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How to Glow This Summer

by Ingrid Garcia Graphics by Jasmy Liu The ninety-degree weather and long summer days spent adventuring around town call for a lazy girl’s guide to an effortless summer glow. With great sun, comes great responsibility. To put it simply, one’s skin care routine should take priority over makeup products to encourage healthy, hydrated skin and […]

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You’re One Product Away from Clear Skin (And It Might Not Be Glossier’s Solution)

by Elizabeth Nguyen Graphics by My Vu What’s the budget-friendly solution (I’m talking under $10) that simultaneously targets blackheads, acne, wrinkles, dark spots, dull skin, hyperpigmentation and helps absorb all your other skincare products better? Chemical exfoliators. At some point, most people have tried those popular physical exfoliants like scrubs. My advice: don’t do it. […]

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Conquering True Beauty: Transcending Cultural Boundaries

by Niti Majethia Graphics by Esther Shin “What happened to her? How did she become so dark? Wasn’t she fair-skinned when she was younger?” “She just started swimming, hence the tan… She’s enjoying it a lot, actually.”  “Wow, this has to stop! If we want her married, she needs lighter skin. We’re not letting her […]

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What Real Beauty Means to Us

by Sarah Davidson “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” –Audrey Hepburn So much of our self-worth seems to be tied into our perception of ourselves, and in turn our beauty. As children, […]

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Matte Lipsticks That Won’t Break the Bank

By Tatiana Lopez One of the most difficult problems I have encountered as a student is managing my budget and satisfying my beauty addiction. When I started college, I became a beauty junkie because the artistic freedom of Austin inspired me to express myself through makeup, and matte lipsticks were one of my first obsessions. […]

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Dewy Summer Look: Dupes Edition

Hi beauty babes! Dewy skin is being seen everywhere right now. And not because of climate change. This luminous look is perfect for anyone and gives the illusion of no makeup with a radiant, fresh finish. The key to achieving dewy skin lies in using the right products. Your main focus should be on an […]

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