The Product Makeup Artists Swear by for Dewy, Luminous Skin

In the quest for fresh, dewy skin, one product delivers instantaneous results like no other: face mists.   read more

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16 Brightening Face Masks to Erase Summer Sun Damage

Even if you bathed in SPF all summer, you probably now have a few more freckles than you did back in May. All the lotions, hats and umbrellas in the world can't seem to keep them at bay completely. But that doesn't mean you have to sit back and let them take up permanent residence on your face.   read more

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11 Best Anti-Aging Skin Care Products

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, a fountain of youth overflowed abundantly -- bubbling out refreshing sips of anti-aging magic. One gulp or quick splash filled in lines and wrinkles, lifted saggy bits, de-puffed eyes, evened out skin tones and textures and reversed sun damage.   See products

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13 Women Who DGAF About Dark Circles -- and Why You Shouldn't Either

If you've ever had dark circles, then you may have reached for that under-eye concealer to avoid the oh-so-useless "You look tired" comment from your coworker (or other tactless person in your life).   read more

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Read This Before You Use a Retinol

Get this: the secret to anti-aging was discovered more than 80 years ago. Practically every dermatologist recommends it, and you probably already have it in your medicine cabinet. Yes, we're talking about retinol.   read more

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How to Get Your Flip-Flop-Battered Feet Pretty Again

Sandals -- they're stylish, they're easy, they're so much more comfortable than a pair of stilettos. But a long summer of open shoes and flat soles can leave your feet in need of serious T.L.C. We spoke to celebrity manicurist and Dermelect's color curator Elle (who's prettied the feet of celebs like Blake Lively and Jennifer Lopez) and Patricia Martin, director of marketing for Topical BioMedics, Inc., to get the details on caring for our not-so-cute, end-of-summer feet.   read more

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How Becoming a Beauty Editor Taught Me to Embrace My Makeup-Free Face

There I sat, a 25-year-old beauty editor living in the fashion and beauty capital of the world, looking at my profile picture and briefly wondering if I'd really go through with it. There once was a time not too long ago when the idea of posting my bare face to Instagram -- land of unrealistic beauty standards and perfectly Facetuned Insta-models -- was unthinkable. No-makeup selfies were for celebrities with perfect skin only. At least, that's how I felt. But, like I said, that was then, so I proudly pressed 'post' -- and felt no regret. You see, nowadays, I have a genuine belief that beauty isn't so much about unicorn highlighters and a perfect cut crease (though I love those too). When I look in the mirror, what I regard as beautiful is a strong sense of self and an appreciation for my natural features. I hope one day this will be the accepted and appreciated norm for all women.   read more

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Get the Look: Gorgeous Goddess Glow

Beauty trends may come and go, but a gorgeous, glowy complexion remains popular season after season. Case in point: All those celebs showing off flawlessly luminous skin on the red carpet. And if you, like us, are left wondering just how their skin can look so amazing, here's a hint -- it's just not natural beauty. Achieving that lit-from-within glow requires both the right skin care prep and proper makeup application. Fortunately, we've got tips from the pros on how you too can score an ethereal complexion, even if you're not planning on walking a red carpet anytime soon. So go ahead, get glowing.   read more

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You're Going to Freak Over This New Makeup Drugstore Launch (We Did)

Ever since Burt's Bees launched their BB cream and lip oil, we've been hoping the affordable natural beauty brand would expand their makeup offerings. Dreams do come true, because in September the brand is launching eight must-have beauty products that are finally as natural as we strive to be. Created on the notion that if you're not synthetic, then why should your beauty products be, this new range of complexion-boosting goodies are effective because they're natural, not in spite of it. To find out just how effective these products really are, we rolled up our sleeves and put them to the test with some swatching. Ready to discover a few new faves? Keep scrolling for the full run-down of each new Burt's Bees Beauty Collection.   read more

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Is Skin Laundry's 10-Minute Laser Facial the Answer to Perfect Skin?

By now, you've probably heard of Skin Laundry. Even if you don't live near one of the 18 locations in California, New York, Arizona, Hong Kong or London, you've probably heard of or tried one of the brand's skin-care products -- I'm partial to the Skin Laundry Hydrating Facial Sheet Mask, $10, and super gentle Skin Laundry Purifying Cleansing Cloths, $15, myself.   read more

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