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- A-Squirrel - makeup brushes (plus consumer testimonials)
Academy of Freelance Makeup - professional makeup training
Addicted Cosmetics - UK line
Advice Sisters makeup reviews - new product reviews, posted quarterly
Afterglow Cosmetics - makeup made "100% PURE crushed bare minerals,..a line of cosmetics that has beautiful, rich, natural colors and offer full spectrum UVA and UVB sunscreen protection. Most importantly,..a beautifully crafted line of cosmetics free of chemicals, dyes and harmful fillers." Offers a 100% money-back guarantee
Airbrush-Makeup - airbrush training in London
Aircraft Cosmetics - this makeup system "combines state-of-the-art airbrush technology with custom formulated primer, foundation, powder, and lipgloss"
Alexis Vogel Cosmetics - "The Alexis Vogel System from sought after Hollywood makeup artist, Alexis Vogel. Step-by-step video instruction, professional quality cosmetics, makeup artist tools, and value pricing. "
Amazing Cosmetics - features AmazingConcealer plus other makeup SKUs
Amphigory - goth makeup lines
Apropos Cosmetics - a Canadian company on the rise.With a full cosmetic color line and a paramedical product
Arjan's Show-Biz Center -professional and theatrical makeup
Artistik - professional cosmetics
Artists' Brushstrokes - "Artist Brushstrokes' Europe Division has teamed up with Amazon.co.uk to bring our UK and European Union customer base a regional shipping alternative to purchase our Dynasty/Black Gold artist and Beauty Strokes cosmetic brush products."
Asiams - makeup rankings and tips for Asian Americans
Bare Minerals - newly updated site from parent Bare Escentuals
Beautiful Makeup Search - this site has consumer reviews and a newsletter; check out what consumers are saying about your products
Beauty Addicts - a color system of palettes using shades and textures that complement each other
Beauty and the Beat - an off-beat site with it's own line of makeup
Beauty Cast Babe - makeup tutorials on DVD
Beauty Crunch - "...primarily an authorized direct to consumer reseller that offers overrun and discontinued (but still very good) artistry brand beauty products..."
Beauty Dive - professional makeup cases
BeautyGuru - reviews, news and a message board
BeautyLook - private label cosmetic line
Beauty Riot - allows users to do their own online makeover...also provides a Celebrity Looks gallery, where users can get inspiration from celebrity photos and get advice on how to obtain any desired looks.
BeautySchools.org - check this site if you're interested in attending a beauty school
BeautyTech various nail lines
Becca Cosmetics - from Rebecca Williams, an Australian makeup artist, "a range of neutral-coloured products that correct, perfect and enhance, in a deliberately un-made up looking way"; note that you need Flash 5 to see this site
Ben Nye - professional makeup
Besame - "... a captivating new cosmetics line for the romantic at heart. Created with the utmost quality and design, each item in our collection was inspired by the glamorous post-war starlets of the 1940s"
Billion Dollar Brows - store and salon dedicated to eyebrows
b.l.a.c. minerals - mineral makeup targeted to African American, African, Latin, Middle-Eastern, Indian, and Native American skins
Blackup - ethnic site from France
Blinc - eye makeup line, formerly known as Kiss Me
Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
Bobbie Weiner - products and looks from a Hollywood makeup artist
Brigette's Beauty Basics - personal homepage with makeup tips
C*Me Cosmetics - features make-up and beauty products, including lipstick and eyeliner, and offers contests, advice, tips, and reviews for teens relating to cosmetics
Cantoni Linea nonsolotrucco - makeup cases
Catherine Hickland - this actress from "One Life To Live" has launched her own cosmetic line, which is featured on Spacadet.com
Cattiva - makeup with anti-aging claims
- Cheap Makeup Girl - information on high quality makeup products at rock bottom prices.
Christi Harris Makeover Center - in Dallas; classes, makeovers, corporate seminars...own line of products
Cliche Cosmetics - choices of traditional or organic mineral cosmetics
Color Lab - custom cosmetics
Color Me Beautiful
Color Matters - a site about the use of color
Color Therapy - meditating with color
Colorgenics - color-based psychological tests
Colortration -a pumpable liquid, concealing makeup
Contouring the Face - shopplr.com
Coral Colors - an Australian line
Cosmetics and More - a source for discontinued and hard to find cosmetics
Dan Read Cosmetics - a makeup artist line from California
DASH Mineral Makeup
DCK Airbrush Cosmetics - a revolutionary way to achieve a flawless face
Debra Macki - professional makeup artists who travels the country to conduct makeup classes
Decadence - interesting makeup site
Defile - couture cosmetics "fusing fashion and beauty"
Denise Chaplin - professional makeup brushes
- Dermablend Corrective Cosmetics
Dinair - airbrushed makeup
Diva - semi permanent lipstick and other makeup products
eMakeover - visitors can experiment with new looks, playing with makeup on their own uploaded images
Edward Bess - designer cosmetics for lips, eyes and face
EllaCosmetics.com - a line of makeup for Hispanic women
Elite Makeup - Spanish language school for professional makeup artists
Ellis Faas - a new European and internet line with 3 lipstick formulas, more products to be added
Embe Cosmetics - a makeup artist's site from Mary Beth Felts, whose clients includeTrisha Yearwood, Faith Hill, Martina McBride and JoDee Messina
- English Ideas
ERA Face - an aerosol spray-on foundation with an airbrushed finish
Eyebrowz.com - a site dedicated to eyebrows
EyeLuv - a complete line of fun eye makeup in retro packaging
Eye Magic - eyelid tape
FaceFacts - natural and organic lipsticks and lipliners
FasLash - a shield that protects from smears and smudges while applying mascara to the lower lashes
Femme Arsenal - hip-hop based makeup line
Fine Art Color - automatically brushed on lip color
Fox Custom Cosmetics - "Creating the right foundation and skin care products begins with learning about you."
Fx Supply - special effects makeup and supplies
FX Warehouse - One of the largest suppliers of Special FX Makeup.
FYLO For Your Lips Only - custom lip palettes
Ginger Luxe - "a cosmetic line of high impact glamour essentials for the trendy but sophisticated lady that is attracted to brand reliable products."
GirlActik - a trendy makeup line
Girl Beauty Supply - teen and pre-teen makeup
GirlTools - a "fresh, sassy approach" to cosmetics; a new line led by the launch of nail lacquer that is sold in singles, or in Threesomes that come in a tin along with manicure implements
GlamKitty - for the busy woman with 9 lives
Goddess.com - a consumer's site, offering descriptions of products from Jane, MAC, LORAC, Fetish, Stila, Versace and Nars
Great Face Cafe - a premium cosmetic line for women of color
Grey Sterling's Self-Service Mortuary - goth makeup lines
- Hard Candy
- Hard Candy - unofficial fan club page
HotLashes - heated eyelash curler plus mascara and eyelash treatment oil
Hottie Dots - peel off, stick on beauty marks
Hourglass Cosmetics - "...a new prestige brand from Carisa Janes, the woman who also created Body & Soul. The packaging is sleek, shiny metal, with rich colors and creamy textures. This line is just getting started, so for now it's available at Barneys New York on Madison Avenue in Manhattan and online...
How-to about subtle facial contouring - youtube.com
How Women Applied Makeup 3000 Years Ago - interesting history of makeup usage
I Love Makeup - beauty channel on YouTube
Illamasqua - makeup
Illuminare - mineral-based makeup
Inglot Cosmetics - European/Polish makeup line
Intomakeup.com - provides beauty advice sent in from readers who can post questions, makeup and beauty tips, product reviews, beauty recipes, beauty links; has a message board to communicate with other women. No products are sold on this site.
Japonesque - cosmetic organizers and boxes
Inuovi - a professional line that's easy for consumers to use; "for all ages of skin color and type."
Jeni Lee - new makeup artist cosmetic line with shelf-life dating
Jouer Cosmetics - "an interchangeable palette system with sheer, layerable colors that work on everyone"
Juicy-Cosmetics - makeup that is "Backstage inspired. Artist approved. Hundreds of colors, textures and shades for lips, eyes and face, plus all the tools you need."
Kayla Beverly Hills - specializes and focuses on "exotic skin tones"
Keromask - "...24 shades of Camouflage Cream, ensuring a perfect colour match for all complexions, as well as four finishing powders to guarantee results are waterproof, smudge-proof and heat resistant." Covers skin irregularities such as acne, scars, varicose veins and dark circles under eyes.
Kett Cosmetics - airbrush makeup
Kevyn Aucoin - at last, king of the makeup artists gets a website and a few of his own products
Kiss and Makeup - a UK beauty site with product reviews, tutorials, blogs and TV
Kiss Me Mascara
Kitten Vixen - mineral-based products for eyes and lips in colors "custom blended to suit all skin tones regardless of age or ethnicity"
Kryolan - great site for professional and theatrical makeup
La Bella Donna
Lashfood - a natural eyelash conditioning stimulant
Lashpro - Lashpro(TM) and Petite Lashpro- the first major upgrade to the "classic" metal eyelash curler since its inception in the late 1920s
Last Looks Makeup Academy - an LA based professional makeup school that travels to cities throughout the country. ."we have Emmy Award Winning makeup instructors, short-term hands-on classes, the most current curriculum and affordable prices."
Le Métier de Beauté - a very limited top-price line
Lil Mama Lip Gloss video from youtube.com - for the fun of it...there are other versions on the same page; check them all out
Linda Mason - website for the makeup artist
Lip Gloss Description - a comprehensive listing of lip glosses by brand includes shade descriptions and retail price
LipHop - lip gloss based on the hip-hop culture
Lip Ink - long-lasting eye and lip color
LipstickJunkie - a Seattle salon with makeup artist training workshops; skincare and makeup are sold from this site
Lip Plump - device for "plumping" lips and making them look fuller
Lisa Eldridge's makeup artist YouTube channel
Looks In Focus -this site has a series of CD-ROM interactive beauty workbooks plus a 'contemporary' makeup line called beautycrew cosmetics.
Los Angeles School of Makeup - interested in a profession as a makeup artist? Check this out
Luann Mancini - makeover studio, how-to video instruction and an airbrush kit
Madge Cosmetics - a new makeup line for teens from a successful professional makeup artist.
MagiqueKiss - this Canadian site feature a sealer for lipstick, one for nail color and a special lipstick remover; $2.00 of every sale is donated a Breast Cancer Foundation for the purchase of equipment to improve patients' comfort.
Makeup and Beauty Blog - beauty product reviews, makeup tips and news
Makeup Artist Provisions - a shop for makeup artists
MakeupCreations.com - makeup artist site for applicators and train cases
- Makeup Hair and Styling - for professional makeup artists and hair stylists; has a job board, a message board and a search engine for educational classes
Makeup Medium - "allows visitors to rate products they have tried and estimates how much they would like other products based on their ratings"
Make Me Up - a wonderful site all about makeup. They have product reviews, message boards, contests, makeovers and a lot more
Make Up For Ever
Makeup by Rex - tips and products from a makeup artist
Makeup.com - a portal e-zine with reviews, tips, links to shopping
Makeup411.com - this site comes from Makeup Artist magazine; it features beauty breakdowns on celebrities, tips and advice from the industry's top makeup artists and it has a message board
Makeup Art.Net - a website for makeup artists
Makeup Artist Choice - private label line from a makeup artist for other professional MAs
Makeup by Armando - an online cosmetic store answers beauty questions by e-mail, offers an online video of a make-over and an e-book; also has a newsletter
MakeupGrrl - Join rogue alt.fashioner and "Defender of Good Makeup Everywhere", MakeupGrrl, for some tips, links, shopping, and general makeup addiction
Makeup Keyhole - "Makeup information resources, news, and more".
Makeup Mania - a store for professional makeup, with a good newsletter and a trade publication for makeup artists
Makeup Mentors - a great site if you're interested in helping others get started in the cosmetics industry
Makeup-Provisions - supplies for makeup artists "...started by make-up artists for make-up artists...."
Makeup Shop - a site for makeup artists and those who wish to become makeup artists; their school is in NYC
Make-Up Studio - an interesting makeup line on this German/English site
MakeUpTalk - created for women to talk about everything to do with makeup, skin care and body care. The site is intended for women of all ages to exchange their beauty ideas and knowledge with other women around the world.
makeupNET - great e-zine about products and where to find them
MakeupTip.com - Victoria Principal's tips and suggestions
Make-up USA - how-to's for makeup products
MakeupYourMind -features advice and makeup tips by South Beach Miami makeup artist, Scotty Ferrell
Mama Coco's Lip Balm - made in a Hawaiian kitchen
Marlene Klein Cosmetics
Maycup - makeup videos and tutorials
Mehron -theatrical makeup; the originator of many cosmetic staples, like blush-on, powder eyeshadow and cake eyeliner
Mezansen Cosmetics - professional line that offers "...on-screen/camera quality cosmetics for models, actors/actresses, stylists, and consumers...
Michele Burke - website for this Academy Award winning makeup artist
Miksu - makeup based on hip hop music
Milani Cosmetics - mass market products with high pigment levels, intense colors
Minifies Makeup - professional makeup lines
Miranesse - an Australian makeup line
Margaret Kimura - a line for Asian skins
MMMS -- production makeup artists, hairstylists, and F/X artists to help you realize your creative vision
ModelPrep - this site has a makeup line developed by a model; it also has tips on how to become a model
Moving Makeup - great idea from the U.K.: a "mobile makeup artist"
My Makeup Mirror - detailed instructions on makeup application and care of hair and skin. Lots of color, illustrations, and fun things to try
NAO never accept ordinary - a very state of the art website for this makeup artist line ... warning to those who want to visit from work: it's a video with distinctive audio.
NARS - global website
Natural Face New York - site for the products of makeup artists Diane Stevens and Noreen Maiolini
New York Color
New York Cosmetics
- Newbury Comics - funky cosmetics
Nigel's Beauty Emporium - professional makeup
Nixie - "A full range of color cosmetics to professional artists"
Nu-Woman - transgender makeup
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics - "100% vegan and cruelty free
On Location Artists (OLA) - product line from makeup artist Lisa Monette, sold from the website which also offers a 3-day seminar to become an OLA Makeup Stylist in order to do makeups and sell the line; website also offers free makeup videos
Orrea - lip products with treatment benefits
Paint Cosmetiques - a trendy, boutique makeup line
Paint and Powder Store - professional makeup and devices
Palacinka - opinions and product reviews for women of color
PAM - professional makeup, UK
PáraMe - makeup for Latina women
Paula Dorf - this is an example of what could have been a fun site, but ended up being user unfriendly by making the visitor do too much work. Hey, Paula, don't ask me to adjust the size of the window - that's your job, not mine.
Performance - a professional line
Pixiwoo Makeup Channel - youtube.com
Plain Jane Beauty - High Definition (HD) makeup
PlanetPretty - a site that brings you seasonal looks, how-to's, product recommendations and personalized looks
Pookie - lip balms from 3 NYU entrepreneurs
Poppy - the Australian site
Pretty Connected - cosmetic blog
Pretty Girl - makeup for cheerleaders, beauty contest contestants, etc.
Pretty Pretty - website for this niche line
Primitive Makeup - "...simple, intelligent, and real [makeup]— natural beauty that can only come from natural makeup — made honestly, from pure ingredients..."
Profaces - a site developed by a group of makeup artists who offer makeovers, advice, products and a newsletter
Profundia - "...specializing in Indian bindis, henna and other forms of temporary body jewelry"
Protocol :) - the products have internet-related names; there are beauty tips and a free tech glossary for their customers
PureMineralMakeup - Ennvoy Mineral Cosmetics, manufacturer of natural mineral makeup adds a new website that provides useful information to those interested in the application, history, and formulation of natural mineral cosmetics
Rae Cosmetics - a mineral line designed for hot climates, products that "take the heat"
Ramy - a hot, trendy makeup line from the East Coast minimalist makeup artist who gears a lot of his work towards cancer patients and survivors
Real Cosmetics - a new makeup line for women of color
- Rock Hard Cosmetics - a new cosmetics line all about music that has asked celebrity artists to created their own colors.
Rocket City - glimmery, shimmery makeup; one of the lines sold in Sephora
Rouge Baiser - a French line of accent color
Rouge Bunny Rouge - a pricey Russian line
Ryder Maekup Labs - workshops with makeup artist James Ryder
Sacha Cosmetics - for exotic skin tones
Set The Pace - a site for hair and makeup stylists
Sevelin Cosmetics - created by a professional makeup artist
Shade charts for foundations - shade comparisons by brand
- Shalini Vadhera - a celebrity makeup artist and beauty expert who has appeared on numerous national tv shows sharing tips and trends that everyone can incorporate in their daily beauty routine
Sheer Cover - the Leeza Gibbons line
Sheshe Cosmetics - features beauty products for teens including lipstick, eye shadow, and nail polish
Shifa Cosmetics - halal makeup
Skin Alison Raffaele - professional cosmetics and advice
Smart Cover - concealers, from the originators of Dermablend makeup
- So Kiss and Makeup - "... an interactive website for (inner and outer) beauty and makeup fans everywhere..."
Specktra.net - MAC cosmetics forums and reviews
Spice Cosmetics - mineral makeup
Stage Makeup (10th Edition) - referred to as the "bible of stage makeup"
Stage Supply - foundations, pancake, stage blood, liquid latex, theatrical and character make-up kits, Ben Nye makeup, sponges, brushes, magicolor, baldcaps, crepe wool hair, cosmetics, clown
StarCrazy - lipglosses that correspond to favorite music groups like Star 69 and Fever; you'll need Flash to view the site and hear the music
Star Costumes - theatrical makeup
Stick With It Palette - a non-magnetic palette that safely holds all your refillable eyeshadows and blushes
Stila - unofficial site
Stream Cosmetics - airbrush makeup, direct sales
Sugarpill Cosmetics - a line of "...vibrant, richly pigmented, velvety pressed eyeshadows and sparkling loose powders."
Suresh Seneviratne Beauty - a makeup artist line
Susan Posnick - a makeup artist's line of three products: Colorme, Colorflo and Colorcorrect
Sweet Cosmo Mineral Makeup
Sweet Leilani - a Candian company with natural corrective makeup formulated with ingredients
T-C2 - a line for teens and tweens
Tarnished Angel - a wide range of makeup including Lipstick, Eye Shadow, Nail Polish, Mascara, Eyeliner, Loose Glitter, & Shimmer Powder. From subtle to dramatic, natural to night looks
Taxi Cosmetics - UK makeup line designed to let the consumer create her preferred double-ended product combinations
Temptu - temporary Body Art, Airbrush Makeup and other theatrical makeup supplies
TG Cosmetics - makeup kits for 'special women'
The Balm - a balm that plumps lips
THE BASICS: The Mascara Tip You Don't Do But Should - YouTube video
The Beauty Newsletter - the latest makeup trends, applications and tips & tricks. Plus product reviews, reader's beauty tips, and more.
The Lipstick Page & The Cosmetics Exchange network
The Makeup Artist Handbook - Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre
The Makeup Artist Network - a site for makeup artists in all segments of the cosmetics business, from stage and screen to in-store makeovers.
- The Mineral Makeup Blog
The Mineral Makeup Shoppe - makeup and bath products
The Unofficial Hard Candy & Urban Decay Page
The Video Collection - Learn step-by step, new makeup tips and secrets used in photo shoots. Available exclusively online.
- Theatrical makeup - featuring the extensive Ben Nye line
Thevi Cosmetics - "...targets the New Ethnic Market &endash; every light-to-dark skinned woman of Asian, South Asian, Hispanic, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean descent to whom color is important in all of her surroundings..."
Three Custom Color Specialists
- Tony & Tina
- Townley Cosmetics
True Colors - makeup, chat room, message board from this kiosk line
- Truo'fles Cosmetics - mineral makeup for all skin types
Uslu airbrush makeup - fun site; a takeoff on an airline website
Vital Radiance - antiaging makeup line from Revlon
We Know Cases - makeup cases and specialized promotional packaging
Wonder Cloth - makeup remover cloth
Worldwide Cosmetics - some fun brands like Betty Boop, Gypsy Lashes and China Glaze nail polish