8 Best Curling Irons -- and the Worst

There are four things you should look for in a curling iron: One, does it get hot enough to adequately curl your hair? Two, is it the right size barrel for the curls you want to create (smaller barrels mean tighter curls, looser barrels mean bigger curls)? Three, is it easy to hold and use? And four, is it a high enough quality iron to last you a long time?   See curling irons

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12 Gorgeous Bobby Pin Hairstyles You Can Create in Minutes

Bobby pin hairstyles are the best thing to happen to lazy girls since dry shampoo. The humble hair accessory can instantly transform a dull 'do, and most of the time it costs less than a latte (unless you like pins fancy, girl).   read more

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Everything You Need to Know About Birth Control and Acne

If you've got adult acne, you've probably tried every product imaginable, along with altering your diet, drinking more water, and every other voodoo-like trick on the internet. (Raise your hand if you, too, have rubbed banana peels on angry, inflamed skin.)   read more

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12 Best Drugstore Mascaras

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12 Best Drugstore Mascaras

Thanks to Adele's signature falsies and Kim K's spidery fringe, eyelashes are doing a lot more than protecting eyeballs from dust particles these days. Between Latisse and the eyelash extension craze, who isn't enhancing their eyelashes? But, not everyone who lusts after the faux-lashed look has the time, funds or steady hands to apply these instant come-hither-ers.   See mascaras

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10 Makeup Brush Cleaners That'll Save You Serious Time

As if the Sunday scaries weren't already terrifying, just a cursory glance at our bathroom vanity following the aftermath of the weekend is enough to bring us to tears (see Kim K's ugly cry if you need a point of reference).   read more

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How to Erase Dark Circles With Makeup

Whether the cause is genetics or last night's Netflix binge, those deep, dark, annoying AF under-eye circles are now this morning's most difficult problem to hide. For some reason, no matter how much concealer you cake on, the evil darkness seeps through, and you end up with a cakey mess -- simply highlighting the problem instead of erasing it.   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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19 Cute Makeup Bags to Help You Keep Your Sh*t Together

As any fellow beauty junkie can attest, maintaining your makeup throughout the day is a must. However, stuffing your favorite lipsticks, compacts and eyeliners into random purse zippers and coat pockets is not only inconvenient, it's also a recipe for messy spills, broken powders and total meltdowns -- of the lipstick and emotional variety.   read more

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12 Best Hairsprays

HAIR CARE

12 Best Hairsprays

When it comes to finding the best hairsprays, you want the ones that keep your 'do in place without making it look like a helmet, right? Luckily, the light, flexible formulas of today's best hairsprays bear little resemblance to the hair-stiffening hairsprays of yesteryear.   See products

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