cat
Cat meets me at a coffee shop in New York City's East Village last night looking like a punk rock Tinker Bell. She's wearing a black lace leotard, a stretchy self-made miniskirt and tiny white ballet flats -- the ones I tried to talk her out of months ago.
in

Jul 3, 2012 at 4:00pm | 934 comments

drugstore beauty
You can certainly buy something that looks like the same products we have in the salon at the grocery store, but they're likely not the real deal.
dowatchawant
drugstore awards
makeup
I can probably take 15 steps between the door of my building and the door to Duane Reade but bare faced? Not gonna happen.
in

Jan 10, 2014 at 10:00am | 353 comments

shoppables
Featuring a $70.00 tube of concealer used by MADONNA!
in

Aug 21, 2013 at 9:00am | 332 comments

issues
Women look sexy and feel sexy when they're being themselves. If a dude is turned off by my bold lip, wait until he gets a load of my bold personality.
in

Mar 1, 2012 at 3:40pm | 315 comments

makeup
xovain
xoVain is growing, here's how to pitch to us. Also I'm finally trying out one of those peel-off masks.
guyliner
Here's a quick cosmetic conundrum for ya!
in

Nov 15, 2012 at 12:00pm | 277 comments

gym style
This is for those of you who roll into boot camps, yoga classes and spinning with an entire face full of makeup and then leave it all on bleached towels like the floor backstage after a drag queen smackdown.
in

Apr 25, 2013 at 5:00pm | 252 comments

chemicals
“Chemical free” is a term made up by some marketing person to scare you.
in

Apr 24, 2013 at 12:00pm | 235 comments

makeup
One reader asks: "If I were just starting to get into make up, what would be the essentials I should pick up?"
makeup
jail
The worst thing about my very short time in jail? Honestly? Chapped lips.
in

Dec 28, 2012 at 1:30pm | 213 comments

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.
makeup
My picks for people who prefer a wider silhouette in their lip products.
in

Jul 1, 2014 at 9:00am | 204 comments

lipstick
concealer
Meet my top three industrial strength concealers for covering up the deepest of dark circles.
makeup
shoppables
face
It’s sad that I could write a full-length book chronicling all the injustices I’ve visited on my own face. What’s sadder still? The end is yet unwritten.
in

Jan 7, 2013 at 2:30pm | 187 comments