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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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Summer Vibes 2017

 

Nothing makes you forget an extra long winter quicker than long hot days. Skin should take priority during the summer season. Use sunscreen to protect against UVA and UVB rays. Wear less foundation in favour of bronzers and tinted moisturizer to avoid a foundation melt down.

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Miu Miu Fall 2017 Campaign

 

Interrupting the summer for a moment to focus on the next season. Miu Miu’s campaign was shot on location in Louisiana. The multiple page ad embraces the southern ambience while featuring Kate Moss and British actress Naomie Harris along with a bevy of models clad in copious amounts of colourful fur.

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Matte Versus Shine

There used to be something very sophisticated about a non-reflective lip, whereas gloss had an element of youthfulness to it. Time and trends have changed that school of thought and now practically every girl, young or old stays by a matte lipstick. Personally I can go either way,

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Best Red Carpet Style 2017 CFDA Awards

Designers, models and fashion lovers stepped out in New York earlier this week for the CFDA awards. The look of the night went to Bella Hadid in Off_White. Virgil Abloh’s fuchsia coat dress paired with Bella’s fringed bob was perfection.

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Gucci Cruise 2018

It was a plethora of print, sparkle, floral, logo, colour and texture all over everything and all at once for the Gucci Cruise collection this week. With so much going on with the collection, I loved how makeup artist Yadim kept the beauty look uncomplicated. Hollowed out eye sockets with a taupe shadow and pops of highlight in the inner corner of the eye with no mascara and a slick of gloss on the lips.

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Missy Elliott for Elle

 

It’s so good to see Missy Elliott on the cover of Elle. Decked out in Marc Jacobs FW17 and representing the metallic lip trend very well. This takes me back to the zeros when Billy B was her makeup artist. I lived for the looks he would create.

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LOVE Magazine 17.5

LOVE magazine never disappoints. Issue 17.5 shot by Alasdair McLellan features the iconic Adriana Lima along side two of the coolest models of the moment, Adwoa Aboah, and Slick Woods.

 

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Toronto Women's Fashion Week AW17

 

After a year hiatus Toronto Women’s fashion week was back this month. With a new name, and venue, and fewer designers on the schedule. One thing remained the same; Grace Lee was back with her makeup team and we were ready to pump out some fabulous looks.

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Best of Paris Fashion Week AW17

There is no doubt that Chanel had the most talked about show of the week, if not the entire season. The rocket ship was on another level! The makeup for the show had a decidedly mod feel with banana lines and lower lashes. Another show-stopper was Saint Laurent.

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