Stories by Dawn Davis

8 New Beauty Products to Scoop Up This July

If I could only write about one category of beauty product for the rest of my career, it would be skin care. Which is why I'm so excited about the new products launching in July: There's a lot of skin care. From the best-selling cleansing oil in Korea (you'll be shocked to learn the brand) to a cooling, moisturizing cucumber mist you can pick up at Target to an overnight moisture mask made with snow mushroom, there are some fascinating skin care buys this month. You'll also find the prettiest new line of lip gloss, a gorgeous candle and so much more. Ready to shop? I certainly am.   read more

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We Tried It: A Skin Care Device That Makes Wrinkles and Breakouts Disappear

I had the opportunity to experience the Ziip Nano Current Skin Care Device, $495, in the hands of its creator, electrical esthetician Melanie Simon, a few days after getting an acid-packed facial that made my skin break out. Up until that point, I'd been blissfully blemish-free for many months, making it even more embarrassing to meet Simon -- a facialist with a bevy of celebrity clients -- for the first time with a giant zit on both my chin and forehead. (I'm sure she's seen worse, but still.)   read more

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Sarah Hyland's Must-Have Summer Product

If I were to describe Sarah Hyland in one word, it would be "energetic." ("Adorable" and "funny" are tied for a close second.) When I met up with the "Modern Family" actress to discuss her summer plans, she was barefoot, wearing a palm-printed romper and quite literally bouncing on the couch in a hotel room. (She said she'd had a lot of coffee.)   read more

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9 Marula Oil Treatments That Will Change Your Skin, Hair and Nails

You're probably familiar with the beauty oil boom and its most popular ingredient: argan. (Think Moroccanoil for hair, Josie Maran for skin.) Now, however, there's an oil that may oust argan from the top spot. It's called marula oil, and it's showing up in everything from skin care to shampoo.   read more

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The Reason Olivia Palermo Looks So Put Together

Olivia Palermo is the ultimate tastemaker. You can't scroll through Pinterest without seeing (and subsequently pinning) her sartorial brilliance. And more than one of our past "Tastemaker" subjects has cited Palermo as a style icon.   read more

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9 New Beauty Products to Brighten Up Your June

It's getting steamy outside, which means it's time to switch up your beauty routine. You need frizz-resistant hair products (I found some), easy-to-maintain manicures (I've got those, too), and makeup that doesn't melt off your face (check). The best new beauty products launching in June 2015 cover these categories and more.   read more

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Cupcakes and Cashmere's Emily Schuman Talks New-Mom Essentials

As the creator of Cupcakes and Cashmere, Emily Schuman is the Beyoncé of bloggers. Everything she does -- from party planning to recipe creation -- is executed to Pinterest perfection. And everything she touches turns to Internet gold.   read more

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Whip Up Tia Mowry's Banana Pancakes for Mother's Day

If you watched the mid-'90s sitcom "Sister, Sister," then you undoubtedly love Tia Mowry (and, of course, her identical twin sister, Tamera). Their characters were hilarious, adorable and totally relatable. Now, Mowry (Tia, to be clear) hosts her own show on the Cooking Channel called "Tia Mowry at Home," where she whips up healthy recipes -- and she's endearing as ever.   read more

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12 New Rose-Infused Beauty Products to Try Now

Roses have been used in beauty products, most notably perfumes, for thousands of years. The ancient Greeks produced rose water and rose oil, and in India, they used rose extract as eye drops.   read more

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Jennifer Garner Shares Her One-Step Trick to Perfect Skin

Jennifer Garner is one of those rare celebrities who seems like a regular person. And she gives that impression in real life even more than she does on television or in "Celebrities Off-Duty" columns.   read more

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