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Flattering Makeup and Hairstyle Tips For Close-Set Eyes

What’s the secret to applying perfect eye makeup? Well, it’s not much of a secret but a good place to start is knowing your eye shape. That’s because not all makeup looks and techniques are universally flattering.  What looks great on a pair of wide-set eyes is definitely not going to have the same effect […]

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Simple Eye Makeup Hacks for Protruding Eyes

Protruding eyes are when you have big, round eyes — like doe eyes! Lovely eyes! But as you’ve probably realized through experimentation, the wrong eye makeup look can be unflattering. The goal for protruding eyes is to make them appear softer and more beckoning instead of exaggerating their size.  If you too want to enhance […]

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How to Show off Your Monolid Eyes With These Essential Makeup Tips 

These days, more and more Asian girls are opting to keep their signature monolid looks, instead of undergoing surgery to create double lids–a procedure that’s losing some of its popularity.  Monolids have so many eye technique options when it comes to applying makeup. They have a flatter surface which leaves so much room to be […]

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How to Make Your Nails Stronger in 12 Easy Ways

Before you go ahead and book yourself an appointment at the nail salon, there’s actually a much healthier way to go about this. Because let’s be real, those gel, acrylic and press-on nails definitely aren’t doing much for your real nails in the long-run.  A lot of people truly have a tough time growing out their […]

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What is Glycolic Acid? The Secret To Glowing Skin

Many of our beauty editors swear by glycolic acid (GA) for exfoliating and illuminating our dry skin. This star ingredient is known to be one of the safest and most effective alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) for exfoliating away dead skin cells. It’s even used in peels for treating acne and pigmentation, sometimes even in microdermabrasion. Unfortunately, […]

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How to Repair Your Skin’s Acid Mantle for Healthier Skin

“I’m worried about trying new skincare products. My skin is so sensitive, it can’t tolerate anything right now!” “I don’t understand why my skin always feels tight after washing!” When we’re not gentle with our skin’s acid mantle (skin barrier), we weaken it, potentially leaving skin sensitive, dry, red, flaky and prone to infection. We […]