Lauren Balukonis

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You're Going To Be As Obsessed With Glass Hair As You Are With Glass Skin

A post shared by Lucy Hale (@lucyhale) on Aug 12, 2018 at 6:01pm PDT<p>Glass skin has quickly taken over the internet as one of the coveted looks thanks …

Hair

I'm Living With an Antibiotic-Resistant Infection

"I got MRSA during the winter break of my senior year of college. My first outbreak lasted six months and was all below the belt. I had it on my genitals, along my ass, and down my legs."<p>I got MRSA during the winter break of my senior year of college. My first outbreak lasted six months and was all …

Medicine

7 Humidity-Proof Hairstyles to Wear All Season Long

When humidity takes over your summer, it’s not enough to rely on a frizz-reducing serum to tame your tresses. In the fight against frizz, your …

10 Gorgeous Hairstyles For Women With Thin Hair

Any woman with fine hair can relate to the endless frustration of finding flattering hairstyles. Many styles quickly fall flat, but fret not—we've compiled a list of winners! As you experiment with these 10 looks, you'll find that achieving the appearance of thick hair is all about using the right …

The Perfect Styling Tool for the Hairstyle You Want

A gorgeous hair day is just a curling iron, straightener or blow-dryer away. We went to the experts to find out how.<p>If you want beach waves...<p>If you …

Experts Say This Acid Is Like a Magic Eraser for Blackheads

Oh, blackheads. Let us count the ways we hate you. You pester our skin with tiny black pinprick blemishes that are equal parts stubborn and …

Blackheads

You're probably putting on sunscreen all wrong — here's how to apply it the right way, according to a dermatologist

It's getting warmer out there, and that can only mean one thing: sunburn season is just around the corner.<p>Americans tend to be pretty terrible at protecting skin from getting burned in the summer sun. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer every year in …

12 best daily sunscreens that won't feel oily on your skin

Because we know how gross that feels<p>Sunscreen is a must in any beauty routine but between toner, serum, moisturizer, and whatever else you slather …

How to Have Your Best Skin in Your 40s, 50s, and 60s

Aging: It’s a process that elicits mixed emotions. Some signs appear slowly and softly, while others can demand attention. For the most part, early …

I Always Get Compliments on My Skin—These Are the 10 Products I Use Every Day

I'm certainly not a Type A person—not by a long shot. My vintage '70s bedroom chair barely sees the light of day, consistently draped in whatever …

What is Cica, the Miracle Ingredient You’re About to See Everywhere?

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

The Skincare Ingredient Japanese Women Swear By (That You Haven't Heard Of)

The hunt for firm skin is fervent and one of the most sought-out side effects when looking for a good skincare product. Many ingredients claim to …

Skin Care

How to Choose the Best Acne Treatment for Your Breakouts

Finding the right treatment for acne breakouts can be beyond frustrating. There are three major players with proven track records for blasting blemishes: salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and sulfur. But even with only a handful of options, treating can get tricky. Sejal Shah, New York City-based …

5 Beauty Products Harnessing the Power of Adaptogens

It’s one of the buzziest terms in the wellness space, but the interest in adaptogens has gone way beyond your favorite juice bar or woo-woo health …

10 Hair and Beauty Trends That’ll Be Big This Spring, According to Pinterest

We've purchased our claw clips (they're back!), tried a probiotic sheet mask, and rocked a messy bun like Meghan Markle. Thanks to Pinterest, though, …

Hairstyling

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …

Skin Care

Yep, Argan Oil Totally Lives Up to the Hype (and Here’s Why)

Argan oil is also commonly known as “liquid gold,” and frankly, we can’t argue with that. It’s a superfood for hair and skin, packing in everything …

Skin Care

Here's Everything You Need To Know About The Next Big Thing In Beauty, Squalene

One of the many reasons I love being a writer is that I learn so much. I’m constantly reading, but I also get to interact with so many crazy smart …

10 Rose-Inspired Natural Beauty Products For A Day Of Love

The scent of rose calls to mind something special for everyone, whether it's the comfort of a grandmother, the rejuvenating reminder of spring, or …

Skin Care

11 Low-pH Cleansers to Help Protect Skin's Acid Mantle (and Why That's So Important)

We live in a big, industrialized world. We’ve messed up the ozone layer (although scientists say there are signs it’s on the mend) and we must adjust …

The Real Reason Everyone In Hollywood Is Wearing This Lipstick Color

There's a lot more to red lipstick than vanity. Elizabeth I wore the shade to assert her rule over 16th century England... and years later, 16,000 …

Everything You Need to Master the Next Big Hair Trend

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Whether You Have Acne Or Dark Spots — Here's How To Treat It

Raise your hand if you’ve ever spent quality time with a highly magnified mirror, staring at that one thing — say, a dark spot or a zit that just …

The Men's Fragrances Byrdie Editors Love to Wear

The idea that there are separate men's and women's fragrances is quite simply ridiculous. Sure, there are notes that have been traditionally …

8 Moisturizers That'll Get Rid of Redness

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Best makeup brushes: The best makeup brush sets, makeup sponges and more

Brush, blend and buff your base to perfection with our pick of the best makeup brushes<p>There is no one beauty secret that guarantees a flawless finish …