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Tarte Fall ’14: Rainforest After Dark

Tarte’s fall collection is all about the basics: skin, brows, and eye definition. There are a few sultry, rich hues thrown into the mix as well. Limited-edition woodgrain-style details adorn their signature eye and cheek palette and special-issue lash curler. … Continue reading

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Favorite Face Primers

According to the weather, summer is here. Time to zero in on a makeup primer before the calendar makes the season’s arrival official. Primers are so helpful in summer because makeup just melts away on really hot days (we’ve all … Continue reading

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Tarte Colored Clay CC Primer Stick

Get ready to change the way you apply makeup with Tarte’s Colored Clay CC Primer Stick ($34). In addition to a base shade that matches your skin tone (available in Fair, Light, Medium, Tan, and Deep), each stick features a … Continue reading

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Beauty Essentials: Face

Last week, I wrote about my all the staples I keep in my makeup kit to make my eyes look fabulous. This week, it’s all about the products that make my skin look its best. Here are the products that … Continue reading

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Too Faced Summer ’12: Summer Royalty

Too Faced’s Summer Royalty collection beckons warm weather, long days, and tropical islands. Summer Royalty contains cool blue colors as inviting as a swimming pool on a hot day, and lots of bronzy treats to make your skin look (safely) … Continue reading

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Ask SugarSocial: How Do I Prevent My Makeup From Melting?

Last week I debuted Ask SugarSocial, a new feature on the site that lets you email your beauty-related questions directly to me. It’s personalized, one-on-one advice that I share on the blog. Help yourself, help others, and submit a question! … Continue reading

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MAC Prep+Prime is Like a Soft Blanket for My Face

Using a primer on your face serves two purposes: it lays down a thin, even, invisibly veil on your face to create a smooth surface, and it helps makeup adhere better to your skin. My go-to primer is MAC Prep … Continue reading

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Smashbox Holiday 2010: Wish

As much as I love Smashbox, I’m not wowed by their 2010 holiday collection, Wish. It’s similar to last year’s, and nothing is really catching my eye. That being said, I don’t want to color your opinion – so take … Continue reading

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2 New Face Primers That Make Summer a Breeze

When it comes to summer, the last thing you want to be is sticky…unless we’re talking about your makeup adhering to your face. High heat and humidity cause makeup to do what I call The Slide: that awful, melty effect … Continue reading

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Benefit Glam Idol and Sexy Starlet kits

Benefit’s marketing people have got some smarts, because they combined the brand’s best-sellers into 2 new value-priced kits. Glam Idol ($60) and Sexy Starlet ($58) are perfect for giving and receiving. Glam Idol packs the essentials for a quick, flawless … Continue reading

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