It's Science: Using This Skincare Ingredient in Your Hair Will Make It That Much Softer

Chances are, upon hearing the words hyaluronic acid (HA), your mind will go straight to a face cream or a serum. It makes sense, as the buzzy ingredient has long been known for its ability to pull moisture from its surroundings and hold up to 1000 times its weight in water. It saves dry skin while giving it an added radiance - but what happens when it's swirled into your hair care? Brands are injecting hyaluronic acid into the formulas of every step of your haircare routine because it is a powe...
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We're Shocked at How These Face Wipes Remove Waterproof Makeup in Seconds

Maybe you just came home from a late night out with your friends. Maybe you put on more makeup than usual and know that removing it is going to take longer than you want it to. Whatever the reason, there are times you don't want to wash your face, and I understand that. While I completely feel your pain, I admit I do end up washing my face in those scenarios, and I noticed that one beauty product made the process more bearable: the Hydro Peptide HydroActive Facial Cleansing Cloths ($20). While ...
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Anne-Laure Hennequin, a specialist in perfume sales with a rich experience of over 20 years in international training, has introduced an entertaining and educational pocket quiz 'MASTER PARFUMS'. It is a game for 2-6 people, that will test your knowledge in perfume history, ingredients, brands and perfumes, olfactory palette, and more. The game consists of 44 cards and includes 120 questions. 1... Read full article: MASTER PARFUMS Pocket Quiz from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine. ...
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New Music To Know This Week: Wildes Makes A Musical Tornado, Girl Ultra Gets Sci-Fi Scary & More

Ever since my first job at MTV working as a music programmer, I can't stop trying to match people with music they might like. So, I wrote a book calledRecord Collecting for Girls and started interviewing musicians. The Music Concierge is a column where I share music I'm listening to that you might enjoy, with a little context. Get everything I've recommended this year on Spotify, follow me on Twitter or Facebook, and leave a comment below telling me what you're listening to this week. Wildes ...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Mtv, Wildes, Cara Beth Satalino, Tommy James Joan Jett, Satalino, Ultra Ella Tú Y Yo Move, Sonta Type of Way, Sonta

Netflix's Special Is A Perfectly Imperfect Portrayal Of Disability & All That Comes With It

At the start of the first episode of Special, a new Netflix series, the sun is shining, there’s music playing, and a man is walking down the street. Then, he falls. It’s a common enough occurrence, but it’s from there we get our first introduction to the show’s protagonist, 28-year-old Ryan, who walks a little differently from people we’re used to seeing on TV.“Do you need help?,” a kid asks. “I’m fine,” Ryan says, and goes on to explain his physical disability to the questioning kid and to vie...
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The Best Deals & Discounts You Can Get On Tax Day

Tax Day 2019 is just around the corner (mark your calendars, it’s April 15). If you haven't done your taxes already, or can't afford to pay, you may want to file for an extension.And while filing taxes involves a lot of hard work and stress, it also means that some of us will be getting some money back from the government. But regardless of whether you're expecting a check from Uncle Sam, there’s no better way to celebrate checking taxes off your to-do list than with some good old-fashioned dea...
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Here's How To Stop Financial Stress From Getting In The Way Of Your Work

Branded - Intuit: Nikki Reed - Episode 3 It goes without saying that collaboration can be key to a successful project, but our greatest collaborative efforts are really only possible when we can fully devote ourselves to the work we're doing with others — without any distractions.For Nikki Reed, whose work extends both behind and in front of the camera (and even to her own sustainable, eco-conscious jewelry brand, BaYou With Love), the ability to totally focus on all the different creativ...
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I Make $100K As A Director Of Curriculum In Education

In our series My 6-Figure Paycheck, women making more than $100,000 open up about how they got there and what exactly they do. We take a closer look at what it feels like to be a woman making six figures — when only 5% of American women make that much, according to the U.S. Census — w ith the hope it will give women insight into how to better navigate their own career and salary trajectories.Today, we chat with a director of curriculum from Boston. Previously, we spoke to a doctor from Ann Arbo...
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Prache Anti Aging Cream Review

Finding the right moisturizer is almost always a case of trial and error. Since every skin is different, and everyone has different skin concerns, it’s no surprise to find a surplus of moisturizers on the market today. If you’re main concerns include anti-aging or age prevention, as well as...
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La Mer Cleansing Foam Review

If you’re looking to upgrade your facial cleanser to something a bit more luxurious, you may want to try the La Mer Cleansing Foam. This gentle cleansing foam was designed to draw out impurities from the skin, and remove excess oil while also leaving the skin feeling soft and healthy. Like all of...
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What Your Favorite Game Of Thrones Cast Members Look Like In Real Life

Remember the scene in Mean Girls where Janis Ian sees Ms. Norbury in the mall, and says that encountering a teacher outside of school is more unnerving than seeing a dog walk on its hind legs? That’s kind of how we feel when we see a Game of Thrones cast member in the real world. No actor is ever really their character, of course — but after almost 10 years with the ensemble cast who create the fantasy world of Westeros, it’s difficult to separate fiction from reality.Unfortunately, we really d...
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Even "Bad Boys" Like Will Smith Need to Take Care of Their Skin

It should come as no surprise that Will Smith takes good care of his skin - the 50-year-old looks just as good now as when he starred in Bad Boys in 1995. Smith let fans in on his complexion regimen on Instagram with a snap of the actor wearing funny-looking patches underneath his eyes and a white glove on his hand. The photo was posted with the caption, "On set @badboys - Gotta Keep Mike Lowrey's Hands & Eyes moist & supple!" While it might look like Smith is getting ready to star in a Dexter r...
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16 Dreamy Hairstyles For Brides Rocking Short Hair

If you're planning a summer 2019 wedding — a big event on the coast of Maine, perhaps, or a smaller City Hall reception with your closest friends — chances are, you've given some thought as to how you'd like to look when the big day comes. And if not, now is the opportune time to nail it down, starting with your wedding hairstyle.Since we've found that a simple "wedding hair" search on Pinterest yields pages after pages of ribboning Rapunzel waves, we've rounded up a handful of chic wedding day...
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Coachella Fashion Has Come A Long Way From Flower Crowns & Crop Tops

If you're anything like us, you love a good throwback photo. There's nothing better than scrolling back through your Instagram feed and seeing all the tragic outfit mistakes you've made throughout the years. After all, those fashion mishaps made your style what it is today. Well, that's essentially the case with Coachella fashion. For years, hoards of millennials have flown out to Indio, California to listen to Beyoncé and maybe catch a glimpse of Vanessa Hudgens, but the main event has always ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Beyonce, Paris, Ariana Grande, Coachella, Indio California, Vanessa Hudgens, Indio, Coachella Borrow

Being Your Best Means Taking Care of Yourself

In your never-ending endeavor to be everything to everyone in your family, don’t forget to take some time to focus on your own needs and make choices to start taking care of yourself. In the short term, that means making space in your day-to-day life for rest, entertainment and the things that keep you happy and content. It could be reading a novel, watching an episode of your favorite TV show, or getting together with your best friend for coffee and a catch-up. It’s whatever keeps you cen...
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I Don't Recognize You in Disguise, or Why Has My Fragrance Changed?

Most of us know the feeling: you test a very familiar, favorite fragrance at a store and you are surprised that something in it has changed. In our fragile world we sometimes tend to value stability: after buying a certain fragrance, you really want the second bottle you come to purchase to be exactly the same. Alas, it is not that easy: fragrances tend to change and there are both subjecti... Read full article: I Don't Recognize You in Disguise, or Why Has My Fragrance Changed? from Fragranti...
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The Real Reason America Has Never Had A Female President

Welcome to Hindsight 2020, Refinery29's weekly column reflecting on the women running for president and the lessons learned (or not!) from 2016.When you have conversations with people, few will admit that they think a woman president is a bad idea, in theory. In fact, many will enthusiastically say "it's time" for a woman in the White House. According to a recent study, 52% of Americans, including 60% of women and 45% of men, say they would feel "very comfortable" having a female president. A 2...
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The Real Reason Why America Has Never Had A Female President

Welcome to Hindsight 2020, Refinery29's weekly column reflecting on the women running for president and the lessons learned (or not!) from 2016.When you have conversations with people, few will admit that they think a woman president is a bad idea, in theory. In fact many will enthusiastically say "it's time" for a female president. According to a recent study, 52% of Americans, including 45% of men and 60% of women, say they would feel "very comfortable" having a female president. A 2008 arti...
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Baby born last year weighing less than a soda can heads home for the first time

Baby Connor was born a tiny preemie in July, weighing just 11 ounces — about the size of a human heart and lighter than a can of soda. He went home to Connecticut this week in what doctors called a triumph of medicine and the human spirit. It was extremely rare, they said, for an […]
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30 Gorgeous Short Hairstyle Ideas For Black Women

If you think having short hair is limiting when it comes to styling it, we're here to prove you wrong. Whether you've always preferred your hair short and are just looking for ways to switch things up or you just recently got a major haircut and have no idea what to do with it (we get it - blunt bobs are having a moment right now, but how do we style them?), believe us when we say that having curls and waves that are shorter than shoulder-length holds many opportunities. We've done the researc...
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Cardi B's Manicurist Gave Me Blinged-Out Nails — & This Is How They Looked

Could You Handle Cardi B's Nails? Beauty with Mi, hosted by Refinery29's beauty writer Mi-Anne Chan, explores the coolest new trends, treatments, products, and subcultures in the beauty world. Never miss an episode by subscribing here.Ariana Grande has her ponytail, Harry Styles has his Gucci suits, Taylor Swift has her red lipstick. And when you think of Cardi B, it's hard not to picture her intricate manicures. Those signature Swarovski-encrusted talons are so recognizable, they even p...
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We Tried Sephora's Under-$20 Skin-Care Line — & Here's What We Think

Stepping into Sephora stirs up a wide range of emotions: the thrill of being surrounded by so many beauty products, the sense of belonging and pride that comes with knowing the entrance security on a first-name basis (hey, Thomas). But you take the good with the bad, and in this case, the bad is how dizzying the megastore's selection can be — especially in the skin-care aisles. With multi-step routines and innovative new trends hitting the market almost every day, it can be hard to decipher wha...
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Chelsea Handler “honestly respects” Kevin Hart for his homophobic jokes, thinks he’s a “great guy”

" “I mean, I honestly respect what Kevin Hart did," Handler said. "I love Kevin. I know him personally, and I think he’s a great guy."
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Eminence Coconut Age Corrective Moisturizer Review

Eminence Coconut Age Corrective Moisturizer is a natural anti-aging face cream that is said to tighten and lift the skin with each application. It contains a Natural Retinol Alternative Complex, which is comprised of chicory root oligosaccharides and tara tree gum. This complex is said to increase...
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Eminence Facial Recovery Oil Review

Eminence Facial Recovery Oil is a toning and hydrating oil that is said to soothe and renew sensitive and aging skin. Olive oil is the highest concentration ingredient in this product. Olive oil is abundant in oleic acid, an omega-9 monounsaturated fatty acid, which functions as a penetration...
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The Best Body Glitters To Pack For A Weekend At Coachella

It's your first time going to Coachella: Your flight is booked, and your denim shorts are packed, but you're still not exactly sure what makeup necessities should be stowed in your carry-on luggage. Well, considering that the only thing fussier than the crowds in Coachella Valley is the weather, you want to pack a foolproof product that won't melt if a torrential downpour decides to erupt in the middle of Ariana Grande's set. In that case: Pack the body glitter and leave everything else at home...
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A Visual Guide To Dr. Pimple Popper's Gnarliest Skin-Tag Surgeries

Dr. Pimple Popper's YouTube content is NSFW on principle. Even if your office culture is chill (by office culture standards, anyway), it's just not right to subject an innocent coworker to a close-up of stringy yellow pus squirting out of an while they're trying to eat their leftover spaghetti for lunch.That being said, the most recent viral sensation taking place in Dr. Sandra Lee's L.A. office might be even more alarming to an unassuming passerby. It's dangly, bulging, and comes with a vide...
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I'm 24 & This Is How Much I Spent On A 5-Day Trip To Tulum With My Fiancé

Welcome to Away Game, a Refinery29 series where we tag along as real women embark on trips around the world and track their travel expenses down to the last cent. Here, we offer a detailed, intimate account of when, where, and how our peers spend their vacation days and disposable income: all the meals, adventures, indulgences, setbacks, and surprises.This week's travel diary: A couple meets up with friends for beaches, tacos, and cenote-exploring in Tulum.For questions, feedback, or if you're ...
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Jennifer Garner's Beauty Looks Haven't Changed Much - Because They've Always Been Flawless

Not only is Jennifer Garner just all-around cool, but she also makes "effortless" look easy. She can rock a red carpet dress in her sleep and make you feel like you're her bestie on Instagram. But what she's off-the-charts effortless at are her beauty looks. We went all the way back to 2000 - almost two decades - and you know what we learned? We learned Jennifer figured out long ago what her go-to makeup routine was, and she's stuck with it. You can always find her wearing a fresh face with a s...
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