Best Movie Makeovers of All Time

Cue the music. Hold your breath. Fight those tears. It's time -- time for the geek or the tough-girl or the under-privileged/secretly gorgeous duckling to swim as a swan. You know it's the best part of the movie. When the scullery maid gets transformed into a princess. When the tomboy FBI agent turns into a beauty pageant queen. When the nerd becomes the most popular girl in school. Despite being grown women, we all love a good movie makeover, don't we?   See Makeovers

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5-Minute Makeup Looks for Your Skin Tone

Nine-to-five fact: When you've got deadlines, you'd rather spend time in line at Starbucks than doing your makeup. Any gal on the go knows the importance of that first sip of java, the extra three minutes in the shower, or that morning run that gets your blood pumping before the eight-hour (if you're lucky) grind. So, doing your makeup in the morning shouldn't require a significant time block, agree? Basically, if making up your face has made it on to your iPhone "to do" list, it's time you got the memo that perfectly pulled-together makeup looks can be accomplished in five minutes or less -- so no need to block out the better half of an hour.   See looks

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3-Product Makeup Challenge

It's 6pm. And you just got a last minute invitation to dinner with friends. There's no question -- you're in. Except for one problem -- you don't have time to run home and touch up your makeup , and you only have lipstick, one eyeliner and powder in your purse. What's a girl to do? Easy -- get creative and make those makeup products multi-task.   See makeup looks

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2010 Halloween Makeup and Costume Ideas

Retire your usual (yawn-worthy) cat or witch looks for one of these new Halloween makeup and costume ideas   See looks

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Edgy Hair and Makeup Looks to Try for Halloween

Our prediction for this year's most popular costumes:

1. Lady Gaga
2. Snookie   See looks

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Real Women Makeover Hall of Fame

There's something so satisfying about seeing before and after makeover photos juxtaposed. Whether it is celebrities or real women, there's a wow factor about seeing what subtle or profound hair and makeup adjustments can do for someone's outer and inner glow. And for those of us who are on the perpetual self-improvement quest, these makeover photos make us ask ourselves, "Am I in need of a makeover too?"   See makeovers

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Day and Night Celebrity Makeup Looks for Your Budget

All bank accounts are not created equal. This is America and capitalism reigns supreme. But while money may fall unequally in our hands, gorgeous celebrity makeup looks are free for all to copy. See, life is fair after all.   See looks

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Best Hair and Makeup Looks Seen on Real Women at New York Fashion Week

With the explosion of reality TV and the popularity of gossip sites and magazines exploiting "stars" like Kate Gosselin or Kim Kardashian, we all have an undeniable fascination with real people. So this year at New York Fashion Week, we thought that instead of showing off beauty trends seen on models, we'd share our favorite hair and makeup looks seen on real women.   See looks

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7 Worst Eyeshadows

From smoky hot messes to glittery disasters -- our readers recommend keeping your brushes far away from this eye makeup   See eyeshadows

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Best Celebrity Makeunders

These stars finally took that "less is more" adage to heart when it came to changing up their hairstyles and makeup   See products

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