Here’s the thing about makeup: it’s really, really expensive. Pointlessly so. Not just on the high end–where some gel solids and kelp can run you $150+–but also on the lower end, where carnuba wax, red dye and a laundry list of unpronounceable chemicals go for way more than they’re worth.
…Not like we need to justify cool DIY projects, though. F that. More
Earlier this week, I asked you all to answer one simple question: would you rather see a makeup tutorial for Betty Draper or Megan Draper? Two Draper wives go in, one Draper wife comes out. But who will it be?
Drumroll, please… More
Christmas is a good time to forgo lip plumping, color lasting, ultra conditioning lip gloss and buy it on pretty packaging alone. You probably can’t pull off RingPop gloss or Hello Kitty rings the majority of the year, but the week between Christmas and New Years is the perfect grace period for nostalgia based accessories. More
And we bet it’s delicious. More
What do models do once they’re finished modeling? This is a question that often gets asked about the industry. If you’re British beauty Jemma Kidd, you found a makeup school and a line of cosmetics and continue to look great and have a fabulous life. I was invited to attend a press event for her two makeup lines today, and despite not being much of a makeup person, I was moderately excited by some of what she had to show us. More
I have a riddle for you. What does a college student who stays up late working at a bar have in common with a single working mother? Well for starters, me. I’ve been both. Other than that, both have to learn how to function on very little sleep. More
Glamour magazine UK has teamed up with Krispy Kreme to create these lip gloss inspired doughnuts. Editor Jo Elvin says “We are proud to present, with Krispy Kreme, the world’s most stylish doughnut.” We’ve got a pretty soft spot for the heart shaped ones Dunkin’ Donuts was selling but… maybe? What do you think? – FashionETC More
These “kissing kits” on TokyoMilk are beyond cute: great colors, great packaging. Each “kissing kit” contains a lipstick and a package of breath mints. But when it comes to a really great makeout session that reminds you of being in high school, what other ingredients would you include? More
Remember how in high school you were walking around the campus and some kid – some great looking kid who had just watched Igby Goes Down and had a really shaggy, desirable haircut – began walking in step with you … More
After Angelina Jolie applied lip gloss like a real live girl at the Golden Globes, beauty aficionados around the world tried to figure out what product she was using. Finally, we have an answer: Chantecaille Brilliant Gloss in the shade “Love.” (Of course.) More
Stars! They’re just like us! And despite being one of the richest and most famous women in the world, Angelina Jolie still needs to reapply her lip gloss. This shot from last night’s Golden Globes make her look almost like a real live person. Almost. More
I remember being 6 years old and smearing on my mom’s lipstick because I wanted to feel grown up. More
A new fragrance called Jean Queen is aimed at girls who love their denim. Supposedly the pink shade of the lipstick (and its accompanying gloss) is designed to coordinate perfectly with denim, although I don’t know if it works as well with acid wash as it does with dark rinse. It fits in your pocket, though, so that’s a start. More
… it’s a set of speakers! Your iPod has never felt so at home in your beauty drawer. More