How to Organize Your Makeup Like a Pro

We aren't all neat freaks and one too many overzealous trips down the makeup aisle has left our bathroom drawers, medicine cabinets and makeup bags overflowing with stuff. Because that's what all your precious makeup becomes when you have one too many of everything, everywhere.   See tips

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13 Worst Lip Glosses

While some women battle shoe addictions, we here at Total Beauty have a bit of a lip makeup obsession.   See worst glosses

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The 7 Makeup Brushes You Actually Need

Most artists will admit that they are nothing without the tools of their trade. Just think: Where would Van Gogh have gotten without his bold brush strokes?   See brushes

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Makeup Tips That Erase 10 Years

Remember when you were a little girl and you couldn't wait to start wearing makeup?

How you'd pocket your mom's lipstick and wait until you got to the bathroom at school to put it on? And, how you logged countless hours in front of the bathroom mirror experimenting with different colors and ways to draw on eyeliner until you hit on just the right combo?   Youthful tricks

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Dramatic Hair and Makeup Makeover

Our makeover dream team -- celeb stylist Ted Gibson, owner of Ted Gibson Salon in New York City, and celeb makeup artist and Beauty.com spokesperson Tina Turnbow -- are about to give Elizabeth a major hair and makeup update.   See makeover

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10 Beautiful Ways to Spend $10

Reading women's magazines can be depressing. Not only do the pages showcase impossibly beautiful (and thin) models, most of the featured clothes and makeup products are cost prohibitive for the majority of us. Sure, it'd be nice to be able to drop $200 on a neck cream or $1,200 on a cute dress for work, but given the state of the economy (and most of our less-than-robust checking account balances) such exorbitant splurges likely aren't in the cards.   See them

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High Fashion Hair and Makeup Looks You Can Actually Wear

When you think about runway hair and makeup looks, what words come to mind?
Over-the-top? Avant guard? Wacky? Inspirational? Impossible-to-pull-off? Scary?   See looks

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The Day-to-Night Makeover

Makeover dream team -- American Idol lead makeup-artist Mezhgan, and stylists Paul Perez and Leland Ferrell and colorist Adam Scheib from the Sally Hershberger salon in Los Angeles -- give Web designer Dana a pretty-yet-easy-to-maintain beauty update. See how you too can transform your look without adding minutes to your routine. Photographs: Andrew Stiles   See makeover tips

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Editors' Picks: 12 Best Lipsticks

Don't pucker up until you've tried these lip makeup gems from Lancome, Clinique, CoverGirl and more   See products

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Makeup Tips: Day to Night Makeup in 5 Minutes or Less

Scenario: You're at work. It's 4:55pm and you've had a long, perhaps sweat-inducing day thanks to accounting department Susie giving you lip in front of the big boss. While you're fantasizing about your favorite sweatpants your husband calls saying you need to meet him and his coworkers for drinks at a chi chi restaurant straight from the office. You take one look in your compact mirror and panic.   See tips

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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.



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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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