First Look: Estée Lauder's New Color Collection: The Metallics

The impetus behind Estée Lauder's latest collection? Creative Makeup Director, Tom Pecheux's, disdain for boundaries. "When it comes to color, there are no limits," he says. "I like to have freedom. Metallic makeup does that."   read more


September 6, 2013  |   2:09 PM  |  1 COMMENT
Amanda's Natural Beauty Makeover


Amanda's Natural Beauty Makeover

Beachy, unwashed waves and sparkly purple eyeshadow have been 21-year-old Amanda Montell's go-to look this summer -- but they're not exactly right for a day at the office. Anticipating the start of a new internship in New York (where the dress code is, shall we say, blazer-encouraged), Amanda felt that it was high time for a new beauty routine. One that could take her from class to the office, and still look perfect for happy hour after.   read more


September 3, 2013  |   6:09 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
First Look: The Shu Uemura, Takashi Murakami Holiday Collection Collaboration

News that artist Takashi Murakami has teamed with Shu Uemura to produce a collection inspired by Japan's cult favorite anime, "Six Heart Princesses," is surely music to any makeup maven's ears.   read more


August 29, 2013  |   8:08 AM  |  COMMENT
Still Haven't Tried One Of These Gems?

I think most would agree that cults have a negative connotation, what with all the bizarre idolizing, brainwashing, matching sneakers and charismatic (read: creepy) leaders ... not to mention the emotional trauma inflicted upon yours truly after a viewing of "Martha Marcy May Marlene" all alone in my apartment, late at night. Mistake.   read more


August 28, 2013  |   9:08 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
9 Best Lipsticks

We kiss with them, we sip with them, we angle them with finesse to create coy little smiles -- they're one of the sexiest parts of the body, and paired with the right gloss, balm, stick or stain, can make an onlooker weak at the knees. We want it all when it comes to beauty products for the lips: color, shine, staying power, plumpness, and an affordable price. The good news is we can have it all. There are a ton of lip products out there, but there's nothing classier or more seductive than the market's best lipsticks.   See the products


August 27, 2013  |   5:08 PM  |  76 COMMENTS
Tory Burch Finally Does Beauty

For the last 10 years, Tory Burch has been building a fashion empire -- one with month-long waitlists for ballet flats and racks of preppy-bohemian clothes in every high-end department store in the country. While some people love to hate the line (yes, it's true -- tunics and ribbon belts don't work on everyone), the ones who love it really love it.   read more


August 23, 2013  |  12:08 PM  |  1 COMMENT
Unbelievable: Makeup Artist Carly Paige Morphs Into World's Most Famous Faces

Since last October, when she began tooling around with her makeup kit in a bid for a special effects movie gig, Sephora employee Carly Paige has been transforming her pretty, blonde self into some of the most celebrated faces in history.   read more


August 22, 2013  |   7:08 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
The 7 New Products You'll Flip For in August

Every month, we feature our favorite new products in one easy-to-use shopping cheat sheet. The most amazing new mascara, a hairspray that will change your life, the newest face-saving serum -- we zero in on the products we know everyone will be talking about.

This month, we're taking a different route. We're highlighting August launches that everyone is already talking about. Take the Marc Jacobs Beauty collection. We've written about it three, oh, maybe four times, and here it is again -- because it's that big.   read more


August 21, 2013  |  10:08 AM  |  4 COMMENTS
First Look: Beauty Blogger Michelle Phan's Makeup Line

The last time we wrote about Michelle Phan, it was to praise her brilliant boyfriend tag video. Today, it's because we're beyond tickled that her long awaited makeup line is poised to launch.   read more


August 15, 2013  |  10:08 AM  |  5 COMMENTS
14 Foundations You Can't Live Without

Complaints about foundation? We've heard them all -- from too heavy and drying to too light and oily, not to mention "too few shades" and "too expensive." But thanks to our reviewers, we've managed to curate a list of foundations you can't live without. Discover which brands and formulas received the most upward facing thumbs -- you just might discover your new foundation fix.   Best foundations


August 14, 2013  |  12:08 AM  |  39 COMMENTS

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