10 Essential Concealer Hacks for Dark and Olive Skin

More than full lips or rosy cheeks, smooth skin tone is the key to a youthful beauty look. "Even skin color makes someone look years younger," says New York City dermatologist and author of "Skin Rules" Dr. Debra Jaliman, MD.   read more


11 Best Eyelash Products

An informal office poll revealed we all have a commonality on our beauty wish lists: long 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


27 African-American and Latina Beauty Bloggers You Need to Know Now

Sometimes, we beauty junkies can't help it. To get inspiration (or a time-consuming Friday distraction) we turn to bloggers for the coolest, most unique beauty ideas.   read more


How to Make Your Eyes Look Bigger Than a Disney Princess'

Want to make your eyes look bigger? People have been fascinated with eyes since the beginning of time (just take a look at Ancient Greek and Egyptian artwork). More than windows to the outside world, eyes are also portals inward. We gaze into them to learn someone's innermost thoughts. We'll cast a smoldering look to tell someone we're interested. Eyes are even an indicator of our overall health, says science.   read more


8 Foundations for People Who Hate Foundation

Like death, taxes and Kardashian news in my Facebook feed, foundation has always been one of life's unpleasant inevitabilities for me. Cursed with imperfect skin, I've never been comfortable skimping on foundation, but at the same time, the feel of heavy creams and goopy liquids on my face makes me squirm.   read more


10 Best Drugstore Bronzers

The best drugstore bronzer should give you a golden, tan glow that rivals the results of a more expensive bronzer. Sound like a tall order? Not really, according to our reviewers.   read more


14 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 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


TotalBeauty.com Awards 2015: Best Makeup

Spoiler alert: You're going to want to clear some room in your makeup bag for these amazing products. We swiped, swatched and tested all the latest and greatest in makeup, from BB creams and primers to mascaras and lipsticks -- and then we asked you to pick your favorites as well. Which products should you stock up during your next Sephora run? Keep reading to see all of the best makeup from our 2015 TotalBeauty.com Awards.   read more


Secrets to Applying Liquid Liner Like a Pro

Liquid eyeliner adds a bold dimension to your makeup look that no other product can achieve. Whether you're rocking a graphic cat eye or a subtle swish and flick, liquid eyeliner enhances the eyes in all kinds of chic, flattering ways. But learning to master the perfect, clean-lined, symmetrical shape of well-executed liquid eyeliner requires a surgical level of precision that most of us simply don't have. Or so we thought.   read more


Makeup You Can -- and Should -- Sleep in

For a skin care nut like me, the thought of going to bed with makeup on makes me want to grab the nearest GlamGlow mask and scrub for hours. So even though the sleep-in-your-makeup trend is gaining traction -- probably thanks to countless #wokeuplikethis selfies -- I'm skeptical.   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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