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The Fastest Way To Learn Serious Beauty Skills

Photographed by Amelia Alpaugh. Designed by Katelyn Kappel.<p>At R29, we're often in awe of beauty pros — the hairstylists, manicurists, and makeup …

Makeup Tips: How to Apply Undereye Concealer Like a Pro

Scenario: In the morning, you apply your eye cream, generously swipe concealer on your dark circles, and tend to the rest of your face. Moments later, you catch a glimpse of your undereyes, and they are drowning in cakey rivers (a.k.a. sad fine lines) of concealer. The horror! We thought concealer …

Cover Up Your Breakout — Without Making It Worse

Photo: MCV/Firstview.<p>On those special mornings when we're greeted by <b>an invasion of mountainous zits</b>, our first instinct is to squeeze 'em dry and …

13 Makeup Tips Every Person With Hooded Eyes Needs To Know

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Sexy Hair How-tos From Victoria's Secret Models

Victoria's Secret models are a thousand feet tall. They weigh less than a padded bra. Practically nothing about them is attainable for the rest of us—except for their hair. Here's how to get that body—and the bombshell blowout.<p>Keep It Real<p>The unwritten formula for Victoria's Secret hair is that it …

How Often Should You Really Wash Your Hair?

<b>Q:</b> <b>How often should I shampoo my hair? I've heard that washing every day is bad, but my hair falls flat by day two.</b><p><b>A:</b> "You really want to cleanse the scalp about three times per week," says stylist Patrick Melville of Patrick Melville Salon. "Obviously, this depends on the individual. If you tend to …

Hair How-To: Sock Bun

Pro tips on using that foam doughnut in your hair.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Start with brushed back hair.<p><b>Step 2.</b> Next, create a high ponytail ensuring the hair is smoothed back.<p><b>Step 3.</b> Place your doughnut onto your ponytail.Note: There are several sizes of doughnut forms. For those with fine hair, …

Makeup How-To: Neutral Date Night Look

Look naturally gorgeous with this minimal, but big impact look.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1, 2, and 3.</b> Start by applying concealer to the underneath part of your eyes. Jenny is wearing color TK ($8.95; l). [See the how-to here]<p><b>Step 4.</b> Using L'Oreal True Match Super Blendable Makeup foundation (Jenny is …

Makeup How-to: 5 Steps to Dewy Skin

Matte skin is hard to maintain when the temperature soars. Here's how to create dewy skin that looks fresh and not sweaty.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1. Apply SPF and moisturize.</b> Apply a rich daytime moisturizer with SPF all over the face and press into the skin with hands.<p><b>Step 2. Conceal dark circles.</b> Use …

Finally, the Easiest Way to Contour Your Face If You're Lazy but Still Want the Lewk

Cheekbones so sharp, you can throw away your knives.<p>I'm going to tell you something, and you're going to refuse t0 believe me: Contouring is really easy. Seriously. Because even though Instagram contouring has turned into a 12-step, 20-product process that requires a degree in fine arts or the last …

Halloween Makeup 101: How to Nail Cry Makeup That Is Still Pretty

Alright, this was definitely an interesting Halloween makeup tutorial to do for y’all, but it had to be done! There seems to be more and more opportunities to rep this look this Halloween. From Kim K’s ridiculously infamous cry face to Bey’s awesome sad streaks in her “Why Don’t You Love Me” music …

Fall Makeup Look | Full Face Tutorial!

Is Glitter About to Become Fall’s Most Wearable Makeup Statement?

With normcore dressing earning a rebuttal in the form of fall’s best sequins, Lurex, and lamé pieces, it was only a matter of time before natural makeup received its own refreshing spark. Like its sartorial counterparts, a pop of light-catching glitter provides the face with a splash of deft …

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Three Gorgeous Hairstyles for Cool Brides-to-Be

Shake out the traditional chignon. Toss away the classic veil. These three wedding hairstyles are anything but expected. To celebrate his collaboration with luxury hair-accessory brand Lelet NY, Bumble and Bumble hairstylist Allen Wood created three gorgeous, laid-back styles incorporating a few of …

What's Fall's Most On-Trend Hairstyle? A Runway-Inspired French Twist, of Course

Chanel<p>This messy, casual twist is styled with a solid headband and chopsticks to upgrade the look.<p>Chanel<p>This edgy and easy-to-achieve messy look is …

20 Badass Box Braids Hairstyles That You Can Wear Year-Round

Braid it up. Braid it down.<p>Box braids are the quintessential hairstyle for women who need versatility.<p>Defined by its “boxy” or square-shaped hair parts, this individual braided hairstyle has been a go-to for black women for many years. Famous faces, including Brandy, Patra, Janet Jackson, Solange …

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Rear View Only: 21 Beautiful Wedding Hairstyles, Seen From Behind

Be honest: The majority of the hair shots that have grabbed your attention have been taken from the front, right? They're gorgeous, sure—but they leave out 50 percent of the...

Easy Hairstyle Ideas for Labor Day 2015 From Cara Delevingne and Taylor Swift

Here are a few super-easy hairstyles you can pull off in three minutes so you can get to your barbecue, picnic, or whatever you have planned this Labor Day faster.<p>Wear your hair in an* I Dream of Jeannie* ponytail like Iggy Azalea (check out other examples here):<p>Toss a sparkly headband (like these) …

Victoria's Secret Hair And Makeup Tutorial: Top Tips From The Angels' Glam Squad

With endless YouTube tutorials and countless how-tos, Victoria's Secret models have some of the most sought after looks around.<p>Hair is tousled to …

15 Music Festival-Ready Makeup Tutorials

Music festivals are at the top of our summer #mustdo list. If you’re anything like us, you’ve got your outfit packed and your hairdo picked out, and now all that’s left is the makeup. Whether you’re a fan of dramatic eye makeup or prefer a fresher look, you’re guaranteed to fit right in with the …

6 Hair and Makeup Mistakes to Avoid on the Big Day

Beauty<p>loverly ·<p>Deciding on your big day beauty look is tough—there are so many gorgeous hair and makeup options to choose from and only one amazing day to actually wear them!<p>As you hone in on your ideal beauty style, it may help to note some common mistakes brides-to-be make when it comes to their …

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How to Do Your Makeup and Hair for a Job Interview

With the ensemble for your job interview all set, the next step is to determine what to do with your hair and makeup, which can be a task in itself. …

This Foundation Hack Will Cut Your Makeup Routine in Half

Prep: Moisturize<p>The best way to wear less makeup is to start focusing on the integrity of your skin. Make sure you are hydrating your skin by drinking lots of water and using a serum and moisturizer that is suitable for your skin type every day.<p>Step 1: Prep Product<p>You can use any type of …