Lights, artwork, organization--when they come together you get makeup magic. So instead of getting ready at a dreary desk, check out these 22 inspiring ideas and start designing the vanity of your dreams.
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.
These optical illusions by Mimi Choi will have you questioning everything you ever knew about the power of makeup.
As fun as it is to dress up like Cinderella and call it a night, being a princess for Halloween is super common. If you're a Disney addict, these 23 less-common costume ideas are sure to spark your interest and give you the most unique costume of the night.
Finding the best foundation for dry skin just got easier with this guide to amazing products that work within your makeup budget. From liquid foundations to tinted moisturizers, let one of these nourishing lifesavers be your go-to for a flawless complexion.
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.
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.
When we hear the word "airbrush," flawless, retouched skin, Photoshopped images, and overall perfection are the first things that come to mind. It may seem like a makeup application method only available to celebrities and supermodels, but think again, girl. Many makeup artists specialize in airbrush makeup application in addition to traditional. Here's what makes this method different and why you might want to spring for it for your next big event or on your wedding day.
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!
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.
We're always trying to find our next best Halloween costume. If you're feeling feline, we've got a litter of cat-tastic tutorials right here, including a full leopard face and Grumpy Cat. Take your Halloween cat makeup to the next level with these purr-fect ideas.
The 10-shade eyeshadow palette is breaking barriers in the traditionally one-sided world of beauty.
You've heard the adage "The eyes are the windows to the soul." But the eyebrows are just as significant as the eyes, framing our "windows" and, more importantly, our faces. Great brows make a world of difference when they're properly tamed and can instantly make you look more awake and polished. If your beauty routine is more Frida Kahlo than Brooke Shields, keep reading to discover the best tweezers, brow gel, stencils, and more. And for the truly adventurous, brows can even make a (literally) colorful statement.
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.
"Transformation Queen" Promise Tamang uses her Instagram and YouTube accounts to document her dramatic change into her favorite celebrities and characters, and the results are uncanny.
Australian comedian Tanya Hennessy put together a relatable makeup tutorial that will having you LOL-ing.
Keep your routine on track with these easy and fun mobile apps.
If you love the look of long dark lashes, then look no further. With this step-by-step guide--and a little help on product selection--you'll get gorgeous lashes every time! Here's how to do it.
Drugstore makeup has a special place in my makeup-mental heart. After all, it's the first makeup that most of us are able to get our hands on. I remember me and my friend picking out CoverGirl eye shadows that we would share--frosty silver, shimmery pink, lilac. And let's not forget Bonne Bell! Can I get a what what for Dr. Pepper lip balm? Nostalgia aside, there are some really great gems to be found in the aisles of your local Walgreen's or Target.
New year, new you right? Psh, whatevs. You're already fabulous! However, I know we can all improve our beauty routine. I have 10 things I want you to start doing, and 10 beauty habits I'd love for you to kick to the curb.
Eyeliner can be one of the most powerful tools in a woman's makeup bag, allowing you to highlight and define your pretty peepers. But if you don't know how to use eyeliner correctly, you can do more harm than good. Check out these common eyeliner application mistakes and how to fix them.
Valentine's Day--or date night on steroids--allows for makeup that's a little more special. Here's a date night makeup look that's sure to romance your sweetheart.