We all want standout lashes, but sometimes running through tubes of DiorShow or going to a salon to get them professionally dyed can be expensive. That's why we put at-home eyelash dye to the test and discovered the best and easiest way to get your lashes dark for up to six weeks. So if you're ready to switch your mascara for something new, you might be surprised by how easy it is to dye.
Stars like Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn haven't lost their beauty or appeal over the decades, and a part of their magnetism lies in their effortless style. When it comes to Summer hair and makeup, we can all learn a lot from the iconic women who've made it seem easy to look chic no matter how hot and humid it was. Check out these 20 stars' classic warm-weather fixes for beautiful hair and great makeup when the mercury's rising.
Still worrying about what to get mom, and afraid you're too late? There are still plenty of ways to thank her this Mother's Day (Sunday, May 13) without putting a box in the mail or spending a hectic evening shopping at the mall. Whether you're on a tight budget or ready to spend big, there's a great, easy Mother's Day gift here for you. So relax and check out these ideas.
The Avengers movie premieres today, and fans have been eagerly waiting in anticipation for its debut. Some have even paid tribute with amazing homages, like Finnish makeup artist Jangsara. She was so excited about the film that she decided to create this amazing Avengers-themed eye art, coming up with looks that reference Thor, Iron Man, The Hulk, and even big bads like Loki. Are you ready to assemble some super eye shadow? Then check out her amazing work now.
Most of us spend time thinking about our hair and makeup separately, but why not consider them together? Spring is in full swing, so we've assembled 19 lovely looks designed to bring out the best in your hair and eye color. Check them out and find your inspiration.
What do burnout pastels, sultry sheers, and ultrabrights all have in common? They're hot polish trends for May, a time when soft Spring shades and Summer's fun colors get together to render some truly lovely combinations. This month, the selection varies from polishes that resemble (very pretty) lizard scales, cupcake sprinkles, red chili peppers, and more. They're a can't-miss crop of colors, so check them out now.
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This year has already shaped up to be one full of vivid color and experimental shapes. But there have been a lot of natural and classical looks thrown into the mix as well. See the top 10 runway trends that are so hot, they'll carry you way into Summer and Fall.
One year after her royal nuptials, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, always looks lovely and put together. So it's no surprise that many women are clamoring to mimic her style. Obviously, her good looks were handed down from her parents, but constantly being so well groomed requires a serious beauty regimen. While nobody but Kate knows her exact routine, we've uncovered a few products and treatments that are said to be her favorites — and added up the costs. As you can imagine, looking princess-perfect costs a pretty penny. Read on to see the breakdown.
Bright, florid lipstick shades are a huge red carpet and runway trend right now, whether the color in question is fruit punch, cerise, or neon pink. But not all lip looks are equally winsome on every set of smackers, and there's no single "right" way to wear the trend. So take a look at these five pretty, smart options. There's something here for every style, whether you prefer lip gloss or refuse to reapply more than once a day.
Warm weather is on its way, and it's time to celebrate with cool nail art ideas. A colorful manicure is one of the fastest ways to transition your look, and it's an excellent way to show off your creativity as well. Check out these 22 brilliant nail art ideas and get started on your next manicure masterpiece.
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Katrina Bowden of 30 Rock fame recently got engaged (congratulations!), and for her engagement party, she wore this super pretty, super easy ponytail. Her stylists for the soiree, Matrix artistic directors Ammon Carver and Nick Stenson, were behind-the-scenes to create the flirty style, which would look just as fresh and fun at any celebratory event (read: wedding, garden party, on a boat, etc.). So take a look to see Katrina's coiffure come together, and get inspired by an old classic.
Photo courtesy of Matrix
Ever wondered what it's like to work in a Lush Cosmetics store, or what goes into those amazing in-store treatments provided by employees? Well, wonder no longer. We recently spent an afternoon at Lush, learning the company's skin care secrets and even lending our hands to "help" out at the store.
Thanks to Lush-perts Karly and Michael, we came out with a bunch of incredible tricks and learned how to replicate some of these special miniservices at home. So come behind the apron with us — you'll never look at shower gel the same way again.
Additional reporting and main photo by Jaime Richards
Whether you're tying the knot or just gearing up for a full season as a wedding spectator, hair is always a quandary. Should you wear it up or down, modern or classic? And what about your accessories, not to mention veils? Well, worry not, because these wedding hair ideas are all stunners, and there's something for every style and sensibility, whether you're planning a rockabilly wedding or attending someone's Roaring '20s fête.