Velvet has been super hot over the winter, and it's not stopping there. Enter: velvet swimsuits for your spring and summer pool days. Now, this isn't the silk or cotton velvet you're familiar with; it's a nylon and lycra stretch velvet that can move with you and quickly dries after getting wet. Have we captured your curiosity? Whether you're ready to dive in head first, or want to dip your toes into this luxurious trend, we've scoured the web to bring you the velvet swimsuits at every price point.
We're calling it: Lavender is the It color of 2018. Sorry millennial pink, but with pale purple appearances on Spring '18 runways from Tom Ford, Tibi, and Victoria Beckham (to name a few), it's hard to ignore the pastel-adjacent takeover. Lavender even has the Rihanna seal of approval, along with Black Panther lead Lupita Nyong'o and Grown-ish rising star Yara Shahidi rocking lilac gowns on the red carpet in full support of the lilac hue. What's not to love about a universally flattering shade that looks good with just about anything, with your favorite denim or a bold orange lip. If you're not ready to take on loud ultra-violet, then these lavender pieces are your in to one of 2018's top statement trends. Shop our fave lilac finds from athleisure essentials and spring maxi dresses all the way to standout shoes and boxy suit jackets.
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Does makeup expire? Yes just like the food in our pantry, our beauty products have a shelf life. To avoid the risk of contamination, it’s important to give your cosmetic bag the proper cleaning it deserves. With these five simple tips, you’ll know exactly what to toss and what to keep. Bonus: Post-cosmetic bag cleanup, you’ll have an excuse to stock up on the latest beauty products. Bring on 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.
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.
Hookups happen. They're fun, adventurous, and a bit naughty. But what happens when a toss in the sheets gets too involved? Our panel of dating experts weighs in on how to deal with a hookup hangover.
Are you using expired mascara on your eyes? Find out when it should get the boot from your makeup bag.
We've had plenty of April showers to usher in May flowers, and some flowers are already poking up through the ground! Of the early bloomers, the tulip is one of the most vibrant. So what better flower to put on your spring nails than these adorable tulips?
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.
When we hear the word "airbrush," flawless, retouched skin, Photoshopped images, and overall perfection are the first things that come to mind. It may seem like a makeup application method only available to celebrities and supermodels, but think again, girl. Many makeup artists specialize in airbrush makeup application in addition to traditional. Here's what makes this method different and why you might want to spring for it for your next big event or on your wedding day.
“It’s easy to update your wardrobe for spring! Just buy something in every single hot new color, silhouette, style, and shape out there—all 158 of them! Also, throw out every pair of shoes and handbag you own and get new, better ones! Not to mention makeup!” Yeah, we’re not following this advice either.
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.
A run-in with a drama queen can happen at any stage in life – in high school, at work, on the subway – sometimes it seems inevitable. Whether you are stuck in the middle, trying to avoid it, or a little melodramatic yourself, learn more about what causes drama and how to deal.
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."
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
Elevate your style with this fun and modern Y-necklace. Crafted in sterling silver this is the perfect piece to layer with delicat...e long strands and your favorite pendant. 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
These statement sneakers by Marco De Vincenzo are sure to turn heads for all the right reasons.
Perforated leather sneakers with back strap detail. Platform, 0.75" (19mm).Shaft, 4".Leg circumference, 8".Leather upper. Lace-up ...closure. Padded insole. Rubber sole. Made in Italy. read more
Front strap closure . Back pull loop . Rubber sole
Leather sneakers with patent panel and metallic safety pin detail. Wedge heel, 1.75" (45mm).Leather upper. Round toe. Lace-up vamp.... Leather lining. Rubber sole. Made in Italy. read more
Street-smart sneakers lifted by silvertone zip accentsCalf hair and leather upperRound toeLace-up closureLeather liningSynthetic s...oleLightly padded insoleFur type: Dyed calf hairFur origin: ChinaImported read more
LEATHER CROWN Sneakers. techno fabric, laminated effect, no appliqués, two-tone pattern, laces, round toeline, leather lining, rub...ber cleated sole, flat, contains non-textile parts of animal origin. Textile fibers read more
Sesto Meucci sneaker in metallic leather and calf suede. 0.2" flat heel. Round toe. Lace-up vamp. Stretch straps gather at sides. ...Stretch-sock tongue. Padded footbed. Rubber outsole. "Bamy" is made in Italy. read more
LEATHER CROWN Sneakers. suede effect, logo, solid color, elasticized gores, round toeline, flat, unlined, rubber cleated sole, han...d-crafted workmanship, contains non-textile parts of animal origin, slip on. Soft Leather read more
LEATHER CROWN Sneakers. canvas, leather, logo, two-tone, laces, round toeline, flat, leather lining, rubber sole, contains non-tex...tile parts of animal origin. Soft Leather, Textile fibers read more
High-top leather sneakers with an astounding accent. Leather upper. Round toe. Lace-up vamp. Man-made lining. Rubber sole. Padded ...insole. Imported. read more
LEATHER CROWN Sneakers. leather, laminated effect, logo, solid color, laces, round toeline, flat, leather lining, rubber sole, han...dmade, contains non-textile parts of animal origin. Soft Leather read more
Golden Glitter Leather Sneakers crafted in lambskin and mesh is comfort and glam chic style encompassed in one eye-catching pair o...f sneaks. Featuring slide-on design with lace-up detail rounded toe mesh side panels center elastic insert on vamp metallic leather tongue with signature detail pull tab on back heel and rubber sole. Signature box included. read more
Black Leather Flatform Sneakers crafted in calf leather has an elevating flatform sole and lends an updated look to any casual str...eetwear. Featuring lace-up design rounded toe leather upper patent leather topline tonal stitching on back heel and cleated rubber sole. MM6 collection. read more
Woven leather low-top sneaker with openwork sides. Leather upper. Round toe. Lace-up vamp. Leather lining and sole. Padded insole.... Imported. read more
Sporty sneakers styled with distinctive stitches. Leather upper. Round toe. Lace-up style. Nylon lining. Rubber sole. Padded insol...e. Imported. read more
Classic leather sneakers in foiled star and heart print. Platform, 1" (25mm).Leather upper. Round toe. Lace-up vamp. Fabric lining.... Rubber sole. Padded insole. Imported. read more
Cracked leather sneakers with double zip front. Cracked leather upper. Slip-on style. Lining: Leather. Sole: Rubber. Imported.
LEATHER CROWN Sneakers. laminated effect, sequins, two-tone pattern, laces, round toeline, leather lining, rubber cleated sole, fl...at, contains non-textile parts of animal origin. Textile fibers read more
LEATHER CROWN Sneakers. felt, leather, laminated effect, logo, two-tone pattern, laces, round toeline, flat, rubber sole, unlined,... contains non-textile parts of animal origin. Soft Leather, Textile fibers read more
LEATHER CROWN Sneakers. printed leather, logo, solid color, zip closure, round toeline, flat, technical fabric inner, rubber sole,... contains non-textile parts of animal origin. Soft Leather read more
LEATHER CROWN Sneakers. leather, sueded effect, logo, solid color, elasticized gores, round toeline, flat, leather lining, rubber ...cleated sole, handmade, contains non-textile parts of animal origin, slip on. Soft Leather read more
LEATHER CROWN Sneakers. suede effect, logo, glitter, solid color, zip, round toeline, flat, unlined, rubber cleated sole, contains... non-textile parts of animal origin. Kidskin read more