[Note: A version of this article first appeared in the March 2014 issue of Real Simple.] I mean, maybe I’ve never had a really, really good madeleine, but I find them a bit, shall we say, subtle. How that delicate taste could evoke such a strong reaction in Marcel Proust is beyond me. Or maybe it just substantiates why he […]
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When you’re traveling by plane, particularly if you’d prefer not to check a bag, pack samples of cosmetics and prescription creams (ask your doctor for these) instead of toting the full-size versions.
If you want long, shiny locks, consider this: Protein and Iron in your diet directly affect the health of your hair, says Paradi Mirmirani, a dermatologist in Vallejo, California.
You may want a kissable pout this weekend, but you definitely don’t want to hear there’s lipstick on your teeth. To avoid a potentially embarrassing moment, use this quick beauty trick. After applying bright lipstick, put your finger in your mouth, purse your lips around it, then slowly pull it out. Excess color will end up on your finger—not your […]
Have you ever noticed a yellowish tint to your nails after removing your nail polish? There’s an easy fix for that!
Is anyone else’s hair as dry as mine is right about now? I recently chopped it all off and it was healthy for about a day until it started to look like straw again. Full disclosure: My hair has been colored and keratin-straightened. And while both treatments are infused with moisturizing ingredients (in fact, keratin is simply protein, which is […]