Vibrant retro reds. Blinding pinks. Glosses so shiny you can see your reflection. If you love experimenting with lip color and consider Nicki Minaj your makeup hero, how about taking a minute to consider what guys think of the latest addition to your makeup bag before you whip out that gloppy wand of vanilla-scented gloss? We asked Men’s Health Senior Contributing Editor Matt Bean for the male perspective on the varying shades of lipstick.
Everyone is always wondering which eye shadows go with their eye color. It feels like there's really no rhyme or reason, but we decided we'd take a stab at figuring it out by consulting a professional makeup artist. Face painting master Suzy Gerstein gave us some really great ideas.
Just as certain men's grooming missteps make us cringe—think frosty guylights and overplucked eyebrows—we (sometimes) make hair, makeup, and skin-care choices guys hate. We polled and they told the top beauty buzzkills to avoid.