Three years ago, I made a trip to Sephora with one specific purpose in mind: to search for the perfect foundation. Surely, some mystical brown shade existed at the elusive nexus of “good” and “right.” Having spent most of my life wearing solely mascara and a resting bitch face, this was my first time hunting for just …
ColourPop Cosmetics’ new lip wand is a little too fuzzy for some people’s tastes.
Like so many of us, the Smithsonian has been collecting cosmetics for decades, except out of historical interest rather than laziness and fond memories of that frosted blue eyeshadow from junior-senior. And now, you can poke through their holdings from the comfort of your own home.
Throngs of teens and some adults who want lips like Kylie Jenner have purchased her Lip Kits and so we’ve arrived at this point: Kylie is looking to open a physical Kylie Cosmetics store.
Five men have been arrested in New York as a part of an ongoing investigation—titled Operation Bad Odor—by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E) into counterfeit perfumes and cosmetics. According to federal prosecutors, the defendants knowingly sold counterfeit designer perfumes (which included Daisy by…
Kylie Jenner has been forced to take a break from dancing in dangerously lit Coachella crowds to do damage control, after a makeup artist complained about her lip kit’s quality on Twitter.
Rihanna is launching a her own beauty brand next year, so you can stop stockpiling her MAC lipstick in your fridge. Just me? Oh.
In response to the shitty statistics regarding female entrepreneurs and their access to venture capital funding compared to their male counterparts, Sephora has announced a new annual program called Accelerate, which will aid beauty-related companies founded by women in the beginning stages of business. The program is…
One of my most vivid early-childhood memories is browsing the Tinkerbell Cosmetics section at some department store.
There was much gnashing of teeth this morning when, after 30 rapid seconds, Kylie Jenner’s much-hyped Lip Kit completely sold out. The collection went on sale at 9 a.m. By 9:01 a.m., there was nary a lip liner to be found.
Mentality Nail Polish, an indie brand with a seemingly faithful following, has become the subject of a fairly damning allegation: it destroys your nails.
Rihanna's new ad for MAC Viva Glam is supposed to be shilling lipstick, but who can focus on her mouth when she's got that hair?
The geniuses over at The Onion have done it again.
Earlier this week at TechCrunch Disrupt, Grace Choi presented an idea for a product that could revolutionize the beauty industry.
Earlier this month, Lupita Nyong'o landed a contract with Lancome; today British model Jourdan Dunn has signed a deal to be the spokeswoman for Maybelline. Great advancements for women of color in the beauty industry — and for consumers.
Further shattering the illusion that she's just the goth-y "Jenny from the Block" of New Zealand, 17-year-old songstress/sorceress Lorde is collaborating with MAC Cosmetics on a new makeup line.
This week, Soledad O'Brien announced that her O'Brien Raymond Starfish Foundation would be teaming up with CoverGirl cosmetics to produce a series of documentaries as part of their "Girls Can" movement. For O'Brien, Girls Can is an way to help empower young women. For CoverGirl, it's the perfect way to convince young…
Adulthood is a series of time sucking precursors to moments of enjoyment — traffic jams, that spinning pinwheel of doom that your computer shows you when it's thinking, standing in lines at airports, outside of clubs, at the grocery store. For women, there's also the omnipresent time suck of Getting Ready, or…
Fashion Week! In New Yawk City!! [Whistling noise; dazed look up at all the tall, shiny buildings] Golly gee willikers, ain’t that glamorous? It sounds like it should be glamorous, but there’s a lot of hair pruning, makeup basting, and nail biting that goes into putting on a runway show.
Bronzers and other gooey, UV-free artificial tanners may help the porcelain-hued citizens of the world achieve that sun-burnished quality so desirable by today’s aesthetics, but such tanners will also turn everyone who uses them into giant, weeping puddle monsters that seep through sheets and ruin perfectly adequate…