This Week in Beauty: Makeup Brushes & Bacteria, 30 Days of Lipstick, the History of Manicures & More
We think it’s safe to say this week was all about challenges. We’re pretty suspicious that the beauty gods were in cahoots and hatched a plan to shake up our status quo.
From the dirty truth about makeup brushes, to a VERY ambitious lipstick challenge, and an in-depth analyses on manicures and tanning, we’re ready to take a closer look at our own beauty routines. But, enough about our routines, it’s your turn to read up on all the cool things going down in beauty this week!
You’ve been warned over and over again about washing your makeup brushes regularly, but, still you don’t listen. Instead you choose to live in comfy place of denial. Well, this is gonna yank you right out of that mindset and have you reaching for the soap, ASAP. (Byrdie)
Find out what happened when one brave beauty editor took on the challenge of wearing a different lipstick shade every day for 30 days. We’d so be down for that challenge. (Refinery29)
Manicures have kept our hands (and our hearts) happy for as long as we can remember. But, did you know that this practice and art form has been killing the beauty game for decades on decades on decades? Wait, is that one too many decades? (Allure)
No one can deny the appeal of sun-kissed, glowy skin. But, have you ever really contemplated society’s obsession with getting tan? Get ready for a little history lesson on all things tanning. (Fashionista)
Fall may not be here yet, but we’re already planning our seasonal hair color change. Yeah, it’s a thing. Check out the best hair colors that will be dressing your locks during sweater weather. (Elle)
Most of us makeup lovers are creatures of habit—to some degree. We all have that go-to look we follow 90 percent of the time. Sound familiar? Well, consider this your PSA to ditch that routine (for the summer, at least). (The Coveteur)