Suave Professionals Sleek & Smooth Conditioner review: Great for frizzy hair, not so great for sensitive skin

This conditioner helped smooth my hair as promised—but it also irritated my ears so much that I was forced to stop using it.

At Whole Foods, you can see a Purell dispenser that says, “Free of parabens.” Those words may provide comfort to anyone who doesn’t like parabens, but they only make me wonder what those wipes contain instead of parabens. All personal care products usually have to contain preservatives, unless they’re completely water-free (since microbes need water to live)—see a list of preservative-free products here. Anyway, I guess I’ve been thinking about preservatives—and…

Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage Concealer Review

A concealer that lets you blend a lighter and darker shade to get your perfect match.

Even though I grew up in a household of 75% women (including me), none of us were all that interested in makeup, so to this day, I remain largely clueless about this topic. I can probably count on one hand the number of times I’ve gotten my makeup done, or done it myself—and it’s almost always because I’m going to a wedding. For some reason, barefaced weddings just aren’t a socially acceptable thing yet, so I have to make an effort to go with the flow so that my plain,…

Rosette Facial Cleansing Paste White Clay review

This product includes kaolin clay and sodium hyaluronate, and lathers up nicely. Plus, it removes physical sunscreen like a dream and is suitable for oily skin.

One of life’s small luxuries is being able to wash your face at night before you go to bed. There’s nothing more soothing to me than massaging my face, rinsing it with water, and patting it dry with a nice, soft washcloth. It turns out that washing your face at night is not just a luxury—it’s also good for your overall health, because it helps cool down your inner body temperature, which then helps you get a better night’s sleep:

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