By Petra Guglielmetti, Glamour magazine
It's not glamorous, or new, and your eyes probably skip right over it when you're browsing the lotion section of the drugstore--but so many dermatologists have told me that this old-standby hand cream is a proven miracle worker. (Wanna know what it is?)
It's Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream. And it's only 4 bucks at the drugstore!
You know how I swear by Vaseline, especially this time of year? Well this hand cream is like Vaseline on steroids. You only need a teensy, tiny speck (any more and you'll feel greasy); rub it vigorously between your palms to warm and kind of melt it, and then work it into your hands and cuticles. Do this before slipping on your mittens, and the heat will intensify the effects. I try to remember to use it before bed, too.
Why is it so great? Well basically, it's mostly glycerin, which is super-effective at holding water in the skin (it's a humectant ingredient, which means it actually draws water into the
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- Glamour Magazine | Fashion – Thu, Jan 6, 2011 7:13 PM EST
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By Abbie Kozolchyk, Allure magazine
Yes, you should consider your hair type and facial features when deciding on a hairstyle. But don't forget another crucial factor: your face shape. Choosing a hairstyle that flatters it compliments you from all angles. Three A-list stylists share their secrets on the best cuts and styles for everyone.Read More »from Find the Best Haircut for Your Face Shape
- Glamour Magazine | Fashion – Mon, Dec 27, 2010 10:23 PM EST
By Beth Shapouri, Glamour magazine
Thanks to the crazy amounts of snow that hit parts of the country yesterday, a lot of you are probably stuck inside today. The rest are probably just struggling to fill the post-holiday-weekend void. Either way, you might just be bored. So I've got some treatments to keep you pretty, nail looks that'll perk you up and makeup tricks that you can practice mastering to keep you occupied. You know, so you don't end up doing something stupid like over-plucking your eyebrows.
#1: Try making a hair mask of sorts out of coconut oil. It'll leave your hair incredibly shiny.
#3: Master the Kardashian smoky eye. Just takes some dark shadow and a ton of mascara.
And #4: Shower in the dark. It's quite relaxing.
What are you up today? And did you get a lot of snow where you are? Or is it sunny andRead More »from Bored? Snowed In? Distract Yourself With These DIY Hair and Makeup Treatments and Tricks
- Glamour Magazine | Fashion – Mon, Dec 27, 2010 6:49 PM EST
By Sophia Panych, Allure magazine
In 2010, we painted our nails greige and even tried brown lipstick-but with the new year comes new makeup trends. Get ready to get excited for 2011's fresh beauty ideas.
By Mikki Halpin, Glamour magazine
Call us cynics, but when Harvard University started a whole course on happiness and bookstores filled up with heavy tomes on the subject, happiness suddenly started to feel like work. But it doesn't have to be! Research has yielded some shockingly simple instant-happiness tips-and we've added gobs of plain old funny stuff to the mix to make you smile. Enjoy!Read More »from 20 Things to Put You in an Instant Good Mood
- Glamour Magazine | Fashion – Wed, Dec 22, 2010 5:36 PM EST
Reported by Sara Wexler, Allure magazine
Even gorgeous stars sometimes make aging hair and makeup mistakes-exceeding the recommended dose of hair spray or wearing a soccer-mom lipstick shade. But this year these five actresses left dowdy and severe behind and embraced decidedly younger looks.
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- Glamour Magazine | Fashion – Tue, Dec 21, 2010 9:30 PM EST
By Beth Shapouri, Glamour magazine
It was a big year for Katy Perry. She got married to Russell Brand, had more than a couple hits ("Teenage Dream" gets stuck in my head daily) and tried some really fun hair, makeup and nail looks. Here's what we can all learn from her thanks to that last point there:
Lesson 1: Sometimes a thin line of bright liner is all it takes to make a big statement.
Lesson 2: Colorful hair streaks can be surprisingly chic when done well.
Lesson 3: The right foundation will make her skin look perfect but not mannequin-like. Find out which one she uses.
Lesson 4: Polka dot nails are the perfect compromise when you want to be just a little Betty Boop, but not totally cartoon-y.
And lesson 5: Gold is the most perfectly festive eyeshadow color for the holidays. Ever.
Which of these lessons did you take to heart?
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By Alison Goldman, Glamour magazine
Forget New Year's resolutions for 2011-these women accomplished some major health feats this past year. Read on and adopt their amazing little health tips. Oh, and applause is welcome.