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This waterproof mascara is a TikTok favorite

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If you’re looking for a volumizing mascara that’s also waterproof, one TikTok user has made the compelling case for Benefit Cosmetics’ BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara

BADgal BANG! is one of those cult-favorite mascaras known for creating super long and full lashes that aren’t weighed down by product. Benefits Cosmetics even says its formula is “gravity-defying” thanks to aero-particles, “one of the lightest known materials derived from space technology.”

Shop: Benefit Cosmetics BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara, $25

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Also available on Amazon

If you’re not convinced, watch 18-year-old TikToker Alana Perez’s before and after video.

In her video, Perez explained that she went to Ulta looking

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Oprah’s Favorite Things 2020 List Is On Amazon Now

“*You* get an air fryer. *You* get a Telfar bag. *You* get a Fenty onesie.”

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Oprah *just* released her *~Favorite Things~* list for 2020, and it’s alllllll on Amazon! AND there are tons of things from Black-owned, women-owned, and small businesses. So we’ve rounded up some of the very coolest things:

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A faux leather Telfar medium bag that’s really UNBELIEVABLY exciting, because these bags are just about *never ever* EVER available — that’s how popular they are. If you know, you know.


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I monitored their restock windows

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The Woman Behind TikTok’s Favorite Cartoon Makeup Transformations

Chances are pretty high that you’ve seen self-taught makeup artist Annie Thomas while scrolling through your “For You” page on TikTok. Since the beginning of last year, Thomas has accumulated over a million followers for her ability to make beloved cartoon characters — from Shrek to Miss Piggy to Edna Mode — come to life through makeup.

Thomas’s rise to fame began with a cosplay look that went viral. “I originally started my Instagram to practice special effects makeup [after] being inspired by FaceOff on SYFY, but I randomly decided to do a cosplay of the character Cynthia from Rugrats,” Thomas tells Allure. “That post tripled my following at the time, so I switched my focus to mainly cartoons and cosplays.” It helped that mega-popular YouTube makeup artist Nikkie de Jager shared Thomas’s page on Snapchat. Since then, Thomas has posted hundreds of cartoon-inspired looks across social media,

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