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The New Fountain of Youth

Wrinkles are so 2012. The worldwide antiaging market is now focusing on brighter, more even-toned skin as the fountain of youth.<p>Wrinkles are <i>so</i> 2012. The worldwide antiaging market is now focusing on brighter, more even-toned skin as the fountain of youth.

The Water Cure

Erin Flaherty takes a float in Israel's Dead Sea and learns that high salt content isn't always a bad thing.<p>Do not shave your legs 24 hours prior to a dip in the Dead Sea. I repeat: Do. Not. Shave. Though the sun is shining, the mountain backdrop is luminous, and the water looks tempting, I suffer …

Skincare Mixology: The Minibar

Products to keep stocked in your medicine cabinet.<p>Products to keep stocked in your medicine cabinet.

Skincare Cocktails

Confused about which product combinations and treatments will give you clear, glowing skin? Here's how to mix the perfect signature "cocktail" for your complexion. Don't forget to check out medicine cabinet must-haves in Skincare Mixology: The Minibar for products to treat anything from acne to …

Skin Care

Beauty Breakdown: All About BB, CC & DD Creams

Get all the details on BB, CC, and DD creams — and the best ones to buy of each!<p>Get all the details on BB, CC, and DD creams — and the best ones to buy of each!

Survival Guide: The OMG-Fall's-Already-Here Edition

Why should celebrities and models get to keep all the beauty gurus to themselves? Here, their go-to experts answer your questions.<p><b>Q:</b> I am officially over my ombre hair. How can I fix it without cutting off too many inches? —Adina Benno, 31, Brooklyn, New York<p><b>The Expert:</b> New York City hair colorist …

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Ready for a Skintervention?

When times are tough, the results are written all over your face. Here's help for the skin issues caused by the drama in your life.<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "MY JOB IS CRAZY-STRESSFUL"<p><b>POTENTIAL SKIN ISSUE:</b> WRINKLES<p>Vying for the corner office can come with a side of premature aging, thanks to the negative effect …

Beauty Survival Guide

Don't have a dermatologist on speed dial? We enlisted some of the top skin experts to answer your questions<p><b>Q: I can feel a pimple brewing, but it hasn't surfaced yet. How can I prevent it? —Kate Goodwin, 24, Charlottesville, Virginia</b><p><b>THE EXPERT:</b> Sonya Dakar, founder of Sonya Dakar Skin Clinic in …

"Natural Botox"

What happens when an antiaging virgin plays guinea pig for a line-smoothing cosmetic procedure that isn't FDA-approved yet? Beauty reporter Sophie Schulte-Hillen previews the "forehead freeze."<p>A dermatologist once told me: "Until you're 35, you have the skin you were born with; after that, you have …

Makeup Tutorials and How Tos - Makeup and Skincare Tips

And you might even spot her in the salon.<p>Hot date? Netflix and chill? Solo dinner? We’ve got you covered.<p>RIP stains. You won't be missed.<p>No tricks or gimmicks—just kickass products that really work.<p>You at your next holiday party: 🔥<p>Chic, minimalist, and surprisingly pretty.<p>Lip kits at 40% off?! …

Five Beauty Products You Can Eat?

Get ready for the holidays with beauty products packed full of your favorite fall flavors.<p>While you can't technically <i>eat</i> the beauty products below, you'll sure want a lick or two once you've had a whiff of their delicious ingredients. From cranberry to almonds, these smell so great you'll be …

Skin Care

4 Reasons Why You Should Cut Your Hair

Considering the chop? Plenty of our favorite models and celebrities have turned to shorter locks (Coco Rocha, Karlie Kloss—even Beyoncé for a hot second!), and we've got four reasons why you should too.<p>Courtesy of Getty<p>According to Original & Mineral's creative director Janelle Chaplin, short hair …

Four Beauty Products to Spend Your Cash on This Weekend

Saving My Skin

Melanoma is on the rise among young women across America. Faced with potentially fatal cancer, Abby Gardner uses her diagnosis as a wake-up call for life.<p>I'm pretty sure vanity saved my life.<p>It all started with a raised reddish spot on my chest that peeked out each time I wore a V-neck. After …

Sole Confessions

Can a woman who showers in Crocs and has sex in her socks ever sidestep her foot hang-ups?<p>It's a hot August night in 2010. My girlfriend and I are celebrating our second anniversary in Provincetown, a gay enclave in Cape Cod. I'm in an idyllic place with a girl I'm crazy about, yet anxiety gnaws at …

Total Body Reboot

The latest fitness movement to make a splash with Hollywood's A-list.<p>The real supermodel workout? Sign me up. I'm at London's Bulgari Hotel to experience a two-day crash course in Bodyism, the head-to-toe shape-up regimen designed by James Duigan, go-to trainer to Elle "The Body" Macpherson, Rosie …

The Rebel Diet

Born to eat wild? Have an on-again, off-again relationship with healthy eating? You'll love the latest weight-loss news.<p>As a health writer, I've always been smug in my nutrition knowledge—and not shy about sharing it. "You need breakfast," I'd scold my friends. "Consistency is key!" Admittedly, I …

Tone Your Abs, Arms & Ass With This 15-Minute Workout

'Tis the season for short-shorts, bikinis, and the quintessential sundress. Though you may have body envy for the ladies who model that swimsuit you just bought, there's a sure-fire way to quickly tone your three most in-demand areas for summer: your arms, abs, and ass. We talked to Rachel …