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  • Holiday cocktails: A hangover for your skin

    Holiday cocktails: A hangover for your skin
    This time of year — pretty much from Halloween through New Year's Day — we're tempted at every turn by rich, sugary high-calorie foods, from candy corn to candy canes, with plenty of pumpkin pie, fruit cake and chocolate decadence in between....
  • Put on your party face

    Put on your party face
    You've got the outfit. You're set on accessories. But you're strapped for time as you rush from work to party, maybe going from Los Feliz to Santa Monica (or Long Beach to Pasadena or any of our other geographic challenges) with no time to stop by home to...
  • California a cornucopia of natural beauty products

    California a cornucopia of natural beauty products
    As families sit down at the table Thursday to give thanks for a bountiful feast, we can also give thanks for the bounty of California, where the harvest is diverse and year-round. And — more thanks — many of California's abundant crops and...
  • Health product claims overshoot the runway of reason

    Health product claims overshoot the runway of reason
    It's frighteningly easy to drop a couple of hundred dollars on a holiday present. If you're considering spending big money on a health-related gift, you'll want to make sure that it will do something besides take up space in the gift bag. Unfortunately,...
  • My Chemical Romance turns the page with 'Danger Days'

    My Chemical Romance turns the page with 'Danger Days'
    High in his ridgeline home, sitting on a porch that feels like a ledge, Gerard Way peered through cigarette smoke and the late-afternoon Pasadena haze as he searched his memory for the moment when his band, My Chemical Romance, shed its skin. "I think,"...
  • Jerry Brown: Now and Zen

    Jerry Brown: Now and Zen
    For many Californians, 72-year-old Jerry Brown's return to Sacramento for another go at being governor brings with it more than a little dab of déjà vu. Consider: He is inheriting the job from a Republican actor/politician, American soldiers are...
  • Isaiah Mustafa has style beyond Old Spice

    Isaiah Mustafa has style beyond Old Spice
    You know Isaiah Mustafa from those wildly popular Old Spice television commercials — a bare-chested, fresh-from-the-shower Adonis who extols the virtues of body wash in stentorian tones. The man has charm, the man has six-pack abs and, ladies, he...
  • Greece's soothing hot springs

    Greece's soothing hot springs
    A fly landed on my nose, and I wanted to sneeze, but I didn't dare. Muscled masseur Manoli, who had just caked my face with a slime-ball of stinking sludge, warned me not to move a muscle if I wanted this sulfurous mud pack's miraculous properties to...
  • Book review: 'The Lampshade' by Mark Jacobson

    Book review: 'The Lampshade' by Mark Jacobson
    Ludwig Wittgenstein, one of the 20th century's most influential philosophers, famously remarked: "Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent." Pirke Avot, the only Talmudic tractate to deal exclusively with ethical and moral questions,...
  • Halloween costumes making a big entrance in 2010

    Halloween costumes making a big entrance in 2010
    Ah, Halloween. The perfect escape from the humdrum of everyday fashion normality. For those who wait all year for the chance to cake on the makeup, dress like an '80s prom queen or change their names to Cullen or Compton and insert fangs, now is the...
  • Cultural Exchange: China's surprising Bronze Age mummies

    Cultural Exchange: China's surprising Bronze Age mummies
    Reporting from Urumqi, China — Almost invariably when visitors approach the middle-aged woman enshrined in a climatized exhibit case in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region Museum, they pause and do a double take. What gets the most attention...