There’s a lot of confusion over where to apply SPF, how much product to apply, whether or not reapplying on a normal day is necessary, what formulas are most effective, and just how much SPF a person needs, depending on their skin tone. (Hint: It’s way more than you think.)
After test-driving many different sheet face masks over the course of two weeks and across 3,000 miles, the verdict is in and it might shock you: I kind of hate them. Here’s why!
“Beauty sleep is not a thing evil stepmothers and boogeymen made up to tuck you in with the patriarchy at night, it’s when our bodies rev up regenerative and restorative functions, and when moisture loss, collagen and hyaluronic breakdown are especially real.”
The fantastic thing about frivolous holidays like Valentine’s Day is that they’ve become the perfect excuse to go ahead and treat yourself.
This time round we’re going to talk color and application, and finally get to answering some of your burning questions!
You asked, we answered! The first in a two-part Hard Lacquer special about absolutely everything you need to know about blush, Lick My Chops-style.
Shine bright like a diamond with our in-depth, ultra-comprehensive Strobing // Highlighter 101. Includes product reviews, tips, winter skin prep and more.
Self-tanner emergencies, the latest beauty news and a hot-off-the-press roundup of 11 product hits and misses.
Body Talk: Roundup of the best body oils, review of Play! by Sephora’s new monthly subscription box, and more beauty news than you can shake a lipstick at.
Get the latest on H&M’s new cosmetics collection, ESSENCE’s new beauty subscription box, and take a closer look at the best of Empire’s bold beauty looks.
We’re gonna walk through the eyeliner basics — types of eyeliner, common ways to use it, plus #1 eyeliner picks from all your pals here at Autostraddle.
Hey-o, it’s the second edition of Hard Lacquer, beauty tubes! Get out your notepads and make sure you have plenty of space for new tabs in your browser, because we have a lot of material to cover.
We’re kicking off a new beauty column, Hard Lacquer, with summer heat in mind — Aja’s tested and reviewed nine mascaras so you sirens don’t have to!