The No Commitment Tan: Wash-Off Bronzers

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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 […]

Total Reboot: New Year Beauty Duty

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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 […]

Black Friday Beauty 2014: Get Ready, Get Set!

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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 […]

All Eyes on Emerald: 2013 Color of the Year

Maybelline Eye Color Emerald

A far departure from the vibrant Tangerine Tango that adorned everything from our beauty bags to our fingertips last year, emerald green is a deeply romantic jewel tone that tops the color charts as the Pantone 2013 Color of the Year. “Emerald, a perfectly balanced green, is a mix of warm and cool, which makes it […]

7 New Green Nail Polishes for Spring (That Aren’t Gross!)

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Hot right now: Green nail polishes! Green nail polish might at first sound kind of, well … eww-ish. But we’re not talking split pea soup here. We’re talking fresh mints, vibrant limes and calming shades of jade and seafoam. Okay, so maybe green nails aren't for everyone, but as a highly respected local salon mogul told me recently, after […]

Beauty Budget Secrets

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The insider scoop on how to save money on beauty products. I have a new obsession. No, it’s not the latest lash-lengthening mascara – although I do predict a new tube in my future (or three for $1) given this new obsession: Couponing. I know clipping coupons doesn’t sound that exciting but hey, if a […]

Gifts Sealed with a Kiss: Holiday Lip Sets and Collections

Starting at $18.50 these lip sets and collection come sealed with a kiss! You have our permission to prettify your pout! Give a little (and get a little) this holiday season with these must-have lip sets that offer big value without the hefty price tag. We wouldn’t mind giving our friends a few of these […]

Top 10 Sephora Best Beauty Buys

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‘Ti’s the season to stock up on beauty! Holiday collection sets are packed with value and make lovely gifts. We scoured the sparkly aisles of Sephora for our 10 favorite beauty sets to give and get. Behold, the best beauty buys of the 2012 holiday season! Get more holiday gift sets at sephora.com.

Beauty with SPARKLE

Sparkle Makeup

Local American Idol, Jordin Sparks, just added “movie star” to her already impressive resume with her debut in the new movie SPARKLE, which opens nationwide today! In honor of a flick that we’ve already fallen head over heels for (saw it, loved it!), we hit the aisles of Sephora to scout out products that sparkle […]

Heaven Scent: Sugar Scrubs We Love

Seven heaven-sent sugar scrubs we love! And on the eighth day, sugar scrubs were created. Sweet, heavenly and loaded with hydrating ingredients, sugar body scrubs whisk away dead skin cells and leave skin with a dewy, illuminating glow. The beauty of quality scrubs is that the sugar gently lifts dead surface cells while a surge […]