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From an addictive new lip balm (pumpkin spice!) to the nail polish that matches your zodiac sign

15 Breast Cancer Awareness Buys You'll Actually Love

Our favorite beauty products that benefit an amazing cause -- and are pink

5 Ways to Heal Your Eczema

The dos, don'ts and must-have products for dealing with one of the most common skin conditions

How to Pull Off Vampy Lips, Eyes and Nails

Look vampy, not vampire-y, with these simple rules for dark lips, eyes and nails

For Better Memory, Head Straight to Starbucks

Caffeine addicts rejoice! We all know that coffee gets us fully functioning in the morning, but a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition revealed that the caffeine in coffee may also offer a memory boost. Research revealed that caffeine in coffee is able to trick your brain into functioning better, thanks to the stimulants present in it, but also because it's able to block a chemical called adenosine. Adenosine typically blocks "excitatory brain chemicals." And when adenosine is gone, your brain is freed up to feel as energetic and as possible.   read more

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The So-Simple Secret to Kerry Washington's Amazing Skin

• Do you want to look as insanely good as Kerry Washington? Of course you do. Then abide by her skin secrets: Vitamin-rich smoothies, fish-oil pills, lots of water and almost no dairy. Got it? Good. [InStyle]   read more

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9 Amazing Asian Eye Makeup Tutorials

Maybe you're a total makeup novice who thinks tightlining is the name of a circus act. Or maybe you're so advanced you can draw a cat eye in your rearview mirror on a bumpy road. (Don't judge me, you've tried it, too.) Fact is, we all have some things to learn about makeup application, especially when it comes to the eyes. These Asian eye makeup tutorials walk you through how to create a variety of looks and how to complement your unique lid shape, lashes, and eye and skin color.   read more

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Fragrance Foundation Awards: Which Came Out Smelling Like a Rose?

While celebrity "let's pat ourselves on our collective backs" award season is officially over and the crème de la crème are   read more

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10 Reasons to Hop on the Halter Trend

Spaghetti strap shift dresses, overalls, flannel ... we're still in the middle of a full-on '90s style resurgence. But if you can't get on board with the denim onesies you wore as a child (to each her own), halter dresses, the latest '90s trend to reemerge on the scene, may be more up your alley.   read more

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Go Figure: Dr. Oz's Sky-High Ratings Don't Always Mean Good Medicine

He's the friendly, accomplished, approachable GP we all wish we had our annual checkups with. A guy who's as comfortable talking about heart problems as he is the shape of your latest bowel movement and who, let's face it, is kinda dreamy on top of it all. But yesterday Dr. Mehmet Oz, despite his many charms, was being taken to task by the U.S. Senate.   read more

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Sorry Not Sorry: Pantene Tells Women to Stop Apologizing Already

Unlike those corporate bad guys we hear about all the time, Pantene is on a mission -- and theirs is one of good, not evil.   read more

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Say What? Sloppy Manicures Last the Longest

•"I work out for a sum total of 22 minutes, because that's all I can bear," the preternaturally lithe, 49 year-old Sarah Jessica Parker told reporters at the Cannes Film Festival. And, while the mom of three (who is said to be splitting from her husband of 17 years, Matthew Broderick) was a gymnast and dancer as a kid, and has never had to grapple with her weight, she realizes that she's lucky: "I'm not going to kid you: Money changes everything. I'm fortunate enough to have things like private trainers and yoga classes. I realize that." [   read more

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13 Best Color Protecting Conditioners

So -- you just walked out of the salon with your freshly dyed hair. It's vibrant, it's shiny, it's beautiful and you love it. But then, day after day in the shower your pricey, gorgeous hair color starts swirling down the drain. Not pretty. So what's a girl to do? One word: condition. Okay, let's make it three words: color-protecting conditioner. Using quality hair care products is honestly all it takes -- well that and staying out of the sun (which you should be doing anyway). Since coloring hair too often can damage your tresses (not to mention put a fat dent in your wallet), you need to make your color last as long as possible. The way to do this is by using hair care products that will lock in color and prevent fading.   See products

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Color Clash: What to Wear With the Season's Brightest Makeup

This year's Fashion Week trends aren't for the faint of heart. Bold orange lips, vivid cobalt eyeliner ... even purple (yes, purple) lipstick has been leaving impressions both on the runway and off. The only problem -- what does one wear with these brighter-than-bright makeup trends to avoid looking like a circus clown? We spoke with some kings and queens of color in the industry -- Wende Zomnir, Executive Creative Director at Urban Decay, Luke Reichle, celebrity stylist and costume designer, and fashion stylist Kimberlee Tokarz -- for their expert advice in pulling off color, lots of color.   read more

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