You may be diligent about keeping your face protected with SPF 30 sunscreen each and every day, but what about your hair? Your locks might not burn the way your nose does, but they're just as prone to sun-induced burning, drying, and damage that can leave them looking wrecked and ravaged. To keep your strands silky and shining, make a product with UV protection part of your regular hair routine—no big, floppy hat required.
We've all had to deal with body hair—heck, most of us have to spend a lifetime trying to get rid of it. A lucky few can afford professional hair removal at the salon, but the rest of us have to figure out what we can accomplish at home. These days there are more ways to remove that unsightly hair than just razors and creams. The frugal follicle-blaster has never had so many options.
Learn how to make the process of returning not-quite-you gifts painless with these universally true tips for making exchanges.
Mixing booze with co-workers is a dangerous, dangerous game.
Another Fashion Week has come and gone, leaving only hangovers, swollen feet, and the vague scent of hairspray in the air near Lincoln Center. Plus some totally amazing beauty looks. You may have to wait until next spring to indulge in the styles, but these New York Fashion Week trends are ones that you can start practicing right now.
A proper quarterlife crisis involves a certain amount of disillusionment, ennui, boredom, fear, anxiety, and growing pains. But those terrifying sounding emotions are the ones that get all the press—how about giving that “growing” some props for once? Sure you’re in that weird nebulous post-adolescent pre-total-grownuphood other-space of life where you don’t quite have it together (or at least don’t feel like you do), but if you take a hard look at your life, there are at least a few things that you’ve probably figured out by now.
You know you’re an adult when your friends start acting like stereotypes.
Let’s face it: We all do stupid things. Really, really dumb things. Things that are, at the very least, ill-advised and immoral, if not outright criminal. The wise among us ’fess up to our misdeeds, but there’s always some who deny, deny, deny until the DNA test or the video footage proves otherwise. But somewhere in the middle are those who try to explain, rationalize, or justify their behavior away. And when it’s celebrities who are trying to explain away their particularly bad behavior, the result is some pretty creative, farfetched, and, frankly, stupid excuses.
Celebrities and public figures always seem so perfect, so of course it captures our attention when someone is proudly imperfect. These famous faces (and bodies) have some famous flaws that have been the subject of speculation and even urban legends. Here’s the deal about these well-known physical characteristics that people love to gossip about. Warning: the truth is much more boring than the fiction!
There are dramatically different ways to approach a skincare regimen. Some women simply cleanse, moisturize only once per day, or use a single all-purpose product, while some women have an arsenal of creams and serums that they apply at specific times of the day under specific circumstances. What's the difference between day and night creams and do you really need both?