Even with the best cosmetics and the most precise techniques, there is one component that could seriously hinder a flawless makeup application – bad lighting. Unfortunate lighting can alter how colors look on your skin, leading you too apply too little (or too much) product.

Some women are truly legends in the beauty world, and Sarah Doukas may be one of them. She founded Storm Model Management in 1987 in London, England, and just one year later, Doukas discovered Kate Moss at JFK Airport in New York City and signed her to the agency.

Whether you’ve just gotten your nails professionally done of have opted to paint them yourself, it can always be difficult to determine when the nail polish is dry.

Selecting the right mascara can be tricky. There are a seemingly endless amount of options out there, and each product promises to do something different. However, with a bit of insight, choosing a great mascara doesn’t have to be a nightmare.

Taylor Momsen is what many may refer to as a beauty rebel. While she is just 17-years-old, the Gossip Girl actress and budding musician usually steps out wearing more eye makeup than most women will wear in a lifetime.

While some women are born with naturally lush locks, others wish that their strands have a bit more va-va-voom! However, ladies with limp locks don’t need to get a perm to infuse their hair with volume.

Women may have dark undereye circles for a variety of reasons. Sometimes they form due to a lack of sleep or allergies, but they can also be genetic. Whatever the reason, gals who have discolored skin beneath their eyes can easily conceal the circles with a few handy pointers.

While many women yearn for a flawless complexion, some have uneven skin that can be hard to conceal, as one product may not even out the discoloration. However, Allure magazine recently revealed some ways that women can combat the issue.

With fall underway and richer color palettes all the rage, women everywhere are turning in their light-colored lipsticks for darker hues. And while these bold pouts are especially alluring, they do present a problem that light shades don’t possess – how do you keep the color from fading?

Women with hectic schedules may often find themselves hard pressed for time when getting ready for a big night out – after rushing home from the office, hopping in the shower and selecting an outfit, there may be a few precious minutes left to apply makeup.

Recently, the beauty world has been buzzing about the cover of a Brazilian teen magazine, specifically whether or not the young pop star pictured was wearing makeup. While debates about cosmetics and photoshop are nothing new, what is surprising about this hoopla is the singer at the center of the debate – Justin Bieber.

There are few skin imperfections more frustrating than blackheads – they can be unsightly, hard to conceal and painful. Unfortunately, they are also incredibly common. Luckily, the blemishes don’t have to be a headache to treat.