The Zoe Report

2.4.2023

Blake Newby

Blake is a freelance beauty writer and candle obsessive living in NYC. When she's not fawning over the latest skincare gadget, you can catch her sifting through Instagram trying to find her next hairstyle.

(Beauty)

If Cold Weather Is Dulling Your Complexion, This Skin Care Ingredient Could Help

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The Cheap Way To Get A Manicure That Won't Chip

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This Is The Trick To Making Press-On Nails Look Real

And making sure they last.

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(Skin)

Why Derms Prefer This $10 Drugstore Cleanser To Prestige Brands

And whether it’s *really* that good.

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(Skin)

Let’s Debunk The “Two Finger” SPF Rule, Once & For All

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(Skin)

Why Fungal Acne Tends To Pop Up In The Summer

Hint: Your usual pimple cream might not cut it.

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(Skin)

What Is Retinaldehyde — & Is It Really Stronger Than Retinol?

Plus all the benefits of the super-ingredient.

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(Procedures)

Is CoolSculpting Worth It? I Put It To The Test — Twice

A beauty editor’s honest review.

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(Makeup)

The Gorgeous Blush Color That’s Perfect For Darker Skin Tones

Keep it natural or go bright.

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(Hair)

Why You Should Consider Getting Goddess Locs This Spring & Beyond

Stars like Ciara agree.

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(Nails)

The Gel Nail Extension System That Made Me Swear Off Acrylics Forever

It’s just that good.

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(Hair)

This "Ugly" ‘90s Hair Trend Is Making A Major Comeback

It works on any length and color.

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(Hair)

The Real Difference Between Ceramic & Titanium Flat Irons Is This

"If not used properly, they can cause serious damage to the hair."

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(Hair)

Natural Hair Experts Love This $8 Product For Slicking Down 4C Edges

They also swear by these tips.

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(Nails)

These Minimalist Nail Trends Continue To Dominate Throughout 2021

Proof that sometimes less is more.

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(Curl Conversation)

Issa Rae Doesn’t Care What Anyone Has To Say About Her Hair — And She Never Has

The Insecure star (& newlywed) on the long journey of learning how to care for her hair.

(Nail File)

The Best Summer Nail Designs We’re Seeing All Over Instagram

Mani inspiration for days.

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(Hair)

Summer’s 6 Hottest Haircut Trends Are Also Super Low Maintenance

Manageable but still stylish.

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(Hair)

The 6 Best 2021 Haircut Trends Look Chic No Matter The Season

Low-maintenance never looked so good.

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(Nails)

The Rich History Of Black Track & Field Athletes & Their Manicures

36 years ago, one woman changed everything.