The Beauty of Organic Lipstick

Some of you may be wondering, what exactly is the point of organic lipstick? Well for starters, many lip products on the market are filled with parabens, artificial colors, fragrances, lead and other harsh chemicals, which when used for prolonged periods of time can pose certain risks. In addition, supporting organic lipstick and other natural products is better for the environment, which helps create a healthier living space for everyone in it. For some suggestions regarding safer lip product options, check out   read more


July 18, 2012  |   7:07 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
7 Underground Brands You're Not Using...Yet

CoverGirl. Maybelline. MAC.

These are brands that every makeup-wearing girl knows and loves. We've been saying, "because I'm worth it" for years and have stayed loyal to the brands ruling our drugstores and department stores for good reason: They have tons of cult-classic items that have wowed us since we bought our first lipstick. Hey, it's easier to go with a label you trust than some underground brand you've never heard of, right?   See brands


July 13, 2012  |   9:07 AM  |  50 COMMENTS
How to Prevent a Makeup Meltdown on Your Big Day

Planning a summer wedding? Avoid smudges, smears, or creases with these warm weather makeup tricks   read more


July 11, 2012  |  12:07 PM  |  COMMENT
DIY Makeup: Create Your Own Makeup Cocktails

Still searching for the perfect shade of lip gloss or foundation? It may already be in your makeup bag. Find out how to create custom DIY makeup like the pros   Find out how


July 6, 2012  |   3:07 PM  |  29 COMMENTS
7 Makeup Must-Haves for the Gym

I have my fair share of dirty little secrets. Take, for instance, the fact that I'm a closet Battlestar Galactica fan or that I chow down on olives by the can. Oh, and here's another, I always wear makeup to the gym.   Get makeup


June 28, 2012  |   3:06 PM  |  30 COMMENTS
The Week in Beauty

Are Republicans More 'Girly'?

Plus, Botox fights depression, the best Breast Cancer Awareness products, and moreWeigh in!   Watch videos


June 22, 2012  |   9:06 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
Makeup Tutorial: The Daytime Cat Eye

Confession: I do my makeup the same way almost every day. Sure, I'm constantly trying the latest mascara and experimenting with a new shade of blush, but my technique is formulaic and the result is always subtle on the lips and cheeks with just the slightest cat eye. Whenever I go out on a limb I feel, well, less pretty.   See tips


June 7, 2012  |   8:06 AM  |  54 COMMENTS
African-American Beauty Myths -- Busted!

I'm ashamed to admit this, but for most of my teen years, I didn't wear sunscreen. Not only would I skip the SPF, but my friends and I happily tossed the tanning oil to each other while joking: "Black don't crack!"   Get Tips


June 5, 2012  |   5:06 PM  |  24 COMMENTS
9 Must-Haves from Celebrity Makeup Artist Fiona Stiles

If you don't follow any makeup artists on Twitter, you're missing out -- they're a great source for all sorts of tips and product news. One of our hands down favorites is celebrity makeup artist Fiona Stiles (@fionastiles). Her comments are informative and honest -- plus, she tweets with her famous clients about everything from eyeliner to "Game of Thrones." It's like eavesdropping on an insider gossip session.   See makeup


June 1, 2012  |   3:06 PM  |  28 COMMENTS
Make Over My Mom

A makeover is an awesome Mother's Day gift -- and one we wanted to help facilitate. So we asked women to nominate their moms for a day of pampering in the salon, and chose three deserving mother-daughter pairs who also happen to be best friends. Then, since the only thing better than getting a makeover is getting a makeover with your best friend, we brought in both the mothers and the daughters for transformations.   See makeovers


May 10, 2012  |   5:05 PM  |  15 COMMENTS

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