Anyone who has tried to get rid of a blemish that has appeared overnight knows that great skin requires diligence and patience. Sure, some women won the genetic lottery and can get away with nothing more than washing their face to maintain a glowing complexion... but alas, we can't all be so lucky.
Any beauty die-hard has probably heard an earful about the importance of sunscreen. Dermatologists are constantly stressing its effectiveness in keeping your skin safe from sun damage and more. And yes, American Academy of Dermatology says that a good broad-spectrum sunscreen product helps protect the skin from the sun's harmful UVA and UVB rays, which can lead to skin cancer if you aren't careful...
Online shopping has become the default for many things (especially these days). It makes price-saving easier, there are often more options available, and it's definitely been a gamechanger for getting things like toilet paper and gallon bottles of water for those of us living in walk-ups.
If you want fuller lips but aren't quite ready to make the leap for fillers, it might be worth checking out some lip plumpers. You're not going to get as drastic results of course, but you'd be surprised what a difference a little tingly peppermint oil and some shiny shiny gloss can make when it comes to a poutier pout.
As the weather begins to warm, we naturally start shedding layers of clothing. Bulky coats are hung up and stored, dresses start making a comeback, and shoulders get to see the light of day. In the same way you want to lighten up come spring and summer with your apparel, lighter skin care and beauty products somehow feel more seasonally appropriate. If you're keen on trying a new foundation, consider one of these new launches — they're all exceptionally lightweight.
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.
Whether you're a no-makeup makeup kind of gal, a truly no-makeup gal, or someone who likes to go all-out, brows matter. While they may seem negligible — they're just hair, right? — brows anchor your face, impact the way your facial structure looks, and can even impact the way others perceive your mood and emotion. Trends have changed over the decades, but today we've settled into a healthy, natural-looking, not-too-groomed but still maintained look that flatters any face. These fresh brow launches can help you achieve precisely that.
The dog days of winter are here, and if you're anything like us, you're probably getting a little stir crazy from spending so much time indoors. Even if a beach getaway isn't in the cards this season, you can still look like you traveled somewhere warm with a faux tan. Self-tanner can admittedly be tricky to use, which is why our current obsession is self-tanning drops. All you have to do is mix a drop or two into your moisturizer for a streak-free golden glow that will have everyone wondering where in the world you just vacationed. Here, our favorite self-tanning drops to try this winter and beyond.
Makeup has come a long way in the last 10 years. We've learned how to strobe, highlight, blend and blot in ways we never thought of before, thanks in large part to makeup artists, drag queens and everyday people sharing their advice on social media platforms like Instagram and YouTube.
There are some beauty launches and collaborations that make total sense — like Charlotte Tilbury's recent Pillow Talk Extravaganza collection — or that are super exciting but not exactly far-fetched, like ColourPop's recent Disney releases. Then, there are the beauty debuts that are a complete departure from what you'd ever expect... which is exactly what we're diving into today. Let us know how many times you murmur, "whaa?" to yourself reading through this list.
What were some of your favorite beauty looks from the night? There was so much excellence to choose from, from Saoirse Ronan's new bangs (!), to Olivia Colman's new blonde hair (!!). Keep on clicking to see all the best hair and makeup looks from the 2020 Oscars!
With the universally loved "Little Women" in her rearview mirror, it's safe to say that Saoirse Ronan had quite a 2019... so, why not celebrate with a little retrospective of some of her best-ever beauty looks? From the clean-cut futuristic makeup she rocked at the 2018 Golden Globes to the stunning smoky-eyed 70s glam look she wore on the red carpet at the 2017 Academy Awards, one thing's for certain: She's rocked a lot of winning looks over the years.
She's been there for you through it all: your breakups, your make ups, and your one-night stand regrets. No matter what your relationship status looks like at the moment, one thing's for sure: Your single best friend deserves to feel the love on Valentine's Day.
Honestly, does it get more iconic than M.A.C. Retro Matte Lipstick in Ruby Woo, $19? Out of all M.A.C.'s gorgeous lippies, it's one of the best. Heck, even mega stars like Rihanna and Taylor Swift swear by the blue-based red shade, and it's easy to see why: The well-loved cult favorite has a timeless, retro appeal and it looks good on so many different skin tones.
Winter and a red lip go together like summer and a gloss, so let's slip on our wool coats and swipe on our reds. There's a red for everyone, and at this price point, you can try them all to find your perfect shade. We've included some of our favorites, from deep crimsons, to sultry rosewoods, to arresting orange-reds.
Let's put it simply: Some things are worth the splurge, others... well, aren't. That's especially true with eyeshadow palettes, where quality can swing wildly from buttery-smooth to chalky, independent of price tag. So, which of the fancy pants, expensive palettes are actually worth their price in salt? We'll break it down to you with a handful of our favorites, from neutral staples to rainbow-hued party palettes.