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The day of hearts has already passed, but there are a lot of things we're still gushing over and are eager to know more about. If you're on the hunt for something to marvel at or try, here are some of the cool ones we spotted this week.

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Grammys Glam 

Awards season is in full swing in Hollywood, and the most recent one that happened is the Grammys. Celebrities served great glam looks, but the ones we love were by Kelsea Ballerini, Charli XCX and Lea Michele. 

Selena Gomez x Coach 



Whether on the red carpet or just strolling around Los Angeles, Selena Gomez stuns with her looks. The singer-actress is bound to don more classy looks now that she's the new face of Coach.

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Lipault x Ines de la Fressange


French and fashion are always a good mix. Case in point: The new Lipault collection created by French fashion icon, Ines de la Fressange. A manifestation of the model's penchant for clean lines and exquisite fabrics, the collection has an effortless style that everyone covets. 

Will you shave your skin? 


From cool and laid-back, we move to something a bit shocking from the world of beauty. There's a treatment called dermaplaning, and it entails shaving off your dead skin cells. Are you brave enough to try it?


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Condom blender?


A few weeks back, we saw the rise of the silisponge. This week, all eyes are back on the Beauty Blender, but there's a catch: you wrap it with a condom. (Yup, a condom.) You have to wash off the lubricant from the condom before using it to wrap your sponge. By doing this, you're supposedly getting the benefits of using a makeup sponge minus the dirt.

Good job, Google!


To end things on a lighter note, here's a bit of cute news: A seven-year-old kid wrote a letter to Google's CEO, Sundar Pichai, to ask for a job. Pichar replied to the girl, saying he thinks she just needs to continue working hard to get to her dreams and that he's looking forward to receiving her application once she finishes college.


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If you love the process of doing your skincare and makeup routines every day, then you know how big of a difference a product can make when it smells sweet or tasty or just plain delicious — for some reason, it makes the routine even more special and exciting.


So if you’re looking to spice up (literally and figuratively) your routines this year, we guarantee you won’t be able to resist the five food-infused beauty products we have for you below.


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Too Faced Sweet Peach Cream Peach Oil Lip Gloss




There is nothing more delicious than lathering on a lip gloss that smells like freshly picked peaches and having it nourish your lips and make them smoother. Licking it is not recommended, though.

Youth To The People Kale + Spinach + Hyaluronic Acid Age Prevention Cream




For all you health buffs out there who love your leafy greens, you can be sure that this superfood-packed moisturiser will restore, rejuvenate, condition, and protect your complexion to give you the skin you’ve always dreamed of.

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The Body Shop Almond Milk & Honey Body Butter



People with sensitive skin don’t need to worry about fragranced products anymore because this delicious almond milk and honey body butter will soothe any irritation and redness to keep your skin soft and nourished.

Skinfood Black Sugar Honey Mask



When you combine black sugar with honey what do you get? An intensely exfoliating and revitalising mask that gets rid of dead skin cells and zaps bacteria away for a clean and smooth finish.


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Jeffree Star Gingerbread Man Cookies Velour Lip Scrub



The key to a smooth liquid lipstick application is to prep the lips with a lip scrub that gets rid of all the dead skin. And there’s no better scrub to use than this gluten-free, paraben-free, and cruelty-free gingerbread lip scrub that you can literally lick off. Yum!


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Skincare should always be an important part of anyone's beauty routine. And when Korean beauty became a big thing, more products apart from the usual moisturisers and eye creams suddenly emerged in the market. But not everyone was happy to follow the hype because too many steps means less time for sleep, and it's not something you can afford in the midst of a crazy, busy lifestyle.

So if you love your beauty products but find having too many steps in your routine a little too much, then we've got good news for you. You never have to compromise getting healthy skin even when you're feeling lazy with these tips!

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Go for cleansing oil



Feel like hitting the hay as soon as you reach your house? Make sure you have some cleansing oil available for some quick rinsing. It helps melt off your makeup upon application and emulsifies unlike your typical makeup remover, making it easier to wipe everything off with a tissue or rinse off with water. Plus, make sure you go for a product with moisturising ingredients to at least help your skin rejuvenate even if you skip out on your night cream.

Invest in these three things



Heard of skincare products that people actually swear by? Look up which ones match your skin type and try to give it a go. If you're not a huge fan of having ten to fifteen products in your stash, a quick pat of essential oils, a moisturiser, and the ever-so-important eye cream are your best bets — and they take just a minute or two to apply. 

Keep them in plain sight



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After a long and busy day, looking through your drawers or bothering to even go beyond washing your face and brushing your teeth to get a hold of your skincare products can mean exerting a lot of effort. Skipping a few steps on your routine can be something you might do often if your brain is too worked up from stress. But hey, we get you! 


So the best solution is to keep the products on your bedside table or somewhere you can always reach for before bed. Not only does it serve as a reminder, but you can also think of it as your swift winding down session before getting that well-deserved rest. Since keeping just a handful of essentials in mind for a quick routine is advised, you also won't have to worry about the clutter. 



Hydrate



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Contribute to your daily skincare routine by drinking water. Not only are you nourishing your body, but it also helps your blood circulation, which helps give your skin a naturally radiant and healthy glow. 



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