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  • The Surprising Color Everyone Should Be Using on Their Brows

    The Surprising Color Everyone Should Be Using on Their Brows

    Just like the rest of the world, I have a serious case of eyebrow fever - but I have yet to achieve the brows of my dreams. I've tried a wide variety of arch-filling products to get brows on fleek, but even when emulating a natural look like Kiernan Shipka's, I still end up looking more like Groucho Marx. I turned to pro Brett Freedman, the master behind notable brows like those of Camilla Belle and Taylor Swift, and got a life-changing beauty tip.

    "Your one ideal brow shade is actually two," explained Brett. When filling your brows, you first want to create depth with a lighter shade, then add definition to any patchy areas (or your brow's tail) with a darker shade. Finish your look by blending the shades together with your spoolie brush. Just like when contouring your face, you want a dimensional effect so your brows don't look painted on but natural (yet sculpted).

    But don't assume that the color of your brows is the best filler shade for you! Brett uses a blond shade like Brett Freedman Beauty Brett Brow Duo-Shade Pencil in Medium Blonde ($18) on nearly all of his clients, including the raven-haired actress Catherine Zeta-Jones. When I asked why he wouldn't use a brunette shade on darker brows, he reminded me of their true purpose. "You don't want people to focus on the frame - you want them looking at the picture."

  • 1 Genius Teen's Disney TV-Inspired Makeup Will Give You '90s Nostalgia Overload

    1 Genius Teen's Disney TV-Inspired Makeup Will Give You '90s Nostalgia Overload

    Sorry to everyone else, but kids born in the '90s really had, hands down, the best television. If you loved Lizzie McGuire or The Fairly Oddparents, your heart will sing when you see how one makeup-loving teen paid homage to the golden age of Disney Channel and Nickelodeon. Gabriela Greer, a Washington-based vlogger, created a series of eye makeup looks inspired by her favorite TV programs growing up. She made not one, not two, but 12 insanely creative interpretations and shared them all in a now-viral tweet.

    Over on Instagram, Gabriela was kind enough to break down exactly which products she used for each look. Her eye shadows come from Juvia's Place and Coastal Scents, and there's a mix of drugstore products, like NYX eyeliners, with cult favorites, like Anastasia Beverly Hills eyebrow pomade. Get even more details on her each of her looks, ahead:

  • Don't Miss ColourPop's Flash Sale to Save on Ultrashimmery Highlighters

    Don't Miss ColourPop's Flash Sale to Save on Ultrashimmery Highlighters


    ColourPop has won makeup-lovers over for the brand's incredibly pigmented and affordable products, and for a limited time you can get the cult-favorite Super Shock Highlighter for an even lower price during the flash sale.

    The sale only lasts until July 26 at 1 p.m. EST, and it offers over 20 shades of the brand's ultrashimmery highlighter for $6 instead of the usual $8. Super Shock Highlighters are famous for giving your cheekbones a gleam that looks like it could be spotted from outer space.

    Colors included in the sale range from more traditional highlighting hues like light-gold Lunch Money to daring colorful shades like opalescent-blue Honeymoon, which is ideal for musical festivals.

    If you've never tried these beauty-addict favorites, snap them up before the sale is over. At only $6 a piece, you can afford to get a bunch of them to suit all your different makeup moods.

  • 10 Celebrities Demonstrate the Power of This 1 Simple Hair Hack

    10 Celebrities Demonstrate the Power of This 1 Simple Hair Hack

    It turns out there's a pretty simple way to totally change your look, and it doesn't take anything more than a little hairstyling ingenuity. If straight locks are your standard fare, it's amazing what some curl can do. Beachy waves might frame your face in a whole new way, brushed-out finger curls can add a romantic flair to your vibe, and big-bodied coils will make your hair the main event.

    If natural waves are your daily look, try a sleek blowout for instant chic, add a deep side part for iconic style, or give your straightened tresses slight texture for a smooth look that's still super casual. For inspiration, just check out these celebs who look totally gorgeous - and totally different - rocking both. Then break out your straightener, or warm up those rollers, and get ready to see yourself in a whole new light.

  • Jeffree Star's Holiday Collection Will Take You Back to the Early 2000s

    Jeffree Star's Holiday Collection Will Take You Back to the Early 2000s

    If you're still not over your fetch-as-hell 2006 pink velour jumpsuit, Jeffree Star's Holiday Collection will speak directly to your soul. Just a day after teasing his brand's new highlighter palette, Star gave us another update. In a video posted to Instagram, the makeup artist artist showed off two upcoming Winter offerings: a Velour Liquid Lipstick and Scrub. We already know and love these cult products, but Star has given them a very shiny update. "Get ready," Star coos in the background of the video. "It's going to be really sparkly."

    If you've ever tried to purchase Candyass, the metallic pink Velour Liquid Lip that always seems to be sold out, this upcoming launch will give you a new twinkling rosy hue to set up a calendar alert for.

    Of course, Starr has only showed off the brand's packaging, not any of the actual product. That means we're left wondering what the newest hue will be. That doesn't seem to stop Star fanatics. As one user commented, "I don't even care what the colors are. I just want it for the packaging."

    We can't deny that the gorgeously shimmering pink packaging reminds us of all that was "grool" back in the mid-aughts. The lipstick and scrub look like a vintage 2000s product that would perfectly match your old Juicy tracksuit.

    The new Velour Liquid Lip ($18) and Scrub ($12) will be released in November. There's no news yet on whether this is part of a larger set or kit. We'll keep you updated on the sparkly Winter collection that will make you shine bright, like a star (sorry).

 
 
  • The Beauty Brains
  • Can you use diaper rash cream as sunscreen? Episode 162

    Can you use diaper rash cream as sunscreen? Episode 162
    Can you use diaper rash cream as sunscreen? Mari asks?Today a customer came into the retail pharmacy where I work and demanded that we sell him zinc oxide diaper rash paste so he could use it as sunscreen. I tried to steer him in the direction of actual sunscreens with listed SPFs, but he was […]
  • How can you find a cheaper natural lip balm? Episode 161

    How can you find a cheaper natural lip balm? Episode 161
    How can you find a cheaper natural lip balm? Abby says?I have a question about Bite Beauty?s Agave Lip Mask. It claims its natural formula smoothes, nourishes and moisturizes lips with a bio active combination of organic agave nectar, jojoba oil, vanilla co2 extract, and triple the amount of the antioxidant trans-resveratrol found in red […]
  • Can hair straighteners stop your hair from being naturally curly? Episode 160

    Can hair straighteners stop your hair from being naturally curly? Episode 160
    Can hair straighteners stop your hair from being naturally curly? Sarah asks…Can straightening yourhair for a long time change it frombeing very curly to being naturally straight? That?s like saying bleaching your brown hair for a long time will make you naturally blonde. It doesn?t work that way because you?re only treating the hair that?s […]
  • Why isn?t everyone exfoliating with AHAs? Episode 159

    Why isn?t everyone exfoliating with AHAs? Episode 159
    Why isn’t everyone exfoliating with AHAs? Melissa says…I?ve been using an night cream with glycolic acid and I noticed that my skin is actually brighter, clearer, and softer. I’ve been using this product for years and I still love it but I worry that it may be too good to be true. Are there any […]
  • How does color changing makeup work? Episode 158

    How does color changing makeup work? Episode 158
    How does color changing makeup work? Julia asks?I?m a make up artist and my question is how does color adjusting makeup work? I?ve tried a few and they didn?t adjust very well. Also, what are both of your favorite ingredients to use on your own skin? Thanks for bringing this up Julia! Color changing makeup […]
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  • How to Use Deodorant to Keep Thighs From Chafing

    How to Use Deodorant to Keep Thighs From Chafing

    It's summertime and for some people that means chafed thighs. This is the heat rash that develops when women wear skirts and walk a lot in a super hot, humid climate. When sweaty thighs rub together, they can chafe. There's no shame in this. Look at that skinny model pictured down below. Even her thighs touch in the picture and probably they touched even more before Photoshop was used on her. And she's a model. So let's be nice to our thighs and figure out a solution to this summertime problem.

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  • Spritz Hair After Shampooing With Apple Cider Vinegar

    Spritz Hair After Shampooing With Apple Cider Vinegar

    My new friend Martha swears by her weekly apple cider vinegar rinse. She simply mixes a concoction of apple cider vinegar and water up in a spray bottle and she sprays it on her hair after she shampoos and conditions. (Get the recipe here).

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  • What to Look for in a Great Facial Cleanser

    What to Look for in a Great Facial Cleanser
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    My good friend Janine recently called to tell me she just bought her favorite Chanel cleanser which likely set her back at least $50. I hated to tell her after the fact that there's no need to spend a lot of money on a cleanser with special ingredients in it because you're just washing the product down the drain.

    You can get a basic cleanser from any drugstore. Look for a mild, soap-free cleanser that's formulated for your skin type. In my article below, I run down the best face cleansers for 5 different skin types: dry, oily, combination, sensitive and blemished. This list includes some of the yearly picks by the staff of 'InStyle' magazine plus the tried and true picks selected by myself other beauty experts.

    Read more: Best Cleansers for Every Skin Type

    Image: Getty

  • Who Should Do Her Own Hair Color...And Who Shouldn't

    Who Should Do Her Own Hair Color...And Who Shouldn't
    Kristin Wig ombre hair colorMany people are perfect candidates for box hair color done at home, but some people aren't. So how to tell the difference? Consider these tips:

    1. If you have gray hairs or brunette hair that you want to lighten up or darken a couple shades then there's no reason you can't do your own hair color, saving yourself 100s of dollars.
    2. If you want to change your hair from brown to blonde or go red or anything drastic, then I highly recommend going to a pro.
    3. Want to add a few face-framing highlights or ombre hair color like Kristin Wig, pictured here? You can do it yourself at home, but it may look better if you let a pro balayage your hair. Finding the right shade is what's most complicated. Hair color is a science, after all, and you run the risk of turning your hair a complete mess of a color.
    4. While there are highlighting kits you can buy to do your own foils or balayage, these are more complicated than all-over hair color and require the help of a friend. Enlist someone to help you, especially with the back of your head.
    5. Covering up a few grays? You can do it yourself, no need to hire a pro.
    Image: Getty Images Read more in At-Home Hair Color: Biggest Mistakes Women Make.
  • Shampooing? Don't Use Your Nails, Use the Pads of Your Fingers

    Shampooing? Don't Use Your Nails, Use the Pads of Your Fingers
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    You may have read that headline and thought, "duh," but it's amazing how many people shampoo their scalp with their nails instead of the pads of their fingers. Doing so ...

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  • Primark launch AMAZING baby shower collection for as little as 3 including rattles, music boxes and blankets

    Primark launch AMAZING baby shower collection for as little as 3 including rattles, music boxes and blankets

    Primark launch baby shower collection from as little as 3 [Primark] The high street store has announced the rebirth of its baby collection, arriving in August 2017. Taking to Twitter to share the news, Primark wrote: "If the stork is visiting your friendship group soon, #Primark is going to be your baby shower saviour!" The new baby shower collection features everything from cute baby rattles to owl music boxes and soft blue blankets. There's cloud toys and cute rabbit toys and ...
  • The X Factor: Alesha Dixon addresses claims that she's swapping Britain's Got Talent for talent show during Good Morning Britain interview

    The X Factor: Alesha Dixon addresses claims that she's swapping Britain's Got Talent for talent show during Good Morning Britain interview

    Good Morning Britain: Alesha Dixon addressed claims that she could be replacing one of the stars of The X Factor [ITV] Last month, Britain's Got Talent star Alesha Dixon took her seat on The X Factor judging panel in place of Nicole Scherzinger, who was forced to pull out of the auditions.  At the time, ITV confirmed to The Sun that the former Pussycat Doll was unable to film that particular day due to a previous commitment. Rumours soon swirled that the Boy Does Nothing singer ...
  • Honey G reveals the real reason she hid her sexuality on The X Factor and explains why she turned down Celebrity First Dates

    Honey G reveals the real reason she hid her sexuality on The X Factor and explains why she turned down Celebrity First Dates

    The controversial rapper hit the headlines when she was a contestant on The X Factor last year. However Honey G is in the spotlight again after revealing that she is a lesbian in a daring topless photo shoot with The Sun. Appearing on Lorraine, Honey G, real name Anna Georgette Gilford, opened up on the real reason she kept her sexuality a secret on the ITV singing show. She told Lorraine: ?During The X Factor there was always speculation and I was always asked about my sexuality by ...
  • One Direction star Zayn Malik opens up about his ongoing anxiety battle and reveals he is 'trying to work through certain issues'

    One Direction star Zayn Malik opens up about his ongoing anxiety battle and reveals he is 'trying to work through certain issues'

    Zayn Malik has opened up about his anxiety and move to America in Vogue [Getty] Zayn has admitted that he is still struggling with his mental health as anxiety still affects the star. However, the Pillowtalk singer also opened up about how he is coping with his struggles and given an insight into his life. He recently appeared on the front cover of Vogue, alongside his model girlfriend Gigi Hadid, and revealed all in a candid interview with the magazine. The 24 year ...
  • Celebrity Big Brother 2017: Fans spot Love Island similarities in the new trailer as show gears up for star studded launch

    Celebrity Big Brother 2017: Fans spot Love Island similarities in the new trailer as show gears up for star studded launch

    Celebrity Big Brother 2017: Fans spot Love Island similarities in new trailer - Did you?: Celebrity Big Brother fans thought the trailer looked very similar to Love Island [Channel 5] Ahead of the launch on Channel 5 at 9pm, a short clip teased that the new series will be a place for the celebrities to unwind from their hectic lifestyles. While a selection of scenes showing stars posing for pictures, popping champagne and running away from hoards of people was shown in quick succession, ...