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Get Perfect Beach Hair Without the Beach

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Sometimes it seems likes hair has a mind of its own. On the days you want to style your long hair into a sleek ponytail your hair refuses to be anything but frizzy. Maybe you cut your hair into a new short ‘do only to discover you have no idea how to style it. Either way, you’re stuck in a hair rut and you need a way out. Read More »

Get Your Summer Glow on with Pellevé

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We’ve all paid the price for beauty in one way or another, whether it was wearing that pair of uncomfortable, sky-high heels that made our legs look great or enduring thirty minutes of painful eyebrow waxing to get that perfect arch. Maybe you even recall spending three hours perfecting your cat-eye liner for a first date that never led to a second one. Whatever the case may be, you’ve probably found yourself wishing you didn’t have to sacrifice so much time and comfort for beauty. Now with the arrival of new skin methods like the Pellevé System you won’t have to sacrifice time away from your kids or endure a painful procedure to reveal smoother, brighter, more youthful skin. Read More »

Stay-At-Home Manicures Made Easy

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By Dana DeMercurio We all want perfectly manicured nails, but at what cost? A trip to the salon comes with a price tag anywhere from $15-$50, so why not perfect your mani/pedi at home at a fraction of the cost? Don’t despair if your nail painting skills are on par with preschool art lessons – we’ve got the tools you ... Read More »

5 Must-Have Products to Keep You Safe in the Summer Sun

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The month of May marks the nation’s annual Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and as the most common cancer among Americans, we wanted to spread the word about organizations and products that are making a difference in the fight against this often-times preventable malady. Shop these must must-haves with us as we spend for a cause this month. Read More »

The Ladies Behind the (Cosmetic) Lines

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According to recent data by leading market research company Lucintel, the global cosmetic industry is forecasted to reach nearly $265 billion by 2017. That’s billion with a ‘b,’ ladies. This number is not all that surprising since a decent drugstore bronzer or mascara can cost upwards of $17 these days, however it does pique our interest regarding brand loyalty and recognition. Many brands have become household names, yet how much do we really know about the brand and how it got started? Read More »

Beauty Flash! Dr. Amy Wechsler Weighs In on Cool Cucumber: Skin’s Best Friend

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Looking for an added daily defense against sun and free radicals? Want to treat puffy eyes? Hoping to soothe visible redness or irritation? These skin issues are not uncommon, but according to renowned New York City dermatologist and psychiatrist, Dr. Amy Wechsler, the solution for all may be as close as your kitchen! “Cucumbers are not only low in calories, but are filled with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can feed your complexion inside and out,” Dr. Wechsler says. Read More »

The Key to a Bikini-Ready Body

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The sun is out and the temperature is rising, prompting me to reach deep in my closet to pull out my shorts, tank tops, and…..bikinis. We all dread the moment when that tiny little swimsuit is staring back at us with criticism. So this is the time of year that we begin our annual slim down for destination beach body. This year it may be a little easier to accomplish with the help of Leptiburn from Biotrust. Read More »