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13 Oct

It Was Only a Matter of Time Before Someone Created Diet Avocados

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Given how popular avocados are around the world, it would make sense if you thought the fruit could never be improved. But you'd be wrong, because researchers have just created a new kind of avocado. Introducing: The Avocado Light.

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Created by Spanish food company Isla Bonita, these new Diet Avocados reportedly ripen faster and oxidize (turn brown) slower, but the "diet" part comes specifically from the company's claim that they have 70% of most other avocados' fat content, a claim that the Spanish Hearth Foundation’s Food Health Programme has certified. Intrigued? To be fair, avocado fat is generally considered good for you already, particularly in regards to heart health. But the manmade strain, parsed together from other avocado breed traits, will likely...
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12 Oct

How To Pop a Pimple Safely And Correctly

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The dreaded pimple. Chances are you’ve had a pimple sometime in your life and probably have taken extreme measures to get rid of it. Whether it was in a dimly lit bathroom, in the car mirror on your way to a job interview, or in the bathroom on a first date, you’ve touched, squeezed, pierced, and poked in hopes of eliminating your dreaded blemish. We regret to inform you you’ve been doing it all wrong—but not to worry, that’s where we come in. We chatted with two New York City dermatologists Dr. Rachel Nazarian of Schweiger Dermatology Group and Dr. Carlos A. Charles of Derma di Colore to learn more about how to pop a pimple correctly and safely. Dr. Charles, MD, is a board...
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11 Oct

Meet The Artist Whose Extreme Long Hair Is Taking Over Instagram

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While the bob was undoubtedly the calling card of the Fall 2017 shows, the Spring 2018 season was all about extreme long hair which popped up everywhere from Marques’Almeida to Michael Kors Collection, where supermodel Kirsty Hume—and her Rapunzel-like mane—made a show-stealing appearance. And a quick look around social media proves that over-the-top lengths are not exclusive to the runway. Case in point: Los Angeles–based photographer Sara Cath, whose lion-like cascade of copper curls has helped her rack up more than 40,000 Instagram followers and counting. It might be hard to believe that the 21-year-old—who, in addition to shooting high-octane portraits of fellow millennial artists, just appeared in Rosetta Getty’s Georgia O’Keeffe–inspired collection—hasn’t always carried the hear-me-roar type of confidence her waist-grazing mane no doubt symbolizes. But, at just...
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11 Oct

Why I Finally Decided To Break Up With Wine

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I had an epiphany last summer: Drinking sucks. I was standing in a klatch of couples at a seaside cocktail party, everyone yakking about vacation plans and their children’s sports teams. I looked at my friends’ faces reddening from drink, the sweat on the men’s upper lips, the women hoisting their big goblets of wine to their lipsticked mouths. Everyone was talking too loud, and nobody was really saying anything. I was no different, clutching my wine, aggressively searching for my moment to jump into the double Dutch of conversation. I’m exhausting, I thought. This party is exhausting. How many parties had I been to? Hundreds and hundreds. How many glasses of wine had I downed? Thousands and thousands. Teenage keggers...
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11 Oct

Here’s Some Short Ombré Hair Inspo

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It's a built-in highlighter that makes your cheekbones pop.

Ombré color pairs well with Victoria's Secret-length hair, but the look also complements shorter styles like no other. With a cropped hairdo, the gradient starts at your temples and the lightened, bottom half of your hair will accentuate your cheekbones. It's a built-in highlighter that rivals Fenty Beauty's Trophy Wife. Click through to see how Beyoncé, Kiernan Shipka, and more of your favorite celebs wear their chopped styles in faded perfection, here.

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Miley Cyrus

Two thumbs up for ombré that's more dip-dyed tips than gradual fade. (Love the combo of chestnut brown and snowy platinum, too.)

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Ciara

The gorgeous ombré with chunky amber blonde...
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11 Oct

These Insanely Pretty Mermaid Lashes Are About To Take Over Your Insta Feed

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In case you've missed it, it's officially the year of mythical-creature beauty, namely in the form of mermaids. We're talkin' oceanic mermaid hair, glitter-flecked mermaid makeup, rhinestone-studded mermaid nails, and, just when you thought you couldn't try the trend on any other part of your body, the internet has brought forth mermaid eyelashes. Yup.

If your first thought was, "Hey, I didn't know mermaids had lashes! I didn't know mermaids were real at all!" Then yeah, we're right there with you. But according to our social feeds, these multi-colored eyelashes are an accurate representation of mermaid eyes, in all of their colorful, rainbow-level, ombré glory. And yes, they're officially trending.

#enviouslashes #mermaidlashes #mermaid #lashmaker #lashgoals #lashlover #lashesny #lashesonfleek #lashextensions #lashartist Karen Cioffi(@lashesn_gloss)님의 공유 게시물님, 2017 9월...
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10 Oct

Black Eyeliner Has Never Been Better

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If this past season is anything to go on, a black liner (or perhaps a wardrobe of them) promises seemingly infinite possibilities for transformation. Whether inky pens were used to paint a razor-sharp wing or smudged kohl simulated suggestively slept-in makeup, the runways demonstrated loads of ideas for wielding your favorite black eyeliner. Behold your new favorite ways to make your mark.

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Not for the faint of heart or tired of eye, a crisp slick of black reserved for the lower lash lines provided an unexpected twist on typical top lined lids.
At Isa Arfen, makeup artist Andrew Gallimore traced lower lids with Nars Black Valley Eye Paintfor a modern take on traditional “Kabuki makeup.”

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ISA ARFEN / COURTESY OF NARS
Lower lids...
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