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Here are the insiders-only, cult beauty products that makeup artists always have in their kits

12 Best Braiding Video Tutorials

This schoolgirl favorite is all grown up. See the 12 new braided hairstyles we can't get enough of and learn exactly how to do them

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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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Here's How to Get Lana Del Rey's Makeup Look

Part of what makes Lana Del Rey's makeup look so iconic is its gorgeous, retro simplicity. Lana's mix of bold eyes and understated lips makes her look both versatile and achievable. With just a few quick makeup tips, you'll be ready to hit the town in full Lana glam.   read more

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Top 7 Hair and Makeup Tips to Make a Real Statement

When you want to look your best, it all starts with your hair and makeup. You can revolutionize your look by switching to a different foundation, getting creative with your eyeliner pencil, and even changing your conditioner. Try these seven simple beauty tips, and become the master of your hair and makeup routines.   read more

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We Tried It: A Make Up For Ever HD Foundation That Promises a Natural Finish

When it was announced that the OG Make Up For Ever HD Foundation was getting a makeover, I was distraught. I've used the original formula for nearly eight years, since I was a pale teenager struggling with acne. But, because I'm nothing if not product obsessed, I was willing to give the new formula, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation, $39, a chance to impress me.   read more

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9 New Beauty Products to Add to Your Cart This February

I'm a big fan of in-shower moisturizers (anything to save 30 seconds in the morning), and now thanks to Jergens Natural Glow Wet Skin Moisturizer, $8.99, I can hydrate and get a bit of a glow. (If you consider self-tanning time, I'm shaving off minutes.) The results are subtle, never streaky, and there's no burnt rubber self-tanner smell.   read more

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Why You Need a Face Serum in Your Life

When it comes to skin care, the one question we as beauty editors get most often is, What is a serum? Followed by, do I need one? For a beauty product, face serums are strangely complicated: They're in between a moisturizer, an oil and an essence. You apply serums directly to the skin after cleansing, before your moisturizer, in order to deliver potent anti-aging ingredients into your skin. Many are formulated with hyaluronic acid or vitamin C, the same moisturizing and complexion-brightening ingredients we see in moisturizers and other skin-care products, but in stronger, more effective formulas that penetrate deeper into the skin.   read more

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Long Hair With Bangs Is Trending, and Here Are 17 Hairstyles That Prove It

Long hair with bangs: It's a decision every lady with down-to-there hair has pondered. Are you on the fence about getting bangs for long hair? Trust us, we understand the Hamlet-level back and forth that goes on in your brain when you're trying to decide whether or not to make the chop. Here's our stance: Bangs with long hair are actually pretty awesome. They're a great way to switch things up, whether it's by adding a sophisticated and mysterious swoop, a dash of '70s style in the form of some shaggy long hair bangs, or going really short à la "Amélie."   read more

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7 Cool-Girl Ways to Wear Hair Scarves

Every cool girl should know how to use hair scarves in multiple ways. After all, these stylish accessories allow you to achieve a range of looks that aren't otherwise possible. From vintage head wraps to stunning braided configurations, you can experiment with an almost-endless array of looks to complement your unique sense of style. Head scarves are such standard hair accessories that it can be frustrating to try to wear one and realize that you don't know how to integrate it into your look. Below are some fun ways to wear head scarves.   read more

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The 9 Hottest Nude Makeup Palettes on Everyone's Wish List

Every makeup aficionado knows that they need a great palette of nude makeup. Nudes are a staple in any well-rounded collection and for great reason. You have a beautiful face, and you know that your makeup is there to accentuate that, not cover it up. Check out these nine gorgeous palettes below.   read more

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Look of the Day

While many celebs looked absolutely stunning at last night's 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards, Emily Blunt was the apple of our eye. She teamed up with Laura Mercier and celebrity makeup artist, Jenn Streicher, who says her inspiration for Blunt's look stemmed from Blunt's elegant nude gown. "I wanted to work some color into her makeup," Streicher says. "So I gave her a bronze smoky eye, incorporating subtle red and pink hues, to give her look a little edge."   read more

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