Why Choose? The Latest in Makeup Offers Both Color and Skin Care Benefits

  Is it makeup? Is it skin care? Yes and yes! These days, high-tech makeup offers more than just coverage and color. It’s a light-as-air matte tint that goes on like a fluid and transforms into a sheer wash of powder color. But the real magic is its infusion of anti-aging peptides to smooth fine … Continue reading Why Choose? The Latest in Makeup Offers Both Color and Skin Care Benefits

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Editor’s Vanity: New Beauty Launches I’m In Love With

  I've fallen for these new beauty launches for spring, as pretty as they are effective. This cream-to-powder foundation, with a blend of air powder and air fitting polymers, keeps my oily T-zone under control and has a longer wear than a typical cushion compact. Dr. Jart + Air Mesh, $48, sephora.com You’d expect such … Continue reading Editor’s Vanity: New Beauty Launches I’m In Love With

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Get a Jumpstart on Spring With These Fresh Makeup Trends to Try Now

  Right about now, when the weather is especially schizophrenic in Southern California (80 one day, 60 the next), I could really do with something new and fresh and exciting to shake that winter gloom. Yes, I've been eyeing blush colored heels and pearl embellished sandals, but even if I buy them, they won't see … Continue reading Get a Jumpstart on Spring With These Fresh Makeup Trends to Try Now

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Ready For a Spring Skin Care Detox? Recover, Revive, and Renew With These Star Skin Care Products

  Phew, this winter has been a serious challenge for my skin. Between a weird itchy rash (with no visible symptoms, just the itchiness), a probable overload of product testing, and super dry conditions, I can't wait for warmer weather to return. (My skin does best in super humid climates, like Korea in the summer, … Continue reading Ready For a Spring Skin Care Detox? Recover, Revive, and Renew With These Star Skin Care Products