Want to know the secret to a natural-looking foundation application? It's all about the sponge. And The Perfectionist Makeup Sponge ($12) from Sephora is much more sophisticated than the triangle applicators found in the drugstore aisles. The dual-ended design is made to fit in the tiniest of crevices (like around the nose) that brushes and your fingers miss. For an airbrushed finish, try applying product while the sponge is damp. That way, your foundation will be absorbed into the skin, making it feel like you barely have any makeup on at all. Finally, the brush vs. fingers vs. sponge debate is settled.
Hair and makeup lovers adore beautiful images, and it's no surprise that Pinterest is filled with beauty inspiration, tips, and tutorials. This week on the POPSUGAR Beauty Pinterest page, our most repinned posts included celebrity manicures from the red carpet, plus a few festival beauty tips in honor of SXSW. We love to hear from you, so remember to follow us on Pinterest to see and share more.
Looking for a new neutral to add to your makeup rotation? Pantone's color of the year is emerald, and the brand has teamed up with Sephora for their annual makeup collection. We're showing you a closer look at the pretty palettes, mascaras, and eyeliners in the trendy hue, as well as offering up tips so you can rock this color with style.
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You've heard it all before: do not pick at your blemishes! Squeezing them can leave scarring and unnecessary redness on your skin. But sometimes, when a pimple is sitting above the surface, it's hard not to want to get rid of it. Learn when you should pop a blemish, and also when to leave it alone. Plus, we have a no-squeezing method that will get rid of the bump without the damaging effects. On Kirbie Johnson: Kardashian Collection blouse.
Spring is just around the corner, and the pretty pastels of the season are starting to crop up in the makeup palettes of famous faces. Kate Mara was spotted sporting a gorgeous pastel peach, while Eva Amurri Martino donned a glossy pink shade. Hayden Panettiere also got in on the trend with a swipe of cotton-candy color across her lips. 'Tis the season to bring out those pastels, but who sported the trend best?
Selena Gomez may play a troubled youth in the Spring Breakers film, but her style throughout the press tour has been decidedly more mature. While attending various premieres and events surrounding the film, Selena's hair and makeup has run the range from casual-cool to sultry yet sophisticated. See all her Spring Breakers red carpet moments when you click through.
Between PaleyFest wrapping up and SXSW nearing its end, there have been a whole slew of stars to look out for, not to mention the bevy of beauty looks from the Spring Breakers premiere, too. But there have been plenty of other star moments to garner inspiration from this week. Click through to see who you might have missed out and about.
From winning Miss Corpus Christi back in 1998 to her role as Gabrielle Solis on Desperate Housewives, Eva Longoria knows what good hair and makeup can do. So it's not surprising that she has a famous friendship with her longtime hairstylist, Ken Paves. In honor of her 38th birthday, we're taking a look back at some of her best hair (and makeup) moments.