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7 multi-purpose beauty products that you’ll actually use

We promise<p>There's a lot of hype around multi-purpose products in the beauty industry. These one-stop wonder products are supposed to save us time, money and space in our make-up bags, sorting everything from our eyebrows to dry skin in five seconds flat.<p>But when you cut through all the claims, …

How to keep skin looking young? We asked the experts

The beauty market is awash with anti-aging products, and the lists of ingredients in serums and creams that promise to slow down or reverse that process can be confounding.<p>Take a look at the fine print and you might encounter Vitamin C or green tea extract or alpha-hydroxy acids. Can anything make …

Why are beauty brands turning to crystals?

If you’re sceptical about whether skin products can genuinely reduce wrinkles, the idea of adding crystals into the mix might just tip you over the edge. Bear with me, though. Over the past few years, new-age healing techniques, such as crystals, reiki and sound baths have been incorporated into …

How To Get Rid Of Cystic Acne, According To Top Derms

Think back to middle school when year after year, person after person would tell us that we’d grow out of our acne. We get it: The adults in our …

Skin Care

Could you live with just three toiletries?

Startup Akamai is on a mission to get people to wash less – but changing modern hygiene habits will not be easy<p>Imagine clearing out that bathroom cupboard bursting with bottles and tubes and replacing them with just three products.<p>That’s what US-based personal care startup Akamai is trying to …

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Anti-ageing report: how to turn back your genetic clock

The obsession with increasing your lifespan and looking, at the very most, your age, is nothing new. What is new, however, is the science-driven revelation about how to tackle this conundrum effectively. Never mind downing gallons of green tea, nailing the downward-facing dog and slathering your …

We’ve got heart eyes for these emoji face masks

If there’s two things we love, it’s emojis and face masks. So when we found out that the two had been combined into one convenient package, we got …

5 Beauty Brands That Are Disrupting the Industry

Lux, vegan, K-beauty — when it comes to your skin, you’ve probably tried <i>everything</i> out there, amiright? We’re all in search of that glowing #complexionperfection, but knowing which products to use can get so, so overwhelming. (And not to mention pricey!) Luckily, there are some new players in the …

6 Foods an Esthetician Would Avoid at All Costs

If you suspect your breakouts might be diet-related, Rouleau recommends trying one of three techniques. The first: "<b>Do an elimination diet such as</b> …

Green Beauty 101: Where to Start and What to Avoid

Once relegated to the shelves of Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s, green beauty is now big business. The natural personal care market has been growing by …

How to Treat Hormonal Acne During Your Period

Blemish busting.<p>No matter your skincare routine, breakouts are going to happen. Whether they're a reaction to stress or clogged pores, pimples have a way of popping up when we least want to see them. And when you're on your period, you're even more prone to getting hormonal acne. The fluctuation of …

Skin Care

An Expert Agrees: The #1 Color of the Year Flatters All Skin Tones

While the literal Color of the Year, according to Pantone, might be green, there is another hue infiltrating the likes of the fashion world all the …

This New Natural Dry Shampoo Is Superfood for Your Hair

A scoop of raw cacao, a dash of He Shou Wu, and a sprinkling of Mucuna pruriens. No, this is not a recipe for an elevated, adaptogenic latte. It’s just a few of the supercharged ingredients you will find in all-natural hair-care line La Tierra Sagrada’s new, next-level dry shampoo, which aims to …

"Kitten Fur" Perfume is Here, In Case You Really Want to Tell the World You Love Cats

It's a meow-ricle!<p>For cat lovers everywhere, few scents are as intoxicating and comforting as when you bury your nose into a kitten's fur — something Demeter Fragrance Library totally gets. As their latest and perhaps oddest addition, the perfumery has officially recreated the scent of "Kitten Fur" …

How to Organize Your Beauty Products to Streamline Your Routine

Do like Marie Kondo and spring clean your bathroom vanity.<p>You've likely seen or heard about Marie Kondo's book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i>, …

Skin Care

Why the skincare industry is so big on clay

In a world where injectables and resurfacing lasers are now de rigueur, it’s great to take a step back and revisit the humble clay. “Clays are made …

Skin Care

9 Safe and Effective Skincare Products for the Ingredient-Obsessed

The true worth of a skincare product is found in its pure and effective formula. Just ask celebs like Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Alba, heads of Goop …

What Quitting Coffee Did for My Skin

This is what happened.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jenny Whidden. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Some people are blessed with flawless skin, smooth as a baby’s bum. I am most certainly not one of those people. I have struggled with keeping my acne …

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One of the most popular ways of keeping your skin healthy is bogus — here's what you should do instead

If you've ever used public transit, watched TV, opened a magazine, been inside a mall, or pretty much just left your house, you've likely seen one of these ads.<p>They almost always feature a young woman advertising a cream, lotion, or "targeted under-eye ointment" that promises to make your skin look …

Skin Care

Why you need to add toner to your beauty routine

Us beauty junkies tend to boast a more-is-more approach to skin care, using products simply because someone, somewhere told us to.<p>But really, an …

It’s Not Just About Looking Good, Makeup Cosmetics Are Helping Women Fight Depression Anxiety

The beauty industry has received its share of bashing for being an institution that creates unrealistic standards. But new studies have found that it …

Facial Cleansers For Every Type of Beauty Lover

Have you ever gone to the store for a new facial cleanser but ended up walking away because there were far too many options? Although there is no harm in randomly choosing beauty products, you need to really <i>know</i> your skin in order to select products that will work with your face, rather than …

Beauty without the fluff: Meet the man who will make you look younger

At 38, Brandon Truaxe, a former computer science anorak, has comprehensively upset the beauty industry cart. First there are the cult products – at the cutting edge of beauty science and raved about by beauty editors and bloggers.<p>Items such as Hand Chemistry Pro-Repair which targets the appearance …

36 Drugstore Skincare Products That Really Work, According To The Skin Pros

6 Drugstore Skincare Products to Rival French Beauty Buys

Call it the Goop effect or just our love for all things French, but we can’t help that we lose our minds over even the most basic French beauty buys. Bioderma, Nuxe, Avibon — you name it; we’re searching for ways to get our hands on these simple, but luxurious staples short of buying a plane …

7 DIY green tea masks to help you recover from winter

Between whipping out our winter wardrobes, drinking copious amounts of hot chocolate, and getting in a snow walk or two, we are in love with the …

3 things you need to know before buying a collagen supplement

There’s a reason why there’s so much buzz around collagen protein: Fans say that when it comes to beauty benefits, it’s perhaps the closest there is …

The One Supplement You Need to Prevent Fine Lines, According to a Dermatologist

Wrinkles are our biggest foe as we hit our mid-20s. Fine lines form where smooth, crease-free skin once existed. These new skin residents ignite a …

Does baking soda help with acne? We asked actual skin care experts so you don't have to

When you’re struggling with breakouts, it’s no secret that you may try just about anything to clear your skin up. From expensive …

Retinol Oils: The Anti-Aging Product Everyone Swears By

By now, you’ve probably had a lifetime’s-worth of retinol information shoved down your throat—but do you actually use one? We’re not counting the two …