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#SelfCareSunday: My Favorite Facial Mask Costs $80 & the Importance of Wellness Routines

Around this time last week, I was preparing for my Black Friday splurge on what is now the most vital purchases in this current stage of my life – beauty, hair and skincare products. Although I am not a firm

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#BeautyTipTuesday: Facial Serums 101 : What you need to know

As if formulating a skin care routine was not hard enough due to the wide range of choices of just a face wash, we are starting to see a rise in the (marketing) use of facial serums. And while facial

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The Key to Washing Your Face Without Damage

Since I was young, I’ve thought of myself as a bit of a skin guru. I was always obsessed with the creams and serums that my mom would use on her skin and would beg her to let me use

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K-Care: The Ultimate Guide to Korean Skincare

Late august of 2015, I made my way through JFK Airport, this long and sleep-less flight would soon land me in South Korea. What was supposed to only be 6 months of teaching English in an elementary school, turned into

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#BeautyTipTuesday: Simple Face Spritzes For Trouble Skin!

Lets face it: everyone has skin problems. While clean eating and clean products help a lot, there always seems to be something going on with your skin. Thankfully there are simple, natural solutions to just about every skin ailment around. Face

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Beauty Tip Tuesday: How To Get A Natural Summer Glow

Summer is in full effect in New York City and we wanted to give you a couple pointers on how to achieve a natural glow, while staying safe in the sun from head to toe. *Cues “Glow” by Drake ft. Kanye

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Just Bath Bomb It Away…

Hello, May. Whether you are currently burdened with finals at school or the usual at-work stress, I’m here to provide you with the secret to a spa-grade experience from the comfort of your home, granted you have a bathtub. Bath bombs are

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Beauty Tip Tuesday: Shed The Layers With DIY Sugar Scrub

It’s safe to say winter is gone for good. As we continue to box last season’s infinity scarves and sweaters in exchange for sundresses–and soon–short shorts and mini skirts, it’s also time reassess the health of our skin. After months of hibernation, perhaps

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Beauty Tip Tuesday: The Wonders of Marula Oil

We are constantly being introduced to new oils, each one claiming to be some sort of ancient secret must-have secret for our beauty routine. If we listened to all of these, we’d be walking around as a dripping mess, thoroughly

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WATCH: At Home with Vashtie – Skincare Essentials

I’ve always focused on the importance of taking care of myself. From taking daily vitamins to my love affair with veggies, each day I strive to exercise habits and practices that will preserve my body and appearance. As a girl

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NEWS: 5 Things- If You Don’t Know, Now You Know

1. Mafia Culture’s Influence on Rap Music (COMPLEX.COM) 2. Tricks for Fuller Brows (LUCKYSHOPS.COM) 3. Tyler, the Creator Explains His App Golf Media (HYPEBEAST.COM) 4. Amazing Skincare Outside of the Beauty Isle (SELF.COM) 5. Is Dancehall Going to be Mainstream

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