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My #1 Secret to Reducing Oily Skin (That’s Actually Free)

My #1 Secret to Reducing Oily Skin (That’s Actually Free)

Acne has no singular cause, and many of its culprits range from poor diet, allergies, inflammation, to poor skin care. Unfortunately for me, it’s my body chemistry and dietary allergies. During my esthetician days at the spa, it was tough…

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Forever Young: The 10-Step Korean Skincare Guide

Forever Young: The 10-Step Korean Skincare Guide

As an Asian girl with a lot of Asian friends, it was always a mystery to me how my friend’s moms seemed to never age. I’ve definitely seen my friends mature as we’ve grown up, but their moms managed to look exactly…

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DIY At-Home Salon Blowout With the $30 John Frieda Hot Air Brush

DIY At-Home Salon Blowout With the $30 John Frieda Hot Air Brush

The only time your hair ever looks fresh out of the salon is after a haircut. It makes me sad. I barely learned how to use a curling iron the correct way about 3 years ago, and I’m not exactly…

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$1 Make-up Dupes: Elf Cosmetics

$1 Make-up Dupes: Elf Cosmetics

I’ll admit, I used to spend a lot of money on make-up at Sephora. For make-up lovers, there’s no problem with that. The problem I had was that I’ve always done the same style of make-up since high school, so…

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8 Inexpensive Facial Brush Systems Comparable to Clarisonic

8 Inexpensive Facial Brush Systems Comparable to Clarisonic

Clarisonic is the brand that pioneered the market of sonic facial brushes. Years ago, when the first Clarisonic came out, women all around scoured Sephora and QVC in search of one. These bad boys weren’t popular for no reason. Back…

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