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Beauty: Hair, Makeup, Skin Care, Nails, General

A Flawless Finish: Celebrity Nail Stylist Titilayo Bankole Gives Tips on Keeping Your Nails Healthy Year Round

NailCelebirty Nail stylist Titilayo Bankole Gives Tips on Keeping Your Nails Healthy Year Round One of the few downsides to moving from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. has been the chronic dry skin that now plagues me. With all the humidity on this side of the world, you would think my t-zones would be well oiled. Indeed that has not been the case. I am slowly morphing into a reptile.  I sat down with nail stylist Titilayo Bankole for tips on how to keep my hands looking healthy and non-lizard like.  BC:  I’ve never had issues with my cuticles drying out until now.  What can I do to preserve my nails? Right now they’re a disaster. Help.  TB: You have to apply cuticle oil throughout the day, not...

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Beauty Mythbusters: Skincare

Skincare.Image.PhillipWhen it comes to beauty, great product and a steady hand can accomplish just about anything. Hair, eyes, lips, nails, cheekbones – just about any feature can be manipulated to optimal effect, except the most coveted one.

Clear skin is the ultimate beauty bounty, and not even the best foundation can create the illusion if the fundamentals aren't already there. Tired of spending too much time and money on skincare, with nothing much to show except a growing balance of Sephora Insider...

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New Beach Body Techniques: How to Lose Weight and Cellulite with Salt

Sea Salt BowlIt's that time of year again time to shed those extra layers: jackets, cardigans, and leggings. It's the season of patterned bikinis, strapless dresses and sandals – summertime! More importantly, it's time to finally shed those extra pounds so you look fabulous in your summer dresses.

Like most women, you may have been looking for a new workout DVD, or perhaps you've joined a new gym to help you lose those last 10 pounds. If cellulite is your concern, perhaps you have been looking for a...

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The Beauty Dozen: Twelve Questions for Makeup Artist Extraordinaire Sam Fine

Sam_Fine_pressOn a recent, sweltering summer afternoon in Brooklyn, we found ourselves coolly ensconced in an airy bistro, sipping ice-cold wine across from the inimitable Sam Fine.

One of the top artists in the beauty business and recently named Fashion Fair's new Creative Makeup Director, Fine is renown for his alchemic talents: the “King of Foundation” is a master at accentuating the precious metal-glow in complexions of color. He is also responsible for creating some of the most iconic looks...

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Haute Pink

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Nars’ Schiap nail color is much like its namesake, couturiere Elsa Schiaparelli: a bold, complex hue that is unmistakably chic. 

In an era where nail color trends seem to change each settimana, Sciap remains as constant as memories of the summer seaside – forever fresh, perpetually hot, and always sexy.

If you want to stand out, but inky darks, blinding fluorescents, and anemic extremes aren’t quite you, Schiap will surely add a little spice to your step (and your snap).