Summer is a proud ATLien, lipstick enthusiast (*cough cough*, addict) and smoothie connoisseur who knows all great days start with a pineapple-mango smoothie and winged liner on fleek.

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"Chinning" Is The New Selfie Trend That's More Problematic Than You Might Think

Michelle Liu has "chinned" in the middle of Times Square, at the London Eye, and even in front of the Eiffel Tower. Thanks in part to this world traveler, "chinning selfies," which Liu created to fight society's beauty standards, are taking over. Bu…
By Summer Arlexis

This Ingrown Hair Instagram Account Is The New Dr. Pimple Popper & You Won't Be Able To Look Away

Warning: This content may be so disgusting that it makes your stomach churn. Or it just might be so horribly satisfying that you're forced to explain why it brings you pleasure. Prepare to be grossed out by the Tweezist Instagram account, which shows…
By Summer Arlexis

Twitter Thinks These Shoes Are The Next #TheDress & People Are Seriously Losing It

Friendships may come to an end. Divorces may be on the horizon. Some may even lose their jobs— all because the blue-and-black or gold-and-white dress has returned in the form of blue-and-gray or pink-and-white shoes. That may be total exaggeration. B…
By Summer Arlexis

Wet N Wild's Newest Campaign Star Is Breaking Beauty Boundaries

As of late, the beauty industry has been getting the long overdue, all-inclusive makeover it always needed. There are campaigns like Rihanna's diverse Fenty Beauty marketing and Huda Beauty's inclusive foundation launch to thank for that. Now, the fi…
By Summer Arlexis

Urban Decay's Holiday Collection Takes On The Glittery Intergalactic Trend

Just when you thought the holidays couldn't get any blingier, Urban Decay decides to drop the Heavy Metals Collection like it's no big deal. But as brand well known for their signature neutrals via the iconic Naked palettes, an all-metallic collectio…
By Summer Arlexis

15 Kylie Jenner Makeup Tutorials To Completely Transform Yourself This Halloween

If there's one thing the youngest member of the Kardashian crew has down pat, it's a flawless face. The reality TV star turned beauty guru, Kylie Jenner, is the queen of nude lips and sultry eye makeup. All it takes is the right Kylie Jenner makeup …
By Summer Arlexis

17 Brands For Natural Hair You've Probably Never Heard Of

Bustle and Coveteur are working together to bring you the best mix of the season's fashion and beauty releases, shopping tips, and service stories in ways that are both inspirational, and attainable. Check The Fall Style Edit channel weekly to see wh…
By Summer Arlexis

17 Makeup Tutorials To Transform You Into Your Favorite Black Icons

Thanks to black women continuously slaying in Hollywood, beauty inspo à la celebrity black girl magic is always in abundance. With Halloween on the horizon, now is a better time than ever to channel your faves — and luckily, you're only YouTube click…
By Summer Arlexis

How To Make A Blowout Last On Natural Hair & Stay Sleek As Long As Possible

New hair, who dis? Trading in your signature kinks and coils for a straightened 'do can make a naturalista feel like a brand new woman. Whether you make a salon visit or tackle pressing your strands yourself, finding ways to make a blowout on natural…
By Summer Arlexis

15 Beauty Brands For WOC You Probably Never Heard Of

Bustle and Coveteur are working together to bring you the best mix of the season's fashion and beauty releases, shopping tips, and service stories in ways that are both inspirational, and attainable. Check The Fall Style Edit channel weekly to see wh…
By Summer Arlexis

Huda Beauty's New Foundation Has Beauty Lovers Of All Shades Covered

It's been a long time coming, but Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Foundation is finally going to see the light of day. When word spread almost one year ago (!!!) that Huda Kattan might be creating foundation, the beauty sphere was turned upside-down. From la…
By Summer Arlexis

The New Anastasia Beverly Hills Palette Might Just Make Up For All The Subculture Drama

If you thought all of the controversy surrounding the Subculture Palette was going to keep Anastasia Beverly Hills from launching another shadow set, think again. Clearly, their beauty lab never cooled off, because Anastasia Beverly Hills PRISM Palet…
By Summer Arlexis

Rihanna's Fenty Beauty Dark Shades Are Basically Sold Out & As A Black Woman, I Couldn't Be Happier

For many women, finding that perfect foundation match is a challenge. For women of color like myself, the search can feel nearly impossible. Despite being a longtime makeup lover, I've always struggled finding that perfect shade. My skin tone isn't e…
By Summer Arlexis

These ABH Subculture Shade Dupes Are A Great Way To Create Your Own Version

Whenever makeup mogul Anastasia Soare and her daughter Norvina hit the beauty lab, it's a given that they're going to cook up something breathtaking. Breaking the internet as do all products from the brand, the highly anticipated Anastasia Beverly Hi…
By Summer Arlexis

I Wore Glitter In My Natural Hair 7 Different Ways To Prove That Sparkle Is Versatile AF

Glitter and kinky-curly hair are two things that just don't seem to go hand-in-hand. A little sparkle never hurt anyone, but curly hair is already a beast to manage without having to remove hundreds of glitzy specs. Still, all of the adorable ways to…
By Summer Arlexis

These Vibrant & Colorful Protective Styles Might Inspire You To Add Some Hue To Your Next 'Do

There's never a wrong time to give your hair a technicolor makeover. For kinky-curly girls, turning to colorful protective styles for natural hair is a means for tasting the rainbow without committing to a permanent dye job. If you're a hair chamele…
By Summer Arlexis

These Peel-Off Makeup Products Will Bring A Whole New Level Of Satisfying To Your Routine

Leave it to Instagram, the birthplace of most newfound beauty obsessions, to make peel-off makeup products a thing. Beauty bloggers have been trying out everything from face primers to lip colors that rip away like bandaids— minus the pain of course—…
By Summer Arlexis

Here Are All The New Beauty Products You're Gonna Be Obsessed With In August

Get ready to expand your summer makeup collection with some juicy, new products, because the August 2017 beauty launches hitting shelves soon are so on point. July's beauty releases couldn't even have their moment in the spotlight before teases of Au…
By Summer Arlexis

I Did An Entire Face Of Makeup Using Only Glitter, Because We All Deserve To Shine Bright Like A Diamond

As if sculpting on-fleek brows or carving out the perfect contour aren't major accomplishments already, beauty gurus have been making the quirkiest makeup challenges a thing — and weirdly, I'm so here for it. I've been known to get adventurous with m…
By Summer Arlexis

17 Hair Products For Protective Styles To Help You Maintain Your Mane

Every now and then a girl's gotta switch up her 'do. Giving hair makeovers without disturbing the integrity of your strands, protective styles are a kinky-curly girl's go-to. You've got to be on your P's and Q's though, using natural hair products fo…
By Summer Arlexis