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My Manicure, Myself

Writer Kaitlin Phillips' thoughts on manicures: mainly addictive but also a small-but-impactful way to finish a lookRead more >

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Grandma Says: Put Some Effort In

Putting our affinity for the no-makeup look aside for a moment to address why it's totally fine if you want to wakeup every morning and apply a full faceRead more >

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Instagram's Flavor Of The Month

Some thoughts on how ombré hair, pastel dye jobs, architectural eyebrows, or any other beauty trend might last on social mediaRead more >

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Losing Your Hair Vs. Losing Your Mind

A reminder that stress really does affect your hairRead more >

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A Moment For Our Favorite Discontinued Products

Never know what good blush you've got until Nars unfortunately discontinues it for goodRead more >

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How To Look Like A Bride And Not A Princess

If Gemma Ward and Charlize Theron had a baby, and then that baby proceeded to get married, that's the wedding look Jesse Dickenson's going forRead more >

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What's The Verdict On Vaseline?

It's the anti-aging secret of grandmothers everywhere, but that doesn't mean it won't clog your poresRead more >

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Our Favorite Packaging As Of Now

Thirty-two products that make a very strong case for a "do judge a book by its cover" approach to beauty shoppingRead more >

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The Best Of Trader Joe's Beauty Products (& Their Snack Counterparts)

Because if you're going to wait in that line, you may as well check multiple things off your "To Buy" listRead more >

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LA's Finest Liberal Arts College Is A Hair Salon

Salon Benjamin hosts regular art history lessons, movie nights, and will make your hair color happier than it's ever been, proving heaven is a place on Melrose AvenueRead more >

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A Love Letter To The Gel Manicure

Jesse Dickenson writes about her relationship with the seemingly perfect manicure—and why the shiny, long-lasting effect of gels are better for an occasional flingRead more >

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Organizational Tips From The ITG Beauty Closet

When 20 new products come in each day, you learn to get neat and tidy about the whole process—and fastRead more >

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Shiva Rose's Guide To Living Well

The woman behind the Shiva Rose oils shows us around her farm, where there are chickens roaming free, a garage laboratory, and more crystals than you can shake a stick atRead more >

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How Do You Feel About Lipstick On A First Date?

Is it coming on too strong? Not strong enough? Dating writer Marina Khorosh weighs inRead more >

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What’s In A Shade Name?

The stories behind Nars' Shiap, Chanel's Arthur, Frédéric Malle's Portrait Of A Lady, and others right this wayRead more >

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Your Biotin Might Not Be Working, Unfortunately

The popular supplement said to help grow your hair and nails could also be giving you acne (in addition to not actually growing your hair or nails)Read more >

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Behind The Makeup Of 'Transparent'

Makeup artists Emma Johnston Burton and Molly Tissavary talk about the process of making Jeffery Tambor up into his character, Maura, and what tinted moisturizer is best for just about anyoneRead more >

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Diddy Never Compromises His Skincare

Even when he's out 'til 3am with Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Lenny Kravitz at the top of the Eiffel TowerRead more >

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When To Abandon The Organic Skincare Ship

One writer reconciles her need for prescription acne medication with her growing collection of RMS and Tata HarperRead more >

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Beauty Tips For (& From) Dad

What better way to celebrate Father's Day than with some moisturizing and gray hair tips, from daughter to dad?Read more >

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Playing Dress Up With Irina Liss

Because once you're the girl who wore her own ballgown backstage at Alexander Wang, you can't just go back to jeans and a t-shirtRead more >

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Some Notes On The Couple's Massage

And why they don't have to be really super awkward most of the timeRead more >

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How To Avoid Bug Bites

And then how to deal with them when they inevitably happen once or twice (including one ingenious use of meat tenderizer...)Read more >

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Your Face's pH Balance

And why you should be paying your 'acid mantle' (yes, that's a real thing) some attentionRead more >

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Thread, Wax, East, West

Threading, waxing's less-accessorized predecessor, has a rich history—a personal look at hair removal with some strings attachedRead more >

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Drink Up: Beauty Tea

Because you do have time to drink a mug in the morning, but you don't have time for breakoutsRead more >

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Live Long And Perspire

Heads up if you want to avoid milia, breakouts, and rashesRead more >

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The Flower King Enters The Fragrance Game

LA's top florist, Eric Buterbaugh, just debuted his a new line of pure, floral fragrances as a love letter to the arrangements he's been creating for two decadesRead more >

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Drake Taught Me To Love Yoga

Riding through the sun salutations with my woesRead more >

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The Artist Is Wearing Revlon

Frida Kahlo's remaining collection of personal effects included two well-used bottles of Revlon nail polish, which made us wonder—what else are artists painting their faces and bodies with?Read more >