| Aug 12, 2012
Not so long ago "working on a tan" meant a choice among baking in the sun, broiling on a tanning bed or slathering on a chemical-laden self-tanner that left streaks, smelled awful and imbued skin with a distinct fake orange glow.
Today, there's another...
| Aug 12, 2012
Summer can play havoc on the hair with prolonged exposure to the sun, seawater and chlorine as well as the inevitable perspiration and humidity that accompany the season.
"It's important to always keep the hair hydrated; deep condition at least weekly,"...
| Oct 28, 2012
For perfume lovers, the advent of cooler weather may very well inspire a shift in scents. It's a time to abandon the light florals of summer and explore fragrances that reflect autumn and conjure notions of All Hallow's Eve.
For a postmodern...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Chanel No. 5 perfume, one of the most popular scents ever made, is raising a stink as European regulators threaten to ban one of the product’s key ingredients.
A type of tree moss used to create woody undertones in the fragrance may cause...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:36 AM
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Eat. Pray. Love. Spritz.
Now inhale deeply and feel your life transform.
It's only May, but 2012 is already shaping up as the year perfume wafted from the lively online blogs and into...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Seaweed can shrink your waistline. Grow your hair. Bring down your blood pressure along with your blood sugar. Build up the strength of your bones and your brain. Make your joints stop aching and your bowels get moving. Give cancer short shrift, and...
| Jun 2, 2012
We're putting more gels, dyes, herbs and general gunk in our hair than ever before. But, in fact, there's something beautiful about simplicity.
"People say they have bad hair, and they need to do a lot to it," says Dr. Zoe Draelos, a consulting professor...
| Sep 30, 2012
Brent Leonesio of West Hollywood became a perfumisto at age 12 when his mother bought him a bottle of Hermes' Eau D'Orange Vert. He was astonished at how the perfumer had captured the scent of a real orange.
But it wasn't until he was an adult and in the...
| Sep 30, 2012
While Los Angeles is a big perfume hub, the Bay Area more than holds its own.
"San Francisco has a great artistic vibe.... There is a Wild West energy here … artists, chefs, chocolatiers, writers and designers cross-pollinate ideas regularly,"...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:31 PM
The Beverly Hills home of menswear, jewelry and fragrance mogul Bijan Pakzad has come on the market at $11.995 million.
Built in 1993, the gated Italianate villa is a showcase of his style with bold primary color interiors, monochromatic-themed rooms and...
| Jul 15, 2012
Given their pedigree as a beauty staple for South Korean actresses, it may seem odd that BB creams would find their way into American beauty boutiques.
But the products — originally known as Blemish Balm — are among the hottest new...