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Blast From The Past

Revisiting Francesco Scavullo’s 1982 coffee-table tome, WomenRead more >

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Earth Tu Face Salt Scrub

Pure, chunky grains of sea salt and natural oils to the rescue!Read more >

The High-Low

Kiehl's Imperial Body Balm & Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps

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

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Perfect Pair

It’s often said, and not incorrectly (though once in Zoolander), that moisture is the key to beauty. By beauty, of course, we mean glowing, dewy, clear skin.Read more >


Elegant Bedhead at Wes Gordon

I loved Wes Gordon’s spring presentation, and not just because he’s a beloved friend (and roommate of several years).Read more >


Hard as Nails

When Emily and I arrived backstage at Prabal Gurung’s show on Saturday morning, we had just starting eyeing the models’ glowy skin (courtesy of MAC’s Cream Color Base in Luna) before we were completely blown away by their nails: clean, save for what looked like fresh drops of blood.Read more >

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Battle of the Band-Aids

So, it’s only a few days into fashion week and some of us (ahem) may have made the not-so-clever decision to break out some new kicks.Read more >


Shape Up in 15 Minutes

Though I advocated a Fashion’s Night In for those unwilling to brave the crowds—and oh, fellas, there were crowds—last night, I caved and darted up to the UES to see my favorite fitness guru, Ballet Beautiful creator Mary Helen Bowers, at J.Read more >

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Softer, Better, Faster, Stronger

Something you probably already know: Crème de la Mer ain’t cheap—but you may recall that we’ve openly praised the lip balm as a bang worth your buck.Read more >


The Skin You Live In

A tattoo can either be a permanent art piece or an expensive mistake, and which category it falls under depends on who's tattooing you and how you wear it (e.Read more >

The Review

Hair Masks: ITG Investigates

"What in the hell is a hair mask?" —Everyone, ever.Read more >

The Extras

Why I Wear One-Piece Swimsuits

It’s not because I hate my body. It’s not that I can’t find a bikini I like or want (I have), or because I think they’re slutty (I think it’s safe to say that nowadays we’re all pretty desensitized to nudity, and anyways, if we’re not, we should be). For me, it’s a matter of style.Read more >