Ginger is so much more than the nickname you had for the red-haired boy that sat next to you in algebra. Now that we're grown up, much like that boy, it turns out that this aromatic and spicy root has some surprisingly amazing qualities. Not only super healthy when added to all kinds of recipes as a boost for the immune system, ginger has restorative properties for hair and skin. Read on for some amazing DIY beauty treatments that harness the many benefits of ginger.
The Pinterest 100 is here — and with it, the site's top 10 beauty trends forecast for 2019. These trends are chosen based on the search volume and include everything from certain hair colors (a la lilac) to different manicure techniques. Ready to meet next year's top beauty trends? Keep on reading!
When a beauty product flies off shelves almost immediately, it's usually a pretty safe bet that it's good. Of course, that's not always the case — but more often than not, it is. After all, all those people snapping it up are probably on to something (this holds doubly true if the product in question has a waiting list that's miles long).
Ah, "The Nutcracker:" It's one of those things that just kind of makes you think. How, exactly, did a ballet about a girl who gets a magical nutcracker from her crazy eyepatch-wearing uncle, who then travels with said nutcracker to what's basically Candy Land become so ingrained in holiday tradition?
From acne to discoloration, if it's a skin-related issue, there is a tea tree oil-based solution. Very few ingredients are as versatile as tea tree oil. This skin-saving superstar can both dry up blemishes and hydrate skin when used alongside the right ingredients. Oh, and did we mention it has a fresh, intoxicatingly crisp scent?
December gets crazy busy. Parties, shopping, school events. There's the added stressor of money — how are we supposed to buy presents if we're already living paycheck to paycheck? We get to/have to see family, so squeeze some time for that in between end-of-the-year work projects. We overeat at parties, then feel guilty about it. All of this takes its toll on our mental health, so maybe you need to hear this today: Stop. Just stop.
Eyeshadow palettes are how I meditate. When I look at them, a sense of calm comes over me and I could stare at them forever. I'm not going to lie, it gets a little weird in Sephora. So what better inspiration for decorating my bedroom than the gorgeous blend of colors in my current favorite: the sexy, sultry Troublemaker palette, $17.97. Urban Decay claims that the shades are "perfect for scandalous nights." We'll see.
Got a white elephant to attend with a $15 limit? A co-worker you want to surprise? A present that needs an adorable little garnish? Well, we've put together a little gift guide of beauty product stocking stuffers...and they're all $15 and under.
It's the most wonderful time of the year — that is until you don't have a clue what to give someone for the holidays — that can make stress go through the roof. We want our gifts to have meaning and to be something that the recipient is going to enjoy and actually use. That's why we've come up with 21 grooming and beauty gifts for the various types of people in your life that they're sure to love. From the best fragrances to self-care to gadgets and everything in between, these are some of the best holiday gifts around.
There are so many people in your life to get gifts for: your mom, your hairstylist, teachers, the bus driver. It adds up. This year, try making gifts for the beauty lovers in your life instead. It's thoughtful AND it saves you money. And the good news is, you don't have to be Martha Stewart to put together a simple DIY beauty gift that makes someone feel special. Read on for eight charming presents you can make at home using natural ingredients you can feel good about giving.
Does anyone else feel like hot baths have become unsung heroes? These days, most people tend to eschew a nice long soak in favor of a more expedient shower — but baths actually have tons of great benefits (and some of them are pretty surprising). And come on, who doesn't love the idea of unwinding after a long day with a nice new book, a gorgeous scented candle and a glass of rosé? Baths are truly the best — and here are five reasons why.
Thanks to blow dry bars and, you know, busy lives, the days of washing our hair every single day are long gone. So we're loving the new line from John Frieda, which is specifically designed to work on second-day hair. Our go-to: John Frieda Day 2 Revival Smoothing Dry Oil, $9.49, which tames frizz and flyways to make our blowout's second appearance look just as good — and maybe even better — than its first.
Ever had a beauty product you love so much that you shook, hacked, scraped or squeezed its container until you were absolutely positive you had expended all of its precious contents? Rare indeed is the product that elicits that deliciously desperate feeling, especially in beauty editors. So when our team of beauty mavens encounters a rave-worthy product, you know it's the real deal. Herewith, our editors rattle off their "beauty empties," aka the best beauty products that they can't help but use until the last drop. Read on for their best nail polishes, hair products, skin care products and makeup now.
You're likely familiar with the benefits of coconut oil for your skin and hair, but did you know it can also work wonders for your dental care routine? That's right, coconut oil is being used in everything from mouthwash to teeth whiteners, particularly in natural products. Read on for some of the best coconut dental products that'll give you fresh breath, whiter teeth and healthier gums.
Collagen supplements have reached height popularity. The powdery stuff is being mixed into cookie recipes, poured into your morning cuppa and incorporated into daily multivitamins. Even Sephora has jars of collagen supplements stocked on its beauty shelves. Curious about the efficacy of orally ingested collagen, we reached out to dermatologists for some expert guidance on whether it's worth adding to your regimen. Spoiler: current scientific literature points to "meh."
Getting your Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping on this year? Rest assured, the beauty world is bringing its A-game with nearly all of your favorite brands offering major, major savings. Whether that means 30 percent off sitewide, fan favorite products offered for half their normal prices or some seriously tantalizing gifts with purchase (or all of the above), believe us: You're not going to want to miss out on Black Friday 2018.
The season for giving back is upon us, but with so many things to fix in the world, how do you decide to divvy up your donations? Considering all the disasters, natural and otherwise, that have occurred in 2018 alone, it's hard to know where to start.
While we love that fall and winter is mandatory Netflix-and-chill season, it also happens to be the dreaded cold and flu season. Though we do everything we can to avoid getting sick, we're not always successful. Thankfully, there are some things we can do to alleviate the misery, including taking a therapeutic bath. Read on for some incredible bath soaks, bombs and oils that will help you feel like yourself in no time.
Whether it's a flashy, electric pink lip color, a bold eyeshadow palette or a bright green face mask that makes for a fun evening Instagram selfie, there's no denying just how fun a little color infusion can be in your beauty routine. If you've got a makeup-loving friend who can't seem to get enough of the spectrum into their makeup kit, you've happened upon the perfect holiday gift guide. We've rounded up 13 super fun beauty options that any color-lover can get down with.