Your Makeup Bag Has More Bacteria Than a Toilet Seat — Here’s What to Do

Sorry to gross you out, but research published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology found that 9 out of 10 makeup bags have dangerous bacteria like e. ecoli, staphylococci and mold. These super-bugs can cause anything from acne to food poisoning — plus, they’re really, really gross. And wait, there’s more. Research also found that beauty blenders […]

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5 Mistakes You Make When Removing Eye Makeup That Causes Wrinkles

Stop torturing your eyelids! The skin around your eyes is just .5 mm thick — much thinner than the rest of your face and body! Rubbing, tugging and scrubbing stresses it out and hastens wrinkles. Here’s how to gently but effectively remove eye makeup. Tips for Removing Eye Makeup #1 DON’T use makeup wipes to […]

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How to Fix Smudged Mascara and Eyeliner Without Ruining Your Makeup

It happens to the best of us, especially on a hot and sweaty day. Our mascara smudges or our eyeliner smears, and when we try to clean it up we end up looking like a raccoon. So what do you do? Here’s the easiest (and neatest) way to fix smudged mascara and eyeliner. Let it […]

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Anti-Ageing Makeup Hacks from Top Makeup Artists

Sometimes, the secret to looking years younger can just be sitting in your makeup bag. Makeup pros and beauty editors share their best anti-ageing makeup hacks, from how to hide wrinkles with the right foundation to showing off your bone structure. Hydrate your skin before applying makeup Always apply a moisturizer before makeup, and — […]

How to Do Your Makeup for ID and Passport Photos

Instagram photos get a lot of likes, but ID photos are forever. You’ll be using employee pass, driver’s license and other government IDs, and your passport photo for years. You want to look your best: classy, professional, somewhere between cute and not-a-criminal. Use these makeup tips to enhance your features for ID and passport photos. […]

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2020 Makeup Trends: What’s In, Out and Here to Stay

Be the first to try the hottest 2020 makeup trends! Here’s what the biggest makeup pros and beauty insiders are excited to see this year. While some trends have spilled over and will probably be here forever (like natural-looking, breathable foundation) some of the most popular 2019 trends are on their way out. (Goodbye, blue […]

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7 Tips to Stop Concealer from Caking and Creasing

It’s easy to apply concealer: dab it on your dark circles and spots, pat it in, and set with powder. The problem starts hours later, when all our careful concealing work becomes a dry, cakey mess. How do you apply concealer so it actually stays put and doesn’t crease in the middle of the day? […]

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The Best Drugstore Foundation for Your Skin Type, According to Reviews

The best drugstore foundation looks like your skin, but better. It covers your blemishes and even out your skin tone, but blend so well that you can’t even tell that you’re wearing any makeup. But you need to find the formula that works well with your skin type. We check makeup forums and ask makeup […]