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

A makeup artist reveals exactly how to keep foundation from dripping off your face this summer

July 05, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC This morning, I was all excited to try out a new foundation that had landed on my desk earlier this week. I put it on as usual, and walked out the door feeling fly. Ten blocks and 90 degrees later, though, it was completely dripped off of my face, … Continue reading A makeup artist reveals exactly how to keep foundation from dripping off your face this summer

A makeup artist’s genius mascara hack will help you avoid racoon eyes all summer long

July 01, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Just when you thought allergy season was over and you could finally (finally!) step outside in mascara without having to worry about raccoon rings under your eyes… summer weather set in. Between the humidity and the face sweat that are pretty much unavoidable during this time of year, … Continue reading A makeup artist’s genius mascara hack will help you avoid racoon eyes all summer long

How to do a full face of photo-ready clean makeup in 15 minutes

June 27, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC Stop me if this sounds familiar: You’re scrolling through Instagram, pause on a photo of a beauty blogger’s perfectly highlighted/contoured/cat-eyed face, and think, “I wish I could get my makeup to look like that, but that probably took her forever to do.” TBH, it probably did—and more power … Continue reading How to do a full face of photo-ready clean makeup in 15 minutes

Ask a derm: Is it okay to put body makeup over your skin issues?

June 26, 2019 at 12:58PM by CWC If you have a phone and an Instagram account, chances are you’ve come across ads or videos or pictures of people (or even Kim K. herself) slathering on Kim Kardashian‘s brand spankin’ new Skin Perfecting Body Foundation ($45). Or perhaps you’ve scanned headlines talking about the product’s backlash, … Continue reading Ask a derm: Is it okay to put body makeup over your skin issues?

These are the only 7 products you need to put together a full clean makeup routine

June 24, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC Let’s be real, how many products do you actually use in your day-to-day makeup routine? Probably not as many as take up 24/7 residence in your makeup bag, right? If you’re nodding your head, we have a proposition for you: Instead of embarking on a total clean-beauty overhaul (which … Continue reading These are the only 7 products you need to put together a full clean makeup routine

Found: The only makeup product that doesn’t make me feel like I’m melting in humidity

June 20, 2019 at 09:14AM by CWC This time of year, it feels like 80 percent of my time is spent trying to hack my beauty regimen to work in summer weather. Humidity in the air (which we are getting a lot of in New York City right now) means that my hair needs approximately … Continue reading Found: The only makeup product that doesn’t make me feel like I’m melting in humidity

Michelle Obama’s makeup artist answers all of our burning beauty questions

June 19, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC There are certain humans on this earth who actually glow. Michelle Obama is, without a shadow of a doubt, one of those humans. Take one look at her parading across the stage in a pair of silver sparkly boots, hugging one of her adoring fans, or posing for … Continue reading Michelle Obama’s makeup artist answers all of our burning beauty questions

I found the one thing that will get makeup out of white tees faster than a Tide stick

May 30, 2019 at 11:13AM by CWC Every single day, I diligently apply my skin care and then a light layer of CC cream and concealer to make it look like I’m rocking the no-makeup makeup look (and I feel all sneaky about it). No one can tell that I’m wearing a full face of … Continue reading I found the one thing that will get makeup out of white tees faster than a Tide stick

A makeup artist shares exactly how many coats of mascara will give you your fluffiest lashes ever

May 28, 2019 at 11:11AM by CWC The other day, I went out on a whim and applied an extra layer of brow gel over my eyebrows while touching up. The result, I was proud to see, was that they looked extremely fluffy… aka the ideal adjectives I’d like to describe my brows. Since that … Continue reading A makeup artist shares exactly how many coats of mascara will give you your fluffiest lashes ever

These genius sunscreens will let you re-apply without messing up your makeup

May 09, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC My vampire, winter-loving self has recently gotten a wakeup call: The sun is out. Long gone are the beautiful gray days that cold weather brings (AKA my fave), and daily sunscreen is an absolute must (as, admittedly, it should be 365 days of the year). As pretty much … Continue reading These genius sunscreens will let you re-apply without messing up your makeup

Doing my makeup has never been easier than with these makeup artist-founded lines

May 08, 2019 at 06:00AM by CWC When a makeup artist creates their very own brand, it’s like Picasso launching his own palette—the creator is supplying us with the tools we need to (attempt to) replicate their artistry. That’s exactly why I love turning to makeup lines founded and created by makeup artists. By working … Continue reading Doing my makeup has never been easier than with these makeup artist-founded lines

When Beyoncé’s makeup artist gives you a lip tip, you listen

April 12, 2019 at 07:47AM by CWC I have to admit I was pretty jealous when associate beauty and fitness editor Zoe Weiner told me she got to hang out with Beyoncé’s makeup artist, Sir John. Naturally, I asked her to spill every tip she got from the in-demand makeup artist. And girl delivered, too. … Continue reading When Beyoncé’s makeup artist gives you a lip tip, you listen

Yep, you can use every last piece of makeup in more than one way

March 28, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC Besides my practically 10-step skin-care routine, the rest of my beauty regimen is actually pretty lazy. I’m all about dry shampoo (or air-drying when I actually wash my hair), slathering on a BB or CC cream, and multi-tasking beauty products (those lip-to-cheeks tho!). So whenever a makeup artist … Continue reading Yep, you can use every last piece of makeup in more than one way