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THE LONG + THE SHORT OF IT - - StumbleUpon. Photos: justin coit + post designed by kristin ess Remember when Lauren’s go-to hairstyle was the bang braid?

THE LONG + THE SHORT OF IT - - StumbleUpon

Well, lately this little lady’s had a new favorite. Check out this gem. It works on literally any hair type – short, long, curly, pin straight, anything! It’s so great for those mornings when you’re in a rush, but need something to pull your look together. We like to part slightly off-center for this. on the heavier side, grab a section at your hairline. split it into three.start it just like you would a regular french add in a piece of hair from the top, still like a regular french skip the part where you’d grab a new piece from the bottom + keep braiding instead.then take another piece from the top + add it in.continue with this pattern until you have 5-7 sections added in.once you’re just past the ear, stop adding in new hair. How are you guys doing with ALL these BRAIDS?? Xx Kristin Related posts: Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work. Use toothpaste on yellow nails.

Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work

This usually happens when you let nail polish stay on your nails for very long and when you’ve used cheap nail polish. Whiten them all up by rubbing toothpaste to remove the stains. You can also add a few drops of lemon for extra whitening, it’s a natural bleaching agent. See other uses of lemon with this POST. Use suntan oil to treat damaged hair. HE HATES PERFUME. "Christopher's perfumes are not for everyone", writes Jessica Gallucci about the man behind CB I Hate Perfume.

But you might consider a dab of "Wet Pavement" or "In the Library" behind each ear ... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE "I have a strong sensitivity to certain aromachemicals, like musk," says Christopher Brosius. "The aldehydes in Chanel No. 5 make me puke. " And that is unfortunate, he continues, because the Polish ladies here in Williamsburg wear so much of it.

Christopher is the perfumer behind CB I Hate Perfume Gallery, a small shop on a street that runs parallel to New York's East River. The shop's exposed wooden beams and minimalist decor give it the air of an austere cabin. The inventory is huge, partly because Christopher is compulsive about bottling pleasant aromas, and partly because his clients have such varied and specific tastes. Gorgeous fragrances often contain notes of something nasty, it turns out. What’s Your Shoe Personality?

Last Updated: 4/04/2014 16:08 PST “Why do you need so many shoes?”

What’s Your Shoe Personality?

If you’ve ever been asked this question by a guy, you’re probably going to love a great new Web service called JustFabulous. Born from a deep appreciation of a woman’s relationship with shoes, the website is dedicated to the needs of the average shoe addict. Why are so many women addicted to shoes? The explanations range from the practical to the therapeutic. But, there’s also something more about shoes—when you’re feeling down and need a pick-me-up, a great new pair of shoes often works wonders.

Hot Right Now: The Waterfall Braid. Summer Hair Braid Trends. Braids, pleats, or plaits—whatever you call them, we're absolutely loving all things twisted in hair this season.

Summer Hair Braid Trends

Beautylish brings you the three hottest braid trends this season and three easy braid DIY tutorials to replicate the look yourself. Who needs a headband when you can make one from your hair! We're loving this European, Heidi-inspired front braid that you can style into an updo or wear with your hair down. See how easy it is to give yourself a plait with Imogen's tutorial. It's easy to give your braids a little extra something with ribbons, flowers, bows, and any other accessories you can think of. The fishtail braid (or Herringbone braid) became a popular trend among celebrities and fashion mavens this year, and we too adore the sea-inspired style.