LATEST ARTICLES / Crush With Eyeliner

Friday, August 15th


Crush with Eyeliner: The Timeless Appeal of Aqua Eye Shadow
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Tavi Gevinson just brought aqua eye shadow back. Except that it never left. Beth Hammarlund explains.




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Friday, August 1st


Crush with Eyeliner: NEVER AGAIN
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Beth Hammarlund tried Burt’s Bees Super Shiny Shampoo and Conditioner with Mango. She is traumatized.




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Wednesday, July 9th


Crush with Eyeliner: Turn That Frown(ie) Upside Down
Look at all the patterns you can make! You should totally wear these to Coachella next year.

Freaked out by Botox? Guffawing at the price of expensive skin creams? Beth Hammarlund recommends this good old-fashioned wrinkle-fighting product that’s been around for over a century.




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Friday, June 20th


Crush with Eyeliner: There Will Be Blood
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Beth Hammarlund got a mosquito bite on her face and it may have pushed her over the edge. In this week’s Crush with Eyeliner, she cries for vengeance!




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Friday, June 6th


Crush with Eyeliner: Bonjour la Jolie!
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Feel like you need a little boost in the je ne sais quoi department? In Crush with Eyeliner, Beth Hammarlund shares a few of her favorite French pharmacy products that are available here in the states.




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Friday, May 16th


Crush with Eyeliner: So Fresh and So Clean
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Beth Hammarlund shares her favorite products for keeping your skin cool, clean and refreshed during the warmer months. Just in time for Art-A-Whirl!




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Friday, May 2nd


Crush with Eyeliner: Korea, Korea, I Love You So
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When it comes to movies, pop music and soap operas, we should just admit that South Korea does it better. The same is true for their beauty products, which are innovative, affordable, and have some of the cutest packaging you’ve ever seen.




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Friday, April 18th


Crush with Eyeliner: Sweet Glorious Spring Beauty
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Spring still hasn’t totally sprung, but that’s no reason not to embrace makeup hues of peach and pink, light powders, and airy floral fragrances. Beth Hammarlund reports in this hard-hitting spring beauty feature.




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Friday, April 4th


Crush with Eyeliner: The Best Second Chance I’ve Ever Given
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Beth Hammarlund shares her favorite lip gloss, that she didn’t fall in love with until the second time around. Stay tuned for her memoir, Lip Gloss and Second Chances.




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Tuesday, January 21st


Crush With Eyeliner: Comfort Food for Your Face
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Dry winter skin blues got you down? Beth Hammarlund recommends her favorite moisturizing, comforting, and all-around luxurious cleansers.




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Friday, January 3rd


Crush with Eyeliner: Best Celebrity Beauty 2013
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Beth Hammarlund shares her picks for Best Celebrity Beauty of 2013: Taylor Swift and Lupita Nyong’o.




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Monday, December 16th


Crush with Eyeliner: Holiday Party Girl Beauty
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Getting ready for a party? Beth Hammarlund shares her favorite seasonal trends to get you into the holiday spirit.




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Friday, November 15th


String Theory: Bindis, Brown Lips, and Buns, Oh My!
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The 90s are here to stay, but the beauty trends are still lagging behind the fashion trends. Beth Hammarlund talks the ’90s beauty trends that have a second chance at world domination.




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Friday, October 11th


Crush with Eyeliner: Notes of Autumn
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Beth Hammarlund celebrates the season with seven of her favorite fall fragrances.




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Friday, August 30th


Crush with Eyeliner: Gimme Marc
The Man, The Myth, The Marc

Beth Hammarlund reviews Marc Jacobs Beauty, the designer’s recent foray into the world of makeup. The products are awesome, but the prices are steep. Are they worth it?




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Monday, August 5th


Crush with Eyeliner: My Skin Hates Me
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Is your skin freaking out? Beth Hammarlund can relate. In this week’s Crush with Eyeliner: she shares her favorite products for sensitive skin.




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Friday, July 19th


Crush with Eyeliner: The Frizz Factor
Donald Robertson's Portrait of Grace Coddington

If you don’t have the guts to pull off Grace Coddington style-frizz, here are a few tips to smooth and sleekify your summer ‘do.




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Friday, July 12th


Crush With Eyeliner: Budge-free Summer Makeup
MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Cream, $23 at sephora.com

This week in Crush with Eyeliner, Beth Hammarlund makes it just a little bit easier to maintain that perfect makeup during a day at the lake.




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Friday, April 26th


Crush With Eyeliner: Holy Grail Concealers
L'Oréal True Match Super-Blendable Crayon Concealer

Beth pays tribute to her all-time favorite concealer and reviews a new concealer that will never be leaving her purse. Ever.




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Friday, April 5th


Crush with Eyeliner: The Sweet Smell of Spring
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Spring is finally here! Pretty much! In Crush with Eyeliner, Beth Hammarlund shares a few of her favorite springtime fragrances.




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Thursday, April 4th


l’étoile’s Guide to Mad Men Beauty
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Resident beauty expert Beth Hammarlund weighs in on the best late-’60s beauty looks to prep you for this weekend’s “Mad Men” premiere party.




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Friday, March 15th


Crush with Eyeliner: Quick and Easy Beauty
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“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Beth Hammarlund shares her favorite beauty products for ladies on the move.




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Friday, February 1st


Crush with Eyeliner: I Went To Walmart So You Don’t Have To
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Beth Hammarlund checks out Drew Barrymore’s new line of cosmetics for Walmart. She is mildly traumatized by the experience.




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Friday, December 21st


Crush with Eyeliner: Flower Child Goes Corporate
Remember this girl? She likes pretty flowers.

Drew Barrymore and Walmart! A partnership made in…wait, huh? Beth Hammarlund investigates the celeb’s new discount beauty line.




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Monday, December 10th


Crush with Eyeliner: Holidazzle
Anne Hathaway's sparkly french manicure

I love me some cute nails, and even though I’ve left acrylic french manicures back in 1990s Nebraska, I still enjoy fancying up my fingernails for special occasions. Or just when I’m bored. And thanks to Pinterest*, I’m in no danger of running short on inspiration. Wacky nail art is nothing new, but until recently, the really impressive stuff had to be done in a salon. If you’re basically super […]




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Sunday, December 2nd


Crush with Eyeliner: Ultrafab Superstar
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Beth Hammarlund highlights the holiday gift of the season for the beauty-obsessed pop art lover – the new Andy Warhol collection by NARS.




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Monday, November 26th


Crush with Eyeliner: Customize Your Face
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Prescriptives is back! The discontinued cult favorite is back in an online format, and its iconic customizable foundation, concealer and powder live on! Beth Hammarlund gives thanks.




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Monday, November 12th


Crush with Eyeliner: Awesome Makeup for Cheap Bastards
L'Oreal Magic Smooth Soufflé Blush

Our resident beauty expert Beth Hammarlund returns from a brief medical hiatus with another edition of Crush with Eyeliner, in which she shares some of her new favorite drugstore products.




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Friday, October 19th


String Theory & Crush with Eyeliner: Signature Style
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Beth Hammarlund examines the life lived through an intense commitment to a signature style, a la Dita von Teese.




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Monday, October 15th


Crush with Eyeliner: Pretty Hard
Monique Lhuillier

From New York edge to Parisian girlishness, Beth Hammarlund runs down the top beauty trends from the Spring 2013 Fashion Weeks in New York, London and Paris.




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