foundation
I’m used to Band-aids and mannequins that don’t match my skin, but can’t a girl get some BB cream?
shoppables
shoppables
People comment on my melanin shortage on a weekly basis. When I was at the beach, a stranger told me I “really needed” a tan before I dared to wear a bikini.
brushes
Today I woke up and wondered if maybe someone had spiked my face wash with male hormones. What? You never know!
in

Jul 26, 2012 at 11:58am | 178 comments

beauty cheapies
I freaking hate it when I drop a hard-earned twenty-plus bucks on a new product, only to discover its promises were empty, that's why I stick to cheapy beauty products first.
dark skin
As if I have to be a certain complexion to be cute. (GTFOH!)
foundation
Shopping for foundation for the first time is often a hair-rippingly frustrating experience that becomes even moreso if you’re not some shade of pale to medium beige.
in

Nov 22, 2013 at 5:03pm | 136 comments

skin
Skin problems, period-induced meltdowns and the magical drugstore buys that just might help take the edge off.
lipstick
Okay, now, I don't want to get anyone's hopes up, but I feel like I might have stumbled upon the Perfect Face Formula. (Don't tell anyone! No, wait, DO!)
foundation
I never liked foundation until I tried THIS foundation, and now I can't take it off.
foundation
Think you're an expert at applying powder foundation? Nah -- think again.
in

Aug 16, 2012 at 1:30pm | 96 comments

celebrity
Katy loves her foundation, big lashes, thick brows, and bold lips, but it’s nice to see her rocking a clean face with just a bit of color. It’s WORKING.
marc jacobs
shoppables
shoppables
I’m like the Goldilocks of Makeup: This foundation is too yellow, this one is too white, this one is too chalky, etc.
contouring
Use your drugstore mishap as an excuse to experiment with contouring. Because I can't be the only one who's too lazy to return things.
in

May 18, 2011 at 2:02pm | 0 comments

concealer
drugstore awards
Shimmer for grownups, the perfect matte grey nail polish, and my new favorite non-expensive foundation. Read on!
foundation
If you're not one of these skin types, let us know in the comments! We'll help you. But first, a weird story.
in

Oct 14, 2011 at 2:30pm | 0 comments