Today's Beauty at Its Best Guilty Pleasure

By Roselyn Sebastian Summer means heat, which means we're all loath to pick up that hot curling or straightening iron to do our hair. Laziness and extreme humidity makes it extremely tempting to hide your hair under a hat. But put that baseball cap down because we've compiled a list of easy hairstyles that make you look more put together than you are. Mermaid Braid This one looks more complicated than it is. All you'll need is a couple of hair ties and bobby pins, ideally ones that are of similar colors to your hair. Your first step is to... CONTINUE READING 6



You've already decked the halls, sported festive jewelry and picked up the trendiest winter styles. But there's one key thing missing: your nails! They deserve some holiday lovin' too. For some nail art inspiration, here are eight jolly holiday manicures that will make you the shining leader of the pack this season...kind of like Rudolph! -Lauren Urban Santa's Twist on the French... CONTINUE READING 21


Usually we absolutely dread when the temps start dropping and icicles start popping up anywhere and everywhere. That is, until we discovered that those pesky little frozen particles actually boast a bevy of beautifying benefits. From frozen facials to ice bath nail polish sealers, here are five ways that a little ice can go a long way in your daily... CONTINUE READING 11


The holidays are here and if you’re having trouble getting your beauty-obsessed bestie (you know, the girl that has everything) a special gift, you may want to consider creating a handmade item she’ll treasure. While we all know it’s the thought that counts, you may as well let us put all the thought into these beauty-ful DIY presents that... CONTINUE READING 3

Get Your Prettiest Holiday Party Hair Ever

Looking for holiday hair inspiration? We’ve combed through the best red carpet beauty looks, the hautest runway hairstyles and prettiest Pinterest ‘dos to bring you the most gorgeous party-ready holiday hair ever. Whether you’ve got five minutes or five hours to set your strands, we’ve got a style for you—from ridiculously easy slicked-back buns embellished with ornate headbands to glossy... CONTINUE READING 6

Glitzy Glitter

We don't know about you, but when the holidays roll around, our makeup bag starts to look like a drag queen exploded in it, all loose glitter, gilded shadows and gold-flecked bronzers. But there is such a thing as too much glitter and glimmer—pack on a face full of sparkles and soon you'll be looking like you're the star of... CONTINUE READING 10

Beauty Blogger Gift Guide

If you got a beauty blogger on your list, let this beauty freakazoid school you on a gift idea or two. Whether it's pretty polishes for the YouTube nail tutorial guru or glam heat styling products for the beauty jet setter, from one beauty blogger to another, here's how you gift her one beautiful Christmas! Total Beauty's BeautyGasm Set Beauty and... CONTINUE READING 7

Fa La La Fragrance: Perfumes To Gift For The Holidays

As the scent of fresh pine and cheerful cinnamon fill the air, change up the yuletide aroma this holiday with a new holiday scent guaranteed to bring a different kind of merry merry! From succulent pink berries to delectable roses, dig into a deeper and seductive notes for the perfect holiday fragrance to gift this season. Juicy Couture Viva la Juicy... CONTINUE READING 8


We’re making a list, and checking it twice, we’re going to give you the scoop on what products have been naughty and nice! Over the past year, we’ve fallen in love with some of the best beauty products on the market. Nevertheless, we also have been let down by products that claim to have the “it” factor. We gave... CONTINUE READING 8

Kiss Me For Christmas: 10 Mistletoe-Ready Lipsticks He'll Love

Christmas time usually means lots of unwanted calories and get-togethers galore, but if you are anything like us beauty-obsessed romantics, it's also kissing season as well. For all those smooches and make-out sessions underneath the mistletoe, here are ten lipsticks he'll absolutely positively love! Yagolicious Jazzy City Palette A seductive dark pout is still in fashion this fall-winter season, so gussy... CONTINUE READING 6

Holiday Travel Beauty Must-Haves

'Tis the season to be holiday traveling with beautiful friends! The holiday hustle and bustle has finally arrived and if you are anything like us, the constant layovers, pit-stops and train-rides makes us irritable, tired and, dare we say, just not pretty? To combat any beauty-cramping traveling scenario, we've rounded up 14 holiday beauty-travel must-haves perfect for any carry-on... CONTINUE READING 7