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You’re Never Fully (Un)Dressed Without These Perfect Summer Hats For Warm Days: On Trend

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ColumnKeep your face protected from the rays in one of these stylish and sun-blocking summer hats.

Summer weekends in the park, on the beach and out with friends and family are wonderful ways to spend your time this season. But don’t let the rays rub you the wrong way, so make sure to protect your face from the UV rays and their subsequent consequences. Choose one of our 10 gorgeous hats for summer and rock it right this weekend!

1. Straw Weave Raffia Panama by Free People This …

The Humane Cosmetics Act Now Has Support from 138 Cruelty-Free U.S. Companies [Complete List]

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At one point in the not-so-distant future, it’s bound to happen that all cosmetic companies see the light and support the Humane Cosmetics Act. Because, let’s face it, rabbits don’t ever need to wear lipstick (Jessica Rabbit aside).

The Humane Cosmetics Act is moving us closer to a cruelty-free America. Introduced by Representative Jim Moran (D-VA), the bill would ban all animal testing in the U.S. for cosmetic products. Similar acts exist throughout the EU, Norway, India and Israel.

More than 130 companies have signed on in support of the bill, with five

You Have to Hear How Amber Valletta Keeps Her Addiction in Check [Video]

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In this heartfelt video, fashion icon Amber Valletta opens up about her addiction struggles for the first time. It’s moving and inspiring.

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9 of the Best Summer Handbags to Buy Right Now

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The best summer handbags for that active lifestyle of yours.

While no wardrobe is complete without a selection of summer handbags, there’s always “the one” – that one bag that is effortlessly versatile and looks good with any outfit (even the one you wear on laundry day). If you’ve yet to find your arm candy for the season or are looking for a change, we’ve scoured the web to find the best summer handbags for any adventure.

Here are our top 9 arm (and shoulder) candy picks:

1. Woven Daydream Tote
This …

Bike Hack: Here’s How to Wear a Skirt on a Bike Without Flashing Everyone

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For the ladies who want to look cute as they bike to work or out for the evening, keeping a dress or skirt in check can be a real bummer. This bike hack can help.

When bike riding is a part of your daily routine you get a built in work out, you don’t have to park, you don’t have to deal with a car, and you get to feel the breeze blowing through your hair.

Every morning, I ride my vintage sage beach cruiser to the coffee shop. …

Lastbutnotleast’s Upcycled Clothing Ideas Will Have You Thinking Twice About Cheap Fashion

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Hong Kong based upcycling brand, Lastbutnotleast, is stepping up to the plate to take a swing against mass production, inferior quality, and unethical working conditions with their inventive upcycled clothing ideas.

Today it’s almost too easy to go to a chain retail store and find an article of clothing for super cheap. You can find an item such as a shirt for as little as five or ten dollars. Fast fashion is an obscene epidemic the industry and more upcycled clothing ideas like Lastbutnotleast are changing the way we …

DIY Summer ‘Do: How to Get Beachy Waves in 5 Simple Steps

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Here’s how to get beachy waves – minus the beach.

Who doesn’t love the effortless, laid-back look of beachy waves? They’re super-easy to create and achievable for practically every hair type. It’s a timeless hairstyle that will never lose its luster – best of all, you can score this look in the comfort of your own home.

“Any woman whose hair is past their collar bone to mid-back has a perfect length to achieve beachy waves,” says hair expert and celebrity stylist Jin Bang. “It takes a little more prep …

5 One Piece Swimsuits for Sizzlin’ Summer Days

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Make a splash this July in one of our top 5 swimsuits for those sweltering hot summer days!

Eco-friendly swimsuits and bikinis are making their way to the mainstream in a big way this summer, with our favorite brands offering up a range of styles and colors that are right on trend. From sultry maillots, barely there cut-outs, and more modest tube suits and halters, eco chic swimsuits are your ticket to a cool and conscious poolside or beach experience.