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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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Best of London Fashion Week

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London fashion week remains the shortest of the four fashion capitals. Some how squeezed into those few days is a plethora of colourful creativity. I especially enjoyed Burberry’s departure from classic beauty to rock and roll cool. Backstage at Mary Katrantzou the brief was to create crimson heart shaped lips,

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Pre-Fall Collections 2016

 

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I was reading an article today on Dazed about how fast fashion is these days. Literally speaking there’s barely a moment between seasons before we’re on to the next. As a fashion addict the more newness for me to pore over the better, but as a designer I’m sure it’s a completely different story.

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Manicurist: Wendy Rorong

I am very excited to share some amazing nail art by fellow makeup artist Wendy Rorong. Wendy and I are on the Maybelline Canada team for World Mastercard Fashion Week Toronto. Read the interview below to see how being a makeup artist lead Wendy to being a multi-talented manicurist:

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Sport Luxe

 

I’m all about dressing up sports wear and this season calls for sports inspired luxury. This look works with a bright pop of colour either on the eyes or lips. For those body parts that haven’t seen a sunny day in many months, a bit of self tan will pull the whole look together.

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4 Spring 2014 Makeup Trends

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Now that the fall collections have come to an end it’s time to refocus on the season at hand–spring. These 4 trends were all over the runways in New York, London, Milan and Paris. The Artsy look was all about colour, texture and placement. For this trend your face is literally a canvas.

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Best of London Fashion Week AW14

Last week in London I worked on some fabulous shows keyed by top industry pros. Up and coming designers like Lucas Nascimento and well established design houses like Burberry, make for a mix of avant garde and easy to wear makeup looks. The gold leaf look at Simone Rocha keyed by Sam Bryant was everything.

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Best of New York Fashion Week AW14

I’m a little behind with my fall collections due to my trip to London last week. That being said this week I will be rewinding to the beginning of fashion month, and starting with my favourite make up looks from New York. The  eyeliner at Rag &

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Transition to Spring 2014

January is almost over and that means we are a little bit closer to warmer temperatures. In preparation for the new season incorporate a pink lip, sun-kissed skin, and neutral tone eyes into your makeup routine now.

1. Illamasqua Lip Palette 2. Hourglass Illusion Tinted Moisturizer 3.

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