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Catbird First-Knuckle Rings

The subtle adornments we're adoring right nowRead more >

The Review

Adventures in High-Fashion Hair Extensions

Experimenting with Balmain's 'Couture Collection' human hair clip-insRead more >

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Ren Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask

Terrified of the idea of an at-home peel? Give this one a shotRead more >

Book Club

The Art of Makeup by Kevyn Aucoin

Carefully selected pearls of wisdom from one of the beauty great's 1996 bookRead more >

The Professional

Talking Scents with Francis Kurkdjian

A master perfumer sounds off on synthetic ingredients, NYC's scent trends, and what jasmine and horse manure have in commonRead more >

Book Club

'Twas The Night Before Christmas

Spend the holidays with lots and lots of Kate Moss (in 2-D)Read more >

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Tammy Fender Neroli & Orange Antioxidant Creme

A love letter to a near-perfect face cream, on maybe the last day of the world (?)Read more >


Snooki Does Nail Polish

Our little meatball enters the nail polish game, or, a story of not judging a product by its packagingRead more >

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Casanera Oliu Reziosa & Crema Preziosa

On how sharing may be 'caring,' but sharing is HARD with Casanera's new skincare line.Read more >


Monday Moodboard

Start your week off with Gisele, Natalia, Gia, and moreRead more >

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Chantecaille Nano Gold Energizing Eye Serum

It’s not cheap at $210, but frankly, neither are most addictive habits and this one is less likely to result in your loved ones calling Dr. PhilRead more >

The Review

Wash Your Face

The best washes, oils, and contraptions for getting your mug squeaky cleanRead more >

The Extras

'Tis The Season

Alessandra's beauty-minded gift guideRead more >

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Tangle Teezers: A Love Story

We just discovered the best brush for unruly hair (you're welcome)Read more >


In-Flight Skin Care

What Alessandra packed in her TSA-approved Ziploc for 36 hours in Los AngelesRead more >

The High-Low

Serge Lutens Lipstick & Crest Whitestrips

The best bang for your buck at both ends of the beauty spectrumRead more >

Book Club

The Wisdom of Diane von Furstenberg

Look what we found... The best cuts from DVF's 1976 Book of BeautyRead more >

The Extras

Fake it til You Make It

Skip the glue, bypass the tweezers, and make way for 'false lash' effect mascaraRead more >