Drugstore Beauty Buys

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Every few months, I love to scope what's new in the beauty aisle at the drugstore. I find that purchasing seasonal or trend-driven products at super-low prices is a great way to figure out if they're right for me. (Why spend north of $30 on navy mascara if it ends up making you look weird?) So, … [Read more...]

5 Minute Makeup

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Confession: Until I was in college, I never wore makeup.  I know.  How I ever survived those adolescent years with nothing more than some drugstore cover-up is beyond me.  I suppose I was lucky that I did not need eyeshadow and all that jazz.  Certainly now as I'm nearing 30 (gulp) I have to apply … [Read more...]

Quick, Flawless Nails

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I'm one of those people that never feels quite put together unless my nails are done.  It just adds the finishing, feminine touch to any outfit!  I try to fit in a professional manicure when I can, but those times are getting few and far between.  Sitting down to paint my nails myself has become … [Read more...]

Lip Service

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A pretty pout is worth every penny you pour into achieving it -- whether that means luxe moisturizing balm or a Chanel gloss. To get us through the winter months, we've test-driven some of the best and brightest options on the market to finish off your look. Remember, even if your hair is a mess and … [Read more...]

Chic DIY Hair for Your Next Formal Affair

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There's nothing like the lovely luxury of getting a blowout, especially when you know that there's a photo opp on the horizon. But shelling out $50 or more for every wedding, cocktail party, baby shower, and beyond is just insane. This season I've been on the prowl for impossibly chic hairstyles … [Read more...]

Beauty Tips & Simple Skincare with Gita Bass

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We love hearing the latest and greatest from beauty gurus, and when the opportunity came up to interview celebrity makeup artist Gita Bass, we jumped at it. Bass is behind some of your favorite red carpet beauty looks on Katie Holmes, Elizabeth Olsen, Selena Gomez, Ashley Greene, Debra Messing, and … [Read more...]

Kate Somerville Talks Spring Skin

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Ladies, it's that time of year again. A few warm breezes have swept from coast to coast, and some of you have probably even donned a higher hemline or lighter jacket. With the onset of spring fashion, of course, comes that of spring skin. And no matter what yours suffered these past several months, … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

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When's the last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Be honest. Most of us don't clean our makeup brushes anywhere near as often as we should. But what's the point of wearing an expensive foundation that promises to perfect our skin when the very brushes we're using to apply the foundation … [Read more...]

Beauty Giveaway with The Talk

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This afternoon celebrity beauty and fashion expert Jamie Krell is appearing on CBS’s daytime emmy-nominated talk show “The Talk”  (2:00–3:00 PM, ET; 1:00–2:00 PM, PT/CT)!    Jamie began her career in the fashion and beauty world working with the costume designer of NBC’s Friends and has worked with … [Read more...]