Not everyone is born with long, thick, fluttery eyelashes, but that doesn't mean you can't have them anyway. Lengthy lashes that rival those of even the most gorgeous celebs can be yours in just a few simple steps.
A smoky eye can look gorgeous when downplayed: subtle, well-blended, neutral. But what if you're looking to take things up a notch? How do you bolden the smoky look you love with color, definition and maybe even some sparkle?
In the words of the immortal Elle Woods (of "Legally Blonde" fame), "Why let someone else do for you what you can do yourself -- except in the case of eyebrow maintenance." Truer words may never have been spoken.
To the unfamiliar, eye makeup tools can look more like torture instruments than anything else. But as any beauty expert will tell you, the tools you use to apply your makeup are just as important as the makeup itself. How should you stock your kit?
When supermodel Iman first hit the runway in the 1970s, she had to pack her own makeup kit. Times have changed, and cosmetics for women of color have expanded to a rainbow of options. What should you pick to best emphasize your own features?
Even if you're a lip-balm-only kind of girl, there will come a time in your life -- a black-tie party, perhaps, or a job interview -- that will compel you to put on some makeup. Be ready with these moisturizer, concealer and foundation tips.
When you've got the mother of all spotlights shining down on you, making some adjustments for outdoor lighting, ultraviolet rays and the accompanying heat is just good sense. These essentials will help you have fun in the sun.
Today we worry about animal testing and lead in our lipstick. But our forebears took much bigger risks to look good -- check out some of the strange ingredients you'd find in cosmetic formulas in years past.