While many women enjoy painting their faces with cosmetics, some wear makeup with the intention of attracting attention from the opposite sex. And though many looks are alluring, there is some makeup that men may not like.

While Ashley Greene may be known to many as vampire Alice Cullen of the Twilight franchise, she’s recently made headlines for her show-stopping red carpet appearances around the world. And while she typically looks stunning when out and about, it seems that we shouldn’t expect to catch her in the same thing twice.

If there is one thing that Taylor Swift is known for besides her country hits, it’s her beautiful blonde hair. Swift’s strands look great straight, but it’s her natural curls that we really flip for.

Warm up in the winter with orange lipstick

While 2010 was filled with a plethora of red carpet looks that left many speechless, people were also captivated by dramatic makeup on movie screens around the country.One of the most remarkable appearances was Natalie Portman in Black Swan.

One of the hottest looks of the season may seem more suited for the summer, but is heating up the winter just fine – bright pink lipstick. This ultra-feminine trend has graced such famous faces as Kate Bosworth and The X Factor contestant Cher Lloyd, but there are a few things women should be aware of before painting their pouts.

Emma Stone had a phenomenally successful year. The actress hit box office gold with her film Easy A and went on to land the role of Gwen Stacy in the upcoming Spider-Man movie, proving that she’ll be one to watch in 2011.

Many women getting ready for a large holiday gathering will likely spend hours primping to ensure a perfect appearance. But what if you won’t be arriving at your destination until the last minute? Whether you have to head to the celebration from the office or the airport, there are a few simple ways to quickly create a festive look.

Finding the perfect present for a loved one can sometimes leave you scratching your head until the very last minute. If you still need a gift for your mom, sister or best friend, why not put together a winter beauty survival kit?

While it never surprises us to see Natalie Portman looking gorgeous, she has recently been stepping out in seriously glam makeup. The brunette beauty showed up at the Gotham Independent Film Awards wearing dark pink lipstick and long, thick lashes, and attended the New York City of her premiere with a crimson-colored pout and winged makeup on her upper lash line.

After you say "I do" and head to the reception, you’ll likely have a clutch in which you can store a few necessities. And while you may want to keep a large variety of makeup with you (a cosmetic security blanket, of sorts), Glamour.com reveals that brides only need to carry three beauty products on their big day.

Whether she’s rocking a smoky eye or a bold red lip, Rachel McAdams usually looks like a million bucks at movie premieres and awards shows. However, it seems the leading lady wasn’t always the poster girl for impeccable makeup.