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Makeup

  1. the best. really.
    The Best Primers for Every Skin Type, According to Makeup ArtistsOnes that strobe, smooth over large pores, and keep makeup intact.
  2. not a professional. just crazy.
    This Influencer-Beloved Concealer Brush Makes Me Look Practically AirbrushedFor the last couple months, I’ve hardly been able to go on the internet without encountering It Cosmetic’s Heavenly Luxe Complexion Brush #7.
  3. not a professional. just crazy.
    Rio Answers Her Most Frequently Asked Beauty QuestionsDoes light therapy actually work? Does she use CBD skin care? And many more questions, answered.
  4. not a professional. just crazy.
    This New Gel Highlighter Is Basically Glass Skin in a BottleThe first time I tried this, I could not, for the life of me, stop staring at myself in my compact.
  5. not a professional. just crazy.
    The 3 Best 3-in-1 Makeup Sticks of the Million I’ve TriedThey’re convenient, yes, but they also create a cohesive makeup color story.
  6. trust me i should know
    I’ve Tried Dozens of Tinted Moisturizers for Men and These Are My FavoritesSome are for faking a tan, others for blemish coverage.
  7. not a professional. just crazy.
    I Should Have Been Using Japanese and Korean Cotton Pads All Along“Of course, some quick research revealed that Japanese and Korean beauty companies began creating superior cotton pads for skin care years ago.”
  8. not a professional. just crazy.
    My 6 All-Time Favorite Lipsticks Never Leave My Makeup Bag“About once a year, I go to Sephora and swatch just about every lipstick in the damn place.”
  9. not a professional. just crazy.
    Glossier’s Milky Oil Is the Only Product That Got My Fenty Eyeliner to Budge“I had nothing in my cabinet that would take it off, and I started to wonder if I would have remnants of this liner on my eyes forever.”
  10. not a professional. just crazy.
    I Am Losing My Mind Over Fenty’s New Concealer and Bronzer“After a solid 15 minutes of swatching at Sephora, I tried shade number 145 against my jawline, and threw my arms up in victory.”
  11. not a professional. just crazy
    The 7 Eye Shadow Palettes My Beauty-Obsessed Followers Can’t Live WithoutWho needs influencers when you know this many people obsessed with makeup?
  12. trust me i should know
    The 5 Best (Smudge-Proof) Liquid Eyeliners for MonolidsIncluding a cult favorite from the Asian Beauty subreddit.
  13. not a professional. just crazy.
    The Top 6 Products From My New Favorite Drugstore Makeup Brand, L.A. GirlEverything on this list combined is only $27.
  14. not a professional. just crazy.
    The 11 Products I Use to Get Glowy in the Dead of WinterThese will make you look like you just left a spa (instead of a Planet Sun).
  15. not a professional. just crazy.
    This New Tinted Salve Is Like a Blush-y Balm That Actually HydratesIt gives off the prettiest flush, and never, ever looks flaky.
  16. not a professional. just crazy.
    Rio Stops By: Jackie Johnson of the Natch Beaut PodcastTalking with the natural beauty guru about cruelty-free products and the power of Tatcha and Dr. Sturm.
  17. not a professional. just crazy.
    The Muji Cotton Swab Is Thin Enough to Pick Up a Mascara Flake Between LashesIt’s so much thinner and better for precise makeup tweaks.
  18. ask the strategist
    Ask Strat: What’s Manon’s Lipstick from the Great British Baking Show?“It’s a red-pink hybrid, like some sort of tropical Hawaiian Punch situation.”
  19. not a professional. just crazy.
    The 13 Products I Use to Create a Glam Holiday Makeup LookI’m here to teach you how to achieve a (relatively subtle) red glitter lip.
  20. not a professional. just crazy.
    Strat Haul: What I Bought From Sephora’s Beauty Insider Sale (Which Ends Today)Act now — my favorites are on sale for today only.
  21. not a professional. just crazy.
    What’s the Actual Difference Between Glossier and DUP Waterproof Mascara?I find out which holds up best to showering and some vigorous eye-rubbing.
  22. recommended by experts
    The Best Halloween Body Makeup, According to Makeup ArtistsTo perfect a convincing red devil or skeleton.
  23. not a professional. just crazy.
    Rio Stops By: Getting ‘Autumnal Glam’ With Makeup Artist Shayna Goldberg“We’re doing a bronze smoky eye, natural, sun-kissed skin, and a ’90s lip.”
  24. not a professional. just crazy.
    The Cheek, Lip, and Eye Tint That’ll Render Most of Your Makeup IrrelevantFor me, this is a perfect makeup item.
  25. not a professional. just crazy.
    The Product That Gives Me Perfectly Natural-Looking Fake FrecklesFor a low-key Meghan Markle look.
  26. not a professional. just crazy.
    What’s the Actual Difference Between the Tarte and NARS Under-Eye Concealers?And when should you use one versus the other?
  27. not a professional. just crazy.
    The 9 Products I Use for My Updated No-Makeup Makeup LookNew year, new powerhouse concealers.
  28. not a professional. just crazy.
    The 5 Best Products From Ohii, My New Favorite Beauty BrandA dreamy setting powder, an aluminum-free deodorant, and a Ruby Woo competitor.
  29. not a professional. just crazy.
    The 9 Products That Live Full-time in My PurseMy on-the-go makeup kit that lets me float aimlessly from place to place.
  30. not a professional. just crazy.
    This Eye Shadow Will Take You From Au Natural to David Bowie in 30 Seconds FlatIt requires no blending, no buffing, and no brushes.
  31. strat investigates
    Do Lip Plumpers Actually Work (and How)?Three dermatologists weigh in.
  32. this thing’s incredible
    The Vamp Stamp Is Pretty Much Cat-Eyes for DummiesPerfect results every single time.
  33. not a professional. just crazy.
    My Five-Step Pimple Concealing ProcessPrep, cover, then divert attention to the eyes.
  34. recommended by experts
    How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes, According to ExpertsDown to the right cleansers for different types of brushes.
  35. strat investigates
    What Was the Eyeliner on the Queer Eye Guys?We called their groomer to find out.
  36. micro sales
    9 Strat Favorites Worth Buying at Ulta’s Summer SaleIncluding a 50 percent off Urban Decay palette.
  37. not a professional. just crazy.
    The Setting Powder I Use to Prevent Both Sunburns and BreakoutsIt’ll keep you breakout-free, and sun-protected.
  38. i’m not a professional. just crazy.
    Thanks to Glossier’s New Mascara I No Longer Look Like a PandaNo clumping and no flakes, even after vigorous eye-rubbing.
  39. not a professional. just crazy.
    The 5 Bronzers That Make Me Look Like a Tan GoddessAnd never like Snooki.
  40. micro sales
    There Are a Bunch of Strat Favorites at Dermstore’s Natural-Beauty SaleLots of goodies to stock up on for summer.
  41. please advise
    Dear Wendi Mc-C: How Do I Organize My Rat’s Nest of a Purse?Our celebrity columnist tells us what she uses to keep her handbags clean and tidy.
  42. not a professional. just crazy.
    Everything I Bought at the Best Place Ever, the Upper East Side Ulta StoreI’m psychotically obsessed with their highbrow-lowbrow selection.
  43. not a professional. just crazy.
    The Best Makeup for Acne-Prone SkinSeven concealers that won’t make the situation worse.
  44. valentines day 2018
    The 14 Best Gifts If Your Valentine Is a Beauty ObsessiveIf you’re looking for where to start, why not with these special things they’re definitely coveting?
  45. i use this for that
    The Best Makeup Removers Are These Reusable Bamboo Nursing PadsA new mom told me about these reusable pads that work so much better than disposable cotton ones.
  46. i’m not a professional. just crazy.
    The 12 Products I Use to Create a Bright, Glossy, Slightly Messy Lid LookI could never create a cat-eye, but the bright pop of color is meant to look a little messy.
  47. not a professional. just crazy.
    The 14 Products I Completely Emptied Out Over the Last Few MonthsBeauty bloggers love talking about products they loved so much, they’re empty. Here are the 14 I used to the last drop.
  48. year in review
    Strat Haul: This Asian BB Cream Is the Best Thing I Bought in 2017Wearing it makes me look like the airbrushed, Instagram-filtered version of myself.
  49. i’m not a professional. just crazy.
    The Best Products for Bushy, Patchy, and Even Balding EyebrowsI spoke to my two most trusted eyebrow gurus to find them.
  50. year in review
    Strat Haul: This Clear-Plastic Makeup Case Is the Best Thing I Bought in 2017The space-age makeup-storage solution of this writer’s dreams is a reality.
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