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Rio Viera-Newton

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    The Best At-Home Hood Dryers, According to ProfessionalsIncluding one stylist’s Paris Fashion Week staple.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.”
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    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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    I Can’t Stop Covering My Lips, Eyes, and Face With This Line of Nourishing MasksThey’ve seemingly just clicked with people, from celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Emma Stone to skin-care obsessives like me.
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    My Favorite Daytime Moisturizer Is On Sale at Nordstrom’s Anniversary EventAs is some pretty excellent Living Proof dry shampoo, a trio of Dr. Barbara Sturm’s cult-favorite serums, Supergoop sunscreen, and more.
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