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Back-to-school is the perfect time to refresh and reset your skincare routineâ€”but you donâ€™t have to be in school or the parent of a student to take advantage of this new start. Regardless of age, the end of summer and the start of fall signals a transition, and our brains have been programmed to see this time of year as a new beginning. Think of this as an opportunity to step up your product game and get your skin on the right track for the months to come.
Commit to a new regimen
Stuck in a skincare rut? Not seeing the results you want? â€œItâ€™s easy to settle into skincare habits, and sometimes itâ€™s necessary to overhaul your entire routine. This is actual
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With warmer days ahead, weâ€™re excited to shed those extra winter layersâ€”and this includes our wardrobes as well as our skin. â€œThe 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,â€ says board-certified Miami dermatologist Dr. Ileana Perez-Quintairos. Nowâ€™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.
Itâ€™s all about exfoliation
Low humidity, cold weather and exposu
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When it comes to awards shows, the names of the fashion designers and jewelers who adorn the leading ladies are no secret, but the professionals and brands behind the beautyâ€”which plays an integral role in the overall impressionâ€”are a different story. No red-carpet appearance is possible without an extensive glam squad that covers everything from makeup and hair to nails and faux tanning (and beyond), and we think these artists deserve their fair share of credit. Here, a few of the most buzzed-about beauty looks from the Emmy Awardsâ€”and step-by-step directions for recreating them yourself!
By Kevin Winter
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Accentuating facial contours with highlighting products was a thing long before the Kardashians made it part of our cosmetic lexicon. In the days since different iterations such as contouring (combining lighter and darker shades to enhance facial features) and strobing (essentially extreme highlighting) have been adopted by amateurs.
But if youâ€™re not a pro, take heedâ€¦ Less is more when it comes to this makeup trend, unless you want to look like a disco ball. The key to looking naturally radiant is light-handed application on spots that are naturally hit with light first (i.e. cheekbones, brow bones, down the center of the nose and just above the lips) since itâ€™s easie