Gray, Gray Go Away

Scary hair fact: The average age that women start to turn gray is 35. Whether the new hue is silver, white or gray is determined by genetics. Whether one decides to embrace her new look or is determined to deny it is by choice. But, with the latter, so starts the need to maintain a good cover-up schedule. Further, if that schedule consists of regular salon appointments, it’s key to ...

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A Cleaner Slate

They were once the domain of limited shelf space at Whole Foods or a stall at the local farmers market. But in the last decade, natural beauty products have taken center stage. This as consumers navigate information available on health, wellness and the environment. A demand for a cleaner slate of ingredients that go in and on our bodies has created a burgeoning market for healthier, clean cosmetics and body ...

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Get a Winter Glow

West Coast winter does not rear as ugly as its East Coast or Midwest counterparts. Still it needs to be confronted with some antidotes in order for our beauty to remain intact. So, keep on with the facials, fractals and other derm-driven appointments. Maintain deep-conditioning hair treatments. But also look toward these seven simple products to make the difference between a rough and tough season or smooth and just-the-right way ...

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Trend Nail Art

Seems like everyone is adding pretty designs to their perfect manicures this fall. Therefore, if you’re so inspired, here are some places to try to get in on the trend nail art and make your nails and beauty style even more divine. Favorite Mani and Pedi spots Olive & June LOCATIONS IN BEVERLY HILLS, PASADENA AND SANTA MONICA Olive & June is the brainchild of a former JP Morgan sales trader, Sarah Gibson Tuttle. ...

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At-Home Spa Recipes

Longing for the indulgence of a spa day but don’t have an appointment or the time to spare that it takes to pamper? That’s why the notion of at-home spa recipes and treatments is key—all you need are the proper ingredients to make your product and a slot in your schedule, even if it’s early morning or late at night, to enjoy. Here are a few recipes to take the ...

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Get Perfectly Straight Hair

  For a beauty skeptic to use the words “life-changing,”something has to truly work wonders. Especially when we are talking how to get perfectly straight hair. Given that our strands are notorious for not being easily changed from our God-given locks. Straight Hair can Happen So, when the wonder of Magic Sleek was touted to me in my salon chair with its natural process that takes coarse curls and lengthens them to shiny ...

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Total Body SPF

With beach days on the horizon, we’re thankful for body SPF products doing double duty by protecting our skin as well as our beauty routines and treatments. Here, some of our favorite sun protection products: Hair COOLA Scalp & Hair Mist Organic Sunscreen SPF 30   This SPF spray protects your delicate scalp and pricey highlights. coola.com; $26   Nails Artisan SunBlocker Nail Polish Sunscreen Top Coat A sunscreen for your polish prevents it from turning yellow. nailsuperstore.com; ...

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Prom Picture Makeup Trends

Spring and summer trends for moms and girls getting primped for prom photos Your prom may be in the distant past. But if you have a child who will be participating in the ritual this spring, be prepared to be immortalized in pictures all over again.  Likely your fashion and makeup sensibilities have matured as much as you have. Still, with photos and your kids’ feeds at stake, it’s important to ...

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Get Zen with Unique Spa Treatments

Spa trips are multi-purpose. They restore, relax, pamper or just to get zen with unique spa treatments. Almost as key as our fave  treatments are where we go to get them done. The following spots rank high on our list of perfect places to get zen with unique spa treatments. Four Seasons Jackson Hole The spa at the Four Seasons Resort and Residence in Jackson Hole, Wyoming offers total relaxation. In addition, ...

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Scent of a Woman

Sarah Horowitz’ destiny was determined in a small shop on Boston’s famed Newbury Street during her freshman year at Emerson College. It was there that the sight of glimmering crystals and the sound of Enya playing in the background first enticed her to enter the shop called “Essence.” But it was the scents of essential oils and the romanticism of the owner’s words, “May I anoint you?” that kept her ...

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