Budget Beauty Tips

Budget beauty tips and advice for real women, Including beauty tips on how to create your own beauty products and advice on how to find the perfect makeup for your skin tone!

Hot Trend: Strobing Makeup Technique


Ever since the Kardashians infiltrated our TVs, department stores and social media apps, we’ve been hyper-obsessed with finding — and mimicking — the makeup trends that deliver the red carpet-ready sheen the Kardashians have single-handedly perfected. First it was going big on bronzer, then the heavy contouring craze. And, now that we’re in the #nomakeup and #nofilter phases […]

Teatox: The New Recipe for Body Beauty?


Anyone with an Instagram account has seen them. The bronzed beauties, seemingly all from Australia, looking effortlessly fit, fabulous and practically glowing. And what’s in the hand of these modele-sque social media mavens? A cup of tea. While most of us are starting our mornings groggily reaching for the espresso, these mystical creatures are already […]

6 Inexpensive Makeup Options for Teens


Dear Budget Fashionista. I’m almost 13 and I want to start wearing makeup soon. I want to buy products maybe under $5. Any recommendations? Girls, your first foray into makeup should involve inexpensive products that are easy to apply. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of some excellent makeup steals for $5 or […]

Summer’s Coolest Cut: The Lob Story

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Itching for a change? You’re not alone. A trip to the chop-shop seems to be on everyone’s agenda, dead-set on debuting a new ‘do just in time for summer’s social season. The cut of choice? A remix of an old classic, naturally. Short enough to free you of tangling bohemian tresses but long enough so […]

Everyday Makeup Looks to Complement Brown Eyes

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Nearly 55 percent of the world’s population has brown eyes, according to AC Lens, making it the most common eye color in the world. Brown eyes are also the most versatile in terms of makeup. Learn how to make your chocolate-colored peepers really pop with these chic everyday makeup looks. Silver Smokey Eye Add instant […]

Top Sunless Tanning Tips

Ladies who like a little year-round color rejoice! Sunless tanning isn’t just the safest option, now it’s quite possibly the easiest. Fail-safe formulas and at-home kits bring the spa experience to you, so you never again need to get uncomfortably close to a stranger airbrush artist to secure your sunny disposition. For the appearance you’ve […]

Best Lip Colors for Spring 2015

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Pucker up ladies! This spring, there are oodles of gorgeous lip colors to try. Whether you prefer subtle and classy shade, or a vibrant and upbeat hue, these trendy shades won’t disappoint. So what makes the perfect lip color for spring 2015? Perhaps something soft and sweet, like the nude pink Rimmel London Lipstick worn […]

Best Sunblock: 4 Smart Sunscreens You Need Now

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By now, we’ve all wised up enough to know everyday sunscreen is a beauty essential. Being healthy is the new being bronze and we’re acutely aware now that that doesn’t just mean in the summer. Protecting your skin year ’round is the best way to guarantee it’s glowing in the right way — that is, preserving it […]