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Market Report: How to Clean Every Single Product and Tool in Your Makeup Bag

Soothe your inner clean freak with these 17 tutorials for cleaning every product and tool in your makeup bag. Buh-bye, grimy brushes! [Buzzfeed] Taylor Swift wore 10 […]


7 Best Bang-For-Your-Buck Makeup Palettes

In theory, eyeshadow palettes are the best thing to happen to your makeup drawer. They consolidate all the colors you’ll ever need into an easy-to-carry case, and […]


Market Report: Why You Need to Stop Contouring Your Face Already

Here’s why one makeup artist is against Kardashian-esque contouring makeup. (And I agree with her.) [Byrdie] If cryptic Instagram photos (and voracious rumors) are to be believed, […]


Market Report: 5 Reasons to Put Your Skin on a Makeup Diet

The 5:2 skin diet — foregoing makeup twice a week — might be just the detox your face needs. [Glamour] The best thing to come out of […]

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Are We Still Drunk in Love With the Real Beyoncé, Acne and All?

I am guilty: I couldn’t help but click the link, and, BAM! There before my eyes was Beyoncé, sans-Photoshop, acne and all.


Men Can Learn a Lot From Wearing Makeup For a Week

Men wearing makeup isn’t a new thing. In fact, last year we wrote about guys in Philly getting into the primping scene). But what about less-than-subtle swipes […]


Beauty Secrets From a Philly Prison (Really!)

An interesting story popped up over on Refinery29 the other day. It was a piece that originally appeared on The Marshall Project, a newly launched nonprofit news site that focuses […]


Monday Obsession: NARS Audacious Lipstick Collection

When my Shoppist partner in crime and assistant editor Marina came to work last week, she was wearing the most divine lipstick ever. I generally […]


Market Report: What the Heck Happened to Jennifer Lawrence’s Skin?!

Guys, please let this photo of Jennifer Lawrence be a lesson in self-tanner restraint. [StyleList] Your makeup brushes might be giving you acne. Also, when’s […]


Monday Obsession: James Read BB Cream Self Tanner

BB cream, the all-in-one beauty product we borrowed from the beauty geniuses in East Asia, just became even more inclusive—it now packs in a self tanner, […]


Market Report: Turns Out We’ve Been Wearing Makeup the Wrong Way All Along

  Is it eye makeup, primer, foundation, power? Or lipstick, primer, eye makeup, foundation? Looks like the jury is still out on what exactly is the […]


Market Report: 10 Beauty Secrets from Orange is the New Black Season 2

If you’ve binge-watched the entire second season of Orange is the New Black (ahem, like me), then you’re probably curious what beauty secrets are even […]


How to Justify Spending $64 on Chanel’s New Bronzer

When it comes to getting a faux glow, I’ve had experiences with the not so good (chalky orange bronzers), the very bad (zebra-like streaks from self-tanners), and […]


Apparently Philly Is a Hotspot for Vagina Beauty Treatments

Shoppists, I’m here to introduce you to labia makeup. Haven’t heard of it yet? The makeup—which has been around for some time but has just […]


How I Found the Best Liquid Eyeliner

I’m fiercely loyal to the items in my makeup bag (which, in case you’re wondering, is this Rebecca Minkoff monogram pouch). Try as I might […]