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Dania Ramirez Launches Clean Makeup for Clean Water Campaign For CoverGirl
By Mariela Rosario | 01/05/2010 - 16:04

Dania Ramirez is already putting the perks of being the newest CoverGirl spokesmodel to work. Ramirez, 30, and Queen Latifah recently helped to launch the makeup company's Clean Makeup for Clean Water Campaign. As part of the campaign, Ramirez had an opportunity to return to her native Dominican Republic in an effort to deliver a year’s supply of drinking water to local villages.


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I've Got a Crush on You
By Angelique Serrano | 12/28/2009 - 14:52

Should you still need to buy a little something for someone this holiday season—or just want a pretty little something for yourself—check out this amazing steal from Sephora and Stila cosmetics: A Couple of Crushes ($10, sephora.com). For only 10 bucks you get two of Stila's famous lip-and-cheek stains in the easily flattering shades of berry-red Pomegranate Crush and the lighter coral-colored Mango Crush. Consider this one of the last great gets of the decade!


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Best Beauty Website for Holiday Shopping? E.L.F., Duh!
By Angelique Serrano | 12/23/2009 - 09:50

Claro, the best beauty website for (last-minute) holiday shopping would be named E.L.F.! But rather than a jolly Santa’s helper, this E.L.F. stands for Eyes Lips Face. The brand E.L.F. makes some of the most affordably fabulous makeup around. And if you hit up their website, eyeslipsface.com, and place an order for any of their goodies you get a Mini Makeup Collection for free! The kit includes 9 eyeshadows, a bronzer, blush and 10 lipglosses! If that’s not a lip-smacking bargain, we don’t know what is!


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What’s the Deal with Green Concealer?
By Angelique Serrano | 12/18/2009 - 17:34

Here’s the deal: Green correcting “concealer” is makeup that cancels out the red in your skin. See, red and green are colors that lie opposite each other on the color wheel; therefore, they neutralize, or cancel each other out. So if you’ve got major redness issues, try working a green correcting cream over the skin first, then top it with your regular concealer. Voila!


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10 Days of Happiness
By Angelique Serrano | 12/07/2009 - 15:20

Oh the joy! From today until this Friday, visit clinique.com and search their holiday program called 10 Days of Happiness; click on the corresponding calendar day and see what free Clinique treats you can receive with an online purchase. The free goodies include best-selling Clinique blushes, creams, lip gloss—really good stuff, not just fillers like pencil sharpeners and miniature blush brushes. Well…what are you waiting for? Go! Look! Shop!


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The Big Beauty Purge
By Angelique Serrano | 12/03/2009 - 13:00

In preparation of my big cohabitational apartment move next week, I have been hearing this unrelenting chant in my head: “Purge! Purge! Purge! Purge!” Throw it all away has been my motto, but never is it so hard to do then when I am in front of my makeup baskets. I can toss shoes easier than I can toss five-year-old lipgloss. Every shade of pink is prettier and way different than the last, every “nude” lipstick is a drastically different interpretation of beige. How to draw the line? Well, I’ll tell you: If your makeup displays any of the following characteristics, you must chuck it:


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Silver Lightening
By Angelique Serrano | 12/01/2009 - 14:40

If you apply a touch of highlighter or iridescent eye shadow along your inner eye corners, it makes your eyes look wide and awake. It’s a good trick, but I don’t do it much. Then I came across L’Oreal Paris HIP High Intensity Pigments Color Chrome Eyeliner in Silver Lightening ($10, drugstore.com), a creamy feels-so-good formula liner.


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Engraved with Love
By Angelique Serrano | 11/30/2009 - 15:29

It’s the mother of all holiday conundrums: What to get your mother and mother-in-law for the holidays. Well, we’ve stumbled upon a gift so perfect it’s almost too good to be true. It’s personal, it’s elegant, it’s timeless yet so trendy you’ll even want one for yourself.


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Peruvian Gang Killed People for Their Fat, Sold for Use in Cosmetics
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/20/2009 - 11:39

Peruvian police say a group in the remote jungle has been killing people in order to drain the fat from their corpses. They would then sell the fat on the black market for use in cosmetics, The Huffington Post reports.


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Beauty Poll: Whose Makeup Would You Wear?
By Angelique Serrano | 11/16/2009 - 13:18

We’re so excited designer Michael Kors has teamed up with Estee Lauder to create The Estee Lauder Michael Kors Very Hollywood Color Collection, a small gathering of golden pink lip shades, nail lacquers and dark and shimmering shadows meant to make eyes smolder. The very glamorous Very Hollywood range will hit shelves in January 2010, but in the meantime we were wondering...


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