The Best Beauty Looks From the 2014 Emmys

We've spent all year DVR-ing, binge-watching and avoiding spoiler alerts like the plague, all in the name of good TV. Tonight, our hard work finally pays off at 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.   read more

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The Must-See Beauty Looks from the 2014 VMAs

The MTV VMAs aren't a regular awards show -- they're a cool concert with some awards. Lacking the formality of shows like the Grammys, you can expect the performances to be a little wilder, the clothes skimpier and the lipsticks bolder. From Katy Perry's revival of the all-denim ensemble, to Ariana Grande's head-to-toe leather and every crop top in between, the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards were no exception.   read more

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13 Best Powders

When it comes to face makeup, most of us will go to amazing lengths in order to find that perfect product. That one foundation, powder or concealer that completely hides spots, minimizes lines, smoothes texture and creates an overall flawless finish. (Does one such product even exist?!) We will spend a ton of cash -- maybe not on one product, but on the hundreds we've tested in a lifetime -- read reviews until we're dizzy and, of course, allow makeup artist after makeup artist to convince us that their product is the best. That's a lot of work for a category of makeup that shouldn't really get noticed, right? Well, in order to put an end to this madness and to hopefully save you a few bucks, we thought we'd share a list of the top-rated face powders according to our readers.   See powders

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What's Your Astrological Power Color?

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What's Your Astrological Power Color?

We're all about finding the color that works best for you, whether that's black or neon pink. Whether you check your astrological forecast daily or not, you know that your sun sign uncannily dictates your personality. Every zodiac sign has its own power color that brings out those best qualities. Here's your astrological power color and ways to incorporate it in your makeup routine and wardrobe.   read more

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15 Best Concealers for 2014

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

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7 Best Cream Blushes

Can't stand powder blush? You're not alone. But cream blush isn't without its own set of problems. It can be hard to blend, greasy or fade away as the day goes on. But not these cream blushes. Our reviewers swear that these blushes are super-easy to apply, last all day and give cheeks a healthy flush of color without veering into clown territory. See the best cream blushes, as chosen by our readers.   read more

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Urban Decay Pulls the Trigger on Pulp Fiction Makeup

Whether you're a die-hard Tarantino fan or a total newbie, you're going to love Urban Decay's collaboration with "Pulp Fiction." Formulated to celebrate the film's 20th anniversary, the collection contains pieces that pay tribute to pop icon Mia Wallace's classic '90s vibe. Red lips with nails to match, dramatic matte eyeshadow and even a daring glitter eyeliner allow you to recreate her iconic look. (Dangling cigarette and blunt black bob not included.)   read more

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The Must-Have Makeup Brushes That Are Flying Off the Shelves

This year marks Sonia Kashuk's 15th anniversary with Target, and to celebrate, she's whipped up a limited edition collection that has us scrambling to our nearest store. And with good reason -- the purple makeup brushes seen here are selling out so fast, it may take a trip or two to hunt them down.   read more

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17 Unbelievable Wedding Beauty Looks Around the Globe

When you imagine a bride getting ready for her wedding day, you probably envision a mother-daughter trip to Kleinfeld to pick out the perfect white gown, or an inspiration board of bridal updos that she tries out weeks in advance. But if you're a bride in West Sumatra, Bulgaria or Morocco, that routine might look a little different -- like an eight-pound-crown, face-paint, tinsel-veil kind of situation. One thing's for sure: Beyond the Western world, bridal beauty has a million definitions. Here are some of the world's most amazing bridal 'dos, makeup and accessories we've ever seen.   read more

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9 Best Eyelash Products

An informal office poll revealed we all have a commonality on our beauty wish lists: longer eyelashes. And our readers want them, too. They've tried multiple products on the market ranging from eyelash growth products to mascara bases and conditioning eyelash primers.   read more

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