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 medicine cabinets to the adorable packaging that you'r…
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, charcoal, and red algae extract just to name a few — bu…
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 about keeping your tools clean, however, there's proba…
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 to compromise for either one or the other. I've t…
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 importance cannot be overstated. If you're a natural…
By Kelly Dougher

The Struggles Of Only Ever Wearing Black

First of all, let me profess my love of wearing all black outfits. Wearing all black clothing all the time has lots of benefits: People will think you're confident and sexy (duh), you never have to worry about matching, most spills and stains can go …
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 phenomenon in the world of skincare and beauty tha…
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 help with blisters. In the past I've tried to avoid b…
By Kelly Dougher

The Craziest Perfume Commercials Ever

Bizarre perfume commercials are a time-honored tradition. I'm not sure who started the trend, but it goes at least all the way back to the 1960s. Perfume commercials are never straightforward in the way that, say, shampoo or makeup commercials are — …
By Kelly Dougher

This Is The New Cool Girl Haircut on Instagram

When it comes to changing up my look, nothing inspires me more than cool girls on Instagram. Whether it's a unique makeup look or a cute pixie cut, once I see someone killing it on Instagram I'm trying to recreate the look myself faster than you can …
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 cheeks are almost always somewhat ruddy. It gets wor…
By Kelly Dougher

Excellent Halloween Costume Ideas For Brunettes

Whether you look forward to Halloween every year or you dread the amount of work going into finding a costume, everyone can agree that finding a decent wig is the worst part. That's why you should just ditch the wig this year and find Halloween costu…
By Kelly Dougher

This Is What The New E+J Nirvana Scents Smell Like

Usually when most people think about celebrity fragrances, they don't think of niche scents. Most perfumes with celebrity's names attached are meant to sell to a wide audience of fans, so they're designed to have mass appeal. There's always an except…
By Kelly Dougher

The Best Halloween Costumes For Blonde Babes

tLet'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 to save money by doing a completely DIY look). If…
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 oil at Whole Foods for a mere four dollars. I immedi…
By Kelly Dougher

9 Amazing New Fragrances For Fall

There are lots of reasons to celebrate the arrival of fall: gorgeous foliage, pumpkin spice-flavored everything, and of course cute fall clothes. Most of all, however, I've recently been enjoying trying out new fall perfumes. Fall has always been my …
By Kelly Dougher
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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 a sexy slip dress for a night out, or rocking a p…
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've had to experiment with eye makeup to find techni…
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 mascara trend, and we've even tried the neck contourin…
By Kelly Dougher

How To Grow Out A Buzz Cut

So, you shaved your head, or you're thinking about shaving your head in the near future. That's awesome! Whether you did it for charity, for health reasons, or just as a fun style choice, buzz cuts are a lot of fun. What's not so much fun, however, i…
By Kelly Dougher