Every so often, a product comes out that totally changes the way I apply makeup. The most recent one to rock my world? The Beautyblender, an odd little egg-shape sponge designed to help you better apply foundation. See how easy it is to use and fall in love.
Lights, artwork, organization--when they come together you get makeup magic. So instead of getting ready at a dreary desk, check out these 22 inspiring ideas and start designing the vanity of your dreams.
Mexico's annual festival "Dia de los muertos" or "Day of the Dead" is a multi-day holiday to celebrate those that have come before. But while rooted in tradition, sugar skull makeup is hitting an all-time popularity high, making it the perfect look for Halloween.
Sometimes reading the ingredients lists of my favorite beauty products makes me wish I'd paid closer attention in chemistry class. Diazolidinyl urea? Tocopherol? Ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate? Luckily, the very first ingredient in most makeup or skincare products is usually water, so at least I understand something.
The best lipstick shades for blondes will vary depending on your particular hair color, your skin tone, and how full or thin your lips are. In general, blondes do better to avoid very dark shades of lipstick, though strong colors can look fantastic if they're applied judiciously.
You've heard the adage "The eyes are the windows to the soul." But the eyebrows are just as significant as the eyes, framing our "windows" and, more importantly, our faces. Great brows make a world of difference when they're properly tamed and can instantly make you look more awake and polished. If your beauty routine is more Frida Kahlo than Brooke Shields, keep reading to discover the best tweezers, brow gel, stencils, and more. And for the truly adventurous, brows can even make a (literally) colorful statement.
In the weird and wonderful world of looking pretty, there are hundreds of quizzical and quixotic facts that can make us appreciate the wonder of the human body. From the delightfully whimsical to the downright odd, how do you measure up?