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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Black Lips: 17 Women Who Will Inspire You to Try the Trend Immediately

When it comes to makeup trends, black lips probably rank as one of the most daunting beauty looks out there. But when worn correctly, bold black lips come off more glam than Goth. Not only do attention-grabbing dark lips offer go-with-everything versatility, but they offer a statement-making look that will help anyone stand out from a sea of basic babes.   read more

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I Got Kylie Jenner Lip Injections, and They Turned Me Into a Monster

I grew up watching "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," so it should come as no surprise that I (and many other women my age) are a bit obsessed with all things Kardashian/Jenner. When Kylie Jenner blew up my social media feeds with her filler-enhanced pout, I was shocked that a few pumps (or 12) of Juvederm could so completely transform her look -- and I wanted lip injections immediately. While I never had a problem with my lips before, my pout suddenly felt pathetically thin. I knew things were serious when my "Game of Thrones" binge-watching began to take a backseat to Kylie's lips, as I spent hours in bed scrolling through her Instagram feed.   read more

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9 Best Lip and Cheek Stains -- and the Worst

There's a certain je ne sais quoi to the natural glow of flushed cheeks and rosy lips. Of course, not all of us are blessed with a perpetual glow and just-bitten pout. But the good news is that the makeup industry has done its best to give us what nature should have through the ingenious invention of lip and cheek stains. That said, while some of these products have forever earned a place in our readers' makeup bags, others have wound up in the trash.   See products

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13 Unexpected Ways to Wear Gold Makeup This Holiday Season

Move over, silver and bronze. This season gold makeup is having a serious moment, thanks in part to legendary makeup artist Pat McGrath's launch of her first product, Gold 001 (it sold out within an hour). Gold screams luxury and opulence -- not to mention, it's the color of #winning. That's why it's the only metallic we're wearing this holiday season, ensuring we'll take first place in makeup at all of our gatherings. Here, take inspiration from 13 of the most gorgeous ways to wear gold makeup this holiday season.   read more

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13 Holiday Makeup Palettes to Drool Over

Forget seasonal beverages, cozy sweaters and snowfall -- winter is the most wonderful time of the year because our favorite makeup brands release their holiday collections, and there's nothing we love more than gorgeously packaged makeup palettes. (Well, maybe champagne toasts.)   read more

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Genius Beauty Products Our Editors Are Thankful for

You have enough to worry about on any given day -- "Is this crop top office-appropriate?" "Did Kimye really deserve that Vogue cover?" -- that getting prettified every morning should not be one of them. Put your beauty routine on auto-pilot with these seriously smart beauty products whose innovative packaging take all the guesswork and fuss out of getting gorgeous.   read more

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8 Day-to-Night Holiday Makeup Looks That Take 5 Minutes or Less

It's a (no-so) scientific fact that -- from cookie exchanges to work parties to New Year's Eve toasts -- social engagements increase 1,000 percent around the holidays. It's also a fact (of life) that work can put a serious damper on getting ready for said engagements. After all, the sparkly holiday eye makeup we're donning for our friend's holiday party probably isn't going to fly at the office.   read more

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How to Look Fresh as Hell in Brown Lipstick

Brown lipstick -- yes, the kind you wore in the '90s -- is back, and looking better than ever. Need proof? Just scroll through the Instagram feeds of "It" girls like Kylie Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Joan Smalls, who have all snapped themselves wearing the throwback hue.   read more

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