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Beauty Poll: Let's Go Shopping!
By Angelique Serrano | 05/20/2009 - 10:45

So with the economy being…well, what it is, it’s no surprise to hear that department stores are bearing much of the brunt. And with this decrease in people traffic inevitably comes a decrease in beauty counter sales. This got us wondering: Have you been feeling the pinch in this way? Have you been skipping that department store counter experience in exchange for drugstore aisles or—gasp!—a natural, makeup-free face? Do you miss it? Tell us here:


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Beautiful News from the Set of 'New Moon'
By Angelique Serrano | 05/18/2009 - 09:45

Listen up, all you crazy Twilight fans, we’ve got some behind-the-scenes information to share. The cosmetics company providing all the actors on the sequel set of New Moon with their gorgeous on-screen character makeup is none other than…MAC, of course. Known for their wide, brilliantly saturated range of colors and products, it’s no surprise MAC is the chosen one.


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Behind the Scenes Beauty
By Ivana Cepeda | 05/11/2009 - 15:00

Mexicana makeup artist Laurene Alvarado works behind the scenes to make sure the ladies of the CW’s 90210 look fresh-faced and flawless throughout their grueling 14-hour work days. We chatted with the L.A. native and she dished on her must-have products and best beauty tips:


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Spring Cleaning for Your Beauty Products
By Dorkys Ramos | 04/16/2009 - 17:15

While you get into spring-cleaning mode this season, be sure to take a peek inside your makeup bag too. Did you find your perfect foundation shade ages ago and held on to it for years because there’s still a bit left in the bottle? You might want to read on before reaching for that sponge.


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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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