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Thu 10.08
Tom Ford Fall 2015 Collection

Tom Ford Fall 2015 Beauty Collection

Tom Ford has launched a number of new beauty items for fall. The standouts, however, are his primers. I’ve been using his Illuminating Primer since it launched a few years ago and it’s fantastic (tied with Hourglass’, which I also love).

Thu 09.24
Equitance Brightening Collection

Equitance Brightening Collection: I See the Light

I’ve always been taught that a beautiful complexion starts from within. No amount of makeup can truly mask bad skin. You need to sleep well, eat well, and avoid smoking and tanning at all costs (if only everyone could see side-by-side photos of how they would look if they did and didn’t indulge in these!).

Tue 09.22

DIY Spa Recipes for Fall

Whether it’s an issue of time or whether it’s an issue of price, for many of us, getting to the spa as often as we’d like simply isn’t an option. With that in mind I asked two experts to share their favorite exfoliating, do-it-yourself recipes to help transition from the warm to the cooler weather.

Mon 09.21
Runway Makeup You'll Actually Want to Try

Runway Makeup You’ll Actually Want to Try

NYFW had some crazy looks this season, especially Hood by Air’s un-blended contoured faces (read: clown makeup). One place where we saw beauty that can actually inspire real women was at Theory’s show where La Prairie and makeup artist Mark Carrasquillo led the team.

Fri 09.11

Scalp Botox and More Uses for Botox You Probably Didn’t Know

I’ll make a long story short and say that a few months ago I had a cut on my body that wasn’t healing. Nothing worked. Finally I was given a bit of Botox, and lo and behold, the small cut was healed. With that I learned that Botox has a number of uses unrelated to making wrinkles disappear.

Tue 09.08
Gemstone-Infused Body Products

Gemstone-Infused Body Products

Most of us know people who tote around crystals and gemstones, whether in their pockets or as part of jewelry. These baubles have long been used for their supposed wellness/healing properties and so they are carried for good luck and wellness.

Mon 09.07
Caring for Your Skin through Each Decade

Caring for Your Skin Through Each Decade

As we age, our skin develops different needs and we have to change our routines to keep it looking its best. How to do that, though, isn’t always clear.

Fri 09.04
Avène XeraCalm A.D Lipid-Replenishing Cleansing Oil

Avène XeraCalm A.D Lipid-Replenishing Cleansing Oil: Remain Calm

You know I love my oils. I clean and treat my face with them, and use them to moisturize my body; so you won’t be surprised that I’m in love with Avène’s Lipid-Replenishing Cleansing Oil. For one thing, oil is the best way to clean naturally, but the important thing here is the hydration and moisture retention.

Tue 09.01
Korean E-Commerce Sites

Korean E-Commerce Sites

If you’re looking for the next big thing in beauty, odds are you’ll find it on Peach and Lily or Cupidrop. Both sites stock exclusively Korean products. While much has been made about the 10-step Korean beauty routine, there’s plenty to covet even if you don’t have the time or funds for an extensive regimen.