Splashlights! Baby buns! Glitter! No, 2013 was definitely not a subtle year for beauty. Not that we're complaining, mind you. This year's biggest and best moments in hair and makeup took risks that paid off. Of course, certain red-carpet staples (hi there, smoky eyes) aren't going anywhere — nor would we want them to. Still, this year proved that with beauty, one size definitely doesn't fit all. Because really, who wants to look like everyone else?
So, come with us, reader, as we traipse back through the past 12 months for a beauty retrospective. From YouTube highs (and lows) to product innovations, 2013 delivered plenty to talk about. And, here's hoping for even more good stuff in 2014.
We haven’t met a designer collaboration we didn’t like. So, ever since we first glimpsed Aldo Rise’s partnership with London-based Ostwald Helgason last Fashion Week, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the moment we can finally get our mits on the goods from the duo’s dive into the handbag-and-footwear realm. Well, the read
We’ll never stop shopping at our favorite big-box stores. But, sometimes, it’s those smaller, hidden gems that feel infinitely more special. Combine that under-the-radar quality with an ethically sustainable business, and you have South Carolina-based Proud Mary — an e-boutique that works exclusively with artisans read