Makeup Artists Swear by These 17 M.A.C. Products

The ultimate guide to M.A.C. Cosmetics must-haves.

20 Best Makeup Removers

See which makeup-removing products -- from M.A.C., Clinique, Neutrogena and more -- easily stripped off eye makeup (and everything else)

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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11 Best At-Home Microdermabrasion Products

If you're thinking about trying microdermabrasion at home, there are a few things you should know about the beauty treatment before you begin. Microdermabrasion uses physical exfoliation to slough away the top layer of skin to give it a healthy glow and help increase cell turnover. If you've been to a spa or dermatologist's office for a microdermabrasion treatment, then you may have loved how each and every dead skin cell was removed, leaving you with softer skin, fewer fine lines and even a reduction in acne.   See products

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Get Excited: These 11 Self-Tanners Are Total Game-Changers

Self-tanning lotion (once taboo and somewhat traumatizing) has come a long way since the Oompa-Loompa-esque formulas we experimented with in high school. Products that previously resulted in stickiness, streaks and shudders have now transformed into ultra-luxe formulas that drench our skin with hydration, antioxidants and gorgeously streak-free finishes. In fact, the ritual we once avoided like the plague has now become a quintessential part of our beauty routine -- and a basic rite of passage come our (virtually sacred) self-care Sundays.   read more

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9 Best Drugstore Nail Polishes

The best drugstore nail polish should be long lasting, have a gorgeous selection of colors and work just as well as their high-end counterparts for a fraction of the cost. But figuring out which drugstore nail polishes deliver on those promises can be tricky -- after all, there are tons of nail polish brands out there and even at drugstore prices, it would cost one person a fortune to test them all.   read more

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11 Flash Facials That Leave Your Skin Brighter in Seconds

We'd never dream of knocking a good face mask, but, let's get real, sometimes (most of the time) popping one on and then kicking back with our feet up for half an hour is just not an option. So what's a girl to do when she's in crunched for time, but still wants glowy, de-puffed, refreshed skin? Enter flash facials (aka flash masks), the fast-acting skin-savers that offer the same benefits of traditional masks -- minus the time suck. Exactly how speedy are we talking? These 11 face masks all do their thang in five minutes or less. Now you'll always have time to get your glow on. Image via Getty   read more

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17 Mandala Tattoos That Bring Out Your Inner Warrior Goddess

Mandala tattoos are beautiful and intricate, no doubt. But they also are so much more than a pretty design. Though the Sanskrit word literally translates to "circle," mandalas are a symbol of the universe. They have a long history in Hinduism and Buddhism; their complex and symmetrical designs have many traditional uses, from being a spiritual guidance tool to being a mode of meditation. And because of their inherent symbolism and religious ties, many people find that they make for great tattoo inspiration -- of course, it also doesn't hurt that they're stunning. Really, when you think about it, a mandala tattoo has the somewhat unique potential to be both visually striking and personally meaningful.   read more

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9 Best Drugstore Acne Products

The war against pimples can be ongoing, but some of the best acne products on the market can be found at the drugstore -- for as little as $1. But between the hundreds of acne treatments out there, how do you know which of these acne products really work? That's where our readers come in.   See products

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11 Next-Level Mineral Sunscreens for Flawless Sun Protection

Gone are the days when mineral sunscreens were thick, chalky, and left your face covered in a (very unappealing) white residue. The latest formulations are sheer, weightless and barely detectable, not to mention ideal for layering under makeup.   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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9 Summer Fragrances to Satisfy Every Kind of Wanderlust

Ah summer. It's the perfect time to dust off the ol' bucket list and fantasize about all of the exotic locales we'd like to experience. Are you longing for an escape to the French countryside? Imagining life on a remote island? Or maybe an overnight al fresco at the closest national park is the adventure you crave? Of course, between the reality of plane fares, haggling for time off and nailing down logistics, these grand travel plans are often easier dreamed up than done.   read more

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