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Do These Three Things To Make Your Facial Last Longer

By Chrissy Callahan on
Trust us, your face—and wallet—will thank you.Read Full Story

Using Blush to Contour

By Livingly Staff on
We know it's scary at times, but blush is your friend. It can add volume to your face and seal your contour. Apply blush on the apples of your cheeks if you want to make them appear fuller and juicier. For example, for heart-shaped faces, apply highlighter to the chin and forehead and dab on blush on the cheeks to create a plumper middle and lower part of the face. When applying blush, smile and apply to cheeks two fingers away from the nose. Take your brush and work back and forth to blend...Read Full Story

Makeup Tip: Make a Contouring Face Map

By Livingly Staff on
Knowing how to use your face to act as a road map is so critical for getting the best and most balanced look. Let your cheeks, ears, and mouth dictate where to shade. Mark your territory by drawing an imaginary line from the tip of your ear and corner of your mouth. That area under your cheeks will be where you contour. Apply your darker shade in that area and blend, blend, blend! (Just be sure to stop before you reach the actual corner of your mouth—no puppet faces here.) Sephora Pro Hector...Read Full Story

Makeup Tip: Contouring With Foundation

By Livingly Staff on
It might be tempting to create chiseled cheek bones with the darkest bronzer out there, but Sephora Pros Erik Soto and Hector Espinal advise sticking to a foundation for a more natural-looking daytime contour. Opt for a foundation that's one to two shades darker from your natural tone. This makes it easier to blend and will keep you from looking like you should be out at the club instead of at the office. Espinal and Soto showed us their contouring tricks with Marc Jacobs Beauty Genius Gel...Read Full Story

Analyze Your Face Shape for Contouring Success

By Livingly Staff on
The key to contouring success is to know your face shape straight from the get-go. Whether you have a round face, an oval (the space at the forehead, nose, and lips are all the same), a heart (the forehead and nose areas are larger than the lips and chin area), or a square one (more defined jaws), understanding your face's shape will guide you in your contouring mission. Remember, darker shades create shadows and make things look smaller and sharper. Highlighters or blushes will do the...Read Full Story

The Cosmetics Line Inspired By Four Generations of Women

By Caitlin Miller on
You know what they say, like mother like daughter.Read Full Story

Join Lindsay Ellingson For a Live Twitter Q&A Tomorrow

By Caitlin Miller on
The model and Wander Beauty co-founder is coming to StyleBistro HQ to answer your burning questions.Read Full Story

Meet the New Fragrance Brand With Personality

By Caitlin Miller on
This brand-new perfume company is out to empower women through its scents.Read Full Story

Editor's Pick: Fake a Full Night's Sleep With This Eyeliner

By Dana Burke on
Learn how this nude-colored pencil can take your eyes from tired to awake with just one swipe.Read Full Story

Smell Like a Spring Meadow With This DIY Body Scrub

By Caitlin Miller on
If you're like us and dreaming of sunny days and shorts season, let a little spring in with this at-home recipe.Read Full Story