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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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My Top 6 Highlighting Products

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I’m all about a good highlight to enhance bone structure or for creating an all over glow. Prepping skin with Shu Uemura Instant Glow immediately brightens dull skin. Of course there are degrees of shine, and for super wet looking skin I reach for MAC Gloss. Less sticky than Lip Glass this Gloss texture delivers tons of reflection perfect for editorial type looks.

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Garnier Sleek & Shine Serum Spray

Right now I’m really into Garnier Sleek and Shine spray. It was one of those things in my stash of beauty products that I forgot about until last week. Lately my hair extensions have been quite dry despite heavy doses of  Moroccan oil. What I like about this product is the combination of argan oil and serum because it leaves my hair nourished and adds shine. 

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Tip of the Day: Contrast Texture

Using a combination of textures in your makeup creates a more interesting look. Matte lips with shiny eyes – stunning.

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Tip of the Day: Shiny Eyelids

I love the look of shiny eyelids. It’s such a simple, yet highly effective way to makeup your eyes. Depending on how reflective you want your lids to look, use a salve like Eight Hour Cream, or for a high shine I use lip gloss.

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How to Brighten Dull Skin


Sadly, Winter is still here. For many of us this means that our skin is less than radiant thanks to the cold weather. Fortunately there are some tips and tricks that will help you beat the dull skin months, without heading to a warmer climate.

Apart from being diligent with skin care I highly recommend a liquid illuminator.

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