Dull, Dry Skin? Give These Sheet Masks 20 Minutes, and You'll Be Glowing Again

Of all the things January has going for it (a sense of possibility, ever-lengthening days, cocoa festivals) one major drawback is what the weather does to our faces. Dry air tends to siphon skin's moisture, leading to tightness, itchiness, and overall dullness. Not exactly the kind of fresh start to 2020 that most of us are looking for. The good news: 20 minutes or so with a sheet mask can hydrate, soften, and brighten your skin and restore it to top shape. To find one that works for your partic...
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Best in Show: Aldehyde Perfumes (2020)

Ask any aspiring perfumista about aldehydes and you will hear that they are synthetic materials first used in Chanel No.5, that thanks to them this is the first and prototype of synthetic fragrances, and that aldehydes themselves have a champagne-like, sparkly, fizzy odour that makes the fragrance fly off the skin. This is what they have been told time and again. Ask any seasoned perfumephile and... Read full article: Best in Show: Aldehyde Perfumes (2020) from Fragrantica Perfumes and Cologne...
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Tom Ford Beau De Jour Now in Signature Collection

The fragrance for the perfectly groomed gentleman, Tom Ford Beau de Jour, launched in 2019 for Tom Ford's Private Line, will be available now in new flacons starting late January 2020. The newest flacon is designed as a combination of several popular Tom Ford creations: the cylindrical shape of the flacon is the same as Metallique and Ombre Leather, while the glass is frosted with the iconic ribb... Read full article: Tom Ford Beau De Jour Now in Signature Collection from Fragrantica Perfumes ...
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Rochas L'Homme Rochas

Rochas launches their new men's perfume L'Homme Rochas in January 2020, described as a romantic and sensual  scent for "a neo French lover." The concept and campaign of the new edition revolve around the city of Paris, inspired by the history of this house. "This fragrance draws its power and energy from the history and roots of the Maison, staking out a vision of masculinity that is bold and r... Read full article: Rochas L'Homme Rochas from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
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Thinking About Going Natural? Here Are the Haircare Terms You Should Know

Whether you've just recently decided to go natural or if you've long been wearing your hair in its unprocessed form, there's always so much to learn about having natural hair. Before you attempt to absorb all there is to know about caring for your curls, we're here to provide you with a few useful terms that'll likely be of service to you in the long run. This, of course, is in no way a guide to everything you've ever wanted to know about natural hair, but we'd say it's a great start. Ahead, y...
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The Surprising Piece of Makeup That Helped Charlize Theron Transform Into Megyn Kelly

Charlize Theron underwent a pretty impressive transformation into Megyn Kelly for her role in Bombshell, and the secret behind her uncanny resemblance to the former Fox News host lies in the brilliant hands of Hollywood special effects makeup artist Kazu Hiro. In an Instagram post shared on Jan. 22, Hiro gave his followers a quick look at one of the prosthetics he built to help with Theron's transformation. According to his caption, he 3D printed a nose plug for her that he used to make her no...
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I Finally Figured Out How to Use a Hair Wand Thanks to This Cordless Miracle Worker

I've always found the monotonous activity of curling my hair to be soothing, but when the beauty market became overrun by trendy hair wands, I was left scratching my head. I'm not particularly clumsy, but I couldn't figure out how I was supposed to wrap strands of my hair around a 360-degree cylinder that was rotated upside-down without burning the ever-loving sh*t out of my wrists and fingers. Was everyone around me born with the coordination needed for these clamp-less irons? Turns out, it's n...
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Everyone’s dressing like they’re in ‘Little Women’ now

Lauren Wades was a jeans and T-shirt kinda girl. But as the title credits rolled for “Little Women” — the buzzy new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel about sisters in 1860s New England, which has six 2020 Oscar nominations, including for Best Picture — the 19-year-old English major was daydreaming about billowing blouses, sweeping...
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What migraine sufferers need to know about Excedrin as production is halted

The move to stop production on both drugs stems from inconsistencies with the ingredients, which are acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine.
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Supreme Models: Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion

Stylist and journalist Marcellas Reynolds’ Supreme Models: Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion comprises 256 pages of black models and their accomplishments over the past 70 years—including magazine covers, editorials, catwalk images and more. Beginning with Iman, Beverly Johnson and Donyale Luna and ending with Adwoa Aboah, Jourdan Dunn and Joan Smalls, the book celebrates not only beauty, but also boldness and strength. It also touches …
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Wake Up Glowing When You Apply One of These Overnight Face Masks Before Bed

Keeping skin hydrated doesn't become a concern just when you walk out of your home each day. Good routines start the night before, or at least when you consider what's going down . . . while you're lying down. In addition to washing your face and taking your makeup off each and every night, if you're not already working overnight face masks into your daily skincare routines, why not make 2020 the time you start? To help you begin, we've picked out the best sleeping face masks from Sephora: they ...
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Someone tried to destroy Nikkie de Jager’s life by outing her as trans. Now she’s on Ellen and more famous than ever.

Beauty vlogger Nikkie de Jager stopped by Ellen this week to talk about her unusual coming out experience. The coming out itself wasn’t so unusual, but the circumstances around it certainly were. Related: Celebrity YouTube beauty vlogger comes out as trans AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); The 25-year-old YouTuber, who goes by NikkieTutorials, was contacted by someone who threatened to out her as transgender if he didn’t “get answers.” “A couple of w...
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Halsey's Glittery Manic Bruise Is "Like a Badge of Honor" - Here's How She Creates the Look

Inspired by David Bowie's fearlessness and Patti Smith's androgyny, Halsey bravely takes on new beauty looks no matter how extreme, including the glittery bruise she gave herself on the cover of her latest album, Manic. In a Vogue makeup tutorial, the "You Should Be Sad" singer shared exactly how she created the watercolor-like look and opened up about her inspiration behind the beautiful yet slightly gruesome makeup. "I wanted to make it almost like a badge of honor for what I've bee...
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Acqua di Parma Camelia – Lemon-Drizzled Turkish Delight

The Acqua di Parma “Signatures of the Sun” collection aims to develop “sun-filled interpretation of precious ingredients”. I already reviewed their Osmanthus – a surprisingly fur-like and golden interpretation of the peach-scented flower. Next up: Camelia, a fantasy floral that shimmers with spice and sunlight. Blueprint The brand says, “The delicate scent of the camelia meets the vib... Read full article: Acqua di Parma Camelia – Lemon-Drizzled Turkish Delight from Fragrantica Perfumes and Co...
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Woman hit by NYC taxi makes prosthetic leg out of Louis Vuitton bag

Sian Green-Lord turned a tragic car accident into a high-fashion moment. The 29-year-old self-proclaimed fashion lover and aspiring model from Leicester, England had a prosthetic leg created from a vintage Louis Vuitton purse, BBC reports, after losing part of her leg in an accident while visiting New York City. Less than 24 hours after arriving...
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Should you grow a beard? Here's how women perceive bearded men

A new study found that women perceive men with facial hair to be more attractive as well as physically and socially dominant.Women tend to associate more masculine faces with physical strength, social assertiveness, and formidability. Women who display higher levels of "moral disgust," or feelings of repugnance toward taboo behaviors, are more likely to prefer hairy faces. None The beard is an ever contentious subject in the domain of male grooming practices. Love them or hate them, new resea...
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L’Oreal Infallible Matte Lip Crayon Review & Swatches

L’Oreal Infallible Matte Lip Crayon ($11.99) is a new matte lip crayon available in 18 permanent shades that launched with the L’Oreal Spring 2020 Collection. I am so deeply impressed that L’Oreal not only released these new Matte Lip Crayons as a permanent part of their collection but also, in a whopping 18 shades. I mean, to have the very nerve to launch such a dry, draggy formula not only as permanent product but also in 18 shades that people may just be hesitant to buy after hearing about...
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Sumptuously Persian

India’s pioneering Persian chef Afshin Kohinoor unlocks his culinary treasure chest for Krishnaraj Iyengar Welcome my dear welcome,” he gushes over his galla counter as a mixed international crowd pours in on a Saturday afternoon. After selfie sessions with Julius, the handsome pet canine standing tall on the counter, they make themselves at home on old wooden chairs and sturdy tables with quaint checkered table cloth for some pure culinary magic. Article by Krishnaraj Iyengar | Deccan Herald ...
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This Timothée Chalamet Transformation Has Already Been Cast in the Next Little Women

Timothée Chalamet is inimitable. In the age of advanced makeup artistry and TikTok trickery, however, he might not be as inimitable as we thought. Charlotte Roberts, a 16-year-old makeup artist and blogger, recently went viral for her transformation into the brooding boy wonder. In addition to her TikTok tutorial, which received over 360K likes, Roberts also shared photos of the transformation on Instagram, as well as a breakdown of the products she used, including Kevyn Aucoin Sculpting Contou...
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Podcast #578: Figuring Out If You Should Change Careers (And How to Do It)

Have you been feeling doubts about your career recently, or perhaps for quite some time? Maybe you’re not sure if you’re in the right job, or even in the right field, and you can’t figure out if you should try to keep making your current position work, or jump ship to something else. Then you’ll likely recognize yourself in the stages of career transition my guest will describe. His name is Joseph Liu. He’s a consultant, coach, and speaker who helps people navigate the challenges of switching...
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Soft Skills Deliver Hard Results: WOW!

NOTE: not sure why the bunny pictures. But I figured “soft”… and bunnies are cute. And that is just the mood I’m in right now :p  Check out this awesome post from HealthLeadersMedia titled Soft Skills That Deliver Hard Results. There are some super quotes in here… which I’ll include below. I am a champion of soft skills. I generally like people, and want people to have rich and fulfilling lives. As long as I can remember I’ve cared about how people get that fulfillment, and have enjoyed learning...
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Ulta Radiant Rose Lip Oil Tastes Like My Grandfather’s Wine

Ulta Radiant Rose Lip Oil ($10) is a new lip oil infused with chamomile oil with Aloe Vera Extract and Avocado Oil to hydrate lips. I always have hit or miss situations with lip oils! They commonly come start popping up during Spring launches just after the Holidays have passed. I guess brands realize some of us are suffering from a cold and have badly chapped lips or we’re going through a long hard Winter and our lips are paying for it. So, yeah, now is a common season for the lip oils to ...
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Actor Harry Hamlin on playing a gay role: “It completely ended my career”

Hamlin in ‘Mad Men’ Actor Harry Hamlin has voiced his thoughts on Hollywood’s changing attitudes toward LGBTQ characters in film, revealing that his own portrayal of a gay man almost derailed his career. Hamlin stepped into the role of Bart, a gay screenwriter, in 1982’s Making Love. As written by gay writers A. Scott Berg & Barry Sandler and directed by Arthur Hiller, the film tells the story of a closeted, married man who falls for Hamlin’s Bart, leading them both on a journey of self-disco...
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New York man pleads guilty after attacking gay couple at state fair

Nicholas Ferlenda A Syracuse man has pleaded guilty to two stemming from an assault on a gay couple he committed at the New York State Fair last summer. 28-year-old Nicholas Ferlenda pleaded guilty to assault and criminal mischief after an encounter at a Breaking Benjamin concert at the fair. Ferlendia spotted two men leaving the concert together with one placing his arm around the other as they exited. That prompted Ferlenda to violence. He attacked the couple, punching one in the face and ...
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Family hit with $100K HOA suit due to playscape for terminally ill son

Neighbors sued the family for constructing a playscape that violates homeowner's association restrictions.
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Gay writer calls guys who are into leather “deviants” and “degenerates” in self-loathing op-ed

This just in: Brad Polumbo is not into kink. No ma’am! If it’s kinky, he wants absolutely, positively nothing to do with it! In a scathing new op-ed published by the Washington Examiner that somehow manages to be both self-righteous and self-loathing at once, Polumbo accuses anyone who attended last weekend’s Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend in Washington, D.C. of “giving us all a bad name and annihilating what progress we’ve made.” “Homosexuals were wrongly maligned for centuries as perverts and d...
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Startup Culture Stories: Shireen Mistree & The India Climate Collaborative

Our dear friend Shireen Mistree was recently featured on SHORTLIST. Read her interview below. “Culture isn’t just one aspect of the game – it is the game. In the end, an organization is nothing more than the collective capacity of its people to create value.”  Lou Gerstner Jr., IBM Culture is a key aspect of any organization. It is especially true for startups who want to survive past their early days, grow and expand their businesses. Startup culture is molded by the founders and the people...
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Conservative college lifts ban on same-sex couples competing in annual dance competition

Each year, Brigham Young University, a private college in Utah owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, hosts the United States National Amateur Dancesport Championships. Now, for the first time ever, the school will allow same-sex couples to compete beginning this spring. Roughly 3,000 couples are expected to show off their ballroom dancing skills in this year’s competition, which will be held March 10-14. Under the old rules, dance partners had to be male and female, with the...
Tags: Utah, Life, Lifestyle, United States, Salt Lake City, BYU, Wilson, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Inclusion, Tribune, Brigham Young University, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, Ballroom Dance, National Dance Council of America, NDCA

The Secrets to Power, Mastery, and Truth Is Now Available on Kindle!

Late last year, we released The Secrets to Power, Mastery, and Truth: The Best of William George Jordan as a handsome hardcover and ebook available exclusively in the AoM store. We’re happy to announce that it is also now available on Amazon as a Kindle ebook.  William George Jordan (1864-1928) was an editor of literary journals and mainstream magazines who came to public prominence in the late 19th century for lectures he offered on his system of “mental training.” Jordan felt that contempora...
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Practical Valentine’s Day Gifts That He Will Love (and Actually Use)

Regardless of the occasion, it’s always difficult to purchase gifts for men. However, this seems to ring particularly true on Valentine’s Day. Everyone knows that women want chocolate, jewelry and personalized items on  Valentine’s Day . But what does your boyfriend or husband want? This question haunts women around the globe every single year. However, by doing a little bit of research and spending some time online, you can find a long list of items that your boyfriend or husband will love! 1 ...
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