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Makeup lovers, you've come to the right place. Here you'll find the hottest makeup trends from the runways (and Instagram), breakdowns of red carpet looks begging to be your Friday night makeup inspo, plus makeup tips and tricks from the world's biggest makeup artists.
Jessica Alba applying lipstick
Jessica Alba Mixes Two Mascaras for a "Lashy" Red Carpet Look

Lupita Nyong'o in Green Lipstick
Lupita Nyong'o's Metallic Green Lipstick Was Inspired by a '90s Icon

Rihanna at the Wakanada Forever premier
How to Get Rihanna's Diamond Eyes and Glowing Skin at the 'Wakanda Forever' Premiere

Taylor Swift in the Bejeweled video
Pat McGrath Shares the Secrets to Taylor Swift's Shimmering "Bejeweled" Makeup

Lupita Nyong'o in colorful eyeshadow
Lupita Nyong'o Brought '80s Eyeshadow and Glowing Skin to the WACO Wearable Art Gala

Julia Roberts makeup at Academy Museum Gala
This Is the Exact Foundation Julia Roberts Uses for Glowing Skin

Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe in blonde
Ana de Armas's Marilyn Monroe Took Three Hours, Five Wigs, and One Eyeliner Beauty Mark

Selena Gomez wears neutral matte lipstick and blended eyeshadow
How to Apply Matte Lipstick Like a Total Pro

model Gabriette wearing subtle grunge makeup
The "Subtle Grunge" Trend Will Add a Moody Edge to Your Fall Makeup Routine

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Makeup For Mature Skin: A Step-by-Step Tutorial From a Red Carpet Pro

Makeup artist and Byrdie writer Ashley Rebecca before and after applying natural glam makeup
This Natural Glam Makeup Look Will Have You Turning Heads in No Time

Camila Mendes at the Do Revenge premier
Camila Mendes Brought '90s Lipliner and Moody Blush to the 'Do Revenge' Red Carpet

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Matte Makeup Isn’t Dead—Here’s How to Master The Classic Look for Fall

Joan Smalls Disco makeup
Are You Ready For The Disco Beauty Takeover?

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This Fall, It's Silver's Time To Shine

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It's Totally Possible To Take An Amazing Passport Photo—Here's How

Steph Shep, Cynthia Bailey, Shay Mitchell, Chloe Fineman
16 Beauty and Wellness Products Getting Our Fave Celebs Through Summer

Ziwe Barbiecore Beauty
Barbiecore Beauty Is the Hot-Pink-Everything Aesthetic Taking Over

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How to Get Makeup Out of Clothes, Straight From an Expert

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Here's Exactly How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

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12 Unknown Eyeliner Secrets Every Lazy Person Should Know

BIPOC Woman Applying Mascara in Addition to her Beige Sparkly Eyeshadow and Graphic Eyeliner
How to Apply Makeup in 10 Minutes or Less

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The 15 Foundations Celebrity Makeup Artists Use on All Their Clients

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Doing Your Own Wedding-Day Makeup? You Need to Read This

Woman Applying Liquid Eyeliner
How to Keep Eyeliner from Smudging: Best Tips for Smear-Free Makeup

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10 Ways to Look Your Best on FaceTime or Zoom
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Never Store Your Makeup Brushes Like This

Woman with Almond Shaped Eyes Wearing Pearl Inspired Makeup
10 Best Makeup Tips For Almond-Shaped Eyes

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Beauty Etiquette: What NOT to Do When Getting Your Makeup Done

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A Top MUA on the Best Eye Makeup Tips for Monolids and Double Eyelids

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10 TikTok Makeup Products That Are Actually Worth It

Portrait of Woman Looking Off to the Side with Dewy Skin and Highlighter on Her Cheek
Your Step-by-Step Guide to an Everyday Neutral Makeup Look

BIPOC Woman Sitting by a Pool in a Retro Inspired Bathing Suit
Here's Exactly How to Make Your Makeup Sweatproof

silicone beauty sponges
Silicone Makeup Sponges Are Trending—Here's How to Use Them

Sam Visser
Sam Visser on Beginner-Friendly Makeup Tricks and Spring Beauty Trends

Removing Lipstick Stains
How to Remove Lipstick Stains from Fabric and Carpeting

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Manny Gutierrez on the State of Diversity in Beauty and How Drag Culture Shaped His Line

dark angel costume
9 Angel Makeup Tutorials That Are Absolutely Heavenly

Olivia Rodrigo wears purple butterfly-inspired makeup to the 2022 Met Gala
7 Butterfly Makeup Tutorials That Have Us Mesmerized

lindsey metrus no makeup
I Took Sephora's Free Class on No-Makeup Makeup—Here's What I Learned

Khera Alexander
A MUA Shares 10 Game-Changing Makeup Tips for Deep Skin Tones

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The Best Makeup for Dark Skin: A Comprehensive Guide

Makeup Storage
15 Life-Changing Ways to Tidy up Your Beauty Collection

halloween
22 Easy Halloween Makeup Looks That Require Only a Few Products

Sir John
15 Black Makeup Artists Who Are Changing the Game

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How to Sanitize Your Makeup: The Complete Guide

These Are the 15 Best Products by NYX Professional Makeup of 2022

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The Best Bathroom Lighting for Makeup Application

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How to Nail the No-Makeup Makeup Look, According to a Celebrity MUA

The Drugstore Products Real Celeb Makeup Artists Use on Their Clients

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Consider This Your Ultimate Guide to Applying Liquid Foundation

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How to Get Sephora Free Samples, Makeovers, and Gifts

15 Holy-Grail Products Celebrity Makeup Artists Use on Themselves

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The Best Eyeliners for Every Eye Color, According to the Pros

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13 Cult Products Makeup Artists Can't Live Without

We Asked Sephora's 3 New Beauty Directors What They'd Buy for $200

Makeup Artists Say This Is the Order You Should Be Applying Your Makeup

7 Fascinating Secrets We Learned From a Television Makeup Artist

Farah Fawcett
Pictures of Farrah Fawcett Over the Years

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How to Donate Your Barely-Used Beauty Products

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How to Fix Broken Makeup At Home, According to Makeup Artists

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Which Cosmetology Program Should I Go To?

A Woman Looking at the Camera Wearing a Tight Topknot Bun on a Designed Background
How to Use Green Concealer to Hide Any and All Redness

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Want to Become a Makeup Artist? 4 Industry Leaders Spill Their Secrets