3-Minute Read: Are You Accidentally Slowing Down Your Metabolism?
Welcome to 3-Minute Read, your midweek rundown of everything we're talking about at Byrdie HQ. Every Wednesday, we'll get you up-to-date on the beauty news you need to know—in only three minutes.
1. Here's how to get arches exactly like Kendall Jenner.
2. Are you accidentally slowing down your metabolism?
It's not just what you eat—seemingly separate factors like meal timing can make it sluggish.
3. Estée Lauder just bought Too Faced for $1.45 billion.
That's a lot of cash, no? For those concerned about Too Faced's vocal commitment to cruelty-free formulas, don't be—co-founders Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson have assured fans that the brand's M.O. will stay intact.
4. Got oily skin? Make sure you're using this ingredient.
Clay is your best route to purge pores of impurities, soften your complexion, and rebalance sebum production all in one go. Head over to The Zoe Report for some ideas on how to make the most of this all-natural superstar.
5. Meet L.A.'s coolest new nail destination.
Denver citizens have flocked to Base Coat for its nontoxic formulas and chic atmosphere for three years, and as of yesterday, the brand is opening up shop in L.A.'s Arts District. It gets even better: There's already a nonalcoholic drink menu in place, and visitors will be able to sip on real cocktails within the next couple of months.
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