Posts tagged "cosmetics"

Natalie Portman’s Dior Mascara Ad Banned In The UK

I’m pretty much apathetic in the face of Photoshop. It’s an annoying (and undeniably rampant) practice for sure, but at this point I’m just like, “duh, nobody looks like that.”…

Rachel Krause | October 23, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar

Ever since I got in on the bold lipstick game, I’ve been on the hunt for the most pigmented, longest-lasting color around. It’s fairly safe to say that I’ve tried…

Rachel Krause | October 14, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: MAC Prep + Prime Highlighter

Once upon a time, I found myself in Las Vegas with no concealer in my makeup bag. I can say with absolutely certainty that Las Vegas is the worst place…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 13, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Makeup 101: “What Do I Need All Of These Brushes For?”

I’m a longtime makeup fiend, but up until last year I had yet to be schooled in the magic of makeup brushes. Sure, I used the small, tapered type to…

Rachel Krause | October 11, 2012 - 10:01 am

Makeup Bag: 4 Tested-And-True Primers That Will Change Your Routine For Good

To someone who doesn’t, like me, spend a good portion of their waking hours putting on, perfecting, and removing makeup, there may be some confusion surrounding the use of primer.

Rachel Krause | October 7, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Benefit Wrote The Book On Flawless Complexions

What happens when you takeĀ  four best-selling skincare and makeup products and combine them in a kit that looks like a vintage hardbound book? I squeal with delight, that’s what…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 10, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Beauty 911: Help Me Figure Out Where Primer Fits Into My Makeup Routine!

“I just bought my first primer and I was so excited to use it, but then I realized I don’t actually know how to use it. Does it go on…

Rachel Krause | September 5, 2012 - 3:00 pm

An All-In-One Remedy To Brighten, Correct And Heal Your Skin

As a card-carrying Lazy Person, I’m always in search of the best multitasking beauty products to cut a minute or two out of my routine. Some mornings I can manage…

Rachel Krause | August 30, 2012 - 11:40 am

Must Haves: 7 Tiny Makeup Bags For Your Everyday Essentials

Finding yourself out in public looking decidedly worse for the wear and without access to your trusted array of makeup is a total nightmare. It’s hard not to panic when,…

Rachel Krause | August 26, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The Top Three Beauty Trends To Watch (And Emulate) This Fall

Brace yourselves: it’s time to start considering fall beauty. It seems like just yesterday we were discussing our lighter, more low-maintenance summer beauty routines, but the forecast will be replete…

Rachel Krause | August 24, 2012 - 9:40 am

Anthropologie Makes Their First Foray Into Beauty With An Exclusive Lipstick Line

Anthropologie gives me a complex. I walk in and I’m like, “I want this life,” which turns into “Does anyone actually have this life?,” which quickly becomes “Why is this…

Rachel Krause | August 23, 2012 - 8:30 am

Step It Up, Lipstick, Hourglass Opaque Rouge Is Making You Look Bad

It’s official: we’ve entered an age in which your average lipstick just won’t cut it, and neither will the slippery high-gloss patinas of yore. We need moisturizing, long-wearing, intensely pigmented…

Rachel Krause | August 21, 2012 - 11:40 am

Lust Vs. Must: Darphin Essential Oil Elixirs Leave You Smooth, Smelling Good, And $80 Richer

When it comes to products that I feel very strongly that I NEEEEEED, they generally cost more than my ConEd bill for any given month. I love luxury beauty because…

Rachel Krause | August 20, 2012 - 9:40 am

Beauty Test Drive: Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butter

I think I’ve mentioned my love for Revlon Lip Butters a few times now, most recently in the context of my summer makeup routine, but I thought it was time…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 18, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Johnson & Johnson The First Major Corporation To Eliminate Harmful Ingredients From Personal Care Products

We are extremely fortunate in that our collective public consciousness of harmful chemicals used in beauty and personal care products, even those targeted towards babies and children, has grown exponentially…

Rachel Krause | August 17, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Makeup Bag: 7 Low-Maintenance Beauty Products For The Laziest Of Makeup Lovers

Individual makeup routines, and reasons for wearing makeup, vary. I wear makeup because, well, I don’t like the way my face looks without it.Gwen Stefani wears makeup so that her

Rachel Krause | August 10, 2012 - 10:00 am

Check Out Our Summer Makeup Routines (And Share Yours!)

When it’s hot and sticky out, the last thing you want to do is apply thick layers of opaque makeup, but you do want to take care of your skin…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 7, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Now Your Hands Can Be A Coloring Book

One of the saddest parts of being an adult is the lack of opportunities to use crayons, which is why I’m so stoked about this pack of Crayola nail polish,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 6, 2012 - 11:40 am

Duchess Kate Wears Too Much Eyeliner But I’m Obsessed With Her Anyway

When Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, isn’t all glammed up for events, I think she is so freakin’ adorable. Is that disrespectful to say of a future princess? I just mean…

Rachel Krause | August 5, 2012 - 10:00 am

The CCIC Revokes Their Leaping Bunny From A Number Of Major Cosmetics Brands

The Leaping Bunny is the universal symbol of the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC) reserved for brands and products strictly not tested on animals at any time during…

Rachel Krause | August 4, 2012 - 5:00 pm