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Pat McGrath Labs Unlimited Collection

 

Perhaps one of the most anticipated makeup launches is about to happen. Pat McGrath will debut the first pieces of her permanent full collection on September 16th. After months of teaser products that sold out in minutes, leaving me completely devastated after each futile attempt,

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Get the Look Chloe FW14

The makeup look from the Chloe show is both simple and pretty. The eyes are the main focus; I love the cool and warm combo of the colours. To recreate the look use lavender on the eyelids and a warm brown through the crease. Make sure to blend the brown shadow out towards the temple,

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Leather & Master Kajal

I was already hooked on Color Tattoo after seasons of working with it backstage at Toronto Fashion week. The new Leather version is just as good as the original but with a matte texture. I have oily eyelids so shadow creases on me quite easily,

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Makeup Tip of the Day – Wide Set Eyes

 

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To make wide set eyes appear closer together, blend medium to dark coloured shadow in the inner corner of the eyes.

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5 Tips For Wearing Shimmer & Frost

Shimmers and frosts are probably the most popular texture at any cosmetic counter. Who can resist those sparkly colours, they just look too good to not walk away with.

Here are 5 tips on how to wear shimmer well:

1. Use subtle shimmer or frost eyeshadow to highlight the tops of your cheekbones,

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YSL Pure Chromatics eyeshadow

I just tried these new wet-dry shadows at YSL last week and I quite like them! When you brush them on dry they’re like any other metallic shadow. As soon as you add water the texture completely changes into almost a paste. Suddenly you have this super intense,

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8 Ways You Can Use Loose Pigment

The advantage of loose pigment is that it’s so versatile. Often used only as an eyeshadow here are our top 8 ways to work with pigment:

1. Add to nail polish to change the colour or create your own by mixing pigment into a clear polish.

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4 Party Looks


These 4 looks are perfect for any party this winter. Dark lips make a statement when paired with an otherwise low key look. Flawless skin, groomed brows, and black mascara is really all you need.

Metallics in gold, copper and bronze look stunning. Pick two features that will shimmer to avoid looking like a disco ball.

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YSL Holiday Collection


Yves Saint Laurent’s latest collection consists of lipsticks, glosses, eyeshadows, face highlighter, blush, and nail lacquer. Ginta Lapina looks stunning in the ads once again (we knew she’d blow up). The collection was inspired by YSL’s metallic colorama leather goods collection.

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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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