15 Best Makeup Brush Sets for Every Budget

Makeup brushes don't always get as much fanfare as other beauty products, but good makeup brushes are every bit as essential to your collection as your favorite eye shadow palette or lipstick.   read more


9 Swoon-Worthy Beauty Gifts You'll Want for Yourself


9 Swoon-Worthy Beauty Gifts You'll Want for Yourself

Win the holiday season with these flawless gifts for makeup-lovers   read more


32 Subtle to Daring Colorful Eyeliner Looks You Need RN

If you've ever just happened to stumble into a Sephora during your lunch break, chances are you've impulse-bought a few colorful statement eyeliners. That sparkly pink/matte sky blue/metallic teal seemed like such a good idea at the time, but what do you do with it now? How do you actually incorporate it into your makeup routine?   read more


12 Life-Changing Eye Makeup Tutorials You Need to See RN

Eye makeup is hard. Luckily, there's Pinterest (aka Internet crack) to help make it less so. There are thousands of eye makeup looks that are total #goals, and we enjoy every minute plotting our next girls' night out look. So what's the problem? While Pinterest is a great avenue for finding new eye makeup ideas, half the time they're just pictures. Aspirational smoky eye photos are great and all, but for us mere mortals who are nowhere near makeup artist status, we need a little guidance on how to apply our eyeshadow.   read more


Kendall Jenner's Makeup Artist Shares His Secrets to Perfect Brows

Sure, we're envious of Kendall Jenner's killer bod and incredible hair, but few things incite as much beauty envy in us as her amazing eyebrows. So we went straight to her main makeup man, Victor Henao, Director of Global Makeup Design for Estée Lauder, for the inside scoop. According to him, the secret to Kendall Jenner-worthy brows is not stressing about perfection. "People get lost in this idea of having perfect brows and waxing and plucking and shaping. Sometimes the best thing for your brows is just to let them be," he says. Still, that doesn't mean he practices a totally hands-off approach when it comes to enhancing Jenner's arches. Here, he shares the supersimple ways he creates three different brow looks on the supermodel.   read more


15 Killer Makeup Looks for Green Eyes

You can change your nail color in five minutes. You can change the hue of your hair in as few as 10. But -- unless you want to start wearing contacts -- your eye color is with you for life. Not that that's a bad thing. The intensity of their color is, arguably, the hallmark of beautiful eyes. And the right makeup for green eyes can make them look especially dazzling.   read more


9 Best Matte Lipsticks

The matte lipstick trend is making a comeback and we couldn't be more excited. Not only does matte lipstick work well for day and night, it also tends to have longer staying power -- and less of a sticky quality -- than traditional lipsticks and glosses. But one of matte lipstick's biggest downfall is its chalky, patchy application that can dry out lips. That's why our criteria for the best matte lipstick has three parts: It should be highly pigmented, last all day and -- most importantly -- not make your lips feel dryer than the Sahara. According to our readers, these nine best matte lipsticks fit the bill.   read more


8 Badass Ways to Pull Off Dark Lipstick This Winter

Remember when you were 16 years old? That night you swiped a six-pack from your parents and snuck out in the middle of the night to split it with your best friends? Remember how invincible you felt? That rebel still lives in you somewhere, and though it's no longer cute to engage in juvenile teenage behavior, we can all benefit from a little darkness here and there.   See Tips


16 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes That Only Require Makeup

Listen up, lazy girls: A cool Halloween makeup look is all you need to pull off a costume worthy of every partygoers' envy.   Get Halloween makeup


11 Best Lip Balms for Dry Lips

How many times a day do you apply lip balm? According to a poll we posted on our Facebook page, the average woman uses lip balm anywhere from two to 30 times a day. Yeah, you read that right -- 30 times.   See lip balms


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