Things are just starting to heat up this summer, and spending hours in a lounge chair trying to catch some color is not only exhausting, but bad for you. Skip the chance of catching a burn and get an instant sunkissed glow with a drugstore bronzer that is so good, people will ask if you were on vacation.
Straw basket bags are hotter than ever this summer, but they're not just for the beach. From oversized totes to tiny woven baskets to playful pom-pom clutches, the It accessory is ideal for Sunday brunch with your besties, date night at the movies, or just hitting the city streets. Though the gorgeous straw styles from Cult Gaia and Clare V. may not suit everyone's budget, you can still score the cool-girl cary-all for a steal. Here are 14 under-$50 straw bags we'll be carrying all season.
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Whether you're after the long-praised health benefits of soaking up mineral-rich, earth-warmed water, or just something off the beaten path, the journey of hunting down one of Earth's strangest wonders makes these hot springs mentally and physically satisfying. Generally found around mountains, springs start as deep groundwater, which is warmed by the earth's heat and then travels quickly up to the earth's surface, bubbling up as a hot spring. Of the dozens across the country, I sought out some of the most picturesque and peaceful.
Your body's health is a big deal, but what are you doing for your sexual health?
Whether it's spring, summer or fall, allergies are the worst. Puffy skin, red eyes and all that itching can make putting on makeup a nightmare. Rebekah George, beauty expert for Zyrtec, tells us her favorite products and what to look for to avoid what they've cleverly dubbed "allergy face."
There's something about cream blush that just sings spring! It looks effortless, natural, and healthy--everything you want on a beautiful spring day. So, what better time of year to show you how to apply cream blush?
Make spring break travel easier with multi-tasking products that hold up under the sun, are low-maintenance, and easy to use. None of these products require brushes, so you'll have less to pack. What does this mean for you? More time for sunning, swimming, or straight relaxing. These are the 9 spring break essential beauty products every girl needs right now.
Stop what you're doing and check out ASOS's upcoming makeup line. Oh, and did we mention that everything is under $20?
Something smells fishy here. While fish oil does a great deal of good for your body, what cost does the environment pay?
What's one of the easiest and most beautiful ways to take an outfit to the next level? Accessorize it with a gorgeous pair of statement earrings, of course! They can take you from "great" to "WOW!" in seconds. Statement earrings are everywhere today, from edgy shapes to bold-colored rhinestones to sparkling iridescent drops. What's fun about statement earrings is that the possibilities are endless. So why not make your own pair perfectly suited to your style? I'll show you an easy way to make your own DIY dangle earrings that you'll be able to rock with confidence!
Forget rainbow hair, color-changing hair is exactly what you need this spring.
Radiant Orchid was the Pantone Color of the Year in 2014 and it's still a popular hue, especially in the spring. This unique shade isn't quite pink, nor is it purple. What is clear is that it's far more wearable than you might think, especially in your makeup! This is a universally-flattering hue.
From good witches to bad, it doesn't take sorcery to turn yourself into a magic-wielding force to be reckoned with. You'll never be a basic witch with these makeup ideas.
Jeans of some kind are always in style, but our denim preferences change all the time, and what was in last season may be passé this one. The good news is, this season's hot denim styles will fit any body type and can be styled to work for nearly any occasion. Check out the must-have jeans that should be filling your drawers this spring.
Taking the extra steps to protect your identity might require a little more time, but the effort will make it that much harder for thieves to steal what's most precious to you: your good name and your good credit history.
Hot chocolate just might be the best part of winter. It's decadent and delicious, and it warms you up faster than a Snuggie straight out of the dryer. Who would turn down chocolate, arguably one of the best creations known to man, when it's melted down to a thick, rich liquid? What's more (yes, there's more!), hot chocolate accoutrements hardly end there--think cayenne pepper, pumpkin puree, and even Fluffernutter. If you're craving a steaming cup of cocoa this season, go beyond the usual mix of instant powder. There's a wide world of hot chocolate recipes like these just waiting to be tried, tasted, and treasured.
These sterling silver hoop earrings will be your everyday essential. The hollow, lightweight construction is incredibly comfortabl...e, the hinged style easy to operate for pierced ears. At 5/8-inch diameter, with a polished finish, these silver hoop earrings are a timeless design. read more
Nurture the creative soul with this poesy bracelet that features a row of sapphires on the front and "dream" engraved on the under...side, against the skin, for secret empowerment. This ring collection brings the 500 year old tradition of "Poesy" inscriptions to your wrist as wonderful layering pieces. read more
This fashionable pearl bracelet features three strands of baroque, unique and organic freshwater cultured pearls secured with a be...autiful, vintage-inspired mother of pearl box clasp surround by a halo of white topaz. read more
This diamond tennis bracelet features three rows of round prong-set diamonds in 14k white gold for a dazzling look that doesn't qu...it. This is a seriously sophisticated update on the timeless style that goes with any outfit. read more