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The Best of London Fashion Week SS16

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London fashion week is always short but sweet with some of the best beauty looks of the season hitting the runway. The stocking face makeup at Gareth Pugh made me think of a crew of glamorous bank robbers–slightly disturbing yet so cool. Having worked on almost all these shows in the past,

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5 Favourite Synthetic Fibre Makeup Brushes

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Makeup brushes are my life. I will spend more on a brush than almost anything else in my makeup kit. Years ago when I started my brush collection I had only a few synthetic options, and they were mostly for foundation and concealer. Fast forward many years later the synthetic brush game has changed.

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Tom Ford Lips & Boys

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The Tom Ford limited edition clutch size lipstick collection called Lips and Boys, has 5o different shades named after male characters Ford admires. Since the Lipsticks are mini versions of the standard size sold they have a smaller price point of $32. The collection is available now on Tom Ford Beauty until December 1st,

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Leather & Master Kajal

I was already hooked on Color Tattoo after seasons of working with it backstage at Toronto Fashion week. The new Leather version is just as good as the original but with a matte texture. I have oily eyelids so shadow creases on me quite easily,

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Shu Uemura Brave Beauty Collection

That isn’t much that Shu Uemura does that I don’t like, and I really do like the latest collection for fall. Designed by the ever so talented Artistic Director of the brand Kakuyasu Uchiide, the new line features eyeshadow palettes with both matte and frost textures, lipsticks,

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7 Favourite Summer Beauty Must-Haves

Currently these 7 products are my go-to items for my summer beauty routine. To be fair I love these products year round, but they are particularly effective during the warm months. Shu Depsea Water is divine for hydrating but also for cooling skin down. I can keep it in my bag and spritz it throughout the day.

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Body Shop All-In-One BB Cream

Like most BB creams this Body Shop version is hydrating and gives light coverage. What I really like is the colour adjusting technology because it actually does work! I have colour 3 which is the darkest. Straight out of the tube the cream is white,

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Tom Ford Beauty Summer Collection

The Tom Ford summer collection definitely gets me in the mood for warmer weather. The eye and cheek compact contains shadows, eyeliner and blush in taupe, peach and navy. Liquid Skin Illuminator enhances any skin tone with a warm shimmer. The Lip shimmers are in very beautiful limited edition packaging.

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Jourdan Dunn For Maybelline New York

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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Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick

Stick foundation is definitely on my list of must-have products. Bobbi Brown’s new sticks blend easily to cover imperfections for a seamless finish. Formulated with great staying power means they hold up in less than favourable conditions like humidity, and strong lighting. For me the lightweight packaging and the ease of being able to swipe straight from the tube is ultra convenient.

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