Stripes have dominated the racks this summer, so it’s no understatement that they’re starting get a little trite. But, that doesn’t mean that something fresh isn’t on the horizon. Refinery29’s got some ideas on how to shop for stripes without falling back on nautical themes. All Cut Up—Patchwork stripes add movement and take normally stuffy […]

Okay, so maybe your morning afters aren’t the same as the typical college “stumbling from a frat house or dorm to your own place” while managing to pass at least 2 friends and a professor on the way. But, even people in relationships often find themselves struggling to fix their morning-after appearance as they head […]

Plus-size fashion rules are for the birds! They’re designed to shame women into hiding their bodies, rather than empowering them to just wear what they want! Bottom Line: Rules are meant to be broken. Wear what makes you happy! Here’s what Nicolette Mason told Refinery 29: “Head-to-Toe Black is The Most Flattering”—While I certainly love […]


Move beyond the basic plait with a fishtail braid. Stylist Tommy Bucket explains how to wear the hairstyle, like Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and Angela Simmons have already done (watch a video tutorial below!) STEP 1 Separate hair into two equal sections at the back of the head. Fishtail braiding requires only two sections (not three, […]

If your wondering how to style you hair for an upcoming party, but don’t do well with time management, this ‘do is for you! Create a tight, low braid, wrap it into a bun, and secure it with bobby pins at the nape of your neck. Hint: A spritz of hair spray on each pin […]

As much as we love glitter nail polish, removing the grainy texture can be a pain. Celebrity manicurist Deborah Lippmann gave Refinery29 tips on how to safely get glitter off your nails without wasting hours of your day or hurting yourself. Step 1: Saturate cotton with acetone or polish remover (a remover with acetone works […]

Apologizing isn’t an easy thing to do. If you’ve never been taught how to apologize, it makes the task even harder. We all make mistakes and need forgiveness. Sometimes simply saying, “I’m sorry” doesn’t adequately communicate your regret for having done something that was hurtful. When you’ve done something you shouldn’t, here are the  5 […]

The cutout trend has been spotted all over celebrities. Some show off their abs, others show off their neckline, but if you’re trying to pull it off, here are a few tips from Glamour. 1. Keep the rest of your look super simple. Let the dress do the talking. No crazy jewelry, no wild shoes, […]

Transitioning from Winter to Spring can be complicated when it comes to your wardrobe. Mornings can often be 30 degrees, while afternoon temperatures can rise to 50 degrees or more. We, at the HB offices, often found ourselves lugging around our heavy coats instead of wearing them when midday hit and then rushing to put […]

We don’t have makeup artists, hairdressers and stylists on hand like most celebrities do, but that doesn’t mean we can’t steal their looks. Here’s the easy way to do these 7 celebrity eye makeup looks. Blend With Your Dress Choose a hue that’s similar—but not exact—like Jennifer Hudson did. Pair Dark Eye With Light Lips […]

When done right, black shadow, liner and mascara can look striking, not overpowering. Here’s how: Shimmery Charcoal Powder Eye Shadow Sweep it onto your lids and blend to slightly above the crease. Black Kohl Pencil Line your upper and lower lash lines, including the inner “V” connecting them. Black Mascara Brush it onto your upper […]

Classic French braids may have a stuffy reputation, but the messed-up version is our new must-do. Stylist Nathaniel Hawkins explains how to get the look. 1. Separate hair at the crown of the head into three equal sections. Take the section of hair from the left and cross it over in between the right and […]