7 Beauty Products to Retire in 2013

You've recovered from the holidays, and you've made your resolutions. And if you're holding on to concealers with cracked caps, leaking foundations, slimy shine serums, and expired sunscreens, it's time to make another vow for 2013: Overhaul your beauty product stash stat. (And not to worry, it's actually going to be a lot more fun than you think.)   See products

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January 8, 2013  |  12:01 PM  |  55 COMMENTS
6 Products That'll Make You Look Like a Morning Person

This isn't one of those preachy, "you need more sleep" stories. We know you may never be a morning person. But these little miracle workers will make you look like one, even if you hate the world until noon   See products

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January 3, 2013  |   2:01 PM  |  33 COMMENTS
Behind the Scenes with Aerin Lauder

From the inspiration behind her line to the product everyone is raving about, here's a look at how Aerin Lauder's new line came together   See more

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December 21, 2012  |  12:12 PM  |  16 COMMENTS
8 Products to Buy in January

My favorite thing about January isn't hitting the gym (too crowded) or trying the latest juice cleanse (needed, but definitely not fun) -- it's throwing things away. Piles of papers get shredded; clothing gets donated; and old beauty products get tossed.   See products

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December 19, 2012  |  12:12 PM  |  52 COMMENTS
10 Worst Eyeliners

We constantly hear women talk about how much they love mascara. "My mascara this," "My mascara that" they rave. They go on and on about how crucial it is to their eye makeup routine and how well it works to make their eyes "pop."   See eyeliners

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December 18, 2012  |   6:12 PM  |  80 COMMENTS
5 Perfect Gift Ideas for New Moms

You've almost finished all your holiday shopping, but there's just one person left on your list and you have absolutely no idea what to get her: the new mom. And she can be a tricky giftee. Get her that cute pair of baby booties and she'll be bummed you didn't get something for her. Buy her a box of really nice bath salts and it'll just remind her of how she never has time to take baths these days.   See gifts

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December 12, 2012  |  10:12 AM  |  13 COMMENTS
From The Pros: Eye Makeup Tips For Brown Eyes

Try these expert eye makeup tips to make those brown eyes stand out in the best way possible   see tips

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December 10, 2012  |   9:12 PM  |  24 COMMENTS
8 Beauty Products That Should Have Their Own Fan Clubs

As a diehard devotee of the TV comedy "Arrested Development," I distinctly remember when I heard it was getting cancelled. It was a dark, dark day.   See products

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December 10, 2012  |   3:12 PM  |  18 COMMENTS
Buh-bye, Tangerine Tango. The Pantone Color of 2013 Is ...

It's the color of money, envy, and good 'ole Kermit, and now it's the Pantone color of 2013: green (well, Emerald Green to be exact).We are psyched to see this shade take center stage in 2013, and love that it's way more wearable than 2012's hue, Tangerine Tango. Swipe it on your nails, use it as shadow and liner, it even makes a great color for a little hair flair. Click here to see the Emerald Green beauty picks you'll want to try now. To get you started, we've collected our favorite emerald-hued makeup and nail polishes. You can keep things subtle by swapping your black liner for emerald or go all-out with an emerald smoky eye. But may we suggest snagging these emerald products pronto. Now that it's the 2013 Pantone color of the year, there's a good chance anything with a green tint will be flying off the shelves.So, how does Pantone chose its color each year? The company starts by surveying fashion and design industry experts about the colors they're working with, then a committee chooses the final shade. (Yeah, we were hoping there was some sort of psychic, mystical side to all of this, too, but it seems pretty straightforward.)   See makeup

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December 6, 2012  |   2:12 PM  |  31 COMMENTS
How To Wear Gold Eye Makeup

How To Wear Gold Eye Makeup

When most people imagine gold eye makeup, disco is typically the first image that comes to mind. Gold eye makeup can be tricky, but it can look amazing when done the right way. Be sure to follow this list of guidelines when attempting to master the perfect gold eye look. First, keep your gold in check. If you are doing gold eyes, stick to that and keep your lips and cheeks neutral. You do not want to go into gold overload by doing gold eye makeup along with gold cheek shimmer and lip gloss as well. The quality of the eye makeup you select is also important, as an overly shiny or sparkly gold will detract from your look. Pick an eye shadow that contains a sheer hint of gold without going overboard. Read   read more

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December 4, 2012  |   9:12 PM  |  8 COMMENTS

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