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10 New Rules for Erasing Wrinkles

Lisa Espinoza of New Hope medi-spa La Chelé gives her best advice for treating — and, if you’re lucky, warding off — wrinkles. 1. Different […]

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Field Guide: The Best Philadelphia Blow Dry Bars to Upgrade Your Hair Fast

The rise of the blow dry bar has turned the lot of us into a bunch of old ladies: We get our hair “set” once […]

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Shop Talk: 10 Beauty Products That Are a Total Waste of Money

We’re not saying that everyone’s makeup bag looks like a clip from an episode of Hoarders, but most beauty-lovers do have a tendency to stock […]

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Shop Talk: How to Get Rid of Blackheads Once and For All

Blackheads constantly plaguing that beautiful nose and chin of yours? Same. The answer doesn’t have to be monthly facials (though those do work wonders). Instead, […]

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7 Things to Know Before You Hit the Shore This Weekend

Happy holiday weekend, y’all! In our minds it may still be May, but alas, we find ourselves at the most patriotic holiday of the year. […]

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13 Local Beauty Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow ASAP

Instagram is a beauty lover’s best friend. Scrolling through the explore page, you’re bound to find countless artists showcasing their talents from glammed out bridal […]

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Shop Talk: How to Prevent Crazy Tan Lines

Nowadays bathing suits are out of control. Straps are placed everywhere but your shoulders and strategically designed cutouts pretty much guarantee the worst tan lines […]

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Hate to Say It, But Gel Manicures Are Actually Really Bad for You

I can hear the pitchforked, gel-crazed riots already: “But gel lasts so much longer!” and “You don’t know anything about nails!” etc. Yes, gel manis do […]

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The Best Beauty Oils for Every Skin Type (and No, Coconut Oil Isn’t One of Them)

From cleansers to serums to hair masks, beauty oils are having a big moment right now. Consider them the nutrient-packed superfood of nature with a side […]

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Shop Talk: See the Best in Philly Street Style From the Roots Picnic

Thousands of R&B fans flocked to Festival Pier last weekend as The Roots Picnic swept through town. As usual, stylish Philadelphians showed out in droves, […]

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The 4-Hour Spa Treatment That Made Me Cry

You don’t have to ask me twice to try out a spa treatment — especially when said spa treatment is a four-hour, spiritually-focused, astronomical journey […]

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3 Sunburn Remedies You Can Make in the Kitchen

So you laid out on the beach all day to try and bring some life back into those translucently pale legs, but only managed to […]

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Shop Talk: 8 Vintage Shopping Secrets for People Who Hate Vintage Shopping

Intimated by thrift stores? Overwhelmed by consignment shops? These eight vintage shopping secrets help you nail down a strategy (look in the menswear section and […]

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How to Make Your Blowout Last Longer: Drybar Founder Spills Her Secrets

There are few things that can instantly improve your confidence and outlook on life as drastically as a good blowout. No one knows the power […]

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I Tried It: Is Sugaring Really Better Than a Traditional Bikini Wax?

For most people, getting a bikini wax for the first time is somewhat traumatic. Mine? Straight-up horrific. The scene of the crime: My friend’s dorm room. […]