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Makeup lovers, you've come to the right place. Here you'll find the hottest makeup trends from the runways (and Instagram), breakdowns of red carpet looks begging to be your Friday night makeup inspo, plus makeup tips and tricks from the world's biggest makeup artists.

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Neutral elongated manicure with abstract hot pink nail design
18 Hot Pink Nail Designs That Bring Barbiecore to Your Fingertips

hailey bieber with a red french tip manicure
17 Red French Tip Manicures Trending for Holiday Parties and Beyond

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Editors’ Picks: 11 Products We’re Obsessed With for a Fancy Night Out

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How to Apply Makeup to Dry Skin for a Hydrated, Dewy Finish

Actress Ella Balinska wears a burgundy lipstick.
25 Ways to Wear the Burgundy Lipstick Trend

A Warm Toned Contour Shade in a Powder Palette with Some Spilled Off to the Side
How to Choose Your Contour Shade, According to a Makeup Artist

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These Are the Best CoverGirl Products $10 and Under

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Lilly Lashes: Brand Review and 5 of the Best Products, Revealed

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How to Do Camera-Ready Makeup, According to the Pros

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How to Use Lip Liner Like a Professional Makeup Artist

Lil Nas X with jeweled fingernails
16 Times Male Celebs Provided Major Nail Inspo

Asian-Owned Beauty Brand Youthforia Makes Skin-First Makeup—And We're All In

Person with pastel purple nails.
24 Pastel Nail Ideas to Show Your Manicurist ASAP

10 TikTok Makeup Products That Are Actually Worth It

Colourpop Super Shock Shadow Results on Celeste Polanco
ColourPop's Super Shock Shadow Creates Bold, Everyday Glamour

Makeup artist wears classic black bat wing eyeliner and red lipstick
How to Nail 'Bat Wing' Eyeliner

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Charlotte Tilbury: The Best Products and Brand Review

woman with smiley face manicure
26 Smiley Face Nail Designs You'll Love Showing Off During Any Season

lily collins
Yes, Eyebrow Transplants Are a Thing—Here's How It's Done

The 24 Best Byrdie Tested and Approved Beauty Products on Sale for Cyber Week

lilac nails with white tips.
21 Baby French Manicures You'll Want to Show Your Nail Artists ASAP

Pink marble manicure with glitter and gold flecks
How to Apply Glitter to Your Nails, According to a Celeb Manicurist

Makeup artist and Byrdie writer Ashley Rebecca before and after applying natural glam makeup
This Natural Glam Makeup Look Will Have You Turning Heads in No Time

Neutral manicure with multicolored half-moon nail design at base
10 Half-Moon Manicures That Take the Trend to the Next Level

model with matte skin and red lips
Matte Makeup Isn’t Dead—Here’s How to Master The Classic Look for Fall

Light pink manicure with gems
There Are 7 Types of Manicures—Learn How to Choose the Right One

Milk bath nails with pink and purple flowers and gold foil accents
Milk Bath Nails Are the Ethereal Manicure of Our Dreams

Double French manicure with two-toned pink tips and matching ring
15 Double French Manicures With the Best Y2K and '90s Vibes

Potrait of BIPOC Woman With Braids and Tiny Sunglasses Wearing Exaggerated Brown Wing Eyeliner made with Eyeshadow
How to Create Bold Eyeliner Looks with Eyeshadow

Close up of a woman's eyes. She is wearing false lashes and eyeliner.
Magnetic Eyeliners Are Everywhere—But Are They Safe?

Close up of a woman's hands with acrylic nails.
Can You Be Allergic to Acrylic Nails? We Investigate

AAPI Portrait featuring Dramatic Winged Eyeliner and Glossy Skin
How to Create a Glossy Makeup Look That Lasts All Day

Up close of a woman's manicured hands on her face.
Yellow Nails After Acrylics: Causes and Treatments

Charlotte Tilbury Foundations
Charlotte Tilbury Foundation Review—Which of the 4 Formulas Is Best for You?

Woman applying red eye makeup
The 7 Best Red Mascaras of 2023 to Try When You Want to Mix Up Your Eye Makeup

Woman with orange nail polish
The 7 Best Orange Glitter Polishes of 2023—This Trend Is Huge for Fall

Photo composite of a woman holding a rubber ring, showing off their multi-colored manicure.
Best Nail Subscription Boxes

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The 11 Best Brown Mascaras in 2023

Hailey Bieber with glowing skin
Hailey Bieber's Dewy Foundation Trick Works Like a Charm

Lily James holding Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Glow Glide Face Architect Highlighter
Charlotte Tilbury's New Highlighter Is Like Flawless Filter in a Powder

Jennifer Lopez wearing makeup
J.Lo Just Shared Her "Lightbulb" Contour Technique

Jennie Kim with pink blush
This Japanese Blush Technique Will Give You Sculpted Cheeks

barbie ferreira
Barbie Ferreira Uses This Foundation For “Dewy, Delicate Skin”

Tarte Shape Tape vs. NYX HD Photo Concealer
Tarte Shape Tape vs. NYX HD Concealer: Which Concealer is Best?

The 7 Best Under-Eye Color Correctors of 2022, Tested and Approved
The 7 Best Under-Eye Color Correctors of 2023, Tested and Approved

Olivia Rodrigo in a green jacket
I Tried Olivia Rodrigo's Favorite Foundation—and Now, It's Mine Too

Tarte Maracuja Juicy Shift on model
Tarte's Color-Changing Lip and Cheek Tint Is Worth the TikTok Hype

Holiday makeup trends
Sparkly Brows, Tinsel Eyes, and Candlelit Skin: The Holiday Makeup Trends to Know in 2022

Two women with glowing skin and minimal, radiant makeup
Foundation vs. Concealer: Here's When (and How) to Apply Each

woman with bold white eyeliner
Expert-Approved Makeup Tips to Keep You Glistening Through the Holiday Season

Hailey Bieber blush
Hailey Bieber's Favorite Date Night Blush Gave Me "Cold Girl" Cheeks

These Are the Best Makeup Products of 2022

Kim Kardashian Washing her face
TikTok's "Shower Makeup" Trend Is Surprisingly Sexy

The actor Lili Reinhart wearing makeup over textured skin
How to Cover Acne With Makeup (If That's What You Want)

Duo Chrome Lid makeup look
25 Thanksgiving Makeup Looks You'll Want to Memorialize on the 'Gram

Model holding Saie x Reformation highlighter
Saie and Reformation Teamed Up to Create The Perfect Rosy Highlighter

The actor Lily James in a sparkly makeup liip with a neutral lip
Party Makeup Can Be Intimidating—So We Asked Pro MUAs for Their Best Tips

Model wearing and holding the True Botanicals Everyday Skin Tint
True Botanicals' First Makeup Product Is Like Glass Skin in a Bottle

Glittering vampire skin
Move Over Glass Skin—It's Vampire Skin's Time to Shine

Iman wearing the Danessa Myricks Yummy Balm
TikTok Says This Blurring Balm-Powder Is a Must-Have for Textured Skin

Bella Hadid cheekbones
I Tried TikTok's Viral "Supermodel" Contour Hack

Doja Cat with black squiggle eye makeup
Doja Cat's Surreal, Full-Body Makeup Looks Were the Best Part of Fashion Month

Zendaya on the red carpet
I Tried Zendaya's Favorite Foundation for Glowy Skin

Lady Gaga and models wearing Haus Labs foundation
Haus Labs' New Foundation Is Worth The TikTok Hype