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Secrets for Flawless Makeup

Posted by: smilie on Sunday/March 12/2006 - 05:59 AM
10 expert tricks to help you get a polished makeup look.

Foundations, Primers, and More

For the prettiest, most presentable makeup look, skip the trends and follow these tips. You're guaranteed to look polished and perfect!

1. Buy the proper foundation. An off-color base will make every other cosmetic you apply look not quite right. Splurge on foundation at the department store, where you can ask for help in finding the right shade.

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Beauty Tips From North Korea

Posted by: smilie on Wednesday/November 30/2005 - 02:56 AM
A North Korean monthly has laid down the rules for makeup use in the puritanical Stalinist state, warning against decadent Western influences in the application of facepaint. The October edition of the Joseon Yeoseong magazine said makeup should be appropriate to location, environment and context and cautioned that it reflects a woman’s intelligence and morals. Makeup should be applied in consideration of the tasks for the day, the magazine said, being light enough to look natural when women go out in the day and only more colorful if they perform on stage or “dance in the open air” at night.....

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Makeup Tips: Wearing The Eyeliner

Posted by: smilie on Sunday/September 25/2005 - 09:06 PM
Eyeliner has been seen all over fall-winter runways. Now, it’s time to perfect the skill, even if your artistic skills are barely there.

Eyeliner in metallic berry hues or in basic black is coming back strong this year, and as fall approaches, it’s time to arm with essential tools: a khol, a slanted brush and a cake eyeliner for seasoned fashionista.

The easiest way to apply eyeliner is using khol – such as Guerlain Terracotta Loose Powder Khol. Dip a cool metal stick into a loose powder, close your eye and quickly sweep the stick inside the lashes. The applicator leaves....

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Makeup Dos, Don'ts, and Maybes

Posted by: smilie on Thursday/March 03/2005 - 12:17 AM
This articlle talks about makeup rules and gives advice on what you should do and shouldn't do. It also offers practical tips with easy-to-follow instructions and explanations.

Here is a snippet from the article:

But aren't there a few makeup rules? Are there any must-have-or-else beauty necessities? There are no rules about what you choose to wear, but there are rules on how to apply it.

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Makeup application step by step

Posted by: smilie on Monday/February 21/2005 - 06:38 PM
This article gives you some pretty good information on make-up tips that should help you perform do-it-yourself make-up applications with a professional look. These makeup application tips are very clear, simple and easy to follow. In addition, the article also helps you understand of the use of the makeup applications and how to do it right.

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When to Throw It Out

Posted by: smilie on Tuesday/February 01/2005 - 04:42 PM
Question Can you tell me how long I should use/keep cosmetics once they've been opened? I have been looking everywhere for the answer.

Answer: Unfortunately, there really are no hard and fast rules about the shelf life of makeup. No two brands are equal, and from eye shadow to lipstick, life spans vary. There are a variety of factors that can determine how long your cosmetics will last.

Like all that is good in life -- HoHo's, Snickers and Doritos, for example --preservatives are the key ingredients to prolonging the life of your makeup. Typically, the more expensive the cosmetic, the more the preservatives....

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Top 10 Questions about Cosmetics

Posted by: smilie on Tuesday/January 25/2005 - 04:08 PM
The world of cosmetics is indeed complex. There are so many skin types and colors, with so many differing skin conditions, that the cosmetics industry has had to work hard to keep up. But work hard they have – there’s a product for every kind of condition you could possibly have. But are there answers to every possible question you could have? Well, perhaps we can answer a few of them with these top 10 cosmetics questions. Listen up.

1. Is there a cosmetic product that can make my eyelashes longer and thicker?

What you were born with, you were born with.....

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How to Get a Great Makeover

Posted by: smilie on Tuesday/January 25/2005 - 04:03 PM
Getting a makeover is a great way to try out the season's latest cosmetics or to get a whole new look. But it can also be a little intimidating. If you want to dip your toes before you get your feet wet, give yourself a virtual makeover using BeautyRiot's FREE Instant Makeover. If you're ready to hit the cosmetic counters in person, follow our tips below, and you're sure to get the right look without spending a huge wad of cash.

And, hey, take your camera. Email us your before and after shots along with your name, age, address and the....

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The 8 Smartest Beauty Resolutions

Posted by: smilie on Wednesday/September 22/2004 - 10:41 PM
Small but significant changes that make a huge difference

1. Reach for concealer first. A good concealer makes the most immediate and dramatic difference in how you look. It lightens dark circles, brightens your face, and makes you look well rested. Look for a creamy formula that's yellow based and one shade lighter than your skin tone. Use your fingers or a concealer brush to apply a generous amount of concealer under the eyes, up to the lash lines and at the innermost corner of the eyes. Gently pat with your fingertips to smooth, then lock it in with loose powder....

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