SKINCARE

SERUMS 101: What You Need to Know

serums 101

For many people, the extent of their skincare routine consists of cleanser, toner and moisturizer. It can be intimidating to add more products to your routine – what if it breaks me out? Does it really make a difference? – but there’s a reason serums have become so popular in recent years. These concentrated potions target specific skin concerns (dull skin, hyper-pigmentation, signs of aging, etc.) and deliver visible results. Keep reading to discover exactly what serums are, why you need them, how to apply and some of our top picks!

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Everything You Need to Know About Microdermabrasion

microderm

Microdermabrasion. It’s one of those words you’ve heard dozens of times, but odds are you don’t really know what it is, apart from being something that’s often seen at the end of the list of options at your favorite spa. This post will help clear up any questions you might have about the rejuvenating skincare procedure – what it is, if it’s right for you, at-home treatments and much more. Keep reading!

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WHY WE LOVE ORLANE (Plus, a Giveaway + Exclusive Gift with Purchase Code)

Orlane B21 Extraordinaire

Orlane is a French skincare brand that epitomizes elegance, luxury and beauty. Founded in 1947, the high-end brand is one of the premier leaders in anti-aging cosmetics. Their scientific approach to beauty truly sets them apart from other brands, and gives customers the ability to almost ‘cheat time’ in terms of how their skin radiates and glows. Keep reading for some of our favorite products from the legendary line, details on a phenomenal giveaway (valued at $290) and an exclusive promo code!

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How to Get Rid of Puffy Eyes

get rid of puffy eyes

No amount of concealer in the world can hide puffy eyes. You can cover up dark circles and fine lines, but puffiness is not as easy to hide. It can be caused by a number of things from stress to allergies to, commonly, fatigue. The easiest way to reduce puff? Get a good night’s rest…but I know that’s easier said than done. Thankfully, there are many products, tips and remedies to de-puff and ensure your eyes look fresh and well-rested. So whether you’ve had ten hours of sleep or pulled an all-nighter, no one will be the wiser!

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20 Cheat Sheets to Help You Up Your Makeup Game

20 beauty cheat sheets

They say a picture is worth a thousand words…and that’s especially true when it comes to makeup. From infographs to pictorials, we’ve rounded up twenty visuals that will help you make sense of your makeup. Whether you’re a newbie who wants to learn the basics or a total beauty addict who wouldn’t mind a refresher course, we can almost guarantee you’ll learn something new! Keep reading to discover these game-changing beauty charts.

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Why Women Should Consider Shaving Their Faces

women shaving face

The taboo has finally been broken. Women shaving their faces is one beauty ritual that has been done for decades behind closed doors. Both Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe, two of the most legendary beauties in Hollywood, were fans of the hair removal technique. Facial shaving removes peach fuzz and takes off the top layer of dead skin, which allows skincare to absorb better and makeup to sit more naturally on your face. Shaving also increases cell turnover rates, essentially acting as an excellent anti-aging tool and exfoliator – ever wonder why men tend to look about five years younger than they really are? All kidding aside, keep reading to learn about facial shaving and see if it’s right for you.

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