Jaw-Dropping Runway Looks for Dark Skin

Here at Total Beauty, we can appreciate the fashion that comes down the runways during New York Fashion Week, but what really sets our hearts aflutter: the gorgeous new makeup trends we get to look forward to. While you can adapt any trend seen on the runway to suit your skin tone, we found six makeup looks that were especially gorgeous on dark skin. From vibrant eye shadows to gilded smoky eyes, here are the best runway makeup looks (so far) for dark skin.   read more

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See Every Piece in the Charlotte Tilbury Collection

Charlotte Tilbury has been a prominent figure in the beauty world for decades, and you no longer have to be a Hollywood A-lister to get her professional makeup secrets. We've been eagerly anticipating the launch of Tilbury's makeup line in the U.S. since we first got a peek at the rose gold packaging (this is serious vanity quality makeup here). With products inspired by glamorous leading ladies like Brigitte Bardot and statement-making songstresses like Lady Gaga, this line really does have something for everyone. See every piece here before you rush out to purchase the collection come September. (Products will be available at CharlotteTilbury.com, Bergdorf Goodman, BergdorfGoodman.com, Nordstrom, Nordstrom.com, Beautylish.com and Net-a-Porter.com.)   read more

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5 Tutorials to Make Your Acne Disappear

Anyone who has ever suffered from acne knows the solution is not as simple as dabbing on a little concealer. It can takes months, even years, to find the best foundation for acne or to learn about covering acne with makeup in just the right way that your face doesn't look piled in product. To ease your pain we scoured through hundreds of acne coverage tutorials on YouTube to find the beauty bloggers who know acne best. Here, the five best tutorials for concealing even the worst cases of acne.   read more

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The Best Beauty Looks From the 2014 Emmys

We've spent all year DVR-ing, binge-watching and avoiding spoiler alerts like the plague, all in the name of good TV. Tonight, our hard work finally pays off at 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.   read more

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The Must-See Beauty Looks from the 2014 VMAs

The MTV VMAs aren't a regular awards show -- they're a cool concert with some awards. Lacking the formality of shows like the Grammys, you can expect the performances to be a little wilder, the clothes skimpier and the lipsticks bolder. From Katy Perry's revival of the all-denim ensemble, to Ariana Grande's head-to-toe leather and every crop top in between, the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards were no exception.   read more

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7 Best Cream Blushes

Can't stand powder blush? You're not alone. But cream blush isn't without its own set of problems. It can be hard to blend, greasy or fade away as the day goes on. But not these cream blushes. Our reviewers swear that these blushes are super-easy to apply, last all day and give cheeks a healthy flush of color without veering into clown territory. See the best cream blushes, as chosen by our readers.   read more

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Urban Decay Pulls the Trigger on Pulp Fiction Makeup

Whether you're a die-hard Tarantino fan or a total newbie, you're going to love Urban Decay's collaboration with "Pulp Fiction." Formulated to celebrate the film's 20th anniversary, the collection contains pieces that pay tribute to pop icon Mia Wallace's classic '90s vibe. Red lips with nails to match, dramatic matte eyeshadow and even a daring glitter eyeliner allow you to recreate her iconic look. (Dangling cigarette and blunt black bob not included.)   read more

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The Must-Have Makeup Brushes That Are Flying Off the Shelves

This year marks Sonia Kashuk's 15th anniversary with Target, and to celebrate, she's whipped up a limited edition collection that has us scrambling to our nearest store. And with good reason -- the purple makeup brushes seen here are selling out so fast, it may take a trip or two to hunt them down.   read more

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17 Unbelievable Wedding Beauty Looks Around the Globe

When you imagine a bride getting ready for her wedding day, you probably envision a mother-daughter trip to Kleinfeld to pick out the perfect white gown, or an inspiration board of bridal updos that she tries out weeks in advance. But if you're a bride in West Sumatra, Bulgaria or Morocco, that routine might look a little different -- like an eight-pound-crown, face-paint, tinsel-veil kind of situation. One thing's for sure: Beyond the Western world, bridal beauty has a million definitions. Here are some of the world's most amazing bridal 'dos, makeup and accessories we've ever seen.   read more

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The Prettiest, New-for-Fall Eye Shadow Palettes

Here's the problem with eye shadow palettes: They look beautiful, enticing us to buy them, but when it comes to actually using them, we tend to have a favorite color or two, and the other shades go to waste. Sound familiar?   read more

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