Outside her ground-floor apartment in Kingston, hairstylist Jody Cooper sits on the bright blue bench that serves as her makeshift salon. The 22-year-old native Jamaican is flipping through photographs of herself—there she is a few years ago in a studded monokini, with strawberry blonde hair and blue eyeshadow, her skin several shades lighter than it is now.
Jody Cooper bleached her skin regularly for nine years—above, she's pictured at the peak of becoming what's referred to as a browning; below, Cooper today, with her natural tone.
Playboy brought back seven former playmates, and asked them to recreate their iconic covers. The end result is proof that sexiness and sassiness is real at any age.
Check out Collins Jordan, who told Playboy she was “very, very lucky to be in such a unique sorority” as a Playmate.
Lisa Miller was Playmate of the Year in 1991, and is equally stunning today:
When you think “outdoor kitchen,” think beyond a massive grill. By placing well-appointed accessories within arm’s reach, you can prepare meals out in the open without having to run back inside. This week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you everything you need to take your backyard kitchen way beyond the usual BBQ setup. Scroll on to see how we’d stock the space for a boho-chic, minimalist, and preppy home.
DENY Designs Emanuela Carratoni Pale Pink Agate Print Cutting Board ($35), H&M Wooden Bowl ($25), Target Gold Titanium Coated Pairing and Utility Knife Set ($4), H&M Textured Pitcher ($15), American Atelier Jane Stemless Wine Glasses ($40, set of four)
One of the top Pinterest trends of 2017 is a coffee bar command center — and it’s prob because no one wants to face their to-do list without a massive mug of coffee in hand. If you’re looking for ways to save a few bucks on your daily lattes, or just need to corral your mug collection, building a fab coffee bar can be a real lifesaver. This week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you everything you need to make your morning cuppa joe look as yummy as it tastes. So mix yourself up a minty Topo Chico iced coffee and scroll down to see how we’d style a coffee cart for a boho-chic, minimalist, and preppy home.
All you need to do is learn the best smartphone editing secrets from photographer and social media darling, Nanette Wong, to cultivate a stunning Instagram feed. In our NEWEST online class, HOW TO USE PHOTO EDITING APPS LIKE A PRO, you’ll learn how a pro photographer enhances photos using five popular apps: VSCO Cam, Snapseed, Polarr, A Color Story, and Priime.
In just under an hour, you’ll get insider details into why Nanette uses certain apps over others and how to navigate each app to get the best results. The outcome will be awesome photos you’ll be SO excited to share!