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Yale Scientists May Have Just Discovered Your Dream Sunscreen

Beauty Insiders Share How to Live—and Look—Healthy

At the November Cosmetic Executive Women event in Los Angeles, hundreds of beauty experts gathered to listen to M∙A∙C Cosmetics’ global brand president, Karen Buglisi Weiler, and our very own editor-at-large, Martha McCully, who moderated the program. Considering we were surrounded by a wealth of...

5 Moisture-Boosting Habits to Revive Dry, Flaky Skin

Prevent Melanoma: Connect the Dots With New Mole Mapper App

How to Clean Up Your Shower Act

We think of showers as a place of sanctuary—refreshing, relaxing and cleansing. But did you know this daily ritual can be unhealthy? If you’re wondering why a practice meant to get rid of dirt, sweat and grime would be bad for you, start with what’s supposed to clean you in the first place:...

Jessica Alba's Skincare Secrets (and How Botox Fits Into Honest Beauty)

When Jessica Alba is giving you a makeover and tells you Truly Thrilling (a soft, peachy pink) is the perfect color for your cheeks, you buy it. The actress-mogul is one step closer to world domination as her Honest brand branches into skincare and makeup. On September 25th, Honest Beauty opened...

The Natural Face Lift: Anti-Aging at Your Fingertips

Pampering and relaxation are a given when you get a facial, but long-term anti-aging benefits may be another reason to indulge in this beauty treatment. Regular facial massage and exercise not only firm and tone the skin, but can also strengthen the muscles below to permanently lift and smooth...

Summer Spas: Beat the Heat and Relax Like a Russian

If you can’t get away to the beach this summer, here’s a unique way to escape from it all: Put yourself in a concrete room that’s 200-plus-degrees Fahrenheit, lie face down against the boiler and get swatted with two huge bundles of oak leaves drenched in hot suds—over and over again, by a man...

Wait, We Need to Wear Sunscreen at Night?

Diligently applying broad-spectrum sunscreen is one of the best defenses against skin cancer. But according to a new study published in Science, we might need a separate sunscreen for the evening hours—a type of sunscreen that would protect us from the additional DNA damage that continues to...

These Nifty, Easy Tips Will Help You Achieve Radiant Skin

You’d be mistaken for thinking that you can’t achieve radiant skin. It’s not as difficult as you may have heard, requiring some secret concoction. The reality is that our skin loses its radiance due to a variety of factors. These include pollution, aging, sun damage, smoking and much more. While...

This Summer's Ultra-Protective Beachwear

Going to the beach just isn’t as simple as it used to be. I grew up in the Coppertone era, when Johnson’s Baby Oil and Hawaiian Tropic were the only alternatives, meant to “enhance” the tanning process, not prevent it. When I was a teenager, there was no sun protection factor (SPF); I had never...

How to Cure the Summertime Acne Blues

For many, acne is like the plague—it shows no mercy. And as summer heats up, you may see your breakouts worsen. “UV rays from the sun stimulate oil production and thicken the outer layer of your skin, leading to blocked pores and an increase in breakouts,” says David E. Bank, MD, assistant...

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