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American Made Series: Hollybeth Organics

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In our search for American Made beauty products, we came across Hollybeth Organics, a charming line of natural, organic and made in the USA face and body care full of southern charm and comfort. We snagged a few minutes of founder Hollybeth Anderson’s time to share her story. Tell us a little about what drove [...]

Tastemaker: Get to Know Josie Maran—Better

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Spending a whole morning with a former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model is enough to make anyone swear off fats (and food) for the rest of their days, but a few hours with Josie Maran had the complete opposite effect. Instead we left, preaching the beauty gospel of good fats like argan oil, and wishing we [...]

Beauty Bag Essentials for Labor Day Weekend (and Beyond)

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Before you shake the sand out of your beach tote for the last time, there’s still one more (official) weekend of summer revelry to be had. So make this a great one, with our newest beauty products (aka “the keepers”) that have earned a permanent place in our weekend bag. Restorsea Reviving Cleanser:  As tough [...]

10 Well Traveled Natural Beauty Picks

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Aysia Wright, founder of Goodebox (one of our favorite sources for discovering new natural beauty products) recently gave us her go-to travel items. Here’s what she had to say: With airlines nickeling and diming for everything from peanuts to seat space, every ounce counts, even when it comes to the contents of your beauty bag.  [...]

Braid Crazy

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From the catwalk to the sidewalk, braids are everywhere this summer. Just scroll through Pinterest for half a minute and you’re sure to see several. This trend has birthed a whole new business at salons around the country: the braid bar. Like the blow dry bars also cropping up across the country, these are yet [...]

Expert Tips: Brow Shaping How-To

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There are those who believe that a well-arched brow is akin to a facelift; and they’re not so wrong about that. Think about it: As we age, gravity becomes one of our greatest foes. Everything just droops. So we try to create illusions to draw the eye upward, and that’s the effect that’s created with [...]

Eye Dos for Summer

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With summer in full swing, we’re hoping you’re all stocked up on sunscreen. But how much attention are you paying to the areas around your eyes? According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancers of the eyelid account for 5 to 10 percent or all skin cancers, occurring predominantly on the lower lid which receives [...]

A Call Out To Green-Eyed Gals Everywhere

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This is too good not to share. I’ve worn purple eyeliner for, oh, the last 10+ years. It’s an old-makeup artist trick that’s supposed to highlight green eyes. I’ve tried a bunch of different ones and always been satisfied with the results. Urban Decay’s 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil is a particular favorite, partly cause I [...]

Martha’s Makeup Artist Shares Some of Her Must-Have Products

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This week we stopped by the gorgeous New York City flagship store and spa of AmorePacific, an Asian skin-care and beauty brand that has been gaining a lot of U.S. fans, including Martha Stewart. AmorePacific was the first skin-care company to use green-tea extract from its own green-tea garden, located off the coast of Korea [...]

Tastemaker: Get to Know J. Crew’s Jenny Cooper

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If you’re a mom, chances are you’ve jonesed for Jenny Cooper’s designs for Crewcuts, J. Crew’s pint-sized collection for kids. But her quirky personal style is every bit as eclectic—and enviable. Talking with her, we were delighted by all the insights she had to share. We couldn’t fit them all into Living’s April issue, so [...]