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Real Girls, Real Beauty: Awesome Eyebrows

We’ve done some terrible things to our eyebrows in the past, but in recent years we’ve learned the key to great brows is leaving them alone. The less plucking, waxing and tweezing you do, generally, the better. Big brows are in –and hopefully are here to stay — and we’ve found some of the best… More »


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. … More »


Beauty How-To: Choose Blush for Medium Skin

Adding a few swipes of color to your cheeks is like frosting a cupcake. It adds the sweet, tempting topping that makes an already appealing treat even more desirable. But while we can all agree on buttercream or chocolate fudge frosting, the right blush color is harder to pick.

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Beauty How-To: Maintain Choose Blush for Back Skin Tones

Good blush should always compliment your skin tone, otherwise it fades away or pops like clown makeup. While the most fool proof way to pick a blush is experimenting and sampling colors, there are a few rules of thumb when it comes to buying blush for black women.

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Backwards Beauty: Your Ass Or Your Face

What’s more unhealthy—women who go Botox-crazy in order to look young, or those who gain weight to achieve the same goal? Yes, apparently another study proves that older women who are a bit overweight tend to look younger in their faces. Reports the Archives of Dermatology journal: “Implying that although excess fat may increase the… More »


Buh-Bye, Accutane

You either love it or loathe it. For me, many, many years ago, Accutane was a life (or should I say face?) saver. A new college graduate, I was supposed to be past the age of weekly (and daily) breakouts, but somehow, my body didn’t know that. Go figure. So, after trying everything else in… More »


Concept Bindis: Um, Really?

Hipsters would call these concept bindis “art.” We would call them “ugly.” To begin with, we’re pretty sure the whole bindi/sari/Gwen Stefani thing happened in 1999 and stayed there. Second, how exactly, do you expect to be taken seriously when you have hair, cloth, or stones stuck to your face? The sets of body stickers… More »


Wearin’ Your Heart On Your Face

“Rita Hayworth gave good face.” So the lyrics to Madonna’s “Vogue” states, but even science agrees. A new study by the U.K.’s Durham, St. Andrews, and Aberdeen Universities, has just come out linking facial features to romantic desires. Nearly 700 heterosexuals were asked by researchers to rifle through photos of men and women in their… More »