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For the last twelve years, global color authority Pantone has declared a color of the year, chosen to reflect the times and forecast trends. The 2012 Pantone Color of the Year is Tangerine Tango, and it’s bringing a proverbial pop to the beauty world. Pantone’s pick was selected to convey optimism and energy, and cosmetics companies are all over it for its surprising versatility. Sephora loves it so much that they collaborated with Pantone for a special line in celebration of the color. Tangerine Tango can skew young and trendy or sophisticated, and the orange/red hybrid flatters every complexion. Where to start? This orangey-red might look daunting to women who typically play it safe with
As you tackle your spring cleaning agenda, make sure to add your bathroom vanity and makeup bag to the docket. Cleaning out your product stash and sanitizing your tools is critical. Clearing the clutter of unused beauty supplies will help you to streamline your routine, tossing funky old stuff will keep you healthier, and cleaning gadgets and tools is just good hygiene. Best of all, an honest confrontation with your product cache will make you a savvier, less wasteful beauty shopper.
Pitch It We’ve talked about the perils of past-due product. Germs! Risk of infection! Ew. Many lines are imprinting “best by” dates or indicating shelf life on packaging. When in doubt, let common sense pre
Hanukkah celebrates a miracle; a small amount of oil that only should have lasted for one day illuminated the rededicated temple for eight. That’s why fried latkes figure so prominently into the festivities. But as cosmetics aficionados, we will take our oil in our beauty products instead of on our plates, thank you very much. Some of the best solutions for skin and hair make use of natural oils. Here are eight of our favorite miracle oils and some of the best products showcasing them.
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Salon straightening treatments have been a real game changer for frizz-fighting, with a few short hours in a stylist’s chair shaving cumulative hours off of clients’ daily beauty regimens. Concerns over formaldehyde content prompted a Cosmetic Industry Review, which should conclude this fall. In the meantime, we wanted to give a run-down of our experiences with Brazilian Blowout and Coppola Keratin Complex, two of the biggest names in the arena. We also have some tips for choosing a salon and a stylist when booking a straightening service.