The dudes have spoken: their favorite hairstyle on a woman is thick, long waves—think Blake Lively's California girl mane. But if you're not naturally blessed with cascading surfer-girl waves—or can't afford Lively's stylist—you can still get the sexy beach look that guys love, at home in 5 easy steps.
Next time your guy groans that he has to wait around while you do your hair for a night out, tell him that you're on to him: Stylist.com reports on a new study conducted by Allure and GQ that found that 63 percent of men actually enjoy their daily primping routine, while 72 percent feel that they are under more pressure to care about their appearance than they were 10 years ago. And he's spending big bucks on it, too! A new study finds that men spends almost as much money on primping as you do.
Baked goods, candy, fruit—skip the musk: it's these scents that really make men drool. The Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation (say that 5 times fast) sniffed out the smells that attract men most. The surprising finding? It wasn't just perfume that they loved: it was the scent of some common yummy foods that got the guys aroused.
Groupthink applies even to romance, it seems. According to a recent Indiana University study, one is considerably more appealing to suitors if they get the impression you're popular and in-demand. Overwhelmingly, they found that if others find you adequately charming, those looking on will, too. Sometimes securing a date is as easy as others finding you attractive. My we are an impressionable lot, aren't we?
If you thought that Britney Spears seemed like she finally had her act together, think again. During a trip to Disneyland on Mother's Day, Brit and boyfriend Jason Trawick had a fight after which she locked herself in her hotel room, leaving her two sons in another room with their nannies...
Want a sexy summer glow without the sun? This fair-skinned (okay, sometimes downright deathly pale) writer bravely went where she hasn't gone since the Great Self Tanner Mishap of 2004, and tested a new batch of faux-glow products. The top five self-tanners we recommend.
The cat eye makeup look can be tough to pull off without a steady hand, a healthy dose of patience, and a lot of practice. Well, we practiced and practiced, so grab your makeup bag, get yourself in front of a mirror, and follow along with these steps for the perfect cat eye. Here, 5 steps for mastering the sexy cat eye look from Mad Men.