Stories by Rachel Krause

8 Gorgeous Ways to Wear Metallic Eye Shadow Right Now

There's something about fall and winter weather that brings metallic eye shadow to the top of the trend forecast. Maybe it's the looming holiday festivities, which always warrant a touch of sparkle, or the need to add something special to combat the drag of shorter days and colder nights -- or maybe it's just the fact that we've finally reached the time of year when wearing eye makeup is a real option and not an invitation to have it dripping down your face by midday.   read more

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These Amazing Overnight Treatments Transform Skin While You Sleep

Food, water and sleep are the top three things necessary to sustain human life, but keeping all three in check is easier said than done. Eating? No problem. Staying hydrated? A little more challenging, but we'll aim for the recommended 2.7 liters a day. Getting a good night's sleep, every night? Try explaining that to our bosses, our smartphones, our pets, our kids... oh, and our brains.   read more

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These Skin-Perfecting Multitaskers Are All You Need for Flawless Skin

Next time someone asks you about your desert-island makeup must-have (because that happens all the time, right?), take a moment to pause and think it through. Consider a bona fide beauty multitasker, something that exceeds one-trick-pony expectations and really -- no, really -- does it all. That is what the highlighting concealer is for.   read more

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13 Peel-Off Masks That Will Look Amazing in Your Snapchat Story

In the age of Instagram, Snapchat, and Instagram Stories, a beauty product is only as good as its ability to make people double-tap. Take, for example, the popularity of sheet masks: They may be a dime a dozen now, but the 4-for-$10 favorite was only a niche Korean novelty until models started appearing on social media wearing them like an accessory. See what we mean?   read more

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7 Beauty Vloggers Share Their Secrets to Flawless-Looking Foundation

A fair amount of the mind-blowing makeup expertise you'll find on social media is of the variety that, while certainly transfixing enough to see you through a lazy Sunday afternoon, does not always play well IRL. Watching your favorite beauty vlogger execute a perfect cut-crease cat eye may be your spiritual equivalent of attending church, but sadly it's just not a skill that translates into everyday life. (As in, special occasions are a very different story.)   read more

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15 Drugstore Products Celebrity Makeup Artists Swear By

It doesn't matter if it's $5 or $50: When something works, it works. Still, we would be remiss not to acknowledge the joy, the satisfaction, the swell of pride -- not to mention the money saved -- that comes with finding truly incredible beauty products for less than the price of a cold-pressed juice. Now that feeling is akin to the makeup lover's nirvana.   read more

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9 Ways to Give Yourself a Fresh(-Smelling) Start This Fall

There's no time like the fall to make a change for the better. It's a season of transformation, of transition, of new opportunities and new ways to improve -- oh, and new fragrances too, of course.   read more

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18 Nail Polish Colors for Every Type of Boss Babe

Believe it or not, there's more to finding the perfect nail color than just picking the first one that catches your eye. There's actually a whole science behind what our choices in color say about our personalities, which is especially important when you're hoping to project a certain persona or make a particular first impression.   read more

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These Are the Fall Lipstick Colors That Will Be Everywhere This Season

There's no use pretending that the end of summer is anything other than a major bummer (goodbye, rosè all day). But if there's one thing to not dread, but actually get excited about, it's fall beauty -- especially fall lipstick colors. As much as we love a good gloss, this year has seen some major lipstick launches -- we're talking superpigmented, long-lasting and comfortable formulas -- proof that sometimes change is good. And what better way to embrace change than with these must-try fall lipstick colors, which are anything but expected. From bruised plum to vibrant tangerine, fall's lipstick trends embrace a dichotomy of dark and light, which, when you think about it, is kind of like fall itself.   read more

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What Is The Werewolf Diet? (And Why Are Madonna and Demi On It?)

Ah, kooky celebrities with their kooky diets! While we exert the effort to stay in shape with run-of-the-mill healthy diets and frequent exercise, our favorite celebs are taking part in alarmingly named fad diets that are first reported on by the Daily Mail. According to the (sometimes less than trustworthy) publication, slim stars like Madonna and Demi Moore are now clamoring to the "Werewolf Diet." Yes, the Werewolf Diet.   read more

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