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Rio Viera-Newton

  1. not a professional. just crazy.
    The Fresh-Faced Makeup I Keep Coming Back to for SummerFor the first time since March 2020, I’ve been getting texts and DMs asking for the best eyeliners, mascaras, and blushes.
  2. micro sales
    These Are My Favorite Things From Tatcha’s Summer CelebrationIncluding an eye mask, a lip balm, a skin mist, and more.
  3. natural hair week
    The Best At-Home Hood Dryers, According to ProfessionalsIncluding one stylist’s Paris Fashion Week staple.
  4. natural hair week
    The Best Natural-Hair Accessories, According to ObsessivesWe spoke to five enthusiasts and hair professionals about their favorite accessories for natural hair, and why they’re obsessed.
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    A Running List of My Favorite Products at Sephora (Which Are Now on Sale)Including a dewy-inducing SPF and an acid-mantle-repairing moisturizer.
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    6 of My Favorite Refillable Beauty ProductsIt typically means paying a little extra up front and paying less when you replenish.
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    Ask the Strategist: What’s the Best Gua Sha Tool From AAPI-Owned Brands?Gua sha can be used all over the body, but it has an array of skin-care benefits when used on the face.
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    Now Is Your Last Chance to Shop (Heavily Discounted) Becca ProductsIncluding its influencer-approved pressed highlighters and polarizing transparent face gloss.
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    These 16 Makeup Products I’ve Long Loved Are Now All Half Off (or More)While I might not be wearing half as much makeup in quarantine as I did pre-pandemic, these bargain-basement deals are too good to pass up.
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    The Best Colorists in New YorkWhere to go for Scarlett Johansson’s seasonal highlights, bubblegum-pink buzz cuts, “hot girl” hair, and more.
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    Rio Viera-Newton’s Guide to Building a (Non-Overwhelming) Skin-Care RoutineAn excerpt from Rio’s new book Let’s Face It.
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    Run: Everything at Fenty Beauty Is (Substantially) On SaleIncluding their red lipstick, which (in my opinion) is better than Ruby Woo.
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    These 3 Products Proved That Caffeine Does Work for Dark CirclesI may not ever get rid of my dark circles for good, but I can improve them.
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    Some of My Favorite Beauty Products Are on Sale at DermstoreFrom fancy, majorly effective Allies of Skin to TikTok-beloved Paula’s Choice.
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    This Lotion-Body Oil Combo Quenches My Ultradry SkinIt’s actually made post-shower care fun
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    These 5 Serums Are Under $20 and Work Just As Well As Expensive OnesSerums don’t need to be expensive to order to be effective.
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    I Can’t Stop Wearing These $27 Baguette BagsAbsurdly inexpensive purses that pair well with any outfit.
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    Some of My Favorite Beauty Products Are on Sale Right NowAs it turns out, the week of Presidents’ Day is an excellent time to shop for skin-care, makeup, and hair-care products.
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    The Valentine’s Gifts I Would Give Any Beauty ObsessiveIncluding fuzzy slippers and a pink (yes, pink!) Mason Pearson.
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    Best Heat-Free Curling Methods, According to TikTokOne Trick Even Involves Socks
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    This $5 Concealer Is a Spot-on Dupe for YSL’s Touche ÉclatIn a blind test, I’m not sure I’d be able to tell the difference.
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    Some Truly Excellent (Under $25) Skin-Care ProductsSkincare doesn’t have to be expensive to be good.
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    The Best Reusable, Onetime-Buy Skin-Care ProductsBuy them one time and one time only!
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    Your Sensitive, Breakout-Prone Skin Will Love Mandelic AcidIt’s the gentlest AHA of the bunch.
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    The Best (Extremely) Discounted Products From Sephora’s Holiday SaleSephora’s sale section is even more on sale!
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    The Absolute Best Beauty Stocking Stuffers Under $30From Instagram-worthy zit stickers to Gen Z’s favorite lip balm.
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    What Went Wrong With Centella Green?There are lots of reasons why testing doesn’t end up matching what’s reported on labels.
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    The Very Best Sunscreens From Supergoop’s Holiday SaleThey offer a wide variety of formulas, finishes, and textures, so you can find one that works for your routine and skin type.
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    This Percussive Therapy Tool Is Like an At-Home Deep-Tissue MassageIt helped alleviate my perpetual back, neck, and shoulder aches.
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    The Best Beauty Gifts for Gen Z-ersDevon Lee Carlson and TikTok approved.
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    Some of My Favorite Products Are On Sale at Soko GlamAmong them: a winter-friendly, hydrating essence; a Skin Care by Hyram–approved cleansing balm; and a breakout-busting sheet mask.
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    A Running List of the Best On Sale Skin Care at SephoraSkin softeners! Aluminum-free deodorants! Bath salts!
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    A ‘Dead-on’ Diptyque Dupe and Other TikTok-Famous CandlesAnother one sold out at Bath & Body Works because it smelled exactly like Draco Malfoy.
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    I Finally Found a Detergent That Doesn’t Make My Skin ItchyIt gets coffee stains and mascara streaks out too.
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    3 Products That Will Bust Even the Most Persistent BlackheadsIncluding one that makes them “practically jump right out.”
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    Beauty Experts and Obsessives on Their Favorite Under-$10 ProductsIncluding a razor that’s “better than the Dermaflash.”
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    The Very Best Things to Buy at Dermstore’s (Very Good) SaleSnail mucin, Unsun sunscreen, Dr. Dennis Gross, and more.
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    The Best Shadows and Liners for Above-the-Mask Eye LooksAll easy to apply.
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    All the Best Products at Soko Glam Are Briefly on SaleIt’s the K-Beauty site’s Best of Beauty Awards, my favorite e-commerce holiday.
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    Glycerin Needs Hyaluronic Acid’s PublicistIt’s cheaper, and just as moisturizing — if not more.
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    Everything Worth Buying at Ulta’s Fall Haul SaleIncluding a dry-skin-sloughing scrub, a texturizing dry shampoo, and a Laura Mercier dupe.
  42. not a professional. just crazy.
    My Beauty-Industry Friends Are All Obsessed With Ariana Grande’s ‘Cloud’ PerfumeI was first surprised. And then convinced.
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    My 5 Favorite Glow-Inducing Face OilsIncluding J.Lo’s favorite, and one especially suitable for eczema-prone skin.
  44. not a professional. just crazy.
    The Caddies and Shelves I Depend on to Keep My Bathroom Organized“I am no Bobby from Queer Eye — none of these take any effort to install.”
  45. skin week
    The 7 Products I Stock Up On Every Time I Travel to LondonIncluding a SPF-infused moisturizer, travel-friendly double cleanser, and a Drunk Elephant dupe.
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    The Products I Use to Salvage My Chapped and Flaky LipsBalms, yes, but also exfoliants and sleep masks.
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    The Best Products On Sale For Labor Day, From Around The InternetFrom a Kourtney Kardashian–approved hair turban to Natalie Portman’s go-to rosehip oil.
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    Seven Very Excellent Products On Sale at Soko GlamAn embarrassment of riches.
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    This Castor Oil Smoothes My Flyaways (And Made My Hair Grow 3 Inches)“Suddenly, I can put my hair in a bun.”
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    The 5 Products That Effectively Keep My Eczema at BayFrom a sulfate-free cleanser to a crystal soak.
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