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As stoked as fans should be for the return of Pretty Little Liars on Jan. 12, the second half of Season 6 puts us even closer to the ultimate finale of the addictive mystery series. Sadly, Pretty Little Liars will end after Season 7 - and, hopefully, after we get the answers to our many, many questions. If that's the kind of news that will bum you out for days, fear not: showrunner I. Marlene King just dropped a major hint about a Pretty Little Liars movie, and it may be just the bonus that fans need to cope with the show's end.
Marlene sat down on Good Morning America's livestream on Thursday to spill a little bit about the show, and ended up dropping some info about a potential Pretty Little Liars film. Here's what she said about whether there could ever be a big screen version (or even a made-for-TV version) of PLL:
The best thing about this new info? The Pretty Little Liars powers that be have basically confirmed that even when the show is over, it's not really over. Just like how we can never really get rid of A on the show, there's always the potential for the series to come back. The PLL movie may be several years away, but it's good to know that while Marlene will be closing the chapter on the TV show, she's not locking our beloved characters away forever.
We've got some really big ideas for a great PLL movie, but that won't happen right after the series ends...I think we'll take a little break and let everybody go off and do a few things and hopefully we'll come back together again and do something really special.
Well, all our beauty nerds, this technology is actually in the works. L'Oreal USA is teaming up with the University of Illinois to marry together the wonderful worlds of beauty and science into one unique product. The result is a small chip you can wear on your skin to get live updates on what your skin needs, and the products you should be using.
The device, which the techies over at L'Oreal are calling "flexible wearable electronics," looks like those temporary tattoos you used to put on in elementary school with a technological twist. When you put it on your skin, you barely know it's there and can wear it up to a few weeks. Yes, you can even wear it in the shower.
L'Oreal hopes that through their partnership with the University of Illinois, it will be able to change the way we buy cosmetics completely. Yes, you may have somewhat of an idea of what your skin needs, but how about knowing the specifics in real time? L'Oreal believes that with the Bluetooth capabilities of flexible electronics, you'll be able to find the perfect product for your skin as you're perusing the makeup aisle. The best part? L'Oreal might even start to sell the chip with its products.
"You could imagine because the devices are so low in cost, [L'Oreal] might sell them together with a cosmetic product or lotion," John Rogers, an engineer at the University of Illinois told Popular Science. "The consumer could use the device to determine hydration state of their skin as well as which type and how much lotion to apply to achieve a desired hydration state."
Right now, the researchers are still working to perfect the chip (and make it look pretty), but L'Oreal may have the product out as soon as next year. We'll have to wait and see what the future of beauty will be like, but it's a lot closer than we think.
While only two of the four One Direction guys stopped by to chat with Ryan Seacrest, they totally didn't disappoint.
Niall Horan was more than game to pull a little prank too, playing the role of an American DJ for KIIS-FM. But how well did he pull off the joke...and an American accent? Take a listen around 17:00 below, where Niall calls a music store to find out how Made In the A.M. album sales are going at a local store. Aw, he sounds a little nervous!
And hey, how about a weather report from the guys? Nialler has the accent down pretty well.
Bottom line: they aren't going to be pinned down to a certain amount of time.
Liam Payne noted there's no breakup in sight, explaining, "I don't see how you couldn't miss doing this every day....We definitely need a break, it's a good thing to do, but I think we're going to struggle a bit."
Winter is the worst for a lot of reasons, but what makes us really angry is how this season has made our skin its No. 1 enemy. From its dry, freezing days filled with bitter wind chills turning our noses pink to the inevitable arid heat that sucks all of our skin's moisture indoors, it doesn't matter how much lotion you will apply, your skin is toast. And we mean actually the texture of toast.
We can practically feel the peeling now.
To keep your skin from drying out even more than it already will this winter, we are giving you the necessary deets on what chemicals will leave your skin more parched. Our tip? Avoid them like the plague and moisturize up. Even if you think you moisturized enough, moisturize some more. And then maybe a little bit more.
According to Al-Nisa Ward, a cosmetic chemist and president and owner of Cosmetic Science and Innovation, dry skin happens when your skin's natural barriers are impaired. Without our skin's basic defenses, toxins can enter into our bodies and moisture can leave. As a result, we're left with flaky skin that can get red and irritated. All of this can be caused by, you guessed it, the weather. But many of our favorite products have chemicals that make all of winter's nastiness even worse. To avoid becoming the human equivalent of the Sahara, stay away from these chemicals in your lotions and cleansers.
1. AlcoholMore products than you know have alcohol, and it can be super damaging to skin already prone to dryness. Used occasionally to help fight acne or help a product's ingredients penetrate into the skin, alcohol is found in a lot of gels and lotions. According to Women's Health, the best way to avoid drunken and dry skin is to stick with thicker creams and read the label on your fave lotions.
To check the ingredients of your fave products, you can always head to the Environmental Work Group's Skin Deep Database for a full list of chemicals.
2. Salicylic AcidYou have to be careful with this one! Salicylic acid is a great exfoliant that can help treat dry skin, but it can also make dry skin worse. If you're looking to get this chemical over the counter, check with your dermatologist to see if it will make itchy, flaky skin more irritated.
3. Fragrances and PreservativesWe love a good cucumber melon scented lotion, but certain scents and preservatives can also leave skin parched. If you're allergic to fragrance compounds in lotions or makeup, be sure to stay away from them come the winter. Fragrances and preservatives are the most common causes of allergic reactions and can make your skin a desert-like mess.
4. Benzoyl PeroxideLike alcohol, benzoyl peroxide is a major component in acne-fighting creams and cleansers. But in order to get rid of acne, most solutions will try to dry skin out to defeat the bacteria foe. If you're not trying to combat zits and oily skin, stay away from benzoyl peroxide. And if you have combination skin, talk to your derm about solutions that will work for your drier patches.
Beyond looking into product chemicals, Al-Nisa says it's important to limit your shower times. (Yes, we're bummed too.)
"Avoid extended time in the shower and avoid using really hot water," she told Cambio. "The heat from the shower in combination with soap strip the skin's naturally produced oils."
How to Get Moisture BackWhen on the hunt for the best moisturizer, Al-Nisa had some tips for chemicals that will help refresh your skin.
"Choose a moisturizer that contains emollients and humectants," she said. "Emollients include natural oils that provide some [protection]...Humectants are substances that attract and promote water retention, such as hyaluronic acid, glycerin and urea."
Petroleum jelly is also a good idea because it prevents your skin from losing moisture. Our best tip? Use your moisturizer right after you shower. This will lock in some of the water that got you nice and clean and keep you from drying out.
Khloe Kardashian has a LOT on her plate at the moment and one thing she does not have any time for is the haters.
Last night, the reality star was tweeting with fans about her book and thanking them for the love and support they've shown her and suddenly things took a turn for the worse when the critics started filling up her mentions.
After Khloe tweeted about watching James Harden's basketball game, people started criticizing the fact that she's still married to Lamar Odom and has a boyfriend.
"For better or worse sickness and health till death do them part . I'm with you she needs to pick one or the ou [sic]," one person wrote. "You can't be with harden and still be married fam, gotta chose one," another chimed in, to which Khloe replied, "You should have said those to the man who went against all our vows. Judge yourself. F**k off."
She shared a similar sentiment to other people who tried to tell her how they felt about the way she was handling her current situation, and ended with this:
Signing off.... Antibiotics +painkillers + tweeting does not equal anything good lol- Khloé (@khloekardashian) November 19, 2015
With Thanksgiving and Black Friday just around the corner, the promise of some of the best shopping all year, and #sweaterweather in full force, it's safe to say that for the everyday fashionista, it is DEFINITELY the most wonderful time of the year. Those oversized sweaters, chunky scarves and gorgeous fall boots are falling off the shelves!
But hey, even the everyday fashionista can't be expected to create the perfect "sweater weather" outfit every single day this holiday season. Can't figure out how to take all your cute new sweaters and create the perfect trendy outfit to show off your fashion prowess? We've got you covered, girl! Our Cambio Fashion Muse Raven Vincent's newest video will show you some of the hottest sweater weather styles this season and how you can recreate them using items from your very own closet! Check out her five combos that are sure to make everyday fabulous your reality in the coming months.
Want more Raven? Check out more of her videos on her new YouTube channel, Themakingofraven. Remember, if you'd like any fashion advice from Raven, all you have to do is ask her on Twitter (@themakingofrave) or Instagram (@themakingofraven) or comment below!
Cambio Muses are handpicked by our very picky staff - not just anyone can dish beauty advice like our girl, Raven! Your video game must be strong, and you've gotta be smart AF in the areas of beauty, fashion, STEM, DIY, health/wellness, and/or advice. If you have a YouTube channel and would like to be considered for the Muse program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contrary to what some concluded after Rose McGowan's (now-deleted) Facebook rant about Caitlyn Jenner, she does not hate the 66-year-old former Olympian - far from it, in fact.
After some interpreted her comments as being transphobic, Rose took to Twitter to explain that isn't how she feels at all and that certainly wasn't her intent when she posted her original message. She just took offense when Cait told BuzzFeed backstage at the Glamour Woman of the Year Awards that, "the hardest part about being a woman is figuring out what to wear."
"Let me take a moment to point out that I am not, nor will I ever be, transphobic. The idea is laughable. Disliking something a trans person has said is no different than disliking something a man has said or that a woman has said," she began. She then went on to say that she understands Caitlyn's status as a public figure and would be happy to fight alongside Caitlyn as a fellow woman, concluding, "I just want her to know there is a monumental fight to be had."
There have been mixed reactions to Rose's follow-up statement, though. "Calling her out isn't the problem, it's how it was done," one person commented. "You don't know what its like to be trans and to say we have male privilege is disgusting. we are attacked more often than women," someone else commented.
Others joined the discussion showing their support for Rose and her comments. "I'm glad you spoke out. Someone saying the hardest part of being a woman is figuring out what to wear is bs and insulting," one person wrote."I am trans, and I support you 100%," someone else chimed in. "Thank you for having the moxie to call a spade a spade with Caitlyn Jenner. You voiced exactly the way I feel!" another commenter said.
Caitlyn hasn't responded to Rose's initial post or the follow-up.
One Direction have said they're taking a year off...they've also made mention of taking two years off...but now Liam Payne is explaining that it's more of a "prolonged break" with no real clear idea of when it'll be over.
During a chat on the Loose Women show, they were asked if they would have "cracked under the pressure" if they didn't take time off?
Niall Horan explained: "It just feels like the right time just to be able to go and chill for a bit and then come back to it." Also? They promise they'll be back as One Direction, with Niall noting that the break has been made to be a bigger deal in the press than it is in reality.
Liam Payne also explained the reason they "haven't put a time or a date on when we're coming back" is because their lives have been planned out for five years. He noted: "To be able to get up and go 'what do I want to do today...'" is going to be refreshing.
There really is no limit to the colorful #Inspo around us, and that leads to a lot of crazy hair trends - remember opal hair, galaxy hair and betta fish hair? It seems like there will be a new coloring technique based on anything pretty under the sun, but, every time, we find ourselves amazed all over again. Hey, can you blame us for liking pretty things?
The newest rainbow hair trend to hit Instagram is #SunsetHair: Think gorgeous, warm, fiery hues. Inspired by by the ombré effect of the setting sun, pinks and purples blend into reds, oranges and yellows on these girls' locks, and we can't get enough. Scroll down to see how colorists are making masterpieces that rival even the prettiest of sunsets.
Everywhere you look, there seems to be a new hair trend cropping up claiming to be the most stylish 'do around and the best thing for your locks. But there's one hair trend that's been around for a while and is finally getting the love it deserves: The dry cut.
Okay, yeah...maybe this isn't a style trend per se, but it's definitely changing the way stylists are doing their businesses. And the end results are cray, cray wonderful.
What is a dry cut, you ask? It's pretty much the opposite of a wet cut. Rather than washing your hair before your stylist whips out the scissors, she instead cuts your strands completely dry. A growing body of stylists are now offering the service too because they say it makes their jobs easier and results in a better cut.
The BenefitsDry cuts are def something to consider no matter what your hair texture is, but curly-haired ladies take note. When your hair is on the wavier side, it is a lot easier for your stylist to cut dry because they can see realistically where the curl ends, begins and flows. When your hair is wet, it not only changes the length of your curls but the density of them. Rather than playing a guessing game of what the cut will look like when dry, starting the hair off dry will allow for more precision in style. And the look will be more true-to-form when you leave because it was styled in the exact manner you wear it: Dry.
Salvador Calvano, celebrity hair stylist and owner of his own salon in Phoenix told Cambio that a lot of stylists prefer doing dry cuts now.
"All the twists and turns and natural patterns are thrown off and hidden when hair is wet," he said. "When hair is dry, a good hairstylist can see what needs to be cut and left long for the best possible haircut that grows out and maintains better. And it's all because it wasn't forced to do anything it doesn't want to do naturally."
Straight-haired ladies can benefit from dry cuts, too. Even though straight hair doesn't have the same bends that need to be followed, dry cutting straight hair allows a stylist to be absolutely sure they are cutting it to the length you want. And best of all, when you get home, there will be no surprises.
For all of you with color-treated hair, dry cutting could be for you, too. When your hair is wet, it's also harder to see what parts of it are highlighted, resulting in a cut that does little to accentuate your dyed strands. When it's dry on the other hand, all the color is visible and the stylist can cut to show off your latest ombre.
See a common theme emerging? Dry=easier to see and more predictable.
If you're convinced a dry cut is a great idea for your next style (because we so are), make sure to do some research first! Not all stylists have mastered this, so be sure to ask him/her if he/she's comfortable doing it. And if you've gotten a dry cut (and loved it!), sound off in the comments below and tell us more.
Well, there's one thing Adele's highly anticipated third album won't be saying "Hello" to on its release date - streaming services.
The singer's upcoming record 25 won't be available for streaming, the New York Times reports. Although this news will likely find some of Adele's fans sulking to a playlist of the singer's most melancholy melodies, the album's lack of "streamability" actually has a bright side, at least according to Forbes.
As the site points out, 25 is already uber popular and projected to sell 2.5 million copies in its first week, therefore Adele is in the enviable position of not really even needing Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services to help boost her album sales.
Hmm...so was this 5-year hiatus all apart of the singer's master plan? Drop two ah-mazing albums, disappear for half a decade with our hearts inside of her hand, only to return with two beautiful songs that instantly convince everyone to download 10 copies each of the new album. Just kidding, Adele. Those sequence of events probz weren't intentional, but they totally worked in your favor!
Adele or her team have yet to confirm to the streaming reports, but fans who planned on listening to the full album on its release date can check out the singer's live performance of "Hello" on the BBC, that is if they're not too busy downloading 25.
The biggest struggle of the hairstyling world is, and forever will be, trying to replicate your new haircut after leaving the salon. Your stylist seems to make it so easy for you; she takes you step-by-step through the process in painstaking detail, telling you what products you should be using and the exact setting to switch your blow dryer to, to get your hair on fleek. And if she's a true saint, she may even have you practice the wrist flicks she's mastered when giving you your blowout.
You'll leave the salon feeling confident, thinking that this time you totally got this. But it's inevitable: The second you wash your hair, undoing your stylist's masterpiece, it's gone. Gone forever, down the drain, toward the land where all hairstyles go to die.
Putting that blow dryer to your head for the first time free of your stylist's loving touch makes your mind go blank, and suddenly you feel like a baby bird not ready to fly out of the nest. And no matter how many YouTube tutorials you watch, it's useless.
For all of you who have been here before (it's a dark place and a dark time), here are the nine emotional stages of trying to style your hair after a cut.
1. Getting Duped Into Buying That Expensive Mousse
I know it's $30 for an 8-oz. can, but my stylist used it on my roots and my hair's never been more voluminous! We're talking borderline '80s volume here. My hair's the embodiment of #tbt. I don't care if she gets paid by the brand to promote this, I must have this product! Even if I can hear my checking account crying in the distance!
2. Realizing Your Blow Dryer Doesn't Have That Fancy Doo-dad on the End
I don't get it, my blow dryer is just whipping my hair around but without the nae nae. What was that pointy thing my stylist had on the end of her dryer that funneled all the air out to make my hair deliciously wavy? Can I recreate it with tin foil or is that a completely terrible idea? I guess I'll have to settle for a misdirected stream of air causing nothing but frizz.
3. Also Your Brush Is Crap
Her brush had these soft, satiny bristles made in Europe, and mine has coarse, scratchy bug-like feelers that can't even take out knots. How am I supposed to work with this?
I spent $30 on the mousse, so I guess I'm going to have to work with this.
4. Not Being Able to Master the Wrist Motion
What did she say it was? A flick and a glide? Am I flicking too much or gliding too much? Is it normal for my wrist to hurt this badly or do I have carpal tunnel? Oh, sh**, now the brush is stuck in my hair. Damn you, crappy brush! This failure's on you, not me!
5. Turning Your New Full-Bangs 'Do Into a Straggly Mess
I told her I wanted Zooey Deschanel's hair, and it totes looked like that until I got home! Now it looks like I somehow stuck a rake to my forehead, which I guess is appropriate for fall, but not the look I was going for!
6. Wondering if Hairstylists Want You to Have a Mental Breakdown
Hairstylists are obviously a part of an evil beauty cult bent on causing destruction through frustration and clients' tears. If my haircut was a Batman villain, it'd be the Riddler because there is no way I'm figuring this out. I hope you're happy evil stylists of the world. You broke my spirit.
7. Consider Cutting It Yourself
Now that I've had a full scale meltdown, it suddenly seems like a good idea to cut my own hair! Maybe if I cut it myself, I'll be able to style it myself? That's how it works, right? *nervous, manic laughter*
8. Screw It All, Your Hair Is Going in a Beanie. Forever.
Screw my stylist, screw my hair and screw that $30 mousse that's staring me in the face! I'm wearing a hat until the end of my days, and I don't care what anyone says. Take that world, I'm no longer subscribing to your ridiculous standards of hair!
9. Next Week Rolls Around
So I'll have a blowout, please.
Khloe Kardashian is facing a lot of criticism after calling off her divorce from Lamar Odom after he'd been hospitalized following a suspected overdose at a Nevada brothel. Khloe has been, and remains, in a relationship with NBA star James Harden and people are confused as to how or WHY she called off the divorce when it was essentially a done deal.
In a new interview on the TODAY show, Khloe explains that, prior to Lamar's hospitalization, she had actually moved to have the divorce expedited and she didn't think that was appropriate given the dramatic shift in circumstances on October 13.
"I was expediting the divorce prior, and I'm still separated with him, but I'm just not expediting them anymore," she explained. "There was no reason for it. And also, [it is] in his will that I'm always the medical advisor. And it was just - he had no one else to make these decisions for him."
She's always maintained that she will love and support him the best that she can and if this is what she sees fit to do in this situation and it's fine with her and fine with James and everyone around her, that's really all that matters.
Justin Bieber has a new celebrity crush, and his ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez has absolutely nothing to do with it. The Biebs recently revealed that he's all about a new girl in Hollywood and you won't be surprised by his choice.
While playing a game of To Bae or Not To Bae with Capital FM, Justin was all about Jennifer Lawrence. The Biebs talked up the Hunger Games actress, and he couldn't stop gushing about how much he loves her.
"Oh yeah, [she's] bae fo sho. 100%. She's so sexy. She's unbelievable. So cute," he said.
For reals? We never knew the Biebs was feeling him some J-Law. Could you see it? Nah, we really couldn't either. Can't blame him for trying, though!
When this season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians was filming, Kourtney Kardashian was right in the middle of her breakup with Scott Disick and much of the fallout was caught on camera.
In this sneak peek from Sunday's episode, Kris Jenner tries to mediate between the former couple when Kourtney suddenly stops letting Scott enjoy an "open door policy" at their house, which was in place so that he could visit with their three kids - Mason, Penelope and Reign.
When Kris calls to ask why that policy is no longer in place, Kourtney explains that, yes, that changed because "he was flaking too often." She then reveals that every time she tried to have him sit and have dinner with the kids, he would sit in the other room on his phone. And that's just the beginning...
**This episode airs Sunday at 9 pm ET/PT on E!**
We're guessing that One Direction will really enjoy their hiatus, not only to spend time with friends and family, but also to get a break from having to answer the same questions over and over.
During their chat on The Jonathan Ross Show, the guys were asked about Zayn Malik and it all got a bit awkward, really. Louis Tomlinson admitted that he was probably closest to Zayn while he was still with 1D, but things are not quite the same now.
While Louis said it's been a couple of weeks since they spoke, he definitely seemed uncomfortable with answering the question.
When Louis was asked about when they last spoke, he said: "I don't know a couple of weeks ago or something...I think he wants to distance himself a little bit."
As for the length of their upcoming break, we've heard a range of answers, but Harry Styles addressed it by saying that they don't know how long it'll be, really. Right now they're focused on album promotion, but after that, he said: "Then I think the point of the break is that it's going to be a break and we're going to have some time off with no pressure."
The reality of social media has been a hot topic for internet celebrities ever since Instagram star Essena O'Neill made her viral departure from the photo sharing platform, along with YouTube, Tumblr and Snapchat.
FEMAIL of The Daily Mail presented Stina Sanders, a gorgeous model and writer with a killer Insta feed (cute dog, cuter boyfriend, sick vacations), a challenge: What would happen if she gave her followers a "real" look into her daily life - no edits, no filters, no fake stuff?
The results are a little TMI, but totally hilarious. Stina document a trip to get a colonic for her IBS, her upper-lip hair removal ritual, chipped nail polish and a visit to her psychotherapist (which people are praising as support of mental health issues). She didn't use any filters or airbrushing tools, and she isn't wearing makeup in many photos. It's amazing.
"I wanted to see what would actually happen if I stopped posting glamorous photos, and shared stuff that you wouldn't normally even share with your friends, stuff that is taboo, stuff that was quite crude, all that kind of stuff," Stina told PEOPLE. "Personally I think Instagram is so fake - the amount of filters, the airbrushing - so I thought it would be interesting."
Stina thought her followers would remain the same, but she noticed that her amount of followers initially dropped, while she started getting a TON more likes. She went from 13,000 to under 10,000 - but after several media outlets picked up her story, she's now at 39,800 followers and counting. So looks like some people are superficial, but there's a ton more who are supportive of showing "real life" in Insta.
Harley Street isn't just to fix your nose or your boobs - You can also fix your mind! I've just finished an intense 2 month psychotherapy session to sort out my anxiety issues. It's been over two weeks since my last panic attack 😅 Depression and anxiety isn't something to hide away from. Get talking!
"Women were commenting because they could relate," Stina continued in her interview with PEOPLE. "For example, on the hair removal cream photo of mine, one girl said, 'I do my morning maintenance every Monday too.' People were pleased that they could actually see it's okay to be normal."
We're personally loving her candidness, which she says she's going to keep up. No wonder she's blowing up on the 'Gram now!
We know what this sounds like: Some strange dude with some wacked out preferences and a real skill for lying started a rumor that his...erm...you know, was somehow good for your face. Well, sorry bud, but we're having a hard time feeding into this. Think about it: Would you really want to put anything a guy makes anywhere near you, let alone on your face?
Basically, the idea has always been around that semen, which does have some nutrients and proteins in it, could be a good natural remedy for your skin. Recently beauty blogger Tracy Kiss did a video about how she is a huge fan of the semen facial, getting her product from a "health-conscious friend" who would be producing the stuff anyway.
Yes, we barfed in our mouths too on that one.
"You know, semen builds babies, they come out very soft and they have beautiful skin," she said.
In case Tracy's um...fascinating theory had any credibility, we decided to ask Dr. Cameron Rokhsar, a New York-based dermatologist, whether or not semen facials were a legitimate skin treatment. His response?
"No respectable doctor should comment on this."
Yeah, we hear you, bro.
Luckily, Refinery 29 got some more details from dermatologist, Dr. Karyn Grossman. And she, too, believed that Tracy's theory was a bit on the f**ked up side.
"Yes, obviously, semen ins a component of making a baby and you need a sperm and an egg to create a fetus," she told Refinery 29. "But the sperm itself has nothing to do with the skin of the newborn. The sperm is only a carrier of genetic material."
Science #ftw, folks.
Karyn also noted that yes, semen has protein, but that doesn't mean slathering it on your face is a good idea by any means.
"Just from a physician's point of view, there are medical health issues around being exposed to other people's body fluids," she said. "Body fluids are capable of transmitting STIs, and even if you're with your husband or boyfriend [they] could potentially have these diseases anyway. There are potential issues that could be different [on the face]."
For example if the donor has herpes and that goes into your eye, not only can it get infected, it can cause scarring and vision problems.
Hold on a second while we crawl into the fetal position at the idea of eye herpes.
Oh, and there's the simple fact that there are so many better options out there including natural remedies that don't come from men.
"There is an endless array of things you can mix together; so many other things you can do," Karyn said. "People used to take eggs and turn them into masks for that high concentration of protein. You can create a great scrub with coconut oil, baking soda, and maybe powdered milk or almond milk."
There you have it, folks. For all of you who were considering actually trying Tracy's "man moisturizer," you could probably do something else. We've come very far in the world of skincare, and we're not about to give up on your classic vitamin-infused cream no matter what dudes of the world are saying.
What's Sephora Got for Us?
We've already downloaded it and are watching it obsessively.
Black Friday's Best
Anastasia Beverly Hills: The brand that pretty much defines #browsonfleek is sharing some serious brow love this Black Friday. On its site Friday and Cyber Monday, Anastasia Beverly Hills is offering 25 percent off all of its brow products including the brow gel.
ARCONA: The brand adored by celebs like Rachel Zoe and Regina King is giving you 40 percent off your purchase of $200 or more, with free shipping on orders over $200 on its site Black Friday through Saturday, Nov. 28.
NYX Cosmetics: Our fave drugstore brand is giving away a free High Voltage lipstick with any purchase made on its site or a retailer selling its stuff. Yes, please!
Bliss: One of the best skincare brands around for spa-like luxury is giving you 30 percent off your entire online purchase Black Friday through Cyber Monday when using the code Dazzle30 at checkout. And if your online shopping bag is $75 or more, you get a free holiday gift bag when using the code brilliant15. A purchase of $150 or more will get you a deluxe gift that includes Micromagic Microdermabrasion treatment, Triple Oxygen Ex-'glow'-sion, Fabulips Sugar Lip Scrub and Fabulips Softening Lip Balm in a limited edition Kate Spade cosmetic bag. That's a $176 value right there, and you won't find it online until Black Friday. Body butters, here we come!
Laura Geller: Our favorite Baked Bronzer is finally going on sale for Black Friday. When doing your shopping online, Laura Geller is giving you 25 percent off your entire order with the code PREVIEW25 and 30 percent off your order of $100+ with the code PREVIEW30. If you spend over $50, you will get a free three-piece gift set, including a Mini Fortifying Lashes Eyelash Primer, Mini Color Drenched Lip Gloss in Café Au Lait and Mini Spackle Original Under Make-Up Primer.
Well, it's coming back on Cyber Monday. You have our permission to flip out now.
Anastasia Beverly Hills: The brow brand is extending its deals to Cyber Monday, giving you its lip glosses for $9.99 (originally $16). Anastasia is also bundling together its Illuminator plus its Brush #23 for just $26!
Laura Geller: The brand will be extending the love on Cyber Monday, giving you 50 to 75 percent off select products online, 45 percent off orders $135+ and a free large foundation brush with a sample of Deluxe Spackle Supercharged on orders $50 or over.
Yeah, so that's about all we're going to give you. We won't expect you to share all your goods if you don't expect us to share any of ours. Deal? Cool. Happy shopping, beauty darlings!
UPDATE: Kylie and Tyga have reportedly broken up, which definitely explains her absence from the party. More details here.
Maybe this means nothing at all, but we're not gonna lie, we are a little worried that Kylie Jenner skipped Tyga's 26th birthday party last night and didn't say anything about why she wasn't there.
What's more, the entire fam ignored his special day on social media, which is not like them at all. Earlier this month, Tyga posted a sweet message for Kris Jenner's birthday and, of course, he was in attendance at the Great Gatsby-themed party they threw for her.
Ironically, Tyga had his party at The Nice Guy in West Hollywood, the same place Kylie had (round one of) her 18th birthday bash back in August.
Also - and we're hoping this is just a coincidence - Kendall Jenner, who has been hanging out with Kylie and Tyga a lot, posted this on Tyga's birthday with no real explanation.
Hmm....anyway, happy birthday Tyga!