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Beauty Influencers Share Their Must-Haves

Everyone has a beauty go-to. Whether it's that perfect shade of red lipstick or a conditioner that you just have to keep stocked in your bathroom, nothing is better than your holy grail product. You are not alone in your obsession either. Bustle spok…
By Shea Simmons

How To Apply Eye Makeup On Monolids

We each have our own personal struggles with applying makeup—whether your mascara is conspiring against you (a.k.a. decides to clump, smudge, or smear), or you leave your house to find out that your bathroom lighting was, er, more than deceiving (whe…
By Irma Elezovic

Moms Do Their Daughters' Makeup

Most of us truly believe that "mothers know best." And for the past quarter century of my life, my mom has been correct on more than one occasion — especially about the slew of bad guys I dated in high school (cringe). Had I listened to her, I probab…
By Irma Elezovic
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How To Get Volume That Lasts All Day

I've always loved long hair, which is why I haven't cut mine short in over a decade. But the longer it got, the harder it was to achieve all-day volume. Now, my roots fall flat by lunchtime, and for someone whose motto is "the bigger, the better," my…
By Irma Elezovic
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Spring's Most Instagrammable Beauty Products

Remember the days you'd buy your favorite eyeshadow palette and stow it away in your makeup drawer for no one to see? Me neither. As a beauty fanatic — and a millennial — the first thing that comes to mind when I lay my eyes on a new, super-chic prod…
By Irma Elezovic

The Ideal Eyebrows In Ancient History

These days, the trend in eyebrows has swung completely from the over-groomed lines of the 2000s to the bushier, more characterful specimens sported by Cara Delevingne. But in ancient history, there's been significantly more variation than just thin v…
By JR Thorpe

Your Ultimate Guide To Color Correcting

Skincare and foundation continues to be a major beauty trend for 2016, and the most recent craze to hit the masses is arguably color correcting with makeup. It's not exactly a new technique — you probably remember seeing green concealer sticks at the…
By Kara McGrath

How To Use The Beautyblender Sponge

If there is one staple-status makeup tool that you'll probably see inside of every beauty vlogger's makeup bag, it's the hot pink, egg-shaped Beautyblender. Makeup artist Rea Ann Silva changed the foundation application game back in 2007 when she inv…
By Irma Elezovic

How To Wake Up With Prettier Hair

Being able to find a routine in waking up with amazing, voluminous hair is what dreams are made of. But having that fantasy come true is never going to happen, right? Think again. As you're falling asleep in the comfort of your bed, there are things …
By Raven Ishak

7 Things Your Oily Skin Is Trying To Tell You

Women who have had oily skin all their lives have a special connection with one another. We've all battled a shiny T-zone in ways that folks with dry skin will never understand. We've all run to the bathroom every half hour during a social event to b…
By Gina M. Florio

The One Thing You Should Never Do To Dry Skin

All my life, I've had quite the struggle with dry skin. Because of eczema being hereditary in my family, I've had to really be careful of what lotions and creams I include in my daily beauty care routine. However, there is one thing I've learned that…
By Danelle Sandoval

This Is What Happens When You Shave Your Face

The idea of women shaving their face is actually nothing new. Thanks to modern society's history of mandating that all ladies be smooth, hairless beings (aside from the luscious locks on our heads, of course) women have tried all sorts of facial fuzz…
By Kara McGrath

Lipstick Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

Lipstick will forever and always be my favorite beauty product. But while it seems fairly straightforward to use, there are actually plenty of subtle lipstick mistakes you could be making. No, none of these are the end of the world, but the tiny twea…
By Kara McGrath

3 New Ways to Use Your Curling Iron

We all know that the quickest way to get a sleek curly 'do is with our trusty curling irons, but the tool is capable of so much more. This week on Beauty Mark, we learn a few handy curling iron hacks from hair master David Lopez, the lead stylist wit…
By Hannah Frazier Caldwell

Here's A Foolproof Way To Fill In Your Brows

My brows have come a long way. In fact, it has taken me years to bounce back from an era when pencil-thin eyebrows and excessive tweezing was a thing. And while I can proudly say I’ve moved on from my overzealous plucking approach, my brows have neve…
By Irma Elezovic

Fresh Beauty Products to Try in 2016

A new year means a bajillion new beauty product launches. And while it is always exciting to get a shade extension on your favorite nail polish line, sometimes you want to switch things up! Well, good news: 2016 is bringing us some seriously innovati…
By Hannah Frazier Caldwell

We Tried To Recreate Kylie's Daily Makeup Routine

In a world filled with makeup gurus, arguably no one garners as much frenzied enthusiasm as the youngest Jenner sister. So when Kylie Jenner revealed her daily makeup routine as an exclusive video on her paid subscription app and website, it's no sur…
By Kara McGrath

Here's How To Fix The Blush Mistakes You're Making

My makeup routine is the longest part of my morning. I have a ritual — I sit at my vanity, half asleep, and massage my favorite moisturizer all over. Then, I apply a thin layer of foundation, then mascara and any other eye makeup while my foundation …
By Jillian Ruffo
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3 Bright Eyeshadow Looks You Need To Try

When it comes to eyeshadow, I’ve always been one for keeping things neutral. My everyday eyeshadow consists of a wash of beige that’s slightly darker than my eyelids, and for night, it’s a taupey-brown smoky eye. But I’ve always admired, even envied,…
By Jillian Ruffo

3 Steps To Using Dry Shampoo The Right Way

Here's the scenario: You’re running late with zero time to wash your hair, and yesterday’s DIY blowout is falling pretty flat. You reach for the bottle of dry shampoo that a friend left at your place and spray it all over. The lighting in your bathro…
By Jillian Ruffo