The 8 Stages of Organizing Your Beauty Products (and Your Life)

Anyone who has tasked themselves with organizing knows that you don't get from "determined" to "satisfied with life-changing results" without a lot of inner turmoil. Especially if you follow Marie Kondo's tips from her bestselling novel, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up." Thanks to a job that requires me to test out new beauty products (I know, it's rough), my product closet -- er, bathroom -- is bordering on a level that could get me on "Hoarders." So, I decided to put Kondo's tactics to the test. As she says in the book, "When you put your house in order, you put your affairs and your past in order, too." Such is the magic of tidying up. Here's how I (and my beauty product collection) fared.   read more

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13 Healthy Ways to Up Your Avocado Toast Game

Raise your hand if you love avocado toast. We thought so. Though this massive food trend has made its way onto most brunch menus by now, it's also incredibly easy to make at home. Whether eaten to start your day or as a healthy pre- or post-workout snack, avocado toast is great for pretty much any meal. Avocado toast packs a winning combination of carbs and healthy, monounsaturated fats (aka the ones that are good for your heart). Plus, they're chock-full of potassium, vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids, which have extra benefits for your skin and hair. Even better, avocado toast is the perfect canvas for well, just about anything. There are tons of things you can add to your avocado toast to spice things up or make it more filling.   read more

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17 Makeup Products Every Beauty YouTuber Is Obsessed With

Beauty YouTubers seriously know what's up, so when they announce something as Holy Grail, we take their word as gospel. So, what are some of the makeup products that have all the beauty vloggers talking? Of course, every blogger out there has his or her own personal preferences and style, but there's no denying that certain products seem to be universally loved -- and those are exactly the ones that are especially worth your attention.   read more

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12 Kick-Ass Women Over 60 to Follow on Instagram

Scroll through your Instagram's "discover" feed and you're bound to thumb past numerous photos of adorable animals doing adorable things, countless makeup reviews, celebrities sharing bits of their world, and lots of millennial-aged Instagram stars. What you're less apt to see are the women who are two, or even three, times their age who are also teaching the world a thing or two about living a full and beautiful life. These gorgeous women, all over 60, are kicking butt at being themselves and giving us serious #grownupgoals.   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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These New Hyaluronic Acid Serums Are a Big Drink of Water for Your Skin

When it comes to hydration, hyaluronic acid is a miracle molecule -- largely because it can hold 1000 times its weight in water. And hyaluronic acid isn't a weird chemical created in a lab. In fact, it naturally exists in skin, and synthetic hyaluronic acid is virtually identical to what your body already makes.   read more

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How to Fake Dewy Skin When Yours Is Dry AF

Whether your skin suffers from seasonal dryness (oh hi, winter), or just seems to be perpetually parched, a dry complexion can be problematic when it comes to makeup application... especially if your goal is to create a fresh, dewy, oh-so glowy effect. So we asked celebrity makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor to walk us through a step-by-step tutorial on combatting that dryness to make your skin look healthy, radiant and anything but dry. Check out these top tips and makeup picks, perfect for any dry-skinned gal.   read more

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9 Soothing Face Masks to Help Kill Your Hangover

So, you went a little crazy last night. You said "yes" to a few too many rounds of flaming shots, performed a few too many whips and far too many nae naes, and now you've found yourself with a splitting migraine and zombie-like complexion. We've all been there.   read more

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13 Metallic Highlighters With Diamond-Worthy Wattage

Thanks in part to the latest and greatest from Kylie Cosmetics, metallic highlighters are soaring in popularity -- and it's quite the exciting trend. After all, why not pump up your illuminating game to the absolute max? Why not go all out with Tin Man-level cheekbones?   read more

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