Shiny, stick-straight hair always looks so polished, as seen here on Ashley Greene and Gwyneth Paltrow. Depending on your makeup and what you’re wearing, it can look retro—think Cher—or totally modern. The trick is keeping your hair looking shiny and healthy in the process. Click through for tips on how to keep it straight.
If your favorite beauty product was discontinued, it might not be gone forever! Send what’s left of your lipstick—or blush or eye shadow—to Three Custom Color. If the sample is at least the size of a dime, the company can match the shade (it has more than 9,000 colors in its archives to work with). For Estée Lauder brand products (like Bobbi Brown, Clinique, Origins, etc.), call Lauder’s Gone But Not Forgotten program at 800-216-7173. If the item—excluding limited-edition products—was discontinued within the past 36 months, the service will search for ones that remain in its inventory for you to buy. Pretty useful, right? Click through the gallery for more quick fixes to your beauty product problems.
Want to streamline your morning makeup routine? Pick up a Beauty Balm! Sometimes called BB Creams, the foundation-primer-moisturizer hybrids have been popular in Asia for years, and American retailers are finally catching on. Thanks to the anti-aging and anti-acne ingredients woven into the formulas, the more you wear them, the better your skin looks. We love MAC’s Prep + Prime Beauty Balm ($30; maccosmetics.com) and Garnier’s Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector ($13; garnierusa.com), both of which impart flawless finishes plus long-term skin benefits in just one swipe.
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