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The Dark Side of Skin Lightening

The Dark Side of Skin Lightening

By Kate Holland and Sophie Shaw

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The $10 billion industry promotes archaic and harmful beauty standards for people of color. NYU students discuss how these standards of beauty have and have not shifted in Asian communities.

Fringe: Fall 2017

Fringe: Fall 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, Special Editions, Top Story

In the Fall 2017 edition of Fringe, our Beauty & Style team takes a look at the changing face of the beauty industry.

NYU Langone declares most extensive facial transplant in history a success

NYU Langone declares most extensive facial transplant in history a success

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Doctors from NYU Langone performed the most extensive facial transplant in history on a volunteer firefighter.

Leaves are drying, but your skin shouldn’t

Leaves are drying, but your skin shouldn’t

By Minnie Ongsricharoenporn, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

These soothing products make it easy to keep your skin flake-free.

Beauty Trends

By Carson Kessler, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Fashion Week

The biggest beauty trends of NYFW Spring/Summer 2016.

New Year, New Skincare

By Sophie Lewis, Beauty and Style Editor

January 26, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style

Learn how to keep your skin healthy during winter.

Prevent nails from winter weather damage

Prevent nails from winter weather damage

By Avery Chang, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The cold weather results in dried, cracked fingers and nails. Equip yourself with these helpful tips to protect your precious hands.

Five beauty hacks to keep your skin under control

Five beauty hacks to keep your skin under control

By Avery Chang, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Check out these products and tips to keep skin healthy and clear during times of high stress.

Sleep mask trend offers skin treatment options

Sleep mask trend offers skin treatment options

November 20, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Features

Yet another new fad in skincare is hitting the market in a big way. Sleep masks, also known as skin packs, are an overnight treatment intended to retain moisture and reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the skin, taking advantage of skin cell turnover, which can be up to eight times faster at nig...

Skin care products prevent damage from winter weather

Skin care products prevent damage from winter weather

By Dana Reszutek, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


Filed under Features

  As fall temperature edge their way down  the thermometer and autumn transitions into winter, your wardrobe is not the only thing that requires some changes.  Cold, windy and dry air, along with the occasional snow fall, can be brutal to your skin, so it’s essential to prevent your skin from b...

Student tennis star creates skin protection supplement

Student tennis star creates skin protection supplement

March 4, 2013


Filed under Features

From the moment Gallatin junior James Scarmozzino picked up a tennis racket in his hometown of Woodbury, N.Y., at the age of 10, he knew he wanted to play professionally. However, after spending years in the sweltering sun, he began to develop a small, brown mole on his right hand. Once the precancerous ski...

Beat dull and brittle skin with extra moisture

Beat dull and brittle skin with extra moisture

February 5, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Features

Wintertime is notoriously hard on skin. The harsh wind and bitter cold often leave skin dry and brittle, and lotion alone may not be enough — during these frigid months, extra moisturizing is necessary. Here are five precautions for surviving the tough winter season. Hands: Try adding a hand cream...