Basic Makeup Directory
Makeup makes you feel glamorous. While you want to look great, you want basic makeup that’s healthy. You have options. Once you start a skin care regimen and decide on cosmetics, it’s getting the look you want. With practice, you’ll use brushes, sponges, and other makeup tools to apply cosmetics like a pro. Don’t know the difference between a primer and a foundation? Not to worry. Information on eye shadow, bronzer, and lipstick and other cosmetics are readily available. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of basic makeup, how to manage it, and much more.
Permanent makeup, or cosmetic tattooing, is a fast-growing part of the health and beauty industry. Learn about the procedures and important safety tips in this article.
Cosmetic and Makeup Dangers
Read these tips about preventing the dangers linked with using makeup and other cosmetics.
How to Read Make-up Labels
What do the buzzwords on make-up labels mean? This list of cosmetic terms may help.
Are 'Hypoallergenic' Cosmetics Really Better?
The term “hypoallergenic” may not mean what you think it does. Find out why from the experts at WebMD.
Safety of Permanent Makeup
Adding permanent makeup to your skin may sound easy and convenient, but like any surgical procedure, there are risks.
Oscar Winner Beauty Tricks That Really Work
Beauty experts say getting that red carpet glow of glamorous celebs is not all that difficult -- if you know the right products to try.
Puttin' on the Glitz
If glamming it up seems way too time-consuming for your busy life, take heart. Fashion and beauty experts who spoke to WebMD shared 12 tricks of the trade that can help you put on the glitz in record time.
The Lowdown on Mineral Makeup
Mineral makeup is more than just a new beauty trend – it claims health benefits for skin as well. But is it really help – or hype?
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The Truth About Beauty Product Dangers
Headlines scream that hair straighteners, dyes, shampoos, creams, and cosmetics are bad for your health. We cut through the hysteria and show options for those who want fewer and gentler chemicals in their beauty products.
Hot Summer Makeup and Beauty Tips
Stay cool, beautiful! Summertime tips for sun-kissed skin, no-melt makeup, and heat-proof hair.
How Much Do You Know About Your Makeup?
Take this quiz and find out the dos and don'ts of your lipstick, mascara, and other cosmetics.
Beauty Quiz on Avoiding Common Makeup Mistakes
Do you leave the house with "clown cheeks" or a visible foundation line? Learn how to avoid common makeup blunders with this quiz.
Does Hypoallergenic Products Cause Allergic Reactions?
Answer this question to find out if hypoallergenic products can cause allergic reactions.
Can Cosmetics Cause Injury?
Take this quiz to find out what cosmetic is most likely to cause injury.