17 Signs You May Be Wearing Too Much Makeup

Too much makeup? Ha! You know your makeup limit does not exist. You'll happily wake up an hour (or two ... or three ... ) early, just so you can get your full routine in. Sometimes, your friends tell you you'd look better without makeup -- and you tell them to kindly mind their own business.   read more

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10 Must-Try Almond-Shaped Acrylic Nail Designs

Almond shaped acrylic nails are a popular look thanks to their moderate shape that falls between a gentle oval and a sharp stiletto. Using acrylics lends both length and strength to this style. Ahead, discover 10 stunning ways to style your almond shaped acrylic nails.   read more

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Here's Why People Swear By Illumask Acne Light Therapy

The Illumask for acne treatment, $30, looks like a device that stepped right out of the space age, but if you've been battling inflamed skin, you're probably willing to try just about anything. Read on to find out how this gadget works and whether it might be a good fit for your acne concerns.   read more

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Back-to-School Nail Art Designs to Wear on Your First Day

Back-to-school nails make the first day of class way more fun. Set the stage for a great year by heading back to the classroom with colorful nail art that reflects your personal style (and, rejoice that you actually have time to perfect your nail art over break before school takes over your life). Check out these nine DIY ideas for back to school nail designs that will impress your whole school.   read more

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12 Best Luxury Beauty Products

Who doesn't like to splurge every now and then? There's something so satisfying about stopping by Saks (and Barneys and Neiman Marcus …) and leaving with an impeccably wrapped package. The thrill of a big purchase never gets old.   See products

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33 Animal Tattoos That Will Make You Want to Get Inked ASAP

Animal tattoos are some of the most requested designs around -- and we're not just talking about enormous eagle chest tattoos or butterfly tramp stamps, either. There's a new wave of adorable animal tattoos that are as adorable and cute as they are meaningful and tasteful. From uber-realistic images that look like the real thing to vivid and dreamy watercolor renditions of your favorite critters, there's something out there for anyone who wants to show their appreciation for their most-loved species of the animal kingdom.   read more

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21 Spring Nail Polish Colors to Make You Rethink Your Signature Shade

Spring is usually the time of year when we shed our lacquered coats of oxblood, emerald and plum in favor of lighter finger fare a la lavender, baby pink, and mint chip green -- spritely and spring-y -- albeit totally predictable and borderline cliché. Lucky for you, this season's nail colors are far more daring than dainty, giving you the perfect opportunity to upgrade your next manicure with an unexpected polish shade that's as fresh as it is flattering.   read more

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8 Best Five-Free Nail Polish Brands

To get a little peace of mind with your next manicure, turn to a quality 5 free nail polish. These formulas are free of the carcinogens dibutyl phthalate, formaldehyde, and toluene as well as the allergens camphor and formaldehyde resin. Continue reading to learn about the best 5 free nail polish brands that are every bit as good as your standby polish.   read more

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Is Cod Liver Oil an Acne Cure-all?

While many acne treatments include synthetic ingredients, cod liver oil for acne is an all-natural treatment that may really help your skin. There's not yet definitive research on its effectiveness, but many people swear by cod liver oil's acne benefits. Read on to learn how this supplement has helped others, and discover the ins and outs of using it yourself.   read more

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12 Best Braiding Video Tutorials

When we think back on braid hairstyles of the past, the French braid pigtails reigned supreme on the playground. But the trending braids we've been spying all over the runway are proof that braids are still the coolest hairstyle around, only now with a grown-up twist.   See video tutorials

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