Top 10 Makeup Felonies

Before you make up your next face, there are 10 crucial no-nos we'd like you to know so you don't end up on this list. To ensure your efforts aren't wasted, we asked celebrity makeup artist Fiona Stiles to share her expert beauty tips on nipping these common mistakes in the bud.   Get tips

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Celebrity Oops! Scary Makeup Looks

You'd think that with a team of makeup artists at their disposal, celebrities would always leave the house looking flawless. But from the look of these photos, some of them may need to rethink their makeup choices. Check out these stars' best and worst looks, side by side. It's a perfect reminder that we all, even celebrities, have good and bad beauty days.   See makeup

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Get the Celebrity Makeup Look: Penelope Cruz

Actress Penelope Cruz's deep, jewel-toned cat eyes add a seductive touch to her classic, Old Hollywood-inspired style. Learn how to copy her eyes for your next evening out with tips from the makeup artist behind the look, Rachel Goodwin.   How-to tips

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Get the Look: Jennifer Garner

Actress Jennifer Garner always manages to look healthy, well-rested and stunning on the red carpet, despite being a mom, wife and celebrity full-time. Makeup artist Matin, who applied the look, tells you how to recreate her glowing skin, sparkling eyes and warm pink lips in three easy steps.   How-to tips

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9 Eyeliners Not Worth Your Money

According to your reviews, these eyeliners -- some of which had
potential to be great -- possessed at least one fatal flaw that was   Worst eyeliners

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The Best (and Worst) Runway Looks of Fall '08

We soaked up the backstage scene at Fashion Week to bring you our favorite and least favorite hair and makeup looks. Plus, find out how to make our top picks more street-friendly.   Runway photos

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How Does Runway Makeup Rate at Work?

Models swagger down the runway wearing some really insane makeup looks -- and that made us wonder. Could a real woman pull off these fashion week trends?   View the looks

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Transform Day Makeup to Night -- Fast

No need to do a full makeup reboot when you need to go from the office to a swanky dinner. We asked makeup pros how to go from a basic everyday face to a sophisticated night look by adding a few (three, to be exact) new products.   Change Your Look

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Which Makeup Colors Really Work on You

So are you cool or warm? Cool complexions usually have "blue, violet or gray eyes," says Los Angeles makeup artist Lucy Crawford. Warm complexions usually have brown, green or hazel eyes and tan rather than burn in the sun. But rules were made to be broken, so here's a second test: Hold a white sheet of paper to your jawline. If you see pink or blue in your skin, you're cool; yellow or orange means you're warm. Now remember your undertone and find your makeup colors:   Find My Colors

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Luxe vs. Less Skin Care

You don't have to spend half your paycheck on skincare products to stay wrinkle and pimple-free. That said, slathering household condiments on your face to avoid paying for the good stuff isn't necessary either. Dermatologist Dr. Ava Shamban and P&G scientist Mary Begovic Johnson helped us compare products with similar ingredients that are very different in cost. Here's what we found.   See products

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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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