9 Cleansing Balms That Take Off the Entire Day

These new cleansing balms remove dirt and stubborn makeup like magic -- and there's one for every skin type and budget

Ingrid Nilsen Reveals Her Holy-Grail Beauty Products

Peek into the vanities, makeup drawers and medicine cabinets of our must-follow beauty gurus

16 Ways to Add Weed to Your Beauty Routine (Really!)

Turns out hemp is amazing for your skin and hair

15 Holographic Lipsticks That Are Unicorn-Approved

According to our Instagram feeds (which have yet to fail us when it comes to MVP beauty predictions), holographic lips will be one of the year's biggest trends. And, TBH, we totally saw this coming. After all, the past year or so has gifted us with many a mystical beauty trend. First there were shattered glass nails, then came glitter-encrusted pouts, and let us not forget the historical unicorn moment that was Jenna Dewan-Tatum last Halloween.   read more

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The Miracle of Cortisone Shots for Acne -- and the Risk That Goes With It

When over-the-counter acne medications just don't cut it, you might consider a cortisone shot for acne instead. Before you make that appointment, though, it's important to understand which types of acne react best to a cortisone shot. Read on to find out the benefits as well as the risks of an acne cortisone shot.   read more

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18 Best Life-Changing Beauty Tips From Industry Experts

As beauty editors, we're always trying to discover the best beauty tips, hairstyle trends, makeup how-tos and skin-care secrets. That means interviewing boatloads of industry experts who share exclusive beauty tips and secrets they've discovered over the years -- and we've created quite the list.   See tips

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Read This Before Using Rubbing Alcohol to Treat Acne

If you deal with pimples on the regular, chances are, you've tried rubbing alcohol for acne. While some acne veterans swear by rubbing alcohol to get rid of pimples fast, many experts caution against its use. Below, learn how this at-home acne treatment works and whether it is the best choice for your skin.   read more

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Celebrity Makeup Artists Share The Best Drugstore Makeup Under $20

As much as we fantasize about the glitz of a life in the spotlight, there are parts of celebrity life we'd rather skip, given the choice. Between the award shows, red carpet appearances and daily paparazzi, the stars of Hollywood are constantly scrutinized for their makeup, hair and attire. In that sense, the camera is always rolling and the pressure is always on. It's the job of a celebrity's makeup artist to ensure they're looking fabulous 24/7. And while celebrities have plenty of dough for luxurious skin-care and makeup products, you'd be surprised by how many celebrity makeup artists rely on drugstore makeup products -- yes, the stuff you see lining the shelves under fluorescent lining at your corner store -- to get celebrity clients red-carpet ready.   read more

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How to Strengthen Your Brittle Nails

Some people are just born with thick, superstrong nails that grow like weeds -- the kind of talon-like tips that inspired the phrase "hard as nails." Then there's the rest of us: The people who struggle to keep a manicure from chipping after a day, thanks to weak, peeling, brittle nails. We try to keep them pretty with polish, but you can only gloss over your nail issues for so long before something has to give. While disguising your peeling brittle nails is a temporary fix, it's one that will ultimately hurt your nail health more if you don't address the reason your nails are brittle in the first place. No one likes the hangnails, splitting, and slow growth that come with weak nails. Below you'll find some common causes of weak nails and some potential solutions to eliminate the frustration.   read more

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11 Best Red Nail Polish Shades for a Classic Manicure

You can't beat a classic red nail polish manicure. It's been en vogue for decades, and a perfectly painted red nail isn't going out of style any time soon. But with every shade from vermillion to mahogany on the table, how is a girl to make a decision? Here's a list of 11 of the greatest red hues.   read more

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36 Crystal-Infused Beauty Products for Your Astrological Sign

Healing crystals are having a serious moment right now. Celebrities like Lady Gaga, Adele and Kylie Jenner have all turned to crystals lately to center themselves or help find peace and well-being.   read more

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If You Want to Get Rid of Hangnails for Good, Do This

Everyone has had to deal with the pain of a pesky hangnail at one time or another. The occasional hangnail is inevitable, especially in the winter when skin is prone to dryness. However, you can nix this little annoyance with a little prevention know-how.   read more

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Learn How to Take Off Gel Nail Polish at Home

When your gel nail manicure starts to chip, peel and look generally atrocious, it's time to learn how to remove gel nail polish at home. While it can feel absolutely imperative that you spend hours peeling off every last inch of that seemingly impenetrable polish, engaging in such an activity, satisfying though it may be, will make your nails weak and brittle. Here's how to remove gel nail polish the right way.   read more

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