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How I Cheat to Get Bikini-Body Ready How I Cheat to Get Bikini-Body Ready

After moving to Los Angeles last year, I discovered the pros and cons of constant sunshine: I could hit the beach whenever I wanted -- but I also had to be bikini-body ready year-round. Talk about a win/lose situation. Getting in "look at me" shape was going to be tough. I hadn't had a consistent workout routine since my track days in college. Plus, a busy schedule makes it tough to schedule…  

Featuring:
Cinya Burton

Tags: Body, Summer

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The 8 Ways I Beat Summer Beauty Bummers The 8 Ways I Beat Summer Beauty Bummers

Ever spun around to check out the rear view of your pretty new sundress in a mirror, only to be gobsmacked by a smattering of bacne? No? How about having that lovely, slightly sun-kissed glow morph overnight into a serious sunburn? Sadly, these (and other) less-than-desirable skin situations pretty much sum up my summer -- every summer. It's nature's cruelest joke to wreak all sorts of…  

Featuring:
Virginia Pelley

Tags: Skin Care, Body, Summer

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How I Plan to Stay Fresh and Cool When It Gets Hot and Sticky [SLIDESHOW] How I Plan to Stay Fresh and Cool When It Gets Hot and Sticky [SLIDESHOW]

Hi, my name is Virginia and I'm completely clueless when it comes to getting ready for an outdoor party or event. Sure, I love to experiment with makeup trends -- but that doesn't mean that I've never shown up at a June barbecue wearing the exact same look I'd tried out for Valentine's Day. You'd think that the smeared eyeliner, shiny face, and visible sweat-stains at the end of the…  

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Virginia Pelley

Tags: Skin Care, Makeup, Body, Summer

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Expert Q&A: Your Summer Hairstyle Questions -- Answered Expert Q&A: Your Summer Hairstyle Questions -- Answered

As spring turns to summer and the mercury and humidity start to rise, it gets hard to keep both cool and coiffed. For tips on how best to navigate the summer hair waters, we tapped expert Charles Baker Strahan's vast knowledge to find out some great ways to beat the heat -- and look fabulous doing it. Question: I'm heading to an outdoor wedding in Tennessee and it's going to be HOT. I'd…  

Featuring:
Audrey Fine

Tags: Hair, Summer

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Reader Q&A: "Why Is My Hair Thinning?" Reader Q&A: "Why Is My Hair Thinning?"

This week we have a reader-submitted question that I think many women grapple with. Take it away Beverly from Columbus, Ohio ... Question: "I used to have thick, healthy hair but it's getting much thinner and more straw-like as I get older -- what's going on and what should I do? Answer : Beverly (and the rest of us dealing with hair changes and hair loss) needs to understand that…  

Featuring:
Audrey Fine

Tags: Hair, Summer, Thinning Hair

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