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How to Do Your Own Bridal Makeup (Slideshow) How to Do Your Own Bridal Makeup (Slideshow)

It's July, which means we are officially about a month into wedding season. It also means that a lot of brides have been asking how to do their own makeup. With concerns ranging from, "I'm worried it'll melt off" to "I don't know how to get my makeup to look good in photos" many of these soon-to-be brides are (understandably) antsy. Personally, I think every bride should hire a makeup artist…  

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Charli Schuler

Tags: Makeup, Summer

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The 8 Bridal Beauty Mistakes I'll Avoid at My (Next) Wedding The 8 Bridal Beauty Mistakes I'll Avoid at My (Next) Wedding

I was a bride once. It was a sunny, lovely backyard ceremony in Montecito, Calif. But the pink dress I'd settled on (much like the groom himself) turned out not to have been the best choice. And, when I'm totally honest about it, looking back, lots of things were "wrong" with that day; my newly colored hair was too stark in the sunshine, the style too-sprayed and I went way too trendy with…  

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Virginia Pelley

Tags: Hair, Makeup, Summer

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Expert Q&A: "I have hooded eyelids. How should I do my eye makeup?" Expert Q&A: "I have hooded eyelids. How should I do my eye makeup?"

My Beauty Life's resident makeup pro, Sage Maitri stopped by recently to respond to a bunch of Facebook fan-submitted questions. Today, Sage addresses a query from reader Siriluck Qyattlaender who wrote, "I have hooded eyelids. How should I wear eye makeup?" Here's what our pro recommends: "The hooded lid can pose a few challenges, but once you're armed with these tips, it will open up…  

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Audrey Fine

Tags: Makeup, Summer, Sage Maitri

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My 3 Never-Fail Tricks for Looking Pretty When It's Hotter Than Heck My 3 Never-Fail Tricks for Looking Pretty When It's Hotter Than Heck

Why do people make such a big deal out of weather? It's really not that interesting. Check that. It's really supremely boring . It's cold, it's raining, it's hot. Whatever. Deal with it. Whining about it won't help. But, I'll tell you one thing (ok three things) that will help to make you feel better when it's 98 degrees in the shade -- knowing that you look mahhhvelous. And, just how…  

Featuring:
Audrey Fine

Tags: Makeup, Summer

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The VIP (Very Impressive Product) Pick of the Week #48 The VIP (Very Impressive Product) Pick of the Week #48

The Product : Murad Hybrids Skin Perfecting Primer Dewy Finish The Price: $35 The Company Spiel: "Oil-free primer ignites a radiant glow, powered by light-enhancing minerals. Restore smoothness while a universal shade provides the perfect skin tone match. Minimize the appearance of pores." The Real Deal: When I read the words: "universal shade" or "perfect skin tone match" I get…  

Featuring:
Audrey Fine

Tags: Makeup, Spring

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