If you’ve been spending some time in the sun this summer (and we certainly hope you have!), you’re probably a shade or two darker than you were in the depths of winter.

Loved glitter when you were a kid?

This July 4th, consider expanding your concept of what independence means. Civil liberties, democracy and the ever-resounding “no taxation without representation” are all wonderful freedoms to champion, but on a slightly less weighty note, where are you in your struggle for the freedom to live without unpleasant beauty issues? If there’s a thing or two […]

With the change in seasons comes a whole new approach to the way we dress, do our hair and even paint our faces. Here are a few adorable summer tricks for making your eye makeup seasonably appropriate.

If you’ve been keeping up with beauty trends at all, you’ve probably noticed the widespread fascination with orange lip color come later winter or early spring. Now that the warm weather is in full swing, however, there’s really no better time to whip out the melon and tangerine glosses for a fresher-than-fresh face.

Traditionally speaking, summer isn’t really the time to go heavy on your eye makeup (save for those special occasions you’ve got planned for the evening). Light, shimmery shadows work best, but there are variations on this theme that will serve your changing moods throughout the season.

Everyone’s got her own beauty shtick, and it follows that the leading ladies that look the most consistently gorgeous are probably the ones whose advice we’d heed. In that vein, Eva Mendes recently revealed her very strong opinions regarding facial makeup, which is bound to make a few of us reconsider our morning makeup routines.

The best beauty secrets are the ones that are passed down and kept alive through generations of gorgeous women. Jessica Alba is certainly all the wiser for heeding her grandmother’s advice, which is mostly responsible for that beautiful, healthy glow she’s always sporting.

Molly Ringwald has inspired girls since the ’80s, and now she’s back as a self-assured grown woman with plenty of wisdom in the beauty department. Ringwald recently confessed to BellaSugar.com that she now wears significantly less makeup than she did in her teenage years, but the length of time that it took for her to get to that point taught her a few neat tricks where makeup is concerned.

In the modern world, there’s no “color by numbers” guide to show you where to put your makeup. Runway models (and the likes of Lady Gaga) have all teamed up to show us that where you apply your makeup is inconsequential as long as you can maintain a creative vision.

Ah, summertime – an occasion for balmy outdoor nights, the rotation of your entire collection of sundresses and, as always, flaunting the brightest shades of lipstick.

In a new bit of beauty insight, Jessica Biel went against the grain of conventional wisdom by telling us all that one shade of eyebrow makeup is actually plenty.