Fourth of July Beauty Sales
Score 20% off the site's wide selection of prestige skincare until July 9 (brand exclusions apply) with the code FOURTH. If this isn't an excuse to treat yourself, then we don't know what is. (Editor's note: this special has ended but Dermstore offers regular discounts and specials throughout the year.) Skin Medica Glo Pro Renewal Cream $94 $75.
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9 Ulta Shopping Tips
Find Coupons . Coupons might bring to mind images of old ladies furiously clipping and snipping pages of newspapers, but guess what—they’re still totally relevant, and Ulta Beauty has some great ones. If you sign up for its Ultamate Rewards program, you’ll most likely get mailed the much-coveted 20% off coupon at one point or other. (Also
Mother's Day 2021: The Best Sales to Shop
Here are the best Mother's Day sales that you can shop right now. 1-800 Flowers: Take 25% off flowers and gifts with code SAVE25MDAY . Allswell: Check out this site for bedding, bath, and especially spa products for mom. Through May 9th, you can save 25% on bedding, bath, and spa with code MOM25. Alo: The activewear brand’s streaming platform
The 8 Best Juice Cleanses of 2021
Get 10% off all products with code BYRDIE10. Sign Up Now. While Raw Generation offers traditional juice cleanses, they also offer their signature Protein Cleanse, which lets you cleanse without sacrificing your protein consumption (or your ability to feel energized while working out). It’s available in 3-, 5-, and 7-day options ($110 to $225
The 15 Best Places to Buy Perfume Online of 2021
Those who prefer a hands-off approach will appreciate that this month-to-month subscription service offers an option where you simply get a new ‘fragrance of the month’ each month. You can also fill out a survey about your preferences and let them choose for you, or pick your own. Thirty dollars per month will get you two, 9ml spritzers.
The 12 Best Body Makeup Products of 2021
Either way, it’s water- and transfer-resistant and dries extremely quickly (yet still washes off easily). Best Airbrushed Effect: Vita Liberata Body Blur Instant HD Skin Finish View On Nordstrom View On Ulta. One of the more subtle options, think of this more as BB cream than a full-on foundation. It comes in four shades, all of which deliver
An Honest Act + Acre Scalp Detox Review
Omorovicza's pre-shampoo scalp treatment retails for $79 for a 6.7 oz bottle and uses Hungarian Moor mud to draw out buildup on the scalp, compared to Act + Acre's blend of soothing oils. It's priced higher but you get more product. With salicylic acid, it's a good pick for an oily scalp and hair, while Act + Acre's gentle detox is ideal for
Best Razor Subscriptions of 2021
Best for Men: Dollar Shave Club. The Dollar Shave Club for men offers three types of razors in its subscription: The Executive with six blades, The 4X with four blades, and The Humble Twin with two blades. Depending on which option you choose, prices …
The 17 Best Wrinkle Creams of 2021
Final Verdict. The Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream is a cult-classic that also earns our vote for one of the best wrinkle creams out there. It’s also an affordable pick, but if you want to save even more, the RoC Retinol Wrinkle Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream is a true standout.
The 12 Best Mineral Foundations of 2021
Giving off a second-skin feel, the foundation also provides a weightless matte finish, buildable coverage, and masterfully conceals discoloration. Best for Acne-Prone Skin: Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free All-in-1 ABC Cushion Foundation SPF 50 Buy On Ulta Buy On Walmart.
I Tried It: Harklinikken, the Scandinavian Hair-Growth
I have, however, sworn off my flatiron all together (RIP). There’s just something about sandwiching my hair in-between two 400-degree hotplates that breaks my heart amidst my commitment to the whole hair rehabilitation process. Although in fairness, it has become easier and easier to accept my natural hair texture and wavy curl pattern, as it
Does Viviscal Actually Work
What Is Viviscal? Viviscal is designed to be a two-part hair care system that promotes hair growth inside and out with its Extra Strength dietary supplements, Gorgeous Growth Densifying Elixir, Densifying Shampoo, and Densifying Conditioner, and Conceal & Densify Volumizing Fibers. These topical products are composed of hair thickening botanicals and proteins and are meant to be used in
The 14 Best Self-Tanners of 2021
Unlike many self-tanners that can smell pretty off-putting, this one has a yummy Balinese mango and guava scent. The 8 Self Tanners That Won't Make Sensitive Skin Freak Out. Best Budget: Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer Buy On Amazon Buy On CVS. This classic formula is a goodie for a reason. A top choice from Read, it lives up to its name
The 13 Best Eye Drops for Dry Eyes in 2021
Best Budget: Visine Original Redness Relief Eye Drops at CVS. Visine is a household name and these eye drops live up to the hype, by calming eye irritation. Best for Mild Dryness: Blink. Lubricating Eye Drops at Amazon. Stop the gritty, dry eye …
The 15 Best Sites to Buy Makeup Online
Ulta is similar to Sephora with its selection and freebies but is distinguished by its coupons, sales, and variety of drugstore products. At almost any given time, you can expect to take advantage of 20% off one item, or similar discounts. We also like the shop's eponymous line, which boasts budget-friendly makeup, body, and hair products.
The 12 Best Olay Products of 2021
They can take off even super stubborn makeup, but are still super gentle on skin; they’re soap-free and have added grapeseed extract and glycerin for a hit of hydration. Olay Total Effects 7-in-One Anti-Aging Moisturizer SPF 30 View On Amazon View On Olay.com.
The 11 Best Tanning Wipes & Towelettes of 2021
Need to tan on a budget? Then Jergen’s fan-favorite towelettes are your best option. They stand up to pricier picks via the impressive formula that works with your natural skin tone instead of against it, creating a more natural-looking appearance.Plus, each of these towelettes contains a top-notch blend of DHA and erythrulose to give off a subtle, buildable look without creating an orange
The 12 Best Products for Fine, Flat Hair in 2021
Many sprays over-promise and under-deliver, but Kenra lives up to every single one of its mandates. Hair that's styled with this product is said to stay in place for up to 120 hours (that’s a whole work week!) and is resistant to high winds and humidity.And no, we didn’t overlook the most important part: this will boost your hair to the heavens, and, obviously, keep it there.
Kim Kardashian Diet
However, forcing myself to grocery-shop and meal-prep gave me a sense of accomplishment I hadn’t felt since the time I tried to order free doughnuts off Postmates so many times that the system crashed and the team there offered me a 20% coupon code as an apology.
The 16 Best Bath & Body Works Scents
Most Classic Scent: Rose. Bath and Body Works Rose Eau de Parfum $40. Shop. Rose is a total crowd pleaser, with customers reporting this fragrance makes you smell like a rose garden. The scent is a playful blend of rose water, jasmine, and creamy musk. 06 of 16.
The 17 Best Body Lotions of 2021
Final Verdict . These days, body lotions do way more than hydrate (although they’re obviously great for that). We can’t get enough of Nécessaire The Body Lotion, a huge favorite among Byrdie editors, packed with hydrating and skin-loving ingredients.If you want to splurge, the Augustinus Bader The Body Lotion is worth every penny and helps reduce the look of pigmentation and cellulite, too.
The 13 Best Shampoos for Curly Hair for 2021
The best shampoo for curly hair is Ouidad Advanced Climate Control Defrizzing Shampoo. It touts unique anti-frizz nanotechnology that uses silk protein to lock out humidity and lock in your hair’s natural moisture. For voluminous, defined curls, we recommend Briogeo Curl Charisma Rice Amino + Avocado Hydrating Shampoo.
How to Color Your Own Hair the Right Way
This helps to ensure the color looks perfect in the front. Take the end of your tint brush and take a small horizontal section and flip it over. You should be able to see the color through the section. Paint the color on the new part of your hair until the end of the regrowth. Then, section again.
When and How to Break up With Your Hairstylist
4 Reasons to Break up With Your Hairstylist (And How to Do It) Kendra is a cosmetologist and contributing writer for Byrdie with a speciality in hair. Your relationship with your hairstylist is an important one. They hold a major key to your confidence: making sure you love your hair. That's why it can feel like an awkward dance when it's time
The 14 Best Retinols for Sensitive Skin of 2021
If you find your sensitive skin acting up, hold off on application for a day or two until your skin returns to normal. If symptoms persist, talk to your dermatologist. The 11 Best Retinol Body Lotions That Actually Work. Related Stories. La Roche-Posay's Retinol B3 Serum Makes Sensitive Skin Glow
Pros and Cons of the Almased Diet Plan
The Almased Diet Plan . This popular diet plan is based on a protein powder meant to replace or supplement meals for optimal digestive functioning. It all started in Germany in 1985 when scientist Herbert Trouille created the unique protein powder from a few key ingredients: natural soy, protein, skim milk yogurt powder, and honey (by the way, it's gluten-free and doesn't contain any
The 12 Best Makeup Brushes of 2021
This brush is an indulgence for sure, but an oversized, fluffy, reliable one at that. Aside from the actual functionality, the best part of this giant Pat McGrath Labs brush is how luxurious the bristles feel against the skin. The soft, synthetic bristles and slightly tapered dome shape diffuse bronzer without much work, which is a relief if you’ve ever tried to rescue patchy bronzer.
15 of the Best Walgreens Beauty Products
It even seals off your cuticles to keep your hair silky and healthy-looking longer. SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Reparative Leave-In Conditioner $10. Shop. If your hair has been feeling damaged and brittle or it has been chemically processed, this is for you. It's a nutrient-rich Jamaican black castor oil and certified organic shea
How to Get Sephora Free Samples, Makeovers, and Gifts
10% off purchases during Sephora Seasonal Savings Events (two events per year) A free Birthday Gift (more on that later) A $15 discount on end-of-year Dollar Savings; Sephora "Birthday Gifts" Laneige. One of the most exciting benefits of the Beauty Insider program comes in …
Ask a Dermatologist: Is Noxzema Bad for Your Skin
Dr. Rachel Nazarian is a dermatologist at Schweiger Dermatology Group in NYC. She is an expert in various aspects of dermatology, including cosmetic treatments, skin cancer, and dermatologic surgery. According to the experts, Noxzema products are good for cleansing and exfoliating your skin but may cause irritation in those with sensitive skin
The 12 Best Toners for Blonde Hair of 2021
Enter this unique option, a silicone-free balm that adds just a small amount of color to balance and brighten your shade and ward off fading. All you have to do is apply it onto clean, towel-dried hair and let it sit for five to 10 minutes before rinsing; use it …
What Are Color Street Nails: How to Apply, Cost, & More
Select your strips. Once your nails are prepped, select the correct nail strip sizes for each nail. Peel and apply. Remove the backing from one nail strip at a time and apply immediately. This is crucial because if you wait to apply, the adhesive can dry out and your Color Street nails won’t last as long. When applying, Parks says to align
Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant Review
Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant. STAR RATING: 4.9/5. BEST FOR: Any skin type, but especially if prone to wrinkles or redness. USES: To balance the skin, exfoliate, and and nix breakouts. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Salicylic acid, camellia oleifera leaf extract, sodium hydroxide. BYRDIE CLEAN: Yes.
The 39 Best Products from The Ordinary in 2021
Retinol is a vitamin A derivative and is essentially your skin’s best friend. It speeds cell turnover, boosts collagen production, tackles pigmentation, reduces fine lines, and unclogs pores. The Ordinary offers Retinol in Squalane from 0.2%, 0.5%, and 1%, which is a light serum-like consistency.
Crest 3D White Whitestrips with Light Review
Crest 3D White Whitestrips with Light. Uses: Teeth whitening, stain removal. Star Rating: 4.8 / 5. Active Ingredients: Crest doesn't list an active ingredient, but the product description reads, “The active ingredient in Crest Whitestrips is the same as what you’ll find at your dentist’s office.”. Hydrogen peroxide, which the product
Cetaphil Facial Cleanser Review
Star Rating: 4.3/5 Best for: All skin types, especially dry, sensitive, and acneic skin. Uses: Cleansing Byrdie Clean: No (contains Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and parabens). Price: $14 About the brand: Beloved by dermatologists and editors alike, Cetaphil specializes in gentle skincare essentials for a variety of skin types and conditions. Their first product, launched in 1947, is the Gentle Skin
The 12 Best Hair Straighteners & Flat Irons of 2021
Built-in conditioner transfers onto your hair with every stroke to give you up to 65% less frizz for 15 hours, even in humidity. The ceramic plates allow you to glide the iron right through your hair without any snagging or tugging too. It takes just 30 seconds to properly heat up and automatically shuts off after an hour of use.
11 Best Neutrogena Products For Healthy, Glowing Skin
Take this eye cream, a spin-off of best-selling Hydro Boost Water Gel. This refreshing gel-cream contains hyaluronic acid, known for plumping fine lines in addition to deeply hydrating skin. Sure, this eye cream doesn't have a lot of bells and whistles, but it's a great value—plus derms say the best eye creams are pretty simple, anyway.
How to Switch to Non-Toxic Makeup: The Best Natural Makeup
Vintner's Daughter Active Botanical Serum $185. Shop. Thankfully, this serum was an easy switch to make. It smells heavenly, espouses an application technique that feels like self-care, and most importantly is formulated without sulfates, parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrances, PEGs, or …
The 14 Best Clip-In Hair Extensions of 2021, According to
Hairstylists have lots of secrets up their sleeve, and using clip-in hair extensions is arguably one of the ones they rely on the most. It’s one of the easiest and fastest ways to add not only length but also body and volume, ideal for creating a wide array of different looks.And here’s the thing: You don’t have to be a professional hairstylist to reap the benefits of these temporary
The 13 Best Nail Polishes of 2021
If even the teensiest of chips is enough to send you frantically searching for cotton balls and remover, this is the polish for you. A unique combo of 10 active ingredients works to create the look and feel of a gel manicure, without any curing light or extensive (and potentially damaging) removal required. The brush is also noteworthy, boasting 320 bristles plus a rounded tip to help you
SEEN Haircare Product Review
SEEN also created a Blow-Out Creme ($24) with similar skin-safe ingredients. I use about a dime-size amount of it on damp hair, making sure to apply it before blow drying. It helps protect against heat and UV damage, which was perfect for the NYC weather. Not to mention it also helps reduce pollution damage, which is a must in a huge city.
NuFace Microcurrent Facial Device Review
Star Rating: 4.5/5. Potential allergens: None. Price: $325. About the brand: NuFACE was founded by microcurrent aestheticians and mother-daughter duo Carol Cole and Tera Peterson. The brand specializes in at-home microcurrent devices that target and treat puffiness, fine lines, and loss of elasticity. NuFACE Trinity Facial Toning Device $325.
Keratin Lash Lift Review: Before & After, Cost, & More
The Cost. In New York City, a keratin lash lift will set you back anywhere between $100-$200. If you’re paying less than that, you should be skeptical of your salon. Elsewhere in the country, the service costs around $75-$150.
People Of Color: This Nail Polish Brand Celebrates Brown Skin
Inspired by the woman who gave birth to civilization, this sharp brown polish is fit for the colder months. People of Color Makeda $12. Shop. We love the intentionality behind the polish names. This off-white cream color was inspired by the Queen of Sheba’s (also known as Makeda) curiosity to gain new knowledge.
5 Best Gluten-Free Meal Delivery Services of 2021
However, Freshly often offers coupons (up to roughly $40 off) for first-time users. Best for Variety: Sunbasket Sunbasket. Get $90 off and four free gifts across your first four deliveries with code BYRDIE90. Sign Up Now.
The 18 Best Kohl Eyeliners of 2021
Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Gel Pencil. 4.2. Buy on Amazon Buy on Walgreens. Rimmel London has been serving us plenty of coveted beauty treasures over the years, and their kohl eyeliner pencil is one to try if you're wanting a to create a nice tight line …
Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez: Brand Review
Once you see powder coming off of the puff with a tap, it's ready to go. After your first use, you'll only have to tap the puff on your hand 2-3 times to get it going. This product is also refillable, so you don't have to purchase an entirely new Blot & Glow Touch-Up Kit when you run out—just a new puff and/or blotting sheets.