Seoul Searching

Maybe it was the basket of radiance-promising snail sheet masks I found upon arrival to my hotel room, or the instant the mother of sustainable brand Saint Mill’s designer Myoung Yoo Suk made a beeline for me moments before her son’s show was set to begin, cheerfully offering up a Ziploc bag filled with homemade…

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Cardi B’s Tips for Making ‘Money Moves’

Image “How you gonna save money and you have bills to pay?” asked Cardi B at a recent BeautyCon event in New York City, during which she offered practical personal-finance advice.CreditDolly Faibyshev for The New York Times There is a lot of money to be made in beauty, and right now a lot of it…

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JetBlue Will Begin Service to London in 2021

JetBlue Airways, the New York-based low cost carrier, announced on Wednesday that it would begin flying across the Atlantic Ocean, from London to Kennedy International Airport and Boston Logan International, in 2021. The company’s chief executive Robin Hayes said the new routes are a response to passenger demand. JetBlue is known for having a loyal…

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On the Runway: ‘It’s Going to Be the Image of the Revolution’

Every once in a while an image appears that so viscerally frames the human story in a time of social or political paroxysm that it becomes a symbol. Such was the case this week with a smartphone photo taken during a demonstration in Sudan against the repressive regime of President Omar al-Bashir, as the protests…

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Overlooked No More: Rose Morgan, a Pioneer in Hairdressing and Harlem

Overlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. By Nichelle Gainer Rose Morgan and her friend Oletha White were driving from Chicago to New York in White’s brand-new 1938 Ford when they began crossing the George Washington Bridge. Morgan looked up and saw the…

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Very Low Cholesterol May Increase Stroke Risk

Having extremely low cholesterol may increase the risk for stroke, a new study suggests. Researchers found that very low LDL, or “bad” cholesterol, and very low triglycerides are associated with an increased risk for hemorrhagic stroke, the type caused by a ruptured blood vessel in the brain. For the report, in Neurology, researchers reviewed data…

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Jean-Louis David, French Hairstylist for the Modern Woman, Dies at 85

Jean-Louis David, the influential French hairdresser who created looks for women that emphasized practicality as well as style, and who founded a worldwide chain of salons that bear his name, died on April 3 at his home in Épalinges, Switzerland, a suburb of Lausanne. He was 85. His son Jean-Christophe David said the cause was…

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