The holidays are here. You’re buying presents, traveling, and eating like a queen. Unfortunately, your bank account is looking more emaciated than imperial, so you’ll need to cut back somewhere. Instead of dropping dollars at the nail salon, try the home remedy instead. Kitiya King, founder of the covetable Mischo Luxury Nail Collection spills on how to achieve a salon-worthy holiday manicure at home.
If you follow my Instagram account (@augustskin), you know that I take my fair share of selfies. I do this mostly to show my blushes, highlighters, and liners in action (and partly for incredibly vain and narcissistic reasons–let’s not judge here). For some, taking a decent photo comes as second nature. But for those of us not named Naomi, Kate, or Christy, a spot in front of the camera takes a bit of preparation.
1 in 8—that’s the likelihood that you or someone you know will develop breast cancer. 34 percent—that’s the drop in breast cancer deaths since 1990. Breast cancer prevention and treatment continue to grow more effective thanks, in part, to organizations like the National Breast Cancer Research Foundation and City of Hope, which help women detect and treat the disease. Curious about how you can do your part? Let’s explore with a Breast Cancer Awareness Month beauty guide.
Jalina Porter is an NBA Dancer; she takes a low maintenance approach to beauty. If you think that’s an oxymoron, tell that to Jalina the Peace Corps volunteer, Jalina the former NFL Cheerleader, Jalina the corporate communicator, or Jalina the business school candidate. But I’m getting ahead of myself.
There’s nothing new or sexy about the most-researched anti-aging (and acne-fighting) ingredient on the market. Discovered when the sinking of the Titanic was front-page news and before Alaska and Hawaii became states, retinoids are veterans in the skincare aisle. So in an age where nothing is a mystery as long as Google is a click away, it’s hard to understand how retinoids circumnavigate transparency and billow heaps of misinformation (the myths are endless). I asked dermatologist Dr. Lisa Airan (pictured above) to set the record straight.
The fall beauty trends to try now? What to learn about spring looks from the current New York Fashion Week? Editors from Allure magazine and Who What Wear’s Byrdie; makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury; bloggers from Gal Meets Glam, She’s in the Glow, and yours truly talk beauty in this fun video. Take a look!
Join me Saturday, September 7 at 3PM ET so we can chat all things beauty and New York Fashion Week. I’ll be in a Google+ Hangout with editors from Allure magazine and Byrdie, makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury, The ZOE Report, and beauty bloggers She’s in the Glow and Gal Meets Glam. We’re talking fall beauty and beyond. Submit questions on Google+ with #RZFW. RSVP here. See you soon!