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Dana Oliver is the senior beauty editor at HuffPost Style. She previously worked for Stylelist, VIBE, Glamour.com and the NY City News Service. She loves neon manicures, Rihanna's constantly-changing hair, shopping at Zara, all things Michael Jackson and blackberry cobbler.
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This Beauty Subscription Box 'Fuels The Fight' Against Cancer

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Kimberly Fink was just 32 years old when she was diagnosed with uterine cancer in 2011.

While the disease took physical, mental and emotional tolls on the Alabama native, she found a silver lining and co-created a beauty subscription box to "fuel the fight" against cancer.

"I...

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Lea Michele Proves That The Ponytail Is Anything But Plain

(6) Comments | Posted July 27, 2014 | 7:00 AM

A ponytail is our go-to hairstyle when we have very little time or don't know what else to do with our locks. But somehow it never looks as beautiful as Lea Michele's did this past week.

The "Glee" actress attended the Giffoni Film Festival in...

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What The Heck Does Highlighter Do Anyway?

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 8:58 AM

Somewhere deep inside your makeup bag there is probably a tube or compact labeled "highlighter." And you may have attempted to use said product to make your skin glow like a Kardashian because that's what they use, right? Well, yes and no.

Basically, highlighter is face...

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The Six Best Bar Soaps. Period.

(21) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 7:00 AM

It's a common shower dilemma: to use bar soap or body wash. While some are devout bar soap-ers, others prefer to lather up their loofah with just a few pumps of body wash. So which do you choose? While it can be all about preference, allow us to...

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Cam Newton's Playbook To Men's Style

(9) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Cam Newton is a young man with refined taste, and he wears it very well.

Having made quite the impression as quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, Newton has now stolen the spotlight off the field as the face (and body) of L’Oréal’s new Drakkar Essence...

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The Art Of Dressing Like Kanye West (And Kim Kardashian)

(20) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 10:24 AM

When Kanye West speaks, we listen. Well, maybe not all the time, as he can get a bit long-winded. But for his turn as cover star of GQ's August 2014 issue, West has grabbed our attention once again with his spot-on men's style tips.

In an...

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Leave It To A Chef To Create A DIY Perfume We Can Eat

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Food and fashion go hand in hand, at least for the editors here at HuffPost Style. So when we stumbled upon the Instagram account of Sunday Supper chef Laila Gohar, our hearts skipped a few beats.

The Egyptian cook's flavorful food creations look just as...

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Rita Ora's 'My Little Pony' Hair Is A Must-See On Our Beauty List

(6) Comments | Posted July 20, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Celebs color their hair all shades of the rainbow (ahem, Nicole Richie), but we thought our eyes were playing tricks on us when we saw Rita Ora's new colorful hairdo.

The 23-year-old British singer made an appearance at Michalsky Style Night in Berlin sporting a purple,...

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What The Heck Do You Do With... Toner?

(24) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 3:46 PM

Toners are the one skincare product I always notice collecting dust on drugstore shelves. And after getting the perplexed face from friends everytime I brag about its benefits, I believe I now know why: few people know how to use it, how it works or whether or not...

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These Non-Curly Hair Products Just Rocked My Curly Hair World

(9) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Choosing hair products can be a deeply personal matter. And with clever marketing, many of us have tunnel vision when it comes to reading labels.

Fine-haired girls flock to shampoos that help to boost volume while women with wavy hair seek serums that...

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7 Oily Skin Products For A Shine-Free Face

(10) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 7:00 AM

I wish more people would stop me in the street to say, "Wow! You've got quite a glow." But the reality is, my face looks like I've been in the kitchen frying chicken. And I have dear summer to thank for that glow.

I've managed to save face in...

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Diane Kruger's Braid-Within-A-Braid Tops Our Best Beauty List

(6) Comments | Posted July 13, 2014 | 7:00 AM

We're calling it -- Diane Kruger has officially worn this summer's hottest braid.

The 37-year-old actress attended a premiere for FX’s "The Bridge" in Los Angeles, California sporting a braid-within-a-braid. Even though she was wearing a colorful Mary Katrantzou dress, Kruger's intricate hairstyle stole the spotlight....

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The Unexpected Eyeliner And Lipstick Combo You Need To Try This Weekend

(5) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 2:19 PM

If it hasn't become painfully obvious, black eyeliner and red lipstick has become a bit played out. I wouldn't be doing my job as a beauty editor if I didn't offer an option that puts a fresh spin on this classic makeup look. Traditional black eyeliner and creamy...

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9 Delicious Summer Fragrances We Can't Stop Spritzing

(1) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 7:00 AM

We know that perfume is very personal. But with a world of fragrances out there, why would anyone want to wear the same scent every day? Your guess is as good as ours.

Picking a fragrance that's right for your personality and lifestyle can get tricky,...

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The Emotional Stages Of A Septum Piercing

(7) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 10:02 AM

I woke up one morning and decided that I wanted a septum piercing. Just like that, with no hesitation or long-time thinking.* Sporting my big, fluffy curls, I knew this badass piece of jewelry would add to my unique sense of style.

After Lucky magazine market editor

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Meet The Girl Who Convinced Us To Go Gray Now

(51) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 7:00 AM

No matter your age, gray hair is beautiful. And with proper care and maintenance, silvery strands can be healthy, too. Don't believe us? Meet Cheeno Grey.

With Kelly Osbourne's cool, smokey hair color as her inspiration, Cheeno initially experimented with extensions....

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Coiffure et cheveux: vous passez de blonde à brune? Voici 5 erreurs à ne pas commettre (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 9:41 AM

L'actrice oscarisée Reese Witherspoon, passée de blonde à brune, a beaucoup fait parler d'elle.

Nous avons demandé à Lorri Goddard, l'experte de la couleur de chez Avon Globalet la femme derrière le look de Reese aux Oscars 2013 ainsi que de sa nouvelle couleur) quelles étaient les erreurs...

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12 BBQ-Approved Hairstyle Ideas

(1) Comments | Posted July 4, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Don't you just hate when you take a bite of food and realize that you also have a mouth full of hair? This is pretty much inevitable at a BBQ or picnic. But don't worry -- we've got you covered.

To help you avoid being that awkward girl...

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6 Bug Sprays That Don't Stink

(6) Comments | Posted July 3, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Bugs LOVE me. I could be wearing a long-sleeved wetsuit and mosquitoes and spiders would still manage to find a sliver of skin to enjoy. I am willing to try just about anything to keep the creepy crawlers away, but have to admit that the stench accompanying most...

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Here's Your Fourth Of July Weekend Beauty Survival Kit

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 7:00 AM

We've been counting down to the Fourth of July pretty much since Memorial Day. So we cleared our holiday weekend schedule to kick back with our family and friends to eat as much barbecue, drink as many cocktails and watch all the fireworks we possibly can....

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