Sometimes Grandma knows best, especially when it comes to beauty products! There are some oldies that hold a certain nostalgia for me: the way they smell, the way the packaging feels in your hand, the memories of watching my mother and grandmother apply them. It's a bit of magic. More importantly, some of those throwback products have stood the test of time, beautifying faces for decades. Check out a few of my favorite old-school beauty products.
Put down the blacks and browns. Mermaid eye makeup is all about color.
As the seasons change from winter to spring, it's time to freshen up your signature scent with something a little lighter. These 14 fragrances for women, reminiscent of freshly cut flowers and cool sunny days, definitely deserve a spritz.
I'll let you in on a little secret: mascaras are all pretty similar. Really. Besides a little waterproofing here, a little fortifying protein there, and different pigmentation, there's really not much difference between them. The wand, on the on the other hand, is a different story. If you thought those were the same, think again, because each type of mascara wand serves a different and specific purpose, and choosing the right one is important. If you want to lengthen your lashes, don't pick a wand that's designed for thickening. If you have short lashes, don't use a wand designed for long ones. All mascaras may be created (pretty much) equal, but the wands definitely aren't.
You love wearing your best liquid lipstick—but your partner probably doesn't love wearing it by accident, too. So when you're prepping for your Valentine's Day night out this year, you need a totally kiss-proof liquid lipstick that'll stay looking fresh on your pout… and not smudge all over your date's when things are getting romantic. These 11 long-lasting lipsticks have what it takes to last the whole night. Best of all? Our liquid lipstick faves come in some seriously sweet shades of red and pink for the occasion. Swoon.
If the cost of hiring a professional makeup artist has dashed your wedding day dreams, then you'll love this DIY wedding face tutorial.
Gaga for old-school gaming consoles and traveling via Tardis as much as you love a bubble bath or fierce cat eye? We gotcha covered. These fangirl beauty products will definitely help you flaunt your inner geek.
Just the idea of adding more layers to your skin care routine can make anyone who is blessed with oily skin cringe. Don't dismiss primers, though, as they can keep your makeup from slipping and smudging through the day—you just have to find the right one. Focus on finding oil-free primers (duh, right?) that tackle shine, and apply before foundation all over your face or just to the trouble areas like your T-zone. And there's a primer perfect for you, no matter your budget.
The 10-shade eyeshadow palette is breaking barriers in the traditionally one-sided world of beauty.
As fun as it is to dress up like Cinderella and call it a night, being a princess for Halloween is super common. If you're a Disney addict, these 23 less-common costume ideas are sure to spark your interest and give you the most unique costume of the night.