Benefit's Latest 'They're Real' Release: Game Changing Eyeliner?

Those of us who live and die by Benefit's They're Real mascara have a little spring in our step this week. Pourquoi? Because, at long last, Jean and Jane Ford's company has let us know when its hotly anticipated follow-up companion piece, the "They're Real Push-Up Liner," will be available.   read more

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May 29, 2014  |   7:05 AM  |  COMMENT
How Much Should You Really Be Spending on Beauty Products?

There's nothing quite like the feeling of purchasing a new beauty product. In part, it's a gamble. (Will this lipstick shade work with your skin color?) It's also a way to improve or even redefine yourself. (New highlights will show your ex that you're a mysterious lady he never had a handle on anyway.) It's a thrill that never really gets old.   read more

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May 28, 2014  |   9:05 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Kelly Osbourne and M.A.C. Make All Our Dreams Come True

Okay, I'll admit it -- I have a major girl crush on Kelly Osbourne. Anyone who can dye their hair purple, shave half their head and do it all without the look-at-me fanfare of other celebrities is pretty badass in my book. So when I heard she was coming out with a limited edition makeup collection for M.A.C., I instantly set out snooping for pre-released images and info. Oh, and did I mention her equally sassy counterpart, mother Sharon Osbourne, has also come out with a summer makeup collection for M.A.C.? The two collections, which feature reinvented pastel shades and glammed up classic colors respectively, are available online June 2 and in stores June 12.   read more

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May 28, 2014  |   9:05 AM  |  COMMENT
Time To Cry: Two Teens With Life-Threatening Illnesses Become Models for a Day

Thabrianna Ashley has been dealing with sickle cell anemia for most of her life, which causes extreme joint pain, internal organ complications and asthma. LeeAnn Baternik was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer usually found in the bone, when she was 14. These girls obviously needed a break.   read more

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May 28, 2014  |   6:05 AM  |  COMMENT
13 Best Tinted Moisturizers

We have our list of top-rated foundations and what our readers think are the best moisturizers on the market, but why stop there? See what our readers think about their favorite tinted moisturizers. Here's to hitting two birds with one stone!   See products

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May 27, 2014  |  11:05 AM  |  50 COMMENTS
The Eyes Have It: Expert Makeup Tips for Glasses-Wearers

Eye makeup is a tricky enough business as it is -- glasses or no glasses. You have to avoid those little mascara specks all over your eyelids, worry about creasing, take into consideration your eye shape ... add to those concerns a pair of thick-framed glasses and you have quite the conundrum on your hands. So we called upon our favorite glasses-wearing makeup expert, Bobbi Brown, to share some of her best eye makeup tips and tutorials for glasses wearers -- straight from her new book, Everything Eyes. Here, her top tips and what to avoid.   read more

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May 27, 2014  |   8:05 AM  |  COMMENT
Kelly Osbourne's M.A.C. Collaboration Is Finally Here

• Of course Kelly Osbourne's collaboration with M.A.C. would be in purple (like her hair, natch). It's actually a beautiful collection, complete with an eyeshadow palette, a blush and a coral-ish lipstick to offset all that purple. The whole collection is rather extensive, but if we were to pick a fave, we'd have to go with the Jumbo Penultimate eyeliner in Rapidblack. [Bellasugar]   read more

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May 21, 2014  |   5:05 AM  |  COMMENT
7 Waterproof Makeup Picks You'll Actually Love

The season of pool parties, beach vacations and outdoor excursions comes with plenty of opportunities for your makeup to smear or streak. But that's no reason to go bare-faced this summer. Instead of letting a little heat, humidity or water ruin your makeup fun, keep your face in place with these seven waterproof makeup picks that you'll love so much, you may even wear them year-round.   read more

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May 20, 2014  |   6:05 AM  |  COMMENT
Orphan Black's Makeup Artist Dives Into The Clone's Distinctive Looks

• Do you watch hit BBC America show Orphan Black? We're obsessed. According to the show's makeup artist Stephen Lynch and hairstylist Sandy Sokolowski, the hardest character to get actress Tatiana Maslany into is actually buttoned up bitch Rachel. The easiest? Alison, who Sokolowski refers to as "fantastically middle class." [Yahoo]   read more

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Angelina Jolie Looked Less Than Perfect (For Once)

• Angelina Jolie had a dreaded powder mishap, and OMG the world survived. We're all still here, but she did have some white stuff on her face (and leg) at the Maleficent premiere. [Us Weekly]   read more

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