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Back to School Beauty Essentials

Back to school means one thing: shopping lists! After you’ve scored pens, protractors and book covers, you can move onto stocking up on beauty …

5 Sunless Tanners to Keep Your Summer Glow Going

I’m not much of a tanner. My father calls my skin tone “clear,” if that’s any indication of how melanin-challenged my complexion is. So, when faced …

DIY Scented Bath Salts in 3 Minutes!

Nobody loves bath time more than me. All year long, almost every day—if you want me, you can find me in the tub. Winter? I'm in a hot bath, steaming …

Fakeup Makeup: Easy Tips and Low-Maintenance Products for a Better Bare Look

The no makeup policy. Say <i>what</i>? It’s sad to think about, but some people are restricted from wearing makeup at work or school; such rules exist at …

How To Do a Sock Bun

We already showed you how to create big, beautiful buns. While the DIY <b>sock bun</b> may seem intimidating, it's actually one of the easiest—and …

Hairstyling

Anatomy of a Beauty Product: Primers

These days, it seems like primers are all over the beauty market. And it’s no wonder—they work! Think about it: it’s normal for the skin’s surface to …

What's The One Step That Might Be Missing from Your Makeup Routine?

If you're into makeup, cleaning your brushes is usually a given. But most of us don't think about sanitizing the products themselves, a step that can …

How to Clean Your Makeup!

Have you ever wondered how clean (or dirty) your makeup is? We already know makeup counter testing samples are a breeding ground for who-knows-what, …

DIY Tinted Lip Balm In A Locket!

You know how, when you’ve almost used up your favorite lipstick, there’s that little bit of product left at the bottom of the tube? You know how you …

Try This Five-Minute Beach-to-Party Summer Updo Now!

Celebrity stylist Creighton Bowman showed us a great way to take post-beach hair and turn it into a fun, summer updo. It may look like a lot of …

What fruits can whiten teeth, help get rid of acne acne, and fix split ends? Get our natural beauty tricks.

Fruit stands may stick around only for the summer, but beauty is always in season! The next time you head to the farmer’s market, keep in mind that …

Skin Care

Find Your Perfect Shadow Primer Here.

These days, you can’t work a decent eye shadow without pairing it with an eye primer. What was once reserved for red carpet events or lengthy …

Building Your Kit Part 9: How to Choose and Apply Faux Lashes

Developed for film and popularized by the ’60s Mod movement, faux lashes hit it big when supermodel Twiggy made them part of her trademark look. …