Recently, after a trip from a New York City Persian restaurant Elena realized she had she could use to make a delicious and healthy meal for four.
It doesn't matter if your schedule is jam-packed with parties, your holiday cards pack pictures, or you're expecting a visit from a family member. This season, every woman has a reason to look her best.
A lot is written about mean girls and bullying, but not that much is focused specifically around the issue of looks.
With the countless dedicated blogs, lacquer launches (including the gel revolution) and new specialty salons cropping up every month everywhere from Beverly Hills to London, nail art is way past fad status.
In the Grace Project, Isis is bringing her transformational photography to women who have had mastectomies -- giving them permission to see themselves as beautiful and whole.
When we retouch, we say to our clients, "You're better this way." "You're better with a flatter tummy." "You're better with skinnier arms." "You're better with a rounder bum." "You're better without that scar." Who do we think we are?
Life. Life goes on. Until it settles down, here and there, every now and then ... or sometimes 50 years later. And we have the chance to stop and really look in the mirror again.
Whenever Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee shows up, there are always laughs and life lessons. Watch as Brook talks with me about beauty and aging -- and how to age beautifully.
Welcome to Black Friday, and the official kickoff of the holiday shopping season! My next two reports will focus on some of my favorite places for gif...
Before you toss those leftovers on Friday morning, take a look at this quick cranberry DIY mask and glow throughout the holidays.
Our editors rock bright lips and bold eyes by day -- here's how they take it all off at night.
There are so many factors that can affect the way we see ourselves. We see advertisements that sway us into buying certain products. We read magazines that make us want to dress a certain way. But are all these things keeping our confidence up as well? To what extent does this affect the way we feel about ourselves?
From childhood on, both males and females learn to do whatever we need to do to get the attention we need to survive. We fashion ourselves accordingly. And then, should that attention ever go away, it's only natural to do the same things we've always done, rely on what we've always relied on, in order to make it come back.
I wish People would have considered Carlos for the cover or even a finalist. I cry every time I hear about the Boston bombings and I truly am thankful for everyone who was brave to help those in need. I do not want his story to be forgotten. We need more people like Carlos out there.
I looked at myself in the mirror one evening and thought: "Wow, I don't look fresh." With the holiday season ahead, we decided to tweak our respective skin-care routines to find our best face again.
Girls are held to a higher beauty standard and feel the pressure -- from media, peers or parents -- to get their teeth straightened. They want braces, and for good reason. Unfortunately, this subjects them to needless medical procedures and reinforces the over-valuing of appearance.