12 Best Sunscreens -- and the 2 Worst

Whether we like it or not, sunscreen is a must for all of us. And according to Heidi Waldorf, M.D., of Waldorf Dermatology & Laser Associates in Nanuet, NY, we need "an SPF of at least 15 daily." For prolonged sun exposure (anything more than the incidental exposure you might get from driving or working near a window), she recommends an SPF of 30 above with a water-resistant formula. She also suggests choosing a sunscreen containing titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, avobenzone or mexoryl as its active ingredient.   See sunscreens

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How to Apply Lipstick Like a Makeup Artist

We know what you're thinking -- how complicated can lipstick possibly be? True enough -- it isn't brain surgery. But somehow, by the end of the day, women around the world catch themselves in the mirror to find uneven, flaking, smudging, bleeding lip color that makes them want to (almost) resign lipstick altogether.   read more

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Look of the Day

Leave it to Zendaya to shake things up at the BET Awards. She debuted a cool new pixie haircut, balanced out by feminine makeup. Zendaya's makeup artist, Allan Avendano, said he "focused on soft pastel shades, contoured cheeks and defined brows for a modern fairy princess look."   read more

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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

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The Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Collection is Too Pretty for Words

If you look at makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury's Instagram, you'll find images by famed fashion photographer Norman Parkinson (he spent over 50 years in the business, and photographed icons like Sophia Loren, Vivien Leigh and Iman) sprinkled throughout her posts of celebrity clients and backstage snaps. She often uses his images in her mood boards, so it was only fitting that she collaborated with his grandson to create a limited edition line that captures the essence of Parkinson's work.   read more

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Find Your Astrological Power Lip Color

"What's your sign?" This question (and hopefully not pickup line) is either slightly annoying or semi-meaningful to you. Whether you take the whole zodiac thing with a grain of salt or hang on to every word in your daily horoscope as if it's the gospel, there are probably some similarities between your sign's personality traits and your persona.   Get lip horoscope

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10 Stylish Beach Bags to Carry All Summer

A day at the beach is impossible without sunscreen, shades, beach reads, towels, lip balm, sun hats, sandals and myriad other necessities that let you enjoy the sun, salt and sand. Now, all you need is the perfect beach bag to tote around your summer swag in style.   read more

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The Makeup Artist's Trick for Glowy, Sun-Kissed Skin

Ah, summer -- the perfect time to let your tan, luminous, Victoria's Secret-esque limbs shine. Unless, of course, you're pasty, bruised or not quite as svelte as you meant to be by Memorial Day. Yeah, we didn't magically wake up with tanned, even, smooth, radiant skin either. Not that anybody needs to know. Enter: these shimmer lotions, oils and sprays that blur imperfections and turn you into a bronzed bombshell fast.   read more

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14 Best Lipsticks

We kiss with them, we sip with them, we angle them with finesse to create coy little smiles -- they're one of the sexiest parts of the body, and paired with the right gloss, balm, stick or stain, can make an onlooker weak at the knees.   See the products

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