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HOW WE DO SPRING BEAUTY

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Posted by 04.03.18

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By April, I’m finally ready to come out of hibernation and my #Ihatewinter phase. So, I recently got a sample of a miracle matte lipstick from Make Up For Ever in a subscription box and the color was perfect for me. This is brand I normally wouldn’t buy because I feel like I’ve aged out of it, but now I’m hooked on this product (which speaks to the value prop of sampling….). Make Up For Ever Artist Liquid Matte Lipstick ($20) is the penultimate matte lip color in a handy skinny tube. I am loving shades #105, 107 and 103 which are all bare colors that would suit all or most skin types. And for $2

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THE NEXT BIG SKIN AND HAIR OILS YOU HAVEN’T HEARD ABOUT—YET

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Posted by 12.12.17

Nature is a bountiful source of beauty-enhancing ingredients, and natural oils are amongst the most beneficial. With plenty of options for all types of skin and hair, they’re already likely part of your daily routine—but beyond widely known oils like coconut, argan and jojoba, here are the newest names you need to know because these oils are on the rise.

Mongogo oil
Also known as manketti, which is the name of the tree this nut’s oil is extracted from, mongogo oil is indigenous to southern Africa. A staple in the diet of the bushmen of Botswana and Namibia, this oil has long been a traditional remedy for dry skin thanks to its high concentrations of omega-6 fatty acids, linoleic ac

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IS YOUR HAIR AGING YOU? 5 WAYS TO ERASE 10 YEARS

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Posted by 11.28.17

Recently, a friend told me she was sick of having to color her grays away every 4 weeks and was thinking about letting it go au natural, aka gray. I asked her if she was ready to look years older than she does right now. Of course, her answer was a resounding NO! Though a very small percentage of women can pull off the look without having it age them considerably, for most women gray hair is just one of those things that screams old. But, when it comes to aging you and your hair, gray doesn’t stand alone as there are numerous ways your hair could be aging you. Want to erase some years? Here are 5 easy ways to do just that:

1) COLOR THOSE GRAYS AND DON’T GO TOO DARK OR TOO LIGHT

When ha

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GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY: PRETTY SICK BOOK: THE BEAUTY GUIDE FOR WOMEN WITH CANCER

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Posted by 10.23.17

ABOUT THE BRAND

When beauty editor Caitlin Kiernan received the shattering diagnosis of cancer, she was obviously concerned about her health. But as a working professional, she knew she had to learn, quickly, how to look her best while feeling her worst. Caitlin called on her list of extensive contacts–from top medical doctors to hair stylists, makeup artists, and style mavens–to gather the best and most useful tips to offset the unpleasant effects of treatment. The result is this comprehensive beauty guide for women with cancer, covering every cosmetic issue, from skin care to hair care, wig shopping, nail maintenance, makeup tricks, and much, much more. Illustrated with charming drawi

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