How to Erase Dark Circles With Makeup

Whether the cause is genetics or last night's Netflix binge, those deep, dark, annoying AF under-eye circles are now this morning's most difficult problem to hide. For some reason, no matter how much concealer you cake on, the evil darkness seeps through, and you end up with a cakey mess -- simply highlighting the problem instead of erasing it.   read more

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19 Cute Makeup Bags to Help You Keep Your Sh*t Together

As any fellow beauty junkie can attest, maintaining your makeup throughout the day is a must. However, stuffing your favorite lipsticks, compacts and eyeliners into random purse zippers and coat pockets is not only inconvenient, it's also a recipe for messy spills, broken powders and total meltdowns -- of the lipstick and emotional variety.   read more

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15 Metallic Lipsticks to Take Over the World in

Metallic lipsticks are one of the biggest trends of the moment, and it's not hard to tell why -- after all, what objection could one possibly have to the concept of gilded lips? They're glamorous, ultra-modern, and completely and satisfyingly shiny. When you think about it, it's kind of like special effects for your most alluring feature -- so you can bet it's a surefire way to amp up any look.   read more

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15 Drugstore Products Celebrity Makeup Artists Swear By

It doesn't matter if it's $5 or $50: When something works, it works. Still, we would be remiss not to acknowledge the joy, the satisfaction, the swell of pride -- not to mention the money saved -- that comes with finding truly incredible beauty products for less than the price of a cold-pressed juice. Now that feeling is akin to the makeup lover's nirvana.   read more

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12 Pumpkin Spice Beauty Products You Need This Fall

Apple pie, flannel shirts, crunchy leaves and cozy sweaters -- these, as much as a drop in temperature, are the signs of fall. Perhaps the most recognized sign of fall is the presence of pumpkin. It creeps into your coffee, your desserts and your decor -- and the pumpkin craze has even made its way onto the beauty scene.   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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The Color-Correcting Technique You Need More Than Contouring

If 2015 was the year of contouring, we're calling 2016 the year of color correcting. From the slew of YouTube tutorials to the uptick in searches for "how to color correct," it's obvious this is the trend to try. In recent months, every major brand has released a color-correcting product -- giving you no shortage of options to dabble with. But what exactly is color correcting, and -- most importantly -- why should you do it?   read more

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These Are the Fall Lipstick Colors That Will Be Everywhere This Season

There's no use pretending that the end of summer is anything other than a major bummer (goodbye, rosè all day). But if there's one thing to not dread, but actually get excited about, it's fall beauty -- especially fall lipstick colors. As much as we love a good gloss, this year has seen some major lipstick launches -- we're talking superpigmented, long-lasting and comfortable formulas -- proof that sometimes change is good. And what better way to embrace change than with these must-try fall lipstick colors, which are anything but expected. From bruised plum to vibrant tangerine, fall's lipstick trends embrace a dichotomy of dark and light, which, when you think about it, is kind of like fall itself.   read more

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23 Most Iconic Celebrity Cat Eyes, Ranked

How were you first introduced to the cat eye? Was it the first time you saw Kate Moss in your big sister's Vogue? Your first Blondie concert? Or maybe, for younger readers, when Lauren Conrad started wearing the feline flick on the early seasons of "The Hills"? It's a look that's been intermittently popular for decades now -- from Kristen Stewart's recent star turns at the Chanel Paris Fashion Week shows, all the way back to Hedy Lamarr's 1940's glam (or Egyptian queen Cleopatra, if you want to go really far back).   read more

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