Beauty Blender

When you should throw away your makeup

If you still have some products in your beauty cabinet that date back to your high school years, you may be surprised to hear that cosmetics actually have expiration dates.

Not only will expired beauty products be less effective, but they can potentially lead to irritation and infection if contaminated with bacteria, New York-based dermatologist Dr. Joshua Zeichner told Shop TODAY.

While you can usually find the expiration dates marked somewhere on the container, even if you can’t, there are a few rules of thumb that experts recommend following for when you should be replacing your makeup.

According to Zeichner, things that come into direct contact with your skin, like mascara or eyeliner need to be replaced more often than other products. It’s recommended that you replace mascara every three months, lipsticks every year and eyeliner every three to six months (though pencils last longer than liquids). Primers and

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Here Is Why You Should Invest In A Foundation Stick

Foundation sticks have taken over the beauty market like anything. Though they are getting a lot of love from makeup lovers these days, so many of us are still in two minds and haven’t yet decided if we should invest in them.

Well, if you are one of those then this guide is for you. Foundations are available in a wide variety, right from creamy ones to mineral powder ones. It can get a little tricky to pick just one. With foundation sticks getting so much attention, are they worth an investment? Read on to know.

Foundation Stick Helps Build Coverage

When it comes to the makeup base, we all have our own preferences. While some of us want to have a medium to heavy foundation on our face, many like it light, minimal. The good thing about investing in a foundation stick is that the coverage can be built

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Kathy Jacobs Shines in SI Swim 2021! – Swimsuit

Kathy Jacobs is the embodiment of the “age is just a number” philosophy. Although she got her start as a model in the 1980s with Ford Models, she made her SI Swimsuit debut as part of the 2020 model search at the age of 56. Since then she’s appeared in a Miley Cyrus video and a Thirdlove campaign with her daughter, Abigail, as well as modeled for Beauty Blender and Soji beauty. Jacobs is using her new recognition to be an advocate for beauty at any age and is encouraging women to go after their dreams no matter where they are in life. As she says, “The only thing getting old is ageism.”

Kathy Jacobs was photographed by Yu Tsai in Tampa, FL wearing Bfyne Swimwear.

Kathy Jacobs was photographed by Yu Tsai in Tampa, FL wearing Bfyne Swimwear.

MJ Day: Why Kathy?

Kathy demonstrates the power of persistence, hard work and what it means to follow your dreams. She is one of

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The 12 Best Products Hitting Trader Joe’s Shelves This Spring, According to Employees

You might be a Trader Joe’s super-fan if…

✔️ You have at least 3 of the 2021 Trader Joe’s Customer Choice Awards winners in your home as we speak.

✔️ You know how much a banana costs by heart (19 cents, always and forever!).

✔️ You subscribe and immediately listen to every episode of their podcast.

Yes, we know that last one sounds silly, but it’s where we learn about what’s new, next or best at Trader Joe’s before our next shopping trip.

Case in point: On the latest episode of the Inside Trader Joe’s podcast released on March 8, co-hosts Tara Miller, marketing director, and Matt Sloan, vice president of marketing, went back and forth sharing their favorite product picks for this spring. Some are already available, others are coming soon—and we now have a lot of great ideas to add to our Trader Joe’s shopping lists!


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The Best TikTok Makeup Hacks to Try in 2021

More time being spent inside means more time to pick up a new hobby or fine-tune a certain skill. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been scrolling endlessly on TikTok’s “For You” page, which picks content specifically catered to what you like. For me, that’s all things related to beauty.

Makeup is an art and a form of self-expression. There’s no right or wrong way to do it, but there are plenty of different techniques out there. TikTok has a *ton* of fresh makeup hacks, and while they can be hit or miss, I’ve laid out the best of the best.

Soap Brows

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A full, fluffy brow has been all the rage lately — I mean, just take

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This Chipotle Inspired Makeup Collab Is A Burrito Lovers Dream

If you’re like me, then you probably have Chipotle at least once a week. Not only is it delicious, but it’s quick and full of variety. When I saw that e.l.f cosmetics was partnering with Chipotle to release a limited-edition makeup collaboration, I knew I had to get all of the details. Next time you eat a burrito, wear a matching makeup look with beauty products from e.l.f. cosmetics inspired by some of Chipotle’s signature colors and dishes.

E.l.f. Cosmetics X Chipotle Makeup Collaboration

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I mean, guac might be extra, but this collaboration is even more extra in the best way possible.

After the success of the brands previous drop of products resembling Chipotle’s most coveted flavors, fans demanded more and they are giving people what they want.

Starting on March 10, makeup lovers and Chipotle enthusiasts can get their hands on this limited-edition four piece collection.

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