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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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Suva Beauty Eyeshadow Palette

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My latest obsession is the Suva Beauty eyeshadow palette by Vancouver makeup artist and friend Shaina Azad. There’s a lot to like about this super-sized, 30 shade eye shadow paint box. 15 mattes and 15 shimmers which are in two separate removable palettes, of highly pigmented colour (including Shaina’s Pantone 2015 colour prediction Marsala) give you endless options for creating looks that go way beyond eye makeup.

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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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Tip of the Day: Skip the Highlight

Switch up your eyeshadow application, instead of using a light shade to highlight the brow blend your medium shade shadow all the way up to the brow bone.

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Dolce and Gabbana Bouquet Collection

How perfect is the Dolce and Gabbana spring makeup collection? I especially love the coloured pencils. Most mornings I have very little time to get ready, and my go to look is always some sort of pencil smudged along my lash line. These sorbet shades are quick to use and totally on trend.

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How To: Spring Makeup Essentials

It’s not here quite yet but I can feel it in the air – spring. A slight overhaul of the makeup bag is in order. Skin should be fresh looking but not totally covered up. Go for a foundation that creates a flawless finish that’s sheer enough to let your natural skin show through.

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Tip of the Day: Keep Your Eyeliner from Smudging

Set eye pencil with a shadow to keep it from moving too much. Or use a smudge proof product like Stila Smudge Pot for a long wearing look.

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How Can I Make My Makeup Last All Day?

How can I make my makeup last all day?

This is the question that plagues so many women. If your skin is dry this is definitely less of a problem but if you have oily skin then your make up has a tendency to slide. Make sure you start with a good base for your makeup to stick to.

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