13 Waterproof Makeup Picks You Can Sweat (or Swim or Cry) In

Makeup is a no-brainer when it comes to enhancing your best features -- that is, unless it's sliding down your face. And let's be real, between unpredictable weather, our daily workouts and the occasional cry-fest (like whenever "A Walk to Remember" is on) -- not to mention the pool parties, beach vacations and outdoor excursions of summer -- there are endless opportunities for your makeup to smear or streak. That's why makeup that can withstand the elements is a must. Instead of letting a little heat, humidity or tears ruin your makeup fun, keep your face in place with these top-notch waterproof makeup picks.   read more

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The 9 Best Waterproof Mascaras -- and the 2 Worst

The best waterproof mascara is one that sticks around, resisting pesky smudges, smears and flakes no matter how much time you spend in humid weather, sweaty workouts or pools. Many women would consider waterproof mascara an essential in their beauty arsenals. But for every top-notch waterproof mascara at the drugstore or department store, there's a product that doesn't deliver on its claims.   See mascaras

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4 Ways to Get in on the Fake Freckle Trend

It's an Instagram craze that isn't going anywhere, and with summer (freckle season!) fast approaching, now's the perfect time to create some faux freckles. "Everyone wants freckles because they exude youth and health," points out makeup artist Katie Jane Hughes, who created the gorgeous looks shown here. Ahead, her top tips and four easy ways to score a supercute smattering of spots.   read more

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16 Best Concealers

Bags, blemishes, redness and under eye circles aren't your friends. But, face makeup, such as the best concealer that allows you to cover those imperfections, is not only your friend, but your closest confidant.   read more

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9 Sheer Blushes That Are Just as Good as Glossier's Cloud Paint

The hype about Glossier's newest makeup product, Cloud Paint, was practically predetermined. After all, only once in recent memory has a brow gel had a 10,000-person wait list. And Cloud Paint is everything fans expected it to be.   read more

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These Are the 10 Most Coveted Makeup Highlighters on Amazon

When it comes to bone structure, nothing is more eye-catching than a diamond-esque glow as demonstrated by some of Hollywood's most gorgeous faces. And while we'll never possess J.Lo's impossibly dewy skin or cheekbones a la Chrissy Teigen (which, we have a hunch, would make even da Vinci's cherubs cry out in envy), the makeup gods did bless us with a little thing called highlighter -- to which we're hopelessly devoted.   read more

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19 Cult Favorite MAC Lipsticks You Need in Your Arsenal

MAC Media lipstick. The deep wine hue is just one iconic lipstick that put MAC on the map. Another: Ruby Woo. Think about it: Do you know of any beauty brands that have more cult favorite lipstick shades than MAC? Seriously, so many MAC lipsticks have earned cult status (MAC Sin, MAC Brave, MAC Red...) and for good reason -- their shade selection is both vast and unique.   read more

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9 Highlighters for a Next-Level Summer Glow

Move over, contour powder. It's time to adjust your makeup for the sweltering summer days. This season is all about strategically placed shimmer that defines your cheekbones and gives you an ethereal glow.   read more

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17 Best Mascaras

We all want long, lush lashes that make our eyes pop, but only the best mascaras can get the job done. We're talking those holy grail mascaras with wands that grab and coat every last lash, formulas that let you layer without clumps and give you the volume, length and definition you crave -- all day long, without smudging. Is that really so much to ask?   See mascaras

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16 Beauty Products You Need to Buy From Your Friends on Facebook

If your Facebook feed is anything like ours, it's likely flooded with friends, family, friends of friends, neighbors, and random acquaintances all selling what they swear is the latest and greatest beauty product. Couple that with those "parties" where someone wants you to buy an eye cream that will make you look 10 years younger or the most flawless-looking foundation ever, and it can easily feel like multilevel marketing beauty companies have totally taken over the industry.We get that it can be mildly annoying to be bombarded with sales pitches when you just want to Facebook stalk your ex or find cute videos of puppies and babies, but, here's the thing -- these brands really do have GREAT products. So to make it easier for you to figure out what you should actually be buying, we've rounded up the hero products from some of our favorite multilevel marketing beauty brands. Ahead, the 16 beauty products that are so good, you won't mind being reminded by your neighbor when it's time to restock.   read more

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