Kelly is a fashion and beauty writer who has contributed to Refinery29, Fashion Magazine, Glamour Magazine, xoJane, and xoVain. She spends most of her free time consuming pop culture while cuddling with her dog.

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Why Cloudless Creams Are My New Favorite

If you have even a passing interest in makeup and skin care, you're sure to have noticed the popularity of Korean beauty products. From the BB creams and CC creams that have taken over everyone's medi...
By Kelly Dougher

I Tried Adding Sulfur To My Skin Care Routine

When you consider all of the potential skin care ingredients you are willing to put on your face, sulfur probably isn't very high on the list. I've put some weird things on my skin: snail mucus, charc...
By Kelly Dougher

How Not To Clean Makeup Brushes

If you wear makeup with any regularity, you probably own a few makeup brushes and you're also probably aware of the importance of washing said makeup brushes. Even if you think you're pretty good abou...
By Kelly Dougher

This Makeup Remover Is A Must For Lazy Girls

When I'm looking for a makeup remover, ideally I want one that does two things: Removes makeup completely and leaves my skin feeling hydrated rather than stripped and dry. Unfortunately I usually have...
By Kelly Dougher

My Absolute Favorite Purple Shampoos For Blondes

Whether you've recently bleached your hair blonde or you simply want to make your natural blonde hair lighter, one of the most essential products you can have in your arsenal is purple shampoo. Its im...
By Kelly Dougher

How To Stop Products From Pilling On Your Face

When it comes to delving into unpleasant and downright weird beauty topics, we've covered everything from drying out pimples to the benefits of smearing snail mucus on one's face. There's one strange ...
By Kelly Dougher

I Put The Best Solution For Blisters To The Test

I don't know about you but I've tried a lot of things to make heels less painful. Some work better than others. Taping your toes together, for example, actually works — but that doesn't do much to hel...
By Kelly Dougher

How To Wear Blush When You Have Blotchy Skin

I have rosacea, and it's the reason why I avoided wearing blush for years. Rosacea can be really annoying. It makes your skin look slightly or severely flushed; everyone is different, but for me my ch...
By Kelly Dougher

The Best Halloween Costumes For Blonde Babes

Let's talk about how difficult it is to find a decent wig for a Halloween costume. Too often they're insanely expensive, which jacks up the overall price of your costume (or keeps you from being able ...
By Kelly Dougher

I Replaced My Perfume With Amber Oil

At the 2016 Emmys, Kristen Bell divulged a budget-friendly beauty tip that made me sit up and take notice: Bell wears amber oil as perfume. She told Giuliana Rancic that she purchases the essential oi...
By Kelly Dougher

10 Comfy Heeled Booties For Fall

There are lots of reasons why heeled booties are a fall staple. For starters, they go effortlessly with just about any outfit, whether you're spending the weekend in skinny jeans, trying to dress down...
By Kelly Dougher

Genius Cat Eye Hacks for Hooded Eyes

I have somewhat hooded eyes, which means that when my eyes are open you don't see much of my eyelids. Mine aren't as hooded as some (think Claire Danes, for example) but they're hooded enough that I'v...
By Kelly Dougher

I Tried The Ear Makeup Trend

Every once in awhile, a makeup trend comes around that's so innovative or just plain crazy that I immediately have to try it on myself. So far I've tackled the glossy eyelids trend and the clumpy masc...
By Kelly Dougher

How To Do Glossy Eyelids

The two biggest beauty trends right now are polar opposites: Either you want to look painstakingly made-up with a bold matte lip, contouring and chiseled brows or you strive to look soft and pretty in...
By Kelly Dougher

What To Do In Pennsylvania

I was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and I'm proud to say that I still live here to this day. It's not that I don't love other places, and I'm definitely not saying that I wouldn't consider leaving ...
By Kelly Dougher

How To Use A Charcoal Mask

As someone with very sensitive skin, I realized early on that I couldn't just slap any old face mask on and call it a day. The first few times I tried using drying face masks such as charcoal or mud m...
By Kelly Dougher

How To Try The Clumpy Mascara Trend

In case you haven't noticed, clumpy lashes are continuing to have a moment. Somehow they've gone from the last thing a mascara lover could want to an actual beauty trend. Thanks to the recent surfacin...
By Kelly Dougher

How To Make Your Self-Tanner Last

Thanks to my Irish heritage, I've always been naturally pale. That's not necessarily a bad thing — pale skin can be beautiful, I mean, just look at Emma Stone or Krysten Ritter. Still, I enjoy having ...
By Kelly Dougher

How To Prevent Breakouts After Stopping BC

One of my biggest concerns about going off of birth control this year was the possibility of having to deal with acne for the first time in years. It seems like a trivial concern — unless you've exper...
By Kelly Dougher

10 Genius Overnight Beauty Hacks

Do you ever think about how much time you spend sleeping? The average person sleeps around eight hours a day, which can add up to practically one third of your life! If you're not putting all those ho...
By Kelly Dougher