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ACADEMY AWARD WINNER MARISA TOMEI OPENS UP ABOUT CHRONIC EYE DISEASE

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Posted by 08.11.16

It may not have been obvious to fans, but there were times that actress Marisa Tomei really struggled on stage and screen. It wasn’t difficulty getting into character, forgetting lines or even mastering a Brooklyn accent. Instead Tomei was driven to distraction by the symptoms of chronic dry eye disease.

“The discomfort posed a challenge in front of the camera, on stage and while traveling,” she tells Beauty in the Bag. “It felt like there was grit in my eye, and I didn’t know what it was. I only knew it was uncomfortable all the time,” the Academy award-winning actress tells Beauty In The Bag.

Dry eye occurs when tears don’t provide adequate moisture, according to The Na

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YES! YOU NEED A FAUX GLOW RIGHT NOW

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Posted by 08.10.16

By now you should be more than aware that any tan you get naturally is sun damage, but for many the lure of a deep, golden and figure flattering tan is too great an opportunity to pass up, especially during the summer season or when you’re on vacation.

The simple truth is, it makes a lot of sense to get a spray tan or use self-tanner before succumbing to temptation and the sun’s damaging rays. Katherine Goldman, celebrity esthetician/waxologist and owner of the Stript Wax Bar says, “With a spray tan, you end up with the beautiful looking skin you want, but you avoid the pitfalls and risks that come with other tanning routes. It’s the best route to take to look great for the summer.”

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FROM PRO TO FAUX: ITCHING FOR ECZEMA RELIEF

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Posted by 07.29.16

If you are one the 30 million-plus people who live with eczema, you know the itch-scratch cycle all too well.

It starts with an itch that leads to a scratch. The scratch, in turn, makes the rash even worse, causing more inflammation and more scratching.

There is no cure for eczema – an itchy, red rash that can show up anywhere on the body — but treatments are available to soothe the itch, cool inflammation and prevent it from coming back. We swear!

If you are itching for eczema relief, here’s what you need to know about today’s treatments from the pro to the faux.

PRO

The Big Guns

Topical steroids are sometimes needed to calm the inflammation associated with eczema,

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DIRTY GIRL: 5 MUD BEAUTY PRODUCTS YOU’LL WANT RIGHT NOW

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Posted by 07.15.16

There are some crazy days that are celebrated throughout the year. There’s International Pancake Day celebrated in February, Awkward Moments Day in March, National Look-Alike Day in April, Lost Sock Day in May, World Toilet Day in November and many other strange, unusual and unfortunately named days that are celebrated throughout the year.

One such celebrated day that just passed us by is International Mud Day, June 29th’s annual celebration giving you official permission to play in the mud. Truth be told, that’s not a bad way to celebrate it — it does sound like a good time to me — but, an even better way to celebrate would be by slathering mud products on your bod. Short term you migh

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