How to Add SPF to Every Step of Your Makeup Routine

Summer inevitably brings two things: More time in the sun and a jam-packed social calendar, which can leave us clamoring for sun protection and makeup that makes us our most Instagrammable. So why not get yourself products that can do both?   read more

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12 Sweat-Proof BB and CC Creams for Flawless Skin All Summer

As much as our Instagram feeds might try to convince us otherwise, we don't all wake up each morning with an even, radiant and acne-free complexion. While there's almost always a makeup solution to conceal what plagues you, heavy foundation can be cumbersome in the summer months. To the rescue: lightweight BB and CC creams that provide just the right amount of coverage, along with sun protection, and stay put even in the most sweltering conditions.   read more

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19 Epic Vanity Table Ideas That Will Inspire Your Next DIY Project

Sometimes, you just need to indulge. And where better to partake than your very own designated area to primp and preen? You may think of vanity tables as a glamorous artifact from the '20s, but vanity sets are still very relevant and useful (not to mention fun and totally Instagrammable). After all, think of all the counter space you'd have if you moved all of your beauty products out of the bathroom.   read more

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The Latest Beauty Guru Collabs We're Losing Our Sh*t Over

Whether it's makeup how-tos or beauty product recommendations, we turn to our favorite beauty bloggers for their mad makeup skills and candid opinions about all things beauty. When they swoon over a dazzling new highlighter, we die a little bit too. If they're obsessed with a particular liquid lipstick, we run out and buy it, too. In other words, their opinions hold a lot of value to us beauty junkies. Which is why, when beauty bloggers team up with beauty brands for makeup collaborations, they're among the most highly anticipated product launches of the year.   read more

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24 Drugstore Makeup Products Beauty Editors Swear By

As beauty editors, we come across dozens of new beauty products daily -- (don't hate us, we know we have it good.) While we do get exposed to some of the most luxurious, over-the-top expensive products on the market, there are just as many beauty products out there that totally rock our world and don't break the bank. These days, drugstore makeup brands are keeping neck and neck with the more expensive guys in terms of quality and staying on-trend.   read more

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16 Best Blushes

The best blushes give a lit-from-within, healthy-looking glow -- something we all strive for with our makeup. A bad blush gives a streaky, sparkly, clownish look -- not attractive. Luckily, our reviewers have have helped us narrow down the best blushes on the market. They've tried tons of blushes, and we're sharing their favorite picks. The best part? Our readers guarantee you won't look like you're auditioning for the circus when you reach for one of these top ranked blushes. (Just remember to use a real blush brush with all of them, not the little ones that come in the package, OK?)   See blushes

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10 Prettiest Orange Lipsticks That Will Sizzle All Summer

A bright shade of orange lipstick looks nothing short of delicious when applied to our pout. Combined with glowing skin, scorching hot temperatures, and maybe even a sultry smoky eye (if you're into that kind of thing), a vibrant orange lip simmers for summer, and it couldn't be more versatile.   read more

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16 Beauty Products to Help You Live Out Your Mermaid Dreams

Mermaid beauty is officially here, and it's the perfect way to live out your childhood dreams of living in a fairytale. Whether it's with mermaid-approved packaging (honestly, aquamarine scales make everything better), formulas packed with mermaid-approved ingredients (kelp, anyone?), or even shimmery, shiny mermaid-approved colors, there are tons of ways to pay homage to your favorite mythical creature. Heck, you can even go for mermaid hair -- the opportunities are basically endless.   read more

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We Made the Impossible Happen: 7 (Work-Appropriate) Days of Glitter Makeup

I'm a firm believer that there is no bad time or place to wear glitter makeup. Whenever a new glitter product lands on my desk, I can't help but scheme ways to wear these mesmerizing eye shadows and liners all day, every day -- even at the office. And thus, a challenge was born.   read more

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14 Best Makeup Brushes

Having the best makeup brushes in your beauty bag can make all the difference in your makeup routine. Just like a great artist uses a brush to create a museum-worthy painting, we wield our makeup brushes to create perfectly contoured and blended makeup masterpieces.   See tools

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