Sneak Peek: Here's the New Lancôme Collaboration

We haven't been this excited about a collab since Missoni For Target -- and it launches this Saturday   read more

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Our Mother-Daughter Makeover

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Our Mother-Daughter Makeover

Sure, flowers are nice and a spa gift certificate or champagne brunch is a lovely idea, but this year Breanne, 20, decided to think outside the box. Instead of the usual gifts she spent the day with her mom, Kim, 50, getting their hair and makeup done.   See more

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Palette Challenge

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Palette Challenge

Challenge: 1 Palette, 2 Easy Weekend Looks


Proof you don't need to raid your whole makeup bag before brunch   read more

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Kate Middleton Named UK's Most Influential Beauty Icon, Obviously

The Duchess of Cambridge just won the title of UK's most influential beauty icon, according to a recent survey, beating out both Kate Moss and Victoria Beckham. (Let's be real, there was no contest).   read more

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7 Colored Mascaras To Try This Summer (They're Officially a Thing Again)

Colored mascara may bring back cringe-worthy, '80s flashbacks, but new product releases from some of our favorite beauty brands are proving the trend has risen again.   read more

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7 Simple Tricks to Look Prettier on Video

The first time I had a Skype meeting for work (I live in New York City, and Total Beauty is based in Los Angeles), I was horrified by the way I looked. The lighting exaggerated the dark circles under my eyes, my lips were so washed out it was like I didn't have any lips, and the camera really did add 10 pounds -- to my face.   read more

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MAC's New Collection Makes Orange Surprisingly Wearable

It looks like Hayley Williams' orange-infused collab with MAC was just an appetizer for a full serving of the vibrant color. Orange you glad? (Had to.) The makeup brand has created a full-blown makeup collection, "All About Orange," that's inspired by the punchy shade and set to hit shelves on June 6th.   read more

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5 Vulgar Beauty Products That Have Scarred Us for Life

What comes to mind when you think of beauty products? Varying shades of pink, powdery, and flowery scents? The stereotypical lipstick kiss mark? Maybe a handful of sparkles?   read more

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The Lip Crayon Is Having a Moment

As someone who was regularly berated by her orthodontist for not using lip balm (I'll spare you the gory details of my headgear routine), I've grown to be pretty finicky when it comes to my lip regimen. Now, I always have Chapstick in my purse, and while it's great for hydration, it fails to deliver on the pigment front. Lip gloss always seems like a good idea ... until strands of my hair get trapped in the stickiness.   read more

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Challenge: Desk to Dinner

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Challenge: Desk to Dinner

3 Easy Night Looks


We challenged our sister site, BeautyRiot.com, to create 3 night looks with only 3 makeup palettes. How'd they do?   read more

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