Every Deal in Ulta Beauty’s 21 Days of Beauty Sale This Month

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Twice a year, Ulta Beauty gives us a major reason to celebrate with its iconic 21 Days of Beauty sale. 2020’s second installment starts Sunday, August 30, and runs through Saturday, September 19 — and the deals are simply too good to pass up this time around.

If 50 percent off sounds enticing enough to refresh your beauty collection or restock on some staples, then you can’t miss out. We suggest trying out Readers’ Choice Award–winning Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner, BareMinerals Mineral Veil, Benefit Cosmetics Precisely My Brow Pencil, and It Cosmetics Confidence in an Eye Cream — just to name a few. But there are plenty of skin-care and makeup goodies (including a lot

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The Best Makeup Sponges for a Flawless Look

Makeup Sponges on Marble Countertop

Makeup Sponges on Marble Countertop

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Behind every enviable complexion is a makeup sponge that’s getting the job done. And, before you think this is one for the kids, we encourage you to give it a try. For camouflaging fine lines, and feigning that youthful glow, there’s nothing quite like a makeup blending sponge. The Original Beauty Blender sets the standard in beauty sponges and is an absolute no-brainer if money is no object. If you’re looking for more precise application for concealer or tight areas around the nose or lips, try a makeup sponge for concealer.

Before you get started, read the instructions on the best way to use your new makeup sponge. Most sponges will need to be moistened with the excess water squeezed out before using with makeup. They will likely expand once wet, though it should shrink back down once dry.

Because makeup sponges absorb

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Peter Moffat Explains The Shakespearean Downfall Of Bryan Cranston’s Judge Desiato

SPOILERS AHEAD! Don’t read further if you haven’t watched the finale of the Showtime series Your Honor, which wraps its 10-episode limited series run tonight. What follows is a recap of the final episode of the drama that got Bryan Cranston nominated for a Golden Globe, followed by an interview with British writer Peter Moffat –the BAFTA winning creator of Criminal Justice, which was adapted into the American series The Night Of. Moffat developed and ran Your Honor and here explains how he transplanted some elements of an Israeli TV series but went mostly his own way after borrowing a killer concept. He set the drama in New Orleans and got Cranston to play a righteous judge who turns all kinds of wrong, betraying everyone and everything he held dear, in a desperate effort to cover up his son’s hit and run accident, a decision he made in a

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James Charles Apologizes for “Childish” Subtweet About Alicia Keys’ Beauty Brand

James Charles is apologizing to Alicia Keys.

The 21-year-old YouTuber took to Twitter on Thursday, Aug. 6, to say he was sorry for a tweet he posted referencing the 39-year-old singer’s new lifestyle beauty brand.

“Yesterday, I posted a subtweet about how I thought some celebrities shouldn’t launch makeup lines. It was about @aliciakeys,” the social media celeb wrote. “A few years ago, she announced that she no longer would wear makeup, so I was bothered because many celebrities come into the beauty space as a cash grab without any actual passion and then leave.”

James then acknowledged he deleted the tweet a few minutes later because “it’s childish to indirect tweet someone” and because he is “not the gatekeeper of makeup.”

“Anyone should be able to secure their bag and it’s not up to me which brands people should or shouldn’t support,” he continued.

He also noted he

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Puerto Rican Beauty Mogul Brand Resumes Expansion into the United States Empowering Latin Women Entrepreneurs | News

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — During these challenging times, the Puerto Rican woman-owned cosmetics company, Bettina Cosmetics, resumes its expansion into the continental United States with a launch of 50 nail polish colors now available in 602 Walgreens stores across Florida. The Bettina Cosmetics nail polish line is the best-selling brand in Puerto Rico.

“It is with great pride and excitement we announce that thanks to our partnership with Walgreens, our nail polishes are now available at 738 points of sale throughout the state of Florida,” said Bettina Mercado, President at Bettina Cosmetics and also former New York actress who took over the reins of the family business and made it the leading company that it is today.

This expansion is not just about the success story of a Latina-owned company that recognizes the potential for growth in Florida. This launch brings

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Community: Montgomery Museum explores “The Changing Faces of Beauty” | Arts & Theatre

What makes a woman beautiful? Society’s answer changed significantly between 1870 and 1970. For better or worse, our appearance communicates something to the people around us. As cultural attitudes and codes of morality changed, so did the standards of beauty. The tools, products and techniques that were utilized to create the ideal look tell the stories of women’s daily lives, cultural attitudes about gender and race, and the empowerment of women.

“Beautiful: The Changing Faces of Beauty and Cosmetics, 1870-1970,” the new exhibit now installed at the Montgomery Museum of Art & History, explores these concepts through an array of historic cosmetics and beauty aids.

One issue the exhibit explores is the economic importance of the beauty industry for women. A display of rarely seen artifacts on loan from Christiansburg Institute Inc. tells the story of the young women at the institute who took cosmetology as part of their

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