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Just when you thought you had all of your skinâ€™s bases covered by shielding it against the damaging UV rays and free radicals generated by the sun, thereâ€™s another environmental factor that could be leading to premature aging, irritation and other less-than-desirable side effects: Pollution.
From car exhaust and toxic chemicals to ozone and super-fine particles suspended in the air, research has begun to shed light on the damaging effects the indoor and outdoor worlds around us can have on our skin (especially if you live in an urban environment). The skinâ€™s barrier seems to bear the biggest brunt from exposure to pollution, which can, in turn, lead to dehydration and
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Beauty editors try hundreds of new products each year, yet thereâ€™s an elite group that stays on the radar year after year. Since we donâ€™t all have the ability to â€œcall inâ€ a product when we want itâ€”or a bottomless budget to stock up on these must-havesâ€”hereâ€™s a list of perennial beauty-editor picks and their most suitable budget-friendly stand-ins.
The product: Cushion compact
Splurge: Amorepacific Color Control Cushion Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ ($60)
This compact is literally responsible for the cushion craze because Amorepacific owns the patent for the unique delivery system. Packaging aside, this formulation is second to none thanks to ligh
Meet the Resident Artist at Barneys New York
Dubbed â€œEast-Coast Beauty Guruâ€ by Simon Doonan, artistic director of Barneys New York, Jason Ascher has the unique pleasure of helping his customers choose from any of the makeup, skin care and fragrance lineâ€™s available at The Foundation, the beauty floor at Barneys New Yorkâ€™s flagship store in Manhattan. He assumed the position of resident artist in 2006, and every since has dispensed unbiased product recommendations by appointment and free of charge from the privacy and comfort of a well appointed studio. Following is a BeautyInTheBag.com exclusive revealing a few of his secrets and tips.