The Extras

The Extras

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 >

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Two New Ways To Get A Facial: Heyday And The Ritualist

New easy-to-book treatments your face didn't even know it neededRead more >

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The Beauty Of Being A Little Bit Of Everything

Half Japanese-Hawaiian, half Swiss-Welsh, Alyssa Reeder writes about the one beauty rule when it comes to being mixed-race: that there are no rulesRead more >

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A Little Thing Called EGF

Epidermal Growth Factor—or EGF, for short—is the bright new anti-aging star heading your way. But does it work?Read more >

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"I Have My Best Ideas In The Shower"

Said everyone, ever—and that's because there's a scientific reason behind why just adding water helps with creativityRead more >

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Advice For Wannabe Surfers

Blue Crush-inspired beauty advice foreverRead more >

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There's An Herb For That

And the couple behind Sun Potion knows what they all areRead more >

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The Root Of The Problem

How far would you go to live up to the image of being blonde?Read more >

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The Future Is Now: 3D Print Makeup Onto Your Face

Mink and MODA are the latest tools to offer 3D printed makeup to the beauty world—whether you want to make it yourself, or just have it applied hands-freeRead more >

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I Am My Mother

Just in time for Mother's Day, an essay on the lessons learned from Mom—whether she meant to teach them or notRead more >