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Va-Va-Vivacious: Retro Beauty Tips Made Simple

Pin-up-pretty looks don’t have to be saved for special occasions. In fact, prep time can be kept to a minimum when you take tips from Pittsburgh-based makeup artist Adrienne Pace and hairstylist Lauren Tomarello, the gals responsible for the classic looks of our current Shop Our Outfits collection, Va-Va-Vivacious, featuring the ModStylists.

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Your Beauty Questions, Answered by Birchbox

Last week, we launched our guest editor series on the ModCloth Tumblr and had a blast learning beauty tips and tricks from Birchbox‘s Director of Content, Mollie Chen. We opened up the forum and asked you to pose…

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Runway to Reality: How to Craft Thakoon’s Fall 2011 Yarn Updos

This fall, we wholeheartedly encourage you to play with your hair. In this fun video how-to, blog writer Erin will teach you how to fashion yarn-woven hairstyles inspired by those seen at Thakoon’s Fall 2011 collection. The Thai-American …

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Twiggy-inspired Mod Makeup in 4 Steps

If you love Twiggy’s iconic eye makeup (which just so happened to be a huge inspiration for model Mary’s look in our latest stylebook, Bicycle Belles), we encourage you to try your hand at recreating the style with our …

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Helmet-Friendly Hairdos for the Gal on the Go

It’s easy to make a favorite dress cycle-friendly (just add leggings) — but how does a lady style her hair? Wearing a helmet is a must, but the combination of humidity and the snug fit can impart less-than-comely creases …

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A.M. to P.M.: A Two-part Pinup Makeup Tutorial

You’ve got your 1950s-inspired A-line, patent peep toes to match, and your hair’s styled so sleek even Bettie P. would be jelly of your style! Now, all you need to secure your polished pin-up look is the makeup to match.…

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3 Glam Retro Hairstyles to Try Right Now

Looking for a bit of hair inspiration this summer? We teamed up with the lovely staff at San Francisco salon Watermelon Sugar to showcase a three vintage-inspired updos that are certain to inspire. Whether you’ve got plans to attend a …

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The Higher the Hair, the Closer to Mod: Stylebook Styling

Our latest stylebook, Fashionable Phenom, is all about empowering prints and groovy hues. Get down with this quick flick to see how hair stylist Marissa gave model Gnagna this 1970s-inspired ‘do. Think prismatic pairings of transitional pieces with …

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How to Wear Summer’s Slickest Accessory, the Nail Sticker!

You may have noticed a recent addition to our shop in the form of the You’ve Got Nail Stickers! If you were wondering  just exactly what they are (and how to use them), don’t worry, because we’ve got your …

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Special Occasion Beauty Tips

For dazzling, daytime peepers, Andie likes Lime Crime’s sparkly Eyedust in Diva and Forever Near Top.

Something borrowed, something blue, something stunning— well, hey, that’s you! Andie, our talent acquisition associate and by-night makeup artist, will teach you …

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Don’t Mind If I ‘Do’?: These Mod Hairstyles Deserve Their Own Diplomas

Image via K. Horn

Today’s asymmetric cuts, ombré fades, and feather extensions complement current trends, but when it comes to special occasions like graduation, there’s something irresistible about retro hairstyles, like the ones in these vintage school photos. …

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Style Sealed With a Kiss: Get the Look!

Love the romantic eye make-up in our current homepage, Style Sealed With a Kiss? We asked makeup artist Morgan Evans to give us a step-by-step guide on the ethereal look, perfect for Valentine’s Day or any special occasion you …

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Street Style: A Pout with Punch

street styleImages via The Whole Hole and Citizen Couture.

Bold, beautiful lips never looked so good! Today’s ambitious trendsetters are trying it all, from ’90s-inspired indigo tones to vibrant orange hues and striking metallics.

As you can see in these …

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How to Twist and Tie Your Favorite Headscarves

If you’ve ever admired the effortlessly cool elegance of a perfectly tucked turban, or the retro flair of a youthful bow headband, check out our collection of informative DIY videos! Blog writers Erin and Annie set out to create a lighthearted guide which demonstrates just how fun—and easy—it is to achieve some of today’s hottest accessory styles.

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