Fashion & Beauty Editor at Bustle. Passionate about burritos, aesthetics, and burrito aesthetics. Probably watching 'Law & Order: SVU' while shopping online.

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In The Bustle Booth With Troian Bellisario

When celebrities come to Bustle HQ, whether it's for a photoshoot, videoshoot, or a Facebook Live, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of pap...
By Olivia Muenter

What It's Really Like To Stop Shaving

For the month of May, Bustle is presenting our Beauty IRL package, which is a tribute to our readers' love of beauty and the way they use makeup and skin care to express themselves, to embrace their i...
By Olivia Muenter

All The Looks At The 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Red carpets are the perfect opportunity to sit back, relax, and enjoy looking at clothing that's weird, beautiful — and, well, often both. The Billboard Music Awards are no different. In fact, they us...
By Olivia Muenter

A Feminist Miss USA Still Doesn't Exist

Kára McCullough is a nuclear scientist. She is a woman of color. She is a beauty queen. And now, she's 2017's Miss USA — one of only 10 black women to win the title in the pageant's 65-year existence....
By Olivia Muenter

8 Times Beauty Products Helped Change History

By Olivia Muenter & Dawn Foster

The Selfies People Took Vs. The One They Posted

For the month of May, Bustle is presenting our Beauty IRL package, which is a tribute to our readers' love of beauty and the way they use makeup and skin care to express themselves, to embrace their i...
By Olivia Muenter

Why Wasn't Zayn Malik At The Met Gala?

Couples on the red carpet are one of the greatest things in life. They're cute, they're in love, they are dressed well and/or wearing a decorative robot arm. Well, the last thing may have only been th...
By Olivia Muenter

Selena Gomez's 2017 Met Gala Dress Is Gorgeous

Selena Gomez is a fashion darling these days. Between her chic red carpet looks and new collaboration with none other than Stuart Vevers and Coach, Gomez is a star designers love to dress. So it's no ...
By Olivia Muenter

All The Looks From The 2017 Met Gala

The first Monday in May is a very special day in the world of fashion. Some of the world's most famous and stylish celebrities come together in one place to celebrate clothing and design, all thanks t...
By Olivia Muenter

This 'SI' Model Used To Be "Ashamed" To Tell People She Was A Model

Bianca Balti has been modeling for 12 years, done campaigns with Dolce & Gabbana and L'Oreal, had two children, and, as of 2017, been named Sport Illustrated Swimsuit Edition's Rookie Of The Year. Roo...
By Olivia Muenter

I Love That The Women On 'Big Little Lies' Don't Talk About Their Clothes

When I think of iconic television shows about powerful, messy female relationships, series like Girls and Sex And The City come to mind. And now, after the remarkable finale on April 2, Big Little Lie...
By Olivia Muenter

Microblading My Eyebrows Is The Best Beauty Decision I've Ever Made

I'm old enough that I can still remember a time when eyebrows didn't matter. Sure, they were always there. You could pluck, thread, or wax them to your liking. But no one was going to stop you on the ...
By Olivia Muenter

Bustle's Most Wanted: Tata Harper Clarifying Spot Solution

I have very vivid memories of perusing the grocery store aisles in middle school for acne spot treatment cream. Those tubes of white cream were my go-to solution for each and every zit, whether I felt...
By Olivia Muenter

Bustle's Most Wanted: Olga Lorencin's Red Carpet Facial In A Box

Getting a special facial before a red carpet event is about as far out of my realm of reality as it gets. My favorite food delivery place is more likely to be on my speed dial than a celebrity aesthet...
By Olivia Muenter

Bustle's Most Wanted: By Terry's Baume de Rose Face Cream

My skin care routine is one of the methods I use to feel fancier and more put together than I actually am. No, I haven't figured out how to fold a fitted sheet yet, or create a budget, or do my taxes ...
By Olivia Muenter

How My Beauty Routine Helps With My Anxiety

I discovered makeup and my anxiety in the same year. Before I turned 20, I thought anxiety was the feeling before a big test. I wore red lipstick every now and then because it was fun. Before I turned...
By Olivia Muenter

The 'La La Land' Cast's Reacts To Losing Are Sad

In something that hasn't happened the 89-year history of the Academy Awards, the wrong Best Picture winner was announced at the 2017 Oscars. Although it's unclear what exactly went wrong when Warren B...
By Olivia Muenter

All The Looks From The 2017 Oscars

I love the Oscars a lot. It brings together most of my favorite things in one place: Champagne, great fashion, Meryl Streep, etc.. The 2017 Academy Awards red carpet is pretty much destined as full of...
By Olivia Muenter

Bill Paxton’s Last Appearance Was Very Recent

In a tragic and unanticipated turn of events, actor Bill Paxton has died unexpectedly due to complications from surgery, according to a statement from his family. Paxton is famous for roles in films l...
By Olivia Muenter

Why Can't We Remember What Meryl Wore?

As you'll probably hear about 10,000 times between now and the 89th Academy Awards on Feb. 26, Meryl Streep has been nominated for a lot of Oscars. Like, a lot. This means Streep has probably attended...
By Olivia Muenter

LUSH Factory Photos That You Need To See

Walking into a LUSH Cosmetics store is an experience. You get incredibly friendly greetings, colorful products everywhere, and of course that glorious, glorious smell. So when I had a chance to take a...
By Olivia Muenter

Lilliana Vazquez Judged Ugly Christmas Sweaters

There are many stressful aspects when it comes to the holidays, but one of the biggest points of anxiety can sometimes be as simple as what to wear to a festive party. Do you wear sequins? Do you wear...
By Olivia Muenter

Christian Siriano Won't Dress Melania Trump

For a fashion designer, getting the chance to dress a First Lady is a big deal. It's arguably more monumental than a premiere or award show, with just as high a level of glitz and glam. For Christian ...
By Olivia Muenter

Pretty Makeup Inspired By Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Ugly Christmas sweaters feature sparkle, glitter, tinsel, bells, whistles, and about a million other quirky features that you usually can't find elsewhere in fashion. Why not use them to inspire your ...
By Olivia Muenter

Ashley Benson Is Kinda Excited That 'PLL' Is Over

Best known for her role as Hanna Marin on the cult-favorite show Pretty Little Liars, Ashley Benson and her career are currently in a bit of transition period. PLL is coming to an end in April after s...
By Olivia Muenter

I Tried 23 Of The Weirdest Face Masks I Could Find

I'm a big fan of alone time. This is partly because there are few people who are really willing to watch nine straight hours of Chopped Junior with me, and partly because making the time to take care ...
By Olivia Muenter

Chrissy's Thigh-High Slit Is Next Level

We all love Chrissy Teigen, right? Most of us can agree on that, even in a time in the world when, well, not a whole lot of us agree on much at all. Chrissy Teigen's 2016 AMAs dress also featured some...
By Olivia Muenter

Ariana Grande Slayed At The 2016 AMAs

Ariana Grande is known for working a red carpet in a look that's classic, yet entirely her own. Ariana Grande's 2016 American Music Awards look was no different. Grande wore a black, lacy crop top and...
By Olivia Muenter

Kylie Jenner's Latest Surprise Is A Huge Mystery

Leave it to the younger of the Jenner sisters to continuously surprise us with new and utterly mysterious business endeavors. Kylie Jenner just announced The Kylie Shop, and even though none of us hav...
By Olivia Muenter

This Is What Hillary Clinton Could Do Next

In what has been perhaps the most shocking and polarizing presidential election in the recent history, Donald Trump was elected president of the United States on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The victory shocked a...
By Olivia Muenter

Ingrid Nilsen Wants To Talk To You About Voting

If you're choosing not to vote this November, YouTuber Ingrid Nilsen respects your decision — even if she doesn't agree with it. Nilsen, who has been incredibly outspoken during the 2016 presidential ...
By Olivia Muenter

Sophia Bush's Debate Tweets Are Gold

If any election has brought out a plethora of celebrities to share their political leanings, it's this year's presidential election. Between calls to vote and messages of support for a certain candida...
By Olivia Muenter

Trump's "Bad Hombres" Comment Is Ridiculous

In the third and final debate of the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump said what is arguably one of the most ridiculous comments in 2016 so far. In reference to his stance on border control, Tr...
By Olivia Muenter

Mike Pence Calls Longwood University "Norwood"

In response to the very first question in the 2016 vice presidential debate, Mike Pence mistakenly called Longwood Univeristy "Norwood University." Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia is this y...
By Olivia Muenter

You Have To See NARS' Latest Collaboration

If you're passionate about makeup (even if just a little bit), then you know that the announcement of a NARS' 2016 Holiday Collection is a big deal. As makeup lovers, we all have NARS products that ar...
By Olivia Muenter

Your Fave Celebs Are Football Fans, Too

In the intersecting world of fashion and celebrities, sportswear is not something that's discussed very often. But according to ESPN, as reported by Refinery 29, in 2012, 44 percent of NFL fans were w...
By Olivia Muenter

All The Looks At The 2016 Emmys

Awards season is known for its glitz, glam, and over-the-top fashion moments. The Emmy Awards doesn't feel quite as fancy as the Oscars (but not quite as casual as, say, the VMAs), the 2016 Emmy Aways...
By Olivia Muenter

Dascha Polanco On Why Awards Season Is A Struggle

For Joy and Orange Is The New Black star Dascha Polanco, finding designers who love her work and respect her acting prowess isn't a problem. Polanco is, after all, a leading actor on an Emmy-winning, ...
By Olivia Muenter

Nick & Joe Officially Have Matching Tattoos

There are few things that bond brothers quite like having careers that started with the Disney Channel. But if that doesn't bring you close enough, there's always other options. Nick and Joe Jonas hav...
By Olivia Muenter

How To Be As Confident As Ashley Graham

Ashley Graham is about as well-known as models come these days. And even if you're not a superfan of the modeling world, you definitely saw Graham's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover when it c...
By Olivia Muenter