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Misty Copeland Recreates Edgar Degas Masterpieces, Takes Our Breath Away

(1) Comments | Posted February 11, 2016 | 9:33 AM

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then the late, great artist Edgar Degas is totally blushing in his grave.

Why? Because Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre principal ballerina, has stunningly recreated some of the French impressionist's most famous works of art for the March...

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Beyoncé's Dancers Slay In Black Panther Outfits During Super Bowl Halftime Show

(12) Comments | Posted February 7, 2016 | 9:07 PM


Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime performance of her newly released single "Formation" was amazing -- but beyond the singing, it was the style she and her dancers rocked that really caught our attention. 


One look at the army of black women rocking leather outfits designed...

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The Most Showstopping Super Bowl Halftime Outfits Of All Time

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2016 | 5:31 PM

Let's face it, the Super Bowl isn't only about watching the best football players battle it out for the title of world champion. It's also the biggest music event of the year.

The Super Bowl halftime show is a must-see moment no matter who is performing. The entertainers below brought...

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6 Ways To Look Refreshed First Thing In The Morning, No Makeup Required

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 1:05 PM

As much as you'd all love to say you woke up like this: 

The reality looks a lot more like this:

Whether you're a morning person or not, looking perked up and pulled together isn't always an easy task in the AM. Or is it?

With a splash of water to your face, a flip of your hair and a brightly colored blouse you'll be ready to take on the world. 

We've curated a list of go-to hacks -- no makeup required -- that will get you out the door feeling flawless, or pretty damn close to it. 

1. Splash ice water on your face.
It's the oldest trick in the book, and it works. Fill your sink with the coldest water possible, add a few ice cubes to get the temperature down even more, and splash the water on your face. It instantly tightens pores and shrinks little capillaries, making your skin appear more even. Plus, it makes you feel more awake, which will definitely affect the way you look. 

2. Hit the gym.

Nothing will make you look and feel more awake than exercise. Go for a quick walk, hop on the elliptical machine, or do a few rounds of Sun Salutations. Any exercise that gets your heart rate up is great. When your blood is pumping and your endorphin levels increase, you'll have more energy. Plus, it adds some color to your cheeks—no blush required.

3. Head to your kitchen.

If bags under your eyes are a problem, take a trip to your kitchen. Put two spoons in the freezer for 10 minutes, and then apply one to each eye while you recline on the couch. The cold helps calm inflammation. Cold cucumber slices work in a similar way. Relax with a slice on each eye for five to 10 minutes to relieve irritation, redness, and puffiness.

4. Flip upside down.
For a 10-second hair fix, bend at the waist and flip your hair upside down. Use your fingertips to scrunch your strands at the roots, reviving your texture and volume. This trick has the added bonus of rushing some blood to your face, making your cheeks look pink and vibrant.

5. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate.

Dehydration is one of the worst offenders when it comes to looking tired. Skin looks gray or sallow and wrinkles become more prominent when you haven't had enough water. To plump up your cells, simply increase your water intake. Aim for eight glasses per day.

6. Wear color.
Black may be slimming, but it doesn't help you look more awake. On days you're tired, skip the black top and wear your favorite skin tone-flattering color. It will instantly make your face appear brighter and less tired.

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9 Foods That Will Help You Glow From The Inside Out

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 12:29 PM

When it comes to leveraging the amazing beauty benefits of food, we're often instructed to wear them instead of eat them. Smearing avocado on our faces and coating our hair in yogurt, honey and olive oil have become routine. But we forget that actually ingesting these...

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Edward Enninful Reflects On David Bowie, Grace Coddington And Becoming An Icon

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2016 | 8:19 PM

Edward Enninful was destined to be an icon. The fashion and style director at W Magazine was only 18 years old when he was named fashion director of i-D magazine, which made him the youngest person to ever hold that title at an international fashion magazine. Impressive? Beyond. 

But he...

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Our Daily Guide To The #30Up Look Good, Feel Good Challenge

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2016 | 2:50 PM

Our Look Good, Feel Good Challenge is in full swing and we're on a journey to transform the way you approach your beauty and grooming routines. Each day we're sending out quick challenges, tips and tricks to get you looking as good as you feel and feeling as good...

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11 Women Get Refreshingly Real About Finding Jeans That Fit Their Bodies

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 12:18 PM


Jeans are a struggle. Period.


Whether you've got a big butt, flat butt, wide hips or barely any hips at all, all women face challenges when shopping for denim. But no matter your size or shape, everyone wants to feel confident in their jeans.


For some...

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Helen Mirren's SAG Awards Dress Is Absolutely Regal

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 11:34 AM

Helen Mirren is nominated for an impressive three SAG Awards Saturday night, and while we don't know if she'll snag any statuettes, she's already winning on the red carpet

The "Trumbo" and "Woman in Gold" actress turned heads in an ivory beaded and sequined gown by Jenny Packham....

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Brie Larson's SAG Awards Dress Is Baby Blue And Beyond Beautiful

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 10:18 AM

All eyes are on actress Brie Larson this awards season, so it's no surprise that she was vision of beauty Saturday night at the 2016 SAG Awards

Fresh off the heels of her Golden Globes win, "The Room" star, who is nominated for a leading actress SAG honor,...

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Hair Masks Are Your Ticket To Stress-Free Tresses

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2016 | 10:27 PM

It's fair to say that our hair can get mighty stressed out sometimes -- which makes sense when you consider all the twisting, pulling, teasing, pinning, coloring and heat styling we put it through. Then there's Mother Nature and her harsh environmental impacts, like sun damage and wind...

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23 σημάδια ότι έχετε μαζέψει πολλή σαβούρα στο σπίτι σας

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2016 | 7:12 AM

Είστε από εκείνους που απολαμβάνετε να έχετε ένα τακτοποιημένο σπίτι με λίγα πράγματα ή δυσκολεύεστε να αποχωριστείτε και το παραμικρό μπιμπελό με την δικαιολογία ότι είστε συναισθηματικά δεμένοι μαζί τους; Για να δείτε σε ποια κατηγορία ανήκετε μπορείτε να διαβάσετε τα παρακάτω 23 σημάδια για να βεβαιωθείτε.

1. Όταν...

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Fashion Students Create Mind-Blowing Designs Made From Bubble Wrap

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2016 | 4:52 PM

Video produced for The Huffington Post by Samantha Guff

If you aren't aware that Jan. 25 is

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Everything You Need To Know About Our Look Good, Feel Good Challenge

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2016 | 2:13 PM

In 2016, HuffPost Lifestyle is challenging you to up your game and develop healthy habits you can stick with all year long. Every month, we're challenging you to examine a different part of your life and make small tweaks that add up to big change. Now, your mission...

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Zendaya Is The New Face Of CoverGirl

(1) Comments | Posted January 21, 2016 | 12:22 PM

Zendaya told us on her Instagram account Wednesday that something "new" and "beautiful" was #ComingSoon, and she didn't take much time revealing it. 

The 19-year-old actress has officially been named an easy, breezy, beautiful CoverGirl, she announced Thursday via Instagram. 

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Alicia Keys' Most Head-Turning Hairstyles Of All Time

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2016 | 11:37 AM

Alicia Keys' powerhouse voice has earned her a slew of Grammys, plenty of American Music Awards and countless other accolades -- but it's her penchant for curve-hugging clothes and head-turning hairstyles that make her one of the brightest style stars around.

In fact, the "New Day" singer has rocked...

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The Coolest And Most Clever Ways To Get Your Jewelry In Order

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2016 | 11:36 AM

As much as we love a great piece of jewelry, sometimes our adoration isn't reflected in the way we store our beloved bling. One look into our jewelry boxes, dresser counters or vanities and we're confronted with a sad, albeit sparkly, mess. 

The piles of tangled necklace chains,...

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12 Style Finds With Your Name All Over Them. Literally.

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2016 | 3:16 PM

Fast fashion finds are great but you always run the risk of unintentionally twinning with any well-dressed strangers in your midst. Sure, you might rock the same clothes differently, but the only way to really own your look is to put your name on it. Literally.

Personalized clothing...

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A Nod To The Enduring Style Of MLK And The Freedom Fighters

(0) Comments | Posted January 18, 2016 | 10:20 AM

As the country celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy -- we'd also like to take a moment to remember his personal style.

Not only do we remember the determination and fortitude of our legendary civil rights leaders, but we're also keen to note their powerful wears. 

There is...

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What To Wear To Work Without Sacrificing Your Personal Style

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2016 | 1:16 PM

"What am I going to wear to work today?"

It's the question you ask yourself every single morning and the question that doesn't get any easier to answer. So you resort to the same old ensemble -- a trusty pant suit and a white button-down shirt. It's the safe choice...

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