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Kara McGrath

Digital Deputy Editor

About me: Into cats, reading, and spicy food. 
Hair Texture: Wavy
Hair Color: As blonde as possible
Biggest Hair Concern: Having to wash it
Skin Tone: Fair
Skin Type: Dry
Greatest Skin Concern: Protecting it from the sun
The Product I Always Run Out Of: Dry shampoo
Biggest Beauty Regret: I regret nothing, though accidentally dyeing my hair orange wasn't a high point.
Beauty Product(s) You Can’t Live Without: Lotion of all types
Biggest Beauty Indulgence: Massages and facials
Fragrance I’m Currently Wearing: D.S. & Durga Notorious Oud

NAILED IT
Static Nails Liquid Glass Lacquer in Irene

A light, rosy nude nail polish that doesn't chip easily.

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020
Aveeno Fresh Greens Dry Shampoo

A lightweight dry shampoo with a fresh scent.

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020
L'Oréal Paris Bambi Eye Mascara

A waterproof, volumizing mascara that works for everyday use. 

BEAUTY NEWS
Beauty YouTuber Ethan Peters Has Reportedly Died at Age 17

The teenage vlogger is said to have died of a suspected overdose on Sunday.

PRODUCT REVIEW
Looks & Meii's Brightening Lift Up Perfect Fit Mask

A brightening sheet mask with niacinamide and vitamin C.

COVID-19 IMPACT
Walk-In Tattoos Are Over

Shops have reopened in most states, but the experience may change forever.

STAY SAFE
Sure, You Can Go to a Salon Right Now

But you'd better wear a damn face mask.

PRODUCT REVIEW
Dashing Diva Gloss Ultra-Shine Gel Strips

Long-lasting nail wraps that give the effect of a gel manicure, without the potential for damage. 

LOVE LETTERS
Why This $7 Dry Shampoo Has Been My Favorite for Years

There's something about that rice starch formula.

Cosrx Advanced Snail Peptide Eye Cream

A lightweight eye cream with instant brightening effects. 

Product Review
Rodial Glamolash XXL Mascara

This long-wear mascara that lengthens and volumizes has easily become my favorite.