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Most days,Â I wake up to the New York Times alerts on my phone tellingÂ me that something else in the world has gone horribly wrong. Luckily for us, the hair and makeup looks at New York Fashion Week have not only been pretty and inspiring, but also soothingly consistent. People, it looks like the 70s and 80sÂ are here to stay! The beauty stylesÂ at some of our favorite shows included updates on the best of whatÂ late 1970s and early 1980sÂ beauty had to offer–think great skin, fun eyes, and pretty, wearable looks for face and hair that will make you feel and lookÂ cool. Here are some of my personal favorites:
The makeupÂ onÂ Erin Fetherson’s runway was so pretty, I wan
Augustâ€”the dog days of summer are nearly upon us. And if you live in the western US, temps really heat up in September. Keeping cool remains essential for weeks and months to come. Stay cool with these beauty essentials that will refresh your skin and raise your spirits.
Get ready for the stress and heat of the day with Skyn Iceland Antidote Daily Cooling Lotion ($45) . An anti-stress skincare range, Skyn Iceland draws minerals and healing properties from Icelandic glacial water. The Cooling Lotion will help keep soaring temperatures from irritating and reddening your skin with soothing white willow park and anti-inflammatory Icelandic kelp. Skyn Iceland Arctic Face Mist ($29) sh
Now is the season of extra, extra dry skin, and chances are that even if you’re slathering on a ton of moisturizer, it simply isn’t enough. Enter the era of the super moisturizer: products that really go the extra mile when it comes to making your skin optimally hydrated and as smooth and supple as a baby’s bottom.
Super moisturizers are those with real staying power, so you know that one layer is enough. You’ll never feel that dry, taut feeling you experience with some creams or serums, and there’s little need for touch ups. After consulting with Philadelphia dermatologist, Dr. Franziska Ringpfeil and testing several options, these are the ones that truly stood up to a day filled with
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Treasured around the world for its energizing and yes, libido boosting effect, ginseng also adds an invigorating component to face, body and hair products. You may be familiar with its energizing power from tea and other drinks like Red Bull. The pretty red-flowering plant is used for numerous beauty products, while the less gorgeous root is harvested for medicinal purposes. The green leaves, however, provide the most potent component for cosmetics. From shampoo to lifting serums â€“ all of which are designed to harness the magical zing this plant provides for energizing and nourishing â€“ beauty products featuring ginseng may just add the zip you need this time of year.