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Some old cosmetics are surprisingly risky, while others you can hang onto for years.
Six lipsticks that’ll help you find the perfect holiday chemistry
Stay smudge-free through chomps, cheers, and chit-chat.
Beauty vitamins promise shinier hair, stronger nails, and suppler skin, but do they work?
Cosmetic supplements have a lot of claims, but not enough science.
The chemicals in your cosmetics aren’t regulated
It's up to us to stay educated and informed on the products that keep us looking good.
Archive Gallery: Beauty Secrets of Popular Science
Get gorgeous with the cutting edge of twentieth-century technology
Specialized Cosmetics Protect Skin From Air Pollution
These products are supposed to protect your skin against harmful air pollutants. Do they do what their manufacturers claim?
New Lipstick Analysis Technique Could Help Catch Real-Life Femme Fatales
Crime scene investigators get faster and cheaper way to read lips
Watch: A Tiny Helicopter Controlled With A Wink
Special metallic makeup could put the face back into "user interface."
Ladies, Are You Smearing Toxic Metals On Your Lips Every Day?
A new study finds potentially harmful levels of heavy metals in commonly used lipsticks and glosses.
Video: Makeup Software Uses 3-D Imaging to Automatically Design Your Look
Your computer can do your taxes, your appointment scheduling, and your grocery shopping, and now it can do your makeup...