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Does This Really Work: Lipstick Sealer
By Sandra Mariscal | 04/02/2009 - 11:45

Does your boy ever complain about your lipstick transferring onto his lips when you kiss? I know mine does. This led me to try Sealed With a Kiss ($4) from Sally Beauty Supply. It’s a roll-on lipstick sealer that prevents your lipstick from smudging, bleeding, or sticking to anyone you choose to smooch.


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Fergie Introduces New MAC Lipstick, Says She's Not Ready for Babies Yet
By Monica Herrera | 03/11/2009 - 10:25

After an extended honeymoon in Mexico with new husband Josh Duhamel, Fergie is hard at work again. The singer is not only prepping for a Black Eyed Peas comeback with the group's upcoming album, The E.N.D.; she's also introducing her very own MAC Viva Glam VI lipstick to raise money for the MAC AIDS Fund.


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Salma Hayek’s Top Secret Beauty Line
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 03/02/2009 - 14:48

Salma Hayek is busy working on a new beauty venture, but didn’t want to offer any details about it in a conversation with WWD. Hayek—who spoke while hosting a book party for her friend and hairstylist Robert Vetica at Beso restaurant in Hollywood—said, "I shouldn't be talking about this. I am trying to develop a line with a drugstore. I have been doing research for two or three years.


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Does This Really Work: Eye Majic Instant Eye Shadow
By Sandra Mariscal | 02/26/2009 - 10:48

Creating perfect smokey eyes or blending the right shadows together can be tricky. With this in mind, brands like Eye Majic by Japonesque, ColorOn Professional and Avon have each created instant eye shadows. These are strips that already have oval-shaped color deposited on them to rub on your lids. Most of them come with layers of different colors and look like mini rainbows on the strips. The idea is to give you the exact application on both lids the way a professional makeup-artist would.


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Does This Really Work: Clinique Quick Blush
By Sandra Mariscal | 02/19/2009 - 10:30

Clinique Quick Blush is not your ordinary blush and brush set. It's a makeup brush that stores the color inside its own cap. Once pulled apart, one side is a brush, the other holds a creamy rouge, which becomes a powdery texture when you put it on.


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Inside Her Makeup Bag: Mónica Cruz
By Sandra Mariscal | 02/17/2009 - 15:25

Together with big sister Penélope, Mónica Cruz, 32, is enjoying her second year as clothing designer for Spain-based retail chain Mango. The Spanish actress also has three movies in the pipeline for 2009. So how does this jet-setting mogul stay so stunning? Good looks clearly run in the family, but so does good advice: “My mother’s a hairstylist, and she taught us to use olive oil to hydrate and add shine. I still do it.” Here are a few more clever tips.


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A Purr-fect Collaboration
By Sandra Mariscal | 02/12/2009 - 09:24

Hello Kitty fans, behold the new limited edition collection for MAC Cosmetics, available on counters (and at maccosmetics.com) today. With a revamped look, this pop culture icon is looking fiercer than ever in all black—to go with MAC’s iconic packaging—and a fashion-forward mod dress.


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Does This Really Work: Tarte Bottoms Up-Lower Lash Mascara
By Sandra Mariscal | 02/05/2009 - 16:17

A great trick to make eyes stand out for a night out is to apply mascara on the lower lash line. It’s not an everyday thing, you don’t want makeup overload, but it definitely makes an impact and complements a smokey eye. Regular brushes can be hard to manage and too big to comb through these smaller lashes, translating into a messy situation. The new Tarte Bottoms Up-lower lash mascara ($16) is meant to solve this problem.


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Calling All Cosmoholics!
By Angelique Serrano | 01/26/2009 - 14:00

What constitutes a habit? And once a habit is formed, what turns it into a “bad” habit? I shop for cosmetics pretty much everyday. Sometimes I just window shop and sometimes I only buy a $2 lip gloss, but I’m always looking, always ready to pick up my newest favorite mascara. As a confirmed cosmoholic, I ask this of you others out there: Is this a problem? Tell us:


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Does This Really Work: Smurfy Illuminating Face Powder
By Sandra Mariscal | 01/22/2009 - 14:45

Smurfette was by far the most glamorous Smurf in the village! Her bright blue skin tone, yellow blonde hair, and white hat suited her well on screen, but it’s hard to believe these colors can translate into a wearable makeup palette.


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