It’s no secret that Instagram has completely changed the way many of us share content, engage with friends, shop online, advertise products, and hell, even start a business. Reaching a targeted audience with one click of a button (or photo upload) has allowed bloggers and influencers the opportunity to grow their audience, engage with followers, and ultimately, make money through these engagements. So, what separates an Instagram influencer from the average user?
To find out, we hit up some Insta-influencers for inside tips on how to partner with brands and transform your feed into a profitable biz, while still being your excellent self.
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The Scarlet Spider dons his original red and blue threads, just in time for a showdown with Cassandra Mercury and her strongman, Slate! But, it’s not just the crime lord and her minions who have it in for Ben Reilly—his vengeful clone brother, Kaine, has finally caught up to his little bro and won’t stop until he brings Ben in.
With the warmer weather finally here—and summer on the horizon—many of us are thinking about ways to get our bodies ready to hit the beach—or lounge by the pool. And while at Skincare.com we totally embrace the benefits of working out, we prefer to take a skin care approach to getting beach-ready. Below we’re sharing the ultimate No-Exercise-Required Guide to getting your body ready for some fun in the sun—SPF included, of course!
As a beauty editor with access to top celebrity makeup artists and industry experts, you’d think I could pull off a red carpet-worthy contour, or at the very least, color in the lines when applying red lipstick—but, I can’t. With the exception of slapping on some BB cream and applying a coat of mascara, my makeup routine is practically non-existent. Don’t get me wrong, I love makeup—I just don’t know how to do my makeup the way that I want to (and don’t exactly have the time to figure it out). Fed up with not knowing how to contour like my fellow beauty editor friends, I did what any sensible Millennial would do: I searched the internet for video tutorials. That’s when I discovered the beauty product that would change the way I did my makeup forever. NYX Professional Makeup’s Wonder Stick is more than a drugstore contour stick that can help you achieve the perfect amount of definition and highlight—it’s a beacon of hope for those who have no idea what they’re doing (hi!) and want to learn how to contour without the time commitment. Keep reading to find out why this is the one beauty product I can’t live without, plus how to contour in 60 seconds or less.
Looking for the best tips and tricks to get your skin ready for spring? From exfoliating dry, dull-looking skin with a liquid peel to spring cleaning your skin with a purifying mud mask, we share our top tips for spring skin care, ahead.
Since the spring season is all about renewal we’re big believers that your skin care routine should be too!. As you shed those heavy winter layers and re-organize your closet with some of your favorite sun dresses and light layers, you might also want to consider doing the same to your skin care routine. Not sure where to start? We share eight tips and tricks to help you get your skin ready for warmer weather below.
Raise your hand if you love multi-masking! If your hand is raised, chances are you know just how beneficial using multiple masks at a time can be for your complexion. Speaking of multiple masks, we recently came across the next best thing, and it goes by the name of mask bingeing. So, what exactly is mask bingeing? Similar to multi-masking, mask bingeing is a skin care technique that uses multiple different face masks to address specific concerns including dry skin, excess oil, dullness, and more. But instead of using these masks at the same time—in the traditional patchwork multi-masking way—you use them back-to-back, that way your entire complexion can experience each mask, rather than one small area. Curious to know more? Keep reading to discover how to mask binge, a few different mask bingeing combinations to try, and more!
Some women can’t live without their mascara wand, classic YSL red lipstick, and winged eyeliner—but, I’m not one of those women. Don’t get me wrong, I love playing with makeup—it’s half the reason why I chose to be a beauty editor—but, I don’t necessarily love wearing it (unless we’re talking about this second skin foundation) day in and day out. That being said, I do wear it day in and day out… which got me thinking, do I love wearing makeup more than I think I do? In hindsight, the answer is yes—but, more on that later. Upon realizing that I don’t have to wear makeup if I don’t want to, I decided to cut makeup out of my life (and my beauty routine) for a week to see what would happen. As a self-proclaimed skin care junkie, I was mostly curious to find out what would happen to my skin when I stopped wearing makeup, but what actually ended up happening had nothing to do with my skin at all. I spill the juicy details, ahead.
When we think of color correction in cosmetics, the first thing that comes to mind is our trusty collection of pastel-colored concealers that can do things like reduce the appearance of dark circles, cover up blemishes, mask sallowness, and brighten the look of our complexion for a more flawless-looking makeup application. But, color concealers aren’t the only way to temporarily visibly correct pesky imperfections… and, while we’re at it, skin isn’t the only area of our bodies that can benefit from color correction products, either—our nails can reap similar benefits, too! Have you ever wanted to go polish-free, only to be met with the appearance of yellow-colored nails? Us, too. Which is why we turned to essie Polish Color Corrector For Nails. See what happened when one beauty editor decided to bare it all with a color-corrected manicure, ahead.
Let’s face it, between deadlines, to-do lists, and the always-on world of social media, life is busy…and by busy we mean stressful. Since stress (and its frequent partner-in-crime fatigue) can mess with our complexions, we are always on the lookout for ways to find a little peace of mind in that never-ending hustle-bustle. One of our favorite ways to unwind? Using essential oils for their fantastic aromatherapy benefits! Want to incorporate a little aromatherapy into your busy routine? Below we’re sharing six of our favorite scented essential oils to help you to just that!
It should come as no surprise that our Skincare.com editors are obsessed with face masks. From clay masks to gel masks to overnight masks, the options (and benefits) are pretty much endless! And while knowing how to apply face masks the right way can make or break a masking experience, knowing how to remove them can be just as important (especially when it comes to those pesky, hard-to-remove clay masks we all love to indulge in). Keep reading for our ultimate guide to removing different kinds of face masks.
Curious to know how one fitness pro cares for her skin? We sat down with New York City-based fitness instructor, Chelsea Foss, to find out how she keeps up with her skin care regimen while juggling a busy class schedule and trendy—very sweaty—workouts. To learn more about her top skin care secrets, keep reading.
Election night was, for many of us, a hard (or impossible, rather) pill to swallow. And the hangover that followed (from both the binge drinking and existential sadness) was unlike any other. While we mourned Hillary’s loss and frantically searched the Internet for ways to protect the causes and organizations that we care most about, product developer and cosmetic consultant Kristen Leonard was busy cultivating her own way to shatter the glass ceiling. “I was sitting at my dining room table with a friend of mine and we were talking about the election and I [said] I need to do something, I need to donate to these organizations that are going to be suffering, but what can I do? Then I was like wait a minute: I’m going to make a line that donates to these organizations.” And in that moment, Beautiful Rights was born. “In one night, I created a website, called up a designer friend and said we need packaging that looks like shattered glass. I’ve never worked that fast in my life—that’s how I knew I had to do it.”
We’re all about embracing the idea of your beauty routine as a personal statement and upending the stereotype that makeup is something that’s strictly superficial. And that’s perhaps never felt truer than it is now, with beauty brands doing their part to support and empower women, and in many cases, make a political statement. From a glass-ceiling-inspired lip gloss to a body butter that supports Planned Parenthood, take a look at these seven ways your beauty routine can empower women: