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The Invisible System

The skin is our largest organ, and our visceral connection to the outside world. Strung along like pearls knotted on a string, the lymphatic system is an intricate net of lymph nodes, lymph...

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In Her Words: Veronica McCarthy

Veronica got in touch with us when we put out an open call for beauty contributors. A week later we...

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Dear Editor

Dear Editor

Over the next few months, I’d like to write letters to the things and people in my life. Some of...

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Skin Struggles

Skin Struggles

My longest relationship is with a cyst near my right ear. We’re going on seven years. I would...

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The Instagram Effect

Last week Chrissy Teigen appeared on her Instastory in nothing but a bath towel while whipping up a...

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Secret Service

Secret Service

You would think that after years of talking about fashion and beauty I would be a beauty guru, but...

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The 9 Month Beauty Bump

The 9 Month Beauty Bump

Today, I want to introduce you to Laney, who I met while she was working at Estée Lauder. More...

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Bronze Ambition

The goal of seeking a tan is perhaps rooted in vanity. The goal of seeking an artificial tan at home...

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Face Off

Face Off

There are few things I love more than a facial. Unfortunately I don’t have a) the time b) the...

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The Sun

The Sun

In Los Angeles, like in Japan, actually, you often see women with umbrellas to protect themselves...

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Would You?

If you could change your face or your body and become perfectly beautiful, and you were young enough...

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Vive le Bush!

For the first time in my life I have a bush. It was a decision that came as a result of a...

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Living Raw with Mimi Kirk

Living Raw with Mimi Kirk

The saying goes “you are what you eat” – which, when looking at Mimi Kirk, makes...

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Jaws

Jaws

The jaw – the body part that has the potential to be as scary as the infamous killer shark....

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Hands

Hands

I know this may seem like a seasonally inappropriate topic, but it is something I think about on a...

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Sun

Sun

For years, no seriously, years — I’ve been covering myself in sunscreen. In the summer, staying...

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Body Happy

Yesterday on the beach, I was having fun people watching, and I realized there really are lots of...

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Stranger Things

Stranger Things

My experience with, and knowledge of, exotic beauty ingredients stretches back to the time my sister...

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