14 Best Powders

Oily skin doesn't stand a chance against these reader-tested and approved face powders

27 Wrist Tattoos That Are Anything But Basic

These stunning designs prove you can wear more than your heart on your sleeve

9 New Peel Pads That Make Exfoliating Easy

Forget a one-hour facial or 20-minute mask. With a quick swipe, you can have brighter, healthier skin

18 Hair Accessories That Work After 30

Yes, you can wear hair accessories beyond your hopscotch days.

20 Harry Potter Spells Every Beauty Junkie Wishes Were Real

Though the credits have rolled on the final Harry Potter film, J.K. Rowling's world lives on forever in the hearts of true, ride-or-die Potterheads. The wizards and witches among us know the core Harry Potter spells better than we know our own country's state capitals: "Wingardium Leviosa" levitates; "Expelliarmus," disarms; "Expecto Patronum" defends against Dementors and Lethifolds. Come on, we speak fluent Hogwarts.   read more

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The #ProductEmpties We Loved to the Last Drop

Ever had a beauty product you love so much that you shook, hacked, scraped or squeezed its container until you were absolutely positive you had expended all of its precious contents? Rare indeed is the product that elicits that deliciously desperate feeling, especially in beauty editors. So when our team of beauty mavens encounters a rave-worthy product, you know it's the real deal. Herewith, our editors rattle off their "beauty empties," aka the best beauty products that they can't help but use until the last drop. Read on for their best nail polishes, hair products, skin care products and makeup now.   read more

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11 Genius Bathroom Organization Ideas

So there I was, lingering in a steamy, fragrant bubble bath, mulling over which of my dozens of TotalBeauty.com Award-winning products I was going to try, when my new plastic shower caddy broke under the weight of my bath product bounty and a family-size bottle of DHC shampoo fell on my head. It was my Isaac Newton-apple moment: I was suddenly, and literally, struck by the limitations of most manufactured bathroom organization products.   read more

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12 Best Drugstore Blush Products

The best drugstore blush has a few key characteristics. Not only is it under $15, the best drugstore blush is also easy to blend, highly pigmented, creamy in texture and offers a wide selection of shades. So, how hard is it really to find a quality drugstore blush?   read more

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Here's How to Get All Your Beauty Questions Answered

Are you looking for the perfect pencil to create the feathered brow look? Do you have questions about which serums will really zap your wrinkles? Are you still searching for the dry shampoo that finally lets you hit the gym without washing your hair? Well, you're in luck.   read more

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You're Filling In Your Eyebrows All Wrong

If you've ever found yourself frantically Googling "how to fill in eyebrows," then we have something in common. My sad, scrawny eyebrows just don't grow. (Like many teenagers of the '90s, I was an overzealous tweezer.) But bold eyebrows have been the trend for a while now; so about six months ago, I followed an eyebrow tutorial and started aggressively filling in my brows. I loved the result. Then, one day, my best friend looked at me and said, "Your eyebrow pencil is really obvious."   read more

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9 Best Teeth Whiteners -- and the 2 Worst

The best teeth whitening products will give you a brighter, whiter smile, remove stains from your teeth with ease and won't cost a fortune. But it takes time (and a lot of trial and error) to find the best teeth whitening products on the market. And we don't want to spend a big chunk of our beauty budget on some unpleasant, bank-breaking teeth whitening system that doesn't produce results. To help you navigate the ever-increasing number of teeth whitening products out there, we had TotalBeauty.com readers test a range of teeth whitening products. Check out their reviews to find out which teeth whitening products will whiten and brighten your grin, and which will give you nothing but trouble.   read more

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Yes, You Can Use Retinol Around Your Eyes

You probably already know that retinol is one of the best anti-aging ingredients in your skin care arsenal.   read more

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11 Best Eyelash Products

An informal office poll revealed we all have a commonality on our beauty wish lists: long eyelashes. And our readers want them, too. They've tried multiple products on the market ranging from eyelash growth products to mascara bases and conditioning eyelash primers.   read more

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10 Ways to Lose 5 Pounds by This Weekend

If only I could lose 5 pounds by Friday.

So goes the all-too-common refrain, often overheard in dressing rooms, ladies restrooms, and spin classes galore -- or, let's face it, anywhere there's a mirror and a captive female listener who'll pretend to care.   See ways

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