonestly, up until now, removing my gel manicures consisted of forcibly peeling off the stubborn polish along with most layers of my nails. This would leave behind thin, frail, unattractive fingernails similar to what Anne Hathaway looked like in Les Misérables. The last thing anyone needs is to be reminded of that, which is why everyone should have the knowledge of how to properly remove the... »

Style Spotting: The Dos and Don’ts of Peplums

Style Spotting: The Dos and Don’ts of Peplums

Tweet With the peplum trend in full swing, it is clear that this little fashion frill is capable of wreaking havoc on the term “flattering”. Since the trend’s debut, we’ve learned right from wrong in peplum world: RIGHT: Pair with a skinny leg jean or trousers. Caution: be mindful of pairing a peplum with a pencil skirt – I’ve seen many a fashion fail with this ... »

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