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Words of Wisdom

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Need to inject some extra wisdom in your Friday morning? Head directly to Into the Gloss where Iris Apfel is absolutely brimming with amazing things to say—per usual. Read on for what makes her a New Yorker "through and through," her beauty secrets of yore, and why "Getting older ain't for sissies." [Into the Gloss]