Cosmetics

Plus-Size Blogger Asks 21 Countries to Make Her 'Beautiful' with Photoshop (and the Results Surprised Her)

Dec/16/2014 at 05:34 PM ET

Like journalists Esther Honing and Priscilla Yuki Wilson before her, 23-year-old Marie Southard Ospina asked strangers in different countries to Photoshop an untouched, barefaced portrait of her to reflect how they defined beauty. What makes Ospina’s story different? She’s a plus-size blogger.

“I was so fascinated by these women’s work that I became increasingly curious as to how editors would treat a photo of me if asked to edit it, what with my chubby cheeks, double chin, thick shoulders and chest and rounder, fuller face,” the Colombian-American wrote in a blog post for Bustle.com “What would they do with these traits?”

Marie Southard OspinaCourtesy Bustle

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Get Cameron Diaz's Holiday-Ready Berry Lip from the Annie Premiere!

Dec/08/2014 at 11:32 AM ET

Cameron Diaz is one of those actresses that can make laid-back California girl style work on the red carpet: She has no qualms showing up to an event in a beige sweater, leather leggings and a totally effortless loose side braid. But she can also pull out a stellar sexy LBD or a head-turning bold gown. So when she stepped out at the New York City premiere of Annie in a slightly-shimmery Dior dress and a makeup look that embodies both casual-cool and elegant glamour, we wanted to know how she made it work.

Cameron Diaz at Annie PremiereTheo Wargo/Getty

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Amazing Free Beauty Giveaways - Handpicked Just for You by PEOPLE Editors! Do We Have Your Attention Yet?

Dec/08/2014 at 10:45 AM ET

‘Tis the season to give, and PEOPLE’s style and beauty team is really in the spirit of things. We’ve launched an exclusive channel — People.com/people-giveaways — that’s stocked with unbelievable freebies you can win. And we’re not talking sample-size mascaras. We’ve handpicked some of our favorite beauty goodies, from Tom Ford lipsticks to Clarisonic brushes, that we’re addicted to and want you to be able to try.

So how do you get these killer finds delivered to your doorstep? It’s easy — and fun! Just visit the Poshly Giveaways by PEOPLE page, packed with our top picks as well as amazing products curated by the Poshly team, click on the products that pique your interest and take the quiz to enter to win. After answering a few fun questions about your beauty habits and preferences, you’re eligible to score the goodies, and you can enter as many times as you like.

Check out some of the things we’ve learned about our fabulous PEOPLE readers, but don’t take too long — the countdowns are ticking on the giveaways! But don’t worry: We’ll be stocking new, amazing products every week, so you’ll have plenty of chances to win.

Poshly + People infographicBy Jennifer Ross

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This Holiday Gift Costs $22 (and Every Woman on Your List Will Love It)

Dec/08/2014 at 06:00 AM ET

Now that we’re fully in holiday party season as well as gift-buying season, we figured it would be a good time to share with you guys these chubby lip pencils from the cult-favorite brand Lipstick Queen. Check out the PEOPLE editor below sharing why she loves the three shades so much and how she’ll be keeping a set for herself and dropping a few in some stockings this Christmas.

We picked out three shades that flatter every skin tone, making these perfect for gift swaps or someone you haven’t met before like, say, your brother’s new girlfriend coming to your holiday party.

And because we know everyone is probably getting close to their credit card max (because December), we’re hooking you up with an exclusive price. The set of three Lipstick Queen chubby lip pencils for $22. And if you’re a first-time Joyus.com shopper (Joyus is our partner in all the shoppable videos you see on People.com), you can get an extra 15% off. Just enter STYLE15 at checkout.

For more gift ideas (also eligible for that 15% discount), go here.

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Pantone Reveals the 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala (Here's How Celebs Are Wearing It)

Dec/05/2014 at 09:00 AM ET

Yesterday, Pantone officially announced that the color of 2015 will be: Marsala. Until now, we didn’t associate Marsala with anything other than the chicken dish we order at our favorite Italian spot (which is delicious) but now it’s got a whole new, chic-er meaning: its “a naturally robust and earthy wine red” that is “subtly seductive” (according to their website).

Pantone Marsala and Kim KardashianAKM-GSI

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It's Officially Shimmery Shadow Season! And We Have Kendall Jenner to Thank

Nov/28/2014 at 06:00 PM ET

Kendall Jenner is pretty hot right now — and by that we mean both that she’s having a major moment and she’s totally gorgeous. As such, we’ve been taking more and more style cues from the 19-year-old model. So far she’s taught us how to wear head-to-toe neutrals, and how to make our undies work with us–not against us–if and when we ever dare to wear a revealing dress. And, just in time for holiday party season, the new face of Estée Lauder is inspiring us to break out the shimmery shadow for our upcoming parties thanks to her fresh take on a sparkly, smoky eye.

Kendall Jenner Eye makeupKevin Mazur/WireImage

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Celebs Are Loving Cranberry Lip Color (Find the Right Shade For You Here)

Nov/28/2014 at 01:00 PM ET

Pass the cranberry…lipstick? Lately, stars are getting really festive via their lip color. And this hot new hue is perfect for wearing this weekend. It adds instant autumn-warmth to your look and will transform whatever you’re wearing into a special holiday ensemble.

Celebs in Cranberry LipstickJonathan Leibson/Getty; Tiffany Rose/Getty; Donato

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