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A Fast Way to Clean Makeup Brushes



Even though I use my makeup brushes every day (on my face, no less), I find the idea of cleaning them properly to be so daunting. Fortunately for me, many experts agree that a deep clean just once a month is fine—and you don’t need a fancy product to do it. Ellen Marmur, a dermatologist in New York City, suggests […]

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Five Day-to-Night Accessories to Keep at Work

Transitioning your office outfit into a cocktail-friendly ensemble doesn’t have to be a challenge. Just keep these five accessories at your desk: • An extra pair of earrings. Keep two sets handy: one simple, and one elaborate. • Fancy pumps—use this guide to help you find heels that will be comfortable enough to wear through the evening. • Blush. “Bright […]

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How to Prevent Split Ends

Are you ends dry and damaged? We’ve all been there. Since there’s no way to fix a strand of hair once it’s split, start with a clean slate. Head to your stylist for a healthy trim (a half inch to an inch off, depending on breakage), then follow these simple steps to keep your freshly trimmed locks healthy.

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Say Goodbye to Flip-Flop Feet

Today’s the last day of flip-flop season (at least in New York City). And after months of traipsing around in skimpy plastic shoes, chances are your feet aren’t looking so fabulous. Here’s how to get them back into shape—without breaking the bank. 1.  Apply cuticle oil to nails and the surrounding skin. 2. Sink feet into a tub filled with warm water […]

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How to Make an At-Home Hair Mask

If you’re searching for a product to make your hair shine, look no further than your refrigerator: Applying mayonnaise to your strands will make them glossier. Yes, it’s an old beauty myth, but the condiment mask actually works—mayonnaise is made with an oil base, and it’s proven to make locks glow. To whip up a homemade mask, follow these steps: […]

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A Quick Fix for Puffy Eyes

Suffering from a case of puffy eyes? Or just anticipating that the stress of end-of-summer travel and back-to-school preparations will give you under-eye bags? In either case, here’s a handy tip: Soak some cotton pads in green tea, toss them in a tupperware, and then store them in the fridge. The next time your eyes look puffy, place two chilled […]

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A Quick Fix for Flyaways

About to head out the door, only to notice a nimbus of flyaways throwing off your look? Try this emergency fix: Smooth a dryer sheet down your strands from roots to ends. You can also lightly spritz hair spray onto your brush and run it through your hair.

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How to Make Your Beauty Products Last Longer

To get the most bang for your buck on those expensive beauty products–think foundation or face cream–just use less. Sounds easy enough, right?

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The Fastest Way to Cover Gray Hair

If you’re in between salon appointments and need a quick way to touch up a few stray grays, swipe a mascara that matches the rest of your hair onto those strands.

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Salon Inspiration from InStyle.com

Our colleagues at InStyle.com have pulled together a list of the best celebrity bangs.

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