It’s hard to believe that just six years ago, Carrie Underwood wasn’t a household name. However, after winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005, Underwood became one of music’s hottest performers. And while singing may be her passion, the girl sure seems to love her cosmetics.

Though 2011 has just started, it seems that the year’s hottest hue has already been chosen. According to the Pantone Color Institute, the color of 2011 is Honeysuckle, a reddish pink that is described as stimulating and uplifting.

Manicured nails are one of the quickest ways to look more pulled together and refined, but once the polish chips, your stock instantly plummets. Instead of spending each night retouching your talons, take a few precautionary measures to keep your lacquer looking lovely.

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.

Whether you are getting ready for work or a night on the town, mascara is a necessary part of most women’s beauty routines. This fantastic product enhances lashes and makes eyes instantly more defined and alluring.

Finding the perfect shade of concealer or foundation can be easy – you simply take home the formula that most closely matches your skin color. Selecting the right blush, however, can be much trickier. After all, with the seemingly endless hues available, how are you to know which tone looks best?

While many people head for the tanning beds in the wintertime to fake a great glow, there are other ways to make your skin look healthy in the cold weather. With the right products and a bit of expert advice, you can achieve a fantastic winter glow without running to the tanning salon.

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.

While people purchase certain beauty products for a variety of reasons – the formula, the color, the price – some consumers will buy makeup for one reason and one reason alone – it’s new!

Learn the secrets of liquid eyeliner from Makeup Artist Erica Carr in this pro video series. Get tips on creating the perfect, solid black beautiful line to enhance anyone’s eye shadow.

While many people head to the beauty department when they need cosmetic assistance, it seems that a few stop by the craft store. Recently, more and more women are admitting to using permanent markers as makeup.

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.