Beauty

Surprising Standards of Beauty from Around the World

America’s media industry sells its audience (both young and old, male and female) an unattainable standard of beauty. In the words of Tina Fey, “Every girl is expected to have Caucasian blue eyes, full Spanish lips, a classic button nose, hairless Asian skin with a California tan, a Jamaican dance hall ass, long Swedish legs, …

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Flip Off Bad Hair Days With These 7 Healthy Hair Tips For Women

The key to a shiny, voluminous ‘do has less to do with expensive products and stylists than it does day-to-day maintenance—It’s what’s underneath the dry shampoo and Oribe Maximista that counts. You’d be surprised at how much good the right brush, eating habits, and a couple drops of mustard seed oil can do. Read on for seven …

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Beauty Alchemy: How to Blend Your Favorite Products & Achieve Makeup Magic

With beauty technology being as incredible as it is these days (Have you tried a BB cream lately? Hello, gorgeous!), it’s hard to believe that there’s any room left for improvement. But you need only get a sneak peek of a makeup artist at work on a photo shoot or backstage at a runway show to realize that they’ve …

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How to Maximize the Beauty Benefits of Vitamin E for Skin

Breaking news: Vitamin E is great for your skin. As one of the most powerful antioxidants of its class, it helps neutralize free radicals, agents that damage collagen in your skin (among other things) and cause dryness, fine lines, and wrinkles. Vitamin E can also boost your immune system, minimize stroke-induced brain damage and safeguard against …

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Birthday Girl Christina Hendricks Spills Her Beauty Secrets

“Go home, take a paper bag, cut some eye-holes out of it. Put it over your head, get undressed and look at yourself in the mirror. Really evaluate where your strengths and weaknesses are. And be honest,” candid, ruthless Joan Harris once told a newly hired Peggy Olsen. Contrary to her onscreen persona’s stark advice, …

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