Sephora Taking Heat for Selling Lipstick in the Shade 'Underage Red'

Sephora has made its share of missteps. First, the company stopped selling Demeter products, making it impossible for me to smell like Ginger Ale or a Blueberry Muffin whenever I wanted, and then they started marketing Kat Von D's makeup again, a move that's brought controversy to the brand with Von D's new shade of… »3/16/15 12:45pm

Will You Bravely Take a Lipstick-Smeared Selfie to Support Pap Smears?

So I'm not some kind of animal here to argue with the idea that there are women out there who need to be more regularly screened for cervical cancer. These statistics are from England, but so is the related bullshit (at least so far, but it threatens to spread!). At any rate, here are the numbers: in England, about a… »1/29/15 2:00pm

The Best Lipsticks for Long-Lasting Color and Possible Lead Poisoning

So many of us smear our mouths in lipstick multiple times a day, but how often do you stop to think about what exactly is in it? Well, here's one terrifying ingredient it might have: lead. Lead? Yes, and lead is some serious shit. So just how much danger are we all in if we want to keep our lips looking sumptuously… »2/15/12 11:00am

Caviar-Infused Designer Lipsticks Will See Us Through The Recession

Estée Lauder chairman Leonard Lauder's claim that lipstick sales rise during a recession has been disproven, but overall there has been a 9% increase in sales of high-end cosmetics since last year despite the economic downturn. While shoppers are cutting back on clothing purchases, they're still willing to splurge on… »11/10/11 9:50am