10 Secrets I Learned at Makeup Artist School

You could say that I have a love/hate relationship with makeup. Some days I enjoy playing with all the different colors and get excited when my smoky eye turns out perfectly.   See cheat sheet

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11 Best Drugstore Powder Foundations

Powder foundation can work miracles for oily skin, but let's not kid ourselves: Some powder foundations are simply better than others. Take the ones on this list, for example. Reviewers swear these best drugstore powder foundations work just as well as their expensive counterparts -- for a fraction of the price.   read more

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11 Neon Eye Looks That'll Make You Break Up With Black Liner

Switching out your neutral eye makeup for megawatt shades of electric purple, neon green and cobalt blue may feel out of your comfort zone, but we're here to prove the trend is worth trying. For starters, bright eyes were all the rage on Spring 2016 runways, where models sported vibrant shades at Monique Lhuillier, Honor, Armani and Diane von Furstenberg. One need only peep Kendall Jenner's gorgeous two-toned green-and-blue lids at DVF to realize bold is indeed beautiful when it comes to colorful eye makeup.   read more

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Benefit's Magical New Collection Will Transform Your Brows

Benefit has made a name for itself in the eyebrow category. You can get your brows expertly shaped at just about every Benefit store and counter, and they have a fantastic brow gel, brow kit, pencil and highlighter.   read more

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11 Best Tinted Moisturizers

The best tinted moisturizers are a time-pressed gal's best friend. If, like us, you're a fan of products that speed up your morning beauty routine, then you definitely need to add a tinted moisturizer to your makeup bag if you haven't already. After all, these multi-taskers combine foundation and moisturizer, which eliminates the need for time-consuming layering and helps get us out the door in a flash.   See products

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Exclusive: How to Do This Fierce Star Wars Makeup

What do you get when you combine CoverGirl, "Star Wars" and legendary makeup artist Pat McGrath? A series of six stunning makeup looks inspired by the films and a limited-edition makeup collection to celebrate "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."   read more

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The Best Beauty Looks to Steal From Bridal Fashion Week

Bridal beauty can be so boring. Natural makeup, messy side buns and nude manicures prevail. While all of that can be pretty, it's hardly inspiring.   read more

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11 Full-Coverage Foundations That Feel Like Nothing

Full-coverage foundation has come a long way from its heavy, pore-clogging, I'm-clearly-wearing-makeup predecessors. Featuring lighter-than-air formulas and skin-perfecting ingredients, the newest crop of full-coverage foundations will give you the coverage you crave without making you look like an '80s newscaster.   read more

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9 Matte Liquid Lipsticks Better Than a Kylie Lip Kit

It all started with the Kylie Lip Kit, which -- in case you're living under a proverbial rock -- is Kylie Jenner's sought-after matte liquid lipstick and liner duo. And while Kylie's Kit is virtually impossible to get (it sells out in seconds every time stock is replenished), many new matte liquid lipsticks have cropped up in its shadow. And some are -- dare we say -- even better than the kit.   read more

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TotalBeauty Awards 2016: Best Makeup

Look out ladies, the best makeup of the year is here -- so start making room on your vanity. After testing hundreds -- yes, literally hundreds -- of makeup products, we compiled a list of all the latest and greatest beauty products out there. Since we're beauty over-achievers, we didn't stop there. We turned to our readers to tell us their ride or die makeup products, so we could provide you with the best of the best shopping lists for the next time you make a Sephora run. Ready to see the all-star products? Read on to see all the makeup winners from our 2016 TotalBeauty awards.   read more

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Use the beauty guides we offer at Total Beauty to accentuate your favorite features, streamline your makeup routine, or try something new. You will be able to get exactly the look you're going for with our makeup dos, don'ts, tips and tricks, videos, and much, much more.

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