Beauty Tips & Tricks
Every Woman Needs to Know
Beauty Tips & Tricks Every Woman Needs to Know
We love good beauty tips, so we’ve rounded up our best get-gorgeous tricks in one spot. Whether you want to learn how to create the perfect wavy hair or brush up on your smoky eye technique, you’ll find beauty tips galore to help you get pretty from head to toe.
How to Get Long Hair ASAP
Pixie cuts, bobs and shoulder length hair can perfectly frame a face, but when it comes time to grow out strands for a new style, the wait can be a long one. Forget marking days off the calendar for a Rapunzel-inspired mane. Read on for how to get long hair, sans extensions.
How to Grow Out Your Bangs—Gracefully
Growing your hair out is a heck of a lot harder than cutting it. Skip the awkward stages completely with this amazing guide to growing out your bangs without wanting to throw yourself out of a window.
An Owner’s Guide to Naturally Wavy Hair
If you have naturally wavy hair, then you know that sometimes your texture feels like a curse. Wavy hair isn’t as wash-and-go as straight strands, and lacks the bounce that curls have. But even though getting there may take a little extra work, waves can look shiny and gorgeous…as long as you know how to style them.
Your Ultimate Guide to Home Hair Color
Don’t you dare pick up a box of dye without reading this comprehensive guide first!
101 Ways to Make Your Eyes Pop
All of the tips and tricks you need to know to make your eyes stand out and really pop.
How to Wash Your Hair — the Right Way
You may do it practically every day, but do you really know how to wash your hair the right way? Using the correct techniques can make a world of difference in your hair’s health, bounce, and shine — but if you’re making some common mistakes, you could be damaging your strands without even knowing it.
The Right Bangs for Your Face Shape
We’ve all seen our favorite celebrities rocking some serious bangs on the red carpet and on magazine covers. But becoming a fringe convert means finding the right style of bangs for your face shape, and for your lifestyle
101 Beauty Mistakes You Might Be Making
To err is human, right? Well, not when it comes to our hair, makeup and skincare. We talked to a cornucopia of experts about the common beauty mistakes you could be making—and how to never make them again.
The 5 Rules of Luscious Lashes
Long, luscious lashes — those are a year-round necessity. Follow these five rules to get perfect eyelashes without having to revert to time-consuming falsies or expensive extensions.
Follow These Three Steps for a Perfect Ponytail Every Time
Because it’s a style we wear almost daily, we never get tired of learning tips to perfect the ponytail. Here are Rodney Cutler’s tips for getting it right, every time.
101 Beauty Tips You Need Now
In the world of beauty, there are endless tips and rules to keep you looking fabulous. We break down all those tips to make the industry less scary—from makeup artists, hairstylists, skincare gurus and of course, our beauty staff.
5 Ways to Make Hair Look Gorgeous (Not Greasy) Between Shampoos
Your hairstylist wants you to stop shampooing every day, but who is she kidding? Luckily, there are solutions to transform every hair type from sad and unwashed to perfectly gorgeous—without starting from scratch.
The Secret to Getting a Great Top Knot
Top knots are our favorite go-to hairstyle on days when we don’t have time to go the heated styling route. The style is also helpful when you want to hide the fact that you haven’t washed your hair in, oh, a week. Here’s the trick to getting it right.
DIY Recipes for Hair Masks
Sometimes the best hair treatments aren’t in the beauty aisle, but in the pantry. Here are some of the best DIY recipes for hair masks that you can mix up in your kitchen.
10 Things to Know Before You Dye Your Hair Dark
Thinking about crossing over to the dark side? We’re here to help with a collection of everything you need to know about embracing a deeper hair hue.
Curly Hair Tips to Help You Love Your Texture
If you have wavy or curly hair, you know that achieving your best texture isn’t wash-and-go. Ringlets require careful styling that straight haired people just don’t understand. To make the most of your curly hair, try these tips we’ve picked up from top stylists.
The Best Lightweight Conditioners for Fine Hair
Don’t let unfortunate conditioner choices weigh you down—these conditioners will give you shiny, effortless hair without the grease and grime.
What Really Works for Crows Feet, Dark Circles, and More
We all covet bright, wide-awake eyes, but genes and life’s late nights don’t always cooperate. Not sure if your eye cream is working? Find out here.
Hair Mistakes That Make You Look Older
Heavy bangs, straight hair, and other common looks can actually make you look older. Check out the worst offenders—and how to avoid them.
How to Supersize Your Hair
If you have the type of fine hair that falls flat after a few hours and won’t hold a curl, humid weather can leave your style looking deflated (cue the sad trombone). Try these tricks for every styling stage for volume that lasts through anything — even sauna-like heat and humidity.
How Often Should You Wash Your Hair? We Asked the Experts.
You’ve been doing it for ages, but do you really know how often you should wash your hair? The answer might surprise you.
Experts Spill on How to Braid Your Hair Even Better
Even after watching tons of video tutorials, we admit we still aren’t really braiding ninjas. So we turned to the experts to answer some of our most pressing questions about creating amazing braids. Read on for their genius tips to make braiding way easier.
Fix Chipped Nail Polish (Like a Lazy Beauty Editor)
Accidentally ruined your mani? Don’t stress—there’s a two-minute fix that camouflages chips without having to start a whole new manicure from scratch.
Shorten Heat Styling Time for Your Hair
Sometimes, you just don’t feel like drying or flat-ironing your hair, but no-heat hairstyles just won’t cut it. Celebrity hairstylist Josue Perez walked us through some easy tips to shorten our heat-styling time.
How to Get Rid of Blackheads
Everything you need to know about how to get rid of blackheads, once and for all.
7 Ways to Get Beach Waves
Whether you have naturally wavy or super-straight hair, getting beachy waves is easier than you think.
Tricks to Disguise Thinning Hair
The issue of women’s thinning hair is finally getting the attention it deserves. Whether your hair thins as you age or you experience thinning your 20s, there are simple cuts, coloring techniques and styling tricks that can disguise sparse strands.
How to Curl Your Hair Without Heat
Dreamy spirals and waves without the heat damage? Yeah, it’s possible—and here’s exactly how to do it.
The 5 Rules of Heat Styling Your Hair
Hair stylist Anna Jackson, who works at the Maxine Salon in Chicago, says there can be a compromise when it comes to having hair that’s both healthy and styled, as long as you follow these rules.
How to Care for Wavy and Curly Hair
What most people who don’t have curly hair don’t understand about it is the amount of work involved. There’s nothing prettier than a mop of bouncy, perfectly defined ringlets, but getting curly hair to look gorgeous on a daily basis takes dedication.
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