Everything You Need For A Midday Makeup Refresh

When your makeup hits a midday slump, re-energize your look on your next 5-minute break.   read more


December 16, 2013  |   5:12 AM  |  COMMENT
Holiday Forecast: You Need to Try a Metallic Eye

Whether you like subtle sparkle or want to bring the drama with tons of shine, consider this your guide to the season's metallic eye trend   read more


December 13, 2013  |   4:12 AM  |  COMMENT
Get The Perfect Weekend Casual Look


Get The Perfect Weekend Casual Look

Don't waste your precious weekend time primping. Get this laid-back beauty look in five minutes or less.   read more


December 13, 2013  |   4:12 AM  |  COMMENT
We Tried It: Color-Correcting Primers in Every Shade of the Rainbow

You know you've got a problem when you briefly consider both bribing a TSA agent and/or missing your flight because you think you packed an illicit, full-size tube of expensive foundation primer in your carry-on. Throw it away? When hell freezes over. (True story.)   read more


December 10, 2013  |   3:12 PM  |  1 COMMENT
Holiday 2013: All Wrapped Up

Your must-have guide to gifts, beauty, health, and fashion for the hollidays   read more


December 10, 2013  |   2:12 PM  |  COMMENT
Lady Gaga Shows Off Her Surreal Style In London

If Lady Gaga has a knack for anything, it's her unconventional beauty and fashion choices, and we're pretty convinced that this one in particular might just take the all-time cake. Gaga took her ARTPOP mission to a more literal level this past weekend during an outing in London, wearing what appears to be her take on Picasso's famous "Girl Before A Mirror" painting come to life.   read more


December 9, 2013  |   9:12 AM  |  4 COMMENTS
WTF Is Radiant Orchid and Why Do We Want It So Badly?

It's that time of year again. The time when the color experts at Pantone flip through their thousands of color swatches to determine which luscious hue most deserves the distinguished title of, ehem, Color of the Year. At which point, the rest of us flock to department stores and makeup counters to snatch up clothing and beauty products in its various shades because, well, it's so pretty, and how have we never noticed this particular color before, and, more importantly, how have we lived without it for so long?   read more


December 6, 2013  |   9:12 PM  |  COMMENT
12 Best Primers for Long-Lasting Eye Makeup

If you're like most of us, you may be guilty of getting ahead of yourself sometimes. You get home from a first date and spend the rest of the night imagining your wedding day and the number of kids you'll have. You start thinking about a baby room, browsing Home Depot for the perfect duck wallpaper -- even though you haven't so much as kissed the guy. The same goes for makeup. Before any of the groundwork is laid, you meticulously layer on eye shadows, liners and mascara before priming. And the next thing you know, all of your hard work has smudged off your face. We know: We're guilty of these jump-the-gun habits too.   See them now


December 3, 2013  |   3:12 PM  |  90 COMMENTS
Makeup Pros' Biggest Beauty Mistakes

Having a bad hair day? These famous confessions will make you feel better   read more


December 3, 2013  |   6:12 AM  |  COMMENT
Our 7 Favorite New Eyeliner Markers

Simon Doonan, the Creative Ambassador at Large of Barneys New York, once told me that "every woman should have a signature flourish -- crazy sunglasses, neon hair, something special." (His is a floral shirt -- he's unrecognizable in anything else.)   read more


December 2, 2013  |   6:12 AM  |  2 COMMENTS

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