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What To Expect From Your Skin-Care Routine When You’re Expecting

by Alyssa Hertzig view feature on Refinery29.com Deli meat, soft cheese, and alcohol aren’t the only things you are often advised to give up during pregnancy. It’s smart to be cautious about certain ingredients in some of your go-to beauty products, too. And that’s incredibly crappy timing, considering your complexion is likely going through some […]

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How To Get Your Glowiest Skin Ever — No Makeup Required

by Rachel Adler view feature on Refinery29.com Waking up (makeup-free — because we know you always wash your face before bed, right?) with utterly perfect, lit-from-within skin is on our list of #beautygoals — right up there with making our manicure last more than two days without a chip. Does it seem trivial in the […]

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The Crazy Thing That Happened The First Time I Got Fillers

by Alix Tunellview feature on Refinery29.com I don’t think anyone, save for a woman in labor, has ever sweat so hard while sitting perfectly still in an air-conditioned room. The crunchy paper on the exam chair had turned to mush and was disintegrating under my legs, my black (thank god) dress was damp with sweat, […]

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Would You Put Urine On Your Face For Better Skin?

by Alix Tunell view feature on Refinery29.com I want you to sit back, close your eyes, and think long and hard about good skin. Glowy skin. Breakout-free skin. How badly do you want it? Would you give up dairy? Force an orgasm every day? (Okay, that one’s easy.) Pee on a cotton pad and rub […]

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THIS Is Why Baths Are So Good For You

by Taylor Bryant view feature on Refinery29.com For as long as I can remember, my mom has been a big proponent of baths. Morning, night, doesn’t matter, she’s taking a bath unless the setup absolutely does not allow for her to sit down. I never thought to question her love of baths until I got […]

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This Magnetic Face Mask Is The Coolest Thing You’ll See Today

by Mi-Anne Chan view feature on Refinery29.com In the ever-evolving world of beauty, the face mask category has quickly become the most innovative. There was once a time when we were satisfied with a minty dollop of Queen Helene. Now, bubble masks, metallic masks, and even animal-print sheets have taken over our bathroom shelves. Just […]

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PSA: You Need To Change Your Razor, STAT

by Maria Del Russo view feature on Refinery29.com Recently, the Refinery29 beauty team got into a heated debate over shaving. More specifically, how often one needs to change his or her razor. As an Italian-American woman who has been #blessed with thick, coarse, dark hair from my head to my toes, I have gotten into […]

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10 Skin Products Every City Girl Needs

by Celia Shatzman view feature on Refinery29.com At this point, we all know daily SPF is crucial for protecting our skin against the damaging and aging effects of the sun — even when it’s raining or we’re indoor cube-dwellers. But there’s another element you should be guarding against with equal vigor: pollution. Smog, car exhaust, […]

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This Is The Beauty Secret You Forgot About

by Jolene Edgar view article on Refinery29.com Sure, people are still obsessing over getting fuller lips and contoured cheeks, but lately there’s been quite a buzz surrounding a less in-your-face body part. We’re talking about your neck. Despite the fact that the neck shows evidence of sun damage much faster than the face, this sensitive […]

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Science Says This Is A Secret To Clearer Skin

by Kate Sullivan view article on Refinery29.com Not to brag, but I’ve had cystic acne for years — and recently developed my first case of eczema, to boot. “How can one woman be so sensual?” is a question that you are not asking right now. And the question I am asking is: “What the hell […]

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Why You Need Weed In Your Beauty Routine

by Jolene Edgar view article on Refinery29.com Dope, weed, reefer, ganja — judging by monikers alone, one could easily declare that marijuana has about as much sex appeal as a stoner in a classic comedy. (Apologies if Cheech really does it for you.) And yet, as we write this, cannabis-infused soaps, lotions, shampoos, perfumes, and […]

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You May Have Been Using Your Face Mask Wrong All Along

by Jolene Edgar view article on Refinery29.com Watch The Clock This dictum applies to all but non-setting moisturizing cream masks, which, for the most part, “can be left on for hours, even overnight, for heightened benefits,” says Jeannette Graf, MD, a dermatologist in Great Neck, NY. Exceeding the directed two-to-five-minute face time on most clay […]

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Bad Skin? Blame It On The Alcohol

by Maria Del Russo view article on Revinery29.com For plenty of us, there’s nothing more enjoyable than pouring ourselves a glass of wine or a strong cocktail at the end of a long workday. On weekends, some of us enjoy multiple mimosas over brunch, and tie one off with some friends on a Saturday night […]

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All Your Gross Acne Questions, Answered

by Liesa Goins view article on Refinery29.com Do I break out because I touch my face too much? That’s complicated. The germs on your hands aren’t the same germs that cause breakouts, but the dirt and oil you touch may be a problem. “Think about all the things we touch in a day without thinking […]

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