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    All-Star Gloss

    Most department stores stock anywhere from 500 to 1,200 different shades of gloss – a combination of seasonal, limited-edition and permanent hues. And while nude and crimson rule the runway, pink…

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    A Fragrance Timeline

     As vice-president of corporate fragrance development at Aramis & Designer Fragrances in New York City, Trudi Loren has overseen the creation of scents for Michael Kors, Marni, Ermenegildo Zegna and Tommy…

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    Best Travel Beauty Advice

    One of the most common skincare questions I get is what skincare and makeup to use when traveling long distance on a plane. I have so many women that find their…

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    Modern Bridesmaid Makeup

    Modern bridesmaid makeup: When it comes to bridal makeup, almost every beauty story is about the bride. But what about bridesmaids? I have many twitter followers to tweet me questions about what…

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    Shine Free

    Shine Free Beauty dilemma: shiny complexion by noon The cause: late summer humidity and hot temperatures that feel more July than September The expert: Sara Whittaker, Clinique National Education Manager The…

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    How to properly test a fragrance

    Visit a department store fragrance counter and you’ll undoubtedly spot the biggest perfume sin. Women and men will pick up a tester bottle, pop off the cap and then sniff the…

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    Skincare Glossary

    Active Ingredient: The element of a topical agent which has a specific action useful in treatment of a skin disorder. AHA: Alpha-Hydroxy Acid. Used at lower concentration, these acids moisturize and…

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    8 skincare secrets from a beauty editor

    For more than a decade, I’ve reported on skincare trends, innovations and launches. I’ve interviewed dozens of scientists, dermatologists and experts. And I’ve learned several skincare truths that can make a…

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    Masking Fragrances

      Masking Fragrances:  How chemists tame some foul-smelling but incredibly effective ingredients. What do you do when you uncover a skincare ingredient that has remarkable effect on reducing the size and…

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    8 Must-See Summer Palettes

    8 Must-See Summer Palettes   When it comes to seasonal makeup collections, summer is my favourite. I’m constantly amazed at how beauty companies create bronzing palettes that look like works of…

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    Space-Age Beauty Tools

     Tap the latest scientific advances this season to solve common skincare dilemmas thanks to these innovative devices. Brand: Dyson City: The Launch: Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer The innovation: Dyson has reimagined the…