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Genius: A Product To Fight Humidity Hair

Summer is a favorite season in the beauty category (shimmery self-tanner, anyone?) but also one of the most problematic. When it comes to vacation hair, the beauty books seem to have it down: go for that beachy surfer girl thing. But what about dealing with the elements day-to-day? We’re talking humidity hair, that particularly unflattering style that happens somewhere in between your home bathroom and office. For those who have summer styling problems, look to Oribe’s Impermeable Anti-Humidity Spray, formulated to combat this very issue. The “Miami-tested” product “shields hair from frizz on the sultriest of days (and nights), protecting sleek blowouts and perfect curls alike,” so it’s useful for curly and straight-haired girls alike. The perfect aid for helping you attain that “put-together” look (even when beneath it all, you’re sweating like a pig), this Oribe spray is the type of beauty product that might just keep you sane this summer. [$38, Barneys New York] Keep reading »

The Frizzy Hair/Nice Nails Trade-Off

Humidity makes your hair look like ass, but British researchers have discovered Mother Nature’s awful mugginess is actually optimal for growing nails that don’t split! Air with 55 percent humidity keeps our nails pliable; unfortunately, excessive amounts of hot water from bathing or hand-washing soften nails too much. A researcher at Manchester University advised, “It’s best not to get nails completely dry or completely wet.”

Sorry, we can’t avoid hand-washing with hot water! But luckily we’ve found The Body Shop’s Almond Oil Nail & Cuticle Treatment ($12) helps lock in moisture and keeps our manicures cute. [Daily Mail] Keep reading »

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