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Spring is the best time time to try out the newest beauty trends. Hello, pink eyeliner!! But, it’s also the perfect time to get into the habit of slathering your face with SPF.  Keep your mug protected with a gentle daily moisturizer like Aveeno Ultra Calming Daily Moisturizer SPF 15. You won’t even know you’re wearing sunscreen!

Matte Me Over

    Feb 9, 2011 By
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Shine may have been the thing of 2010, but now matte is where it’s at. The best part about this lipstick trend is that it’s super-versatile—a pale pink is the perfect understated look for the day, but there’s no need to shy away from a spicy red after hours. To get the matte look just right, gently

Ancient Beauty Secrets

    Feb 3, 2011 By
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What were Cleopatra’s beauty secrets for flawless complexion and glowing skin? Milk baths. The lactic acid in milk is a natural alpha hydroxy acid which sloughs off dead skin, allowing the milk to cleanse the skin down to the deepest layer.  The result?  Healthy, moisturized, and nourished skin.  Treat yourself like a Queen and make

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Today we’d like our skin to be moisturized, protected from the sun, and to look movie star-clear. Oh, and we’d like it done in 30 seconds. Tall order, huh? Not really. Miracle Skin Transformer SPF 20, the holistic line of three-in-one foundations created by Sarah McNamara, does all that (and then some)! Talk about one stop shopping.

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No calls to PETA necessary! The Dragon’s Blood Complex in Peter Thomas Roth’s Laser-Free Resurfacer is completely plant based.  The naturally red extract helps regenerate and renew skin almost instantly by repairing environmental damage and rebuilding the skin’s protective barrier. PTR claims a 56% decrease in lines and wrinkles after four weeks of use.  Yeah, but what’s in

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We’re almost a full month into 2011 and hopefully those New Year resolutions haven’t gone completely to the wayside. If working out just isn’t working out, or if you’ve been counting sheep instead of getting more sleep, don’t beat yourself up, there are still 11 months to go. One thing that you won’t have to

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DID YOU KNOW…Just like shorts and winter or gemini girls and sagittarius guys, some prescription acne creams do not mix well with drugstore products, notes the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. Read more here.

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This week seems to be all about banishing bad ingredients from our beauty radar. Well, another one just flooded our inbox: Triclosan. It’s a chemical used to help kill bacteria in soaps, toothpaste, and deodorant, and apparently it’s bad business. This is pretty scary stuff: “”Triclosan is readily converted into highly toxic and carcinogenic dioxins

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We all want bright, luminous skin, but the last thing we need from fade creams are hazardous chemicals seeping into our skin. The Environmental Protection Agency said last week that certain skin lightening creams contain the dangerous metal, mercury. In several states high levels of mercury have been found in creams imported from China, the

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There’s no denying it, when it comes to beauty, Brazilians have the breakthroughs on lock. They mastered the wax, revolutionized hair straightening (minus the formula glitch), and we must not forget the Brazilian bombshells who have blessed runways around the world. Well, it looks like they are at it again, with even more beauty brilliance.

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