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Miracle Peeling Foot, $24 for one-time use, peachandlily.com  When I read about the foot peel trend from Seoul, Korea, I busted out a jig, which sounded more like a tap dance thanks to my calluses clip-clapping on the floor. I had to try it, so I grabbed a box of Miracle Peeling Foot. I placed my clean feet in the supplied plastic slippers filled with clear lactic and glycolic acid gel for 90 minutes, and a day later, my skin began to shed like a snake’s. (Don’t worry, it doesn’t hurt. But don’t pick at it. Let it peel naturally. Read More
The cold never bothered us anyway...so for our October/November fashion editorial, we put our favorite fall fashions against the stunning natural beauty of Iceland's volcanic landscape. Photographer Jeaneen Lund shot model Karitas Lotta - from Iceland's appropriately named Eskimo Models - in looks from Icelandic designers including Kiosk Reykjavik and Hildur Yeoman as well as American and European favorites like Adidas and Acne Studios. Stylist Anna Clausen and makeup artist Tinna Empera made everything look perfect, so take a look and get some style inspiration for your closet. Read More
Impress your friends this Halloween by making your face the best costume of the day, with this terrifying tutorial from special effects makeup artist Amy Watanabe   Prep: Grab a palette to mix your paints on and start with a clean, makeup-free face. Have Q-tips on hand to clean up any mistakes as you go.    1. EYES/MOUTH OUTLINEUse a brown eyeliner pencil to draw the outline of “the mouth” as shown, starting from the corners of the actual closed mouth and stopping at the chin. Read More
Judas Peekaboo Glasses, $65, and Snack Attack Cats Meow Sunglasses, $68, gasolineglamour.com Celebs who want edgy statement pieces for music videos or photo shoots turn to Los Angeles-based brand Gasoline Glamour. Their handmade accessories—from stacked heels covered in mirrors to bejeweled eye patches—have been seen on the likes of Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and Emma Roberts (in the trailer for Scream Queens). But it’s Gasoline Glamour’s incredible line of sunglasses that really get our motors running. Read More
When you want to feel like a natural woman, throw on one - or two, or three - of these ten accessories inspired by the world around us. Equally perfect for a bohemian earth goddess or a stylish science lover, these nerdy necessities put the "fun" in "fungus."  1. The magic of the moon, screen printed on recycled paper. Luna Moon Phases Screenprint, $20 2. These socks put the “fun” in “foot fungus.” Magic Mushroom Socks, $36 3. Get a buzz in the bathtub. Wish Bubble Bath, $49 4. Look gneiss and sharp in this rockin’ tee. Read More
It’s not a crime to steal the styles from Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries   Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries is the most feminist detective series on TV, thanks to its badass protagonist, Phryne Fisher. In gritty, glamorous 1920s Melbourne, Miss Fisher (played by Essie Davis) refuses to get married, drives a car, unapologetically takes many lovers, solves murders, and always looks damn good doing it. Cop her killer look here-—and be sure to catch the third season of the show on Netflix this September.   1. Joanna Hope Sequin Mesh Top, $71. Read More
It’s no secret that here at BUST, we’re all big fans of New Orleans rapper Big Freedia. The gender-bending star of the sissy bounce genre has been hard at twerk: the third season of her reality show, Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce, wrapped up on Fuse this past spring, and her memoir, Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva! was released by Gallery Books on July 7. We asked the stylish rebel to tell us what’s in her makeup bag and she spilled her secrets for staying fabulous while sweating it out onstage every night.    1. Read More
SmartGlamour Designs Body-Positive Fashion For Every Woman - At Every Size What’s so cool about up-and-coming clothing line SmartGlamour? For starters, their styles range from sizes XXS to 6X and beyond. The brand custom-makes each of its pieces in New York City for shoppers of all shapes, sizes, ages, and heights, but still manages to keep prices affordable (every item is under $100, and alterations—from hem and sleeve lengths to an entirely custom-sized garment—cost between $5 and $20 per piece). Read More
  Draw Inspiration from Sun-Drenched Spots this Summer with this Hot Stuff Wear your art on your sleeves with palm prints from Aussie brand Gorman. Greenhouse Shirt, $189 AUD, Gormanshop.com.au Handcrafted specs to shade your peepers from the sun. Maple Wood Sunglasses In Skinny Teal, $70, tmbrs.com   Exotic fruits and organic ingredients to keep your body beautiful. Brazilian Mango Grapefruit Solid Perfume, $9, Pacificabeauty.com; Lemon Body Lotion, $9, Organicfactory.etsy.com   Have a good hair day, even in the heat, with a spotty scarf. Read More
Here’s a crazy stat for you: The 44-year-old founder of Spanx, Sara Blakely, is the youngest self-made lady billionaire in history. The business of whittling down women’s waists has been a big deal for a long time, so maybe it’s not too surprising that the person who started the modern restrictive undergarment craze is swimming in moola. But what are Spanx and other body shapers really costing you? New reports tell scary tales of compressed organs, squashed bowels, and numbness and tingling in the legs, all caused by squeezing your tuchus into too-tight spandex. Dr. Read More