Beauty

Finding The Perfect Everyday Foundation

Finding The Perfect Everyday Foundation

Makeup foundation is considered to be the base of any makeup look, so it’s crucial to have a foundation that compliments you well. But there is a lot of choices on the market and you’re most likely just trying to figure out you could wear on a daily basis. There are multiple different personal and situational factors to consider when […]

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Festive Makeup To Inspire Your Holiday Outfit

Festive Makeup To Inspire Your Holiday Outfit

To me, nothing screams Christmas more than a vibrant red lip. So to downplay the red lipstick, I created a subtle bronze smokey eye with my Smashbox Full Exposure Palette (which by the way, is full of glittery colors that are perfect for the holidays!). On the lid is a deep golden shimmery brown and on the outer lid is […]

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This Professional Makeup Artist Says That Women Are Going About Their Beauty Regimen Wrong

This Professional Makeup Artist Says That Women Are Going About Their Beauty Regimen Wrong

By Jackie Brubaker, Lipstick and Politics Contributor As a professional makeup artist I was recently intrigued watching singer-songwriter Colbie Calliat’s new music video,“Try.” In it she sings about women and the pressure to look beautiful. The video begins with a number of women and girls ranging in age from their mid-teens all the way into their 60’s being filmed with […]

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Stop The Beauty Madness

Stop The Beauty Madness

A new campaign called Stop the Beauty Madness features brutally honest satirical ads, in an effort to speak out against the negative messages being communicated to women by the media. Take a look!    

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Funny, New HelloFlo Commercial

Funny, New HelloFlo Commercial

So you remember the first HelloFlo commercial, where a girl gets her period at camp? We’ll they’ve released a second one. This time, a girl uses nail polish to fake her period. Let us know what you think!

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Products For A Better World: Eminence Organic Skincare

Products For A Better World: Eminence Organic Skincare

Products for a Better World: Eminence Organic Skincare (via The Cultureist) I am quite sure that I have tried almost every (presumably) high quality skincare line available to womenkind. And I’m exhausted. Since my early twenties, I’ve been obsessed with holistic well-being, encouraged by the promise made by most skincare…  

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Feminist Makeup Tutorial (Video)

Feminist Makeup Tutorial (Video)

Ever wonder how to wear your makeup before stepping out of the house hell-bent on crushing the patriarchy? Well, TrixieFilms has the answer in this hilarious video. Also, her eye makeup tips aren’t half bad, “Whenever you’re applying your eye shadow, think of it like the glass ceiling — the thinner the better.” Click on the image below to see […]

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A Diet Of Compassion Will Help You Lose Weight

A Diet Of Compassion Will Help You Lose Weight

We’re now two months into the new year, and for me, the annual transition was pretty great. I had three celebratory meals this holiday season, all in the span of a week. I had beef roast, turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, dim sum, cake, pie, sugarplums and crab bisque. Holiday meals are so enjoyable in part because of the […]

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5 Of My Favorite Super-Foods And How To Incorporate Them In Your Every Day Routine

Ch-ch-chia! Another great addition to Oatmeal.

It’s easy to get caught up into a food routine where we continuously chose the same foods over and over without broadening our horizons by selecting nutrient rich foods that provide the body with more bang for its buck, nutritionally speaking.   The selection of super-foods readily available to us today is well over the fve that I’ve chosen below. […]

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An Infographic: Women Are Dying To Be Thin

An Infographic: Women Are Dying To Be Thin

What kind of messages are women getting about their bodies? Our editor, Sarah Cooke alerted us to this infographic with some eye-opening facts.  

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Homemade Belly Butter: Fighting Stretch Marks

Homemade Belly Butter: Fighting Stretch Marks

  What’s the latest item on my pregnancy agenda these days? Prevention of stretch marks.   Several people – doctors and moms – have insisted that nothing can be done to prevent stretch marks. However, this hasn’t stopped me from doing everything that I can to take action against them. Sure, if stretch marks are already in my future then […]

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Body Image And Social Media

Body Image And Social Media

  As someone who has struggled in the past with achieving a healthy body image, I am quite interested in the conversation that has been flourishing on social media websites this spring. If my Facebook and Twitter feeds are any indication, it seems that stories about the ways in which women view their bodies and how they are portrayed in […]

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French Manicure At Home: A How-To

Finished manicure

The first time I saw a French manicure was on Alicia Silverstone’s character Cher Horowitz from the movie Clueless; of course I was about 15 years old and probably wearing chipped-off green nail polish at the time, but I loved how clean and fresh they looked.   It didn’t occur to me at the time that they were gel; I […]

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