12 Best Highlighters

Not to be a Debbie downer, but it's a fact of life that with each passing year, time takes its toll on our complexions. Our cheekbones become more sunken in, our under-eye bags get darker and lower, and our skin turns sallower.   See list


How to Apply False Lashes Like a Pro

The mere mention of false eyelashes can strike fear into the hearts of otherwise makeup-savvy women. Applying false lashes is an art that many of us have yet to master. A bad application can literally leave you in tears, ruining your makeup in the process.   Read guide


13 Amazing Halloween Makeup Tutorials to Try

Our favorite (doable) Halloween makeup how-tos from YouTube   See more


15 Best Eyeliners Under $10

Figuring out what eye makeup to wear is one of our biggest daily morning decisions (along with deciding whether it's a dark roast or an espresso day). Do we want a daring swipe of purple eyeliner or a sexy black cat eye? Regardless of the look we choose, we need the best eyeliners, from the perfect smudgy kohl to a precise, smudge-proof liquid liner, to get the job done.   See picks


25 Kylie Jenner Beauty Looks That Will Wow Everyone -- Even Her Haters

Regardless of how you feel about Kylie Jenner, there's no doubt she knows a thing or two about pulling off a flawlessly executed beauty look. Not only does she have a makeup line in the works and an existing line of hair extensions, but she recently launched a lifestyle website -- full of makeup tutorials -- that crashed on its debut day due to too much traffic. (Looks like she took a note from sister Kim about that whole breaking the Internet thing.)   read more


23 Outrageous Makeup Looks You've Gotta See to Believe

We spend our days pinning gorgeous images on Pinterest, following top makeup artists on Instagram and overall entrenching ourselves in everything beauty-related, but we've never seen anything like these dramatic makeup looks. We found some of the most innovative makeup artists and beauty bloggers around who know no bounds when it comes to makeup. Ombré eyebrows, watercolor face paint -- nothing is off limits. You won't believe the looks they created.   read more


How to DIY Taylor Swift's Fiercest Bad Blood Makeup Look for Halloween

Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" music video starred essentially every member of her #squad, and they all looked amazing. So, naturally, Miss Swift and her Bad Blood crew top the list of the best group Halloween costume ideas for 2015. (Because, seriously, who doesn't want to wear killer makeup and a badass outfit?)   read more


What Real Women Think About L'Oreal Paris La Palette Nude

Eye shadow palettes sometimes feel like they're intended for the experienced beauty junkie who knows what she's doing -- and who's usually also willing to shell out a little more cash on her products.   read more


12 Best Drugstore Blush Products

The best drugstore blush has a few key characteristics. Not only is it under $15, the best drugstore blush is also easy to blend, highly pigmented, creamy in texture and offers a wide selection of shades. So, how hard is it really to find a quality drugstore blush?   read more


22 Jaw-Dropping Instagram Makeovers

Gone are the days when we'd have to furiously flip through our favorite fashion magazines in search of makeover stories.   read more


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