Stories by Dawn Davis

28 Spring Beauty Looks You Can Wear Now

According to the New York Fashion Week runways, the two biggest beauty trends for spring 2015 are basically invisible: bare makeup (some makeup artists went so far as to call it "grooming" the face) and undone, not-quite-wavy but not-quite-straight hair.   read more

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How to Zap Your Sunspots for Good

Freckles can be cute. Freckles can even be stylish. (Case in point: the Topshop Freckle Pencil in Forever Young, $7 -- so you can draw them onto your otherwise unmarred skin.)   read more

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My Fashion Week Diary: The Recap

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My Fashion Week Diary: Fast Beauty

New York Fashion Week may be an industry event, but it's where most real-life beauty trends are created. From graphic cat-eyes to contouring to wild nail art, these looks came down the runways before you saw them on the street or tried them out at home.   read more

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9 Best New Beauty Products We Want for Fall

September is one of those months that simultaneously fill me with excitement and dread. Excitement because -- no matter how old I get -- I can never shake that "back to school" feeling. Dread because summer is over, and it won't be long before the sun sets while I'm finishing lunch. So I'm taking solace in the best new beauty products launching in this fall -- and I invite you to join me.   read more

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The Best Natural Deodorants That Work

As a beauty editor, I'm game to try just about everything. Fish pedicure? Sure. DIY avocado face mask? No problem. In fact, the only beauty product that makes me want to hide under my desk is a natural deodorant.   See deodorants

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These New Body Products Are Like a Trip to the French Countryside

Smell is an incredible sense. It can transport you to your childhood garden or grandmother's kitchen -- and it can completely change your mood. Take a whiff of lavender, and suddenly you're in Provence -- and totally relaxed.   read more

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The Prettiest, New-for-Fall Eye Shadow Palettes

Here's the problem with eye shadow palettes: They look beautiful, enticing us to buy them, but when it comes to actually using them, we tend to have a favorite color or two, and the other shades go to waste. Sound familiar?   read more

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Q&A: Everything You Want to Know About Jennifer Aniston's Hair

To prepare for my interview with Jennifer Aniston, I watched "Marley & Me." (It happened to be on television, and I got sucked in.)   read more

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These New Beauty Products Will Give You the Face (and Hair) of Your Dreams

I don't know about you, but I've got a case of the August blues. It feels like the end of summer is looming, and we'll be back to the September grind much too soon. So I propose a little retail therapy -- in the form of the best new beauty products launching this month. There's the most amazing mascara I've tried all year, a spray that will cut your blow drying time in half (more time at the beach!), the hottest product in Asia that just hit U.S. stores and more.   read more

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Michelle Phan's Prediction for the Next Big Beauty Trend

If you want to know about Korean beauty trends without actually going to Korea, ask Michelle Phan. The YouTube sensation spends a lot of time in Asia researching what's hot. "Almost nobody's using the BB and CC creams in a tube anymore," she says. "It's all about the cushion compact. The sponge-on-sponge technique gives you a light application so you can reapply all day without it getting cakey." She tells us she's working on one for her em Michelle Phan makeup line, which recently became available on Amazon.com. Hopefully it's almost ready because now we're dying to try it.   read more

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