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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Get The Perfect Weekend Casual Look

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Get The Perfect Weekend Casual Look

Don't waste your precious weekend time primping. Get this laid-back beauty look in five minutes or less.   read more

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We Tried It: Color-Correcting Primers in Every Shade of the Rainbow

You know you've got a problem when you briefly consider both bribing a TSA agent and/or missing your flight because you think you packed an illicit, full-size tube of expensive foundation primer in your carry-on. Throw it away? When hell freezes over. (True story.)   read more

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WTF Is Radiant Orchid and Why Do We Want It So Badly?

It's that time of year again. The time when the color experts at Pantone flip through their thousands of color swatches to determine which luscious hue most deserves the distinguished title of, ehem, Color of the Year. At which point, the rest of us flock to department stores and makeup counters to snatch up clothing and beauty products in its various shades because, well, it's so pretty, and how have we never noticed this particular color before, and, more importantly, how have we lived without it for so long?   read more

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Our 7 Favorite New Eyeliner Markers

Simon Doonan, the Creative Ambassador at Large of Barneys New York, once told me that "every woman should have a signature flourish -- crazy sunglasses, neon hair, something special." (His is a floral shirt -- he's unrecognizable in anything else.)   read more

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Your Foundation Soul Mate Has Arrived

We're not sure which is tougher: finding your perfect foundation, or your perfect man. Like the afterglow of a great first date, you stroll out of the makeup store with only the highest expectations. Then you spend a day -- maybe a week -- with your perfect match, only to find out that, under broad daylight? Major flaws.   read more

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Get the Look: Dramatic Smoky Blue Eye Makeup

Think bold blue eye shadow is only for girls in dance recitals and women pre-"What Not to Wear" makeover? Think again.   read more

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Your Ultimate Date Night Makeup

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Your Ultimate Date Night Makeup

Spice things up on your special night with this drop-dead gorgeous look.   read more

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The Season's Hottest Holiday Party Look

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The Season's Hottest Holiday Party Look

Get this glam beauty look in less than 5 minutes   read more

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Avon Fab in 5

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Avon Fab in 5

Learn how to get a gorgeous makeup look for every occasion -- in five minutes or less.   read more

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