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Cat eye eyeliner

Review: The Liner to Take You From Cat Eye Disaster to Eyeliner Master

By Amber Logsdon On July 18, 2014

If there’s one beauty look that I’ve come to know and love, it’s the retro cat-eye, which has surged in popularity over the past few years. However, as anyone who has tried… Read More


In the Name of the Moon! This Sailor Moon Make-Up Will Blow Fans Away

By Amber Logsdon On June 20, 2014

When Naoko Takeuchi first wrote the line “Moon Prism Power, Make-Up!”, I’m sure she wasn’t intending for it to be taken literally. Regardless, it’s happening! In celebration of the 20th anniversary of… Read More


Yes, You Can Wear Make-Up at the Beach! (We’ll Show You How)

By Amber Logsdon On June 17, 2014

Having spent all of my summers in coastal cities on the East Coast, I should know a thing or two about getting sunkissed (or sun poisoned, depending on my level of recklessness… Read More

lupita nyong'o

Can Lupita Nyong’o’s Lancôme Campaign Help End Colorism?

By Keziyah Lewis On April 11, 2014

Whether it’s her charm, beauty, talent, and grace, or her fortitude for shining on the red carpet and on screen, there is no shortage of reasons to appreciate Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o.… Read More

Bushy Eyebrows

Makeup Basics Part 1: Natural But Polished Brows

By On August 5, 2013

Forget everything you’ve ever heard about makeup basics. OK, maybe not everything. Perhaps an introduction is in order. My name is Jennifer Tanko, and I’m a professional makeup artist. I worked for… Read More

White Eyeliner Trends

3 Easy Ways To Look Beautifully Bright-Eyed This Summer!

By Sindulge On May 21, 2013

While not all of us want to “wake up in the morning feeling like P. Diddy” (although that could make for an interesting day), there is one thing most people want to… Read More

Girlactik Cream Blush

Sindulge’s Guide to 5 of Spring’s Hottest Beauty Trends

By Kara Weik On March 28, 2013

Can we get a “hell yeah”?! Spring has officially sprung! And just like a seriously satisfying spring cleaning sesh (out with the old, in with the new!), we can’t think of anything… Read More

blood red lips

How to Get the Bloodiest Blood Red Lips

By Sara Luckey On March 26, 2013

I’m all about a bold lip. Bright colors, dark colors, any and all colors as long as they are bold, vivid and intense. One of my go-to’s for dramatic day or night… Read More

women of color foundation troubles

The NC45 Conundrum, or How I Found My Perfect Shade

By Autumne Montague On February 13, 2013

For as long as I’ve been wearing makeup, finding the right shade of foundation has been nearly impossible. Foundation is supposed to do a lot of things: Cover up, let your skin… Read More

what is a cc cream

What is CC Cream? Exploring the Next Generation of Blemish Balms

By Kelsey Reddick On January 2, 2013

Just as we finally wrap our minds around the BB cream concept, the beauty industry sends CC cream spiraling our way. CC cream, short for color control cream, is a supposed improvement… Read More


Beauty Advice: How Do I Avoid the Caked-On Make-Up Look?

By Jessica Knox On December 5, 2012

It is I, your former purveyor of Treat Yo’Self Thursday, back with a new Beauty Advice series where I will attempt to answer your most pressing beauty-related questions (so please leave them… Read More

Urban Decay L'Oreal Merge

What Does L’Oréal’s Acquisition of Urban Decay Mean for the Cruelty-Free Brand?

By Sully Moreno On December 4, 2012

Last week, Urban Decay came out with a new product in their popular Naked line, Naked Basics. Typically, nothing else Urban Decay does can overshadow the release of a new Naked product,… Read More