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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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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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Prada Resort 2018

Tiny etheral braids and simple feather headdresses added to the whimsical look at Prada. Pat McGrath’s makeup look centered around bold velvety matte lips, that really amped up the strong girly vibe.

 

 

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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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Marc Jacobs Coconut Collection

When I think about skincare ingredients coconut isn’t the first one that comes to mind. Marc Jacobs latest skincare collection is not just inspired by coconut, it’s the main ingredient. Up to five forms of coconut make these products super hydrating and conditioning and leave the skin looking radiant.

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Best Makeup Looks of Couture Fashion 2017

The makeup masters were hard at work last week in Paris. Peter Philips created starry looks at Dior. Tom Pecheux went alien like for Iris Van Herpen, to ultra pretty at Chanel. Pat McGrath taped back the models faces at Givenchy, while Terry Barber was mad for colour at Jean Paul Gaultier.

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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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Best of Couture Fall 2016

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There were so many fabulous collections and makeup looks during couture fashion week. Pat McGrath, Tom Pecheux, Val Garland, and Peter Philips were some of the lead makeup artists backstage making it happen.

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Gucci Cruise 2017

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I’ve always been a bit of a Gucci fan. A black Gucci makeup bag was my first luxury accessory way back when. A few years later in my early twenties when I sold my Honda Del Sol, the first stop I made was Gucci, where I picked up a classic GG hobo handbag.

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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.

Image from vogue.com

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