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A Makeup Artist Secret Revealed
By Angelique Serrano | 06/12/2009 - 12:00

Ever notice how models have the most eye-popping, dramatic makeup in the pages of magazines, but when you try to recreate the look at home with your colors and brushes it’s next to impossible? Well, makeup artists have a secret. To create those super-dramatic looks where dense, vivid colors cover eyelids, cheeks and lips, they’ve probably used grease paints. Yep, grease paint. Oh, and they are notorious for mixing colors; if you see an amazing shade of, say, fuchsia-purple lipstick, they’ve probably mixed three primary shades to get there. But now you’re onto them.


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Meet Josie Maran!
By Angelique Serrano | 06/10/2009 - 09:30

You know the adorable model that created an organic cosmetics line, Josie Maran Cosmetics, so she could help all us chicas to be just as adorable—and eco-friendly? Well, she’s embarking on a New York City Sephora tour beginning Thursday of this week. You can meet her up close and ask her all your burning beauty questions as she demonstrates how to get a gorgeous summer glow—using her new argan-oil infused products, claro. Here are the locations and times. Enjoy, pretties!


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Mary Kay Gets Fruity
By Angelique Serrano | 06/05/2009 - 12:45

Super fruits are super fabulous antioxidants, but sometimes it’s okay if a fruit is just tasty, and pleasant smelling. Mary Kay has tapped the super awesome-smelling pineapple fruit to star in its newest limited-edition summer collection featuring a sugar scrub, body lotion and pocket-sized eau de toilette wand. The Tropical Pineapple Gift Set ($30, marykay.com) is a sweet treat, with the fragrance leaving just the faintest trace of ambrosia on your skin.


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Does This Really Work: Lancôme Ôscillation Powerbooster
By Sandra Mariscal | 06/04/2009 - 14:00

Vibrating mascaras were all the rage a few months ago, and now its cousin enters the market—the vibrating eyelash primer. Lancôme is the first to launch this innovative new beauty tool, called the Ôscillation Powerbooster ($39). The idea behind primers is that they coat lashes with a base that conditions and thickens, so they look fuller when you apply mascara.


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Exclusive Beauty Report: The Outbreak That's Scaring Millions
By Angelique Serrano | 05/29/2009 - 10:00

Its emergence into the mainstream shouldn’t be surprising, as this particular tendency has proven resilient, surviving the '80s club circuit and popping up again during the grungy '90s. For decades reports have surfaced of its thriving underground and in select European cities, but today the appearance of “Guyliner”—that’s black kohl eyeliner worn by men—has officially been declared an outbreak, touching thousands of men and threatening millions of women around the globe.


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Does This Really Work: Baked LipColor
By Sandra Mariscal | 05/28/2009 - 16:00

I just tried Laura Geller Baked Bites in Bronze Berry ($25). It might sound like a dessert, but it’s actually for your lips. Not just your ordinary lipcolor, this one is baked. How and why? Well, it starts off as a multi-hued liquid formula that is poured on terracotta and baked for 24 hours in Italy. This process allows the pigments to look richer and the formula to be smooth, long lasting and go on evenly.


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Beauty Poll: Let's Go Shopping!
By Angelique Serrano | 05/20/2009 - 10:45

So with the economy being…well, what it is, it’s no surprise to hear that department stores are bearing much of the brunt. And with this decrease in people traffic inevitably comes a decrease in beauty counter sales. This got us wondering: Have you been feeling the pinch in this way? Have you been skipping that department store counter experience in exchange for drugstore aisles or—gasp!—a natural, makeup-free face? Do you miss it? Tell us here:


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Beautiful News from the Set of 'New Moon'
By Angelique Serrano | 05/18/2009 - 09:45

Listen up, all you crazy Twilight fans, we’ve got some behind-the-scenes information to share. The cosmetics company providing all the actors on the sequel set of New Moon with their gorgeous on-screen character makeup is none other than…MAC, of course. Known for their wide, brilliantly saturated range of colors and products, it’s no surprise MAC is the chosen one.


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Behind the Scenes Beauty
By Ivana Cepeda | 05/11/2009 - 15:00

Mexicana makeup artist Laurene Alvarado works behind the scenes to make sure the ladies of the CW’s 90210 look fresh-faced and flawless throughout their grueling 14-hour work days. We chatted with the L.A. native and she dished on her must-have products and best beauty tips:


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Spring Cleaning for Your Beauty Products
By Dorkys Ramos | 04/16/2009 - 17:15

While you get into spring-cleaning mode this season, be sure to take a peek inside your makeup bag too. Did you find your perfect foundation shade ages ago and held on to it for years because there’s still a bit left in the bottle? You might want to read on before reaching for that sponge.


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