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Why the Korean Beauty World Is Going Natural, and Why You Should Too

Growing up between Korea and Hong Kong, Glow Recipe founder Sarah Lee got a crash course in skincare way earlier than most of us did. “I’ve eaten, slept and breathed beauty my entire life,” the Korean beauty guru explained. So in 2014, Lee and her partner Christine Chang left their marketing posts …

How to Get the Best Results from at-Home Hair Removal

There’s nothing worse than receiving an impromptu pool party invite only to realize you haven’t thought about hair removal since last summer. Sometimes, a quick shave gets the job done, but it’s not always your best bet — plus, there are other at-home options out there that might be better suited …

14 skin care products we actually use every day

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Fresh<p>There are so many skin care products from great brands with rave reviews that I often find myself sort of lost in the crowded, loud …

The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out of your stay.<p>You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a …

Everything You Need to Know About At-Home Eyelash Tinting

If there’s one hang-up in our morning makeup routine—one task that takes twice as long as all the others—it’s applying mascara. Foundation/tinted …

The $5-and-Under Celebrity Beauty Favorites You Need to Steal

Put that latte money to better use.<p>We have two favorite favorite genres of beauty products. The first are those that are celebrity endorsed because it's their job to look good and, options wise, the world is their oyster. The second are steals that cost no more than a Starbucks latte. From Cara …

Skin Care

The 9 Top-Selling Beauty Products at CVS

Everyone knows that beauty products can be pricey, and if all you're buying at CVS is candy, paper towels and your prescription, you're totally missing out on the inexpensive (and surprisingly legit) beauty offerings. This year was THE year for affordable beauty and we have the best offerings from …

Skin Care

5 Popular Lipstick Colors That Truly Look Awesome on Everyone

As far as lipstick goes, I've seen—and used—them all. If I could have majored in lipstick in college, I would have. (One look at my vanity and you'd get it.) So when someone asks me the ever-important questions "What's your favorite?" or "What color will look good on me?" I'm more than equipped to …

29 Beauty Products You Should Try In 2017

Holy grail products you'll swear by.

How To Heal Cracked Skin On Every Body Part

The step-by-step guide.<p>At this point in the season, the weather has gone from bearably cold to “OMG I REFUSE TO LEAVE THE HOUSE TODAY”-level freezing. No matter how much we try to bundle (and trust me, we try!!!) there's just no way to keep the cold air from somehow getting through even the <i>toughest</i> …

Learn your skincare alphabet: H Is For Hyaluronic Acid

Do you know how to decipher the ingredients label on your moisturiser? Or whether you should be using retinol? Or what the difference is between AHAs …

The Year's Biggest Health And Fitness Trends

How many have you tried (or at least heard of)?<p>How many have you tried (or at least heard of)?

5 Things You Can Do Now to Shave Less in the Future

So much about a good shave is how you prep your skin. Exfoliating sloughs off dead skin cells that surround each hair follicle, which allows you to …

The 10 Best Sulfate-Free Shampoos

No-suds cleansing.<p>Switching to a sulfate-free shampoo is the move for most hair types since they're color-safe and preserve natural hair oils. The only gripe? The lack of harmful sulfates reduces lather, making it tougher for natural products to remove dirt and oil (some even recommend shampooing …

26 Gifts From Missguided You'll Want To Keep For Yourself

Let Missguided be your guide.

NY Fashion Week: Rihanna does Puma, Wu on fast fashion

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some …

How to Get Rid of Blackheads, According to Top Dermatologists

Blackheads, much like cockroaches, are the worst for this very reason: Every time you squeeze one of them away, you find dozens more to tackle. (How's that for a fun visual?) We turned to eight top dermatologists to find out how to get rid of them — for good.<p><b>First, understand exactly what</b> …

Skin Care

Kate Middleton's Makeup Artist Has Launched a Skin Care Line

Copping Kate Middleton's beyond-regal glow is about to get a lot easier, thanks to her makeup artist Arabella Preston. Though the pro's …

Skin Care

How Bella Hadid is Distancing Herself From Gigi

Modeling's holy grail is stamped with two little C's. "I know Chanel is just a show, and all the girls I was with, they'd been doing it <i>forever.</i> It's been my dream ever since I was young," says Hadid, 18, who walked the runway in Chanel's prefall 2016 show. Not bad...and not so surprising, either. …

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7 Derm-Approved Skin Treatments to Do Before Spring

As the urge to hibernate full-time officially sets in this month, consider turning those extra hours of Netflix into a beauty advantage. The absence of powerful sunrays and inflammatory heat during the snowiest months makes it the ideal time to book treatments that would require a heavy-duty beach …

Exactly How Beyoncé Got Her Super Bowl 50 Glam

Because she SLAYS all day.<p>If you weren't enamored with Queen B's makeup and hair look during her Super Bowl 50 halftime show performance, then you might want to check your pulse. I immediately wanted to know how to recreate Beyoncé's insanely gorgeous coppery dream of a makeup look, not to mention …

This One Tiny Manicure Tweak Will Give You Better Nails and Longer-Lasting Polish

Besides the obvious—don't pick your cuticles or bite your nails, apply hand cream religiously, don't saw a file back and forth—there's one tip for better, healthier nails you may be missing. And it involves a little bit of trigonometry. Don't worry, you won't have to chart triangles or anything, …

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17 Times Pop Culture Gave A Nod To Black Colleges

Music, movies, and your favorite television shows.

Self-Help Books Every 20-Something Should Read

get past that 20 slump<p>As someone who has spent most of her life led by a deep cloak of disinterest and general independence, it's safe to say that I have never been one to subscribe to any sort of self-help medium. But a few months ago, midway through my 22nd year on this planet, a friend handed me …

Books

The (Kind of Crazy) Truth Behind Reality Dating Shows

From UnREAL stars Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer.<p>The awesomely funny stars of Lifetime's new awesomely funny scripted series <i>UnREAL</i>—a dark dramedy about the production of <i>The Bachelor</i>-esque dating reality shows, premiering June 1—Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer stopped by <i>Marie Claire</i> HQ to …

TV

"Femojis" Are the Feminist Emojis We've Been Waiting For

Because sending a Lena Dunham or a Taylor Swift says it all.<p>When it comes to gender stereotyping, it's safe to say that "emojis" are *probably* not at the top of any feminist's list of priorities. Still, it's impossible to deny that these little emoticons are an integral part of how we communicate …

Stereotypes

Depressing New Study Finds That College Grads Can't Afford to Live Anywhere

Bluuuuuugh.<p>If you're a recent graduate, we're willing to bet that the same thought goes through your mind whenever you watch a movie about early-20-somethings starting out after college: How the hell did they afford that apartment?<p>What's already a reality stretch is about to become a totally …

College & University

How to Create the New Teased-Lash Trend Everybody's Trying

This look gets better every time you touch it up.<p>Good news for those who suffer from Smudged Eye Makeup Syndrome: The latest trend is all about imperfection. On the Fall 2015 runway, makeup artists purposely made eyes messy by letting excess mascara smudge onto the eyelids and "teasing" product …

34 Glorious Times Celebrities Let Us See Their Beauty Routines

Like when they decide to dye their underarm hair pink. As you do.<p>It's really the last frontier in celebrity over-sharing, you know. Famous people are open about everything else on Instagram, but one thing you don't see next to painstakingly composed shots of almond croissants? Eyebrow tweezing! …

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6 Beauty Secrets Moroccan Women Know That You Don't

But now you do.<p>If you thought Argan oil was the tip of the iceberg for Moroccan beauty secrets, think again. We've uncovered some of the most powerful treatments, but there are many more tricks Moroccan women are keeping in their beauty arsenals. Here, the big reveal of them all.<p>The Hammam<p>The …

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