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Best of New York Fashion Week SS15

New York fashion week had a very strong theme: no makeup, makeup. In the case of Marc Jacobs it was literally no makeup! Francois Nars was said to have used moisturizer to prep and unless the model had a blemish no makeup was applied at all.

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Transition to Fall: Light Eyebrows

I standby the fact that full eyebrows frame the eyes and add character to the face, but I still love bleached brows in the right situation. Usually the appropriate environment for such a look would be for a show like at Givenchy and Alexander Wang or on a shoot.

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Fresh Makeup in 6 Easy Steps

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The fresh faces seen on the runway this season, might not look like there’s much to them but do not be fooled! It goes without saying that skin is the most important part of this look. Start by using a hydrating radiance boosting serum. Before you even think about putting on foundation prepping the skin is vital to a flawless finish.

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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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Fall 2013 Smoky Eyes

This seasons version of the smoky eye has a very steel undertone. Different variations of grey are necessary to recreate the runway look for AW13. The NARS palette paired with Laura Mercier Caviar stick is a fast way to achieve any of the looks above. The trick with any good smoky eye is to blend.

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Dark Lips Vs Nude Lips AW13

This season take your pick between rich dark lips or pale nude pouts. The runway offered both of these contrasting looks, and although different they both have a matte texture in common.

1. Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Icon 2. Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in Shame 3.

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Best of NYFW SS14

I felt like the New York shows had a bit of edge to them this season. I particularly liked the bright blue liner at Marc Jacobs. I loved the intensity and the shape although I could have done without the hair! The various bright lips at Prabal Gurung was another hit,

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4 Spring Makeup Trends 2013

springtrend2It goes without saying that perfect skin and full brows are makeup necessities. Aside from that the runways for Spring showed that bright matte lips are the way to go, skip the gloss for a modern look. Eyeliner is a big yes, top, bottom, or both will work. So pull out your pencils and liquid liners to define your eyes.

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Best of New York Fashion Week AW13

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So many good shows this week in New York and eyes seem to be the focus of attention, with a couple of exceptions. The look at Altuzarra created by one of my personal favourite artists, Tom Pecheaux was stunning. The shape of the eyes and the colours were just gorgeous.

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Tip of the Day: Concealer

Apply concealer under the eyes with a medium soft brush, rather than a stiff hair brush. That way you can apply the concealer, and blend it into the skin all with the same brush.

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