Beauty Buzz: Kylie Jenner’s Love of Lip Liner, Feline Flick Hacks for National Cat Day, and Pat McGrath Says No to the Nude Face


Is it a simple as a little (or a lot) of lip liner, Kylie? Kim Kardashian has entered the fray of Lipgate, providing insight on how Kylie Jenner achieves her plump pout minus any added collagen. In an interview with the YouTube channel Pixiwoo, Mrs. West explained, “I go into her room, and I’m like, ‘What liner do you wear?,’ because she only wears a lip liner, and then she fills it in [with the same liner. She doesn’t wear lipstick or a gloss. She goes between [M.A.C.'s] Soar and Spice [pencils]. I use Stripdown.” Problem solved? [People]

A cat eye is a classic look and the most difficult makeup technique to master. But in honor of National Cat Day, we’re brushing up on our skills to achieve the wing with helpful hints from top makeup artists like Troy Surratt, Janessa Paré, and James Vincent. Meow! [Refinery 29]

According to the Fall runways, the no-makeup look is in, but Pat McGrath’s newest editorial is putting that trend to bed. The makeup maestro whipped up a slew of sultry smoky eyes in a rainbow of jewel tones for Cosmopolitan’s December issue, pairing them with professionally tousled tresses and warm winter wears from Giles, Simone Rocha, and Preen. Time to break out the rainbow eye palette! [Fashion Gone Rogue]

We admit we don’t get to the dermatologist as often as we’d like but, like everything else, there’s now an app for that. For $20 a month, the PocketDerm puts you in touch with a board-certified dermo via virtual chat plus a cream specifically formulated for you that arrives as often as you may need it. Additional prescriptions will have to come out of our own pockets, so we have to ask: does it take our insurance? [XO Vain]