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Best of Paris Fashion Week SS18

It goes without saying that perfect, flawless, hydrated skin was a huge look on the runway. Balmain, Saint Laurent, Givenchy, and Giambattista Valli all showcased impeccable skin finishes on their girls. Chanel took a maximalist approach with frosted blue shadow blended up to the brow bone, and shiny red  lips.

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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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Marc Jacobs Coconut Collection

When I think about skincare ingredients coconut isn’t the first one that comes to mind. Marc Jacobs latest skincare collection is not just inspired by coconut, it’s the main ingredient. Up to five forms of coconut make these products super hydrating and conditioning and leave the skin looking radiant.

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Belstaff AW16

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The Belstaff presentation during London fashion week drew inspiration from Edith “Jackie” Ronne’s great Antarctic expedition. The collection of fur, leather, and wool was derived from a wintry landscape, with textures of snow, icebergs and rocks and a nod to Inuit dress. Lead makeup artist Maria Comparetto’s design included naturally flushed cheeks on top of highlighted skin,

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The Best of London Fashion Week SS16

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London fashion week is always short but sweet with some of the best beauty looks of the season hitting the runway. The stocking face makeup at Gareth Pugh made me think of a crew of glamorous bank robbers–slightly disturbing yet so cool. Having worked on almost all these shows in the past,

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2014 American Music Awards

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The red carpet at the American Music Awards on Sunday followed standard celebrity makeup procedure: glowy skin; tons of lashes; nude lips, with the exception of Selena Gomez; and carefully groomed eye brows. The best beauty look was Gigi Hadid who looked neutral and radiant. I’m quite obsessed with her look in general,

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Best of London Fashion Week SS15

The makeup  looks from London fashion week were definitely more diverse than we had seen in New York. Of course there were the fresh faces and dewy skin that go without saying on the catwalk, but the mad creations (there were about 6 different looks) at Vivienne Westwood is what makes London fashion week so brilliant!

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2014 ESPY's

I adored Chrissy Teigen, Jessica Alba and Jordana Brewster’s golden, dewy skin on the ESPY red carpet last night. Dressed in nude and gold they really were the epitome of  summer style.

 

 

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Summer Wedding Makeup

There are as many different wedding makeup varieties as there are brides. In my experience most women want to look like an improved version of themselves, rather than someone their future husband can’t recognize.

Here are my top tips for a gorgeous bride:

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Sneak Preview: London S/S 11


Spring skin is perfectly dewy and flawless pretty much across the board. A few bright lips here and there seems to be a continuation from last spring’s trend. It wouldn’t be London without something crazy-massive amounts of glitter at Giles! So fabulous.

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