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Don't settle for tinted moisturizer in the same basic shades; mix up your own batch at home to create a customized color that's just right for your face.

By Bambi Turner

Is matching your bag to your shoes stylish or stale? What are the pros and cons?

By Emilie Sennebogen

If you enjoy the occasional mani/pedi, but shy away from the possibility of unsterilized tools, it might be time to start toting your own to the nail salon.

By Alia Hoyt

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Whether you live to shop or hate to set foot in the mall, you've got to do it at some point! We've got some great tips for you, whether you're doing a quick solo trip or an all-day fiesta with the girls.

By Emilie Sennebogen

Colored jeans can brighten up a fall, winter, spring or summer wardrobe. What are the dos and don'ts of donning hued jeans?

By Debra Ronca

A round face is nothing to be ashamed of. After all, Drew Barrymore and Charlize Theron fall into the round face camp. But if you want to make your visage look a bit slimmer, here are some tips.

By Christine Venzon

If you apply foundation correctly and use the right formula, it has the power to make you appear younger. How does it do it?

By Denise Harrison

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Square faces are striking and beautiful. Just look at Katharine Hepburn. How can you apply makeup to accentuate your strong features and look your best?

By Christine Venzon

Do you yearn for the look of Daisy from "The Great Gatsby"? Get the scoop on flapper glam so you can replicate it yourself.

By Maria Trimarchi

Want to get in on the retro trend? To make sure your makeup is 1950s picture perfect, you'll need to know what trends defined the glamour of the decade.

By Maria Trimarchi

The 1960s was a decade with great style variety. But what are the key points you need to know to get the look?

By Maria Trimarchi

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High-waisted pants are making a comeback. If you're brave enough to give them a try, here are five tips for avoiding a fashion disaster.

By Alison Cooper

While personal style is easily defined for some, it's an enigma for others. We've got five tips to help get you started.

By Laurie L. Dove

When it comes to cheekbones, why waste a good thing? Learn how to highlight your natural assets with three easy tips.

By Alia Hoyt

There are so many types of makeup out there, it can be hard to figure out which is right for you. The answer starts with your skin type.

By Kim Williamson

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If you've been skipping primer as part of your makeup regimen, it might be time to reconsider this slight. Primers can do wonders in helping your makeup last.

By Alia Hoyt

If lip gloss makes you think of the fruit-flavored stuff you applied in junior high, think again. Real women wear it too!

By Kim Williamson

Have you loved a fragrance at the department store and wondered what on earth made it smell so different once you got home?

By Karen Kirkpatrick

There's a difference between smelling sexy and smelling skunky. Know how much cologne you should wear before people start calling you Pepe Le Pew!

By Jill Jaracz

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Scent can be a powerful way to make a lasting impression, but when it comes to perfume, you don't want to wear so much that it's all people can remember about you. Where do you draw the line with your fragrance?

By Jill Jaracz

Indulging your inner grunge doesn't have to mean going back to shapeless flannels, floral dresses and combat boots. Today, classically grungy elements can clean up in no time, without losing any of their rebel appeal.

By Julia Layton

It's not easy to figure out which jargon-filled claims of younger skin and massive lashes are pretty rational and which are just plain silly. What are five products you can cross off your beauty list?

By Julia Layton

If you're a loyal fan of name-brand skin care and cosmetics, it may be time to take a second look at some budget-saving imposters.

By Laurie L. Dove

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You may have a pretty good idea of what styles look good on you for work, casual Friday and weekend fun. But dressing up may be a little bit trickier.

By Sara Elliott

Iridescent makeup is a popular choice of makeup among women everywhere. Find out what ingredients make iridescent makeup a more natural and effective product.

By Stefani Newman