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The Best Cake Eyeliner

The Best Cake Eyeliner

Frequently used by professional makeup artists, cake eyeliner delivers a...

The Best Cake Eyeliners to Use With Water

The Best Cake Eyeliners to Use With Water

Back in the days of full-on glamour, cake eyeliner was the only choice...

Makeup That Does Not Turn Orange & Cake

Makeup That Does Not Turn Orange & Cake

Unless the oompa-loompa look is in, orangey, cakey foundation...

Makeup to Camouflage Your Jawline

Makeup to Camouflage Your Jawline

Your jawline is one facial feature with the potential for a number of...

How to Darken Your Liquid Makeup

How to Darken Your Liquid Makeup

Whether you’re transitioning to the summer season or you just...

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The Best Cake Eyeliner

The Best Cake Eyeliner

Frequently used by professional makeup artists, cake eyeliner delivers a dynamic, defined look to any eye makeup. Worn thin, the liner looks chic and classy. Worn thick, cake eyeliner adds instant drama and flirty sex appeal. The best cake...

The Best Cake Eyeliners to Use With Water

The Best Cake Eyeliners to Use With Water

Back in the days of full-on glamour, cake eyeliner was the only choice for starlets and cocktail party hostesses alike. Despite constantly evolving cosmetics technology, cake eyeliner is still around‚ and for good reason. If you want a...

Cosmetic Primer for Dry Skin on the Eyelids

Cosmetic Primer for Dry Skin on the Eyelids

OK, so primer may be one of those beauty buzz words you’ve heard everybody talking about, but what’s the hype? Well for starters, if you want eye makeup that lasts for more than just the morning, a primer for your lids is essential....

The Best Firming Foundation for Oily Skin

The Best Firming Foundation for Oily Skin

Oily skin can be a blessing in disguise, helping you tan more easily and making your complexion and foundation look fresh longer. But just because your skin is oily doesn't mean you'll avoid wrinkles and other signs of aging and sun damage. An...

Makeup That Does Not Turn Orange & Cake

Makeup That Does Not Turn Orange & Cake

Unless the oompa-loompa look is in, orangey, cakey foundation isn’t going to be your look of choice. Since you probably didn’t purposefully buy a foundation that’s orange in color, you can evaluate all the reasons why your...

Pro Makeup Kit Basics

Pro Makeup Kit Basics

Just like a hammer for a carpenter or paints for an artist, concealer, eye shadow brushes and lipstick are tools of the trade for a makeup artist. To create looks that range from natural to dramatic, professional makeup artists need a wide range...

Can You Wear Vibrams Anywhere?

Can You Wear Vibrams Anywhere?

Whenever and wherever you go, someone seems to have on Vibram Five Fingers. These alien-looking shoes are both barely there and everywhere. The company says wearing its neoprene shoes is akin to going barefoot, and can help strengthen your...

How to Create Straight Lines With Makeup

How to Create Straight Lines With Makeup

One of the reasons a girl might shy away from basic makeup products is because she doesn’t know how to put them on correctly. Eyeliner and lip liner often get ignored or passed over because of this. Even though you can’t draw a...

What Makeup Can Be Used to Degrease Eyelids?

What Makeup Can Be Used to Degrease Eyelids?

Ever wonder why your eyes look all smudgy and messy by the end of the day? That's likely because your eyelids are the greasiest part of your face, according to "Marie Claire" magazine. Makeup doesn't stand a chance when up against oil,...

What Makeup Should I Wear While Pregnant?

What Makeup Should I Wear While Pregnant?

You're pregnant and couldn't be more thrilled. You've also noticed your skin isn't quite the same as it used to be before you conceived, which puts a kink in your beauty routine. Pregnancy is your time to shine. Do your homework to find out what...

How to Get Colorfast Makeup Out of Cotton

How to Get Colorfast Makeup Out of Cotton

In the world of high fashion -- or even just hanging out in coffee shops -- nothing says bummer more than a makeup malfunction. We love it on our faces, but typically, we don't welcome makeup on our clothes. If you're using makeup that touts...

How to Make Makeup Look Less Powdery

How to Make Makeup Look Less Powdery

Too much powder not only makes your skin look chalky and flat, it can make you look older. This doesn't mean you have to stop using your favorite powder -- you just need to learn how to make your makeup look less powdery and more natural. To avoid...

Makeup to Camouflage Your Jawline

Makeup to Camouflage Your Jawline

Your jawline is one facial feature with the potential for a number of problems, including crepey, sagging skin, a double chin, acne or even scarring. You're OK with your imperfections for the most part, but you want your makeup to appear flawless...

The Best-Rated Wall-Mounted Lighted Makeup Mirror

The Best-Rated Wall-Mounted Lighted Makeup Mirror

Buying a great wall-mounted makeup mirror with lights can be harder than a gal initially anticipated. There are so many to choose from. Taking suggestions from a trusted friend is a great way to whittle down the competition, as is checking out...

How to Darken Your Liquid Makeup

How to Darken Your Liquid Makeup

Whether you’re transitioning to the summer season or you just bought the wrong shade, don’t give up on your liquid makeup just yet. Instead, bring out your artistic side by mixing foundation and bronzing colors. This may require quite...

How to Change Your Makeup Routine to Winter

How to Change Your Makeup Routine to Winter

Seasonal changes can call for a little altering in your daily makeup routine. The beauty of winterizing your makeup is that it can help get you in the spirit of winter months and revamp your entire look. Winter calls for bold hues that will...

The Best Creams to put Under Liquid Makeup

The Best Creams to put Under Liquid Makeup

Before putting liquid foundation on your face, be a smart and savvy girl and first prepare your skin for all of that coverage. The sensible way to do this is by first putting on a cream primer that will initially correct all of your skin's flaws,...

The Best Firming Makeup

The Best Firming Makeup

Fighting what sags and bags is a challenge all women face at some point. It's easy to hide droopy body parts with lifting and minimizing lingerie, but for the face, there's nowhere to hide. Win the saggy-face war by arming yourself with makeup...

Makeup That Helps Improve Black Spots

Makeup That Helps Improve Black Spots

If you have been cringing in the mirror at the sight of dark spots on your complexion lately, the discoloration could be a result of anything from exposure to the sun to simple aging. Instead of getting dramatic about it, do something about it....

Can I Put on Makeup After Washing With Clinique?

Can I Put on Makeup After Washing With Clinique?

Your mom probably told you two things about washing your face: always take your makeup off before you go to bed and always cleanse your skin before you put your makeup on. While you might not think you collect too much dirt while you sleep, you...

Makeup Artist Suggestions for Cheap Cosmetics

Makeup Artist Suggestions for Cheap Cosmetics

When it comes to creating the most beautiful makeup artistry, you don't have to spend a pretty penny. There are many makeup products that can give higher priced labels a run for the money. Whether you are an aspiring makeup artist building a kit...

Makeup Companies That Do Not Use Parabens

Makeup Companies That Do Not Use Parabens

Parabens, a swear-word among breast-cancer survivors, are chemically-contrived preservatives utilized by the cosmetics industry. In 2004, the "Journal of Applied Toxicology" released a report citing traces of these hormone mimickers in...

Acrylic Makeup Organization Ideas

Acrylic Makeup Organization Ideas

If you feel like you're digging for buried treasure every time you need an eyeliner pencil, it's time to clean out your makeup drawer and get organized. A stellar makeup collection is useless without organization -- how can you expect yourself to...

Ingredients in Clinique Makeup

Ingredients in Clinique Makeup

Clinique makeup products are synonymous with the white-coated makeup artists. With vast product lines of mineral and traditional makeup products for skin, eyes, lips, brows and cheeks, Clinique makeup contains a variety of ingredients designed to...

Homemade Makeup Palette

Homemade Makeup Palette

Healthy beauty products are not just for the earthy "flower child." With certain cosmetics containing synthetic ingredients that can alter your health, it only makes sense to choose a more natural route to beauty. Organic products are...

Cake Makeup Vs. Cream Makeup

Cake Makeup Vs. Cream Makeup

Normally when you choose between cream and cake, you’re thinking about food. But cake and cream also can describe two makeup foundation types that provide different levels of coverage for your skin. Because each makeup types has its own set...

The Best Clinique Makeup for Full Coverage

The Best Clinique Makeup for Full Coverage

You’ve selected the oh-so-perfect outfit, paired it with the latest in fashion footwear, designed your hairstyle to the last silky strand and then it happens. Just as you’re about to put it all together, you notice it -- that...

What Kind of Makeup Should I Wear With a Blue Shirt?

What Kind of Makeup Should I Wear With a Blue Shirt?

Once you've got your outfit nailed, it's time to move on to other important things, like your makeup. Creating a flawless face that works with your ensemble can be just as important as the ensemble itself. If you're sporting a blue shirt, learn...

Aishwarya Rai Makeup Techniques

Aishwarya Rai Makeup Techniques

Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai does not just glow due to having professional makeup artists available 24/7. The actress and model for L'Oreal cosmetics has a lifestyle, beauty routine and host of makeup techniques that make her radiate chic sex...

The History of Alexandra de Markoff Makeup

The History of Alexandra de Markoff Makeup

If you missed the tale of Aphrodite’s birth when your teacher covered Greek mythology, here’s the skinny: The parentless chick appeared out of nowhere, riding into the world on a wave of sea foam. She wound up on a famous painting by...

Cheap Makeup Vs. Expensive

Cheap Makeup Vs. Expensive

That eyeshadow quad with the ethereal colors, embossed in the shape of a butterfly and enclosed in a heavy gold case with its own miniature brush may be exactly what you needed but is also unbelievably expensive. A savvy beauty will weigh the pros...

How to Open Up a Make-Up Business

How to Open Up a Make-Up Business

If you're weighing the merits of setting up your own makeup emporium, you're one smart cookie. Whether you operate your business from your home or launch a shop, the makeup biz is practically recession proof. After all, it doesn't take a rocket...

What Makeup to Wear With a Black Shirt

What Makeup to Wear With a Black Shirt

A black top is a fab basic piece that works with a lot of other things in your wardrobe. If you're rocking a black shirt, and you're not sure how to wear your makeup, don't worry. There are plenty of ways to make up your face so it looks fantastic...

Who Makes Makeup to Wear on the Beach?

Who Makes Makeup to Wear on the Beach?

The whole point of going to the beach is to unwind, catch up on reading and enjoy some time with good friends. The last things that you should be worrying about are whether you have lipstick on your teeth, your eyeshadow is smeared or your...

The Backstory on Beauty Trends

The Backstory on Beauty Trends

Every morning women wake up, brush their teeth and then “put on their faces.” But how do they know what to put on their face? What influences them to buy one shadow over another at a makeup counter? Where do these makeup trends come...

Unique Makeup Ideas With Odd Colors

Unique Makeup Ideas With Odd Colors

Breaking the rules isn't always a bad thing. Sometimes it can be a blast. If you feel like spicing things up, try a makeup shade that you wouldn't normally wear. Don't worry about looking like a circus clown. There are plenty of ways to work in...

The Best Women's Makeup Without Perfumes

The Best Women's Makeup Without Perfumes

Lots of women find that scent enhances the experience of makeup -- but if you have sensitive skin or allergies, perfume can signal the beginning of a break-out nightmare. Luckily, finding high-quality cosmetics that avoid the use of fragrance...

What Do I Do if My Makeup Is Blotchy?

What Do I Do if My Makeup Is Blotchy?

If you spend more than a few seconds on your makeup in the morning, then you know how much a blotchy face of makeup can ruin your day. Fortunately for foundation-lovers, there are steps you can take to rectify a blotchy face so that your skin...

5 Most Important Makeup Items

5 Most Important Makeup Items

While makeup trends come and go, there are a handful of tried and true products that have stood the test of time. So whether you dabble in fads or let 'em fall by the wayside, looking your best is simply a matter of stocking up on these five...

Facts About Bad Makeup

Facts About Bad Makeup

You've probably worn some awful makeup at some point in your life -- you know, the kind that looks gross and cakey instead of barely there. Cheap makeup just isn't worth the bargain if it makes you look worse, instead of showing off your best...

How to Wear MAC Makeup

How to Wear MAC Makeup

MAC makeup isn't just for makeup artists -- and this line can turn your look from a flop to fab with their selection of bright and unique colors. If you're a newbie, though, you might have some questions about how to apply MAC makeup. Start by...

Makeup to Wear When Sleeping

Makeup to Wear When Sleeping

Just because the sun has set, that doesn't mean you've got to give up the glam. In fact, you can stay made up even while you sleep by using the right products. If you use your daytime makeup, however, your makeup will smudge and look awful through...

How to Prevent Hair From Sticking to Makeup

How to Prevent Hair From Sticking to Makeup

Mascara, lipstick, lip gloss ... most women love these sorts of beauty products. Hey, not only do they help enhance your beauty, but they're really fun to use. It's good you like to play around and try out different makeup looks and feel good...

The Best Multitasking Makeup

The Best Multitasking Makeup

You are a busy girl and you need make up that can keep up with you. You don't have time to dig around your makeup bag and pull out countless different products. You want cosmetics that can fit in with your multi-tasking way of life. Cosmetics...

How-to for Makeup Blotting Tissue

How-to for Makeup Blotting Tissue

Fight oil-induced shine with makeup blotting tissue. If you lug around your makeup to do touch-ups on-the-go, you can stop right now. Makeup blotting tissues allow you to sop up any excess oil without disturbing your makeup. These little bad boys...

A Definition of Haute Couture Makeup

A Definition of Haute Couture Makeup

Sitting here remembering when I was a mini-diva, and first allowed to play with makeup, brings back fond memories. Mixing colors, pretending to put feathers on my face, and creating a glitz and glamour world of my own was just for play back then...

Makeup to Avoid When You're Tired

Makeup to Avoid When You're Tired

Endless work days, crazy parties, kids, errands, school, whatever it is -- some days, you're just plain tired! But, hey, you hold it together, so don't let your makeup trip you up and call you out on your long hours. Stay away from common cosmetic...

How to Pick the Right Makeup Shade

How to Pick the Right Makeup Shade

That berry lipstick looked so pretty in the package, but when you put it on your pucker you looked a little hypothermic. And your fave fashion mag had nothing but raves for the hottest new highlighting powder, but it totally washed you out. What...

The History of Frances Denney Makeup

The History of Frances Denney Makeup

If you love a little romance behind products that make you look gorgeous, the Frances Denney makeup story will enchant you. Denney was a pioneer in the field of makeup when women were more likely to peel potatoes and diaper babies than they were...

Makeup That Does Not Cake

Makeup That Does Not Cake

Sometimes women want extra coverage, so they simply apply more makeup. Ladies, put down the brush and step away from the makeup. Looking "cakey" is never a good idea when it comes to -- well, anything. There are foundations out there that will...

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