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Endless Summer

  Here in Vancouver it feels like the longest summer in years. The typical grey rainy days have been so few, that my summer wardrobe has almost been completely exhausted. I am certainly not complaining. I am more than happy




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Best of Couture Fashion Week AW15

From the super natural looks seen at Giambattista Valli and Dior, to the painted faces at Schiaparelli and Chanel, the couture shows were a delight.




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Get the Look: Altuzarra SS15

The makeup look from the Altuzarra spring show is one that translates quite easily from the runway to the street. The look is all about creating big wide round eyes. Start with fully groomed eyebrows, then apply white pencil or




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Boho 70’s Summer

    This summer one of the strongest trends to come from the runway is the 70’s. The early part of the decade pre-disco fever, the relaxed bohemian vibe that is essential right now. Makeup and hair should follow suit.




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Resort Collections 2016

The makeup master trilogy of Pat McGrath, Peter Philips, and Tom Pecheux turned out three on point looks for the most talked about resort collections. At Chanel in Korea Tom Pecheux was inspired by the culture. The K-Pop like makeup




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Spring 2015 Neutral Beauty Must-Haves

  The spring runways were full of flawless complexions devoid of colour. The basis for any beautiful makeup look is the skin, and with these natural spring looks skin prep is essential. Hydrating vitamin enhanced water sprays; a few drops




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Best of Toronto Fashion Week FW15

A few of most popular makeup trends to emerge from last weeks collections in Toronto were the matte red lip, precise liquid eyeliner designs, and full eyebrows. Grace Lee created all the looks for the entire week of over 25




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Toronto Fashion Week AW15 Day 1

Day 1 was a very short day with only three designers showing. ┬áIt’s still a busy day for the makeup team. Our call time is always earlier on day 1 so we can unpack our carry on size suitcase which




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Best of Paris Fashion Week AW15

Paris fashion week was phenomenal. Every season I feel the same way but this fall was truly brilliant. The Christian Dior show was fantastic, I dream about those patent full length boots with lucite heels. The makeup masters Peter Philips




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Best of Milan Fashion Week AW15

Beautiful, feminine makeup so synonymous with Milan made up a lot of the looks for the week. The deconstructed eye makeup at Fendi designed by Peter Phillips being one of the stand out looks.




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