Stories by Katie McCarthy

8 Superfood Salad Recipes for Glowing Skin

On a hot day, or after a weekend of unrestricted brunching, a salad starts to look like the perfect meal (or perfect penance). And if you give any thought to the food pyramid, a salad is a super-easy way to squeeze in your daily rec of four servings of vegetables.   read more

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9 Sheer Blushes That Are Just as Good as Glossier's Cloud Paint

The hype about Glossier's newest makeup product, Cloud Paint, was practically predetermined. After all, only once in recent memory has a brow gel had a 10,000-person wait list. And Cloud Paint is everything fans expected it to be.   read more

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Are Mink Lashes Worth It? We Tried Them to Find Out

I'm not the most likely candidate for mink eyelash extensions. My Instagram feed contains about four times as many photos of my dog than of human beings. I can't eat bacon without feeling genuine shame, especially since I started watching teacup pig videos on YouTube. And I've never worn a fur coat -- in fact, I once lived a stone's throw outside a city that banned them.   read more

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8 Cute Summer Outfits to Flaunt This Season

Digging into your summer wardrobe at the beginning of the season can be so daunting. Last year's trends? They're not looking so hot anymore. All your warm-weather basics? They've spent too many days at the beach. Your arms and legs? They're as pale and ashy as a Kardashian sister's platinum wig.   read more

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How to Get a Perfect Color Match Every Time

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How to Get a Perfect Color Match Every Time

Finding a beauty look that flatters you isn't easy -- if it were, looking at high school yearbook photos wouldn't make you cringe. That's why understanding how to pick a hair color can be such tricky business.   read more

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8 Genius Hair Hacks for Women With Fine Hair

The saying "you always want what you can't have" is never more applicable than to a woman's relationship with her hair. And women with thin, fine hair will always want the kind of thick, voluminous hair that would make Connie Britton throw up her hands and go home.   read more

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9 Mother's Day Gifts for Every Budget

What to get the most important women in your life? Here are sweet, stylish Mother's Day gifts at every price point   read more

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5 Must-Dos After You Color Your Hair

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5 Must-Dos After You Color Your Hair

Every great new hair color involves an investment of time and money -- and smart women know you've got to protect your investments. That's why any clued-in colorist will tell you how you care for your colored or bleached hair affects your results dramatically.   read more

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9 Cleansing Balms That Take Off the Entire Day

Got dry skin? How about sensitive skin? Or oily skin? Because you might need a cleansing balm -- and they're coming out in droves.   read more

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6 Meditation Room Ideas to Help You Chill Out

If you meditate, you know that an A-plus effort doesn't always lead to success. Even if you succeed in clearing your mind -- pushing away the concerns of your day, running through your mental to-do list -- your so-called meditation session may just turn into an accidental nap.   read more

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