Dove dermatologist, Dr. Mona Gohara, shares her expert tips for avoiding the biggest mistakes we keep making.
Hot weather and greasy skin are no match for these sweat-resistant formulas.
Vivica Fox says it "gave my skin a glow that I didn’t even know was missing!"
Even if you don't wear a full face of makeup everyday, concealer is a quick fix that will make you look well rested with little effort. Although it can be applied to blemishes all over the face, most of us tend to wear it under the eyes, where dark circles form for a number of reasons (exhaustion, dryness, product buildup).
If you're a novice who has no idea how to apply coverage, makeup artist Danielle Lewis demonstrates two expert-approved ways to fake looking awake. Press play for a quick refresher on how to use your concealer brush or fingers for a natural looking finish. And if you have need help picking out a concealer for your skin tone, click here from more tips!
For a lot of us, full coverage is a must during the winter season. Foundation is the base of your makeup look, so ensuring that it's applied evenly and correctly is imperative when you want to truly impress. For our inaugural "Makeup Minute," MUA Danielle Lewis quickly demonstrates the three best (and easiest ways) to apply a liquid formula. And if you're looking for a Black girl approved brand to covet, we're using Make Up For Ever's Ultra HD Invisible Foundation ($43, sephora.com) for this go-round!
Powders, pollution and probiotics are skin care's hottest topics and important to keep in mind as you start contemplating an anti-aging routine.
Now that the holiday season is over, it's time to redeem your gift cards at the makeup counter.
If you find that your perfectly applied lipstick doesn’t survive beyond morning coffee, or that foundation turns into goop by noon, keep reading. These beauty woes are all too familiar, but fortunately, they’re also 100% preventable. Today, there are a slew of products that will scare away shiny foreheads, runny mascara, fading eyeshadow and all of the annoying roadblocks we face on the daily. If you're not sure how to ensure your makeup lasts more than a couple hours, get familiar with some of our favorite beauty savers below.
For many makeup wearers, applying concealer ignites a very special kind of anxiety. It's often labeled as a no-fuss beauty product, but the truth is it can look completely unnatural when applied incorrectly. And the risk is even higher if the brand you're using doesn't make Black girl-friendly shades. Thankfully, Make Up For Ever doesn't fit into that category. Its cult favorite Ultra HD Concealer just expanded to include even more shades, making it that much more important to level up our makeup game for the upcoming winter season. We recently met up with Jackie Gomez, celebrity MUA (Beyoncé, Zoe Saldana) and Head of MAKE UP FOR EVER Academy New York, who immediately put us at ease while answering our most basic concealer questions. Take notes!
There's no such thing as one type of fall makeup look. Depending on your personality, lifestyle and mood on any given day, how you decide to adorn your face can be an unpredictable experience. The one thing most of us can agree on is that we want a "lit from within" glow. And if we had to choose one brand to help us achieve that effortless look for the season, it's NARS. We recently met up with Uzo, the brand's International Lead MUA, at W New York — Union Square’s What She Said event, where she shared her tips and tricks for taking the biggest runway trends to reality. Press play for her quick and easy how-to!
Overly sculpted cheeks are so 2015. “There has been a craze around contouring—and there have been several failed attempts at contouring new places,” says José Rivera. (Yes, butt and earlobe contouring were really a thing!) “The idea of making your eyes and lips bigger can be enticing.” What once took an arsenal of brushes and products is now achievable in moments. See how the Benefit Cosmetics makeup master broke down eye and lip sculpting for our November 2016 issue. Trust us; you'll be ready to take on these incredibly easy techniques!