Lauren Balsamo, Cosmopolitan

Lauren Balsamo


New Jersey, United States

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  • Cosmopolitan
  • Marie Claire
  • Women's Health Mag
  • Seventeen

Past articles by Lauren:

Key West to Miami Beach: South Florida Road Trip Itinerary 2023

Copy our Key West to Miami Beach road trip recs that includes a stay at the The Marker Key West, Cheeca Lodge in Islamorada, and the St. Regis in Bal Harbour. → Read More

Tate McRae Styles the Latest 2023 Makeup Trend: Party Brows

Music’s new It Girl Tate McRae shows us how to wear 2023’s new It Makeup. → Read More

How to Build a Full Body Skincare Routine

Two dermatologists weigh in on the most important steps in a good body-care routine along with the best products, ingredients, tools, and treatments to try. → Read More

Bobbi Brown and Other Beauty Icons Reflect on the Industry in 2022

Bobbi Brown, Wende Zomnir, and Nyakio Grieco talk about their latest beauty brands and what it means to be a makeup and skincare founder and entrepreneur today. → Read More

Cosmopolitan's 2022 Acne Awards: The Best Products for Acne-Prone Skin

FYI, there’s a $15 moisturizer in here that legit healed my pimples in one week. → Read More

What Is Ayurvedic Beauty? Best Ayurvedic Beauty Products of 2022

A deep-dive into the practices, philosophies, and ingredients of Ayurveda beauty, plus the best Ayurveda-inspired beauty products and brands to try right now. → Read More

Four Seasons Santa Fe New Mexico Review 2022

Copy our Santa Fe New Mexico travel itinerary that includes a stay at the Four Seasons, eating at the best restaurants, hiking, spa time, art tours, and more. → Read More

Japanese Influencer Naomi Watanabe Shares Her Top Makeup Picks for Fall

Mega-influencer and global beauty muse Naomi Watanabe shows you how to wear the biggest makeup trends for fall, including bright eyes and monochromatic looks. → Read More

An Editor's Review of the New Dyson Airwrap Multi-Styler Complete

Everything you need to know about the upgraded Dyson Airwrap Multi-Styler Complete plus a breakdown on the re-engineered attachments and before-and-after pics. → Read More

Lasers for Acne Scars 2022: What to Expect, Pain, Cost, Best Ones

Ahead, the best lasers—including Fraxel, IPL, and RF microneedling—for reducing acne scars and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation according to dermatologists. → Read More

30 Best Mascaras of 2022 That Lengthen, Curl, and Volumize

Ahead, the 30 best mascaras that will curl, lengthen, and add volume and thickness to your lashes without smudging or flaking around your eyes. → Read More

20 Best Face Exfoliators of 2022 to Unclog Pores and Soften Skin

Beauty editors review their favorite chemical and physical face exfoliators for smoothing skin, minimizing pores, preventing breakouts, and reducing fine lines. → Read More

Hyaluronic Acid for Hair 2022: The Benefits and 12 Best Products

A hairstylist and trichologist weigh in on the benefits of hyaluronic acid for hair and share the best hyaluronic acid treatments, stylers, and scalp products. → Read More

What Is Stress Acne 2022: 7 Best Treatments to Get Rid of It

Two dermatologists explain the connection between stress and acne and offer the best treatments, prescriptions, and stress-reduction tips for treating it. → Read More

How to Get Rid of Forehead Wrinkles: 10 Fine Line Treatments 2022

Ahead, the experts explain what causes forehead wrinkles plus the best products and professional treatments to try if you want to get rid of your fine lines. → Read More

It's Time to Vote for the Cosmopolitan Readers' Choice Beauty Awards

Nominate your favorite beauty products to be awarded the Cosmopolitan Readers' Choice Beauty Awards Seal for 2022. → Read More

10 Best Acne Treatments and Products of 2022, According to Dermatologists

The expert-favorite ingredients, medications, and in-office treatments for treating all types of acne, including blackheads, whiteheads, cysts, and acne scars. → Read More

Cosmopolitan's Holy Grail Beauty Awards

Behold: the 190 best products and treatments out there right now, according to our ridiculously selective team of expert editors. → Read More

13 Best Musician-Owned Beauty Brands of 2022

Ahead, the most popular makeup, skincare, and fragrances from musicians like Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Halsey, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, and more. → Read More

20 Best Chemical Exfoliants for Sensitive Skin, Acne, and Oil 2022

We rounded up the best chemical exfoliating cleansers, toners, serums, and masks, according to editors, for dry skin, beginners, blackheads, and more. → Read More