How to Land Your Dream Job in the Beauty Biz

Beauty closets bursting with prettily packaged cosmetics, spa days completely gratis, swanky soirees -- working in beauty has its perks. But it isn't all swag bags and free haircuts. We talked to women with the most coveted jobs at some of the biggest beauty companies -- from Bobbi Brown's right-hand girl to Target's biggest purveyor of makeup brushes -- and they gave us an inside look at what it's really like to work in the beauty industry -- and how you can land a gig.   read more

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17 Empowering Quotes From Women of Color

Sometimes, we all need a little reminder of just how strong, powerful and beautiful we are. Like those days when we wake up late, dump coffee down our shirt and get chewed out by our boss before 10am. So, we rounded up our favorite empowering quotes from the trailblazing women of color who really knew how to face adversity with defiance or grace. These women discuss everything from beauty to race to womanhood in profound ways that can inspire us all to speak up for what we believe and love ourselves for who we are. Stay positive, focused and happy with these inspiring quotes from Frida Kahlo, Eartha Kitt, Maya Angelou, Zoe Saldana, Malala Yousafzai and more.   read more

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All the Best Hair and Makeup Moments at the 2015 SAG Awards

Proving that she can do no wrong when it comes to the red carpet, "The Imitation Game's" Keira Knightley matched her plum Erdem gown with a deep, smoky eye (Chanel makeup artist Kate Lee used Chanel Quadra Eyeshadow in Prélude and Tissé Gabrielle). Beachy waves by Ben Skervin for Vidal Sassoon and the most amazing ear cuff we've ever seen completed the look.   read more

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6 Apps That Will Seriously Change Your Life

Since the arrival of smartphones, apps have been changing the way we conduct our lives. What once called for stationery now uses an Evite. What used to require lugging around a lighting kit and bulky camera now just takes a simple Instagram filter. And while some apps are for fun or killing time (Candy Crush, I just can't quit you), others aim to turn your life into one never-ending New Year's resolution by encouraging you to be the best version of yourself. In the past, only Hollywood's elite could afford a dream team of people devoted to unearthing a better you, but now your smart phone contains every therapist, personal trainer, nutritionist, stylist and life coach you'll ever need to become your best self.   read more

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Golden Globes 2015: The Jaw-Dropping Looks We Want Now

Awards season presents us with plenty of opportunities to ogle jaw-dropping dresses and glittering jewels, but it should come as no surprise that we're most excited about the red carpet beauty looks. Celebrities brought their beauty "A" game to the Golden Globes 2015, and we rounded up our favorite looks of the night.   read more

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The Best Beauty Looks From the 2015 People's Choice Awards

If your New Year's resolution is to break out of your hair and makeup rut, you're in luck -- award season has officially begun. (Meaning: there are plenty of gorgeous celebrity beauty looks to copy). Kicking off the season is the 2015 People's Choice Awards. Here, the best red carpet hairstyles and makeup. Get ready for some serious beauty inspiration.   read more

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Look 10 Years Younger by This Weekend

Most women think that looking years younger is going to cost them: time, money and/or pain. And anti-aging products and cosmetic procedures cost. But the truth is that looking more youthful -- by years, even a decade -- is much more about tweaking perceptions. These 10 science-based tips show how simple changes can help you turn back the clock by a decade or more.   read more

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Your Most Embarrassing Beauty Problems - Decoded

When I was in third grade, I had a wart on my inner knee. I wanted to die every time I had to sit Indian-style, which was about seven times a day. Though I didn't know it at the time, I began practicing yoga -- assuming creative positions that allowed me to cover my wart. But it was no use. One afternoon, while waiting for the bus, I began bickering with my brother. In an effort to one-up me (and apparently scar me for life, as I'm writing about it nearly two decades later), he shouted, "Emily has warts!" to anyone who would listen. The horror!   read more

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13 Best Luxury Beauty Products

Who doesn't like to splurge every now and then? There's something so satisfying about stopping by Saks (and Barneys and Neiman Marcus …) and leaving with an impeccably wrapped package. The thrill of a big purchase never gets old.   See products

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4 Apps That Give You a Virtual Makeover

Sure, the arrival of the new year presents a great excuse for making self-improvements. But if you don't want to spend more time at the gym, do a juice cleanse or buy new mascara, these free smartphone apps are a pretty cool shortcut to your new year makeover (or, at the very least, a bangin' Facebook profile pic). We tried four beauty apps on our road to selfie-made perfection -- and took photos along the way. Here's how they fared.   read more

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Taking care of your health is very important and if you can look good in the process, it's an added bonus. Usually, eating well and exercising will help you stay beautiful naturally, but there will always be pesky beauty problems that pop up (we're looking at you, backne). When that happens, it may be tempting to try some outlandish trick that you heard about through the grapevine or outrageously expensive tonic your favorite celebrity swears by. We say listen to the experts and you'll be able to take care of your health and appearance, while getting the most bang for your buck. With Total Beauty, you'll always have a resource where you can find expert advice on the best ways to take care of yourself using natural, gentle products and tried and true techniques.

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