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5 Tricks for Removing Halloween Makeup

Take the fright out of Halloween makeup removal with these five tricks! Body paint, sticky hairspray, glue-on eyelashes and glitter are staples of Halloween getups. But what goes on, must come off and that can be the scary part. Read on for tricks on how to take the fright out of removing Halloween makeup. 1. Dissolve […]

black friday beauty 2014

Black Friday Beauty 2014: Get Ready, Get Set!

Too early to be thinking about Black Friday? Girlfriends, please. Do you not adore squirreling away your beauty faves at slashed prices? Averting last-minute gift shopping panic? And snagging free samples and a tote bag or three? Then, the answer: uh, no. Time to start jotting down your list and warming up your fingers for […]

pumpkin beauty

Pick of the Pumpkin Beauty Patch

Six pumpkin beauty picks that celebrate the season. The darling of holiday desserts and seasonal dishes, pumpkins are also a celebrated beauty elixir. The good gourd has a high content of vitamin A and beta carotene, two potent antioxidants. The fleshy pulp of the pumpkin contains an enzyme that lifts dead skin skin cells while […]

epic blend lip balm

Bliss for Your Kiss: 10 Reasons to Love Epic Blend Lip Balms

Epic Blend Premium Lip Balms glide smoothly on lips to naturally moisturize and hydrate using top ingredients. See what Epic Blend’s Vegan, Hemp and More Moisture lip balms are all about. Your lips deserve it. In elementary school, I was obsessed with lip balm. As a sports-phobic kid of more unique interests and hobbies, I […]

ouidad pink hair extension

Streak it Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

A curl’s best friend, Ouidad has introduced a limited-edition, curly pink hair extension to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) through its Curls for a Cure program, which  supports the organization in its fight to find a cure. Ouidad is donating 100% of the $10 purchase price of the hair extension to BCRF, giving women a […]

fall beauty

The Best of Fall Beauty 2014

I’m not generally a slave to the seasonal beauty trends. I adore my go-to essentials like the eternally cheerful Jouer lipstick in Kate, the richly pigmented Eminence mineral bronzer and my all-time favorite eyeliner ever—Chantecaille Lasting Eye Shade in titanium. Go ahead, just try to pry them from my overly moisturized hands. You won’t get […]

braids

A Plethora of Plaits: 5 Braided Hair How-tos

A chic departure from your everyday look, braids are versatile and glam. Got the end-of-summer hair blues? Change is a coming but in the meantime, while you ponder your look for fall, keep hair under control with a braided creation. The fierce “Hunger Games” look has taken a softer, messier approach for the season, making […]

NAILCARE GUIDE

formula x press pods

New Nail Obsession: Formula X Press Pods

Hold on to your nail files, ladies, there's a new mani cure in town! The new Press Pods from Formula X are about the coolest thing I've seen since glitter nail polish. The set of single-use, squeezable nail lacquers come in a pack of 24 bestselling … [read more]

spring nail colors

Nail It: Match Your Mani to Your Spring Getaway

Our favorite spring nail colors for your next weekend away with the girls. You know what they say: "You can tell a lot about a girl by her nail polish color." OK, maybe not, but for many chicas, manis and pedis are as big of deals as shoes and … [read more]

Radiant Orchid

Pretty in Radiant Orchid: 2014 Pantone Color of the Year

Finally, a color we can get behind: Radiant Orchid is named Pantone Color of the Year 2014. A departure from jewel tones of years past, 2014 is all about the bold and the beautiful orchid. Not far off from our signature Spa Girl shade, we couldn’t … [read more]

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SKINCARE GUIDE

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5 Tricks for Removing Halloween Makeup

Take the fright out of Halloween makeup removal with these five tricks! Body paint, sticky hairspray, glue-on eyelashes and glitter are staples of … [read more]

summer-skin

Summer Skin Survival: 4 Things You Need

Save your skin and soothe your spirit with these summer skincare picks. Oh gourd, another summer of sweaty britches, patchy itches and precipitous … [read more]

Facial Mists

Cool it Down: The 10 Best Facial Mists

Our pick of the cooling mist crop: Top 10 best facial mists. Cue the cooling summertime facial mists! With summer temps on the rise, keep your cool … [read more]

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HAIRCARE GUIDE

hocus-pocus

5 Tricks for Removing Halloween Makeup

Take the fright out of Halloween makeup removal with these five tricks! Body paint, sticky hairspray, glue-on eyelashes and glitter are staples of … [read more]

ouidad pink hair extension

Streak it Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

A curl’s best friend, Ouidad has introduced a limited-edition, curly pink hair extension to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) … [read more]

fall beauty

The Best of Fall Beauty 2014

I'm not generally a slave to the seasonal beauty trends. I adore my go-to essentials like the eternally cheerful Jouer lipstick in Kate, the richly … [read more]

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