How to Get the Strobing Effect With Your Skin Care

  There have been some seriously wacky beauty trends in the past couple decades. Orange faux tans? A bad look. Overplucked eyebrows? Many still rue the day. And don’t get me started on lining the lips with black liner. More recently, there’s been contouring — that Kim Kardashian mainstay of shading and highlighting to create … Continue reading How to Get the Strobing Effect With Your Skin Care

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How Korean Beauty Is Influencing American Beauty — And Why It’s No Passing Fad

  It started with BB cream. I was an editor at Audrey Magazine, and one of our summer interns pitched a story about BB cream. Now, I had heard of BB cream — the miracle product discovered by a German doctor to soothe the skin of post-peel patients and co-opted by Korean chemists as a do-it-all moisturizer, primer, … Continue reading How Korean Beauty Is Influencing American Beauty — And Why It’s No Passing Fad

Don’t Just Slather — Be Smart About Hydrating Your Dry Winter Skin

  It's right around this time of year that my skin starts to get that "tight" feeling around my cheekbones and eyes by midday. This never used to happen, having had more normal-oily combination skin all my life, as opposed to dry-oily. But now that I'm in my 40s, what was once the happy-normal half of … Continue reading Don’t Just Slather — Be Smart About Hydrating Your Dry Winter Skin