Stephanie Montes

How I Got Rid Of My Dark Circles In A Week

I don’t get enough sleep, and I barely drink water (I know, I know), so I’ve never once wondered why I have dark circles and under-eye bags—but that doesn’t mean I like them. The way I see it, even if I perfected my sleeping schedule and exceeded my…
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This Top-Rated Shampoo Only Costs $1 At The Drugstore

In a world where more is more and expensive is assumed to be better, it’s so refreshing to find a product that really delivers without costing a fortune. Since we love a good drugstore buy, we keep a close eye on the affordable selection—and our…
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One Tube Of This $4 Mascara Is Sold Every 6 Seconds

Think fast: What was the first mascara you ever tried? Was it in a pink and green tube? Even when we were too young to actually wear makeup, we remember sifting through our mother's makeup bag and seeing a tube of Maybelline Great Lash Mascara…
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Things Polished Women Do To Look Perfect All The Time

Have you ever noticed those women who always look pulled together (like every day, no matter what)? Of course you have. How do they do it? Well, we’re sharing five secrets for looking your best at all times. Teaser: They include an emergency kit and…
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5 Ridiculous Tricks That Actually Make You Look Younger Longer

When it comes to preserving our youthful glow, we look to methods that work, no matter how out of the box they may seem. To prove how open-minded we are, we’ve rounded up five slightly ridiculous antiaging tricks we’ve found to be totally effective.…
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10 Tricks Used By All Women Who Age Well

When it comes to aging gracefully, it’s not always about genetics and a good frame of mind. Picking the right anti-aging ingredients, loading up on antioxidants and minimizing stress can all have a huge impact on your physical appearance. Here, ten…
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Tricks All Women With Great Legs Swear By

After an entire season of hiding under sweatpants and ankle-length coats, your legs are starting to see the light of day for the first time in months. And while temperatures haven’t settled in sundress territory yet, do yourself a favor and get your…
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Tricks All Women With Perfect Smiles Use

Your contour can be on point, your eyebrows can be perfection and your highlight can be visible from space, but your look can always be boosted to new heights with pearly whites. Because your teeth are the first thing people see on you, we’re…
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How To Make Some Of The Most Outrageous Beauty Trends Wearable

Have you ever seen a makeup look on the runways, on Pinterest or on another person that looks so over the top, but somehow works? Even worse, have you tried the look on yourself and looked like you were about to attend a costume party? All it takes…
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How To Look More Youthful, Sans Skincare

Never underestimate the lengths a beauty junkie will go in search of a firmer, more youthful complexion. When conventional skincare doesn’t cut it anymore, we turn to more drastic (and some might call them ridiculous) alternatives. Ahead, seven ways…
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5 New Beauty Products You Need To Try ASAP

It feels like we’ve been waiting for spring since winter started, and it’s officially here! But with April showers come frizz, with shorter nights come dark circles and with warmer temperatures come sweat. Luckily, there are a slew of new products…
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What To Do (And Not Do) About Crow’s Feet

Newsflash: We’re all getting older and there’s nothing we can do about it. And while we’ve made our peace with aging and its many gifts—like crow’s feet—it’s okay to slow things down where possible. That said, let’s focus on those pesky little…
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The Essentials Needed For An Almost-Professional At-Home Mani

We love the ritual of getting our nails done every couple of weeks, but sitting in your manicurist’s chair for hours at a time can be completely unrealistic. We totally understand if you’ve had to cancel your appointment on more than one occasion,…
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Easy Ways To Elevate The Everyday Ponytail

Unlike the name suggests, ponytails are no one-trick pony. Perhaps the most versatile hairstyle, the beloved ponytail can be dressed up (we’ve literally seen the most beautiful women in Hollywood wear them on the red carpet with couture gowns) or…
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Hairstyles That Look Amazing On Women Of Every Age

Because our hair is an extension of our faces (and, often, our style), it’s important that we see it as a tool to make our best features shine—no matter what stage of life you’re in. Yes, just like the wrong eye shadow or lip color can make for an…
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6 Reasons The Bun Is The MVP Of The Hair World

When you think of a bun, you might automatically categorize it as a one-trick kind of hairstyle, but actually, there are so many different ways to style it. And no, they’re not all casual lazy-girl options that are just good for when you need to…
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5 Tricks Girls With Clear Skin Swear By

How you treat your skin is always going to show one way or another, and the secret to a flawless complexion lies in diligently keeping up a certain routine. Whether you’re battling stubborn acne or the occasional breakout, we’re rounding up all the…
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The Celebrity-Inspired Bridal Beauty Trends Of The Season

Fact: Nobody plans a beauty look more thoughtfully than a bride-to-be. But before saying “I do” to any hair or makeup style, bachelorettes (of course) scour the Internet for Pinterest-worthy inspiration, often via images of celebrity brides. If…
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The Red-Carpet Beauty Tricks All Celebs Use

Red-carpet season has (unfortunately) come to an end, but we’re still dreaming of all the glitzy looks we swooned over for the past three months. Though it will be some time until we see all our favorite A-listers under one roof again, at least we…
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The Surprising Eyeliner That Actually Works

Any day of the week you can find me wearing a cat eye, so needless to say, I go through a lot of liquid eyeliner. When it comes time to buy a new one, I base my decision on the applicator—if it makes the process as easy as possible, I’m sold. I’m…
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