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Makeup Bag: 5 Subtle Glow-Boosting Bronzers

Exhibit A: I am not an expert on tanning, or anything even remotely having to do with tanning. My skin glows under those neon lights at the bowling alley. I…

Rachel Krause | May 12, 2013 - 11:00 am

Poll: Which Weird Weather-Related Beauty Concern Are You Experiencing Today?

This late April has brought about some seriously weird weather here in NYC. It’s 45 and rainy today and set to be 72 and sunny tomorrow, so not only do…

Rachel Krause | April 23, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Earth Month Beauty: 5 Natural Face Cleansers For Every Skin Type

As you may or may not already know (you probably do), April is Earth Month, which means it’s prime time to educate yourself about all things good and green. Switching…

Rachel Krause | April 12, 2013 - 10:00 am

Was Kerry Washington’s Skin Lightened On The Cover Of Entertainment Weekly?

Fresh off a week of the Internet wondering whether singer Indie.Arie lightened her skin on the artwork for her new single, there’s a new Black woman looking awfully light-skinned. “Scandal”

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2013 - 1:20 pm

5 Tried-And-True Face Powders For Effortless Airbrushed Skin

Of all the beauty products in the world, powder probably gets the worst rap. Just the name conjures images of chalky, pasty texture and little puffs and getting it all…

Rachel Krause | March 26, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Winter Skin Care Tips: Stay Silky Smooth From Head To Toe

Chapped lips, peeling forehead, brittle hands, and ashy legs. Did I mention split ends? We’ve all been there before and now we’re back. As I dried off after my shower…

A New Mode | February 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

5 Oils You Should Be Putting On Your Face Right Now

If you’ve never used an oil on your face, you’re missing out. Really. It sounds terrifying, especially for the oily-skinned, but newsflash: oily-skinned people benefit the most from the use…

Rachel Krause | January 30, 2013 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: Help Me! I Can’t Stop Picking At My Skin

In June, I went to the doctor with what appeared to be a spider bite on my back. The bite had gotten seriously infected and was oozing pus. In October,…

Julie Gerstein | January 14, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Beauty PSA: Don’t Use Too Much Water On Your Skin!

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending a seasonal event hosted by Melvita, one of my favorite natural beauty brands. They tend to fly under the radar on the US…

Rachel Krause | October 25, 2012 - 10:40 am

A Plea For Help: What Can I Do To Treat My Newly Developed Cystic Acne?

I’ve always had good skin. It’s not the best skin in the world, but it’s good — I was fortunate enough to escape adolescence largely unscathed by acne eruptions, and…

Rachel Krause | September 5, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Please Explain: Why Can’t I Get A Tan?

Each summer, as I dare to don the shorter garments in my closet, I’m taken back to junior high gym class. Playing kickball and running laps with no athletic ability…

Kate Hakala | August 29, 2012 - 11:00 am

Lust Vs. Must: Darphin Essential Oil Elixirs Leave You Smooth, Smelling Good, And $80 Richer

When it comes to products that I feel very strongly that I NEEEEEED, they generally cost more than my ConEd bill for any given month. I love luxury beauty because…

Rachel Krause | August 20, 2012 - 9:40 am