LA’s CBD Beauty Scene

If "dispensary" has you thinking green bud, vape cartridges and gummies, make room in your head for some new images. Whole body wellness ones. Thanks to the legalization of cannabis in much of the U.S., CBD is rapidly taking over the beauty and self-care industry. This darling cosmetic ingredient helps with all things, from simple inflammatory issues to acne and even psoriasis.  And LA's CBD beauty scene is right in ...

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5 At-Home Beauty Treatments

Let’s face it: We need beauty whether we are seeing other people or not. It’s simply in our nature to strive for loveliness. When our favorite pros are off limits during these unprecedented times, we’ve got to bring beauty home. Here are 5 at-home beauty treatments for hair, skin, nails and more. Open Hair Cuticles An at-home hot oil treatment can turn coarse locks into manageable soft tresses. Look in the pantry ...

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At-home facials

We’ve got one of the best ways to pass the #stayathome time. That is when you’re not working, cleaning up after everyone, monitoring online school productivity and more. So, when you’ve got some downtime, it’s time to take care. Grab a family member or steal away for some me moments for at-home facials. These five masks are each super pampering while they’re on and result in perfectly glowy skin after. Two-in-one Dermalogica ...

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No Tech Neck

We are mindful of protecting our face—from the sun, from wrinkles, from aging and more. While some of us understand the need to care for our neck skin as well, others are not as diligent. Follow-through below the chin matters. Delicate neck skin is as vulnerable as other areas to sun and aging. And since it doesn’t rejuvenate as much as skin elsewhere, the constant creasing and folding as we ...

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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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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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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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