NYE Beauty Essentials That'll Keep Your Look on Lock Past Midnight

If there's one night of the year that we want our makeup to stay put, it's New Year's Eve -- because no one wants to kiss their boo at midnight with raccoon eyes, or find that all of their Instagrams from the final night of the year feature faded lipstick or a T-zone that's way shinier than any camera flash. And with many of us partying until long after the clock strikes 12, it becomes extra-challenging to keep our makeup locked in place.   read more

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Best Drugstore Dupes for High-End Beauty Products

You fall head over heels for a $58 BB cream that leaves your skin soft, dewy and impossibly clear -- and you're quite sure there's no other product in the world that will make you look so youthful and radiant. So you do want any beauty-product-obsessed girl on a budget would do: splurge on another bottle and eat ramen for the next week. No matter how much you love a product, it can be hard to justify the price tag, especially on day six of shrink-wrapped noodles. While there truly are some magical beauty products out there for which there is no substitute, plenty of expensive department store beauty products have a drugstore doppelganger that works just as well -- and for a lot less money. We road-tested every popular beauty dupe on the market to find out which high-end beauty products are worth the splurge and which ones you may want to reconsider.   read more

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13 Unexpected Ways to Wear Gold Makeup

Move over, silver and bronze. It's officially the season of gold makeup. Every winter, we can't help but add a touch of metallic sparkle -- be it gilded lids or glittery polish -- to our makeup repertoire, and this year, it's all about gold, the color of luxury, opulence and #winning (and who doesn't want to go into the New Year with that mindset?). 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.   read more

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16 Best Lipsticks

We kiss with them, we sip with them, we angle them with finesse to create coy little smiles -- they're one of the sexiest parts of the body, and paired with the right gloss, balm, stick or stain, can make an onlooker weak at the knees.   See the products

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8 Real Winter Wedding Beauty Looks That'll Make You Swoon

We've never understood why summer gets all of the glory when it comes to weddings. Between the gently falling snow and frosted winter panes, winter is an inherently magical time of year. And the season opens the door for some pretty gorgeous bridal hair and makeup. From snow queen-worthy headpieces to rosy-cheeked makeup, these are the stunning winter wedding looks from real brides that we can't get enough of.   read more

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8 Dreamy Winter Wedding Makeup Looks

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8 Dreamy Winter Wedding Makeup Looks

Billy Idol may think it's a nice day for a white wedding, but we think it's a nice day for a winter wedding. Frosty air, crisp, white snow...it all sets the perfect dreamy backdrop for your big day. Not to mention all of the gorgeous makeup looks that work so well with the romance of the season. Between unexpected flourishes of color (hello, peach lips) and luminous, ethereal eye makeup, we think 'tis the season to get hitched. Even if you're not planning on tying the knot anytime soon, you'll want to peep these eight stunning makeup looks for winter weddings.   read more

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Holiday Forecast: You Need to Try a Metallic Eye

Whether you like subtle sparkle or want to bring the drama with tons of shine, consider this your guide to the season's metallic eye trend   read more

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9 Get-Gorgeous Makeup Tips for Glasses

When you wear glasses, eye makeup can be tricky business. You have to avoid little mascara specks on your lids and lenses, and take into consideration your eye shape and glasses shape to make your peepers pop. Needless to say, finding the right eye makeup for glasses challenges all of our makeup skills. To help out, we called upon our favorite glasses-wearing makeup artist, Bobbi Brown, to share some of her best eye makeup tips and tutorials for glasses wearers -- straight from her book, Everything Eyes. Here, her top makeup tips for glasses -- and the eye makeup looks to avoid.   read more

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How to Master Contouring Once and for All

Contouring. The word alone can strike fear into the heart of makeup novices and pros alike. (After all, there's nothing worse showing up to a date or work event with stripes that make it obvious you just tried contouring for the first time.)   read more

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