14 Cult Beauty Products the Pros Swear By

Here are the insiders-only, cult beauty products that makeup artists always have in their kits

12 Best Braiding Video Tutorials

This schoolgirl favorite is all grown up. See the 12 new braided hairstyles we can't get enough of and learn exactly how to do them

A Fashionista's Painterly Manicure

Stunning nail art ideas -- from easy DIY to crazy design ideas -- one week at a time

9 Best-Selling Shades of Semi-Permanent Hair Colors

Discover your signature shade, without the commitment

The #ProductEmpties We Loved to the Last Drop

Ever had a beauty product you love so much that you shook, hacked, scraped or squeezed its container until you were absolutely positive you had expended all of its precious contents? Rare indeed is the product that elicits that deliciously desperate feeling, especially in beauty editors. So when our team of beauty mavens encounters a rave-worthy product, you know it's the real deal. Herewith, our editors rattle off their "beauty empties," aka the best beauty products that they can't help but use until the last drop. Read on for their best nail polishes, hair products, skin care products and makeup now.   read more


7 Nail Trends to Rock This Year

Check out these popular nail polish trends, and see how you can incorporate them into your own style.   read more


12 Homecoming Nail Ideas Fit for a (Homecoming) Queen

Picking out the perfect dress and finding an elegant hairstyle are crucial steps in getting ready for the big dance, but you also can't forget your homecoming nails. Gorgeous nail art that coordinates with your ensemble will top off your head-to-toe look. Check out these 12 ideas for stunning homecoming nails that are sure to impress.   read more


8 Brand-Sparkling-New Teeth Whiteners … That Actually Work

Fact: White teeth make you look younger, healthier, more attractive, and more employable. Yes, really, employable, according to a recent survey conducted by Oral-B. (They're a little biased, sure, but would you hire someone with Pennsatucky's teeth?)   read more


10 New Drugstore Lipsticks That Feel So Luxe

A swipe of lipstick is undeniably the easiest -- and fastest -- way to totally change up your look, and, if you're anything like us, you likely have several different tubes within reach at all times. And while we totally get the appeal of luxury lipstick (and hey, we're not knocking it!) an extensive collection of those pricey puppies can do some serious damage to your wallet. Happily, the latest drugstore lipsticks are taking a hint from their high-end counterparts and incorporating all kinds of new ingredients, innovative technologies and fabulous formulas. No matter which luxe lipstick you love, there's now a budget-friendly option that's oh-so similar. Ahead, 10 of our latest obsessions.   read more


15 Hacks to Make Nail Polish Last Longer

If you've ever had a fresh manicure chip, you've probably wondered how to make nail polish last longer. There are steps you can take to help both DIY and professional nail jobs last for weeks. Check out these 15 tips for how to make nail polish last longer.   read more


The 8 Stages of Organizing Your Beauty Products (and Your Life)

Anyone who has tasked themselves with organizing knows that you don't get from "determined" to "satisfied with life-changing results" without a lot of inner turmoil. Especially if you follow Marie Kondo's tips from her bestselling novel, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up." Thanks to a job that requires me to test out new beauty products (I know, it's rough), my product closet -- er, bathroom -- is bordering on a level that could get me on "Hoarders." So, I decided to put Kondo's tactics to the test. As she says in the book, "When you put your house in order, you put your affairs and your past in order, too." Such is the magic of tidying up. Here's how I (and my beauty product collection) fared.   read more


13 Healthy Ways to Up Your Avocado Toast Game

Raise your hand if you love avocado toast. We thought so. Though this massive food trend has made its way onto most brunch menus by now, it's also incredibly easy to make at home. Whether eaten to start your day or as a healthy pre- or post-workout snack, avocado toast is great for pretty much any meal. Avocado toast packs a winning combination of carbs and healthy, monounsaturated fats (aka the ones that are good for your heart). Plus, they're chock-full of potassium, vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids, which have extra benefits for your skin and hair. Even better, avocado toast is the perfect canvas for well, just about anything. There are tons of things you can add to your avocado toast to spice things up or make it more filling.   read more


How to DIY the Perfect Half-Moon Manicure

For 85 years, half moon nails have been creating a striking look for women's fingers. By 1932, when Revlon introduced the first line of pigment nail polish, the half-moon style with partially bare nails was all the rage. Read on to find out how to get this look yourself.   read more


How to Use Gelous Nail Gel to Fake a Gel Mani at Home

With ACI Gelous Nail Gel, $6, you can get the long-lasting quality of a gel manicure without going to the nail salon. This product does the trick when you don't have the time or money to indulge in a professional nail job. Learn what makes Gelous so great and how to use it.   read more


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