Stories by Marissa DeSantis

The Best Frizz-Fighters for Every Hair Texture

Everyone deals with frizz on some level, but not all frizz is created equal -- and neither are the products used to treat it. For instance, serums that keep coarse curls defined and smooth all day weigh down fine hair and make it look greasy in a matter of minutes.   read more

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A London Style Blogger's Guide to Fashion Week

1. Caudalie Beauty Elixir, $18
I always keep this in my bag, just in case. It can be sprayed over makeup for a little pick-me-up during the day if I feel my skin is starting to look a bit dull.   read more

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16 Best Hair Care Products for Split Ends

In the beauty world, "split end" is a four-letter word (even though it's obviously not). And like a hangnail or a zit, it's kinda hard to resist examining and picking at those split cuticles, no?   Get tips

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8 Looks That Prove You Can Wear a Maxi Skirt This Winter

We may have found a foolproof solution for cold weather dressing: maxi skirts. Yes, they are popular for al fresco dining and beach getaways, but our favorite style stars have made them winter ready by pairing them with knit sweaters and over-the-knee boots.   read more

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A Newbie's Guide to Meditation

The Beatles made it popular in the '60s and celebs like Oprah and Gwyneth Paltrow do it on the regular, but practicing meditation has some serious physical, emotional and spiritual benefits in addition to upping your hipster cred. Luckily, you don't have to travel to India or have your own television network to practice meditation.   read more

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How to Get Rid of Standing-Straight-Up, Static-y Hair

Anyone who's ever worn a hat in wintertime is all too familiar with static-y, "I look like I stuck my finger in a socket" hair. Though the problem is magnified for ladies with fine hair, just about every hair type has to deal with mind-of-its-own, electrically charged hair at some point. And just because we all suffer from a bit of static-y hair in the winter doesn't make it any less annoying.   read more

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10 Hairstyles That Can Stand Up to the Windiest Weather

Ever notice how, on a blustery, nasty-weather day, some girls' hair looks even better than usual? It's perfectly mussed up like it was styled to have that undone, windblown look. Then, there are the girls (myself included) who pop across the street to grab a coffee and come back with hair that's so tangled it looks like we've just run a marathon in a Nor'easter.   read more

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7 Seriously Cute Earmuffs to Keep You Warm

Earmuffs never get enough credit when it comes to winter fashion. Not only do the fur-covered and fleece-lined accessories insulate your ears and shield them from the cold, they also leave your hairstyle intact. Sure, beanies and fluffy fur hats are great for staying warm, but once the hat comes off, say goodbye to your smooth blowout or Brigitte Bardot waves. These style-crowd-approved earmuffs are the perfect finishing touch to every winter outfit, from comfy casual to all dressed up.   read more

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12 Best Bath Products

Who doesn't love the feeling of taking a hot bath and melting all of the day's stress away? Some readers (especially working women or new mothers) might say there is simply no time in the day to take more than a 10-minute bath. For all of you busy ladies out there, this might be because you have never tried using a bath goody before.   See products

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All the Best Hair and Makeup Moments at the 2015 SAG Awards

Proving that she can do no wrong when it comes to the red carpet, "The Imitation Game's" Keira Knightley matched her plum Erdem gown with a deep, smoky eye (Chanel makeup artist Kate Lee used Chanel Quadra Eyeshadow in Prélude and Tissé Gabrielle). Beachy waves by Ben Skervin for Vidal Sassoon and the most amazing ear cuff we've ever seen completed the look.   read more

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