The Best HD Makeup Products For Your Next Close-Up

Before you get ready for your next close-up, you're going to want to make sure that you're makeup bag is stocked with the best HD makeup. Sure, most of us are never on TV or the silver screen, but we are the stars of our own reality show. Social media updates, selfies, wedding pictures, your professional LinkedIn profile pic ... there are plenty of photo ops around the corner and you want to look great because let's face it: thanks to the internet, those unforgiving, high def photos are going to be around forever.   read more

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16 Best Blushes

The best blushes give a lit-from-within, healthy-looking glow -- something we all strive for with our makeup. A bad blush gives a streaky, sparkly, clownish look -- not attractive. Luckily, our reviewers have have helped us narrow down the best blushes on the market. They've tried tons of blushes, and we're sharing their favorite picks. The best part? Our readers guarantee you won't look like you're auditioning for the circus when you reach for one of these top ranked blushes. (Just remember to use a real blush brush with all of them, not the little ones that come in the package, OK?)   See blushes

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12 Best Mineral Makeup Products

The best mineral makeup is the gift that keeps on giving. Unlike traditional makeup products, the best mineral makeup lines are free of preservatives and chemicals -- like parabens, dyes and fragrances -- that can wreak havoc on sensitive skin. They can be a lifesaver for women with skin conditions like eczema or rosacea who don't want to give up makeup. And, because most formulas don't contain oil, they also won't exacerbate acne-prone skin.   read more

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11 Snapchat Accounts Every Beauty Junkie Should Follow

With every makeup tutorial, hair demo and sassy comment, our favorite beauty bloggers give us serious beauty (and attitude) goals. We've spent countless hours watching their YouTube channels and reading their beauty blogs, gaining major insights into how to do a cat eye in 30 seconds or where to score the best strobing illuminator.   read more

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14 Best Makeup Brushes

Having the best makeup brushes in your beauty bag can make all the difference in your makeup routine. Just like a great artist uses a brush to create a museum-worthy painting, we wield our makeup brushes to create perfectly contoured and blended makeup masterpieces.   See tools

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10 Best Lip Balms -- and the 5 Worst -- for Dry Lips

How many times a day do you apply lip balm? According to a recent poll we posted on our Facebook page, the average woman uses lip balm anywhere from two to 30 times a day. Yeah, you read that right -- 30 times.   See lip balms

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10 Best Drugstore Primers

Navigating the drugstore makeup aisle to find the best drugstore primer can be tricky -- but it's a necessary process. After all, a makeup primer should be a staple in every woman's makeup bag, because it will keep your eye shadow from creasing and your foundation from dripping down your face halfway through the day. If you're on a beauty budget, never fear -- you don't have to spend tons of money to find a great primer. We scoured hundreds of reviews and pulled together this list of the best drugstore primers for frugal beauty babes. We guarantee one (or more!) of these will be the best makeup primer for you!   read more

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11 Best Drugstore Concealers

The best drugstore concealers -- just like their more expensive counterparts -- help us address many a beauty need: They cover up those Netflix-induced under eye bags; make that giant, unexpected pimple do a disappearing act; and add extra insurance to our #flawless makeup look for a night out. And if you think you need to spend money on a pricey concealer to get amazing results, think again.   read more

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12 Best Eyeshadows

If you haven't stashed one of these best eyeshadows in your makeup bag, then you might be familiar with this scenario: You start your day with perfectly made-up eyes. Your lashes are long and lifted, your cat-eye wings are as symmetrical as they'll ever be and your eyeshadow is blended so skillfully that you wish you could give yourself a high five. But a few hours later, you glance in the bathroom mirror to find a pair of shockingly faded, creased eyelids. What was a makeup masterpiece this morning is now a hot mess. We've all been there.   See shadows

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12 Pink Lipsticks That'll Make You Feel Smoking Hot

As tired as we are of hearing that pink is for girls and blue is for boys, we've got to admit that pink is a gorgeous color -- especially when worn on the lips. More than just flattering, pink lipstick makes you feel like you can seduce the hell out of the rest of the world, whether you're wearing a subtle rose or an in-your-face magenta.   read more

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