Fact: Men Are Vainer Than Women

Vanity and male celebrities

As The Makeup Blogger’s resident pop culture anthropologist, the 2017 Golden Globes stood out in a number of ways to me. It wasn’t just Meryl Streep’s speech or the triumph of diversity, it was the egregious use of male bronzer. Perhaps it was my friend’s HDTV, or maybe it was the poor blending job along […]

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3 Ways To Attain Zen Through the Holidays

Holiday zen

If you love to buy gifts for your family, hum carols while you shop, or get orgasmic planning tablescapes… This post is not for you.   I’m here to speak to the curmudgeons, those of us who feel pressure over the holidays and end up mainlining chocolate to survive conversations with weird uncles and bitter […]

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When Your Imaginary Boyfriend is Barack Obama

We tried “running into” Valerie Jarrett at the Karma Beauty Lounge over a mani/pedi. We’ve flirted with Secret Service agents.  We’ve even applied to be dog walkers for Sunny and Bo… because when you have an undying uber-crush on the swaggerlicious Barack Obama, you’ll do just about anything. Never before have we felt so swoony […]

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Beauty Apps Every Modern Lady Needs To Download Now

Illustration by Rebecca Flato What did we even do before our phones had apps for everything?  Counting our steps, arranging a ride for adult beveraging, ordering dinner during our evening commute… Thankfully, beauty apps have also jumped on the train of innovation.  From on-demand services to virtual beauty experiences, beauty apps have made our habits […]

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New and Old Ghostbusters

Buckner/Variety/Rex/Shutterstock The tide is turning. Ghostbusters has been re-made. A reboot, by director Paul Feig, features four fantastic ghostbusting babes: Kristen Wiig (whom Feig directed in Bridesmaids), Melissa McCarthy (of Feig’s Spy), Kate McKinnon (SNL’s secret weapon for the last couple of years), and Leslie Jones (in Trainwreck and whose comedy resume goes back further […]

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Who’s The Peanut Butter To Your Jelly? You Answered

Image courtesy:  Courtney Scott and Kiersten Rich As we wrap up National Best Friend Month, we’re sitting down with our greatest source of inspiration: YOU! As we read your submissions, it was hard not to swoon, feel verklempt and even a little FOMO learning about the love and misadventures shared between you and your besties. […]

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