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    10 Secrets of Nettle Tea

    Have you ever been stung by a nettle? It’s hard to forget that burning sensation, the pain and burning from hives and blisters. Stinging nettles are found all over the world, and bloom every year. It’s almost impossible to get away from the invasive plant. What Is Nettle Tea? In one of those strange-but-true twists […] More

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    Why Hair Essences Are The Next Big Thing

    There are many elements of Charlotte D’Alessio’s life that read like a teenager’s fairy tale. Instagram didn’t exist when I was in high school, but I imagine I’d be pretty fascinated by the beautiful, leggy 17-year-old with more than 174,000 followers and a Wilhelmina Models contract, too. For the legions of aspiring Cool Teens™, D’Alessio, […] More

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    Dry Hair: Causes, Symptoms and Home Remedies

    Dry hair lacks luster and often looks unhealthy. In addition to looking drab and unhealthy, dry hair can lead to hair loss and dandruff. Many people with dry hair also experience excessive breakage and flyaway hairs, which can be unruly at times. These factors make it difficult to achieve a sleek and sophisticated hairstyle. This […] More

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    Big, Curly Hair: How To Manage God-Given Volume

    Kate Branch has a great head of hair—we’re talking signature volume and texture. Which is why, when she told us that she’d spent most of her lifetime in an epic battle against it, we pressed her on what changed her mind. Her response involved Sally Singer, Solange, and blowdrying only the top fourth of her […] More

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    Out With The Bob, In With The Twisted Bun

    Marlyn Alarm is a singer from Miami, Fla., undergoing formal gender transition after living a full year living as a woman. But her struggle with identity is not a new one. “Today I was asked when I realized I was in the wrong body. As much as it took me a really long time to […] More

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    Nix Clumpy Lashes & Make Lips Pop

    To say we’re more obsessed with bareMinerals’ founder Leslie Blodgett than we are with the product itself would be a lie, so we like to say we love both equally. She’s a sun-kissed blonde, straight-across—no muss, no fuss. She came into the office wearing a red cardigan and ate Sour Patch Kids waiting for hairstylist Didier […] More

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    Hair Made For A Rainy Day

    Hollywood Babylon, Kenneth Anger’s 1959 book about the film industry’s formative years, is so juicy it’s easy to forget that most of the stories in it are half-true, at best. Tabloid in long-form, Anger details the scandals of Tinseltown’s very first stars (including Rudolph Valentino, Roscoe Arbuckle, and Clara Bow) against the backdrop of a […] More