What Makeup Does This Professional Dominatrix Wear to Work?
As with all things in life, says Siren Vandoll, sometimes things don't go according to plan—whether it's a liquid eyeliner disaster or a client who doesn't know what they want.
Missy Elliott Inspired Me to Ditch My Naked Palette
Growing up, 21-year-old Abigail Cherubin felt like she had to pare back her makeup to fit in. But bold makeup helps her reject the stereotypes society places on Black women—even if sometimes it looks like she's crying glitter.
Splurging On High-End Beauty Helps This Executive Feel She's Got Her Life Together
High-end beauty products help 25-year-old Natasha Mwansa feel confident in the workplace. Just don't ask her about the Laura Mercier powder she left in a Starbucks–unless you want her to cry.
I Made My Own Makeup Out of Beets and Charcoal
Easy DIY makeup with the added benefit of smelling like Christmas.
Stuff Men Do on Public Transportation That's Worse Than Women Putting on Makeup
A non-exhaustive list.
The History of Eyeliner
From Ancient Egypt to Twiggy, Prince, and YouTube tutorials, here's how eyeliner got into your makeup bag for good.
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Is Cheap Makeup Bad for Your Skin?
There has to be a reason for the drastic price difference between MAC and dollar store bronzer.
Don't Buy This: Expensive Makeup Isn't Always Better Than Drugstore Brands
Designer mascara and lip gloss can be three times as expensive as drugstore cosmetics. Here’s how to save money without compromising on quality.
How to Be a Woman, According to 1960s Women's Magazines
First step: Douche.
The New Lawsuit Against Sephora Is Probably Bullshit
The chances of contracting herpes from a lipstick sample—and proving it—are extremely low.
Women of Color Are Bearing the Brunt of a Toxic Beauty Industry
Inconclusive science and social pressures are putting women's health at risk.
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Is it Gross to Share Eyeliner?
You don't know where your friends' eyeballs have been.