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    Jourdan Dunn For Maybelline New York

    April 17th, 2014

    Jourdan Dunn is the new global face of Maybelline New York. Not surprising really as the gorgeous Brit model has been involved with major campaigns, and design houses since she was scouted in Primark back in 2007.  Jourdan will make her Maybelline New York debut in print and television advertising campaigns in April 2014.

     

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    Bellabe Hair Remover

    April 16th, 2014

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    I received the Bellabe hair remover, and at first glance I thought it to be a rather strange contraption! In order to use it the spring must be turned into an inverted U. I tried it on my upper lip by holding the Bellabe against my skin and then twisting the handles back and forth between my fingers. The spring removes several hairs at once from the root. Now I am not very good with pain, so I actually couldn’t quite do my entire upper lip. The average person would probably find it doesn’t really hurt a lot, but feels like tweezing multiple hairs all at once as they are removed form the root. It definitely works and it did not cause any skin irritation. The Bellabe can be used to remove facial hair on the upper lip, jaw, cheek, chin or neck.

    Bellabe products ship free within Canada see the full selection obsessedcanada.com

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    2014 MTV Movie Awards

    April 15th, 2014

    The MTV Movie Awards red carpet had some fabulous style moments this past weekend. Lupita Nyong’o killed it in both the makeup and fashion categories. The bright Chanel dress and her elongated eye makeup made for a show stopping combination. Chrissy Teigen and Jessica Alba both looked pretty in fit and flare ensembles. Their wavy hair and soft neutral makeup looked so feminine. Shailene Woodley did not have the most interesting makeup. She made up for that by wearing a leather Lanvin outfit that was pretty incredible; as were her cut out open toe shoes. I did not understand Rihanna’s outfit choice. Her throwback to the 90′s makeup and hair was unusual but not terrible. I have never seen Debby Ryan on a red carpet before, but I thought she looked like a modern Bridgette Bardot. I loved the Rachel Zoe jumpsuit, loose natural looking hair and her peachy lips–very cute!

    Images from justjared.com

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    Tiffany & Co Event NYC

    April 11th, 2014

    Jessica and Kate were completely on trend with their bright lip choices at the Tiffany event last night. While Jessica opted for magenta shade, Kate wowed with an unexpected orange pout that looked utterly gorgeous with her pale pink dress.

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    4 Must-Have Lip Colours For Spring

    April 9th, 2014

    Update your lipsticks for spring with these 4 vibrant shades. YSL Rouge Volupte lipsticks have the best texture. The rich creamy feel combined with intense colour makes this one of my all time favourite products. Every makeup bag needs an orange lip colour, and Electric Orange by Maybelline is the perfect shade. I was just at Illamasqua yesterday and their new summer collection includes 3 pop coloured lipsticks. Luster is my fave for a candy pink pout. If you’re looking for full on colour then look no further than MAC Lipmix. Designed for pro’s these saturated colours can be worn alone or custom mixed.

     1. YSL Rouge Voulpte in Caress Pink 2. Maybelline Color Sensational Vivid Lipstick in Electric Orange 3. Illamasqua Glamoure Lipstick in Luster 4. MAC Lip Mix in Red 

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    amfAR Gala

    April 7th, 2014

    The amfAR gala was a gorgeous looking event as supermodels Naomi Campbell, and Kate Moss were joined by many other industry beauties like Candice Swanepol and Lily Aldridge in Sao Paulo this past weekend.

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    Spring Metallics

    April 3rd, 2014

    Not just for fall winter the metallic trend is a must-have for spring. While your outfit might be a shimmering success, make sure to contrast some matte features into your make up look. A matte primer under foundation ensures you only glow in specific areas and not all over.

    1. Givenchy Le Prisme Yeux – Acoustic Quatuor Colour & Shine Metallic Eyes 2. Dolce & Gabbana Monica Voluptuous Lipstick in Nude Monica  3. Rococo Nail Polish in Bad Robot 4. YSL Matte Touch Primer  5. Illamasqua Liquid Metal in Metal Steel 6. Trish McEvoy Illuminating Cream Palette 7. Tom Ford Traceless Foundation 

    Topshop Rose Gold Tee/Alexander Wang Marti Bag in Rhodium /Gucci Lame Trousers/ J Crew Lanie Crackled Metallic Sandal

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    Kate & Freja for British Vogue

    April 2nd, 2014

    The May issue of British Vogue will be Kate Moss’ 35th time on the cover. This issue is all about Kate as she models her new collection with Topshop which will launch this spring. Inside the magazine, exercising her role as contributing fashion editor she styled Freja Beha in her new line also. Based on these images the collection looks like heavy doses of fringe and glitter. Very boho glam very Kate.

    Images from dailymail.com

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    Spring Hair: Centre Parts

    April 1st, 2014

    For this spring the centre part was a very popular on the runway. If the side part is your go-to look, try wearing the centre part with tousled or sleek hair for an instant update.

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    Solange Knowles for Harper’s Bazaar

    March 28th, 2014

    Solange Knowles poses in this cool spring editorial for April Harpers Bazaar. The huge triangular hair looks fabulous.

    Images from models.com

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