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A Tale Of Getting Naked For My First Facial

Chanel Parks | Posted 09.27.2014 | Style
Chanel Parks

As a 22-year-old beauty writer who loves to sample new products, I have never felt the need to indulge in luxury treatments. So you could imagine my confusion when Karen, the lovely esthetician giving me my first-ever facial, told me to take off my dress.

Michelle Persad

Yet Another Thing The French Do Better Than Us

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.11.2014 | Style

It looks like the French have beat us again. We already know that the French excel in the kitchen (a chocolate croissant and a pain au chocolat wi...

Sperm Come Out of the Closet

Francis Levy | Posted 04.21.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

If you go on porn sites one of the most popular forms of sex these days is the facial. It doesn't refer to a cosmetic treatment in which the face is...

Can You Hear Us Now? Ethnic Spa Goers Are Speaking

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 03.17.2014 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

For ethnic spa goers, many times the preliminary conversation to determine what we use on our skin, why we use it and what we expect to achieve from our facial is omitted. Were you aware that such a conversation should even take place?

Dana Oliver

The 30-Minute Facial That Is Worth Giving Up Your Lunch Break For

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.17.2013 | Style

No matter how plush the robes are or how refreshing the cucumber water is, I find it really hard to relax in a spa setting. My need for perfection and...

Here's What It Looks Like When You Don't Wash Off Your Makeup For A Month

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.17.2013 | Fifty

When one woman volunteered to see what would happen if she didn't wash the makeup off her face for a month, the results were pretty scary. Watch Th...

How To Massage Away Wrinkles (Yes, Really!)

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.20.2013 | Style

We love to indulge in a spa day every chance that we get, but our obsession with having baby smooth skin is putting a hurtin' on our credit cards. So ...

I Discovered Who Does Michelle's Facials

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 05.13.2013 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

Not only is she truly the "first esthetician," but Joelle Lyons-Lee is also African-American with a foundation strongly grounded in both medical esthetics and ethnic skin.

Acupuncture for Beauty: Facelift and Health Lift

Dr. Jingduan Yang | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jingduan Yang

Because acupuncture does not act on a superficial level like Botox, fillers, or plastic surgery do, it really improves the health and wellness of your face and body. It energizes you physically, mentally, and spiritually. It brings true health and true beauty to a person.

Mirror Mirror, On the Wall: The SPARK and Teen Vogue Controversy

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 11.20.2012 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

The prevailing standard of beauty is sending a message to every woman either directly or subliminally , and that is- we're never white enough, thin enough, glossy enough, taut enough or ultimately good enough.

Spa-ing 411 For Brown Skin Facials

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 11.05.2012 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

The need for ethnic skin care education was critical to creating new streams of revenue for the spa industry and necessary for maintaining relevance in a fast moving global industry

At-Home Facial: How to Get Professional Results and Full-On Pampering Without Straining Your Budget (Recipes Included!)

Deborah Burnes | Posted 08.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Deborah Burnes

In addition to a pampering treat, facials are the key to healthy skin. If you follow these simple tricks of the trade, you will be amazed with the results you can achieve at home.

What To Expect At Your First Facial

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 03.30.2012 | Healthy Living

We all know the basic rules of healthy skin: cleanse daily, moisturize and slather on the SPF. But no matter our best intentions, the truth is that th...

Pamper Your Skin With Your Pantry: Homemade Face Masks

Posted 01.30.2012 | Fifty

Put your pantry to work for your skin. Beauty expert Susan Ciminelli offers advice on creating homemade face masks on ABC's "The Chew." Watch to see w...

7 Tips For Cleaner, Clearer Skin This Winter

Svetlana Feller | Posted 01.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Svetlana Feller

The winter months are upon us, and so now's the time to think differently about the way you care for your skin. You can easily beat the cold-weather doldrums by taking control of your skin care -- and you'll look better, too!

WATCH: Is This The Most Terrifying Anti-Aging Product Ever?

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 06.25.2011 | Style

As a young woman like myself, there are precious beauty milestones that will forever remain a part of you, or so I've been told. One that will never, ...