3 pro tricks to smooth out uneven texture with your makeup

October 18, 2019 at 11:17PM by CWC There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to cover an uneven skin texture with your makeup, only to have it flake, look cakey, or just stand out more rather than blend in with the rest of your face. (Besides, perhaps, swiping on a brand-new mascara that just clumps, or … Continue reading 3 pro tricks to smooth out uneven texture with your makeup

This is the most Googled drugstore makeup brand in the U.S.—here are the 5 items to buy

October 07, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC If someone were to check my Google history, they’d find any variety of searches on how to apply liquid eyeshadow, which blushes are the easiest to use with minimal effort, and how to perfectly match my foundation. But if you were to check the makeup-related inquiries of the … Continue reading This is the most Googled drugstore makeup brand in the U.S.—here are the 5 items to buy

What makes a good foundation brush? We asked makeup artists

October 06, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC I use my fingers to apply (my often mis-matched) foundation. I’m not all that embarrassed about, but a better option for application is, of course, a foundation brush, which can help you control coverage—from sheer to full—and, you know, prevent you from looking like the joker. (Number of … Continue reading What makes a good foundation brush? We asked makeup artists

3 fail-proof ways to remove your makeup so that every last bit is gone

October 04, 2019 at 05:22PM by CWC Over the last few years, the double cleanse has become about as popular as leopard midi skirts or posting pictures of yourself as an old person to Instagram—nearly everyone has gotten involved. Thanks to K-Beauty, we know now that if we wear makeup, sometimes we need more than … Continue reading 3 fail-proof ways to remove your makeup so that every last bit is gone

I swapped my $514 makeup routine for an $83 one from the drugstore

October 03, 2019 at 06:18PM by CWC One of the biggest perks of being a beauty editor is that part of my literal job is to test makeup products, which means, as you can probably imagine, I’ve racked up quite the personal collection. Whether it’s a pricey foundation that will make your skin glow like a … Continue reading I swapped my $514 makeup routine for an $83 one from the drugstore

The $23 Korean tabletop makeup organizer Redditors can’t stop talking about

October 02, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Whether you’re a fan or not, you can’t deny that cosmetics queen Kylie Jenner sure knows how to organize her makeup. Me, on the other hand, not so much. My current method is putting my everyday products in one makeup bag, my rarely used ones in another, and … Continue reading The $23 Korean tabletop makeup organizer Redditors can’t stop talking about

This 4-ingredient homemade makeup remover can actually take care of business

October 01, 2019 at 02:30AM by CWC A beauty commandment we can all agree on: Take your makeup off before bed. If not for the sake of your nightly skin-care ritual, for the sake of your very delicate face: Because skin absorbs leftover product, sleeping in the stuff (for shame!) can clog pores, worsen acne, … Continue reading This 4-ingredient homemade makeup remover can actually take care of business

Makeup artists say nothing wakes your face up quicker than a swipe of this (and it’s not concealer)

September 29, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC I may not wear foundation or eyeshadow or lipstick every day, but I always swipe on a blush as a way to look put together in a flash (and mascara, but, duh). I strongly feel that a pop of color on the apples of your cheeks is the … Continue reading Makeup artists say nothing wakes your face up quicker than a swipe of this (and it’s not concealer)

I’m a minimalist makeup advocate—here’s why I converted to matte foundation

September 23, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC I’ve always been a low-maintenance makeup fan. As a 12 year old, I spent summer afternoons happily posted up in front of my bathroom mirror, practicing mascara-application tips I had read about in magazines, teaching myself how to use an eyelash curler, and trying (and failing) to figure … Continue reading I’m a minimalist makeup advocate—here’s why I converted to matte foundation

This makeup artist trick will make your lashes look five times thicker—no mascara required

September 19, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC There’s a lot most of us are willing to do in pursuit of more luxurious eyelashes. Between lash lifts, lash extensions, lash serums, false lashes, and good old-fashioned mascara, there’s clearly no shortage of options out there to help women get the longer, fuller and lashes of their dreams. But … Continue reading This makeup artist trick will make your lashes look five times thicker—no mascara required

How a Well+Good beauty editor does clean makeup on marathon days

September 18, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/7ym3VWSn-AjgxWzQ7.js Busy day beauty nightmare: Your makeup looks flawless in the morning, but by the time you get a chance to check the mirror at EOD you find yourself looking like some sort of shiny melted person. Yeah, not the goal. For days you know you won’t have … Continue reading How a Well+Good beauty editor does clean makeup on marathon days

This $15 cleansing milk rivals micellar water when you need to melt away makeup

September 16, 2019 at 08:29PM by CWC Removing makeup is one of my least favorite things, ever. Putting it on? Always a good time. But when it comes time to take it off, it can be really hard to get rid of every last bit—looking at you, liquid eyeliner!—for a totally clean face. While micellar … Continue reading This $15 cleansing milk rivals micellar water when you need to melt away makeup

Makeup artists reveal which cosmetics you should splurge vs save your bucks on

August 31, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC I remember the very first time I waltzed into a Sephora on a mission: to buy my first lipstick. The gold and lacquer-black tubes sparkled in my eyes as I swiped and tested and blotted to my heart’s content until I landed on the perfect hue. All I … Continue reading Makeup artists reveal which cosmetics you should splurge vs save your bucks on

This is exactly the order to apply eye makeup to cover up dark circles

August 27, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC It’s always jarring when you find out that you’ve spent your entire life living a beauty lie. For example, my mind was straight-up blown when a hairstylist told me I should be putting dry shampoo on my brush, instead of directly on my scalp. I was, again, floored … Continue reading This is exactly the order to apply eye makeup to cover up dark circles

Keep foundation in place all day with this hack from Meghan Markle’s makeup artist

August 21, 2019 at 09:43PM by CWC Around 2 p.m. every day, I walk into the bathroom in my office, look in the mirror, and wonder “who is that monster staring back at me, and what the heck happened to her foundation?” In the latest episode of the beauty podcast Gloss Angeles, makeup artist Daniel … Continue reading Keep foundation in place all day with this hack from Meghan Markle’s makeup artist

Hate foundation? These 6 stealthy makeup-skin-care hybrids convinced us we don’t need it

August 05, 2019 at 12:18PM by CWC I have a bad beauty editor confession to make: I (almost) never, ever wear foundation. Between my desk and at-home collections, there are at least 15 bottles of the stuff in different shades and formulations that I am constantly telling myself I’m going to open “someday.” But that day … Continue reading Hate foundation? These 6 stealthy makeup-skin-care hybrids convinced us we don’t need it

This is how the world’s most famous makeup artist applies foundation in 2-minutes flat

August 01, 2019 at 07:22AM by CWC When I get a notification that Pat McGrath—the mother of makeup—is going live on Instagram, I drop literally everything I’m doing to tune in. Considering she’s been trusted to perfect the faces of pretty much every uber-glamorous famous person you could fathom, and her work has appeared on countless runways … Continue reading This is how the world’s most famous makeup artist applies foundation in 2-minutes flat

The best hair, makeup, and skin-care tips from true American beauty icons

July 23, 2019 at 11:33AM by CWC Ah, America. Birthplace of chocolate chip cookies and some of the best damn beauty gurus in the industry (and also, Lizzo). In honor of Well+Good’s American Beauty Week, we tapped some of our favorite makeup artists, hairstylists, and skin-care pros in the States to share the most important … Continue reading The best hair, makeup, and skin-care tips from true American beauty icons

If you don’t know where to start with clean beauty, these are the 3 makeup swaps to make ASAP

July 18, 2019 at 07:53AM by CWC Switching to clean beauty and makeup products has been part of your burnout to-do list for what feels like years (but who’s counting). According to makeup artist and Credo Beauty ambassador Allie Compton, however, it’s as easy as focusing on three specific swaps, which she dived into at … Continue reading If you don’t know where to start with clean beauty, these are the 3 makeup swaps to make ASAP

12 longwear makeup essentials that won’t budge—no matter how sweaty your face gets

July 15, 2019 at 11:08AM by CWC This time of year, I’m lucky if my a.m. primping lasts over an hour. The majority of the time, my morning beauty routine is sabotaged the second I spend more than two minutes outside, thanks to the out-of-control humidity that makes my hair immediately frizz and my makeup … Continue reading 12 longwear makeup essentials that won’t budge—no matter how sweaty your face gets

5 common mistakes you’re probably making with foundation, according to makeup artists

July 10, 2019 at 11:50AM by CWC You know that feeling when you catch a glimpse of yourself  halfway through the day in either a rearview mirror or that office bathroom and realize that a) your foundation wasn’t properly blended in or b) your face is a completely different shade than your neck? Same! There’s … Continue reading 5 common mistakes you’re probably making with foundation, according to makeup artists

How One Well+Good Editor Styles Clean Makeup Products Three Different Ways

July 07, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC Whether you wake up and feel like a dewy, natural look or roll out of bed totally feeling a statement eye, you don’t have to scour every corner of the internet to find the clean products that’ll get the job done. That’s because we fine-tuned your summer makeup … Continue reading How One Well+Good Editor Styles Clean Makeup Products Three Different Ways