These Two Women Are Bringing You Effortless, Sexy Beach Hair (No Curling Iron Needed)

Tucked away from the bustling crowds clamoring to shop and dine at Abbott Kinney’s trendy offerings resides Kristen Shaw’s one room hair studio. Easily missed, a simple, weathered wooden sign hangs above a narrow pathway leading to her back bungalow that reads simply – Cabin. The newly opened, one room hair salon is unassuming, yet elegant, just like her sign. Rustic wooden touches and potted succulents read relaxed sophistication. And a phthalo blue accent wall displaying artisanal cards and trendy wellness brands, like Moon Juice and Agent Nateur, oozes good taste, but not the kind that makes you feel self…
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Ask An Aesthetician: Are At Home Microneedling Devices Safe & Effective?

Each week we explore your questions in Ask An Aesthetician with Seti Mayet; former instructor at the International Dermal Institute and founder of skin care practice, Enliven Your Skin, in Los Angeles, CA. Check out last week’s question – “Which Ingredients Should I Look For When Buying An Anti-Aging Cream?” – and if you have any, send us your questions via social media or email!  Hi Seti, I’ve been thinking about getting an at-home micro needling device. Is it safe and does it work?  Seti: Micro needling is an awesome therapy used to treat a variety of skin imbalances. It is currently…
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The Best Acne Serum For Fading Red Acne Marks & Soothing Breakout Prone Skin

I first met, Amy Le, founder of You Skincare on Instagram. I knew her then as just @pamperurselfgreen, but now I know her as the woman who has helped radically improve my acne and my perioral dermatitis. Her Clarifying Glow Serum is one of THE BEST acne serums I’ve ever used, and it has even faded my sun damage spots. My skin has an overall evenness to it I haven’t seen in years. Read on my full review of the You Skincare Clarifying Glow Serum and a Q&A with Amy Le on how this chemist struggled and overcame cystic acne, first got into skincare and starting her own…
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Move over Tom Ford, A New Luxury Lipstick Is In Town – And They’re Organic

  When Esther Widjaja created her line of organic lipsticks, Y et Beauté, she said she “wanted each lipstick to feel like a little jewel.” And they do. When I opened up the package she sent me with four lipsticks from her newly launched INDIA collection, I gasped. The gold embossed thick paper boxes greeted me first and set the mood for luxury. Next, I found weighty, magnetic closure lipstick cases enrapturing four highly-pigmented, long-wearing, beautiful lipstick colors! Each organic lipstick created with the health conscious, luxury consumer in mind: free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, nanos; cruelty-free, of course, and made in Italy…
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Ask An Aesthetician: Which Ingredients Should I Look For When Buying An Anti-Aging Cream?

Each week we explore your questions in Ask An Aesthetician with Seti Mayet; former instructor at the International Dermal Institute and founder of skin care practice, Enliven Your Skin, in Los Angeles, CA. Check out last week’s question – “How do I get rid of post-natal melasma?” – and if you have any, send us your questions via social media or email!  Hi Seti, I want to buy my mom a good anti-aging cream. What are the top three anti-aging ingredients I should look out for when researching products? Seti: When addressing mature skin and anti-aging, our goal is to restore elasticity…
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