13 Things Nobody Tells You About Growing Out Your Nails

Long nails don't happen overnight. Growing out your nails is a process that requires patience, cautiousness and acceptance. Things don't always go according to plan. But once you make the decision to grow out your nails, there's no turning back -- at least until one breaks and you're left with nine medium length nails and one short one. Then it's back to square one (or round one, depending on your style).   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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You're Going to Flip for These 11 Game-Changing Mary Kay Products

In a world where beauty brands come and go, Mary Kay is pretty much the O.G. on the block. Founded in 1963, the company not only has a long heritage of promoting female entrepreneurship (remember your mom going to Mary Kay parties?), but also of constantly developing innovative new products. Case in point: They've been granted more than 1,300 patents, with 130 in 2016 alone. We're talking big-time developments in ingredients and technology that make the latest Mary Kay finds way different from what your mom -- heck, maybe even your grandma -- was buying. From a whole new take on Vitamin C to the ultimate do-it-all night cream, check out the 11 Mary Kay standouts you should definitely get your hands on.   read more

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Want Clear Skin? Here's Why You Should Try Probiotic Supplements

You may have heard about the seemingly countless benefits probiotics can provide for everything from your immune system to your digestive tract. Your gynecologist may have even prescribed you a probiotic to help treat an issue you've been dealing with "down there."   read more

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9 Best Cream Blushes

Can't stand powder blush? You're not alone. But cream blush isn't without its own set of problems. It can be hard to blend, greasy or fade away as the day goes on. But not these cream blushes. Our reviewers swear that these blushes are super-easy to apply, last all day and give cheeks a healthy flush of color without veering into clown territory. See the best cream blushes, as chosen by our readers.   read more

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Hair Loss in Women Happens. Here's What to Do About It

Hair loss in women is rarely talked about, but it's much more common than you might imagine. In fact, as many as 40 percent of women have visible hair loss by the time they reach 40, estimates the American Academy of Dermatology.   read more

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16 Best Fenty Beauty Products, According to the Internet

Pretty much everything about Fenty Beauty is good -- which should come as no surprise, seeing as it's Rihanna's brainchild. Seriously, the inclusivity, the gorgeous packaging, the Instagram-worthy highlighters -- it's all next-level amazing. Really, when you think about it, the only drawback to the collection is the fact that you can't own it all. Luckily, some of YouTube's top beauty gurus are here to help:   read more

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14 Products Perfect For Libra Season

If in addition to the crisp fall breeze you've noticed a little more harmony in the atmosphere, it could be because Libra season (September 23 to October 22) has arrived, ushering in, among other things, birthdays for the zodiac's resident social butterfly and peacemaker.   read more

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6 Ingredients that Clog Pores -- and Where to Find Them

There's no sugar-coating it: Clogged pores are the worst. Whether you're talking about blackheads, whiteheads, or full-on pimples, it's never a pretty situation. Adding insult to injury, preventing blockages is no simple feat. While there are certain ingredients that are more likely to clog pores than others (if you want to get technical, these ingredients are called 'comedogenic'), there are multiple other factors to consider, points out Emily Arch, M.D., a dermatologist at Dermatology + Aesthetics of Wicker Park in Chicago. "It really depends not only on the ingredient, but also its concentration, how it's been processed, what other ingredients are in the product and your skin type," she says.   read more

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8 Spring Beauty Trends to Try Now

The spring shows were a tale of two extremes: There was the lazy-girl way (no-makeup makeup, messy hair), and at the opposite end of effortless, there was drama, and well, effort with graphic swooshes of eyeliner and bold hits of color. And amongst it all, there was a lot to love, no matter how much time you want to put into your beauty routine. Here, the looks that caught our eye -- that we're already recreating in our bathroom mirrors.   read more

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