17 Male Beauty Bloggers Who Are Better Than You at Applying Makeup

From guyliner to man buns to man braids, it's clear that men are finding inspiration from the ladies when it comes to their personal grooming habits. Case in point: There's a crop of male beauty bloggers and makeup artists with mad makeup skills, who have mastered everything from ethereal strobing to intricate cat eyes that require near-surgical precision to create.   read more

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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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Vote for the Best Beauty Vlogger of 2017

Every year we round up the top-rated beauty products and let you, our amazing readers, vote on which ones deserve to win a TotalBeauty Award. This year we realized something was missing -- namely the someones who possess the talent to turn a humble contour kit or curling iron into works of art. Yep, we're talking beauty influencers.   read more

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How to Apply Eye Shadow to Make Your Eyes Pop

Ah, the excitement of opening a fresh new eye shadow palette. So many pretty shades to choose from, all equally gorgeous. But then the confusion sets in -- how do you know which eye shadow colors go where? Are you supposed to use all of them? Does your eye shape matter? Don't stress, there's no need for palette panic. We asked makeup artist Katie Jane Hughes to walk us through not only the eye shadow basics, like how to apply eye shadow, but also how to recreate four gorgeous looks that flatter four different eye shapes. Read on for Hughes' eye makeup tips and tutorials.   read more

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12 Chic Makeup Brush Holders That Look Stunning on Your Vanity

Pop quiz: Are all of your beauty tools organized neatly in a makeup brush holder, or are they haphazardly stuffed in your bathroom drawers? That's what we thought. Makeup brushes sometimes get the short end of the stick. They've helped us navigate some pretty sticky situations over the years. And yet when it comes to organization, TBH, we can be a tad neglectful. Case in point: By the end of the week, our bathroom vanity (or kitchen table, because, lighting) is typically strewn with every type of makeup brush imaginable and with a downright pitiful eye for presentation, to boot.   read more

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14 Best Powders

When it comes to face makeup, most of us will go to amazing lengths in order to find that perfect product. That one foundation, powder or concealer that completely hides spots, minimizes lines and creates an overall flawless finish. (Does one such product even exist?!) We will spend a ton of cash -- maybe not on one product, but on the hundreds we've tested in a lifetime -- read reviews until we're dizzy and, of course, allow makeup artist after makeup artist to convince us that their product is the best. That's a lot of work for a category of makeup that shouldn't really get noticed, right? Well, in order to put an end to this madness and to hopefully save you a few bucks, we thought we'd share a list of the top-rated face powders according to our readers.   See powders

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How to Clean Makeup Brushes When You're Lazy AF

Like flossing or drinking enough water, we all know we should be cleaning our makeup brushes regularly, but, let's get real, how many of us actually are? We're certainly guilty as charged (it just seems so time-consuming!). Still, there's no denying that grimy brushes are majorly gross -- they can lead to all kinds of unwanted skin issues like breakouts and even infection -- not to mention that they don't work as well. So we asked the pros for the easiest, fastest ways to clean makeup brushes. Read on for game-changing advice that's guaranteed to make even the laziest girl a clean brush convert.   read more

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These Are the Virtual Makeover Tools You Need to Try

Sure, the arrival of the new year presents a great excuse for making self-improvements. But if you don't want to spend more time at the gym, do a juice cleanse or buy new mascara, these free smartphone apps are a pretty cool shortcut to your new year makeover (or, at the very least, a bangin' Facebook profile pic). We tried four beauty apps on our road to selfie-made perfection -- and took photos along the way. Here's how they fared.   read more

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12 White Eyeliner Looks That Will Elevate Your Makeup Game

As far as trends go, white eyeliner definitely tends to be something of an unsung hero. It can be tricky to pull off, but the extra effort is more than worth it -- after all, it's an edgy and trendy look that also happens to emphasize eyes to make you look more youthful and wide-awake. Plus, there are tons of ways to wear it, and the looks range from simple and neutral to full-on high-impact glamour.   read more

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16 Best Concealers

Bags, blemishes, redness and under eye circles aren't your friends. But, face makeup, such as the best concealer that allows you to cover those imperfections, is not only your friend, but your closest confidant.   read more

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