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8 Dec

Christmas Tree Brows Are Here To Haunt Your Holidays

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You better watch out / you better not cry / you better not pout / I’m telling you why / CHRISTMAS TREE BROWS ARE COMING TO RUIN YOUR LIFE. Or, at least make your life a lot more interesting. Because just in time for the holidays comes a new brow trend that’s equal parts glorious and awful, and yet completely awesome all at the same time (we subscribe to the religion of You Do You, so please, rock these eyebrows with abandonment). The brows were created by Instagram user taytay_xx (AKA YouTube vlogger Taylor R.), who managed to combine all of this year’s most terrifying brow trends (feather brows, barbed wire brows, and bauble brows) into one festive little look that’s quickly blowing up on Instagram....
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7 Dec

Star Liner Is Here And The Internet Is Freaking Out

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When you’re an Instagram-obsessed beauty freak like I am (also known as a beauty editor), you start to see trends to develop in real time: First, you’ll see an iteration of the trend during fashion week, which, after multiple months of silence, will lead to a sudden resurrection by one of your favorite makeup artists, which will then lead to a smattering of copycat photos on Instagram, which will quickly devolve into yet another divisive beauty trend of the year. And today, I bring to you the latest in Internet-created lewks: star liner. Not to be confused, of course, with NASA’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft capsule, which is set to launch in 2018 and currently controlling the #starliner game on Instagram. No, the...
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6 Dec

Colorful Beauty Inspired By The Backdrop Of LA

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As the rest of the world softly slips into winter, CR turns to Los Angeles, where summer sovereignly inspires year round. Decorated by the California landscape, color theory lends itself to beauty in this make up inspo series lensed by Brian Higbee and Natalie Joos.

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BRIAN HIGBEE

MIRANDA WEARS SWEATER JOOSTRICOT ON EYES ESTEE LAUDER DOUBLE WEAR STAY-IN-PLACE EYE PENCIL IN EMERALD VOLT

BRIAN HIGBEE
BRIAN HIGBEE

AUDRE WEARS SWEATERS TOPSHOP ON EYES ESTEE LAUDER PURE COLOR ENVY SCULPTING EYESHADOW 5-COLOR PALETTE IN FIERY SAFFRON SRP

BRIAN HIGBEE
BRIAN HIGBEE

MIRANDA WEARS HOOD THE WAY WE WORE JACKET MAGDA BUTRYM ON EYES MAC COSMETICS CHROMALINE IN HI-DEF CYAN AND EYE SHADOW IN KELLY

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BRIAN HIGBEE
MIRANDA WEARS SWEATERS MANGO ON EYES MAC...
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30 Oct

Pat McGrath Is Launching The Holiday Collection Of Your Dreams

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Pat McGrath is giving fans something new with her first ever holiday collection. Named #LiquiLUST 007, the limited edition launch is McGrath’s contribution to the liquid matte lip market.

INTRODUCING #LiquiLUST007 ⚡️⚡️⚡️ The revolutionary formulation leaves lips velvet-smooth while delivering the carnally charismatic colour one craves. Delivering one-stroke, high-impact opacity offering seamless blending with a hydrating, ultra matte finish. Available NOVEMBER 2017. SIGN UP NOW AT PATMcGRATH.COM
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So what sets McGrath’s liquid lip apart from the rest? Unlike others that are meant to be worn alone or with liner, these mattes are perfect for cocktailing—the same way McGrath does backstage at fashion shows. “With liquid lips there was always those rules, put it on,...
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25 Oct

The Best Fall 2017 Makeup Trend For Your Zodiac Sign

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The eyes have it for fall 2017—or should we say, the penetrating gaze. As maximalist Jupiter sets sail in seductive Scorpio from October 10, 2017 to November 8, 2018, we have ample reason to dress those windows to the soul. Self-possessed sass is also au courant, as Jupiter sharpens Scorpio's sting which makes us think of Jim Carrey's bon mot, "Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes." Whether you're throwing shade or a come-hither glance, here's the look your zodiac sign just has to try.

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GETTY / PETER WHITE
Pisces First question: Will it fit in a travel-sized beauty bag? Next: Will the packaging trip the alarm when you're going through TSA security? Your wanderlust is piqued...
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17 Oct

We Relate To These Spiked Brows On a Deeply Personal Level​

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Okay, we know you’ve already been inundated with too many brow trends this year, from the squiggly wave brow, to barbed wire brows, to dragon brows, and you’ve been a really excellent trooper through it all. But the year is not over, and the hellish onslaught of sexual assault-riddled news is most likely just beginning, which means this new brow look couldn't have come at a better time. Meet spiked brows, an Instagram gem that so clearly displays our inner feelings right now of being a woman in modern society, it's almost laughable.

When you don't want people to touch your brows🖕🏻 • Products used: BROWS @nyxcosmetics / @nyxcosmeticsnl Frame&Tame brow pomade in "Espresso" EYES @morphebrushes eyeshadow palette in "35O" @nyxcosmetics / @nyxcosmeticsnl Matte Liquid liner...
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10 Oct

Black Eyeliner Has Never Been Better

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If this past season is anything to go on, a black liner (or perhaps a wardrobe of them) promises seemingly infinite possibilities for transformation. Whether inky pens were used to paint a razor-sharp wing or smudged kohl simulated suggestively slept-in makeup, the runways demonstrated loads of ideas for wielding your favorite black eyeliner. Behold your new favorite ways to make your mark.

1. UNDER LINE
Not for the faint of heart or tired of eye, a crisp slick of black reserved for the lower lash lines provided an unexpected twist on typical top lined lids.
At Isa Arfen, makeup artist Andrew Gallimore traced lower lids with Nars Black Valley Eye Paintfor a modern take on traditional “Kabuki makeup.”

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ISA ARFEN / COURTESY OF NARS
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25 Sep

Fashion Week’s Best Lip And Lid Combos

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Nothing goes together quite like a wink and a smile, which is why makeup artists at New York Fashion Week teamed high-octane eyes with barely-there lips, or contrasted loud mouths with lid looks that barely whispered. Here, 7 ways to achieve the perfect beauty balance from backstage.

Courtesy Maybelline
Courtesy Maybelline
1  Metallic Pout + Flushed Lids “A face like a cherry blossom” is how makeup artist Erin Parsons described the flashy crimson lip at Bibhu Mohapatra. Eyes were washed with blush and a bit of white highlighter on the inner corners. While Parson’s layered a red lip pencil with metallic powder to catch the light on the runway, Maybelline New York Color Sensational Matte Metallics Lipstick in Hot Lava offers a similar effect in...
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17 Aug

The Best New Lipsticks For Fall 2017

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There's so much more to autumn than burnt siena. Think creamy mocha, spiced mahogany, and the vampiest black cherry you ever did see.

Updating your wardrobe is the easy part. Boots, knits, denim, done. But thanks to eleven innovative shades, updating your go-to makeup look for fall can be just as appealing. This season, think beyond brick and beige.

Courtesy of Brands
Courtesy of Brands

Dual-Tone Rose

Givenchy Le Rouge 
Sculpt Two-Tone Lipstick in Rose, $38, neimanmarcus.com.

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Courtesy of Brands

Rosey Nude

NYX Cosmetics
Slip Tease Full Color Lip Oil in Beyond Basic, $6.99, ulta.com.

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Courtesy of Brands

Red-Brown

Anastasia Beverly Hills
Matte Lipstick in Brandy, $18, ulta.com.

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Courtesy of Brands

Chocolate Brown

NARS Cosmetics Powermatte Lip Pigment in...
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12 Jul

How To Pull-Off Glossy Makeup

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First Philipp Plein sent models down the runway at his fall 2017 show with glossed lips and lids. Then Glossier put a shamelessly shiny lip gloss in their holiday set. At couture week, Giambattista Valli paired his fall 2018 collection with varying degrees of lip shine, from slick and clear to patent red vinyl. Marc Jacobs' favorite color–shiny–is everywhere lately. If you grew up in the '90s, glossy makeup might trigger memories of middle school dances, summer camp, M.A.C Lipglass and hair glued to sticky lips. It's fair to say that gloss (and M.A.C Lipglass) have since come a long way. It's now possible to wear sticky makeup without trapping strands of hair or leaving it all behind on the straw to your iced coffee–even during...
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