your outfits of the week
xoVain is growing, here's how to pitch to us. Also I'm finally trying out one of those peel-off masks.
Snooki tells us what post-baby sex is like, why she plans to keep baby Lorenzo off TV, how building her dream house dictates when she'll finally tie the knot, the unexpected celebrity she just got wasted with in New York and whether or not she has any regrets.
date rape
There’s no nail polish, lip gloss, or self-defense class that can guarantee someone physically stronger than you won’t feel entitled to your body.
It's a cellulite machine and you kind of see my butt. CAN YOU HANDLE IT? Probably.
Salon assistants often make the same wage as fast food and retail workers. Their wages are supplemented by tips from clients and stylists -- but sometimes the tip never comes.

Sep 26, 2014 at 11:30am | 107 comments

As far as I know, the half-birthday celebration has no basis in any religious or cultural tradition. They do mention an un-birthday in "Alice in Wonderland," but that is any day that is not your actual birthday.

Apr 29, 2013 at 4:00pm | 88 comments

One palette. Twelve eyeshadows. Three amazing makeup looks. (And that's only the beginning.)

Jan 13, 2014 at 11:30am | 88 comments

beauty tutorial
There was a catch. I had never learned how to maintain or style a haircut. Oh.
babysitters club
My childhood evenings were not complete without an Ann M. Martin The Baby-Sitters Club book by my bedside table and dreams of Kristy and the gang in my head.
ice cream
Beauty stuff comes second to eating in my world. Now you know.
Erasing collarbones and "vagina armpits" is all in a day's work.

Sep 22, 2014 at 2:30pm | 65 comments

Ten dos and don'ts for the bride and the bridal party. Plus: how to look fly in pics!
Wherever you are in the world, I dare you to get your rainbow on this weekend and show your support.
summer beauty
Beach bags are not suitcases. When it comes to products, go small or go home, literally.
Next up on my plight to a gorgeous visage via unconventional methods is silk cocoons used as exfoliators. Thus is the life of a beauty writer. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
I chatted with the executive editor of WeTheUrban and star of Diesel's latest ad campaign about her unapologetically in-your-face beauty choices.

May 28, 2014 at 11:30am | 6 comments

cosmetics for women of color
Looking for good products for women of color is akin to searching for a single bronze needle in an ivory haystack.