The Best DIY Facial for the Holiday Season: A Cranberry Orange Cream Mask

citrus cranberries and cherries for facialPhoto: Sarah Love
Holiday stress and sleepless nights from prepping and hosting countless dinners with family drama can lead to your skin freaking out. We want you to put your best face forward this season, so we asked New York-based natural skincare guru, Cecilia Wong, to formulate a simple mask that will revitalize you. The best part? It's... read more

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Everyone on Your List

‘Tis the season to be gifting and with so many people on your list, you may be left scratching your head and thinking, “what to gift?” We’ve got you covered! From tabletop to decor, tech, beauty and bits of jewelry, we’ve create this no-sweat shopping guide to please every personality in your life.

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For the Luxe Lover in Your LIfe

Maybe she's your mother or your bff, but you know this person -- she's always perfectly dressed, drinking champagne or a dry martini. She loves the finer things, which makes it that much harder to shop for her without spending a fortune! Here are five gorgeous finds that are sure to please: Cut calcite candlesticks or a cashmere pillow or a gilded top had champagne cooler, or keep it simple with a sweet-faced clutch or the best body creme that smells beyond heavenly. She will love them all.

SHOP NOW: 1. Private Collection body creme, $62,; 2. V Cashmere pillow, $450,; 3. Goldie Leather zip pouch, $98,; 4. Claro candlesticks, from $190,; 5. Top Hat champagne cooler, $189, Lunares,

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Who Doesn’t Love a Movember Mustache? Join Jessica Alba to Support No-Shave November

Jessica Alba Supporting Movember Wearing Made in Movember No-Shave November ShirtPhoto: Courtesy of @movember
For the more than 10 years we've been together, my guy sported no stache, no beard, no goatee -- just a silky smooth kisser. So when he decided to show off a new look, I wasn't a fan of the read more

Your Everyday Personal Shopper

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8.1: Smash Hit

Break out the rackets and birdie for a weekend game of badminton at your next barbecue. We’re sure you and your guests will love making feathers fly.

SHOP NOW: Field Day Badminton Set, $68, J. Franklin,

6 Outfits for a Stylish and Comfy Memorial Day

It’s time to make the most of that long weekend coming ’round the bend, and whether you’re hitting the road with your babe for a beachside retreat, going to your best friend’s backyard bash or just lounging around at home, we have six outfits to make you can look and feel your best.

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Festive backyard barbeques are the social equivalent of a casual Friday. Try an easy-wearing romper with laid-back accessories because, after all, comfort is key.

SHOP NOW: 1. Fanny pack, $230, 2. Small Signet Pinky Ring, $850, 3. Chambray Romper, $258, Splendid, 4. Crystal mobile necklace, $148, 5. Block Heel Sandal, $350, Studio Pollini,

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The Look of Love: Date-Night Beauty Guide

Valentine’s Day is all about stirring up the passion in your lover, so it’s time to put your best face forward. We picked five lovely beauty trends from the runway (with product suggestions so you can try it!) that are sure to make your main squeeze get that desired look of love.

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La Dolce Vita

A rosy complexion, bright eyes and a floral accent will help you get the Italian look of amore. Eyes: Using a concealer, cover those dark circles from too many nights out (it’s New York Fashion Week after all). Highlight interior corners with a illuminating pale pink while you dust your lids with a tawny brown. Face: Begin with a clean face, then apply a peony-pink blush from apples on up your cheek bones for a blooming look. Lips: Layer on two luscious colors atop each other and blend for the perfect just-bitten shade. Hair: For an ethereal look, add a charming handmade flower hairpin.

SHOP NOW: Blush in Rosebud, $45, Dolce & Gabbana,; The Eyeshadow Smooth Eye Color Quad in Golds, $59, Dolce & Gabbana,; Classic Cream Lipsticks in Bellisima and Traviata, $32 each, Dolce & Gabbana,; Perfect Finish Concealer, $37, Dolce & Gabbana,; rose hairpin set, $18, Kisforkani,

$20 Tuesdays: 8 Little Luxuries

$20 Tuesdays little luxuriesPhoto: The Nest
Let's face it...the holidays mean you're in for a ton of stress. Stress in the form of cooking for twelve, pleasing your in-laws and finding the perfect gift that your partner won't, in fact, return with the tags still on. That's why I rounded up eight affordable little luxuries meant for those moments when you... read more

Especially Escada Sweepstakes: Win $700+ in Prizes!

Escada sweepstakesPhoto: Escada
Want to look extra fab for your next date night? Then you're in luck, because our sister site -- The Knot -- is pairing up with Escada to give one lucky reader the ultimate get-beautiful gift set. Beginning July 22nd, visit our Facebook page to enter for a chance to win a... read more

Easy DIY Makeup Storage by Bridget Lappert of Broke But Bougie

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I’m not a crafty person. I failed “cutting out shapes” in kindergarten and I’ve shied away from anything that involves glue, tape or scissors ever since. But this easy DIY makeup storage idea is something that even I can handle (it only took me 10 minutes to do). It's a fantastic way to store all... read more

Top 10 Beauty Products for Summer — From Splurges to Steals!

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Nothing feels more luxurious than those first rays of summer sunshine on your skin. But without the right products you're sure to get sunburned. How to enjoy the sun and keep your skin looking fresh and healthy? From a simple way to buff your feet (without shelling out for a pedicure) to the ultimate SPF... read more
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