Makeup Artists Swear by These 17 M.A.C. Products

It's safe to say that professional makeup artists are always searching for (and finding) the best products on the market. They experiment with new makeup and skin care concoctions constantly, trying to find the products that apply, blend, and overall perform the best for their clients.   read more

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The Latest Beauty Guru Collabs We're Losing Our Sh*t Over

Whether it's makeup how-tos or beauty product recommendations, we turn to our favorite beauty bloggers for their mad makeup skills and candid opinions about all things beauty. When they swoon over a dazzling new highlighter, we die a little bit too. If they're obsessed with a particular liquid lipstick, we run out and buy it, too. In other words, their opinions hold a lot of value to us beauty junkies. Which is why, when beauty bloggers team up with beauty brands for makeup collaborations, they're among the most highly anticipated product launches of the year.   read more

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15 Cult Makeup Products You Didn't Know You Could Buy on Amazon

You use Amazon for everything from fresh light bulbs to newly released hardbacks from the bestsellers list, so why not use it for beauty too? You'd be surprised to see how many cult makeup products are available on Amazon, which means you'll officially be able to do all of your makeup shopping from the comfort of your own home.   read more

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10 Best Drugstore Eye Shadows

Forget diamonds -- eye shadow is a girl's best friend. The best eye shadow can enhance the color of your eyes, make your eyes look wider and even take your look from everyday to date-night ready (hello, smoky eye makeup).   read more

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The 13 Best Volumizing Mascaras, Ranked

Walking down the beauty aisle of your favorite store in search of the perfect mascara can be overwhelming. Every product, it seems, boasts claims of thicker, longer lashes with just one swipe. While there are many mascaras on the market these days that can truly transform your lashes with color and length, few work effortlessly to deliver next-level volume along with it.   read more

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Get the Look: Gorgeous Goddess Glow

Beauty trends may come and go, but a gorgeous, glowy complexion remains popular season after season. Case in point: All those celebs showing off flawlessly luminous skin on the red carpet. And if you, like us, are left wondering just how their skin can look so amazing, here's a hint -- it's just not natural beauty. Achieving that lit-from-within glow requires both the right skin care prep and proper makeup application. Fortunately, we've got tips from the pros on how you too can score an ethereal complexion, even if you're not planning on walking a red carpet anytime soon. So go ahead, get glowing.   read more

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You're Going to Freak Over This New Makeup Drugstore Launch (We Did)

Ever since Burt's Bees launched their BB cream and lip oil, we've been hoping the affordable natural beauty brand would expand their makeup offerings. Dreams do come true, because in September the brand is launching eight must-have beauty products that are finally as natural as we strive to be. Created on the notion that if you're not synthetic, then why should your beauty products be, this new range of complexion-boosting goodies are effective because they're natural, not in spite of it. To find out just how effective these products really are, we rolled up our sleeves and put them to the test with some swatching. Ready to discover a few new faves? Keep scrolling for the full run-down of each new Burt's Bees Beauty Collection.   read more

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The Too Faced Peaches & Cream Collection Is Almost Here -- Is It Worth the Hype?

As we near the end of August, we beauty-lovers have two things top of mind: the chance to switch out our summery brights in favor of fall's sultry shades, and the launch of Too Faced's Peaches and Cream Collection -- aka the fruit-inspired line we've all been anticipating.   read more

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These Highlighter Palettes Will Give You an Ethereal Glow

ICYMI, radiant, glowing skin is still very much all the rage... which means that there are approximately 128,743 different highlighters on the market (just a rough estimate). But our current obsession? Highlighter palettes, which conveniently house multiple shades and finishes to offer an endless variety of ways to get glowing, from the super subtle to full-on dramatic. Ahead, we highlight -- see what we did there? -- 13 of our current favorite highlighter palettes.   read more

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11 Game-Changing Foundations That Live Up to Their Hype

Foundation isn't just the base of your makeup look -- it can make or break your whole damn face. What good are perfect smoky eyes or impeccably lined lips if foundation isn't high-quality, natural-looking, suited to your skin type and the precisely perfect shade?   read more

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