The Very Best Makeup Brushes for Every Step In Your Routine

It would be hard to put on your makeup without some good makeup brushes. Sure, in some cases and for some products you could use your fingers to dab and blend, but you’re going to need at least a few brushes for application. Shopping for a makeup brush can be overwhelming, though. There are so many brands, options, and styles. And then there’s always the question—do I really need a 20-piece set of brushes that costs hundreds of dollars? Because yes, some brushes can be pricey, too.

If you’ve ever caught yourself wondering about these things and if certain brushes are worth it, I’ve got you covered. I’ve been thinking those things too and decided to go to people who probably know about every type of brush, bristle, and brand out there—makeup artists. I asked them to help break down the different types and how to shop for the … Read more

If You Want More Coverage, Makeup Artists Say This Is the Best Concealer

Up until I started writing about beauty a few years ago, I always thought that concealers were one-size-fits-all—that they worked for anything you’re trying to cover up, whether it’s to hide blemishes, even skin texture, or deal with discoloration. And while many are pretty versatile, there are some that are best used for brightening dark circles and others that work better on acne and so on.

So if you want a concealer that really does it all, makeup artists told me to opt for a cream concealer. “A cream concealer is usually denser in consistency and gives a fuller coverage than, say, a liquid concealer,” says celebrity makeup artist Emma White Turle. Makeup artist Gita Bass agrees, adding that since they tend to have more pigment and a thicker texture, they’re great for covering scars, dark spots, and blemishes, but they can also be sheered out and … Read more

I Stalk H&M Like It’s My Job, So I Assembled 6 Chic Outfits That Are Just Easy

As a fashion editor, most of my day is spent looking at clothes and scoping out trends, but even as a professional shopper there are times when I don’t want to be bothered with picking out an outfit. Sometimes you just want to give someone else the responsibility of telling you what to wear. Today, consider that “someone” me. 

For this round of outfit inspiration, we’re revisiting H&M. The website has a constant influx of fresh arrivals, and the most recent drop is basically all of the season’s coolest trends rolled into one. Open-work crochet pieces, light wash denim, and trendy sandals are a few of the highlights, and I’ve included them all in six immaculate outfits to get your summer sorted.  

Bookmark this page, because there almost certainly will be a point when you’ll want to leave the styling up to someone else. Keep scrolling to shop all six … Read more

We've Reached The Halfway Point of 2022—See Our Most Worn Fashion Items

Although it feels like 2022 just started, we’re already halfway through the year. As fashion editors, we’ve done a lot of shopping, trying-on, and outfit experimenting these past six months, and we’re ready to share the items that have become consistent staples in our wardrobe. While we love sharing our top picks at the end of the year, we thought we’d give our halfway review, so you can shop the pieces and wear for the remainder of 2022. We’re against gatekeeping, and want to share in on the sartorial goodness.

The fashion market is indeed saturated—a dizzying amount of pieces hitting the market each week. It can be intimidating to find the right pieces, but that’s where us editors come in. Below, you’ll find the shopping picks we keep gravitating towards, including shots of how we’ve been wearing them so you can get a little styling inspiration. Since this is … Read more

If Looking Trendy Is Your Goal, These 9 Brands Are for You

While today’s story will be especially fitting for those who aspire to have as trendy of a wardrobe as possible, it actually applies to most, if not all, of our readers because the below brands—while, in fact, trend-forward—are also versatile enough to appease anyone looking to dress in a manner that simply feels cool. I know, because I fall into the latter yet still am a fan of all of them. Now that that’s out of the way, let me prepare you for what you’re about to encounter. From H&M to & Other Stories, these nine labels range from ultra affordable to reasonably priced. You’ve likely heard of many, and some may be new to your wish list.

So whether you’re shopping for summer or have your sartorial sights set on a wardrobe full of timeless basics, they’re the ones you’ll want to bookmark whenever you want to … Read more

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