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Thinking about getting laser hair removal? Here’s
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If you know the gals of the Mirra team, you probably know that we’ve all dealt with our fair share of hairy situations growing up...pun def intended. Fun fact: we were all made fun of a...
7 Ways This Plant-Based Chef Takes Care of Her Sk
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Lynnette Astaire is a plant-based chef and founder of Superfood School, a virtual guide to help people discover delicious options for plant-based meal planning. Lynnette used her lifelo...
3 Ways Grey's Anatomy Has Inspired Me To Get Heal
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I started watching Grey’s Anatomy on a Thursday night and found myself polishing off season 3 (and a pint of Talenti) by Sunday. That was two weeks ago, and I just started season 6 yest...
The Cardinal Rules Of Makeup Hygiene
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Photo Source: Paper Alright, babes. It’s time to talk about that one dirty little secret we’ve all been guilty of partaking in (at least once… okay, maybe, like, just a casual 83024 tim...
Your Comprehensive Guide To All Things Japanese S
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Move over, K beauty. Japanese beauty is the new kid in town, ready to claim the title of the new Queen Bee of skincare. Well, maybe. Being half Asian, myself, I’ve always had a fascinat...
Why It's Okay To Be Happy AND Hairy!
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Leah Jorgensen is a 33 year old hirsute woman with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Sydrome) whose journey to find comfort in her own skin is inspiring AF. After years of being bullied for her bo...
Meet Trophy Wife Barbie! The Doll That Gives No F
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Trophy Wife Barbie is the doll your mom never bought you. She drinks, breast feeds in public, gets her period and flaunts her cellulite. She's a modern day feminist and the brainchild o...
Call Out My Mane: Is My Natural Hair Work Appropr
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I have thick, curly, frizzy natural hair. NOT the cute John Frieda kind with shiny, bouncy, uniform curls they show you on TV commercials (Frizz-Ease? More like BITCH please). We are no...
3 Surprising Things You Need To Know About CBD Sk
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Photo source: @brightongalvan It’s high time we re-evaluated this whole ‘beauty is pain’ myth, don’t you think? How about this instead: beauty is relief. Yeah? Into it? So are we. But b...
5 Ways To Protect Your Skin This Festival Season
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Image Source: Getty Images As much as wandering around the desert may be a healing spiritual experience for your soul, it’s definitely not for your skin. Lucky for you, we’re festival v...
Parabens: Are They Really That Bad?
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Image source: @slimesunday Parabens are the "Voldemort" of ingredients - the paraben-free label is popping up everywhere. But do we really understand why we’re being told to avoid Parab...
The Surprising Ways You Can Treat Acne At Home, A
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What’s your background? I grew up in NYC. I went to college at the University of Pennsylvania, followed by medical school at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. I then completed my de...