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Pat McGrath Labs Unlimited Collection

 

Perhaps one of the most anticipated makeup launches is about to happen. Pat McGrath will debut the first pieces of her permanent full collection on September 16th. After months of teaser products that sold out in minutes, leaving me completely devastated after each futile attempt,

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Model of the Moment: Adwoa Aboah

British Ghanaian beauty Adwoa Aboah has been strutting up a storm on the runways for the past few fashion seasons. As well as gracing the pages of publications like Vogue and i-D, along with multiple high profile ad campaigns like Miu Miu and Dior. It’s not hard to see why she’s caught the attention of the industry.

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How-To: Undone Smokey Eyes

I am not the person to spend two hours on my own makeup, or on anyone else’s for that matter. I am also an advocate for looks that are effortless and cool. Which is why I’m a fan of a worn in smokey eye when the occasion allows.

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Makeup Tip of the Day: Mascara Application

 

To maximize lash length and volume make sure to get right to the root of the lash with the wand. Better yet try my must-have fan brush to make sure each individual lash is fully coated with mascara. This brush is a total life saver especially when working on people with blonde or fair lashes.

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Rihanna & Cara Delevingne Valerian Premiere

Rihanna and Cara have been on the promotion trail for their new movie and haven’t made a fashion mis-step yet! Rihanna has been opting for dramatic Giambattista Valli gowns and standout shades. In contrast Cara’s moments have been very streamlined and sophisticated sticking to cool blacks and silvers.

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Best Makeup Looks Fall 2017 Couture

 

The couture shows were a concoction of statement makeup, see Chanel, Valentino, Valli, Armani and Fendi compared to the minimalism of Rodarte, and Dior. Of them all Maison Margiela was my absolute favourite. Pat McGrath took the classic red lip and turned it into a modernistic version with a chrome highlight and red foil.

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Summer Vibes 2017

 

Nothing makes you forget an extra long winter quicker than long hot days. Skin should take priority during the summer season. Use sunscreen to protect against UVA and UVB rays. Wear less foundation in favour of bronzers and tinted moisturizer to avoid a foundation melt down.

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Miu Miu Fall 2017 Campaign

 

Interrupting the summer for a moment to focus on the next season. Miu Miu’s campaign was shot on location in Louisiana. The multiple page ad embraces the southern ambience while featuring Kate Moss and British actress Naomie Harris along with a bevy of models clad in copious amounts of colourful fur.

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7 Summer Beauty Must-Haves

When the temperature turns up it’s time to dial back the makeup look. On any given day I love makeup that looks effortless, and a quick summer look doesn’t need to take all day. For skin opt for an easy to apply bronzer like Laura Mercier’s bronzing crayon.

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Matte Versus Shine

There used to be something very sophisticated about a non-reflective lip, whereas gloss had an element of youthfulness to it. Time and trends have changed that school of thought and now practically every girl, young or old stays by a matte lipstick. Personally I can go either way,

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