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It’s impossible to test and review every single beauty product on the market, so that’s why we’re just highlighting the good stuff. You know, those lotions and potions with which we’re currently obsessed, and the beauty counter buys we believe everyone should know about. Today, we’re filling you in on an all-in-one skin gel that even a foundation-phobe can love.
Say what you will about Girls‘ Marnie Michaels, but one thing is for sure: she does not seem like the type to take anything less than perfect care of her skin. Apparently, the same goes for Allison Williams, who has just signed on as the new spokeswoman for Simple Skincare.
We all know the ins and outs of wardrobe staples — a plain white tee, dark denim, and a timeless LBD come to mind — but the same goes for beauty. We wanted to find out the must-have products that our favorite fashion insiders never leave home without: the go-to goodies that instantly put a pep in our most stylish friends’ steps. This week, Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet lets us in on the magic all-purpose ointment she makes sure to pick up across the pond.
We know taking off a full face of makeup at the end of a night out can be a pain. But it’s a must if you want keep your skin glowing and your eyes looking bright for years to come. And to make the task a little easier, we’ve got Jemma Kidd here with tips on how to get the job done right.
Let’s face it: sometimes we forget to buy more of our favorite products until it’s too late. Luckily we have Jemma Kidd here to fill us in on some handy substitutes we already have lying around the house!
Here’s the thing: It is regrettable that Beyonce‘s skin appears to have been willfully Photoshopped into Caucasian-ness in the new promo ad for her album 4, which everyone on the Internet has been ripping to shreds lo these past few hours, but we don’t actually think that’s what happened. And here’s why.
Despite the mass amounts of information regarding the dangers of UVA and UVB rays that have been released in the past few decades, the actual logistics of sunscreen have remained somewhat murky. And if you’re anything like us, you just slather on the highest SPF value available before heading anywhere sunny. Turns out, we don’t need to invest in SPF 100…or in any SPF higher than 50 because the Food and Drug Administration finally published new SPF rules (for the first time since 1977) yesterday.
Far be it from us to say what did or didn’t happen during Elle magazine’s October cover shoot with Gabourey Sidibe. But to hear Elle’s editor Robbie Myers tell it, nothing bad happened and the media needs to leave the magazine alone.
The image you’re looking at is the landing page for the new Vaseline Facebook app that allows users to lighten their skin in profile pictures. What’s worse is that it was launched to advertise a product that does the same thing in real life.
If you’ve ever been bombarded as you walk through the beauty aisles of Saks or Bergdorf Goodman, you’re not alone — like anything in life, sometimes we need a little direction. Just as we hire personal trainers, nutritionists and stylists to help us look and feel our best — hiring targeted skin care coaches seems to be the new trend. Imagine: skin care “prescribed” just for you –- that’s quite a lovely little luxury.
Having endured years of yelling from dry-skinned friends over our “for oily skin only” product recommendations has made us more aware of the ladies on the other end of the spectrum. To that end, we’ve done double the research to find out which products will help soothe and pamper parched complexions. We may only use ‘em on planes or when skiing, but survey says: these babies will never steer you wrong!
Isn’t acne supposed to disappear after you hit the legal drinking age? Apparently, my skin never got the memo—and judging by the plentiful, desperate questions I get on my blog and from friends, the problem is common, indeed! It’s taken about 15 years of trial and error, but I’ve finally established a regimen for clear, pimple-free skin.