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When HBO’s popular teen drama Euphoria premiered last summer, it depicted the dark underbelly of suburban teen lives dominated by drugs, booze, and sex. Like Skins, but with more sexting. Now, just before two new December episodes of the series this December, Euphoria has come to represent everything 2020 wasn’t. There’s no spontaneous romance, lively
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Cindy has over 15 years of experience as a hair stylist and colorist in Las Vegas, NV. She started this website in 2005 and has influenced over 100 million people. She’s personally interviewed over 5,000 hair stylists, colorists and barbers about their work. Her work has been featured in major beauty magazines and online publications.
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If you were met with an abrupt “Sold out” while trying to restock your favorite scented candle this year, you weren’t alone. Home fragrances thrived in 2020, and one reason may be their subconscious effects. Aromatherapy­—fragrance’s ability to passively modulate emotions—has never felt more necessary. The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell
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Nineties makeup is glam. Nineties makeup is a vibe. Nineties makeup is IT. If you’re looking for some beauty inspiration, it’s best to look back at the greats. The Naomi Campbell. The Aliyah. The Janet Jackson. From runways to music videos, these women used beauty to transform the pop culture area. “In the ’90s, women
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It’s safe to say that very few people are hopping on a plane right now with the frequency or enthusiasm they once did. (You know, that whole pandemic thing.) But that doesn’t mean that we can’t dream—about that delicious dumpling we had in a tea house in Shanghai eight years ago, or that road trip
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I’m 29, an age that means essentially nothing. It’s not 30, a symbolic-but-still-arbitrary marker of age, progress, and a little bit of wisdom. It’s just the last year of my late 20s, a time historically defined by turbulent change and unhappiness. The Harvard Business Review summed up this long list of reasons in a piece
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When M.A.C launched their Up for Everything Mascara in 2019, which is specifically designed for stick straight lashes that refuse to stay curled, I finally felt seen. My somewhat dark (bless) lashes are unable to stay crimped unless I lacquer them with coats and coats of waterproof mascara—which isn’t the most “natural” beauty look and
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If you’ve watched Keeping Up With the Kardashians, you know Khloé Kardashian keeps it real. Her off the cuff commentary and biting clapbacks have made her a beloved show fixture for 20 seasons. But these days, Kardashian has little time for Instagram trolls who nitpick her appearance. Between filming and raising her daughter True, Khloé
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As someone who readily admits to prioritizing skincare above many (okay, fine, most) things in my life right now, it’s no surprise that I’m constantly on the hunt for the latest and greatest formulations. And, like other skincare enthusiasts, I’m currently obsessed with serums. Facial serums, in all of their endlessly niche iterations, are their
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No matter where you get your beauty info from—whether it’s magazines, social media or good ol’ word of mouth—it’s safe to say that the abundance of sources and information available at any given time has made things, well, pretty confusing. With so much info at our fingertips, it can be tricky to differentiate between what’s
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You know what I think about a lot? That time Jason Mamoa called out Chris Pratt for posing with a single-use plastic water bottle on Instagram by commenting, in part, “Bro … WTF.” Since then, whenever I scroll past a picture of serum-soaked polyester plastered to an influencer’s face, I can’t help but wonder: When
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Cindy has over 15 years of experience as a hair stylist and colorist in Las Vegas, NV. She started this website in 2005 and has influenced over 100 million people. She’s personally interviewed over 5,000 hair stylists, colorists and barbers about their work. Her work has been featured in major beauty magazines and online publications.
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Becoming a supermodel requires great genes. That’s as true for Precious Lee as it was for all the runway stars that came before her. But her mom and dad didn’t just pass down great cheekbones, they gave her attitude—the sort of swagger that separates a pretty face from a superstar. Take her mom: a woman
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Autumn provides the joys of leaves falling, chunky sweaters emerging, and pumpkin spice filtering through the air like oxygen. With all that being said, the season can really do a number on your lips. (Not to mention the stress of a global pandemic and a very important November 3rd.) Just as the world feels like
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Shop local and stay cozy! Remember the days when you used to meticulously plan your outfits, considering things like the weather, where you were going after work, or how your over-the-knee, chunky-sole boots were going to fit into your gym locker? No? Us neither. The new “normal” when it comes to outfit selection is officially
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Is your skin sensitive? Prone to acne? Parched beyond all recognition? There’s a new face wash for that Fall ushers in many delights like woolly knits, spiced lattes and a new excuse to burn your coziest candles. In the skincare world, it’s bringing a multitude of new facial cleansers. While it may be tempting to immediately
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