20 Jaw-Droppingly Cool Lip Art Looks That You Have to See to Believe

When it comes to our lips, most of us have pretty straightforward beauty routines: Swipe on a bit of color, maybe line the lips if said color is likely to bleed, and go. Likewise, most of us tend to stick to a safe spectrum of colors, like a standard array of pinks and reds.   read more

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15 Most Breathtaking Makeup Looks from the 2016 Golden Globes

The Golden Globes launch what is one of the most exciting times of the year for beauty -- awards season. Red carpet makeup looks deeply influence the year's top beauty trends, and it all begins with the Golden Globes.   read more

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The 9 Makeup Brushes You Actually Need

Most artists will admit that they are nothing without the tools of their trade. Just think: Where would Van Gogh have gotten without his bold brush strokes?   See brushes

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10 Best Acne Coverage Tutorials on YouTube

Anyone who has ever suffered from acne knows the solution is not as simple as dabbing on a little concealer. It can take months, even years, to find the best routine for your acne, along with products that help perfectly conceal your blemishes and scars without looking like you caked on the entire foundation section at Sephora.   read more

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NYE Beauty Essentials That'll Keep Your Look on Lock Past Midnight

If there's one night of the year that we want our makeup to stay put, it's New Year's Eve -- because no one wants to kiss their boo at midnight with raccoon eyes, or find that all of their Instagrams from the final night of the year feature faded lipstick or a T-zone that's way shinier than any camera flash. And with many of us partying until long after the clock strikes 12, it becomes extra-challenging to keep our makeup locked in place.   read more

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8 Red Carpet Beauty Looks We're Recreating for New Year's

Once the stress of nailing down your New Year's Eve plans is out of the way, a whole new round of questions comes up. First, what should I wear? Second -- and most importantly (in our minds, at least) -- how should I do my makeup and hair?   read more

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The Best Contouring Makeup Kit for Every Skill Level

In theory, contouring is a magical makeup technique that makes your face look 10 pounds slimmer and gives you cheekbones that rival those of Angelina-Jolie-as-Maleficent. In practice, many things can go wrong: choose the wrong shade makeup contouring kit and end up looking like an Oompa Loompa; don't blend it enough and wind up looking like you just completed a mud run; use too-pale highlighter and get ghostly half-moons under your eyes.   read more

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7 Chic Ways to Wear Holiday Colors

When you think spring, pastels come to mind. Summer? Neons and other brights. So it's fair to assume that for a lot of us, the holidays mean red and green. Yet most of us tend to veer away from actually adding these holiday colors to our makeup palettes.   See holiday colors

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Eyebrow Extensions Were the Beauty-Treatment Highlight of My Year

Eyebrow extensions, which are similar to eyelash extensions, are popping up on salon menus across the country. We can blame the legions of celebs with thick-yet-perfectly-arched brows for making bold brows a must-have in recent years -- and probably for years to come.   read more

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9 Heavy-Duty Concealers That Can Cover Up Tattoos

Tattoos have their time (spring break, mid-life crisis, life-changing moment) and their place (small of the neck, ankle, back), but a job interview rarely qualifies as either. Instead of fretting over strategically placed jewelry or how you're going to pull of a turtleneck, turn to your makeup bag to cover up tattoos. The proper full-coverage makeup can make your ink do a disappearing act. Here, we've compiled the best heavy-duty concealers that can temporarily camouflage any permanent work of art to help you snag that new gig.   read more

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