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Korean beauty has become a major trendsetter in the world stage of cosmetics and skincare. So much that now, many beauty bloggers have used it as a platform to become experts in these wunderkind BB cushion compacts, sheet masks, cleansing sticks, and essences. Kerry Thompson, creator of Skin & Tonics, and Coco Park, also known…


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Now that winter is in full swing, your skin must be needing some serious TLC. Even if the holiday festivities have left you sleep deprived, tired, and dehydrated, there are steps you can take to protect your skin from the cold-weather elements and bring back a healthy summer glow from just a few months ago….


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Makeup Monday: Smooth Hand Secrets, and Korean Beauty Gems

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This Thursday, New York Fashion Week kicks off once again, giving us something to look forward to for the fall. Until then, check out Fashionista’s roundup of 15 couture beauty looks, and then get excited for all the gorgeous hair and makeup we’re bound to see. Will you be following NYFW? Let us know which shows you’re most excited about…

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With Christmas a little more than two weeks away, now is the time to make sure you’ve found the perfect gifts for all your friends and family. To help you out, we’ve compiled a roundup of five beauty gifts for the gals in your life—and at under $50 a pop, they won’t break your budget….