Erin Flaherty

Beauty Travels: Exploring Cambodia and the Power of Sacred Flowers

Is the lotus the secret to beautiful skin?

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Beauty Travels: Exploring India’s Centuries-Old Obsession with Jasmine

It's clear that the U.S. isn't the only country that has gone back to simple self-care.

How Macadamia Nuts Became the Secret Ingredient in Your Sustainable Skincare Products

Beauty director Erin Flaherty travels to Kenya for a closer look.

Buy This One Beauty Product, Help Empower Women in Uganda

Because social action looks good on you.

A Peek Into the Life of Everyone's Favorite Fashion Cat, Choupette!
Cat-approved accessories by the feline herself.
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Hair-Growing Miracles That Actually Exist
For when a casual trim turns into a drastic chop.
The Get-Ahead Grin
Could teeth be getting in the way of your success? MC Beauty Director Erin Flaherty explores the challenges of an imperfect smile, and …
The Water Cure
Erin Flaherty takes a float in Israel's Dead Sea and learns that high salt content isn't always a bad thing.
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Becoming High Maintenance
Serial beauty slacker Erin Flaherty experiments with priming, polishing, and shellacking to see whether flawlessness really has its pri…
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Aix Marks the Spot
Glorious scents abound in charming cities like Grasse and Aix-en-Provence, but fragrance-making isn't as easy as it smells.
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Backstage Apprentice
Each season, beauty editors report on the latest trends straight from behind the scenes at Fashion Week. This time, MC's Erin Flaherty …
Travel Diary: Venice, Italy and a Gucci Premiere With Blake Lively
What better place to unveil Guccis latest creation, Premiere, a gorgeous new fragrance inspired by their couture collection, old Hollyw…
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Desert Flower
The ultrachic international It girl and heiress Claire Courtin-Clarins takes us on a tour of Miraval's equally stylish new spa.
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Jump For It
The calorie-torching fitness craze that's sweeping the nation isn't just good for you, it's also good clean fun.
Travel Diary: Florence, Italy and the Gucci Flora Garden Collection
MC's Executive Beauty Editor travels to Florence for the Gucci's new fragrance collection, Flora Garden.
Fall's Designer Beauty
How does a fashion desigher breathe life into a lipstick or a signature scent? From Shakespeare to iconic handbags, they reveal their b…
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Forever Young … Starting Now?
How early should you start getting aggressive with antiaging treatments? Confident in the face of youth, we gear up to take a closer lo…
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Meet the Next Makeup Moguls
The new crop of beauty entrepreneurs makes the difficult task of running a business look pretty good.
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New Fitness Trend: Synchronized Swimming
It's the new L.A. fitness fad obsessing Hollywood. We try being a bathing beauty, and nearly drown in the process.
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Beauty Moment: It's Electric
Hot hair and makeup products to help you experiment with the Day-Glo neon trend.
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What Nutritionists Really Eat
Do top food experts follow the strict advice they dole out to their famous clients? We asked five of them to keep detailed food diaries…
6 Products Standing Between Me & Breakout/Wrinkle City, USA
When youre a beauty editor, people constantly ask you what you wash your face with, among other recommendations. Of course, extensive m…
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Katie Holmes Gets Caught Cheating
The actress stars in a new short film to promote John Frieda's latest product launch.
Heads Up: House of Harlow Sale Is on Gilt Today
Some of us around here are bumming that we missed the Hunter boot sale last week (snow, snow go away!), but today we can dream of sunni…
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The Chic New 1969 Soho Store Makes Jeans Shopping Kind of Awesome
Confession: I have worn Gap jeans exclusively since the 90s. In fact, I still have an uber-faded pair leftover from high school because…
Lanvin Hearts H&M, & So Do We!
Check out the runway shots and strategize your shopping spree!
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Obsessing Over the Lanvin for H&M Video
If you haven't seen it yet, you must!
The Best Dressed Celebrities of 2010
Click through to see how these A-listers stealthily avoid the fashion police.
The Worst Dressed Celebrities of 2010
Quick, someone get a new stylist on the horn! Even stars have bad fashion days.
This Ain't Your Grandma's Tote Bag

Diane von Furstenberg's prints designer Suki Cheema makes gorgeous totes.