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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.

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

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How to Create Bold Eyeliner Looks with Eyeshadow

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Magnetic Eyeliners Are Everywhere—But Are They Safe?

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Can You Be Allergic to Acrylic Nails? We Investigate

AAPI Portrait featuring Dramatic Winged Eyeliner and Glossy Skin
How to Create a Glossy Makeup Look That Lasts All Day

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Yellow Nails After Acrylics: Causes and Treatments

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How to Apply Makeup to Dry Skin for a Hydrated, Dewy Finish

The actor Lily James in a sparkly makeup liip with a neutral lip
Party Makeup Can Be Intimidating—So We Asked Pro MUAs for Their Best Tips

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How to Make Mineral Makeup Look Dewy, Straight From Pro Makeup Artists

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How to Apply Powder Foundation Like a Pro MUA (According to a Pro MUA)

Actress Zendaya in bronze makeup on the red carpet.
11 Bronzer Makeup Looks You Can Wear All Year Round

A close up of the author, Ashley Rebecca, blending her contour.
Contouring 101: The Complete Guide to Sculpting Your Face

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10 Reasons Your Foundation Looks Cakey—and How to Fix It

Ariana Grande wears winged liner and lip gloss to the 2020 Grammys
13 Stunning Ariana Grande Makeup Looks from Over the Years

Portrait of a Woman Looking at Her Reflection in a Mirror with Minimal, Classic Makeup in a Loose Low Bun
15 Chic and Confident Makeup Looks for the Office

Portrait of AAPI Subject with Buzzcut Wearing Bold Orange Eyeshadow that Blends into Pink Blush Draping and Purple Lipstick
24 Blush Looks We Love, From Demure to Bold

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6 Black Beauty Influencers on the Best Melanin-Friendly Blush

A Warm Toned Contour Shade in a Powder Palette with Some Spilled Off to the Side
How to Choose Your Contour Shade, According to a Makeup Artist

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The 10 Best Products From Iconic Skincare Brand Laura Mercier

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How to Do Camera-Ready Makeup, According to the Pros

BIPOC Woman Wearing Stunning Makeup with Her Hair in a High Ponytail and Swirled Edges
15 Date-Night Makeup Looks That Are Beyond Stunning

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All My Makeup Is Pre-Pandemic: What Should Be Replaced?

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I Tried 8 Best-Selling Skin Tints—Here's How They Stack Up

Two Women of Color Model Neutral, Nude Makeup on a Designed Background
These 13 Brands Are Re-Inventing Nude Makeup

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How to Adjust Your Foundation From Season to Season

Digital Makeup Application Is the Future of Cosmetics—Here's Why

Brandyn Cross
4 Makeup Artists on How Beauty Has Positively Affected Their Mental Health

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Westman Atelier: Brand Review and Best Products, Revealed

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The 4 Best Color Correctors Made With South Asian Skin in Mind

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18 Iconic Asian Beauty Moments That Deserve Celebration

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A Deep Dive Into the Appropriation and Whitewashing of Asian Beauty

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Dewy or Matte Foundation? Here's How to Make Your Decision Once and For All

Woman with Red Hair wearing Vibrant Purple Eyeshadow and Drawn on Natural Looking Freckles
5 Ways to Create Faux Freckles That Look Totally Natural

Woman Applying Foundation with a Makeup Brush Using the 'Bake' Method
How to Bake Your Face For a Budge-Proof Makeup Look

Indian Woman Smiling Looking Off to the Side on A Designed Background
The 13 Best Foundations for Indian Skin

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Here's Your Complete Guide to the Best Products From KimChi Chic Beauty

11 Women Over 40 Share the Makeup They Can’t Live Without

15 Black Influencers To Follow For Beauty and Wellness Inspiration

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I Want to Fall Back In Love With "Getting Ready"

Classic Holiday Hair + Beauty Looks featuring Red Lips, Dewy Skin, and Sleek Updos
35 Timeless Holiday Makeup Looks to Try This Year

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Reviewed: Dior Forever 24H-Wear Matte Foundation Gave Me a Brilliant Matte Finish

3 Dermatologist-Approved DIY Tinted Moisturizer Recipes to Try at Home

Elle Fanning
Zoom Date: Elle Fanning Is the Queen of Finding Silver Linings

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Get to Know Lily's Glam Team: Hairstylist Gregory Russell and Makeup Artist Fiona Stiles

8 Makeup Artists Tell Us The Black-Owned Beauty Products They Keep In Their Kit

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Glam Vampire Makeup Look for Halloween

Your Guide to Using Banana Powder Like a Makeup Artist

Latina Woman Wearing Heavily Winged Liner and Lined Lips
Chola Makeup Isn't a Trend—It Signifies a Hard-Earned Identity

Huda Beauty: Best Products and Brand Review

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9 Things I Learned About Mario Dedivanovic's New Makeup Line, Straight From Mario Himself

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I Tested Becca Cosmetics' Zero No Pigment Foundation and I'm Pleasantly Surprised

Makeup Products for Women of Color that are Black-Owned Styled Against a Neutral Abstracted Designed Background
The History and Triumph of Black-Owned Makeup Brands

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Get to Know Taylor's Glam Team: Hairstylist Johnnie Sapong and Makeup Artist Kate Lee

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

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Beauty Was Once Defined By the "Golden Ratio"—Here's What It Is and Why It's Outdated

32 Vintage-Inspired Makeup Looks That Are Officially Back in Style

I'm a Self-Identified "Soft Girl"—Here's How I Create My Everyday Makeup Look

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Honest Beauty: Best Products and Brand Review

Tati Beauty: Best Products and Brand Review

Support Creatives
This Beauty Livestream Event Offers Masterclasses from the Industry's Top BIPOC Pros

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Blackface Is More Complex Than Rose and Blanche’s Mud Masks

I Tried the Italian "Glassy Blush" That Keeps Selling Out, and Now I'm Obsessed

Farmasi: Best Products and Brand Review

Zoe Kravitz
50 Glowy, Natural Makeup Looks for Any Occasion