Alexa Chung Shares the Secret to Her Cat Eye

I'm not quite sure why Alexa Chung is famous, but I don't think it matters much. She's an It girl -- if only for being perpetually clad in Peter Pan collars, having a British accent and quirky sense of humor, and constantly rocking the perfect cat-eye liner.   read more

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December 24, 2013  |   6:12 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Find the Right Mascara Wand

You can't get the lashes you want without the right tool. But with all the wand shapes to choose from, picking out the perfect mascara can feel a bit like 9th grade geometry class (and nobody wants to relive high school, especially when it comes to something that's supposed to be fun like makeup). So how exactly does one go about deciphering all of the hourglass, spherical and wavy shapes to find the right mascara for your lash? We're here to break it down for you -- with a little help from the experts, of course.   read more

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December 23, 2013  |   4:12 PM  |  6 COMMENTS
My Quest for Cara D's Power Brow

I'm in major lust -- lust for Cara Delevingne and Lily Collins and Brooke Shields' eyebrows (circa 1983). Fierce, bold brows that look like they've never been touched with a pair of tweezers have been haunting me everywhere lately. Runways, red carpets and magazine spreads alike all feature full-browed beauties front and center, making every waxed and plucked woman (myself included) wishing we had saved our money and embraced our natural side.   read more

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December 23, 2013  |   2:12 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
Holiday Hair and Makeup Looks So Fab We Almost Didn't Share 'Em

Everybody's doing it.

No, not shopping (though we're also engaging in an obscene amount of that recently). We're talking about filling up your Pinterest boards with holiday hair and makeup looks. Even if you're not a heavy pinner, you've probably been trying to figure out festive outfits and the holiday hairstyles that'll complement them perfectly. At least that's what we've been doing.   See holiday looks

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December 17, 2013  |   4:12 AM  |  21 COMMENTS
Everything You Need For A Midday Makeup Refresh

When your makeup hits a midday slump, re-energize your look on your next 5-minute break.   read more

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December 16, 2013  |   5:12 AM  |  COMMENT
Holiday Forecast: You Need to Try a Metallic Eye

Whether you like subtle sparkle or want to bring the drama with tons of shine, consider this your guide to the season's metallic eye trend   read more

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December 13, 2013  |   4:12 AM  |  COMMENT
Get The Perfect Weekend Casual Look

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Get The Perfect Weekend Casual Look

Don't waste your precious weekend time primping. Get this laid-back beauty look in five minutes or less.   read more

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December 13, 2013  |   4:12 AM  |  COMMENT
We Tried It: Color-Correcting Primers in Every Shade of the Rainbow

You know you've got a problem when you briefly consider both bribing a TSA agent and/or missing your flight because you think you packed an illicit, full-size tube of expensive foundation primer in your carry-on. Throw it away? When hell freezes over. (True story.)   read more

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December 10, 2013  |   3:12 PM  |  1 COMMENT
Holiday 2013: All Wrapped Up

Your must-have guide to gifts, beauty, health, and fashion for the hollidays   read more

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December 10, 2013  |   2:12 PM  |  COMMENT
Lady Gaga Shows Off Her Surreal Style In London

If Lady Gaga has a knack for anything, it's her unconventional beauty and fashion choices, and we're pretty convinced that this one in particular might just take the all-time cake. Gaga took her ARTPOP mission to a more literal level this past weekend during an outing in London, wearing what appears to be her take on Picasso's famous "Girl Before A Mirror" painting come to life.   read more

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December 9, 2013  |   9:12 AM  |  4 COMMENTS

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