Why It’s Ridiculously Easy to Fall in Love with IT Cosmetics

IT Cosmetics Spring Collection

I didn’t expect to fall in love. But I did. Hard. The new Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream Illumination from IT Cosmetics is the real deal. It’s a full coverage foundation with SPF 50+ UVA/UVB broad spectrum protection along with a brightening color corrector, anti-aging serum, pore-minimizing primer, dark spot corrector and moisturizing day […]

The No Commitment Tan: Wash-Off Bronzers

body bronzers

Fast, fake and fabulous bronzers. Avoid the hassle of self-tanners with wash-off bronzers and body tints, which provide an extra kiss of color without the commitment. Use them to mask imperfections like freckles and bruises, even out skin tone from a self-tanner gone wrong, hide tan lines, illuminate skin for an evening out or add […]

Polished Brows: Your No-fail Style Accessory

brows

Tips and must-haves have for brow perfection. Eyebrows are just as much a defining facial feature as a strong chin or a wide forehead—except of course, that splendid brows can be shaped and even faked when necessary. So once you’ve established the arc (or arch depending on what look you’re aiming for) of perfection, how […]

Total Reboot: New Year Beauty Duty

beauty finds 2016

Out with the old, in with the pretty. Make room for the season’s best and brightest beauty loot by tossing those things that didn’t work, didn’t flatter your complexion or are just plain suspect. Here’s what to pitch and what to poach. Unidentified mascaras The simple rule of mascara is that when in doubt, toss […]

Beauty Superfans: Let’s Go Shopping

Holiday Finds for Beauty Superfans

Whew, dodged that bullet! The Black Friday bullet of splurge-mania, that is. The pressure to buy massive amounts of cosmetics and skincare that you may or may not need is incredibly overwhelming during Black Friday weekend, don’t you think? What really makes me merry this time of year is not the sales, it’s the makeup palettes […]

Say Ooolala to Votre Vu Bebe Duette Lip Balm & Hand Cream

Between hand creams, lip glosses, perfumes, mascara, eyeliner, the occasional nail polish and any other beauty product to squander an emergency, my purse is more of a beauty armoire than a handbag. So when I came across the Votre Vu Bebe Duette Lip Balm and Hand Cream, I had to give the duo a try if […]

Best New Beauty Finds Under $25: VIDEO

New and innovative beauty finds now at a drugstore near you! Think that luxe, effective beauty products have to cost a pretty? Let’s bust that myth right now! We took a spin to our local drug and mass market stores and found some cool new stuff. And the best part? These innovative new beauty finds […]

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

epic blend lip balm

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 […]

The Best of Fall Beauty 2014

fall beauty

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 […]

Faux Your Glow: 6 Skin and Hair Essentials

After a bitter winter and one too many days stuck inside because of uncooperative weather, the sun beckons us like a beacon to soak in its warming rays. But don’t go burning that pretty skin we’ve worked so hard to protect. Stock up on these essentials, slather on the sunscreen and get your glow on […]