13 Best Lip Liners

Lip liners get a bad rap, probably because they make people think of that awful lined-lips-with-nude-lipstick look. But skipping a lip liner is a missed opportunity to make your lips look fuller and more defined. It also keeps your lipstick locked in place and prevents feathering. With so many options to choose from, it's easy to end up with a liner that doesn't deliver on its promises. So we narrowed them down to only the top reader-reviewed lip liners to make you a believer.   See reviews

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18 Gorgeous NYFW Makeup Looks to Try Out Now

New York Fashion Week is a magical time in the beauty world. All the best makeup artists in the business are there, creating glamorous, gorgeous and (sometimes) insane-but-awesome makeup looks to complement the fashions designers are sending down the runway. Now that New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 has come to a close, we rounded up our favorite makeup looks from the shows that we can actually pull off in real life. Here, the most-wearable and drool-worthy makeup how-tos from fashion week. Get ready for some serious makeup inspiration.   read more

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5 Best Lip Plumper Products -- and the 2 Worst

Lip plumpers are a cheap and instant way to get fuller, bee-stung lips à la Angelina Jolie -- no needles necessary.   See lip plumpers

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Every Reason to Get Really, Really Excited About H&M's New Beauty Line

I remember the day that H&M came to my hometown mall. My friends and I were seniors in high school. The moment the doors opened, we stampeded in like fast fashion-starved wildebeests and spent all our earnings on t-shirt dresses and ankle boots.   read more

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14 Haute, Not Hippie, Vegan Beauty Products

When we say "vegan beauty," for many it triggers visions of unwashed hair, bare feet and the inescapable scent of patchouli. We get it. But today, beauty brands are rolling out vegan makeup, skin care and hair products that look beyond the Burning Man contingent.   read more

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25 Gorgeous Wedding Makeup Looks to Steal

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25 Gorgeous Wedding Makeup Looks to Steal

After you've picked out the perfect big white dress, it's essential that your wedding makeup is on point, too. After all, your wedding makeup look can make or break those photos you'll cherish for years to come. But which wedding makeup look is right for you?   read more

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9 Best Cream Blushes

Can't stand powder blush? You're not alone. But cream blush isn't without its own set of problems. It can be hard to blend, greasy or fade away as the day goes on. But not these cream blushes. Our reviewers swear that these blushes are super-easy to apply, last all day and give cheeks a healthy flush of color without veering into clown territory. See the best cream blushes, as chosen by our readers.   read more

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10 Essential Concealer Hacks for Dark and Olive Skin

More than full lips or rosy cheeks, smooth skin tone is the key to a youthful beauty look. "Even skin color makes someone look years younger," says New York City dermatologist and author of "Skin Rules" Dr. Debra Jaliman, MD.   read more

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11 Best Eyelash Products

An informal office poll revealed we all have a commonality on our beauty wish lists: long eyelashes. And our readers want them, too. They've tried multiple products on the market ranging from eyelash growth products to mascara bases and conditioning eyelash primers.   read more

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27 African-American and Latina Beauty Bloggers You Need to Know Now

Sometimes, we beauty junkies can't help it. To get inspiration (or a time-consuming Friday distraction) we turn to bloggers for the coolest, most unique beauty ideas.   read more

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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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