15 Instagram Accounts That Are Redefining Beauty Standards

Remaining body positive while scrolling Instagram's endless stream of individuals filtered to perfection (or, ahem, beyond recognition) is no easy feat. The flaw-free barrage of drop-dead gorgeous 'grammers can make a gal feel like she needs to hide or whittle away at every supposed imperfection (Can we say #unrealistic?).   read more

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12 Best Summer Hair Care Products -- and the 2 Worst

Summer is an invitation for a more lackadaisical approach to hair. (Hallelujah!) It means letting bangs grow out, letting hair air-dry, getting beachy waves from actually going to the beach and covering up unwashed summer hair with floppy hats. But with the season also comes certain summer hair hazards, like chlorine, UV rays, salt water and humidity -- all of which can lead to pool-hair, fried scalps and frizzy, dried-out, damaged strands.   See products

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7 Self-Care Habits That Will Make You Glow From the Inside Out

In the past few years, self-care has been occasionally and incorrectly equated with self-indulgence. Sure, self-care can mean throwing down for spa treatments, a new wardrobe or fine leather goods, but there are plenty of other ways to "treat yo' self." Some of the most powerful and healthy self-care habits for your mind and body are actually pretty simple, not to mention free (or pretty close to it).   read more

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11 K-Beauty Must Haves You Can Buy on Amazon

Gone are the days when getting your hands on cosmetics from around the world was actually something of a challenge -- because now, we have Amazon. And Amazon is a makeup and skincare mecca for all things Korean beauty -- after all, shipping tends to be fast and reasonable, and you can get pretty much anything you can imagine. So, what are the things you should be keeping your eye out for next time you're indulging in a little online retail therapy?   read more

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12 Hair Masks That Will Undo All the Summer Damage

Let's be honest. Summer is a magical time for us. But for our hair, not so much.

While we take in all the fun, our hair takes a beating, courtesy of the sun, salt water, chlorine and around-the-clock A/C. The result: seriously damaged hair, just begging for moisture. That's where a damage repair mask comes in. Since we're not going to stop living our fun summer lives (YOLO), we need a hair mask that will repair damaged strands and effectively erase the signs of summer.   read more

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14 Best Powders

When it comes to face makeup, most of us will go to amazing lengths in order to find that perfect product. That one foundation, powder or concealer that completely hides spots, minimizes lines and creates an overall flawless finish. (Does one such product even exist?!) We will spend a ton of cash -- maybe not on one product, but on the hundreds we've tested in a lifetime -- read reviews until we're dizzy and, of course, allow makeup artist after makeup artist to convince us that their product is the best. That's a lot of work for a category of makeup that shouldn't really get noticed, right? Well, in order to put an end to this madness and to hopefully save you a few bucks, we thought we'd share a list of the top-rated face powders according to our readers.   See powders

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The Buzzy Mind-Body Facial That Puts Skin in its Happy Place

You've probably seen the Instagram posts for jade stone and rose quartz facial gua sha tools. But you've no idea how to use them, or why. Order online and the tool comes with no instructions. What's a girl to do?   read more

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13 Waterproof Makeup Picks You Can Sweat (or Swim or Cry) In

Makeup is a no-brainer when it comes to enhancing your best features -- that is, unless it's sliding down your face. And let's be real, between unpredictable weather, our daily workouts and the occasional cry-fest (like whenever "A Walk to Remember" is on) -- not to mention the pool parties, beach vacations and outdoor excursions of summer -- there are endless opportunities for your makeup to smear or streak. That's why makeup that can withstand the elements is a must. Instead of letting a little heat, humidity or tears ruin your makeup fun, keep your face in place with these top-notch waterproof makeup picks.   read more

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The Best Natural Acne Remedies, According to Skin Care Pros

When it comes to battling blemishes, three major ingredients seem to get all the love: salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and retinoids. And while we'd never knock this top trio (they are proven to be supereffective, after all), sometimes you need a gentler, more natural way to clear your complexion. Maybe you have a bambino on board and are looking to steer clear of chemicals, or maybe you're just trying to green your beauty routine. No matter the motive, you'll be happy to know that there are plenty of natural ingredients that can zap zits and knockout breakouts. Check out the six that skincare experts love, plus the products that contain them.   read more

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