Makeup Advicefor a beautiful you

For centuries, humans have been using makeup to enhance their facial features and express individuality. In modern times, the choices are vast. From basic concealer to mascara to lipstick, the cosmetics industry is vying for your hard-earned money with enticing magazine ads and TV commercials.

Since nobody is perfect, we all have what we consider flaws. Surgery is not your only option to achieve the look you want. Makeup is indeed a cost-effective way to camouflage imperfections. It may also be the best way to accept what we have and feel confident. Just how much money should you spend on makeup? What shades look right? How should it be applied? We try to answer those questions here and offer advice from people whose job it is to make other people look their best.


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The Best Makeup for Your Skin Tone

Whatever your complexion, here's how to choose makeup colors that will compliment your skin tone, eyes, cheeks, and lips.
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Covering Flaws

How to use camouflage imperfections such as scars, blemishes, and birthmarks with makeup or simply make your nose or face appear thinner.
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Gothic Makeup

Want to show a little of your dark side? This article offers some fun tips on makeup and clothing for those wishing to achieve a gothic look.
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Makeup Tips & Tricks

Offers makeup tips and clever tricks for foundation, eyes, lips and cheeks to give you a stunning look for any occasion.
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Party Makeup Tips

Are you ready to glam it up for the holidays? Here's how to add some pizzazz to your face and show off your distinctive style.
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How to Apply Eye Makeup

Provides proper techniques for applying eye shadow, eye liner, and mascara to accentuate your finest features.
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How to Apply Mascara

Get long, lush eyelashes with our guide to colors, formulas, and precise application.
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How to Clean Makeup Brushes

This article outlines an easy method to cleanse your makeup brushes, tools, frequency, and benefits.
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Makeup Tips for Redheads

Are you fortunate enough to have auburn or red hair? Here's some skin care basics and makeup tips for redheads, particularly those with a light skin tone.
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Makeup Trends for Winter

Time for an update? See what's popular for faces and look incredible with the current seasonal makeup trends for cold weather.
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Summer Makeup Tips

Embrace summer with advice for foundation, eye shadow, mascara, lips, and oh-so versatile bronzing powder.
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Tricks of the Trade: Applying Makeup

A professional gives you tricks and techniques that make applying makeup easier and more appealing.
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Types of Foundation

Just getting started? See which foundation will work with your skin type and feel good too.
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