The last time you saw black lipstick was on angsty teenage mall rats. But since Fashion Week, the look has been a lot less goth and a lot more chic. (For proof, see model and blogger Nikia Phoenix.)
Lucky for you, this costume-clad week brings endless Halloween soirees to try it out. But that’s only the test run. Swap the costume for your favorite GNO outfit and follow these simple, foolproof rules to wear this bold look on the weekend.
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No Halloween costume? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. These DIY skull nails are a quick, easy, and just-whimsical-enough way to support the holiday without dressing up.
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Clutches, heels – sure, we love them. But for some of fall’s best accessories, look no further than your fingertips. Here’s the buzz on who’s been sporting the trend and how to replicate it.
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You turned your alarm off instead of hitting the snooze button – we’ve all been there. And now you have mere minutes to pull yourself together and head out the door. Luckily, you planned out your outfit the night before (smart thinking). But what about your hair?
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Not only are split nails unattractive, they hurt. A lot. To keep splits from getting worse – and looking unsightly – follow the six simple steps below.
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Do you really need to keep your polish in the fridge? Does eating Jell-O actually make your nails stronger? We investigated some of the nail world’s most-shared tips – and separated fact from fiction.
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Knit caps are the pinnacle of cool. There’s no question there. What isn’t cool, though? Hat hair.
Until a matted-down mane’s suddenly in vogue, here’s how to keep your tresses looking their best – without sacrificing winter’s have-to-have accessory.
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Gone are the days of our youth when blue nails were paired with pigtails. Today, the bold shade is making a sophisticated comeback, flooding the Spring 2014 runways (see: Badgley Mischka, Lela Rose, and Tracy Reese), and garnering quite the celebrity following.
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Thanks to Rihanna, this has been the year to make everything shine bright like a diamond – including your polish. I’ve never hesitated to add a little sparkle to my tips, but taking off that pesky glitter-infused lacquer can be quite a challenge. Follow the steps below to ensure smooth removal.
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By Jackie Nasser, Rue La La Fashion Director
This fall, not one, but two big designers have thrown their hats into the beauty arena. Going head-to-head off the runway, Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors have both created eponymous makeup lines.
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