What happens to your skin when you stop wearing makeup for a day, week, or month

March 17, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC Global cases of Covid-19 are rising, leading many people to work remotely for the foreseeable future. Working from home has its pros and cons, like more time with your pet, but for many it can also increase feelings loneliness. However, one thing rings (mainly) true: It’s certainly easier … Continue reading What happens to your skin when you stop wearing makeup for a day, week, or month

An RD and a natural makeup artist got real about supplements—here’s what happened

March 17, 2020 at 10:00AM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/koK9rn7d-AjgxWzQ7.js It’s easy to believe that your Instagram role model for learning about all things wellness (we all have one) must have every aspect of their own health nailed down, right? But, even natural makeup artist Alexandria Gilléo—whose inside-out wellness motto inspires her to share the many (many, … Continue reading An RD and a natural makeup artist got real about supplements—here’s what happened

I’m an Ulta Beauty Pro Artist and these 4 items *never* leave my makeup bag

March 05, 2020 at 05:00PM by CWC My high school best friend scored a part-time job selling makeup the summer before our senior year. I watched in awe as her cosmetic bag turned into Wonderland, and she became fearless Alice, braving the before-uncharted lands of cream blushes, whisper-soft makeup brushes, and slick eyeliner. Since that … Continue reading I’m an Ulta Beauty Pro Artist and these 4 items *never* leave my makeup bag

5 moisturizers that double as primers for makeup

March 02, 2020 at 08:00PM by CWC The two-in-one shampoo and conditioner in my boyfriend’s shower always makes me a little jealous. Imagine having a routine so simple that washing your hair is a one-step job. My eight-step morning skincare routine could never, but there is one way to cut down on time that’s actually … Continue reading 5 moisturizers that double as primers for makeup

I’m a Sephora beauty director and these 5 cleansers are makeup ‘magic erasers’

February 29, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC One of life’s great frustrations is completing 30 seconds of derm-mandated face washing, only to realize that your mascara, foundation, and blush have smeared into a Monet painting on your face. When your skin doesn’t get as clean as you wanted it to, you then have to go … Continue reading I’m a Sephora beauty director and these 5 cleansers are makeup ‘magic erasers’

I’m a makeup artist, and here’s how I spent $143 to fill my personal kit

February 20, 2020 at 06:34PM by CWC Whenever there’s a new launch or a big sale, it can be tempting to drop your hard-earned coins on products that seem to-die-for amazing but probably won’t work their way into your everyday routine. I’m a sucker for creamy glitter eyeshadows, and I can count on one hand … Continue reading I’m a makeup artist, and here’s how I spent $143 to fill my personal kit

How to tell longwear makeup products from those that’ll peace out in 2 seconds

February 09, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC Whether you have a long day ahead or your skin is so oily your makeup slides right off, sometimes you need to call in reinforcements in order for your makeup to stay put. Enter, longwear makeup. Though many products promise long-lasting, waterproof or transfer-resistant formulas, picking the right … Continue reading How to tell longwear makeup products from those that’ll peace out in 2 seconds

6 foundation myths makeup artists want you to stop believing right now

January 28, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC Foundation is makeup’s most confusing category, and the cringe-worthy photos we’ve all got of ourselves with orange skin, an unblended line and/or a caked-on face serve as proof. Finding the right product (and then applying it) can be tricky, especially because there is so much information—and misinformation—out there … Continue reading 6 foundation myths makeup artists want you to stop believing right now

A Fully Relatable Beauty Journey — From Brow Plucking To 5-Minute Makeup

January 28, 2020 — 8:00 AM Share on: When it comes to our relationship with makeup, Chrissy Powers, LMFT, is all of us. Growing up a ’90s kid, the mom of three remembers copying beauty trends in magazines (and overplucking her eyebrows, of course—who in this generation hasn’t?) to feel beautiful. Her mentality on makeup … Continue reading A Fully Relatable Beauty Journey — From Brow Plucking To 5-Minute Makeup

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