I've been doing my make up the same way since I was sixteen. Black eyeliner, loads of mascara, bronzer and a dash of pinky lip balm. It wasn't until I started blogging about fashion that I was introduced to the world of beauty blogs. Suddenly a whole new universe of possibilities for pretty was available at the click of a mouse!
A sexy cat eye. A tangerine pout. The perfect nail art tutorial. These are the things we seek when we visit our favorite beauty blogs. Like their sartorially-based counterparts, beauty blogs inspire us with new products, inspired pairings and trends worth trying.
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Over here at IFB, yes, Independent Fashion Bloggers, we consider beauty blogs to be part of the family. Because let's be honest, even in your best outfit, who doesn't feel naked without a fresh face and swipe of lip color?
IFB's 15 Most Gorgeous Beauty Blogs:
Natural hair and beauty tips, celebrity inspiration and product reviews – it's all here.
A beauty Tumblr (of gorgeous how-to posts) by a professional make up artist.
Sleek design and a mix of inspiration and make up bag-dishing make this blog an instant bookmark.
Beauty with a heavy dose of wit and lots of pop culture references. We like.
Part of the Snob Network, this blog is a “selective editorial” on beauty and hair products.
Awesome imagery and honest reviews make this beauty blog a stand-out.
From DIYs to health and organic products, this blog has a little bit of everything.
From backstage fashion show beauty to profiles on industry pros, we can't get enough of ITG.
A definitive source of reviews, for just about any beauty product under the sun.
This blogger creates nail art inspired by runway trends. Yeah, it's as amazing as it sounds.
A blog all about fragrances and perfumes, including reviews, new products and giveaways.
Reviews and features from a personal perspective, everything from nail polish to skin care.
This blog combines trend stories, hair tutorials, DIYs and beauty tips with a flawless and fun design.
Along with helpful product reviews, we love TDO's “insider obsessions” feature.
Beauty on a budget, “man stuff” and lifestyle extras? Yes please.
Are you big on beauty blogs? Share your favorites in the comments!
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