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On September 18th, the 30th annual BeautyCares DreamBall took place at Gotham Hall in New York City to benefit the wonderful Look Good Feel Better® program that helps so many women coping with cancer. The annual gala is attended by about 500 beauty, fashion and media industry executives, making it the the largest fundraiser of the year for the Look Good Feel Better program.
This year’s DreamBall honorees included a short list of heavy hitters in media and beauty leadership, including Amy Robach, ABC News and Good Morning America, Correspondent, Lauren Brindley, Walgreens, Group Vice President & General Merchandise Manager for Beauty & Personal Care, Jamie Kern Lima, IT Cosmetics,
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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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The wait is finally over. Ulta hit the upper east side and has made my zip code even more beautiful.
For so many years, I have lusted after having my own Ulta to pop into within walking distance. Until now, the only ways to get the Ulta experience for New Yorkers was online or in-store in a suburban mall you happened to be driving past. Every time I went to a new city for a business trip, if there was an Ulta nearby, I might Uber my way over just to see what they had. So, having one on East 86th Street and 3rd Avenue is a welcome addition. After all, what beauty junkie doesn’t love the Ulta signature try, buy and experience model! I haven’t been this excited since Halo Top showed up a
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The skin is more than our body’s largest organ. “It also plays an important role as a barrier to UV exposure, physical trauma, and infection, and it also regulates temperature and water loss,” explains Miami dermatologist Christopher O’Connell, MD. Symptoms of a compromised skin barrier include stinging, burning, redness, peeling and inflammation, and if left untreated, can progress to fissures, cracks and worse yet, bleeding and infection.
According to Dr. O’Connell, gentle skincare including a mild cream cleanser and moisturizer, as well as avoiding prolonged water exposure and extreme heat or cold are the best ways to soothe sensitivity associated with a weakened skin barrier