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27 Apr

How to Get a Refund for LuLaRoe’s Defective Leggings

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Following numerous customer complaints and lawsuits over its questionable business practices, fast fashion brand LuLaRoe announced Tuesday it will offer refunds to all customers who purchased defective leggings between Jan. 1, 2016, and April 24, 2017, Yahoo Style reports. The brand’s announcement comes after LuLaRoe made headlines for allegedly intentionally selling leggings that, as customers have claimed, “rip like wet toilet paper.” Additionally, several customers have said that the brand — which employs independent sellers to hawk its cult-favorite leggings — purposefully taxed sales in states that do not require taxing clothing items. A private Facebook group for those wishing to discuss their defective clothing items has more than 25,000 members, which just goes to show how widespread the issue is. Though...
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26 Apr

How to Wear Colorful Lipstick — Even if You’re Afraid of Color

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There’s a good chance you’ve got 10 different shades of lipstick in your makeup drawer but still reach for that tinted balm Every. Single. Day. Whether it's because you don't feel like a grownup in baby pink lips, haven't found the right opportunity for red, or can't figure out how to wear a deep berry shade, there’s always an excuse.
Well, to prove that you can wear color on a daily basis no matter what, Cosmopolitan.com teamed up with Dior celebrity makeup artist Daniel Martin to create four stunning beauty looks that deliver serious impact. Here's all the inspiration you need to finally swap your balm for that bubblegum-pink lipstick you've been dying to use.

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21 Apr

The How to Cover Your Dark Eye Circles Meme: The Real Story Behind the Glitter Stars

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Three years ago, one of the most iconic beauty memes was born. By now, nearly everyone and their mother has seen the picture of a model with glitter covering her under-eye area. The hilarious caption reads, "How to cover your dark eye circles." Several of my friends tagged me on Instagram after scrolling past it, I've tagged others in it and sent a screenshot to my mom. As someone who lives for looking like a disco ball and has impossibly dark under-eye circles, I feel almost spiritually connected to the How to Cover Your Dark Eye Circles meme. So what was the story behind the glittery meme pre-internet fame? Professional makeup artist Lottie posted the picture on Instagram after a photo...
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20 Apr

The 4 Rules for Minimalist Dressing

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So you want one of those wardrobes that allows you to close your eyes, pick three items, and, without any pre-coordination, have a perfect outfit. It fits like a glove, is comfortable, and allows you to drop your kids off at school, run a big business meeting, and attend a cocktail party. This, my friends, is the glory of minimalist dressing. Fashion editors and industry elite favor brands like Rosetta Getty for creating unique takes on minimalist dressing. No longer can you only have black blazers and trousers to have this ideal wardrobe. Investing in strong pieces to make a uniform that's all your own is enough to do the job. We caught up with Rosetta Getty, the epitome of minimal chic,...
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3 Apr

Dressing The In-Between

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Inevitably every spring there are weeks when our wardrobe tumbles into total malfunction. We may mentally rejoice the first rays of sun, the colour pops of crocus, daffodils and bluebells beginning to run riot in urban parks and woodland bring broad smiles to every face, but we are left flailing about sartorially. Because never mind the body parts that are still in full-winter hibernation; the fact that our summer wardrobes are packed away with the moths, while our winter ones are causing unattractive sweating on the commute, what feels warm at lunchtime can leave us freezing by the 7pm walk home. And then, just when you get everything sorted, the Met tells us snow is on the way. But dressing the...
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29 Mar

6 Packing Tips to Steal Straight From a Designer (With a Superhectic Travel Schedule)

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Who better to help us pack than a designer who's always on the go? Fortunately, Misha Nonoo hit pause on her busy schedule to share some of her fashion-girl-approved packing hacks right here. Read on and learn the secrets to streamlining your suitcase for good.
Whether you're planning a weekend escape or a long Spring break trip, many of us have vacation on the brain. Don't let outfit anxiety take the joy out of your getaway plans. Avoid baggage check lines, lost luggage woes, and unnecessary suitcase clutter by fitting everything you need into a carry-on bag and one personal item. Follow my tips ahead to become a confident packing pro.

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27 Mar

How to Get Away With Wearing Activewear to Work

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Listen, we've all thought about how we could wear yoga pants to work without looking like a slob. In fact, we've all probably worn them when we definitely had no intention of going to the gym in the first place.
With the athleisure trend getting stronger than ever, we thought it was about time we answered this age-old question on how to make these off-the-clock staples work-appropriate. Plus, we're listing the key sportswear pieces you need to make this happen. From a full tracksuit to a modern cleat, here's how you can get away with wearing activewear to the office.

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The Modern Cleat Those Adidas Stan Smiths aren't going anywhere soon. Switch things up by rocking these Nike Women's...
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23 Mar

Prosecco-Flavored Nail Polish Now Exists

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If you're looking for a new way to take your love for bubbly to the next level, Groupon has just the product for you.
Announced on Monday, the company has created an edible, prosecco-flavored nail polish in a gorgeous glittery gold, aptly titled "Proessco Polish." Allegedly the first of its kind, the nail polish contains real prosecco, and is as pretty as it is innovative.

"To help celebrate Mother’s Day we’ve created the world’s first edible prosecco flavored nail polish, 'Prosecco Polish,'" Groupon said in its announcement. "Combining our love for manicures and prosecco, this nail varnish is made with real prosecco and smells and tastes just like the real thing. With a delicate gold luster, this lick-able polish looks exquisite,...
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22 Mar

If You Love Steel-Cut Oats, You Need to Know This Hack

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Did you know you could use your Instant Pot to make breakfast? The I Love My Instant Pot Recipe Book ($17) by Michelle Fagone, out April 1, includes a recipe for steel-cut oats that cook up in 10 minutes. Given that steel oats usually take at least 30 minutes to cook on the stovetop, this is a huge time saver. There's no excuse to skip breakfast! Michelle suggests sweetening the oats with orange juice, dried fruit, and maple syrup. Mmm!

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On another note, if you're on the lookout for more ways to use your Instant Pot, take a look at these breakfast, dinner, and dessert recipes. I've been experimenting with all of Instant Pot's features with...
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