my beauty diary

One Step Makeup Routines You'll Love

In the interest of making things easy for my dear Bustle readers and makeup lovers, I put together a list of one step daytime makeup tutorials to use on the daily. Living life as just a girl with a makeup addiction can be hard, especially if you are…
By Julia Musto

One Step Hair Styles For Straight Hair

Having straight hair can seem like the best thing in the world if you weren't born with it. However, those dreams of tangle-free brushing and super shiny locks are not always reality. All you ladies out there with pin straight hair probably know…
By Ashley Berg

Here Are 7 Truths Behind Those Fancy Gel Manis

Are you considering bulletproofing your nails with a gel manicure? They're a great option for those hard on their nails (#same), but there are some truths you should know before getting a gel manicure, because although gel manicures may be strong…
By Rosie W.

Glow In The Dark Hair Is Going To Be Big In 2016

Step aside, rainbow hair: the newest hair color trend is here, and it's positively glowing — literally. Glow in the dark hair is the newest and coolest fad in hair color, guaranteed to gain the approval of all '90s raver kids and the universal…
By Rosie W.

You Need To Know These 8 Lipstick Hacks

Lipstick is one of the most intimidating products, but with the right tips and tricks, it doesn't have to be difficult to master. Thankfully there are simple tricks and hacks to mastering lipstick that are so simple even a beginner can do them. It…
By Kali Borovic

5 Ways To Turn Your Eyeshadow Into Liquid Eyeliner

The beauty universe is packed full of genius hacks. From Advil as a blemish vanquisher to peppermint oil to achieve Kylie Jenner lips, makeup fanatics are thinking beyond the boundaries when it comes to your everyday lipstick tube. Yet, another…
By Kelsey Nguyen

Tape Contouring Is Your Next Makeup Obsession

Contouring, the makeup trend made popular most recently by the Kardashian/Jenner clan, has sparked a phenomenon of all kinds of wild makeup fads. First came clown contouring, followed by the highlighting technique strobing, and then it was all about…
By May Sofi

Should You Tweeze Your Facial Hair?

Have you ever had a random stray hair appear on your face? It happens to the best of us, and often comes out of nowhere, but you most likely will want to remove it. The first solution that always comes to mind is to tweeze it, but is tweezing facial…
By Melanie Richtman

One Step Styles For Curly Hair

The start of the new year is very much upon us. With all of the socializing that comes along with it, looking your best is definitely a must. Whether you need the perfect up-do to compliment a sparkling dress for a fancy night out with friends or…
By Ashley Berg

The Best Hairstyles For Hiding Greasy Hair

One of my friends has the luxury of being able to go five days without washing her hair and it never seems to get greasy. I, however, do not have that ability. The only day I'm guaranteed not to have greasy hair is the day that I showered (or the…
By Melanie Richtman

The One Trick To Making Lipstick Last All Nighit

The holidays are the perfect time to rock a classic red lip, but it can be intimidating to try. According to Vogue, the key to making red lipstick last all night is about paying attention to the order in which you apply your products. Consider this…
By Kali Borovic

How To Do Sweater Nail Art

Is sweater weather your favorite? Do you look forward to it all year? Are you into being warm and stylish? This season's newest nail art trend, sweater nails, is here for you. The trend was purportedly started via Instagram and spread in popularity…
By Julia Musto

Jaime King's 5 Minute Makeup Routine Is Versatile

It's a busy time of year, which means that sometimes you don't have much time to get ready before rushing out the door. Actress, model, entrepreneur, and mom of two Jaime King has a five minute makeup routine that is perfect for those hectic days.…
By Kali Borovic

Pinterest Predicts Top 2016 Beauty & Hair Trends

With only two weeks left of 2015, it's the time of year when the entire internet is caught between reminiscing about this year and predicting what's to come in the next. The latest to join the fray is the Pinterest 100 for 2016, the annual list that…
By Rosie W.

Kat Von D's Fake Eyelashes Trick Is Different

The best thing about makeup is how versatile it is, and some of the best beauty creations are the most unexpected. Kat Von D put fake eyelashes underneath her eye in her latest tutorial, creating might the the coolest makeup look I've ever seen. I…
By Kali Borovic

Lo Bosworth's Go-To Face Wash Is Super Simple

With tons of beauty products on the market, it can be tough to find the ones that work best for you, but sometimes the ideal products might be hiding in your fridge. According to The Cut, Lo Bosworth's go-to face wash is made from water and Arm &…
By Kali Borovic

Natural & Organic Beauty Brands You Need To Know

Skincare fans, it's time to listen up. We've all heard of the incredible Origins, LUSH, and Tata Harper, but there are plenty of other all-natural or organic beauty brands that you need to know about. Whether you're looking to decongest your skin or…
By Emily McClure

These Tutorials Show Kylie Lip Kits In Action

About a week ago little Kylie Jenner released her new lip kit collection, "Lip Kit by Kylie," which sold out immediately. The kits come in three different shades: Dolce K, Candy K, and True Brown K. I am not exaggerating when I say this: people lost…
By Julia Musto

Marshmallow Extract Is The Newest Skincare Trend

Love marshmallows? You're in luck: it appears that marshmallow extract is the newest skincare trend to hit the market. While eating them won't do your skin any good — though it will benefit your soul, so go ahead and enjoy that s'more — InStyle…
By Rosie W.
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How To Keep Your Foundation From Cracking

A lot of dread comes to mind as the temperature drops: mounds of snow, freezing treks to work, more snow, and of course, dry, chapped skin. It’s an endless battle. You moisturize every morning, but by the time you apply your foundation, it’s as if…
By Jillian Ruffo