WHEN THE SEA AND SCIENCE COLLIDE
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The oceans cover roughly 70 percent of the Earth and with a such a diverse array of plant and animal life, these waters are a veritable treasure trove of ingredients and extracts that can potentially benefit our skin and bodies as a whole. From an overabundance of UV light on the surface to complete darkness at the oceansâ€™ deepest depths and extreme temperatures (both hot and cold), sea life is excellent at adapting to its environment, and science is paying close attention to the compounds that enhance these organismsâ€™ resilience and resistance to harsh conditions. Seaweed, kelp (which is actually a type of large seaweed), algae and plankton are likely just the tip of the skin-
BEAUTY EDITOR FAVORITES: SPLURGE VS. STEAL EDITION
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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
GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY FROM ENESSA SKINCARE
ENESSA has been using the highest quality organic essential oils, bioactives, plant and marine extracts available for over 20 years. They are dedicated to using the latest innovations in natural skincare and source their essential oils and raw organic ingredients from around the world.
THE GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY
This Gorgeous Giveaway includes 1 ENESSA Travel Kit.
Traveling can dry and dehydrate your skin and throw it out of balance, your skin ends up looking dull and lackluster. The ENESSA Travel Kits are carefully curated to keep your skin looking healthy and radiant.
Geranium â€“ For normal to dry skin
Lavender Balancing Cleanser
HOW TO DO BEACHY WAVES WITHOUT THE BEACH
Your go-to easy summer hairstyle doesn’t have to be a pulled back pony. Tousled beachy waves are a summer style staple for a reason–it looks great on almost any hair length and it is easier than ever to get right.
There are different ways to this look. You might want your waves to be big,Â voluminous and vavava-voom waves or you might prefer something a bit closer to the head and somewhat tamed. Maybe the look you want is something in between. Depending on your hair type,Â your personal style preferencesÂ and your mood that day, you’ll needÂ to experiment a bit to make sure you achieve the beachy-waves look of your dreams.
It can be as effortless as sprayi