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How to Get Rid of Acne Scars 8 Ways: The Complete Guide


Updated October 30, 2020

Acne loves to leave its mark. And those marks are universally unpleasant, whether it’s the big, red blemish on the day you’re meeting your spouse’s boss or the bumpy scars leftover from last year’s big breakout. But if you had to choose between the two, you’d probably take the blemish over the scaring — just…

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How to Get Better Skin! 6 Easy Tips for Healthier Skin


Updated November 16, 2020

Want to wake up to healthy, glowing skin every day? I mean, who doesn’t? Figuring out how to get better skin may not your top priority in life right now, but maybe it falls into the “nice to have” category. And you are reminded of it too often by women who seem to glow effortlessly,…

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Large Pores, Ick! 5 Causes and How to Fix Your Skin


Updated November 16, 2020

I love summer, but a heatwave brings a new set of problems to manage. My plants are dying, my t-shirts are developing stains under the arms, and I’m wearing the unavoidable scent of bug repellent and sunblock, a noxious combination. On top of that, my skin’s under siege by sweat, dirt, and UV rays —…

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4 Bigtime Pitfalls of Buying Makeup Online & How to Avoid Them


Updated July 28, 2020

This cosmetics marketing trends report says that 42% of women in the U.S. prefer buying makeup online. That number comes from a 2018 survey, though — long before anyone had heard of the coronavirus, social distancing, or shelter-in-place orders. Now that we’re all spending a lot more time at home, it’s likely that buying cosmetics…

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Over Your Regular Beauty Routine? Me too! Summer Beauty Hacks You’ll Love


Updated September 27, 2020

Given the state of the economy and the high likelihood that your job outlook might be shaky, now is not the time to drop big dollars on beauty products. You might even be tempted to dump your whole beauty routine — especially if you’ve been working from home and staying six feet away from your…

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Eyelash Extensions Falling Out? Yikes! You Need this Guide to Cleaning Eyelash Extensions Now


Updated September 27, 2020

Beauty salons are reopening — hooray! But there’s still a pandemic going on — boo. Whether you’re trying to stay home as much as possible or simply can’t on your stylist’s calendar, you’re likely waiting longer and longer between beauty treatments. You can address your roots with spray-on color, your bangs with a headband, but…

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Healthy Skin for Summer! 6 Smart Sunscreens You Need Now


By now, we’ve all wised up enough to know everyday sunscreen is a beauty essential. Being healthy is the new being bronze and that doesn’t just mean in the summer. Protecting your skin year ’round is the best way to guarantee it’s glowing in the right way — that is, preserving it while combating the risk…

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6 Changes to Your Beauty Routine to Embrace While You’re Home all the Time


Updated September 27, 2020

Not everything about being at home most of the time has a negative spin. As the weeks pass, we’re finding more and more bright spots and reasons to view our glasses as half full. In the before times, most of us began our days hitting the ground running and not stopping until it was time…

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How to Brighten Skin! 5 Amazing Products + Free Tactics Too


Updated November 16, 2020

If your skin’s been looking a little bit lackluster lately, it could be due to… well, let’s just say this list is loooong. We’re talking about stress, dehydration, lack of sunlight, and hormones, to name just a few. The bottom line is that if you’re dealing with something out of the norm, your skin may…

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Hair

7 Brilliant Hair Scarf Styles


Updated September 27, 2020

There’s no better time to bring back the hair scarf than right now. I mean, we’re all stuck at home, not showering, wearing PJs all day, and watching our roots grow. But when jeans and a sweater seem like too much work, a few go-to hair scarf styles can add a touch of normalcy to…

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Hair

DIY Root Touch-up at Home: 7 Genius Tricks


Updated September 27, 2020

WFH, day 4,875. Or is that week four? Whatever the case, it’s likely that you’re also counting the days until you can get a professional root touch-up. That meme about all of us revealing our real hair color in just three or four weeks? It’s definitely coming true, folks. But that doesn’t mean that you…

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5 Best Beauty Brands That Should Be on Your Radar


Updated September 27, 2020

Whether you’re shopping at the drugstore, high-end department stores, or scrolling through your ad-ridden feed on Instagram, it’s hard to ignore just how many beauty brands are out there these days. With so many options and a budget that sadly has limits, it’s tough to know which brands are worth your hard-earned cash and which…

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Budget Beauty

Beauty Diet: 6 Cheap, Beauty-Boosting Nutrition Secrets


Updated September 27, 2020

Tired of all the expensive beauty products? Try a beauty diet — you’ll spend less and probably see better results. Here are 5 beauty-boosting diet tricks.

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Cuticle Care — 3 Stupid-Simple Ways to Protect Cuticles


Updated September 27, 2020

In normal times, our hands go through a lot on a daily basis. But these are not normal times. We have coronavirus spreading around the world, and washing your hands is a key part of staying safe. The thing is, more hand-washing demands a change to your cuticle care routine. Cuticles are thin and very…

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Makeup

5 Killer Korean Beauty Products at Ulta


Updated September 27, 2020

Korean beauty products have been popular around the world for years, but hard to get your hands on here in the States. Now, some of the most popular brands and products are available at Ulta — so we can all get our Korean skin care fix when it’s time to switch up the ole beauty…

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Skin Problems? 4 Definitive Signs Your Skin Moisture Barrier is Damaged & How to Fix It


Updated June 15, 2020

Your skin has superpowers — like moisture barrier that protects against bacteria and pollutants. Is your moisture barrier damaged? Here’s how to find out.

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Flushed! The Ultimate Guide to Cheek Stains Including Top 6 Picks


About Cheek Stains Stain is an unfortunate word for a beauty product, dontcha think? I mean, beauty mavens don’t want stains — we want an alluring tinge of color that highlights our bone structure. We want a subtle flush that speaks of youth and vibrancy. Stain as a descriptor doesn’t paint that picture. Even so,…

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Going Gray! Stunning Gray Hairstyles That Make You Wonder Why We Dye It Anyway


Updated September 16, 2020

If you’re thinking of joining the revolution and savoring your gray hair in all of its graceful glory, we’ve got good news: there are thousands upon thousands of beautiful ways to make this work for you. Wondering what’s out there — and whether it can work for you? Here are seven gray hairstyles you can make your own.

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You Deserve a Break! Here’s How to Indulge in a Luxurious Spa Day at Home


Updated August 18, 2020

Pamper yourself with these affordable spa day extras to complete your beauty regimen! Make your perfect spa day at home a reality.

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Win the Eyebrow Game With This Handy Guide to the Best Eyebrow Shapes for Your Face


Updated September 8, 2020

Anytime you’re thinking about going for a natural makeup look, it’s important that your brows are on point. Whether you prefer a thick, full eyebrow style or something more streamlined, you can enhance your whole look by shaping your eyebrows to suit the shape of your face. Just as a belt emphasizes your waist, or…

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Natural Makeup Look: Get that Fresh and Clean Beauty Look Now


Updated September 28, 2020

Sure, we’d love to roll out of bed each morning and, voila, be ready to go with bright eyes and sculpted cheeks. But perfecting the natural makeup look isn’t always, well, natural. Real life just doesn’t allow for such magic without a little help. Fortunately, the right beauty products can make all the difference. And…