8 Facial Cleansing Bars That Prove Bars Are Back

Six months ago, if you asked me to wash my face with a cleansing bar, I'd flat-out refuse. With a look of disgust, I'd probably say something like: "You want me to wash my face with soap? No way."   read more

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7 Products That Protect Your Skin From Pollution

It's not surprising that pollution wreaks havoc on skin. Think of a smoggy day -- it even looks pore-clogging, dirty and dangerous. And the reality is worse than you imagine: Pollution creates free radicals that break down collagen and elastin leading to wrinkles, sagging and pigmentation.   read more

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9 Matte Liquid Lipsticks Better Than a Kylie Lip Kit

It all started with the Kylie Lip Kit, which -- in case you're living under a proverbial rock -- is Kylie Jenner's sought-after matte liquid lipstick and liner duo. And while Kylie's Kit is virtually impossible to get (it sells out in seconds every time stock is replenished), many new matte liquid lipsticks have cropped up in its shadow. And some are -- dare we say -- even better than the kit.   read more

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7 Skin Barrier Repair Creams -- and Why You Need One

Unless your face is red and inflamed, you're probably not thinking about your skin barrier (basically, your outermost layers of skin). Wrinkles? Yes. Pigmentation? Probably. But the integrity of your skin barrier? Doubtful.   read more

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8 New Shampoos for Thinning Hair

Thinning hair used to be largely a man's problem -- one of the few beauty issues women didn't have to worry about. But for the last few years, I've heard from countless dermatologists that thinning hair is becoming more common than ever before among women -- even women in their 20s and 30s. And that's where these shampoos for thinning hair come in.   read more

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How to Get Rid of Freckles for Good

Why would anybody want to know how to get rid of freckles? After all, 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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7 Products That Minimize Pores

We all have pores. Whether those pores are giant caves or invisible dots depends on many factors that range from genetics to age. But no matter what our age or genetic standing, we're all still asking the same question: How do you minimize pores?   read more

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7 Eyebrow Gels for Gorgeous, Feathered Arches

I have vivid memory of being 14 years old (circa 1996) and dragging my mother to no fewer than five drugstores in search of an elusive tube of clear mascara. I must've read about its brow-taming powers in Teen (RIP), and I needed it.   read more

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7 Skin Tightening Serums to Contour Your Face Without Makeup

We talk about wrinkles all the time. And we cover pigmentation almost as much. But saggy, loose skin often gets neglected (both literally and figuratively). And that's because -- until recently -- there weren't many skin-tightening serums available.   read more

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11 Eye Serums That Will Convince You to Give Up Eye Cream

Whether you're already an eye serum user or you think eye serums seem silly and unnecessary, read on.   read more

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8 Blowout Creams That Will Replace All Your Other Hair Products

Hairstylists love to layer. Head over to Drybar for a blowout, and you'll get a spritz of volumizer, a dab of heat protector, a dollop of leave-in conditioner, maybe some shine spray -- the list goes on. And even though we're obsessed with products -- and there's nothing better than a professional blowout -- when you're doing it yourself, sometimes you want simplicity. You want a BB cream for your hair.   read more

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9 Next-Level Detanglers that Get Rid of Knots and Protect Hair

If your wet hair tends to be a knotted, impossible-to-comb ball of frustration, then you're probably familiar with Johnson's No More Tangles Detangler Spray. The same way it's a necessity for any parent with a wild-haired child, it's a go-to for women with tangle-prone hair.   read more

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Makeup You Can -- and Should -- Sleep in

For a skin care nut like me, the thought of going to bed with makeup on makes me want to grab the nearest GlamGlow mask and scrub for hours. So even though the sleep-in-your-makeup trend is gaining traction -- probably thanks to countless #wokeuplikethis selfies -- I'm skeptical.   read more

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5 New Fiber Mascaras for Huge Lashes

Fiber mascara has been around for a while, but the formulas were lackluster. They were messy (imagine fibers sprinkled all over your face), extremely clumpy (not in a good way) and hard to remove. Still, women embraced them: If you want more-than-mascara lashes, but you're not a gifted false-lash artist, fiber mascara is the perfect middle ground.   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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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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7 Compact Foundations for Perfect-Looking Skin

Foundation has come a long way in the last 10 years. BB creams and CC creams have taken over the category, and even traditional liquids now pack good-for-your-skin ingredients. However, compact foundations have seriously lagged behind. They're notoriously drying and tend to look flat and unnatural -- that is, until now.   read more

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Scented and Chic Jewelry to Up Your Fragrance Game

Fragrance jewelry has been around since the Egyptian times when people wore tiny bottles or scented amulets around their necks. But that doesn't mean these baubles were pretty -- they were more function than form.   read more

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8 Luxurious Body Scrubs for Supersoft Skin

Once you've tried a truly indulgent, beautifully packaged body scrub, it's hard to imagine showering without one. I remember my first: the now-classic Fresh Brown Sugar Body Polish. The brown sugar exfoliates away dry, dead cells. The evening primrose and sweet almond oils leave skin silky for days. And the ginseng root gets your circulation going. Plus, the hefty tub looks chic sitting on the cluttered ledge of my bathtub. I know I could mix together some sugar and olive oil for a DIY scrub, but the Fresh scrub is so much more.   read more

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Never Wash Your Face the Same Way Again

About three years ago, photographer and style blogger Garance Doré declared that she was giving up water. Instead, she vowed to only wash her face with micellar water -- or French cleansing water. She even tried to keep her face dry when she showered.   read more

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