Current Obsession: Pinrose Perfume in Surf Siren

In terms of an actual perfume, one which you can carry with you day-to-night, Pinrose is the way to go.

Best in Beauty: Nordstrom’s Annual Anniversary Sale

Haven’t checked out Nordstrom’s Anniversary sale yet? You may want to — and STAT — as this year’s beauty exclusives are truly off the hook.

It’s In The (Makeup) Bag

But when it comes to carrying around our beauty goods, we don’t want to carry it in just any bag. An incredible beauty collection deserves an equally incredible bag.

Organic Obsessions: Fig & Flower Beauty Boutique

We’re currently obsessed with Fig & Flower, an online shop which carries all organic beauty goods—from makeup to skincare, home goods to hair care, bath and body to mom and baby fare.

Ay Caramba! MAC and “The Simpsons” Are Unveiling a Beauty Collab at Comic-Con

Matt Groening’s creations will enter the beauty realm with a collaboration in the form of a “The Simpsons” MAC collection, which is slated to be revealed at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego later this month.

Beach Bum Beauty: How to Achieve Surfer-Chic on the Fly

If you want to look like you spend the day frolicking in the ocean, take note of our quick list of beauty must-haves to get you “on board” the surfer-chic beauty trend.

Make Your Summer Simple With These 4 Beauty Tips

Since summer is all about ease, we’ve got four simple suggestions for switching and maintaining the most effortless skin, hair and makeup routines as possible.

The Controversy of Complexion: How Latina and Biracial Women Are Portraying Darker Skinned Black Women in Film

The history behind the practice of blackface is horrifying, yet looking at Zoe Saldana, who identifies herself as Dominico-Puerto Rican, I can’t help but to wonder, will she, too, be caked in makeup much darker than her actual skin tone in order to play Nina Simone?

Independence Day Style: 4 Easy, Awesome Looks for the Fourth

Whether you’ll be hitting the beach, going to a party or simply staying at home to catch some nearby fireworks, showing off a little patriotic style is a must.

Read My Lips: Summer Just Got Flirty and Feisty with theBalm’s New Gloss

TheBalm maintains that the ginseng infused in the glosses boost energy, and adorned with feisty female cartoon characters that fit the shade names (Boom! GRRR! SNAP! POW! BAM!), these illustrated boxes certainly make a case for that claim!

Tousle Your Tresses to Perfection With These Under $10 Beachy Texturizing Sprays

There’s nothing like spending a summer day at the beach, lounging on the sand with a killer bikini and a head full of sexy, tousled, undone hair.

Lip Service: 5 Sensational Go-To Shades You’ll Want to Try This Summer

We’ve hand-picked some of this season’s must-have lip colors so you can kick off the beach season with a perfect, summertime pout.

Current Scent Obsessions: The 2014 Summer Fragrance Edition

Six light, airy perfumes (three that are beach-bum fabulous and three that are fabulously floral) that we’re obsessed with for this summer.

Nail Your Summer Glow: Neons by OPI

Listen up, neon lovers—your favorite summer shades are about to pop pop pop like never before.

Ruffian and Birchbox Launch Collection of Luxe Metallic Nail Lacquers

Ruffian is back with a third nail polish collaboration with beauty subscription service, Birchbox. The two companies just launched the “The Rapture Collection,” a metallic mix of luxe nail polish.