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Best of Milan Fashion Week SS18

Milan definitely had its fair share of glamorous looks, but splashes of colour and graphic liner were in there too. ¬†Interesting shapes on the eyes in navy at Marni and cyan at Missoni. Armani’s sooty eyes were a twist on the traditional smokey eye.¬†Bottega Veneta and Ferragamo both showed a neutral palette for eyes,

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Best of New York Fashion Week SS18

No matter what the season skin is in. Complexions that appear incredibly flawless with literally no trace of foundation was the standout trend for the week. Graphic eyeliner popped up at Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, and Jason Wu. Most shows were devoid of standout lip colour in favour of the models natural lips enhanced with lip balm.

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Summer Vibes 2017

 

Nothing makes you forget an extra long winter quicker than long hot days. Skin should take priority during the summer season. Use sunscreen to protect against UVA and UVB rays. Wear less foundation in favour of bronzers and tinted moisturizer to avoid a foundation melt down.

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Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter

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You don’t need a heavy hand to get major shine with Urban Decay’s new Afterglow highlighter. The finely milled powder has an almost cream texture. Of the three colours I wear Sin (on the right) it looks like a pale beige in the compact but on,

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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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4 Tips for Fabulous Summer Skin

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1. Exfoliation is not just for the face. Scrubbing off dry dull skin is the first step to smooth soft limbs.

2. For naturally hydrated skin use a body cream or lotion on arms and legs that are still slightly damp from the shower. When the skin is not completely dry moisturizer absorbs much better.

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit

The Anastasia Contour Kit is all you need to create a completely sculpted face. The kit contains 3 matte shades suitable for shading light to medium-deep skin tones. Two of the highlighting shades are matte the third has a shiny finish. I particularly enjoy the matte yellow shade its the perfect under eye highlight for my skin tone.

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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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Tip of the Day: Foundation with the Fan Brush

Create a natural looking foundation by applying with a fan brush.

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Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation

Hourglass Immaculate Foundation¬†claims to be the oily skinned person’s dream. The foundation starts out as a liquid and as you blend it quickly turns into a powder finish, and matte texture. It feels very lightweight on the skin and you can get a sheer to medium coverage when you apply it with a foundation brush.

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