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Nicola Dall'Asen

Staff Writer

About me: Jughead Jones, but make him a beauty nerd.
My sign: Virgo sun, Taurus moon, Scorpio rising
Hair Texture: Fine, curly, and uncooperative
Hair Color: Dark brown (...most of the time)
Biggest Hair Concern: Frizz
Skin Tone: So, so pale
Skin Type: Normal / Sensitive
The Product I Always Run Out Of: AHA toner and peels
Beauty Product(s) You Can’t Live Without: Brow pencils and mascara
Biggest Beauty Indulgence: Microblading, lip fillers
If I Could Trade Makeup Bags With Anyone It Would Be: Any of the Euphoria makeup artists
Fragrance I’m Currently Wearing: Dark Lord By Kilian

AWARD-WORTHY SKIN
Reese Witherspoon Used a $15 Face Serum as Makeup Primer for the Emmys

Makeup artist Kelsey Deenihan gave us the lowdown on every product she picked while prepping the actor’s skin.

NEW LAUNCHES
Hermès Beauty Is Dropping Its Prettiest Lipsticks Yet for Fall

The first line from the brand sold out instantly — these three shades are sure to do the same.

Dry Conditioner Is Summer’s Most Underrated Beauty Product

This lightweight mist from Waterless saved my hair from warm-weather frizz without the weight of traditional shine sprays.

EMMY AWARDS
Gabrielle Union Wearing a Shower Cap to the Emmys Is Peak 2020

The actor's appearance from her bathroom was the most relatable moment of the night.

EMMY AWARDS
Rachel Brosnahan Looks Like a Goth Midge Maisel at the Emmys

The actor paired her beauty look with some fabulous "fashion pajamas."

EMMY AWARDS
Zendaya's Classic Hair and Makeup Shut Down the Emmy Awards

She gave us two full glam looks for the virtual show.

HAUS OF GAGA
Lady Gaga's "911" Video Features 6 Epic Makeup Moments

Makeup artist Sarah Tanno reveals every product she used for these high-impact looks.

INNOVATION AT ITS FINEST
How C-Lash and Eylure London Are Reinventing Falsies for Cancer Patients

Wearing false eyelashes can feel impossible without natural lashes. This brand partnership aims to change that.

QUEENS + MONSTERS
Michelle Pfeiffer Used to Steal Her Dad's Cologne

And it totally inspired her brand's latest fragrance. 

RICH BITCH BEAUTY
Here's Everything You Need to Know About the First Hermès Beauty Launch

First thing's first: You do not want to wait to buy.

Wearable fragrances
Diptyque Made Perfumed Stickers, Bracelets, and Brooches

I tried every single one.

Spice World
Victoria Beckham Finally Launched Her Beauty Brand

Here's every single product available.

A GUIDING HAND
Makeup Artist Terri Bryant Is Using Her Parkinson's Diagnosis to Reinvent Makeup

Here's everything you need to know about her new brand for people with shaky hands. 

EUPHORIA BARBIE
Barbie Ferreira's First-Ever Makeup Collaboration Is Here to Put You in a Much Better Mood

In a new interview with Allure, the actor shares how her new highlighter has helped her cope while in quarantine.

Maybelline New York Color Sensational Made for All Lipstick

The brand really wasn't kidding when it named this do-it-all lipstick line.

MY ENDLESS LOVE
Lorac Combined All of Its Best Eye Palettes Into One for Its 25 Anniversary

Take it from a long-running Lorac stan: eye shadow just doesn't get better than this.

VOTE, VOTE, VOTE
The Lip Bar and Michelle Obama Dropped a $13 Lipstick to Encourage Voter Registration

Part of the proceeds from this classic matte red shade will go toward the nonprofit When We All Vote.

I'LL BE THERE FOR YOU
This Affordable Friends Makeup Line Will Transport You to the '90s

If it hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year, let Revolution Beauty fix that.

LIMITED-EDITION LAUNCHES
Charlotte Tilbury Is Dropping a Surprise New Palette for 48 Hours Only

Here's how you can snag the brand's new and very limited release.

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