Merissa Principe

I spend 300 days a year in hotels as I search the world for the best travel, beauty, and wellness trends. I'm a native New Yorker and a city girl at heart—follow my journey on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @citygirlriss.

You may want to start saving your rice water.
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Plus, the expert-backed trick for preventing stains in the first place.
From the Black-owned brand we stan to the swimwear line that caters to all body types.
Silk will lock in moisture, fight frizz, reduce static, prevent breakage, and keep hair shiny.
Three dermatologists weigh in on this underrated ingredient.
From simple and sarcastic to loud and lit.
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You need to read this if you get dry, cracked skin.
Minimal packaging, prices, and natural ingredients? Here’s my money.
A city with 100,000 citizens releases a wash-related volume of microfibers equivalent to 15,000 plastic bags every single day, and these end up in the ocean. 
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UV rays, saltwater, and chlorine have nothing on you!