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Tweezerman Eyelash Curler

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When it comes to eyelash curlers I am obsessed with my Shu Uemura curler. However I’m always up for trying something new. The ProMaster curler works best on deep set or almond eyes, the opening is wider than the ProCurl which is designed for round eyes.

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Tip of the Day: Sponge Tip Applicator

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As the old saying goes: there is a time and a place for everything, and so it seems this would apply even to the sponge tip applicator. For high intensity shadow the sponge tip will deliver a strong opaque finish that rivals even the best flat stiff brush.

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My Top 3 False Lash Picks

When it comes to false lashes I’ve used many different brands and styles over the years, but these 3 are my main stays. Generally I opt for lashes that don’t wing out too much on the outer corner as I prefer a wide eyed look on myself.

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Makeup Tip of the Day: Asian Eyes

When blending eyeshadow through the crease of a shallow eye lid, have the person look down rather than close so you can see the natural shadow of the socket line.

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Paperself Lashes

The latest designs from lash company Paperself are as unique as ever. The British collection which features London skyline and Roses are a nod to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, as well as the much anticipated summer Olympics. The intricate and pretty designs add an unexpected twist to your eye makeup.

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Tip of the Day: Shiny Eyelids

I love the look of shiny eyelids. It’s such a simple, yet highly effective way to makeup your eyes. Depending on how reflective you want your lids to look, use a salve like Eight Hour Cream, or for a high shine I use lip gloss.

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Paperself Eyelashes

Paperself eyelashes was one of the vendors I checked out at LFW last month. The designs are super intricate and delicate. I can’t see myself wearing them on a daily basis, but for a costume party or photo shoot they’d be quite amazing. You can buy the lashes all over the world including here in Vancouver at Noir Lash Lounge.

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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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Tip of the Day:Conturing the Eyes


When shading the crease area of the eye, apply shadow under the orbital bone rather the shading eyeball. This will open up the eyes so they appear bigger.

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Wrap-Around Eye Shadow

Lots of looks from the Fall 2010 collections showed eyeshadow that was wrapped around the eye. This is a really easy look and can be done with any colour that is medium to dark. Here’s a few tips to create this diffused, soft smoky look:

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