If you’re anything like Katie Holmes, Kyra Sedgwick, or Lady Gaga, you’re a big fan of heart-pumping spinning classes. And now that the holidays are over, many of us are making a pact to work off all those holiday cookies, so to help you get motivated, InStyle teamed up with SoulCycle and Master Instructor Janet Fitzgerald to create the ultimate cycling playlist. From Kaskade, Kanye West, to Rihanna, these beats are sure to kick your motivation in high gear and have you spinning faster in no time.
Have you whitened those choppers? You’re about to be smiling big-time. We’ve got stories packed with easy, mood-boosting ways to rethink your wardrobe, wake up your makeup, and connect with pals. So take the ultimate joyride in 2014 with tips on how to dress comfortably but look hot, shake up your look in 10 minutes or less, get more energy now, and tons more.
Plus, check out our Inside InStyle Tumblr all January to see how our staffers shake up their look in 10 minutes, tops. Take it from us—just one small switch can bring on the big grins.
New year, new you. The first step: your skin. If year-long New Year’s resolutions aren’t your thing, we’ve put together a step-by-step skincare plan that shows results after a short month-long stint. Our staffers tried four regimens, all of which made for brighter, smoother skin—and they can’t stop gushing about them! Are you ready to start gushing too?
The hottest braid of the moment isn’t a fancy updo or quirky fishtail. Nope, it’s actually a retro throw back. Need a hint? Think Madonna circa Blond Ambition Tour.
That’s right, a high ponytail braid worthy of any Madonna concert is THE braid of the moment. We’ve seen it on Nicole Richie, Katy Perry, Selena Gomez (twice!), and more. Click through, and take a look at this old-school ‘do and let us know if you’d rock the look yourself.
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