How They Work and Ways to Use Them

Brahm Buck

Check out the shelf of your local beauty boutique, and you’ll notice two ingredients are often paired in skin care products: hyaluronic acid and vitamin C.

It’s not a coincidence. Hyaluronic acid helps keep skin moisturized, while vitamin C protects from sun damage and can help fade skin discoloration. Both ingredients can help reduce the signs of aging in skin — especially when they’re used together.

Whether it’s a tried-and-true skin care regimen, how often you wash your hair, or the cosmetics you’re curious about, beauty is personal.

That’s why we rely on a diverse group of writers, educators, and

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Emma Chamberlain on Her Acne Journey, TikTok Makeup, and the One Product That Gives Her Supersoft Skin

Brahm Buck

“Let’s do it!” Emma Chamberlain exclaims. Today, the 19-year-old YouTube sensation is walking Vogue through her above-the-neck routine, beginning with how she takes care of her blemish-prone skin. “I have a really love-hate relationship with my acne journey,” says Chamberlain, who has contended with spots since hitting puberty. Thanks to a seven-month stint with Accutane last year, however, her complexion is almost entirely clear. “It actually made me fall in love with skin care in a whole new way,” explains Chamberlain, who now swears by a combination of Bad Habit’s mask and oil, as well as a tea tree oil

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Why do books have prices printed on them?

Brahm Buck

This is just one of the stories from our “I’ve Always Wondered” series, where we tackle all of your questions about the world of business, no matter how big or small. Ever wondered if recycling is worth it? Or how store brands stack up against name brands? Check out more from the series here.

Charles Robinson, a bookshop owner from Atlanta, asked Marketplace this question: 

Why are books actually marked with a price on them? Music isn’t. Movies aren’t. Most retail items that I could think of that you would find at resellers aren’t in fact.

You may

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Can live streaming bridge the e-tail/retail gap?

Brahm Buck

Al Sambar, left, Liyia Wu and Ophelia Ceradini.

HIGH POINT – In a retail environment where people are staying home to shop online more than ever, getting and keeping a consumer attention can be difficult. One new way that is on the rise? Live-stream video selling.

According to several experts in a session at the National Retail Federation’s annual retail conference NRF 2021, live-stream video selling is going to be a huge part of online shopping’s future.

Lauded by converts for its high customer engagement levels, relatability and ability to replicate in-store experiences, live-stream selling involves explaining, demonstrating and selling

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Steamboat Springs shop Ohana opens 2nd location in Breckenridge

Brahm Buck
Ohana, a mountain apparel and home goods store that originally opened in Steamboat Springs, has opened a second location in Breckenridge.
Photo from Ohana

Emily and Luke Dudley have opened Ohana, a shop that specializes in hand-printed apparel and home goods, in Breckenridge. After opening the original location five years ago in Steamboat Springs, the couple opened the new store with Breckenridge-specific apparel earlier this month.

Emily Dudley explained that she and her husband frequently visited Breckenridge over the past few years. She said they love the town and thought the Main Street area was great for retail businesses, sparking

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