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Many of us want to be defined as an asset, but we unknowingly move like a liability. How do you fix it? The first step (and most difficult part) is addressing how you think. Take a listen to today’s ManUP! Moment.

Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard that little voice inside your head scream: “Oh my goodness I hate my legs!” “I wish my stomach…

Every girl wants longer lashes, and many of us don’t want to be bothered with perfecting the process of putting on false ones. So, Cosmo compiled a list of 7 steps and tips to getting the longest, fullest, sexiest lashes possible. Prep Before You Paint This double-sided wand has a conditioning primer on one end […]

Every girl wants longer lashes, and many of us don’t want to be bothered with perfecting the process of putting on false ones. So, Cosmo compiled a list of 7 steps and tips to getting the longest, fullest, sexiest lashes possible. Prep Before You Paint This double-sided wand has a conditioning primer on one end […]

Lipstick tends to wear off with every bite, every sip and over a few hours, or so that’s what we thought. But Allure asked makeup artist Peter Philips, the global creative director of Chanel Makeup, for a few tips on how to make your lip color last for the long run. Be bold. Go for […]

The smokey cat-eye. Whenever we attempt this we, more often than not, end up with smudgy raccoon eyes. So Allure asked Estée Lauder’s creative makeup director Tom Pecheux what the trick is to getting precise lines and a clean shape. Turns out you can go about it one of two ways: FILL IN THE BLANK: This […]

Getting a facial can be overwhelming: too much jargon can make you wish you had a medical degree, and all the food references can seem as if you’re ordering dinner along with your treatment. But Allure has helped simplify the process so you know what to consider when choosing a facial: If you have acne, […]

Wearing blush for Black women can be a daunting task, considering that almost any wrong swipe can make our makeup look clown-like, or just plain unnatural. But there’s a time, place, and way to wear blush correctly. Just read the tips below from Allure. 1. FIND THE RIGHT FORMULA For normal to dry skin: Try […]

Fake eyelashes are the bane of our make-up mastery. Most times, we can do everything but apply these things. They’re long, lush and immediately sexy, but pulling and plucking and poking your eyes out until they’re red kind of takes away from the sex appeal, right? So here’s how to do ’em right – straight […]

We can’t get enough of the neon trend, but covering yourself in anything that glows may seem a little intimidating. So check out five easy ways to incorporate neon into your wardrobe, courtesy of Refinery29. Neon In The Nude: Pair the brightest bright with a neutral for a megawatt contrast. This is a surefire way […]

Steamy temperatures can mean oily skin. “The combination of greater humidity and the fact that you’re sweating more can exacerbate oil production, resulting in increased shine,” says dermatologist Ranella Hirsch to Allure. So here’s how to stay cool & fight the shine! Gel for a while “Stop using the heavier cream cleansers that you benefit […]

Stripes have dominated the racks this summer, so it’s no understatement that they’re starting get a little trite. But, that doesn’t mean that something fresh isn’t on the horizon. Refinery29’s got some ideas on how to shop for stripes without falling back on nautical themes. All Cut Up—Patchwork stripes add movement and take normally stuffy […]