| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:33 PM
You know those colorful, plastic, exfoliating microbeads suspended in hundreds of face and body washes, scrubs and toothpaste? They can pollute waterways and poison fish and birds. Environmentalists, politicians and others, including groups in Los...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Brazil seems to be the center of the sports universe at present, what with the current World Cup and the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Beauty companies are taking note, launching products that capitalize on the attention as well as the country's...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Summer officially starts on Friday and no matter how old you are, the season still beckons your inner kid with play, adventure and freedom. Just don’t let grown-up, self-conscious worries zap the fun.
Swimmer, 12-time Olympic medalist and...
| Dec 6, 2013
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have been invited to a black-tie dinner at a fancy private club. Is a knee-length dress acceptable attire? The dress I would wear is sleeveless, decorated with rhinestones around the neckline and around the edges of the three-...
| Dec 9, 2012
Deck the halls, plum the pudding, make merry under the mistletoe: The holidays are party season and now's your time to shine. And whether you're headed to the festivities directly from the office or just need to get ready fast, the quickest way to add...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Name: The Green Garmento
What it is: The Green Garmento was created to reduce plastic waste created by plastic bags from the dry cleaners. Made of recyclable, breathable, water-resistant material, the bags feature a zipper for using it as a dry-...
| Oct 16, 2012
Applying false eyelashes is becoming as routine as hair-washing for some women. And not just those whose last name is Kardashian. "They can look really fresh when you wear them with minimal makeup during the day," says Andrea Pomerantz Lustig, Glamour's...
| Mar 15, 2012
When it comes to sleeping peacefully at night, it's not so much about the money under the mattress as the money invested in the mattress — and in white noise machines, blackout shades and medicinal sleep aids.
The long list of sleep-time...
| Feb 16, 2012
No matter how meticulously you plan the flowers, the music and the seating chart, your wedding day has a way of throwing a curveball — such as when your college roommate, seized by a moment of OMG-I-can't-believe-you're-getting-married! enthusiasm,...
| Jan 13, 2013
Badly matched foundation can look downright scary: too gray, too goopy, too mask-like. This is an area where one size does not fit all. And now the diversifying face of America, the rise of high-definition image technology and a photo-happy population has...
| Feb 23, 2010
It's a good year to be a germophobe.
Hand sanitizers are everywhere. Obsessive hand-washing is socially acceptable. And the threat of the H1N1 flu has led to a slew of new products designed to keep germs at bay.
No doubt, fighting the flu is a messy...