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How To: Day of the Dead-Inspired Calavera Makeup Tutorial

With Halloween fast approaching, we thought it would be fun to do a relatively simple, yet impressive makeup that is great for parties! Erin Winn of The Look Beauty will walk you, step by step, through Day of the Dead Inspired Calavera makeup. Step 1: Start with a clean dry face. Try to avoid using moisturizer as… Read More »


The Eleven Emotional Stages of a Brazilian Bikini Wax

I’ve regularly been on the painful (yet liberating) receiving end of a Brazilian bikini wax since I was 18. I wasn’t even having sex back then—I just liked the way it looked.  I leave a little bit at the top, but not too much, because I fucking hate hair. Especially, you know, THAT hair. It’s… Read More »


“A Woman’s Hair Reflects Her Life”

I cut my hair last week. It’s what I usually do when I want a change. Of course, the things I want to change are not in my hair (only secrets), but there’s something very visceral about shearing one’s ‘do. It’s a signal to the Universe that says, “I’m done with the status quo! Come… Read More »

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Beauty How-To: Bold Lips

I believe it was Gandhi who said, “Girl, don’t even think about leaving your house without AT LEAST putting something on your lips.” And who am I to disagree with such a revered figure? When it comes to lipstick, I’m a big fan of bold and bright. It makes you look way more made up… Read More »