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Get the Look: Marc Jacobs Resort 2017


The Marc Jacobs resort show was a flashback to the 1980’s complete with crimped hair and lace gloves. The rock and roll eyes definitely had me pulling out my black kohl pencil to create a slightly more toned down version for a night out. I used YSL Kajal and lined both my upper and lower lash line including the waterline.

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Maxed-out Makeup

If you’re looking for some statement making looks this Spring, then these 6 fit the criteria. As with any strong makeup look you can always tone it down for a real-way version. For example the Chanel look could be achieved by not blending so high up the eye.

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Ellis Faas Mascara

When it comes to mascara on myself I’m not into anything natural. I like thick, long, notice-me lashes. That’s exactly what you get with the Ellis Faas mascara. The brush is standard size and so I thought, especially with it being a new tube, I wouldn’t get my desired effect without a lot of coats.

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How to create smoky, sultry eyes

Kohl eye liner is centuries old and far from a trend but an industry standard.  The best kohls are creamy enough to smudge out to create a smoky eyeliner, but can also achieve a perfectly defined line too. Keep the line tight to the lash line for a slightly understated look,

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The Black Eye for SS 09

It comes around every season. Can be seen on runways in all four of the fashion capitals. It’s the smoky eye. This seasons adaptation is imprecise, melted, and pillow smudged. Always dark, sooty with a lived in look. At Cavalli the melted look was achieved by applying Nars Cream Eyeshadow in Zardoz over the top of a pencil.

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