Now that the summer sun has set and most women are preparing for the cold, dry weather that accompanies winter, many ladies are putting down their powders in favor of more moisturizing concealers. However, gals with oily skin that tends to get shiny year-round may not be ready to close their compacts just yet.

Heidi Klum is known for many things – Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model, Victoria’s Secret Angel, Project Runway host – but she’s also made a name for herself by donning some truly memorable Halloween costumes.

There is much debate as to whether women should match their makeup to their clothing. Earlier this month, Hilary Swank stepped out seemingly in support of matching makeup, with lids painted to the same hue as the detailing in her dress. Now, another Hollywood A-lister is demonstrating her opinion on the matter, and it seems that her cosmetic choices oppose Hilary’s.

It should never be shocking to see a Hollywood star show up on the red carpet with a flawless-looking face – after all, the celeb most likely has a team of makeup artists and stylists who work around the clock to perfect the dynamite look. It may be surprising, however, when a starlet’s look is easy to recreate, no matter how inexperienced you are when wielding a wand of mascara.

Most cosmetic trends are geared toward women over the age of 20 – after all, a girl attending her junior prom would look inappropriate with a smoky eye or a bold red lip. However, there is one trend that looks phenomenal on gals of any age, made apparent by the lovely ladies of the new movie Never Let Me Go.

While women often stick to pigments in the same color family when applying eye makeup, one of young Hollywood’s most glamorous gals are proving that using two shades can create one phenomenal look.

Women everywhere are rocking dark-colored lipstick and autumnal-hued eye makeup, but gals who want to create an ethereal, fresh-faced look may want to consider donning an unexpected shade of cosmetics – white eyeshadow.

With holiday season approaching, many of us are going to be packing our bags and heading home. And while packing can always be a bit of a hassle, women who must travel by plane are sure to feel pressured to pack as lightly as possible, especially given the strict carry-on requirements enforced worldwide.

While bolder colors are definitely in this fall, that doesn’t mean that the dark makeup must translate into a harsh or severe look. In fact, one of the hottest trends is to apply bold lipstick in a less precise manner.

It’s an eternally debated question – when applying makeup should you select colors that match your ensemble, complementary hues that accent your outfit, or neutral shades that let your get-up take center stage?

Whether you’ve been wearing makeup for years or you are relatively new to the world of cosmetics, many women can agree that beautifying their eyes is one of the trickiest parts of creating a gorgeous look – from shade selection to application, the process can be overwhelming.

New York Fashion Week has come to a close, and while many fashionistas are still discussing the various collections that were shown, others in the beauty world are still reeling from the countless makeup looks that premiered on the spring 2011 runways. However, given the overwhelming amount of shows, it can be difficult to sort […]