13 Purple Lipsticks You Never Knew You Needed

Orange may be the new black, but when it comes to lipstick, we can make a pretty good argument that purple is the new red. This cool hue has already become the reigning "it" hair color, and as celebs like Aishwarya Rai, Lupita Nyong'o and Solange have shown us, a purple pout looks pretty damn good too. To prove it, we swatched (and photographed) all of the hottest purple lipsticks -- from ladylike lavenders to vampy violets, and all the grapes, eggplants and plums in between -- so you can pin down your signature purple shade. (Besides, don't you think your go-to pinks and reds deserve a break?)   read more

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12 Best Drugstore Blush Products

The best drugstore blush has a few key characteristics. Not only is it under $15, the best drugstore blush is also easy to blend, highly pigmented, creamy in texture and offers a wide selection of shades. So, how hard is it really to find a quality drugstore blush?   read more

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You're Filling In Your Eyebrows All Wrong

If you've ever found yourself frantically Googling "how to fill in eyebrows," then we have something in common. My sad, scrawny eyebrows just don't grow. (Like many teenagers of the '90s, I was an overzealous tweezer.) But bold eyebrows have been the trend for a while now; so about six months ago, I followed an eyebrow tutorial and started aggressively filling in my brows. I loved the result. Then, one day, my best friend looked at me and said, "Your eyebrow pencil is really obvious."   read more

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11 Best Eyelash Products

An informal office poll revealed we all have a commonality on our beauty wish lists: long eyelashes. And our readers want them, too. They've tried multiple products on the market ranging from eyelash growth products to mascara bases and conditioning eyelash primers.   read more

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7 New Lip Treatments to Plump Your Pout Without Injections

Lip injections are up 50 percent (largely thanks to Kylie Jenner), but there are still legions of women who don't want a needle stuck into their kisser. Beauty companies have responded by developing high-end lip treatment products designed to plump lips, soften lines and improve lip condition in general -- without injections. And they work.   read more

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13 Emoji Exchanges Every Beauty Girl Has Had

If a picture's worth a thousand words, then a string of thoughtfully selected emojis is basically priceless -- especially when it comes to expressing all of the joys and struggles that come with being beauty-obsessed. And if you've got two thumbs, an emoji keyboard and a beauty habit, chances are you've turned to those expressive little icons to tell your pals just how on-fleek their brows are or seek an opinion on that new haircut or whine about your latest skin care mishap.   read more

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13 Beauty Habits That Drive Your Significant Other Nuts

Every relationship has its challenges. He leaves the toilet seat up. Your shoes don't know the way to the closet. But the biggest relationship struggle by far stems from our beauty product obsession. After all, a hoarder level collection of serums makes it difficult for even the most lovey-dovey couple navigate the confines of a tiny shared bathroom, and a serious Sephora habit sure does test the "for richer or poorer" part of your wedding vows.   read more

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A Sneaky Way to Try the New Kardashian Beauty Products Without Buying Them

Here's how to get a perfectly kontoured selfie -- no makeup brush required   read more

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9 Gluten-Free Makeup and Beauty Brands

When you're Paleo or celiac beauty junkie, sure, you care a ton about just how much length your mascara gives you, but you also worry about whether your makeup is gluten-free. According to the Gluten Intolerance Group, an estimated one in 133 people in the U.S. have celiac disease, requiring those individuals to stay gluten-free -- in all aspects.   read more

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