DIY This Body Scrub to Get Rid of Winter Skin

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To help rid ourselves of course winter skin, we recently had a delightful body scrub at Haven Spa in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan. One of their spring favorites is their Rose Body Scrub which, honestly, smells like fresh roses, not that nose-tickling artificial scent. How do they get it to smell so good?...

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Skin Guru Sonya Dakar Shares a DIY Eye De-Puffer Treatment

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When it comes to eradicating tired, less-than-bright eyes, it takes an epidermis genius to banish those puffy dark circles. So, we caught up with Beverly Hills skin magician, Sonya Dakar (she's played healer to oodles of Hollywood celeb faces) for her version of an at-home de-puffing treatment. Trust us, this is the next best... read more

6 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him & Her

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Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us again. While some feel it a forced holiday, we love finding beauty gifts that are gorgeous inside and out. Here are a few of our favorites for him and for her. 1. For her... Because he knows you prefer designer anything over chocolates. SHOP NOW: Candy... read more

9 Best Red Lipsticks for Your Valentine’s Day Date

We are not of the mindset that you need to save your red lipsticks for Valentine’s Day. But if you’re usually a neutral lip girl, this holiday is the perfect opportunity to try something bolder. Here are our nine favorite shades of the moment.

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The Cult Favorite

The hint of orange in this shade has turned it into a cult favorite.

SHOP NOW: Semi Matte Lipstick in Heat Wave, $27, NarsCosmetics.com

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4 Beauty Oils That Will Change Your Life

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While at first it may seem counter-intuitive to put oil ONTO your skin (especially your face) and hair, it’s not at all. Oils are everywhere these days and I for one am a total convert. Here are four I absolutely cannot live without -- and the best part is, they're gender neutral so you can... read more

Fresh Launches Zodiac Soaps with Astrology Guru Susan Miller

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The stars have aligned (at least in the beauty realm!) as skincare favorite, Fresh has launched a collection of limited edition Zodiac Soaps. Hand wrapped in artisanal paper, each soap is based on the four elements: fire, water, earth and air -- and corresponds to the colors, scents and stones associated with the... read more

Ingredient of the Month: Charcoal

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One of the buzziest beauty ingredients making the rounds these days is something you probably associate with your outdoor grill. But activated charcoal is now being used for its detoxifying properties and for its ability to draw excess oils and impurities out of the skin. Here are our some of our favorite finds: 1. This... read more

Drunk Elephant: Your New Favorite (Natural) Skincare Line

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Are you a fan of keeping your skin as chemical-free as possible but sometimes find all-natural skincare brands less than, well, effective? If the answer is yes—or even if it’s not—our latest discovery is soon going to become your next beauty obsession. Drunk Elephant Skincare is a range of products that are non-toxic (think: no... read more

7 Surefire Hangover Cures That are a Chic Way to Feel Better

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Happy 2015! How are you feeling? If you're like us and didn't opt for the healthier yoga at midnight New Year's Eve fete, you may be feeling a little: haggard? Exhausted? Over it all? That lovely little hangover will be your least favorite BFF today, so we've rounded up some fabulous ways to take the... read more

The Best DIY Facial for the Holiday Season: A Cranberry Orange Cream Mask

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Holiday stress and sleepless nights from prepping and hosting countless dinners with family drama can lead to your skin freaking out. We want you to put your best face forward this season, so we asked New York-based natural skincare guru, Cecilia Wong, to formulate a simple mask that will revitalize you. The best part? It's... read more
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