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Summer Makeup: Waterproof and Water Resistant Makeup

It is hot out these days.  Hot with a capital H!  The summer time is always a great time to go au natural with your makeup choices.  But maybe you like giving yourself an extra pop of colour on the checks.  Or maybe you have another and another and another wedding to attend.  No matter what the reason, if you want to glam it up in the summer you will need to be armed with these waterproof and water resistant makeup products. First let’s start with the difference between waterproof and water resistant.  Think of them in varying degrees of their can’t-come-off-ness.  Waterproof is the most long wearing you’re going to get.  If you are going to the pool or...

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The New Helix Tattoo Trend Is All Over Instagram

You'll never have to worry about losing an earring again, thanks to the latest trend in ear embellishments: helix tattoos. Delicate, subtle, and so pretty. Instead of jewelry, people are using dainty ink designs to glitz up their ear cartilage. As Elle UK first reported, tattoo artists are creating delicate artwork on the teeny, tiny curve on the back of people's ears. The negative-space designs range from intricate florals to simple, minimalist lines that mimic the look of a piercing. These minimalist designs are even more subtle than the usual tucked-behind-the-ear tat, like Hailey Baldwin's "G", or lobe tattoos, like Cara Delevingne's diamond. There are dozens of photos of the trend on Instagram, which prove that a tattoo artist can...

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We taste tested 4 major orange juice brands and the winner was clear

These days it feels as though orange juice comes in dozens of varieties. Extra pulp, no pulp, added calcium, "fresh squeezed," all-natural, medium pulp - the list goes on. National orange juice brands were the star of INSIDER Test Kitchen's latest taste test. We had already tackled which pancake mix was the best, so it was only natural to complete the breakfast theme with OJ. (We also count our frozen cheese pizza comparison as breakfast, because who doesn't love a slice of pizza in the morning?) Our four choices were Minute Maid, Simply Orange, Tropicana, and Florida's Natural.   We headed to our local store to see which brands were most common. Sydney Kramer/INSIDER   We chose to keep it...

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How to Lose 5 Pounds by Memorial Day – and Keep Them Off After Labor Day

With spring weather more reliably upon us, it's hard not to think about the swim season ahead. And with the swim season ahead, it's hard not to think about your quest for a swimsuit – and a body that you'll feel comfortable putting in that swimsuit. All of a sudden, that second helping of dessert may feel like a bad idea. The quest to be the best version of yourself – the 5-pound lighter version of yourself – begins today. But that quest shouldn't end on Memorial Day. After all, once Labor Day rolls around, you probably don't want to gain that 5 pounds back. Do you? If your answer is no, aim to lose 1 to 2 pounds per...

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The Perfect Eye Shadow Palette for Blue Eyes

You blue-eyed ladies have it good. Your peepers have been envied far and wide for centuries. Heck, people go so far as to wear contacts to channel your aquamarine beauty! And since we’re all about flaunting what you’ve got, we here to help make those baby blues stand out even more. We invited makeup guru Alana Dawn to the Makeup.com studio to create a stunning look from one (yes, one) eye shadow palette, specifically for you lucky ladies with blue eyes. After trying this out on your own, you’ll be serving up some serious eye envy! Step 1: Using a flat shadow brush, apply a matte brown to the lower half of the lid. Make sure to not cover the entire...

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