Beauty

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Study Shows Men Spend Just as Much as Women on Skincare Products

Hold up. Everything you thought you knew about gender and beauty stereotypes is wrong. According to this study, men and women are spending the same […]

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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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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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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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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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Shop Talk: 7 Travel Beauty Secrets Flight Attendants Swear By

While we love lusting after supermodel-grade travel beauty essentials, some of those items would eat up an entire paycheck. (Le sigh.) Fortunately, the pros who know […]

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5 Best Places to Score Korean Beauty Products in Philly

I made the switch from American drugstore beauty products to South Korean ones in high school, and I can tell you, without exaggeration, that it changed my […]

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Why I Spend $44 on Hairspray (And Other Crazy Beauty Splurges)

It turns out, here at Philly Mag, we’re suckers for a good beauty product (or twelve). From ultra-luxe moisturizers to concealers that cost their weight in gold, […]

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Shop Talk: 9 Secret Uses for Your Go-To Beauty Products

So we all know the conditioner-as-shaving-cream beauty trick, but did you know you can use red lipstick as concealer for your dark circles? True life. […]

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5 Ways to Do Your Makeup in No Time at All

Between the low-key makeup-phobics and the fanatical makeup-queens lies a fairly large demographic that doesn’t get enough consideration: those who love makeup, yet have no time for […]

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How to Rock a ‘90s Brown Lip … in 2016

I was born in the 1991, and while many people would argue I’m too young to fully appreciate the decade, I beg to differ when it […]

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The 5-Product Makeup Routine That’ll Get You Out the Door in 5 Minutes

In my constant quest to pare down the makeup kit I bring everywhere, I’ve gotten things down to a science – or as close to one […]

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Ditch EOS for Good With These 10 Fantastic Lip Balms

In case you haven’t heard, several people are suing EOS Lip Balm on the grounds that it made their chapped lips worse (best-case scenario), even […]

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How to Banish Dry, Scaly Winter Skin

We’re barely two weeks into our new normal – freezing, winter-like temps – and already we’re noticing the telltale signs of cold weather: dry, flaky, […]