With the work week winding down and Christmas almost upon us, many people are packing their bags to head home for the holidays. And while traveling to relatives’ houses can be good for the soul, it can wreak havoc on your skin – especially those flying the friendly skies.

Learn how to smack up those lips with this pro video series. In this video, Makeup Artist Erica Carr will walk you through using Pixi’s Lumi Lux Lip Palette to create beautiful, lush lips.

When shopping for the perfect holiday gifts, sometimes the best things come in smaller packages. Whether you are looking for a simple gift for her stocking or a small present for an office Secret Santa exchange, there is one item that should be on the top of your list – nail polish.

Leighton Meester may be used to making headlines for her role as Blair Waldorf on The CW’s hit show Gossip Girl, but she has recently been thrust into the spotlight for her portrayal of an up-and-coming country crooner in the soon-to-be-released film Country Strong, starring Gwyneth Paltrow.

Though snow may be starting to fall across the country, it’s always fun to look ahead to the trends to come. According to Allure, next season’s makeup may be a bit shocking. Electric-colored eyeliner was a hit at Spring 2011 fashion shows and is expected to be just as big off the runway.

Finding the right gift for a teenage girl isn’t always easy – they are notoriously fickle and their interests seem to change with the passing of each day. However, there is one type of gift for her that will never fail to excite and appease even the most temperamental young woman – makeup kits.

Whether you’re getting ready for an office holiday gathering or a New Year’s Eve bash, perfecting party makeup for an end-of-the-year fiesta can be tough. You want to be festive without appearing over-the-top, elegant but not too formal.

Finding a great Christmas gift can be tricky, and shoppers are running out of time to locate the perfect present. Luckily, etiquette expert Anna Post recently shared some gift-giving tips with StyleList.com.

The cold winter air can do more than sting your face – it can also affect your hair! However, you can keep your strands from becoming dry and lifeless with the right products.

Shopping for a new beau can be tricky – you haven’t been together long enough to give an overly intimate gift, but you want the present to express how much you care about him. Instead of picking up a sweater (too impersonal) or a fancy gold watch (too expensive for the beginning of a relationship!),

While Jessica Alba has often been praised for her long and luscious locks, the actress recently stepped out wearing a much sleeker ‘do. According to InStyle.com, Alba sported a pin-straight bob that fell just above her shoulders on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

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.