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HowStuffWorks: How To Fold A Shirt

The fine art of shirt-folding is always appreciated but often misunderstood. Learn how to fold a shirt like the pros in 7 easy steps.

Goodbye Beard, Hello Beardstache: Who Spots the End of Trends?

Cupcakes. LOL. All dead. Trends flatline all the time. The trick lies in when and why you call them done.

Emmy Nominees Pictures

Flip through photos of some 2013 Emmy Award Nominees to see which familiar TV faces have been nominated for the best of the best in television dramas and comedies!

5 Modern Shabby Yet Chic Styles

Love to scour thrift stores and flea markets for stylishly shabby pieces for your home? Why not bring this look to your wardrobe with vintage-inspired pieces, floral fabrics and plenty of frilly extras?

Concealers are a Girl's Best Friend

Not even one human is completely and totally perfect by society's standards, which is why we all need concealer at one point or another.

What is high-definition makeup?

You probably have plenty of regular makeup, but is high-definition makeup something you should consider sporting, instead?

What to Pack for a Stylish Weekend Away

You might only be going out of town for a couple of days, but it feels like you need enough clothes for an entire week. How do you pack clothing for day and night and still have room in your overnight bag for a souvenir?

Bell Bottoms: Are They Coming Back?

The classic look of the 1970s is trying to make another comeback. Will the aughts love the look of flared pants?

A Guide to Finding Pants That Fit

No matter your body type, you can find a pair of pants that fit you perfectly. The key is knowing – and accepting – that every pair of pants doesn't fit every body.

Update Your Spring Wardrobe in 5 Steps

You don't have to conduct a complete overhaul to freshen up your spring wardrobe. Use these tips to breathe new life into your spring looks!

Guide to Finding the Best Shoes for Skinny Jeans

Skinny jeans bounce in and out of style regularly, but they don't look good on everyone. How can the right shoes improve your look in skinny jeans?

How to Coordinate a Sequin Dress and Shoes

Sequined dresses really stand out. So what kind of shoes best complement them?

Style Tips: Color Blocking Do's and Don'ts

Color blocking is all the rage these days, but there's a right way and a wrong way to do it. Here's how.

What to Wear With Large Prints

Whether you love or hate large prints, our guide will help you decide which is best for you.

Vintage Style Dresses That Rock

Sometimes the best look for tonight's party might be a dress from decades earlier. Which vintage styles are best?

What's the difference between old and vintage?

Can you pass off that old skirt in the back of your closet as vintage? The answer is....it depends.

A Cruelty-free Alternative: Vegan Makeup Brushes

If you don't believe in makeup testing on animals, you might be surprised to find out what your makeup brushes are made from. Luckily, there's an alternative to supporting cruelty toward animals.

Choosing Dramatic Eye Makeup that Pops

Do your eyes have it? Creating the perfect "come hither" look doesn't have to be difficult -- you just have to know what to do to get it.

How does mascara extend your lashes?

Mascara is a makeup bag essential, whether you want a natural look or want to go all out. But how does such a simple item extend your lashes out to infinity?

Update Your Summer Wardrobe in 5 Steps

Summer has arrived, but your wardrobe looks so last season. Don't despair – we can help you get you from frumpy to fab in 5 easy steps.

Why do lip plumpers sting?

If you want a prettier pout, a product called "lip plumper" sounds like a no-brainer, right? It would – but how does it give you that bee-stung look?

Dilemma Solved! What to Wear With Skinny Jeans

Face facts: Skinny jeans are here to stay. What should you wear with these tight denim numbers to look like a fashion champ?

Contour Tips for an Oval Face

While an oval face shape may generally be considered the most balanced, almost everyone would like to play up their best features or downplay minor flaws. Learn how to make friends with highlighter and bronzer, and sculpt your best look yet.

Miss Matchy: Is wearing matching shades OK?

Of course your makeup colors shouldn't clash with your nails or your outfit, but should they all be the same shade?

Contour Tips for a Heart-shaped Face

If you weren't born with the so-called "ideal" oval facial structure, take heart! These simple contouring tricks add balance and structure to a heart-shaped face to help you look and feel your best.


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