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With warmer days ahead, we’re excited to shed those extra winter layers—and this includes our wardrobes as well as our skin. “The beginning of spring is great news for our skin, as the increase in temperatures and humidity is beneficial for moisture levels as well as overall healthy appearance,” says board-certified Miami dermatologist Dr. Ileana Perez-Quintairos. Now’s the time to put a fresh face forward, and there are myriad ways to both improve cold-induced dullness and dryness from head to toe while revealing the healthy, radiant skin you crave for spring, summer and well beyond.
It’s all about exfoliation
Low humidity, cold weather and exposure to artificial heat can ca
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If you’ve ever colored, highlighted, straightened, heat-styled or had a day of (unprotected) fun in the sun, odds are your hair is at least a little bit damaged. Throw in towels and pillowcases made of unfriendly fabrics, and you have all the ingredients for dry, brittle, breakage-prone strands.
Fret not, because according to Teresa Probst, Color Director at New York City’s Varin Salon, a major haircut isn’t the only way to eliminate hair damage. “Prevention goes a long way for preserving the health of your hair, even if you subject it to chemical processing or thrice-weekly blowouts,” she says. “The keys are to replenish lost moisture and shield your hair from the environment
Thirty-five years ago, Paul Mitchell established a sustainable, solar-powered awapuhi farm, where all of the awapuhi for the brand’s products is still harvested today. Now Awapuhi Wild Ginger® melds tradition and technology to introduce the innovative NEW MirrorSmooth collection that continues to be enriched with Paul Mitchell’s signature ingredient.
THE GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY
This Gorgeous Giveaway includes 2 giveaways of the whole system: Awapuhi MIRRORSMOOTH™ Shampoo, Conditioner and High Gloss Primer.
The Complete Mirror Smooth System is proven to deliver:
91% Smoother Hair
67% Less Frizz for up to 24 Hours
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Your go-to easy summer hairstyle doesn’t have to be a pulled back pony. Tousled beachy waves are a summer style staple for a reason–it looks great on almost any hair length and it is easier than ever to get right.
There are different ways to this look. You might want your waves to be big, voluminous and vavava-voom waves or you might prefer something a bit closer to the head and somewhat tamed. Maybe the look you want is something in between. Depending on your hair type, your personal style preferences and your mood that day, you’ll need to experiment a bit to make sure you achieve the beachy-waves look of your dreams.
It can be as effortless as spraying your