Beauty and Healthy Living

What I Love This Month: Benefit’s Roller Lash Mascara

Benefit Roller Lash Mascara ($24, benefitcosmetics.com) It seems like innovative mascara formulas and wand designs are constantly popping up, but Benefit’s new hook-and-roll brush is a game changer. It helps grab and separate lashes and holds them in curl-like place for up to 12 hours. I’m a bit of a mascara hoarder, though, and I change them like I change […]

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Beauty: Get Summer-Ready Legs

It’s already really hot here, so it’s time to break out the shorts and skirts. I typically start using self-tanner in late spring, but I’m a little behind schedule this year. Time to catch up! I love Jergens’ new quick-drying mousse formula tanner. Check it out and let me know if you have any new favorite ways to faux your glow. […]

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Healthy Habits from World Cup Winner Brandi Chastain

The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicked off its seventh edition June 6th in Canada. In order to get ready for this huge, once-every-four-years event, we spoke with former U.S. Women’s National Team star Brandi Chastain, whose left foot won the tournament for the U.S. in 1999. Like so many who witnessed it, I’ll never forget the 1999 Women’s World Cup final. Team […]

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Foodie Beauty: Get Glowing with Berries

Essential fatty acids in berry seed oils help skin stay hydrated and reduce inflammation. The antioxidants in berries help provide their luscious hues and erase free radical damage on skin.Berries are naturally high in salicylic acid, a skin smoother. Pick products with these fruity summer gems for skin-beautifying benefits.   Ralph Lauren Midnight Romance Deluxe Atomizer This classic, sexy scent has […]

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Recycle Your Empty Beauty Products for a Prettier Future

As someone who goes through about a bajillion beauty products each year, testing for the magazine and trying to find the latest and greatest for you lovely readers, I am very diligent when it comes to recycling their packaging. But apparently I’m in some lonely company: According to a survey conducted by beauty brand Unilever, only about 34% of American […]

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Better with Age: 4 Great, Affordable Finds for Aging Hair

As we age, our hair can begin to feel drier, look thinner, and lose a little luster. Fun, right? Luckily there are great new products out there to help combat these signs and help you look as good on the outside as you feel on the inside.

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The Best Drugstore Night Creams

The latest drugstore night creams add even more beauty while you rest.  

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Power Up with These Pomegranate Beauty Picks

The vibrant fruit and its jewel-like seeds imbue beauty products with nutrients. Pomegranate juice helps increase skin’s collagen levels, making it a natural plumper for fine lines. Punicic acid, a fatty acid found in pomegranates, stimulates hair growth and helps fortify your strands. Estée Lauder Radiant Vitality Essence Oil Just a few drops of this super-nourishing serum applied between cleansing […]

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Three Steps to Help Tooth Sensitivity

No need to suffer mouth pain. Here’s how to stop being so sensitive. STEP 1: BRUSH BETTER Try an electric toothbrush designed for sensitive teeth. “The ones with small rotating heads are my favorite,” says Nancy Rosen, DMD, a dentist in New York City. When it comes to toothpastes, those designed for sensitive teeth can help when used consistently over […]

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Beauty Editor’s Picks: Oh, Honey!

This sweet nectar is a natural moisture-booster. See what all the buzz is about. JOHN MASTERS ORGANICS Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructor Bolster dry winter hair with the help of hyaluronic acid, hibiscus, and honey. $28, johnmasters.com ELEMENTAL HERBOLOGY Facial Glow Radiance Peel Exfoliate dry spots and keep skin vibrant with fruit enzymes. Makuna honey helps soothe inflamed skin. $66, […]

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