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Eye of the Tigress — Going Wild Over IT Cosmetics’ Confidence In An Eye Cream

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Picture it: Sicily, 1912…

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Charmed, I’m Sure — New Zoya Spring 2017 Charming Collection

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With unicorn and mermaid beauty trends in full swing (the former revolving around dreamy pastels, glittery finishes, and opalescent and iridescent effects, and the latter embracing many of the same principles but adding long hair into the mix), it may just be the ideal time to release a nail polish collection that conjures up images of fairy tale princesses and the magical universes they inhabit.

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This Earth Day, It’s Time To Green Light These Green Beauty Products!

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This year, Earth Day feels like a more momentous occasion than usual — perhaps because of the bewildering amount of people who continue to be climate change deniers (led by Donald Trump, who seems to have no comprehension of the polar ice caps melting), who have advocated for fracking ventures that could contaminate groundwater, and who root for big oil instead of advocating for green energy sources.

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A Feast Of Love — New LORAC Cosmetics “Beauties Who Brunch” Collection

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Brunch is by far my favorite meal — I can feast on shrimp and cheesy grits, then pair the meal with a mimosa; I can nibble on scrambled eggs and pair them with something as seemingly unharmonious as sweet potato fries, all the while enjoying a sangria; or I can sip a latte while savoring eggs benedict atop delicious crab cakes.

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A Recipe For Soft Skin — Too Cool For School Egg Mellow Body Butter

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The funniest thing happened last night as I was massaging some of Too School’s absolutely divine Egg Mellow Body Butter onto my arms and legs: my 4-month-old puppy, Bowie, awoke from his slumber and began sniffing around his makeshift bed on the couch (yes, he’s so spoiled that we have little beds for him everywhere) before directing his gaze at me, as I stood a few feet away, and making his “you-know-you-want-to-give-me-a-treat” face.

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Coming of Sage — Discover the Viktor & Rolf Magic Sage Spell Eau de Parfum

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If you’ve hung out with enough people who believe in the supernatural, then you’ve likely heard of someone burning sage in a dwelling to exorcise any evil spirits and eliminate all negative energy.

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Overhyped Beauty Products or Legit Hair Heroes? — A Look at the New Herbal Essences bio:renew Coconut Milk Shampoo & Conditioner

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It’s not uncommon for brands to make minor tweaks to their product formulations in order to better appeal to a contemporary audience (think of all the “new and improved,” “paraben-free,” and “alcohol-free” labels now stamped on lotions and shampoos) nor is it rare for them to update their packaging to better catch the attention of fickle customers.

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Peach for the Stars with New Too Faced Cosmetics Sweet Peach Collection

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Kandi, Phaedra, Nene, Kenya, Cynthia, and Porsha would all be delighted by the latest Too Faced Cosmetics collection, which pays homage to Georgia’s official state fruit: the peach.

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Putting the Sublime in the Coconut — Skin Gets a Tropical Sparkle with Kopari’s Coconut Body Glow

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Beauty experts, including yours truly, have been extolling the wonders of coconut oil for quite some time, urging anyone who will read (or listen) to apply the lauric acid-rich substance to their skin, hair, nails, and cuticles.

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Learn More About the Products Seen on Yesterday’s KXAN “Studio 512” Superfoods in Beauty Segment!

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Earlier today, I appeared on KXAN’s “Studio 512″show to chat about how superfoods have made their way into the skincare and haircare realms.

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