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Makeup Tip of the Day: Mascara Application

 

To maximize lash length and volume make sure to get right to the root of the lash with the wand. Better yet try my must-have fan brush to make sure each individual lash is fully coated with mascara. This brush is a total life saver especially when working on people with blonde or fair lashes.

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Gucci Cruise 2018

It was a plethora of print, sparkle, floral, logo, colour and texture all over everything and all at once for the Gucci Cruise collection this week. With so much going on with the collection, I loved how makeup artist Yadim kept the beauty look uncomplicated. Hollowed out eye sockets with a taupe shadow and pops of highlight in the inner corner of the eye with no mascara and a slick of gloss on the lips.

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Dior Cruise 2018

Peter Philips designed a natural, warm tan makeup for the Dior Cruise collection. With desert like Hidden Hills California as the location, the fuss free look was made even more beautiful as the sun set while the girls walked the runway.

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Toronto Women's Fashion Week AW17

 

After a year hiatus Toronto Women’s fashion week was back this month. With a new name, and venue, and fewer designers on the schedule. One thing remained the same; Grace Lee was back with her makeup team and we were ready to pump out some fabulous looks.

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Best of Paris Fashion Week AW17

There is no doubt that Chanel had the most talked about show of the week, if not the entire season. The rocket ship was on another level! The makeup for the show had a decidedly mod feel with banana lines and lower lashes. Another show-stopper was Saint Laurent.

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Best of London Fashion Week AW17

Bright colourful eyes made a statement at many of the London shows for fall. It wasn’t just about the colour, but also the unique placement as seen at Versus, Mary Katrantzou, and House of Holland. Topshop took an unexpected classic approach with the look consisting of mascara and a cherry lip.

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Best of New York Fashion Week AW17

New York came and went pretty quickly it seems, and from show to show there appeared to be a whole lot of nothing on the faces. This is of course not unsual as the no makeup, makeup tends to rule many a runway, and still requires makeup artists to carry an arsenal of products to achieve said look.

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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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Makeup Tip of the Day: Cream Highlighter

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Use a cream highlighter to create a natural sheen on all the high planes of the face. Buff it on with a brush or tap with your ring finger for the perfect strobe lit look.

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Best of Milan Fashion Week SS17

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Milan didn’t shy away from colour this season. From Ferragamo to Armani and Ports pops of colour on the eyes made quite the statement, but the pastel pink brows at Gucci were definitely the coolest use of colour. Peter Philips chunky glitter lips were off set with some serious liquid eyeliner.

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