While some women view manicures as a luxurious pleasure for special occasions, other women regard the treatment as a necessity of their beauty routine. And while the process can take up to an hour, it only takes a second to smudge, chip or crack the perfect polish.

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 […]

While most women have certain products that they swear by, now that the fall is here, ladies may want to consider updating a few items in their cosmetic cases.

Like many years before this one, the arrival of fall signals the reemergence of darker-hued makeup. From richer shades of eyeshadows to more deeply colored lipsticks, autumnal cosmetics are sure to be a bit more sultry than their summertime counterparts.

Women are constantly figuring out ways to make their looks last, but it seems that one question that remains unanswered is how to keep mascara from running – until now. According to Oprah.com, runny mascara may be a result of a poorly planned process and application, but it is simple to fix.

Many women view a trip to the salon as a treat, but for women who dye their locks, hair appointments can be absolutely necessary – without regular maintenance, color can fade and roots can grow in.

While many fashion shows feature dramatic makeup that often needs to be toned down to be appropriate for real life, there is one bold runway trend heating up Milan Fashion Week that is colorful yet wearable – neon-bright lipstick.

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.