Chrissy Teigen called them the one thing that makes you look like you give a shit without any effort. In Ancient times, Roman philosopher Pliny the Elder believed they were a symbol of chastity and youth. No matter how you spin it, though, the truth remains: Eyelash extensions are a great way to further enhance your God-given assets.
Nobody's turning the globe's harsh winter weather into a trend quite like some Russian women who have been posting remarkable selfies.
A British mom attempted to put on falsies without her reading glasses. But what looked like a set of lashes turned out to be something totally different.
Pittsburgh news anchor Kelly Frey, who has shared her breast cancer battle publicly, gave her own self-confidence a boost by getting lash extensions.
Teen Tylah Durie suffered a severe allergic reaction when she tried to tint her eyebrows and lashes at home. After an attempt to tint her eyebrows and lashes, 16-year-old Tylah suffered an allergic reaction to at-home dye that left her “looking like a frog,” in her words. Until she landed in the hospital, Durie had no idea that she was even allergic to Paraphenylenediamine (PPD), a common ingredient in dark hair dyes.
New York Fashion Week is in full swing, and on the Fall 2017 runways we are noticing modern takes on bold beauty looks from the pasts. An eye-opening trend that’s already blowing up: babydoll lashes. This lash style is reminiscent of the the fabulous flutters rocked by ’60s style icons such as legendary singer Diana Ross and supermodel Twiggy.
Senior beauty editor Joanna Douglas picks out the best budget-friendly mascaras. (Photo: Henry Leutwyler) As a beauty editor there is one question I’m asked the most — by friends and strangers alike: “What’s the best drugstore mascara?” One of the potentially germiest beauty products, it’s best to toss mascara after six months, so shelling out on pricey designer wands isn’t ideal for everyone. Seeking glam, amped up lashes from an affordable tube?
Eye[lash] extensions are a popular around the world, but Japanese health officials are concerned about rising eye infections caused by this beauty treatment. Related: How to Apply Mascara Perfectly Every Time [Video] These Facts Will Make You Want To Throw Away Your Makeup [Video] DIY Sugar Wax [Video]
This weekend at the Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2016 show in Milan, models walked down the runway taking selfies with the attendees. “Be part of this unique fashion moment!” the announcement over the runway read. From high fashion to Hollywood, selfies are longer just for tweens and Kardashians.
What is it really like to get eyelash extensions? For a long time I’ve considered getting eyelash extensions. I wanted lash extensions that weren’t totally noticeable. Thankfully, natural, full lashes are something that Morgan Hawes, the owner of Primp Daddy in New York City, specializes in.
Such was the case when we met up with our resident makeup expert and Avon Global Celebrity Makeup Artist, Lauren Andersen, and she casually mentioned something called “lash sculpting.” Immediately, our brains went into high alert. Does it involve contouring our lashes? Obviously, we made Andersen tell us all she could about this makeup artist secret. Keep scrolling to see what it is! If you’ve been wiggling your mascara through your lashes and been left disappointed for the lack of curl, lash sculpting is your savior.
Cult beauty products become that way for a reason: Their hues are universally appealing and their formulas are truly innovative and ahead of their time. Now Diorshow has improved their formula to ensure "Fuller lashes, bolder impact, and fresher longer" look.
Courtesy Harper’s Bazaar First, you must know this: I’ve never thought of myself as an eyelash extensions kind of girl. In my mind, eyelash extensions girls are also spray tan, gel manicure, Brazilian wax girls, which is not to say high-maintenance (okay, maybe a little) so much as committed to a certain level of beauty that requires more effort—and exposure—than I’m willing to put in. For some, this will excite you—it’s the reason you’re getting fake eyelashes after all! I, on the other hand, took a step back and whimpered something about being more Shailene Woodley than Whitney Houston.
Each day of New York Fashion Week the Yahoo Beauty editors will be sharing one life-changing beauty tip from the makeup artists, hair stylists, nail artists, and models we meet backstage. Backstage at Creatures of the Wind , Nars Director of Global Artistry James Boehmer was breaking down the ‘70s meets ‘20s makeup look when one tip really caught my attention. “For models who have thin lashes and need more volume we’re brushing on loose translucent powder to build them up,” says Boehmer. “It’s kind of like tempura or breading—I know that sounds so weird, but you layer on powder as a coating and then apply mascara on top for fuller, thicker lashes.”
It’s officially red carpet season and with a heavy-hitting roster of hot films (think Birdman and Into the Woods) this past year, the race is sure to be a thrilling one. Emma Stone, who’s nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award this year in the Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture category, has always been one of our favorites for all of the above. Here, Stone’s makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, a Chanel makeup artist, shares her 5 tips for red carpet beauty. Related: Chanel Makeup Artist Angela Levin’s Beauty Essentials Take your time. It’s important to use some of kind of moisturizer, but be sure to let your moisturizer soak in for at least 30 minutes before applying makeup. Especially for awards shows or big events, a lot of women will get facials or treatments beforehand and you need about 30-45 minutes for your skin to absorb all that product.
Photo: Sephora Each day the editors of Yahoo Beauty are sharing one noteworthy product we feel should be on your radar. From the latest and greatest items that land on our desks to indie products with a cool backstory to the old standbys that have earned a permanent place on our vanities, trust us: you’ll want to check them out. As someone who’s inundated with bags of new beauty products daily, it’s become rare for me to unpack something I truly feel is new or revolutionary. But Sephora’s Long Lashing Contoured Eyelash Comb ($14) is one of those items that made me simultaneously think, “whoa” and “duh!”
Photo: Henry Leutwyler If you’re anything like me, you’ve been practicing your false lash application since before Halloween in hopes of nailing it in time for the holidays—but are not quite there yet. I reached out to lash pro and makeup artist Tracy Murphy, to get her tips for flawless falsie application. If you have an allergy or sensitivity to latex, be sure to check the label before application. Murphy recommends only using a long wear formula on individual lashes.
Faux eyelashes have quite a reputation: traditionally reserved for drag queens and red carpet appearances, they can be a bit tacky, and very over the top. But they’ve undergone something of a renaissance. Now, the bigger the lash the better, and even a strip of Ardell’s can look sophisticated when accompanied by the right makeup. Here’s a guide to the kind of polished face you’ll want to sport this fall—and a few tips to make it extra easy