If you've ever worn false eyelashes, you know why these little buddies are among the fixes that celebrities employ to look perfect.
Flushed cheeks will never go out of style - but since there won't always be a cute boy paying you compliments, thereby activating your natural rosiness, every girl needs a good blush in her life.
Ah, finals week. In addition to being harmful to your mental state and social life, it can also wreak havoc on your skin. Collegiate breakouts are very real, especially during times of extreme stress. And finals week certainly qualifies as a time of extreme stress.
I didn't know that the way I combed and brushed my hair could be transformed, I didn't believe that any form of cleansing would make a difference on my fussy skin, but most importantly, I didn't know there was a top coat that worked.
Bright lips are SO in for Spring/Summer, but there's often a tradeoff between mad pigment and uncomfortable wear. Matte lip products are notoriously drying and by the end of the day I often regret my choice of lip product.
Earth is amazeballs as are our fingernails. Let us combine the two on this very important day.
So you want big hair? You got to work, bitch.
Only in Hollyweird.
Right now you're probably thinking, "Zara, get with the program. I don't have time to apply makeup during finals week, let alone read an article about the makeup I should be wearing during finals week." But hear me out.
It claims to give you "street-styled" hair and I think that's a good way to describe it. You'll look disheveled, but in an artsy way, like you just spent the day running around outside doing fabulous things.
Jesus will not be taking the wheel with these eyebrows.
College is a time for sleepless nights, poor eating habits and tons of booze - all things that can make those awful circles worse than ever.
Cream blush is perfect for that oh-so-natural makeup look. A good one melts into your skin or base and you can't tell where it begins or ends.
Dry skin, lifeless hair, chapped and flaky lips - these are just a sampling of the beauty problems we'll all encounter. But before you go and buy out your local Sephora, why not use a few things you already have on hand to fix whatever beauty issue ails you?
If the unofficial Kween of the topknot is declaring that she's over the style, you know it's true: The neat high buns of yesteryear are, like, so 2013. These days it's all about a messier take on the 'do.
This is, after all, informally known as the California Flower Crown Convention.
Tons of celebrities are rocking shades of hot pink, orange, even purple and I say you should all take a cue from them because YOLO. If there's ever a time to wear some neon makeup, it's when you're young and have a packed social calendar.
My skin has been having a winter meltdown this year, so I need all the hydrating help I can get!
I've always loved the cat eye on other girls but I never really tried to out until recently. This is mostly because I never thought my shaky little hands would ever be capable of pulling off a precise look like this...
Washing your hair everyday? Ain't nobody got time for that.
Topshop Makeup exploded on the scene a couple years ago and has been quietly churning out great products that are both trendy and affordable. They've also expanded a core collection with trusted standbys and had recently added their Glow Highlighter in Polish to the lineup.
I say if there's ever a time to rock your natural beauty, this is it. At the same time, I also think of vacay as the best time to try a beauty trend you've been eyeing but are too chicken to try out normally. So what does the ideal vacation look like?
I also know that some of you out there have never picked up an eye cream - or have one that you never use - because your 20-year-old skin is still smooth as a baby's bottom. And I won't even guess who many of you only wear sunscreen at the beach.
I used to go into Sephora and stare at the lipsticks, all the reds look the same, all the berries look the same—how the hell do I know which one is the right one for me?
Girl, that ain't your real face