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5 Fun Makeup Tips for School

March 2023
Create confidence, express yourself, and have a good time by doing fun makeup for school. Below are five fun makeup tips and trends to try, all of which can be easily adapted for age, skin color and type, the annoying patriarchy of dress codes, or whatever else comes your way.

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Best Skincare for Teens

February 2023
The best skincare for teens is ultimately a routine you can follow. Start off simple, treat your skin like the royalty it is, know that acne is common but not the only battle to fight, and that there are a bajillion products out there and you don’t need most of them!

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How to Remove Makeup

February 2023
Is there really a “right” way to remove makeup? As someone trying to break her bad habit of sleeping in makeup, I was curious to find out if I was actually doing it right. Does that sound super Type A? Have I mentioned I’m a Virgo?

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What Is Dry Brushing & How Does It Work?

January 2023
Does dry brushing work wonders for skin health, circulation, and lymphatic drainage? See if this self-applied massage is right for you.

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How To Get Rid Of Under Eye Circles

January 2023
Dark under eye circles and bags are one of nature’s rudest gifts. Though we lump them together because both appear in the tear trough area under the eye, they are technically two different things caused by genetics, hyperpigmentation, a lack of restful sleep, diet, allergies or illness.

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What is Cosmetic Acupuncture?

December 2022
What is cosmetic acupuncture? Is it better than facials? Or Botox? How can it help my skin as I get closer to 40? I had questions, and I needed answers. So, during an incredibly stressful season in need of maximum self-care, I tried cosmetic acupuncture. My main goal: improving the lines between my eyebrows and firming my jawline. My other goal: taking care of myself.

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How To Prevent Ingrown Hairs Naturally

November 2022
Fun fact: Did you know the only places you don’t have hair follicles are your lips, the palms of your hands, and the bottoms of your feet? Mind = blown. Even without coarse or curly hair, we’re all going to have to live with an ingrown at some point. Sigh. But don’t stress, dear ones, because we can treat and also prevent these ingrowns from happening at all.

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Best Skincare for Acne-Prone Skin

November 2022
It’s a universal truth that zits are the worst. Acne affects humans of all ages, genders, and biologies. So if you have skin that’s prone to acne, know that you’re not alone!

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How to Care for Skin Before & After Laser Hair Removal

October 2022
As someone with dark hair, well, everywhere, I’ve always been curious about laser hair removal. So if you’re on the laser hair removal train or thinking about taking the plunge, here’s what I learned.

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Here Are 4 Reasons Why You’ll Never Want To Sleep With Makeup Again

October 2022
I’ve heard my entire life that sleeping with makeup is bad, including from my mom, whose grandmother told her she would age five years for every night she didn’t take her makeup off. But even all these warnings haven’t been enough to stop me from doing it. So how bad is it really?

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How I Care for My Body Hair: AKA “Garden” Maintenance

September 2022
I’ve always been a less-is-more person when it comes to skincare. Perhaps it's not a surprise that when it comes to my pubic hair, I use many of the same products I use elsewhere on my body.

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Here’s Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is Great For Skin – But Use With Caution!

June 2022
For at least a decade now, apple cider vinegar has been heralded as a beauty do-all for skin. But do these claims hold up? Let’s dig in.

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Why You Should Avoid Sodium Laureth Sulfate in Skincare (and Everywhere!)

May 2022
What is sodium laureth sulfate? How is it related to sodium lauryl sulfate? And how easy is it to find clean skincare products that don’t use it?