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A Bride's Blue Pen Exploded in Her Hair Days Before Her Wedding, and the Photos Are Dramatic

When brides look for "something blue" to wear for their wedding, they have lots of options. Some wear blue shoes, others go for a blue manicure or pedicure; a piece of jewelry with a blue gem is popular option, as is a blue ribbon tied around the bridal bouquet. But one bride in Canada came close …

Kelly Ripa Sets the Record Straight With Fans Saying She Got a Nose Job and Veneers

It looks like some of Kelly Ripa's Instagram followers have yet to realize that she's quick to clap back at rude comments left on her posts. On Friday, the <i>Live With Kelly and Ryan</i> host shared side-by-side photos of herself with husband Mark Consuelos — one from the year they met while starring in</i> …

Kelly Ripa

Kylie Jenner Appears Makeup-Free on the Cover of Vogue Australia

Kylie Jenner has made a name for herself in the makeup business with her nearly billion-dollar brand, Kylie Cosmetics, due in large part to rarely being seen on social media without wearing her own products. In fact, in the September issue of <i>Vogue</i> Australia, she tells her interviewer and older …

Kylie Jenner

The Skin-Care Glossary: A Comprehensive Guide to Everything You Need to Know

Bookmark this page. Seriously, do it now. Then, the next time you're stumped by an ingredient label, or perplexed by a procedure on your dermatologist's ever-evolving treatment menu, enlightenment will be but a click away. Here, your ultimate skin-care glossary...<p><b>A</b><p><b>AÇAI</b><p>A palm tree, native to Central …

Skin Care

Emily Ratajkowski Debuted a Gorgeous Bob Hairstyle While Teasing a Mysterious New Project on Instagram

This summer, it's been impossible to scroll through Instagram without seeing yet another chin-length bob. We've seen plenty of famous faces get a shoulder-clearing chop for the warmer months this year, and now Emily Ratajkowski has jumped on the bob bandwagon. She debuted her dramatically shortened …

Hairstyling

Makeup Artist Patrick Ta Loves Using Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation on Kim Kardashian

You might think that, when it comes to complexion makeup, Kim Kardashian West would refuse to wear anything other than her own KKW Beauty powder, concealer, and foundation. There's just one problem: There <i>is</i> no KKW foundation. (At least not <i>yet</i>.) So Kardashian West turns to Meghan Markle's favorite …

V From BTS Is Going Viral in Korea for His Mini Ponytail on Love Yourself: Answer

For the past six months, K-pop group BTS has more or less been perpetually trending in the U.S. and South Korea. However, one member just gave the boy group a new reason to go viral. On Thursday, BTS's entertainment company, Big Hit, released a new batch of photos to tease the group's newest album,</i> …

K-Pop

Kim Kardashian West Debuted a Long, Neon-Green Wig While Partying in Miami

Half a decade after Kim Kardashian West took over for younger sister Khloé Kardashian to join Kourtney Kardashian in doing the very important work of "taking" Miami in their Florida-focused <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i> spinoff, the media and makeup mogul has once again taken her talents to South …

Dresses

Everything You've Wanted to Know About Foot Fetishes, But Were Afraid to Ask

When it comes to sexual attraction, we all have our own specific things that turn us on. For some, a good sense of humor does the trick, while others are all about physical chemistry. Others still have more specific turn-ons, including feet. This attraction is called a foot fetish, and to answer …

Rhode Island

Ariana Grande’s Makeup Artist Shares How She Creates the Perfect Cat-Eye

When it comes to makeup, creating the perfect <b>cat-eye</b> is an art. Thankfully, there's hope for those of us (aka me) who wish to rock a cat-eye that looks as perfect as <b>Ariana Grande</b>'s signature makeup move.<p>In an interview with Refinery 29, the <i>Sweetener</i> singer's makeup artist Ash K Holm detailed how …

Makeup

A Woman's Contact Lens Was Found Embedded in Her Eyelid 28 Years After She Thought She Lost It

I've always preferred glasses over contact lenses, and after hearing the story shared in the August issue of the medical journal <i>BMJ Case Reports</i>, I don't think I'll be changing my mind any time soon. It tells the straight-up batshit tale of a woman whose long-lost contact lens was found 28 years …

Contact Lenses

Drag Race's Latrice Royale Talks About Coming Out During Her Magical Makeup Transformation

"I did not have brows for like 20 years," Latrice Royale tells <i>Allure</i> before performing one of the most jaw-dropping makeup transformations we've seen lately. Most of us can relate to having regrettable brows in our past, but despite her brow history, Royale emerged triumphant is here to teach you …

Emma Watson

SPKTRM Beauty, a Brand-New Brand, Bans Skin Retouching in Ads

It doesn't take an industry expert to see that the beauty landscape has changed. Thanks to the likes of Fenty Beauty and its 40-shade foundation range, legacy beauty companies and new brands alike are paying more attention to inclusivity than ever. Out of this brave new world of beauty in 2018 …

Fenty Beauty

"Flannel Hair" Is the Fabric-Inspired Color Trend Trend That's Got Us Psyched for Fall

It still might be crop top season, but that’s not stopping Hollywood from embracing a fall hair trend that makes us want to cozy up in a burnt orange knit sweater with a cup of cider — yes, even in this current heat. Folks, say hello to "flannel hair," originally spied and reported by PopSugar.<p>You …

Hair

How I Inspired Moda's Triad Eye Brush, the Only Tool I Need for a Complete Shadow Look

No one will probably write a song about me, paint a portrait of me, or pen a poem about me. I've made my peace with that. However, my makeup routine <i>has</i> inspired a brand-new eye shadow brush, though. <b>Moda</b> launched the <b>Triad Eye Brush</b> this week, and its shape is based on a tip I shared almost a year …

Makeup

Caution: Knockoff Glossier Cloud Paint Is Making the Rounds Online

If the idea of getting a tube of Glossier's Cloud Paint for $4 instead of the usual $18 sounds too good to be true, that's because it is. According to a thread on Reddit's r/makeupaddiction, some shady people have started to sell counterfeit versions of the liquid blush on Carousell, which is what …

Kylie Cosmetics

Donald Trump Reportedly Uses a Tanning Bed Every Single Day

According to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman, there may be a reason why President Donald Trump's skin has its infamous hue.<p>In her new tell-all, <i>Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House,</i> Manigault-Newma writes that the President of the United States reportedly has …

Donald Trump

A Redditor Claims Diaper Cream Cleared Up Their Cystic Acne — Here's What Experts Say

While experiencing a recent cystic acne breakout, a Reddit user who goes by Infinitesimallyok decided to reach for an unexpected product at the back of her cabinet: diaper cream.<p>"I was at my wit's end," she wrote on the SkincareAddiction subreddit. "None of my spot treatments were doing anything to …

Skin Care

Ask a Sex Therapist: What Should I Do if My Partner Is Kinkier Than I Am?

<i>Sex should be fun, but it can also be complicated. Welcome to Sexual Resolution, a biweekly column by sex therapist Vanessa Marin that answers all your most confidential questions to help you achieve the healthy, safe, and joyful sex life that you deserve.</i><p>This week we’re getting started with a …

Relationships

See Beyoncé Get Her Natural Hair Braided in This Relatable Video From Her Vogue Cover Shoot

Upon its release earlier this month, Beyoncé's September 2018 <i>Vogue</i> cover made history, as it was the magazine's first-ever cover in the nearly 126 years since its founding to be shot by a black photographer. As seen in a new behind-the-scenes video from the shoot, released by <i>Vogue</i> on Tuesday, Bey …

Hair

Peach & Lily Is Adding 4 New K-Beauty Products to Its Amazing Skin-Care Line

If you've dabbled in Korean beauty, you've definitely heard of Peach & Lily. After all, the retailer facilitates access to authentic Asian beauty products in a way that, arguably, even a trip to South Korea can't. Thanks to meticulous product curation, the brand has directed swaths of state-siders …

Skin Care

A Woman Sealed Her Eyes Shut After Using Superglue on Her Lash Extensions

There are some beauty horror stories that we try to put out of our minds and write off as urban legends that could never actually happen to us: curling iron–induced third-degree burns, for example, or every squirmy thing you can imagine happening when a lash curler goes awry. But sometimes, there's …

Makeup

Reese Witherspoon's Body Double Is Giving Other Actors Major Delight

Yesterday, the eternal human sunshine commonly known as Reese Witherspoon delighted her legion of followers by introducing them to an incredible Reese Witherspoon doppelgänger: a woman named Marilee Lessley, who's been serving as the actor's body double for over a decade now. (For those unfamiliar, …

Big Little Lies

"Glass Hair" Is the Shiny New Trend All Your Favorite Celebrities Are Rocking

First came the “glass skin” Korean beauty trend, which involved super smooth, ultra-luminous skin. Now, the concept is taking a new form: glass hair.<p>"Glass hair," as originally reported by Refinery29, is a blunt bob that's glossed to perfection — or at least as close to perfection as possible. …

NikkieTutorials Teased Her Space Baby Highlighter From Upcoming Electro Glaze Collab With Ofra Cosmetics

If you haven't yet heard of Nikkie de Jager, aka NikkieTutorials, allow us to fill you in: The beauty vlogger soared to YouTube stardom when she shared a video, called The Power of Makeup, which immediately went viral (It currently has over 39 million views.) She's since grown her following to more …

Makeup

Perrie Edwards Is Embracing Her Freckles in a Gorgeous Selfie Shared to Instagram

Little Mix fans are accustomed to seeing Perrie Edwards in beauty blogger–level makeup, with porcelain skin often accompanied by her preferred statement smoky eyes. But recently Edwards hasn't been in the mood for a full beat. Instead, on Tuesday, she shared a gorgeous, foundation-free selfie to …

Gigi Hadid

Leonardo DiCaprio's Doppelgänger Is a Lush Employee

If your No. 1 fantasy is a night with Leonardo DiCaprio and an Ariana Grande–inspired bath bomb, we have phenomenal news. Thanks to the power of social media and some eagle-eyed Leo lovers at <i>The Cut</i>, we can confirm that a DiCaprio lookalike has taken on a gig at his local Lush store while he waits, …

The Oscars

Nick Jonas Says His New JVXNJ Fragrance Will Make You Smell Like the Most Handsome Man in the Room

Three days before I met with Nick Jonas, he was serenading his (maybe, probably) fiancée, Priyanka Chopra, (as well as thousands of others) in Singapore. But taking a look at his skin — which truly glowed from the inside out — you'd never be able to tell he was jet-lagged and exhausted from his …

Nick Jonas

E.L.F. Cosmetics Is Launching Its Best-Selling Magnetic Mask at Ulta and Walmart

The only thing better than finding a product that you love is when it becomes even more accessible. For fans of <b>E.L.F.</b> 's best-selling Beauty Shield Magnetic Mask Kit, today is your lucky day. While you could only previously find the mask in E.L.F.'s online shop and Target stores, you can now scoop …

Skin Care

The Best Hydrating Face Mists for Every Skin Type

Whether you're looking to calm irritated skin, brighten a dull, dry complexion, or simply boost your mood, a few spritzes of aromatic atomizers might just be what the doctor ordered. Here, we've rounded up our favorite finely misted formulas, including classic concoctions and brand-spanking-new …

Skin Care