10 Most Pinnable "Mad Men" Looks

To celebrate the final season of "Mad Men," we're counting down the series' most iconic hair and makeup looks

8 New Products to Add to Your Collection This April

From amazing tinted dry shampoo to a brow-growing serum that really works, you're going to love these new products

9 Best Drugstore Foundations Under $15

Get flawless-looking skin with the best drugstore foundation picks from L'Or éal, CoverGirl, Revlon and more

3 Reasons to Replace Your Lotion with a Body Serum

Thanks to body serums, you can now take excellent care of your skin from the neck down. Here's how to find the perfect formula for you

Healthy Makeovers for Your Holiday Leftovers

Ah, Thanksgiving. The long holiday weekend where you have a chance to spend quality time with the fam, get a jump on your holiday shopping and eat an obscene amount of mashed potatoes, turkey, pumpkin pie and insert-your-favorite-Thanksgiving-calorie-bomb here.   See makeovers

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30 Genius Beauty Products Our Editors Are Thankful for

In the grand scheme of what's truly important in life, beauty products don't rank terribly high. But that doesn't mean we don't love and cherish the really great ones and appreciate all that they do for us.   See products

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The Foolproof Way to Get Flawless Makeup

When an occasion calls for flawless, natural-looking makeup, most makeup artists turn to airbrushing. Airbrush makeup gives a lighter, more even application of foundation, cheek color and highlighter than a sponge, brush or fingers can. Plus, the coverage level is totally customizable -- you can do a light spray for barely there color or continue layering for medium or full coverage.   read more

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The Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Beauty Deals

After a full weekend of gorging ourselves on turkey, mashed potatoes and way too much pumpkin pie, we like to work off the extra calories with a strenuous cardio workout -- otherwise known as Black Friday shopping. And if you hate the crowds and subsequent elbowing that occurs at the mall, there are always Cyber Monday deals to fall back on (the gym can wait). Here, the beauty deals we're most looking forward to this holiday weekend -- and a few extra special deals just for Total Beauty readers.   read more

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Holidays' Worst Food Bombs -- and How to Defuse Them

Who wants to diet during the holidays? Thanksgiving, New Year's and every party in between revolves around food (well, okay, family, but food's a close second), so counting calories or carbs during these months feels like a task better suited to the Grinch. Still, no one wants to greet the New Year in pants two sizes too small, either.   read more

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The Beauty Advent Calendars on Our Wish List

A thing of beauty is a joy forever, no? Give the gift of joy and beauty this year with an adorable beauty advent calendar. Packaged with individual compartments waiting to be opened in the days leading up to Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, these calendars from our favorite beauty brands are filled with the best kind of treats -- nail polish, perfume, makeup, skincare and hair products galore. Perfect for holiday travel or sampling a brand's best products, you'll get on everyone's good list this year with this gift. Of course, we wouldn't fault you if you broke down and got one for yourself -- these charming calendars are just too cute to pass up.   read more

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Holiday Cocktails for the Hostess Who Hates to Cook

I love the holidays, and I love playing hostess. But one place where my enthusiasm wanes is the kitchen. I don't know about you, but sweating off my makeup over a pan of gravy or spending the next day scrubbing turkey gizzard out from under my nails does not say "fun" to me. Course, that doesn't mean the holidays have to be a total party bust.   read more

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11 Best Hot Styling Tools

Heat styling is a necessary evil in the world of hairstyles. With sleight of hand, curl and volume can be added to stick-straight hair with rollers or curling iron action, and wavy or curly hair can miraculously be straightened with a solid blow-out and flat-iron finessing.   See tools

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We Tried It: Estée Lauder's New Perfectionist Makeup

Thanks to advances in technology, makeup is no longer just makeup. Top cosmetic brands are creating products that not only make you look gorgeous in the short-term, they also pack long-term skin-care benefits. The days when makeup wreaked havoc on your face are gone -- now, makeup can actually make your skin better.   read more

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7 Steps to Perfect Foundation Application

Foundation sets the stage for all the other players in your makeup routine. When applied correctly, foundation evens out your skin tone, conceals imperfections and gives you a natural-looking radiance. In the case of Estée Lauder's new Perfectionist Youth-Infusing Makeup SPF 25, it can even give your skin anti-aging benefits. When you properly apply your foundation, it enhances the rest of your look: Your lipstick appears more vibrant, your blush has more "pop" and your eye makeup looks more radiant.   read more

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