29 Spectacularly Tacky Holiday Nail Art Designs

These awesomely bad holiday nail art looks are giving ugly Christmas sweaters a run for their money

8 New Products to Nab This December

Take a break from gift-buying and indulge in a new mascara, a magical all-over oil, a skin-perfecting serum and more beauty goodies

Meditation Hacks for People Who Can't Sit Still

These doable tricks will help you work some "om" into your life

Shower Upgrades Your Skin Needs Now

Check out our readers' rankings for the inside info on washing those flakes right out of your hair -- for good

7 Cute Hairstyles for When You're Too Lazy to Wash It

We all have those days when washing, conditioning, drying and styling our hair is just way more effort than we're willing to put forth. Lucky for us, celebrity hairstylist Mika Fowler says we should be shampooing our hair only once a week -- two to three times, tops -- to avoid stripping it.   read more


11 Best Drugstore Lipsticks

Finding the best drugstore lipstick can seem like an overwhelming task. After all, the drugstore is packed with endless lipstick options, and it can be hard to choose the best one without trying them all yourself, which kind of defeats the purpose of finding a bargain buy. Luckily, our readers have left thousands of lipstick reviews for hundreds of drugstore lipsticks. We sorted through them all to bring you this list of the 11 best drugstore lipsticks.   read more


Mascara for People Who Hate Mascara

Beauty editor confession: I hate mascara. I hate it so much that I frequently spend large stretches of time on a treatment table with my eyes taped shut, getting falsies glued to my lashes. Yep, even the torture of eyelash extensions was preferable to applying and removing eye makeup every day and night. I loved my extensions almost as much as I hated mascara -- until they made my lashes short, stubby and unhealthy.   read more


The Real Difference Between Affordable and Expensive Skin Care

Skin care products give us hope -- hope that with the next night cream purchase our fine lines will disappear; that with the perfect eye cream our dark circles will crawl back into the Hellmouth they came from. No matter how savvy we are as consumers, our optimism is sometimes enough to lure us into dropping a couple Benjamins on the latest-and-greatest serums and lotions.   read more


Your No-Halloween-Costume Solution: Nail Art

Let your fingers do the haunting with DIY Halloween nail art   read more


10 Best Lip Balms -- and the 5 Worst

Here's a question for you: How many times a day do you apply lip balm? According to a recent 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


The Secret to Getting Hair With Tons of Volume

How do you add major volume to flat hair? The best new volumizing products to cross our desks these days aren't sprays but hair-plumping powders. Because of their consistency and excellent grip, powder volumizers can create more volume and texture than their spray-on counterparts. They're like your dry shampoo, volumizing mousse and texturizing spray all packaged into one miraculous, body-boosting product. And while they might be a little messy until you get the hang of them, the massive volume and sexy texture are well worth the learning curve.   read more


Shocker -- Katy Perry Is Way More Relatable Than We Thought

Known more for her cupcake-shaped brassieres and cotton candy lyrics than her grounded character, we were delighted when we sat down for an interview with Katy Perry to find that the pop sensation is really just one of the girls. Or one of the gurls, as it were.   read more


14 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


9 Anti-Aging Hacks That Will Have People Asking, 'You're How Old?'

We get it: Sometimes, it's so much easier to just buy a cream or serum that promises magical results, smear it on at the end of the day and hope for the best. While we've got nothing against those products (the proof: our medicine cabinets are stocked with them), they can only do so much. Here, nine low-investment, high-return ways to keep you looking youthful (they're are just as easy as slathering on that miracle serum -- promise).   read more


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