The Weight Loss Makeover: New Body, New Look

Wendy lost 35 pounds -- but she's having a harder time losing her "fat girl" mentality. See how this makeover brings out her natural beauty and self-confidence   See makeover

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3 Lipsticks That Work on Every Woman

Since we spend all our waking hours talking to pro makeup artists and celeb hairstylists, we editors are walking beauty encyclopedias. Have brittle nails? Take a fish oil supplement. Want to elongate your face? Get side bangs and contour your face with bronzer. But ask us which lipstick shades flatter women of all skin tones and we're stumped.   Discover the univers

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Sephora Stalker: Women Reveal What's Really Worth Buying

When Holly Golightly gets the mean reds, she goes to Tiffany's and the sparkling diamonds put her right at ease. Us? We go to Sephora.   See products

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How to Be a Natural Beauty This Year

The problem with New Year's resolutions is that they typically focus on all the things you want to change. Drop a couple pants sizes, get a daring haircut, overhaul your entire look. Well, this year, instead of being a Negative Nancy, we say it's time to love who you are and what you've got. Which means natural makeup and effortless-looking hair are in.   See styles

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Look Healthy Even When You're Sick

As a kid, trying to look less sick would have been a seriously dumb idea. One glimpse of your red nose, watery eyes, and pale skin and mom would insist that you stay home watching cartoons in your jammies. Score!   Get tips

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How to Apply Eyeliner: 10 Looks for Beginners and Pros

Want to up your "how to apply eyeliner" game? Whether you're an eyeliner rookie or a winged-tip-wearing-snob, these makeup artist techniques will help you master 10 stunning eyeliner looks on your first try.   Get looks

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The Ultimate Beauty Gift Guide

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The Ultimate Beauty Gift Guide

If this season is all about giving, let's just say we're more like Scrooge than Santa.

It's not that we're not generous. But with all the shiny new gizmos and the gorgeous holiday sets available, we'll be the first to admit that we're often tempted to keep the gifts for ourselves. C'mon, fess up: You kept that set of luxe hand creams instead of giving them to mom last year, didn't you?   See gifts

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7 Best Looks from Our Favorite Holiday Movies

Planning to wear that safe smoky eye and your go-to updo again? Read on for fun (and easy) ideas inspired by our all-time fave holiday flicks   See looks

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7 Worst Powders

For a product whose entire reason for being is to make your skin look great by setting foundation and keeping skin matte, it rarely gets the attention it deserves. People never gush about how great your powder looks, do they?   See powders

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Sexy Makeup You Can Do in Your Car

We see her all the time. The woman in the next lane, swerving because she's applying her mascara while going 55 miles per hour. Or the one who's so busy perfecting her smoky eye that it takes her a solid 30 seconds to start moving after the light turns green.   Get looks

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Total Beauty's makeup tips and tricks are the answer to all your foundation, mascara, eye shadow, and blush questions. If you've ever seen a look on someone, be it a celebrity or girl-on-the-street, and wondered how you could do it at home, you've come to the right place. The art of makeup application has never been easier with our how-to and do-it-yourself articles and videos. These resources will provide you with all the information you need to get exactly the look you're going for - be it forties sophistication, the eighties drama, seventies playfulness, or natural girl-next-door.



In addition to bringing you makeup tips, Total Beauty also offers you comprehensive information on the latest beauty products and complete beauty news coverage. Our articles will help you learn to apply makeup, understand what products will work best for your skin type, and to pick colors that will suit your complexion. All you have to do to get a fabulous, professionally-applied look is to follow our step-by-step beauty and makeup tips.

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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