Friday, February 3

Tag: Beauty Influencers & Experts

I Tried the OG Custom Skincare Brand the Internet Goes Nuts Over
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I Tried the OG Custom Skincare Brand the Internet Goes Nuts Over

I'm a big believer in routine. I've generally been using the same five skincare products for the past few months, only changing them out when I notice something my skin needs (i.e., extra hydration, combating dark spots). As much as I love sticking to products that have worked for my skin in the past, I know that every now and then, a girl needs a switch-up. I've seen Function of Beauty products online since I can remember. The aesthetically pleasing products are often placed right where you can see them in front of the camera; maybe positioned just behind the subject of the picture or video. The brand's minimalist design, color choices, and individualized production are great, but it's what's in these lovely little bottles that matter.To place an order for customized products on Function ...
19 Holy Grail Beauty Products That You’ll Love Forever
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19 Holy Grail Beauty Products That You’ll Love Forever

Photo: Bianca Lambert As a kid and teenager, I spent hours in my bathroom grooming myself. Looking back, that might have seemed a little vain, but it was less about vanity and more about curiosity. I loved experimenting with new products even if the ads on television and in magazines weren't reflective of my skin and hair needs as a young Black girl. But at the time, as I absorbed all of the sto...
The Best Beauty Products of 2022 According to Editors
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The Best Beauty Products of 2022 According to Editors

Photo: Erin Jahns Can you believe that 2022 is almost over? I know, with less than a month to go, there’s no better time to reflect on the year than now. If you’re reading this, then it’s safe to say you love either makeup or fashion or both—that makes two of us. For many people, myself included, we can get stuck in the same routine, especially when it comes to makeup. Make no mistake that it ca...
I've Been a Beauty Writer for Years—This Magical Primer Is the Best I've Used
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I've Been a Beauty Writer for Years—This Magical Primer Is the Best I've Used

Sunscreen and primers have become two of the most important parts of my beauty routine. I’ve become an ardent SPF user for obvious "protecting my skin against damage and cancer" reasons. And primer is always key for helping foundation go on smoother and look flawless—even more so when you have large pores and skin that's 40 years old like mine. I can’t stand it when my foundation seeps into my pores and settles into my lines. No, thank you. Lately, I’ve been seeing more and more products that are a combination of SPF and primer, and if I can take a step away from my routine, I’ll happily welcome it! This is why I was so excited to get my hands on Saint Jane Beauty's Luxury Sun Ritual Pore Smoothing SPF 30 ($38). Saint Jane is a brand that I’ve been a fan of since its debut in 2019. The Hyd...
If You're Tired of Filling in Your Brows (or Really Bad at It), Read This
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If You're Tired of Filling in Your Brows (or Really Bad at It), Read This

I remember when I first discovered that filling in your brows was a thing, and embarrassingly, it was fairly recent. I've always taken a pretty lackadaisical approach to makeup, so it's not surprising I was a bit of a late bloomer in the brow department. Growing up, I was never really into makeup and tended to go the more natural route. But of course, the more I was exposed to it via friends, the internet, what have you, the more I dabbled. And when I did actually start wearing makeup (starting in middle school), let's just say everything was very… experimental. Eventually, I discovered I could fill in my brows. To paint the picture for you, this was also during a time when I was recovering from a base-bump gone wrong, so my hair was a fun shade of yellowish-orange. (I kid.) The art of fil...