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Stock up on these top-rated beauty favorites for a powerful beauty routine.
There are times when you're faced with major dilemmas, like say, entering a Sephora, Ulta, or Cult Beauty online store, and you're so overwhelmed you don't know where to begin. Well, it's always best to stick to the tried-and-tested bestsellers such as ...
 
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We talk to some of our beauty-obsessed friends and brand managers to give us a peek into their beauty arsenal with their very own #shelfies.
Welcome to Town&Country's new beauty series, The Beauty Altar, where we feature the makeup and skincare closets of our readers and friends. Mom of three, Grace is known as @thespoiledmummy on Instagram, based on her lifestyle blog thespoiledmummy.com. She is also an entrepreneur, ...
 
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What to do when you're facing scaly skin, chapped lips, and redness after coming home from your vacation.
Many jet setters use their long holiday breaks to escape the heat by spending Christmas and New Year’s in a colder and whiter environment. After enjoying a White Christmas, however, the sudden shift in climate coming home from the extreme cold can ...
 
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Stay beautiful while traveling.
Perhaps the greatest pain in packing is having to leave behind many of the comforts of home–your daily beauty regimen included.Here, we’ve compiled a list of travel-friendly beauty products that you can take on the go:This cult beauty brand has prepped for ...
 
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What role should your skin type really play in your skincare picks? We take you from confusion to solution.
While there really is no danger in buying skincare products over the counter—they all come in “safe” concentrations for home use—it makes a huge difference to know your skin type and apply the right products that address your skin concerns.Many of us ...
 
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Tip No. 5: Trimming down there is not only perfectly acceptable in 2017, it's polite.
Time was, a man who spent too long in the bathroom was met with a level of scorn and suspicion usually reserved for politicians who try to embrace indie music. Thankfully times have changed, but even now it's easy to feel bemused by ...
 
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The Rock, Biebs, Diddy, and Becks reveal how they Benjamin Button their way through life.
No, you’re not imagining it. There’s a reason your favorite male celebrity still looks like he’s fresh out of college even if he’s pushing 45 (we’re looking at you, Pharrell Williams). While luck in the genetic lottery makes up part of it, ...
 
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Showing that you care takes four easy steps.
Yes, you can let your face become grizzled and lined and wild. You’re a man after all. But then there’s your wife or girlfriend and everybody else, all of whom have to look at your grizzly prune face and worry about your ...
 
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Look au naturel by going all natural
Some horror stories come bottled, and we don’t mean your hazy regrets from last night. We’re talking the stuff in your bathroom cabinet, because whatever you put on your skin often gets under it, too: carcinogenic parabens from facial wash, disruptive phthalates ...
 
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Oils that used to be kitchen staples are now beauty concoctions that moisturize, cleanse, soften, and de-frizz.
An oil-free formulation in a cream or serum used to be a source of pride for many beauty brands. Now it’s time we put to rest the notions that oils aggravate breakouts or make the skin greasy. In fact, its popularity has ...
 
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If taking care of yourself is a game, then the goal is to look good. Always.
Smell better. How do you imbue your skin with a long-lasting and more nuanced scent? Why, by wearing fragrance in different forms. Think of it as completing a winning set of three: Start with a bar of soap that, aside from exfoliating the ...
 
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In this issue of The Checkout, here's a humorous but helpful gift for the sister you love to hate.
Oh, the possibilities of writing your dedication for this gift is endless: “Dear Sister: You deserve only coal,” or  “Hi Mom: You got mud on yo’ face.” But we don’t mean actual mud (if only we can put that in a box ...
 
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The best ones aren’t sticky and oily.
There are two main causes of skin aging: gravity and the sun. Your lifting cream’s got gravity covered, but what about your sun protection? With various formulations now on the market, there really is no excuse to skip the SPF.PILLA recent trip ...
 
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And believe us, not all brands that claim to be organic are actually organic.
In countries where labeling a product “organic” requires rigorous tests and compliance to strict standards, only items with certifications or seals make it to the organic beauty counters. Usually, certification requires between 70 to 95 percent of a product’s ingredients to be ...
 
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Gel formulations in skincare are smarter these days, tackling aging, acne, and spots for every skin type.
Gone are the days when gel formulations in skincare caused dryness and irritation for those with normal to dry skin. This season, gel-based “intelligent products” seem to be taking the spotlight, with new formulas that work well on all skin types and ...
 
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When it comes to maintaining healthy and well-hydrated skin on your face, nothing beats a moisturizer.
A lot of people swear by drinking lots of water to keep their skin hydrated, but that’s really a major skincare myth. When it comes to maintaining healthy and well-hydrated skin on your face, nothing beats a moisturizer.These creams do two things: ...
 
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Topical creams that work as effectively as laser treatments had merely been the stuff of science fiction, until this skincare label came along.
Many dermatologists would argue that no topical cream or serum can do the job as quickly and effectively as Botox or lasers when it comes to addressing wrinkles, dark spots, and sagging skin. While a lot of topical solutions do work when ...
 
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A crash course on laser treatments and a break down of some of the most popular anti-aging procedures.
It’s never easy to choose which anti-aging procedure to try especially when practically every non-invasive treatment promises the same results: plumper, younger, smoother, spot-free skin. The key is to understand how these results are delivered through the various machines and specific techniques ...
 
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Serums can contain up to 70 percent of active ingredients.
The thinner the texture, the better it is absorbed. Skin care serums have smaller molecules than other products like creams and masks, allowing active ingredients to go deeper into the skin where they work better and faster. The active ingredients of skin care ...
 
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Dead skin cells don’t rise to the surface; they clog up your pores, and eventually turn into zits. Here's how to slough them off.
Know that whatever skincare product you apply on a rough and flakey face will not penetrate as it should and will work less effectively—thus the importance of sloughing off dead skin cells and surface debris before doing anything else. If this doesn’t convince ...
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