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Get the Look: Clumpy Mascara Dior SS18

Peter Philips proved what I’ve always known to be true, that there’s nothing wrong with clumpy lashes. To get the look from the Dior spring show start with a lash primer. After priming use a thickening mascara like YSL The Shock to bulk up the lashes.

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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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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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Makeup Tip of the Day: Pencil Brush for Lips

A pencil brush is an excellent alternative to a regular lip brush especially when working on fuller lips. The pointed shape as well as the density of the brush means you can be quick and precise with your application.

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Nighttime Skin Care Routine

I don’t like to mess around when it’s time to go to bed. Which is why I keep my evening skin care routine short but effective. Here’s how I can go from a full face of makeup to having my head hit the pillow in about six minutes:

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Get the Look: Christian Dior AW16

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The beauty look from Dior Fall 2016 goes quite effortlessly from the runway to a night out. The deep dark lip works on all skin tones for a dramatic pout, especially against perfectly flawless skin and  well groomed brows. Pile on mascara and pinch your lashes together for a spidery look.

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Makeup Tip of the Day: Cream Highlighter

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Use a cream highlighter to create a natural sheen on all the high planes of the face. Buff it on with a brush or tap with your ring finger for the perfect strobe lit look.

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Get the Look: Marc Jacobs Resort 2017

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The Marc Jacobs resort show was a flashback to the 1980’s complete with crimped hair and lace gloves. The rock and roll eyes definitely had me pulling out my black kohl pencil to create a slightly more toned down version for a night out. I used YSL Kajal and lined both my upper and lower lash line including the waterline.

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Makeup Tip of the Day: Smokey Liner & Glitter

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Apply glitter to the outer corner of the eyes and let it fall imprecisely to add some interest to a smokey eyeliner look.

Burberry fall 2016 makeup design Wendy Rowe.

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