Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 544

So…what is the Monday Poll? Good question! It isn’t, contrary to its name, an actual poll. It’s just a list of five more or less random questions I’ve been posting on this blog every Monday morning for the past gazillion years (more than 10!). I love reading your answers, and it helps me get my […]

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 521

Fall is a time to take feline fashion chances, which Tabs did so boldly today with his new Meow-velous Monarch Cat Corsage, because, as you know, true fashion mastery is all about the accessories. And the posing, of course… This morning Tabs field tested the corsage by running it through a battery of tests ranging […]

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 543

Blushin’ on this beautiful Monday! So…what is the Monday Poll? Good question! It isn’t, contrary to its name, an actual poll. It’s just a list of five more or less random questions I’ve been posting on this blog every Monday morning for the past gazillion years (more than 10!). I love reading your answers, and […]

For Major Beauty Companies, Brand Incubation Is the Way of the Future

Photo: @fleshbeauty/Instagram Urban Decay, GlamGlow, First Aid Beauty — the list of indie beauty brands that have been snapped up by major beauty corporations over the past five years alone is almost staggering. Hungry to connect with (and profit off of) a diversifying consumer, large companies like L’Oréal and Estée Lauder went on a brand-buying […]

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 520

Tabs was kind enough to agree to prepare a special Sunday night feast for us, and being a fan of free-range cuisine, he wanted all of the ingredients to be locally sourced. So, he set out early this morning to find everything he needs to make his famous zinnia ravioli and rosemary gumbo. Like any […]

See 21 of Our Favorite Beauty Street Style Snaps From London Fashion Week

On the street at London Fashion Week. Photo: Imaxtree It may be the shortest of the European fashion weeks, but London was teeming with beauty inspiration — on the runways and on the streets outside them — nonetheless. (For more hair and makeup inspo, you can see 34 stand-out beauty looks from the streets of New […]

Colourpop x Disney Princesses Collaboration Collection: Products, Prices

The CoulourPop x Disney palette. Photo: Courtesy of ColourPop Calling all ColourPop fanatics and Disney devotees (so, basically everyone): A ColourPop x Disney makeup collection is coming! It’s got lipsticks and eye shadows aplenty, highlighters and lip glosses galore. You want palettes? It’s got… well, just one, not 20. (Sorry, we’re done now.) On Monday, the […]

To What Extent Do You Coordinate Your Makeup to Match Your Clothes?

Typical of what I wear on any given day. KIDDING! (This was the dress I wore to the Emmys a few years ago.) Fall means fall color, which brings me to this question I ask every once in a while: To what extent do you coordinate your makeup to match your outfits? Like, do you […]

Do You Ever Use Makeup or Beauty Products That You Don’t Totally Love?

That face you make when you realize you’ve been using lotion for a month that you only feel so-so about. Do you ever use stuff you only feel so-so about? Me: Oh, gosh, yes. I do it all the time…and that answer feels somehow wrong because there’s so much good stuff out there, right? Why […]

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 542

So…what is the Monday Poll? Good question! It isn’t, contrary to its name, an actual poll. It’s just a list of five more or less random questions I’ve been posting on this blog every Monday morning for the past gazillion years (more than 10!). I love reading your answers, and it helps me get my […]