10 Dry Texturizing Hairsprays for Great Waves

It's as if dry shampoo and beach spray had a baby -- her name is dry texturizing spray. And she's the hairstyling product du jour.   read more


July 11, 2014  |  10:07 AM  |  COMMENT
10 New Sunscreens to Up the Glam Factor

Consider this poolside scenario: You're wearing an Eres bikini, lounging on an Hermès towel, sipping an Evian. What kind of sunscreen do you pull from your Chloe tote? An ugly bottle of generic SPF? I didn't think so.   read more


June 13, 2014  |   6:06 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
7 Marine-Based Lines That Will Change Your Skin

Next time you find yourself annoyed by slimy seaweed at the beach, consider this: Swimming in it may actually do fantastic things for your skin.   read more


May 9, 2014  |   6:05 AM  |  COMMENT
7 Must-Have Products to Fight Rainy-Day Frizz

While spring is a glorious season -- tulips! sandals! al fresco dining! -- it can also be a challenging time for hairstyling. Even a giant umbrella doesn't really protect your blowout from gusty winds and downpours. And as the temperature and humidity intensifies, so does your battle with frizz.   read more


April 11, 2014  |   9:04 AM  |  COMMENT
Add This Ingredient to Your Nightly Skin Care Routine Now

You know all about antioxidants. Wearing one every day is almost as important as applying SPF. Antioxidants protect your skin from free-radical damage by scooping up wayward electrons that would otherwise attack your cells (and result in the breakdown of collagen and elastin, which leads to wrinkles and sagging). But that's old news.   read more


March 14, 2014  |   8:03 AM  |  7 COMMENTS
5 CC Primers For Prettier Skin

If you've been following the "alphabet cream" trend, you know all about BB creams and CC creams, and you've probably been waiting patiently for DD creams to surface. (A few brands have tried to make DDs happen, without much success.)   read more


February 18, 2014  |   4:02 AM  |  1 COMMENT
X Out Wrinkles, Puffiness and Dark Circles Fast

You know when you're so tired that 17 layers of full-coverage concealer can't hide your dark circles? Or when your eyes are so puffy it feels like you're drawing eyeliner on a water balloon? Get ready to make those moments a thing of the past.   read more


January 10, 2014  |   1:01 PM  |  COMMENT
7 Secrets to French Women's Flawless Skin

Ever since I was a little girl, I've been fascinated by the glamour that seems to come from simply being French. I always went straight for my mom's Chanel lipstick when playing dress up -- sorry, mom. And I never got tired of watching "Sabrina" where one trip to Paris (and a jaw dropping collection of Givenchy gowns) transforms Audrey Hepburn from the less-than-glamorous chauffeur's daughter into a knockout.   read more


December 13, 2013  |   2:12 PM  |  COMMENT
Your Beauty Dream Team: Nighttime Facial Masks

If you're anything like me, you love your eight hours a night (okay, seven … on a good day), but you wish you could function with less. All that time spent horizontal just seems so, well, unproductive. If sleep came in capsule form, I'd take it.   read more


November 8, 2013  |   1:11 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
Acne Sharpshooters: New Recruits in the War on Pimples

One thing's for sure: acne is a major drag. Whether it's one giant zit or a cluster of breakouts, there's no silver lining about it.   read more


October 21, 2013  |   5:10 AM  |  COMMENT
Does Your Shampoo Have the New 'It' Ingredients?

Antioxidants, copper peptides, stem cells … you're familiar with them, right? Wrinkle creams and serums are packed with these active ingredients to plump fine lines, erase dark spots, and keep your skin looking forever young (that's the hope, at least).   read more


September 18, 2013  |   9:09 AM  |  3 COMMENTS
The Hottest Skin Care Trend Since BB Cream

Some beauty trends slap you in the face (think: nail art and alphabet creams). Others sneak up on you. A product here, a product there, next thing you know even Walmart is stocking the stuff.   read more


September 10, 2013  |   3:09 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
First Look: Estée Lauder's New Color Collection: The Metallics

The impetus behind Estée Lauder's latest collection? Creative Makeup Director, Tom Pecheux's, disdain for boundaries. "When it comes to color, there are no limits," he says. "I like to have freedom. Metallic makeup does that."   read more


September 6, 2013  |   2:09 PM  |  1 COMMENT
How to Survive 16-Hour Days in Stilettos

See the 2-week body and skin blitz our beauty editor endured to get ready for New York Fashion Week 2013   read more


September 5, 2013  |   5:09 AM  |  COMMENT
Neiman Marcus Introduces Online Makeup Counter Consultations

Do you dream of hitting up those preternaturally perky, pretty pros at the department store makeup counters for their insider tips and how-to hints but dread the hard sell and squirm-inducing embarrassment of it all? Neiman Marcus feels your pain.   read more


August 28, 2013  |   8:08 AM  |  1 COMMENT
The Easiest Anti-Aging Remedy Ever

Want to prevent wrinkles? Wear sunscreen. Want to fight the lines and spots you already have? Try retinol. Blah, blah, blah. You've heard this advice a million times before.

Which is why you'll be excited to learn that scientists have discovered a new anti-ager -- and it doesn't come in a tube. In fact, it's free, easy, and something you're doing anyway: it's sleep.   read more


August 12, 2013  |  11:08 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
It's Heeeeere! We've Got Pics of Marc Jacobs Beauty

We've been talking about Marc Jacobs Beauty -- the nail polishes in particular -- since New York Fashion Week in February. But it's all been very hush-hush -- an Instagram picture here, a website teaser there. That is, until today's WWD reveal.   read more


June 14, 2013  |   2:06 PM  |  COMMENT
Gucci Cosmetics: Coming Soon to a Counter Near You

We're still wrapping our heads around last week's announcement that Christian Louboutin is making a high-fashion foray into cosmetics, and it looks like this trend of luxury fashion companies taking over the beauty counter isn't slowing down. The latest fashion house rumored to fully cross over? Gucci.   read more


June 4, 2013  |  11:06 AM  |  2 COMMENTS


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