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One of Hollywood’s best-kept secrets? There’s no hair there. Our chronically curious beauty-and-wellness guru investigates the rich universe of extensions, which is making those lush locks possible

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Almost everything is getting more expensive—except in the beauty world, where the line between luxury and low cost is delightfully blurry. Our discerning shopper reports

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Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth … to your doctor? Alcohol intake, exercise habits, smoking history—we’re lying, and they know it

Back in Fashion

Serena Bute’s road to style stardom has been interrupted by drama and grief—but at last she’s found her niche

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What’s with the sudden proliferation of alcohol-free spirits and wine? After an extensive taste test, our beauty-and-wellness columnist breaks from her white Burgundy—and loves it. Bottoms up!

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Are the rich sleeping better at night? Well, they’re certainly trying. Our beauty-and-wellness guru goes to extreme measures in search of the latest status symbol—a longer REM cycle

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Whether it’s real (Barbra), prosthetic (Bradley), or doctored (every third Instagram influencer), the nose is having a moment. Our beauty-and-wellness reporter sniffs around Hollywood

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First, Marcia Kilgore created Bliss. Then the serial entrepreneur moved on to FitFlops. Her latest game changer? The subscription service Beauty Pie. Our intrepid beauty-and-wellness columnist is along for the ride

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Whether you’re the president or Taylor Swift, your mouth is a conversation topic—and we’re not talking about what comes out of it. But perfectly aligned, blindingly white teeth are no longer the gold standard, reports our beauty-and-wellness columnist

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What’s a beauty-lover to do when the hottest trend at the Paris shows was—wait for it—not even a single swipe of concealer? As pioneered by Pamela Anderson, the barefaced look is the one that everybody is talking about. Our beauty-and-wellness columnist ponders what it really means to strip down

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Model, agent, and activist Bethann Hardison has had an indelible effect on the beauty and fashion industries. On the release of a new documentary, she sets the record straight with our beauty-and-wellness columnist

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What does it take to reimagine one of the most treasured fragrances of all time? The new Dior perfumer tackles the J’adore mystique head-on. Our beauty-and-wellness guru sniffs around

All the Rage!

On the East End of Long Island, pricey exercise classes aren’t providing any stress relief. Quite the opposite, in fact

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Longer, thicker, lusher—when it comes to hair these days, the overriding impulse is “more.” Why are women of all ages and persuasions going full-on Rapunzel? Our beauty-and-wellness columnist investigates

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In 1991, Bobbi Brown founded one of the most successful cosmetics businesses in history. Now, at age 66, she just might do it again, with her line, Jones Road

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Hotels are so rich with scent memories that, sometimes, a spritz is enough to really take you places. Isn’t it about time you tried puttin’ on the Ritz, too?

Little Myth Perfect

Despite ghostwriting 12 books, recording a weekly podcast with half a million listeners, and raising two sons, Elise Loehnen—Gwyneth’s former right-hand woman at Goop—felt inadequate and incomplete

Rachel Tabb

The owner of RLT, a vintage boutique in West Hollywood, upholds Los Angeles’s reputation for used clothing, but adds sharp curation to the mix

Arm Candy

From her family’s historic leather-goods studio, in Buenos Aires, Clara Aynié is designing bags for the next generation

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Baby got back? There’s yet another area of the body that requires your attention, and professional intervention. Meet the entrepreneurs and surgeons who are focusing exclusively on improving your posterior

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Want to explore the canals of Venice and the olive groves of Greece? This all-expense-paid trip also includes the world’s most exclusive Birkin. Christine Nagel explains how she got the job

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The founders of SoulCycle revolutionized the group workout. Now they’re taking on group therapy. Our brave beauty-and-wellness columnist dares to open up in front of an audience

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Getting gorgeous is not always pretty. But, please, apply the smelly masks, fishy creams, and messy waxes in private. Your sex life will thank you!

Courtney Rafuse

The Toronto-based perfumer discusses Universal Flowering, her cult-favorite brand of small-batch scents that transform over time