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New FDA rules are helping ensure that we get the protection we pay for, and with skin cancer on the rise (one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime), these changes can't come soon enough.

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6 ways to hide the signs of holiday stressupdated: Fri Dec 23 2011 07:34:00

A calendar full of holiday parties, last-minute shopping and a house brimming with guests can leave you looking less than refreshed. Try these makeup tips for an instant pick-me-up.

CNNMoney: Once-homeless man cleans up with soap businessupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 18:05:00

Dennis Anderson never thought that he would be unemployed and then homeless after college. But that's exactly what happened to him after he graduated in 2005 from Massasoit Community College in Massachusetts.

People.com: Ricki Lake & Chynna Phillips's Post-DWTS Indulgence: Facials!updated: Wed Oct 05 2011 08:29:00

Plus: More star sightings!

'Pretty Woman' Julia Roberts too pretty?updated: Mon Aug 01 2011 09:29:00

Britiain's advertising watchdog bans a Julia Roberts makeup ad for making her prettier than the makeup alone could.

Beauty hype: Why we buy anywayupdated: Mon Aug 01 2011 09:29:00

As a cosmetics saleswoman, Shannon Barnes constantly fielded the same question from women looking at mascara ads perched on her department store counter: Are those eyelashes real?

What is the scaly skin disease ichthyosis?updated: Wed Jul 20 2011 12:35:00

A dermatologist told my sister she has ichthyosis. What is it, and how is it treated? She has been on medication for six months, and it is still not gone.

Natural cures that really workupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 08:18:00

Will placing a tea bag on a cold sore make it disappear? Can you ease hot flashes with herbs? And does putting yogurt on your nether parts have a prayer of curing a yeast infection?

CNNMoney: I'm addicted to infomercialsupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 10:33:00

Logan Sachon is a Portland, Ore.-based writer who covers personal finance for Bundle.

CNNMoney: $2,000 a bottle for skin cream?! Yes - and sales are upupdated: Fri Mar 25 2011 12:27:00

Call it a clear sign of a recovery: Sales of luxury skincare have rebounded sharply.

Agatha Christie's secret life as an archaeologistupdated: Mon Mar 14 2011 07:32:00

She is one of the best-known crime writers of all time but few know the extent of Agatha Christie's archaeological pedigree.

After winter's wrath, fix frizzy hair, dry lips and skinupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 10:24:00

When the weather turns frigid, your survival instincts kick in. You jump into a scalding shower, slather on medicated lip balm and blow-dry your hair into submission. Little did you know these common beauty blunders only perpetuate a vicious cycle.

9 ultra-luxe spa getawaysupdated: Wed Feb 09 2011 08:53:00

Want to get away and get fit? Try one of these luxury spa resorts.

Nature inspires African women to create beauty productsupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 06:57:00

Ten years ago Johannesburg-based beauty therapist Renchia Droganis began creating skin care products by mixing ingredients in her kitchen.

The value of skin careupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 06:57:00

CNN's Nkepile Mabuse takes an In Focus look at two entrepreneurs who are using Africa's riches in their skin care lines.

Holiday gifts for co-workersupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 15:45:00

Buying gifts for co-workers can be pretty tough. You have to draw that line between "fun" and "appropriate" so you don't offend anyone or come across as unprofessional (especially to your boss).

Unilever pays $3.7bn for Alberto Culverupdated: Mon Sep 27 2010 17:00:00

Unilever is to buy Alberto Culver, the US-based consumer goods company, for $3.7bn (£2.3bn) in a deal that will bring brands such as TRESemmé and VO5 into the Anglo-Dutch conglomerate's stable of haircare and skincare products.

Fortune: Mad Men: Fictional product pitches, real adsupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 11:54:00

Season four of the AMC show and Emmy favorite Mad Men has started, and change is afoot. Don Draper and his gang now operate out of new digs: Fortune's own Time-Life building on 50th street (someone tell us which floor!).

How to get through airport security fasterupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 10:18:00

Airport security is a traveler's rite of passage: the long lines, the ID check, the shuffling of personal items. Get through security faster with these easy strategies.

Keep your mind and body in top conditionupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 10:10:00

Sure, the fountain of youth is as elusive as ever, but there's plenty you can do to stay young. With all that scientists are learning about the powers of exercise, antioxidant-rich roods, healthy fats, and brain-teasing games to keep you feeling and looking your best, age can really just be a state of mind. This head-to-toe guide shows how to beat the clock -- or at least slow it down.

The essential hair removal guideupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 10:35:00

From legs to brows, the pros reveal the best ways to deal with unwanted hair.

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