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How Should a Suit Fit? Your Easy-to-Follow Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

If you’re dressing on a budget, one of the most popular pieces of advice out there is to buy off-the-rack suits in the best fit you can get, and then …

Recognize Craftsmanship

If you’re in the market for a bespoke suit — that is, one that’s custom-made and meticulously hand-crafted to your taste and measurements — then London’s Savile Row would be the place to get it. Since the 19th century, the quaint and quirky street has been home to some of the most gifted tailors in …

How To: Find Your Undertone

We’ve all been there: You’re testing foundation after foundation, trying to find the right color. But no matter what shade you pick up, it looks a little bit off—too ashy, too peachy, too sallow—and nothing feels juuust right.<p>If this sounds like you, we’re willing to bet that you’ve overlooked a crucial step in your quest for the perfect shade: finding your undertone. Once you’ve determined whether your skin has a pinkish or yellowish cast, you’ll be able to find the perfect shade for <i>all</i> your …

Five Tricks for Applying Eyeliner

Expert tips for perfecting your eyeliner technique.<p>Like knowing how to whistle with two fingers or drive stick shift, applying eyeliner is a skill that takes some practice, but will serve you well in life. For tips on perfecting the technique, we turned to Rachel Goodwin, the Chanel makeup artist …

How to Make Your Own Makeup Remover Wipes

By now, we all know what a lifesaver makeup wipes can be. You get in from a long night out, fall into bed, and then realize you’ve forgotten to wash …

Eight Easy Steps to Break Out of a Makeup Rut

You’ve been applying the same makeup since last Christmas. You’re feeling less than inspired, and bored stiff is not the look you’re going for. You …

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Stick ‘Em Up: DIY Magnetic Makeup Organizer

Magnetized makeup boards (not to mention magnetic palettes like Z•palette!) are a dream solution for those of us who want to streamline and simplify …

Four Ways to Deal with Makeup Fallout

For years I avoided dramatic makeup for fear of making a mistake, with no means of correcting it. I love color, but the fallout from a bright pigment …

A Makeup Virgin's 5-Minute Makeover! See her go from clueless to GLAM! -> http://bit.ly/13Mk9fZ

5 Makeup Brushes That Make Application Easier

Makeup is moot without proper brushes, which is why excitement is brewing over the August grand opening of Morphé Makeup Brushes’ inaugural store in …

Beauty Breakdown: All About BB, CC & DD Creams

Get all the details on BB, CC, and DD creams — and the best ones to buy of each!<p>Get all the details on BB, CC, and DD creams — and the best ones to buy of each!

Why we keep clothes we never wear

Every woman's wardrobe is part active and part inactive. We have clothes that we wear, and clothes that are unworn. These unworn clothes lie dormant, ever hopeful that they will one day adorn our bodies and fulfil their destiny. They are a burden – wasting valuable wardrobe space – or on rare …

The Base Makeup Coverage Spectrum

Unlike lipstick, which is <i>meant</i> to be seen, base makeup is supposed to be your invisible ally, masking imperfections, evening out skin tone, and creating a perfect canvas for the rest of your makeup—without anyone knowing it’s actually there. Since that’s easier said than done, we’ve created a coverage guide to help you choose which formula is right for you.<p><b>Base Option: Tinted Primer</b><p><b>Coverage Level: Barely There</b><p>Applied after moisturizer, a tinted primer glosses over fine lines, dry patches, and …

How To Contour Your Face

The definitive guide to defining your features.<p>Contouring has come a long way in the last few years. Where once palettes full of taupe and nude shades were the purview of professional makeup artists, nowadays it’s hard to call your makeup kit complete without at least one contouring cream. The …

How to Get Sexy Smoky Eyes

How to Find Your Undertone and Choose the Right Foundation

Finding the right shade of base to match your complexion always seems like a daunting task. And according to Jamie Greenberg, a celebrity makeup …

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4 Lighting Secrets for Perfect Makeup Application

<b>Placement</b><p>Light from above creates unflattering shadows. For the most shadow-free reflection, install bulbs on either side of your mirror, about five …

Before and After: The Magic of A Universal Brow Pencil

One of the best parts about working at Birchbox is learning new tricks and discovering products. My latest Birchbox discovery was the brow pencil and the impact it can have on your appearance.<p>Before working here, I always thought that the only people who filled in their brows were those with light blonde hair or those with thin brows who need more definition. You can imagine then that I was skeptical when I was asked to test drive It Cosmetics’ Universal Brow Pencil. My first thought was that …

How to fold a suit, pants and shirt to go in a suitcase without wrinkling

In case you need to show it, the right shirt sleeve length is between 1/4" and 1/2" when your arm is resting.

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When it comes to buying shoes, never sacrifice fit and comfort and always invest in quality. Check out this guide on men's footwear you can add to your collection.