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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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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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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