Stories by Dawn Davis

6 Tricks to Make Your Blowout Last at the Gym

"Is it really bad to wash your hair every day?" As a beauty editor, I get this question all the time. And while the technical answer is no (as long as you don't also heat-style daily), why would you want to shampoo every day? I'd be thrilled if I never had to wash my hair again.   See tips

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8 Beauty Trends to Get on Board With, Stat

It's that time of year again: our annual Beauty Awards. We spent months testing the latest hair, skin care, body and makeup launches from the past year to come up with our list of the absolute best products in 65 categories. Naturally, we were bound to discover a few beauty trends along the way. And though trends may run their course (we're looking at you, over-the-top nail art) we wouldn't be surprised if these current trends soon become beauty staples.   read more

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Makeup You Can -- and Should -- Sleep in

For a skin care nut like me, the thought of going to bed with makeup on makes me want to grab the nearest GlamGlow mask and scrub for hours. So even though the sleep-in-your-makeup trend is gaining traction -- probably thanks to countless #wokeuplikethis selfies -- I'm skeptical.   read more

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How to Zap Your Sunspots for Good

Why would anybody want to know how to get rid of freckles? After all, freckles can be cute. Freckles can even be stylish. (Case in point: the Topshop Freckle Pencil in Forever Young, $7 -- so you can draw them onto your otherwise unmarred skin.)   read more

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8 New Beauty Products to Order This August

With its muggy weather and vacation-centric scheduling, August is the perfect time for minimalist beauty. Sheer makeup, barely there manicures and simplified cleansing routines mean more time to enjoy the last full month of summer.   read more

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13 Cellulite Treatments That Are Almost as Good as Hitting the Gym

Not so fun fact: Nearly 90 percent of all women have cellulite. You know, those annoying dimples on your thighs, butt and stomach (if you don't know what I'm talking about, consider yourself lucky). These dimples are caused by fat that pushes through the connective cords that attach your skin to your muscles (kind of like mesh).   See products

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Eyebrow Extensions Were the Beauty-Treatment Highlight of My Year

Eyebrow extensions, which are similar to eyelash extensions, are popping up on salon menus across the country. We can blame the legions of celebs with thick-yet-perfectly-arched brows for making bold brows a must-have in recent years -- and probably for years to come.   read more

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10 Gel Moisturizers for Prettier Skin All Summer

If you have oily skin, you need a gel moisturizer. They're lightweight, most formulas are oil-free, and they hydrate skin without leaving behind any greasy residue.   read more

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5 New Fiber Mascaras for Huge Lashes

Fiber mascara has been around for a while, but the formulas were lackluster. They were messy (imagine fibers sprinkled all over your face), extremely clumpy (not in a good way) and hard to remove. Still, women embraced them: If you want more-than-mascara lashes, but you're not a gifted false-lash artist, fiber mascara is the perfect middle ground.   read more

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8 New Beauty Products to Scoop Up This July

If I could only write about one category of beauty product for the rest of my career, it would be skin care. Which is why I'm so excited about the new products launching in July: There's a lot of skin care. From the best-selling cleansing oil in Korea (you'll be shocked to learn the brand) to a cooling, moisturizing cucumber mist you can pick up at Target to an overnight moisture mask made with snow mushroom, there are some fascinating skin care buys this month. You'll also find the prettiest new line of lip gloss, a gorgeous candle and so much more. Ready to shop? I certainly am.   read more

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