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MANHATTANITES STEP UP THEIR BEAUTY GAME WITH ULTA

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Posted by 11.14.17

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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NOW ENTERING A TANGLE-FREE ZONE

Posted by 05.28.16

So you love the feeling of freshly washed hair, but what about those nasty knots? You feel like pulling your hair out until you realize that all that tugging and combing may actually be pulling your hair out.

According to Teresa Probst, Master Colorist at Varin Salon on New York’s Madison Avenue, “Always comb hair gently without pulling or tugging that can lead to damage. Start from the bottom and work your way to the top of your head, using a wide toothed comb, especially when combing wet hair. Conditioners that contain silicone are also good because they make it easier to slide a comb through your stands.”

It’s not only what you use, but how you use it. Sam Villa, founder of Sam Vill

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BEAUTY TIPS STOLEN FROM ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

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Posted by 07.02.14

Think you can’t learn anything about beauty from ladies of the Litchfield Penitentiary? Think again. These inmates are as crafty and creative as they are shady and shameful, and they could teach us all a thing or two about looking our best for less.

For those who don’t watch Netflix’s hit dramedy, Orange Is the New Black is Jenji Kahn’s interpretation of Piper Kerman’s memoir, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. Now during its second season, we delve further into the inmates’ backstory and the plots as well as the beauty pointers, which do not disappoint. (Even if you don’t think any of these gals have cornered the market on style, you should see how they clean

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GET THE LOOK: BEST GRAMMY AWARDS BEAUTY

Posted by 02.14.13

From Carrie Underwood to the inimitable Kerry Washington, the Grammy Awards were filled with electric wardrobe moments. But in the beauty department, the spotlight seemed to be focused on nails, which had their own Mani Cam to broadcast the looks. It goes to show you that nail art really is the new black, especially when it comes to red carpet awards.

But nails aren’t the only Grammy award winners in the beauty department; a few gorgeous ladies really and truly stood out in their stylish toe-tapping, finger snapping way. Here are our favorites in a nutshell:

“No Fuss” Romantic Waves

Carrie Underwood rocked smoky eyes during the Grammy Award red carpet, and she wore her hair in her s

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