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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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Woman with dewy, radiant makeup look and naturally curly hair
How to Apply Makeup to Dry Skin for a Hydrated, Dewy Finish

Actress Ella Balinska wears a burgundy lipstick.
25 Ways to Wear the Burgundy Lipstick Trend

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How to Choose Your Contour Shade, According to a Makeup Artist

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These Are the Best CoverGirl Products $10 and Under

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Lilly Lashes: Brand Review and 5 of the Best Products, Revealed

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

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How to Use Lip Liner Like a Professional Makeup Artist

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16 Times Male Celebs Provided Major Nail Inspo

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Asian-Owned Beauty Brand Youthforia Makes Skin-First Makeup—And We're All In

Person with pastel purple nails.
24 Pastel Nail Ideas to Show Your Manicurist ASAP

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10 TikTok Makeup Products That Are Actually Worth It

Colourpop Super Shock Shadow Results on Celeste Polanco
ColourPop's Super Shock Shadow Creates Bold, Everyday Glamour

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How to Nail 'Bat Wing' Eyeliner

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Charlotte Tilbury: The Best Products and Brand Review

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26 Smiley Face Nail Designs You'll Love Showing Off During Any Season

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Yes, Eyebrow Transplants Are a Thing—Here's How It's Done

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The 24 Best Byrdie Tested and Approved Beauty Products on Sale for Cyber Week

lilac nails with white tips.
18 Baby French Manicures You'll Want to Show Your Nail Artists ASAP

Pink marble manicure with glitter and gold flecks
How to Apply Glitter to Your Nails, According to a Celeb Manicurist

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

Neutral manicure with multicolored half-moon nail design at base
10 Half-Moon Manicures That Take the Trend to the Next Level

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

Light pink manicure with gems
There Are 7 Types of Manicures—Learn How to Choose the Right One

Milk bath nails with pink and purple flowers and gold foil accents
Milk Bath Nails Are the Ethereal Manicure of Our Dreams

Double French manicure with two-toned pink tips and matching ring
15 Double French Manicures With the Best Y2K and '90s Vibes

Potrait of BIPOC Woman With Braids and Tiny Sunglasses Wearing Exaggerated Brown Wing Eyeliner made with Eyeshadow
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

Up close of a woman's manicured hands on her face.
Yellow Nails After Acrylics: Causes and Treatments

Charlotte Tilbury Foundations
Charlotte Tilbury Foundation Review—Which of the 4 Formulas Is Best for You?

Woman applying red eye makeup
The 7 Best Red Mascaras of 2022 to Try When You Want to Mix Up Your Eye Makeup

Woman with orange nail polish
The 7 Best Orange Glitter Polishes of 2022—This Trend Is Huge for Fall

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Best Nail Subscription Boxes

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The 11 Best Brown Mascaras in 2022

Hailey Bieber blush
Hailey Bieber's Favorite Date Night Blush Gave Me "Cold Girl" Cheeks

Kim Kardashian Washing her face
TikTok's "Shower Makeup" Trend Is Surprisingly Sexy

Duo Chrome Lid makeup look
25 Thanksgiving Makeup Looks You'll Want to Memorialize on the 'Gram

Model holding Saie x Reformation highlighter
Saie and Reformation Teamed Up to Create The Perfect Rosy Highlighter

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

Model wearing and holding the True Botanicals Everyday Skin Tint
True Botanicals' First Makeup Product Is Like Glass Skin in a Bottle

Glittering vampire skin
Move Over Glass Skin—It's Vampire Skin's Time to Shine

Iman wearing the Danessa Myricks Yummy Balm
TikTok Says This Blurring Balm-Powder Is a Must-Have for Textured Skin

Bella Hadid cheekbones
I Tried TikTok's Viral "Supermodel" Contour Hack

Doja Cat with black squiggle eye makeup
Doja Cat's Surreal, Full-Body Makeup Looks Were the Best Part of Fashion Month

Zendaya on the red carpet
I Tried Zendaya's Favorite Foundation for Glowy Skin

Lady Gaga and models wearing Haus Labs foundation
Haus Labs' New Foundation Is Worth The TikTok Hype

Sadie Sink wearing Chanel Blush
TikTok's Favorite Water Blush Looks (and Feels) Like Nothing I've Tried Before

Selfie of woman next to Milk Makeup Future Fluid Concealer
Milk Makeup's Future Fluid Concealer Makes Me Look Photoshopped

Close up of a woman with mature skin wearing glowy makeup
Makeup For Mature Skin: A Step-by-Step Tutorial From a Red Carpet Pro

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

Model using Jones Road The Best Blush
Jones Road Just Launched "The Best Blush" Ever

Woman using Benetint blush
TikTok's Favorite Throwback Blush Has the Best Backstory

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Here's How to Get Sarah Hyland's Ultra-Glowy Wedding Makeup

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Charlotte Tilbury's New Concealer Is Like Shapewear for Your Skin

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Jennifer Aniston's MUA Is Launching an Extra-Glowy Skin Tint—And We Tried it

Kate Moss
I Tried the Kate Moss-Inspired Contour Hack That’s Going Viral

Zoe Kravitz Siren Eyes
TikTok’s “Siren Eyes” Trend Is the Perfect Makeup Look for Your Villain Era

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TikTok Found a New Way to Get Faux Freckles, and We're Obsessed

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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

Woman applying foundation with a blending sponge.
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