3 Makeup Tips from Drag Queens You'll Want to Try Tonight

The Broadway musical "Kinky Boots" is up for 13 Tony Awards, and given that Cyndi Lauper wrote the score, I'm not surprised. The story is based on a 2005 British film by the same name, which follows a shoe factory owner who decides to make boots for -- you guessed it -- drag queens.   read more

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May 22, 2013  |   7:05 AM  |  3 COMMENTS
Bindi Controversy Has Hindu Group Condemning Selena-- Again

Selena Gomez is catching heat from the Hindu group Universal Society of Hinduism yet again after the 20-year-old pop star wore a blingy bindi at her Billboard Music Awards performance Sunday. Gomez was chastised by the group last month for her "insensitive" bindi accessory on her Bollywood inspired "Come and Get It" performance at the MTV Movie Awards.   read more

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May 20, 2013  |   5:05 PM  |  20 COMMENTS
Weekend Recap: January Jones Wants to Look Like David Bowie, and More

January Jones told the "New York Times" that she, "wanted to go extreme in hair and makeup, like a Bowie character, maybe," in regards to her look at the Screen Actors Guild Awards back in January. Other than that, she seems to have a lot in common with her "Mad Men" character. Source: NYTimes.com   read more

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May 20, 2013  |   8:05 AM  |  COMMENT
5 Vulgar Beauty Products That Have Scarred Us for Life

What comes to mind when you think of beauty products? Varying shades of pink, powdery, and flowery scents? The stereotypical lipstick kiss mark? Maybe a handful of sparkles?   read more

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May 17, 2013  |   6:05 PM  |  3 COMMENTS
Disney Takes Down Their 'Sexy' Version of the 'Brave' Princess

As if plus-sized models and fat-phobic CEOs weren't enough to satisfy our controversy appetite this week, there's more news infuriating women everywhere right now: Disney's sexy makeover of their newest tomboy princess, Merida from "Brave."   read more

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May 17, 2013  |   5:05 PM  |  16 COMMENTS
Our Love for Nigel and Cristen Barker Just Multiplied

Nigel Barker, the "noted fashion photographer" from America's Next Top Model, will be venturing into the beauty world with his makeup artist wife of 14 years, Cristen Barker (who's also been a Cover Girl since '99). They're launching two beauty lines that'll be released in 2014: Beauty Equation, a prestige line, and BE Cosmetics, for mass distribution.   read more

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May 17, 2013  |   4:05 PM  |  4 COMMENTS
Now You Can Make Your Own Lipstick -- And Eat It, Too

You know that stat about the average woman eating 7 pounds of lipstick in her lifetime? The one you try to pretend you're not a part of?   read more

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May 17, 2013  |  10:05 AM  |  7 COMMENTS
Is This 'Adios' For Avon?

Avon ladies may seem like the dying breed in today's competitive beauty market, but it looks like the entire Avon brand may become extinct within the year, according to 24/7 Wall St.'s stats.   read more

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May 17, 2013  |   9:05 AM  |  13 COMMENTS
The Lip Crayon Is Having a Moment

As someone who was regularly berated by her orthodontist for not using lip balm (I'll spare you the gory details of my headgear routine), I've grown to be pretty finicky when it comes to my lip regimen. Now, I always have Chapstick in my purse, and while it's great for hydration, it fails to deliver on the pigment front. Lip gloss always seems like a good idea ... until strands of my hair get trapped in the stickiness.   read more

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May 16, 2013  |   5:05 PM  |  8 COMMENTS
Photo of the Day: This Crazy-Cool Emoji Makeup

Emojis -- those colorful, detailed emoticons that are beyond fun to go crazy with in texts and on social media -- are the perfect blend of beauty and self-expression. What better way to send a "Happy Birthday!" message to your bestie than a bunch of cute images of red balloons, birthday cake, smiling princesses, hearts in every color, multiple martini glasses, and a shooting star?   read more

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May 16, 2013  |   5:05 PM  |  3 COMMENTS

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