It’s often said that clothes make the man, and some women may apply this philosophy when getting ready for a big night out, opting to spend hours on their outfit instead of their beauty routine. However, just as a great dress can totally transform you, magnificent makeup can also make (or break) a look.

Fashion Week has moved to Milan, but that isn’t stopping people around the country from talking about the hottest looks that are showing up on the runways. And, it seems that there was one trend that dominated Gucci’s models – gloss.

As the leaves begin to turn, deeper colors begin to emerge in the hottest fashions. But that doesn’t mean women are forced to don dark hues until spring arrives. In fact, one tone that is particularly striking come fall is extremely warm – mustard yellow.

Boardwalk Empire, HBO’s new, Martin Scorsese-directed series which is set in the 1920s, recently premiered, and the program was filled with interesting characters in alluring costumes. While the series is set primarily in Atlantic City, the story also takes its players to Chicago as well, and it seems that one key component to creating a distinction between the two locales is makeup.

It’s not often that products are referred to as universally flattering, as items are often formulated to appeal to a specific group of women, such as brunettes or those with blue eyes. However, according to InStyle.com, there are a few cosmetics that may flatter everyone.

While fall palettes are often warmer than those of other seasons, women may be surprised to learn that cool pinks and berry shades are quite hot this year. According to InStyle.com, these two hues are translating into some of the best looks for fall, but proper shade selection and application is key to creating a great overall look.

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 through the hundreds of looks to select the hottest trends for spring makeup.

While women may have to wait until spring to don the clothes displayed at New York Fashion Week, ladies everywhere can try out the various beauty trends that hit the runways. And, it seems that one look that dominated runways was rocking an orange-colored pout.

Over the past 15 years, Gwen Stefani has transformed from a bindi-wearing, blue-haired ska diva into a glamorous style icon. The mother of two recently spoke to StyleList.com about her new role as a perfumer and, of course, her infamous red lipstick.

As the summer brights start to fade away (and the lights of spring are officially a thing of the past), women across the country may soon begin to dabble in the richer tones synonymous with fall. And while some ladies opt for emerald-colored smoky eyes, other gals prefer to paint their pouts a deep shade of ruby.

When putting together a bag for work, few women will forget to pack their wallets and cell phones, but there is often an additional item that many don’t realize they need until it’s too late – a small case of cosmetics in case a beauty emergency strikes.

As the hottest fall trends slowly make their way into women’s daily beauty routines, there is one hip look that more than a few girls may be intimidated by – the bold lip. However, thanks to a few tips from beauty experts, the look can be easy to achieve.