I went buck wild at the $1 online makeup store “Miss A”: Here’s what’s worth buying

A few weeks ago, I saw a post about Miss A: a makeup store dedicated entirely to selling $1 makeup. $1?! Who would sell their makeup for $1? I thought. Turns out, Miss A is like a super cheap version of Sephora—without the feel of being a super cheap store. They carry their own brand, … Read more

The History and Evolution of Eyebrows

Looking back on popular makeup trends over the last century, one thing I’ve noticed is that eyebrow trends have (literally) had their ups and downs. Things like a bold red lip and long lashes have remained a staple in women’s beauty, but eyebrows have seen the greatest change over the years. It may seem like … Read more

How to Make Your Eyes Pop (+ Your Face Look Slimmer, Too!)

One of the questions I received this month on Quora was:  “Why do women’s faces look wider in photos without makeup? Even if you look at celebrities without makeup, somehow their faces look wide and sort of flat.” While many answers focused on contouring–which is a big part of the “flat” and wide face” piece, I … Read more

Battle of the Brows: Boy Brow vs. ABH Brows

It’s hard to remember a time before Anastasia Beverly Hills iconic brow products became a staple in every makeup lover’s collection. Since 1997 Anastasia and her daughter Claudia have defined the eyebrow game like no other company (see: my other long love letter to the ABH brand). Many have tried to match Anastasia’s success but … Read more

Beauty Q&A: Brow Tinting

Dear Megan, I recently heard of brow tinting. Is it safe? How long does it last? Can I do it myself? – Patricia C. Brow tinting seems to be waning in popularity with the rise of semi-permanent brow tattoos – or “3d microblading” – but brow tinting is a great option, especially if you’re: allergic … Read more