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Budget Beauty

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Make-up colors go in and out of fashion just as clothing styles do, right? Stay in the know with our budget beauty posts — our best content to keep you in the know about the latest in beauty trends and money-saving tricks!

Make-up colors go in and out of fashion just as clothing styles do, right? Stay in the know with our budget beauty posts — our best content to keep you in the know about the latest in beauty trends and money-saving tricks!

Here you’ll find budget beauty hacks for real women, including info on how to create your own beauty products and how to find the perfect makeup for your skin tone. Our most popular beauty posts share tips for affordable self-indulgences, like DIY facials and creating a spa-like bath experience at home.

Anti-aging is one of our favorite topics as well. Dive into our “face” collection to get the latest on anti-aging products, including skincare and beauty supplements.

Or if you’re the gal who’s always searching for her next go-to hair style, take a peek at our hair beauty posts.

Our body beauty posts share what’s trending in self-tanners, nail polish colors, moisturizers and more.

Budget Beauty 1

Want Eyelash Extensions? Try these Budget Alternatives Instead

There’s always some beauty craze that sounds insane — until you see the results. Cue eyelash extensions, another beautifully over-the-top service spawned from the full-glam makeup trend. Eyelash extensions guarantee your eyes pop in photos (and real life) giving...
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Guide to Being Single on Valentines Day

When the supermarket starts stocking up on roses and romantic balloon bouquets, you know V day is right around the corner. In this girl’s honest opinion, Valentine’s Day is SO overblown and commercialized that even...
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4 New Face Wash Alternatives

The cleanser question used to be simple: foaming or cream. Then it was cream or exfoliating. And now? Well, that depends on your end game. If it’s a water-free cleanse, there’s an option for that....
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Eyebrow Trends — Toss Those Tweezers!

In the ’80s, no one much paid attention to eyebrow styles. Yeah, maybe for those truly unruly or super-straying hairs, we picked up a pair of tweezers. But we didn’t go beyond that. Big,...

RoC Skincare Giveaway

Editor’s note: This contest has ended. Thank you for the comments!To celebrate the launch of Lois Johnson’s new book, The Woman’s Wakeup, we’re giving away a sampler of Lois Joy Johnson’s recommended RoC Skincare products: RETINOL...
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Book Review: The Handbook for Women Over 50

Ladies, I am a RoC Ambassador, which means I am compensated to try RoC products and share my experiences. All opinions are my own. I just finished reading “The Woman’s Wakeup: How To Shake...
Budget Beauty 2

Holiday Nail Trends 2015: The Short List

If you’ve ever searched a polish hashtag or two, you know manis are an art in their own right. But navigating what’s popular in a given season and filtering out old trends is tough. For example: Are...
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Beauty Cure-All: Coconut Oil

Maybe you’ve already subbed coconut oil for something in your culinary pursuits, or maybe you’re adding a spoonful to your morning coffee for an energy boost. But the real magic is about to go...
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Updated! Makeup Baking: A Quick How-to

You spend enough hours on YouTube watching beauty vlogs and you start to learn a thing or two. (We’re not obsessed…we swear, it’s all in the name of research.) For starters, there’s a massive highlighting/contouring...
Budget Beauty 3

Hot Beauty Secret: Korean Skin Care

The tale of European beauty products is one almost as old as time, but the price tag on that French face cream? Equally regal. But if we told you you could get a youthful, plump and...
Budget Beauty 4

Your Skin Care Questions Answered (Sponsored)

Ladies, I am a RoC Ambassador, which means I am compensated to try RoC products and share my experiences. All opinions are my own. We recently asked our readers (that’s YOU!) to share their...
Budget Beauty 5

What’s the Skinny on the Ballet Fitness Trend

Ballet has been long revered for its beauty and grace. Anyone that’s taken up ballet (or even just been lucky enough to view it firsthand from the audience) feel its breathtaking quality on a...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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Summer’s Coolest Cut: The Lob Story

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...
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Updated! Spring Must-Have: The Mist

That magical tool that keeps your face looking and feeling fresh in even the hottest heat? It exists and you absolutely need it in your cosmetics bag this spring season. A festival babe secret...
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To-Die-For Lip Colors for Spring

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...
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A Look Back: Fall Beauty Trends

Beyond khakis, cords and crunching leaves, styling autumn’s crisp temperatures and classic palette requires wrangling a few fall beauty trends to keep it all looking contemporary. Freshening up fall’s usual harvest hues and traditional textiles is easy with these tips and tricks...
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How to Wear Blue Eyeliner

Blue eyeliner usually elicits two reactions: “Oh the eighties!” or “LOVE it, bring it on!” If you fall into the first category and even remember using blue eyeliner like there was no tomorrow in...
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10 Great Budget Beauty Tips

Budget beauty is essential in this hard economy not only for twenty-somethings, but all of us. Finding what kind of products work just as beautifully on a budget is just as important as finding...
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