Chart: When Do You Pluck Your Eyebrows?
We don't know about you guys, but our eyebrow grooming habits have less to do with our brows actually needing to be plucked and everything to do with the amount of wine we've consumed. Here's a handy pie chart to illustrate.
Get The Look: Angelina Jolie’s Golden Globe Eyes
Like bold red lipstick, cat-eye liner is one makeup trick that is less of a trend and more of a lifestyle. It's always en vogue, and those who embrace it do so with wild abandon. It's no coincidence that nearly all of my style icons, the women past and present that I consistently look to…
Science Can Now Turn Your Brown Eyes Blue — Permanently
Science, man. It's a mystery. It seems that lately, science -- rather than focusing on curing diseases or solving impending environmental disasters -- has taken it upon itself to address an age-old problem: people with brown eyes. Yes, yes, some of you may in fact suffer from this affliction, but worry no more. A scientific…
Wear Your Disney Pride On Your Eyes
I know, you're thinking -- How do I show my insane devotion to Disney's "The Lion King" in a new and innovative way? Well, makeup artist Katie Alves reached deep and came up with animated film-themed eye makeup. Like these "Lion King" coated peepers. How crazy detailed is that? And how many hours did that…
Light Hair/Dark Eyes And Dark Hair/Light Eyes Are The Prettiest Combos
This morning on the subway, I couldn't stop staring at the woman seated across from me. She's one of those people who's stunning, but you can't figure out exactly what makes them so pleasing to look at. And then I solved the mystery—she was blond, I think naturally, but had super dark brown eyes. It'…
Beauty How-to: Fill in Eyebrows
Eyebrows frame your face and enhance your best features. If there are bald spots, or sparse areas in your brows, no one is going to notice your almond shaped eyes or defined cheekbones... trust us. Take up a pencil and follow our instructions.
Beauty How-To: Apply Pencil Eyeliner
How to Apply Pencil Eyeliner: Eye liner is a cosmetic essential. Without it eyes would be undefined, unappealing, and even unnoticed. This makeup standard is the key to a pulled-together face, and both pencil and liquid applications can be a breeze. Select a Quality Pencil Liner: A decent pencil will leave a solid, dark line…
Beauty How-To: Use Eyeshadow To Line Eyes
Eye shadow is the Jekyll and Hyde of a makeup case. When it comes to eye lining with shadow, a punchy color and intense application leaves your peepers lined with drama, while a soft sweep of powder creates a softer look.
Beauty How-To: Get Through an Overplucked Period
How to Get Through an Overplucked Period: We’ve all been there. It starts with one stray hair and a tweezer-rampage later it look like you took a John Deere to your eyebrows. Luckily it’s nothing a little makeup, and a lot of time, can’t fix. Draw on eyebrows: Elizabeth Arden’s Dual Perfection Brow…
Beauty How-To: Curl Eyelashes With A Spoon
While our preferred tool of choice is an eyelash curler, there may be a time when you'll have to Macgyver your way out of a stubby eyelash situation. In that case, grab a spoon, these instructions, and get ready for betty-boop worthy batties.
Beauty How-To: Apply Eyeliner on Asian Eyes
The best beauty advice is to work with what yo’ momma gave ya. But if yo’ momma is Asian, it’s a little harder to apply eyeliner without looking like your entire lid is covered in black kohl. With the right eyeshadow, liner, and application, you can turn a smudged eye into a cat eye i…
Beauty How-To: Apply Mascara to Make Your Lashes Look Fuller
Today's mascaras are so high tech you’d think NASA designed them. Some lift and separate, others vibrate and curl, and some use every trick in the book to make your eyes look like they’re drenched in miracle grow. Mo matter what tube of black magic you’ve got, it’s all in the application.
Beauty How-To: Use Eye Makeup to Look More Awake
Every gal needs her beauty sleep, but not every gal gets enough of it. The more you rest, the better you look. Hey, there’s a reason she was called “sleeping beauty,” okay? When you can’t catch the necessary Z’s, turn to your makeup bag for a fake night’s sleep.
Beauty How-To: Use Makeup to Make Your Lashes Look Longer
Not everyone is blessed with Betty Boop's eyelashes. But without the length to bat your lashes, how’s a girl supposed to get out a traffic ticket? You’ll be blowing stop signs without worry in no time with a few tricks of the trade that add miles to real eyelashes.
Beauty How-To: Apply Individual Fake Eyelashes
Mascara is probably what God created on the 7th day, but nothing in a tube can do the work of falsies. It’s like comparing a push-up bra to a boob job: the results are not the same. We wonder why two strands of feathery lashes seem so scary to women, especially when the application i…
Beauty How-To: The Smoky Eye
There is nothing sexier than a smokey eye. Done right, this come-hither look can take you from the office to the red carpet just by changing shades. Deeply set silvers and plums make for a vixonish night on the town, while a mixture of nudes and toupes from 9 to 5 might score you a…
Beauty How-To: How to Decide Which Color Mascara to Use
Black, brown, clear, blue- how’s a girl to chose? Mascaras have become so diverse in color it seems that eyelashes are the new “it” bag. Our tip: stick to natural hues for a classic look and save the crayola-colors for a fiesta.
Beauty How-To: Deal with Light/Blond Eyebrows
Bombshell blond is a great color for tresses, but when it comes to eyebrows light hair can leave you looking more Whoppie Goldberg than Brigitte Bardot. No matter, because with a mascara wand and some shadow liner, light brows can pop.