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How To Treat Acne With 12 Korean Skin Care Products

When I was 21, I developed hormonal acne in a span of time that felt like it was almost overnight, and it really took its toll on my skin and my confidence. But, as someone who was both acne-sufferer and Korean beauty enthusiast, I learned a thing or two about the best Korean skin care products for acne, and how to treat acne the Korean beauty way — without a full on assault on your body's largest organ.

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How To Achieve the No-Makeup Makeup Look with KohGenDo

In search of that elusive glow, I spoke with KohGenDo’s CEO, Diane Nakauchi, to learn just how to create an everyday winter makeup look that focuses on eliminating redness from the skin.

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This is the universally-flattering makeup line that finally turned me into a lipstick girl

It’s time for me to make a confession, and it’s going to sound a bit strange coming from a beauty writer, but I’ve never been much of a lipstick girl...

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Challenging sexist jokes can be difficult — but this is why we must speak up

Last week, I found myself battling a sexist joke for the first time in my adult life. Yes, battling!

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How I Learned to Ditch Trends That Feel Like They Weren't Made For Me

The year is 2006, and I’m spending my weeknight the way most 14-year-old girls with a healthy fashion and beauty obsession do — flipping through the pages of my favorite magazines on my bedroom floor, otherwise known as my pile of clothing...

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The 9 Best Sunscreens For Acne Prone Skin

Sunscreen has come a long way since the thick, pore-clogging creams of the past — and, thankfully, effective sun protection no longer comes with a side of skin irritation.

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There is true power in a signature makeup look, and this will inspire you to get your own

I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of signature makeup — signature anything, really. I love the idea of taking something and making it my own.

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The 7 Best Vitamin C Serums To Fade Dark Spots From Sun ...

Although sunspots and post acne marks are formed two entirely different ways, both types of hyperpigmentation are treated the same way. Gentle exfoliation and a generous dose of sunscreen are huge parts of the equation, but no brightening routine would be complete without one of the best Vitamin C serums for fading dark spots.

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The 8 Best Oil Cleansers For Acne Prone Skin, And Why You Should Be Using One

Cleansing your face with oil might sound counterintuitive, but it's actually one of the most effective ways to cut through all the excess sebum, makeup, and buildup on your face, without stripping your skin. And, for people with acne, getting a thorough, gentle cleanse is absolutely essential to minimizing breakouts. But not all oil cleansers are created equal — the best oil cleansers for acne prone skin are free of common irritants and acne triggers, and wash away easily, without leaving any residue behind.

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The 8 Best Korean BB Creams With High SPF That Are Blurring The Lines Between Skin Care And Makeup

The growing popularity of Korean BB creams marks a fundamental change in the way we're thinking about our beauty routines: a skin-first philosophy is increasingly becoming the norm. When it comes to makeup that provides natural coverage and greater skin benefits, the best Korean BB creams with high SPF fit the bill like nothing else.

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Here's what you need to recreate the 10 coolest makeup looks from NYFW

Fashion week is a time of inspiration. Whether it’s the fashion, beauty, or production of the shows, NYFW never ceases to illuminate the opportunities for creativity in our daily lives that are too often overlooked...

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One beauty writer's attempt to convince you to start incorporating essences into your skincare routine

This product genre is often touted as the secret to the mythical dewy skin all K-beauty lovers long for.

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Fashion x Innovation: Interview With Melissa Urfirer of Riley Versa

Innovative brands with fresh ideas, like Riley Versa, have the power to change the way we relate to fashion by keeping our classics current for years to come.

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This Dynamic Duo Will Make You Smize

Tyra was right....


The 7 Best Enzyme Powder Face Washes For Sensitive Skin

Every skin type requires exfoliation to stay healthy and function at its best, but those with sensitive skin need to take extra care when it comes to exfoliating.