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21 Reasons Why You’re Losing Your Hair from Health.com

Have you ever looked at the shower drain or your hairbrush and had that moment of panic that you’re losing too much hair? As someone who already has baby-fine hair, I sure have. (The last thing I want is for my hair to get even thinner!) While it’s usually just paranoia, according to Health.com, there are several reasons your hair […]

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Men’s Products You’ll Like, Too

My husband, kids and I live in tight quarters. It is a New York City apartment, after all. I’m not complaining. I love the city and am willing to sacrifice space. But in light of our space issues, I can’t horde. Especially not in the bathroom, which is itsy bitsy. So I share a lot of my husband’s beauty products. […]

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14 Beauty Trends to Expect in 2014 from SHEFINDS.com

New Year, New You? There’s more to that popular phrase than just eating better and getting in shape. Perhaps you want to try a new hairstyle or makeup color. One of my beauty resolutions this year is to buy (and actually wear) a bold red lip color. This might be an old trend but its something I’ve always liked and […]

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Easy At-Home Manicures

Want a wow-worthy manicure, but can’t find time to make it to the salon? With Nailed Kit, a DIY nail art set, it’s easy to tend to your own nails.

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Short Hair Do’s

Given what I do for a living, I ruminate over things like dramatically cutting my hair less than you’d think. My general view is, it’s just hair, it’ll grow back. I know all the stupid stereotypes about short hair (most of them centering around a woman’s femininity), but being a child of the ’70s, that makes me more apt to […]

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The Most Moisturizing Lotions for Winter Skin from InStyle.com

Baby its cold outside! Though the snow might be pretty, the cold, dry air that comes with it can wreak havoc on our skin. And if you’re already a dry skin sufferer like me, this season can be quite miserable (and itchy!). In the quest to combat my irritating case of winter skin, I came across this fantastic list of […]

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How to Protect Your Face from the Cold

Wonder why your nose tends to get all red after being out in the cold? Blood vessels dilate when the temperature drops. The good news: flushed features should fade soon after you come indoors. To speed up the process, apply a warm (not hot) compress to the skin for a few minutes.

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Don’t Set Your Styling Tool Above This Temperature

If your hair falls victim to extreme dryness and breakage, follow this tip from Chrystofer Benson, artistic director for Matrix, a hair-care line: Go easy on the heat styling. Says Benson, “If your iron has a temperature gauge, never turn it past 410 degrees.” Even if your iron goes above that temperature, keep your dial at medium-high—Benson explains that anything […]

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The Best New Liquid Eyeliner

I’ve used liquid eyeliner as long as I’ve worn makeup (junior high?). It’s what my mom used, and therefore, the medium I mastered. Back then, the only options were liquid liners with those little paint-brush applicators. Now there are the felt-tip marker style, which I think are totally impossible to use. My original favorite was a Lancome liquid liner that […]

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How to Take a Good Selfie

I don’t know about you, but left to my own (electronic) devices, my self portraits are a mess of funky Victoria-Beckham fish faces and triple chins. So, just in time for New Year’s Eve, I asked a beauty photographer how to take a proper selfie: • Optional but probably seriously great first step: Purchase the Camera+ app. It has an […]

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