13 Best Face Scrubs

Wondering which of the best face scrubs made our list? According to our readers, these scrubs are the best face exfoliators around

8 Glamorous Box Clutches to Wear With Your Party Dress

Modern box clutches look chic with all your cocktail attire this season

Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty

Gifts so gorgeous that we're doing whatever it takes to get on Santa's "nice" list

Should You Try Clairol Professional FLARE?

Does Clairol Pro's newest hair-color innovation live up to its claims? TotalBeauty.com reviewers DIY-dye and tell us their results

7 Best and Worst Sugar Substitutes

Remember the '70s? Disco. Wooden platform sandals. And, everyone's favorite no-calorie sugar substitute: Sweet N' Low. Finally, we could wash down our cake with a can of Tab and still fit into our favorite bell-bottom jeans. That is, until researchers found out that our new go-to sugar substitute was linked to cancer and made us rethink those promising pink packets.   See sugar substitute

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9 Best Drugstore Foundations Under $15

When it comes to the best drugstore foundation, it really pays to find the perfect product for you. After all, all the eye makeup and lip products in the world won't make you look gorgeous if your skin looks blah. On the bright side, TotalBeauty.com reviewers have found that you don't have to spend a fortune to get flawless-looking skin. In fact, there are plenty of drugstore foundation products that will give you just that. Here are some tips to find the best foundations for your skin -- even when you can't sample them ahead of time.   Drugstore Foundation

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How to Get the Hair of Your Dreams? Ditch Your Shampoo

The quest for shampoo-commercial-worthy hair is often driven by the mantra "lather, rinse, repeat" and gallons of shampoo. But in a cruel twist of fate, some experts believe that shampoo is the very thing that's holding us back from the hair of our dreams. Normal shampoos are designed to remove dirt and oil from the hair, by way of detergents and chemicals called sulfates. Sulfates give us that rich lather and squeaky-clean feeling we all crave. However, says New York-based dermatologist Marnie Nussbaum, MD, FAAD, they're also stripping our hair of natural oils that keep it shiny and healthy.   read more

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12 Beauty Products That Smell like Holiday Dessert

When it comes to the holidays, the best scents are the ones that bring you right back to the kitchen, baking up buttery, sprinkle-covered treats for family and friends.   read more

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Wear These Picks to Your Next Holiday Party

1. Marc by Marc Jacobs Baker Leather Strap Watch, $132
You can't go wrong with this watch. The black and gold is a classic combination, and it goes with practically any outfit.   read more

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6 Tips for Hydrated, Radiant Skin This Winter

Winter comes with its many perks (hot chocolate, cozy pajamas, endless pie) but dry, itchy skin is not one of them. While that taut, tight feeling and unsightly flakes are a nuisance for everyone, the more visible scales and ashy dryness that show up more prominently on dark skin make them even more annoying and troublesome for women of color.   read more

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9 Stylish Suede Pieces to Shake Up Your Winter Wardrobe

All year long, the runways have been filled with soft, '70s-inspired suede. And though it can be worn any time of the year, the alluring fabric looks especially good in the winter. Oh-so-soft and undeniably warm, suede is the perfect antidote to leather, velvet and other textures that we're accustomed to as the year draws to an end. When paired with boho fringe and shearling accents, this winter 2014 fashion trend makes for an unexpected look that's especially chic. See all the ways to wear suede this December.   read more

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The Best and Worst Holiday Cocktails

Per serving, some of these yummy drinks have more sugar than a Milky Way bar (and, let's be honest, who's stopping at one?). So we talked to nutrition expert Rachel Scherdin, MS, RDN, who recently gave the menu at the Four Seasons Miami a healthy makeover, and Nicole Silber, RD and founder of Nicole Silber Nutrition in New York City, to help us lighten up the most indulgent holiday cocktails.   read more

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10 Makeup Picks in Pantone's Color of the Year 2015

Just when we finally figured out how to successfully pull off purple lipstick, the Pantone Color Institute announced their 2015 Color of the Year -- marsala. And we couldn't be more excited (about a color). Pantone describes the shade as, "a naturally robust and earthy wine red." The rich red is easy to pull off whether you're wearing a marsala blush, marsala lipstick or perfect-for-holidays marsala nail polish. But who are we kidding -- we're snatching up all three.   read more

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12 Best Primers for Long-Lasting Eye Makeup

If you don't prime before applying eye makeup, you're committing a serious makeup crime. If you aren't convinced that you need (or have time for) this crucial step, maybe this will do it: Experts say that the No. 1 way to prevent makeup from melting and smudging is to prime. (Think about it this way: Taking an extra 10 seconds in the morning to apply eye primer is quicker than spending five minutes wiping eyeliner off your lower lids in the afternoon.)   See them now

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