Most women have the same exact problem: a cosmetic bag that's overflowing, but no clue exactly what to do with all the products. That's when it's time to take a back-to-basics approach: These 10 products are all you need for a flawless face--and our makeup application tips will help you get the look just right.
Beauty editors and makeup mavens alike know that fall is when all the new beauty products come out to play. With New York Fashion Week in September, we're already seeing an influx of cool, on-trend products you'll want to add to your makeup arsenal immediately.
Mexico's annual festival "Dia de los muertos" or "Day of the Dead" is a multi-day holiday to celebrate those that have come before. But while rooted in tradition, sugar skull-inspired makeup is hitting an all-time popularity high, making it the perfect look for Halloween.
Don't have money for that billion-dollar designer dress from NYFW? Ear makeup is one fall trend you can do at home on the cheap.
The ancient Celts believed Halloween was a night where the living encountered the dead as ghosts, demons, and fairies traveling into the otherworld. Today, Halloween is more about tricks and treats than spiritual rite. Keep the chilling tradition alive, and channel some of the eve's creepier creatures with our 13 scary Halloween makeup ideas.
On YouTube today, Adele's makeup artist, Michael Ashton, spilled all his tips on how to look like you just set fire to the rain.
Ever wondered how concealers and primers work to even out your skin tone? Here's what you need to know. Plus, how to find the right concealer for you!
As a makeup artist and beauty blogger, I've heard it all. The world of makeup and skincare is vast and confusing, so I'm here to break it all down and answer the questions I get the most. If you want a crash course in makeup, read on!
Try our expert shadow, liner, and mascara tricks to take years off your eyes in just a few minutes--no surgery or injections required. We chatted up celebrity makeup artist Gita Bass to learn her top techniques for bright, wide eyes. Read on to learn how to hide dark circles, deal with drooping lids, and more.
Cosmetic Executive Women, Inc., an organization of more than 6,000 executives in the beauty, cosmetics and fragrance industries, awarded their annual CEW Insider's Choice Beauty Awards May 16, showcasing the best in mass market and prestige beauty products. Check out the award-winning beauty products with top honors, and see what beauty editors, bloggers and consumers have to say about what makes them so great!
No matter what the season, matte lipstick seems to have a tendency to dry out your lips, making them flaky to the point that a Valentine's Day smooch sounds appalling. Pick up one of these hydrating matte lipstick shades, and never fear a dry pout again!
I'll let you in on a little secret: mascaras are all pretty similar. Really. Besides a little waterproofing here, a little fortifying protein there, and different pigmentation, there's really not much difference between them. The wand, on the on the other hand, is a different story. If you thought those were the same, think again, because each type of mascara wand serves a different and specific purpose, and choosing the right one is important. If you want to lengthen your lashes, don't pick a wand that's designed for thickening. If you have short lashes, don't use a wand designed for long ones. All mascaras may be created (pretty much) equal, but the wands definitely aren't.
Makeup brushes are must-haves for beauty lovers looking for seamless makeup application. "A good brush is going to be an investment," says Rachel Spurgin, makeup artist at MAC Cosmetics. "If you actually take good care of your brushes, they can last you up to 10 years." We've rounded up 22 of the best makeup brushes --at various price points--for a flawless makeup routine.
In a viral video, Morgan Hanbery spoofs cliche makeup tutorials that are way too hard to follow.
Tucked in their fancy train cases and brush belts, professional products can be intimidating. But don't let them scare you off. Many makeup-artist tools and products are so foolproof they can work for everyone! Here are the most user-friendly picks.
Every so often, a product comes out that totally changes the way I apply makeup. The most recent one to rock my world? The Beautyblender, an odd little egg-shape sponge designed to help you better apply foundation. See how easy it is to use and fall in love.
The secret to finding the perfect blush for you is selecting one that enhances your skin's natural flush. We've rounded up the 15 best drugstore blush options for five different skin tones to create this guide. After all, you don't have to spend a lot of money to get the perfect blush color; you just have to know what you're looking for.
Makeup artist Bianca Alexander dishes on her tips and tricks for curling your eyelashes to perfection.
Forget the statement necklaces and salt rock lamps -- it's time to take gemstones to the next level. Check out this incredible crystal-inspired lip art and let your face do the talking.
That spooktacular time of the year is back! Whether you're trick-or-treating or going to a Halloween soiree, make sure your costume is complete with face makeup. We asked makeup bloggers Ivy Boyd and Teni Panosian to create easy-to-do Halloween makeup looks that don't require a mastery of special effects makeup. Whether you want a full face of makeup of just a hint of Halloween, you'll love the six looks they came up with!
Porcelain skin is beautiful but it can sometimes look tired and washed out. Properly applying bronzer and blush gives pale skin a sun-kissed radiance that looks natural and healthy. Learning how to apply bronzer and blush the right way means creating dimensional color and finding some balance. These tips for proper application will help give you a glowing look.
There's really nothing more classic than a winged eyeliner look, commonly referred to as the 'cat eye.' It's such a sleek, clean look, but it can be difficult to achieve without the proper technique. And really, what is the proper technique? The truth is...there isn't one. There are many! There are all sorts of techniques people use to create a winged eye. But I'm going to show you my way of getting the winged eye look below.
We're surrounded by shimmer and glitter at every turn this time of year, but let's not forget about the beautiful, velvety matte shadows. Check out this navy and purple smokey eye perfect for fall!