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Just Bitten: 5 Lip Stains You'll Love

Colorful lips are a huge trend right now. Whether it’s the bright red-lipped look, or the trendier orange and nude colors, bringing out a colorful smile is all the rage. However, sometimes lipsticks and glosses can be a pain through multiple applications, or worse, rubbing off on your clothes or your man’s cheeks. This is why the gods of cosmetics so brilliantly invented the lip stain! Similar to gloss or lipstick, but also different through its ability to last through whatever the day brings --without the mess! There are several to accommodate any budget and the color options are endless. Check out our list of the best lip stains on the market right now and choose your favorite!

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Get Glowing: 7 Bright Beauty Tips for Spring

Blues, magentas, and tangerines, oh my! There are so many ways to brighten up your spring and summer collections without breaking your piggy bank. Update your make up bags with a slew of new and exciting products that boast electric shades to compliment your wild side!

For starters, shimmering, dewy skin is a must for summer. Even if you're not ready to dive right into all the richly colored hues, wade your way into the water with glittered shades of brown. Neutral shades of golden brown, rosy bronze, or ivory will work well with whatever you natural skintone is--added bonus if you have a tan--and the glitter will add light-reflecting shine to give you a sunkissed finish.

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Pucker Up: 8 Picks for the Perfect Pout

Beauty lovers, behold! Spring just got a whole lot hotter! (And we're not talking about the weather!) Voluptuous red pouts made their classic marks on seasons past, but they are definitely (and devilishly) here to stay. Luckily, for the spring and upcoming summer season, the perfect red pout doesn't show up to the party alone; she's invited three hot friends: fuchsia, melon, and orange. Because these colors are all so hot this season, we’re going to point you in the right direction of all the kissable hues you just have to get your hands on!

Tarte LipSurgence Lip Luster in Adored with keep you feeling fun and flirty while wearing this powerfully pink pucker in. This is our favorite of six luscious shades boasting hydration, color, and shine. Snag it on QVC.com for $22.

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Holiday Makeup Palettes We Love

Perfect for home, travel, or any girl on the go these palettes are conveniently packed with a huge beauty punch and fit right in your sparkly clutch. From bold to classic, funky to glam, find your personal party-ready look with these super-chic kits—whatever your ideal beauty style may be this season.


Bold: Dior Holiday Deluxe Palette

“Inspired by the classic grey tweeds and iconic bow detailing in Dior's couture collections of the past and present, the deluxe travel palette holds all the travel essentials for eyes, face and lips to create a festive holiday look in an elegant tweed case.” It’s the solution to all of your holiday beauty hang-ups! Perfect for taking your look from day to night after work and even better for compact traveling. The palette is equipped with multi-toned Diorskin Nude Sculpting Powder; Crème de Rose Lip Balm to plump and smooth lips; and a mini Diorshow Iconic Mascara. There are also color sets for two different but equally bold looks: for sultry, smoky eyes, “a dark aubergine eyeliner, a medium plum eyeshadow, and a petal pink lip gloss;” for bold, look-at-me lips, “a taupe and pale pink eyeshadow pair with a rich, universal red lipstick.” Mix and match for day appropriate look, then glam it up with the bolder colors for night. J’adore Dior!

Dior Deluxe Holiday Palette, $77; available at Dior counters nationwide

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Tarte for True Blood

We've been vampire obsessed since the early days of True Blood, and thankfully, the trend isn't dead yet. With the season premier just around the corner, sink your teeth into Tarte's newest collaboration with the series' award-winning lead makeup artist, Brigette Myre-Elli.

Already a cult favorite, the Natural Cheek Stain by Tarte, $32, is revamped (no pun intended) in the Tarte for True Blood Limited-Edition set. The sparkling red cheek stain blends on smoothly and lasts well into the night, illuminating while giving the cheeks a natural flush of color with mineral pigments and fruit extracts.

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Go Green Without Sacrificing Glamour

Gone are the days of chalky, ineffective “natural” beauty items. Stop by any Sephora to find a plethora of natural skin and makeup lines. This one-stop-shop has a wide selection of makeup must-haves that can take you from day to night, without sacrificing style.

One top seller is the “natural cheek stain” by tarte. This award-winning gel cheek stain comes in eight fabulous shades to mix and match according to your skin tone. Free of alcohol, this product won’t dry out your skin or clog your pores. Packed with the “tarte t5 super fruit complex,” which includes: goji berry extract; maracuja; mineral pigments; pomegranate, and acerola- this gel blush delivers a hefty dose of vitamins to wake up a winter dull complexion.

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Fresh-Faced NYE

Space is always limited in our tiny evening clutches, understandable because no one wants to dance the night away with a brick on their arm. This year, you'll have more room for cocktail cash because we found five products to keep you looking fresh all night long.

1. Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner by Urban Decay: Most of us leave the glitter out of our daily beauty rutine, but New Year's Eve is a night to shine. Glam up your look with this clear-based glitter liner. They come in five fabulous colors and best of all once it's dry it won't budge.

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Fresh-Faced NYE

Space is always limited in our tiny evening clutches, understandable because no one wants to dance the night away with a brick on their arm. This year, you'll have more room for cocktail cash because we found five products to keep you looking fresh all night long.

1. Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner by Urban Decay: Most of us leave the glitter out of our daily beauty rutine, but New Year's Eve is a night to shine. Glam up your look with this clear-based glitter liner. They come in five fabulous colors and best of all once it's dry it won't budge.

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