Julia Teen is an Australian freelance writer who recently packed up her life into two suitcases and set up in LA. She loves TV marathons, any and all types of tacos and hoarding beauty products.

I Got Botox in My Armpits For a Year Without Sweat

Botox is one of those beauty treatments that everyone has an opinion on. You’re either out and proud with your crinkle-free face, or you’re all aboard the anti-freeze brigade. Me? I’m in the don’t-knock-it-til-you-need-it camp. At 28, I’m probably…
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5 Worst Things You Can Do to Dry Skin

Tender, irritated, raw skin … life as a dry skin sufferer isn’t the easiest. While most people confuse their dehydrated skin (read: lacking moisturization) with a true dry skin type (lacking oil), true sufferers have to deal with the chapped, tight,…
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4 Worst Things You Can Do to Oily Skin

Guys, oily skin types have it tough. “If you have oily skin, you know it!” says dermatologist Dr. Deirdre Hooper. “You have to blot your skin constantly, it always looks shiny in pictures and is greasy again immediately after washing it.” Make sure…
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6 Professional Makeup Tips for Work

Even if you work in the most liberal of offices, there are some makeup looks that just aren’t going to fly. You can’t go full Katy Perry in your workplace, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be boring. Professional makeup application for…
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These Mistakes Make You Look Older

If you aren't an 8-year-old using Mom's makeup for the first time, chances are you aren't trying to look older when you apply beauty products for the day. Yet, most of us unintentionally add years to our faces with our makeup every day — myself…
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8 Best Beauty Inventions You Never Knew You Needed

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8 Best Brow Products of All Time

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8 Ways to Make a Pimple Disappear Quickly

It’s the Murphy’s law of skincare: As soon as you have somewhere to go, there will be a pimple ready to strike. But beating the blemish isn’t unattainable, and there are ways to do it quickly. (Squeezing not included.) We asked dermatologists to…
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How to Apply Eye Makeup, for Every Eye Shape

Mimicking the makeup of favorite celebrities we see on the red carpet is a common practice of anyone looking to step up their beauty game. But sometimes the application just seems ... off. It's not the makeup colors that we try, but the technique in…
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6 Things You Need to Know Before You Cut a Lob

I recently came to a miserable conclusion I’ve been fighting for years: I just can’t pull off long hair. I’ve tried, and tried, but Blake Lively-worthy lengths are just not in my future — and never were. Why? I’ve got the finest hair ever. Like,…
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6 Ways to Get Perfect Legs

It’s no secret that the best way to killer kickers is good eating and exercise, but even after the weekly quota of thigh-trimming foods and lunges, your legs still aren't looking quite like Gisele’s (probably since she has about five inches of…
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6 Ways to Style Your Hair While You Grow it Out

A great haircut is one thing, but growing it out afterwards? An entirely different, often stressful game. Unless you've committed to short hair for life, chances are you'll be headed back to long lengths (until next season's bob cut has you reaching…
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6 Ways to Remove Under-Eye Dark Circles

The good news about those dark circles under your eyes is that most of us have them. The bad news is, they’re pretty hard to get rid of completely. There’s also a bunch of reasons why we get them. “As we age, our skin thins — especially around the…
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5 Ways To Handle Psoriasis Outbreaks

According to New Orleans dermatologist Dr, Deirdre Hooper, psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that affects 2 percent of the population. It’s not to be confused with eczema, though, says Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi, located in Washington, DC. “Eczema can…
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6 Ways To Make Your Hair Grow Faster

It’s a situation we know all too well. You lust after your favorite celebrity/blogger/"it" girl’s new shoulder-grazing haircut and finally, finally, make the chop … and then they grow it out, or install a shiny new set of extensions. Grow, hair.…
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6 Tools For Evening Out Your Skin Tone

If you feel your skin shows your age, wrinkles may not be the culprit. After all, wrinkles show maturity, wisdom, and a life well lived, but poor skin tone reveals "how much rest you’ve had, whether or not you are sick, or how well you’ve been…
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7 Reasons You Are Losing Hair

According to professionals, losing a certain amount of hair every day is par for the course. “There is a range, and that range is anywhere from 50 to 100 hairs a day,” Cartersville, Georgia, trichologist Yvonne Solomon says. What is considered…
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How To Get Clear, Glowing Skin

You can weld a highlighting stick like nobody’s business and foundation your face into a glowing, smooth canvas in about five seconds flat, but what’s going on underneath? It’s one thing to rely on makeup to give you radiance, but a great face gets…
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8 Best Ways To Revive Limp, Oily Hair

Even if you’re one of the lucky souls who can go a week without washing, there comes a time when you need to rock amazing hair, but it’s just not happening. Oily, flat, gross hair strikes! Generally, this happens mostly to the fine-haired folks, so…
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5 Ways To Remove All Your Makeup in a Flash

You know you’re supposed to be hitting the sheets with a fresh face every night, but too often, life (and booze) gets in the way. Wine with the ladies lasts longer than expected and you don't wash off your makeup until the next day. If you don’t…
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