Lover of all things fashion and beauty, Melodi is a graduate from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a BS in Journalism & Electronic Media and Cinema Studies. When not writing for Bustle, Melodi is a TV & Film Assistant at Atlanta Models & Talent. You can reach her at erdoganmelodi@gmail.com and on social media @melodierdogan.

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11 Ways To Prepare Your Skin For Winter

In case the excitement of autumn and everything that comes along with it has made you forget, consider this your friendly reminder: Winter is coming. And since the shift between seasons inevitably arr...
By Melodi Erdogan

11 Bra Tips For Women With Small Boobs

Let's be clear: Having small boobs doesn't make the search for the perfect bra any easier than it does for a those with large breasts. While women with larger chests have a hard time finding support a...
By Melodi Erdogan

13 Beauty Habits Experts Wish People Practiced

As a beauty fanatic, I always considered my routine to be quite refined. That is, until I spoke to makeup and skincare professionals about good beauty habits they wish people could get more into, at w...
By Melodi Erdogan

11 Ways To Waterproof Your Makeup

If you've spent all summer trying to figure out how to waterproof your makeup, but still haven't found the solution, don't lose hope just yet. Beauty insiders and professionals are revealing their fav...
By Melodi Erdogan

13 Reasons To Start Wearing Lipgloss Again

A poet by the name of Lil Mama once sang, "My lipgloss is hot, my lipgloss be poppin." And while that verse may be nine years old, her words arguably have more significance now than they ever have. Th...
By Melodi Erdogan

What Your Fave Choker Style Says About You

The quintessential accessory from many a childhood, '90s choker necklaces have made a huge comeback. With the revival of classic styles like the tattoo piece, and more modern takes with embellishments...
By Melodi Erdogan

Things People With Oily Skin Are Tired Of Hearing

I know my forehead is shining like the flash of a camera, and my chin is slick with grease. I know my eyelids are glistening like they've been covered in petroleum jelly. If you didn't sense the sarca...
By Melodi Erdogan

I Washed My Hair With Mayo & This Is How It Went

Mayo makes for a great addition to any sandwich, a reliable kitchen ingredient, and, um, the secret to glossy, shiny hair. Yes, you read that correctly. Believe it or not, washing your hair with mayon...
By Melodi Erdogan

I Dressed Like Blair Waldorf For A Week

If there was ever a Gossip Girl character who was consistently chic, classically stylish, and arguably inimitable, it'd be Blair Waldorf and her style. As a fan of the series, and
By Melodi Erdogan

The One Beauty Hack To Do After A Bikini Wax

The pain of a bikini wax is often nothing compared to the unpleasantness of the pesky ingrown hairs, troublesome infections, and irritated skin that so often follow. But according to dermatologists, t...
By Melodi Erdogan

11 Cute & Original Hairstyles For Long Hair

When it comes to long hair, the styling possibilities are endless. But as anyone with a long mane knows, that can also mean overwhelming. If this sounds familiar, look no further for cute, original ha...
By Melodi Erdogan

I Tried Blurring Makeup & This Is What Happened

Blurring makeup is said to minimize the look of pores, soften fine lines, and smooth skin — similar to what that handy "blur" tool on Photoshop might do to your selfies. But I've always been skeptical...
By Melodi Erdogan

13 Original Ways To Wear Hair Accessories

Most of us are familiar with the dainty hair barrette, the embellished headband, and the baubled bobby pin. But the halo, the head piece, and the braid charm? Not so much. Let me introduce you to some...
By Melodi Erdogan

I Tried Homemade Hairspray To Tame My Frizz

Out of all the hair products I use, hairspray is the one that I reach for most frequently. So you can imagine my curiosity in testing how homemade hairspray holds up to store-bought versions. Would a ...
By Melodi Erdogan

Is This Kylie Jenner's New Lip Kit Shade?

When it comes to her cosmetics line, Kylie Jenner is all about surprises, last-minute notices, and big announcements. But based on the speculation on Twitter, the surprise of the next Kylie Cosmetics ...
By Melodi Erdogan

Lashed Liquid Lipsticks Are The Real Deal

Capitalizing on the liquid lipstick trend with her entrepreneurial business, Blac Chyna's Lashed Liquid Lipstick products are a must-see for any beauty fan who's on the hunt for the next best lip prod...
By Melodi Erdogan

Where To Buy Kylie Jenner's "King Kylie" Swimsuit

If you're reading this, the chances that you saw Kylie Jenner's selfie from yesterday and immediately asked, "Where do I buy Kylie Jenner's "King Kylie" swimsuit?" are very high. The shot Jenner poste...
By Melodi Erdogan

The 13 Best Eyebrow Kits For Beginners

This look has dominated the beauty scene for quite some time now, and I think it's safe to say that we're all in search of truly "on fleek" eyebrows. If you've found the perfect look, congrats to you ...
By Melodi Erdogan

Will The Jaclyn Hill Face Palette Be Restocked?

The entire BECCA X Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection is absolutely stunning, but if one piece is the cherry on top, it's by far the mesmerizing face palette. It's only a matter of time before
By Melodi Erdogan

Is Ulta Having A Memorial Day Sale?

If your plans for this Memorial Day weekend consist of stocking up on some new beauty products, then you're likely wondering: is Ulta having a Memorial Day sale? If you were planning on stopping by th...
By Melodi Erdogan