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CHRISTOPHE ROBIN’S ROSE WATER LINE ENDED MY FEAR OF TRYING NEW HAIR PRODUCTS

I am often hesitant to try new shampoos, conditioners and even styling products. Following a scary experience with a keratin hair mask a few years back, I couldn’t bring myself to branch out. I dreaded more major breakage. Yikes. Once I finally built up my confidence, I started using Philip Kingsley’s line, which is specifically geared towards hair regrowth and stabilization. I love their shampoos and conditioners. There are no frills or fancy smells. They just get the job done. A few weeks ago, I was getting a wedding hair…

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’70S BEAUTY REDUX: SMOOTH HAIR, SOFT EYES & GOOD VIBES

The ‘70s were a time of good movies, good music and even better style. Flowing silhouettes, fringe, funky prints and flared denim reigned supreme under the direction of laid-back hippie vibes. Let us not forget the beauty. Icons like Joni Mitchell, Cher and Marcia Brady popularized smooth, easygoing locks parted down the center. Clean skin, rosy cheeks and understated eyes made the already amazing look simply unforgettable. If you’ve been paying attention to the fashion world lately, you’ve probably noticed that beauty mavens everywhere are obsessing over reliving the ‘70s…

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HOW TO GET THAT RICH-GIRL HAIR (AT HOME)

Ever since NYFW there’s been a new hair trend on the rise in the beauty world: ‘rich-girl hair.’ The style is smooth, clean, effortless, and marked by a slight curl framing the face. Models at Carven, Jason Wu, and Versace all flaunted the sophisticated style, which was the cherry on top of each designer’s no makeup makeup look. But what is so great about this style is its ability to elevate au natural, making clean, no-fuss beauty feel luxurious rather than lazy. Spring is the perfect time to give this…

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The skin 

THE ONLY BEAUTY PRODUCTS YOU NEED THIS SUMMER ARE

When it comes to summer skin (and pool party attire!), less is certainly more. Instead of covering it all up, aim for a natural glow. Enhance your best features and subtly disguise your problem areas. To do this, all you need are a few essentials. Invest in a summer perfume, a new lip gloss and fun convo-starting sparking earring. You can put away (for now) your heavy eye shadows, crimson nail polishes and your contouring creams in favor of a light translucent powder, a skin perfecting anti-aging mist (that can…

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The skin 

THIS INGREDIENT IS THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

Dry skin is my least favorite thing. It makes your makeup caky and weird. The skin flakes off and the texture just isn’t as smooth. It can also lead to premature aging in the form of lines, wrinkles and lack of plumpness. One of the best things you can do for your skin is to keep it constantly hydrated. It’s logical, the more water you give your skin, the plumper it is. Think of your skin like a grape. What happens when that grape doesn’t receive water anymore? It shrivels up and turns into…

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THE SECRET TO A GOOD ANTI-AGING FACE CREAM? YOUR OWN BLOOD CELLS

In January, I set aside time to meet with Dr. Barbara Sturm, the genius behind the culty eponymous anti-aging line. Since moving to Switzerland, I’ve been on a mission to get to know my new beauty neighbors. It was actually my third trip to visit a woman pioneering the beauty space in the area. My first trip was to interview Susanne Kaufmann at her detox clinic in Austria. The second was to meet with Sophie Guillon, of Valmont. And last week I hopped on a 45-minute flight headed from Zurich to…

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THIS SKINCARE LINE HAS NEVER FAILED ME (EVER)

Magic happens when you find a skincare line you love. That’s what happened to me with Tata Harper. I first discovered her products about four years ago and became hooked on the serums and moisturizers. The brand was still somewhat under the radar at the time, but since then, the line has expanded to include cream blushes, body balms and hand creams. And, by the way, they’re all amazing. Why do I love Tata Harper so much? Well for starters, I have met Tata many times now, and am even lucky to…

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MY 5 FAVORITE CLEAN (PRE-PARTY) AT HOME PEELS

One of my personal favorite reasons to love the fall season – besides for the cozy vibes, chunky sweaters and pumpkin favored everything – is that I can dedicate time to my skin. For most of the fall, I am covered up and can finally allow myself to get burned, peeled and lasered all over my face and body in hopes that I erase that damage that is summer. While I love nothing more than a lengthy and aggressive trip to Dangene, my social calendar sometimes gets in the way and…

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NEXT GEN AT HOME ANTI-AGING BEAUTY DEVICES

With holiday parties just around the corner (can you believe October is almost over?! Kill me now.), it’s time you start prepping for all the craziness that is the party circuit NOWZA. My suggestion? Invest in an anti-aging device. Just like you use tools for your hair, teeth and nails to keep them in tip-top shape, an anti-aging device can give your skin the little boost it needs to achieve a long-lasting glow. Get them now and you’ll be looking better than ever come holiday season. Here are my all-time…

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OILS FOR YOUR SKIN AND HAIR

Let’s face it, women love oils. With their alluring packaging and heavy glass bottles, they can instantly transform even the smallest or dingiest of bathrooms. The come in an array of colors, shapes and sizes and their functions vary. The only problem is, the market has become so saturated with them, it’s hard to know which ones really work and which don’t. I myself am oil obsessed. I love nothing more than to take a bath with a splash of oil (this one in fact) and then slather oil all over my body before bed….

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