Kim Carpluk

Kim Carpluk is a New York University grad living in and beautifying New York City, one liquid-lined eye at a time. When she's not exploring the newest cosmetic innovation, she's creating YouTube content under the name ArtPluck. Kim's favorite things include David Bowie in the movie Labyrinth, rainbow badass unicorns, Dole Whip from Disneyland, and glitter. Lots and lots of glitter.

Wella's New Vivid Hair "Paint" Lasts For 20 Washes & Costs Less Than A Smoothie

I'm the kinda girl that never looks the same twice. That means, over the years, I've sported platinum hair, black hair, purple hair, red hair, blue hair, and pink hair. If you have the same chameleon-like tendencies, then the Wella Charm Paints tempo…
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This Sexy Makeup Tutorial Will Leave You So Vampy, People Will Want To Carry Garlic

Sometimes you just need to feel like a bad*ss MF — and makeup will always take you there. Most days, I'll put on some sensible nude shadow with a nude lip, but when I want to feel invincible, it's vampy makeup FTW. This sexy makeup tutorial is so gor…
By Kim Carpluk

This Everyday Unicorn Makeup Tutorial Will Help You Look Magical AF, But In A Low-Key Way

Unicorns have been running rampant in the beauty world. From the highly coveted Too Faced Unicorn Tears Lipstick to straight up Unicorn Snot glitter gel, these mythical faves have been inspiring looks everywhere. If you too want to look magical AF bu…
By Kim Carpluk

This 10-Minute Makeup Tutorial Will Get You Date-Ready Faster Than You Can Say "Wine, Please"

When I have the time, there's nothing I love more than sipping on a tall glass of Trader Joe's red wine and indulgently applying my winged liner while simultaneously contemplating my whole life and existence — but most days, there isn't time for that…
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I Got Fillers To Cure My RBF & It Actually Turned My Frown Upside Down

I have the kind of face that's naturally intense as hell in its resting state. Though I'm sweet as apple pie on the inside, my outsides are more steel nails and razor blades. So I got fillers to "cure" resting b*tch face, and my frown was quite liter…
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I Got My Hair "Dusted" & Ditching My Split Ends Made My Hair Look 1,000 Times Better

Though I may be a makeup maven, I'm pretty oblivious when it comes to hair. In fact, I haven't even had a hair cut in over a year and my ends definitely looked busted because of it. If you've ever wondered how often should you cut your hair, then you…
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How To Do A Daytime Smoky Eye, Because You Can't Live In The Club

Smoky eyes — just the phrase alone sets makeup lovers' hearts racing with sheer panic and fear. If you want to get smoldering without your whole look combusting into flames, then this daytime smoky eye tutorial is sure to light your fire. You'll achi…
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Boscia's Matcha Mask Will Serve You All The Tea & Even Better Skin

I'm tea obsessed. TBH I pretty much drink it by the gallon. In fact, I have an entire cupboard in my kitchen dedicated to the stuff. So when I heard there was a new tea mask on the scene, I practically bathed in it ASAP. This Boscia Matcha Mask revie…
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Madison Beer Spilled Her Beauty Must-Haves & The Honest AF Truth About Instagram — EXCLUSIVE

Entertaining a hoard of over ten million Instagram followers shouldn't be easy, but Madison Beer makes it seem as effortless as the runs she threads through her powerful, playful, and soulful songs. Since aesthetics are so important on the 'gram, Mad…
By Kim Carpluk

Botox Is Being Studied As A Depression Treatment & It Actually Makes So Much Sense

Botox can do some pretty magical things, like reduce the appearance of fine lines, stop excessive sweating, and help ease migraines — but can Botox treat depression? Whispers of such things have been circulating around the beauty community as of lat…
By Kim Carpluk

Probiotic Skincare Is Trending Hard & Here's Why You Should Slather Your Face In Bacteria

I grew up thinking bacteria was bad for my skin. "It causes breakouts," they warned. "Your skin will become inflamed," they said. Now, a dozen years after my puberty-caused acne has cleared, I'm being told that not all bacteria are bad for my skin. I…
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How To Do Your Makeup When You Have To Work First, Then ~Werk~ Later

I barely have time to touch up my face, let alone do my makeup twice in one day. If you've partied after a long day at work, then you know the struggle is real. If you need to spice up your look fast, this day to night makeup tutorial will help you t…
By Kim Carpluk

Incredible Cosmetics' UV Reactive Neon Lip Paints Will Get Your Lips Lit... Literally

I've donned many a neon lipstick in my time, but I've never expected my lipstick to actually glow. However, the new Incredible Cosmetics' UV Reactive Neon Lip Paints are raising the bar on all neon cosmetic products by actually being phosphorescent, …
By Kim Carpluk

Now You Can Rent Dior & Chanel Jewelry For Under $30 So You Can Be Bougie On A Budget

If you have a jewelry obsession (like myself), then you know how pricy quality pieces can get. Costume jewelry is great, but you get what you pay for. My new purchases often self-destruct in my hands after only a couple wears. However, this Switch je…
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This Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Review Proves Their New Shade Is A Dream...Sicle

Champagne Pop was the highlighter that launched a thousand illuminators. Thanks to Becca, we've all become glowy goddess in the years since. Now, the brand is upping its glow game even more. This Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector review will have you s…
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This On-The-Go Skincare Routine Will Get Your Skin Glowing — Even When You Shack

When starting a new relationship, there are a lot of important things to consider: Should I reveal all my baggage upfront? When should we have the Define The Relationship talk? And what's an easy skincare routine that doesn't require a 10-pound bag o…
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This Natural Hand Cream Soothed My Flaky Fingers & My Soul For Only $13

I'm allergic to the cold, so the past few months have been... difficult to say the least. During the winter, my hands develop alien-esque rashes and dry patches that feel as bad as they look. Through trial and error, I discovered the best hand cream …
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Sofia Vergara Spilled Her Beauty Secrets & You Won't Believe Her Dream Hair Makeover — EXCLUSIVE

Sofia Vergara is #goals in pretty much every way possible. She confidently rocks her curves, proving that sexy should be taken seriously. She also expresses what's on her mind and wants everyone to hear it. Plus, Sofia Vergara's hair is soft AF. Have…
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Target Is Selling Beauty Boxes Full Of Cult Fave Brands For $7 A Pop — No Subscription Necessary

Ah, Target — the heavenly shopping oasis where you can pick up a new pair of distressed denim shorts, some La Croix, and your favorite mascara all at once. Now, Target is making our lives even easier by selling super affordable beauty boxes in store.…
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This Peachy Hair Color Trend Is So Juicy, You'll Love It Even More Than The Peach Emoji

Though the weather may insist otherwise, spring has sprung, my friends. Naturally, the change in seasons might have you itching to change up your hair color as well. If you're looking for that perfect springtime pastel hue, then these photos of peach…
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