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Ingredient To Know: Mangosteen

Decoding the fruit poised to knock blueberries off the superfood throneRead more >

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How To Deal: Acne Scars

Is that an acne scar or hyperpigmentation? We've got the answers...and treatmentsRead more >

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Stop And Smell The Top Notes

A brief explainer on what that first whiff of perfume smells like—and why it disappears so quicklyRead more >

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Navigating A Japanese Drugstore

Back from Tokyo, Alyssa Reeder reports on Japan's drugstore beauty staplesRead more >

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Make Your Own Almond Milk

A surprisingly easy recipe that works for everything from pistachios to macadamiasRead more >

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More Than A Breath Freshener

Mint skincare (and a really great candle) that is refreshingly herby, but not too strongRead more >

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Green Lipstick Is A Neutral, & Other Lessons From NYX Cosmetics

The brand launches more than 200 new shades a year, hosts their own award show for makeup die-hards, and lets fans drive their product development process—here's how NYX became the go-to drugstore alternativeRead more >

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For Your Cuts, For Your Cow, For Your Dog

Off the farm, what are the real-life uses for that ubiquitous udder ointment?Read more >

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I Went To A Salt Chamber And All I Got Were These Clear Sinuses

Forty-five minutes in a room full of Himalayan rock salt, also called a halotherapy session, could be exactly what you need to kick that stuffy noseRead more >

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How To Deal: Hyperpigmentation

When patience isn't enough for you to deal with dark spots, there are a bevy of products for thatRead more >

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Let's Talk Temporary Lip Fillers

The low-down on Juvéderm, from a loyal userRead more >

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How Dry Is Your Face? This Pen Will Tell You

The latest in magic-wand technology for your face is a meter that measures the moisture in your skin, courtesy of your friendly neighborhood Kiehl's storeRead more >

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Light My Fire: A Primer On Ear Candling

The original Q-tip technique has some people sold on the natural solution of earaches, while others aren't so sure—either way, just be careful not to light anything else on fireRead more >

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Joanna Goddard's Guide To A DIY Pregnancy

From soothing yogurt masks to stovetop salt spray, A Cup of Jo's Joanna Goddard shares the all-natural beauty treatments she picked up while pregnantRead more >

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A New Kind Of Gel Manicure

Kelly McPherson's Bakeneko Nails takes gel art to the next level, reminding us that nail art never left...we just weren't looking hard enoughRead more >

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The Fool-Proof Self-Tanner

Money may not be able to buy you happiness, but it can buy you a pretty darn realistic self-tanner (application mitt included)Read more >

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Good Mood Food

What to eat when you're feeling down, out, or otherwise glum (and don't want to feel that way anymore)Read more >

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Acne Treatments To Sleep In

Alone, probably—unless your relationship can withstand you waking up with caked white smudges over all your healing zitsRead more >

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High-Design Toothbrushes

Toothbrushes you don't have to hide for your morning mirror selfieRead more >

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What Exactly Is Essence?

Maybe you've heard of it, maybe you haven't...here's a quick and dirty rundown of what you need to know about the Korean skincare stapleRead more >

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How to Staycation Properly

Hint: It involves a lot of things that smell like coconut and a generously sized mojitoRead more >

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The Caffeinated Shower Approach

You drink it every morning—might as well exfoliate with it, tooRead more >

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How To Buy (Good) Vintage Clothing On The Internet

14 tips for properly navigating the pages of Ebay, Etsy, and now InstagramRead more >

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Tanning While Driving (& How Not To Do It)

A PSA for anyone who regularly finds themselves in a car: You're not totally safe from UV raysRead more >

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Acupuncture At Any Time

The Item M6 tights target pressure points associated with ancient Chinese medicine for levity and stress-relief; they're also a great Spanx-alternativeRead more >

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Turn Your Pantry Into A Sephora

With the help of S.W. Basics Founder Adina Grigore and her book, Skin Cleanse: The Simple, All-Natural Program for Clear, Calm, Happy SkinRead more >

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Hair I Am

At long last, Emily has long hair—and it only took six hoursRead more >

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Power Lipsticks For Power Couples

Investigating which long-wearing lipsticks are dinner, dancing, and make out-proof, because Valentine's Day is about more than reapplying your lip colorRead more >

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Next Level Icing With Liquid Nitrogen

Less intense than a dip in a cryotank, sweeping your skin with liquid nitrogen (with the help of a dermatologist) is a surprisingly low-key way to battle acneRead more >

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Sick? Try An Herbal Apothecary

Whether you're tired, sick, or hung over—there's a tonic for thatRead more >

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A Cut Above: Looking Back At Major On-Screen Hair Cuts

Dissecting the motion picture rhetoric of on-screen 'impulse haircut,' from G.I. Jane to Walter WhiteRead more >

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