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Beauty Test Drive: emerginC Scientific Organics Phytocell Detox Mask

I don’t deviate too far from my daily skin care regime of washing with a benzoyl peroxide face cleanser and applying a prescribed MetroGel. I’ve found what works for me and I intend to stick with it until it no longer works for a while. But like most women obsessed with skin care, I know the benefits of a good face mask and recently tried the emerginC Scientific Organics Phytocell Detox Mask. Keep reading »

The 30-Day Cellulite Challenge: Day 22

It’s day 22 of the 30-Day Cellulite Challenge, which means there’s only about a week left, and things are looking good. I’ve been using Karin Herzog‘s Dynamic Duo Anti-Cellulite Kit for about three weeks, and it seems to be working. By the way, at the end of my experiment, we’ll be offering a deal on the Herzog products, so you can try them yourself.

Now, though, there’s another issue. Keep reading »

Frisky Q&A: Chrisette Michele Says Red Lipstick Gives Her Freedom

In anticipation of the release of her third LP, Let Freedom Reign (out today, Nov. 30), Island Def Jam recording artist Chrisette Michele let a bunch of bloggers pick her brain last night at an event hosted by the Carol’s Daughter store in Harlem. We all know she’s an extremely talented singer and musician (you know, one who actually has a voice and isn’t about gyrating for attention), so what I really wanted to know were Chrisette’s style and beauty preferences. Find out how she gets the power to voice her thoughts and why the reaction to her natural hair was annoying, after the jump. Keep reading »

In Some Corners Of The World, Beauty Is In The Unibrow

We’ve spent much time and money waxing, tweezing, and threading the hairs that grow between our two eyebrows (and we imagine so have you). But this process, it turns out, isn’t shared by all women in the world. Over in Tajikistan (a small country just north of Afghanistan), women pride themselves on their full-grown brows as a mark of beauty. And for those who don’t naturally have pronounced unibrows, one can easily purchase pigmented herbs to color in the space, much like an eyebrow pencil. Keep reading »

The 30-Day Cellulite Challenge: Day 20

And so we return from the holidays for another edition of the 30-Day Cellulite Challenge. Nothing says, “Bring on the cellulite!” like the holiday season, really, what with all the binge eating, the fatty foods, and the lolling about on the sofa. Prior to Thanksgiving, I was reporting great results from the anti-cellulite creams I’m using for a month. Did the results hold up? Find out. Keep reading »

Nicole By O.P.I. To Release Liquid Metals Collection

It’s probably a little early for you to start thinking about next year, but come January, you’re going to want to sport Nicole by O.P.I.’s Liquid Metals nail polish collection. Touches of metal are one of the hottest beauty and fashion trends now, and these nail lacquers come in a range of metallics, from shimmering sea foam to sophisticated champagne. “Metallic shades are perfect to wear with all clothing colors, adding some easy edge to your wardrobe,” said Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, Nicole by OPI’s Executive VP & Artistic Director, in a press release. I think the names of these new polishes — “Miss Independent,” “The Next CEO,” “Rich in Spirit,” and “It Starts with Me” — will also help you stay on track with your New Year’s career resolutions. Look for the Liquid Metals collection at ULTA, Walmart, Target, Sears, Harmon, HEB, and Wegmans in January. Keep reading »

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