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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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FAUX TO PRO: NO IFS, ANDS OR BUTTS

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Posted by 12.02.17

Who doesn’t want a more divine derriere? Achieving an improved “rear view” is actually easier than you think thanks to smoothing and uplifting skincare solutions—plus long-lasting non-invasive and surgical treatments that help you make the most of your “ass”ets. Get it?

Faux: Frank Body Original Coffee Scrub ($16.95)
Step one of achieving a better butt is starting with a smooth canvas, and exfoliation is the way to get it. This aromatic scrub features hydrating sweet almond oil, antioxidant vitamin E, and a blend of sea salt and coffee grounds to slough away dull, rough skin to reveal a smooth, baby-soft tush. As an added bonus, the coffee’s caffeine is believed to help sti

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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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INGROWN HAIR INTERVENTION

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Posted by 08.23.17

Just about everyone strives for smooth, fuzz-free skin from the waist down (especially come summer) but shaving, waxing and other depilation methods often come at a price: Ingrown hairs. According to Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey board-certified dermatologist Naana Boakye, M.D., the root cause (no pun intended) of this common problem is the body’s natural reaction to a foreign object. “When shaving, hair is cut on an angle, which creates a sharp tip that often penetrates into the dermis and causes inflammation.” To this end, Dr. Boakye’s top hair-removal recommendations are lasers and threading (she’s not a fan of waxing due to the risk of heat-induced discoloration), but if you jus

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