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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9 Best Drugstore Bronzers

The best drugstore bronzer should give you a golden, tan glow that rivals the results of a more expensive bronzer. Sound like a tall order? Not really, according to our reviewers.   read more

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The 9 Best Waterproof Mascaras -- and the 2 Worst

The best waterproof mascara is one that sticks around, resisting pesky smudges, smears and flakes no matter how much time you spend in humid weather, sweaty workouts or pools. Many women would consider waterproof mascara an essential in their beauty arsenals. But for every top-notch waterproof mascara at the drugstore or department store, there's a product that doesn't deliver on its claims.   See mascaras

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13 New Tinted Lip Balms for a Popsicle-Stained Pout

Okay, I'll address the elephant in the interweb: It's all about lipstick right now, and tinted lip balms are taking a backseat. From Urban Decay's complete lipstick overhaul to Katy Perry's new collection with CoverGirl, lipstick is the Gigi Hadid of makeup.   read more

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16 Best Concealers

Bags, blemishes, redness and under eye circles aren't your friends. But, face makeup, such as the best concealer that allows you to cover those imperfections, is not only your friend, but your closest confidant.   read more

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How to Get Free Makeup When You're Broke AF

Free makeup may sound like a fun (not-extremely-necessary) treat to most people, but to many beauty junkies, it can mean avoiding near bankruptcy. Yep, a beauty-obsessed gal's insatiable urge to punch up her pout with the latest liquid lipstick, liven her lids with all 30 shades of the newest eye shadow palette or fight the signs of aging with that revolutionary serum can add up. And it often means that beauty lovers' makeup bags are overflowing with products, while their wallets are more drained than that bottle of their signature scent.   read more

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'Orange Is the New Black': The Weirdest Place You'll Find Rad DIY Beauty Tips

The first thing I learned while watching the Netflix series "Orange is the New Black": Be thankful for bathroom stalls with doors. The dramedy, about a waspy New Yorker who gets busted for being a drug mule and ends up behind bars, is packed with teachable moments and covers the gamut of jailhouse clichés (Lesbians! Contraband! Shifty guards!), but what really stuck out was the inmates' undeniable ingenuity -- these women are the reigning queens of DIY. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade ... and when prison gives you maxi pads, make flip-flops (or upgrade to duct tape if you're fashion forward). Stole a screwdriver? Fashion a makeshift dildo!   read more

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17 Best Mascaras

We all want long, lush lashes that make our eyes pop, but only the best mascaras can get the job done. We're talking those holy grail mascaras with wands that grab and coat every last lash, formulas that let you layer without clumps and give you the volume, length and definition you crave -- all day long, without smudging. Is that really so much to ask?   See mascaras

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10 Lip Glosses That'll Convince You to Give Up Your Mattes

I can't swipe on a lip gloss without singing that Lil' Mama song. Think back to 2008. You know the one. ("They say my lip gloss be cool/My lip gloss be popping.") And I'm about to have it playing in my head on repeat, because lip gloss is back in a major way. (Proof: Kylie recently launched a gloss version of her matte Lip Kit).   read more

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