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  1. best bets
    Best Bet: Toast of the TownLove & toast is a whimsical new line of mini hand creams that come in heavenly scents.
  2. we love
    We Love … Men’s FragrancesFive reasons why we love men’s fragrances this season.
  3. germs are for losers
    Fight Germs With These Hand SanitizersThat’s right, we’re sounding a lot like our moms, but clean hands mean fewer colds and flus.
  4. beauty marks
    Lilly Pulitzer Ups Its Cool Factor With M.A.C.The preppy line has teamed up with the beauty company to launch glosses, polishes, and shadows.
  5. beauty marks
    Victoria’s Secret’s Glosses Get PoppyThe lingerie company’s new limited collection of glosses has a fun, tween appeal.
  6. beauty bah humbug
    Spas Go Into Holiday Overdrive’Tis the season when every spa renames its services to Merry this and Twinkle that.
  7. best bets
    Best Bet: Shimmer of HopeCargo’s new Hands of Hope eye-shadow palette is stocked with nine sultry, richly pigmented colors.
  8. fashion calendar
    Attention Men: Good Smells and Free BeerGet a custom shave and free drinks. Win and win.
  9. first sniff
    Anthropologie Continues to Rock Our WorldUrban Outfitters’ sister store is stepping up its beauty game with some serious collaborations.
  10. first sniff
    Loree Rodkin’s Gothic Fragrance Line Is Missing the GothicA breakdown of what we expected and what they turned out to be.
  11. Hubs Within HubsThree gift-rich neighborhoods—each anchored by a well-curated flea market— where checking off the list doesn’t even require a MetroCard.
  12. best bets
    Best Bet: Moisturize It Old-schoolThe new Eight Body Moisture line makes skin supple and radiant.
  13. panty parade
    Video: Backstage at the Victoria’s Secret ShowMakeup artist Tom Pecheux describes the look as “the same, it’s beauty, freshness, so light color, no hard lines.”
  14. Browsers, RejoiceIn time for the holidays, a new-store boom.
  15. best bets
    Best Bet: 100 Under $100Start your holiday shopping with our budget-friendly guide.
  16. best bets
    Best Bet: Twinkle TwinkleDior Beauty just launched their Cristal Boréal pendant necklace for the gift-giving season.
  17. 100 Under $100A bedroom helicopter, kaleidoscopic chopsticks, a fine new power drill, and 97 other budget-friendly ways to give.
  18. The “You Ask, We Find” Holiday Gift GuideA bike that folds, two sets of pink baby booties, a beagle named Junior—people have pretty specific ideas about what makes The Perfect Gift, and […]
  19. best bets
    Best Bet: Moisturizer With a KawsKAWS and Kiehl’s are teaming up for charity.
  20. best bets
    Best Bet: Healthy BeautyW3ll People’s Universalist stick balances form and function perfectly.
  21. The Finishing TouchesThe top layer is another chance to accessorize; shoes sparkle and float you down the aisle.
  22. best bets
    Best Bet: Petal PowerChantecaille always creates the prettiest products, and their latest is no different.
  23. Dig In!A cornucopia of delicious dresses starts here.
  24. best bets
    Best Bet: Scent on the GoOdin just launched a trio of perfumes inspired by travel.
  25. best bets
    Best Bet: Chic ReliefThis new line vows to keep skin in its moisturized glory so winters aren’t always so dreadful.
  26. best of new york
    Spring Beauty’s Technicolor MakeoverAnything goes this spring — and more, it seems, is better.
  27. best bets
    Best Bet: In a ClutchThe Day to Play Goddess Clutch is a library of twelve colors ranging from cool blues to warm earth tones.
  28. best bets
    Best Bet: Sweet ScentsationCreed’s new Acqua Fiorentina is a light, feminine fragrance for fall.
  29. Video: Backstage Beauty at Marc Jacobs“Ballerina, cabaret girl, Broadway show meets opera meets Martha Graham with a touch of gothic.”
  30. Video: Fresh Spring Beauty at TulehM.A.C. makeup artist Polly Osmond shows us how to get spring’s pretty pink face.
  31. Lease? What Lease?A selection of some of fall’s fleeting shops.
  32. best bets
    Best Bet: Picture PerfectTemptu’s AIRbrush Makeup System is lightweight, easy to use, and gives you flawless coverage.
  33. best bets
    Best Bet: Striking OilShu Uemura teamed up with manga artist Moyocco Anno to create a collection of cleansing oils called the Tokyo Kamon Girls.
  34. best bets
    Best Bet: Twinkle ToesSalvage your summer feet with this jellylike foot bath.
  35. market sweep
    Market Sweep: Summer HatsThese straw and cotton options are the quickest way to get some shade while still looking chic.
  36. best bets
    Best Bet: Tutti-FruityRub off grime with Fruits & Passion’s purifying waterless hand soap.
  37. tastemakers
    Anthony Dickey Hates ShampooWe caught up with the lovable stylist and chatted about his favorite products and why he despises the suds.
  38. who knew?
    JCPenney and Ann Taylor Have Pretty Cute Stuff for FallTwo mass retailers have been upping the cool factor on their clothes.
  39. best bets
    Best Bet: Brush StrokeLancôme’s new four-piece brush set is chic and affordable.
  40. best bets
    Best Bet: Cute CureHelp Remedies is trying to make healing simple, cute, and fun.
  41. best bets
    Best Bet: Smooth ApplicatorSkyn Iceland’s Icelandic Relief Eye Cream now comes in an easy-to-tote pen.
  42. nailing it
    Behold! The Jin Soon M.A.C. Nail-Polish ColorsThe nail expert teamed up with M.A.C. to create six complex new shades.
  43. best bets
    Best Bet: Mirror MirrorThese Actress Mirrors allow you to see every little pore, mascara flake, and misplaced hair with the benefit of full light.
  44. man hands
    LeBron James on the Matter of His Manicures and Body ButterHe likes them, okay?
  45. The Neighborhood BelowWhere and how to while away a summer day along (and beneath, and beside) the city’s favorite new public space.
  46. best bets
    Best Bet: Inner BeautyFunctionalab offers a personalized vitamin-and-supplement plan for all your health and beauty needs (or whims).
  47. smelly matters
    On-the-Street Poll: PatchouliThe heady, hippie fragrance is back. We asked people on the street what they thought of the scent in five new products.
  48. best bets
    Best Bets: Bronze MedalThis limited-edition bronzer gives you a healthy glow that doesn’t look too disco.
  49. buyer's guide
    J.Crew’s Men’s Shop Mixes Suits With Hipster GoodsWe took a tour of the new space and picked out some standout pieces.
  50. about-face
    Rihanna: Beauty ChameleonFew celebrities can shift looks as dramatically and easily as Rihanna. With the snip of a scissor or a new lipstick, the singer transforms.
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