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I’m embarrassed by how frequently I tell people that I spent a year in Paris. Then again, I spent a year in Paris, it transformed my life, and I often find myself near tears, wondering if and when I will live there again. Since I can’t just up and move to Paris right now, I try to recreate pieces of Paris at home, and part of that is in my beauty routine. I know it’s working and that I’m emulating the French look because last time I was in Paris, people thought I was French (until I opened my mouth, anyway). I also know that there is definitely something special about Paris that helps you look good because when I returned from my last trip, my skin was clear and my roommate told me I was glo
It’s that time of year again – time to get smooth and bare all!
According to BEAM Laser Spa in New York City, clients come in year round to keep stubble under control, but March through September is their busiest season. Beam’s laser of choice is the Candela GentleMax laser that gives amazing and has a special cooling device to blast the skin’s surface while the active hair follicles are destroyed, making it almost painless.
But if you’re not quite ready to check into a laser clinic, you don’t need to look like a caterpillar with these new DIY hair removal helpers.
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Identical twins are fascinating to just about everyone, but Olay turned to 21 sets of female twins to prove a point—skin care makes a difference.
The Olay Twins study started with a trip to Twinsberg, Ohio, to find twins aged 20 to 35, who showed equal lines and wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. Not the easiest job explained Laura Goodman, senior scientist at Procter & Gamble, the parent company of Olay. The twins needed equivalent smoking histories, sun exposure, and medical backgrounds to control for all possible variables that could affect the appearance of their skin.
Divided into two groups, nine sets of twins used the Olay Pro-X by Olay Tone Correcting Protocol regimen for
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As seen on this morning’s NBC Today show, the P&G Family Home at Sochi is in full swing and offers Winter Olympics athletes, their moms, and their families a home away from home, including a full out salon with hair styling, makeovers, manicures, and moisturizing treatments.
As it did in Vancouver and London, P&G Family Home also provides athletes and their families everyday services (more than 1,200 hours in total), which in addition to beautifying includes changing stations for infants, mobile device charging Powermats from Duracell, and even dental care thanks to Crest and Oral-B. In the salon, Olay, Pantene, CoverGirl, and Wella give moms and their Olympic stars medal-winning