Sarah Maharaj

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How to Train Your Brain for Positive Thinking

People ask me, “How do I reprogram my mind?” Why? Did somebody ninjutsu your brain and hypnotize you into thinking something horrible?<p>Here’s the …

Self-help

Meet Katey Denno, the Celebrity Makeup Artist Who Only Uses Natural Makeup

Green beauty is still a relatively new concept to many people — the idea that cosmetics and skincare products can be formulated with <i>all</i> natural ingredients and can be just as effective as glamorous as their traditional counterparts. It’s only human nature to stick with what we know, and find …

Makeup

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

We Bet You Can’t Look Away From This Video of a Blackhead Vacuum Sucking All the Nasty Stuff out of Someone's Face!

We never thought we’d be this excited about a vacuum of any kind — especially one that sucks blackheads out of your face… Yet, here we are.<p>It’s no …

Skin Care

28 Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands You Need to Know

As the Grab Your Wallet boycott has proved, there's real power in how you spend your money. And for the socially conscious animal lovers among us, the same can be said about what...

Clarisonic Is About To Change The Way You Do Your Makeup

We expect our beauty tools to live up to the same standards we hold our sex partners to: They must be fun to play with, accommodating to our specific …

Skin Care

Expensive Cleansers Are a Total Waste, Except for This One

Cleansing twice at night and once in the morning sounds excessive, but it’s a necessary practice for clear, cooperative skin. Believe me: I spent …

The 10 Best Robot Vacuums

A high-tech solution to a household chore that nobody likes.<p>Robot vacuums have become more capable than ever, with today's high-end models offering an appealing blend of cleaning power and smart home functionality. Below are the best options for every budget.

This Dental Floss Eyeliner Trick Will Give You a Perfect Line Every Time

If you love eyeliner, a good makeup hack, and expertly applied cat eyes, send Instagrammer Makeup By Sugar a virtual fruit basket because she just found a new tool to add to your makeup kit: dental floss picks.<p>In her how-to, she paints the string portion of one of the little thingamabobs with …

9 Skincare Products With Over 50K Loves on Sephora

Earlier this year, we clued you in on a helpful icon located on the product pages of Sephora's website—the "loves". It's a small, red heart located …

You’ve Been Shopping for Foundation All Wrong—Here's What You Should Do

We’ve all been there: You go out and buy a new foundation only to get home and realize the shade you thought was a perfect match is so <i>not</i>. Whether …

NASA's Senior Photographer Explains The Best Ways to Shoot The Rare Supermoon

Get your cameras ready.<p>The most spectacular supermoon of the 21st century, so far, is happening on November 14.<p>It’s an event worth remembering since …

Supermoon

How to Make Foundation Look Natural Every Time, According to Top Makeup Artists

It's funny—our bathroom vanities and office desks runneth over with makeup products, our purses practically serve as a catchall for every rogue …

11 of our favorite vegan makeup products to shop in honor of World Vegan Day

It takes some serious commitment and a strong backbone to be vegan, so hats off to vegans everywhere! You’ll be happy to know, vegans, that today is …

Best online store: Allbeauty tops Which? vote with discounted beauty products

A little-known budget beauty store has been voted ‘best online shop’ in a poll of 10,000 shoppers for consumer group Which?<p>Reviewers gave …

9 best natural shampoos

Over the past few years we’ve seen a rise in popularity of natural beauty products. The UK has tight regulations around cosmetics and toiletries …

31 Holy Grail Beauty Products That Actually Follow Through On Their Claims

<i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page.</i>

Is This Why Men Always Look Younger Than Women?

Last year, one of the world's most superhumanly beautiful women, Cate Blanchett, told us her #1 secret to ageless skin: "Exfoliating," she said. …

There’s a Secret Number in Beauty Products that You Have to Know

If you use beauty products at all, you really need to check this out.<p>We often forget the fact these products are not made to last forever: that’s …

The Only 4 Tools You Need To Completely Cover Dark Undereye Circles

<i>This article originally appeared in the March 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>If you've put concealer on the bench for looking cakey or thick, it's time to get …

The Kitchen of the Future: 10 Smart Gadgets that Make Eating at Home Easier

You already spend <i>sooo</i> much time chopping and sautéing... wait, and now the <i>kale</i> needs to be massaged, too?! While healthy cooking and eating is worth …

Here are 11 cruelty-free makeup brands to help overhaul your beauty regimen

Buying makeup is totally a double-edged sword. After all, there are few things that can compare to the rush that comes when you make the *perfect* …

These are the skincare products you must never use together

Lemon and mint, peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, Victoria and David… some pairs are truly a match made in heaven. But in the case of …

22 Time-Saving Beauty Hacks to Use When You're Already Late

You're about to be on time(-ish) for work.<p>MAKEUP<p><b>1. Fix smudged makeup in a flash by using concealer to hide your mistake.</b> Don't have a makeup wipe handy? If you color outside of your lip line and the shade stains your skin, use concealer to cover up your mistake. Try Vert Concealer Stick.<p><b>2. Store</b> …

11 Life-Saving Makeup Brands That Make Foundation For Your Skin Tone

'Cause a Tinder match shouldn't be easier than a foundation match.

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

These Sunscreens Prevent Sun Damage on Dark Skin the Best

<i>Felicia Walker Benson has been blogging since 2006, pouring her heart and soul into her passion for beauty.</i> <i>Walker Benson, who serves as editor in</i> …

A Panel of Dermatologists and Experts Think These are the Most Effective Green Beauty Products Out There

The best all-natural makeup, hair, and skin saviors on the market.<p>When ELLE kicked off our annual eco-beauty awards 10 years ago, we wanted to recognize the handful of companies that were committed to using all-natural ingredients and making the world a better place. Fast-forward a decade, and the …

5 Products We're Obsessing Over This Week

If you want to try these products without committing to full-size versions (and prices), we have good news: They can all conveniently be found in July's Allure Beauty Box. But trust us, after round one of testing, you'll be ready to invest.<p>$62 for 1 ounce (www.nordstrom.com/allure).<p>This serum is a …

Skin Care