Bug-inspired beauty. At Zac Posen, the makeup artist fessed up that the inspiration for the look was the shiny armored backs of beetles—you know, the insects? Ew, but also ahhh—the bronze-flecked teal blue eye makeup was gorgeous. PHOTO: FAIRCHILD ARCHIVE

Is it just us, or did 2011 seem like it was chock-full of buzzy beauty news? There were more cool runway trends than we could shake a stick at, a whole slew of celebrities getting all crazy pants with their beauty looks, plus a bevy of innovative new products for us to lust over. And with the...

We've rounded up five of our favourite beauty outliers from the red carpet and have behind-the-scenes tips from the makeup artists who created each look.

Shall we discuss the gorgeous hair she was rocking at the Vanity Fair afterparty post-Oscars last night? I think we should and I think we should talk about how to get the look using the same products that were used on her: Kérastase Paris. Celebrity Hairstylist: Mara Roszak for Kérastase...

I am my own standard of beauty. I am a Black woman. I am a curly girl. I am healthy and happy. I have decided that these are among the many things that make me what I have always wanted: to be beautiful in my own eyes. I also did this because I can't tell you that life is short and that you...

some of the beautiful moments of the weekend included an early sunday morning and breakfast with new friends, boutiques filled with intoxicatingly scented flickering candles and holiday evergreens, coffee shops with freshly baked pastries and antique shops with gilded and carved french beds,...

Dove and Walgreens are committed to building positive self-esteem and inspiring women to reach their full potential, acknowledging that beauty is defined in different ways. Dove is building a movement in which women everywhere have the tools to take action and inspire each other. It could...

!) I'm super interested in finding out exactly how much $$ these gals managed to rack in with all these beauty deals..hmmm..... #1. Lady Gaga showed up at the 2010 MTV VMA's rocking a piece of red raw meat on her head that perfectly matched her red lipstick! While she definitely wins for the...

MILAN, Italy — Italian fashion is experiencing a "beautiful" moment. That's how many insiders are describing the attention being lavished on the country's fashion system. But this moment is happening during a period of intense change. From slowing sales and succession planning to the rise in...

Is the hype surrounding charcoal legit? Just what beauty benefits, if any, does it have? We're letting our beauty experts weigh in on the new "It" ingredient. "I started using charcoal in facial treatments at my skin center in Santa Monica and the results were astonishing," says skin...

 

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