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CC vs BB: Which One is Right For You?

Cc vs. BB: Which one is right for you? By Christine Valentin: Senior Stylist & Makeup Artist at [salon]718 First came the “BB”. Standing for “beauty balm”, it was a revolutionary turn in the beauty industry that took us from full coverage foundation, to a multi tasking moisturizer with instant skin smoothing results. First came…

Hair Static

Fighting Annoying Winter Static

Dry climates—including those caused by overzealous heating systems—wreak havoc on your locks, causing static electricity probs that can make you resemble a walking science experiment. Don’t panic if the no-gravity look isn’t your thing— read the full article here…

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ULTIMATE MASCARA/PRIMER GUIDE

By Christine ValentinSenior Stylist/Makeup Artist at [salon]718 But first, a little history… Mascara can be dated all the way back from ancient Egyptian times. Records from around 4000 BC refer to a substance called kohl that was used to darken eyelashes, eyes, and eyebrows. Kohl was used to mask the eyes, believed to ward off…