Welcome to your weekend beauty reading…
Watch These Men Try Makeup for the First Time (And Hate It)
Via Styleite: This will make your weekend! For this video, they rounded up a handful of guys and had makeup applied on them. As you might imagine, hilarity ensues. (“It feels like I’m getting grosser.”) Get your significant other to watch it, too!
Piercings Are Back, Subtle and Sophisticated
Via The New York Times: Piercings used to be kinda hard and in-your-face, but now they've gone all subtle and dainty. As a longtime lover of delicate jewellery, I can definitely get on board with this trend—though I'll probably pass on the septum ring, thanks. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.)
REVEALED: 20 astonishing beauty treatments, from urine mouthwash and fire treatment to breast-slapping and blood-letting
Via Metro: Okay, maybe you've already heard of the vampire facial. But there are even crazier beauty treatments on this list. Who's up for six 10-minute sessions of a woman vigorously punching and slapping your breasts? Yes... this exists.
How to Curl Your Eyelashes With Fire and Not Get Burned
Via The Cut: You've heard of that beauty tip where you heat your eyelash curler with your hairdryer so the curl will last longer? (Yeah... stopped doing that after I burned myself that one time.) Well, there's a Korean beauty technique that takes it one step further... with fire. Proceed at your own risk.
Jennifer Lopez Flaunts Chartreuse Manicure — Love Or Loathe?
Via Hollywood Life:Beauty Editor got a little mention in this article about JLo's latest mani look, a summery chartreuse painted by male manicurist-to-the-stars Tom Bachik.
The Best Method To Apply Dry Oil Foundations
Via Beautezine: Great tip here from YSL makeup artist Dell Ashley, who was recently in Toronto (but I couldn't go to the press event... sad face). Apparently the secret with these oil foundations—like new Maybelline Dream Wonder, and the soon-to-be-launched YSL Le Teint Encre de Peau—is all in the buffing...
21 Genius Storage Solutions To Keep Your Makeup And Nail Polish Crazy Organized
Via SHEfinds: As a person with serious beauty product storage challenges (I know, I know, it's not a bad problem to have), I dream of someday achieving perfect organization. These ideas are a start!