Makeup Artist Pat McGrath’s Six Fall Lipstick Pointers

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Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath … makeup artist to the stars, creative advisor for Dolce & Gabbana The Makeup, and most sought after industry veteran in the world. Now that you’ve been acquainted with the name, it’s time to listen up to what she had to share with The Stylist on what lipstick trends, colors, and techniques are… Read more »

5 Superfoods That Give You Amazing Skin

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The foods you eat make a difference in the way your skin looks. Foods that are rich in nutrients, low in calories, and that have myriad health benefits are called superfoods. Superfoods can have a tremendous benefit for your skin. Here are five superfoods that you can incorporate into your diet now to reveal healthier,… Read more »

Product Obsession: Lamik Beauty Celebrity Brow Kit

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When it comes to framing and shaping your face, perfect brows are essential. We’ve all had those tragic salon visits where our eyebrows were hacked off even after clarifying to your waxer, threader, or plucker that you just wanted them “cleaned up.” Fret no more! Talking Pretty reviewed Lamik Beauty’s Celebrity Brow Kit and has… Read more »

Get Festive Nails Just in Time for Halloween

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Oryl Halloween

When it comes to your nails … it should be all treat and no trick. Participate in festivities by putting your creativity to the test and going beyond the boring orange and green painted talons by adding a shattered top coat, a few scary nail decals, or surprise glow in the dark fingers and toes…. Read more »

Get The Look: Ciara’s Extreme Cat Eye Liner

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Ciara cat eye

Ciara was spotted in Paris at Fashion Week for the Barbara Bui Spring/Summer 2012 ready-to-wear show yesterday in all black with a long sleek ponytail and extreme cat eye liner makeup. She kept the rest of her makeup simple with contoured cheeks and a nude lip. This edgy cat eye is perfect to add some… Read more »

At Home Tips For Pearly Whites

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Everyone loves a set a nice pearly whites. There are a few things you can do everyday to make sure your teeth stay white, or lighten up to the next desired level. Sometimes you can mask it with beauty products and whitening toothpaste, but more heavy duty steps may call for an appointment in the… Read more »

The 411 on Caring for Sensitive Skin

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Those of us with sensitive skin can understand the frustration with trying new products and switching up our beauty routine only to cause a potential breakout or other skin issue. We just never know what we are going to react to, so just to be on the safe side, here are some tips on taking… Read more »

4 Tips for Keeping Skin Clean and Clear

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Our facial skin is one of the first things people notice about us, yet — when our lives get super busy — it’s also one of the first things we neglect. Studies show we spend just 20 seconds washing our faces, a lazy approach that can cause zits and zap your glow. To keep your… Read more »

Celebrity Makeup Artist Saisha Beecham Gives Tips to Aspirants

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Recently, Talking Pretty caught up with celebrity makeup artist Saisha Beecham. It was the perfect opportunity to discuss what it really takes to become a successful makeup artist. –mckenzie harris Talking Pretty: Should aspiring makeup artists attend cosmetology school? Is a license necessary? Saisha Beecham: You don’t need a license to be a makeup artist,… Read more »

Lash 101: How to Apply Strip Eyelashes

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False eyelashes have come a long way since the gaudy version in the ’70′s. Use them to spice up your features for a special occasion or simply to perk up your day during the week. It takes a little patience to apply these eye enhancers, but practice makes perfect, right? Celebrity makeup artist and founder… Read more »

Get The Look: Colorful Graduated Manicures

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We loved this clever multicolored manicure concept in the Jen Kao Spring 2012 collection. The quirky nail art followed a “track-girl-meets-Romeo-and-Juliet” theme. Manicurist Wanda Ruiz for CND explained, “It’s a very dangerous, lethal person with a feminine soft side.” Ruiz gave the scoop on how you can get these ombré style nails at home. She… Read more »

DIY Nail Craze: Marble Nails

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Clueless as to how you’ll polish your digits this week? Our nails reflect our ever-changing tastes, preferences and obsessions, which give you the perfect opportunity to try marble nails. They are the new craze that will make your digits pop with a psychedelic finish. Yes, they may test your nerves and be time consuming, but,… Read more »

Beauty Alert: NYFW Backstage Spring Beauty Trends

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Richard Chai Love Look

We were excited to get a fresh preview of what’s “in” for the upcoming season and couldn’t help but notice all the pops of color backstage painted on the model’s faces. From bold purples (and we mean bold) and vibrant blue lips, to thick drawn-in brows, the makeup was making a serious beauty statement. Here… Read more »

Jessica White for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Campaign 2011

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Maybelline New York is the official cosmetic sponsor of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2011. They have released an eye-popping campaign full of color featuring models Jessica White, Shu Pei Qin, Lisalla Montenegro, Christy Turlington and Emily Didonato. Maybelline Global makeup artist, Charlotte Willer will create the makeup looks for the runway shows BCBGMAXAZRIA, Bibhu Mohapatra,… Read more »

Get Cheeky: The 411 on Blush

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Blush can give your cheeks a beautiful glow and natural flush adding some color for a more lively complexion. We’ve listed some key tips and guidelines on everything you need to know about this color-boosting tool. –mckenzie harris 1. Find the right formula: For normal to dry skin, try a cream blush. For normal to… Read more »

How to Cover Up Pesky Dark Circles

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Bags and dark circles can be a girl’s worst nightmare. The solution, concealer, a makeup must have in every woman’s makeup bag. When applied correctly, concealer will do just the trick to get rid of those unwanted blemishes and circles, and dramatically improve the way you look. Here are the steps to appear awake and… Read more »