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The Scar Removal Creams That Really Work, According To Experts

Scars have a way of telling your life story. The one on your leg may be from the first time you tried (and failed) to ride a bike. The stretch marks — which are indeed scars — on your hips may be from a time in your life when you were growing up, maturing. The one on your stomach may be a C-section scar, which you were left with after giving birth.There's no reason to feel like you have to hide your scars, or like they're a point of shame. But if you've ever sought to conceal yours, you probabl...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, New York City, Palmer, King, Mederma, Ellen Marmur, Marmur, Arbutin, Shays, Jodi Shays, DermStore New York, Queen Bee Salon Spa Mederma, Aquaphor Shays, Amazon Stretch


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Manicure Secret Is $8 At The Drugstore

There is currently a government shutdown happening — we're on day 24 to be exact — but the House and Senate members are still reporting to work because, well, who else is going to figure this whole thing out? And as our senators and representatives make their way back to Washington after a weekend off, many had to deal with something we can all relate to: a horrible commute.Thanks to a snowstorm that hit Washington, D.C., there were major flight and train delays that left Congress members scra...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Congress, Washington, Senate, New York City, House, Lindsay Lohan, Amtrak, Aoc, Ilhan Omar, Instagram Stories, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ocasio Cortez, Rep Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Cortez Ocasio


Netflix's You Review: Lonely Boy Would Be Proud Of This Twisty Stalker Tale

UPDATE: This story was originally published on September 5 at 11:55 a.m.soIn late December 2018 Netflix released the first season of You, originally a Lifetime-Netflix collaboration, on their service for TV fans everywhere to stream. In the weeks since, the terrifying tale of Joe Golberg ( Gossip Girl alum Benn Badgley) and Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail) — which will be a Netflix-only production for the upcoming season 2 and beyond — has become a constant source of Twitter memes and social med...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York, NYC, New York City, Beck, Netflix, Upper East Side, Tumblr, Penn Badgley, Dan Humphrey, Joe, Dan, Facebook Instagram, Goldberg


Babushkas are 2019’s first style trend, A$AP Rocky and Frank Ocean say

One of the hottest items trending among both fashion and celebrity circles is as fashionable as it is functional for frigid New York City winters. Enter: the babushka. Singer Frank Ocean recently shared a selfie on Instagram wearing a white chain-print silk head scarf styled underneath a black hoodie with the caption: “FaceTimes in Babuska.”...
Tags: Fashion, New York City, Facetimes, AP Rocky and Frank Ocean, Singer Frank Ocean, Babuska


My One-Bedroom In Brooklyn Costs $2,700 —Here's How Big It Is

What $2,700 Can Get You In Brooklyn In Refinery29's Sweet Digs, we take a look inside the sometimes small, sometimes spacious homes of millennial women. Today, 28-year-old Asya Ambaretsa shows off her apartment-slash-workspace.The first time Asya Ambaretsa moved to New York City, she was placed in the middle of Manhattan. Coming from Los Angeles, this was a shock. "Los Angeles was chill and covered with plants," she says, "but there every time I walked with my dog, there would be crowds o...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, New York City, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Ikea, Manhattan, Muji, StreetEasy, Asya Ambaretsa, Ambaretsa


My 1-Bedroom In Brooklyn Costs $2,700 —Here's How Big It Is

What $2,700 Can Get You In Brooklyn In Refinery29's Sweet Digs, we take a look inside the sometimes small, sometimes spacious homes of millennial women. Today, 28-year-old Asya Ambaretsa shows off her apartment-slash-workspace.The first time Asya Ambaretsa moved to New York City, she was placed in the middle of Manhattan. Coming from Los Angeles, this was a shock. "Los Angeles was chill and covered with plants," she says, "but there every time I walked with my dog, there would be crowds o...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, New York City, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Ikea, Manhattan, Muji, StreetEasy, Asya Ambaretsa, Ambaretsa


A Plant for Every Room in Your Home

It’s easy to see why we reach for plants in a decorative pinch: they’re vibrant, they’re aromatic, and they add a simple decorative touch to space that may be lacking. Although we can safely say everyone can see the visual appeal in adding a plant to your room, not everyone knows that some can be used for additional purposes, ranging from air purification, allergy help, and more. Here are the indoor plants you should keep in each room, based on their purpose. Eucalyptus ...
Tags: Fashion, New York City


The Experts' Guide To The Best New York City Hair Salons

Finding a salon and a hairstylist is like dating. You have to play the field a bit, get together a couple of times, weigh your options, and ultimately decide whether they're worth settling down for. It's exhausting, but once you meet the one, there's no turning back.For those Big Apple go-getters still single in the salon department (or for those casual daters finally looking to make things official), we're here to play matchmaker. We asked our beauty editors (who have some of the best hair in ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Instagram, New York City, Brooklyn, Vogue, Wall Street Journal, Crh, Peter, Christo, Dana Oliver, West Village, Stacey, Joey, Angela


These Movies That Will Remind You What It Truly Means To Be Cold

Photo: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures Distribution; Illustrated by Mallory Heyer. The Weeknd can't feel his face. You can't feel your face, your toes, or your fingers, and you're fairly certain that your ears now resemble two frozen Jimmy Dean sausage patties. Welcome to winter, everyone!Unless you're off to Gstaad for a spot of skiing with Mitzi and Lance, there's really only way to get through the sub-zero temps and slippery surfaces: a good old-fashioned movie night, served up with a ro...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York, Hollywood, London, Jennifer Lawrence, Jack Nicholson, North Korea, France, Russia, New York City, America, Chicago, Pennsylvania, Alaska


New Music To Know This Week: Sharon Van Etten, Lauren Jauregui & Some Serious Rock

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. Sharon V...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York City, Mtv, St Vincent, Robyn, Rose, Sharon Van Etten, Sleater Kinney, Duane Reade, Ariana, Lauren Jauregui, Mary Timony Betsy Wright, Laura Harris, Jauregui


Everything You Want To Know About Butt Hair (& We Mean Everything)

“Can You Talk To Me About Butt Hair?” is the email subject line I never thought I’d write. Not that butt hair is a rare thing: You have it, I have it, the Kardashians have it (or they did at one point, anyway). But even in a culture of oversharing, in which we talk openly about nipple piercings and pimple popping , this is one topic that nobody really touches (even though we all have questions).So we sent off our queries to derms, OB/GYNs, aestheticians, waxing and laser professionals, and t...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Los Angeles, New Jersey, Kardashians, Latif, OMNIA, Joshua Zeichner, Zeichner, Ashley Armitage, Christian Karavolas, Romeo Juliette Laser Hair Removal, Samra Latif Estafan, Christine Danisan, Blue Medi Spa


Can Rice Water Actually Make Your Hair Grow Faster? Experts Weigh In

We have a bad habit of seeking instant gratification when it comes to a lot of things. We expect to feel healthier after eating one kale salad for lunch. We check the mirror every 10 minutes to make sure that new face mask is actually working. And if a round of squats doesn't display instant booty-lifting benefits, well, we're likely to fall right off the fitness bandwagon. The point is: When we test a new product, service, or treatment, we often anticipate immediate, life-altering results that...
Tags: Google, Fashion, Music, Japan, Massachusetts, New York City, Hail Mary, Ben, Neil Sadick, Sadick, Dennis Gross, Lenzy Dermatology, Sadick Dermatology, Rochelle Brock, Yu Su Ru, Yolanda Lenzy


What I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Freelance

Up until last year, I was a full-time freelancer for four years. It was a career path I kind of fell into; I love to travel, value my freedom of movement, and revel in the ability to be creative and explore a spectrum of crafts, tasks, and projects.When I first started working as a freelancer, I was scared. While, on one hand, I saw a limitless path stretching out in front of me, I also had a lot of questions: How does billing work? How do you do your taxes? What makes a good contract? What abo...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Atlanta, New York Times, Oakland, Wall Street Journal, Lindsay Lohan, Irs, California College of the Arts, Sarah Blesener, Sarah Blesener Roxanne Ravago, Roxanne Ravago Nick Francis, Nick Francis Brittney Oliver, Brittney Oliver Kate Quinn, Disney Kodak GM Raymour


A Week In Atlanta, GA, On A $55,900 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an auditor working in public accounting who makes $55,900 per year and spends some of her money this week on wine and cheese.Occupation: AuditorIndustry: AccountingAge: 24Location: Atlanta, GASalary: $55,900Paycheck Amount (2x/month): $1,612.50Monthly...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, New York City, Atlanta, Walmart, Netflix, Lindsay Lohan, Midtown, Virgo, Fiji, Joe, Secret Santa, Waffle House, Dunkin, Atlanta United


How to Heal Your New Ink, According to a Tattoo Artist

Whether you've been thinking about getting your first tattoo and have been nervous about what to expect after you leave the parlor, or you just got your new ink and are at a loss of how to take care of it, we're here to help. We consulted tattoo artist Michelle Santana, who works at the celebrity-favorite Bang Bang Tattoo in New York City and owns Santana Tattoo in Colombia, to find out exactly how to heal your tattoo without infection. From which products to use to what activities to avoid, sh...
Tags: New York City, Colombia, Beauty, Tattoos, Chrissy Teigen, Skin Care, Beauty tips, Beauty Trends, Beauty Interview, Beauty How To, Michelle Santana, Santana Tattoo


This Is How Much Lindsay Lohan Has In The Bank

Last Labor Day, a meme of Lindsay Lohan dancing with abandon in Mykonos captivated the internet and the world — and tonight, at long last, we finally get a front row seat to this LiLo in her newfound element. Welcome to Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club, a Vanderpump Rules -esque reality show wherein Lohan presides as the grande dame of a Mykonos club staffed by a crew of hot and bronzed bathing suit-clad people, which premiers tonight at 8 p.m. on MTVLohan has been through a lot since her entertainme...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Disney, Mtv, Dubai, Athens, Bank, Annie, Oprah, Lindsay Lohan, Irs, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay, LOHAN, Hallie


Elizabeth Arden 5th Avenue NYC LIVE

  Elizabeth Arden 5th Avenue is one of the iconic Elizabeth Arden lines, created as a symbol of the wealth, sense of style and great energy of New York City. The world famous street 5th Avenue became an iconic "pillar" of the Elizabeth Arden perfume collection, leaving its intense and unique floral mark signed by perfumer Ann Gottlieb in 1996. The latest release within the 5th Avenue perfume ... Read full article: Elizabeth Arden 5th Avenue NYC LIVE from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Ma...
Tags: Fashion, New York City, Fragrantica Perfumes, ELIZABETH ARDEN, Ann Gottlieb, Elizabeth Arden 5th Avenue


High Paying & Hiring: These Are The 5 Best Jobs In America

As the new years begins to roll out, it's understandable to want to take stock of your professional life.Whether you're looking to change jobs or just tweak some things to make room for more growth in your current one, January is the perfect time for self-assessment — specifically thinking about where you are versus where you'd like to be. Maybe you've updated your LinkedIn profile just to see what happens, or are casually sending your resume out to a couple places. Or, maybe you're actively lo...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, America, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Burlington, U S News Best Jobs


A Week In New York City On A $48,000 Salary & $900 Monthly Allowance

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a dance instructor who makes $48,000 per year (plus receives an additional $900/month from her parents) and spends some of her money this week on Tarte blush.Occupation: Dance Instructor Industry: DanceAge: 23Location: New York, NYSalary: $48,000 + $9...
Tags: Amazon, Lyft, Spotify, Fashion, Music, New York, New York City, Netflix, Arizona, Hulu, Virgo, Venmo, Opentable, Secret Santa, Peapod, Trump


Rihanna's Makeup Artist Gave Me A Makeover — & This Is What I Looked Like

How To Recreate Rihanna's Iconic Makeup Look 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.When makeup artist Priscilla Ono showed up for a job in 2011, she had no idea it would turn into a full-time gig with one of the biggest stars on earth. "I wasn't even doing [Rihanna's] makeup," Ono told me , recounting their first interaction on ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Rihanna, New York City, Sephora, Ono, Mi Anne Chan, Fenty Beauty, Priscilla Ono, Soft Matte Longwear Foundation, Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint, Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette, Fenty Beauty Pro Filt, Fenty Beauty Flyliner Longwear Liquid Eyeliner


Here Are 7 Easy Money-Saving Strategies To Help You Save Every Week

This time of year, the future looks bright. In all likelihood, your New Year’s resolutions may still feel shiny, and new, and wholly attainable.Many of us make New Year’s resolutions related to money or personal finance goals. Whether it’s paying off a debt, saving up for a car or a house, or getting a job with a higher salary, there are a lot of great financial goals to strive towards, and many of them are absolutely doable despite the fact that most resolutions fail (and by February!). The mo...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Honors Single Mothers In An Emotional Note To Her Mamá

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made history this week, becoming the youngest woman to be sworn into Congress in the history of the United States — and she’s starting her first term by honoring her roots.Ocasio-Cortez, who now represents New York’s 14th district (covering the Bronx and Queens) in the House of Representatives, posted a heartfelt tribute to her mother on Instagram on Saturday.Beneath a photo of herself, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and her mother, Ocasio-Cortez wrote, “What can I possibl...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Instagram, Congress, New York City, United States, House, Queens, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Bronx, Puerto Rico, Mami, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ocasio Cortez


5 Flat Irons Pros Use To Straighten 4C Hair

All flat irons aren't created equal. Just because it heats up, has two plates, and claims to leave hair smooth, glossy, and protected doesn't mean that it's any good. This is especially true if your hair is natural. Afro hair may seem like it needs lots of heat to get straight, but the wrong tool can fry your coils permanently. Hello, heat damage.Whether you occasionally get a silk press or regularly heat style, using the proper tool is just as important as the products you use on a daily basis...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Dorsey, Gina, Enso, Yara Shahidi, Nick Minaj, Kendall Dorsey, Koni Bennet, Vanity Salon, Enso Tools, Sephora Bee, Krowned Beauty Bar


10 Creative Ways to Save Money in 2019

I don’t know about you, but money has been on my mind a lot recently. Probably because I’m anxiously awaiting several end-of-year payments from work I did last year, and also the fact that it’s the NEW YEAR and I’ve got to start planning for the future…I guess. As a freelancer & business owner, I’m always a little anxious about my fluctuating income. And with the volatile market the past month, my future is increasingly…worrisome. One of my top goals for 2019 is to save more money. Just feels li...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Usa, Cook, Money, Instagram, Ebay, New York City, Lifestyle, Walmart, Bank Of America, Netflix, Brooklyn, Fidelity, Starbucks


31 Instagram-Worthy Hairstyles To Try In January

When January 1 comes around, our optimism is at an all-time high. We're actually excited about going to the gym. We're downloading meditation apps on our phones and making a list of all the books we want to read. And when we're scrolling though Instagram and see a hairstyle we love, our reaction is more likely to be, "I can totally do this."But it's normal to lose that positivity in the days and weeks that follow. Honestly, we blame alarm clocks — oh, and the cold weather that makes us just wan...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hbo, Beyonce, Instagram, New York City, Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga, Las Vegas, Vietnam, Kate Bosworth, Miss Philippines, Bey, Lucy Hale, Amanda Seyfried


5 Of The Raddest Spots To Get A Tattoo In L.A.

Being a tourist in New York City means wearing comfortable walking shoes and checking out its most iconic landmarks and activities: going to the top of the Empire State Building, ice-skating at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, or taking the ferry to Ellis Island. Head west to Los Angeles, and your itinerary changes quite a bit. With fewer must-visit attractions, and weather that calls for sundresses, sandals, and bathing suits, you should plan to make like the locals and spend hours on the beach...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Hollywood, New York City, Los Angeles, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, West Coast, Chanel, Cate Blanchett, Rockefeller Center, Silver Lake, Shamrock, Grimm, Empire State Building


11 Gray Nail Polishes Perfect For Your Winter Mood

When black feels too dramatic and pink feels too soft and red seems too much, there is one nail color that never fails to disappoint: gray.Gray is a color mostly widely associated with gloomy weather, spoiled meat, garbage cans, dust, and Florida retirement complexes. But never forget, it is also a color that can call to mind super-futuristic cities, skyscrapers, and the exteriors of modern art museums. That's why swiping the shade on your nails immediately gives you a modern and unexpected e...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Florida, Rihanna, New York City, Manhattan, Jennifer Lopez, Oliver, Sally Hansen, Essie, Amazon With, OPI, Proenza Schouler, Zoya, Deborah Lippmann


Do Not Create Too Many Rules

One of the biggest mistakes people make when they are looking for a job, working in a job, and in life is this: They have too many rules. They have rules about the jobs they can apply for. They have rules about how they apply for jobs. They have rules about where they can apply for jobs. They have rules about whether they will or will not use recruiters. They have rules about how many jobs they apply for. They have rules about the type of work they will do. They have rules about the hours they ...
Tags: New York, Featured, California, New York City, Careers, Detroit, Intimate Relationship, Napa Valley, Add Post Footer Plugin, Staying Positive, Post Footer, Create Rules, Numerous Rules, Tremendous Amount Of Harm


See Things The Way They Are

--> During the summer of my second year of law school, I worked in a law firm in New York City. One day, I was in the library of the law firm, and I found a report about the law firm which had been written by an outside consulting company. This is what strategic advisors and various consultants often do for various organizations such as law firms, accounting firms, and others. They analyze the facts, numbers, people, attitudes, market, and other things about an organization, analyze the market t...
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A Week In Brooklyn, NY, On A $32,000 Income

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: the founder of a beverage who makes $32,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on a chai. Below, we asked the OP some questions about her career.How did you get into your line of work?"I got into food in high school when I was tasked with...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, New York City, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Ikea, Manhattan, Clinton, Paul Hollywood, Bon Appetit, Don, George, Jane, WNYC, Duane Reade



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