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Sihasn: Luxury Upholstered Furniture From This Brand Is a Reminder of Silk Road

Kanjivaram sari. Kansa thali.  Madhubani art. Kantha stitch. Pochampally weave. Tanjore painting. There is a slice of Indian heritage in each of these objects. We take pride in heirloom as they adorn the walls of our homes and occupy our chests,  passed down from one generation to the other. After all, “in the social jungle [...]
Tags: Silk Road, Books, Shopping, Lifestyle, Tanjore, Kansa, Kantha, Madhubani, Upholstered Furniture


Gone in 60

Perfume PosseGone in 60 Some of you know I watch Live from Daryl’s House on the ‘tube.   I wasn’t planning to – I remember dancing in the clubs to Hall & Oates back in the Jurassic Era, then I got old – and… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseGone in 60
Tags: Beauty, House, Daryl Hall, Daryl, Hall Oates, Perfume Reviews, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Dance Tunes, Life from Daryl's House


Learn Deutsch with iHeartBerlin: Our New Book

It’s been nearly a month that we celebrated our relaunch and book release at Hallesches Haus. But with our Uncensored Berlin exhibition following right after we had to take a tiny break on spreading the news of our new book. “Learn Deutsch with iHeartBerlin” is our Christmas present to all those Deutsch A1 drop-outs in need for some other kind of motivation to get into the German language. We collected some of our most beloved features about the German language (such as the one about casual Germ...
Tags: Books, Fashion, Berlin, German, Humor, Deutsch, Friedrichshain, Berk Karaoglu, learning German, Stella Manouseli, Daniel-ryan Spaulding, IHB/IRL, Michalina Gorajek, Kreuzberg Hallesches Haus Tempelhofer Ufer, Mitte Soda Books Weinbergsweg, Charlottenburg LNFA Bikini Berlin Budapester Str


I Tried $100 Worth Of H&M Beauty Products & Here's What I Thought

Is H&M The Next Place To Get Beauty Products? Beauty with Mi, hosted by Refinery29's beauty writer Mi-Anne Chan, explores the coolest new trends, treatments, products, and subcultures in the beauty world. Never miss an episode by subscribing here.As more and more fashion brands enter the beauty realm, shopping has become much more practical. If you're looking for say, a new button-down and another red lipstick to add to your growing collection, you need only stop by Zara, Forever21, or H&...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mascara, Mi Anne Chan, Zara Forever21, Green Color Correcting Face Primer


Dr. Pimple Popper Says This Is The Most Intense Surgery She's Performed All Year

To say that Sandra Lee, MD, theDr. Pimple Popper, has seen some craziness this year would be an understatement. Yes, she's cut into a monster butt growth and squeezed pus out of more than we care to count — but her favorite surgery of 2018 will shock even the most hardcore popaholics.When we caught up with the dermatologist, SLMD founder, and social-media phenomenon to break down her year in pimple-popping milestones — which include her viral YouTube clips, the TLC series, plus her most rece...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Lee, Sandra Lee, Pimple Popper, Dr Lee, Caribbean Momma, Steatocystoma Multiplex, Momma Squishy Skittles


29 of the Easiest Hair and Makeup Ideas to Kick Off Holiday Party Season

Whether you start the day after Thanksgiving or wait until it's officially December, the marathon of holiday parties is about to begin. What this means for your social calendar is that you pretty much get a month-long free pass to load up on the sparkle, try every updo saved to your Pinterest boards, and finally practice those makeup tutorial looks that didn't quite work for the office. With the exception of the few self-care Sundays that you should give yourself to regroup, here's a month's wo...
Tags: Makeup, Holiday, Beauty, Hair, New Year's Eve, Hairstyles, Celebrity Hairstyles, Celebrity Makeup, Beauty Trends, Beauty How To, Holiday Beauty, Hair How To


12 Gifts For The Biggest Beauty Fan In Your Life

We all have that one person on our Christmas list that knows Sephora aisles better than they understand their medical plans, that can't shop for groceries without donning the no-makeup makeup look, or that prefers watching beauty tutorials over the latest episode of The Handmaid's Tale. So, when the holiday comes around, it's clear that they should get something beauty-related as a gift. But what do you get the person who keeps track of every Ulta launch and has VIB Rouge status?First, you want...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Rihanna, Middle East, Sephora, Kylie, Huda, Pollard, Ulta, Fenty, Kylie Cosmetics, VIB Rouge, Fenty Beauty, Facial Treatment Essence, Mona Kattan


Tiffany 'New York' Pollard Is The Beauty Influencer We Didn't Know We Needed

"'Tis the season. Fa la la la la. Pick this shit up." That's just one of many one-liners in Fenty Beauty’s genius holiday gift guide featuring everyone's favorite H.B.I.C Tiffany Pollard, a.k.a. New York from Flavor of Love, and we’re still trying to process the 9:52 minutes we just watched.Rihanna's namesake brand teamed up with the I Love New York reality star to give us the holiday haul video we didn’t know we needed — but are happy as hell we got. And, now that we think about it, there wa...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Rihanna, Tiffany Pollard, Pollard, Tiffany New York Pollard, Fenty Beauty, Pro Filt r Foundation, Stunna Lip Paints


The Best Red Lipsticks, According To Our Beauty Editors

As much as we can appreciate a nude lipstick, sometimes we want a lip color that pops — especially over the holidays. What's a sparkly dress without a statement lip? But even though we're searching for ways to experiment with different shades and even texture ( hey, glitter lips), red lipstick is the gospel truth that will never steer you wrong.The good news: There are tons of red lip options on the market. The bad news: There are tons of red lip options on the market. When looking for the righ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mac, Ben Affleck, Phoenix, Macy, Blake, Maybelline, Bobbi Brown, L Oreal, Rachel Krause, Samantha Sasso, MAC Ruby, Jessica Cruel, Rachel Lubitz, Sheena Yaitanes


Cardi B's Latest Makeup Look Is Brought to You by This Sold-Out Pizza Palette

Update: Glamlite's pizza-themed makeup palette just got a seal of approval from Cardi B. The rapper's longtime makeup artist, Erika LaPearl, revealed via Instagram on Sunday that she used the "epic" pizza palette on Cardi B for her set at Rolling Loud Music Festival this past weekend. In a separate photo, LaPearl detailed what colors she used on the rapper to complement her eccentric costume, which was a red, lace bodysuit with a fringe trim. She used the shades Kalamata Olives, Ham, Marinara, a...
Tags: Instagram, Pizza, Beauty, Jalapenos, Cardi, Eyeshadow, Makeup Palette, Eye Makeup, Eye Shadow, Erika LaPearl, Glamlite, Glamlite Cosmetics, Gisselle Hernandez, Kalamata Olives Ham Marinara


Psst: Here Are My No-Fail Secrets to Getting the Perfect Winged Liner

My dramatic winged liner is usually the first thing people mention when they meet me. I've gotten comments like, "They're so perfect!" and "They're so sharp!" Well, I'd hope so - it took my 10 years to perfect. I get it when people say they struggle with winged liner; my hand wasn't always the steadiest, and I did have to click around YouTube to see how to do it when I'd first started refining my technique. (Hint, it definitely takes practice and the right kind of pen.) In hopes to make it easi...
Tags: Beauty, Don, Eyeliner, Beauty Tutorial, Dior Beauty, Dior Diorshow On Stage Liner in Vinyl Black


Are you Fed Up explaining and defending? Here's what I do.

Are you FED UP with other people commenting on your diet? I bet these sound familiar: “Plants feel pain too, ya know…” “Oh, I could NEVER stop eating meat [cheese, eggs, oil, etc]!” “You’re not fun to hang out with anymore since you stopped eating [insert non-plant based food].” “Why aren’t you sharing this queso appetizer with us? C’mon just a bite won’t hurt you!” or, everyone’s “favorite”: “How do you know you’re getting enough PROTEIN?” *Sigh.* Whether the person asking is genuinely curious ...
Tags: Vegans, Don


10 Artists You Need To Follow On Instagram Before Your Next Tattoo

Tattoos tend to be unique to the people getting them, but even the most creative minds have mood — and Instagram — boards filled with inspiration. Whether you love colorful, splashy designs or are more into minimal, dotted lines, there's nothing wrong with having a wandering eye for tattoos. The more you check out, the more ideas you'll get, the better your creation will come out.Of course, this isn't to say you or your artist will, or should, plagiarize others' work. However, we do suggest you...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Music, New York, Instagram, Brooklyn, Paris, Seoul, Istanbul, Montgomery, Santana, PerR, Kang, Sophie Turner, Bluestone Perr, Hannah Kang


Help! What Do I Wear To That? (Cold-Weather Edition)

And with the first sub-50-degree day, the start of "we can really start dressing" season began. But while creative layering, a good coat, and sweaters with big sleeves can rise to most cold-weather occasions, life still finds a way of throwing in a sartorial curveball every now and then. For instance, what do you wear to your S.O.'s family holiday party — when you've never met the parents, let alone celebrated with them before? What about a ski weekend — when you're still unclear on the differe...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Gucci, Loeffler, Cuddl Duds, Cuddl DudsZara Strappy Dress, ZaraLoeffler Randall Juno Metal Heel, TopshopDior Diorific Lipstick, Seeta Kanhai, BershkaAritzia Olive Skirt 88, Malene Birger Aliviay, Charles KeithJ, Seeta Kanhai Like


15 Haircuts The NYC Cool Girls Are Wearing This Winter

Any Manhattanite will tell you, New York City is sprinkled with hair inspiration — and it hits you when you least expect it — like when you're hustling to snake through a closing subway door and find yourself staring at a girl with a shiny, tousled bob bouncing off the collar of her camel peacoat. And, all of a sudden, you feel the urge to pop out your AirPod and beg for the name of her stylist from across the pole.If you're currently in the depths of an end-of-year hair rut — you want somethin...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, NYC, New York City, Soho, Cheung, Gerber, Kaia Gerber, Emilio, Erikson, Devachan Salon, Eloise Cheung, Laura Polko, Polko, Teddi Cranford


4 Things Every Man Should Have in His Bathroom

The kind of species that men tend to be, an average man would never bother thinking about bath essentials beyond his shaving kit. Unlike women, men like to let things be and keep things simple. Men are all about keeping things casual, relaxed and making sure they get that carefree lifestyle at home. Unlike women, they don’t have “time” to be finicky about little details like bath essentials or keeping everything organized and on point. However, that does not change the fact that they still...
Tags: Fashion


Hawthorne Introduces Skincare Products

The fragrance label’s online quiz will now pair customers with body wash, soap, and deodorant Most American men aren’t buying fragrances, but women are driving the $327 million market through gift-giving. “There’s a lack of knowledge and even a sense of fear with men when it comes to cologne and self-care products,” Hawthorne co-founder Brian Jeong says from his Tribeca office. Jeong “wanted to get …
Tags: Wellness, Design, Style, Beauty, Fragrance, Grooming, Skincare, Tribeca, Hawthorne, Jeong, Soaps, Body Wash, Brian Jeong, Hawthorne Introduces Skincare Products


ABC News reporter opens up about the stigma he still faces as an HIV+ gay man

"To be asked if I am ‘clean’ when it comes to inquiring about my sexual health and overall health is not only offensive but it’s incredibly ignorant."
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Abc News, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Hiv/aids, In Quotes, Karl Schmid


Spring 2019 Drugstore Makeup from Maybelline, Physicians Formula, and More!

Spring 2019 Drugstore Makeup Collections are starting to trickle in from brands like Maybelline, Physicians Formula, Rimmel, and more! I was somewhat shocked to see much new stuff at Harmon’s during a recent trip there because drugstore makeup has been really, really difficult to find lately as many brands are selling their collections exclusively in certain stores or launching on their website first before releasing in stores or sometimes not in stores at all. It was actually really nice seein...
Tags: Amazon, Walmart, Beauty, Revlon, Maybelline, Harmon, Rimmel, Spring Collections 2019, Maybelline City Bronzer, Maybelline Lash Sensational Boosting Serum


I've Been Obsessed With This $13 Mascara For Months, and It's Finally Coming to America

I get a lot of questions about my lashes and the mascara I use; it tends to come with the territory when you cover beauty products. People actually start by asking if I have lash extensions, and when I explain it's just the mascara, they light up. The good news? My current favorite is from a mass brand. Then I have to gently let them down: unfortunately, the product isn't available in America. Until now. Meet your new mascara obsession: L'Oréal Paris Unlimited Mascara ($13). (I wish the name me...
Tags: America, Beauty, Paris, Don, Beauty News, Mascara, L'Oreal Paris, Beauty Review


Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Intense

At the beginning of 2019, Yves Saint Laurent will launch a new edition of the Black Opium fragrance, Black Opium Eau de Parfum Intense. So far, the collection includes the original from 2014, the Nuit Blanche edition from 2016, Floral Shock from 2017, and New Glowing Eau de Toilette from 2018. Black Opium Intense represents a magical, bold, seductive and independent woman, appropriately po... Read full article: Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Intense from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Maga...
Tags: Fashion, Laurent, Fragrantica Perfumes, Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Intense, New Glowing Eau de Toilette, 2018 Black Opium Intense


Just Try Not to Laugh as You Watch Tiffany Pollard's Fenty Beauty Video

"Y'all know that bad b*tch, who's bad enough to show up uninvited? Yeah, that's me." That's just one of the many gems that Tiffany Pollard - aka New York, aka the "original HBIC" (as she introduces herself) - left us with in her makeup tutorial for Fenty Beauty. In the video she tests Fenty products (like the Killawatt Foil Freestyle Highlighter Palette and Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil) with her unfiltered opinion, telling us exactly what to wear during cuffing season or for the "b*tch tha...
Tags: New York, Beauty, Highlighter, Tiffany Pollard, Fenty, Beauty Trends, HBIC, Fenty Beauty, Fenty Beauty Video


7 Simple & Chic Hair Accessories That Actually Work For Grown-Ups

You're not alone if you think padded headbands and scrunchies feel... youthful to a fault. No matter how cute and trendy they look on the website, or Ariana Grande's head, there's something about the hair-accessory renaissance that's inherently retro — and not in the sort of way that works for an interview or date night.So, as a self-respecting adult, what do you do when you want to add just a little something to a mundane look that could benefit from some added decor? The answer: gold hair cli...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Ariel, Grace, Bella Hadid, Alexander Wang, Lou Grey, Frankie Kitsch, Kitsch Star, Kitsch Star Bobby Pins, Valet Studio, Lulu Barrette, HollywoodMelania Trump


7 BB Creams That Will Make You Ditch Foundation Forever

There was a time, not too long ago, when BB creams completely swept the beauty landscape. The foundation-meets-moisturizer hybrids — which originated in Germany, or was it South Korea? — felt like the kind of innovation we had been waiting for all of our lives. And then, as quickly as they populated our top shelves, they were gone. Maybe it was the onslaught of CC and DD creams that made us, well, OD on the idea. Or maybe it was more dramatic, makeup-heavy looks, like contouring or dewy-dumplin...
Tags: South Korea, Fashion, Music, Germany, Sephora, Ulta, Stila, Better CC Illumination, Smashbox Camera Ready BB


Lancome Maison Lancome Oud Travel Set A Lovely Gift Set for Getting or Gifting

A few weeks ago I was very excited to share that Lancome Maison Perfumes were available in Travel Sizes for $35 each. The Maison Lancome Fragrance Collection isn’t cheap at $195-$205 per a bottle so, it was every so delightful to see smaller sizes available for a mere $35 which allowed you to try these scents at a fraction of the cost (0.47 oz for the travel sprays). I’m even more happy to report there’s a lovely Lancome Maison Lancome Oud Travel Set available for $135 that ships free and incl...
Tags: Nordstrom, Uncategorized, Beauty, Lancome, Nathalie Lorson, Fabrice Pellegrin, Christophe Raynaud, Maison Lancôme Parfait de Rôses Eau de Parfum, Maison Lancôme Ôud Bouquet Eau de Parfum, Lancome Maison Lancome Oud Travel, Lancome Maison Perfumes, Maison Lancome Fragrance Collection, Lancome Maison Lancome Oud Travel Set, Maison Lancome Rôses Berberanza Eau de Parfum, Julien Rasquinet, Maison Lancome L'Autre Oûd Eau de Parfum


Revlon PhotoReady Candid Concealer and PhotoReady Candid Anti-Pollution Setting Powder for Spring 2018

Revlon PhotoReady Candid Antioxidant Concealer and Revlon PhotoReady Candid Anti-Pollution Setting Powder are two new additions to Revlon’s permanent collection. Revlon PhotoReady Candid Natural Finish Anti-Pollution Foundation launched earlier this Fall and now the line is being extended to include two more options. Of course, the one that caught my eye was the Revlon PhotoReady Candid Antioxidant Concealer ($9.99 or Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off) that’s available in a whooping 18 shade selections. T...
Tags: Beauty, Revlon, Ulta, Spring Collections 2019


Gold Fair in Mayfair by Atkinsons: The Fragrance of Cozy Luxury

  Gold Fair In Mayfair is a beautiful and truly wonderful fragrance. The fact that it was launched just before the holidays is a clever marketing move. It comes in a great golden bottle. Unlike the majority of other gold-colored flacons, this one does not seem vulgar to me; on the contrary, I find it fabulous and formal.  Here, the gold is crackled and somewhat muted. It somehow remind... Read full article: Gold Fair in Mayfair by Atkinsons: The Fragrance of Cozy Luxury from Fragrantica Perfum...
Tags: Fashion, Mayfair, Fragrantica Perfumes


All Of Target's Beauty Gift Sets Are On Sale This Week Only

If you're planning on banging out some holiday shopping this week — before December 23rd, when you'll inevitably reach the point of defeat while being elbowed in a painfully long checkout line — we salute your foresight.We also suggest you start at Target, because the megastore has stocked its shelves with a ton of new seasonal goodies, the best of which can be found in the Beauty & Personal Care aisles. There, you'll find shelves filled with holiday gift sets of all varieties — boxes of body l...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Bliss, Kristin, Burt, Target Kristin Ess, Pixi Pixi Cosmetic Set Medium, Bliss Bliss Facial Skincare, Berry Blossom Lip Lotion Gift Set


How To Hack A Holiday Beauty Set For The Best Last-Minute Gifting

Who says that beauty advent calendars are pointless if you don't buy them before December 1? Sure, we salute the planners, but procrastinators can reap the benefits of the 25-day pop-out gift boxes, too. Because, as it turns out, those jumbo cardboard calendars and 10-piece value sets actually make the thriftiest present to grab in the final two weeks of gifting season — just as long as you know how to hack them.To prove it, we're breaking down the best gift sets to buy right now, with a detail...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, Estee Lauder, Olivia Wilde, Cvs, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy, Charlotte Tilbury, Playa, Clarins, Saks, Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte, Playa Hair Essentials


Shop These Last-Minute Sales & Shipping Deals For December 24 Delivery

It's official: The time for carefully preplanned gifts has run out and we're now going into a nail-biter game of holiday overtime. But if you're currently in a present-less predicament, don't throw in the towel just yet, because there's still a last-minute shopping play. Several online retailers are offering extended sales and shipping deals with holiday delivery guarantees.Amazon, Sur La Table, Le Creuset, Anthropologie, Target, and more are ready to stand in as a gift-procrastinator's Hail Ma...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kitchenaid, Anthropologie, Harlem, Hail Mary, Jcpenney, Macy, NoneAeroGarden Harvest Elite Stainless Steel, Amazon Anthropologie, NoneAnthropologie Monette Monogram Cheese Board, Chai Silver Cheese Knives Set, NoneNespresso Nespresso Espresso Maker, Le Creuset Macy, NoneUrban Outfitters Neon Kitchen Tool Set, NoneCuisinart Triple Rivet



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