Topic: blush

Makeup Inspired By: Slimy, Slippery, Splashy Snails

Makeup Inspired By: Slimy, Slippery, Splashy Snails

When I was a kid, I used to love beetles and snails and all things colorful that crawled. Nowadays, I’m one of those people who becomes hilariously frantic when arthropods are anywhere near me, but I still love snails.

This week, I wanted to pay tribute to our lovely little friends who leave pretty trails behind with their slime. This was kind of a weird tutorial to do since it uses so many different shades, but I wanted to play up the blended, multi-hued nature of these guys, as well as the aforementioned slime trails.

Perhaps not Gail the Snail so much, though… More »

Shopping Guide: Our 20 Favorite Spring Beauty Products For A Fresh Face

Shopping Guide: Our 20 Favorite Spring Beauty Products For A Fresh Face

It’s Springtime! That means a big change to makeup routines: gone is the matte skin, the moody ’90s lip colors, the heavy mascara, the cat’s eyes. Instead, skin gets dewier, cheeks get highlighted, liner is going from black to electric blue and moss green and lips are getting real, real bold.

This is the first of a few Spring beauty features we’ve got planned for May–first, we’re focusing on the face. Ahead, our 20 favorite Spring beauty products for emphasizing your beautiful face, featuring foundations, blushes, highlighters, moisturizers, and masks from brands like Hourglass, Make Up For Ever, Kiehl’s, Tom Ford, Juara, Tarte, MAC and more… More »

Real Talk: How Do Men Feel About Makeup?

Real Talk: How Do Men Feel About Makeup?

Most men I know have at least one strong preference when it comes to makeup. For the most part, I think those preferences are incredibly fair and sane (my first boyfriend despised girls in too much mascara, a friend of mine hates red lipstick because it always seems to be coming off on a woman’s teeth). Now, at the end of the day, it doesn’t matter what other people think about your personal style and if you want to pile a pound of kohl on your face and run around screaming about how you’re rock’n roll Cleopatra reincarnated, you can do that and fuck anybody who tells you not to. More »