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About Face: What Are The Best Foods For Good Skin? (And Does Eating Well Make A Difference?)

About Face: What Are The Best Foods For Good Skin? (And Does Eating Well Make A Difference?)

I got to spend my teen years blessedly free of breakouts. Through college, I had a blemish every now and again. Right around graduation, maybe a little before, I noticed an uptick in spots. Then, I moved to New York City, current reigning champ of America’s dirtiest metropolises. It’s the only city I’ve ever lived where you can step over a puddle of urine only to accidentally step on a rat–pray it’s not one of the rabies kinds.

Needless to say, my skin worsened. More »

21 Awesome Products For A Beautiful Face (In Hot, Humid, Or Dry Summer Weather)

21 Awesome Products For A Beautiful Face (In Hot, Humid, Or Dry Summer Weather)

So we’ve reached August. That means two things: 1) mounting dry cleaning bills because there is sunscreen smeared on everything we own and 2) accumulating bug bites. Oh, it also means that–depending on where you are–it’s either really hot and dry or really, really hot and humid. Therefore, it may be time to ramp up your skincare regime (and tone down your makeup). Show your face a little love with these gentle, exfoliating, or hydrating skin products and a few indispensable summer beauty tools. We can’t help the bug bites, though. More »

Shopping Guide: 12 Fantastic Last Minute Gifts For The Make-Up Obsessed

Shopping Guide: 12 Fantastic Last Minute Gifts For The Make-Up Obsessed

The holidays are all about friends, family and… spending money like water. No matter how hard you try, you’re always astonished/horrified by the amount of money you burn this time of year. Lucky, cosmetics offer an easy out–many of the most opulent designer lipsticks, for example, hover around $40. If you plan on gifting some loved ones, here’s a guide with lots of options (in lots of universally flattering shades) but really, you should just be gifting yourself something nice before the money runs out. Good luck! More »

Your Best Fall Face: Our Gigantic Fall 2011 Beauty Guide (With Indispensable Buys At Every Price)

Your Best Fall Face: Our Gigantic Fall 2011 Beauty Guide (With Indispensable Buys At Every Price)

Holy shit it’s Fall. You know what that means? Out with the bronzers, the towering SPFs, the NARS Orgasm Illuminator… in with a face that–judging from the Fall 2011 runways–actually just looks like a paler version of the Spring face: bold lips, fresh skin, defined brows…? Well, there’s definitely something wearable for every skintone, so that’s a start. Anyway. TheGloss has handpicked some of Fall 2011′s major beauty trends and assembled the following guide, which features a bunch of really solid beauty buys, from drugstores and beyond. More »