Expert shopping: Makeup during coronavirus

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Bronze skin, dewy cheekbones and vibrant lips are the usual beauty calling cards for the summer season. However, now that more than half of the United States has mandated face mask requirements in public spaces and social distancing has become the new normal, makeup enthusiasts are learning to adapt their beauty routines.

The celebrity and editorial makeup artists that we spoke with agree: Everyday beauty trends have pivoted during the coronavirus era. “Women have shifted to a more natural look, but still want to feel beautiful,” says Scott Barnes, longtime makeup artist to Jennifer Lopez and founder of his eponymous color

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When will dressing rooms open again? Here’s where you can try on clothes and where you can’t during coronavirus.

As stores across the nation started reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, many opened without fitting rooms.

While some retailers have started to reopen their dressing rooms in select locations – one step closer to a pre-COVID-19 shopping experience – others are keeping them closed indefinitely. 

Even though it is a hassle to purchase items without trying on – you have gotten the wrong size or it’s unflattering – some shoppers may be hesitant to try on clothes during the pandemic. 

According to a First Insight consumer survey of more than 1,000 people, which was conducted in late April, 65% of women and 54% of men say they will not feel safe trying on clothes in dressing rooms.

Masks required: Walmart, Target among retailers adding face masks requirements due to COVID-19. See the full list.

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