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The New It-Girl Hairstyle Of The Moment Is The "Clavicle Bob”

As much as we adore a bob and lob, and have been lapping up all celebrity inspiration coming in hot from those who opted for the chop during the U.S. summer season, the truth is we’ve been there, done that.  If you’re feeling the same and are desperately seeking some fresh inspiration, Ashley Benson has got you. Her new […]

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Emily Ratajkowski Is Damn Proud Of Her Au Naturel Armpit Hair

There are *tons* of things we can learn from Emily Ratajkowski; be it calling out unrealistic beauty ideals or her fierce approach to feminism. In a personal essay for Harper’s Bazaar’s September issue, the 28-year-old expertly tackles both topics, specifically, knocking back the notion that women shouldn’t have body hair. “On any given day, I […]

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Heading to NYC? Treat yourself to these beauty treatments

Summer is officially here and that means we’re putting our best selves forward. Living in New York City, means we’re always on-the-go, leaving very little time for some TLC — after all, it’s the city that never sleeps. From whitening treatments to wellness destinations and facials, these aren’t your typical spa day scenarios. Think places that […]

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This Tinted Moisturiser Has 2,400 Near-Perfect Reviews

Before the advent of bb and cc creams, beauty lovers reached for their old pal tinted moisturiser on the daily. The first no-make-up make-up that afforded a healthy luminosity and just a smattering of coverage. With the feel of a moisturiser – nourishing and easy to blend – without feeling heavy like a foundation. Advancements […]

Personal Health

Researchers identify ‘beauty spots’ in the genome

Genes play a role in determining the beauty of a person’s face, but that role varies with the person’s sex, according to a new study by Qiongshi Lu and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, published 4th April in PLOS Genetics. Humans tend to be preoccupied with beauty—a person’s attractiveness is associated with academic performance, […]

Health Problems

Beauty is simpler, and less special, than we realize

Beauty, long studied by philosophers, and more recently by scientists, is simpler than we might think, New York University psychology researchers have concluded in a new analysis. Their work, which appears in the journal Current Biology, offers a new perspective on the value of aesthetics. “Beauty is famously subjective and supposed to be intractable by […]

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Why You Should Never Leave Your Hair Wet After A Shower

Sorry lazy beauty girls, we’re here to bust one of the biggest hair myths around. It turns out letting your hair air dry after you’ve washed it is causing more damage than you think.  According to Dr Tim Moore (aka, the Australian Vice President of Smart Devices,) leaving your hair wet for extended periods of time is puts excessive pressure on your […]

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Women's Fish Pedicure Causes Woman's Toenails To Drop Off

So, apparently fish pedicures are still a thing (shout out Kim Kardashian circa 2013)—and one actually made a woman’s toenails fall off. That’s according to a crazy new report published in JAMA Dermatology, which details the case of a 20-something woman with a “six-month history of abnormal toenails.” The usual toenail offenders didn’t apply (running, a foot or toenail […]