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Linda Wells

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Eye of the Beholder Eat, Pray, Love? More like Fast, Hike, Lament. When a celebrated Malibu retreat opens a new location outside of Rome, our brave wellness guru can’t help but lace up her boots and try out this contrarian way of European life

Eye of the Beholder A hint of jasmine, a note of juniper, a whiff of horse manure … perfumer Francis Kurkdjian loves it all. Now he’s setting out to create the next blockbuster fragrance for Dior, and our discerning beauty guru is armed with the testing strips

Eye of the Beholder Yes, you are improving with age. Your serum, however, is not. Our investigative beauty columnist uncovers what’s really going on when pricey skin-care products languish on the bathroom shelf. Solutions, right this way …

Eye of the Beholder As we peel off the layers and parade into spring, will we bare our body hair or banish it for good? Our brave beauty columnist goes bushwhacking …

Eye of the Beholder Urban Decay founder Wende Zomnir was the beauty industry’s original renegade. But what’s really shocking is her new range, which captures the low-maintenance look of Southern California. Our intrepid columnist follows the sunshine

Eye of the Beholder Thanks to Jane Fonda’s Workout, leotards and leg lifts became enduring cultural phenomena. Forty years after the video’s debut, Fonda is still astonished that it worked

Eye of the Beholder Can scrubbing the toilet be classified as “self-care”? Some fancy new cleaning solutions practically guarantee it. Our intrepid reporter puts on her rubber gloves …

Eye of the Beholder How does a doctor out to heal wounds end up developing one of the most effective skin-care products on the market? Meet Augustinus Bader …

Eye of the Beholder Beauty products should have a high impact for the face, not the environment. Our resident expert investigates the less-is-more approach

Eye of the Beholder It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … Jeff Bezos? Our resident beauty guru investigates the Amazon billionaire’s burgeoning superhero physique

Eye of the Beholder In our age of ring-lit TikTok stars, masked mouths, and new brands such as Jenna Lyons’s LoveSeen, there’s no putting a lid on the fact that eyelashes—false, extended, treated, lifted—are having a moment

Eye of the Beholder In an era when casual handshakes and warm embraces are largely off limits, more platonic touch, it turns out, might be just what we all need

Eye of the Beholder AIR MAIL’s new columnist reflects on her lockdown skin-care regimen, peeling back the layers to reveal its true value