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Beauty How-To: The Smoky Eye

There is nothing sexier than a smokey eye. Done right, this come-hither look can take you from the office to the red carpet just by changing shades. Deeply set silvers and plums make for a vixonish night on the town, while a mixture of nudes and toupes from 9 to 5 might score you an early promotion.

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Beauty How-To: How to Decide Which Color Mascara to Use

Black, brown, clear, blue- how’s a girl to chose? Mascaras have become so diverse in color it seems that eyelashes are the new “it” bag. Our tip: stick to natural hues for a classic look and save the crayola-colors for a fiesta.

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Beauty How-To: Apply Mascara to Get Twiggy Style Lashes

Draw in crowds with Twiggy’s signature lashes. Flirty and mod, this 60’s style makes for a dazzling doll-eyed look; perfect for the sleep deprived beauty go-getter.

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Beauty How-To: Deal with Light/Blond Eyebrows

Bombshell blond is a great color for tresses, but when it comes to eyebrows light hair can leave you looking more Whoppie Goldberg than Brigitte Bardot. No matter, because with a mascara wand and some shadow liner, light brows can pop.

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Beauty How-To: Choose Blush for Olive Skin Tones

A makeup routine isn’t complete without a couple sweeps of blush across the cheeks. Without the flush of color, faces look washed-out and even ghostly. But for girls with olive skin, finding the right shade of blush can be a challenge.

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Beauty How-To: Apply Mascara to Asian Eyes

An Asian woman’s eyes are her sexiest facial feature. Seductive and coy, topping any look with mascara will make eyes pop and add a bit of glam to otherwise hum-drum makeup.

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Quotable: Dolly Parton Starts Spackling On Makeup At 3 A.M.

“I usually get up at 3 am. I don’t require a lot of sleep and if I get tired, I’ll take a power nap during the day. When my [husband] Carl is awake, I’ll put on my makeup and roll my hair a little, because I don’t want to look bad for him, do I?”

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2 More Things Found In Your Makeup Bag That’ll Kill You

We’ve already covered Dr. Oz’s finding on how lip gloss ain’t exactly your friend when it comes to your health (petroleum jelly is a byproduct of oil drilling, and when you spread it on your lips, you end up eating it, which is essentially the same as drinking gasoline, or so he claims), but what he also mentioned yesterday on his show were two more secret killers you probably use everyday as a part of your makeup routine … Keep reading »

You Are Eating A Freakish Amount Of Lip Gloss, Says Dr. Oz

Here’s a scary clip for lip gloss lovers: Oprah‘s pal Dr. Mehmet Oz freaks out some poor lady by showing her a tub filled with seven pounds of petroleum jelly, the amount a woman licks off her lips in a decade. The new quote of the day is: “[Lip gloss] makes you shiny — but it’s dangerous!” Keep reading »

Win This! Glominerals GloLip Maven Kit

Happy almost-Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re single or taken, The Frisky wants to be your Valentine. Look for a contest each day leading up to Feb. 14. Prizes will include makeup, books, lingerie, jewelry, and more, but each one only lasts a day — enter now!

Makeup palettes are often a waste of money because you end up using one shade more often than the others. But we guarantee you’ll be happy with everything the glominerals gloLip Maven Kit has to offer. Not only does it include three universally flattering lip shades — “rupture,” a sultry burgundy; “beloved,” a rosy pink; and “darling,” a shimmery peach — but it also contains gloLip primer for filling in fine lines and gloHigh shine glaze for adding gloss on its own or over one of the colors. Plus, you can mix the versatile colors to create your own signature shade. So get ready to pucker up for Valentine’s Day. [$32, gloskincare]

WIN THIS! We’re giving away one gloLip Maven Kit, but you have to work if you want it. Tell us your best kissing tip in the comments by 3:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2 (that’s tomorrow!). We’ll pick our favorite response and announce the winner. You must live in the U.S. or Canada to win. Good luck!

UPDATE: The winner of the GloMinerals GloLip Maven Kit is chicle, for this comment:

“Make every kiss a little bit different. Whether it be the intensity, the length, the pressure, the noises you make … whatever inspires you. They say that doing new and different things with your partner keeps the same parts of your brain firing as when you experienced that first crush … why not make every kiss a part of that?”

Thank you for all your comments and tips.
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