Methylene Blue Found to Slow Aging of the Skin, Research Finds

When it comes to getting older, the beauty industry has a lot of thoughts on how to reverse the physical signs of aging. There's a market filled with products and injectable treatments galore, that all claim to diminish fine lines and wrinkles, not to mention the extensive procedures that often
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I Tried Lush’s New Scrubee Shower Exfoliator That’s Blowing Up on Instagram

One scroll through Lush's Instagram feed and it's abundantly clear the green beauty brand has amassed an enormous fanbase over the years, perhaps thanks to its mesmerizing bath bombs and Donald Trump-inspired hair mask. Lushies, as they quaintly refer to themselves, comment with re-stock r
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Your Fourth of July Makeup Is Settled, Thanks to Instagram

I don't know about you, but my Fourth of July makeup plans are just as important as deciding what I'm actually going to do on Independence Day. Last year, I brushed some red eye shadow onto my lids and swiped on navy blue lipstick before I headed over to a friend's house to see the fi
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A dying mother’s memoir is this year’s ‘When Breath Becomes Air’

Two days before she died, Nina Riggs made a request: Don’t be afraid to read my book. There’s good reason for such a plea. Her book, “The Bright Hour,” is a memoir about the last two years of her life. She completed it in January; she died the next month, at age 39, of metastatic breast canc
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How cartoonists are ridiculing ‘covfefe’ and other Trump tweets

IF PRESIDENT TRUMP wants to seek out negative press coverage — or even negative press covfefe — he can receive a highly concentrated daily dose not from cable, but cartoons.Political cartoons, by their very nature, are set to go negative on whoever is in power, thus providing fine fodder for a l
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Before I go: A mother’s hopeful words about life in its waning moments

Nina Riggs — a poet, mother and teacher — completed her memoir, “The Bright Hour,” just months before she died, at age 39, of metastic breast cancer. The book is a poignant and remarkably witty account of the last two years of her life, as she struggled with illness while raising two boys an
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In the galleries: A personal look at a maker of monuments

Drawings, photos, maquettes and small sculptures are just part of “Studio View,” a tribute at 39th Street Gallery to monument-maker Joanna Campbell Blake, who used to work nearby. There also are the sculptor’s art-book library and a chair draped with the same jacket she wears in a video interv
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Style Invitational Week 1230: What in creation? Give us some divine plans.

(Click here to skip down to the winning “grandfoals”)[creating octopus]GOD: Give it 8 super strong arms & handsANGEL: uh, we’re out of bones.GOD: 8 weird floppy arms w/ suction cup things(@huntigula on Twitter) [creating bees] Put a needle on its butt.“Come on, God, wha—”Make its puk
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Wonder Woman has been a warrior, a secretary and a sexpot. What version did the movie use?

WHEN PATTY JENKINS signed on two years ago to direct “Wonder Woman,” industry observers wondered what type of superhero the film would present, especially given the character’s many iterations over 75 years. Would we get the hardened Wonder Woman of the ’90s “Kingdom Come” comics, or th
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Subversive savages in a musical digestif

The thing about going to performances of obscure French operas is that you’re never quite sure what you’re going to get. On Wednesday at Lisner Auditorium, Opera Lafayette, America’s leading purveyor of French baroque opera (a title for which there is, admittedly, not a lot of competition), pe
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