9 Genius Ways to Remove Waterproof Makeup Without Tearing Out Your Lashes

Switching to waterproof eye makeup come summa ' time clearly makes a whole lot of sense. Increased temps and humidity levels -- not to mention days spent at the pool and beach -- can majorly up the likelihood of makeup meltdown. And while swapping your standard mascara, shadow and liner for waterproof versions is a foolproof way to prevent streaks and smears, taking off these long-lasting formulas requires more than your standard wash-and-go M.O.   read more

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4 Ways to Get in on the Fake Freckle Trend

It's an Instagram craze that isn't going anywhere, and with summer (freckle season!) fast approaching, now's the perfect time to create some faux freckles. "Everyone wants freckles because they exude youth and health," points out makeup artist Katie Jane Hughes, who created the gorgeous looks shown here. Ahead, her top tips and four easy ways to score a supercute smattering of spots.   read more

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16 Best Concealers

Bags, blemishes, redness and under eye circles aren't your friends. But, face makeup, such as the best concealer that allows you to cover those imperfections, is not only your friend, but your closest confidant.   read more

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9 Sheer Blushes That Are Just as Good as Glossier's Cloud Paint

The hype about Glossier's newest makeup product, Cloud Paint, was practically predetermined. After all, only once in recent memory has a brow gel had a 10,000-person wait list. And Cloud Paint is everything fans expected it to be.   read more

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These Are the 10 Most Coveted Makeup Highlighters on Amazon

When it comes to bone structure, nothing is more eye-catching than a diamond-esque glow as demonstrated by some of Hollywood's most gorgeous faces. And while we'll never possess J.Lo's impossibly dewy skin or cheekbones a la Chrissy Teigen (which, we have a hunch, would make even da Vinci's cherubs cry out in envy), the makeup gods did bless us with a little thing called highlighter -- to which we're hopelessly devoted.   read more

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You'll Never Believe These 17 Sephora Products Are $10 And Under

As beauty editors (and self-professed product junkies), nothing gets our adrenaline pumping quite like an impromptu visit to the most mystical of makeup meccas -- Sephora. Hearts racing and hands grabbing, our typical shopping M.O. involves walking through the aisles with childlike abandon and subjecting our limbs to the beautifying mercy of countless products. From lipsticks to perfume to eye cream, we want it all. And while this strategy has proven beneficial for our ever-evolving beauty collection, over time, it's done a serious number on our bank account. (Blame it on our champagne taste.)   read more

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19 Cult Favorite MAC Lipsticks You Need in Your Arsenal

MAC Media lipstick. The deep wine hue is just one iconic lipstick that put MAC on the map. Another: Ruby Woo. Think about it: Do you know of any beauty brands that have more cult favorite lipstick shades than MAC? Seriously, so many MAC lipsticks have earned cult status (MAC Sin, MAC Brave, MAC Red...) and for good reason -- their shade selection is both vast and unique.   read more

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9 Highlighters for a Next-Level Summer Glow

Move over, contour powder. It's time to adjust your makeup for the sweltering summer days. This season is all about strategically placed shimmer that defines your cheekbones and gives you an ethereal glow.   read more

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11 Best CC Creams for Flawless Skin

The best CC creams give you radiant and even-toned skin, and set the stage for the rest of your makeup -- making heavy foundation and layers of powder unnecessary. Over the past several years, the best CC creams have inspired many women to give up heavy foundation, thanks to the natural, skin-perfecting coverage they offer.   read more

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