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Chemicals in Makeup: Controversial Chemicals, Popular Alternatives, and How to Learn What You’re Putting on Your Face

Have you ever actually looked at the list of ingredients on your favorite cosmetic? If not, you’ll be amazed—and totally perplexed—by some of the scary-sounding components you see. Can you guess which popular cosmetic includes the following? Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Lauroyl Lysine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, and… Methicone Those are just a few ingredients from […]

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Pro-Tips on How to Use Lipstick

There are certain makeup techniques that—let’s face it, seem a little intimidating. Many women are slightly weirded out by tightlining; for some of us, false lashes drive us nuts; and if you can’t remember the differences between BB cream and CC cream and DD cream… well, you’re in good company. But lipstick—that’s an easy one, right? […]

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