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Beauty

We’ll be honest; sometimes we don’t take the best care of our hair. With straighteners, curling irons and blow dryers, not to mention the sun, surf and chlorine, we put our hair through hell. If you’re anything like us, your strands might be looking a little worse for wear and are definitely in need of some serious TLC. If this sounds like you, read on to find HC’s best recommendations for getting your locks back in tip-top shape. 1. Get a trim regularly If you have super-damaged hair, you should consider chopping it off. No, we’re not talking an Emma Watson pixie cut (though that would be...
Here in the beauty department of HC, we watch make-up tutorials on YouTube the way some girls speed through episodes of Orange is the New Black... actually, we do that, too. Despite our Netflix addiction, our first love will always be make-up, and the upcoming NYXCosmetics FACE Awards spotlights our heroes: the beauty vloggers of YouTube. The FACE Awards is a contest to find The Beauty Vlogger of the Year on YouTube, and the competition is fierce. This past spring, 2,000 beauty vloggers entered the competition; a panel of judges then narrowed the pool down to 30 of the most talented vloggers...
Ever gone lipstick shopping and been at a total loss? Us too. With so many companies making such similar lip colors, it can be near impossible to determine which is actually the best product until after you buy it. That’s why HC enlisted the help of professional makeup artist Stephanie Navarro to help guide us through which products will give us the best bang for our buck. She chose some of her favorite brand-name lipsticks and their drugstore competitors, then judged them on vibrancy, opacity, wearability and price. Check out what she learned so you can find a product worth spending your...