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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 Paris Fashion Week AW14

Paris never fails to impress, and this season was no exception. Pat McGrath served up incredible beauty looks at McQueen, Givenchy, Lanvin, Christian Dior, and Stella McCartney. The Balmain girl doesn’t change much from season to season. Tom Pecheux keeps the girls looking fresh faced and cool.

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Spring 2014 Couture

The Spring 2014 couture collections were beautiful. These are 6 of my favourite makeup looks from the week – at Chanel the look designed by Peter Philips, was all about the eyes. Various sizes of silver glitter shimmered on the lower lash line. Dramatic black liquid liner defined the eyelids;

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Christian Dior Resort 2014

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I loved the combination of textures in both the makeup look and the collection itself at Dior Resort. The matte white shadow almost disappears, yet you can still see the structure of the shape. The simple centre parted ponytails drew more focus to the velvet fuchsia lip,

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The Best of Paris Fashion Week

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The last runways have been walked in Paris, completing fashion month. We saw everything from the clean fresh faces at McCartney, Balmain and Giambattista Valli, to the grunge of Saint Laurent, and the weird but wonderful Rick Owens. Berry coloured lips were in order at Louis Vuitton,

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Dior Cherie Bow Twin Set Eyeshadow

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New from Dior for spring these rather convenient eyeshadow pens are part pencil part shadow. Use the pencil end first and then set it, and add more intensity with shadow from the foam end. Create fuss-free eye makeup in minutes.

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6 Runway Hairstyles for AW12

These runway hair looks are among my favourites of the season. I love a messy ‘do so the teased look at Derek Lam is definitely a winner. Donna Karan’s side roll and Marni’s strong fringe are classic cool looks. If you want something different try the Fendi twists,

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FW12 Couture Collections

 

The couture shows this week were out of this world gorgeous. The makeup look at Armani Prive was my favourite. The structured lines across the brows looked amazing.

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Sneak Preview: Paris Fashion Week FW12

The makeup and hair styles run the gamut this season in Paris, however I did notice a bit of messy, teary-eyed eyeliner like at Louis Vuitton, and JPG and quite a few slicked back hair styles. My faves though are the cat liner at Lanvin and the berry lips at Rochas.

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Couture Collections SS12

 

The couture shows in Paris this week were stunning. Most of the drama was in the design, while the makeup was for the most part pretty understated. For me it was all about Versace. Fierce ponytails, bronze smoky eyes, and pale pouts. Head to toe glamour like only Donatella can do.

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