Cut your makeup routine down to a single step with these primer-foundation hybrids that last all day

January 19, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC If I’m taking the time to put on foundation (… which happens, at best, once a week) you’d better believe I expect it to last all day. Most makeup artists would tell me to prep my skin with primer in order to make that happen, but I’m generally … Continue reading Cut your makeup routine down to a single step with these primer-foundation hybrids that last all day

‘Melting’ cleansers completely erase makeup so you can kiss the double cleanse buh-bye

January 15, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC When it comes to the first (and most basic) step in your skin-care routine—cleansing—there are somehow a lot of things to think about. Dermatologists and facialists suggest optimizing your cleanse by using warm (but not too hot) water, choosing a face wash that rids your pores of gunk without … Continue reading ‘Melting’ cleansers completely erase makeup so you can kiss the double cleanse buh-bye

All-Natural Makeup That Adapts To You (Not The Other Way Around)

January 14, 2020 at 08:00AM With non-toxic makeup and “no lists” now center stage in the beauty world, one thing has become apparent: Organic and natural ingredients can truly achieve amazing color pay-off. Whether you’re a makeup minimalist or someone in constant search of statement trends, here’s to reaching for color that both celebrates and … Continue reading All-Natural Makeup That Adapts To You (Not The Other Way Around)

The best biodegradable glitter makeup that will have you sparkling well into the new year

December 28, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC The 1980s may have been known as “the glitter days” (in the words of Joey Ramone, at least), but the 2020s are about to take hold as the biodegradable glitter days. As we look towards sustainability in all of our beauty products, brands have begun to rethink the way … Continue reading The best biodegradable glitter makeup that will have you sparkling well into the new year

A facialist shares the most genius hack for keeping skin hydrated when you’re wearing makeup

December 23, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC By the time the clock strikes noon during the winter months, it can feel like every ounce of moisture has been sucked straight out of your face. Thanks to the combination of cold air outside and the blasting heat in your car/house/office, parched skin is pretty much a … Continue reading A facialist shares the most genius hack for keeping skin hydrated when you’re wearing makeup

Tap these six products to nail the natural holiday makeup look (and it only takes five minutes)

December 20, 2019 at 02:16PM by CWC You’ve got shopping to finish, gifts to wrap, and parties to attend—so the last thing you want to do is spend hours cooped up in your bathroom prepping for said parties. When you need to get ready in a flash but still want to look glam (so like, … Continue reading Tap these six products to nail the natural holiday makeup look (and it only takes five minutes)

CoverGirl is launching clean makeup, including a $10 “skin milk” foundation we can’t put down

December 16, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC As more and more makeup products straddle both the makeup and skin-care categories, it’s becoming easier to add pigment while nourishing your skin in one fell swoop. Now, with CoverGirl’s Clean Fresh line, the trend is coming to a drugstore near you. Launching today, CoverGirl—one of the most … Continue reading CoverGirl is launching clean makeup, including a $10 “skin milk” foundation we can’t put down

The answers to Google’s 5 most-searched makeup questions of 2019

December 11, 2019 at 06:35PM by CWC A person’s search history can reveal a lot about them. Like, do they prefer hot yoga or classic vinyasa? Are they a 20-step chef or a 3-ingredients-or-less kind of person? In 2019, Googlers sought out “how-to” beauty tutorials from the world wide web, and I feel personally validated … Continue reading The answers to Google’s 5 most-searched makeup questions of 2019

6 makeup buys that make me *actually* want to wear makeup on the reg

December 09, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC When it comes to makeup, there are those of us who live for new shades of blush, bright, bold lipsticks, and eye-enhancing liners each day of the week; and then, there are those of us who thrive on consistency to keep our mornings moving. I fall squarely in … Continue reading 6 makeup buys that make me *actually* want to wear makeup on the reg

This mirror makes putting on your makeup in bad lighting a thing of the past

December 05, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC According to an old proverb I found on Quotes.com, “The best mirror of all is an old friend.” While that’s a nice sentiment, I’m here to tell you that the best mirror is actually the Simplehuman Sensor Mirror Pro ($400). Which is why I’m begging someone (anyone!) to buy … Continue reading This mirror makes putting on your makeup in bad lighting a thing of the past

This 5-in-1 makeup-skin-care hybrid will cut your entire routine down to a single step

November 30, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC There are three elements that any beauty pro will tell you should be a part of your post-cleanse morning skin routine: an antioxidant serum, a moisturizer, and an SPF. No matter what your skin goals are, that’s the bare minimum roster of things you should be slathering on … Continue reading This 5-in-1 makeup-skin-care hybrid will cut your entire routine down to a single step

If I could use only one makeup product for the rest of my life, it’d be this $18 foundation stick

November 08, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC I remember the day the Flesh Beauty foundation sticks came across my desk. It was about a year and a half ago, and the just-launched line (a brainchild of beauty industry vet Linda Wells) exploded into the makeup world with its 40 shade range and other fun pigmented … Continue reading If I could use only one makeup product for the rest of my life, it’d be this $18 foundation stick

The most hydrating foundation money can buy, according to makeup artists

October 31, 2019 at 09:24PM by CWC To me, the thought of plastering goopy foundation onto dry skin evokes the same response as the thought of nails on a chalkboard. The resulting cakey-ness of slicking one dry thing against another is downright unappealing, and leaves behind a complexion that is the complete opposite of the … Continue reading The most hydrating foundation money can buy, according to makeup artists

I tried a NASA-inspired, temperature-regulated makeup bag—here’s what I thought

October 24, 2019 at 01:30AM by CWC Technological beauty advancements have definitely taken an interesting turn in 2019, as skin-care micro-fridges and mess-free skin-care applicators (yes, really) have garnered a lot of attention over the past few months. However, expect the trend to also carry over into your accessories, especially as startups like Livana develop … Continue reading I tried a NASA-inspired, temperature-regulated makeup bag—here’s what I thought

CVS is the first drugstore to allow makeup swatching in the beauty aisles

October 22, 2019 at 08:13PM by CWC As I waltzed down the newly revamped beauty aisles of a CVS store in New York City’s Times Square this morning, I noticed something very different… something I have never seen before in the history of drugstore makeup and skin care: beauty product testers. I repeat: CVS is … Continue reading CVS is the first drugstore to allow makeup swatching in the beauty aisles

4 looks that prove iridescent makeup is actually wearable

October 22, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC It’s prime time to play with makeup. Call it the Euphoria effect, or the more updated way to wear shimmer, but iridescent makeup is e-v-e-r-y-w-h-e-r-e. And I’m not mad about it. Whether it’s eyelids speckled with mermaid-esque hues, Zenon, Girl of the 21st Century-inspired lip gloss, or cheekbones that shine … Continue reading 4 looks that prove iridescent makeup is actually wearable