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Facial Oils: Why You Need Them & How to Choose One

Once upon a time, facial oils were exclusive to royalty (think Cleopatra and her legendary oil baths). But now that facial oils are as accessible as ever, we can all leverage the remarkable potencies of oils to supercharge our skincare. Here’s why you should add these little miracle droplets into your skincare routine. Facial oils


Ice Cream for Health? Yes, Please!

A healthy meal doesn’t always need to be salads and green juices. In the name of summer and fun, why not make a meal out of ice cream? Just make sure you mix it up with good-for-you ingredients… your body and  taste buds will thank you for it. Whether you decide to have “dessert for dinner” or want a chilly, filling snack rich with superfoods and nutrients, start with this

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This Brilliant Luminizer Works Miracles on EVERYONE’S Face

“The life force of the skin interacts with the life force of everything applied to it. It is the interaction — the synthesis of all ingredients, that creates a truly alive product, and truly alive skin! rms beauty is all about this synergistic interchange.” – RMS Beauty You’ve heard every girl needs a pair of perfect stilettos… or a sexy red lipstick… or a go-to LBD. What do we think?

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Perfect, Pretty Pedi: Exclusive Footcare Tips from Olive & June Founder

Want gorgeous feet once and for all? There’s no better person to turn to than Olive & June founder Sarah Gibson Tuttle! Named after her great-grandma and grandma (so precious), Sarah’s ultra-chic, uplifting and super-welcoming nail salon is the finest maker of sandal-worthy, polished feet. We sat down with Sarah and picked her brain about how we can all take care of our feet, in and outside of the salon! What are


8 Inspirational Quotes About Freedom

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” ― Coco Chanel “Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first


Foods for a Gorgeous, Glowing Complexion

You’ve heard it over and over again and we’ll say it again: Beautiful skin comes from within. While high-performing, toxin-free skin care is a must, consuming nutrient-rich, hydrating foods are also necessary to achieve and maintain a smooth, supple, clear and bright complexion. While there are numerous nutrients that benefit your skin, there are a few that are often considered to be “vital”: Vitamins A, C, E Antioxidants Essential Fatty

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5 Ways to Exercise Smart Sun Behavior

1. Seeking Shade: The Shadow Rule By examining the relationship between shadow length and UVB/UVA ray intensity, data shows a linear relationship between object height and shadow length. When the shadow is shorter than the object, avoid direct sunlight; when the object and shadow are of equal length, up to half an hour is ideal; and when the shadow is twice as long, exposure for up to an hour is


Travel Tips for a Healthy & Happy Summer Sojourn

“Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.” –Nikos Kazantzakis If you’re lucky enough to travel this summer (or anytime), we say: GO. Traveling is priceless. Your eyes become instruments of empathy, your taste buds become explorers, and your heart will never be so open. If there’s one thing some of us struggle with, though, it’s preparing ourselves to maintain that light, healthy feel as we traverse the


Father Knows Best: Life Lessons From TV Dads

Nod in agreement if you know a dad or father figure who makes you feel unconditionally loved, is the first to bring you gingergy soup when you start sniffling, cracks the corniest of corniest jokes, makes you feel protected even when he’s not there, or cooks a mean casserole. The list goes on… One thing all dads seem to possess is the miracle ability to offer the most profound advice


“Me Time”: Guilt-Free Self Love

There’s a reason why the flight attendants tell us to put our own oxygen masks on first before we attempt to help others. Self care is incredibly important — not just so we can feel great ourselves, but so we’re balanced, energized and full-on prepared to spread joy to those around us. (A peppy friend is better than a sluggish friend.) All of us nurture, support and take care of

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Your Makeup Housekeeping Guide

Part of maintaining a good skincare regimen is to be mindful of your makeup regimen as well. After all, both are not only applied but absorbed by your face! So, we’re sharing with you makeup housekeeping tips, including cleaning and safekeeping, to keep your skin and beauty practices in top shape! What was the single best piece of skincare advice you’ve kept with you? “My grandmother told me very early

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Get Rid Of These 5 Toxic Substances From Your Home

1. Cosmetic Phthalates Often called plasticizers, phthalates are a group of chemicals used specifically to make plastics more flexible and durable. Although they are used for more industrial purposes, plasticizers are added to home products as well. Cosmetics and personal care products usually contain an abundance of these chemicals as preservative agents to enhance shelf life and the product itself. Exposure to phthalates can be harmful, as they are a